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New York Giants’ Ben McAdoo: Eli Manning is the “Perfect Fit for This Offense”
September 13th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Questions about the new-look New York Giants offense have already been raised. And questions will continue to be raised until the offense begins to work. So far (and rightfully so), offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo stands by the system, and cannot imagine having another quarterback leading the way for the Giants. ***PHOTO1*** "[Manning]...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz: Success Will Come When I Receive More Targets
September 10th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Prior to taking off for Fashion Rocks 2014 presented by Three Lions Entertainment on Tuesday night, New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz took some time to address the media and field questions about Monday's 35-14 loss to the Detroit Lions. And while he claims there's no panic in Big...

New York Giants by the Fantasy Numbers: Week 1
September 9th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Each week this season, Giants 101 will do a postgame analysis by examining each fantasy points leader for the New York Giants at their respective positions. These accumulated points are based on the fantasy point grid used on NFL.com. ***PHOTO1*** QB Eli Manning: 6.52 Points Another case of "Eli being Eli." A lot...

New York Giants: 3 Realities Fans Must Accept Following 35-14 Loss to Detroit Lions
September 9th, 2014 at 10:55 AM
Week 1 of the 2014 regular season has come and gone, but for the New York Giants and their fans, it seems eerily similar to Week 1 of the 2013 season. And while anything can change over the course of the next 16 weeks, there's no denying that Big Blue...

Calvin Johnson’s 2 TD Catches Lift Detroit Lions to 35-14 Win Over New York Giants
September 8th, 2014 at 11:10 PM
People were worried about the preseason struggles of the New York Giants flashing their ugly heads into the regular season. Unfortunately, those fears have now become a reality and the first case of it was on prime display at Ford Field. ***PHOTO1*** If not for the Detroit Lions getting called for a...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz to Possibly Unveil New Touchdown Dance on Monday Vs. Lions
September 7th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Ever since his emergence into the league in 2011, Victor Cruz's signature touchdown dance for the last three seasons has been the salsa; which is in tribute to his late grandmother. ***PHOTO1*** Fans of the New York Giants have all done the salsa at one time or another, whether it's to celebrate...

2014 New York Giants Team Captains: Taking a Closer Look at Big Blue’s Leaders
September 6th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
On Friday, the New York Giants announced their team captains for the 2014 season. Five captains were selected: three familiar faces and one newcomer. ***PHOTO1*** WR Victor Cruz No. 80 This is Cruz's first season as a team captain. Despite being an undrafted acquisition in 2010 from the University of Massachusetts, Cruz made...

New York Giants Name 2014 Team Captains, Including Two First-Timers
September 5th, 2014 at 12:55 PM
New York Giants players gathered on Friday morning and cast their votes for who they believe should be their 2014 Team Captains. And when the smoke cleared and votes were tallied, quarterback Eli Manning, wide receiver Victor Cruz, safety Antrel Rolle, linebacker Jon Beason and long-snapper Zak DeOssie stood tall. ***PHOTO1*** For...

New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings Prepared for Emotional Monday Night Football Debut
September 5th, 2014 at 10:55 AM
For most players on the New York Giants like Eli Manning, Victor Cruz and other veterans of the team, Monday night's regular season opener against the Detroit Lions at Ford Field might seem like just another typical game for them. ***PHOTO1*** But for Rashad Jennings, there's major significant meaning for him, as...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz Feels Eli Manning-to-Rueben Randle Connection Will Be Just Fine
September 4th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Over the last two years, one of the things that has New York Giants fans worried all over is the extreme disconnect on plays between quarterback Eli Manning and wide receiver Rueben Randle. ***PHOTO1*** Last season, Randle's miscommunication and not on the same page with Manning was the result of seven interceptions;...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz Plays “Fantasy SportsCenter” in New ESPN Commercial: Video
September 3rd, 2014 at 10:55 AM
New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz is no stranger to television commercials, having become most well-known for his work with former NFL head coach Bill Cowher and Time Warner Cable. And while he's no Eli Manning in terms of comedic entertainment, he's got a little something to offer in...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr: Tom Coughlin Told Me to Take Time, Heal Hamstring Injury
September 2nd, 2014 at 12:55 PM
With New York Giants first round draft pick Odell Beckham Jr. missing practice on Monday, the growing feeling was that the team's first round draft pick would likely not be ready to play for the team's opening game of the regular season this coming Monday night against the Detroit Lions. ***PHOTO1*** Not...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz Calls Week 1 Vs. Detroit Lions a “Must-Win”
September 2nd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
No fan wants to see their team start the season 0-1, let alone 0-6. But that was the story of the 2013 New York Giants. And in the NFL playoff hunt, 10 is the magic number. 10 wins, you’re (usually) in. And if you were the 2013 Jints, an 0-6...

Jerry Rice: Victor Cruz Has All the Tools to Be a Monster in Giants’ New Offense
August 31st, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The moment wide receiver Victor Cruz learned that the New York Giants would be installing a West Coast-style offense in 2014, he cracked open the text books, cued up the tape and began to study the league's most talented receiver of all-time, Jerry Rice. After all, he's exactly the guy...

Victor Cruz Sees Potential for “Super” Things with 2014 New York Giants
August 27th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
It was 30 months ago when the New York Giants last hoisted up the Lombardi Trophy and won Super Bowl XLVI; a team Victor Cruz was a very big part of and played a very big factor in helping get that championship. ***PHOTO1*** Over the last couple of years, he's been around...

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...

New York Giants Vs. New York Jets: Preseason Week 3 Game Analysis
August 24th, 2014 at 2:55 PM
Leading up to Friday night's MetLife Bowl, there was a significant amount of trash talk coming from the New York Jets and their fans. Of course, that can be attributed to it being their biggest game of the season, which unfortunately for them, did not end the way that they...

New York Jets’ Matt Simms Tries His Hand at Victor Cruz Salsa; Referee not Impressed: Video
August 24th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Shortly after New York Jets quarterback Matt Simms -- son of former New York Giants quarterback Phil Simms -- connected with wide receiver Greg Salas for a touchdown on Friday night, he turned to the bench and unleashed his version of Victor Cruz's salsa dance. The referee was not impressed. ***PHOTO1*** Simms...

New York Giants’ Corey Washington: We’ve Seen the Player, Now Let’s See the Person
August 22nd, 2014 at 3:00 PM
“What makes you smile?” asked Theresa Villano of Pro Player Insiders to Corey Washington. “Life man!” replied Corey, who at the time this interview was conducted was attempting to impress NFL scouts at his college’s pro day. ***PHOTO1*** Just four months ago, Corey Washington was in the early process of attempting to...

Jason Pierre-Paul Wants to Prove That New York Giants are Better than New York Jets
August 21st, 2014 at 7:00 AM
It's no secret that there's no love lost between the New York Giants and New York Jets. In fact, ever since the arrival of Rex Ryan as Gang Green's head coach, the rivalry has escalated to an entirely different level. It's become meaningful -- even if the Jets aren't. It's...