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CBS Sports: New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Still a Top 5 NFL Head Coach
March 26th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
After two sub-.500 seasons, New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin is planted firmly on the hot seat. But even at 68-years-old and with no signs of slowing down, the common belief amongst fans, players and experts is that Coughlin remains one of the NFL's elite coaches. And in their...

Philadelphia Eagles Take Unprovoked Potshot at New York Giants on Twitter
March 18th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
In an effort to celebrate the five-year anniversary of MetLife Stadium and to capitalize on March Madness, the New York Giants recently rolled out a tournament-style bracket that allows fans to vote on the "best plays" in the stadium's short history. Some of those plays include Odell Beckham Jr.'s one-handed...

New York Giants Save Additional Cap Space by Restructuring Contract of Geoff Schwartz
March 18th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants, who had only roughly $8 million in remaining cap space earlier this week, have cleared an additional $2.1 million by restructuring the contract of offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz. ***PHOTO1*** Per NFLPA record, Schwartz had his 2015 salary dropped from $3.675 million to $1.675 million (cap hit from $4.975...

New York Giants’ Steve Weatherford: People Underestimate Tom Coughlin’s Value to Team
March 17th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Year in and year out, no matter how well or poorly the New York Giants perform, head coach Tom Coughlin always appear to be on the "hot seat." And while that may just be the reality of life as a head coach in New York, Coughlin's players consistently stand by...

New York Giants Have $8,208,764 in Remaining Salary Cap Space
March 16th, 2015 at 12:55 PM
Although it may feel like the New York Giants have been relatively quiet since the start of free agency last week, that's not actually been the case. With a total of five new additions and an additional five re-signings, Big Blue actually ranks near the top of the league in...

Giants Say They’re “All-In” on 2015 Season, but Early Free Agency Approach Says Otherwise
March 10th, 2015 at 10:00 AM
When the New York Giants decided they would bring head coach Tom Coughlin back for the 2015 season, they did so with a bottom line in mind: win or go home get fired. ***PHOTO1*** Co-owners John Mara and Steve Tisch each insisted that 2015 would be viewed as a win-or-die season --...

New York Giants Considering a Serious Run at Ndamukong Suh: Report
March 4th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
On Monday afternoon, ESPN's Adam Schefter speculated that the New York Giants would make a run at impending free agent defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh. Less than 24 hours later, Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News all but confirmed they would, citing multiple sources who claim General Manager Jerry...

New York Giants’ Steve Weatherford Will Donate His Brain to Concussion Research
March 3rd, 2015 at 1:00 PM
On July 23, 2014, Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Sidney Rice announced his retirement from the NFL due to lingering issue from multiple concussions. In total, Rice is believed to have suffered 10 concussions throughout his life -- the first dating back to his early Pop Warner football years. And now...

New York Giants Place Franchise Tag on DE Jason Pierre-Paul
March 2nd, 2015 at 1:50 PM
The New York Giants had hoped to have a long-term deal in place with defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul by the time the NFL's franchise tag window closed, but that was not the case. So, as expected, it's been reported that Pierre-Paul has been designated as the team's non-exclusive franchise player. ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2*** "We...

New York Giants, Jason Pierre-Paul Have not Yet Discussed Long-Term Deal: Report
February 21st, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants are reportedly ready to place the non-exclusive franchise tag on defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, but with the deadline to do that only nine days away, they may want to get in touch with JPP's representatives and begin discussing a long-term deal -- something The Star-Ledger reports...

Franchise Window Now Open: What Will New York Giants Do with Jason Pierre-Paul?
February 16th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Beginning on Monday and running through March 2nd, NFL franchises will have a brief window in which they can apply either the franchise tag or the transition tag to a pending free agent player of their choosing. For the New York Giants, their most likely option is defensive end Jason...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: No Need for Restructuring Victor Cruz’s Contract
February 15th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, New York Giants fans! And congratulations on making it through two straight weeks without football. While things may continue to be slow over the next few days, the NFL Combine is now only right around the corner. And with the influx of Draft-related material slated to come your...

New York Giants Saturday Morning Storylines: Big Blue Should Franchise Jason Pierre-Paul
February 7th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Saturday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to the first official weekend without football. Yeehaw... ***PHOTO1*** While things will slow down around this time -- lasting until the start of franchise designations -- Giants 101 will continue to pump out material on Big Blue to quench your thirst. Today, we start...

New York Giants Friday Morning Storylines: Steve Weatherford Deserves to Be Honored
February 6th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Friday, New York Giants fans! Welcome to the weekend -- the first football-less weekend in quite some time and the beginning of a boring trend. However, with football games now in the rearview mirror, teams will begin to move forward with their free agency and NFL Draft plans. Accordingly,...

Steve Weatherford, a Potential Cap Casualty, Wants to Remain with New York Giants
February 4th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
There have been several names who have been floated as possible salary cap casualties for the New York Giants this coming month; long-time defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka has been a common name mention and with the development of Weston Richburg, J.D. Walton seems like he could be a goner too...

New York Giants Monday Morning Storylines: Steve Weatherford Continues His Amazing Charity Work
January 12th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Monday, New York Giants fans! And what a happy morning it is. While Big Blue may not have reached the NFL Playoffs, we can now find solace in the reality that justice has been done and the Dallas Cowboys are no more. ***PHOTO1*** But we digress... As the offseason semi-lull continues,...

New York Giants’ Steve Weatherford to Be Honored with Thurman Munson Award
January 9th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
The 35th Annual Thurman Munson Awards -- which remember legendary New York Yankees catcher Thurman Munson -- will be held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City on Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015. And among the honorees this year are New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford. ***PHOTO1*** From the press release: Weatherford...

New York Giants’ Steve Weatherford Surprised with “Random” Drug Test on Christmas Eve
December 25th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The NFL's version of Santa Claus made a widely expected trip to East Rutherford, New Jersey on Christmas Eve, delivering a multitude of wrapped boxes for members of the New York Giants. Unfortunately, none were quality gifts and featured six massive fines for players like Odell Beckham Jr., Preston Parker...

Giants’ Steve Weatherford Nominated for NFL’s Walter Payton Man of the Year Award
December 16th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Since his arrival in New York three years ago, Steve Weatherford has done a lot of good in his time with the New York Giants and it has nothing to do with how accomplished of a punter he is in the NFL. ***PHOTO1*** Weatherford is by far one of the most active...

New York Giants’ Tom Quinn Regrets “Unfortunate” Incident with Steve Weatherford
December 11th, 2014 at 4:00 PM
Midway through the third quarter of the Tennessee Titans game, cameras caught a rather emotional exchange between New York Giants Special Teams Coordinator Tom Quinn and punter Steve Weatherford -- an incident that got mildly physical as Quinn grabbed and yanked the jersey of Weatherford. ***PHOTO1*** After the game, Weatherford said the...