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New York Giants Finalize Roster Cuts; Place Marcus Harris, Cooper Taylor on IR
August 26th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
Prior to the start of practice on Tuesday afternoon, the New York Giants officially announced all transactions necessary for get them to the roster limit of 75 men. Included were a few surprise cuts -- like that of cornerback Charles James II -- and the unfortunate news that wide receiver...

New York Giants Cutdown Day (75-Man) Scorecard
August 26th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
Cutdown day is a brutal day across the NFL, and there will be two of them this week. The first, which requires teams to trim their roster from 90 players to 75 players, will conclude at the end of business on Tuesday. And for the New York Giants, that means...

Josh Brown Has Won Giants Kicking Competition, Brandon McManus to Be Waived: Report
August 26th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
The first cutdown day for the New York Giants has officially arrived, and by the end of business on Tuesday, Big Blue will have had to trim their roster to 75 players. And the very first player on the chopping block is kicker Brandon McManus, who has reportedly lost the...

New York Giants Face Several Tough Decisions as First Cutdown Day Looms
August 25th, 2014 at 10:55 AM
On Tuesday, the New York Giants, along with the rest of the NFL, will be required to hand in their 75-man roster and let loose several players. It will be unfortunate to see some cut and we may even question the decisions made on Tuesday. We can however, get an...

Seattle Seahawks Release Former New York Giants CB Terrell Thomas
August 25th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Just a month after signing with the Seattle Seahawks, Terrell Thomas' tenure with his brand new team ended before he could get comfortable and settled in. ***PHOTO1*** On Sunday night, the Seahawks announced that they released Thomas as part of their efforts to get the roster down to 75 players before Tuesday's...

Walter Thurmond III Rejected 3-Year Offer from New York Giants to “Stay Hungry” in 2014: Report
August 16th, 2014 at 12:55 PM
Not too many players reject the chance to get a multi-year offer from a team in the NFL, especially given the fact that not all of the money in their contract is fully guaranteed. ***PHOTO1*** Yet, that is exactly what Walter Thurmond III did this past year with the New York Giants,...

Houston Texans Release Former New York Giants Running Back Andre Brown
August 12th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
When he failed to receive even a single snap in their preseason opener, it was obvious that Andre Brown's career with the Houston Texans was poised to be a short one. That became a reality on Monday evening as the Texans officially announced that they would be releasing the veteran...

New York Giants Sign CB Chandler Fenner; Designate CB Travis Howard as Waived/Injured
August 2nd, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants made multiple transactions on Friday, beginning with the placement of offensive lineman Troy Kropog on season-ending Injured Reserve (IR) and the signing of tackle Adam Gress. Later on in the day, the team also announced that they had signed cornerback Chandler Fenner, who replaces cornerback Travis...

New York Giants Place Troy Kropog on IR; Sign Adam Gress
August 1st, 2014 at 1:15 PM
The New York Giants announced on Friday that they have placed offensive lineman Troy Kropog on season-ending Injured Reserve (IR) with a foot injury. In a corresponding roster move, the team has signed tackle Adam Gress to replace Kropog on their 90-man roster. ***VIDEO1*** Kropog, who was a fourth-round pick of the...

New York Giants Awarded Former Buffalo Bills OG Mark Asper Off Waivers
July 29th, 2014 at 12:30 PM
With the retirement of longtime New York Giants starting right guard Chris Snee, there's an opening in the depth chart of their offensive line and Jerry Reese wasted no time in trying to fill that void. ***VIDEO1*** The Giants were awarded offensive guard Mark Asper off waivers on Monday from the Buffalo...

Baltimore Ravens Sign Suspended Safety Will Hill
July 25th, 2014 at 10:30 AM
The Baltimore Ravens announced on Friday that they have signed safety Will Hill, who will be suspended for the first six games of the regular season after violating the league's substance-abused policy for the second time. The suspension also marked the third time in three years that Hill was hit...

New York Giants Sign OG John Sullen; Waive WR Kris Adams After Failed Physical
July 22nd, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants officially reported to training camp on Monday, and with their return came multiple roster moves. The biggest announcement of the day was that long-time guard, Chris Snee, had decided to retire from the NFL after 10 years in the league. In order to replace him on...

Jay Glazer Will Introduce Retired New York Giants DE Michael Strahan at Hall of Fame
July 18th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
When retired New York Giants defensive end Michael Strahan finally receives his gold jacket during the Gold Jacket Dinner on Friday, Aug. 1st in Canton, it will be FOX Sports insider, Jay Glazer, who presents it to him. The following day, during the enshrinement ceremony at the Pro Football Hall...

Might TE Rob Housler Soon Become a Free Agent Option for New York Giants?
July 14th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Back in late May, NFL Network considered Arizona Cardinals tight end Rob Housler a possible trade piece due to being underutilized in Bruce Arians' offense -- a system that doesn't quite fit with Housler's skill set. And while no trade was ever made, Housler's future in Arizona remains very much...

New York Giants Sign DT Everett Dawkins, OT Demarcus Love; Release Two
June 20th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Shortly after mini-camp officially ended on Thursday, the New York Giants -- who had upwards of five players in on a tryout basis -- made a multitude of transactions. The team announced that they have signed defensive tackle Everett Dawkins and offensive tackle Demarcus Love, while releasing defensive tackle Eathyn...

New York Giants Host Four Players for Mini-Camp Tryout on Wednesday
June 18th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
As the New York Giants took the field on Wednesday, they did so with four additional players. The team announced that Gilbert Pena (DT, Mississippi), Steve Greene (G, Connecticut), John Sullen (G, Auburn) and Everett Dawkins (DT, Florida State) had all been invited to attend on a tryout basis. ***VIDEO1*** Pena, a...

New York Giants Worked Out Former Air Force LB Alex Means Prior to Signing Terrell Manning
June 17th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants announced on Monday that in addition to third-round pick Jay Bromley (DT, Syracuse), they had also signed free agent linebacker Terrell Manning. However, it now appears as if they worked out a larger group of players that also included former Air Force linebacker Alex Means. ***VIDEO1*** The 6'4'',...

New York Giants Sign Third-Round Pick Jay Bromley and Linebacker Terrell Manning
June 16th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The New York Giants announced on Monday that they have finally signed third-round pick Jay Bromley (defensive tackle, Syracuse), who was their last remaining holdout from the 2014 NFL Draft class. ***VIDEO1*** Bromley, the 74th pick overall, was is the final member of the Giants' 2014 draft class to sign, and although...

New York Giants Have Shown No Interest in CB Brandon Flowers: Report
June 16th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The very moment he was released by the Kansas City Chiefs last week, social media exploded with the ever-predictable question: should the New York Giants kick the tires on cornerback Brandon Flowers? ***VIDEO1*** After an offseason in which much of their time and money was spent on revamping their secondary, it seems...

Ex-Giant Terrell Thomas Says Teams are Concerned About His Knee; Feels He Can Still Play
June 16th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Former New York Giants cornerback Terrell Thomas made a miraculous return to the game a year ago, playing an entire season after returning from his third ACL tear (second consecutive). In the process, he became only the second player in NFL history to accomplish such a feat, joining Carolina Panthers...