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Chip Kelly Also an Eli Manning Fan: “Talk About a Stone-Cold Killer in the Fourth Quarter”
March 27th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly may be changing the dynamic between the Iggles and New York Giants. After all, rather than relentless smack talk -- something his team continues to engage in despite his leadership -- Kelly has repeatedly showed Big Blue unprovoked respect. ***PHOTO1*** It initially started prior to Week...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Hints at Larger Role for Shane Vereen
March 27th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Earlier this week, New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin was gushing over the newest addition to his backfield, running back Shane Vereen, and seemed to imply he would have a bigger role than originally thought. ***PHOTO2*** Upon joining the Giants, Vereen was thought to be mostly a third-down back as an...

New York Giants Friday Morning Storylines: What to Expect from Steve Spagnuolo’s Defense
March 27th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Friday, New York Giants fans! The major lull of the NFL offseason is finally upon us -- that fourth wave of nearly non-existent free agency coupled with the reality that the NFL Draft is still five weeks away. What to do, what to do? Don't worry, we've got you...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Optimistic Regarding Victor Cruz; Expects Return to Form
March 26th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin generally airs on the side of caution when it comes to injured players -- especially when the players have suffered an injury as substantial as wide receiver Victor Cruz (torn patellar tendon). But when asked about his other star wideout on Wednesday at...

Antonio Pierce on Eli Manning: “He’ll Be a New York Giant for Life”
March 24th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Over the weekend, it was reported that the New York Giants and their franchise quarterback, Eli Manning, were not close on a contract extension as he enters the final year of his current deal. And although it may seem concerning that they are not close in negotiations, one of Manning’s...

Co-Owner Steve Tisch Wants Eli Manning to Retire with New York Giants
March 24th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants and quarterback Eli Manning may be far apart on a new deal/contract extensions, but it has not soured the feelings of anyone involved. In fact, co-owner Steve Tisch had nothing but great things to say about Manning on Monday at the NFL meetings, going as far...

New York Giants, Eli Manning not Close on New Contract: Report
March 23rd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
As he enters the final year of his current contract, New York Giants franchise quarterback Eli Manning is due for an extension. However, ESPN's Dan Graziano reports that Big Blue and Manning are nowhere close to agreement on a new deal. In fact, not only are the two sides far...

New York Giants Scouts Attend Valdosta State Pro Day; Kept Eye on QB Jake Medlock
March 21st, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Ryan Nassib, Ryan Perrilloux, Andre Woodson, Rhett Bomar and Jared Lorenzen -- all names recognizable to New York Giants fans as project quarterbacks the team has worked with over the last decade. And while Nassib is secure in his role as Eli Manning's back-up, Big Blue still appears to have...

Prince Amukamara on Contract Extension: I’d Be Lying If I Said It Wasn’t on My Mind
March 21st, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Going into the offseason, it was widely anticipated that the New York Giants would make several contractual adjustments in an effort to clear up some additional salary cap space. And while we've seen that with the likes of Jon Beason and Geoff Schwartz, two big names entering the final year...

New York Giants’ Daniel Fells: “There’s No Place I’d Rather Be; This is a World-Class Organization”
March 21st, 2015 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants re-signed Daniel Fells earlier this week to provide depth at tight end, and although he's not a homerun-type free agent, Fells does provide some veteran experience to go along with Larry Donnell and Adrien Robinson at the tight end position. ***PHOTO1*** After sitting out the 2013 season, Fells...

New York Giants Save Additional Cap Space by Restructuring Contract of Geoff Schwartz
March 18th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants, who had only roughly $8 million in remaining cap space earlier this week, have cleared an additional $2.1 million by restructuring the contract of offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz. ***PHOTO1*** Per NFLPA record, Schwartz had his 2015 salary dropped from $3.675 million to $1.675 million (cap hit from $4.975...

Eli Manning, Peyton Manning Team up to Play Classic Phone Prank on Kevin Nealon: Video
March 18th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
As fans of the New York Giants, we've heard this one before: quarterback Eli Manning is a clever prankster and his No. 1 go-to gag is changing the language settings in the phones of his teammates. But at the SNL40 after party, both he and his brother, Peyton Manning, set...

New York Giants Have $8,208,764 in Remaining Salary Cap Space
March 16th, 2015 at 12:55 PM
Although it may feel like the New York Giants have been relatively quiet since the start of free agency last week, that's not actually been the case. With a total of five new additions and an additional five re-signings, Big Blue actually ranks near the top of the league in...

Ben Roethlisberger’s New Five-Year Deal Sets Stage for New York Giants, Eli Manning
March 15th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The franchise quarterback is expensive, especially in today's NFL. And age aside, the going rate is about $20 million per season and that's exactly what Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger received when he signed a five-year, $99 million (could escalate to $108 million) contract extension earlier this week. ***PHOTO1*** So what does...

New York Giants’ Eli Manning Named One of Top 20 Quarterbacks Taken No. 1 All-Time
March 14th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning has made NFL Network's list of the Top 20 quarterbacks of all-time who were taken No. 1 overall in the NFL Draft. ***PHOTO1*** The list is compiled by 24/7 Sports writer Bryan Fischer, who lists the younger Manning brother at No. 6 overall. Manning has guided the...

What Can New York Giants Expect from QB Eli Manning in 2015?
March 14th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Learning a new offense can be difficult, especially when you're a quarterback. And New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning had never played under any NFL offensive coordinators besides Kevin Gilbride until last season when he played under Ben McAdoo. ***PHOTO1*** McAdoo's offense is much different then Gilbride's, with McAdoo's featuring a variety...

New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings: “I Don’t Care Who They Bring in, This is My Year”
March 11th, 2015 at 5:25 PM
The New York Giants landed the versatile Shane Vereen earlier this week, and he will now serve as a nice asset to the Eli Manning-led offense. Vereen will bring in a different type of talent to a crowded backfield with Rashad Jennings and Andre Williams. ***PHOTO1*** As a result of the Giants...

New York Giants Will Sign RB Shane Vereen: Report
March 10th, 2015 at 12:50 PM
The dry spell is nearly over! And when free agency officially begins at 4:00 PM EST today, the New York Giants will likely find themselves on the board as NFL Network reports they are expected to sign running back Shane Vereen (New England Patriots). ***PHOTO2*** ***PHOTO1*** Of course, things are still subject to...

Giants Say They’re “All-In” on 2015 Season, but Early Free Agency Approach Says Otherwise
March 10th, 2015 at 10:00 AM
When the New York Giants decided they would bring head coach Tom Coughlin back for the 2015 season, they did so with a bottom line in mind: win or go home get fired. ***PHOTO1*** Co-owners John Mara and Steve Tisch each insisted that 2015 would be viewed as a win-or-die season --...

New York Giants Assistant GM Kevin Abrams: Brett Jones “Won the Building” Prior to Signing
March 7th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants weren't entirely sure they were going to sign offensive lineman Brett Jones when he arrived for a visit back in early February. ***PHOTO1*** Sure, they had watched film on him dating back to college and were well aware of his dominance in the CFL, but it was his...