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New York Giants DT Markus Kuhn Knows It’s Now or Never: “No More Excuses”
July 2nd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
To this point in his career, New York Giants defensive tackle Markus Kuhn has not stood out. When he entered the league as a seventh-round pick out of North Carolina State, he was exceptionally raw and relatively new to the game of football. And while he has shown some improvement...

New York Giants DT Johnathan Hankins on the Verge of Pro Bowl Status?
July 1st, 2015 at 3:00 PM
In his second season with the New York Giants, and his first as a starter, Johnathan Hankins showed Giants fans and the organization that not only was he better than advertised, but he is much more than a one dimensional defensive tackle. ***PHOTO1*** Head coach Tom Coughlin praised Hankins’ performance at the...

Two New York Giants Make Matt Miller’s “Top 55 Defensive Tackles from 2014″ List
June 29th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The Bleacher Report 1000 has nearly come to a close and only a few defensive positions remain. Among them is the defensive tackle position, which Matt Miller released over the weekend in a Top 55 form. And as fate would have it, two members of the New York Giants cracked...

Would the New York Giants Actually Consider Releasing DE Damontre Moore?
June 24th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Allow us to preface with the following: Under absolutely no circumstances do we see the New York Giants even considering the release of defensive end Damontre Moore, let alone actually going through with it. But at least one team beat writer does -- Nick Powell of The Star-Ledger. ***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday, Powell...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Tom Coughlin Warns His Players to Stay Out of Trouble
June 21st, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to the first of many truly football-free days. With all of their rookies now under contract, little remaining in free agency and both Organized Team Activities (OTAs) and minicamp in the rearview mirror, the next five weeks will truly be a break...

New York Giants Thursday Morning Storylines: Eli Manning Deserves an Extension Right Now
June 4th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Thursday, New York Giants fans! The one-day break has come and gone -- with Big Blue participating in a charity softball game -- but the team will return to Organized Team Activities (OTAs) today. However, there will be no media availability and following practice the players will then get...

New York Giants’ Cullen Jenkins May See Time at Defensive End in 2015
May 29th, 2015 at 2:55 PM
The New York Giants love versatility -- especially along the offensive line and on the defensive side of the ball -- so any chance they get to teach a player a new position, they generally take it. Such was the case earlier this week when Big Blue opened Organized Team...

Versatile, Motivated Carlif Taylor Ready to Give New York Giants “1000 Percent”
May 15th, 2015 at 10:55 AM
Carlif Taylor (6-1, 319 lbs.) may be listed as a defensive tackle, but the two-time All-Northeast-10 Conference selection is about as versatile as they come. And after signing with the New York Giants as an undrafted rookie free agent (UDFA), he has every intention of using that versatility and a...

New York Giants’ Markus Kuhn Working Hard This Offseason; Ready to Do Whatever Team Needs
April 3rd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants certainly did not have the success they were looking for last season as both the offensive line and defensive line had struggles for a good portion of the year. However, with the return of defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo, the defense has high hopes going into 2015. ***PHOTO1*** One...

New York Giants Meeting with DT Kenrick Ellis Today
March 17th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants are generally very secretive about their free agent meetings, but on Tuesday one slipped through the cracks. Brian Coz of the New York Post reports Big Blue is visiting with defensive tackle Kenrick Ellis (New York Jets) this afternoon. ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2*** Ellis, a third-round pick of the Jets in...

New York Giants’ Cullen Jenkins Expected Pay Cut, Welcomed It After Poor Year
February 18th, 2015 at 12:00 PM
Earlier this week, it was revealed that the New York Giants and defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins agreed to a re-worked contract in which he took a rather significant pay cut. The alternative, of course, was for Jenkins to become a cap casualty, which is something he admits to having wanted...

New York Giants’ Cullen Jenkins Accepts Pay Cut; Saves Team $825K
February 15th, 2015 at 12:00 PM
Defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins will not be a cap casualty for the New York Giants, as the two sides reportedly agreed to a pay cut that will save Big Blue $825,000 in cap space heading into free agency. ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2*** The 34-year-old, 11-year NFL veteran was entering the final year of a three-year,...

Potential New York Giants Free Agent Target: Defensive Tackle, Ndamukong Suh
February 9th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Almost five months ago, Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh was reportedly looking to jump ship out of the Motor City and in an effort to "promote his brand," was reportedly looking to come to New York and join either the New York Giants or New York Jets. ***PHOTO1*** Suh's one of,...

New York Giants Have Made No Progress with Free Agents, Restructures: Report
February 4th, 2015 at 8:55 AM
The New York Giants have about two weeks before critical decisions -- like whether or not to place the franchise tag on Jason Pierre-Paul -- will need to be made. Shortly after that, free agency will begin and a large number of their players will be free to sign elsewhere....

New York Giants Wednesday Morning Storylines: Potential Salary Cap Cuts?
February 4th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Wednesday, New York Giants fans! The offseason lull is officially upon us and things might stay quiet for a bit longer. However, some big decisions with need to be made by the team soon -- from salary cap cuts to contract restructures and what to do with some of...

New York Giants-St. Louis Rams Game Totaled $105,478 in Fines from Fights, Incidents
December 27th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
This past Sunday's New York Giants 37-27 victory over the St. Louis Rams was a costly one for several players, as a few Giants players got hit in their wallets by the NFL for the several incidents and fights that broke out in the game. ***PHOTO1*** Preston Parker, who was one of...

New York Giants’ Steve Weatherford Surprised with “Random” Drug Test on Christmas Eve
December 25th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The NFL's version of Santa Claus made a widely expected trip to East Rutherford, New Jersey on Christmas Eve, delivering a multitude of wrapped boxes for members of the New York Giants. Unfortunately, none were quality gifts and featured six massive fines for players like Odell Beckham Jr., Preston Parker...

Cullen Jenkins Fined More for Roughing the Passer than Participants in Sunday’s Giants-Rams Brawl
December 24th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
On Christmas Eve, the letters from the league have arrived and New York Giants wide receiver Preston Parker has been fined $15,000 for his part in Sunday's brawl against the St. Louis Rams -- he's one of six total Giants to have been fined. ***PHOTO1*** Both Parker and defensive end Damontre Moore...

New York Giants Vs. Tennessee Titans: Week 14 Preview
December 6th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
On Sunday, the New York Giants (3-9) will take on the Tennessee Titans (2-10) at LP Field in a game that features two teams riding league-leading losing streaks. The Giants, of course, have lost an NFL-high seven consecutive games, whereas the Titans have lost six consecutive games -- good for...

New York Giants Have “No Answers” for Injuries & More from Afternoon Tea with Tom Coughlin
December 3rd, 2014 at 11:20 AM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin took the podium in a very focused and to-the-point mood for his weekly press conference on Wednesday, and as he usually does, dove right into a scouting report for the Tennessee Titans before being bombarded with injury-related questions that dominated the entire 15...