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New York Giants Friday Morning Storylines: Atlanta Falcons, not Giants, Will Be on HBO’s Hard Knocks
June 13th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Friday, New York Giants fans! Today marks the final Organized Team Activity (OTA) practice before mandatory mini-camp next week. After that, the Giants will be off for a long 31 days prior to the start of training camp. So before we get into all of that, we offer the...

Atlanta Falcons Sign Former New York Giants TE Bear Pascoe
May 2nd, 2014 at 8:30 AM
Bear Pascoe can be officially added to the list of free agent players of the New York Giants who are now considered former Giants. ***VIDEO1*** On Thursday, Pascoe agreed to terms on a deal with the Atlanta Falcons; Pascoe himself announced the news of him signing with the Falcons on his personal...

New York Giants Co-Owner John Mara: Expanded Playoffs Unlikely for 2014
April 23rd, 2014 at 1:00 PM
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell recently implied that the league could expand playoffs by adding additional conference wildcard games as soon as the 2014 season, but that now appears to be unlikely. While speaking with Newsday on Tuesday, New York Giants co-owner and member of the NFL's Competition Committee, John Mara,...

Ex-Giant Osi Umenyiora Inducted into Troy University’s Sports Hall of Fame
April 2nd, 2014 at 10:00 AM
Former New York Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora, who is now with the Atlanta Falcons, was one of eight former student-athletes to be inducted into the Troy University Sports Hall of Fame this past Saturday night. In addition to Umenyiora, Danny Cox (baseball), Mike Griffin (men's golf), Perry Griggs (football), Ted...

New York Giants to Workout Georgia Tech DE Emmanuel Dieke
April 1st, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants will workout several NFL Draft prospects next week, and Georgia Tech defensive end Emmanuel Dieke can now be added to the list. In addition to the Atlanta Falcons (April 15th), Dieke will travel to East Rutherford to meet with the Giants on April 11th. “All it takes...

New York Giants Have Made DE Justin Tuck a Contract Offer: Report
March 8th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants have made defensive end Justin Tuck an offer on a new contract -- an offer than came prior to the "legal tampering" period that began on Saturday at noon, reports The Star Ledger. ***PHOTO1*** Although specific details on the offer remain unclear, it shows that the Giants have...

New York Giants Tuesday Morning Storylines: Osi Umenyiora not Looking to Return to Big Blue
February 11th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The lull immediately following football season is tough for even the most casual of fans, but here on this sluggish Tuesday morning in advance of yet another massive winter storm, Giants 101 has several stories and articles for you to read with your coffee. Enjoy. ***PHOTO1*** Indianapolis Colts Sign Ex-Giants Safety David...

New York Giants May Receive at Least a 5th Round Compensatory Pick: Projections
February 9th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Although no exact public formula exists for how the NFL determines compensatory picks, there is enough information available for the well-informed to make relatively accurate projections. And with a very sound resume, Craig Turner is essentially the expert compensatory pick projector. A year ago, he correctly projected picks for 24...

Former New York Giants DE Osi Umenyiora to Be Inducted into Troy Hall of Fame
January 15th, 2014 at 11:45 AM
***PHOTO1*** Former New York Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora, who is now with the Atlanta Falcons, will be one of eight former student-athletes to be inducted into the Troy University Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday, March 29th the school announced on Tuesday afternoon. In addition to Umenyiora, Danny Cox (baseball),...

New York Giants Debut at No. 12 on ESPN’s Regular Season Power Rankings
September 3rd, 2013 at 12:30 PM
On Tuesday, ESPN released their very first set of power rankings as the NFL heads into week one of the regular season. Leading the way, surprisingly, were the Seattle Seahawks and Atlanta Falcons. Meanwhile, for NFC East teams, the Washington Redskins got the top nod at No. 10. Following them...

