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New York Giants Lose Jawanza Starling to Texans; Sign LB Marcus Dowtin to Practice Squad
November 13th, 2013 at 2:00 PM
Only a day after releasing veteran safety Ed Reed, the Houston Texans signed safety Jawanza Starling to their 53-man roster off of the New York Giants' practice squad. To fill the void left by Houston's signing of Starling, the Giants signed linebacker Marcus Dowtin to their practice squad. Dowtin, who went undrafted...

New York Giants’ Justin Pugh Anxious to Learn from Big Blue Veterans
May 20th, 2013 at 3:03 PM
The New York Giants desperately needed a right tackle in the 2013 NFL Draft. With veteran David Diehl on the down side of his career and uncertainty surrounding James Brewer's talent, the team drafted someone to come in and compete immediately for a starting position along the offensive line. With...

New York Giants 2013 NFL Draft Profile: Oklahoma OT Lane Johnson
April 17th, 2013 at 10:30 AM
Statistically speaking, the New York Giants offensive line was the best pass protecting unit in the NFL in 2012. The combination of Will Beatty, Kevin Boothe, David Baas, Chris Snee, David Diehl and Sean Locklear gave up a sack on just 3.58% of Eli Manning's drop backs, which edged out the...

New York Giants Awarded 7th Round (253rd Overall) Compensatory Pick
March 19th, 2013 at 7:30 AM
The NFL awarded 32 compensatory draft picks to 16 teams on Monday. Among them was the New York Giants, who were awarded a seventh-round (253rd overall) pick in the 2013 NFL Draft. ***PHOTO1*** The 47th pick in the seventh-round, which is also the second-to-last of the draft, came based on the Giants...

New York Giants’ David Diehl “[Right Knee] Hampered My Play Last Season”
February 28th, 2013 at 6:45 AM
***PHOTO1*** Last season made it clear a long career in the NFL is beginning to take a tole on David Diehl's body. He struggled to play at the high level he is used to, and now the New York Giants offensive lineman admits injuries played a large roll in last...

New York Giants’ David Diehl Had Minor Offseason Knee Surgery
February 26th, 2013 at 1:38 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Giants have had several players receive medical treatment throughout the offseason to clear up minor health issues that plagued their performances in 2012. Chris Snee had work done on his hip, Hakeem Nicks had arthroscopic knee surgery, while David Bass had surgery "on his body". Today, Jenny...

New York Giants Scout on Lane Johnson: “That’s My Left Tackle”
January 21st, 2013 at 4:00 PM
The New York Giants and General Manager Jerry Reese have a lot of decisions to make about their offensive line this offseason. Both Will Beatty and Kevin Boothe are free agents, Sean Locklear is also a free agent and trying to work back from a devastating injury, and a decision...

New York Giants Free Agent Contract Focus: Where is It?
January 19th, 2013 at 12:45 PM
The looming schedule post-Super Bowl will officially begin next on February 18th when organizations can officially place the franchise tag on players if they so choose up until March 4th. Bear in mind that a team can only franchise one player per year and it can be revoked and placed...

New York Giants’ 2013 Free Agent List
January 2nd, 2013 at 10:30 AM
Are big changes coming for the New York Giants? General Manage Jerry Reese says the team isn't far off from contending for another championship, but acknowledges it may look a bit different when the 2013 season gets underway. Of course, that likely means several of the Giants' 26 potential free...

New York Giants Offense Must Carry Its Weight Against New Orleans Saints
December 7th, 2012 at 2:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Giants have their backs to the wall on Sunday. A loss to the 5-7 New Orleans Saints could strip Big Blue of the division lead and throw them into the blood bath that is the NFC Wild Card race. To preserve control of their Super Bowl defense,...

New York Giants Place Sean Locklear on IR; Sign Selvish Capers to 53-Man Roster
December 6th, 2012 at 6:30 AM
As anticipated, the New York Giants have placed offensive lineman Sean Locklear on season-ending Injured Reserve (IR) after he suffered a "severe" knee injury during a 17-16 loss to the Washington Redskins on Monday night. With Locklear now out for the year, the starting job once again belongs to David Diehl,...

New York Giants’ Sean Locklear Out for Season After Suffering Knee Injury Against Redskins
December 4th, 2012 at 11:55 AM
It will come as no surprise to anyone who saw the injury (brace yourself if you haven't), but Mike Garafolo of USA Today is reporting that New York Giants offensive lineman Sean Locklear will miss the remainder of the season after suffering a very serious knee injury during a 17-16...

New York Giants Red-Zone Offense Hopes to Come Alive Against Green Bay Packers
November 24th, 2012 at 2:50 PM
***PHOTO1*** It's not a secret to anyone that the New York Giants offense has been stagnant as of late. Eli Manning has been making lackluster decisions with the football, receivers are not getting open and the offensive line has not protected Manning in the pocket. There have been breakdowns at...

New York Giants Hold Players-Only Meeting to “Clear the Air”
November 20th, 2012 at 9:15 AM
As the New York Giants returned to work on Monday morning, they did so with the knowledge that the next six games will ultimately determine their fate. And after losing their previous two games, quarterback Eli Manning and defensive end Justin Tuck took a proactive route and immediately called for...

New York Giants’ David Diehl Gets Vote of Confidence from Offensive Line Coach Pat Flaherty
November 13th, 2012 at 3:52 PM
***PHOTO1*** It's hard to write bad things about David Diehl. He has been the quintessential professional for the duration of his career with the New York Giants (save for last summer's DUI incident). He's a former All-Pro and a two-time Super Bowl champion. By all accounts, he's had a successful...

New York Giants’ Hakeem Nicks Returns to Practice; Chris Snee, Ahmad Bradshaw Sit Out
November 8th, 2012 at 1:12 PM
After missing practice on Wednesday due to swelling in his knee, New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks returned to the practice field on Thursday. He participated in a team walk-through and then ran routes in one-on-one drills, but his full level of participation will not be announced until later. The...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin “OK” with David Diehl at Right Tackle
November 6th, 2012 at 1:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Giants played some of their worst football of the season this past Sunday. That's not to say this is a bad football team or there is something inherently wrong with their style of play. However, Big Blue stunk up the joint last weekend. There were several...

New York Giants’ David Diehl Likely to Start at Right Tackle Against Pittsburgh Steelers
November 1st, 2012 at 4:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** After starting every game so far through 2012, New York Giants offensive tackle Sean Locklear will be relegated to playing a reserve role in Week nine. Despite exceeding any and all expectations, offensive line coach Pat Flarherty informed the nine-year veteran that life-long Giant David Diehl will regain his...

Is Injury to New York Giants’ David Diehl a Blessing in Disguise?
September 20th, 2012 at 6:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** New York Giants offensive tackle David Diehl has been a stalwart offensive linemen for Big Blue throughout his 10-year career. The veteran has been a versatile, productive member of two Super Bowl championship squads. In his earlier years, he was a key asset to one of the most underrated, yet...

New York Giants’ Sean Locklear Remains Starting Left Tackle Despite Will Beatty’s Improving Health
September 13th, 2012 at 4:45 PM
Despite the improving health of Will Beatty, New York Giants offensive tackle Sean Locklear has unexpectedly held onto the starting left tackle position heading into week two of the regular season. Prior to last year, the 27 year old product out of UConn was tagged as the Giants starting left...