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New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings Dedicated 176-Yard Performance to Double-Amputee Father
September 22nd, 2014 at 2:55 PM
Last week, fans were all over Rashad Jennings' case for the costly fumble in the New York Giants 25-14 loss to the Arizona Cardinals at MetLife Stadium. ***PHOTO1*** A week later, knowing he needed a much better performance this time around against the Houston Texans, Jennings silenced those critics with the best...

Despite Improvements, New York Giants Offense Still Needs Some Work
September 17th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Let's get to numbers right off the bat here. In the first two games of the season, the New York Giants have combined for 134 rushing yards, which amounts to 67 rushing yards per game. That rushing total ranks the Giants at 29th in the NFL. As the rushing attack...

New York Giants by the Fantasy Numbers: Week 2
September 17th, 2014 at 6:00 AM
Each week this season, Giants 101 will do a postgame analysis by examining each fantasy points leader for the New York Giants at their respective positions. These accumulated points are based on the fantasy point grid used on NFL.com. ***PHOTO1*** QB Eli Manning: 15.58 Points Last Week: 6.52 Points A lot of credit has...

Rashad Jennings Takes Blame for Fumble; Admits He Costs Giants a Touchdown in Loss to Cardinals
September 15th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants were down 22-14 late in the game and had a chance to potentially tie the game with less than five minutes to go while on the Arizona Cardinals 17-yard line. ***PHOTO1*** Eli Manning threw a pass to Rashad Jennings who made a two-yard gain, but when he went...

New York Giants: 3 Realities Fans Must Accept Following 35-14 Loss to Detroit Lions
September 9th, 2014 at 10:55 AM
Week 1 of the 2014 regular season has come and gone, but for the New York Giants and their fans, it seems eerily similar to Week 1 of the 2013 season. And while anything can change over the course of the next 16 weeks, there's no denying that Big Blue...

Bob Papa: New York Giants Will Need to Rely on Running Game as Passing Game Develops
September 8th, 2014 at 12:55 PM
This past weekend, long-time New York Giants broadcaster Bob Papa expressed his views about the future and potential of the Giants for the 2014 season. ***PHOTO1*** "One of the battle cries of head coach Tom Coughlin from really last year's draft moving forward was for this team to be more physical at...

ESPN Analysts Unanimously Predict Detroit Lions to Defeat New York Giants
September 6th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Many questions have been raised by NFL analysts about the New York Giants and their status as big time contenders in the NFL. And many questions have also been raised about Eli Manning's stature as one of the greatest quarterbacks to put on a Giants uniform, let alone in NFL...

Workout Warrior, Rashad Jennings, Ready to Carry Load for New York Giants
September 5th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
New York Giants starting running back Rashad Jennings, who is widely known as a workout warrior recently shared some of his workout secrets during a segment for NFL Up powered by Gatorade. ***PHOTO1*** "I was a little snot nosed, overweight fat kid. Dorky, glasses, asthma with a .6 GPA average at one...

New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings Prepared for Emotional Monday Night Football Debut
September 5th, 2014 at 10:55 AM
For most players on the New York Giants like Eli Manning, Victor Cruz and other veterans of the team, Monday night's regular season opener against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field might seem like just another typical game for them. ***PHOTO1*** But for Rashad Jennings, there's major significant meaning for him, as...

Former Giants OC Kevin Gilbride Speaks Highly of Eli Manning, Team’s Current Running Backs
September 3rd, 2014 at 8:55 AM
After spending seven years as the team's offensive coordinator, this is the first year that Kevin Gilbride is spending away from the New York Giants and from the NFL after announcing his retirement from the league in the winter. ***PHOTO1*** Gilbride avoided getting fired by Giants co-owner John Mara after he called...

New York Giants’ Peyton Hillis Approaching Final Preseason Game with a Rookie’s Mindset
August 28th, 2014 at 8:55 AM
Ask any New York Giants fan who they would like to see Big Blue keep as their week one running backs, and you may hear a series of different answers. But despite running back Peyton Hillis being injured since August 6th, there are still many fans that would like to...

New York Jets Still Talking About New York Giants; Sheldon Richardson Calls Andre Williams “Scared”
August 27th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The 2014 MetLife Bowl is now nothing more than a mere memory, and although the Snoopy Trophy currently resides at the New York Giants facilities in East Rutherford, New Jersey, the scorned New York Jets aren't done talking just yet. ***PHOTO1*** After a full week of relentless chatter leading up to the...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Encouraged by the “Progress” on Offense
August 23rd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
It may not have been too pretty out of the gate, but the new-look New York Giants offense finally showed a little something during the final 2:00 of the first half on Friday night against the New York Jets, as they proceeded to drive the ball 91-yards down the field,...

New York Giants’ Andre Williams Gets Last Laugh After Week of Exchanging Barbs with Rex Ryan
August 23rd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Coming into Friday night's annual MetLife Bowl, New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan had taken very specific aim at New York Giants running back Andre Williams, saying the last time he had seen him, he was being "smoked by Clemson" and implying his defense would specifically target Williams on...

Andre Williams’ 4th Quarter Go-Ahead Touchdown Leads New York Giants to 35-24 Win Over Jets
August 22nd, 2014 at 11:16 PM
For over a year, Snoopy was held captive by the New York Jets. After Friday night, he'll find himself on the right side of things following the latest preseason meeting between the New York Giants and the Jets. ***PHOTO1*** The Snoopy we're referring to is the Snoopy trophy the winning team gets...

New York Giants’ Andre Williams Responds to Unprovoked Comments of Jets’ Rex Ryan
August 21st, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Earlier in the week, Andre Williams made a public statement about how the New York Giants were the team of New York as opposed to the New York Jets, the team they will see on Friday night when the two clash in the annual preseason MetLife Bowl game. ***PHOTO1*** When Jets head...

New York Jets’ Rex Ryan Takes Unprovoked Shot at Giants RB Andre Williams
August 20th, 2014 at 4:00 PM
The rivalry between the New York Giants and New York Jets in general tends to get rather chippy, especially when the two teams meat annually in their preseason MetLife Bowl game. ***PHOTO1*** The rivalry and public shots through the media continued this week, as New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan decided...

David Wilson Hoping to Return to Track and Field Following Premature End to NFL Career
August 17th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
One-time New York Giants first-round pick, David Wilson, may have seen his NFL career cut short due to multiple neck injuries and genetic spinal stenosis, but that does not necessarily mean his entire athletic career has also gone out the window. And while he can't take the risk of absorbing...

New York Giants’ Offense a Work-In-Progress for Passers, a Potential Paradise for Runners
August 17th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
There is significant irony for the New York Giants after three preseason games. We have seen quarterback Eli Manning experience tremendous growing pains while adjusting to this new style of offense that Ben McAdoo is attempting to install here in New York. And while there are two more preseason games...

New York Giants’ Peyton Hillis Expecting to Return to Practice on Monday
August 15th, 2014 at 12:55 PM
Peyton Hillis has been out for the New York Giants for the last week due to a foot and ankle injury and will keep him out again on Saturday when the team plays against the Indianapolis Colts. ***PHOTO1*** Hillis though, is starting to feel better from the injuries and told reporters during...