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Fueled by Odell Beckham Jr.’s Catch, NFL May Change Policy on Gloves
August 31st, 2015 at 11:00 AM
When New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. reached up and pulled down a one-handed touchdown against the Dallas Cowboys a season ago, he was immediately propelled into the international spotlight. It was, arguably (and almost certainly), the single greatest catch in NFL history. ***PHOTO1*** However, nearly a year later, "The...

Boomer Esiason on Eli Manning: “One of the Streakiest Players I Have Ever Seen”
August 28th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Former Cincinnati Bengals and New York Jets quarterback Boomer Esiason is never shy about offering his opinions on the New York Giants and specifically quarterback Eli Manning (and retired linebacker Lawrence Taylor). And while his current role as a CBS studio analyst may have something to do with that, there...

New York Giants of Past and Present React to Retirement of DE Osi Umenyiora
August 26th, 2015 at 2:31 PM
After 12 NFL seasons and two Super Bowl championships, defensive end Osi Umenyiora signed a one-day contract with the New York Giants and officially retired from professional football on Wednesday. ***PHOTO1*** We can rehash what you already know about Umenyiora, but rather than do that, we'll simply let the words of his...

Osi Umenyiora Officially Retires as a Member of New York Giants Despite Interest from Jets
August 26th, 2015 at 12:52 PM
Defensive end Osi Umenyiora has made it official -- his playing days in the National Football League are now over and he's onto his second career as a member of NFL International, where he'll travel to London as part of the NFL's ongoing attempt to expand their brand globally. ***PHOTO1*** But that's...

Jason Pierre-Paul Expected to Return to New York Giants Prior to Week 1: Report
August 24th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
The New York Giants have not yet seen defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul nor do they know the full extent of his injuries following a July 4th fireworks accident left him hospitalized, but despite all of that, Pierre-Paul is "still expected" to return to the team prior to their Week 1...

NFL Lawyers Reject Adding John Mara to Tom Brady-New England Patriots Settlement Talks
August 21st, 2015 at 7:00 AM
A court has suggested that New York Giants co-owner John Mara, chairman of the league's chief executive committee, participate in settlement discussions between the New England Patriots and quarterback Tom Brady because said committee generally oversees labor-related issues. However, ESPN reports that league lawyer rejected the notion that he could...

Annoyed Eli Manning Disputes Contract Report, Never Said He Wants to Be NFL’s Highest-Paid Player
August 19th, 2015 at 1:53 PM
In an exceptionally rare showing of emotion, New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning was visibly annoyed on Wednesday when asked about a recent report suggesting that he's aiming to become the NFL's highest paid player. ***PHOTO1*** Manning immediately and emphatically shot down the report, saying he had initially heard about it from...

New York Giants Confirm They Will Honor Ann Mara, Frank Gifford with Uniform Tributes
August 18th, 2015 at 10:55 AM
The New York Giants confirmed on Monday that they will, in fact, honor both Ann Mara and Frank Gifford with uniform tributes throughout the 2015 regular season. ***PHOTO1*** Mara, the matriarch of the New York Football Giants and wife of Wellington Mara, passed away earlier this year at the age of 85....

New York Giants’ John Mara Beyond the Point of Annoyance with Jason Pierre-Paul Situation
August 18th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, who remains in Florida as he recovers from a July 4th fireworks accident that left him without his right index finger, may have recently opened lines of communication with the New York Giants, but he's offered them no additional details on the extent of his injuries...

New York Giants’ Eli Manning Wants to Be NFL’s Highest Paid Player: Report
August 18th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
The ongoing contract negotiations between the New York Giants and franchise quarterback Eli Manning appear no closer to a resolution than they have in recent months, with a report surfacing on Monday that Manning is now aiming to become the league's highest paid player -- even aiming to out-earn Green...