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New York Giants Eliminated from “Greatest Uniform in NFL History” Tournament
July 12th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
Only one round after their 1980-1999 "throwback" uniforms were ousted by 1973-1980 Los Angeles Rams, the New York Giants watched as their current uniforms were also eliminated from NFL Network's "Greatest Uniforms in NFL History" tournament. This time, in round two, they were defeated by the current uniforms of the...

New York Giants’ Dan Connor Cooperating with Police Following Arrest
July 8th, 2013 at 8:30 AM
On Saturday, news broke that New York Giants' newly signed linebacker Dan Connor was arrested for attempting to enter a Philadelphia airport terminal with a switchblade knife in his bag. A spokesperson for the Giants said on Sunday that Connor has had communication with the team and is cooperating with...

Former New York Giants Safety Chad Jones Signs with Cincinnati Reds
June 21st, 2013 at 12:30 PM
The comeback for former New York Giants safety Chad Jones is now complete. And although he's not likely to step foot on a professional football field again, only a few short weeks after being drafted by the Cincinnati Reds, Jones has officially signed with the team and will report immediately...

New York Giants’ Mathias Kiwanuka to Fill in for Jason Pierre-Paul
June 6th, 2013 at 11:01 PM
It's no secret that New York Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul (JPP) had back surgery. Surgery that he delayed until non-surgical therapies failed. Because he postponed his surgery, it is very likely that he will miss the first game of the season. While the loss of JPP is felt throughout the...

New York Giants’ Terrell Thomas Cleared to Return from 3rd ACL Surgery
May 30th, 2013 at 12:00 PM
New York Giants cornerback Terrell Thomas says he has been cleared by doctors to return to football activity after his third ACL surgery reports Alex Marvez of FOX Sports. However, despite being cleared to practice, the Giants are bringing him along slow as a precaution. ***PHOTO1*** “There’s no hurry. There’s no rush,”...

New York Giants Likely to Sign Former Redskins RB Ryan Torain After Signing Kregg Lumpkin
November 27th, 2012 at 3:41 PM
Not content to let newly signed Kregg Lumpkin back up Ahmad Bradshaw and David Wilson, the New York Giants are reported to be preparing to bring in Ryan Torain, who last played for this week's opponent the Washington Redskins. ***PHOTO1*** Jason La Canfora tweets that "it sounds like the Giants will in...

New York Giants Running Back Andre Brown Out for Season
November 26th, 2012 at 2:26 PM
There was a slimmer of hope that few really held to, but it's now confirmed: up and coming running back Andre Brown will miss the rest of the New York Giants season, according to Jenny Vrentas on Twitter. With Brown out, Mike Garafolo tweets that Joseph Addai is not a likely...

Fan Falls from MetLife Stadium Escalator, in Critical Condition
October 22nd, 2012 at 6:30 AM
After watching New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning orchestrate another of his signature fourth quarter comebacks to beat the Washington Redskins on Sunday afternoon, a fan fell from an escalator attempting to exit MetLife Stadium - somewhere between field level and the ground floor near the Verizon Center. The 42-year-old...

New York Giants’ Hakeem Nicks Downgraded to Out Against Carolina Panthers
September 19th, 2012 at 3:55 PM
In a shocking and unexpected move, the New York Giants have downgraded wide receiver Hakeem Nicks to out against the Carolina Panthers. He did not make the trip with the team. Nicks, who hauled in 10 catches for 199 yards and a touchdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday, was...

New York Giants Reportedly Looking Toward Contract Extension for Tom Coughlin
March 27th, 2012 at 5:48 PM
While the offseason is typically focused on signing or releasing free agents, there is also the issue of doing the same for the coaching staff. The New York Giants are looking to do just that in the near future with head coach, Tom Coughlin. ***PHOTO1*** Bart Hubbuch reported via Twitter (of the...

New York Giants Free Agents, Jonathan Goff and Dave Tollefson Visiting Other Teams
March 21st, 2012 at 2:05 PM
Amidst the circus resulting from the NFL punishments on the New Orleans Saints and the Tim Tebow trade to the New York Jets, the New York Giants are also dealing with some more potential free agency losses today. ***PHOTO1*** Adam Caplan reports, via his Twitter account, that Giants middle linebacker, Jonathan Goff,...

New York Giants Likely to Split Ways with Defensive End Dave Tollefson
March 12th, 2012 at 2:46 PM
The free agency whirlwind continues today as the New York Giants appear to be cutting ties with defensive end, Dave Tollefson. Tollefson is coming off his best season in which he accrued five sacks as a rotational defensive end. He also played in all 16 games, starting two of them. ***PHOTO1*** Tollefson's...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz Lands Book Deal
March 6th, 2012 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants found a hidden gem in wide receiver, Victor Cruz, this season. Cruz, who is now an unquestionable fan favorite, is ready to tell his tale via a book deal, courtesy of Penguin USA publishing company. ***PHOTO1*** Mass Live reports that Cruz received the book deal but the contract...

New York Giants Re-Sign Wide Receiver Domenik Hixon
March 2nd, 2012 at 2:31 PM
The Super Bowl champion New York Giants are starting to make some off-season moves. With a number of contract decisions to make, news has emerged today that Big Blue has reportedly brought back one current player. ***PHOTO1*** According to the Twitter account of wide receiver and return specialist, Domenik Hixon, the Giants...

Date Set for New York Giants 2012 Season Debut
February 28th, 2012 at 6:29 PM
With most New York Giants fans still enjoying the newest Lombardi Trophy, today was proof that life moves on and there will be a title to defend next season. ***PHOTO1*** As reported by numerous sources, the NFL has set the date of Wednesday, September 5, 2012 as the kickoff of the 2012-2013...

New York Giants’ RB D.J. Ware Cleared to Play; Ahmad Bradshaw Still Sidelined
January 12th, 2012 at 2:22 PM
As the New York Giants head into their next playoff game, back in the tundra of Lambeau Field, any and all injuries are being monitored very closely as Big Blue needs all hands on deck. ***PHOTO1*** One piece of good news, as reported by numerous sources, is that Giants running back, D.J....

New York Giants Director of College Scouting, Marc Ross, Potential Candidate for Chicago Bears GM Role
January 3rd, 2012 at 8:33 PM
With the regular season over, the New York Giants are prepping for their showdown with the Atlanta Falcons, but also dealing with a potentially big loss in their personnel department. Sean Jensen's of the Chicago Sun-Times reports that New York Giants Director of College Scouting, Marc Ross, is being looked at...

New York Giants Nearing Maximum Capacity on Practice Bikes
December 22nd, 2011 at 5:49 PM
In what has become the visual representation of the New York Giants 2011 season, the practice bikes were once again being fully utilized during practice today. New York Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw (44) avoids a tackle by Detroit Lions safety C.C. Brown in the fourth quarter of their NFL game...

New York Giants to Induct Five New Players to Ring of Honor on Sunday
November 30th, 2011 at 5:57 PM
Amidst a difficult three-game skid, the New York Giants will bring back five former Giants greats to be inducted into the Ring of Honor on Sunday at halftime. The troubled Giants, set to take on the undefeated Green Bay Packers on Sunday afternoon, will be honoring Giants greats, Mark Bavaro,...

TMZ: New York Giants’ Victor Cruz Present During Deadly Nightclub Shooting
November 15th, 2011 at 8:32 PM
As reported by TMZ.com, New York Giants wide receiver, Victor Cruz, was present during a deadly nightclub shooting in New York City last night. Cruz was celebrating his birthday with some friends at the Juliet Supperclub (apparently a popular spot for NFL players) last night when a shooting occurred.   Miami Dolphins...