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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...

Atlanta Falcons Keeping Close Eye on New York Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul
February 21st, 2015 at 2:55 PM
The New York Giants have not yet begun discussions with defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul regarding a long-term contract, and at least one team -- the Atlanta Falcons -- are keeping a close on whether or not those talks begin/advance. ***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the Falcons are currently in a waiting...

New York Giants, Jason Pierre-Paul Have not Yet Discussed Long-Term Deal: Report
February 21st, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants are reportedly ready to place the non-exclusive franchise tag on defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, but with the deadline to do that only nine days away, they may want to get in touch with JPP's representatives and begin discussing a long-term deal -- something The Star-Ledger reports...

New York Giants and DE Mathias Kiwanuka Appear Poised to Part Ways
February 20th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka is one of only three remaining players on the New York Giants who appeared in both Super Bowl XLII and Super Bowl XLVI, joining quarterback Eli Manning and long-snapper Zak DeOssie, but he may have played his last down for Big Blue. ***PHOTO1*** When asked about Kiwanuka on...

New York Giants Will Use Non-Exclusive Franchise Tag on Jason Pierre-Paul: Report
February 18th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
The New York Giants have a plan for what they want to do with defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, and it will either keep him on the team in 2015 or net them two additional first-round picks. ***PHOTO1*** Steve Serby of the New York Post reports that Big Blue will place the non-exclusive...

Franchise Window Now Open: What Will New York Giants Do with Jason Pierre-Paul?
February 16th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Beginning on Monday and running through March 2nd, NFL franchises will have a brief window in which they can apply either the franchise tag or the transition tag to a pending free agent player of their choosing. For the New York Giants, their most likely option is defensive end Jason...

New York Giants’ Robert Ayers Still Recovering from Torn Pectoral Muscle; No Return Date Set
February 13th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
In his first year with the New York Giants, Robert Ayers was having a solid season and playing as one of the better defensive lineman before a torn pectoral muscle in the loss against the Jacksonville Jaguars in late November landed him on season-ending injured reserve. ***PHOTO1*** Ayers, who signed a two-year,...

New York Giants, Jason Pierre-Paul Yet to Engage in Contract Negotiations: Report
February 8th, 2015 at 2:30 PM
On Friday, Jason Pierre-Paul's rookie deal with the New York Giants officially became void from a clause initially inserted into the contract, as he is now a free agent. ***PHOTO1*** Just like every other unrestricted free agent in the NFL, JPP can still negotiate with his own team before hitting the open...

Rookie Contract of New York Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul Has Officially Voided
February 7th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
It doesn't come much of a surprise when people hear that Jason Pierre-Paul is a free agent, but on Friday, the New York Giants leading pass rusher became just that. ***PHOTO1*** His rookie contract, which was for five-years and $16 million, had a clause in it which voided five days after Super...

New York Giants Saturday Morning Storylines: Big Blue Should Franchise Jason Pierre-Paul
February 7th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Saturday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to the first official weekend without football. Yeehaw... ***PHOTO1*** While things will slow down around this time -- lasting until the start of franchise designations -- Giants 101 will continue to pump out material on Big Blue to quench your thirst. Today, we start...

Four New York Giants Named to Pro Football Focus All-NFC East Team
January 21st, 2015 at 3:00 PM
On Wednesday, Odell Beckham Jr. continued to pile up the awards on what was a tremendous rookie campaign in 2014, as Pro Football Focus named him to the 2014 All-NFC East team. ***PHOTO1*** Beckham Jr. was named to the wide receivers section of the team along with Dez Bryant of the Dallas...

New York Giants’ Damontre Moore Makes “Promise” That 2015 Will Be His Year
January 9th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Through the first two years of his professional career, Damontre Moore hasn't exactly turned into Michael Strahan or even Justin Tuck for the New York Giants. ***PHOTO1*** He's shown potential and with more maturing and playing time, could develop into the player they thought they were getting when they took him in...

New York Giants’ John Mara Would Be “Surprised” If Jason Pierre-Paul Isn’t Back in 2015
December 31st, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul knows he's going to command a large contract once he hits free agency, but he also dropped a hint last week that he expects to be back with the New York Giants in 2015. As it turns out, he's not the only one who expects that,...

Jason Pierre-Paul Hints He’ll Be Back with New York Giants in 2015
December 29th, 2014 at 10:55 AM
Over the last two years, the New York Giants have had to make some tough decisions on some very popular players and if they stayed or went. Ahmad Bradshaw, Justin Tuck, Osi Umenyiora, Hakeem Nicks. All now referred to as former Giants players. What about Jason Pierre-Paul? ***PHOTO1*** JPP is coming off...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul: I Think I’m Worth a Lot of Money in Free Agency
December 27th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants star defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul swears he wants to be a Giant for life, but being a Giant for life may cost the team a lot of money in free agency. ***PHOTO1*** JPP is set to hit the free agent market and his 2014 season is making the case...