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New York Giants Made Calls to More than 235 Free Agents
April 16th, 2014 at 2:15 PM
The New York Giants have been the most active team in free agency this year, signing or re-signing more than 20 total free agents. But that's really just the tip of the iceberg, as General Manager Jerry Reese actually put in calls to more than half of the 471 free...

New York Giants not Extending Eli Manning’s Contract in Fear of a Rapid Decline?
April 13th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Even prior to Eli Manning's ankle surgery, there was much speculation about whether or not his contract would be extended and, subsequently, why it hadn't been. And despite New York Giants General Manager Jerry Reese saying an extension is "on the table" and co-owner John Mara admitting that Eli remains...

New York Giants Friday Morning Storylines: Jerry Reese Attends LSU Pro Day
April 11th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Friday is finally here, a long week is coming to an end and, as always, we have a few New York Giants headlines for all of you to enjoy. So for the last time this work week, kick back, relax and sip your coffee as you read the following stories. ***PHOTO1*** Phil...

Giants Tuesday Morning Storylines: What are Big Blue’s Biggest Needs Following Free Agency?
April 8th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Tuesday morning, New York Giants fans! The start of the week brought about another slow day, but that could change at any moment. So while you're waiting for the Giants' next series of transactions, kick back, relax and enjoy the following stories over your morning coffee. NFL Draft 2014: Giants'...

New York Giants Building for Long-Term Success as Well as to Win Now
April 6th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The 2013 New York Giants' offseason was filled with one-year deals and short-term pickups and temporary fixes. Whether it was a product of salary cap issues or a faux pas on general manager Jerry Reese is of no consequence to the current and ever-active 2014 NFL offseason. What is happening...

New Teammates Confident Eli Manning Can Lead New York Giants Back to Prominence
April 5th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
As New York Giants General Manager Jerry Reese has taken full control of his portion of the offseason, the focus on what has so far transpired has pulled some of the attention away from quarterback Eli Manning. The franchise signal-caller did have a horrible 2013 season and was much maligned...

New York Giants Saturday Morning Storylines: Big Blue Works Out Free Agent QB Rusty Smith
April 5th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Forget the idea of a free agency lull! It may be occurring for other teams, but New York Giants General Manager Jerry Reese is operating under a different set of rules here in 2014. And each time we seem to indicate the lull is finally coming, the Giants off and...

New York Giants’ 2014 Offseason Schedule and Key Dates Released
April 4th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
On Thursday, the New York Giants released the official dates to their offseason programs for the upcoming 2014 season, including the start of voluntary workouts and media availability. The key dates are as follows: April 21: Beginning of voluntary offseason program. April 22: Players available to media for first time. May 1: General Manager...

Giants Friday Morning Storylines: Big Spending Big Blue Has Been Impressively Aggressive
April 4th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The lull of free agency finally -- kind of -- hit the New York Giants on Thursday when they failed to make a signing for the first time this week. Whether or not that quiet will continue on Friday remains to be seen, but in the mean time, enjoy the...

New York Giants’ Marc Ross was on Hand to Watch Jadeveon Clowney at South Carolina’s Pro Day
April 3rd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
30 NFL teams had scouts or personnel on hand for South Carolina's Pro Day on Wednesday. Most, if not all, were there to watch potential first overall pick, Jadeveon Clowney, who put on an incredible display. And among those 30 teams with eyes on the defensive end were the New...

New York Giants were Never Seriously Interested in WR DeSean Jackson
April 1st, 2014 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** As recently as late Monday night, wide receiver DeSean Jackson to the Washington Redskins was reportedly a "done deal." And while nothing official has yet to be announced, one thing remains a certainty: the New York Giants were never interested. Color us not surprised. Despite the unlikely nature of Jackson to...

Should New York Giants Kick the Tires on WR DeSean Jackson?
March 30th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** The very moment the Philadelphia Eagles released wide receiver DeSean Jackson, it was inevitable that fans of all 31 other teams would turn on their gaming systems, put in Madden and sign him to their roster. It was also inevitable that once that was done, the question would be...

Potential New York Giants Draft Targets: Rounds 3-7
March 30th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
With the 2014 NFL Draft not more than five weeks away, the conversation surrounding the New York Giants draft strategy generally centers around who will be the pick at the 12th spot. Questions such as “Will the Giants look to address the offensive skill positions and take a player like...

Why the New York Giants May or May not Draft by “Need”
March 29th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
As player evaluations and pro days continue, rumors and draft day speculations have begun to circulate throughout the media. In reality, at the moment nothing is certain, as most teams with the exception of the Houston Texans, will have to wait and see how the draft unfolds before they themselves...

Tom Coughlin Confirms New York Giants May Still Look to Free Agent Market for Tight End
March 29th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Earlier this week, New York Giants general manager Jerry Reese noted that the team could still be searching for a tight end in free agency. And when head coach Tom Coughlin was later asked about the same situation, he was not shy in sharing his opinion. At a position where the...

New York Giants’ Chris Snee: “I Feel Like I Can Still Play and Play at a High Level”
March 29th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
One major question facing the 2014 New York Giants is whether or not their newly constructed offensive line can come together quickly and offer quarterback Eli Manning more protection than they did a season ago. The answer to that question is also likely linked to another: can guard Chris Snee...

John Harbaugh on Giants LB Jameel McClain: They Got a Smart, Physical Player; Serve as Mentor
March 27th, 2014 at 3:20 PM
The New York Giants helped their eighth-ranked defense of a season ago when they re-signed Jon Beason to a three-year deal, but they also gave Beason some help in the linebacker group when they added Jameel McClain from the Baltimore Ravens on a two-year deal. ***PHOTO1*** McClain dealt with some injuries last...

Oakland Raiders Seek Veteran Presence with Signing of Justin Tuck
March 25th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** When New York Giants fans heard the news that the two-time Super Bowl champion and defensive leader of nine years, Justin Tuck, had opted to join the Oakland Raiders, most were saddened by the departure of a great player, teammate, leader and community icon. Even co-owner John Mara publicly...

New York Giants GM Jerry Reese on QB Mark Sanchez: “Never Say Never”
March 25th, 2014 at 10:55 AM
Late on Monday even, a slew of conflicting reports hit social media suggesting that the New York Giants may or may not be interested in free agent quarterback Mark Sanchez. ***PHOTO1*** Initially, ESPN's Chris Mortensen reported that Sanchez would sign with the Philadelphia Eagles, but that was promptly followed up by a...

New York Giants Awarded 5th Round Compensatory Pick in 2014 NFL Draft
March 24th, 2014 at 6:26 PM
Before Monday, the New York Giants had six picks in the upcoming 2014 NFL Draft. Now they will have seven. The NFL awarded teams compensatory picks on Monday evening, and the Giants were awarded a fifth-round pick. The actual pick will be the 34th pick in the round and the 174th...