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Ex-Washington Redskins CB Fred Smoot: Giants RB Brandon Jacobs “Legitimately Hurt Me”
June 30th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Retired Washington Redskins cornerback Fred Smoot has never been one to lack the right (or wrong) words. He's an all-time trash talker and at the peak of his career, was one heck of a player. He was also a poor decision maker, as evident by his involvement in the "Love...

Giants’ Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Gave Landon Collins No. 21 Out of Respect for Sean Taylor
June 10th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Jersey numbers can -- and often do -- come at quite a price for some NFL players. Those prices can become even more expensive when it's a rookie looking to bribe a specific number away from a veteran. But in the case of New York Giants safety Landon Collins, he...

Ex-New York Giants WR Plaxico Burress Avoids Prison Time in Tax Evasion Case
May 30th, 2015 at 10:55 AM
Almost four years to the day of his release from Oneida Correctional Facility in Rome, New York following an accidental shooting in which he suffered the only injury, retired New York Giants wide receiver Plaxico Burress found out he would not be going back after being indicted on charges that...

Ex-New York Giants RB Danny Ware Busted for DUI in Georgia
May 7th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The good news? Former New York Giants running back and two-time Super Bowl champion, Danny Ware, had recently returned to the University of Georgia to finishing remaining requirements for his degree in housing. The bad news? He celebrated his accomplishment a tad too much. ***PHOTO1*** The Athens Banner-Herald reports that Ware was...

Former New York Giants WR Plaxico Burress Indicted for Failure to Pay New Jersey Taxes: Report
April 30th, 2015 at 12:22 PM
Former New York Giants star receiver Plaxico Burress is in trouble with the law after being indicted on charges that he failed to pay New Jersey taxes. ***PHOTO1*** James McEvoy of NJ.com reports that Burress allegedly owes $47,903 in state income taxes, for which he is being charged with one count of...

Spike Lee’s “The Greatest Catch Ever” Chronicling David Tyree: Watch Full Short Film
April 27th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Over the weekend, we shared news that Spike Lee had created a documentary/short film entitled "The Greatest Catch Ever," which chronicled David Tyree's helmet catch in a Super Bowl XLII victory over the New England Patriots. It included interviews and insight from several current and former members of the New...

New York Giants Sold Dwayne Harris with Promises of Offensive Playing Time
April 25th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Prior to signing with the New York Giants, wide receiver/return man Dwayne Harris has several offers on the table from a multitude of different teams. Some of the offers were even in the same ballpark as the five-year, $17.5 million contract he would eventually sign with the Giants. ***PHOTO1*** So what was...

‘The Greatest Catch Ever Made’: Spike Lee Short Film Chronicles David Tyree’s Helmet Catch
April 25th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
It’s hard to believe that it's been over seven years since David Tyree, who is now the Director of Player Development for the New York Giants, hauled down one of the most remarkable catches of all-time in the most crucial of moments. It was a catch that helped propel Big...

Ex-New York Giants WR Steve Smith “Struggling” to Adjust to Life After Football
April 21st, 2015 at 3:00 PM
In his very first NFL season, former USC wide receiver Steve Smith reached the ceiling of his professional career, earning a Super Bowl ring with the New York Giants. And despite his eight-reception, 63-yard regular season totals, it was his catch preceding Eli Manning's game-winning pass to Plaxico Burress that...

New York Giants Fan Melissa Joan Hart Loses Bet, Wears Philadelphia Eagles Jersey: Photo
March 31st, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Back in December, actress Melissa Joan Hart, who is perhaps best known for her roles in "Clarissa Explains it All" and "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch," made a bet with Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Cedric Thornton that her favorite team, the New York Giants, would beat Philly in Week 17. Unfortunately,...

Super Bowl XLII, 1990 NFC Championship Eliminated from “Greatest Game of All-Time” Bracket
March 29th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Is there a world in which Super Bowl XLII between the New York Giants and New England Patriots is not the greatest game ever played? Where the heroics of David Tyree and the game-winning touchdown catch by Plaxico Burress aren't given the spotlight they deserve? And a world in which...

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...

Prince Amukamara Would Welcome Ndamukong Suh to New York Giants
March 5th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Just hours before the franchise/transition tag deadline on Monday, the Detroit Lions announced that they would not designate defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh as their franchise player and he would become an unrestricted free agent. ***PHOTO1*** Meanwhile, as anticipated, the New York Giants decided to use their franchise tag on defensive end Jason...

New England Patriots Win Super Bowl XLIX, but New York Giants Remain Their Kryptonite
February 2nd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Seven years after their quest for the perfect season was ended, the New England Patriots returned to their former "House of Horrors" in Glendale, Arizona and defeated the defending champion Seattle Seahawks to win Super Bowl XLIX, their first championship in 10 years. ***PHOTO1*** The Patriots were able to survive being down...

Kevin Gilbride Expects Tom Coughlin to Turn New York Giants Around Over Final Six Games
November 22nd, 2014 at 12:55 PM
The obvious questions have been raised over the last several weeks pertaining to what the New York Giants are going to do after this season. And now the questions have been raised about the job security of head coach Tom Coughlin. ***PHOTO1*** After 11 seasons (2004 to present), is now the time...

NFL Trade Deadline: Teams Calling Buccaneers on WR Vincent Jackson; Will Giants Have Interest?
October 26th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
With the trade deadline approaching this week, we've already seen two trades go down in the league; one of which shook the core and foundation of the defending champion Seattle Seahawks when Percy Harvin got dealt to the New York Jets. Another wide receiver in the league could be on...

Giants’ Eli Manning to Odell Beckham: Stay Humble, We’ve Got a Lot of Work to Do
October 7th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
In his 10 years as the starting quarterback of the New York Giants, Eli Manning has seen quite a few wide receivers come and go from the team. ***PHOTO1*** From Amani Toomer to Plaxico Burress to Hakeem Nicks, Mario Manningham, Steve Smith and Victor Cruz, Manning has had a lot of different...

New York Giants’ Jon Beason not Likely Out Long-Term, but Will Have to Play Through Pain
September 20th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants may be without linebacker Jon Beason (foot/toe) this Sunday against the Houston Texans, but it doesn't sound like they expect him to miss much time beyond that. In fact, head coach Tom Coughlin alluded to exactly that on Friday afternoon following practice, saying Beason will likely...

New York Giants’ Mark Herzlich on Ray Rice: “I Wouldn’t Welcome Him” in Our Locker-Room
September 11th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
This past week, the Baltimore Ravens terminated the contract of Ray Rice and released him following the video evidence released by TMZ which showed him punching his wife in the face at an Atlantic City casino back in February which was then followed by the NFL suspending Rice indefinitely. ***PHOTO1*** It's not...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin: Corey Washington Has Played in Superb Fashion
August 25th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Corey Washington has already turned heads this preseason to the point where people are looking at him like another potential Victor Cruz-like impact, who originally broke onto the scene during the 2010 preseason and, eventually, catapulted his way into super-stardom in 2011. ***PHOTO1*** Washington, just like Cruz, was an undrafted free agent...