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New York Giants’ John Mara Continues His Support of Roger Goodell Following DeflateGate Decisions
May 21st, 2015 at 1:00 PM
New York Giants co-owner John Mara, who also heads the NFL’s Competition Committee, has never been one to criticize NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and that's not going to change now. In the aftermath of the New England Patriots' DeflateGate scandal, which included the loss of multiple draft picks, a $1...

New York Giants Among Teams That Voted in Favor of PAT Change; Josh Brown Weighs In
May 20th, 2015 at 6:55 AM
On Tuesday, NFL owners officially voted in favor of a new point after attempt (PAT) system for the 2015 season -- just the 2015 season for now. As part of the overhaul, extra points will now be snapped from the 15-yard line (making it a 33-yard extra point), while two-point...

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...

Contrary to Popular Belief, New York Giants LT Will Beatty is Quite Valuable to the Team
May 18th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
There has long been a perception amongst fans of the New York Giants that left tackle Will Beatty, for lack of a better term, "sucks." It's something we see every single time his name is mentioned and, often, even when it's not. But contrary to popular belief, Beatty does not...

New York Giants not One of 14 NFL Teams to Accept Payment to Honor Armed Forces
May 10th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
In what amounts to a questionable move by National Football League teams, a new report says teams such as the New York Jets have actually accepted payments in order to honor soldiers and the armed forces of this country at home games. ***PHOTO1*** The Jets have honored the New Jersey National Guard...

New York Giants Sign Mykkele Thompson, Bobby Hart & Six Undrafted Rookie Free Agents
May 8th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Late on Thursday night, the New York Giants announced several roster moves. The first came slightly earlier in the day when the team announced they would be parting ways with wide receiver Kevin Ogletree and linebacker Terrell Manning, while the eight other transactions were announced a bit later. ***PHOTO1*** Two of those...

New York Giants Had Higher Grade on WR Geremy Davis, Nearly Drafted Him in Round 5
May 7th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants may have drafted Texas safety Mykkele Thompson in the fifth-round of the 2015 NFL Draft, but that was nearly a selection that wasn't. Rather, the team's Senior Vice President of Player Evaluation, Chris Mara, says the team was prepared to go with Connecticut wide receiver Geremy...

New York Giants’ Jerry Reese Says He Sees a Lot of Antrel Rolle in Landon Collins
May 6th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
When safety Antrel Rolle parted ways with the New York Giants early on in free agency, ultimately choosing to sign with the Chicago Bears, it put Big Blue in a precarious position. They had missed out on other free agent safeties like Devin McCourty and Rahim Moore, leaving them with...

‘Almost Every’ NFL Team Reportedly Interested in La’el Collins; are New York Giants Among Them?
May 5th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Former LSU offensive lineman La'el Collins has finally met with Baton Rouge homicide detectives in Louisiana and they have confirmed after the meeting that he still not considered a suspect in the murder of his ex-girlfriend and her child. Unfortunately for Collins, his name being cleared did not come soon...

New York Giants’ Jerry Reese Starting to Count Chickens; Expects Victor Cruz Back for Week 1
May 4th, 2015 at 4:46 PM
In his pre-Draft press conference last month, New York Giants General Manager Jerry Reese said the team could not count their chicken with Victor Cruz and would address the wide receiver position with that in mind come the NFL Draft. And they did, selecting Connecticut wide receiver Geremy Davis in...

2015 NFL Draft: New York Giants Largely Given ‘B’ Grades, Except from Pete Prisco
May 3rd, 2015 at 2:00 PM
The 2015 NFL Draft is less than 24 hours old and already the draft grades are being handed out like candy on Halloween. And despite the fact that initial draft grades mean next to nothing (similarly to all of the pre-free agency mock drafts), we're going to share some New...

Experience at a Young Age Sold New York Giants on Florida State OL Bobby Hart
May 3rd, 2015 at 12:00 PM
In the seventh-round of the 2015 NFL Draft, the New York Giants wrapped up their day with the selection of 20-year-old Florida State offensive lineman Bobby Hart. And it wasn't just his massive size (6-5, 329 lbs.) and versatility that sold him to the team -- although they undoubtedly helped...

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...

New York Giants Believe the “Gigantic” Ereck Flowers Will Add a “Nastiness” to Offensive Line
May 1st, 2015 at 6:55 AM
In the first round of the 2015 NFL Draft, the New York Giants selected Miami offensive tackle Ereck Flowers -- a man the entire front office has referred to as an "aircraft carrier" with one of the nastiest streaks you'll see in an early-round offensive lineman. In other words, it's...

New York Giants Have Added Leonard Williams’ Phone Number to Their Black Book
April 30th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
It's standard procedure for NFL teams to collect the phone numbers of each player on their big board and any players who they may potentially draft. If a player is of no interest to a team, they skip the digit collection. But if they're a legitimate potential target -- however...

Giants’ Chris Mara May Miss Final Two Rounds of NFL Draft to Attend Kentucky Derby
April 28th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
When the 2015 NFL Draft gets underway on Thursday night, New York Giants Senior Vice President of Player Evaluation Chris Mara will be there. When it continues on Friday night, Chris Mara will be there. And early on Saturday morning, Chris Mara will still be there. But come Rounds 6...

New York Giants Monday Morning Storylines: Must Big Blue Go Offensive Line in Round 1?
April 27th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Monday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to NFL Draft week! Giants player will return for the voluntary offseason workout program on Monday, while the front office will continue preparing themselves for the upcoming 2015 NFL Draft. Needless to say, you can kiss any remaining offseason lull goodbye as...

New York Giants Had Requested not to Play During Rosh Hashanah, but NFL Scheduled Them Anyway
April 25th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants will open the 2015 season on the road at AT&T Stadium against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night, September 13th at 8:30 PM ET -- exactly one hour and 21 minutes after the official start to Rosh Hashanah. the Jewish New Year. ***PHOTO1*** As a result of the...

Giants’ Victor Cruz Expects to Return for Season Opener; Jerry Reese Doesn’t Rule Out Drafting WR
April 23rd, 2015 at 12:20 PM
Any lingering notion that the New York Giants would completely rule out taking a wide receiver at No. 9 overall in the 2015 NFL Draft went out the window on Thursday, as General Manager Jerry Reese once again reiterated that the team can not rely on Victor Cruz -- although...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Trading Down an Unlikely Scenario for Big Blue
April 19th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to the very last day of what usually encompasses the NFL offseason lull. Things will begin to pickup considerably tomorrow as Big Blue arrives for their voluntary offseason workout program, so get ready for some actual football-related news! ***PHOTO1*** In the mean time, kick...