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Sidney Rice Re-Signs with Seattle Seahawks; New York Giants Had Some Interest
April 17th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Free agent wide receiver Sidney Rice did recently make a trip to New Jersey, but failed to visit the New York Giants during that time. Rather, the veteran met with Rex Ryan and the New York Jets before heading back to Washington where he officially re-signed with the Seattle Seahawks. ***VIDEO1*** ***PHOTO1*** The...

New York Giants Made Calls to More than 235 Free Agents
April 16th, 2014 at 2:15 PM
The New York Giants have been the most active team in free agency this year, signing or re-signing more than 20 total free agents. But that's really just the tip of the iceberg, as General Manager Jerry Reese actually put in calls to more than half of the 471 free...

New York Giants, Quarterback Josh Freeman Agree to Terms: Report
April 16th, 2014 at 11:50 AM
The New York Giants had free agent quarterback Josh Freeman in for a visit on Tuesday, but he initially left without a contract. However, that was apparently only a temporary hiccup as the two sides agreed to terms on a contract early Wednesday afternoon, reports Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports...

New York Giants Considered “Extreme Longshots” to Land WR Sidney Rice
April 16th, 2014 at 8:55 AM
By now it's clear that the New York Giants are not done addressing the wide receiver position. Whether they opt to sign another veteran free agent or if they decide to address the position in the draft (or both) remains to be seen, but one thing is for certain: they're...

New York Giants End All Tuesday Meetings with No New Signees … Yet
April 16th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
Tuesday has come and gone, and despite a large number of players in East Rutherford working out for the New York Giants, the team made it through the day without any transactions. In other words, defensive tackle Kevin Williams, quarterback Josh Freeman and wide receiver LaRon Byrd all left without...

Matt Flynn Doesn’t Meet with New York Giants on Tuesday; Re-Signs with Green Bay Packers
April 15th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
As of Monday night, the New York Giants were expected to have two quarterbacks coming in for meetings and workouts with the team; former Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Minnesota Vikings quarterback Josh Freeman and Green Bay Packers quarterback Matt Flynn. ***VIDEO1*** Now, as it turns out, Flynn doesn't have a scheduled meeting...

New York Giants Will Meet with Wide Receiver LaRon Byrd on Tuesday
April 15th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
The New York Giants met with free agent defensive tackle Kevin Williams (Minnesota Vikings) on Monday and will be bringing him back on Tuesday when quarterbacks Josh Freeman and Matt Flynn also arrive in East Rutherford for their visits. The team will also bring in free agent wide receiver LaRon...

Minnesota Vikings DT Kevin Williams Met with New York Giants on Monday; Will Meet Again on Tuesday
April 15th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
During the first month of the NFL free agency period, the New York Giants saw long-time defensive tackle Linval Joseph leave them to sign a deal with the Minnesota Vikings. The Giants could end up return the favor and take someone from Minnesota. ***VIDEO1*** On Monday night, long-time Viking Kevin Williams met with...

New York Giants Have Expressed Interest in WR Sidney Rice
April 14th, 2014 at 2:35 PM
Just when you think the free agent spending spree put on by the New York Giants in recent weeks has come to an end, they begin lining up quarterback visits and have now, reportedly, expressed an interest in wide receiver Sidney Rice. ***VIDEO1*** Rice, who has a history with injuries and missed...

Quarterbacks Josh Freeman, Matt Flynn Will Visit New York Giants on Tuesday
April 14th, 2014 at 12:30 PM
Late last week it was reported that free agent quarterback Josh Freeman could, possibly, meet with the New York Giants. Shortly after that report came out, it was also indicated that fellow free agent quarterback Matt Flynn might also meet with the Giants. If and when were never firmly established,...

Ex-New York Giants TE Bear Pascoe “Frustrated” as He Waits for an NFL Team to Come Calling
April 14th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
At one point in time early in the offseason, it appeared as if tight end/fullback Bear Pascoe would return to the New York Giants. But as the days turned into weeks and weeks into months, it became more and more likely that his tenure with Big Blue was, in fact,...

Is Impact of New York Giants’ Improved Secondary on Pass Rush Being Underestimated?
April 13th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Ahhhh, “You can never have enough pass rushers.” While true, the impact that a dominating New York Giants’ secondary can have on a defensive line shouldn’t go overlooked. An opposing quarterback still needs someone to throw to. If his receivers are covered and/or blanketed and timing is off, so is...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Bear Pascoe Patiently Waiting for NFL to Call
April 13th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, Giants fans! After a lazy Saturday, there will plenty of news today. But before we get to all of that, kick back, relax and enjoy the following stories over your morning coffee. Bear Pascoe Patiently Waits for NFL to Come Calling Most of us hate long- distance phone calls from...

New York Giants Have Reached Out to Quarterback Matt Flynn: Report
April 11th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
With Eli Manning needing arthroscopic surgery on the ankle that was injured in the New York Giants 20-6 win over the Washington Redskins, the team is looking at all possible help to add depth and experience to the position. On Friday, it was reported  reported that the team had worked out Josh Freeman,...

Quarterback Josh Freeman Likely to Workout for New York Giants: Report
April 11th, 2014 at 9:30 AM
Following Eli Manning's ankle surgery on Thursday, we here at Giants 101 said the New York Giants would likely be in a hurry to add another quarterback. Less than 24 hours later, their search for another offseason arm has begun as free agent quarterback Josh Freeman is likely to workout...

Former Titans RB Chris Johnson Dismisses Workout Report; not Visiting New York Giants
April 11th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
There had been a lot of speculation as to whether or not former Tennessee Titans running back Chris Johnson was heading into New Jersey to meet with the New York Giants along with the New York Jets too. ***PHOTO1*** It all started with a report from a report from Erika Esola of...

LB O’Brien Schofield, Who Nearly Signed with Giants, Worked Out for Titans & Passed Physical
April 10th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
In the first month of free agency, the New York Giants nearly had a deal in place to sign former Seattle Seahawks linebacker/defensive end O'Brien Schofield to a two-year, $8 million deal, but the deal eventually fell through. ***PHOTO1*** Before the deal ever got completed, the Giants noticed that Schofield had knee...

Former New York Giants CB Aaron Ross Worked Out for Detroit Lions on Tuesday
April 9th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
After a year away from the team, Aaron Ross returned to the New York Giants last offseason on a one-year deal for the 2013 season, but most of his season was spent on season-ending injured reserve with a back injury. Ross has already said that he doesn't want to retire and...

Chris Johnson Plans to Meet with New York Giants: Report
April 9th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Just when you thought the Chris Johnson/New York Giants rumors were dismissed and dying down, a report from Erika Esola of Florida Today is here to shake up your reality. She reports that Chris Johnson will meet first with the New York Jets and then "plans to" meet with Big...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Feels “Energized” Following Major Roster Changes
April 8th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Tom Coughlin may be the oldest (67) head coach in the NFL, but the man in charge of leading the New York Giants still feels as young as ever. And despite an offseason of changes to both his roster and coaching staff, Coughlin still feels "energized" by the prospect of...