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New York Giants’ Geoff Schwartz “Pleased” with Rehab; on Schedule to Return for Camp
April 27th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz had a rough season in 2014 thanks to injuries, but the 28-year-old is on the comeback trail and ready to make an impact in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Schwartz dealt with multiple injuries last season -- first he had to overcome a toe injury that forced him...

New York Giants Monday Morning Storylines: Must Big Blue Go Offensive Line in Round 1?
April 27th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Monday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to NFL Draft week! Giants player will return for the voluntary offseason workout program on Monday, while the front office will continue preparing themselves for the upcoming 2015 NFL Draft. Needless to say, you can kiss any remaining offseason lull goodbye as...

New York Giants and Eli Manning Still not Discussing Contract Extension
April 26th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
If you're looking for some news of progress between the New York Giants and quarterback Eli Manning in contract extension talks, the two-time Super Bowl MVP had none on Sunday. ***PHOTO1*** Manning attended the March of Dimes' March for Babies event and admitted that nothing has been discussed: "Nothing has been brought up,"...

New York Giants’ Weston Richburg Talks About Move to Center, How He Can Improve in 2015
April 26th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Weston Richburg is lined up to be the starting center for the New York Giants this season, but the 23-year-old isn't exactly ready to claim himself as such yet. ***PHOTO1*** Richburg spent last season at left guard, even though he played center in college for Colorado State. Richburg's play was mostly solid...

Chris Snee Has Been Voluntarily Helping New York Giants Evaluate Offensive Line Prospects
April 26th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Chris Snee may be retired, but he can't completely stay away from football. And while he may not be in the weight room around the clock or preparing for another NFL season, Tom Coughlin's son-in-law has been at the New York Giants complex in recent weeks voluntarily helping the team...

New York Giants a “Team to Watch” If QB Marcus Mariota Free Falls: Report
April 26th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
There are many potential destinations for Oregon quarterback Marcus Mariota both inside and outside of the Top 10, but the New York Giants? With Eli Manning at the helm and many years of his NFL career still remaining, and the heavily invested in Ryan Nassib backing him up, it certainly...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Hall of Famer Landed in Round 2 Twenty-Two Years Ago
April 26th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to the final day of the final weekend prior to the 2015 NFL Draft. At this time next week we'll be chest-deep in player evaluations and what Big Blue can expect from their newest crop of rookies, as well as whatever undrafted...

Shaun Williams Will Announce Second-Round Pick for New York Giants
April 25th, 2015 at 2:55 PM
As they've done in years past, the NFL will allow each team to invite back one of their former players to announce a specified draft pick. This year, said players will be on the stage to announce all Round 2 picks for each NFL team, and getting the honor for...

New York Giants Sold Dwayne Harris with Promises of Offensive Playing Time
April 25th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Prior to signing with the New York Giants, wide receiver/return man Dwayne Harris has several offers on the table from a multitude of different teams. Some of the offers were even in the same ballpark as the five-year, $17.5 million contract he would eventually sign with the Giants. ***PHOTO1*** So what was...

‘The Greatest Catch Ever Made’: Spike Lee Short Film Chronicles David Tyree’s Helmet Catch
April 25th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
It’s hard to believe that it's been over seven years since David Tyree, who is now the Director of Player Development for the New York Giants, hauled down one of the most remarkable catches of all-time in the most crucial of moments. It was a catch that helped propel Big...

Jonathan Casillas Determined to Take Over as Starting Linebacker for New York Giants
April 25th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Jonathan Casillas may not be a recognizable name, but there’s no denying his success thus far. The 27-year-old linebacker has already earned two Super Bowl rings in 2009 and 2014 with the New Orleans Saints and New England Patriots respectively. And his key second half onside kick recovery in Super...

New York Giants Had Requested not to Play During Rosh Hashanah, but NFL Scheduled Them Anyway
April 25th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants will open the 2015 season on the road at AT&T Stadium against the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night, September 13th at 8:30 PM ET -- exactly one hour and 21 minutes after the official start to Rosh Hashanah. the Jewish New Year. ***PHOTO1*** As a result of the...

Ex-New York Giants WR Hakeem Nicks Signs with Tennessee Titans: Report
April 24th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Former New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks said earlier this offseason that his professional career was far from over and he'd be playing somewhere in 2015. As it turns out, he was right. Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports 1 reports that Nicks will sign with the Tennessee Titans, whom...

Giants’ Lawrence Taylor Ranks No. 7 on “Top 50 Draft Picks in NFL History” List
April 24th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
With only days until the 2015 NFL Draft gets underway, NFL Network's list of the "Top 50 Draft Picks in NFL History" is slowly beginning to wind down. Now inside the Top 10, the network revealed on Thursday that New York Giants linebacker Lawrence Taylor, a first-round pick of the...

New York Giants’ Prince Amukamara Aiming to Take Over as League’s Premiere Corner
April 24th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Darrelle Revis, Richard Sherman, Joe Haden, Patrick Peterson and ... Prince Amukamara? If the New York Giants cornerback has his way, his name will soon be listed among the elite of the league, revealing on Thursday that his goals in 2015 include not only re-establishing himself as the Giants' No. 1...

Todd McShay Mocks Todd Gurley, Landon Collins & Quinten Rollins to New York Giants
April 24th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Earlier this week, Sigmund Bloom of Footballguys.com reported that the New York Giants were one of a handful of teams "in play" for Georgia running back Todd Gurley following the thumbs up on his knee (ACL), and that report was immediately met with a lot of anger and skepticism. After...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Learning to Control Emotions Ahead of 2015 Season
April 24th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. took the world by storm during his rookie season of 2014, dominating the league for 12 games, setting records, earning awards and honors, and essentially taking over newspaper and magazine headlines. ***PHOTO1*** Almost all of it was a positive. Almost. With the rapid climb to...

Justin Pugh Introduces Murphy; Would Like to See New York Giants Draft “That Kid from Iowa”
April 23rd, 2015 at 4:30 PM
New York Giants offensive lineman Justin Pugh spoke to the media on Thursday, giving us insight into how his offseason went, what he'd like to see from himself and the Giants offensive line next season, and even found time to talk about his new puppy, Murphy -- a puppy who...

New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings not Concerned with Role: “I’m Here to Win a Championship. Period”
April 23rd, 2015 at 2:55 PM
When the New York Giants signed running back Shane Vereen earlier this offseason, it immediately raised questions about the future role of Rashad Jennings. And whether that speculation is justified or not, a lackluster 2014 season in which he averaged only 3.8 yards per carry and missed five games with...

New York Giants’ Nat Berhe Shares Blunt Statement on Perry Fewell, Laughs Off Safety Concerns
April 23rd, 2015 at 1:10 PM
New York Giants safety Nat Berhe met with the media on Thursday and it was immediately apparently that he's not only an extremely confident young man, but a brutally honest one. He pulled absolutely no punches during his short press conference with reporters, touching on everything from former defensive coordinator...