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Damon Harrison Wants Giants to Re-sign Jason Pierre-Paul, Johnathan Hankins
January 28th, 2017 at 11:15 AM
The New York Giants defensive front-four was one of the best lines in the NFL in 2016 but there is a possibility that it will look much different when the upcoming season rolls around. Even with that possibility, defensive tackle Damon Harrison wants the Giants to re-sign both Jason Pierre-Paul...

Giants’ Landon Collins, Damon Harrison Bring Home Pro Football Focus Awards
January 24th, 2017 at 2:42 PM
The New York Giants had a lot of success in the 2016 season and their defensive turnaround can be attributed to guys like safety Landon Collins and defensive tackle Damon Harrison who earned two of Pro Football Focus' year-end awards. ***PHOTO1*** Collins enjoyed a true breakout season in his sophomore campaign...

Giants’ 2016 Season Position Review: Safeties
January 23rd, 2017 at 10:59 AM
The New York Giants secondary was one of the best in the NFL in 2016, thanks to a massive second-year leap from Landon Collins and the emergence of undrafted rookie Andrew Adams. ***PHOTO1*** Collins had a good rookie season but showed that he needed to make improvements in coverage and that...

Giants’ 2016 Season Position Review: Cornerbacks
January 21st, 2017 at 5:44 PM
The New York Giants enjoyed a defensive turnaround in 2016 and much of that is due to the success of the secondary. Both the safeties and cornerbacks had strong seasons and contributed greatly to the Giants' success. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants secondary improved in a massive way over the span of one...

Giants’ 2016 Season Position Review: Linebackers
January 20th, 2017 at 7:31 PM
The New York Giants saw a historical turnaround in their defensive unit in 2016 and while they didn't sign or draft any significant linebackers in the offseason, the second level of the defense had a solid year, especially in comparison to recent seasons. ***PHOTO1*** While the Giants linebackers did see their...

Giants’ 2016 Position Review: Defensive Line
January 19th, 2017 at 2:01 PM
The New York Giants saw their defense go from one of the worst units to one of the best in only a matter of one season. A big reason for that was the revamped defensive line that stopped the run but also rushed the passer. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants were 14th in...

Giants’ Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie ‘Continues to Grow’ at Nickel Corner
January 5th, 2017 at 12:01 PM
When the New York Giants drafted cornerback Eli Apple many wondered how the team would handle having three cornerbacks who regularly play on the outside. They decided to move veteran Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie to the inside and it has paid off. ***PHOTO1*** Rodgers-Cromartie doesn't exclusively play nickel corner. He will see time...

Giants’ Landon Collins: Confidence is ‘Through the Roof’
January 4th, 2017 at 9:53 PM
The New York Giants head into Lambeau Field to take on the Green Bay Packers, who have been on a roll, winning six straight games to end the season. Giants safety Landon Collins and the defense feel they are ready for the challenge. ***PHOTO1*** Both teams have been on a roll...

Giants’ Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Named NFC Defensive Player of the Week
January 4th, 2017 at 10:55 AM
New York Giants cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie earned the NFC Defensive Player of the Week award for his performance against the Washington Redskins in Week 17. ***PHOTO1*** Rodgers-Cromartie has two interceptions, one sack and three tackles in the Giants' 19-10 win over the Redskins to end their regular season. This marks the...

Giants’ Jonathan Casillas Thinks This ‘More Upside’ for Defense
December 27th, 2016 at 1:23 PM
The New York Giants (10-5) wrap up their regular season with a trip to FedEx Field to take on the Washington Redskins (8-6-1). Linebacker Jonathan Casillas believes the defense can play better than they have. ***PHOTO1*** The defense has been the backbone of the Giants' success this season and Casillas has...