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Former New York Giants WR Amani Toomer Says Victor Cruz, Hakeem Nicks Learned from Steve Smith
June 5th, 2013 at 4:41 PM
Former New York Giants wide receiver Amani Toomer has done a relatively nice job at transitioning from playing on the field, to a media role off of it. He began doing on shows on local Long Island sports, and has worked his way up to appearances with both NBC and...

Kyle Bosworth Signing with New York Giants Further Personifies Jerry Reese’s Philosophy on LBs
May 30th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
In today's passing oriented NFL, the game has evolved to place a premiums on defensive ends, cornerbacks and wide receivers that were not nearly as prevalent even just a decade ago. Perhaps the one position that has transformed the most over that time period is linebacker, which has gone from...

New York Giants’ Jerrel Jernigan: “It’s Time for Me to Go Out There and Make Some Plays”
May 23rd, 2013 at 4:00 PM
With both Hakeem Nicks and Victor Cruz absent from OTA's, the New York Giants are going to learn a lot about their core of young receivers over the next two days. With second-year player Rueben Randle expected to step into the starting role vacated by Domenik Hixon, the Giants appear to...

New York Giants Begin OTA’s Later Today; Victor Cruz Unlikely to Attend
May 22nd, 2013 at 6:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** The NFL offseason is one of the longest, most media driven extravaganza's in professional sports. During 16 games each season, there is little to talk about other than on-field action. But for the other 349 days out of the year, the airwaves are bombarded with predictions and analysis from...

Former New York Giants WR Ramses Barden Has Had Conversations with New York Jets
April 30th, 2013 at 4:45 PM
With the acquisition of former Carolina Panthers wide receiver Louis Murphy via free agency, the New York Giants will likely pass on bringing back former third-round draft pick Ramses Barden for the 2013 season. Although Barden finally flashed his potential in week three against the Panthers, he only caught five...

New York Giants 2013 NFL Draft Profile: Houston CB DJ Hayden
April 23rd, 2013 at 2:28 PM
The NFL Draft will begin in just over 48 hours; however, it's still extremely uncertain as to how event will play out on Friday at Radio City Music Hall. Texas A&M left tackle Luke Joeckel is expected to come off the board with the first overall selection, but any number of...

New York Giants’ Eli Manning Has not Altered Offseason Throwing Program to Coincide with New CBA
April 16th, 2013 at 2:40 PM
NFL players are creatures of habit. Whether it be a game day routine, a specific workout regiment or any number or miscellaneous factors that contribute to the success of the modern day athlete, professional football players tend to stick with what works. After the new collective bargaining agreement was signed...

With Julian Edelman Off Market, New York Giants Could Rekindle Interest in WR Josh Cribbs
April 10th, 2013 at 2:35 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Giants were hoping to land return man and backup slot receiver Julian Edelman this offseason in hopes of solidifying their wide receiver corp. and allowing David Wilson to step aside as the return man. With Edelman back as a member of the New England Patriots, the Giants...

Former New York Giants Wide Receiver Sinorice Moss Attemping to Become Actor
April 3rd, 2013 at 6:30 AM
The New York Giants drafted wide receiver Sinorice Moss in the second round of the 2006 NFL draft with the hope that his blazing speed would allow him to develop into a dominant slot receiver. To make a long story short, Moss' career was marred by a slew on injuries...

New York Giants 2013 Free Agent Profile: TE Anthony Fasano
March 6th, 2013 at 4:45 PM
The New York Giants, like any team in the NFL, value certain positions more than others. Every general manager will tell you that quarterback is the most essential aspect of any roster capable of contending for a  Super Bowl. Defensive linemen, young draft picks and even wide receivers are all...

New York Giants Owner John Mara Says Team Won’t Break the Bank for Victor Cruz
February 1st, 2013 at 2:17 PM
***PHOTO1*** New York Giants wideout Victor Cruz is a restricted free agent this offseason. Given the great measure of success (both on and off the field) that Cruz has seen in Blue, it’s safe to assume that it’s in the best interest of both parties to make sure No. 80...

New York Giants’ Hakeem Nicks, David Diehl and Chris Snee Hit Contract Escalators
January 31st, 2013 at 3:15 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Giants are a projected $4.7 million over the salary cap (possibly more depending on what you read). With an additional $5 million of cap hits coming up after signing the team's draft picks, Big Blue has to clear around $10+ million of cap space between now...

New York Giants Free Agent Profile: WR Domenik Hixon, Will He Stay or Will He Go?
January 22nd, 2013 at 10:30 AM
Domenik Hixon may not be the biggest name at wide receiver for the New York Giants with Hakeem Nicks and Victor Cruz on the team, but the Giants are going to have to make a decision on Hixon's future with the team as the battle-tested veteran hits free agency. Hixon's had...

New York Giants Sign WR Kris Adams and CB Antonio Dennard to Reserve/Futures Contracts
January 15th, 2013 at 6:02 PM
This afternoon, the New York Giants continued scrounging the free agent scrap heap for potential diamonds in the rough. The team has announced the signing of wide receiver Kris Adams and cornerback Antonio Dennard to reserve/ futures contracts. Since the conclusion of the regular season, the Giants have signed a...

New York Giants’ Hakeem Nicks, Chris Snee and Ahmad Bradshaw Return to Practice on Thursday
December 27th, 2012 at 2:19 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Giants returned three of their key starters to practice. Wide receiver Hakeem Nicks (knee), right guard Chris Snee (hip) and running back Ahmad Bradshaw (knee) each practiced in some capacity today after missing yesterday. Defensive end Justin Tuck practiced for the second straight day. Safeties Kenny...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz Visits Newtown, Home of Jack Pinto
December 19th, 2012 at 8:15 AM
***PHOTO1*** New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz is an incredible football player. He has great hands, can outrun any defender and already has a Super Bowl ring. However, his actions towards the family of Jack Pinto, a six-year-old victim of the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting who was buried...

New York Giants Promote Selvish Capers to 53-Man Roster, Add Stephen Goodin to Practice Squad
November 21st, 2012 at 2:27 PM
The New York Giants have finally made a roster move. In the wake of DT Markus Kuhn's knee injury, Big Blue had gone almost a full week with 52 players on the roster. After working out the likes of Joseph Addai and Ryan Torain, among others, Big Blue decided to...

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...