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New York Giants’ Antrel Rolle on Robert Griffin III: “He’s a Huge Playmaker in This League”
June 5th, 2013 at 12:14 PM
Prior to the 2012 season, the Washington Redskins were the perennial laughing stock of the NFC East. While the New York Giants were developing Eli Manning into a Super Bowl MVP, Mark Brunell, Jason Campbell, Rex Grossman and Jon Beck all consistently turned in mediocre performances at quarterback for Washington,...

New York Giants Head Coach Tom Coughlin Hints Plaxico Burress was at Fault for 2008 Collapse
April 5th, 2013 at 6:00 PM
The 2007 New York Giants came from seemingly nowhere to defeat one of the greatest teams of all time to win their first Super Bowl championship since 1990. However, in 2008, the Giants did not sneak up on anybody. Powered by the Eli Manning to Plaxico Burress connection, Big Blue...

Philadelphia Eagles’ Kenny Phillips: I Will “Learn to Hate” the New York Giants
March 16th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
Former New York Giants safety Kenny Phillips was an integral aspect of the team's 2011 Super Bowl championship. In fact, it was Phillips himself who knocked Tom Brady's final Hail Mary out of the air and onto the turf at Lucas Oil Stadium, just out of reach of Rob Gronkowski's desperate...

New York Giants 2013 NFL Draft Profile: Exclusive Interview with Rutgers LB Khaseem Greene
March 12th, 2013 at 6:55 PM
After releasing weakside linebacker Michael Boley as a casualty of limited salary cap room, the New York Giants must  find a new starting WILL linebacker in 2013. With Jacquian Williams and Spencer Paysinger currently on the roster, Big Blue certainly has candidates to replace Boley from within. However, with the deep...

New York Giants’ Eli Manning Disagrees with Joe Flacco’s NY/NJ Super Bowl Comments
February 1st, 2013 at 11:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** As a professional athlete, or really just as a professional anything, there are some things you can not say or do. With the vast media and social networking tools available nowadays, inappropriate comments spread like wildfire before there is even a chance for a retraction to be made. The...

New York Giants’ Eli Manning, Victor Cruz Shine in 2013 NFL Pro Bowl as NFC Dominates AFC
January 28th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** A year ago, the Pro Bowl further perpetuated the notion that it was nothing more than a poorly constructed All-Star showcase in which fans could expect minimum effort from the NFL's premier players. Although the television ratings remained impressive, commissioner Roger Goodell seriously considered eliminating the Pro Bowl due...

New York Giants LB Coach Jim Herrmann Interviews for Eagles Defensive Coordinator Position
January 19th, 2013 at 4:53 PM
New York Giants linebacker coach Jim Herrmann has interviewed for the for the Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator position. Herrmann has been on Big Blue's staff for the past four seasons. Prior to his arrival to the Giants, Herrmann also served the same role for the New York Jets for three...

Injury to Washington Redskins’ Robert Griffin III Could Alter New York Giants’ 2013 Season
January 8th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Giants don't need Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III to be injured in order for them to get back to the top of the NFC East in 2013. Big Blue is talented enough to beat Washington at full strength regardless of how seriously the Redskins' quarterback...

New York Giants Tuesday Morning Story Lines: Win and in, but Elimination Also Possible
December 18th, 2012 at 11:56 AM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Giants may still control their own fate as a victory over Joe Flacco, Ray Rice and the Baltimore Ravens and a win the following week over the Philadelphia Eagles guarantees a playoff berth...but a loss this week could also result in the Giants being eliminated from...

New York Giants Tuesday Morning Storylines: Super Bowl Repeat Possible, but not Without Defense
December 11th, 2012 at 12:10 PM
Talk of a New York Giants Super Bowl Repeat is on, as the 52-27 thumping they gave old foe Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints this week was apparently enough to get the ol' bandwagon up and running again, even as a key matchup with Matt Ryan, Roddy White,...

New York Giants Vs. New Orleans Saints: Week 14 Game Preview
December 8th, 2012 at 5:27 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Giants will take on the New Orleans Saints in Week 14. The Giants are currently in the midst of their mid-season collapse, as they have lost three of their last four outings. The Saints are on a losing streak of their own, as they have fallen to...

New York Giants’ Corey Webster Unfairly Blamed for 56-Yard Touchdown of Bengals WR A.J. Green
November 14th, 2012 at 4:05 PM
 New York Giants cornerback Corey Webster has taken a tremendous amount of criticism this season. He had about as bad of a seven-game stretch to start 2012 as any cornerback in the NFL. Webster has given up four touchdowns this season and quarterbacks have completed over 60 percent of passes...

New York Giants’ All-Or-Nothing Defense Finally Breaks in Week Nine
November 5th, 2012 at 12:59 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Giants defense has put the team in a position to win their last three games. During that time period, Big Blue has forced 12 turnovers, which has enabled this unit to become ranked second in the NFL in turnover ratio. However, the immense amount of turnovers...

New York Giants’ Justin Tuck Accuses Pittsburgh Steelers of Excessive Holding
November 2nd, 2012 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** Although the New York Giants would like to think they have a reputation for doing their talking on the field, several members of the organization have engaged some very public bashing of their opponents in 2012. It started in the offseason with Osi Umenyiora changing Robert Griffin III's first name...

New York Giants Kicker Lawrence Tynes Named NFC Special Teams Player of the Month
November 1st, 2012 at 6:15 PM
***PHOTO1*** Fresh off the heels of Stevie Brown's NFC Defensive Player of the Week award, New York Giants kicker Lawrence Tynes has brought home the NFC Special Teams Player of the Month award after going 13-14 on field goal tries. Tynes was particularly on point last week, nailing all five of...

Antrel Rolle Returns to Practice, Chase Blackburn & Ahmad Bradshaw Sit Out for New York Giants
November 1st, 2012 at 1:52 PM
New York Giants safety Antrel Rolle has been medically cleared from a head injury and is on the practice field along with fellow safety Kenny Phillips. Chase Blackburn is out with the hamstring injury and Ahmad Bradshaw is as usual resting his achy feet. ***PHOTO1*** Jacquian Williams and Bear Pascoe are joining...

New York Giants Will Face a Shorthanded Dallas Cowboys in Week Eight
October 25th, 2012 at 6:37 PM
***PHOTO1*** Despite losing to the Dallas Cowboys in Week one of the regular season, the New York Giants are confident as they prepare to head down to Dallas for a rematch in Week eight. Big Blue has gotten healthier, beaten some good football teams at home and on the road...

New York Giants Barely Escape from Washington Redskins & More from Monday Morning Hangover
October 22nd, 2012 at 10:30 AM
The New York Giants walked a high wire act yesterday, giving up what looked like a game-winning touchdown to Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III and Santana Moss with 1:32 left in the game...only to see Eli Manning erase memories of his spotty day with a game-saving 77-yard touchdown to...

Washington Redskins Call Out New York Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul
October 18th, 2012 at 5:32 PM
***PHOTO1*** New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul's two-sack performance against the San Francisco 49ers in Week six was an impressive performance by a player who was relatively quiet in previous games. So, on Wednesday, when Pierre-Paul commented that the Washington Redskins rushing attack should not run his way, most...

New York Giants Mugged San Francisco 49ers 26-3, but Got Robbed Themselves
October 16th, 2012 at 10:49 AM
***PHOTO1*** Literally. While the New York Giants were on the other side of the country laying a smack down on the San Francisco 49ers in the beat down heard 'round the NFC, a pair of hooligans were rummaging through the Giants players' cars...parked all the way back in East Rutherford,...