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Dark Horse New York Giants Trail Dallas Cowboys, Philadelphia Eagles in NFC East Odds
July 2nd, 2015 at 1:00 PM
After recording a disappointing 6-10 record last season, the New York Giants failed to reach the NFL postseason for a third straight year. However, oddsmakers at the online sportsbooks project an increase in regular season wins by the Giants in the upcoming NFL campaign. ***PHOTO1*** The question remains, will it be enough...

New York Giants DT Markus Kuhn Knows It’s Now or Never: “No More Excuses”
July 2nd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
To this point in his career, New York Giants defensive tackle Markus Kuhn has not stood out. When he entered the league as a seventh-round pick out of North Carolina State, he was exceptionally raw and relatively new to the game of football. And while he has shown some improvement...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Cracks Top 10 in NFL Network’s “Coach Power Rankings”
July 2nd, 2015 at 9:00 AM
It has been quite a few years since Tom Coughlin’s New York Giants have seen the playoffs, let alone goteen anywhere close to a Super Bowl title contention. And Wednesday, NFL Network posted their "NFL Coach Power Rankings" with the following explanation: “we tried to balance 'what have you done...

New York Giants Say They’ve “Implemented a Few Programs” to Improve Medical Practices
July 2nd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants have led the league in injuries each of the previous two seasons, even setting an all-time NFL record for injures (Adjusted Games Lost) in 2013. It's for that reason Philadelphia Eagles safety Walter Thurmond III wasn't brushed off when he alleged that head coach Tom Coughling...

New York Giants DT Johnathan Hankins on the Verge of Pro Bowl Status?
July 1st, 2015 at 3:00 PM
In his second season with the New York Giants, and his first as a starter, Johnathan Hankins showed Giants fans and the organization that not only was he better than advertised, but he is much more than a one dimensional defensive tackle. ***PHOTO1*** Head coach Tom Coughlin praised Hankins’ performance at the...

ESPN Lists New York Giants at No. 20 Overall on “NFL Future Power Rankings” List
July 1st, 2015 at 12:55 PM
The New York Giants are not in good shape over the next three years, say ESPN "expert" analysts. The group, made up of John Clayton, Louis Riddick and Mike Sando, rated each NFL team on a variety of factors and how they may come into play over the next three...

New York Giants WR Victor Cruz Named an NFL Comeback Player of the Year Candidate
July 1st, 2015 at 11:00 AM
For any New York Giants fan watching on a night where Big Blue was shutout in a loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, they saw things go from bad to worse when fan favorite, wide receiver Victor Cruz, went down with a torn patellar tendon that ended his 2014 campaign. ***PHOTO1*** What become...

Rockland Boulders of Can-Am League Offer Contract to New York Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr.
July 1st, 2015 at 9:00 AM
At one time, Bo Jackson was considered the most elite athlete on the planet. He smashed homeruns for the Kansas City Royals during baseball season, while running in touchdowns for the Oakland Raiders during football season. Since his retirement, no athlete has come close to recreating his greatness, but the...

New York Giants Wednesday Morning Storylines: Do Teams Fear Big Blue’s Pass Rush?
July 1st, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Wednesday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to the halfway mark of another football-free week. On the plus side of things, the US Women's National Soccer Team is headed to the World Cup Final after an impressive 2-0 victory over Germany on Tuesday night. It's not NFL football, but...

NFL Network Ranks Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. as No. 1 Breakout Wide Receiver of 2015
June 30th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. broke out during his rookie year, hauling in 91 receptions for 1,305 yards and 12 touchdowns en route to being named AP Offensive Rookie of the Year. But that's just the tip of the iceberg according to NFL Network and former NFL...

Ex-Washington Redskins CB Fred Smoot: Giants RB Brandon Jacobs “Legitimately Hurt Me”
June 30th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Retired Washington Redskins cornerback Fred Smoot has never been one to lack the right (or wrong) words. He's an all-time trash talker and at the peak of his career, was one heck of a player. He was also a poor decision maker, as evident by his involvement in the "Love...

Philadelphia Eagles’ Walter Thurmond III: Tom Coughlin ‘Doesn’t Believe in the Modern Medicine’
June 30th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
In each of the past two season, the New York Giants have found themselves ravaged with injury. Twice leading the league, the team also set an all-time NFL record for injuries in 2013, having their projected starters miss a total of 91 games (144.6 AGL in all). ***PHOTO1*** Accordingly, the team has...

Eagles’ Jason Kelce, Who Called Tom Coughlin ‘Stupid’ in 2014, Now Taking Aim at Steve Weatherford
June 30th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Trash talk between the New York Giants and Philadelphia Eagles -- even during the summer months -- is nothing new. In fact, the only thing surprising about it is how toned down it's been this year. And perhaps that's why Eagles center Jason Kelce is grasping at straws and taking...

New York Giants Tuesday Morning Storylines: Victor Cruz Has Learned to Be Patient
June 30th, 2015 at 6:55 AM
Happy Tuesday, New York Giants fans! So much for the offseason lull, huh? Leave it to the Giants and Philadelphia Eagles to keep things interesting while the rest of the league is out on vacation. Needless to say, today will be heavy on the Giants/Eagles chatter as there's lots to...

Three New York Giants Make Matt Miller’s “Top 35 4-3 Outside Linebackers from 2014″ List
June 29th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
As noted this morning, the Bleacher Report 1000 is winding down and only a few defensive positions remain. And after going over the defensive tackles, Matt Miller has now moved onto linebackers -- specifically, outside linebackers in 4-3 systems. And quite shockingly, the New York Giants have three players ranked...

Mike Sullivan Happy to Be Back with New York Giants: “I Just Appreciate Everything Here”
June 29th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Time and again, we hear from ex-coaches or ex-players of the New York Giants who say "the grass is not greener on the other side." We saw it and heard it from running back Brandon Jacobs after he went to the San Francisco 49ers, we saw it and heard it...

New York Giants’ Jameel McClain Believes Steve Spagnuolo’s Honesty, Character Will Motivate Defense
June 29th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
For New York Giants linebacker Jameel McClain, the transition into a new defensive system under Steve Spagnuolo hasn't been overly complex. Having experience with his coaching style from their time with the Baltimore Ravens, McClain has eased into the new defense and helped mentor some of the younger players who...

Two New York Giants Make Matt Miller’s “Top 55 Defensive Tackles from 2014″ List
June 29th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The Bleacher Report 1000 has nearly come to a close and only a few defensive positions remain. Among them is the defensive tackle position, which Matt Miller released over the weekend in a Top 55 form. And as fate would have it, two members of the New York Giants cracked...

New York Giants Monday Morning Storylines: Eli Manning Feels “Locked Out” by Practice Rules
June 29th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Monday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to Week 2 of what amounts to a five week break from football. Things are getting quite quiet around the league now and that trend is expected to continue, so we've now reached the true offseason lull. ***PHOTO1*** But fear not! Giants 101 will...

Three New York Giants Make Matt Miller’s “Top 40 4-3 Defensive Ends from 2014″ List
June 28th, 2015 at 2:55 PM
Matt Miller's "Bleacher Report 1000" is slowly coming to a close, but before it does, there are a few more positions he must address. Among them is his list of the "Top 40 4-3 Defensive Ends from 2014," which he released earlier this week. ***PHOTO1*** It may come as a bit of...