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Category: ‘Defensive Ends’

Four New York Giants Named to Pro Football Focus All-NFC East Team
January 21st, 2015 at 3:00 PM
On Wednesday, Odell Beckham Jr. continued to pile up the awards on what was a tremendous rookie campaign in 2014, as Pro Football Focus named him to the 2014 All-NFC East team. ***PHOTO1*** Beckham Jr. was named to the wide receivers section of the team along with Dez Bryant of the Dallas...

New York Giants’ Damontre Moore Makes “Promise” That 2015 Will Be His Year
January 9th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Through the first two years of his professional career, Damontre Moore hasn't exactly turned into Michael Strahan or even Justin Tuck for the New York Giants. ***PHOTO1*** He's shown potential and with more maturing and playing time, could develop into the player they thought they were getting when they took him in...

New York Giants’ John Mara Would Be “Surprised” If Jason Pierre-Paul Isn’t Back in 2015
December 31st, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul knows he's going to command a large contract once he hits free agency, but he also dropped a hint last week that he expects to be back with the New York Giants in 2015. As it turns out, he's not the only one who expects that,...

Jason Pierre-Paul Hints He’ll Be Back with New York Giants in 2015
December 29th, 2014 at 10:55 AM
Over the last two years, the New York Giants have had to make some tough decisions on some very popular players and if they stayed or went. Ahmad Bradshaw, Justin Tuck, Osi Umenyiora, Hakeem Nicks. All now referred to as former Giants players. What about Jason Pierre-Paul? ***PHOTO1*** JPP is coming off...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul: I Think I’m Worth a Lot of Money in Free Agency
December 27th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants star defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul swears he wants to be a Giant for life, but being a Giant for life may cost the team a lot of money in free agency. ***PHOTO1*** JPP is set to hit the free agent market and his 2014 season is making the case...

No New York Giants Selected to the Pro Bowl; Odell Beckham Jr., Jason Pierre-Paul Named Alternates
December 23rd, 2014 at 8:15 PM
For the second straight season, none of the players on the New York Giants were elected to the 2015 Pro Bowl roster. In the past, it used to be AFC and NFC rosters that played against each other, but now it's picked by team captains and the players are broken...

Emergence of Kerry Wynn Gives New York Giants More Options Going into 2015
December 23rd, 2014 at 4:00 PM
Not even a couple of ejections could get in the way of the New York Giants defense on Sunday, as they put on a great performance against the St. Louis Rams in a 37-27 victory. ***PHOTO1*** In a game where both teams exchanged blows, the game took an awfully wrong turn in...

New York Giants’ Preston Parker, Damontre Moore Won’t Apologize for Defending Odell Beckham Jr.
December 22nd, 2014 at 10:00 AM
Tempers didn't just flare, but boiled over in the second quarter on Sunday afternoon as St. Louis Rams linebacker Alec Ogletree hit New York Giants rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. late and out of bounds. What follows was the largest brawl in the NFL this season, ending with three...

New York Giants’ Perry Fewell Impressed with Blossoming DT, Johnathan Hankins
December 20th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
While his defense plans for their game plan against the St. Louis Rams on Sunday, New York Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell let some of his own thoughts flow about the state of his players on Thursday. ***PHOTO1*** Two of the first players mentioned were defensive linemen Jason Pierre-Paul and Johnathan Hankins,...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul, Unlike Most, not Concerned with His Sack Numbers
December 19th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has been, perhaps, the most dominant 4-3 run-stopper from the edge in the NFL this year. However, all anyone can seem to talk about are his sack numbers, as if they somehow solely define him and his performance this season. ***PHOTO1*** With six sacks over...

New York Giants’ Damontre Moore Fined 10K for Hit on Tennessee Titans QB Zach Mettenberger
December 13th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants made a few big mistakes that cost them points on the scoreboard last Sunday and against the Tennessee Titans, and it appears that one Giant will be paying for a mistake he made right out of his wallet. ***PHOTO1*** After Zach Mettenberger threw an interception to Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie,...

Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul on Future: If It’s up to Me, I’d Be a Giant for Life
December 10th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
When you ask New York Giants fans if they want Jason Pierre-Paul back and locked up to a long-term contract, you get a mixed reaction. ***PHOTO1*** You get the one set of fans who look at the sack numbers, see the single-digit sack numbers ever since his breakout season in 2011, and...

New York Giants’ Antrel Rolle, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Defend Their Penalized Celebration
December 8th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
New York Giants cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and safety Antrel Rolle were let off the hook for their unsportsmanlike conduct penalty after DRC had returned an interception for a touchdown, but that was only because defensive end Damontre Moore one-upped them with an even more boneheaded unnecessary roughness penalty -- one...

Jason Pierre-Paul Wants New York Giants to Play Four Full Quarters, Finish Season Strong
December 6th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has graduated from making promises and guarantees, instead saying on Friday that the goals for the final quarter of the season are simple: play all four quarters in each game and finish the year strong. ***PHOTO1*** "Win the game. At least win one game," Pierre-Paul...

Giants’ Perry Fewell on Damontre Moore: “He Won’t Be an Every Down Defender for Us”
December 5th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
One of the greatest mysteries of the New York Giants' abysmal 2014 campaign has been the play, or lack thereof, of second-year defensive end Damontre Moore. Fans and coaches alike anticipated a breakout year after an eventful preseason, but now with the season essentially in the books, it appears as...

Giants Place Robert Ayers, Mathias Kiwanuka, Adam Snyder on Season-Ending Injured Reserve
December 2nd, 2014 at 5:48 PM
The New York Giants were at 14 players on injured reserve and on Monday, we knew Robert Ayers was going to be the 15th one with the torn pectoral muscle injury. However after Tuesday, the number is going from 14 to 17. ***PHOTO1*** Along with Ayers, the Giants will also place long-time...

New York Giants’ Robert Ayers Suffered Torn Pectoral Muscle; Done for Rest of 2014: Report
December 1st, 2014 at 11:55 AM
The New York Giants already had 14 players on season-ending injured reserve. They're about to get their 15th player on that unfortunate list. ***PHOTO1*** Giants defensive end and current sack leader Robert Ayers left Sunday's 25-24 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars with a pectoral injury and it was feared that he could...

New York Giants’ Mathias Kiwanuka Downgraded to Out Vs. Jacksonville Jaguars
November 30th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Already slated to be without defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins (calf), linebacker Jacquian Williams (concussion/shoulder) and offensive lineman Adam Snyder (knee), the New York Giants received more bad injury news on Saturday as defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka (knee) failed to travel with the team and has been downgraded to out versus...

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...