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Ex-Giant Tiki Barber, Wife Traci Lynn Johnson Will not Appear on ‘Real Housewives of New Jersey’
March 28th, 2015 at 3:55 PM
Earlier this month, the New York Daily News reported that retired New York Giants running back Tiki Barber and his wife, Traci Lynn Johnson, were being considered as new additions to the hit reality show "Real Housewives of New Jersey," while one of its stars -- Teresa Giudice -- serves...

New York Giants’ Rueben Randle Poised to Shine in Make-or-Break Season
March 28th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
Much like his entire team, New York Giants wide receiver Rueben Randle is about to embark on a 2015 campaign that is a make-or-break season. ***PHOTO2*** Randle, who is set to become an unrestricted free agent after this upcoming season, must prove to the Giants and other teams looking for a receiver...

New York Giants Great Stephen Baker to Attend Palm Sunday Breakfast in New Jersey
March 28th, 2015 at 12:00 PM
If you're interested in meeting a New York Giants great this Sunday, former receiver Stephen Baker will be attending a Palm Sunday breakfast in Bayonne, New Jersey that is open to the public. ***PHOTO1*** The breakfast, starring "The Touchdown Maker" Baker as the guest speaker, will be held at the Knights of...

New York Giants Have Two of Pro Football Focus’ Five Worst Free Agency Signings
March 28th, 2015 at 10:00 AM
Earlier this month, Grantland listed the New York Giants as having three of the Top 10 Worst Free Agency Signings -- wide receiver/return man Dwayne Harris and linebackers Jonathan Casillas and J.T. Thomas. ***PHOTO1*** Now, several weeks later, Pro Football Focus is piling on. And in agreement with Grandlant, have listed the...

New York Giants’ Jerry Reese Attends LSU Pro Day; Team Meets with OT La’el Collins
March 28th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
When LSU held their Pro Day on Friday, the New York Giants were well represented. Not only did they have several scouts on hand, but General Manager Jerry Reese and assistant offensive line coach Lunda Wells were also in attendance. ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2*** Some of the top LSU prospects participating were defensive end Danielle...

Chip Kelly Also an Eli Manning Fan: “Talk About a Stone-Cold Killer in the Fourth Quarter”
March 27th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly may be changing the dynamic between the Iggles and New York Giants. After all, rather than relentless smack talk -- something his team continues to engage in despite his leadership -- Kelly has repeatedly showed Big Blue unprovoked respect. ***PHOTO1*** It initially started prior to Week...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Hints at Larger Role for Shane Vereen
March 27th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Earlier this week, New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin was gushing over the newest addition to his backfield, running back Shane Vereen, and seemed to imply he would have a bigger role than originally thought. ***PHOTO2*** Upon joining the Giants, Vereen was thought to be mostly a third-down back as an...

New York Giants’ Steve Tisch on Board with “Make or Break” Mandate in 2015
March 27th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Back in late December at his year-end press conference, New York Giants co-owner John Mara made it abundantly clear that 2015 will be treated as a "make or break" season for Big Blue. And after two years of losing, if the team fails to turn things around, the ax will...

New York Giants on Hand to Watch Ex-Iowa State DT David Irving’s Workout
March 27th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Although he was dismissed from the Iowa State football team and barred from their facility during his senior season due to an off-field incident (we'll get to that later), it didn't stop the New York Giants from attending David Irving's outdoor workout on FieldTurf in San Jacinto, California this past...

New York Giants Friday Morning Storylines: What to Expect from Steve Spagnuolo’s Defense
March 27th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Friday, New York Giants fans! The major lull of the NFL offseason is finally upon us -- that fourth wave of nearly non-existent free agency coupled with the reality that the NFL Draft is still five weeks away. What to do, what to do? Don't worry, we've got you...

CBS Sports: New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Still a Top 5 NFL Head Coach
March 26th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
After two sub-.500 seasons, New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin is planted firmly on the hot seat. But even at 68-years-old and with no signs of slowing down, the common belief amongst fans, players and experts is that Coughlin remains one of the NFL's elite coaches. And in their...

New York Giants Expected to Use Dwayne Harris in David Tyree-Like Role
March 26th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
When the New York Giants signed wide receiver/return specialist Dwayne Harris, previously of the Dallas Cowboys, it was met with a lot of skepticism. After all, a player with only 31 career receptions getting paid $17.5 million with $7.1 million guaranteed over a five-year deal is enough to raise some...

Philadelphia Eagles’ Chip Kelly Continues His Praise of New York Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr.
March 26th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly isn't a man who fears saying whatever is on his mind -- even if it's not a complete truth. And just prior to a Week 6 game between his Eagles and the New York Giants, Kelly admitted he was "very high" on wide receiver...

New York Giants’ Jonathan Casillas, J.T. Thomas Expected to Compete for Starting Job on Weakside
March 26th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants have paid both J.T. Thomas and Jonathan Casillas like starting linebackers, and at least one of them likely will be. With Jacquian Williams departing via free agency and precious few options on that side, head coach Tom Coughlin revealed on Wednesday that the duo -- who...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Optimistic Regarding Victor Cruz; Expects Return to Form
March 26th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin generally airs on the side of caution when it comes to injured players -- especially when the players have suffered an injury as substantial as wide receiver Victor Cruz (torn patellar tendon). But when asked about his other star wideout on Wednesday at...

New York Giants Head Coach Tom Coughlin Does not Have a Good Relationship with Siri
March 25th, 2015 at 4:20 PM
At 68-years-old, New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin is no spring chicken. Don't let his youthful enthusiasm and love of the game fool you; he's an old school guy living in a new school world. And on Wednesday, he described -- in hilarious detail -- exactly how difficult that...

Potential New York Giants Draft Prospect: FS Cedric Thompson, Minnesota
March 25th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
On Tuesday, it was reported that the New York Giants will have a private workout for former Minnesota free safety Cedric Thompson. Earlier in the month the Giants brought in safety Damarious Randall for a workout, which makes sense given their failure to land a safety in free agency. ***PHOTO1*** Below we...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin: Bennett Jackson, Chykie Brown May Convert to Safety
March 25th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
As the calendar approaches a turn to April, the New York Giants find themselves without an answer to the very same question that plagued them at the onset of free agency: what is the solution at safety? ***PHOTO1*** With Antrel Rolle now a member of the Chicago Bears, Stevie Brown and Quintin...

New York Giants, NFL Unveil Official 2015 NFL Draft Hat: Photo
March 25th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Sports fans love their apparel and that is not lost on the NFL or the New York Giants. As such, the league unveiled the official 2015 NFL Draft hats that will be handed out to draftees as they come onto the stage this past Tuesday. And for Big Blue, their...

New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings, Andre Williams Training Together; Expecting Dominance in 2015
March 25th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings was at the New York Mets spring training game on Tuesday to throw out the ceremonial first pitch, but caught up with Mets beat writer, Matt Ehalt, to discuss more than just said first pitch. And after taking a playful shot at 50...