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Ex-Giant Jay Alford: Steve Spagnuolo the “Best Defensive Coordinator I Ever Played With”
February 27th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Steve Spagnuolo's return to the New York Giants has been met with overwhelming optimism despite his struggles as a coach and assistant over the last several years. The general conscious is that his style of coaching fits the needs of Big Blue perfectly and that he'll be able to rekindle...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Expected to Sign One-Year Contract Extension
February 23rd, 2015 at 3:00 PM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin let the cat out of the bag last week, revealing during his NFL Combine press conference that he and team ownership were discussing a contract extension that would prevent him from coaching as a lame duck in 2015. Now, with the Combine winding...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Raves About Antrel Rolle; Wants Him Back in Blue
February 21st, 2015 at 12:55 PM
On paper, and when healthy, the New York Giants seemed to have one of the better secondary’s in the NFL last year. That was until they started dropping like flies over various injuries. Now it appears as though they might lose their leader and most consistent piece of the defensive...

New York Giants and DE Mathias Kiwanuka Appear Poised to Part Ways
February 20th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka is one of only three remaining players on the New York Giants who appeared in both Super Bowl XLII and Super Bowl XLVI, joining quarterback Eli Manning and long-snapper Zak DeOssie, but he may have played his last down for Big Blue. ***PHOTO1*** When asked about Kiwanuka on...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Believes Ryan Nassib Will Eventually Start in the NFL
February 20th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
As long as Eli Manning sticks around, Ryan Nassib will never become a starting quarterback for the New York Giants. But that does not necessary mean he won't start elsewhere -- something head coach Tom Coughlin firmly believes Nassib will do at some point in his professional career. ***PHOTO1*** "I do," Coughlin...

New York Giants to Extend Tom Coughlin’s Contract: Report
February 19th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin alluded to it earlier in the day while speaking at the NFL Combine, and it has now been confirmed by the New York Daily News. The team and Coughlin are on the verge of agreeing to a contract extension that will prevent him...

Giants Want Jason Pierre-Paul to Retire with Team & More from Afternoon Tea with Tom Coughlin
February 19th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin took the podium at the NFL Combine on Thursday for his annual press conference (see: tea) in a rather chipper and matter-of-fact mood. And among the things he discussed was his own contract security, desire to bring back defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, Ryan...

Tom Hanks Impersonated New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin on Letterman: Video
February 15th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
During an appearance on "The Late Show with David Letterman" on Friday night, actor Tom Hanks revealed that he and his children often play a game called "head coach as Stepdad" during any football game that become boring. The idea of this game is to determine how each head coach...

New York Giants Wednesday Morning Storylines: New Contract or Lame Duck for Eli Manning?
February 11th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Wednesday, New York Giants fans! The offseason lull is now in full swing, but fear not -- the NFL Combine is right around the corner and interesting news is bound to pick up! ***PHOTO1*** In the mean time -- especially if you're in the Northeast -- why not kick back, relax...

Giants’ Jon Beason Believes He’ll Thrive Under New Defensive Coordinator Steve Spagnuolo
January 30th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Before he was fired, Jon Beason was very supportive of the New York Giants keeping Perry Fewell as the defensive coordinator. His best season in years (also his healthiest one too), was played under the direction of Fewell when he got traded to New York in 2013. ***PHOTO1*** But 2014 was not...

Justin Tuck: Giants’ Tom Coughlin Wouldn’t Be Able to Coach Seahawks, Marshawn Lynch
January 29th, 2015 at 2:55 PM
For all the talk about the Deflategate scandal with the New England Patriots, for the Seattle Seahawks, it's Marshawn Lynch who is getting the headlines this week for his segments during Media Day leading up to Super Bowl XLIX. ***PHOTO1*** Lynch, who has a well known hatred for the media and is...

Washington Redskins Hire Ex-Giants DC Perry Fewell as Defensive Backs Coach: Report
January 27th, 2015 at 3:44 PM
It looks like not only has Perry Fewell found his next coaching job in the NFL, but he didn't even have to travel outside the NFC East to find it. ***PHOTO1*** The Washington Redskins will hire the recently fired and former New York Giants defensive coordinator to be their next defensive backs...

Sam Madison on Steve Spagnuolo: His In-Game Adjustments Make Him a Great Coach
January 24th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
The majority of the fans, media and people around the New York Giants are excited over the re-hiring of Steve Spagnuolo back to the team as the defensive coordinator. ***PHOTO1*** Spagnuolo returns to the Giants after six years away from the team and was brought over from the Baltimore Ravens after spending...

New York Giants Thursday Morning Storylines: Steve Spagnuolo Hiring a Desperation Move?
January 22nd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Thursday, New York Giants! We're one step closer to the weekend, which means we're one step closer to the final Odell Beckham Jr. show of the year. And while many aren't interested in the NFL Pro Bowl, for hardcore Giants fans, it will represent the last shred of Big...

Mike Patterson: Players Excited About Steve Spagnuolo Because of His Play Calling, Heavy Blitzing
January 20th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The hiring of Steve Spagnuolo as the defensive coordinator for the New York Giants has created a buzz around the fans, the team and the players; mostly because of Spagnuolo's reputation that follows him. ***PHOTO1*** When you're known as the coach who came up with the game plan to slow down the...

New York Giants Tuesday Morning Storylines: Looking Back on Free Agent Additions from 2014
January 20th, 2015 at 6:55 AM
Happy Tuesday, New York Giants! And welcome to the official offseason lull. With little going on until free agency officially begins, teams who are not preparing for the Super Bowl and who have already made their coaching changes will begin to wind down. Unfortunately, this means Big Blue. ***PHOTO1*** And while we'll...

New York Giants Monday Morning Storylines: Why was Tom Quinn Spared?
January 19th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Monday, New York Giants fans! Conference Championship Games are now behind us and, at least in the case of the Green Bay Packers and Seattle Seahawks, what a couple games they were! And with a break for the Pro Bowl coming up this weekend, it will offer us one...

Steve Spagnuolo Gets Two-Year, Seven-Figure Deal with New York Giants: Report
January 18th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Late last week, New York Giants co-owner John Mara addressed the contract of head coach Tom Coughlin and his lame duck status heading into 2015, acknowledging that any new defensive coordinator would ultimately be given a multi-year deal -- even if Coughlin's contract wasn't extended. A day later, the team...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Which Player Will Benefit Most from Steve Spagnuolo?
January 18th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, New York Giants fans! Championship Weekend is here, and while Big Blue may not be a part of it, we're all in store for some good football nonetheless. But before we get to the games themselves, we've compiled a short list of Giants-related headlines that you may be...

Tom Coughlin Puts Softer Side on Display as He Reads Book to His Grandson’s Class
January 17th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin, beneath his rough exterior and intense desire to win, is a loving family man. And that part of Coughlin's life was captured via camera on Friday, as the league's oldest coach made a pitstop at his Grandson's school to be a guest reader...