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New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Named One of Top 25 Active Coaches in All of Sports
July 19th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants and head coach Tom Coughlin have not been receiving much respect following a 7-9 campaign in 2013, but that pattern of disrespect was derailed briefly earlier this week when The Sporting News released their list of the "Top 25 Active Coaches" in all of sports. Despite...

Tony Romo Listed as One of NFL’s “Most Clutch” Quarterbacks; Eli Manning Left Off List
July 17th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning has been credited with 25 4th quarterback comebacks and 30 game-winning drives -- two of them coming in the Super Bowl -- while also setting an NFL record with 15 4th quarterback touchdown passes in 2011. Yet when NFL Network ranked the Top 10...

“The Helmet Catch” Named Most Memorable Play in New York Giants History
July 11th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Not that there was ever really any doubt, but Eli Manning to David Tyree in Super Bowl XLII -- also known as "The Helmet Catch" or "E-to-Tyree" -- has been named "The Most Memorable Play" in New York Giants history. ***VIDEO1*** Nearly 45,000 total votes were cast by fans of SportsNation and...

New York Giants Ranked No. 5 Team of 2000s; Eagles, Patriots Both Ranked Ahead of Big Blue
July 7th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The NFL Network "Decade Series" continued last week, and although no New York Giants players made the Top Players of the 2000s list, Big Blue was well-represented in the Top Plays of the 2000s -- even though E-to-Tree was remarkably beaten out by the "tuck rule" play. The Giants were...

NFL Network Picks “Tuck Rule” as No. 1 Play of 2000s Ahead of E-to-Tyree in Super Bowl XLII
July 4th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
As NFL Network winds down their Top 100 Players of 2013 list, they have also continued their decade series, which focuses on the top teams, players and plays from each decade of the Super Bowl era. And earlier this week, they finally released both their Top Players of the 2000s...

FOX Sports Lists New York Giants No. 13 in “Likability Power Rankings”
July 1st, 2014 at 11:00 AM
As a result of the FIFA World Cup and its growing number of previously uninterested/neutral fans, FOX Sports recently decided to take a look at the NFL and all 32 teams from the same uninterested/neutral standpoint to determine which team had the potential to be the most well-liked. And after...

New York Giants’ Super Bowls: XXV and XLII Lose Out to XLIII for Super Bowl’s “Greatest Finish”
June 28th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
As of early Friday evening, the New York Football Giants had two of their five Super Bowl appearances in four of the finalists for NFL Network’s “Greatest” finishes to a Super Bowl. ***VIDEO1*** Scott Norwood’s “wide right” with eight seconds to Super Bowl XXV was on the list. Back in 1990, it...

Mike Carey, Referee Who Allowed Manning-to-Tyree in Super Bowl XLII, Retires from NFL
June 27th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
After 24 years as an NFL official and 19 as a referee, Mike Carey quietly retired from the league on Thursday. And while many NFL fans may not be overly familiar with him, those who bleed blue most certainly are. ***VIDEO1*** Carey cemented himself in New York Giants franchise history during Super...

New York Jets’ Calvin Pryor on His ‘We Hate the Giants’ Comments: “I Don’t Take None of It Back”
June 20th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Back in early June, New York Jets rookie safety Calvin Pryor went on National television and did what the Jets do -- he took unprovoked aim at the New England Patriots and New York Giants, saying the first thing he was taught by head coach Rex Ryan upon his arrival...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Ranked No. 3 Head Coach in NFL by Sporting News
June 14th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin is one of the very best -- that's not often something heard around New York because of some rollercoaster years, but a reality nonetheless. And in a recent list compiled by Sporting News, Coughlin has finally been recognized as one of the NFL's...

Ex-Giant Jake Ballard: Tearing ACL in Super Bowl XLVI the “Most Frustrated I’ve Ever Been”
June 9th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
When an NFL player realizes his dreams and wins the Super Bowl, it should be the greatest career moment of their life. But for former New York Giants tight end Jake Ballard, that's not how his Super Bowl-winning experience went down. Rather, Ballard recently told AZ Central that suffering a...

New York Jets Show Inferiority Complex Again as Calvin Pryor States: We Hate the New York Giants
June 7th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
It's absolutely no secret that the New York Jets do not like the New York Giants and vica versa. But while the Giants typically focus on their NFC East rivals, the Jets often put Big Blue in their crosshairs -- even when the situation doesn't call for it. ***VIDEO1*** Such was the...

Forbes Lists New York Giants as One of Top 10 Most Valuable Sports Franchises in the World
June 2nd, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Forbes has released their annual survey of the world's most valuable sports teams, and it comes as no real surprise that soccer franchise Manchester United tops the list with a value of $2.23 billion. However, it is worth noting that the New York Giants have cracked the top 10 with...

Seattle Seahawks Pass on Jermichael Finley; New York Giants Reportedly Remain Interested
June 2nd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
If the New York Giants are serious about signing free agent tight end Jermichael Finley, who was medically cleared last week following a successful recovery after having the C3-C4 vertebrates in his neck fused, they now have one less team to compete with. ***VIDEO1*** Pro Football Talk reported on Sunday that the...

Former New York Giants CB Terrell Thomas Works Out for Detroit Lions
May 28th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Former New York Giants cornerback Terrell Thomas worked out for the Detroit Lions on Wednesday, only a few short days after having a tryout with the New England Patriots. ***VIDEO1*** Thomas has a drawn quite a bit of interest from teams this offseason, having also worked out for the Oakland Raiders and...

Former New York Giants CB Terrell Thomas Had Tryout with New England Patriots
May 23rd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Once the New York Giants signed Walter Thurmond III, the writing was on the wall -- Terrell Thomas' six-year career with Big Blue was coming to an end. And although he managed to play a full 16 games in 2013 following two consecutive missed seasons due to torn ACLs, it...

2014 New York Giants Tickets Among Top 5 Most Expensive in NFL: Report
April 28th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
It's been quite some time since the New York Giants finished a season with a losing record, but that's exactly what happened when they finished with a 7-9 record in 2013. As a result, the Giants opted not to raise their season tickets prices -- something that seems only fair...

New York Giants 2014 Preseason Schedule, Opponents Revealed on Wednesday
April 9th, 2014 at 3:30 PM
On Wednesday, the New York Giants announced the details and opponents of their preseason schedule for the 2014 season. ***PHOTO1*** The preseason games for the Giants this summer are as follows: Hall of Fame Game: Sunday, August 3, 2014: vs Buffalo Bills, Fawcett Stadium (Canton, OH) Week 1: vs Pittsburgh Steelers, MetLife Stadium Week 2:...

New York Giants Likely Negotiating with Kevin Boothe; Have Expressed Interest in Ryan Wendell
March 16th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
Early last week, Giants 101 reported that the New York Giants had been keeping an eye on New England Patriots center Ryan Wendell. On Saturday, that report was confirmed by ESPN, although the Internet publication noted that the Giants' interest in Wendell may have only been as a back-up plan...

New York Giants Will Cut Center David Baas: Report
March 10th, 2014 at 4:35 PM
The New York Giants had asked David Baas to take a pay cut, but he must have declined. The Star-Ledger reports the New York Giants will kick off free agency with major changes, cutting their starting center who was going to count for $8.225 million against the cap in 2014. ***PHOTO1*** By...