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Jason Pierre-Paul “Promises” New York Giants Will Stop the Run Against Houston Texans
September 19th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
Winless but optimistic, the New York Giants are taking it one game at a time, though Sundays matchup with the Houston Texans may be more than just another game. Starting 0-3 with two losses at home could quickly deflate the morale of everyone and anyone invested in the team. Sunday...

New York Giants’ Mathias Kiwanuka: Roger Goodell, NFL Mishandled Domestic/Child Abuse Cases
September 19th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
This past week in the NFL will likely go down as "the worst week ever" considering how many prominent names were arrested and/or charged with serious crimes. ***PHOTO1*** Ray Rice, Greg Hardy and Jonathan Dwyer all had domestic violence charges brought to them, while Adrian Peterson had child abuse charges brought again...

New York Giants Would Be Confident Enough in Jason Pierre-Paul to Use Him at Tight End
September 19th, 2014 at 8:55 AM
Since being the New York Giants' No. 1 draft selection in 2010 (15th overall), defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has been a big help to the Giants defensive line, and with the offseason departure of Justin Tuck this year, JPP has been given more responsibility on the line. ***PHOTO1*** After playing only 11...

New York Giants’ Mathias Kiwanuka: We’re Letting Tom Coughlin, Everyone Else Down
September 15th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
It's two games into the 2014 season and the New York Giants season seems like it's on course for disaster, especially after the team's self-implosion and a 25-14 loss in their home opener to the Arizona Cardinals. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants are coming off a 7-9 season, their first season under .500 since...

Jason Pierre-Paul Expected to Practice for New York Giants on Wednesday
September 10th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
Despite coming out of the game for a brief moment due to a neck/shoulder injury in Monday night's 35-14 loss to the Detroit Lions, New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul returned to the game and played the rest of the way, making four tackles and played well against the...

New York Giants DE Damontre Moore Admits to Being ‘Out of Control’ During Loss Vs. Lions
September 9th, 2014 at 2:30 PM
Damontre Moore got an early chance to make a possibly big play for the New York Giants defense in the first quarter, but ultimately, it backfired big time. ***PHOTO1*** It was a 3rd and 9 play for the Lions offense and an obvious passing situation with the Giants pass rush trying to...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Admits He Still Gets Butterflies Prior to Kickoff
September 8th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin is an emotional guy -- you see it in his pregame and postgame speeches, you see it during his press conferences and you see it whenever he talks about his wife and grandchildren. He's a full-spectrum guy and that tells you just how...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Tells Stephen a. Smith: We Will Win the NFC East
September 5th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
There's been a lot of people who think that the New York Giants are headed for doom and gloom in the 2014 season and for a mirror image of the horrors they had in 2013, which was the first losing season they had in 10 years. ***PHOTO1*** With people looking to take...

Mathias Kiwanuka Believes New York Giants Could Have Elite Defense in 2014
September 2nd, 2014 at 2:55 PM
No one has come out and said it yet, but the way the New York Giants offense has been struggling, it’s likely that the Giants defense will have to carry the team to victory in the early portion of the season as the offense develops an identity. Fortunately for the...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Kicked Damontre Moore Off Field in Monday’s Practice
August 25th, 2014 at 6:45 PM
Things can always get rather snippy when it comes to practice and training camp in the summer for NFL players. It's hot out, tempers are high, people are tired, they are away from their families and homes and like any team that views themselves as a family or brotherhood, eventually,...

Jason Pierre-Paul Wants to Prove That New York Giants are Better than New York Jets
August 21st, 2014 at 7:00 AM
It's no secret that there's no love lost between the New York Giants and New York Jets. In fact, ever since the arrival of Rex Ryan as Gang Green's head coach, the rivalry has escalated to an entirely different level. It's become meaningful -- even if the Jets aren't. It's...

New York Giants’ Jerry Reese: If Eli Manning, Jason Pierre-Paul Step up, We Have a Chance
August 16th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Can the New York Giants finally end their playoff drought with a bit of a re-emergence in 2014? General Manager Jerry Reese certainly thinks so, but he also admits it hinges on two very specific players: quarterback Eli Manning and defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul. ***PHOTO1*** "There are two guys on our team...

New York Giants’ Mathias Kiwanuka Feels He Can Have His Best NFL Season at 31
August 12th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Mathias Kiwanuka has always been a team player since being drafted by the New York Giants eight years ago and no matter what they've asked him to do, whether it be play defensive end or linebacker, or even going as far as taking a paycut to help the team land...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Aiming to Top His 2011 Performance: “I’m Back Now”
August 11th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is not shy about making declarations and that didn't change on Monday. After a stringing together several solid practices last week and bookending it with a strong performance against the Pittsburgh Steelers this past Saturday, JPP feels like his healthier former self. And...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Challenges ESPN’s Dan Graziano to Meet Him on Field
August 9th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
In the world of social media, it's a near impossibility for a professional athlete to not see the articles being written about them. And as much as some of them try to avoid the papers, talk radio, SportsCenter and blogs, every now and again something slips through the cracks. Such...

New York Giants Sign DE Israel Idonije & TE Jerome Cunningham; Waive DE Kendrick Adams
August 5th, 2014 at 5:40 PM
The New York Giants announced a number of roster moves on Tuesday evening, including the placement of running back David Wilson (neck) on season-ending Injured Reserve (IR). The team also waived defensive end Kendrick Adams, who was very active in Sunday's game against the Buffalo Bills, and have signed veteran...

Michael Strahan Trying to Mentor Giants’ Damontre Moore, Mold Him into Player Similar to His Style
August 1st, 2014 at 2:25 PM
When the New York Giants drafted Damontre Moore in the third round of the 2013 NFL Draft, many people saw the possibilities with the pick, especially in a defensive line that was already loaded with talent. ***VIDEO1*** Although Moore wasn't featured a lot in his rookie season and didn't record a single...

Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Says He’s Now 110%, but Admits Contract Status is Weighing on Him
July 24th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
As recently as mid-June, New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul said he was not yet 100% and still had minor, but lingering, back issues. Fast forward a little more than a month and not only has JPP declared himself clear of all lingering injuries, but the now-275 lbs. defensive...

2014 New York Giants Training Camp Preview: Defensive Line
July 21st, 2014 at 9:00 AM
With the offseason workout program now a thing of the past and the official start to training camp coming up 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...

New York Giants’ Mathias Kiwanuka Expects to Have a Breakout Season in 2014
July 10th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
It's been a relatively rough offseason for New York Giants defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka. It began with a forced pay cut -- something that, admittedly, made him very angry with the team -- and continued when he was named the "most overrated" member of Big Blue. But despite the doubt...