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Jon Beason Looking to Break New York Giants’ Tackles Record in 2014
August 22nd, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The record for the most tackles in one season for the New York Giants is 148, which was set by former middle linebacker Micheal Barrow in 2003. Jon Beason is looking to surpass that in 2014. ***PHOTO1*** While recovering from the foot injury he suffered back in June, Beason went on a...

Jason Pierre-Paul Wants to Prove That New York Giants are Better than New York Jets
August 21st, 2014 at 7:00 AM
It's no secret that there's no love lost between the New York Giants and New York Jets. In fact, ever since the arrival of Rex Ryan as Gang Green's head coach, the rivalry has escalated to an entirely different level. It's become meaningful -- even if the Jets aren't. It's...

New York Giants’ Cooper Taylor Will Need Surgery on Foot; James Brewer Out Vs. Jets
August 20th, 2014 at 2:55 PM
New York Giants safety Cooper Taylor was hoping to go the route of linebacker Jon Beason after suffering a sesamoid fracture in his foot last week, but head coach Tom Coughlin revealed on Wednesday that's not going to be the case. Rather, Taylor's fracture requires surgery and will likely land...

Giants’ Antrel Rolle Hoping Prince Amukamara’s Injury is Minor; Discusses Rule Enforcements
August 20th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
New York Giants safety Antrel Rolle spoke to the media earlier this week and answered several questions about what Big Blue need to do defensively to adjust to several factors affecting the team at this moment. Some of the questions thrown Rolle’s way were related to the offense’s mediocre production...

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Felt More Comfortable Signing with New York Giants than New York Jets
August 20th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Remember five months ago when the New York Giants and New York Jets were battling it out for the chance to sign former Denver Broncos free agent cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie? ***PHOTO1*** With the market settling, Rodgers-Cromartie came into New Jersey to first meet with the Jets and given their salary cap situation,...

Jon Beason Feels ‘Really Close’ to Returning for New York Giants; Unlikely to Play in Preseason
August 18th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The New York Giants unfortunately may not see starting linebacker Jon Beason for the rest of the preseason; as he is not expected to play for the team when they face off against the New York Jets this weekend and it's unlikely right now that they would then turn around...

New York Giants’ Prince Amukamara Feeling Better and not Concerned with Injury; No MRI Needed
August 18th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
After New York Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara was removed from Saturday's 27-26 victory over the Indianapolis Colts with what the team called a "groin strain," there was some concern -- even from head coach Tom Coughlin -- that it could sideline him for up to a few weeks. However, while...

Giants’ Cooper Taylor May Land on Season-Ending IR with Foot Injury; Could Need Surgery
August 18th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
While the New York Giants were able to come away with a 27-26 win over the Indianapolis Colts in their third preseason game this past Saturday night, they might have lost one of their young players for the rest of the 2014 season. ***PHOTO1*** Giants' second-year safety Cooper Taylor suffered a sesamoid...

Hakeem Nicks Taunts New York Giants in What He Deemed a Meaningful Preseason Game for Him
August 17th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
It may have been another ordinary preseason game for most, but Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Hakeem Nicks admitted after the fact that it was much more for him. After all, it was the very first time he faced his former team and he clearly wanted to make a statement. Unfortunately,...

New York Giants Suffer Multitude of Injuries in 27-26 Victory Over Indianapolis Colts
August 17th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants managed to prevent an embarrassing loss on Saturday night, rallying from 26-points down in the fourth quarter to take home a 27-26 victory over the Indianapolis Colts. However, the preseason victory came at a cost as Big Blue lost several players in the process, including cornerback...

Walter Thurmond III Rejected 3-Year Offer from New York Giants to “Stay Hungry” in 2014: Report
August 16th, 2014 at 12:55 PM
Not too many players reject the chance to get a multi-year offer from a team in the NFL, especially given the fact that not all of the money in their contract is fully guaranteed. ***PHOTO1*** Yet, that is exactly what Walter Thurmond III did this past year with the New York Giants,...

New York Giants Vs. Indianapolis Colts: Preseason Week 2 Preview
August 16th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants will return to the site of one of their greatest triumphs on Saturday night when they head to Lucas Oil Stadium in Indiana to take on the Indianapolis Colts in their third preseason game of the season. It will be their very first trip back to...

New York Giants’ Jerry Reese: If Eli Manning, Jason Pierre-Paul Step up, We Have a Chance
August 16th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Can the New York Giants finally end their playoff drought with a bit of a re-emergence in 2014? General Manager Jerry Reese certainly thinks so, but he also admits it hinges on two very specific players: quarterback Eli Manning and defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul. ***PHOTO1*** "There are two guys on our team...

New York Giants’ Walter Thurmond III: Referees “Trying to Prove a Point” with New Rules
August 15th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
On paper the New York Giants secondary appears to be the strength of the team, both in terms of skill and depth. On the field however, they may not necessarily be as dominant as they would like. After a one-sided Super Bowl in which the top-rated defense trounced the top...

New York Giants’ Jon Beason Recovering Well, Still Targeting Week 1 Return
August 14th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Thus far during training camp, the New York Giants have been without starting middle linebacker Jon Beason, who suffered a foot injury back in June. With Beason on the sidelines watching, Jameel McClain has stepped into Beason's place at middle linebacker and rookie Devon Kennard has gotten an opportunity to...

Antrel Rolle Has High Hopes for New York Giants Secondary in 2014
August 14th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
New York Giants safety Antrel Rolle has been a part of a lot of talented secondaries throughout his NFL career, but perhaps none any as deep as what Big Blue will sport in 2014. But with a multitude of new faces, depth and talent won't matter if the group isn't...

Will Beatty, Trumaine McBride to Play for New York Giants on Saturday Vs. Indianapolis Colts
August 13th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
Both Will Beatty and Trumaine McBride have yet to play in the preseason for the New York Giants as both players were recovering from offseason surgeries. ***PHOTO1*** Both Beatty and McBride, after missing the first two games, will make their preseason debut this Saturday for the Giants at Lucas Oil Stadium against...

New York Giants’ Mathias Kiwanuka Feels He Can Have His Best NFL Season at 31
August 12th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Mathias Kiwanuka has always been a team player since being drafted by the New York Giants eight years ago and no matter what they've asked him to do, whether it be play defensive end or linebacker, or even going as far as taking a paycut to help the team land...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Aiming to Top His 2011 Performance: “I’m Back Now”
August 11th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is not shy about making declarations and that didn't change on Monday. After a stringing together several solid practices last week and bookending it with a strong performance against the Pittsburgh Steelers this past Saturday, JPP feels like his healthier former self. And...

New York Giants’ Prince Amukamara on Penalty Enforcement: We Have to Adapt
August 10th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Last night during the New York Giants 20-16 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers at MetLife Stadium, there was a ton of yellow flags being thrown in the air; mostly on the Giants side of things, which certainly could not have set well with Tom Coughlin. ***VIDEO1*** Overall, there was a total of...