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New York Giants’ Mathias Kiwanuka: Roger Goodell, NFL Mishandled Domestic/Child Abuse Cases
September 19th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
This past week in the NFL will likely go down as "the worst week ever" considering how many prominent names were arrested and/or charged with serious crimes. ***PHOTO1*** Ray Rice, Greg Hardy and Jonathan Dwyer all had domestic violence charges brought to them, while Adrian Peterson had child abuse charges brought again...

New York Giants’ Mathias Kiwanuka: We’re Letting Tom Coughlin, Everyone Else Down
September 15th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
It's two games into the 2014 season and the New York Giants season seems like it's on course for disaster, especially after the team's self-implosion and a 25-14 loss in their home opener to the Arizona Cardinals. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants are coming off a 7-9 season, their first season under .500 since...

New York Giants Vs. Detroit Lions: Week 1 Game Analysis
September 10th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Wide receiver Victor Cruz said prior to kickoff that Monday night's game against the Detroit Lions was a "must-win." Unfortunately for Cruz and the New York Giants, winning never seemed to be in the cards as they were blown out of the water to the tune of 35-14. ***PHOTO1*** What started as...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Admits He Still Gets Butterflies Prior to Kickoff
September 8th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin is an emotional guy -- you see it in his pregame and postgame speeches, you see it during his press conferences and you see it whenever he talks about his wife and grandchildren. He's a full-spectrum guy and that tells you just how...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Tells Stephen a. Smith: We Will Win the NFC East
September 5th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
There's been a lot of people who think that the New York Giants are headed for doom and gloom in the 2014 season and for a mirror image of the horrors they had in 2013, which was the first losing season they had in 10 years. ***PHOTO1*** With people looking to take...

Mathias Kiwanuka Believes New York Giants Could Have Elite Defense in 2014
September 2nd, 2014 at 2:55 PM
No one has come out and said it yet, but the way the New York Giants offense has been struggling, it’s likely that the Giants defense will have to carry the team to victory in the early portion of the season as the offense develops an identity. Fortunately for the...

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...