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Cullen Jenkins: New York Giants Struggle with Adjusting to Adversity
August 31st, 2015 at 4:55 PM
The New York Giants certainly have been faced with their fair share of adversity over the past several seasons, but their main issue? Forget injuries, it's been their ability (or inability, as it were) to react to said adversity, believes defensive lineman tackle Cullen Jenkins. ***PHOTO1*** "This is the NFL," Jenkins told...

Reality of Tough Situation Finally Beginning to Dawn on New York Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul
August 21st, 2015 at 8:55 AM
Franchised New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, who remains in Florida as he recovers from a July 4th fireworks accident that ultimately cost him his right index finger, has expressed repeated optimism about his potential return to the football field and a return to the Pro Bowl player he...

New York Giants Claim DT Jimmy Staten Off Waivers from Seattle Seahawks, Waive DT Carlif Taylor
August 18th, 2015 at 6:15 PM
The New York Giants have claimed defensive tackle Jimmy Staten off of waivers from the Seattle Seahawks and in a corresponding move have waived defensive tackle Carlif Taylor. ***PHOTO1*** Staten, a fifth-round pick of the Seahawks in the 2014 NFL Draft, spent the vast majority of his rookie year on the team's...

Giants’ Johnathan Hankins Expects More “One-on-One” Opportunities in Steve Spagnulo’s System
August 8th, 2015 at 12:55 PM
To say that the New York Giants defense struggled mightily last season would be an understatement. The defense lacked creativity, was often unable to generate pressure, and had a difficult time getting off of the field on third downs. Some may argue it was a personnel issue, others claim the...

New York Giants’ Cullen Jenkins on Jason Pierre-Paul: “He’s an Explosive Player”
August 7th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Following a July 4th firework accident left him without a right index finger, the future of defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is very much up in the air. And one of those tasked with replacing his pass rushing productivity for the New York Giants is long-time veteran Cullen Jenkins, who has...

2015 New York Giants Training Camp Preview: Defensive Line
July 29th, 2015 at 2:55 PM
With the offseason workout program now a thing of the past and the official start to training camp coming up on July 30th (report date and physicals), it's time to look ahead to each positional battle and how they will ultimately shape the New York Giants' final 53-man roster. Today...

New York Giants DT Jay Bromley Hoping to Benefit from Steve Spagnoulo’s System
July 3rd, 2015 at 1:00 PM
It would be an understatement to say that the New York Giants defense struggled last year. In fact, the Giants were in the bottom five with the yards allowed per game and gave up the 10th most points per game. They also struggled against the run as only the Tennessee...

New York Giants DT Markus Kuhn Knows It’s Now or Never: “No More Excuses”
July 2nd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
To this point in his career, New York Giants defensive tackle Markus Kuhn has not stood out. When he entered the league as a seventh-round pick out of North Carolina State, he was exceptionally raw and relatively new to the game of football. And while he has shown some improvement...

New York Giants DT Johnathan Hankins on the Verge of Pro Bowl Status?
July 1st, 2015 at 3:00 PM
In his second season with the New York Giants, and his first as a starter, Johnathan Hankins showed Giants fans and the organization that not only was he better than advertised, but he is much more than a one dimensional defensive tackle. ***PHOTO1*** Head coach Tom Coughlin praised Hankins’ performance at the...

Two New York Giants Make Matt Miller’s “Top 55 Defensive Tackles from 2014″ List
June 29th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The Bleacher Report 1000 has nearly come to a close and only a few defensive positions remain. Among them is the defensive tackle position, which Matt Miller released over the weekend in a Top 55 form. And as fate would have it, two members of the New York Giants cracked...