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New York Giants’ Jon Beason Recovering Well, Still Targeting Week 1 Return
August 14th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Thus far during training camp, the New York Giants have been without starting middle linebacker Jon Beason, who suffered a foot injury back in June. With Beason on the sidelines watching, Jameel McClain has stepped into Beason's place at middle linebacker and rookie Devon Kennard has gotten an opportunity to...

New York Giants DC Perry Fewell: Our Defense Looks Great on Paper, Need to Continue to Grow
August 8th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants already possess one of the better defenses in the entire NFL, finishing the 2013 season as the eighth best overall unit in the NFL, and that was after getting off to an 0-6 start and ranked 31st in the league before Week 7. ***VIDEO1*** With a new group...

NFL Network Ranks New York Giants’ Antrel Rolle as No. 3 “Dynamic” Safety in NFL
July 17th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
New York Giants safety Antrel Rolle was the team's lone Pro Bowl representative a season ago, and rightfully so. The defensive captain has continued to make strides each and every year since joining Big Blue, and despite entering his 10th season in the league, Rolle is really just scratching the...

New York Giants Thursday Morning Storylines: Why Big Blue Likes Quintin Demps as No. 3 Safety
June 26th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Thursday, New York Giants fans! As we move one step closer to training camp, we can find a little bit of an NFL appetizer beginning tonight with the start to the CFL season. In the mean time, enjoy your morning coffee over the following headlines. ***VIDEO1*** Michael Strahan Donates $100K To...

Walter Thurmond III: New York Giants Defense More Complex, Exotic than Seattle Seahawks
June 25th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
A season ago, Walter Thurmond III was a fixture in the vaunted Seattle Seahawks secondary, which became commonly known as the "Legion of Boom" en route to a Super Bowl title. But despite their immense success, Thurmond, now a member of the New York Giants, says the complexities pale in...

New York Giants’ Markus Kuhn Quietly Made Big Impression During Offseason Workouts
June 21st, 2014 at 9:00 AM
When Linval Joseph left and signed with the Minnesota Vikings early on in free agency, the common belief was that 2013 second-round pick, Johnathan Hankins, would immediately step in and take over at defensive tackle for the New York Giants. And although he's had an impressive Spring, it's not a...

New York Giants’ Perry Fewell Optimistic About Defense, Excited to Have “New Tools”
June 20th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Although much of the offseason focus has been spent on the New York Giants' new-look offense, there's no denying the defense has had quite an overhaul as well. Gone are players like Justin Tuck, Corey Webster and Linval Joseph, while new faces like Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, Walter Thurmond III, Jameel McClain...

NFL Secondary Power Rankings: New York Giants Listed No. 4 Overall
June 17th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Sports on Earth hasn't been very kind to the New York Giants in recent weeks, ranking their receivers at No. 18 overall and their front seven as one of the very worst in the league. However, after spending a majority of the offseason shoring up their secondary, the boys over...

Jameel McClain, Jon Beason Could Change New York Giants’ Fortunes at Linebacker
June 3rd, 2014 at 4:00 PM
As the New York Giants concluded their fifth Organized Team Activity (OTA) practice on Tuesday, one of the players who once again stood out was linebacker Jameel McClain. ***VIDEO1*** Signed earlier this offseason after multiple visits with the team, McClain has quickly adjusted to his role with Big Blue, soaked up Perry...

New York Giants’ Devon Kennard Learning from Veterans; Seeing Practice Snaps at SAM
May 23rd, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Linebacker Devon Kennard may be the last remaining rookie without a contract, but the New York Giants' fifth-round pick still found himself in East Rutherford this week working out with his fellow teammates in preparation for the 2014 season. However, unlike many of Big Blue's newest talent crop, finding a...

New York Giants’ Antrel Rolle: Defense Will not Need Simplification Again in 2014
May 17th, 2014 at 10:55 AM
Post-2014 Draft, much of the hullabaloo has been about the New York Giants’ healing quarterback Eli Manning and his new offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo’s changing offense. Surprisingly not much has been quipped about Perry Fewell’s top-rated defense of last year as they make their way into the physical part of...

New York Giants Wednesday Morning Storylines: Pre-Draft Starting Lineup Projections
April 30th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Tick, tock. Tick, tock. The 2014 NFL Draft is slowly but surely is getting here, but in the mean time, kick back on this Wednesday morning with a hot cup of coffee and enjoy the following AM headlines. ***VIDEO1*** Projecting the New York Giants' Starting Lineup Before the 2014 NFL Draft So where...

Robert Ayers Looks Forward to Fresh Start with New York Giants; Felt Misused by Denver Broncos
April 27th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
When the New York Giants lost Justin Tuck to free agency and the Oakland Raiders last month, they knew they needed to fill a void left by a nine-year veteran, defensive captain and for many years, the heart and soul of the team. ***VIDEO1*** In comes Robert Ayers from the Denver Broncos,...

Should New York Giants Kick the Tires on WR DeSean Jackson?
March 30th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** The very moment the Philadelphia Eagles released wide receiver DeSean Jackson, it was inevitable that fans of all 31 other teams would turn on their gaming systems, put in Madden and sign him to their roster. It was also inevitable that once that was done, the question would be...

Antrel Rolle Say Giants were Forced to Simplify Defense Because It was Too Complex for Some
February 7th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants struggled mightily on both offense and Special Teams throughout 2013, and although they didn't start strong, their defense ended the season being at least a dimly lit bright spot amidst complete darkness. But, safety Antrel Rolle says, it could have been much more dominant if not...

New York Giants, Perry Fewell Could Discuss Contract Extension as Early as February: Report
January 20th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Once upon a time, Perry Fewell was a head coach in the NFL. And while it was an interim stint with the Buffalo Bills -- a stint that saw the team go 3-4 in 2009 -- it was more than enough to provide him the necessary motivation to return to...

Are New York Giants Really Facing a Rebuild or Just a Refinement: Part II, Defense
January 11th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Most agreed that the offensive side of the ball for the New York Giants was more of a rebuild -- mostly due to the offensive line and integral parts like tight end and running back still being a question mark. How about the defensive side? When we left off, we...

Washington Redskins Hire Jay Gruden as Head Coach; Perry Fewell Like to Remain with Giants
January 9th, 2014 at 11:55 AM
In what was essentially agreed to on Wednesday night has now been made official. After taking some time to talk it over with his family, Jay Gruden has agreed to become the next head coach of the Washington Redskins. An official introductory press conference will be held from Redskins Park...

Would Steve Spagnuolo Be a Likely Replacement Option for New York Giants If Perry Fewell Leaves?
January 6th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
On Monday, current New York Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell will have his first interview for a head coaching vacancy in a few years as he will meet with Dan Snyder and Bruce Allen of the Washington Redskins.  The Redskins' job opened up the day after their 20-6 defeat at the...

New York Giants’ Perry Fewell Will Meet with Washington Redskins on Monday
January 5th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The Washington Redskins requested permission to interview New York Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell for their vacant head coaching position back on January 1st, and despite Big Blue granting said interview in rapid fashion, the two sides have struggled to set up a meeting time. But after several days of...