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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...

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...

Giants’ Eric Herman Suspended 4 Games for Violating NFL’s Performance-Enhancing Drugs Policy
August 8th, 2014 at 1:15 PM
New York Giants offensive lineman Eric Herman will join a long list of Giants who have recently been suspended for one reason or another, as he's now been hit with a four-game ban for violating the league's performance-enhancing drugs policy. ***VIDEO1*** "The NFL requires a therapeutic use exemption (TUE) for permission to...

New York Giants’ David Wilson to Miss Remainder of Week’s Practice; Will Meet Surgeon for Evaluation
July 30th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
Running back David Wilson and the New York Giants simply can not catch a break. ***VIDEO1*** Wilson, who was just medically cleared to compete at training camp after undergoing neck surgery this past year after suffering from a spinal stenosis injury in Week 5 against the Philadelphia Eagles and missed most of...

2014 New York Giants Training Camp Preview: Running Backs
July 14th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
With the offseason workout program now a thing of the past and the official start to training camp coming up on July 21st (report date and physicals), it's time to look ahead to each positional battle and how they will ultimately shape the New York Giants' final 53-man roster. Today...

Ex-Cowboys Executive Gil Brandt: Andre Williams Can Have Major Impact for New York Giants in 2014
June 10th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants running game was seen a major weakness in 2013 and one that was a bit of a carousel of personnel due to injuries, which may have lead to the unproductiveness at the position. ***VIDEO1*** Gone are Andre Brown, Da'Rel Scott and Brandon Jacobs; who have left via free...

Jayron Hosley Apologizes to Giants Management, Teammates & Fans; Has Been in Drug Counseling
June 5th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Like Will Hill before him, New York Giants cornerback Jayron Hosley wasted no time in facing the music over his recent four-game suspension for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy. He stepped up to the microphone on Thursday and, unprompted, offered an apology to management, his teammates and the fans. ***VIDEO1*** "I want...

Ahmad Bradshaw Sympathizes with Hakeem Nicks Over New York Giants’ Way of Doing Business
April 26th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants are not shy about letting aging players walk in free agency or cutting them outright. In recent years they've done it with Brandon Jacobs, Ahmad Bradshaw, Osi Umenyiora, Chase Blackburn and, only a few short weeks ago, both Hakeem Nicks and Justin Tuck. ***VIDEO1*** It's a tough part...

Eli Manning Envisions New York Giants’ Offense Looking Similar to Green Bay Packers
April 23rd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
When New York Giants co-owner John Mara referred to the offense as "broken" following their terrible performance in the 2013 season, it was clear change was coming to the entire unit. ***VIDEO1*** Gone from last year's team is Hakeem Nicks, Brandon Myers, Kevin Boothe, David Baas and Andre Brown, plus the retirements...

New York Giants Thursday Morning Storylines: Losing Andre Brown Leaves Hole in Backfield
April 10th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The preseason schedule being announced on Wednesday led to a brief moment of excitement for New York Giants fans, but we're now back to the late free agency, pre-draft lull that we had been dreading for weeks. But fear not! We have some solid storylines this morning, so sit back...

Giants Wednesday Morning Storylines: Big Blue Fights to Keep Memorabilia Suit in Federal Court
April 9th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Hump Day, New York Giants fans! Tuesday brought about another relatively quiet and calm day -- the calm before the storm as it were. And although there are a few potentially large stories on tap for today, let us first take a look at some Wednesday morning storylines. Grab...

Houston Texans Sign Former New York Giants RB Andre Brown to One-Year Deal
April 7th, 2014 at 5:15 PM
Andre Brown had been on the free agent market for well over a month and some fans had wondered with him being available on the market longer if he would make a return to the team. On Monday, any speculation of that possibility ended. ***PHOTO1*** Brown agreed to a one-year, $645,000 deal...

New York Giants RB Andre Brown to Meet with Houston Texans on Monday
April 7th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Free agency hasn't been too kind to running back Andre Brown (New York Giants), who has received little interest from around the league despite an early visit with the Oakland Raiders. However, that is poised to change on Monday when the former fourth-round pick (2009) meets with the Houston Texans. With...

Will Hill Heads New York Giants’ List of “Performance-Based Pay” for 2013
March 26th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
On Monday, the NFL released the names and amounts for every player league-wide who received "performance-based pay" as a result of their playing time and salary in 2013. ***PHOTO1*** The system, which has been in place as part of the Collective Bargaining Agreement since 2002, weighs the aforementioned playing time with base...

New York Giants OL Kevin Boothe Visiting Oakland Raiders on Monday
March 17th, 2014 at 10:29 AM
The Oakland Raiders will continue their attempted purging of New York Giants' free agents on Monday as they're schedule to meet with offensive lineman Kevin Boothe. Previously, the team has also met with running back Andre Brown, cornerback Terrell Thomas and defensive end Justin Tuck, whom they subsequently signed to...

New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings May Be Ideal Solution at Running Back
March 14th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
As the first wave of free agency began Tuesday, the New York Giants made three quick acquisitions to address two key weaknesses coming into the 2014 season. The Giants bolstered their offensive line with the signing of Geoff Schwarz and their running game by agreeing to terms with Rashad Jennings....

Oakland Raiders Sign Justin Tuck to Two-Year, $11 Million Deal
March 13th, 2014 at 3:04 PM
The New York Giants have lost defensive captain Justin Tuck. The long-time member of Big Blue has agreed to a two-year, $11 million deal with the Oakland Raiders. ***PHOTO1*** "What a strange free agency. Just when you think you can't be surprised anymore, you see something that truly surprises you," Osi Umenyiora...

New York Giants CB Terrell Thomas, RB Andre Brown Also Visiting with Oakland Raiders
March 12th, 2014 at 1:45 PM
The Oakland Raiders are hosting a bunch of the New York Giants players on Wednesday; as they have running back Andre Brown and defensive end Justin Tuck in for a visit. The Raiders have now added a third name to their interest of Giants free agents, as Adam Schefter of ESPN...

Oakland Raiders Interested in New York Giants RB Andre Brown
March 12th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
The New York Giants decided to drastically alter their running back situation for the 2014 season when they re-signed Peyton Hillis and, on Wednesday, will wrap up their deal with newly acquired back Rashard Jennings from the Oakland Raiders. Plus, pending his health, they also have David Wilson, who is...

Potential New York Giants Free Agent Target: Ben Tate, RB
March 9th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
Most fans of the New York Giants have already heard the name Ben Tate when it comes to free agency considering he's been one of the most talked about names mentioned for the last two months. The 25-year-old running back put on the best possible audition possible for himself in 2013...