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Category: ‘NFL Free Agency’

New York Giants Safety Stevie Brown Mulling Multiple Offers; Expected to Make Decision Soon
April 18th, 2015 at 1:58 PM
New York Giants safety and free agent Stevie Brown is still trying to decide which team he will sign with for the upcoming season, but he is expected to make his decision soon. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants remain in the running to re-sign their safety, who has spent the past three seasons with...

Five Remaining Free Agents Who Could Help New York Giants
April 17th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Just because the 2015 NFL Draft is around the corner does not mean teams will turn a blind eye to what remains in free agency. And while all of the top tier superstars are long gone at this point, a talented crop of secondary players remain. ***PHOTO1*** Sure, none of them are...

New York Giants Waive Linebacker Paul Hazel and Cornerback Josh Victorian
April 16th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants announced a couple of minor moves on Wednesday as the team cut ties with linebacker Paul Hazel and cornerback Josh Victorian. ***PHOTO2*** Hazel, who played in just four games for the Giants in 2014 but never recorded a tackle, was waived along with Victorian, who never played a...

New York Giants Announce Signing of Former Montana Tech Linebacker Ryan Jones
April 15th, 2015 at 12:00 PM
The New York Giants have announced the signing of former Montana Tech linebacker Ryan Jones. ***PHOTO1*** Jones, who went undrafted back in 2014, originally signed with the Baltimore Ravens in May of last year, although he was waived a month later after suffering a foot injury. He was unable to play in...

New York Giants Sign Defensive Back Josh Gordy: Report
April 14th, 2015 at 5:49 PM
The New York Giants, who are in need of help at both cornerback (depth) and safety, seem to have taken another step towards solidifying their secondary on Tuesday. Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News reports the team has signed defensive back Josh Gordy (Indianapolis Colts). ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2*** Gordy originally signed with...

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...

Ex-New York Giants CB Zack Bowman Signs with Miami Dolphins
April 13th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants have given away Zack Bowman's No. 31 jersey to defensive back Trevin Wade, so the writing is already on the wall -- he is not likely to return in 2015. But that doesn't mean he won't have other opportunities as the veteran cornerback is scheduled to...

New York Giants’ Nat Berhe Hands Over No. 34 to Shane Vereen, Gets Assigned No. 27
April 12th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
When the New York Giants handed out jersey numbers to all of their free agent additions, one noticeable absence was that of running back Shane Vereen. Instead of being assigned a number, Vereen remained listed on the team's roster sans a number until earlier this week when safety Nat Berhe,...

Nine Ex-New York Giants Named to PFT’s 2015 All-Unemployed Team
April 11th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
As they do every year around this time, Pro Football Talk released their "All-Unemployed Team" on Friday. And listed among the large roster of players who are still hopeful to find employment for the 2015 season were nine former members of the New York Giants. ***PHOTO1*** Among the ex-Giants named were running...

Hakeem Nicks Admits He Handled Injuries, Contract Situation Poorly While with New York Giants
April 10th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Former New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks is currently at a crossroads in his career. After another year of underachieving as a member of the Indianapolis Colts, the former 1,000-yard wideout finds himself without a job and only a precious few prospects. It's a brutal reality check for a...

Giants’ Steve Tisch to Michael Sam: If Dream is Alive, Keep Pursuing a Football Career
April 6th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Michael Sam, the NFL's first openly gay player, currently finds himself without a team. And despite putting on what he felt was a strong display at the NFL Veteran Combine, team's from around the league have not expressed any additional interest in his services. However, at least in the case...

Spencer Paysinger Signs with Miami Dolphins; Jerrel Jernigan Meets with Tampa Bay Buccaneers
April 3rd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
On Thursday afternoon, news broke that linebacker Spencer Paysinger (New York Giants) had signed a one-year deal with the Miami Dolphins. Paysinger, of course, spent the first four years of his career with the Giants after being signed as an undrafted free agent out of the University of Oregon in...

New York Giants’ Free Agency Haul Still Being Questioned as NFL Experts Pile on the Criticism
March 30th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants have not been getting a lot of love for their work in free agency to this point, having been tabbed by both Grantland and Pro Football Focus as under-performers. In fact, Grantland listed the Giants with three of the worst free agency signings thus far, while...

New York Giants Have Two of Pro Football Focus’ Five Worst Free Agency Signings
March 28th, 2015 at 10:00 AM
Earlier this month, Grantland listed the New York Giants as having three of the Top 10 Worst Free Agency Signings -- wide receiver/return man Dwayne Harris and linebackers Jonathan Casillas and J.T. Thomas. ***PHOTO1*** Now, several weeks later, Pro Football Focus is piling on. And in agreement with Grandlant, have listed the...

New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings, Andre Williams Training Together; Expecting Dominance in 2015
March 25th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings was at the New York Mets spring training game on Tuesday to throw out the ceremonial first pitch, but caught up with Mets beat writer, Matt Ehalt, to discuss more than just said first pitch. And after taking a playful shot at 50...

New York Giants Receive No Compensatory Draft Picks in 2015
March 24th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Late on Monday night, the NFL announced that 32 compensatory draft selections had been awarded to teams who meet the criteria. And after a large free agency haul in 2014, it comes as no surprise that the New York Giants did not receive any. ***PHOTO1*** Per the league, the 32 compensatory draft...

Spencer Paysinger Will Visit New York Jets; Unlikely to Return to New York Giants
March 23rd, 2015 at 4:55 PM
With the New York Giants likely finished with linebacker Spencer Paysinger, the New York Jets are going to hold a visit with the 26-year-old free agent. ***PHOTO2*** The meeting is scheduled to take place sometime on Tuesday with the Jets interested in adding to their linebacker corps. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants have already made moves...

New York Giants Met with LB Brandon Copeland Following NFL Veteran Combine
March 23rd, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The NFL Veteran Combine didn't draw the fanfare the NFL Rookie Combine does, but that doesn't mean it wasn't fruitful for some of those who attended. Case in point: linebacker Brandon Copeland, who had an impressive performance and caught the eye of at least seven NFL teams, including the New...

Devin McCourty was Deciding Between Giants, Eagles Before Patriots Made Late Push
March 22nd, 2015 at 3:00 PM
New York Giants co-owner John Mara recently admitted the team made a strong push for safety Devin McCourty, but were eventually left empty-handed when he re-signed with the New England Patriots. However, McCourty revealed on Saturday that he was much closer to signing with the Giants than many realize, having...

New York Giants’ John Mara: “So Far, So Good” with Free Agent Additions
March 22nd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Although it may not appear as if the New York Giants have been very active thus far in free agency, the exact opposite is true. They are near the league-lead with 13 signings/re-signings since free agency began, and that doesn't include the pre-free agency addition of offensive lineman Brett Jones. ***PHOTO1*** The...