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Three New York Giants Make Matt Miller’s “Top 40 4-3 Defensive Ends from 2014″ List
June 28th, 2015 at 2:55 PM
Matt Miller's "Bleacher Report 1000" is slowly coming to a close, but before it does, there are a few more positions he must address. Among them is his list of the "Top 40 4-3 Defensive Ends from 2014," which he released earlier this week. ***PHOTO1*** It may come as a bit of...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Looking to Drop Weight in Contract Year; Down to 274 Pounds
June 25th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
After being designated the team's franchise player, New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul decided it would be in his best interest to remain in Florida training on his own as the two sides negotiate a long-term deal. As a result, he missed the entirety of the offseason working program,...

Would the New York Giants Actually Consider Releasing DE Damontre Moore?
June 24th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Allow us to preface with the following: Under absolutely no circumstances do we see the New York Giants even considering the release of defensive end Damontre Moore, let alone actually going through with it. But at least one team beat writer does -- Nick Powell of The Star-Ledger. ***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday, Powell...

New York Giants’ Robert Ayers Returns to Practice, Says Ankle Injury “Wasn’t Anything Crazy”
June 18th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
After being sidelined for the better part of the last few weeks, New York Giants defensive end Robert Ayers returned to the practice field on Wednesday and dismissed the severity of his ankle (and knee) injury, saying it "wasn't anything crazy" and that team doctors kept him out only as...

New York Giants’ Steve Spagnuolo on Jason Pierre-Paul: “He Looks Pretty Elite to Me”
June 17th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
When Steve Spagnuolo took over as the New York Giants defensive coordinator in 2007, he did so without the luxury of having defensive end Michael Strahan, who was holding out as he weighed retirement. In fact, Strahan didn't return to the team until one week prior to their season opener...

Despite Tom Coughlin’s Near Certainty, Jason Pierre-Paul is not Attending New York Giants Minicamp
June 16th, 2015 at 11:48 AM
Head coach Tom Coughlin has long maintained that star defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul would return from Florida when the New York Giants began mandatory minicamp on Tuesday. However, as players arrived for the first practice of said camp, Pierre-Paul was not among them. ***PHOTO1*** Still, up until and including last week, Coughlin...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul not Expected to Attend Mandatory Minicamp: Report
June 15th, 2015 at 11:36 AM
Are the New York Giants and defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul heading towards a holdout similar to the one brewing between the Dallas Cowboys and their star wide receiver, Dez Bryant? It certainly didn't seem that way initially, but when the team opens mandatory minicamp on Tuesday, Pierre-Paul is not expected...

New York Giants Saturday Morning Storylines: is Kerry Wynn Big Blue’s Best Defensive End?
June 13th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Saturday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to the weekend. The Giants now officially have Organized Team Activities (OTAs) in their rearview mirror and are counting down to the start of mandatory minicamp, which runs from Tuesday through Thursday. There will be media coverage all three days and every...

Dallas Cowboys WR Dez Bryant May Skip Season Opener Against New York Giants: Report
June 12th, 2015 at 4:23 PM
When the Dallas Cowboys host the New York Giants in the season opener on September 13th, they very well may do it down a man. ESPN's Chris Mortensen is reporting that wide receiver Dez Bryant is giving serious consideration to boycotting the game unless he is signed to a long-term...

“Consistent” Kerry Wynn Proving to New York Giants He’s No Flash in the Pan
June 10th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
After going undrafted out of the University of Richmond in 2014, defensive end Kerry Wynn faced what appeared to be a long crawl up a steep mountain to the NFL. However, a well-rounded skill set coupled with a tireless work ethic almost immediately paid off for Wynn, who was not...

List of Walking Wounded Continues to Grow for New York Giants
June 8th, 2015 at 1:53 PM
When the New York Giants left practice a week ago, they did so with a rather significant number of injuries. The hope, of course, was that a new week would bring new health, but unfortunately for Big Blue, the exact opposite appears to be true. ***PHOTO1*** Given that injury reports are not...

Three New York Giants Named to Pete Prisco’s “Top 100 Players” List
June 5th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
As the NFL Network countdown of the league's Top 100 Players continues, the knock-off lists from around the league also continue to be released. Already Pro Football Focus has released their Top 101 of 2014 list, where both wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins found themselves...

New York Giants Friday Morning Storylines: What Role Will George Selvie Play?
June 5th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Friday, New York Giants fans! Organized Team Activities (OTAs) have now officially ended for the week, but will resume with the final four practices on Monday. At least one of those four practices will include media availability, but attention will ultimately be turned to mandatory minicamp and whether or...

New York Giants Wednesday Morning Storylines: Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie is Bulked Up
June 3rd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Wednesday, New York Giants fans! Big Blue has a brief practice break today, but will return to East Rutherford on Thursday to resume their Organized Team Activities (OTA) practices. OTAs will then conclude next week with practices on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and their OTA finale on Friday. ***PHOTO1*** In the mean...

Bulked up Damontre Moore Has Returned to New York Giants with a “New Opportunity”
May 30th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
New York Giants defensive end Damontre Moore has returned to the team after missing a significant portion of the offseason workout program while pursuing his degree at Texas A&M. And although he has a lot of catching up to do, the 22-year-old Moore -- who is five-months younger than third-round...

New York Giants’ Cullen Jenkins May See Time at Defensive End in 2015
May 29th, 2015 at 2:55 PM
The New York Giants love versatility -- especially along the offensive line and on the defensive side of the ball -- so any chance they get to teach a player a new position, they generally take it. Such was the case earlier this week when Big Blue opened Organized Team...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Expects Jason Pierre-Paul to Attend Mandatory Minicamp
May 28th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
When the New York Giants took the field for their first practice of Organized Team Activities (OTAs) on Wednesday, defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul was noticeably ascent. ***PHOTO1*** Having still not signed his franchise tender -- a tender worth roughly $15 million -- Pierre-Paul remained in Florida, working out alone and away from...

New York Giants’ Robert Ayers “Suffered No Major Damage” to Knee, Ankle: Report
May 28th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants received a major scare on Wednesday when defensive end Robert Ayers was carted off the field after the very first play of their very first non-contact practice. When head coach Tom Coughlin later met with the media, he revealed that Ayers had suffered both an ankle...

New York Giants DE Robert Ayers Suffers Ankle, Knee Injuries on First Day of OTAs
May 27th, 2015 at 1:36 PM
Already the New York Giants have placed offensive lineman Troy Kropog on the Physically Unable Perform (PUP) list and lost starting left tackle Will Beatty for at least 5-6 months due to a torn pectoral muscle, so when defensive end Robert Ayers went down on the very first play of...

Jason Pierre-Paul, Steve Weatherford not Participating in New York Giants’ Organized Team Activities
May 27th, 2015 at 11:36 AM
Not that it will come as any real surprise to anyone, but defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul was expectedly absent when the New York Giants rook the field on Wednesday morning for the start of their Organized Team Activities (OTAs). ***PHOTO1*** Pierre-Paul, who was designated as the Giants' franchise player earlier this offseason,...