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New York Giants Lose Will Beatty for Five Months: Here are Some Potential Free Agent Fixes
May 21st, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants received their first bit of truly bad injury-related news on Wednesday, losing starting left tackle Will Beatty for at least five months after he suffered a torn pectoral muscle while lifting weights. It was just another in a very long line of devastating injuries in recent...

New York Giants WR Ben Edwards Getting Another Shot Following Devastating Knee Injury
May 19th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Former University of Richmond wide receiver Ben Edwards is getting a shot with the New York Giants to make his National Football League dream come true. ***PHOTO1*** The 5-foot-10, 197-pound Edwards suffered a torn knee ligament back in November of 2013 -- his senior year -- which ended his chances of having...

Which Undrafted Rookie Free Agents Stand Best Shot at Sticking with New York Giants?
May 18th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
In the days following the 2015 NFL Draft, the New York Giants officially signed six undrafted rookie free agents (UDFA). The team then invited some 40+ others to tryout during their rookie minicamp, subsequently signing an additional four, bringing their post-NFL Draft total to 10 undrafted rookies. ***PHOTO1*** The entire haul included...

New York Giants Officially Sign Four UDFA, Release Three Others
May 11th, 2015 at 1:51 PM
The New York Giants made official on Monday some of what we already knew, announcing the signings of tight end Will Tye (Stony Brook), defensive tackle Carlif Taylor (Southern Connecticut) and running back Kenny Harper (Temple). However, there was a fourth name added to the mix, as the team also...

New England Patriots to Release CB Kyle Arrington; Might New York Giants Have Interest?
May 11th, 2015 at 12:30 PM
The New England Patriots will continue their purge at the cornerback position this week, as several reports indicate the team is set to cut ties with cornerback Kyle Arrington -- something he has since confirmed on his Instagram account. And while there is mutual interest in a possible reunion at...

New York Giants Sign Temple Running Back Kenny Harper After Rookie Mini-Camp
May 10th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants have made another rookie signing after mini-camp by inking Temple running back Kenny Harper to a deal. ***PHOTO1*** Harper was a participant in the Giants' rookie mini-camp this week and was impressive enough to earn a spot on the team's 90-man roster. The former team captain for the...

Gary Nova Chose New York Giants Over Several Others; Feels He Has Shot with Big Blue
May 9th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Rutgers quarterback Gary Nova had rookie mini-camp invites from the Chicago Bears, Minnesota Vikings, Indianapolis Colts and Miami Dolphins -- all teams in which he had a realistic shot at a roster spot -- but instead chose to attend the New York Giants' rookie mini-camp. And it wasn't just because...

New York Giants Rookie Mini-Camp: Full List of Attending Players
May 8th, 2015 at 10:15 AM
New York Giants rookie mini-camp is officially underway. And over the next three days (Thursday's check-in not included), all invitees will work on-field in an effort to earn a spot on Big Blue's training camp roster. And in addition to their 2015 NFL Draft class and the six additional undrafted...

New York Giants Sign Mykkele Thompson, Bobby Hart & Six Undrafted Rookie Free Agents
May 8th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Late on Thursday night, the New York Giants announced several roster moves. The first came slightly earlier in the day when the team announced they would be parting ways with wide receiver Kevin Ogletree and linebacker Terrell Manning, while the eight other transactions were announced a bit later. ***PHOTO1*** Two of those...

New York Giants Terminate Contract of WR Kevin Ogletree, Waive LB Terrell Manning
May 7th, 2015 at 1:15 PM
The New York Giants announced two roster moves on Thursday after terminating the contract of wide receiver Kevin Ogletree and waiving linebacker Terrell Manning. ***PHOTO1*** The move comes on during the first week of rookie mini-camp and signals the end of these players' respective runs with the Giants. The #Giants have terminated the...

New York Giants “In the Mix” for Offensive Lineman La’el Collins: Report
May 5th, 2015 at 4:27 PM
Former LSU offensive lineman La'el Collins has gone from 32 teams passing on him to 32 teams expressing interest in him. This comes on the heels of his meeting with Baton Rouge homicide detectives in Louisiana, who have once again stated that he is not considered a suspect in the...

‘Almost Every’ NFL Team Reportedly Interested in La’el Collins; are New York Giants Among Them?
May 5th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Former LSU offensive lineman La'el Collins has finally met with Baton Rouge homicide detectives in Louisiana and they have confirmed after the meeting that he still not considered a suspect in the murder of his ex-girlfriend and her child. Unfortunately for Collins, his name being cleared did not come soon...

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...