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Mathias Kiwanuka Believes New York Giants Could Have Elite Defense in 2014
September 2nd, 2014 at 2:55 PM
No one has come out and said it yet, but the way the New York Giants offense has been struggling, it’s likely that the Giants defense will have to carry the team to victory in the early portion of the season as the offense develops an identity. Fortunately for the...

Jon Beason Expected to Play for New York Giants in Week 1 Game Vs. Detroit Lions
September 2nd, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Ever since New York Giants middle linebacker Jon Beason injured his foot back in June during the team's OTA's, the ultimate goal in mind was getting back in time for the regular season and back for their Week 1 showdown against the Detroit Lions. ***PHOTO1*** On Monday while addressing the media, Giants...

New York Giants’ Jon Beason Expected to Return to Practice on Monday
August 30th, 2014 at 6:55 AM
With their preseason schedule officially out of the way and now the focus can shift towards Week 1 of the regular season against the Detroit Lions, the New York Giants appear to be getting some good news for next week. ***PHOTO1*** The team is expecting to get Jon Beason back onto the...

New York Giants’ Jon Beason Slowed by Food Poisoning; Still Targeting Week 1 Return
August 28th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
New York Giants linebacker Jon Beason is still on pace to return for Big Blue's Week 1 matchup against the Detroit Lions, but his training regiment recently took a bit of a hit as he came down with food poisoning last week. Despite that, Beason says it was not a...

Jon Beason Looking to Break New York Giants’ Tackles Record in 2014
August 22nd, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The record for the most tackles in one season for the New York Giants is 148, which was set by former middle linebacker Micheal Barrow in 2003. Jon Beason is looking to surpass that in 2014. ***PHOTO1*** While recovering from the foot injury he suffered back in June, Beason went on a...

Jon Beason Feels ‘Really Close’ to Returning for New York Giants; Unlikely to Play in Preseason
August 18th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The New York Giants unfortunately may not see starting linebacker Jon Beason for the rest of the preseason; as he is not expected to play for the team when they face off against the New York Jets this weekend and it's unlikely right now that they would then turn around...

New York Giants’ Jon Beason Recovering Well, Still Targeting Week 1 Return
August 14th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Thus far during training camp, the New York Giants have been without starting middle linebacker Jon Beason, who suffered a foot injury back in June. With Beason on the sidelines watching, Jameel McClain has stepped into Beason's place at middle linebacker and rookie Devon Kennard has gotten an opportunity to...

New York Giants Saturday Morning Storylines: Jacquian Williams Ready to Be an Every-Down LB
August 9th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Saturday, New York Giants fans! Gameday is upon us, but before we dive head-first into all of that, allow us to present you the following stories to enjoy over your morning coffee. ***VIDEO1*** Jacquian Williams Ready to Take Next Step Toward Being an Every-Down Player He has always been a part-timer, a...

New York Giants DC Perry Fewell: Our Defense Looks Great on Paper, Need to Continue to Grow
August 8th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants already possess one of the better defenses in the entire NFL, finishing the 2013 season as the eighth best overall unit in the NFL, and that was after getting off to an 0-6 start and ranked 31st in the league before Week 7. ***VIDEO1*** With a new group...

New York Giants Rookie Linebacker Devon Kennard Opening Eyes in First Camp
July 26th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
It's been quite some time since the New York Giants drafted themselves a true impact linebacker, but General Manager Jerry Reese may have found a steal in rookie Devon Kennard, who was taken in the fifth-round of the NFL Draft back in May. ***VIDEO1*** Not only is Kennard built for the NFL...

New York Giants’ Jon Beason “Hoping” to Play in Preseason; Confident He’ll Be Ready for Opener
July 25th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
New York Giants linebacker Jon Beason is walking around sans boot and crutches, feels ahead of schedule and not only maintains that he should return in time for the Week 1 opener against the Detroit Lions, but is now even hoping to see some preseason action. ***VIDEO1*** Speaking with reporters on Friday,...

X-Rays on New York Giants LB Jameel McClain Come Back Negative; Foot Will Be Monitored
July 23rd, 2014 at 8:00 AM
The New York Giants received a bit of a scare on Tuesday as multiple players had to be carted off the field during the very first practice of training camp. And while most were heat-related issues, the situation surrounding linebacker Jameel McClain appeared much more serious. ***VIDEO1*** During McClain's ride back to...

Giants’ Jameel McClain, Brandon Mosley & Xavier Grimble Carted Off During First Camp Practice
July 22nd, 2014 at 2:50 PM
Having already lost linebacker Jon Beason to a fractured foot earlier this offseason, the very last thing the New York Giants wanted or needed was injuries to key players. Unfortunately, their high hopes for health fell on deaf ears as offensive lineman Brandon Mosley, tight end Xavier Grimble and linebacker...

New York Giants Will Place Jon Beason on PUP; Mario Manningham, Will Beatty “Limited”
July 21st, 2014 at 5:00 PM
Training camp is officially underway and the New York Giants have now concluded their conditioning test. Of the 89 players to participate (Chris Snee no longer on roster), only linebacker Jon Beason (foot) failed to participate and will be placed on the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list. Meanwhile, both...

2014 New York Giants Training Camp Preview: Linebackers
July 21st, 2014 at 12:00 PM
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’ Jim Herrmann: Rookie LB Devon Kennard Has Done a “Great Job”
July 15th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
When the New York Giants lost linebacker Jon Beason to a torn ligament and a sesamoid fracture of his right foot -- an injury that will likely keep him out until the start of the regular season -- it immediately appeared as if their depth at middle linebacker had been...

Members of New York Giants React to LeBron James’ Return to Cleveland Cavaliers
July 12th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
There's no denying that Friday's big sports news was the decision of NBA superstar LeBron James to return home to Ohio and re-join the Cleveland Cavaliers, whom he left four years ago following "The Decision" when he opted to "bring his talents to South Beach" and sign with the Miami...

New York Giants’ Mark Herzlich: “I Couldn’t Imagine” Dealing with the Criticism Eli Manning Does
July 9th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The endless career criticism of New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning has finally begun to take a toll -- not on Manning himself, mind you. But rather, his teammates. And with that criticism now being kicked into high gear -- something that has led us at Giants 101 to deem...

New York Giants Tuesday Morning Storylines: Pressure Mounting on Big Blue to Turn It Around
July 8th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
Happy Tuesday, New York Giants fans! Exactly two weeks from now, Big Blue will officially hit the field for the very first time during training camp. As we await that glorious day, we present you the following headlines to enjoy over your morning coffee. ***VIDEO1*** 32 to 1: Pressure Mounting on No....