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Is Impact of New York Giants’ Improved Secondary on Pass Rush Being Underestimated?
April 13th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Ahhhh, “You can never have enough pass rushers.” While true, the impact that a dominating New York Giants’ secondary can have on a defensive line shouldn’t go overlooked. An opposing quarterback still needs someone to throw to. If his receivers are covered and/or blanketed and timing is off, so is...

New York Giants’ Antrel Rolle not Worried About Expiring Contract: I Just Want to Win
April 6th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
New York Giants safety Antrel Rolle truly bleeds blue. The veteran has transformed his career in New York, taking over as one of the team's captains, and has never been shy about sharing his love for the organization. So, as he enters the final year of his contract, one is...

New Teammates Confident Eli Manning Can Lead New York Giants Back to Prominence
April 5th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
As New York Giants General Manager Jerry Reese has taken full control of his portion of the offseason, the focus on what has so far transpired has pulled some of the attention away from quarterback Eli Manning. The franchise signal-caller did have a horrible 2013 season and was much maligned...

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...

Free Agents Signing with New York Giants Because of Tom Coughlin, not in Spite of Him
March 23rd, 2014 at 7:00 AM
It was claimed when head coach Tom Coughlin first arrived in New York Giants blue that players didn’t want to play for him. Time and time again, this allegation has resurfaced. Folks shouldn’t let one or two players speak for the masses. ***PHOTO1*** Again, players took pay cuts and restructured to remain...

New York Giants’ Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie: “I Definitely Believe This is a Championship Team”
March 18th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The big news on Monday came when the New York Giants signed of Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, who is widely considered one of the most accomplished cornerbacks in the league. And not only did they beat out the Cleveland Browns for DRC, but they also beat out their cross town rivals, the...

New York Giants’ Mathias Kiwanuka Takes Pay Cut; Will Make $1.5 Million in 2014
March 17th, 2014 at 6:40 PM
With the New York Giants making a flurry of moves this weekend in landing Walter Thurmond, Quintin Demps and the biggest one, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, the team was getting close to hitting the salary cap, which is at $133 million in 2014. So to help matters, long-time veteran Mathias Kiwanuka agreed to...

Jameel McClain Views Signing with New York Giants as Chance to “Re-Create” Himself
March 15th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
With the signing of linebacker Jameel McClain now official, the newest member of the New York Giants took a few moments of his time on Friday to discuss coming to New York, his career and what he expects moving forward. And to say the very least, he sounds like a...

Chicago Bears Sign Former New York Giants Safety Ryan Mundy
March 12th, 2014 at 12:45 PM
In what was otherwise an injury-riddled season, the New York Giants actually had some depth at safety in 2013, even after losing Stevie Brown for the season during the preseason. Now that Stevie Brown is healthy and re-signed, the odd man out seems to be Ryan Mundy. Mundy signed a...

“Nothing Imminent” Between Stevie Brown & New York Giants; Ryan Mundy Unlikely to Re-Sign
March 11th, 2014 at 10:45 AM
As recently as Sunday, the New York Giants and pending free agent safety Ryan Mundy were negotiating a new deal that would keep him in blue. However, it now appears as if Mundy and the Giants will part ways, as the veteran safety is looking for more than he'd get...

Green Bay Packers TE Jermichael Finley Has “Drawn Interest” from New York Giants, Others
March 8th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Saturday marks the first day of a "legal tampering" period leading up to the official start of NFL free agency on March 11th. And although no pending free agents are able to sign on the dotted line, it usually offers a pretty good indication of what a team is planning...

Were 2013 Salary Cap Problems a Result of New York Giants Being Loyal to a Fault?
March 3rd, 2014 at 1:00 PM
To say the New York Giants had major salary cap problems in 2013 would be a bit of an understatement. And while much of that had to do with an overwhelming number of injuries to key players, it was their loyalty to said players that may have, ultimately, resulted in...

Former New York Giants Safety JoJo Nicolas Injured in Horrific Miami Beach Car Crash
February 25th, 2014 at 11:30 AM
Former New York Giants safety JoJo Nicolas was involved in a horrific two-car crash in Miami Beach on Tuesday -- a crash that sent at least one person to the hospital with serious injuries and resulted in the closure of westbound lanes on the MacArthur Causeway. After learning of the accident,...

New York Giants Unlikely to Restructure Eli Manning’s Contract During Offseason
February 21st, 2014 at 3:30 PM
After a disappointing 7-9 season in 2013, the New York Giants will likely see major changes to their roster for the 2014. With many holes to fill before next season, the Giants have some cap space to work with, but they could always use any extra room possible with contracts...

New York Giants Wednesday Morning Storylines: Multiple New York Giants Could Be Cut?
February 19th, 2014 at 6:58 AM
Happy hump day, New York Giants fans! We're midway through another week of lull, but new and rumors are slowly beginning to pick up. So sit back, enjoy your coffee and the following stories as you reach the midway point of your week. ***PHOTO1*** On the Bubble: 24 NFC Players Who Could...

Green Bay Packers Unlikely to Re-Sign Tight End Jermichael Finley: Report
February 11th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
With exactly a month to go until the March 11th start date to the free agency period, the New York Giants have slowly begun to decide which free agents they will attempt to pursue. One name that's been mostly talked about up until this point has been Green Bay Packers...

New York Giants Safety Antrel Rolle a Potential Cap Casualty?
February 9th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** Although the New York Giants are expected to be in a much better salary cap situation in 2014 -- especially given the retirement of David Diehl and the voided contracts of Corey Webster and Brandon Myers -- there are still a few players who could, potentially, be cap casualties....

Impressed with Seahawks, Antrel Rolle Says Giants’ Defense Must Raise Level of Play in 2014
February 8th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
There aren’t too many serious football fans out there today that haven’t heard the old adage, “Offense wins games, but Defense wins championships” (the actual Dave Thorson, basketball coach quote was: “No doubt -- offense sells the tickets, but defense wins the championships”). As recent as last Sunday, this rings...

New York Giants Expected to Make “Strong Push” for Jermichael Finley: Report
February 8th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
For the better part of the last week, Green Bay Packers tight end Jermichael Finley, a pending free agent, has been a hot topic in New York. And it all started with New York Giants safety Antrel Rolle attempting to "recruit" him at a Super Bowl XLVIII viewing party. "He said...

Antrel Rolle Say Giants were Forced to Simplify Defense Because It was Too Complex for Some
February 7th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants struggled mightily on both offense and Special Teams throughout 2013, and although they didn't start strong, their defense ended the season being at least a dimly lit bright spot amidst complete darkness. But, safety Antrel Rolle says, it could have been much more dominant if not...