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Category: ‘Defensive Ends’

New York Giants DE Robert Ayers “Idolized” Justin Tuck, Whom He was Signed to Replace
April 7th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Not only was Robert Ayers (Denver Broncos) signed by the New York Giants to replace defensive end Justin Tuck, who was lost to the Oakland Raiders earlier in free agency, but he was also assigned his No. 91 jersey. The significance of all that was not lost on Ayers, who...

Robert Ayers on Joining New York Giants: They’re a Blue Collar Organization That Hates Losing
April 2nd, 2014 at 1:15 PM
On Wednesday, Robert Ayers became the third member of the Denver Broncos to join the New York Giants in free agency, as he signed a two-year deal with the team and will likely take the place of the departed Justin Tuck at defensive end. Ayers was a former first round pick...

New York Giants Officially Sign Robert Ayers to Two-Year Deal
April 2nd, 2014 at 10:35 AM
On Wednesday, the New York Giants announced that they have signed defensive end Robert Ayers (Denver Broncos), who had been meeting with the team since Tuesday afternoon. ***PHOTO1*** Ayers, a former first-round pick of the Broncos in the 2009 NFL Draft, was the 14th rated 4-3 defensive end in the NFL a...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul: I’ve Worked My Butt Off and I’m Ready for 2014 Season
March 31st, 2014 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** To say 2013 was a rough year for New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul would be a bit of an understatement. Despite some turn back the clock moments where he flashed the talent everyone saw in his first and second years, Pierre-Paul was predominantly hampered by a lingering...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Speaks on Justin Tuck, Hakeem Nicks’ Free Agency Departure
March 27th, 2014 at 1:50 PM
Two of the top free agents that a lot of fans weren't thrilled to see leave the team this past month were defensive end Justin Tuck and wide receiver Hakeem Nicks. The fans were more saddened to see Tuck leave more so than Nick; Tuck signed a 2-year, $11 million deal...

New York Giants’ Mathias Kiwanuka Takes Pay Cut; Will Make $1.5 Million in 2014
March 17th, 2014 at 6:40 PM
With the New York Giants making a flurry of moves this weekend in landing Walter Thurmond, Quintin Demps and the biggest one, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, the team was getting close to hitting the salary cap, which is at $133 million in 2014. So to help matters, long-time veteran Mathias Kiwanuka agreed to...

New York Giants Deal with O’Brien Schofield Now Dead: Report
March 12th, 2014 at 3:49 PM
The very first deal that the New York Giants signed on Tuesday when the 4p.m. start time to free agency happened was a two-year, $8 million deal for O'Brien Schofield. That deal may be on hold now and may never get signed. Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News has...

Denver Broncos Have Expressed Interest in LB Jon Beason; Justin Tuck & Henry Hynoski Making Visits
March 12th, 2014 at 9:45 AM
Several unrestricted free agents of the New York Giants will find themselves a bit busy on both Wednesday and Thursday, as two are scheduled to make visits and a third is drawing serious interest from the Denver Broncos -- who have gone all-out in free agency thus far. ***PHOTO1*** For defensive end...

Minnesota Vikings’ Jared Allen Has New York Giants on ‘Wish List’ of Teams He’d Play for: Report
March 11th, 2014 at 3:15 PM
For someone who people have said has lost a step and is slowing down, Jared Allen sure isn't being treated as someone who will be out of work for long following his departure of the Minnesota Vikings Bill Huber of Packer Report has reported on Tuesday that the Green Bay Packers...

Justin Tuck Expected to Return to New York Giants: Report
March 11th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
Over the weekend, Justin Tuck was given a contract offer from the New York Giants -- one that would hopefully keep the team's defensive end and captain in New Jersey for the rest of his career. With free agency kicking off on Tuesday, he has yet to accept the Giants reported...

New York Giants Have Made DE Justin Tuck a Contract Offer: Report
March 8th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants have made defensive end Justin Tuck an offer on a new contract -- an offer than came prior to the "legal tampering" period that began on Saturday at noon, reports The Star Ledger. ***PHOTO1*** Although specific details on the offer remain unclear, it shows that the Giants have...

If Released by Atlanta Falcons, Osi Umenyiora Likely to Find His Way Back to New York Giants: Report
March 8th, 2014 at 6:59 AM
The tough part of the NFL is when some of your favorite players leave because of salary cap reasons. Over the last couple of years, Ahmad Bradshaw, Aaron Ross and Brandon Jacobs were part of that trend although in 2013, Ross and Jacobs were able to reunite with the New...

New York Giants Have 5 of NFL’s Top 101 Pending Free Agents
February 28th, 2014 at 11:57 AM
With NFL free agency just around the corner,  NFL.com decided to sit down and examine the Top 101 Free Agents to be and rank them based on a four-tiered system. Of the 101 pending free agents listed, five of them were members of the New York Giants. None of them...

If Released by Dallas Cowboys, Could DeMarcus Ware Become a Possibility for New York Giants?
February 25th, 2014 at 2:30 PM
There's that old saying, "if you can't beat them, sign them." Well, the New York Giants know what it is like to watch DeMarcus Ware dominate them for several years as a defensive end and outside linebacker of the Dallas Cowboys. Ware has been the defensive leader and fixture of the...

New York Giants’ Hakeem Nicks, Justin Tuck & Jon Beason All Expected to Become Free Agents
February 23rd, 2014 at 10:00 AM
New York Giants General Manager Jerry Reese confirmed on Saturday what most had already known: wide receiver Hakeem Nicks, defensive end Justin Tuck and linebacker Jon Beason are all expected to become unrestricted free agents when the NFL free agency period begins on March 11th. "You never know [about them returning],...

New York Giants Looking for Jason Pierre-Paul to Return to the Player He was “A Couple of Years Ago”
February 22nd, 2014 at 10:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** In late January, it was revealed that New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul would likely avoid offseason shoulder surgery to repair a lingering issue that plagued him in 2013. At the time, it was said that his rehab was "going well" and expectations were that he'd be ready...

Agent for New York Giants DE Justin Tuck: He’s the Best Overall Defensive End in Free Agency
February 20th, 2014 at 12:30 PM
The class for defensive ends in this upcoming free agency class is pretty deep with it being lead by Seattle Seahawks' Michael Bennett, Minnesota Vikings' Jared Allen, Washington Redskins' Brian Orakpo and Carolina Panthers' Greg Hardy. Apparently the big names isn't scaring away New York Giants Justin Tuck's agent Doug Hendrickson,...

New York Giants Have Multiple Franchise Tag Options, but Unlikely to Use It
February 17th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Monday represents the first day NFL teams can place the franchise tag on one of their pending free agents to prevent them from being lured away. And for the New York Giants, who have in excess of 20 pending free agents, there are any number of potential options for the...

New York Giants’ Damontre Moore Looks to Pack on 15 Lbs. of Muscle Following Shoulder Surgery
February 12th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants pass rush struggled to generate much as a whole in 2013 and the Giants are hoping they can garner a stronger contribution from the former rookie and third-round pick Damontre Moore. Moore flashed moments of strength and speed, even blocking two punts (one in the preseason). The...

New York Giants Thursday Morning Storylines: Antonio Pierce Named Head Coach at Long Beach Poly
February 6th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The quiet post-Super Bowl lull is now upon us and that ever so brief break for the NFL and their fans has already grown old. However, despite the apparent calm and quiet, there's still a lot going on behind the scenes. So relax here on your Thursday morning and enjoy...