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New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Just How Bad are Big Blue’s Injury Woes?
July 5th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, New York Giants fans! We hope you're all recovering well from your 4th of July BBQs, parties and fireworks. Football has entered a true dead period now and there's very little going on across the league. In fact, even Giants 101 may slow down today and take a...

New York Giants Saturday Morning Storylines: Can Larry Donnell Emerge as Threat Again in 2015?
July 4th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Saturday, New York Giants fans! We want to wish you all a happy and safety 4th of July! There may not be any football today, but that doesn't mean there's not a lot to celebrate (our love for Big Blue included) -- obviously. ***PHOTO1*** Before everyone heads out to their family...

New York Giants Friday Morning Storylines: Steve Weatherford Sees Significant Offensive Improvement
July 3rd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Friday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to Independence Day weekend. It's a good thing you're free over the next several days because there won't be a darned thing happening in the NFL. Except here at Giants 101, of course. But you'll have to visit on both Saturday and...

New York Giants Wednesday Morning Storylines: Do Teams Fear Big Blue’s Pass Rush?
July 1st, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Wednesday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to the halfway mark of another football-free week. On the plus side of things, the US Women's National Soccer Team is headed to the World Cup Final after an impressive 2-0 victory over Germany on Tuesday night. It's not NFL football, but...

New York Giants Tuesday Morning Storylines: Victor Cruz Has Learned to Be Patient
June 30th, 2015 at 6:55 AM
Happy Tuesday, New York Giants fans! So much for the offseason lull, huh? Leave it to the Giants and Philadelphia Eagles to keep things interesting while the rest of the league is out on vacation. Needless to say, today will be heavy on the Giants/Eagles chatter as there's lots to...

New York Giants Monday Morning Storylines: Eli Manning Feels “Locked Out” by Practice Rules
June 29th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Monday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to Week 2 of what amounts to a five week break from football. Things are getting quite quiet around the league now and that trend is expected to continue, so we've now reached the true offseason lull. ***PHOTO1*** But fear not! Giants 101 will...

New York Giants Saturday Morning Storylines: Shane Vereen’s Stock is Already Rising
June 27th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Saturday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to the weekend. While there's plenty of CFL football being played right now (their season opened on Thursday and it really is worth a watch), the NFL is still playing the waiting game and will continue to do so for another four-plus...

New York Giants Friday Morning Storylines: How Will Teams Handle Odell Beckham Jr.?
June 26th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Friday, New York Giants fans! After an unexpectedly busy day in Giants land, things seem to have quieted right down as we enter the weekend. Needless to say, we've all managed to survive the first true football-free week ahead of training camp and only have about four and a...

New York Giants Wednesday Morning Storylines: Weston Richburg Coming into His Own at Center
June 24th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Wednesday, New York Giants fans! You've made it through Day 2 of a five-week break from football, so just a few more days and it will become a pattern. A boring pattern, but a pattern nonetheless. ***PHOTO1*** In the mean time, continue this pattern: kick back, relax and enjoy the following...

New York Giants Tuesday Morning Storylines: Cooper Taylor Locked in as a Starting Safety?
June 23rd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Tuesday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to Day 2 of a five-week long football-free break. The big news is that you made it through day one -- that's always the hardest part. Unfortunately for those of you desperate for some legitimate news or excitement, with the official signing...

New York Giants Monday Morning Storylines: Will Victor Cruz Land on PUP After All?
June 22nd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Monday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to the first of five straight weeks without any kind of football. During this time, we'll likely bring back some old classics like "Writers' Roundtable" and "Classic Giants Clips" while we begin work on our training camp preview series. ***PHOTO1*** In the mean time,...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Tom Coughlin Warns His Players to Stay Out of Trouble
June 21st, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to the first of many truly football-free days. With all of their rookies now under contract, little remaining in free agency and both Organized Team Activities (OTAs) and minicamp in the rearview mirror, the next five weeks will truly be a break...

Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Will Shane Vereen Get More Carries than Rashad Jennings?
June 14th, 2015 at 6:55 AM
Happy Sunday, New York Giants fans! We're now two days away from the start of mandatory minicamp and the big question remaining is "will Jason Pierre-Paul actually show up?" The countdown and JPP watch will undoubtedly begin on Monday, so we'll spare you any additional commentary. ***PHOTO1*** In the mean time, why...

New York Giants Saturday Morning Storylines: is Kerry Wynn Big Blue’s Best Defensive End?
June 13th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Saturday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to the weekend. The Giants now officially have Organized Team Activities (OTAs) in their rearview mirror and are counting down to the start of mandatory minicamp, which runs from Tuesday through Thursday. There will be media coverage all three days and every...

New York Giants Friday Morning Storylines: Jon Beason is More Important than You Might Think
June 12th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Friday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to the final day of Organized Team Activities (OTAs). Big Blue will return next Tuesday for mandatory minicamp and then take what amounts to a five week break prior to the start of training camp. So enjoy the news while you still...

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...

New York Giants Wednesday Morning Storylines: Eli Manning’s Arm Has More “Pop” This Year
June 10th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Wednesday, New York Giants fans! Big Blue has off today, but will return tomorrow for the first of their final two Organized Team Activity (OTA) practices. They will then have an additional three days off before returning next Tuesday for the start of their three-day mandatory minicamp -- which...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Pressure Already Mounting for Ereck Flowers
June 7th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, New York Giants fans! Big Blue has what amounts to another off day today, but will return (with media availability) on Monday as they resume Organized Team Activities (OTAs). The week will consist of four practices -- with only Wednesday off -- and then they will move ahead...

New York Giants Saturday Morning Storylines: Health is Key for Big Blue Cornerbacks
June 6th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Saturday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to what is expected to be a relatively quiet weekend. Players will likely be away for the next two days, but will return on Monday for the first of what will be the final four Organized Team Activity (OTA) practices -- and...

New York Giants Friday Morning Storylines: What Role Will George Selvie Play?
June 5th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Friday, New York Giants fans! Organized Team Activities (OTAs) have now officially ended for the week, but will resume with the final four practices on Monday. At least one of those four practices will include media availability, but attention will ultimately be turned to mandatory minicamp and whether or...