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NFL Names Former New York Giants FB Charles Way Head of Player Engagement
July 2nd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The NFL announced on Wednesday that they have named former New York Giants fullback Charles Way, who had spent the past 14 years as the team’s Director of Player Programs, to head of the NFL’s Player Engagement department. ***VIDEO1*** Way will replace Troy Vincent, who had previously been promoted to Executive Vice...

New York Giants Getting Healthier & Much More from an Afternoon Tea with Tom Coughlin
December 4th, 2013 at 11:20 AM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin took the podium for his weekly press conference in a very focused, business-like mood on Wednesday. Without even being asked, he immediately opted to address the injury situation. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants' pre-practice injury report includes the following players: running back Brandon Jacobs (knee), defensive end...

New York Giants’ Revamped Defensive Line Should Give Fans High Hopes
September 2nd, 2013 at 3:00 PM
With the initial "final"-53 having been announced on Saturday, the New York Football Giants still have some lingering position/depth questions as week 1 of the 2013 NFL Season is almost finally upon us. ***PHOTO1*** As of Monday afternoon, defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins, defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins, defensive tackle Linval Joseph, defensive end/linebacker...

Former New York Giants GM Ernie Accorsi Says Eli Manning Has Reached Derek Jeter Status
June 20th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** It may be hard to believe, but Eli Manning is entering his 10th season as New York Giants quarterback. And over the past decade, the cool as a cucumber Eli has done little else but win -- including two Super Bowl titles -- while representing his team about as...

Eli Manning Poised to Shoulder Load for New York Giants Once Again
June 1st, 2013 at 11:20 AM
***PHOTO1*** The word “elite” has been thrown around (a bit too much) regarding quarterbacks over the last several years. New York Giants quarterback, Eli Manning, was even asked directly if he felt he was elite (in August during a radio interview on The Michael Kay Show) before the 2011 NFL...

Former New York Giants GM Ernie Accorsi Doesn’t Feel Brian Urlacher is a Hall of Famer
May 26th, 2013 at 10:55 AM
***PHOTO1*** With the recent announcement that he will retire from professional football, long-time Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher opened up a pretty good debate: is he or is he not a Hall of Famer? Many believe so, but one person who is not quite convinced of that is former New...

New York Giants QB Eli Manning not Elite, Says CBS Sports
May 20th, 2013 at 11:35 AM
***PHOTO1*** You can't spell "elite" without "Eli," but that doesn't make him an elite quarterback, says Will Brinson of CBS Sports, who recently ranked the NFL's top 32 quarterbacks. Instead, Brinson says the New York Giants signal caller and two-time Super Bowl champion is on the outside looking in. 5. Eli...

Former Giants GM Ernie Accorsi on Trading for Eli Manning: “There is No Price Too High for Greatness”
May 19th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
New York Giants fans know the story of the 2004 NFL Draft. The Giants went 4-12 in 2003 and possessed the number four selection as a result of the season. With Kerry Collins leaving, then-General Manager Ernie Accorsi wanted to draft a quarterback to take over the franchise. ***VIDEO1*** The San Diego...

CBS Sports Ranks New York Giants Front Office No. 4 in NFL
May 15th, 2013 at 12:05 PM
Mid-May is the season for endless top whatever lists -- players, draft picks, personnel and front offices. Grades are often given out for rookies that have yet to play a single snap, players are rated for their value in a season that has not yet started and "on the block"...

New York Giants, GM Jerry Reese Follow No NFL Draft Trends; Expect the Unexpected in April
March 31st, 2013 at 9:00 AM
As of mid-week, the New York Giants should enter the 2013 NFL Draft with 76 players already on their roster. Since free agency has slowed down and general manager Jerry Reese handled business in his calm, collected demeanor, quite a few conspicuous holes have been filled. While there are still...