Former New York Giants Linebacker, Keith Bulluck, Arrested for Robbery
August 25th, 2013 at 2:10 PM
Retired NFL linebacker Keith Bulluck, who played for both the Tennessee Titans and New York Giants, spent his Saturday night working the Titans-Atlanta Falcons game. However, after the game, Bulluck spent the remainder of his evening, and a part of the morning, in a cell having been arrested and charged...

Catapult Sports Adds New York Giants to Growing Client List; On-Field GPS Tracking to Be Implemented
August 14th, 2013 at 10:30 AM
The New York Giants are among a short list of the newest clients to use Catapult Sports' on-field GPS tracking service. They join the Buffalo Bills, Atlanta Falcons, Dallas Cowboys, Jacksonville Jaguars, Philadelphia Eagles and St. Louis Rams as the only seven teams in the NFL to use the product,...

New York Giants’ Adrian Tracy Determined to Become Next Osi Umenyiora
August 7th, 2013 at 12:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** Osi Umenyiora may now be with the Atlanta Falcons, but his presence is still felt by his former New York Giants teammates. None more than fourth-year defensive end Adrian Tracy, who was adorned with the nickname "Yosi" by the Chief himself due to their vast similarities in size and...

Former Giants RB Brandon Jacobs Has Sharp Words for Fan as Anger Continues Over Zimmerman Verdict
July 14th, 2013 at 8:45 AM
Only hours after New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz tweeted that the "hood will catch up to" George Zimmerman following a not guilty verdict in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, former Big Blue running back Brandon Jacobs went on an angry rant of his own. ***PHOTO1*** Jacobs' rant, which...

New York Giants’ Dave Merritt on Run Defense: “We Have to Get Better”
June 10th, 2013 at 6:45 AM
It doesn't take an in-depth statistical analysis to figure out the New York Giants run defense was atrocious in 2012. Down the final stretch of the season, the Giants were dominated at the line of scrimmage and made it impossible for the team to stay competitive in several crucial matchups....

Former New York Giants Head Coach Bill Parcells Ranked 11th Best Coach of All-Time
June 1st, 2013 at 3:30 PM
Throughout his long, illustrious coaching career, Bill Parcells made his way around the NFL to coach the New England Patriots, New York Jets and Dallas Cowboys, arguably the New York Giants three most significant rivals. However, without his initial 11-year stint as Big Blue's head coach, Parcells would never have risen...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Says “It’s Going to Be Hard” to Play Without Osi Umenyiora
May 1st, 2013 at 6:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Giants have a long, illustrious history of drafting dominant defensive ends and maintaining one of the NFL's most feared pass rushing units. It began in the 1981 NFL Draft with the selection of Lawrence Taylor and continued with the additions of Leonard Marshall, Carl Banks, Jesse...

Former New York Giants: Plaxico Burress Forced to Auction Off House; Brandon Jacobs’ Career Over?
April 3rd, 2013 at 10:45 AM
Several key players from the New York Giants 2007 Super Bowl winning team have recently found themselves in the news for unfortunate reasons. ***PHOTO1*** Former Giants' star receiver Plaxico Burress went from catching the game winning touchdown pass in Super Bowl 42 six years ago to now being forced to auction off...

Osi Umenyiora Previously Turned Down Three-Year, $18 Million Offer from New York Giants
April 1st, 2013 at 3:45 PM
***PHOTO1*** The minute Osi Umenyiora signed a restructured contract that raised his 2012 salary and added a voidable year to his contract, it was clear that his days as a member of the New York Giants were numbered. After a disappointing six sack campaign in 2012, the two sides showed...

Osi Umenyiora Hopes to Continue Relationship with New York Giants GM Jerry Reese After Retirement
March 29th, 2013 at 4:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** Osi Umenyiora didn't always see eye-to-eye with New York Giants General Manager Jerry Reese during his time in New York, but the Chief made it clear he has great respect for him. During Umenyiora's first press conference in Atlanta, Osi gave Reese credit for helping him land in his...