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Free Agents Signing with New York Giants Because of Tom Coughlin, not in Spite of Him
March 23rd, 2014 at 7:00 AM
It was claimed when head coach Tom Coughlin first arrived in New York Giants blue that players didn’t want to play for him. Time and time again, this allegation has resurfaced. Folks shouldn’t let one or two players speak for the masses. ***PHOTO1*** Again, players took pay cuts and restructured to remain...

New York Giants Could Still Look to Sign Packers C Evan Dietrich-Smith, Saints C Brian De La Puente
March 14th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants wanted to make significant changes to their offensive line, especially to the center position. David Baas was released after three years with the team due to him not wanting to take a pay cut and the team also signed former Denver Broncos center J.D. Walton. Walton though,...

New York Giants Announce They Have Waived/Failed Physical Center David Baas
March 12th, 2014 at 8:45 AM
It was revealed on Monday that center David Baas would likely be on his way out of New York at some point this week, and the New York Giants made that official on Wednesday, announcing that they had waived Baas due to a failed physical. ***PHOTO1*** “I haven’t lost that drive, I...

New York Giants Will Cut Center David Baas: Report
March 10th, 2014 at 4:35 PM
The New York Giants had asked David Baas to take a pay cut, but he must have declined. The Star-Ledger reports the New York Giants will kick off free agency with major changes, cutting their starting center who was going to count for $8.225 million against the cap in 2014. ***PHOTO1*** By...

New York Giants Now Have New Orleans Saints Center Brian De La Puente on Their Radar
March 10th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
With the official start to NFL free agency only a little more than 24 hours away, the number of potential interests for the New York Giants is beginning to sky-rocket. Already we've seen the team express an interest in multiple cornerbacks, multiple tight ends and, now, they're adding New Orleans...

New York Giants Offensive Line Issues: What About Will Beatty?
March 9th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
As mock drafts are taking more permanent form and some lean towards an offensive lineman at No. 12 for the New York Football Giants, there remains a lingering question to the line’s woes from 2013. Where has the blame for left tackle Will Beatty gone? The 2009 2nd round (28th...

If David Baas Gets Released, New York Giants Likely to Target Evan Dietrich-Smith: Report
March 7th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
This past week on Giants 101, we looked at the possibility of the New York Giants targeting Green Bay Packers center Evan Dietrich-Smith -- something that seemed to make even more sense when Alex Mack of the Cleveland Browns was hit with the transition tag and likely, got taken off...

Potential New York Giants Free Agent Target: Evan Dietrich-Smith, C
March 5th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
This week, a potential target the New York Giants could have pursued in free agency went off the board in Cleveland Browns center Alex Mack, who had the transition tag placed upon him by the team. With the tag, which pays roughly around a shade over $10 million, it would allow...

New York Giants Will Tender Exclusive Rights Free Agent Center Dallas Reynolds
March 4th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants will not tender restricted free agents (RFA) Henry Hynoski or Jim Cordle, but they do play on tendering exclusive rights free agent (ERFA) center Dallas Reynolds at the three-year veteran minimum -- a standard with ERFAs -- reports the New York Daily News. Reynolds, who went undrafted...

New York Giants’ Chris Snee Has Too Much Passion Left to Retire; Willing to Take Pay Cut
February 28th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
New York Giants guard Chris Snee entered the offseason with serious thoughts of retirement. He gave it time, discussed it with his family, friends and teammates, but ultimately determined he has entirely too much passion left for the game of football to hang it up right now -- especially after...

New York Giants Have Asked Chris Snee, David Baas to Take Pay Cuts in 2014: Report
February 27th, 2014 at 1:58 PM
The New York Giants will have an estimated $18 million or so in salary cap space when free agency begins next month. They are potentially looking to get more if they can get a couple of their players to agree to taking a pay cut. ***PHOTO1*** Mike Florio of NBC's Pro Football...

New York Giants Unlikely to Restructure Eli Manning’s Contract During Offseason
February 21st, 2014 at 3:30 PM
After a disappointing 7-9 season in 2013, the New York Giants will likely see major changes to their roster for the 2014. With many holes to fill before next season, the Giants have some cap space to work with, but they could always use any extra room possible with contracts...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Rebuilding Offensive Line is Big Blue’s No. 1 Focus
February 16th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
After multiple snowstorms in the Northeast, power outages and widespread cabin fever, Sunday seems to be the first day in quite some time where the sun will be shining. Unfortunately, there's still no football, so allow us here at Giants 101 to satisfy that urge for early morning reading with...

Cleveland Browns’ Alex Mack Should Be a Top Target for New York Giants in Free Agency
February 13th, 2014 at 4:26 PM
Heading into the free agency period, the most glaring need the New York Giants have is the offensive line and their need to address it is a must if they want to have any chance of a rebound season, much less protecting Eli Manning, who at times, got abused from...

New York Giants Saturday Morning Storylines: Victor Cruz Inspiring Kids Across New York City
February 8th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The big news on Friday was that the contracts of both New York Giants tight end Brandon Myers and cornerback Corey Webster were officially avoided. And while we'll have a lot more on that over the weekend, we present the following stories for a lazy Saturday morning. ***PHOTO1*** Giants Wideout Victor Cruz...

New York Giants Who Ended 2013 on Injured Reserve: Who Should Stay and Who Should Go?
January 25th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Depending upon how prior health-related statements are interpreted and players rehabilitate from their injuries, going with younger and less injury-prone players has become the New York Giants' way. Well, it also depends upon if the player can not only contribute outright to the team, but if their salary is conducive...

Are New York Giants Really Facing a Rebuild or Just a Refinement: Part I, Offense
January 5th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
No, it isn’t this easy. If it were, every team would be a playoff candidate right out of their training camp gates. There are however, folks that are debating the overhaul or enhance query for blue. While many studs demanded complete cleaning of house right up to general manager Jerry...

New York Giants’ Justin Pugh Reflects on Rookie Season; Says He’ll Switch Positions If Team Asks
January 2nd, 2014 at 1:00 PM
As the New York Giants head into the 2014 offseason, they're faced with a multitude of questions and concerns. Perhaps most importantly however, is what to do with their offensive line, which was arguably the worst in the league and allowed quarterback Eli Manning to be sacked a career-high 39...

New York Giants’ Kevin Gilbride not Concerned with Job Security; Expects to Return in 2014
December 13th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
With all of the people calling for his head, you would expect New York Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride to have at least some concern over his job safety heading into the final three games of the season. After all, the Giants rank near the bottom of the league in...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz Suffered Neck Injury Vs. Eagles: “I Never Felt That Much Pain”
October 29th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
After being suplexed to the ground -- something that is supposed to be illegal in today's NFL -- on Sunday afternoon against the Philadelphia Eagles, New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz says he feared the worst. It was more pain than he had ever experienced in his professional career,...