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2014 New York Giants Training Camp Preview: Cornerbacks
July 22nd, 2014 at 1:00 PM
With the offseason workout program now a thing of the past and the official start to training camp having arrived on July 21st (report date and physicals), it's time to look ahead to each positional battle and how they will ultimately shape the New York Giants' final 53-man roster. Today...

NFL Secondary Depth Charts Power Rankings: New York Giants Listed No. 9 Overall
July 18th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants have not received a lot of love in recent weeks and months  with some "experts" claiming their front seven is one of the worst in the NFL, while other "experts" ranked their overall roster as 19th in the NFL and their wide receiver depth chart as...

2014 New York Giants Training Camp Preview: 5 Potential Sleepers
July 16th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Each year around the league, unsuspecting superstars are born and uncommon names become household regularities. It's as consistent as death and taxes, and while the odds are long considering the vast number of players who attend training camp, the opportunity is there for the taking. The New York Giants, of...

Members of New York Giants React to LeBron James’ Return to Cleveland Cavaliers
July 12th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
There's no denying that Friday's big sports news was the decision of NBA superstar LeBron James to return home to Ohio and re-join the Cleveland Cavaliers, whom he left four years ago following "The Decision" when he opted to "bring his talents to South Beach" and sign with the Miami...

NFL Network Ranks New York Giants’ Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie as No. 7 Cornerback in NFL
July 12th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Earlier this week, New York Giants cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie was called "overrated" by Jordan Raanan of The Star-Ledger after a four-game film review. However, Bucky Brooks of NFL Network strongly disagrees and believes DRC is one of the league's Top 10 talents at cornerback, ranking him No. 7 overall. ***VIDEO1*** 7) Dominique...

2014 New York Giants: Walter Thurmond III Has Best Contract, Will Beatty Has Worst Contract
July 9th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
As they do prior to the start of every season, the experts at Over the Cap have begun to examine the best and worst contracts for each team league-wide. They wasted no time in breaking down the 2014 New York Giants, and right out of the gate, they found that...

New York Giants Wednesday Morning Storylines: Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie is Overrated?
July 9th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Wednesday, New York Giants fans! With Big Blue having released their official training camp schedule on Tuesday night, all that's left to do is count away the days -- only 12 more to go until players report! In the mean time, please enjoy the following headlines over your mid-week...

Giants’ Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Explains the Difference Between Peyton Manning and Eli Manning
July 2nd, 2014 at 1:00 PM
There are differences in pay, differences in stats and differences in Super Bowl titles, but New York Giants cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie says the biggest difference between Peyton Manning and Eli Manning is their sense of humor. ***VIDEO1*** Both are widely known as funny guys -- which we've all seen in their commercials...

NFL Network Lists New York Giants’ Eli Manning as Face of Franchise; Antrel Rolle “Next in Line”
July 1st, 2014 at 1:00 PM
While ESPN firmly believes New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is the most overpaid player in the NFL, the league's own network thinks much more highly of him. And on Monday, NFL Network named Eli Manning -- who is the obvious choice -- the Giants' "Face of the Franchise." ***VIDEO1*** Whenever a...

New York Giants Tuesday Morning Storylines: Can Big Blue Regain Their Composure in 2014?
July 1st, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Tuesday, New York Giants fans! The clock continues to tick as we enter July and are that much closer to the start of training camp. In the mean time, we present you with the following headlines to enjoy over your morning coffee. ***VIDEO1*** Can the New York Giants Regain their Composure...

Pete Prisco: Mathias Kiwanuka is Most Overrated Giant; Prince Amukamara is Most Underrated
June 28th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
As the NFL slowly treks forward towards the start of training camp, Pete Prisco of CBS Sports recently decided to take a look at who he feels are the most overrated and underrated players league-wide and on a team-by-teams basis entering 2014. For the New York Giants, Prisco went with Mathias...

Walter Thurmond III: New York Giants Defense More Complex, Exotic than Seattle Seahawks
June 25th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
A season ago, Walter Thurmond III was a fixture in the vaunted Seattle Seahawks secondary, which became commonly known as the "Legion of Boom" en route to a Super Bowl title. But despite their immense success, Thurmond, now a member of the New York Giants, says the complexities pale in...

NFL Secondary Power Rankings: New York Giants Listed No. 4 Overall
June 17th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Sports on Earth hasn't been very kind to the New York Giants in recent weeks, ranking their receivers at No. 18 overall and their front seven as one of the very worst in the league. However, after spending a majority of the offseason shoring up their secondary, the boys over...

New York Giants Have Shown No Interest in CB Brandon Flowers: Report
June 16th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The very moment he was released by the Kansas City Chiefs last week, social media exploded with the ever-predictable question: should the New York Giants kick the tires on cornerback Brandon Flowers? ***VIDEO1*** After an offseason in which much of their time and money was spent on revamping their secondary, it seems...

New York Giants Thursday Morning Storylines: Big Blue Has $500 per Pound Fat Fine
June 12th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Thursday, New York Giants fans! Organized Team Activities (OTAs) resume today with media access and then will conclude on Friday, so be prepared for an influx of news throughout the day. In the mean time, enjoy your morning coffee over the following headlines. ***VIDEO1*** NY Giants Star Prince Amukamara: The Team...

Giants’ Tom Coughlin, Antrel Rolle Don’t Mince Words When It Comes to Will Hill, Jayron Hosley
June 6th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin and defensive captain Antrel Rolle are not at all pleased with the recent drug-related suspensions of cornerback Jayron Hosley and recently released safety Will Hill. In fact, it's safe to say they're pretty pissed off and minced no words when discussing each situation...

Jayron Hosley Apologizes to Giants Management, Teammates & Fans; Has Been in Drug Counseling
June 5th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Like Will Hill before him, New York Giants cornerback Jayron Hosley wasted no time in facing the music over his recent four-game suspension for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy. He stepped up to the microphone on Thursday and, unprompted, offered an apology to management, his teammates and the fans. ***VIDEO1*** "I want...

New York Giants Will Host Former South Carolina CB Victor Hampton for a Visit Next Week
June 5th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
After choosing to forego his senior year of eligibility at South Carolina, cornerback Victor Hampton declared for the 2014 NFL Draft hoping and believing he'd be a late-round pick. However, a poor showing at the NFL Combine, lack of size and some off-field issues ultimately led to Hampton going undrafted....

New York Giants’ Jayron Hosley Suspended Four Games for Violating NFL’s Substance Abuse Policy
June 4th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
New York Giants cornerback Jayron Hosley has been suspended for the first four games of the 2014 NFL season for violating the league's substance-abuse policy, the team announced on Wednesday. ***VIDEO1*** Hosley, a 2012 third-round pick, is the second Giants defensive back to be suspended for violating the league's substance-abuse policy over...

Prince Amukamara “Shocked” New York Giants Cut Will Hill; Doesn’t Want to See Him in NFC East
June 3rd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
When the New York Giants announced that they had waived troubled safety Will Hill following his third suspension in three years (second for violating the league's substance-abuse policy), the primary reaction amongst fans was shock. But they were not alone, as several of Hill's teammates, including cornerback Prince Amukamara, shared...