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Damon Harrison Wants Giants to Re-sign Jason Pierre-Paul, Johnathan Hankins
January 28th, 2017 at 11:15 AM
The New York Giants defensive front-four was one of the best lines in the NFL in 2016 but there is a possibility that it will look much different when the upcoming season rolls around. Even with that possibility, defensive tackle Damon Harrison wants the Giants to re-sign both Jason Pierre-Paul...

Giants’ Landon Collins, Damon Harrison Bring Home Pro Football Focus Awards
January 24th, 2017 at 2:42 PM
The New York Giants had a lot of success in the 2016 season and their defensive turnaround can be attributed to guys like safety Landon Collins and defensive tackle Damon Harrison who earned two of Pro Football Focus' year-end awards. ***PHOTO1*** Collins enjoyed a true breakout season in his sophomore campaign...

Giants’ 2016 Position Review: Defensive Line
January 19th, 2017 at 2:01 PM
The New York Giants saw their defense go from one of the worst units to one of the best in only a matter of one season. A big reason for that was the revamped defensive line that stopped the run but also rushed the passer. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants were 14th in...

This the What the New York Giants Paid a Whopping $85 Million For
October 18th, 2016 at 9:56 AM
Money must always be spent wisely. Guess the New York Giants never attended the classroom when that lesson was going on. Having already played five games this season, the Giants, who have invested around $85 million to beef up their defense, are yet to be rewarded. ***PHOTO1*** Having spent the $85 million...

Giants DC Steve Spagnuolo Thinks Sacks are Overrated
October 14th, 2016 at 12:54 PM
Heading into their Week 6 matchup against the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday, the New York Giants rank dead last in the NFL with only four total sacks. Defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo said that stat is not something they use to evaluate the play of the defensive line. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants spend...

Giants to Monitor Defensive Line Snap Counts
October 1st, 2016 at 12:23 PM
The defensive line for the New York Giants has proven to be one of the best units in the entire NFL. However, defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo said that they will monitor the snap counts for the front four as they have played nearly every snap in the first three games. ***PHOTO1*** Spagnuolo...

Giants’ DE Jason Pierre-Paul: “It’s Going to Be a Defensive Game”
September 30th, 2016 at 7:40 PM
The New York Giants will take the primetime stage for the first time in 2016 as they travel to play the Minnesota Vikings at U.S. Bank Stadium. Defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul believes it will be a defensive battle between the two teams. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants are coming off of a defensive...

Even in Sunday’s Loss, Giants’ Show They Boast a Top Run Defense
September 27th, 2016 at 10:42 PM
One of the worst parts about the New York Giants' defense in 2015 was their run defense. Three games into the 2016 season, it is obvious that the Giants' defensive line is quite possibly their greatest asset. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants defense allowed an average of 4.4 yards per carry to their...

Position Preview: New York Giants Defensive Line
September 10th, 2016 at 9:30 AM
Going from the offensive line, Giants 101 now takes a look at the new defensive line. The Giants spent a lot of money in free agency to improve a defense that was among the worst in the league in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants' defensive line may very well be the backbone of...

New York Giants Preseason Finale Important for Roster Bubble Players
September 1st, 2016 at 12:04 PM
On Saturday at 4 p.m. ET, the New York Giants will have made their final roster cuts, trimming down the number of players from 75 to 53. Thursday night's game against the New England Patriots is a chance for those on the roster bubble to show why they deserve to...