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New York Giants’ Marc Ross Wants to Remind You: We’re the Experts, You Aren’t
April 29th, 2016 at 1:30 PM
Was Ohio State cornerback Eli Apple a reach for the New York Giants in Round 1 of the 2016 NFL Draft? Many "experts" had him graded out in the teens, but the Giants jumped at the chance to draft him when he came up at No. 10 overall on Thursday...

New York Giants Had an Option to Trade Down in Round 1, but Decided to Pass
April 29th, 2016 at 11:30 AM
After a completely unexpected fall by offensive lineman Laremy Tunsil knocked the early stages of the 2016 NFL Draft out of balance, the New York Giants were left wondering what to do with the No. 10 pick. Their (alleged) primary targets -- Jack Conklin, Leonard Floyd and Ezekiel Elliott --...

New York Giants Had Eli Apple as Their No. 1 Rated Cornerback
April 29th, 2016 at 8:30 AM
When the New York Giants selected Ohio State cornerback Eli Apple with the No. 10 pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, everyone from fans to pundits to even Apple himself were surprised. But when discussing the pick after it was made, Giants brass all shared the same sentiments: Apple was...

2016 NFL Draft: New York Giants Select Ohio State CB Eli Apple
April 28th, 2016 at 9:19 PM
With their first-round pick (No. 10 overall) in the 2016 NFL Draft, the New York Giants select Ohio State cornerback Eli Apple. ***PHOTO1*** "Apple is a young, physical and competitive corner," head coach Ben McAdoo said. "His best football is ahead of him." The selection of Apple came only after a fluke set...

New York Giants Intend to Pass on UCLA LB Myles Jack Due to Injury: Report
April 27th, 2016 at 7:35 PM
When the New York Giants announce their first round selection in the 2016 NFL Draft on Thursday night, the name called will not be UCLA linebacker Myles Jack. ***PHOTO1*** The Star-Ledger reports that General Manager Jerry Reese & Co. have opted to pass on Jack due to a knee injury that may,...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul: “I Want to Be Better than the Player I Was”
April 26th, 2016 at 4:00 PM
It's remarkable to think that New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is even alive, let alone preparing to play in the NFL next season. ***PHOTO1*** After reading his harrowing re-telling of a July 4th fireworks accident that left him without a right index finger and the portion of two others, you...

Carl Banks Thinks New York Giants Need to Draft a Linebacker; Calls Leonard Floyd a “Convertible”
April 25th, 2016 at 7:00 AM
It's been 32 years since the New York Giants took a linebacker with their first-round pick. That linebacker was Carl Banks, who ended up being a very good pick for Big Blue. ***PHOTO1*** With the linebacker position being, arguably, one of the most pressing need for the Giants heading into the 2016...

New York Giants’ Janoris Jenkins: Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie “Leads by Example”
April 22nd, 2016 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants went into free agency desiring some game changers. Very earlier on Day 1 of free agency the Giants made their first big splash by signing cornerback Janoris Jenkins. With that move, they made it clear that they were moving on from Prince Amukamara to get a second...

New York Giants Have Inquired About Free Agent CB Josh Norman: Report
April 21st, 2016 at 5:28 PM
Earlier on Thursday afternoon, New York Giants General Manager Jerry Reese said during his pre-2016 NFL Draft press conference that the team wouldn't rule anything out as it relates to free agent cornerback Josh Norman. ***PHOTO1*** "We investigate everything," Reese said of possibly signing Norman, adding of his departure from Carolina: "Nothing...

New York Giants’ Weston Richburg: John Jerry “Deserves a Lot More Credit” than He’s Given
April 21st, 2016 at 5:15 PM
The New York Giants have poked around several right guards and right tackles since the onset of free agency, but save for a few depth and competition signings, haven't really made any moves that would appear destined to supplant either John Jerry or Marshall Newhouse. And for center Weston Richburg, that...