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New York Giants’ Robert Ayers Expected to Be “100 Percent” for Organized Team Activities
May 19th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
When the New York Giants initially signed Robert Ayers to a two-year deal at the onset of free agency last season, they did so hoping he could come in and fill Justin Tuck's old role -- a strong run defender who was also capable of rushing the passer situationally. And...

Some Players Concerned New York Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul Will ‘Dog It’ Once Paid: Report
May 18th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has been working out like a man on a mission since the very moment the 2014 NFL season ended, as evident by the many video he's posted to his Instagram account. However, the former Pro Bowler remains in Florida, training primarily on his...

Tom Coughlin Has Been Texting Jason Pierre-Paul, Unsure If He’ll Attend Mandatory Minicamp
May 13th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul may be putting significant work into his offseason workouts down in Florida, but he has yet to sign his franchise tender and is subsequently keeping a significant distance between himself and the team. And while he did show up briefly at the start...

New York Giants Sign Defensive End Owa Odighizuwa
May 8th, 2015 at 10:45 AM
The rookie wage scale sure does make things easier, doesn't it? No longer do we see holdouts lingering deep into training camp, but rather, rookie signings generally occur within days. And for the New York Giants, that's exactly what's happening with the signings of fifth-round safety Mykkele Thompson (Texas) and...

Two New York Giants Named Biggest Steals of 2015 NFL Draft by Sports Illustrated
May 5th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Although they gave the New York Giants a mid-level 'B-' for their draft, the people over at Sports Illustrated also believe Big Blue brought home two of the biggest steals of the 2015 NFL Draft. And while Ereck Flowers was not among them, both their second-round and third-round picks were. ***PHOTO1*** To...

New York Giants Focused on the “Upside” and “Potential” of DE Owamagbe Odighizuwa
May 2nd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
On Friday night, the New York Giants selected UCLA defensive lineman Owamagbe Odighizuwa in the third-round of the 2015 NFL Draft. It was a selection that made perfect sense given the team's need and desire to improve upon a pass rush that has disappointed in recent years, but one that...

Owamagbe Odighizuwa “Inspired” by New York Giants’ Championship Defensive Lines of the Past
May 2nd, 2015 at 8:00 AM
When UCLA defensive end Owamagbe Odighizuwa got the call from the New York Giants on Friday night informing him that he would be their third-round selection, he was unable to contain his emotions. After a tragic childhood in which his Father was imprisoned for the murder of three people and...

2015 NFL Draft: New York Giants Select UCLA DE Owa Odighizuwa
May 1st, 2015 at 10:02 PM
With their third round pick (No. 74 overall) in the 2015 NFL Draft, the New York Giants select UCLA DE Owa Odighizuwa. ***PHOTO1*** Shortly after drafting offensive tackle Ereck Flowers in Round 1 (No. 9 overall) on Thursday, head coach Tom Coughlin implied that a defensive lineman would likely be added soon....

New York Giants’ Damontre Moore Finishing Classes at Texas A&M, Will Return in May: Report
April 21st, 2015 at 12:42 PM
Not only are the New York Giants without defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul at the onset of the team's voluntary offseason workout program, but they are without his counterpart, Damontre Moore, as well. ***PHOTO1*** Whereas Pierre-Paul has not yet signed his franchise tender worth a shade under $15 million, which precludes him from...

Jason Pierre-Paul Does not Participate on Day 1 of New York Giants’ Voluntary Workouts
April 20th, 2015 at 10:20 AM
Most members of the New York Giants have showed up or will show up for day one of the voluntary offseason workout program on Monday, but defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul will not be among them. At least not for day one. ***PHOTO1*** As players shared their excitement regarding a return to the...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Selling Florida Home in Preparation for Free Agency in 2016?
April 14th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is selling his $2.1 million Boca Raton, Florida home as he prepares to embark on what could be his last season with Big Blue. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants slapped the franchise tag on Pierre-Paul during the offseason, paying him a shade under $15 million for this...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul, Jay Bromley Working Out in Florida; Bromley Pushed to Limit
April 9th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Quarterback Eli Manning and his wide receivers, who gathered at Duke University last week for their annual offseason workouts, aren't the only members of the New York Giants who have convened together in early preparation for the 2015 regular season. In fact, second-year defensive tackle Jay Bromley has joined defensive...

New York Giants’ Kerry Wynn Could Play Important Role Under Steve Spagnuolo
April 4th, 2015 at 10:55 AM
If you were to ask New York Giants defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo what he'd want in an inside pass-rusher on third and long, he'd tell you someone versatile like defensive end Kerry Wynn. ***PHOTO1*** The undrafted second-year player out of Richmond only played in five games during his rookie season, but did...

New York Giants’ Steve Spagnuolo Loves What He Sees in DE Damontre Moore
April 2nd, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants may have Jason Pierre-Paul going into 2015, but they still have an issue on the other side of their defensive line. The reality is, they're in serious need of another pass rusher; another Osi Umenyiora-like type who can create some additional havoc, save JPP from relentless...

Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Excited to Reunite with George Selvie; Calls Him a “Great Addition”
March 20th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Five years after the South Florida teammates were each selected in the 2010 NFL Draft, defensive ends Jason Pierre-Paul and George Selvie will be reunited as members of the New York Giants. ***PHOTO1*** The team made the signing official early on Friday, and Pierre-Paul almost immediately weighed in with his thoughts on...

New York Giants Sign DE George Selvie to One-Year, $1.4 Million Deal
March 20th, 2015 at 10:30 AM
Defensive end George Selvie (Dallas Cowboys) was unable to meet with the New York Giants on Thursday after his flight was delayed, but after arriving on Friday morning, that little hiccup was rendered irrelevant. In fact, General Manager Jerry Reese & Co. wasted no time, agreeing to a one-year, $1.4...

New York Giants Place Franchise Tag on DE Jason Pierre-Paul
March 2nd, 2015 at 1:50 PM
The New York Giants had hoped to have a long-term deal in place with defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul by the time the NFL's franchise tag window closed, but that was not the case. So, as expected, it's been reported that Pierre-Paul has been designated as the team's non-exclusive franchise player. ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2*** "We...

New York Giants Monday Morning Storylines: No. 9 Pick Gives Big Blue Leverage with Jason Pierre-Paul
March 2nd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Monday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to your last full week without the unpredictability of NFL free agency. Expect big moves and big news to be made between now and that March 10th date with players like J.D. Walton on the chopping block and others, like Jon Beason,...

New York Giants Release DE Mathias Kiwanuka
February 24th, 2015 at 3:20 PM
The New York Giants have informed defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka that he will be released. ***PHOTO1*** “The thing that has always impressed me about Kiwi is how serious he is about the game,” said head coach Tom Coughlin. “He was always prepared and always in outstanding condition and played very hard. And...

New York Giants Will Try to Sign Jason Pierre-Paul to Long-Term Deal Before Using Franchise Tag
February 23rd, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants are planning to use the non-exclusive franchise tag on defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul on March 2nd if they have to, but ideally, they won't reach that point and will, instead, sign him to a long-term deal before the franchise tag becomes necessary. ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2*** Although Schefter's report on the...