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New York Giants Safeties Coach David Merritt on Cooper Taylor: “The Sky is the Limit for Him”
July 9th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Upon the release of troubled safety Will Hill, an immediate opportunity presented itself to move up the depth chart ranks for the New York Giants. It's something that wasn't lost on Cooper Taylor, who is entering his second year in the league after being selected in the fifth-round of the...

2014 New York Giants: Walter Thurmond III Has Best Contract, Will Beatty Has Worst Contract
July 9th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
As they do prior to the start of every season, the experts at Over the Cap have begun to examine the best and worst contracts for each team league-wide. They wasted no time in breaking down the 2014 New York Giants, and right out of the gate, they found that...

New York Giants’ Mark Herzlich: “I Couldn’t Imagine” Dealing with the Criticism Eli Manning Does
July 9th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The endless career criticism of New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning has finally begun to take a toll -- not on Manning himself, mind you. But rather, his teammates. And with that criticism now being kicked into high gear -- something that has led us at Giants 101 to deem...

New York Giants Wednesday Morning Storylines: Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie is Overrated?
July 9th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Wednesday, New York Giants fans! With Big Blue having released their official training camp schedule on Tuesday night, all that's left to do is count away the days -- only 12 more to go until players report! In the mean time, please enjoy the following headlines over your mid-week...

New York Giants Tuesday Morning Storylines: Pressure Mounting on Big Blue to Turn It Around
July 8th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
Happy Tuesday, New York Giants fans! Exactly two weeks from now, Big Blue will officially hit the field for the very first time during training camp. As we await that glorious day, we present you the following headlines to enjoy over your morning coffee. ***VIDEO1*** 32 to 1: Pressure Mounting on No....

A Now Healthy Terrell Manning Excited for Fresh Start with New York Giants
July 7th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Originally a fifth-round pick of the Green Bay Packers in the 2012 NFL Draft, linebacker Terrell Manning has already found the NFL to be a relatively unforgiving place. After coming into the league with knee problems, Manning quickly contracted colitis -- a parasitic infection of the large intestine -- that...

New York Giants’ Eli Manning, Jason Pierre-Paul Heading for Contract Crossroads?
July 5th, 2014 at 12:55 PM
As many are looking ahead to the 2014 NFL season, agents and other representatives of players entering contract years are already looking ahead to next offseason. And with so many big-name players entering the final year of their respective deals, free agency in 2015 promises to be a fast-paced, wild...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Among Several Players Who Disagree with NFL’s Top 100 List
July 4th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Every year following the reveal of NFL Network's Top 100 Players list, there's a certain level of outrage -- fans upset their favorite players didn't make it into a certain percentile, players angry they didn't make the cut and analysts complaining about some player who was wrongfully placed. ***VIDEO1*** This year the...

New York Giants’ Stevie Brown Expects to Be 100% by Start of Training Camp
July 3rd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
With Will Hill having previously been released as a result of his third suspension in three years, the New York Giants are in need of some consistency and continuity at the safety position. And now one year removed from a brutal ACL tear, Stevie Brown might be just what they're...

NFL Defensive Line Power Rankings: New York Giants Listed No. 12 Overall
July 2nd, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants have a lot of areas in which they need to improve in 2014, and right near the top of that list -- albeit below turnovers and the offensive line -- is the defensive line. ***VIDEO1*** Having lost both Justin Tuck (Oakland Raiders) and Linval Joseph (Minnesota Vikings), that...

Giants’ Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Explains the Difference Between Peyton Manning and Eli Manning
July 2nd, 2014 at 1:00 PM
There are differences in pay, differences in stats and differences in Super Bowl titles, but New York Giants cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie says the biggest difference between Peyton Manning and Eli Manning is their sense of humor. ***VIDEO1*** Both are widely known as funny guys -- which we've all seen in their commercials...

NFL Network Lists New York Giants’ Eli Manning as Face of Franchise; Antrel Rolle “Next in Line”
July 1st, 2014 at 1:00 PM
While ESPN firmly believes New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is the most overpaid player in the NFL, the league's own network thinks much more highly of him. And on Monday, NFL Network named Eli Manning -- who is the obvious choice -- the Giants' "Face of the Franchise." ***VIDEO1*** Whenever a...

New York Giants Tuesday Morning Storylines: Can Big Blue Regain Their Composure in 2014?
July 1st, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Tuesday, New York Giants fans! The clock continues to tick as we enter July and are that much closer to the start of training camp. In the mean time, we present you with the following headlines to enjoy over your morning coffee. ***VIDEO1*** Can the New York Giants Regain their Composure...

New York Giants by the Numbers: Which Positions Most Likely to Be Trimmed During Final Cuts?
June 28th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Most folks don’t feel like they’re expendable. However, talk to most of the guys sitting on a current 90-man roster (or even years/retired from one) and they’ll tell you differently. It may be downtime from football for most, but not the New York Giants' players. ***VIDEO1*** Some have turned to the “other”...

Pete Prisco: Mathias Kiwanuka is Most Overrated Giant; Prince Amukamara is Most Underrated
June 28th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
As the NFL slowly treks forward towards the start of training camp, Pete Prisco of CBS Sports recently decided to take a look at who he feels are the most overrated and underrated players league-wide and on a team-by-teams basis entering 2014. For the New York Giants, Prisco went with Mathias...

New York Giants Rookies Learning Valuable Life Lessons at NFL Rookie Symposium
June 26th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
If Tom Coughlin's post-minicamp message wasn't loud and clear enough for them, all New York Giants rookies received a little taste of reality at the NFL's Rookie Symposium, which is being conducted this week. And while a trip to Canton to visit the Pro Football Hall of Fame was all...

New York Giants Thursday Morning Storylines: Why Big Blue Likes Quintin Demps as No. 3 Safety
June 26th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Thursday, New York Giants fans! As we move one step closer to training camp, we can find a little bit of an NFL appetizer beginning tonight with the start to the CFL season. In the mean time, enjoy your morning coffee over the following headlines. ***VIDEO1*** Michael Strahan Donates $100K To...

Walter Thurmond III: New York Giants Defense More Complex, Exotic than Seattle Seahawks
June 25th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
A season ago, Walter Thurmond III was a fixture in the vaunted Seattle Seahawks secondary, which became commonly known as the "Legion of Boom" en route to a Super Bowl title. But despite their immense success, Thurmond, now a member of the New York Giants, says the complexities pale in...

New York Giants DT Jay Bromley: “The Goal is to Be the Best at My Position”
June 23rd, 2014 at 1:00 PM
New York Giants rookie defensive tackle Jay Bromley may already be somewhat of a forgotten man, but if his desire and determination have anything to do with it, that's not something that's going to last. ***VIDEO1*** While the Big Blue world focuses on the loss of Linval Joseph and the upcoming defensive...

Philadelphia Eagles’ Jeremy Maclin Responds to Antrel Rolle’s NFC East Predictions
June 23rd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants safety Antrel Rolle was in a mood for predictions last week while appearing on ESPN's First Take. Not only did he predict that Big Blue would "make a run" at the Super Bowl, but he also predicted the final NFC East standings, which included the Giants finishing...