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Potential New York Giants Free Agent Target: Safety, Dwight Lowery
March 22nd, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Now nearing the end of March, the New York Giants have not yet addressed what many believe to be the most significant problem facing the team: a lack of depth and veteran leadership at the safety position. ***PHOTO1*** Antrel Rolle is now with the Chicago Bears, negotiations with Stevie Brown are crawling...

New York Giants Have Shown “Significant Interest” in RB Shane Vereen
March 10th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
The New York Giants have made it no secret that they'll be looking for a veteran change-of-pace back this offseason, with their early interests centering around Roy Helu (Washington Redskins) and Antone Smith (Atlanta Falcons). And while those two options may still be on the table, a report surfaced on...

New York Giants Inquire About Roy Helu, Antone Smith: Report
March 8th, 2015 at 5:45 PM
Since the onset of the "legal tampering" period on Saturday, the New York Giants have reached out to a number of defensive free agents, including safety Devin McCourty (New England Patriots) and defensive end Jeff Hughes (Buffalo Bills). However, per reports, precious few of them have been to offensive players,...

Osi Umenyiora Wants to Retire as a Member of the New York Giants
February 25th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
It seems as though quite some time has passed since the days of the destructive New York Giants pass rush that dominated Tom Brady and many other future Hall of Famers on its way to two Super Bowl titles. With Michael Strahan and Justin Tuck gone, the Giants have relied...

Atlanta Falcons Keeping Close Eye on New York Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul
February 21st, 2015 at 2:55 PM
The New York Giants have not yet begun discussions with defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul regarding a long-term contract, and at least one team -- the Atlanta Falcons -- are keeping a close on whether or not those talks begin/advance. ***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the Falcons are currently in a waiting...

A New York Giants, Osi Umenyiora Reunion Possible?
February 19th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants are not a team that generally recycles or goes back to the well very often, but in recent years we've seen it happen with the likes of running back Brandon Jacobs, wide receiver Mario Manningham and linebacker Chase Blackburn. ***PHOTO1*** Now, with several pressing need headed into free...

Potential New York Giants Free Agent Target: Running Back, Jacquizz Rodgers
February 17th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants have several pressing needs heading into free agency and the NFL Draft, including along their offensive line, defensive line, at linebacker and safety. Despite that, the team is still expected to pursue a true change-of-pace running back to help compliment Rashad Jennings and Andre Williams next...

New York Giants Monday Morning Storylines: Big Blue Wants Another Odell Beckham Jr-Like Pick
February 16th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Monday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to the start of the franchise/transition tag window and the first week of the NFL Combine. Things are bound to pick up over the next several weeks before once again falling back into the NFL lull, so enjoy it while you can. ***PHOTO1*** In...

New York Giants Tied for 20th Most Difficult Schedule in 2015
February 14th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants have been hit with some rather difficult schedules in recent years, but following a 6-10 finish in 2014, that is now poised to change. And with home/away opponents having already been determined for the 2015 regular season, strength of schedule has officially been calculated for next...

Matthew Stafford, Matt Ryan Impressed with New York Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr.
January 25th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. spent the vast majority of his rookie campaign embarrassing his opponents and impressing the masses that make up NFL Nation. But even now, with the regular season in the rearview mirror, Beckham Jr. is drawing praise from his peers with each passing...

New York Giants’ 2015 Home and Away Opponents Officially Set
December 29th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
With the 2014 NFL regular season now over, home and away opponents for the 2015 regular season have been officially set. And while the schedule itself will not be released for quite some time, we can take an early look at who Big Blue will face next season. ***PHOTO1*** 2015 Home Opponents: Dallas...

Jason Pierre-Paul Wants New York Giants to Play Four Full Quarters, Finish Season Strong
December 6th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has graduated from making promises and guarantees, instead saying on Friday that the goals for the final quarter of the season are simple: play all four quarters in each game and finish the year strong. ***PHOTO1*** "Win the game. At least win one game," Pierre-Paul...

New York Giants Aren’t Just Losing, but are Being Blown Out with Regularity
November 10th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Sunday's 38-17 loss to the Seattle Seahawks marked the fourth time the New York Giants have lost by 14 or more points this season. It also marked the sixth time (all six losses) they have been defeated by 10 or more points this season. ***PHOTO1*** If those statistics weren't bad enough, then...

New York Giants Must Embrace “Next Man up” Mentality as They Head into Philadelphia
October 12th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Two of the main concerns the New York Giants have to deal with and work around for Sunday's all-important game against the Philadelphia Eagles will be the absences of running back Rashad Jennings and linebacker Spencer Paysinger. ***PHOTO1*** Both players went down in last Sunday's 30-20 win over the Atlanta Falcons. Jennings...

Jon Beason Likely to Return for New York Giants on Sunday Vs. Philadelphia Eagles
October 10th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
It's been almost a month since the New York Giants have seen Jon Beason on the field for them, as he has missed the last three weeks due to a re-aggravation his foot/toe injury from the initial injury he suffered back in June during the team's OTA's. ***PHOTO1*** Some thought he could...

Giants’ Eli Manning to Odell Beckham: Stay Humble, We’ve Got a Lot of Work to Do
October 7th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
In his 10 years as the starting quarterback of the New York Giants, Eli Manning has seen quite a few wide receivers come and go from the team. ***PHOTO1*** From Amani Toomer to Plaxico Burress to Hakeem Nicks, Mario Manningham, Steve Smith and Victor Cruz, Manning has had a lot of different...

Poor Eli Manning: 2014 NFL Regular Season Week 5
October 7th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
"Poor Eli Manning” is a compilation of quotes by both the media and fans about New York Giants quarterback and Super Bowl XLII & XLVI MVP Eli Manning. Despite his success, negativity and doubt have followed Peyton’s younger brother since the moment he was traded from the San Diego Chargers to...

New York Giants Add Jayron Hosley to 53-Man Roster; Waive Julian Talley, Chandler Fenner
October 6th, 2014 at 5:35 PM
The New York Giants announced on Monday that they have activated cornerback Jayron Hosley from the Reserve/Suspended list and in corresponding roster moves, have released wide receiver Julian Talley and cornerback Chandler Fenner. ***PHOTO1*** Hosley was originally suspended back in early June for violating the league's substance-abuse policy, and shortly after it...

Giants’ Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Dealing with Leg/Ankle Injury; Feels He Can Play Through Pain
October 6th, 2014 at 4:15 PM
During Sunday's 30-20 win for the New York Giants over the Atlanta Falcons, starting cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie left the game while dealing with an ankle issue. As it turns out, it's much more than just an ankle issue. ***PHOTO1*** Giants head coach Tom Coughlin told the media on Monday that Rodgers-Cromartie has...

New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings Suffered MCL Sprain Against Falcons; Won’t Require Surgery
October 6th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The MRI results are in for New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings and they're not great, but they certainly could have been much worse. The good news is that there's been no damage to his ACL or meniscus, but the bad news is that he did suffer a sprained...