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New York Giants’ Mark Herzlich on Ray Rice: “I Wouldn’t Welcome Him” in Our Locker-Room
September 11th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
This past week, the Baltimore Ravens terminated the contract of Ray Rice and released him following the video evidence released by TMZ which showed him punching his wife in the face at an Atlantic City casino back in February which was then followed by the NFL suspending Rice indefinitely. ***PHOTO1*** It's not...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Rebuilding Offensive Line is Big Blue’s No. 1 Focus
February 16th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
After multiple snowstorms in the Northeast, power outages and widespread cabin fever, Sunday seems to be the first day in quite some time where the sun will be shining. Unfortunately, there's still no football, so allow us here at Giants 101 to satisfy that urge for early morning reading with...

Cincinnati Bengals Sign Former New York Giants LB Michael Boley
October 1st, 2013 at 2:55 PM
Back in September, the Cincinnati Bengals worked out Michael Boley due to the fact that they were running very thin at the linebacker position, but they didn't sign him immediately from the work out. On Tuesday, the Bengals announced that they added the 31-year-old veteran linebacker, who will sign a contract with...

Former New York Giants Players React to Embarrassing Display by Current Team
September 23rd, 2013 at 8:30 AM
Rare is it that former or retired players will negatively address the team they once played for, but after a shameful 38-0 loss to the Carolina Panthers that dropped them to 0-3 on the season, many ex-New York Giants spoke up -- many in utter disbelief -- about the current...

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...

Should New York Giants Consider Reunion with LB Michael Boley After Dan Connor Injury?
September 13th, 2013 at 8:30 AM
On Thursday, the injury bug hit the New York Giants again as starting middle linebacker Dan Connor was placed on season-ending injured reserve due to suffering two consecutive neck burners; the last one was against the Dallas Cowboys this past Sunday in a game where Connor wouldn't return from due...

Former New York Giants LB Michael Boley to Work Out for Cincinnati Bengals
September 9th, 2013 at 3:07 PM
Michael Boley has been without a job since the beginning of February after the New York Giants released him. On Monday, the outside linebacker has finally drawn his first interest from an NFL club in over seven months. Adam Schefter of ESPN has reported that the Cincinnati Bengals will bring in...

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...

Despite NFL’s Growing Image Problem, Justin Tuck Feels New York Giants Represent League Well
July 2nd, 2013 at 8:30 AM
From the very moment former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was arrested for murder, the NFL has come under fire for a growing image problem. And with 29 players having been arrested since the Super Bowl, the cause for concern appears to be legitimate. But despite being located...

New York Giants Have Sixth Lowest Arrest Totals in NFL Since 2000
July 1st, 2013 at 2:50 PM
When you look at the arrest rate in the NFL, it's incredible, and to be quite honest, a shame how many professional players get themselves in trouble with the law. But, according to a recent study -- which was published shortly after former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez...

Kyle Bosworth Signing with New York Giants Further Personifies Jerry Reese’s Philosophy on LBs
May 30th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
In today's passing oriented NFL, the game has evolved to place a premiums on defensive ends, cornerbacks and wide receivers that were not nearly as prevalent even just a decade ago. Perhaps the one position that has transformed the most over that time period is linebacker, which has gone from...

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...

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...

Why Aaron Curry Could Make Sense for the New York Giants Defense
May 7th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
On Monday night, it was reported that the New York Giants have turned their attentions to a former first-round pick looking for a second chance in the NFL -- linebacker Aaron Curry. Four years ago, Curry was viewed as a can't-miss draft pick, as the Seattle Seahawks used their number four...

Former Seattle Seahawks, Oakland Raiders OLB Aaron Curry to Visit New York Giants
May 6th, 2013 at 8:19 PM
The New York Giants search for linebackers continues, as a new name has emerged as an interest. Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News has reported that Aaron Curry will be in town for a visit with the Giants. Curry is a former first-round pick of the Seattle Seahawks back...

Agent for Michael Boley Releases Statement Following News of His Arrest for Child Abuse
May 4th, 2013 at 6:45 AM
It has now been determined that the New York Giants were unaware of Michael Boley's ongoing legal issues prior to releasing him in February, and although the chances of him re-signing with the team were unlikely, this most recent arrest for child abuse likely ends them all together. With news of...

Did News of Michael Boley’s Arrest Cost Chance at Reunion with New York Giants?
May 3rd, 2013 at 12:23 PM
Not too long ago, there were whispers of the New York Giants bringing back Michael Boley into the fold for 2013. He was the first of several player cuts back in early February, the Giants were considering bringing back their veteran outside linebacker for a reunion and second tour with...

Report: Former New York Giants LB Michael Boley Arrested for Child Abuse
May 2nd, 2013 at 6:30 AM
Back in late 2011, it was reported that New York Giants linebacker Michael Boley was under investigation for repeatedly abusing his five-year-old son. At the time, his lawyer dismissed the accusation as nothing more than an attempt by the Mother to secure more child support money so that she could...

New York Giants’ Antrel Rolle on the Departure of Kenny Phillips: “It Hurts Me Everyday”
May 1st, 2013 at 3:03 PM
The New York Giants selected Kenny Phillips in the first-round of the 2008 NFL Draft after the departure of Gibril WIlson left the team with a void in the defensive backfield. It took Phillips over half of a season to emerge as a starter, but he eventually made the most...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin on LB Situation: “There Will Be Other Looks Before Camp”
April 28th, 2013 at 8:30 AM
Heading into the 2013 NFL Draft, many experts anticipated the New York Giants would look to add a linebacker. Whether it was outside linebacker or inside linebacker, the Giants needed to make a serious consideration to drafting some of them. When the draft was over however, Big Blue did not...