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Mel Kiper Jr.: Brandon Scherff Makes Most Sense for New York Giants
February 27th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants have several needs headed into both free agency and the NFL Draft, but chief among them is their need for offensive linemen. General Manager Jerry Reese has already stated the team will look to add two or more linemen with a specific focus -- if possible...

Potential New York Giants Free Agent Target: Safety, Tyvon Branch
February 27th, 2015 at 8:55 AM
The New York Giants are likely in need of another safety with Antrel Rolle, Stevie Brown and Quintin Demps all pending unrestricted free agents, but the market at the position is relatively weak. Luckily for General Manager Jerry Reese & Co., the market will receive a bit of a boost...

2015 NFL Draft: 10 Potential First-Round Candidates for New York Giants
February 27th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
With the 2015 NFL Combine now in the rearview mirror, a clearer picture has been painted as to who might be available and when during the NFL Draft. And while free agency will undoubtedly change that entire line of thinking, it's what we have to work with right now. Accordingly,...

FOX Sports Ranks New York Giants No. 14 in Pre-Free Agency Power Rankings
February 26th, 2015 at 5:30 PM
Too early for NFL power rankings? We agree, but that hasn't stopped certain companies from releasing their early 2015-2016 lists, including FOX Sports, who have surprisingly listed the New York Giants all the way up at No. 14 overall. ***PHOTO1*** Eli Manning (30 TDs, 14 INTs) proved that the Giants don’t have...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz “Inspired” to Return in 2015, Prove His Doubters Wrong
February 26th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
It’s been over four months since New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz went down with a season-ending injury in a Week 6 loss to the division rival Eagles. The very next day the road to recovery began for the Giants star receiver and team captain. ***PHOTO1*** This week Cruz gave us...

Simeon Rice Slams Retired New York Giants DE Michael Strahan, Pro Football Hall of Fame
February 26th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
During one of his many unprovoked shots at retired New York Giants defensive end Michael Strahan, Warren Sapp once said -- long before he was arrested for assaulting a prostitute -- that Simeon Rice was a better pass rusher than Strahan "any day of the week" and deserved to be...

Potential New York Giants Free Agent Target: Running Back, Reggie Bush
February 26th, 2015 at 8:55 AM
The New York Giants are said to be in the hunt for a change-of-pace running back to compliment Rashad Jennings and Andre Williams in 2015, and their ideal candidate may have just hit the open market. ***PHOTO1*** The Detroit Lions announced on Wednesday that they had released veteran running back Reggie Bush...

New York Giants Face an Interesting Situation at Wide Receiver Position
February 26th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Following the loss of Victor Cruz last season, the New York Giants were fortunate to have the AP Offensive Rookie of the Year in Odell Beckham Jr. step up and keep the offense respectable. The loss of Cruz however, as well as his uncertain production upon return, has led many...

Man Cashes in Big on Legendary Vince Lombardi “West Point” Sweater
February 25th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Vince Lombardi. He’s one of the most noticeable names in the sport -- even the Super Bowl trophy is named after the legend. And when a man bought his "West Point" sweater at a Goodwill shop last summer for a bargain price of 58 cents, he had no idea what...

Hobart Offensive Lineman Ali Marpet Wants to Play for New York Giants
February 25th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Division-III Hobart College has not had one of their football players make it to the NFL since the 1930's, but here in 2015 that is poised to change. Not only was offensive lineman Ali Marpet considered a mid-round sleeper prior to the Senior Bowl, but he has now catapulted up...

New York Giants Release RB Peyton Hillis
February 25th, 2015 at 10:15 AM
Less than 24 hours after they announced the release of veteran defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka, the New York Giants continued their house cleaning and cap savings by also announcing the release of running back Peyton Hillis. ***PHOTO1*** Hillis, who was originally drafted in the seventh-round of the 2008 NFL Draft by the...

New York Giants Coaches, Teammates React to Release of Mathias Kiwanuka
February 25th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
On Tuesday, the New York Giants officially announced that they had released veteran defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka -- one of the last remaining holdovers from Super Bowl XLII. And although the move was expected, coaches and teammates still reacted with a bit of sadness to the move. After all, Kiwanuka...

Osi Umenyiora Wants to Retire as a Member of the New York Giants
February 25th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
It seems as though quite some time has passed since the days of the destructive New York Giants pass rush that dominated Tom Brady and many other future Hall of Famers on its way to two Super Bowl titles. With Michael Strahan and Justin Tuck gone, the Giants have relied...

New York Giants Release DE Mathias Kiwanuka
February 24th, 2015 at 3:20 PM
The New York Giants have informed defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka that he will be released. ***PHOTO1*** “The thing that has always impressed me about Kiwi is how serious he is about the game,” said head coach Tom Coughlin. “He was always prepared and always in outstanding condition and played very hard. And...

FOX Sports Lists New York Giants as a Team That Can Dethrone the New England Patriots
February 24th, 2015 at 2:55 PM
New York Giants fans are already salivating at the thought of the 2015 season. After all, if history intends to repeat itself again, Big Blue will continue their four-year cycle next season and find themselves in the Super Bowl ... against the New England Patriots. ***PHOTO1*** However coincidental that cycle may be,...

New York Giants Scout Steve Verderosa: I Don’t Put Much Stock in Combine Performances
February 24th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
To the untrained eye, a simple mistake at the NFL Combine could be viewed as the difference between a first-round selection and a second-round selection. In fact, it's something that's seen year after year -- players rising and falling based solely on split-second moments during the Combine. But for at...

New York Giants’ Geoff Schwartz Has Pins Removed from Ankle; Remains on Schedule
February 24th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz did not have the inaugural season he expected when he signed with the New York Giants last offseason, first being shut down due to a dislocated toe and then suffering a serious ankle injury that ended his season after what amounted to six quarters of football. ***PHOTO1*** The...

New York Giants’ Nat Berhe, Cooper Taylor Will Each Have Shot to Start at Safety
February 24th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
With Antrel Rolle, Quintin Demps and Stevie Brown all pending free agents, it's no secret the New York Giants will be in need of a safety or two this offseason. In fact, General Manager Jerry Reese specifically pointed to the safety position as one area in need of improvement, saying...

New York Giants’ Devon Kennard Switches Representation Following Suspension of Agent
February 24th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Two weeks after the NFLPA’s Committee on Agent Regulation & Discipline suspended his agent, Vinnie Porter, following a wire fraud arrest, New York Giants linebacker Devon Kennard has switched his representation. Select Sports Group, who also manage Cleveland Browns quarterback Johnny Manziel, announced on Monday that they will now represent...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Expected to Sign One-Year Contract Extension
February 23rd, 2015 at 3:00 PM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin let the cat out of the bag last week, revealing during his NFL Combine press conference that he and team ownership were discussing a contract extension that would prevent him from coaching as a lame duck in 2015. Now, with the Combine winding...