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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...

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...

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 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...

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 Expected to Use Dwayne Harris in David Tyree-Like Role
March 26th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
When the New York Giants signed wide receiver/return specialist Dwayne Harris, previously of the Dallas Cowboys, it was met with a lot of skepticism. After all, a player with only 31 career receptions getting paid $17.5 million with $7.1 million guaranteed over a five-year deal is enough to raise some...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin: Bennett Jackson, Chykie Brown May Convert to Safety
March 25th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
As the calendar approaches a turn to April, the New York Giants find themselves without an answer to the very same question that plagued them at the onset of free agency: what is the solution at safety? ***PHOTO1*** With Antrel Rolle now a member of the Chicago Bears, Stevie Brown and Quintin...

New York Giants’ John Mara: “So Far, So Good” with Free Agent Additions
March 22nd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Although it may not appear as if the New York Giants have been very active thus far in free agency, the exact opposite is true. They are near the league-lead with 13 signings/re-signings since free agency began, and that doesn't include the pre-free agency addition of offensive lineman Brett Jones. ***PHOTO1*** The...

2009 NFL Re-Draft: New York Giants Select OL T.J. Lang; WR Hakeem Nicks to Browns
March 22nd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
With the 2015 NFL Draft having already been mocked to death, ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr. decided to switch things up a bit this week and, instead, re-drafted the 2009 NFL Draft. Interestingly, Kiper Jr. points out that two of the top four players taken are no longer in the league...

Prince Amukamara on Contract Extension: I’d Be Lying If I Said It Wasn’t on My Mind
March 21st, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Going into the offseason, it was widely anticipated that the New York Giants would make several contractual adjustments in an effort to clear up some additional salary cap space. And while we've seen that with the likes of Jon Beason and Geoff Schwartz, two big names entering the final year...

New York Giants Sign DE George Selvie to One-Year, $1.4 Million Deal
March 20th, 2015 at 10:30 AM
Defensive end George Selvie (Dallas Cowboys) was unable to meet with the New York Giants on Thursday after his flight was delayed, but after arriving on Friday morning, that little hiccup was rendered irrelevant. In fact, General Manager Jerry Reese & Co. wasted no time, agreeing to a one-year, $1.4...

John Mara Wants Osi Umenyiora to Retire a New York Giant; Discusses “Mediocre” Free Agent Class
March 20th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants have not exactly had an offseason for the ages, but co-owner John Mara is still content with their conservative approach and feels many other teams have over-paid for players that wouldn't have otherwise had such a tremendous haul in a more talent-rich free agency market. ***PHOTO1*** “There were...

New York Giants Sign DT Kenrick Ellis to One-Year Deal
March 18th, 2015 at 1:20 PM
The New York Giants have signed defensive tackle Kenrick Ellis (New York Jets) to a one-year deal, the team has announced. ***PHOTO1*** It was reported yesterday that the Giants were meeting with Ellis to possibly discuss a deal, so this move isn't too much of a surprise. The deal could net Ellis...

Confident Nat Berhe Says New York Giants Fans Shouldn’t Panic Over Safety Situation
March 18th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Antrel Rolle is gone, Quintin Demps is a free agent and negotiations with Stevie Brown are moving along at a snails pace. And with only Nat Berhe, Cooper Taylor and Thomas Gordon currently under contract -- none of whom have even a single career start -- the New York Giants...

Defensive End Shane Ray Becoming a Popular Mock Selection for New York Giants
March 17th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants need both a safety and a quality offensive lineman, but they are also in serious need of another pass rusher. And while names like Andrus Peat and Brandon Scherff continue to dominate the No. 9 pick in most mock drafts, Missouri defensive end Shane Ray has...

New York Giants Have $8,208,764 in Remaining Salary Cap Space
March 16th, 2015 at 12:55 PM
Although it may feel like the New York Giants have been relatively quiet since the start of free agency last week, that's not actually been the case. With a total of five new additions and an additional five re-signings, Big Blue actually ranks near the top of the league in...