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New York Giants Made Calls to More than 235 Free Agents
April 16th, 2014 at 2:15 PM
The New York Giants have been the most active team in free agency this year, signing or re-signing more than 20 total free agents. But that's really just the tip of the iceberg, as General Manager Jerry Reese actually put in calls to more than half of the 471 free...

New York Giants, Quarterback Josh Freeman Agree to Terms: Report
April 16th, 2014 at 11:50 AM
The New York Giants had free agent quarterback Josh Freeman in for a visit on Tuesday, but he initially left without a contract. However, that was apparently only a temporary hiccup as the two sides agreed to terms on a contract early Wednesday afternoon, reports Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports...

New York Giants’ Eli Manning “Glad” DeMarcus Ware is No Longer in NFC East
April 16th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
For most of his New York Giants career, Eli Manning has been forced to deal with a thorn in his side known as DeMarcus Ware. But no more. After being released by the Dallas Cowboys earlier this offseason, Ware now calls Denver home -- the same place Eli's older Brother,...

New York Giants Considered “Extreme Longshots” to Land WR Sidney Rice
April 16th, 2014 at 8:55 AM
By now it's clear that the New York Giants are not done addressing the wide receiver position. Whether they opt to sign another veteran free agent or if they decide to address the position in the draft (or both) remains to be seen, but one thing is for certain: they're...

New York Giants End All Tuesday Meetings with No New Signees … Yet
April 16th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
Tuesday has come and gone, and despite a large number of players in East Rutherford working out for the New York Giants, the team made it through the day without any transactions. In other words, defensive tackle Kevin Williams, quarterback Josh Freeman and wide receiver LaRon Byrd all left without...

Matt Flynn Doesn’t Meet with New York Giants on Tuesday; Re-Signs with Green Bay Packers
April 15th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
As of Monday night, the New York Giants were expected to have two quarterbacks coming in for meetings and workouts with the team; former Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Minnesota Vikings quarterback Josh Freeman and Green Bay Packers quarterback Matt Flynn. ***VIDEO1*** Now, as it turns out, Flynn doesn't have a scheduled meeting...

Philadelphia Eagles’ Malcolm Jenkins: “It Doesn’t Look Like” New York Giants Can Protect Eli Manning
April 15th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
There's just something about the Philadelphia Eagles, their players and their coaches; something that brings alive the whole "Dream Team" sort of attitude. Perhaps it's something in the water; perhaps it's something in the air, but whatever it is, newly signed safety Malcolm Jenkins is already infected. ***VIDEO1*** While recently appearing on...

Ex-Giants Offensive Coordinator Kevin Gilbride Feels It’s “Ludicrous” to Say Eli Manning is Declining
April 15th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
Over the past several days, the big topic of conversation around New York has been quarterback Eli Manning, his ankle surgery and a report that would seem to suggest the New York Giants are concerned about a sudden and rapid decline. However, while speaking with Pro Football Talk on Monday,...

New York Giants Will Meet with Wide Receiver LaRon Byrd on Tuesday
April 15th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
The New York Giants met with free agent defensive tackle Kevin Williams (Minnesota Vikings) on Monday and will be bringing him back on Tuesday when quarterbacks Josh Freeman and Matt Flynn also arrive in East Rutherford for their visits. The team will also bring in free agent wide receiver LaRon...

Minnesota Vikings DT Kevin Williams Met with New York Giants on Monday; Will Meet Again on Tuesday
April 15th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
During the first month of the NFL free agency period, the New York Giants saw long-time defensive tackle Linval Joseph leave them to sign a deal with the Minnesota Vikings. The Giants could end up return the favor and take someone from Minnesota. ***VIDEO1*** On Monday night, long-time Viking Kevin Williams met with...

New York Giants Have Expressed Interest in WR Sidney Rice
April 14th, 2014 at 2:35 PM
Just when you think the free agent spending spree put on by the New York Giants in recent weeks has come to an end, they begin lining up quarterback visits and have now, reportedly, expressed an interest in wide receiver Sidney Rice. ***VIDEO1*** Rice, who has a history with injuries and missed...

Quarterbacks Josh Freeman, Matt Flynn Will Visit New York Giants on Tuesday
April 14th, 2014 at 12:30 PM
Late last week it was reported that free agent quarterback Josh Freeman could, possibly, meet with the New York Giants. Shortly after that report came out, it was also indicated that fellow free agent quarterback Matt Flynn might also meet with the Giants. If and when were never firmly established,...

Ex-New York Giants TE Bear Pascoe “Frustrated” as He Waits for an NFL Team to Come Calling
April 14th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
At one point in time early in the offseason, it appeared as if tight end/fullback Bear Pascoe would return to the New York Giants. But as the days turned into weeks and weeks into months, it became more and more likely that his tenure with Big Blue was, in fact,...

New York Giants Monday Morning Storylines: Aaron Donald or Eric Ebron?
April 14th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
Another weekend has come and gone, but with Monday having now come back around, we're all one step closer to the 2014 NFL Draft. As we anxious await that, kill some time with the following headlines that you can enjoy over your morning coffee. NFL Mock Drafts 2014: Experts Split on...

New York Giants not Extending Eli Manning’s Contract in Fear of a Rapid Decline?
April 13th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Even prior to Eli Manning's ankle surgery, there was much speculation about whether or not his contract would be extended and, subsequently, why it hadn't been. And despite New York Giants General Manager Jerry Reese saying an extension is "on the table" and co-owner John Mara admitting that Eli remains...

Retired New York Giants OL David Diehl to Be Inducted into Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame
April 13th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** Retired New York Giants offensive lineman David Diehl was surprised with a tremendous honor earlier this week, having been informed that he will be inducted into the Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. "I'm very proud & honored that as of today, they have announced that I am named & will...

Is Impact of New York Giants’ Improved Secondary on Pass Rush Being Underestimated?
April 13th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Ahhhh, “You can never have enough pass rushers.” While true, the impact that a dominating New York Giants’ secondary can have on a defensive line shouldn’t go overlooked. An opposing quarterback still needs someone to throw to. If his receivers are covered and/or blanketed and timing is off, so is...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Bear Pascoe Patiently Waiting for NFL to Call
April 13th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, Giants fans! After a lazy Saturday, there will plenty of news today. But before we get to all of that, kick back, relax and enjoy the following stories over your morning coffee. Bear Pascoe Patiently Waits for NFL to Come Calling Most of us hate long- distance phone calls from...

New York Giants Saturday Morning Storylines: Mario Manningham Returns Feeling Tested
April 12th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The weekend has finally arrived and with it comes some relatively interesting news -- primarily surrounding the New York Giants quarterback situation. But we'll dive further into that later today and tomorrow. First, enjoy the following stories over your weekend coffee. Mario Manningham Returns Feeling Tested Manningham signed a one-year contract less...

New York Giants in Attendance for Penn State WR Allen Robinson’s Pro Day
April 11th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
With less than a month to go until the 2014 NFL Draft, the New York Giants are continuing to attend many of the college's pro days to scout and evaluate first hand several of the players they have their eye on for the team. ***PHOTO1*** This past week, members of the Giants...