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Victor Cruz’s 99-Yard Touchdown Vs. New York Jets Voted “Best Play at MetLife Stadium”
March 31st, 2015 at 1:00 PM
In 2011, Christmas came early for New York Giants fans thanks in large part to wide receiver Victor Cruz. After a week of relentless trash talk coming from Rex Ryan and the New York Jets, Big Blue went into their Week 16 game with more than a little bit to...

New York Giants’ Trumaine McBride Likely to Start at Nickel Corner in 2015
March 31st, 2015 at 9:00 AM
With Walter Thurmond III now calling the Philadelphia Eagles home and Zach Bowman still an unrestricted free agent, it would appear as if the New York Giants are in serious need of another cornerback -- specially one who can come in and play the nickel. And while a few solid...

New York Giants WR Victor Cruz on Recovery: “I’m About 70% There”
March 29th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Earlier this month, New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz took another huge step in his recovery from a torn patellar tendon when he finally got out of the pool and ran on turf for the very first time since his injury. ***PHOTO1*** It was a moment that caught the attention of...

New York Giants Have “a Lot of Interest” in Nebraska’s Randy Gregory: Report
March 29th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants may have signed defensive end George Selvie earlier this month, but that does not necessarily mean they're out of the market at the position or for another quality pass rusher. After all, what's the saying? "You can never have enough pass rushers." ***PHOTO1*** One potential pass rusher they...

New York Giants’ Rueben Randle Poised to Shine in Make-or-Break Season
March 28th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
Much like his entire team, New York Giants wide receiver Rueben Randle is about to embark on a 2015 campaign that is a make-or-break season. ***PHOTO2*** Randle, who is set to become an unrestricted free agent after this upcoming season, must prove to the Giants and other teams looking for a receiver...

New York Giants Have Two of Pro Football Focus’ Five Worst Free Agency Signings
March 28th, 2015 at 10:00 AM
Earlier this month, Grantland listed the New York Giants as having three of the Top 10 Worst Free Agency Signings -- wide receiver/return man Dwayne Harris and linebackers Jonathan Casillas and J.T. Thomas. ***PHOTO1*** Now, several weeks later, Pro Football Focus is piling on. And in agreement with Grandlant, have listed the...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Hints at Larger Role for Shane Vereen
March 27th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Earlier this week, New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin was gushing over the newest addition to his backfield, running back Shane Vereen, and seemed to imply he would have a bigger role than originally thought. ***PHOTO2*** Upon joining the Giants, Vereen was thought to be mostly a third-down back as an...

New York Giants’ Steve Tisch on Board with “Make or Break” Mandate in 2015
March 27th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Back in late December at his year-end press conference, New York Giants co-owner John Mara made it abundantly clear that 2015 will be treated as a "make or break" season for Big Blue. And after two years of losing, if the team fails to turn things around, the ax will...

New York Giants Friday Morning Storylines: What to Expect from Steve Spagnuolo’s Defense
March 27th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Friday, New York Giants fans! The major lull of the NFL offseason is finally upon us -- that fourth wave of nearly non-existent free agency coupled with the reality that the NFL Draft is still five weeks away. What to do, what to do? Don't worry, we've got you...

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...

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...

New York Giants’ Jonathan Casillas, J.T. Thomas Expected to Compete for Starting Job on Weakside
March 26th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants have paid both J.T. Thomas and Jonathan Casillas like starting linebackers, and at least one of them likely will be. With Jacquian Williams departing via free agency and precious few options on that side, head coach Tom Coughlin revealed on Wednesday that the duo -- who...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Optimistic Regarding Victor Cruz; Expects Return to Form
March 26th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin generally airs on the side of caution when it comes to injured players -- especially when the players have suffered an injury as substantial as wide receiver Victor Cruz (torn patellar tendon). But when asked about his other star wideout on Wednesday at...

New York Giants Head Coach Tom Coughlin Does not Have a Good Relationship with Siri
March 25th, 2015 at 4:20 PM
At 68-years-old, New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin is no spring chicken. Don't let his youthful enthusiasm and love of the game fool you; he's an old school guy living in a new school world. And on Wednesday, he described -- in hilarious detail -- exactly how difficult that...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin: Bennett Jackson, Chykie Brown May Convert to Safety
March 25th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
As the calendar approaches a turn to April, the New York Giants find themselves without an answer to the very same question that plagued them at the onset of free agency: what is the solution at safety? ***PHOTO1*** With Antrel Rolle now a member of the Chicago Bears, Stevie Brown and Quintin...

Dwayne Harris Offers New York Giants Much More Value than Just a Return Man
March 21st, 2015 at 11:00 AM
It's been many years since the New York Giants heavily invested in a quality return man. In fact, over those years they’ve even let a few quality ones walk away such as Ron Dixon and Domenik Hixon, among many other serviceable return men who were nonchalantly relieved of their duties....

John Mara Wants Osi Umenyiora to Retire a New York Giant; Discusses “Mediocre” Free Agent Class
March 20th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants have not exactly had an offseason for the ages, but co-owner John Mara is still content with their conservative approach and feels many other teams have over-paid for players that wouldn't have otherwise had such a tremendous haul in a more talent-rich free agency market. ***PHOTO1*** “There were...

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, Stevie Brown Still Discussing Possible 2015 Return
March 16th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
With only three safeties signed to their roster -- none with a single career start -- and the free agent market now at bare bones, the New York Giants find themselves in a precarious position. It's clear they're not willing to overpay for anyone, which has become troublesome in such...

Tom Coughlin’s Uncertain New York Giants Future a Concern for Free Agents: Report
March 15th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
All along, we were to believe that the New York Giants were just being relatively cheap in free agency and missing out on star players like safety Devin McCourty (New England Patriots) as a result. And while there may be some substance behind that, it's not Big Blue's only issue. ***PHOTO1*** ESPN's...