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Former New York Giants WR Louis Murphy to Visit Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday
March 20th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
After spending two days down in the Sunshine State visiting the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, former New York Giants wide receiver Louis Murphy is making his next stop on his free agency tour. Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network tweeted that Murphy will head north following his two day visit with the...

“Lots of Teams” Expected to Be in the Hunt for New York Giants DT Linval Joseph: Report
February 25th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
New York Giants defensive tackle Linval Joseph is widely expected to be one of the NFL's most sought after free agents once the free agency period begins on March 11th. That thought was confirmed on Monday when Pete Prisco of CBS Sports reported that "lots of teams" are expected to...

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...

New York Giants May Be Forced to Appear on HBO’s “Hard Knocks” in 2014
January 19th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants co-owner John Mara is not, nor ever has been a fan of the HBO reality series "Hard Knocks" which features NFL teams during training camp. In fact, back in 2010, Mara went as far as to say the Giants would appear on the show over his dead...

Linval Joseph Would “Love to Stay” with New York Giants, but Can They Afford Him?
January 2nd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
In what's become a very common offseason theme for anyone not named Hakeem Nicks, defensive tackle and soon to be unrestricted free agent, Linval Joseph, says he would "love" to return to the New York Giants in 2014, but like many others, understands the business side of the NFL. "I would...

Has NFL Parity Resulted in Some of the New York Giants’ Struggles?
October 14th, 2013 at 9:15 AM
With each NFL season, things change: rules, uniforms, salary caps, players and the teams they play for. So far in 2013, it would appear that the meaning of parity is “opposite.” There are many New York Football Giants fans that are still in 0-6 disbelief, especially with the huge preface...

Lawrence Taylor, Boomer Esiason Rekindle Old Feud Following Premiere of “LT: Life & Times”
September 25th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
Retired quarterback Boomer Esiason has never been shy about his disdain for Hall of Fame linebacker Lawrence Taylor. He disliked him when the two played in the NFL together and he dislikes him now. He dislikes what he thought was improper treatment of Taylor by the New York Giants organization,...

New York Giants’ Keith Rivers Doing MMA-Style Workouts with Jay Glazer, Chuck Liddell
June 22nd, 2013 at 6:45 AM
Jay Glazer is known for conducting some of the most intense workouts NFL players have ever experienced. In fact, John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reported back in 2010 that some of the workouts are so difficult that they've made (unnamed) players quit on the program. Luckily for the New...

Former New York Giants Safety Chad Jones Signs with Cincinnati Reds
June 21st, 2013 at 12:30 PM
The comeback for former New York Giants safety Chad Jones is now complete. And although he's not likely to step foot on a professional football field again, only a few short weeks after being drafted by the Cincinnati Reds, Jones has officially signed with the team and will report immediately...

Former New York Giants Safety Chad Jones Drafted by Cincinnati Reds in 2013 MLB Draft
June 8th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
This past week, we at Giants 101 had talked about the possibility of former New York Giants safety Chad Jones getting another chance at a professional career -- just not in football. And since Jones was always a pretty good baseball player when he was in high school and at...

Pittsburgh Steelers Still Eyeing Ex-Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw; Cincinnati Bengals Also Interested
April 11th, 2013 at 8:30 AM
Former New York Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw still remains a free agent, even making ProFootballTalk.com's "All-Unemployed List." The Pittsburgh Steelers brought Bradshaw in for a visit several weeks ago, and despite the running back leaving without a contract, the Steelers have not lost interest. Bradshaw is expected to return...

NFL Moves One Step Closer to Flag Football with New Rule Changes
March 20th, 2013 at 1:30 PM
The NFL is all about improving player safety on the field, and while that is a legitimate concern, their efforts have altered the game of football tremendously. That continued on Wednesday as the owners voted 31-1 in favor of creating a "crown of the helmet" rule that will penalize offensive...

New York Giants: Why Keith Rivers Re-Signing Means He Has Chance to Start in 2013
March 14th, 2013 at 6:15 PM
We at Giants 101 have always been very high on Keith Rivers. Ever since he was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the first-round back in 2008, many liked what they saw when he came out of USC. Rivers' downfall however, has been injuries. In his rookie year of 2008, he...

New York Giants Have “At Least Some Interest” in Linebacker Rey Maualuga
March 14th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
Free agent linebacker Rey Maualuga left Arizona without a contract on Wednesday, and that could be good news for the New York Giants who have "at least some interest" in the veteran, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants are clearly in search of some new linebackers, having had Jasper Brinkley in...

Agent of Linebacker Keith Rivers Says There “Will Be Discussions” with New York Giants About Return
February 21st, 2013 at 8:45 AM
When the New York Giants originally acquired linebacker Keith Rivers from the Cincinnati Bengals for a fifth-round draft pick, they did so with hopes that he would stay healthy and prove to be a steal. Unfortunately, that did not happen and Rivers was plagued with a variety of injuries, as...

New York Giants Keep or Dump: Keith Rivers
January 18th, 2013 at 4:27 PM
The New York Giants knew what they were getting when they traded a fifth-round draft pick to the Cincinnati Bengals for linebacker Keith Rivers last offseason. Rivers was an incredibly athletic specimen with a complete inability to stay healthy, as he had missed the entire 2011 season with a wrist injury....

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz not Motivated by DeAngelo Hall’s “Rocket Scientist” Comment
November 28th, 2012 at 4:00 PM
The New York Giants have a lot to play for on Monday night. A win over the Washington Redskins would put Big Blue at least two-games ahead of every other team in the NFC East with four games to go. A victory would also improve the Giants' record within the...

New York Giants’ Kenny Phillips Says He Will Play in Week 13
November 28th, 2012 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants finally got some good news on the injury front this week. After losing Andre Brown for the season to a broken fibula, there was fear that safety Kenny Phillips may be out as well after re-aggravating the knee injury that had kept him on the sidelines since...

Cincinnati Bengals’ Rey Maualuga Fined $15,750 for Hit on New York Giants’ Domenik Hixon
November 17th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Rey Maualuga was fined $15,750 for his hit on New York Giants wide receiver Domenik Hixon during the first quarter of a 31-13 Bengals victory last Sunday. The play drew a 15-yard penalty for unnecessary roughness, and after review, the league determined Maualuga "struck a defenseless player...

New York Giants’ Corey Webster Unfairly Blamed for 56-Yard Touchdown of Bengals WR A.J. Green
November 14th, 2012 at 4:05 PM
 New York Giants cornerback Corey Webster has taken a tremendous amount of criticism this season. He had about as bad of a seven-game stretch to start 2012 as any cornerback in the NFL. Webster has given up four touchdowns this season and quarterbacks have completed over 60 percent of passes...