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New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul is Healthy, Ready to Play Like He was 21 Again
April 23rd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Like many members of the New York Giants, defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul (back, shoulder) was peppered with questions about his health during media day on Tuesday. And like many of his teammates, JPP says he's healthy and entirely ready for the 2014 season. ***VIDEO1*** "I’m still rehabbing, but I’m healthy and I...

New York Giants Meet with Free Agent DE Robert Ayers
April 2nd, 2014 at 8:00 AM
In addition to signing offensive lineman Charles Brown on Tuesday, the New York Giants also met with defensive end Robert Ayers (Denver Broncos), whom they were rumored to have interest in back in early March. And, as it turns out, Ayers' visit is still ongoing as of Wednesday morning, where...

New York Giants Wednesday Morning Storylines: How Big Blue Snubbed Gang Green for DRC
April 2nd, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The previous two times we've indicated the rush of free agency was over for the New York Giants, they signed someone. Will that be the case again on Wednesday as we enter day three of what was supposed to be a quiet and slow time for news? Time will tell....

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul: I’ve Worked My Butt Off and I’m Ready for 2014 Season
March 31st, 2014 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** To say 2013 was a rough year for New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul would be a bit of an understatement. Despite some turn back the clock moments where he flashed the talent everyone saw in his first and second years, Pierre-Paul was predominantly hampered by a lingering...

2013 New York Giants were Most Injured Team in NFL History … Kind Of
March 29th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Ever since the 2013 season ended, we here at Giants 101 have often discussed the record-setting number of injuries that plagued the New York Giants. It's something that even co-owner John Mara refused to shy away from -- and while not using it as an excuse for a 7-9 finish,...

Will Hill Heads New York Giants’ List of “Performance-Based Pay” for 2013
March 26th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
On Monday, the NFL released the names and amounts for every player league-wide who received "performance-based pay" as a result of their playing time and salary in 2013. ***PHOTO1*** The system, which has been in place as part of the Collective Bargaining Agreement since 2002, weighs the aforementioned playing time with base...

What the New York Giants’ Strong Free Agency Means for Their Approach to the NFL Draft
March 18th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
It is safe to say that the work done by Jerry Reese and the New York Giants in free agency has taken the most optimistic Giants fan by surprise. Reese assembled potentially one of the better secondaries in the NFL, adding cornerbacks Walter Thurmond and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie. With Thurmond and...

Oakland Raiders Sign Justin Tuck to Two-Year, $11 Million Deal
March 13th, 2014 at 3:04 PM
The New York Giants have lost defensive captain Justin Tuck. The long-time member of Big Blue has agreed to a two-year, $11 million deal with the Oakland Raiders. ***PHOTO1*** "What a strange free agency. Just when you think you can't be surprised anymore, you see something that truly surprises you," Osi Umenyiora...

Were 2013 Salary Cap Problems a Result of New York Giants Being Loyal to a Fault?
March 3rd, 2014 at 1:00 PM
To say the New York Giants had major salary cap problems in 2013 would be a bit of an understatement. And while much of that had to do with an overwhelming number of injuries to key players, it was their loyalty to said players that may have, ultimately, resulted in...

Potential Top 10 Talent Likely to Be Available for the New York Giants with the 12th Pick
March 1st, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Despite the countless hours of analysis and research done by various experts, it’s never easy to predict how the draft will go. Sure there are some players that are locks to go in the top 10, but anything is possible when teams also have the options to trade up and...

Are New York Giants Making Mistake by not Signing Jon Beason Prior to Start of Free Agency?
February 25th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants have made it well known that they want to bring back middle linebacker Jon Beason and have began discussions on a long-term deal to keep him with the team well beyond into the future. However with that said, Giants general manager Jerry Reese told the media this...

New York Giants Looking for Jason Pierre-Paul to Return to the Player He was “A Couple of Years Ago”
February 22nd, 2014 at 10:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** In late January, it was revealed that New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul would likely avoid offseason shoulder surgery to repair a lingering issue that plagued him in 2013. At the time, it was said that his rehab was "going well" and expectations were that he'd be ready...

New York Giants Thursday Morning Storylines: Antonio Pierce Named Head Coach at Long Beach Poly
February 6th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The quiet post-Super Bowl lull is now upon us and that ever so brief break for the NFL and their fans has already grown old. However, despite the apparent calm and quiet, there's still a lot going on behind the scenes. So relax here on your Thursday morning and enjoy...

Justin Tuck “Thinks” He Would Like to Be Back with New York Giants in 2014
February 3rd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
With the 2013 season now officially over with Super Bowl XLVIII concluding in MetLife Stadium on Sunday night, the re-set button can be officially hit and all of the teams are now back to 0-0 and the preparation for 2014 can really begin. The New York Giants have already gotten a...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul: It’s up to Me to Carry Defense If Justin Tuck Leaves
January 30th, 2014 at 4:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** Although defensive end Justin Tuck has already had contract talks with the New York Giants, it remains uncertain if he'll return in 2014. And, as Tuck told Giants 101 on Thursday, he has every intention on becoming a free agent and testing the open market. In the event Tuck does...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul May not Need Offseason Shoulder Surgery After All
January 28th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** At one point, it seemed like a foregone conclusion that New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul would need offseason surgery to repair a lingering shoulder injury that caused him to miss much of the 2013 season. However, Newsday's Tom Rock reported on Monday that JPP's rehab is "going...

Chris Snee’s 2014 Base Salary De-Escalated Due to Lack of Playing Time; JPP Gets $1.05M Bonus
January 24th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** The future for New York Giants offensive lineman Chris Snee remains somewhat uncertain. At the end of both 2012 and 2013, Snee appeared to be relatively unsure about returning to the game of football, but recently stated that if the team wants him back, he'll be back in 2014. “I...

New York Giants’ Starters Missed 91 Combined Games Due to Injuries in 2013, Highest in NFL
January 10th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Just how badly did injuries impact the New York Giants in 2013? Well, in addition to the $25.82 million spent on 13 players who ended the season on Injured Reserve (IR) and the additional $9.2 million in dead money, a study done by Rick Gosselin shows that Big Blue led...

New York Giants’ Damontre Moore Undergoes Shoulder Surgery; Will Be Ready by OTAs
January 8th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Add defensive end Damontre Moore to the growing list of New York Giants players who have had or will have offseason surgery following a wildly disappointing 7-9 season. ***VIDEO1*** The rookie out of Texas A&M recently underwent minor shoulder surgery, which he revealed via Instagram (see above), but is expected to be...

Justin Tuck May Be Willing to Give New York Giants a Hometown Discount to Remain with Team
December 31st, 2013 at 12:00 PM
One of the key free agents the New York Giants will have to make a decision on for next season will be long-time captain and veteran defensive end Justin Tuck. Tuck just completed a five-year, $32 million deal that he signed in 2008, and despite dealing with injuries over the last...