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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...

Would the New York Giants Actually Consider Releasing DE Damontre Moore?
June 24th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Allow us to preface with the following: Under absolutely no circumstances do we see the New York Giants even considering the release of defensive end Damontre Moore, let alone actually going through with it. But at least one team beat writer does -- Nick Powell of The Star-Ledger. ***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday, Powell...

Ex-Jet Kenrick Ellis is Loving Life with New York Giants: “It’s Different; It’s a Beautiful Thing”
June 18th, 2015 at 8:55 AM
There's no sugarcoating it: the New York Jets have long been a circus and one that was kicked into high gear once Rex Ryan took over as head coach. On a near daily basis, it seemed like there was some headline-grabbing incident with Gang Green and rarely was it ever...

New York Giants’ Jay Bromley Focused on Improving Run Defense, Adding Strength This Offseason
June 12th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
When the New York Giants drafted defensive tackle Jay Bromley in the third-round of the 2014 NFL Draft, many wondered if the pick was a bit of a reach. But the Giants never wavered and Bromley was immediately met with the support of General Manager Jerry Reese, who said the...

New York Giants Thursday Morning Storylines: New York Jets Taking the Torch from Big Blue?
June 11th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Thursday, New York Giants fans! Big Blue returns to work today and will hold their second-to-last Organized Team Activity (OTA) practice of the year. While there will not be any press availability on Thursday or Friday, there will be availability next week during mandatory minicamp, which runs from Tuesday...

Three New York Giants Named to Pete Prisco’s “Top 100 Players” List
June 5th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
As the NFL Network countdown of the league's Top 100 Players continues, the knock-off lists from around the league also continue to be released. Already Pro Football Focus has released their Top 101 of 2014 list, where both wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. and defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins found themselves...

New York Giants’ Cullen Jenkins May See Time at Defensive End in 2015
May 29th, 2015 at 2:55 PM
The New York Giants love versatility -- especially along the offensive line and on the defensive side of the ball -- so any chance they get to teach a player a new position, they generally take it. Such was the case earlier this week when Big Blue opened Organized Team...

Three New York Giants Projected to Be Among “Top 100 Rookies of 2015″
May 17th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants have been met with mixed reviews for their haul in 2015 NFL Draft, but despite the inconsistent grades, experts have seemed to share common ground on one particular belief: General Manager Jerry Reese & Co. hit it big in the first three rounds. ***PHOTO1*** The additions of offensive...

Versatile, Motivated Carlif Taylor Ready to Give New York Giants “1000 Percent”
May 15th, 2015 at 10:55 AM
Carlif Taylor (6-1, 319 lbs.) may be listed as a defensive tackle, but the two-time All-Northeast-10 Conference selection is about as versatile as they come. And after signing with the New York Giants as an undrafted rookie free agent (UDFA), he has every intention of using that versatility and a...

New York Giants’ Johnathan Hankins Ranked No. 69 on Pro Football Focus’ Top 101 of 2014
May 13th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Remember the panic that set in after the New York Giants allowed defensive tackle Linval Joseph to sign with the Minnesota Vikings? Well, a year later and Joseph has become a bit of an afterthought for Big Blue, and that occurred primarily because of the emergence of defensive tackle Johnathan...

New York Giants Sign TE Will Tye, DT Carlif Taylor
May 10th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants had 44 undrafted rookie free agents (UDFA) in attendance for rookie mini-camp this weekend, so the law of odds would indicate at least some of them impressed enough to be signed. And thus far, that has proven to be the case as Big Blue will sign...

‘Hard Knocks’ Star Donte Rumph Invited to New York Giants Rookie Mini-Camp
May 7th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
After being embarrassed on the television show "Hark Knocks" last year, NFL free agent defensive lineman Donte Rumph is getting another shot, this time with the New York Giants. ***PHOTO1*** Rumph was last seen on the popular training camp television show's previous season as a member of the Atlanta Falcons. He was...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul, Jay Bromley Working Out in Florida; Bromley Pushed to Limit
April 9th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Quarterback Eli Manning and his wide receivers, who gathered at Duke University last week for their annual offseason workouts, aren't the only members of the New York Giants who have convened together in early preparation for the 2015 regular season. In fact, second-year defensive tackle Jay Bromley has joined defensive...

New York Giants’ Kerry Wynn Could Play Important Role Under Steve Spagnuolo
April 4th, 2015 at 10:55 AM
If you were to ask New York Giants defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo what he'd want in an inside pass-rusher on third and long, he'd tell you someone versatile like defensive end Kerry Wynn. ***PHOTO1*** The undrafted second-year player out of Richmond only played in five games during his rookie season, but did...

New York Giants’ Markus Kuhn Working Hard This Offseason; Ready to Do Whatever Team Needs
April 3rd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants certainly did not have the success they were looking for last season as both the offensive line and defensive line had struggles for a good portion of the year. However, with the return of defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo, the defense has high hopes going into 2015. ***PHOTO1*** One...

New York Giants’ Kenrick Ellis: I’m Ready to Help Big Blue “Get Back to Their Glory”
March 19th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants signed former New York Jets defensive tackle Kenrick Ellis to a one-year deal worth $1.65 Million on Wednesday, and the scouting report on Ellis is simple: he's a run-stopper, who takes pride in that aspect of his game. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants finished 30th in the NFL in rushing...

New York Giants Sign DT Kenrick Ellis to One-Year Deal
March 18th, 2015 at 1:20 PM
The New York Giants have signed defensive tackle Kenrick Ellis (New York Jets) to a one-year deal, the team has announced. ***PHOTO1*** It was reported yesterday that the Giants were meeting with Ellis to possibly discuss a deal, so this move isn't too much of a surprise. The deal could net Ellis...