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New York Giants Sold Dwayne Harris with Promises of Offensive Playing Time
April 25th, 2015 at 12:55 PM
Prior to signing with the New York Giants, wide receiver/return man Dwayne Harris has several offers on the table from a multitude of different teams. Some of the offers were even in the same ballpark as the five-year, $17.5 million contract he would eventually sign with the Giants. ***PHOTO1*** So what was...

‘The Greatest Catch Ever Made’: Spike Lee Short Film Chronicles David Tyree’s Helmet Catch
April 25th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
It’s hard to believe that it's been over seven years since David Tyree, who is now the Director of Player Development for the New York Giants, hauled down one of the most remarkable catches of all-time in the most crucial of moments. It was a catch that helped propel Big...

Jonathan Casillas Determined to Take Over as Starting Linebacker for New York Giants
April 25th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Jonathan Casillas may not be a recognizable name, but there’s no denying his success thus far. The 27-year-old linebacker has already earned two Super Bowl rings in 2009 and 2014 with the New Orleans Saints and New England Patriots respectively. And his key second half onside kick recovery in Super...

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...

Ex-New York Giants WR Hakeem Nicks Signs with Tennessee Titans: Report
April 24th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Former New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks said earlier this offseason that his professional career was far from over and he'd be playing somewhere in 2015. As it turns out, he was right. Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports 1 reports that Nicks will sign with the Tennessee Titans, whom...

Huffington Post Columnist Eric Marmon Calls for New York Giants to Sign Ray Rice
April 23rd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Could the New York Giants be a possible destination for free agent running back Ray Rice? Would the New York Giants even consider him a possibility? We at Giants 101 don't think so, but Huffington Post columnist Eric Marmon not only thinks so, but believes the Giants should go out...

Rick Gosselin: New York Giants “Stole” NFL’s Best Special Teamer from Dallas Cowboys
April 23rd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Rick Gosselin of Dallas News has gained much credibility covering the Dallas Cowboys over the years, and if one was to take him at his word, losing Dwayne Harris to the New York Giants may be a greater loss than losing DeMarco Murray to the Philadelphia Eagles. ***PHOTO1*** Although some may find...

New York Giants May Escape Facing Greg Hardy as Cowboys DE is Suspended 10 Games
April 22nd, 2015 at 4:25 PM
Remember when New York Giants fans were angry the team made little effort to sign defensive end Greg Hardy? Remember when that anger grew after he signed a deal with the Dallas Cowboys? Well, it once again appears as if General Manager Jerry Reese made the right move in avoiding...

New York Giants 2015 Regular Season: Early Look at Top 5 Most Intriguing Matchups
April 22nd, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Can you feel it? There's excitement in the air on the heels of Tuesday night's NFL regular season schedule release and with good reason. It not only means that the 2015 NFL Draft is around the corner, it means training camps are also right around the corner and, subsequently, we're...

Early Betting Odds, Predictions Do not Favor 2015 New York Giants
April 22nd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Entering a win-or-bust season, the last thing the New York Giants can afford is another sub-.500 season or even a 9-7 season in which they miss the playoffs. Rather, Big Blue has to at least make the playoffs and be competitive for ownership to even consider holding off on the...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin on 2015 Schedule: “We Will Face a Challenge Every Week”
April 22nd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
On Monday night, the NFL released the 2015 regular season schedule for all 32 teams and to say the New York Giants have it rough would be a bit of an understatement. Sure, from a strength of schedule standpoint, it could be far worse as Big Blue faces only the...

New York Giants’ 2015 Preseason, Regular Season Schedules Released
April 21st, 2015 at 8:00 PM
If the start of the offseason workout program wasn't enough to get your football juices flowing, the NFL has now provided you all you should need: the complete 2015 preseason and regular season schedules. And yes, that obviously includes your New York Football Giants, who had their 2015 opponents released...

Ex-New York Giants WR Steve Smith “Struggling” to Adjust to Life After Football
April 21st, 2015 at 3:00 PM
In his very first NFL season, former USC wide receiver Steve Smith reached the ceiling of his professional career, earning a Super Bowl ring with the New York Giants. And despite his eight-reception, 63-yard regular season totals, it was his catch preceding Eli Manning's game-winning pass to Plaxico Burress that...

Giants’ Shane Vereen Will Visit White House on Thursday, Check Off “Bucket List” Item
April 21st, 2015 at 11:00 AM
For the second straight offseason, the New York Giants targeted and were successful in signing players from the team that won the Super Bowl championship. And the signing of running back Shane Vereen, who was a key part of the New England Patriots, may prove to be a very underrated...

Football Outsiders Gives New York Giants QB Eli Manning 20 “Adjusted Interceptions” for 2014
April 19th, 2015 at 10:00 AM
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning had arguably his greatest statistical season in 2014, completing 63.1% of his passes for 4,410 yards and 30 touchdowns to go along with only 14 interceptions -- a significant decrease from the 27 interceptions he had in 2013. ***PHOTO1*** Despite that, Manning was still heavily criticized...

Safety Stevie Brown Mulling Multiple Offers; New York Giants Still in Play
April 18th, 2015 at 2:00 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...

2000 NFL Re-Draft: New York Giants Select TE Bubba Franks Over RB Ron Dayne
April 18th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Back in late March, as 2015 NFL mock drafts had already begun to get stale, ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr. thought it would be interesting to take a look back on the 2009 NFL Draft and re-draft it based on what we now know about each of the players. In the...

New York Giants Will Open Preseason on August 14th Vs. Cincinnati Bengals
April 18th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
We're still a week removed from the official release of the 2015 NFL schedule, but with opponents already set -- both preseason and regular season -- some teams have already begun to announce dates and times for select games. Case in point: the Cincinnati Bengals, who on Friday announced their...

2015 NFL First-Round Mock Draft: New York Giants Select WR Amari Cooper
April 16th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
We are officially two weeks away from the 2015 NFL Draft, and after much deliberation, Giants 101 presents its final mock draft. There are some surprises -- surprises that will probably be wrong. And while we didn't mock any first-round trades -- something that's almost certainly a given -- we...

New York Giants’ Shane Vereen “Can’t Wrap Mind Around” Aaron Hernandez Murders
April 16th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
On Wednesday, former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was found guilty of the 2013 murder of his one-time "friend" Odin Lloyd -- a verdict that carries with it a mandatory life sentence without the possibility of parole. ***PHOTO1*** Following the conviction, players from around the National Football League chimed in...