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New York Giants’ Free Agency Haul Still Being Questioned as NFL Experts Pile on the Criticism
March 30th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants have not been getting a lot of love for their work in free agency to this point, having been tabbed by both Grantland and Pro Football Focus as under-performers. In fact, Grantland listed the Giants with three of the worst free agency signings thus far, while...

Hobart Offensive Lineman Ali Marpet to Attend New York Giants’ Local Pre-Draft Workout
March 30th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants are prepared to take a closer look at Hobart College offensive lineman Ali Marpet, who will attend the team's local pre-draft workouts on April 9th. ***PHOTO2*** The Division-III offensive lineman has drawn some serious attention during the offseason, most notably for running the fastest 40-yard dash time of...

League’s Punishment of Atlanta Falcons Could Impact New York Giants’ Draft Plans
March 30th, 2015 at 10:45 AM
The Atlanta Falcons face "severe" disciplinary action for violating the league's policy on pumping fake crowd noise into their stadium -- something owner Arthur Blank admitted to back in February -- and depending on what punishment is handed down, it could directly impact the New York Giants and their approach...

Potential New York Giants Draft Prospect: OG Laken Tomlinson, Duke
March 30th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
It is no secret that the New York Giants need to improve their offensive line, specifically when it comes to run blocking. They only added depth -- or what is hoped to be depth -- in free agency thus far, so the next place to acquire talent will be the...

New York Giants Monday Morning Storylines: 14 Teams were in the Chase for Dwayne Harris
March 30th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Monday, New York Giants fans! How about "The Walking Dead" last night? Am I right? Just kidding -- haven't seen it yet. But in terms of Big Blue ongoings, it certainly feels a lot like that show at the moment. Dead. ***PHOTO1*** But fear not! We're here to get your zombie-filled...

Mel Kiper: New York Giants Will Have Some Safety Options on Day 2 of NFL Draft
March 29th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Landon Collins (Alabama) is believed to be, far and away, the best safety prospect available in the 2015 NFL Draft. Still, he doesn't come without some concern, as NFL teams are reportedly weary about his ability in coverage. ***PHOTO1*** Despite that, Collin is expected to be (and likely will be) a Top...

Super Bowl XLII, 1990 NFC Championship Eliminated from “Greatest Game of All-Time” Bracket
March 29th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Is there a world in which Super Bowl XLII between the New York Giants and New England Patriots is not the greatest game ever played? Where the heroics of David Tyree and the game-winning touchdown catch by Plaxico Burress aren't given the spotlight they deserve? And a world in which...

New York Giants WR Victor Cruz on Recovery: “I’m About 70% There”
March 29th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Earlier this month, New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz took another huge step in his recovery from a torn patellar tendon when he finally got out of the pool and ran on turf for the very first time since his injury. ***PHOTO1*** It was a moment that caught the attention of...

New York Giants Have “a Lot of Interest” in Nebraska’s Randy Gregory: Report
March 29th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants may have signed defensive end George Selvie earlier this month, but that does not necessarily mean they're out of the market at the position or for another quality pass rusher. After all, what's the saying? "You can never have enough pass rushers." ***PHOTO1*** One potential pass rusher they...

New York Giants’ Chris Ogbonnaya Admits to Prank He Pulled on Carolina Panthers’ Cam Newton: Video
March 29th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
New York Giants running back Chris Ogbonnaya has been in the midst of a prank on Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton that he finally admitted to after talking to TMZ. ***PHOTO1*** Ogbonnaya was actually signed by the Giants during Week 14 of last season, but only played on special teams. Before that, he...

Ex-Giant Tiki Barber, Wife Traci Lynn Johnson Will not Appear on ‘Real Housewives of New Jersey’
March 28th, 2015 at 3:55 PM
Earlier this month, the New York Daily News reported that retired New York Giants running back Tiki Barber and his wife, Traci Lynn Johnson, were being considered as new additions to the hit reality show "Real Housewives of New Jersey," while one of its stars -- Teresa Giudice -- serves...

New York Giants’ Rueben Randle Poised to Shine in Make-or-Break Season
March 28th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
Much like his entire team, New York Giants wide receiver Rueben Randle is about to embark on a 2015 campaign that is a make-or-break season. ***PHOTO2*** Randle, who is set to become an unrestricted free agent after this upcoming season, must prove to the Giants and other teams looking for a receiver...

New York Giants Great Stephen Baker to Attend Palm Sunday Breakfast in New Jersey
March 28th, 2015 at 12:00 PM
If you're interested in meeting a New York Giants great this Sunday, former receiver Stephen Baker will be attending a Palm Sunday breakfast in Bayonne, New Jersey that is open to the public. ***PHOTO1*** The breakfast, starring "The Touchdown Maker" Baker as the guest speaker, will be held at the Knights of...

New York Giants Have Two of Pro Football Focus’ Five Worst Free Agency Signings
March 28th, 2015 at 10:00 AM
Earlier this month, Grantland listed the New York Giants as having three of the Top 10 Worst Free Agency Signings -- wide receiver/return man Dwayne Harris and linebackers Jonathan Casillas and J.T. Thomas. ***PHOTO1*** Now, several weeks later, Pro Football Focus is piling on. And in agreement with Grandlant, have listed the...

New York Giants’ Jerry Reese Attends LSU Pro Day; Team Meets with OT La’el Collins
March 28th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
When LSU held their Pro Day on Friday, the New York Giants were well represented. Not only did they have several scouts on hand, but General Manager Jerry Reese and assistant offensive line coach Lunda Wells were also in attendance. ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2*** Some of the top LSU prospects participating were defensive end Danielle...

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’ Steve Tisch on Board with “Make or Break” Mandate in 2015
March 27th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Back in late December at his year-end press conference, New York Giants co-owner John Mara made it abundantly clear that 2015 will be treated as a "make or break" season for Big Blue. And after two years of losing, if the team fails to turn things around, the ax will...

New York Giants on Hand to Watch Ex-Iowa State DT David Irving’s Workout
March 27th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Although he was dismissed from the Iowa State football team and barred from their facility during his senior season due to an off-field incident (we'll get to that later), it didn't stop the New York Giants from attending David Irving's outdoor workout on FieldTurf in San Jacinto, California this past...

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...