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New York Giants’ Damon Harrison Excited to Play Against Former Team Saturday
August 26th, 2016 at 9:04 AM
When the New York Giants scooped up defensive tackle Damon Harrison out of free agency in the offseason, it was considered one of their best, if not the best, offseason move in 2016. He is molding well with his new team, but will see a lot of familiar faces on...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul on Chemistry of D-Line: “You Just Gotta Trust Your Guys”
August 7th, 2016 at 1:57 PM
The New York Giants' defense shows a lot of promise for 2016. The defensive line is shaping up to be the strongest point of the entire defense and their chemistry together is going to be something they look to progress as the season goes on. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants needed upgrades on...

New York Giants’ 1st-Rounder Eli Apple Making Improvements
August 7th, 2016 at 8:00 AM
When the New York Giants selected cornerback Eli Apple with the 10th overall pick in the 2016 NFL Draft, it was met with some skepticism. Some Giants' fans thought it was a reach, others did not mind the pick. Fast-forward to training camp, Apple is beginning to make improvements to...

New York Giants’ LB Jonathan Casillas: “Good to Be Playing Football with the Unit”
August 5th, 2016 at 7:38 AM
One of the most important position battles that the New York Giants have is at linebacker. One of their veterans, Jonathan Casillas, who signed with the team as a free agent a season ago, spoke to the media about the state of the defense and his role within it on...

New York Giants Sign Veteran CB Leon Hall
August 4th, 2016 at 9:55 AM
The New York Giants upgraded their cornerback position by signing veteran slot/nickel cornerback Leon Hall on Thursday. The Giants held a workout for him and were impressed enough to sign him. ***PHOTO1*** Hall is 31 years old and coming off a solid season. He had nine passes defensed and two interceptions....

New York Giants’ Linebackers Coach Bill McGovern: “It’s Wide Open”
August 2nd, 2016 at 9:31 PM
The New York Giants opened up training camp on Friday, but just now started using shoulder pads on Tuesday. With the pads on, it will now be easier to measure who is best suited for the three linebacker positions. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants' linebacker corps was depleted to say the least in 2015....

New York Giants Damon Harrison Returned from PUP List
August 2nd, 2016 at 7:29 PM
New York Giants' defensive tackle Damon Harrison returned from the "Physically Unable to Perform" List on Tuesday. He had been sidelined for the Giants' first three practices of training camp with swelling in his knee. ***PHOTO1*** Harrison was one of three Giants to land on the PUP list before the Giants'...

New York Giants Rookie Darian Thompson: “I Need to Continue What I’ve Been Doing”
July 30th, 2016 at 1:58 PM
The New York Giants selected Boise State safety Darian Thompson in the third round of the 2016 NFL Draft and they have not been shy about putting him at the front of the line. One of the many important position battles that the Giants have at training camp is who...

Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul: “I Lead by Example”
July 28th, 2016 at 8:26 PM
The New York Giants arrived at the Quest Diagnostics Training Center in East Rutherford, N.J., on Thursday for their first day of training camp. Many players spoke to the media beforehand and Giants' defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul was adamant of the change he has made. ***PHOTO1*** Pierre-Paul and the Giants are...

New York Giants’ Damon Harrison Making “Seamless Transition” from 3-4 to 4-3 Defense
July 27th, 2016 at 1:28 PM
Possibly the most underrated free agent signing that the New York Giants made in the 2016 offseason was at defensive tackle. The Giants lured tackle Damon Harrison away from the New York Jets to solidify a strong defensive line in an effort to improve the horrid defense. ***PHOTO1*** In 2015, Harrison was...