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Mel Kiper 3-Round Mock Draft: Giants get DE Charles Harris in Round 1
April 19th, 2017 at 1:14 PM
***PHOTO1*** Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images There are just eight days to go until the 2017 NFL Draft, which means mock drafts will be coming at us even faster and more furiously than in the previous months. At this point, drafts give us plenty...

NFL Draft: How big a need is defensive end for Giants?
April 13th, 2017 at 2:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** Olivier Vernon making a tackle.Jeff Hanisch-USA TODAY Sports The New York Giants have a boatload of money tied up in a pair of star defensive ends who figure to be around for several more seasons. Olivier Vernon is entering the second year of a five-year, $85...

2017 NFL Draft Prospect Profile: Takkarist McKinley, EDGE, UCLA
April 2nd, 2017 at 12:29 PM
***PHOTO1*** Ron Chenoy-USA TODAY Sports If there was a knock on the New York Giants' defensive front, it was that while incredibly stout and adept at pressuring quarterbacks, they were inconsistent at best at converting pressure into production. Part of that was certainly all the new...

New York Giants’ top 10 failed first-round draft choices
February 25th, 2017 at 10:29 AM
***PHOTO1*** Photo by Jonathan Daniel/Getty Images Every Giants' fan that follows the team closely understands that there are plums that can be extracted from the later rounds. And past rosters are full of them: LB Pat Hughes (Round 9), DE's Justin Tuck (3) and George Martin (11),...

New York Giants news, 2/3: Victor Cruz still waiting, hoping
February 3rd, 2017 at 8:25 AM
***PHOTO1*** Victor CruzBill Streicher-USA TODAY Sports Wide receiver Victor Cruz is waiting to hear something from the New York Giants, and continuing to hope his future is with them: Cruz has not heard anything yet from the Giants, but is on record as stating he wants...

Carl Banks Thinks New York Giants Need to Draft a Linebacker; Calls Leonard Floyd a “Convertible”
April 25th, 2016 at 7:00 AM
It's been 32 years since the New York Giants took a linebacker with their first-round pick. That linebacker was Carl Banks, who ended up being a very good pick for Big Blue. ***PHOTO1*** With the linebacker position being, arguably, one of the most pressing need for the Giants heading into the 2016...

Heavily Motivated, New York Giants WR Anthony Dable May Be More than a “Camp Body”
April 6th, 2016 at 3:00 PM
When the New York Giants signed French wide receiver Anthony Dable earlier this year, the initial appeal was that retired defensive end Osi Umenyiora was the one who helped facilitate it. Even during his own signing, Dable seemed like an afterthought -- immediately dismissed as little more than a "camp...

Olivier Vernon Ready to Help Return Defense to “New York Giants’ Standards”
March 11th, 2016 at 7:00 AM
When defensive end Olivier Vernon was introduced to the New York media on Thursday, he made a few thing abundantly clear from the onset. Number one, he's thrilled to have landed such a historic deal, but understands he now has to earn it. Number two, he's joining a team that...

Anthony Dable’ Ready to Prove to New York Giants He Belongs on Their 53-Man Roster
February 26th, 2016 at 1:00 PM
It's been a whirlwind month for French wide receiver Anthony Dable', who was slated to workout for several NFL teams without the guarantee of a contract offer. But he never got beyond the New York Giants, who wouldn't allow him to leave their building without signing a deal earlier this...

NFL Draft Expert: Anthony Dablé Equivalent to Late-Round Pick for New York Giants
February 23rd, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Late last week, following workouts facilitated by retired defensive end Osi Umenyiora, the New York Giants signed French wide receiver Anthony Dable', who was a two-time champion in Europe and widely considered one of the most explosive weapons overseas. ***PHOTO1*** With a need at the position, it's no surprise the Giants aren't...