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New York Giants’ Matriarch, Ann Mara, Passes Away at Age 85
February 1st, 2015 at 9:05 AM
More than a week after being hospitalized following a fall in which she struck her head, Ann Mara, the elderly matriarch of the New York Giants and widow of Wellington Mara, has passed away as a result of her injuries. She was 85. ***PHOTO1*** “I am sad to say that our mother...

New York Giants 2015 Free Agency Scorecard
January 27th, 2015 at 2:55 PM
Free agency is a wild time in the NFL, with players coming and going, being released, signed or re-signed and, in some cases, retiring. Ultimately, it's a difficult thing to keep track of. So, at least in the case of the New York Giants, we here at Giants 101 breakout...

New York Giants Planning for Important 2015 NFL Draft
January 27th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
On the back of a third season without making the play-offs, the New York Giants know that this year's Draft pick could be crucial to the franchise's hopes of making a return to the postseason this year. ***PHOTO1*** In what was a dismal year for both the Giants and the Jets, New...

Ann Mara, Mother of Giants Co-Owner John Mara, Hospitalized After Slipping on Ice
January 24th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
This past week, the matriarch of the New York Giants organization, Ann Mara, was hospitalized after slipping and falling on ice near her Westchester home. ***PHOTO1*** The 85-year-old widow of late owner Wellington Mara and mother of current Giants co-owner John Mara slipped on the ice and hit her head this past...

Geoff Schwartz: No Doubt New York Giants Will Extend Eli Manning’s Contract
January 23rd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
It's no secret that Eli Manning is coming off perhaps the best season of his professional career at 33-years-old during the 2014 season. 4,410 yards, 30 touchdown passes to just 14 interceptions and a 63.1 percent completion percentage; a career high. ***PHOTO1*** The now 34-year-old Manning is also heading into the final...

Steve Spagnuolo Gets Two-Year, Seven-Figure Deal with New York Giants: Report
January 18th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Late last week, New York Giants co-owner John Mara addressed the contract of head coach Tom Coughlin and his lame duck status heading into 2015, acknowledging that any new defensive coordinator would ultimately be given a multi-year deal -- even if Coughlin's contract wasn't extended. A day later, the team...

New York Giants’ John Mara Open to Instant Replay on Pass Interference Calls
January 17th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The question about whether or not the NFL should expand instant replay has been a long-time debate. But as the worry of blown calls, especially in the most pivotal games, continues to grow, there has been even more discussion about expanding the limits of instant replay. In this case, the...

New York Giants were Seconds Away from Re-Hiring Bill Parcells as Head Coach in 1997
January 17th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
It's amazing when you hear some of the stories that go behind closed doors and what takes places between owners, management and general managers. This past week, New York Giants co-owner John Mara gave the entire world a glimpse of that world, and how in 1997, the Giants nearly brought...

New York Giants Co-Owner Steve Tisch: “I’d Like to See the Patriots Win the Super Bowl”
January 16th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
There's a long, storied history between the New York Giants and New England Patriots, and not all of it has to do with what occurs on the field. In fact, more than any other flock of team owners league-wide, the Kraft's, Mara's and Tisch's all seem to be relatively close...

New York Giants Coaches, Executives not in High Demand During Offseason Hires
January 16th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
There was a time when coaches and executives of the New York Giants were considered to be in high demand. ***PHOTO1*** Going all the way back to when the team won Super Bowl XXV, Bill Belichick got hired as the Cleveland Browns head coach and Tom Coughlin as the head coach for...

New York Giants Hire Steve Spagnuolo as Next Defensive Coordinator
January 15th, 2015 at 4:15 PM
For Steve Spagnuolo, you can go home again and that's exactly what he'll be doing. The long-time NFL assistant will return to the New York Giants, having been hired as their defensive coordinator, replacing Perry Fewell, who was fired in early January. ***PHOTO1*** “We spoke to a lot of very good candidates,”...

New York Giants, Tom Coughlin Will Discuss Contract Situation “Fairly Soon”
January 15th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
After two straight losing seasons and tremendous outcry from their fanbase, the New York Giants decided some changes were necessary heading into 2015. However, those changes did not include a new face at head coach, and Giants co-owner John Mara once again explained why during a WFAN interview on Wednesday. ***PHOTO1*** "If...

Giants’ Jerry Reese Admits to Having Sammy Watkins Ahead of Odell Beckham Jr. on Draft Board
January 14th, 2015 at 4:00 PM
The buzz of the rookie season that New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. had in 2014 continues to be talked about; especially with his being elected by the Pro Football Writers Association of America as the 2014 Offensive Rookie of the Year. ***PHOTO1*** 91 catches, 1,305 yards and 12 touchdowns,...

John Mara, Art Rooney II Offer Support of Roger Goodell Following Release of Mueller Report
January 8th, 2015 at 2:40 PM
Former FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III released his findings after an investigation into the NFL's handling of the Ray Rice video on Thursday, and while he believed the NFL to have mishandled the information they did have, found no evidence to support that they ever saw the video or...

New York Giants’ John Mara, Steve Tisch Release Statements on Passing of Allie Sherman
January 7th, 2015 at 4:00 PM
"I don't care how much you know about football, if you show me you can't hit, you don't belong here. You better get in here angry, both sides, now let's go to work, now get it up." ***PHOTO1*** This quote/soundbite has been closely associated with and used countless times by the New...

Perry Fewell Out as New York Giants Defensive Coordinator
January 7th, 2015 at 10:35 AM
Contrary to many recent reports, it now appears as if the New York Giants will, in fact, part ways with defensive coordinator Perry Fewell. ***PHOTO1*** In recent days and weeks, there appeared to be little or no change to Fewell's job status, although the team had not informed him one way or...

New York Giants’ Marc Ross ‘Would Be in Over His Head’ If Accepted Bears GM Job
January 6th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
New York Giants Vice President of Player Evaluation Marc Ross has been one of the more popular names over the last couple of seasons for potential general manager jobs, but has yet to land one. ***PHOTO1*** In the past, he's interviewed with the Miami Dolphins, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Carolina Panthers, New York...

New York Giants Monday Morning Storylines: Larry Donnell is Motivated to Improve
January 5th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Monday, New York Giants fans! Or, perhaps, not so happy of a Monday after the Dallas Cowboys won their wildcard playoff game against the Detroit Lions in the most controversial of fashion. But we'll get into that later today. In the mean time, some Big Blue reading... ***PHOTO1*** Today we look...

New York Giants’ Marc Ross a Possible Front Office Option for Philadelphia Eagles?
January 4th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Things in Philadelphia were considerably shaken up this past week with the departure of Vice President of Player Personnel Tom Gamble and the subsequent reconstruction of the front office, which gave head coach Chip Kelly the power to oversee player personnel matters, while Howie Roseman was "promoted" from General Manager...

New York Giants Want Antrel Rolle to Return in 2015 … for the Right Price
January 4th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Safety Antrel Rolle has not been shy about his desire to re-sign with the New York Giants and, ultimately, retire as a member of the team. Whether or not that actually happens however, is something General Manager Jerry Reese & Co. will have to evaluate and decide moving forward. ***PHOTO1*** Rolle, the...