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Why Adrian Peterson Wouldn’t Benefit the Giants
January 19th, 2017 at 7:17 PM
On Thursday, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson told ESPN's First Take that the New York Giants would be a team he'd consider playing for should the Vikings cut him in the offseason. While Peterson's name value certainly sounds appealing, the move would not only go against what the Giants...

Giants Sign Kicker Aldrick Rosas to Futures Contract
January 19th, 2017 at 4:51 PM
The New York Giants signed former Tenessee Titans kicker Aldrick Rosas to a futures contract on Thursday. Rosas didn't play in 2016 which makes him an eligible free agent before the free agency period starts in March. ***PHOTO1*** Rosas was signed to the Tennessee Titans as an undrafted free agent from Southern...

Giants’ 2016 Position Review: Defensive Line
January 19th, 2017 at 2:01 PM
The New York Giants saw their defense go from one of the worst units to one of the best in only a matter of one season. A big reason for that was the revamped defensive line that stopped the run but also rushed the passer. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants were 14th in...

PFWA Awards: Giants’ Landon Collins, Damon Harrison, Sterling Shepard Bring Home Hardware
January 19th, 2017 at 1:33 PM
New York Giants defensive tackle Damon Harrison and safety Landon Collins were recognized for their stellar seasons as they were voted to the Pro Football Writers of America's All-NFL team while rookie wide receiver Sterling Shepard was voted to the All-Rookie team. ***PHOTO1*** Harrison was widely known as the best run stopping...

Giants’ 2016 Position Review: Offensive Line
January 18th, 2017 at 9:47 AM
The New York Giants offense took a step back in 2016 and the offensive line struggled to have a collectively strong season. They struggled to keep the pocket clean and couldn't find ways to run block with consistency. ***PHOTO1*** Starting at left tackle, Ereck Flowers started out the season strong but...

Giants’ 2016 Position Review: Tight End
January 17th, 2017 at 7:17 PM
The narrative surrounding the New York Giants offense was not a positive one throughout the 2016 season and there is plenty of blame to go around. The tight end position deserves some of that blame but also does show some promise. ***PHOTO1*** For the entire season, the Giants only had three tight...

Giants’ 2016 Position Review: Wide Receivers
January 17th, 2017 at 11:23 AM
The New York Giants offense struggled for the most part in 2016 but they still had one of the most talented wide receiver corps in the NFL, headlined by 24-year-old star Odell Beckham Jr. ***PHOTO1*** Beckham Jr. led the way with 101 receptions for 1,367 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns. It...

Giants’ 2016 Position Review: Running Back
January 16th, 2017 at 11:26 AM
The New York Giants rushing attack was one of the worst in the NFL in 2016. A combination of things led to their inefficiencies in the backfield but there is some hope heading into next season. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants finished the regular season averaging 88.2 rushing yards per game, fourth-worst in...

2016 Position Review: Giants’ Eli Manning
January 15th, 2017 at 4:22 PM
With the New York Giants' season over and the offseason yet to start, Giants 101 will take a look a look at each position and review how they performed in the 2016 season, starting with quarterback Eli Manning. ***PHOTO1*** After two straight seasons of at least 4,400 passing yards and 30...

Giants’ Leon Hall not Fined for Rib Shot on Packers’ Jordy Nelson
January 13th, 2017 at 7:25 PM
New York Giants defensive back Leon Hall will not be fined for the hit he delivered to Green Bay Packers wide receiver Jordy Nelson during the wild-card game on Sunday. The hit subsequently knocked Nelson out of the game. ***PHOTO1*** There was speculation that Hall would be fined for the hit...