Former Notre Dame Director of Personnel Tim McDonnell Joins New York Giants Staff as Scout
March 27th, 2013 at 2:00 PM
Tim McDonnell's ties to the New York Giants are no secret. He's the grandson to late Giants owner Wellington Mara and the nephew to current Giants owner John Mara. Over the last eight seasons, McDonnell has been with Notre Dame as their Director of Player Personnel. On Wednesday, Jenny Vrentas of...

New York Giants Defensive Assistant Al Holcomb Interviews with Carolina Panthers
January 25th, 2013 at 10:30 AM
The Carolina Panthers have a new General Manager in Dave Gettleman, but their pilfering of the New York Giants may have only just begun. The Charlotte Observer reports that the team met with Giants defensive assistant Al Holcomb on Thursday regarding their vacant linebackers coach position. ***PHOTO1*** Holcomb, who joined the Giants...

Carolina Panthers Leaning Towards Hiring New York Giants Executive Dave Gettleman as Next GM
January 5th, 2013 at 9:30 AM
New York Giants Director or College Scouting Marc Ross has been a hot name in the General Manager search across the NFL, with him lining up visits with the Carolina Panthers, New York Jets, San Diego Chargers and Jacksonville Jaguars. However, it appears that the Panthers, who enlisted the help...

New York Giants’ Marc Ross to Interview for New York Jets, Carolina Panthers GM Jobs
January 1st, 2013 at 9:30 AM
Long before the regular season ended, there was widespread speculation that New York Giants Director of College Scouting, Marc Ross, would draw the interest of several teams looking for a new General Manager. On the top of that list were the Carolina Panthers, who parted ways with Marty Hurney in...

Could New York Giants Promote Marc Ross to Keep Him Away from the Carolina Panthers?
December 31st, 2012 at 4:45 PM
With all signs point to a total house cleaning by the Carolina Panthers and former New York Giants General Manager Ernie Accorsi hired as a consultant to help the Panthers on their new search, it's no surprise that names from the Giants front office are already popping up. ***PHOTO1*** Profootballtalk.com mentions this...

Former New York Giants General Manager Ernie Accorsi Helping Carolina Panthers Find New GM
November 9th, 2012 at 4:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** Carolina Panthers owner Jerry Richardson has tapped Ernie Accorsi, the former New York Giants general manager who hired Tom Coughlin and drafted Eli Manning, to find the Panthers a new GM in the wake of Marty Hurney's firing. Giants Director of College Scouting Marc Ross will be a hot name...

Despite Eli Manning’s Consistency, New York Giants Place High Value on Back-Up Quarterbacks
June 24th, 2012 at 6:37 AM
As much as backup quarterback is an overlooked position in New York (in blue anyway), it is an ever-important role. Rewind to the New York Giants’ 1990 regular season when MVP quarterback Phil Simms went down in Week 15 with a broken right foot. Then-reserve QB, Jeff Hostetler stepped up and...

Contract Dispute Aside, New York Giants’ Osi Umenyiora Remains “All In”
May 26th, 2012 at 2:07 PM
***PHOTO1*** For the New York Giants, all is currently quiet on the #72 front. Just kidding; it’s peaceful as far as the c-word goes (C-ontract, folks).  Organized Team Activities have begun and the focus is back on the team - at least for the team. OTA’s, first off, are voluntary. Many...

Quality Rebuild in 2003 Led to Multiple New York Giants Championships
April 22nd, 2012 at 4:20 PM
In 2003, the front office of the New York Football Giants deemed it time for change. Head Coach Jim Fassel was fired and now Coach Tom Coughlin was brought on board. Looking back, Tom Coughlin foreshadowed what he would help this Giants team become. ***PHOTO1*** “What we must be all about right...

Osi Umenyiora Wants to Remain a New York Giant, as He Should
February 8th, 2012 at 7:44 AM
The tumultuous beginning to the 2011 season for the New York Giants is something that ultimately may define said season forever. ***PHOTO1*** No Giant fan can forget the dread they experienced when they lost key cogs in Steve Smith and Kevin Boss. Factor in Osi Umenyiora and his contract dispute, and one...