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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...

New York Giants Re-Sign DT Mike Patterson
March 31st, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants announced on Monday that they have re-signed defensive tackle Mike Patterson. The deal is reportedly for one year. ***PHOTO1*** Since the onset of free agency, the return of Patterson seemed inevitable for Big Blue. He played well as part of a rotation in 2013, and having lost Linval...

Mike Patterson Remains a Possibility for New York Giants: Report
March 23rd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants have been anything but quiet since free agency began, addressing multiple needs at multiple positions. However, one area that has been seemingly neglected is at defensive tackle, where the team lost Linval Joseph (Minnesota Vikings) and have failed to add anyone to replace him. They also...

New York Giants Have ‘Stated a Negotiating Position’ with Arthur Jones, Ryan Mundy: Report
March 9th, 2014 at 7:26 PM
On Sunday, a new name emerged as a free agent interest for the New York Giants in Baltimore Ravens defensive end/defensive tackle Arthur Jones, who has come under high demand from teams around the league and could be in for a potential nice payday in free agency. Aditi Kinhabwala of the...

New York Giants Have 5 of NFL’s Top 101 Pending Free Agents
February 28th, 2014 at 11:57 AM
With NFL free agency just around the corner,  NFL.com decided to sit down and examine the Top 101 Free Agents to be and rank them based on a four-tiered system. Of the 101 pending free agents listed, five of them were members of the New York Giants. None of them...

“Lots of Teams” Expected to Be in the Hunt for New York Giants DT Linval Joseph: Report
February 25th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
New York Giants defensive tackle Linval Joseph is widely expected to be one of the NFL's most sought after free agents once the free agency period begins on March 11th. That thought was confirmed on Monday when Pete Prisco of CBS Sports reported that "lots of teams" are expected to...

New York Giants Have Multiple Franchise Tag Options, but Unlikely to Use It
February 17th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Monday represents the first day NFL teams can place the franchise tag on one of their pending free agents to prevent them from being lured away. And for the New York Giants, who have in excess of 20 pending free agents, there are any number of potential options for the...

New York Giants’ Linval Joseph: “I Want to Put on That Blue Every Sunday”
February 15th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Mere days after it was reported that the Washington Redskins are likely to pursue Linval Joseph once free agency begins on March 11th, the defensive tackle hit Twitter to quiet things down and express his desire to remain with the New York Giants. "I want to be back with the Giants...

Washington Redskins May Target Linval Joseph in Free Agency
February 13th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Although widely considered to be one of the New York Giants' top offseason priorities, defensive tackle Linval Joseph appears destined to make it to the March 11th start of free agency where he'll be highly coveted by a number of teams. Among them, writes Mark Bullock of the Washington Post,...

Mike Patterson Would Like to Return to New York Giants in 2014
February 1st, 2014 at 3:00 PM
It’s no secret that the New York Giants run defense was their greatest strength in an otherwise abysmal 2013 season as they only allowed two running backs to rush for over 100 yards the entire season (DeAngelo Williams and Ryan Mathews). With the addition of Jon Beason the defense eventually...

Keith Rivers, Shaun Rogers Unlikely to Return to New York Giants in 2014: Report
January 30th, 2014 at 1:25 PM
Once Super Bowl XLVIII concludes over the weekend at MetLife Stadium between the Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks, it will put the final seal on the 2013 season and the New York Giants can make their official preparations for the 2014 campaign. The first step towards the 2014 season is the...

New York Giants Face Tough Decision with Linval Joseph; DT Could Command $35-40MM in Free Agency
January 13th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Over the next couple of months, the free agents that are currently on the New York Giants will be heavily discussed; linebacker Jon Beason and wide receiver Hakeem Nicks have been two of the primary ones already talked about, but one that may need to rank near the top is...

Four New York Giants Named to ESPN’s All-NFC East Team
January 2nd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
With the end of the year comes various awards, nominations, power rankings and All-[insert whatever you like] teams. First up here in 2014 is ESPN's annual All-Division teams, including, of course, the All-NFC East Team which features four members of the New York Giants -- all four coming on the...

San Diego Chargers’ Mike McCoy Wary of New York Giants’ Pass Rush
December 6th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants may rank near the bottom of the league in sacks, but San Diego Chargers head coach Mike McCoy remains wary of their pass rush nonetheless.  Although they aren't quite the daunting tandem they once were, the Big Blue pass rush still has a historical reputation that many...

New York Giants’ Cullen Jenkins Looking Forward to “Special Game” Against Green Bay Packers
November 12th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
Cullen Jenkins knows a thing or two about the New York Giants opponents on Sunday in the Green Bay Packers considering he was a long-time member of the team from 2004-2010. Jenkins won Super Bowl XLV with Green Bay in 2010 and then after the championship season, departed as a free...

New York Giants Prepare to Contain Terrelle Pryor and the Oakland Raiders Rushing Attack
November 8th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
In recent weeks, the New York Giants defense seems to have returned to form as they have yet to allow a touchdown in their last 10 quarters of play. One of the most noticeable changes has been the group’s ability to stop the run. Having faced and held a multitude...

New York Giants Place David Wilson, Shaun Rogers on IR; Activate Andre Brown, Markus Kuhn
November 7th, 2013 at 4:12 PM
The New York Giants have announced that running back David Wilson and defensive tackle Shaun Rogers have been placed on season-ending Injured Reserve (IR). Taking their respective places are Andre Brown, who has been activated off of short-term IR, and defensive tackle Markus Kuhn, who has been activated off of...

New York Giants’ Shaun Rogers, Jayron Hosley Downgraded to Out Vs. Philadelphia Eagles
October 27th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
When the New York Giants packed up and headed to Philadelphia on Saturday, cornerback Jayron Hosley (hamstring) and defensive tackle Shaun Rogers (knee) were not with them. Both players, who had previously been listed as doubtful, were downgraded to out for week eight's game against the Philadelphia Eagles. Rogers, who has...

New York Giants DT Cullen Jenkins Will Be a Game-Time Decision Vs. Philadelphia Eagles
October 4th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
Cullen Jenkins was looking forward to getting the opportunity to face off against his former team this week in the Philadelphia Eagles; the same team that cut him just eight months ago. But he's not sure if he will be able to go on Sunday for the New York Giants. Jenkins...

New York Giants’ Cullen Jenkins Takes Exception to Jerry Jones’ Comments as Dan Connor Lands on IR
September 14th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
The New York Football Giants have players who will make bold statements here and there. Antrel Rolle has already gone on record as stating that Denver Broncos quarterback, Peyton Manning, “doesn’t scare” them. A defensive guy voicing their feelings isn’t a rarity. What is rare is an owner coming out...