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Category: ‘NFL Free Agency’

2015 NFL Draft: New York Giants Undrafted Rookie Free Agent Scorecard
May 2nd, 2015 at 6:37 PM
The 2015 NFL Draft is now officially over and the race to sign undrafted rookie free agents has begun. For General Manager Jerry Reese and the New York Giants, they'll look to add several players prior to the start of rookie mini-camp next weekend, where they're expected to to have...

New York Giants Offered Stevie Brown the Veterans Minimum; not Given Chance to Match Texans’ Offer
April 30th, 2015 at 10:55 AM
The New York Giants have and have had a clear need at safety, but despite their lack of depth at the position, have all but refused to spend big money to fix the problem. They were routinely outbid for safeties (see: Devin McCourty) early on in free agency and that...

Houston Texans Sign Ex-Giants Safety Stevie Brown to One-Year Deal
April 29th, 2015 at 5:39 PM
After a lengthy, drawn-out free agent process, Stevie Brown will move on from the New York Giants and has agreed to terms on a one-year deal with the Houston Texans. ***PHOTO1*** Kimberly Jones of NFL.com broke the news, and Jordan Raanan of NJ.com reported the length of the contract but we don't...

New York Giants Waive Running Back Michael Cox
April 27th, 2015 at 2:18 PM
The New York Giants announced on Monday that they have waived running back Michael Cox, the team's seventh-round pick in the 2013 NFL Draft. ***PHOTO1*** As a rookie in 2013, Cox appeared in 14 games for the Giants, leading the team with 20 kick returns for 436 yards. He added 22 carries...

New York Giants and Eli Manning Still not Discussing Contract Extension
April 26th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
If you're looking for some news of progress between the New York Giants and quarterback Eli Manning in contract extension talks, the two-time Super Bowl MVP had none on Sunday. ***PHOTO1*** Manning attended the March of Dimes' March for Babies event and admitted that nothing has been discussed: "Nothing has been brought up,"...

Ex-New York Giants WR Hakeem Nicks Signs with Tennessee Titans: Report
April 24th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Former New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks said earlier this offseason that his professional career was far from over and he'd be playing somewhere in 2015. As it turns out, he was right. Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports 1 reports that Nicks will sign with the Tennessee Titans, whom...

Huffington Post Columnist Eric Marmon Calls for New York Giants to Sign Ray Rice
April 23rd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Could the New York Giants be a possible destination for free agent running back Ray Rice? Would the New York Giants even consider him a possibility? We at Giants 101 don't think so, but Huffington Post columnist Eric Marmon not only thinks so, but believes the Giants should go out...

New York Giants’ Chandler Fenner Signs Exclusive Rights Free Agent Tender
April 21st, 2015 at 9:30 AM
As it is with all Exclusive Rights Free Agents (ERFA), it was inevitable that cornerback Chandler Fenner would eventually sign his contract, which was tendered to him back in early March. And late on Monday night, he did exactly that, signing the one-year, $510,000 tender, which is the three-year veteran...

New York Giants, Stevie Brown Standoff is All About the Benjamins: Report
April 19th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Free agent safety Stevie Brown is drawing significant interest from at least five teams and is reportedly mulling all of his options with a decision expected soon. Among the teams in the running for his services are, as anticipated, the New York Giants. But the real question is -- specifically for...

Safety Stevie Brown Mulling Multiple Offers; New York Giants Still in Play
April 18th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
New York Giants safety and free agent Stevie Brown is still trying to decide which team he will sign with for the upcoming season, but he is expected to make his decision soon. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants remain in the running to re-sign their safety, who has spent the past three seasons with...

Five Remaining Free Agents Who Could Help New York Giants
April 17th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Just because the 2015 NFL Draft is around the corner does not mean teams will turn a blind eye to what remains in free agency. And while all of the top tier superstars are long gone at this point, a talented crop of secondary players remain. ***PHOTO1*** Sure, none of them are...

New York Giants Waive Linebacker Paul Hazel and Cornerback Josh Victorian
April 16th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants announced a couple of minor moves on Wednesday as the team cut ties with linebacker Paul Hazel and cornerback Josh Victorian. ***PHOTO2*** Hazel, who played in just four games for the Giants in 2014 but never recorded a tackle, was waived along with Victorian, who never played a...

New York Giants Announce Signing of Former Montana Tech Linebacker Ryan Jones
April 15th, 2015 at 12:00 PM
The New York Giants have announced the signing of former Montana Tech linebacker Ryan Jones. ***PHOTO1*** Jones, who went undrafted back in 2014, originally signed with the Baltimore Ravens in May of last year, although he was waived a month later after suffering a foot injury. He was unable to play in...

New York Giants Sign Defensive Back Josh Gordy: Report
April 14th, 2015 at 5:49 PM
The New York Giants, who are in need of help at both cornerback (depth) and safety, seem to have taken another step towards solidifying their secondary on Tuesday. Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News reports the team has signed defensive back Josh Gordy (Indianapolis Colts). ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2*** Gordy originally signed with...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Selling Florida Home in Preparation for Free Agency in 2016?
April 14th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is selling his $2.1 million Boca Raton, Florida home as he prepares to embark on what could be his last season with Big Blue. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants slapped the franchise tag on Pierre-Paul during the offseason, paying him a shade under $15 million for this...

Ex-New York Giants CB Zack Bowman Signs with Miami Dolphins
April 13th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants have given away Zack Bowman's No. 31 jersey to defensive back Trevin Wade, so the writing is already on the wall -- he is not likely to return in 2015. But that doesn't mean he won't have other opportunities as the veteran cornerback is scheduled to...

New York Giants’ Nat Berhe Hands Over No. 34 to Shane Vereen, Gets Assigned No. 27
April 12th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
When the New York Giants handed out jersey numbers to all of their free agent additions, one noticeable absence was that of running back Shane Vereen. Instead of being assigned a number, Vereen remained listed on the team's roster sans a number until earlier this week when safety Nat Berhe,...

Nine Ex-New York Giants Named to PFT’s 2015 All-Unemployed Team
April 11th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
As they do every year around this time, Pro Football Talk released their "All-Unemployed Team" on Friday. And listed among the large roster of players who are still hopeful to find employment for the 2015 season were nine former members of the New York Giants. ***PHOTO1*** Among the ex-Giants named were running...

Hakeem Nicks Admits He Handled Injuries, Contract Situation Poorly While with New York Giants
April 10th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Former New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks is currently at a crossroads in his career. After another year of underachieving as a member of the Indianapolis Colts, the former 1,000-yard wideout finds himself without a job and only a precious few prospects. It's a brutal reality check for a...

Giants’ Steve Tisch to Michael Sam: If Dream is Alive, Keep Pursuing a Football Career
April 6th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Michael Sam, the NFL's first openly gay player, currently finds himself without a team. And despite putting on what he felt was a strong display at the NFL Veteran Combine, team's from around the league have not expressed any additional interest in his services. However, at least in the case...