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New York Giants Vs. New England Patriots: Preseason Week 4 Preview
August 27th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Thursday marks the official end to the 2014 preseason, and for the New York Giants, it will conclude with a matchup against the New England Patriots. And while the starters are only slated to play for one or two series, there are still plenty of fringe players that make the...

New York Giants Vs. New York Jets: Preseason Week 3 Game Analysis
August 24th, 2014 at 2:55 PM
Leading up to Friday night's MetLife Bowl, there was a significant amount of trash talk coming from the New York Jets and their fans. Of course, that can be attributed to it being their biggest game of the season, which unfortunately for them, did not end the way that they...

New York Giants’ Mathias Kiwanuka Feels He Can Have His Best NFL Season at 31
August 12th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Mathias Kiwanuka has always been a team player since being drafted by the New York Giants eight years ago and no matter what they've asked him to do, whether it be play defensive end or linebacker, or even going as far as taking a paycut to help the team land...

2014 New York Giants Training Camp Preview: Defensive Line
July 21st, 2014 at 9:00 AM
With the offseason workout program now a thing of the past and the official start to training camp coming up on July 21st (report date and physicals), it's time to look ahead to each positional battle and how they will ultimately shape the New York Giants' final 53-man roster. Today...

New York Giants’ Mathias Kiwanuka Expects to Have a Breakout Season in 2014
July 10th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
It's been a relatively rough offseason for New York Giants defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka. It began with a forced pay cut -- something that, admittedly, made him very angry with the team -- and continued when he was named the "most overrated" member of Big Blue. But despite the doubt...

NFL Defensive Line Power Rankings: New York Giants Listed No. 12 Overall
July 2nd, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants have a lot of areas in which they need to improve in 2014, and right near the top of that list -- albeit below turnovers and the offensive line -- is the defensive line. ***VIDEO1*** Having lost both Justin Tuck (Oakland Raiders) and Linval Joseph (Minnesota Vikings), that...

Pete Prisco: Mathias Kiwanuka is Most Overrated Giant; Prince Amukamara is Most Underrated
June 28th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
As the NFL slowly treks forward towards the start of training camp, Pete Prisco of CBS Sports recently decided to take a look at who he feels are the most overrated and underrated players league-wide and on a team-by-teams basis entering 2014. For the New York Giants, Prisco went with Mathias...

New York Giants’ Damontre Moore Ready to Take That Next Step: “I’m Hungrier than Ever”
June 19th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Jason Pierre-Paul isn't the only New York Giants defensive end who's ready to turn things up a notch in 2014, as second-year defensive end Damontre Moore has taken aim at a starting spot and believes he's ready to make a big leap in his progression. He's admittedly spent a lot...

Mathias Kiwanuka “Very Angry and Very Upset” with New York Giants Over Forced Pay Cut
June 18th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
When the New York Giants took the field for their first practice of mini-camp on Tuesday, Mathias Kiwanuka was there -- filling in at both defensive end and pass-rushing linebacker. He went through the drills, smiled and joked with his teammates and acted as if he were happy to be...

New York Giants Passed on Michael Johnson, Other Pass Rushers Due to “Economics”
May 27th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants may have signed Robert Ayers as a replacement for Justin Tuck (Oakland Raiders), but the team apparently passed on some of the more elite pass rushers (such as Michael Johnson) due to "economic" issues, reports ESPN's Dan Graziano. ***VIDEO1*** Despite what many believed was a solid amount of...

Kerry Wynn Felt Signing with Giants Offered Him Best Chance at Landing on a 53-Man Roster
May 19th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Although the New York Giants spent the vast majority of their early offseason focus on shoring up their defense, few additions were made along the defensive line. In fact, the signing of Robert Ayers was the only transaction truly noteworthy, and even that came on the heels of Justin Tuck's...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Makes 2014 “All-Hinge Team”
May 19th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Just how important is Jason Pierre-Paul to the New York Giants in 2014? Well, there's so much riding on him and his return to health that Mike Tanier of Sports on Earth and Football Outsiders has named him to the 2014 All-Hinge Team. ***VIDEO1*** Now, you're probably saying to yourself, "what the...

2014 NFL Draft: New York Giants Select USC LB Devon Kennard
May 10th, 2014 at 3:35 PM
With their sixth pick (No. 174 overall) in the 2014 NFL Draft, the New York Giants select USC linebacker Devon Kennard. ***VIDEO1*** Once again, the General Manager Jerry Reese & Co. land themselves a team captain -- notice a trend this year? In addition, Kennard is another guy with an extremely high...

New York Giants Have 4 of the Worst 10 Contracts in the NFC East, So Says Philly.com
April 23rd, 2014 at 3:00 PM
First and foremost, we preface this article by offering the following disclaimer: this subjective topic was covered by Jimmy Kempski of Philly.com, a Philadelphia Eagles beat writer who made no bones about his belief that the Eagles have "no bad contracts." For example, he believes that the $6.9 million owed...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul is Healthy, Ready to Play Like He was 21 Again
April 23rd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Like many members of the New York Giants, defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul (back, shoulder) was peppered with questions about his health during media day on Tuesday. And like many of his teammates, JPP says he's healthy and entirely ready for the 2014 season. ***VIDEO1*** "I’m still rehabbing, but I’m healthy and I...

New York Giants’ Mathias Kiwanuka Takes Pay Cut; Will Make $1.5 Million in 2014
March 17th, 2014 at 6:40 PM
With the New York Giants making a flurry of moves this weekend in landing Walter Thurmond, Quintin Demps and the biggest one, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, the team was getting close to hitting the salary cap, which is at $133 million in 2014. So to help matters, long-time veteran Mathias Kiwanuka agreed to...

Oakland Raiders Sign Justin Tuck to Two-Year, $11 Million Deal
March 13th, 2014 at 3:04 PM
The New York Giants have lost defensive captain Justin Tuck. The long-time member of Big Blue has agreed to a two-year, $11 million deal with the Oakland Raiders. ***PHOTO1*** "What a strange free agency. Just when you think you can't be surprised anymore, you see something that truly surprises you," Osi Umenyiora...

If Released by Dallas Cowboys, Could DeMarcus Ware Become a Possibility for New York Giants?
February 25th, 2014 at 2:30 PM
There's that old saying, "if you can't beat them, sign them." Well, the New York Giants know what it is like to watch DeMarcus Ware dominate them for several years as a defensive end and outside linebacker of the Dallas Cowboys. Ware has been the defensive leader and fixture of the...

New York Giants Wednesday Morning Storylines: Multiple New York Giants Could Be Cut?
February 19th, 2014 at 6:58 AM
Happy hump day, New York Giants fans! We're midway through another week of lull, but new and rumors are slowly beginning to pick up. So sit back, enjoy your coffee and the following stories as you reach the midway point of your week. ***PHOTO1*** On the Bubble: 24 NFC Players Who Could...

After Snakebit Season, New York Giants Face Major Overhaul in 2014
December 21st, 2013 at 1:00 PM
Controversy and repetitive “debate” has been the focal point of what exactly has gone awry since the 2012 season ended for the New York Football Giants. It appears as if this about-to-end 2013 season has bestowed more questions than answers for everyone in the Big Blue franchise, including their faithful...