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Category: ‘Defensive Ends’

New York Giants’ Olivier Vernon: “It’s Moving Smooth Right Now”
July 26th, 2016 at 2:57 PM
When the New York Giants entered free agency in 2016, they knew they were going to hand out a lot of cash. In order to improve on last year's 6-10 record, they had to completely turnover the defensive personnel. In doing so, the Giants let go of defensive end Robert...

Like Eli Manning, Olivier Vernon Marches to the Beat of His Own Drum
July 5th, 2016 at 10:54 AM
After landing one of the largest defensive end contract in NFL history (five-years, $85 million with $40 million guaranteed), you might expect a little emotion out of Olivier Vernon. But don't hold your breath on that because it's not likely to happen. And if it does, be sure to claim...

Remembering New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Incident 1 Year Removed
July 4th, 2016 at 6:26 PM
New York Giants' defensive Jason Pierre-Paul is exactly one year removed from the horrific fireworks incident that caused him to lose his index finger and part of his thumb on his right hand. It also caused him to miss half of the 2015 season as he had to recover and...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Takes Part in PSA to Promote Fireworks Safety (Video)
June 30th, 2016 at 12:20 PM
It's truly amazing how much a year can change things, and what a difference a year can do for New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul. ***PHOTO1*** One year ago, Jason Pierre-Paul was in a contract stand off with the Giants, as he didn't want to sign the franchise tender the team...

New York Giants’ Owa Odighizuwa Looks to Make Impact on D-Line
June 30th, 2016 at 6:49 AM
The New York Giants made plenty of offseason additions to the defense through free agency and the 2016 NFL Draft. Many defensive players are coming back from injuries and are looking to stay on the field to make an impact right away. Owa Odighizuwa is one of those players who...

Giants’ Owa Odighizuwa to Ask Advice from Justin Tuck on Being a Successful NFL Pass Rusher
June 22nd, 2016 at 2:59 PM
During the offseason, Justin Tuck signed a one-day contract to retire as a member of the New York Giants. Now, he may be called upon again by a current player for some advice on what worked during his career. ***PHOTO1*** One of the Giants young defensive ends in Owa Odighizuwa, who has...

Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul to Make Fireworks PSA Before Fourth of July to Remind Public of Dangers
June 8th, 2016 at 8:52 AM
If anyone knows the dangers of playing with fireworks and what can happen if they go wrong, it's New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul and he unfortunately has the daily reminder from it. ***PHOTO1*** JPP suffered an accident while playing with fireworks last year, one in which it almost blew off...

Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul: I’m not Celebrating Fourth of July This Year, Won’t Be in U.S.
June 6th, 2016 at 6:46 PM
Last year around this time, Jason Pierre-Paul was a no-show for the New York Giants, as he was in a contractual stand-off with the team due to him looking for a long-term deal that would have paid him as one of the highest-paid defensive ends in the sport, and the...

Giants’ Olivier Vernon: My Contract Won’t Impact My Play; Looking to Finally Make Playoffs
June 2nd, 2016 at 12:19 PM
Olivier Vernon was considered one of the top prizes of the free agent market in the offseason and three months ago, the New York Giants landed him on a five-year, $85 million deal. ***PHOTO1*** With his contract, he's one of the highest paid defensive players in the sport and with the contract...

Making the Case for New York Giants to Explore Signing Dwight Freeney as Situational Pass Rusher
May 23rd, 2016 at 9:48 AM
When the offseason began, the New York Giants put a lot of their focus on improving the defense and making additions to the defensive line; Jason Pierre-Paul was re-signed to a one-year deal and Olivier Vernon was lured from the Miami Dolphins and signed to a five-year deal. ***PHOTO1*** It's a good...