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New York Giants Confident with WR Marcus Harris Heading into 2015
March 3rd, 2015 at 3:00 PM
There's been a lot of talk about the New York Giants potentially looking to upgrade their wide receiver position in recent weeks -- something General Manager Jerry Reese admits is certainly possible -- with speculation going as far as to suggest the team may look to draft either Amari Cooper...

New York Giants’ Steve Weatherford Will Donate His Brain to Concussion Research
March 3rd, 2015 at 1:00 PM
On July 23, 2014, Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Sidney Rice announced his retirement from the NFL due to lingering issue from multiple concussions. In total, Rice is believed to have suffered 10 concussions throughout his life -- the first dating back to his early Pop Warner football years. And now...

Walter Thurmond III not Expected to Re-Sign with New York Giants: Report
March 3rd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
During the NFL Combine, The Star-Ledger reported that cornerback Walter Thurmond III loved New York and would likely be re-signed this offseason. However, ESPN's Dan Graziaono shared a conflicting report on Tuesday morning, stating that talks between the New York Giants and Thurmond have "gone nowhere" and he is expected...

Adam Schefter Believes New York Giants Will Make a Run at Ndamukong Suh
March 3rd, 2015 at 8:55 AM
The Detroit Lions opted not to place the franchise tag on defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh on Monday, meaning the talented (and troubled) veteran will officially become an unrestricted free agent on March 10th. And his character issues aside, Suh is expected to have a large number of potential suitors and...

Miami Dolphins Expected to Pursue Safety Antrel Rolle Once Free Agency Begins
March 3rd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Despite the New England Patriots' decision not to franchise Devin McCourty, the free agent market at safety will still be relatively thin in 2015. In fact, in addition to McCourty, the only other potentially available safety that's worth a high-cost investment is New York Giants safety Antrel Rolle. ***PHOTO1*** With the Giants...

New York Giants Release Center J.D. Walton
March 2nd, 2015 at 4:05 PM
In their second expected move of the day -- the first coming when they designated Jason Pierre-Paul as their non-exclusive franchise player -- the New York Giants have announced the release of center J.D. Walton. ***PHOTO1*** The release of Walton, who started all 16 games for the team at center in 2014,...

New York Giants Place Franchise Tag on DE Jason Pierre-Paul
March 2nd, 2015 at 1:50 PM
The New York Giants had hoped to have a long-term deal in place with defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul by the time the NFL's franchise tag window closed, but that was not the case. So, as expected, it's been reported that Pierre-Paul has been designated as the team's non-exclusive franchise player. ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2*** "We...

Potential New York Giants NFL Draft Target: DE/OLB Bud Dupree, Kentucky
March 2nd, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Over the weekend, Yahoo! Sports' 2015 NFL Mock Draft had the New York Giants selecting Bud Dupree, a defensive end and outside linebacker from Kentucky, with the No. 9 overall pick. Prior to that however, Dupree hadn't been mentioned often as going in the Top 10, but should be a...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Believes He Could Have Been a Professional Soccer Player
March 2nd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. took the NFL by storm in 2014, putting together one of the most impressive rookie campaigns in league history and ultimately winning the AP Offensive Rookies of the Year award with ease. But if it wasn't football, Beckham Jr. still believes he...

Ex-Giant, Victor Hampton, Arrested for DWI, Speeding in North Carolina
March 2nd, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Shortly after going undrafted in the 2014 NFL Draft, fans clamored for the New York Giants to sign South Carolina cornerback Victor Hampton. And to their credit, they tried. But Hampton would ultimately sign with the Cincinnati Bengals. ***PHOTO1*** However, in October of 2014, the Giants would get another opportunity when Hampton...

New York Giants Monday Morning Storylines: No. 9 Pick Gives Big Blue Leverage with Jason Pierre-Paul
March 2nd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Monday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to your last full week without the unpredictability of NFL free agency. Expect big moves and big news to be made between now and that March 10th date with players like J.D. Walton on the chopping block and others, like Jon Beason,...

5 Possibilities for the N.Y. Giants’ 2015 Season — Betting Odds and Lines by Mybookie.ag
March 2nd, 2015 at 5:00 AM
Last year, the New York Giants unloaded a lot of cash, a heck of a lot more than they are normally known to do in the midst of free agency. Regardless, the team put up an abysmal 6-10 record, mainly due to the fact that they were ailing over quite...

Yahoo! Sports Mocks Kentucky DE/LB Bud Dupree to New York Giants at No. 9
March 1st, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Nearly all NFL Draft experts expect Kentucky linebacker Bud Dupree to be a first-round pick, but most have him in the No. 12 - No. 24 range because of just how raw he still is. However, in their most recent mock draft, Yahoo! Sports has the 6-4, 267 lbs. tweener...

Potential New York Giants Free Agent Target: Defensive Tackle, Barry Cofield
March 1st, 2015 at 1:00 PM
On Friday, the Washington Redskins released defensive tackle Barry Cofield in an effort to save $4.12 million in salary cap -- one of several veteran releases from across the league this past week. And like many others who have now hit the open market, Cofield could become a diamond in...

New York Giants Have not Yet Inquired About Reggie Bush: Report
March 1st, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants are looking for a quality change-of-pace running back to compliment both Rashad Jennings and Andre Williams in 2015, and earlier this week it appeared as if the ideal candidate hit the open market when the Detroit Lions released Reggie Bush. But as of the weekend, Big...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. as Spider-Man: Photo
March 1st, 2015 at 9:00 AM
On more than one occasion this past season fans found themselves asking "Is New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. even human?" As it turns out, he is ... or so we are led to believe. Still, his remarkable hands do seem other-worldly, and for that reason it seems...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Big Blue Sports 3 of Top 101 NFL Free Agents
March 1st, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, New York Giants fans! Welcome to the month of March, which brings with it the start of the new league year -- including the start of free agency -- in a little over a week. What that means, of course, is that things will soon kick into high...

New York Giants Send Boy with Special Needs an Amazing Gift: Video
February 28th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants have long been considered the class of the NFL. Dating back to their inception, Big Blue has always prided themselves on going about business the right way -- both on the field and off of the field. That tradition continues today, and in a recent showing...

Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Shows Off His Skills to Help Promote the NFL International Series
February 28th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
It was quite an impressive season for New York Giants wide receiver and AP Offensive Rookie of the Year Odell Beckham Jr. But the LSU product has only just begun padding his resume, which now includes acting -- at least in part -- as an NFL Ambassador. ***PHOTO1*** This past week Beckham...

2015 NFL Draft: Potential Under-the-Radar Draft Prospects for the New York Giants (Part 2)
February 28th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
In hopes of keeping the NFL Draft talk new and refreshing, Giants 101 has decided to start up a weekly feature identifying potential sleeper picks on both sides of the ball. Each week we will take a look at one player on both offense and defense, that also fits a...