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2016 NFL Draft: New York Giants Select Ohio State CB Eli Apple
April 28th, 2016 at 9:19 PM
With their first-round pick (No. 10 overall) in the 2016 NFL Draft, the New York Giants select Ohio State cornerback Eli Apple. ***PHOTO1*** "Apple is a young, physical and competitive corner," head coach Ben McAdoo said. "His best football is ahead of him." The selection of Apple came only after a fluke set...

New York Giants’ Nat Berhe Back, Looking to Capitalize on Opportunity After Lost Season
April 28th, 2016 at 3:00 PM
After a year away from football, New York Giants safety Nat Berhe is back and hoping to take advantage of the opportunity in front of him. And given that the team hasn't addressed an apparent need at the safety position despite having plenty of money to spend in free agency,...

Should He Fall, Ohio State’s Joey Bosa Doesn’t Sound Interested in Playing for New York Giants
April 28th, 2016 at 9:00 AM
The chances are slim, but in the event Ohio State defensive end Joey Bosa falls in the first round of the 2016 NFL Draft, he does not sound like a guy interested in going No. 10 to the New York Giants. ***PHOTO1*** Despite Big Blue's obvious desire to add another talented pass...

Florida CB Vernon Hargreaves Welcomes Playing for New York Giants, Learning Behind Veterans
April 28th, 2016 at 7:00 AM
If the New York Giants opt to take a cornerback in Round 1 of the 2016 NFL Draft, they'll immediately come in and take a seat behind Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and Janoris Jenkins -- something that will be a tough pill to swallow for any highly thought of rookie. ***PHOTO1*** But in the...

New York Giants DE Owa Odighizuwa is Healthy, Ready to Prove Himself
April 27th, 2016 at 4:56 PM
While wide receiver Victor Cruz may be dominating local headlines in his quest to return from nearly two seasons lost due to injury, the New York Giants have another important piece of their roster back on the field in second-year defensive end Owa Odighizuwa. ***PHOTO1*** Drafted in the third-round of the 2015...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul: “I Want to Be Better than the Player I Was”
April 26th, 2016 at 4:00 PM
It's remarkable to think that New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is even alive, let alone preparing to play in the NFL next season. ***PHOTO1*** After reading his harrowing re-telling of a July 4th fireworks accident that left him without a right index finger and the portion of two others, you...

New York Giants DE Damon Harrison Looking Forward to Leading Revamped Defense
April 23rd, 2016 at 2:55 PM
The New York Giants revamped their defensive line this offseason, signing DE Olivier Vernon and DT Damon Harrison in hopes of bolstering their sagging defense. Vernon will bring the flash but Harrison will bring the color and brawn, teaming up with Johnathan Hankins to give the Giants a formidable front. ***PHOTO1*** A...

New York Giants LB Devon Kennard Says Chemistry is Already Building on Defense
April 22nd, 2016 at 4:55 PM
New York Giants linebacker Devon Kennard is a player the team had big plans for and hoped would be a staple of their defense when they drafted him out of USC in the fourth round of the 2014 NFL Draft. After two seasons spoiled by injuries, Kennard is finally healthy...

New York Giants’ Janoris Jenkins: Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie “Leads by Example”
April 22nd, 2016 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants went into free agency desiring some game changers. Very earlier on Day 1 of free agency the Giants made their first big splash by signing cornerback Janoris Jenkins. With that move, they made it clear that they were moving on from Prince Amukamara to get a second...

New Additions Feeling Quite Welcomed in New York Giants Locker Room
April 22nd, 2016 at 7:00 AM
Continuity is always a key to success in any sport, but when a team brings in an influx of new players, it generally takes some time for that to develop. But for many of the newly signed New York Giants -- namely defensive end Olivier Vernon, defensive tackle Damon Harrison...