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John Harbaugh on Giants LB Jameel McClain: They Got a Smart, Physical Player; Serve as Mentor
March 27th, 2014 at 3:20 PM
The New York Giants helped their eighth-ranked defense of a season ago when they re-signed Jon Beason to a three-year deal, but they also gave Beason some help in the linebacker group when they added Jameel McClain from the Baltimore Ravens on a two-year deal. ***PHOTO1*** McClain dealt with some injuries last...

After Missing Out on Jacoby Jones, New York Giants Turn Attention to Ted Ginn Jr.
March 13th, 2014 at 10:55 AM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Giants met with wide receiver/kicker returner Jacoby Jones earlier this week, but he ultimately decided to re-sign with the Baltimore Ravens. As such, it has forced the Giants to turn their attention elsewhere, and The Star-Ledger is now reporting that Big Blue has set their sights...

New York Giants Will Meet with Wide Receiver Jacoby Jones on Wednesday
March 11th, 2014 at 5:50 PM
The New York Giants will continue their search for quality free agents well beyond Tuesday, having already scheduled a visit with free agent wide receiver Jacoby Jones (Baltimore Ravens) for Wednesday. ***PHOTO1*** Despite the visit to New York, Jones is still heavily involved in contract negotiations with the Ravens. However, Baltimore is...

Linebacker Jameel McClain Remains an Option for New York Giants
March 9th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
Early this week, the New York Giants met with linebacker Jameel McClain, who had previously been released by the Baltimore Ravens. And although the meeting came and went without a signed contract, The Star-Ledger is reporting that the "door is still open" for McClain to sign with Big Blue. ***PHOTO1*** The door...

New York Giants Have Expressed Interest in CB Alterraun Verner, DE/DT Arthur Jones
March 9th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
It did not take long for the New York Giants to let some of their free agent interests be known. And mere hours after the "legal tampering" period began in the NFL, Big Blue had inquired about Tennessee Titans cornerback Alterraun Verner and Baltimore Ravens defensive end/defensive tackle Arthur Jones. ***PHOTO1*** Their...

New York Giants Have Sixth-Easiest 2014 Schedule Based on Winning Percentage
February 20th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
As we await the frenzy that is free agency, a second glance at the New York Giants' 2014 opponents revealed that the Giants may have an easier road to the playoffs in 2014 than in recent seasons. ***PHOTO1*** According to researchers at ESPN, the Giants have the sixth-easiest schedule in 2014. Based...

Ex-Giant Sam Garnes Has Clear Message for Denver Broncos: We’re not Here on Vacation
January 29th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
In their history, the New York Giants are 4-1 in the Super Bowl. Their sole loss came following the 2000 season when they were defeated (see: manhandled) by the Baltimore Ravens in Super Bowl XXXV. And for former Giants safety Sam Garnes, who is now the assistant secondary coach for...

Ex-Giants DT Chris Canty Hosting Champion’s Edition Super Bowl Celebration on Jan. 30th
January 28th, 2014 at 4:00 PM
Baltimore Ravens defensive lineman Chris Canty, formerly of the New York Giants, will make his return to New York City on Thursday, January 30th to host a Champion's Edition Super Bowl Celebration that will benefit the Chris Canty Foundation. The event, which will be held at 48 Lounge (1221 Avenue...

New York Giants’ Justin Tuck Cleared to Wear Elaborate Face Mask for Medical Reasons
August 10th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
Indianapolis Colts linebacker Robert Mathis and Arizona Cardinals defensive lineman Darnell Dockett have both been informed by the NFL that they will not be permitted to wear their new and elaborate facemasks during the 2013 season. But New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck will. NFL spokesman Brian McCarthy said on...

Vonta Leach Likely to Re-Sign with Baltimore Ravens: Report
July 26th, 2013 at 7:50 AM
Fullback Vonta Leach has remained a free agent longer than many expected, and that has led to a lingering hope that he would take less money to sign with the New York Giants. However, Dave Hutchinson of The Star-Ledger is reporting that's not likely to happen and, instead, that Leach...

New York Giants Have Made Standing Offer to Fullback Vonta Leach
July 20th, 2013 at 1:00 PM
Since the moment he was released by the Baltimore Ravens in mid-June, the New York Giants have, in one way or another, been connected to fullback Vonta Leach. In fact, it's a relatively normal song and dance between the two dating all the way back to 2006 season when the...

New York Giants One of Eight NFL Teams That Will Put Player Medical Records Online in 2013
July 18th, 2013 at 10:30 AM
The NFL will introduce a new pilot program this season which would put an athlete's entire medical history online so that team physicians would be able to have it readily available should they need it. Eight teams, including the New York Giants, will take part in this program. The information, which...

Former New York Giants DT Chris Canty Had Hoped to Join Carolina Panthers
June 23rd, 2013 at 12:30 PM
Although these details seem somewhat irrelevant now -- especially considering he's signed with the Baltimore Ravens -- former New York Giants defensive tackle Chris Canty has recently admitted that his desire was to sign with the Carolina Panthers after being released by Big Blue. Ultimately, however, the Panthers were unable...

Historical New York Giants Clips: 1956 Vs. Chicago Bears
June 22nd, 2013 at 10:30 AM
Historical New York Giants clips is a weekly Giants 101 offseason feature that takes a look back at vintage video of Big Blue, both in color and black and white, over the course of their illustrious history. Whether it's a win or a loss, the purpose of this feature is...

New York Giants Out of Vonta Leach Sweepstakes; Miami Dolphins in Lead to Land Fullback
June 21st, 2013 at 2:45 PM
A little less than two weeks ago, the New York Giants were going to make a run at former Pro Bowl fullback Vonta Leach as they had inquired about his services following his release from the Baltimore Ravens back on June 11. With about $3.3 million left in cap space and...

Vonta Leach Will Decide on New Home Over Next Two Weeks; New York Giants in the Mix
June 18th, 2013 at 10:30 AM
Although they are considered long shots, the New York Giants remain in the hunt for All-Pro fullback Vonta Leach, who said late last week he would make a decision on where he will sign sometime over the next two weeks. In addition to the Giants, six other teams have expressed...

New York Giants Officially Reach Out to Agent of Vonta Leach; Remain a Long Shot
June 14th, 2013 at 7:15 AM
Shortly after being released by the Baltimore Ravens, the New York Giants inquired about fullback Vonta Leach. On Thursday, Dave Hutchinson of The Star-Ledger reported that the team even went as far as to opening up a dialog with the three-time Pro Bowlers agent, but they were quick to inform...

New York Giants a Long Shot to Land Fullback Vonta Leach
June 12th, 2013 at 12:30 PM
The New York Giants have long had interest in All-Pro fullback Vonta Leach, having signed him to an offer sheet in 2006 prior to him re-signing with the Houston Texans (they matched the Giants' offer). Then, when he entered free agency in 2011, Big Blue was on a short list...

Baltimore Ravens Set to Part Ways with FB Vonta Leach; Could New York Giants Be Interested?
June 11th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
The New York Giants have always had their eyes on fullback Vonta Leach. When he was a free agent after the 2006 season, the team had signed him to a four-year offer sheet, but the Houston Texans matched the Giants' offer sheet and he remained in Houston. Losing out on Leach...

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....