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Sports Media 101 NY/NJ Super Bowl Score Contest
February 2nd, 2014 at 1:55 PM
***PHOTO1***Just because the New York Giant and New York Jets aren't playing at MetLife Stadium today, doesn't mean New York and New Jersey football fans should be left out of the fun. So, Sports Media 101 spent the last week asking a variety of New York Jets and New York...

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 Face Tough Decision with Linval Joseph; DT Could Command $35-40MM in Free Agency
January 13th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Over the next couple of months, the free agents that are currently on the New York Giants will be heavily discussed; linebacker Jon Beason and wide receiver Hakeem Nicks have been two of the primary ones already talked about, but one that may need to rank near the top is...

New York Giants Safety Antrel Rolle Will Receive Thurman Munson Award at Gala in February
January 7th, 2014 at 11:30 AM
New York Giants safety Antrel Rolle has been named as one of the recipients of the 34rd annual Thurman Munson Award, which recognizes him for both his on-field contributions, as well as his charitable contributions within the community. In addition to Rolle, New York Yankees center fielder Brett Gardner, New York...

Baltimore Ravens’ Chris Canty: Justin Tuck Should Worry About Opponents, not Tom Coughlin Haters
October 3rd, 2013 at 9:31 AM
This past week, New York Giants defensive captain Justin Tuck made a bold statement to anyone in the locker room who wanted to think about turning on head Tom Coughlin, stating that he would punch anyone in the mouth if they did so. ***PHOTO1*** Tuck's words were seen as a general feeling...

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...

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...

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....

Chris Canty Believes Joe Flacco is a Better Quarterback than New York Giants’ Eli Manning
May 25th, 2013 at 2:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** You can likely file this under the "he has to say that" category, but brand new Baltimore Ravens defensive tackle Chris Canty said on Friday that Joe Flacco is a better quarterback than New York Giants signal caller and two-time Super Bowl champion, Eli Manning. “He won a Super Bowl...

New York Giants’ Antrel Rolle on the Departure of Kenny Phillips: “It Hurts Me Everyday”
May 1st, 2013 at 3:03 PM
The New York Giants selected Kenny Phillips in the first-round of the 2008 NFL Draft after the departure of Gibril WIlson left the team with a void in the defensive backfield. It took Phillips over half of a season to emerge as a starter, but he eventually made the most...

New York Giants May Bring Back Linebacker Michael Boley
April 25th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
The New York Giants are still in need of some depth and veteran leadership at the linebacker position and it may come from a familiar face: Michael Boley. Word spread rapidly on Wednesday night at the ESPN NFL Draft party that Big Blue had not yet shut the door on a...

Former GM Bill Poilan Ranks New York Giants’ Jerry Reese One of Top Six NFL Talent Evaluators
April 4th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
The New York Giants do not win Lombardi Trophy's through gaudy free-agent signings or by focusing their attention on "big name" stars. Sure, Plaxico Burress was an instrumental aspect of the 2007 championship team. Chris Canty anchored the middle of the defense during the Giants 2012 championship run and even...

New York Giants’ David Diehl Agrees to Pay Cut to Stay with Team
March 27th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Giants have been restructuring/renegotiating the contracts of several veterans including Mathias Kiwanuka and Corey Webster, whose salary carries a large cap hit. Now it's offensive lineman David Diehl's turn. It's likely Diehl had two options: either take significant pay cut or get cut. The Giants had already...

John Mara Says New York Giants “Need to Re-Establish That Toughness” in Trenches
March 19th, 2013 at 9:30 AM
There are any number of concerns facing the New York Giants as they look ahead to the 2013-2014 season, but for co-owner John Mara, one issue that comes to the forefront is their lack of toughness along both the offensive and defensive lines. ***PHOTO1*** “We need to re-establish that toughness in front,”...

Chris Canty Signs with Ravens, Dave Tollefson Released by Raiders: Wednesday News & Notes
March 13th, 2013 at 8:30 AM
Free agency is off to a wild start and things are happening at a feverish pace. The New York Giants have been right in the thick of things, signing Cullen Jenkins and Aaron Ross, while also re-signing Ryan Torain. Meanwhile, several of their former players have found new homes and,...

A Look at the New York Giants’ Salary Cap Situation
March 8th, 2013 at 11:30 AM
The New York Giants recently restructured the contracts of veterans David Baas and Mathias Kiwanuka in an effort to get further under 2013's salary cap. Corey Webster helped that cause by taking a pay cut. By adjusting the contracts of Baas, Kiwanuka and Webster, the Giants will save about $6...

Tom Coughlin “Believes” and “Hopes” New York Giants Will Sign Victor Cruz Long-Term
March 6th, 2013 at 6:45 AM
As head coach Tom Coughlin said following the release of Ahmad Bradshaw, Michael Boley and Chris Canty, he never wants to lose a player. He reiterated that on Tuesday while at a signing for his latest book, "Earn the Right to Win." “I always look at it the other way," Coughlin...

Corey Webster Tops List of “Overvalued” New York Giants; Will Beatty Most “Undervalued”
March 5th, 2013 at 3:45 PM
The New York Giants have a defined philosophy that has brought the franchise two Super Bowl championships since 2007. Spend money on a quarterback, pass rushers and build through the draft while staying out of bidding wars on the free-agent market. It's a philosophy that other teams around the league...

New York Giants 2013 Free Agent Profile: OLB Philip Wheeler
February 27th, 2013 at 2:45 PM
***PHOTO1*** With the release of Michael Boley, the New York Giants have a void to fill at outside linebacker. Although Spencer Paysinger came on late last season and showed some promise and Jacquian Williams has all the physical attributes to become the productive player, neither have proven a consistent ability to...

Former New York Giants DT Chris Canty in High Demand Around NFL
February 25th, 2013 at 12:30 PM
When defensive tackle Chris Canty was released by the New York Giants earlier this month, he almost immediately ruled out a return. He and his agent knew there would be many teams around the league who were interested in his services, and that's certainly proven to be true. Within a week...