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Category: ‘2012 NFL Draft’

For Former Luther College Standout Donterrious Porter, the NFL Dream is Still Alive
May 28th, 2013 at 2:45 PM
The NFL is an alluring, yet ruthless American pastime that rarely, if ever, allows its participants to escape unscathed. Every snap, every hit and every whistle require NFL players to risk permanent injury for the sake of not just their teammates, but for an opportunity to continue the pursuit of...

New York Giants: Breaking Down Each Draft Class Under GM Jerry Reese
April 25th, 2013 at 10:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** "In Reese We Trust." If you are a New York Giants fan, it's a phrase that many fans have uttered in the six years that Jerry Reese has been the team's general manager. During his six years, his worst season at the helm was 8-8 in 2009. But he has...

New York Giants Running Game: Digging Deeper
January 18th, 2013 at 1:00 PM
In 2011, the New York Giants finished dead last in the NFL in rushing before surging to the tune of over 160 yards per game in the final six wins of the season. Just prior to 2011, Ahmad Bradshaw was named the starting back with Brandon Jacobs relegated to a...

DT Markus Kuhn Impressing New York Giants Head Coach Tom Coughlin
August 8th, 2012 at 9:30 AM
Things did not get off to a relatively good start for New York Giants seventh-round pick Markus Kuhn. The defensive tackle struggled with work visa issues that prevented him from taking part in rookie mini-camp or full-team mini-camp in early June, which put him behind the eight ball when it...

New York Giants’ Ahmad Bradshaw Determined to Improve Rushing Attack
July 28th, 2012 at 6:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Super Bowl champion New York Giants ranked last during the 2011 regular season in rushing yards. As the starting running back, Ahmad Bradshaw finds that embarrassing, and takes it personally. The rushing attack for the Giants picked up in the postseason and helped the team make it through the...

New York Giants’ David Wilson: “I Need to Be Ready to Go”
July 16th, 2012 at 10:00 AM
All things considered, it's been a relatively quiet offseason for New York Giants rookie running back David Wilson. Since being drafted in the first-round of the 2012 NFL Draft, he's made few public appearances and done very little in the way of drawing off-field attention. And as he tells Pat...

New York Giants’ Kevin Gilbride on David Wilson: “Don’t Know If We’ve Had a Guy as Explosive”
June 15th, 2012 at 6:06 AM
Being a first round pick for any team means there will be high expectations. You could say the stakes are even higher when it is the defending Super Bowl Champions making you there selection. This years Super Bowl Champs are the New York Giants, and they chose running back David...

New York Giants Rookies Rueben Randle, Jayron Hosley Coming Along Nicely at Mini-Camp
June 14th, 2012 at 12:31 PM
The New York Giants were thrilled when wide receiver Rueben Randle out of LSU was still available for them at the end of the second round in this years draft. In fact, the team debated taking him in the first round before they decided to go with running back David...

New York Giants’ Running Backs: Question Marks Heading into Training Camp
June 8th, 2012 at 6:54 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Giants are the only team in NFL history to finish the regular season last in the league in rushing and still win the Super Bowl. For Big Blue to increase their chances of a repeat in 2012, it would be prudent to improve their rushing attack. Although...

New York Giants Rookie Markus Kuhn Has Work Visa Issues
June 4th, 2012 at 1:08 PM
Although New York Giants rookie 7th round pick Markus Kuhn signed his contract about three weeks ago, he still has not participated in any Organized Team Activities (OTA's). Jorge Castillo reports that Kuhn, who is a German citizen, still has not received his work visa and can not physically participate in...

New York Giants Rookie RB David Wilson Predicts Super Bowl Repeat
May 22nd, 2012 at 2:22 PM
Nearly four months removed from their Super Bowl XLVI victory over the New England Patriots and confidence is beaming from the New York Giants. Veterans are talking dynasty, their head coach laughs at the notion of retirement and now their first-round pick, running back David Wilson, is predicting a repeat. ***VIDEO1*** While...

New York Giants Sign Rookie DT Markus Kuhn
May 11th, 2012 at 12:31 PM
The New York Giants have rounded up their final rookie, signing seventh-round pick Markus Kuhn, defensive tackle out of NC State, to an undisclosed deal. ***PHOTO1*** Following their first practice on Friday, head coach Tom Coughlin told reporters he had been informed all seven picks had been signed. The Giants later confirmed...

New York Giants Sign Rookie WR Rueben Randle
May 11th, 2012 at 11:45 AM
The New York Giants have signed their second-round pick (63rd overall) Rueben Randle, wide receiver out of LSU, reports Mike Garafolo of The Star-Ledger. ***PHOTO1*** Based on where he was picked in the 2012 NFL Draft, Randle will receive a signing bonus of $834,132. Additional financial details and length of his contract...

New York Giants Sign Rookie RB David Wilson to Four-Year Deal
May 11th, 2012 at 8:43 AM
Less than 12 hours after the New York Giants agreed to terms with cornerback Jayron Hosley and offensive tackle Brandon Mosley, they have also signed first-round pick David Wilson, running back out of Virginia Tech, to a four-year deal. ***PHOTO1*** Pro Football Talk reports that the four-year deal also comes with a...

New York Giants Agree to Terms with OT Brandon Mosley, CB Jayron Hosley
May 11th, 2012 at 6:05 AM
The New York Giants have agreed to terms with their third-round pick (94th overall), cornerback Jayron Hosley, as well as their fourth-round pick (131st overall), offensive tackle Brandon Mosley. ***PHOTO1*** "Congrats to client [Brandon Mosley] on signing his rookie deal with the Giants!" tweeted his agent, Brian Ayrault. Each deal will be of...

New York Giants, Rookie OT Matt McCants Agree to Terms
May 10th, 2012 at 6:42 AM
The New York Giants and rookie offensive tackle Matt McCants, who was a sixth-round pick (201st overall) in the 2012 NFL Draft, have agreed to terms. ***PHOTO1*** Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News reports the deal could be finalized as early as Thursday when rookies arrive for meetings and to...

New York Giants Reveal Jersey Numbers for Draftees Attending Rookie Mini-Camp
May 9th, 2012 at 11:40 AM
With rookie mini-camp only a few short days away, the New York Giants revealed on Wednesday the jersey numbers their draftees will be wearing come Friday morning. However, all fans should be advised not to immediately have custom jerseys made with the numbers recently issued as all are subject to...

New York Giants, Rookie TE Adrien Robinson Agree to Terms
May 8th, 2012 at 5:28 PM
The New York Giants and rookie tight end Adrien Robinson, who was a fourth-round pick (127th overall) in the 2012 NFL Draft, have agreed to terms. ***PHOTO1*** A league source tells Aaron Wilson of Scout.com that the contract is pending a physical, but should be finalized sometime during rookie mini-camp, which begins...

What Elements Do David Wilson and Rueben Randle Bring to New York Giants Offense?
May 1st, 2012 at 4:43 PM
The New York Giants added two new weapons to their offensive attack in the first two rounds of the 2012 NFL Draft in running back David Wilson of Virginia Tech and wide receiver Rueben Randle of LSU. The two will help offset the losses of Mario Manningham and Brandon Jacobs...

New York Giants’ Ahmad Bradshaw Anxious to Take David Wilson Under His Wing
May 1st, 2012 at 6:29 AM
For five years, New York Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw had been the student; Brandon Jacobs the teacher. The two developed an incredibly close, almost brother-like bond. But now, with Jacobs a member of the San Francisco 49ers, it's Bradshaw's turn to step up and assume the role teacher. It's...