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Retired New York Giants TE Kevin Boss Fears Long-Term Impact from Concussions
March 22nd, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Then-Kansas City Chiefs tight end Kevin Boss hauled in a pass and promptly landed on his rear-end, but that's all he remembers. He lay on the field unconscious after taking a helmet-to-helmet hit from Buffalo Bills safety Da'Norris Searcy only to wake up an hour later in a Buffalo-area hospital....

Retired New York Giants LB Harry Carson Supports Chris Borland’s Decision to Retire
March 19th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Earlier this week, after giving it substantial thought, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland shocked the NFL world by announcing his retirement after only a single season. ***PHOTO1*** The 24-year-old Borland became the fourth player to retire on the sunny side of 30 in recent weeks, joining 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis, Tennessee...

Potential New York Giants Free Agent Target: Guard, Mike Iupati
February 6th, 2015 at 2:55 PM
With more than one month until the start of free agency in the NFL, the New York Giants have already gone on record saying that they are emphasizing their need to upgrade the offensive line for the 2015 season. ***PHOTO1*** While the team will potentially look to the NFL Draft to make...

New York Giants’ Matriarch, Ann Mara, Passes Away at Age 85
February 1st, 2015 at 9:05 AM
More than a week after being hospitalized following a fall in which she struck her head, Ann Mara, the elderly matriarch of the New York Giants and widow of Wellington Mara, has passed away as a result of her injuries. She was 85. ***PHOTO1*** “I am sad to say that our mother...

Phil Simms’ Super Bowl XXI Performance Ranked as One of the Greatest Ever
February 1st, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Although the New York Giants had one of the best defenses in the game, much of the talk leading up to Super Bowl XXI was still about the Denver Broncos and quarterback John Elway. After all, Elway had already established himself as an elite quarterback at the time and despite...

Washington Redskins Interested in Perry Fewell as Possible Defensive Backs Coach: Report
January 25th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
On Saturday, former New York Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell interviewed with the San Francisco 49ers and their new head coach, Jim Tomsula, for their defensive backs job. The 49ers apparently aren't the only team interested in Fewell as well. ***PHOTO1*** The Washington Redskins, who last year around this time interviewed Fewell...

Perry Fewell Expected to Interview for San Francisco 49ers’ Defensive Backs Coaching Vacancy
January 23rd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
After the conclusion of the 2014 season, the New York Giants parted ways with defensive coordinator Perry Fewell after five seasons at the job and a disappointing final season that saw the Giants lose seven straight and finish 6-10. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants hired former defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo to his old job...

New York Giants Wednesday Morning Storylines: Potential Impact of an Eli Manning Extension?
January 21st, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Wednesday, New York Giants fans! While most focus around the football world is zeroed in on the upcoming Senior Bowl and then, obviously, the Super Bowl, there have still been a few interesting Giants-related stories to hit the presses. ***PHOTO1*** Among them is a new chapter in the Eric Inselberg case,...

Bill Cowher, Jim Harbaugh Listed as Possible Giants Coaching Candidates If Tom Coughlin is Gone
December 1st, 2014 at 2:00 PM
The speculation on Tom Coughlin's job security heading into Sunday was already at an all-time high, especially since the Detroit Lions ended any chance for the Giants to make the postseason with a win on Thanksgiving. ***PHOTO1*** Now, that speculation is rampant on Monday with the outcome of the Giants collapse in...

New York Giants Waive OL Charles Brown; Sign LB Justin Anderson from Practice Squad
November 22nd, 2014 at 3:00 PM
For the second consecutive week, the New York Giants have signed linebacker Justin Anderson from their practice squad to their 53-man roster. And in an effort to make room for him, the team has also announced that they have waived veteran offensive lineman Charles Brown. ***PHOTO1*** Brown, who initially signed as a...

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...

Boomer Esiason on Giants’ Eli Manning: He Should Have Been Benched in Loss Vs. 49ers
November 21st, 2014 at 2:55 PM
For as long as anyone can remember, former NFL quarterback and current analyst Boomer Esiason has always had a bug up his rear-end when it comes to the New York Giants and Eli Manning. ***PHOTO1*** Maybe it's because Boomer is a Long Island guy who grew up a New York Jets fan,...

New York Giants’ Ben McAdoo Refuses to Apologize for Red Zone Play Calling
November 21st, 2014 at 9:00 AM
When wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. went up and made a circus grab inside five-yard line this past Sunday against the San Francisco 49ers, it put the New York Giants in prime position to plunge into the endzone, take the lead and potentially save what few hopes they had left...

Giants’ Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Ready for Chance to Defend Cowboys’ Dez Bryant
November 19th, 2014 at 12:55 PM
It's been a rough first season for Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie with the New York Giants, especially because he's been hampered with an IT band injury; one that causes pain to the knee, ankle and leg. ***PHOTO1*** It's caused him to leave games early because the pain has been too much to deal with;...

New York Giants’ Antrel Rolle: We Can “Absolutely” Win Out the Rest of the Year
November 19th, 2014 at 8:55 AM
It's been well over a month since the New York Giants won an actual football game, although for fans, it seems like a lot longer than that. ***PHOTO1*** That's what a five-game losing streak will do to a fan base that is watching a team that had not had a losing season...

New York Giants’ Geoff Schwartz Activated from Short-Term IR, Expected to Play Vs. Cowboys
November 17th, 2014 at 3:15 PM
Geoff Schwartz has yet to play in a single game for the New York Giants this season as a result of dislocating his toe back in the preseason. His three-month absence is about to end this week. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants announced on Monday that their starting left guard will be activated from...

49ers’ Colin Kaepernick Calls New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. a “Hell of a Player”
November 17th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
The 3-7 New York Giants haven’t had much to be excited about this season. Since the year began, Giants fans have watched a stretch that has been filled with disappointing losses and injuries to crucial players. These injuries have not only depleted their secondary, but have the Giants playing the...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin on Final Drive Blunders: We Should Have Run the Ball
November 17th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
With time ticking off the clock, Odell Beckham Jr. made one an incredible catch on the sidelines to set up a first and goal at the four-yard line and what many would thought would be the moment where the New York Giants took the lead and possibly, got a win...

New York Giants’ Justin Pugh Suffers Quad Injury; Tom Coughlin Surprised He Couldn’t Continue
November 17th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
In a year plagued with seemingly endless injuries, it should come as no real surprise that the New York Giants lost another player in Sunday's 16-10 loss to the San Francisco 49ers. This time the loss came by way of offensive lineman Justin Pugh, who was forced to exit the...

New York Giants’ Devon Kennard Ready to Step in Vs. 49ers in Jacquian Williams’ Absence
November 15th, 2014 at 4:15 PM
In a theme that seems to never stop for the New York Giants, the continue to deal with the injury bug hitting them hard, as this time, it's outside linebacker Jacquian Williams who will be out for Sunday's game against the San Francisco 49ers with a concussion. ***PHOTO1*** With Williams out, Devon...