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Jacksonville Jaguars’ Denard Robinson Ready to Challenge High School Teammate Jason Pierre-Paul
November 27th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
With the New York Giants skidding their way to six straight losses and finding themselves, essentially, out of the playoff picture, New York hopes that they can pick up the pieces and at least get a win against the 1-10 Jacksonville Jaguars to lighten their spirits. ***PHOTO1*** It seems very likely that...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Explains Why Damontre Moore Hasn’t Seen More Snaps
November 26th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
When the New York Giants drafted Damontre Moore in the third round of last year's NFL Draft, a lot of people thought the sky was the limit for the Texas A&M defensive end. ***PHOTO1*** After a rookie season that was less than eventful, Moore's second season with the Giants hasn't exactly been...

New York Giants Sign LB Terrell Manning Off Bengals’ Practice Squad; Waive Justin Anderson
November 26th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
On Tuesday evening, the New York Giants announced that they had signed linebacker Terrell Manning off of the Cincinnati Bengals' practice squad. Manning had previously been with the Giants, having originally signed with the team on June 16th before being waived on August 30th. ***PHOTO1*** In order to make room for Manning...

Giants’ Tom Coughlin Thinks Defense Got Scared in Putting Pressure on Tony Romo in Final Drive
November 25th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
It seems like a million years ago when the New York Giants were known for having one of the pass rushes in the entire NFL. The days of Justin Tuck, Jason Pieree-Paul and Osi Umenyiora running wild are far gone for fans. ***PHOTO1*** Instead, the Giants are left with a pass rush...

New York Giants by the Fantasy Numbers: Week 12
November 25th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Each week this season, Giants 101 will do a postgame analysis by examining each fantasy points leader for the New York Giants at their respective positions. These accumulated points are based on the fantasy point grid used on NFL.com. ***PHOTO1*** QB Eli Manning: 23.52 Points Last Game: 5.2 Point Two early touchdown passes to...

New York Giants Waive OL Charles Brown; Sign LB Justin Anderson from Practice Squad
November 22nd, 2014 at 3:00 PM
For the second consecutive week, the New York Giants have signed linebacker Justin Anderson from their practice squad to their 53-man roster. And in an effort to make room for him, the team has also announced that they have waived veteran offensive lineman Charles Brown. ***PHOTO1*** Brown, who initially signed as a...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul: “I Think We Can Run the Table”
November 22nd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants could be mathematically eliminated from the playoffs as early as Sunday evening, but don't tell that to their players. Despite the near impossible odds that they catch every break needed to save what otherwise appears to be a completely lost season, they still believe they're capable...

New York Giants’ Justin Pugh, Cullen Jenkins & Jacquian Williams Out Vs. Dallas Cowboys
November 21st, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants released their final Week 12 injury report on Friday afternoon, and to no one's surprise, the team has officially listed offensive lineman Justin Pugh (quad), defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins (calf) and linebacker Jacquian Williams (concussion) out for Sunday's game against the Dallas Cowboys. ***PHOTO1*** With Pugh sitting out,...

New York Giants’ Perry Fewell May Use Chykie Brown Against Dez Bryant
November 21st, 2014 at 11:00 AM
If things went exactly as the New York Giants planned, cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie would line up across from Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant for all four quarters on Sunday night. Unfortunately, that's not likely to be the case as DRC continues to deal with a lingering IT band injury...

Giants’ Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Ready for Chance to Defend Cowboys’ Dez Bryant
November 19th, 2014 at 12:55 PM
It's been a rough first season for Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie with the New York Giants, especially because he's been hampered with an IT band injury; one that causes pain to the knee, ankle and leg. ***PHOTO1*** It's caused him to leave games early because the pain has been too much to deal with;...

New York Giants’ Antrel Rolle: We Can “Absolutely” Win Out the Rest of the Year
November 19th, 2014 at 8:55 AM
It's been well over a month since the New York Giants won an actual football game, although for fans, it seems like a lot longer than that. ***PHOTO1*** That's what a five-game losing streak will do to a fan base that is watching a team that had not had a losing season...

New York Giants by the Fantasy Numbers: Week 11
November 18th, 2014 at 6:55 AM
Each week this season, Giants 101 will do a postgame analysis by examining each fantasy points leader for the New York Giants at their respective positions. These accumulated points are based on the fantasy point grid used on NFL.com. ***PHOTO1*** QB Eli Manning: 5.2 Points Last Game: 11.32 Points Despite having an improved and...

New York Giants’ Devon Kennard Ready to Step in Vs. 49ers in Jacquian Williams’ Absence
November 15th, 2014 at 4:15 PM
In a theme that seems to never stop for the New York Giants, the continue to deal with the injury bug hitting them hard, as this time, it's outside linebacker Jacquian Williams who will be out for Sunday's game against the San Francisco 49ers with a concussion. ***PHOTO1*** With Williams out, Devon...

Giants Place Peyton Hillis on Season-Ending IR; Sign Justin Anderson from Practice Squad
November 15th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants announced on Saturday that they have placed running back Peyton Hillis (concussion) on season-ending Injured Reserve (IR) and signed linebacker Justin Anderson from their practice squad to the 53-man roster. ***PHOTO1*** Hillis, who suffered a concussion in a 38-17 loss to the Seattle Seahawks in Week 10, was...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Stands Behind Perry Fewell’s Win Guarantee
November 15th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Earlier this week, New York Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell was feeling a bit bold -- almost too bold for a man who has coached his unit to a league-worst 32nd defensive ranking. But that didn't stop him from making a few guarantees, including one that Big Blue would absolutely...

Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul on Future: “If I’m Here, I’m Here. If I’m not, I’m Not”
November 14th, 2014 at 4:30 PM
Last year, the questions around this time were regarding the impending free agency of New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks, who ended up leaving town to sign with the Indianapolis Colts. A year later, it's all about Jason Pierre-Paul's future. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants star defensive end is finishing out the final...

New York Giants’ Jacquian Williams, Peyton Hillis & Cullen Jenkins Out Vs. 49ers
November 14th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
The New York Giants released their final Week 11 injury report on Friday, and to no one's surprise, the team has officially ruled out linebacker Jacquian Williams (concussion), running back Peyton Hillis (concussion) and defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins (calf) for Sunday's game against the San Francisco 49ers. ***PHOTO1*** Despite the additional defensive...

New York Giants’ Cullen Jenkins Suffers Setback with Calf Injury; Uncertain Vs. 49ers
November 14th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins returned in Week 10 after sitting out for several games following a calf injury sustained against the Dallas Cowboys, but played only 18 snaps and saw little time in the 4th quarter. On Thursday, Jenkins was once against sidelined during practice and head...

San Francisco 49ers’ Jim Harbaugh: New York Giants “Are Very Good Against the Run”
November 13th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
In what has been a complicated season for the San Francisco 49ers on and off the field, their 27-24 overtime win against the New Orleans Saints on Sunday has given them renewed spirits. Now at 5-4 and third in the NFC West, they are locking in on a road victory...

New York Giants Defense Must Contain Colin Kaepernick, San Francisco 49ers’ Ground Game
November 13th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
The 38-17 loss the New York Giants suffered against the Seattle Seahawks is still fresh in their minds as they prepare to take on another NFC West opponent this week in the San Francisco 49ers. The Giants' biggest weakness in the Seattle loss was the defense's lack of holding down...