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New York Giants Release Center J.D. Walton
March 2nd, 2015 at 4:05 PM
In their second expected move of the day -- the first coming when they designated Jason Pierre-Paul as their non-exclusive franchise player -- the New York Giants have announced the release of center J.D. Walton. ***PHOTO1*** The release of Walton, who started all 16 games for the team at center in 2014,...

New York Giants Place Franchise Tag on DE Jason Pierre-Paul
March 2nd, 2015 at 1:50 PM
The New York Giants had hoped to have a long-term deal in place with defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul by the time the NFL's franchise tag window closed, but that was not the case. So, as expected, it's been reported that Pierre-Paul has been designated as the team's non-exclusive franchise player. ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2*** "We...

Ex-Giant, Victor Hampton, Arrested for DWI, Speeding in North Carolina
March 2nd, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Shortly after going undrafted in the 2014 NFL Draft, fans clamored for the New York Giants to sign South Carolina cornerback Victor Hampton. And to their credit, they tried. But Hampton would ultimately sign with the Cincinnati Bengals. ***PHOTO1*** However, in October of 2014, the Giants would get another opportunity when Hampton...

New York Giants Monday Morning Storylines: No. 9 Pick Gives Big Blue Leverage with Jason Pierre-Paul
March 2nd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Monday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to your last full week without the unpredictability of NFL free agency. Expect big moves and big news to be made between now and that March 10th date with players like J.D. Walton on the chopping block and others, like Jon Beason,...

5 Possibilities for the N.Y. Giants’ 2015 Season — Betting Odds and Lines by Mybookie.ag
March 2nd, 2015 at 5:00 AM
Last year, the New York Giants unloaded a lot of cash, a heck of a lot more than they are normally known to do in the midst of free agency. Regardless, the team put up an abysmal 6-10 record, mainly due to the fact that they were ailing over quite...

Potential New York Giants Free Agent Target: Defensive Tackle, Barry Cofield
March 1st, 2015 at 1:00 PM
On Friday, the Washington Redskins released defensive tackle Barry Cofield in an effort to save $4.12 million in salary cap -- one of several veteran releases from across the league this past week. And like many others who have now hit the open market, Cofield could become a diamond in...

Mel Kiper Jr.: Brandon Scherff Makes Most Sense for New York Giants
February 27th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants have several needs headed into both free agency and the NFL Draft, but chief among them is their need for offensive linemen. General Manager Jerry Reese has already stated the team will look to add two or more linemen with a specific focus -- if possible...

Potential New York Giants Free Agent Target: Safety, Tyvon Branch
February 27th, 2015 at 8:55 AM
The New York Giants are likely in need of another safety with Antrel Rolle, Stevie Brown and Quintin Demps all pending unrestricted free agents, but the market at the position is relatively weak. Luckily for General Manager Jerry Reese & Co., the market will receive a bit of a boost...

Potential New York Giants Free Agent Target: Running Back, Reggie Bush
February 26th, 2015 at 8:55 AM
The New York Giants are said to be in the hunt for a change-of-pace running back to compliment Rashad Jennings and Andre Williams in 2015, and their ideal candidate may have just hit the open market. ***PHOTO1*** The Detroit Lions announced on Wednesday that they had released veteran running back Reggie Bush...

Hobart Offensive Lineman Ali Marpet Wants to Play for New York Giants
February 25th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Division-III Hobart College has not had one of their football players make it to the NFL since the 1930's, but here in 2015 that is poised to change. Not only was offensive lineman Ali Marpet considered a mid-round sleeper prior to the Senior Bowl, but he has now catapulted up...

New York Giants Coaches, Teammates React to Release of Mathias Kiwanuka
February 25th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
On Tuesday, the New York Giants officially announced that they had released veteran defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka -- one of the last remaining holdovers from Super Bowl XLII. And although the move was expected, coaches and teammates still reacted with a bit of sadness to the move. After all, Kiwanuka...

New York Giants’ Nat Berhe, Cooper Taylor Will Each Have Shot to Start at Safety
February 24th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
With Antrel Rolle, Quintin Demps and Stevie Brown all pending free agents, it's no secret the New York Giants will be in need of a safety or two this offseason. In fact, General Manager Jerry Reese specifically pointed to the safety position as one area in need of improvement, saying...

New York Giants’ Jerry Reese: Odell Beckham Jr. Did not Have Two Hamstring Tears
February 23rd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Shortly after putting on a show in his very first Pro Bowl, New York Giants wide receiver and AP Rookie of the Year, Odell Beckham Jr., told the media his rookie accomplishments came despite an inability to find his top gear. He cited hamstring issues dating back to Organized Team...

New York Giants Will Try to Sign Jason Pierre-Paul to Long-Term Deal Before Using Franchise Tag
February 23rd, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants are planning to use the non-exclusive franchise tag on defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul on March 2nd if they have to, but ideally, they won't reach that point and will, instead, sign him to a long-term deal before the franchise tag becomes necessary. ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2*** Although Schefter's report on the...

New York Giants Monday Morning Storylines: Big Blue Looks to Be in Good Cap Shape
February 23rd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Monday, New York Giants fans! The NFL Combine will officially come to a close today following on-field drills by two groups of defensive backs and then we'll all be thrust into a brief lull prior to the start of free agency on March 10th. Of course, things will go...

Atlanta Falcons Keeping Close Eye on New York Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul
February 21st, 2015 at 2:55 PM
The New York Giants have not yet begun discussions with defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul regarding a long-term contract, and at least one team -- the Atlanta Falcons -- are keeping a close on whether or not those talks begin/advance. ***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the Falcons are currently in a waiting...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Raves About Antrel Rolle; Wants Him Back in Blue
February 21st, 2015 at 12:55 PM
On paper, and when healthy, the New York Giants seemed to have one of the better secondary’s in the NFL last year. That was until they started dropping like flies over various injuries. Now it appears as though they might lose their leader and most consistent piece of the defensive...

Giants’ Jerry Reese Says Team Can’t Rely on Victor Cruz 100%; Doesn’t Rule Out Drafting WR
February 21st, 2015 at 11:00 AM
New York Giants General Manager Jerry Reese is hopeful wide receiver Victor Cruz returns at 100% next season, but learning from past experience, he knows the team can't rely on it. Accordingly, the Giants may very well go into the 2015 NFL Draft with that in mind and draft another...

New York Giants, Jason Pierre-Paul Have not Yet Discussed Long-Term Deal: Report
February 21st, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants are reportedly ready to place the non-exclusive franchise tag on defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, but with the deadline to do that only nine days away, they may want to get in touch with JPP's representatives and begin discussing a long-term deal -- something The Star-Ledger reports...

A New York Giants, Osi Umenyiora Reunion Possible?
February 19th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants are not a team that generally recycles or goes back to the well very often, but in recent years we've seen it happen with the likes of running back Brandon Jacobs, wide receiver Mario Manningham and linebacker Chase Blackburn. ***PHOTO1*** Now, with several pressing need headed into free...