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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...

New York Giants Thursday Morning Storylines: How Much Can Big Blue Expect from JPP in 2014?
July 10th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Thursday, New York Giants fans! There is a tremendous lull in activity leading up to the official start to training camp, so we're here to help you pass the time with the following headlines to read over your first morning coffee. Enjoy! ***VIDEO1*** Five Benefits of Giants Hosting Training Camp 1. Resources...

New York Giants’ Eli Manning, Jason Pierre-Paul Heading for Contract Crossroads?
July 5th, 2014 at 12:55 PM
As many are looking ahead to the 2014 NFL season, agents and other representatives of players entering contract years are already looking ahead to next offseason. And with so many big-name players entering the final year of their respective deals, free agency in 2015 promises to be a fast-paced, wild...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Among Several Players Who Disagree with NFL’s Top 100 List
July 4th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Every year following the reveal of NFL Network's Top 100 Players list, there's a certain level of outrage -- fans upset their favorite players didn't make it into a certain percentile, players angry they didn't make the cut and analysts complaining about some player who was wrongfully placed. ***VIDEO1*** This year the...

NFL Defensive Line Power Rankings: New York Giants Listed No. 12 Overall
July 2nd, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants have a lot of areas in which they need to improve in 2014, and right near the top of that list -- albeit below turnovers and the offensive line -- is the defensive line. ***VIDEO1*** Having lost both Justin Tuck (Oakland Raiders) and Linval Joseph (Minnesota Vikings), that...

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...

New York Giants’ Damontre Moore Ready to Take That Next Step: “I’m Hungrier than Ever”
June 19th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Jason Pierre-Paul isn't the only New York Giants defensive end who's ready to turn things up a notch in 2014, as second-year defensive end Damontre Moore has taken aim at a starting spot and believes he's ready to make a big leap in his progression. He's admittedly spent a lot...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Says He’s not Yet 100%, but Ready to “Shut up” His Critics
June 19th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is tired of hearing about the player he used to be and admits his goal for 2014 is to "shut up" his many loud critics -- critics that have actually started to get into his head. ***VIDEO1*** "I got something to prove this year, and...

New York Giants Thursday Morning Storylines: Fake Memorabilia Suit Headed to Federal Court
June 19th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Thursday, New York Giants fans! Big Blue will hold their final mini-camp practice today and then it's 30+ days of, well... not much of anything. So enjoy the day because Giants football will go on hold for a bit beginning on Friday. In the mean time, enjoy the following...

Mathias Kiwanuka “Very Angry and Very Upset” with New York Giants Over Forced Pay Cut
June 18th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
When the New York Giants took the field for their first practice of mini-camp on Tuesday, Mathias Kiwanuka was there -- filling in at both defensive end and pass-rushing linebacker. He went through the drills, smiled and joked with his teammates and acted as if he were happy to be...

Sports on Earth Ranks New York Giants’ Front Seven as One of Worst in NFL
June 9th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
For the first time in several years, there's some hype surrounding the New York Giants' current crop of linebackers. Meanwhile, the team also has defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul returning to health, a more experienced Damontre Moore impressing during practice and a young up-start in Johnathan Hankins. But despite all that,...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul is Slimmed Down, Healthy and “Ready to Go”
May 30th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
There's a lot riding on Jason Pierre-Paul in 2014, and that's certainly not lost on the New York Giants defensive end. In addition to assuming the No. 1 role due to the departure of Justin Tuck (Oakland Raiders), JPP is facing the need to re-establish himself as one of the...

New York Giants Passed on Michael Johnson, Other Pass Rushers Due to “Economics”
May 27th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants may have signed Robert Ayers as a replacement for Justin Tuck (Oakland Raiders), but the team apparently passed on some of the more elite pass rushers (such as Michael Johnson) due to "economic" issues, reports ESPN's Dan Graziano. ***VIDEO1*** Despite what many believed was a solid amount of...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Damontre Moore a True Leader in the Making
May 25th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, New York Giants fans! As the Memorial Day weekend continues, Giants 101 takes no days off. As such, we offer you the following Sunday morning headlines to enjoy over your typical morning coffee. Expect more headlines today, but if you're headed out, stay safe and enjoy your BBQs. ***VIDEO1*** Giants:...

Kerry Wynn Felt Signing with Giants Offered Him Best Chance at Landing on a 53-Man Roster
May 19th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Although the New York Giants spent the vast majority of their early offseason focus on shoring up their defense, few additions were made along the defensive line. In fact, the signing of Robert Ayers was the only transaction truly noteworthy, and even that came on the heels of Justin Tuck's...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Makes 2014 “All-Hinge Team”
May 19th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Just how important is Jason Pierre-Paul to the New York Giants in 2014? Well, there's so much riding on him and his return to health that Mike Tanier of Sports on Earth and Football Outsiders has named him to the 2014 All-Hinge Team. ***VIDEO1*** Now, you're probably saying to yourself, "what the...

New York Giants’ Damontre Moore Eager for Competition; Ready to Do Whatever Teams Needs
May 17th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The 2013 season did not quite go as New York Giants defensive end Damontre Moore expected. He suffered an injury prior to the start of the regular season and it prevented him from getting the practice he needed, ultimately limiting his playing time early in the year. Even after returning...

Robert Ayers Looks Forward to Fresh Start with New York Giants; Felt Misused by Denver Broncos
April 27th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
When the New York Giants lost Justin Tuck to free agency and the Oakland Raiders last month, they knew they needed to fill a void left by a nine-year veteran, defensive captain and for many years, the heart and soul of the team. ***VIDEO1*** In comes Robert Ayers from the Denver Broncos,...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: JPP’s Health Biggest Offseason Key for Big Blue
April 27th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Minute by minute the 2014 NFL Draft draws closer. And while the anxiety may continue to build, the NFL wheel also continues to turn. As such, we briefly step away from NFL Draft-dominant morning storylines and, instead, present a few other New York Giants' options for you to enjoy over...