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Fueled by Odell Beckham Jr.’s Catch, NFL May Change Policy on Gloves
August 31st, 2015 at 11:00 AM
When New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. reached up and pulled down a one-handed touchdown against the Dallas Cowboys a season ago, he was immediately propelled into the international spotlight. It was, arguably (and almost certainly), the single greatest catch in NFL history. ***PHOTO1*** However, nearly a year later, "The...

Osi Umenyiora Officially Retires as a Member of New York Giants Despite Interest from Jets
August 26th, 2015 at 12:52 PM
Defensive end Osi Umenyiora has made it official -- his playing days in the National Football League are now over and he's onto his second career as a member of NFL International, where he'll travel to London as part of the NFL's ongoing attempt to expand their brand globally. ***PHOTO1*** But that's...

Justin Tuck on Osi Umenyiora Retiring a Giant: “It’s How It Should Be”
August 26th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
On Wednesday afternoon, defensive end Osi Umenyiora will officially call it a career, signing a one-day contract with the New York Giants before formally announcing his retirement from the NFL. And while many believe he could continue to play if he desired to do so, his former teammate, Oakland Raiders...

New York Giants not Completely Out of the Running for OT Jake Long
July 30th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
When the New York Giants first met with free agent offensive tackle Jake Long in late May, he still had a ways to go as he recovered from a second torn ACL. Ultimately, the Giants let him walk, but were sure to keep a careful eye on him in the...

New York Giants Have Second Visit with OT Jake Long, Who Medically “Checks Out”
July 29th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Shortly after starting left tackle Will Beatty suffered a torn pectoral muscle while lifting weights, the New York Giants met with free agent offensive lineman Jake Long, who is coming off of a second ACL tear. ***PHOTO1*** The visit was straight and to the point -- the Giants knew he was still...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr., Victor Cruz Appear in Funny Fantasy Football Ad: Video
July 28th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
As it turns out, New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning isn't the only guy doing commercials these days. It also turns out that he's not the only member of Big Blue with some comedic bones in his body. ***PHOTO1*** On Monday, a new ad for Fantasy Football on NFL.com was released featuring...

Adam Schefter: New York Giants Should Sign DE Osi Umenyiora
July 27th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
There are a lot of question marks currently surrounding the New York Giants and their defensive linemen -- particularly their pass rushing defensive ends. And those questions became even murkier when Jason Pierre-Paul suffered a severe hand injury during a July 4th fireworks accident that ultimately cost him his right...

Atlanta Falcons’ O’Brien Schofield Uses New York Giants’ 2014 Snub as Motivation
July 21st, 2015 at 9:00 AM
In March of 2014, the New York Giants shockingly agreed to a two-year, $8 million deal with linebacker O'Brien Schofield. The near-signing was immediately met with skepticism and criticism from fans and media experts alike, but as fate would have it, the deal would ultimately fall through. ***PHOTO1*** For Schofield, he watched...

‘Hard Knocks’ Star Donte Rumph Invited to New York Giants Rookie Mini-Camp
May 7th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
After being embarrassed on the television show "Hark Knocks" last year, NFL free agent defensive lineman Donte Rumph is getting another shot, this time with the New York Giants. ***PHOTO1*** Rumph was last seen on the popular training camp television show's previous season as a member of the Atlanta Falcons. He was...

A Look at the Schedule: Can New York Giants Reach the Playoffs?
May 7th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
After a disappointing 2014 season, the New York Giants will be looking to return to the playoffs in 2015. Many have stated that Big Blue were the best team to finish with a losing record last season, and they are expected to improve significantly this year. They were dealt a...