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New York Giants’ Free Agency Haul Still Being Questioned as NFL Experts Pile on the Criticism
March 30th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants have not been getting a lot of love for their work in free agency to this point, having been tabbed by both Grantland and Pro Football Focus as under-performers. In fact, Grantland listed the Giants with three of the worst free agency signings thus far, while...

New York Giants Have “a Lot of Interest” in Nebraska’s Randy Gregory: Report
March 29th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants may have signed defensive end George Selvie earlier this month, but that does not necessarily mean they're out of the market at the position or for another quality pass rusher. After all, what's the saying? "You can never have enough pass rushers." ***PHOTO1*** One potential pass rusher they...

New York Giants’ Jerry Reese Attends LSU Pro Day; Team Meets with OT La’el Collins
March 28th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
When LSU held their Pro Day on Friday, the New York Giants were well represented. Not only did they have several scouts on hand, but General Manager Jerry Reese and assistant offensive line coach Lunda Wells were also in attendance. ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2*** Some of the top LSU prospects participating were defensive end Danielle...

New York Giants’ Steve Tisch on Board with “Make or Break” Mandate in 2015
March 27th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Back in late December at his year-end press conference, New York Giants co-owner John Mara made it abundantly clear that 2015 will be treated as a "make or break" season for Big Blue. And after two years of losing, if the team fails to turn things around, the ax will...

New York Giants Head Coach Tom Coughlin Does not Have a Good Relationship with Siri
March 25th, 2015 at 4:20 PM
At 68-years-old, New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin is no spring chicken. Don't let his youthful enthusiasm and love of the game fool you; he's an old school guy living in a new school world. And on Wednesday, he described -- in hilarious detail -- exactly how difficult that...

Co-Owner Steve Tisch Wants Eli Manning to Retire with New York Giants
March 24th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants and quarterback Eli Manning may be far apart on a new deal/contract extensions, but it has not soured the feelings of anyone involved. In fact, co-owner Steve Tisch had nothing but great things to say about Manning on Monday at the NFL meetings, going as far...

New York Giants Co-Owner John Mara Expects “One or Two” Teams in Los Angeles by 2016
March 23rd, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Rumors of a return to Los Angeles for the NFL have picked up steam this offseason, but so far, the talks have been just that -- “rumors.” There have a few different teams who have been connected to a potential future relocation to LA. Those teams include the Oakland Raiders,...

New York Giants May Avoid HBO’s “Hard Knocks” Yet Again; Cleveland Browns the Favorite
March 23rd, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants have long been against appearing on HBO's "Hard Knocks," with co-owner John Mara once saying it would only happen over his dead body. And given that he's still breathing and has a pulse, it should come as no surprise that Big Blue may, once again, avoid...

New York Giants, Eli Manning not Close on New Contract: Report
March 23rd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
As he enters the final year of his current contract, New York Giants franchise quarterback Eli Manning is due for an extension. However, ESPN's Dan Graziano reports that Big Blue and Manning are nowhere close to agreement on a new deal. In fact, not only are the two sides far...

New York Giants’ John Mara: “So Far, So Good” with Free Agent Additions
March 22nd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Although it may not appear as if the New York Giants have been very active thus far in free agency, the exact opposite is true. They are near the league-lead with 13 signings/re-signings since free agency began, and that doesn't include the pre-free agency addition of offensive lineman Brett Jones. ***PHOTO1*** The...

John Mara Wants Osi Umenyiora to Retire a New York Giant; Discusses “Mediocre” Free Agent Class
March 20th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants have not exactly had an offseason for the ages, but co-owner John Mara is still content with their conservative approach and feels many other teams have over-paid for players that wouldn't have otherwise had such a tremendous haul in a more talent-rich free agency market. ***PHOTO1*** “There were...

New York Giants Introduce New Ticket Pricing System for 2015
March 18th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
On Tuesday, the New York Giants announced a new ticket pricing system which included a reduction in preseason ticket costs by nearly 50% and overall reduction in ticket costs for nearly all fans. ***PHOTO1*** However, the fine print of this new ticket pricing system is that while the overall average cost of...

New York Giants Save Additional Cap Space by Restructuring Contract of Geoff Schwartz
March 18th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants, who had only roughly $8 million in remaining cap space earlier this week, have cleared an additional $2.1 million by restructuring the contract of offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz. ***PHOTO1*** Per NFLPA record, Schwartz had his 2015 salary dropped from $3.675 million to $1.675 million (cap hit from $4.975...

New York Giants Have $8,208,764 in Remaining Salary Cap Space
March 16th, 2015 at 12:55 PM
Although it may feel like the New York Giants have been relatively quiet since the start of free agency last week, that's not actually been the case. With a total of five new additions and an additional five re-signings, Big Blue actually ranks near the top of the league in...

Tom Coughlin’s Uncertain New York Giants Future a Concern for Free Agents: Report
March 15th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
All along, we were to believe that the New York Giants were just being relatively cheap in free agency and missing out on star players like safety Devin McCourty (New England Patriots) as a result. And while there may be some substance behind that, it's not Big Blue's only issue. ***PHOTO1*** ESPN's...

Grantland Lists New York Giants with 3 of Top 10 Worst Free Agency Deals (So Far)
March 13th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants came into free agency with needs along the offensive line, defensive line, at safety and at linebacker. Thus far, they've not really addressed any of those needs save for the addition of two linebackers -- J.T. Thomas and Jonathan Casillas -- who have spent the majority...

Giants Say They’re “All-In” on 2015 Season, but Early Free Agency Approach Says Otherwise
March 10th, 2015 at 10:00 AM
When the New York Giants decided they would bring head coach Tom Coughlin back for the 2015 season, they did so with a bottom line in mind: win or go home get fired. ***PHOTO1*** Co-owners John Mara and Steve Tisch each insisted that 2015 would be viewed as a win-or-die season --...

Jon Beason Takes Pay Cut to Remain with New York Giants
March 10th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Linebacker Jon Beason said earlier this month that he and the New York Giants were working on a contract modification contract that would allow him to remain in East Rutherford, and late on Monday night, that "modified" contract became official. ***PHOTO1*** "I want to be a Giant,” Beason said in early March....

New York Giants, Prince Amukamara Have not Yet Discussed Contract Extension: Report
March 9th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
In May of last year, the New York Giants decided they would pick up the fifth-year option on cornerback Prince Amukamara, which set his 2015 salary at $6.898 million -- a very fair price for top-end cornerback. ***PHOTO1*** At the time, it was believed the Giants would then negotiate a long-term deal...

New York Giants Assistant GM Kevin Abrams: Brett Jones “Won the Building” Prior to Signing
March 7th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants weren't entirely sure they were going to sign offensive lineman Brett Jones when he arrived for a visit back in early February. ***PHOTO1*** Sure, they had watched film on him dating back to college and were well aware of his dominance in the CFL, but it was his...