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New York Giants Concerned Jason Pierre-Paul May Miss Training Camp, Start of Season: Report
July 6th, 2015 at 6:25 PM
The New York Giants remain very much mum on the topic, but some little bits of information are beginning to slip through the cracks. And on Monday evening, ESPN's Adam Schefter reported that there is growing concern within the Giants organization that defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul may miss training and...

NFL Player Recently Warned Jason Pierre-Paul: Sign Tender “Because You Never Know What Could Happen”
July 6th, 2015 at 5:59 PM
As the July 15th deadline to negotiate a long-term deal with franchised players neared, a fellow NFL player and friend of New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul warned the two-time Pro Bowler to stop taking risks and just sign his tender worth a guaranteed $14.8 million for the 2015...

New York Giants Withdraw $60M Long-Term Offer to Jason Pierre-Paul
July 6th, 2015 at 1:17 PM
Any chance at a long-term deal between the New York Giants and defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul appears to have gone out the window following a July 4th fireworks accident that has left the two-time Pro Bowl defensive end hospitalized, Ian Rapoport reports. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants have pulled a $60 million long-term offer...

NFL Hall of Famer Tim Brown Sees Himself in New York Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr.
July 6th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Retired Oakland Raiders wide receiver Tim Brown, who will be officially inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame next month, is arguably one of the very best to ever play the game. But when asked which of the league's current crop of wide receivers has the best set of...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. to Work with Chad Johnson on Footwork Drills
July 6th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has never been shy about his appreciation for Chad Johnson's (see: Chad Ochocinco) NFL career. In fact, Beckham Jr. even credited Johnson with some of his footwork off the line, telling the former NFL wideout late last year that he had studied...

Current, Former New York Giants React to US Women’s National Team Winning World Cup
July 6th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
16 years. It's been 16 long years since the US Women's National Team last hoisted the World Cup Trophy. But that drought came to an end on Sunday as the United States of America manhandled Japan in the FIFA World Cup Final, ultimately coming out victorious by a score of...

Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Suffers Burns, Nerve Damage After Injuring Hand in Fireworks Accident
July 6th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
The news could have been much, much worse for New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, but after spending a night in Jackson Memorial Hospital in Miami, Florida, it's now been determined that, contrary to early reports, the three-time Pro Bowler will not have his hand amputated nor will he...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Hospitalized After Injuring Hand Lighting Fireworks
July 5th, 2015 at 5:43 PM
In some of the worst news imaginable for the New York Giants, defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul was reportedly hospitalized on Saturday after suffering "severe injuries" to his hand in a fireworks accident. And while the severity of the injury is currently unknown, the person who originally broke the news via...

Odell Beckham Jr. Gets Naked for ESPN Magazine, Says “The Catch” Overshadowed Rookie Season
July 5th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. admits he got his body from his Mother, a six-time All-American in track, and he's not afraid to show it off. ***PHOTO1*** As expected, Beckham Jr. was among a handful of athletes around the world who stripped down to their birthday suit for the...

New York Giants’ Andre Williams Spent Offseason Working on Speed, Explosiveness
July 5th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
New York Giants rookie running back Andre Williams got thrown into the fire a season ago and it took him almost 17 full weeks to finally get his NFL feet under him. By then however, it was too late and the Giants were already en route to a 6-10 finish. ***PHOTO1*** But...

Matured Justin Pugh Ready for Bounce Back Season with New York Giants
July 5th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Justin Pugh didn't have the kind of season he would have liked in 2014, but the same could be said for most members of the New York Giants. And like many of his teammates who changed their offseason routine and put in extra work ahead of the 2015 season, Pugh...

Former New York Giants Scout Doesn’t Believe They Can Compete with Cowboys, Eagles
July 5th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
From 1985 through the 2001 NFL Draft, Greg Gabriel was an area scout for the New York Giants and still considers himself Big Blue at heart. However, now as a contributing member of the National Football Post, Gabriel has set aside his biases and during a recent 2015 season preview,...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Just How Bad are Big Blue’s Injury Woes?
July 5th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, New York Giants fans! We hope you're all recovering well from your 4th of July BBQs, parties and fireworks. Football has entered a true dead period now and there's very little going on across the league. In fact, even Giants 101 may slow down today and take a...

Giants’ Devon Kennard is a True Student of the Game and His Notebooks are Proof
July 4th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
When New York Giants linebacker Devon Kennard sat in the film room a season ago, he would fill college-sized notebooks with relative ease. He was a vigorous note-keeper, who wanted to make sure he didn't miss even the smallest of details. But it wasn't just about a rookie not wanting...

New York Giants Lose Two Former Players in Tom Longo and Pete Athas
July 4th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants lost two former members of their franchise earlier this week, as both cornerback Pete Athas and safety/return man Tom Longo have passed away. ***PHOTO1*** Longo, originally drafted by the Philadelphia Eagles in the 14th round of the 1965 NFL Draft, spent two seasons with Big Blue and started...

Two New York Giants Make Matt Miller’s “Top 60 Inside Linebackers from 2014″ List
July 4th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The Bleacher Report 1000 continues to wind down with (we believe) only two positions remaining. And after a week in which outside linebackers (both 4-3 and 3-4) were ranked, Matt Millers has now moved onto the inside linebackers. Rather than split them up into 3-4 and 4-3 systems, Miller went...

Sports Illustrated Doesn’t Believe New York Giants’ Eli Manning is Top 10 Quarterback
July 4th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
We were shocked when NFL Network released their own list of the league's Top 10 quarterbacks and had New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning not only ranked among the Top 10, but ahead of his brother Peyton Manning (Denver Broncos). It was a sign of respect rarely shown to Manning...

New York Giants Saturday Morning Storylines: Can Larry Donnell Emerge as Threat Again in 2015?
July 4th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Saturday, New York Giants fans! We want to wish you all a happy and safety 4th of July! There may not be any football today, but that doesn't mean there's not a lot to celebrate (our love for Big Blue included) -- obviously. ***PHOTO1*** Before everyone heads out to their family...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Finds His Fast in New Nike Zoom Commercial: Video
July 3rd, 2015 at 2:55 PM
Late last month, New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz had his first signature shoe, the Nike Air Cruz, leaked out to the public. But as it turns out, Cruz isn't the only Giants wide receiver working with Nike. ***PHOTO1*** Odell Beckham Jr., the 2014 AP Offensive Rookie of the Year, is...

New York Giants DT Jay Bromley Hoping to Benefit from Steve Spagnoulo’s System
July 3rd, 2015 at 1:00 PM
It would be an understatement to say that the New York Giants defense struggled last year. In fact, the Giants were in the bottom five with the yards allowed per game and gave up the 10th most points per game. They also struggled against the run as only the Tennessee...