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New York Giants’ Eli Manning Undergoes Arthroscopic Surgery on Injured Left Ankle
April 10th, 2014 at 2:20 PM
When New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning was injured (high ankle sprain) in the final game of the 2013 regular season against the Washington Redskins, little was made of it. After all, the season had ended and he had an entire offseason to heal. Only, he didn't fully heal and...

New York Giants in Attendance for North Carolina TE Eric Ebron’s Pro Day on Tuesday
March 26th, 2014 at 1:45 PM
When it comes to the New York Giants, the most talked about name when it comes to the 2014 NFL Draft that has been heavily linked to them is Eric Ebron from the University of North Carolina. Earlier in the month, Mel Kiper, Jr. of ESPN did his first of many...

North Carolina TE Eric Ebron Says “It Would Be an Honor” to Play for the New York Giants
March 1st, 2014 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo said earlier this week that he wants a tight end who can play at a "high level." Unfortunately, with only Adrien Robinson and Larry Donnell left on the roster, the team doesn't really know what they have at the position. One potential solution...

New York Giants’ Hakeem Nicks Focused on Football, not New Contract
June 17th, 2013 at 8:25 AM
Most articles are prefaced with some type of information on a situation. The last few on New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks weren’t about his 2012 season or about his rehabilitation, or even about what’s to hopefully come for the 2009 blue first-round draft pick. This one is. 2013 will...

New York Giants’ Marvin Austin Had Knee Surgery in January
June 11th, 2013 at 1:00 PM
In some non-Hakeem Nicks or Victor Cruz contract soap opera news, New York Giants' defensive tackle Marvin Austin told reporters at mandatory mini-camp that following Big Blue's 2012 campaign, he underwent surgery to correct an issue (torn meniscus) that caused his knee to lock up. Given that Austin practiced during...

Hakeem Nicks, Agent Peter Schaffer, Won’t Discuss Wide Receiver’s Absence from Giants OTAs
May 30th, 2013 at 3:56 PM
Wide receiver Hakeem Nicks is once again absent from the New York Giants' Organized Team Activities (OTAs), but it's not due to his contract, said his agent Peter Schaffer. So why is the fifth-year man out of North Carolina missing from the voluntary workouts? Well, that's the million dollar questions...

Aaron Curry Says Visit with New York Giants Went Well; Has not Signed
May 9th, 2013 at 2:50 PM
Aaron Curry's free agent visit with the New York Giants is over. And although he says no deal has been reached, he praised the organization for being "first class." "That went well...little rough on the edges but nothing repetition and hard work can't smooth out," he tweeted. "My few hours with...

New York Giants’ Marvin Austin Says He was Paid $2,000 by Agent Terry Watson at UNC
March 15th, 2013 at 10:45 AM
After becoming a second-round draft selection in 2011, New York Giants defensive tackle Marvin Austin has done little to justify the investment general manager Jerry Reese made in him. After missing all of 2011 with a torn pectoral muscle, Austin played in just eight games this past season and found...

New York Giants Keep or Dump: Chris Canty
January 23rd, 2013 at 4:39 PM
After leading the team to their second Super Bowl in five seasons, the New York Giants defensive line crashed back down to earth in 2012. Not only did Big Blue's trio of Pro Bowl caliber defensive ends fail to wreak havoc on opposing offenses, but the middle of the defense...

New York Giants’ Hakeem Nicks Will Return to Practice Thursday, Expects to Play Sunday
September 12th, 2012 at 4:03 PM
In an attempt to avoid the inevitable mass hysteria that arises each time New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks misses a practice, the star wideout came out and publicly stated his intentions of practicing tomorrow. After sitting out of team activities today to rest his foot injury, Nicks told the media...

Health of New York Giants’ Marvin Austin, Will Beatty Remains in Question
August 16th, 2012 at 5:00 PM
Today, New York Giants defensive tackle Marvin Austin publicly stated that his back injury was relatively minor. However, head coach Tom Coughlin is concerned about Austin, perhaps more so than the second year player out of North Carolina is about himself. Following an afternoon practice, Coughlin elaborated on the condition of...

New York Giants Defensive Line Coach Robert Nunn Says Marvin Austin is “Off to a Good Start”
August 6th, 2012 at 9:35 AM
After being out of football for the past two seasons, New York Giants defensive tackle Marvin Austin has a lot to prove this training camp. For starters, he needs to show that he has the ability to play to the speed of the NFL game. Theres a long list of...

Former New York Giants LB Dhani Jones Embarks on Epic Road Trip with Men’s Journal
August 1st, 2012 at 5:15 AM
Although former New York Giants linebacker Dhani Jones no longer suits up on Sunday, it doesn't mean he's planning on fading into oblivion. This summer, Dhani embarked on an epic road trip with Men's Journal and Porsche. He traveled from New York all the way to Alabama. In between, he took...

What Can the New York Giants Expect from Marvin Austin in 2012?
July 24th, 2012 at 10:00 AM
Immediately after the 2011 NFL Draft, New York Giants fans began expressing their excitement about the team's second-round pick Marvin Austin. The general consensus was that Austin was a first-round talent, but because he was suspended for his entire senior season at North Carolina, he fell to the Giants in...

Hakeem Nicks’ UNC Records Will Be Marked with Asterisk After Records Show Ineligibility in 2008
July 20th, 2012 at 9:10 AM
Hakeem Nicks, one of the all-time great wide receiver in North Carolina history, will have all of his school records marked with an asterisk following the revelation that he competed while academically ineligible in 2008. Records show that the now New York Giants star received "improper academic help" from a...