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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...

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’ 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’ 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...

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...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Missed Halftime Adjustments Because He “Was in the Bathroom”
November 10th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
Talk about the crap hitting the fan -- literally and physically. It's not bad enough that the New York Giants stink right now, but they're making their losing efforts into an art form; all of their six losses this season have been over 10 points or more and in the...

Jason Pierre-Paul Questions If New York Giants Have Enough Heart to Win
November 7th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Antrel Rolle said it, Jameel McClain said it, Robert Ayers said it and now Jason Pierre-Paul is saying it: the New York Giants are not showing enough heart or desire to win. Period. ***PHOTO1*** "Honestly, it is not all about attitude, it is all about heart. You can have the attitude, you...