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Pending Free Agent Safety Antrel Rolle: I’ll Always Be a New York Giant at Heart
March 6th, 2015 at 10:55 AM
Five years ago today, the New York Giants and safety Antrel Rolle agreed to a five-year, $37 million deal. And at just over a $7 million per year average, Rolle became the highest paid safety in NFL history. ***PHOTO1*** Over the next five years, Rolle would play in every single game for...

New York Giants Tender ERFA Cornerback Chandler Fenner
March 5th, 2015 at 5:21 PM
24 hours after the team tendered a contract to tight end Larry Donnell, the New York Giants have now officially locked up both of their Exclusive Rights Free Agents (ERFA). Ebenezer Samuel of the New York Daily News reports the Giants have tendered a contract to cornerback Chandler Fenner. ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2*** Like Donnell,...

Prince Amukamara Would Welcome Ndamukong Suh to New York Giants
March 5th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Just hours before the franchise/transition tag deadline on Monday, the Detroit Lions announced that they would not designate defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh as their franchise player and he would become an unrestricted free agent. ***PHOTO1*** Meanwhile, as anticipated, the New York Giants decided to use their franchise tag on defensive end Jason...

Walter Thurmond III not Expected to Re-Sign with New York Giants: Report
March 3rd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
During the NFL Combine, The Star-Ledger reported that cornerback Walter Thurmond III loved New York and would likely be re-signed this offseason. However, ESPN's Dan Graziaono shared a conflicting report on Tuesday morning, stating that talks between the New York Giants and Thurmond have "gone nowhere" and he is expected...

New York Giants’ Prince Amukamara Storms Court at ASU Basketball Game: Video
February 9th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
New York Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara may have gone to Nebraska, but his two sisters, Peace and Promise, each go to Arizona State University and play on the women's basketball team. It's for that reason Amukamara had a rooting interest in Saturday's game between ASU and No. 6 Arizona. It's...

Giants’ Prince Amukamara Takes Playful Jab at Seattle Seahawks After Super Bowl XLIX Loss
February 5th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Talk about throwing salt on an open wound for the Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl XLIX defeat. It doesn't help that not only did the team call perhaps the worst play-call in NFL history, but teams are having fun at their expense. ***PHOTO1*** New York Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara, normally known for being...

It’s a New York Giants Baby Boom: Prince Amukamara, Antrel Rolle Also Expecting Blessings
January 31st, 2015 at 3:00 PM
For the New York Giants, baby fever is apparently in the air with several players either having children come into the world or announcing they have one on the way. ***PHOTO1*** On Thursday, Giants quarterback Eli Manning and his wife Abby, welcomed their third daughter into the world, Caroline Olivia Manning; the...

New York Giants’ Prince Amukamara on Next Season: “No Worries, I’ll Be Set to Go”
January 29th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara may have missed the final eight games of the 2014 regular season due to a torn biceps muscle, but he says there's no reason to worry about his status for 2015. In fact, Amukamara says he's healing well and should be fully cleared come...

New York Giants Players React to Hiring of Steve Spagnuolo as Defensive Coordinator
January 16th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
On Thursday, the New York Giants made it official. Steve Spagnuolo would return to East Rutherford after six years away, having been re-hired as the team's defensive coordinator. ***PHOTO1*** Shortly after the hiring was made official, several Giants players -- including some of those who were with the Baltimore Ravens during his...

New York Giants Sign Emmett Cleary, Trevin Wade to Reserve/Futures Contracts
January 14th, 2015 at 6:55 AM
The New York Giants continued adding to their tally of post-season additions on Tuesday, signing both offensive lineman Emmett Cleary and cornerback Trevin Wade to Reserve/Futures contracts. ***PHOTO1*** Wade, who was originally a seventh-round pick of the Cleveland Browns in the 2012 NFL Draft, spent the past two seasons as a member...

New York Giants Wednesday Morning Storylines: What to Do with Prince Amukamara?
January 7th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Wednesday, New York Giants fans! We're halfway to the weekend and another round of playoff football that does not include our beloved Big Blue. But fear not -- there's still plenty of Giants material to cover and evaluate as we slowly limp towards both free agency and the NFL...

New York Giants’ Bennett Jackson Recovering from Microfracture Surgery
January 5th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants rookie cornerback Bennett Jackson had surgery back in October, but it was not of the variety any expected -- instead, it was the dreaded microfracture surgery, reports The Star-Ledger. ***PHOTO1*** Jackson, who was Big Blue's sixth-round pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, struggled throughout the preseason while dealing with...

Walter Thurmond III Eyeing Return to New York Giants in 2015: “I Want to Be Here”
December 30th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
At first, he was brought in to help supply blanket coverage in the New York Giants secondary as a nickel back. But after suffering a season-ending injury in Week 2 -- tearing a pectoral muscle -- Walter Thurmond’s secondary presence with the Giants was short-lived at best and it appeared...

Philadelphia Eagles Secondary: Stopping Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. is ‘Our Super Bowl’
December 23rd, 2014 at 5:30 PM
So when you're a team that once had major playoff and even championship aspirations, talked a lot of trash during the season and then at the end of it, got knocked out of playoff contention with two straight losses to NFC East opponents; of course a meaningless game at the...

New York Giants’ Antrel Rolle, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Defend Their Penalized Celebration
December 8th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
New York Giants cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and safety Antrel Rolle were let off the hook for their unsportsmanlike conduct penalty after DRC had returned an interception for a touchdown, but that was only because defensive end Damontre Moore one-upped them with an even more boneheaded unnecessary roughness penalty -- one...

New York Giants’ Perry Fewell May Use Chykie Brown Against Dez Bryant
November 21st, 2014 at 11:00 AM
If things went exactly as the New York Giants planned, cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie would line up across from Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant for all four quarters on Sunday night. Unfortunately, that's not likely to be the case as DRC continues to deal with a lingering IT band injury...

Giants’ Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Ready for Chance to Defend Cowboys’ Dez Bryant
November 19th, 2014 at 12:55 PM
It's been a rough first season for Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie with the New York Giants, especially because he's been hampered with an IT band injury; one that causes pain to the knee, ankle and leg. ***PHOTO1*** It's caused him to leave games early because the pain has been too much to deal with;...

Giants’ Zack Bowman Released from Hospital After Suffering Stomach Flu; Uncertain Vs. Seahawks
November 7th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
On Thursday, cornerback Zack Bowman had to miss practice for the New York Giants as he had to be rushed to the hospital after complaining about abdominal pains. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants already have a depleted secondary as it is with injuries and a significant injury to Bowman at this point to the...

New York Giants’ Zack Bowman Misses Practice; Sent to Hospital for Abdominal Pains
November 6th, 2014 at 2:15 PM
The already depleted New York Giants secondary couldn't afford anymore injuries, and yet, they have another one just days before traveling to meet the defending champions of the sport. ***PHOTO1*** Zack Bowman, who has been a pleasant surprise of late, missed practice for the Giants on Thursday because he was rushed to...

New York Giants Place Prince Amukamara on IR; Awarded Chykie Brown Off Waivers from Ravens
November 5th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The New York Giants announced on Wednesday that they have placed cornerback Prince Amukamara on season-ending Injured Reserve (IR) and, in a separate transaction, have been awarded cornerback Chykie Brown off of waivers from the Baltimore Ravens. ***PHOTO1*** Amukamara, who was having arguably his best season as a pro, suffered a torn...