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New York Giants’ Kelcy Quarles: All That Matters is I’m Playing Football Somewhere in 2014
August 22nd, 2014 at 1:00 PM
One of the first undrafted free agents the New York Giants scooped up the minute the 2014 NFL Draft ended was University of South Carolina defensive tackle Kelcy Quarles. ***PHOTO1*** Quarles played along side No. 1 overall pick Jadaveon Clowney in school and even had a stronger college year in 2013, recording...

New York Giants’ Will Beatty, Kelcy Quarles Ruled Out Vs. Pittsburgh Steelers
August 7th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants will take on the Pittsburgh Steelers in their second preseason game this coming Saturday night, and already a number of players have been ruled out. ***VIDEO1*** In addition to linebacker Jon Beason, who is currently on the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list, head coach Tom Coughlin says...

New York Giants DT Kelcy Quarles Carted Out of Wednesday Practice with Leg Injury
August 6th, 2014 at 6:45 PM
Still dealing with the news that running back David Wilson can no longer play football, the New York Giants were hit with another potentially serious injury on Wednesday evening as rookie defensive tackle Kelcy Quarles was carted out of practice with an apparent leg injury. ***VIDEO1*** Following the injury, which occurred in...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Continues to Miss Practice with Hamstring Injury
August 5th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants will return to practice later this evening, but will do so without rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., who remains sidelined with a lingering hamstring injury. ***VIDEO1*** Head coach Tom Coughlin confirmed on Tuesday that Beckham Jr. has not yet been medically cleared and there's no real indication...

New York Giants’ Mike Patterson Serious About Being a Starter
August 1st, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Former Philadelphia Eagles first-round pick, Mike Patterson, has quietly been having a “great camp” and could be the New York Giants' starting defensive tackle on opening day, as opposed to the second year, second-round pick Johnathan Hankins. ***VIDEO1*** While Hankins has made great strides as well but it appears at this point...

2014 New York Giants Training Camp Preview: Defensive Line
July 21st, 2014 at 9:00 AM
With the offseason workout program now a thing of the past and the official start to training camp coming up on July 21st (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...

2014 New York Giants Training Camp Preview: 5 Potential Sleepers
July 16th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Each year around the league, unsuspecting superstars are born and uncommon names become household regularities. It's as consistent as death and taxes, and while the odds are long considering the vast number of players who attend training camp, the opportunity is there for the taking. The New York Giants, of...

New York Giants Friday Morning Storylines: Kelcy Quarles May Become a Popular Name
July 11th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Friday, New York Giants fans! The second to last weekend without football is nearly upon us and the anxiety is beginning to kick into high gear. Football season is almost here! In the mean time, we present you the following headlines to enjoy over your morning coffee. ***VIDEO1*** 10 Giants You'll...

NFL Defensive Line Power Rankings: New York Giants Listed No. 12 Overall
July 2nd, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants have a lot of areas in which they need to improve in 2014, and right near the top of that list -- albeit below turnovers and the offensive line -- is the defensive line. ***VIDEO1*** Having lost both Justin Tuck (Oakland Raiders) and Linval Joseph (Minnesota Vikings), that...

New York Giants DT Jay Bromley: “The Goal is to Be the Best at My Position”
June 23rd, 2014 at 1:00 PM
New York Giants rookie defensive tackle Jay Bromley may already be somewhat of a forgotten man, but if his desire and determination have anything to do with it, that's not something that's going to last. ***VIDEO1*** While the Big Blue world focuses on the loss of Linval Joseph and the upcoming defensive...

New York Giants’ Markus Kuhn Quietly Made Big Impression During Offseason Workouts
June 21st, 2014 at 9:00 AM
When Linval Joseph left and signed with the Minnesota Vikings early on in free agency, the common belief was that 2013 second-round pick, Johnathan Hankins, would immediately step in and take over at defensive tackle for the New York Giants. And although he's had an impressive Spring, it's not a...

New York Giants Sign DT Everett Dawkins, OT Demarcus Love; Release Two
June 20th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Shortly after mini-camp officially ended on Thursday, the New York Giants -- who had upwards of five players in on a tryout basis -- made a multitude of transactions. The team announced that they have signed defensive tackle Everett Dawkins and offensive tackle Demarcus Love, while releasing defensive tackle Eathyn...

Sports on Earth Ranks New York Giants’ Front Seven as One of Worst in NFL
June 9th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
For the first time in several years, there's some hype surrounding the New York Giants' current crop of linebackers. Meanwhile, the team also has defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul returning to health, a more experienced Damontre Moore impressing during practice and a young up-start in Johnathan Hankins. But despite all that,...

Is Johnathan Hankins the New York Giants’ Secret Superstar?
May 28th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
While much of the offseason focus was spent on the significance of the New York Giants losing Linval Joseph (Minnesota Vikings), the value of young defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins went vastly overlooked. Well, with the exception of the boys over at Pro Football Focus, who have actually listed Hankins as...

New York Giants Monday Morning Storylines: Jay Bromley Turned Dark Past into Successful Life
May 26th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Memorial Day is officially upon us, so we here at Giants 101 wanted to start the morning with a "thank you" to all military families for their sacrifices and all they've had to endure. Do not forget that, while you're out BBQing and having a good time today, that was...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Makes 2014 “All-Hinge Team”
May 19th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Just how important is Jason Pierre-Paul to the New York Giants in 2014? Well, there's so much riding on him and his return to health that Mike Tanier of Sports on Earth and Football Outsiders has named him to the 2014 All-Hinge Team. ***VIDEO1*** Now, you're probably saying to yourself, "what the...

Did New York Giants Get a Steal in UDFA Kelcy Quarles?
May 18th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Although former USC tight end Xavier Grimble has dominated the undrafted rookie free agent (UDFA) hype machine for the New York Giants, he's not the only player Big Blue added who has tremendous upside. And while examining all UDFA who have signed across the league, CBS Sports predicts that it's...

Jay Bromley Excited to Be Drafted by Favorite Team; Didn’t Expect to Be Picked in 3rd Round
May 10th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
On Friday night, Queens native Jay Bromley got the call that most football players only dream about; one with an NFL team on the other end of it telling you that you've been drafted to play for them. Jay Bromley's phone was one from his favorite team: the New York...

2014 NFL Draft: New York Giants Select Syracuse DT Jay Bromley
May 9th, 2014 at 10:01 PM
With their third pick (No. 74 overall) in the 2014 NFL Draft, the New York Giants select Syracuse DT Jay Bromley. ***VIDEO1*** Bromley, who is a 6'3'', 310 lbs. 3-technique defensive tackle, will help fill the void left by the departure of Linval Joseph. In his senior year at Syracuse, he turned...

Minnesota Vikings DT Kevin Williams Met with New York Giants on Monday; Will Meet Again on Tuesday
April 15th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
During the first month of the NFL free agency period, the New York Giants saw long-time defensive tackle Linval Joseph leave them to sign a deal with the Minnesota Vikings. The Giants could end up return the favor and take someone from Minnesota. ***VIDEO1*** On Monday night, long-time Viking Kevin Williams met with...