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Potential New York Giants Free Agent Target: Safety, Tyvon Branch
February 27th, 2015 at 8:55 AM
The New York Giants are likely in need of another safety with Antrel Rolle, Stevie Brown and Quintin Demps all pending unrestricted free agents, but the market at the position is relatively weak. Luckily for General Manager Jerry Reese & Co., the market will receive a bit of a boost...

Potential New York Giants Free Agent Target: Running Back, Reggie Bush
February 26th, 2015 at 8:55 AM
The New York Giants are said to be in the hunt for a change-of-pace running back to compliment Rashad Jennings and Andre Williams in 2015, and their ideal candidate may have just hit the open market. ***PHOTO1*** The Detroit Lions announced on Wednesday that they had released veteran running back Reggie Bush...

New York Giants Face an Interesting Situation at Wide Receiver Position
February 26th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Following the loss of Victor Cruz last season, the New York Giants were fortunate to have the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year in Odell Beckham Jr. step up and keep the offense respectable. The loss of Cruz however, as well as his uncertain production upon return, has led many...

New York Giants Release RB Peyton Hillis
February 25th, 2015 at 10:15 AM
Less than 24 hours after they announced the release of veteran defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka, the New York Giants continued their house cleaning and cap savings by also announcing the release of running back Peyton Hillis. ***PHOTO1*** Hillis, who was originally drafted in the seventh-round of the 2008 NFL Draft by the...

New York Giants Coaches, Teammates React to Release of Mathias Kiwanuka
February 25th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
On Tuesday, the New York Giants officially announced that they had released veteran defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka -- one of the last remaining holdovers from Super Bowl XLII. And although the move was expected, coaches and teammates still reacted with a bit of sadness to the move. After all, Kiwanuka...

Osi Umenyiora Wants to Retire as a Member of the New York Giants
February 25th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
It seems as though quite some time has passed since the days of the destructive New York Giants pass rush that dominated Tom Brady and many other future Hall of Famers on its way to two Super Bowl titles. With Michael Strahan and Justin Tuck gone, the Giants have relied...

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’ Nat Berhe, Cooper Taylor Will Each Have Shot to Start at Safety
February 24th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
With Antrel Rolle, Quintin Demps and Stevie Brown all pending free agents, it's no secret the New York Giants will be in need of a safety or two this offseason. In fact, General Manager Jerry Reese specifically pointed to the safety position as one area in need of improvement, saying...

New York Giants’ Devon Kennard Switches Representation Following Suspension of Agent
February 24th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Two weeks after the NFLPA’s Committee on Agent Regulation & Discipline suspended his agent, Vinnie Porter, following a wire fraud arrest, New York Giants linebacker Devon Kennard has switched his representation. Select Sports Group, who also manage Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel, announced on Monday that they will now represent...

New York Giants Monday Morning Storylines: Big Blue Looks to Be in Good Cap Shape
February 23rd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Monday, New York Giants fans! The NFL Combine will officially come to a close today following on-field drills by two groups of defensive backs and then we'll all be thrust into a brief lull prior to the start of free agency on March 10th. Of course, things will go...

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’ Tom Coughlin Raves About Antrel Rolle; Wants Him Back in Blue
February 21st, 2015 at 12:55 PM
On paper, and when healthy, the New York Giants seemed to have one of the better secondary’s in the NFL last year. That was until they started dropping like flies over various injuries. Now it appears as though they might lose their leader and most consistent piece of the defensive...

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...

A New York Giants, Osi Umenyiora Reunion Possible?
February 19th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants are not a team that generally recycles or goes back to the well very often, but in recent years we've seen it happen with the likes of running back Brandon Jacobs, wide receiver Mario Manningham and linebacker Chase Blackburn. ***PHOTO1*** Now, with several pressing need headed into free...

Giants Want Jason Pierre-Paul to Retire with Team & More from Afternoon Tea with Tom Coughlin
February 19th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin took the podium at the NFL Combine on Thursday for his annual press conference (see: tea) in a rather chipper and matter-of-fact mood. And among the things he discussed was his own contract security, desire to bring back defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, Ryan...

New York Giants Re-Sign Offensive Lineman Dallas Reynolds
February 19th, 2015 at 12:00 PM
The New York Giants have slowly, but surely begun to work on their pending free agents, recently re-signing wide receiver Kevin Ogletree, who was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent. And on Thursday, Big Blue continued along those lines, re-signing offensive lineman Dallas Reynolds, who was scheduled to become...

New York Giants’ Cullen Jenkins Expected Pay Cut, Welcomed It After Poor Year
February 18th, 2015 at 12:00 PM
Earlier this week, it was revealed that the New York Giants and defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins agreed to a re-worked contract in which he took a rather significant pay cut. The alternative, of course, was for Jenkins to become a cap casualty, which is something he admits to having wanted...

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...

New York Giants Re-Sign Wide Receiver Kevin Ogletree to One-Year Deal
February 18th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants likely feel relatively comfortable about their receiving core going into 2015 with the emergence of Odell Beckham Jr. and the return of Victor Cruz. But on Tuesday, they gave themselves a little more insurance by re-signing wide receiver Kevin Ogletree to a one-year deal. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants initially...