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Buffalo Bills and Former New York Giants LB Keith Rivers Agree to 2-Year, $5 Million Deal
March 12th, 2014 at 6:37 PM
Keith Rivers departure from the New York Giants was expected back in January after two very disappointing seasons with the team. On Wednesday, he wasted no time finding his next team with hopes of turning around his career. The Buffalo Bills have agreed to terms with unrestricted free agent linebacker Keith...

Baltimore Ravens LB Jameel McClain to Visit New York Giants on Thursday
March 5th, 2014 at 3:15 PM
Earlier in the offseason, Jameel McClain got his release from the Baltimore Ravens after six seasons with the team and is now on his free agent tour visiting teams. On Wednesday, McClain was in upstate New York visiting the Buffalo Bills. On Thursday, as Joe Buscaglia of WGR 550 tweeted, the...

Keith Rivers, Shaun Rogers Unlikely to Return to New York Giants in 2014: Report
January 30th, 2014 at 1:25 PM
Once Super Bowl XLVIII concludes over the weekend at MetLife Stadium between the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks, it will put the final seal on the 2013 season and the New York Giants can make their official preparations for the 2014 campaign. The first step towards the 2014 season is the...

Are New York Giants Really Facing a Rebuild or Just a Refinement: Part II, Defense
January 11th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Most agreed that the offensive side of the ball for the New York Giants was more of a rebuild -- mostly due to the offensive line and integral parts like tight end and running back still being a question mark. How about the defensive side? When we left off, we...

Andre Brown, Terrell Thomas & Antrel Rolle Carry New York Giants to 24-20 Win Over Oakland Raiders
November 10th, 2013 at 4:10 PM
It wasn't pretty, but it didn't have to be. And after starting the season 0-6, the New York Giants have now won their third consecutive game by defeating the Oakland Raiders 24-20 on the shoulders of Terrell Thomas, Antrel Rolle and the returning Andre Brown. Earlier in the week, head coach...

New York Giants Vs. Philadelphia Eagles: Week 8 Game Preview
October 26th, 2013 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants (1-6) will be heading to Lincoln Financial Field to take on the Philadelphia Eagles (3-4) this Sunday, and it will be a game of streaks. The Giants have not won on the road, nor back-to-back, in 364 days (as of Sunday), while the Eagles have lost...

New York Giants Continue to Lack Answers for Their Problems at Linebacker
September 19th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
It's no secret that linebacker Mark Herzlich, at one point or another, was a fan favorite amongst most New York Giants faithful. Herzlich’s story of perseverance and triumph has all the makings of a feel good Hollywood flick that would somehow star Matt Damon in one way or another. Unfortunately...

Can Kyle Bosworth Make a Serious Impact at Linebacker with the New York Giants?
August 27th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
One of the most distinguished roster cuts the New York Giants made on Sunday was the release of outside linebacker Aaron Curry, as the Giants decided to end the reclamation project of the former first rounder before it really ever began. With Curry's release, it opens the door for Kyle...

New York Giants LB Aaron Curry Looks to Carl Banks as Inspiration, Career He’d Want to Follow
August 11th, 2013 at 2:38 PM
On Saturday night, it was the first action that outside linebacker Aaron Curry saw for the New York Giants when they defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers 18-13 on Saturday night in the preseason opener.In the game, Curry had just one tackle in his time on the field for the Giants, as...

New York Giants LB Coach Jim Herrmann: All Three Linebacker Jobs are up for Grabs
August 5th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
Before training camp started, many of the position battles that the New York Giants would encounter was well established, especially here at Giants 101. One of the biggest battles we may see all summer long is the linebacker positions; all three of them. Currently, nine players are in camp battling it...

New York Giants OLB Jacquian Williams: I Want to Be “The General” of the Defense
August 1st, 2013 at 6:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** When training camp started for the New York Giants, many expected third year linebacker Jacquian Williams to be lining up with the first-team defense at outside linebacker, but thus far, he has been with the second-team and Spencer Paysinger has lined up with the first team. Williams missed time last season due...

2013 New York Giants Training Camp Preview: Linebacker
July 26th, 2013 at 10:50 AM
When fans look at the linebacker unit of the New York Giants for the 2013 season, the term potential is thrown out a lot, considering some of the talent that surrounds it. ***PHOTO1*** Long gone is veteran and Super Bowl XLVI hero Chase Blackburn, who departed to sign with the Carolina Panthers...

New York Giants LB Keith Rivers the Latest Target of an Amanda Bynes Meltdown
June 29th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** In her relentless quest to become the Queen of all Hollywood meltdowns, former Nickelodeon star, Amanda Bynes, turned her attention to two different targets on Friday night: New York Giants linebacker Keith Rivers and rapper Scott Mescudi, who is better known as Kid Cudi. Bynes' Twitter assaults on Mescudi are...

New York Giants’ Keith Rivers Doing MMA-Style Workouts with Jay Glazer, Chuck Liddell
June 22nd, 2013 at 6:45 AM
Jay Glazer is known for conducting some of the most intense workouts NFL players have ever experienced. In fact, John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reported back in 2010 that some of the workouts are so difficult that they've made (unnamed) players quit on the program. Luckily for the New...

New York Giants Remain in the Hunt for Free Agent LB Desmond Bishop
June 21st, 2013 at 5:09 PM
Earlier today, several news outlets reported former Green Bay Packers linebacker Desmond Bishop's interest in joining the New York Giants, as well as the Minnesota Vikings, the Kansas City Chiefs and the Jacksonville Jaguars. Apparently, the Jaguars have been eliminated from the equation. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network tweeted this afternoon...

Competition at Linebacker is Wide Open for New York Giants
May 26th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
There will always be a prevailing love affair that New York Giants fans long for when it comes to that certain linebacker position. The likes of Sam Huff, Lawrence Taylor and Harry Carson all solidified the long-standing passion for that defensive second level. The ‘backer spot hasn’t looked so, uh, fearful...

Members of New York Giants Take “Giant Step” to Assist Family Services of Westchester
May 25th, 2013 at 7:30 AM
The New York Giants are a charitable organization and that's reflected by the generous nature of their players. It's one of the many reasons fans are so fiercely loyal to them and why they're often looked at as one of the classiest organizations in the sports world. And now, Big...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin on Linebackers: “There is Nothing Concrete There”
May 24th, 2013 at 5:13 PM
***PHOTO1*** A season ago, the New York Giants ranked 24th in the NFL in run defense, 28th in passing defense and 19th in sack percentage, all of which cumulated in the team missing the playoffs for the third time in four seasons. Although there were a variety of legitimate explanations...

New York Giants’ Jacquian Williams Still Recovering from PCL Injury
May 23rd, 2013 at 2:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** In 2011, Jacquian Williams was able to make a positive impact on the New York Giants defense and, eventually, won a starting job. But in 2012, he suffered an injury to his PCL -- the posterior cruciate ligament -- which is one of the four major ligaments in the...

ESPN’s Football Outsiders Lists Linebacker as “Red Flag” for New York Giants
May 14th, 2013 at 8:30 AM
From the time the 2012 season ended, to the start of free agency, through the 2013 NFL Draft and heading into the start of team camps, the New York Giants' linebackers and their depth has been widely discussed. On Monday, ESPN's Football Outsiders broke down the NFC East and the "red...