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Nine Ex-New York Giants Named to PFT’s 2015 All-Unemployed Team
April 11th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
As they do every year around this time, Pro Football Talk released their "All-Unemployed Team" on Friday. And listed among the large roster of players who are still hopeful to find employment for the 2015 season were nine former members of the New York Giants. ***PHOTO1*** Among the ex-Giants named were running...

John Mara Wants Osi Umenyiora to Retire a New York Giant; Discusses “Mediocre” Free Agent Class
March 20th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants have not exactly had an offseason for the ages, but co-owner John Mara is still content with their conservative approach and feels many other teams have over-paid for players that wouldn't have otherwise had such a tremendous haul in a more talent-rich free agency market. ***PHOTO1*** “There were...

Should New York Giants Draft Alabama WR Amari Cooper If He’s Available?
March 16th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants and General Manager Jerry Reese have long implemented a rather consistent NFL Draft strategy: select the best player available. ***PHOTO1*** In the 2010 NFL Draft, the Giants drafted a guy by the name of Jason Pierre-Paul, a defensive lineman when the team already had Justin Tuck and Osi...

Pending Free Agent Safety Antrel Rolle: I’ll Always Be a New York Giant at Heart
March 6th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Five years ago today, the New York Giants and safety Antrel Rolle agreed to a five-year, $37 million deal. And at just over a $7 million per year average, Rolle became the highest paid safety in NFL history. ***PHOTO1*** Over the next five years, Rolle would play in every single game for...

Potential New York Giants NFL Draft Target: DE/OLB Vic Beasley, Clemson
February 27th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Every year a player tears up the NFL Combine and raises his draft stock immensely. This year there were several candidates who fit that description, but one of the ones that could be a potential fit for the New York Giants is defensive end/linebacker Vic Beasley out of Clemson. ***PHOTO1*** Below we...

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...

A New York Giants, Osi Umenyiora Reunion Possible?
February 19th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants are not a team that generally recycles or goes back to the well very often, but in recent years we've seen it happen with the likes of running back Brandon Jacobs, wide receiver Mario Manningham and linebacker Chase Blackburn. ***PHOTO1*** Now, with several pressing need headed into free...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Which Player Will Benefit Most from Steve Spagnuolo?
January 18th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, New York Giants fans! Championship Weekend is here, and while Big Blue may not be a part of it, we're all in store for some good football nonetheless. But before we get to the games themselves, we've compiled a short list of Giants-related headlines that you may be...

New York Giants’ Damontre Moore Makes “Promise” That 2015 Will Be His Year
January 9th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Through the first two years of his professional career, Damontre Moore hasn't exactly turned into Michael Strahan or even Justin Tuck for the New York Giants. ***PHOTO1*** He's shown potential and with more maturing and playing time, could develop into the player they thought they were getting when they took him in...

Jason Pierre-Paul Hints He’ll Be Back with New York Giants in 2015
December 29th, 2014 at 10:55 AM
Over the last two years, the New York Giants have had to make some tough decisions on some very popular players and if they stayed or went. Ahmad Bradshaw, Justin Tuck, Osi Umenyiora, Hakeem Nicks. All now referred to as former Giants players. What about Jason Pierre-Paul? ***PHOTO1*** JPP is coming off...

Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul on Future: If It’s up to Me, I’d Be a Giant for Life
December 10th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
When you ask New York Giants fans if they want Jason Pierre-Paul back and locked up to a long-term contract, you get a mixed reaction. ***PHOTO1*** You get the one set of fans who look at the sack numbers, see the single-digit sack numbers ever since his breakout season in 2011, and...

New York Giants’ Devon Kennard Named NFC Player of the Week for Performance Vs. Titans
December 10th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
It's been quite a while sine the New York Giants drafted a linebacker with actual play-making ability, but they finally may have found that in Devon Kennard, who thus far, is looking more and more like a guy who will stick on this team for a long time. ***PHOTO1*** After Sunday's 36-7...

Damontre Moore Ready to Make an On-Field Impact as His Playing Time is Expected to Increase
November 1st, 2014 at 1:00 PM
It has been made clear by everyone around the New York Giants organization that, starting with their matchup against the Indianapolis Colts on Monday night, defensive lineman Damontre Moore is going to be given a lot more playing time than he has been this season. ***PHOTO1*** The notion was first brought up...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul: “I Don’t Care at All for Philadelphia”
October 10th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The war of words continues to pick up between both sides of the New York Giants and Philadelphia Eagles as the two prepare for a fierce battle on Sunday night at Lincoln Financial Field. ***PHOTO1*** On Thursday, when speaking to the media about what he felt about the rivalry with the Eagles,...

Philadelphia Eagles’ LeSean McCoy Misses Osi Umenyiora: No One Talks Like He Did
October 9th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
This is Osi Umenyiora's second season being away from the New York Giants, but last week he returned to Metlife Stadium and got a sack on Eli Manning, his former quarterback who won him to two Super Bowls. This week, Umenyiora may be missing the rivalry the Giants have with...

Atlanta Falcons’ Osi Umenyiora on Getting Booed by New York Giants Fans: I Appreciated Them
October 6th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Sunday afternoon was the first time that Osi Umenyiora was returning to the building where he played the majority of his career in since 2003 and helped win two championships while as a member of the New York Giants; only it was as a member of the visiting Atlanta Falcons. ***PHOTO1*** Umenyiora...

Osi Umenyiora Excited to See Old New York Giants Teammates; Doesn’t Deny Missing Team
October 1st, 2014 at 1:20 PM
There's an old saying; the grass isn't always greener on the other side. Since leaving the New York Giants after the 2012 season, Osi Umenyiora has found that out the hard way. ***PHOTO1*** Umenyiora once turned down a three-year extension to stay with the Giants in hopes of finding potential big money...

New York Giants’ Will Beatty Proving Last Year was ‘Anomaly,’ Ready to Face Mentor Osi Umenyiora
September 30th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Last year, the weakest link of the New York Giants offensive line was the one they paid the most money to keep around in free agency in Will Beatty, who allowed 13 sacks and if not for that new five-year contract, would have likely found himself cut after his horrendous...

New York Giants’ Mathias Kiwanuka Feels He Can Have His Best NFL Season at 31
August 12th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Mathias Kiwanuka has always been a team player since being drafted by the New York Giants eight years ago and no matter what they've asked him to do, whether it be play defensive end or linebacker, or even going as far as taking a paycut to help the team land...

Michael Strahan Caps Off “Improbable” NFL Career with Emotional Hall of Fame Speech
August 3rd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
After nearly three long hours on Saturday night -- all of which were enjoyable in their own right -- the time finally came for retired New York Giants defensive end Michael Strahan to close the show. It was his moment, and after a tremendous introduction by long-time friend Jay Glazer,...