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Former New York Giants CB Aaron Ross Worked Out for Detroit Lions on Tuesday
April 9th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
After a year away from the team, Aaron Ross returned to the New York Giants last offseason on a one-year deal for the 2013 season, but most of his season was spent on season-ending injured reserve with a back injury. Ross has already said that he doesn't want to retire and...

New York Giants Closing in on Deal with Chicago Bears CB Zack Bowman: Report
March 21st, 2014 at 6:00 PM
The New York Giants have already addressed their depleted secondary from a season ago by signing players like Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and Walter Thurmond. They're about to add another name to the mix of their bolstered secondary. Jeff Dickerson of ESPN Chicago has reported that the Giants are closing on a deal...

Ex-Giant Derrick Ward: Big Blue Never Signs Back Free Agent Players Who Got Injured for Them
March 19th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Shortly after defensive end Justin Tuck signed with the Oakland Raiders, retired running back Derrick Ward, who once called New York home, took to Twitter and struck a nerve with fans when he suggested General Manager Jerry Reese & Co. never sign back their own free agent players who "got...

New York Giants Meet with CB Tracy Porter; Reportedly Release Linebacker Marcus Dowtin
March 12th, 2014 at 6:58 AM
With the New York Giants missing out on several options to upgrade their secondary on the very first day of free agency, they are exploring other options on the second day of free agency. Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network has reported that the Giants had in veteran cornerback Tracy Porter...

With a Need at Wide Receiver, Might Some Former New York Giants Find Their Way Back to the Team?
March 6th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
In the past, when General Manager Jerry Reese let a player walk or released them outright, there was never any looking back. But that changed a year ago when the New York Giants not only brought back cornerback Aaron Ross, but running back Brandon Jacobs as well. And now, will...

New York Giants, Trumaine McBride Have not Yet Talked Contract; Cornerback Will Become Free Agent
March 4th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
The New York Giants have made it abundantly clear that re-signing linebacker Jon Beason is their primary offseason priority. All remaining 20+ pending free agents have been placed firmly on the back-burner with little or not contact between the two sides -- that include cornerback Trumaine McBride, who has not...

New York Giants’ Corey Webster, Aaron Ross Won’t Retire; Will Look to Play in 2014
February 26th, 2014 at 3:55 PM
The New York Giants' secondary was already guaranteed to have a massive makeover from a year ago when the team voided the contract of long-time veteran Corey Webster, thus making him a free agent. There was some speculation on Webster retiring this offseason after dealing with a heavily-injured 2013 campaign in...

New York Giants Who Ended 2013 on Injured Reserve: Who Should Stay and Who Should Go?
January 25th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Depending upon how prior health-related statements are interpreted and players rehabilitate from their injuries, going with younger and less injury-prone players has become the New York Giants' way. Well, it also depends upon if the player can not only contribute outright to the team, but if their salary is conducive...

Are New York Giants Really Facing a Rebuild or Just a Refinement: Part II, Defense
January 11th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Most agreed that the offensive side of the ball for the New York Giants was more of a rebuild -- mostly due to the offensive line and integral parts like tight end and running back still being a question mark. How about the defensive side? When we left off, we...

New York Giants Co-Owner John Mara Wants to See Better Selections in Middle Rounds of NFL Draft
January 10th, 2014 at 6:56 AM
The best way to compete in today's NFL is to have quality drafts and sprinkle in free agent signings to fill the remaining holes. When Jerry Reese first took over as General Manager of the New York Giants, he had a great draft in 2007. A draft that included immediate...

New York Giants’ Injuries Taking Toll on “Next Man Up” Attitude
November 30th, 2013 at 11:00 AM
At last official count, the number of New York Giants players on Injured Reserve (IR) is at nine, but that doesn’t begin to tell the story of team injuries. Even through a winless portion of the season, the team didn’t use this fact as a crutch for their woes, easy...

New York Giants’ Perry Fewell: Trumaine McBride is a Starter; It’s His Job to Lose
November 8th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
With the injuries to the New York Giants secondary this season, it has forced guys like Trumaine McBride and Charles James into larger roles with the defense and extended playing time, especially with Corey Webster dealing with nagging injuries all year and Aaron Ross being put on season-ending injured reserve...

New York Giants Place Aaron Ross on IR, Activate Will Hill & Make Two Other Moves
October 5th, 2013 at 4:14 PM
The New York Giants have already been decimated by injuries and it has only gotten worse for them on Saturday on the eve of their Week 5 matchup with the Philadelphia Eagles as veteran cornerback Aaron Ross has been placed on season-ending injured reserve with a back injury. Kimberly Jones of...

New York Giants Sign Charles James to 53-man Roster; Will Play Vs. Philadelphia Eagles
October 5th, 2013 at 12:12 PM
In a span of a week, the New York Giants secondary has been decimated by injuries and will be playing without a few key players on Sunday when they face off against the Philadelphia Eagles. Corey Webster is listed as doubtful and likely won't play for the team for the third...

New York Giants Need a Boost from the “Next Men Up”
October 5th, 2013 at 9:30 AM
Up until the fourth quarter of week 4’s game versus the Kansas City Chiefs, the New York Football Giants were in it. Then again, like prior weeks, the wheels fell off of any containment and another deflating loss ensued. Some out there do continue to find lone bright spots (not...

New York Giants List Six Players Out in Week 5 Injury Report Vs. Philadelphia Eagles
October 4th, 2013 at 4:11 PM
The New York Giants have released their injury report on Friday for their crucial Week 5 showdown at MetLife Stadium against the Philadelphia Eagles, which is at follows, as Giants.com reported: OUT: David Baas, C, Neck Jayron Hosley, CB, Hamstring Linval Joseph, DT, Ankle/Knee Adrien Robinson, TE, Foot (Injured Reserve) Aaron Ross, CB, Back Chris Snee, G,...

Giants List Nearly 30% of Team on Injury Report & More from Afternoon Tea with Tom Coughlin
October 2nd, 2013 at 11:15 AM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin took the podium for his Wednesday press conference in a surprisingly good mood for being 0-4. Unfortunately, it was immediately put to the test when discussing the incredibly large number of injured players (an injury report that could, possibly, be the largest in...

Corey Webster Out for New York Giants; Josh Thomas Out for Carolina Panthers
September 22nd, 2013 at 7:15 AM
When the final injury reports came out on Friday, both the New York Giants and Carolina Panthers were still hopeful their cornerbacks could somehow play in the game on Sunday. However, as a Saturday rolled around, Corey Webster (hip) was ruled out for the Giants, while Josh Thomas (concussion) was...

New York Giants’ Aaron Ross: I’m Unsure of My Role on Team, but Ready to Go When Called
September 20th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
One of the things forgotten about in the New York Giants' 41-23 loss to the Denver Broncos was the absence of Aaron Ross on the field for the team's defense. Ross was by no means hurt in any way and for most of the summer and regular season, has been very...

New York Giants’ Terrell Thomas Officially Named Starting Slot Corner on Defense
September 13th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
Terrell Thomas was just hoping to get back into the NFL and get back onto the field for the New York Giants after spending the last two years recovering from two consecutive ACL tears and surgeries, which cost him the 2011 and 2012 seasons. ***PHOTO1*** This past Sunday, Thomas played in his...