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Ex-Giant Domenik Hixon Suffers Third ACL Tear; Announces Retirement from NFL
May 28th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
In what many (if not all) will find to be incredibly sad news, former New York Giants wide receiver Domenik Hixon, who was entering the 2014 season as a member of the Chicago Bears, announced late on Tuesday night that he had suffered his third ACL tear and would, subsequently,...

New York Giants CB Terrell Thomas Met with Carolina Panthers on Tuesday
March 19th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
There was a growing feeling that Terrell Thomas wouldn't be back with the New York Giants when he made his first free agent visit with the Oakland Raiders last week before even receiving an offer from his old team. When the team proceeded to sign Walter Thurmond of the Seattle Seahawks...

With a Need at Wide Receiver, Might Some Former New York Giants Find Their Way Back to the Team?
March 6th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
In the past, when General Manager Jerry Reese let a player walk or released them outright, there was never any looking back. But that changed a year ago when the New York Giants not only brought back cornerback Aaron Ross, but running back Brandon Jacobs as well. And now, will...

New York Giants Likely to Target Return Men in Free Agency
February 10th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
During their year-end press conferences, both New York Giants co-owner John Mara and General Manager Jerry Reese discussed futility on Special Teams and noted that a solid return man is something the team was lacking. As such, it should come as no real surprise that Big Blue will likely be...

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 Wide Receivers Regain Familiarity with Sean Ryan
February 2nd, 2014 at 9:30 AM
With lots of “restructuring” (as the New York Giants are calling it) happening so far among the coaching staff, one such shift is perhaps being understated. Re-assigned assistant coach Sean Ryan is now coaching the wide receivers. Again. He used to coach this position from 2010-2012, forming a bond with...

John Mara, New York Giants Rooting for Carolina Panthers to Win Super Bowl XLVIII
January 12th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
After a disappointing 7-9 season, the New York Giants will be forced to endure the pain of watching another NFL team be crowned world champions in their home stadium. For many, like safety Antrel Rolle, that will be too much to bear. For others, like co-owner John Mara, it's about...

New York Giants’ Tom Quinn on Special Teams Futility: “It’s Mind Boggling”
November 15th, 2013 at 11:00 AM
The struggles of the New York Giants' special teams this season have been well documented. A closer look reveals failures all across the board in the special teams department. Damontre Moore’s block punt last week is the team’s first special teams highlight since week one of the preseason where the...

New York Giants Lose Jawanza Starling to Texans; Sign LB Marcus Dowtin to Practice Squad
November 13th, 2013 at 2:00 PM
Only a day after releasing veteran safety Ed Reed, the Houston Texans signed safety Jawanza Starling to their 53-man roster off of the New York Giants' practice squad. To fill the void left by Houston's signing of Starling, the Giants signed linebacker Marcus Dowtin to their practice squad. Dowtin, who went undrafted...

New York Giants Prepared to Make Adjustments Due to Chase Blackburn’s Knowledge of System
September 21st, 2013 at 9:00 AM
Shortly after linebacker Chase Blackburn signed with the Carolina Panthers in May, his former teammate, Spencer Paysinger, reached out to him in an effort to obtain a holy grail: Blackburn's notebook, which contains, perhaps, some of the most detailed information about the New York Giants' defensive and special teams schemes...

Carolina Panthers Require No Additional Motivation Against New York Giants
September 20th, 2013 at 10:30 AM
In week three of the 2012 season, the New York Giants visited Bank of America Stadium to play Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers in what was anticipated to be a close and pivotal game that would set the tone for the next few weeks. The Giants dominated the meeting...

New York Giants WR Rueben Randle: “It’s Going to Be Hard for Defenses to Deal with Us”
August 1st, 2013 at 8:30 AM
Heading into the 2013 season, the New York Giants are looking for Rueben Randle to be a strong option at the number three wide receiver position behind stars Hakeem Nicks and Victor Cruz. However, both Nicks and Cruz were missing in the beginning parts of the summer, which allowed Randle...

New York Giants Receiving Corps Ranked No. 4 in NFL
July 17th, 2013 at 8:30 AM
Chris Wesseling of NFL.com was inspired to rank the "NFL's Top 10 Receiving Corps" after Buffalo Bills wide receiver Stevie Johnson proclaimed his team had the league's best. In his rankings, Wesseling had the New York Giants in the top five -- at number four, to exact. Johnson's Bills failed...

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’ Jerrel Jernigan: “It’s Time for Me to Go Out There and Make Some Plays”
May 23rd, 2013 at 4:00 PM
With both Hakeem Nicks and Victor Cruz absent from OTA's, the New York Giants are going to learn a lot about their core of young receivers over the next two days. With second-year player Rueben Randle expected to step into the starting role vacated by Domenik Hixon, the Giants appear to...

New York Giants Begin OTA’s Later Today; Victor Cruz Unlikely to Attend
May 22nd, 2013 at 6:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** The NFL offseason is one of the longest, most media driven extravaganza's in professional sports. During 16 games each season, there is little to talk about other than on-field action. But for the other 349 days out of the year, the airwaves are bombarded with predictions and analysis from...

New York Giants Historically Derive Strength from Adversity
April 20th, 2013 at 1:05 PM
The offseason creates a bit of a void when it comes to serious football topics. Some deservedly latch on to other sports while some just cannot seem to let go of any and all things New York Football Giants. Focusing on things that do not change (umm, the Cruz sitch/non-sitch) will...

New York Giants’ David Wilson and Rueben Randle Aim to Improve as Second Year Players
April 16th, 2013 at 4:00 PM
In the interest of creating salary cap space and developing young talent, the New York Giants allowed veterans Ahmad Bradshaw and Domenik Hixon walk in free-agency this offseason. The team expressed little interest in Hixon before he signed with the Carolina Panthers, and there have no media reports indicating that...

New England Patriots WR Julian Edelman to Visit New York Giants on Thursday
April 3rd, 2013 at 5:31 PM
The New York Giants search for talent in free agency continues. And now, a new name has surfaced onto the their radar. Mike Garafolo of USA Today reports the Giants will have Julian Edelman in town for a visit with the team on Thursday. ***PHOTO1*** "Hmm, free-agent WR Julian Edelman is in Jersey...

Carolina Panthers Agree to Terms with Former New York Giants WR Domenik Hixon
April 3rd, 2013 at 5:13 PM
Another long-time New York Giant has found a new home for the 2013 season. Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports reports the Carolina Panthers have signed wide receiver Domenik Hixon to a contract. ***PHOTO1*** The deal, reported first by Mike Garafolo of USA Today, is said to be a one-year deal worth...