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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 Two of Pro Football Focus’ Five Worst Free Agency Signings
March 28th, 2015 at 10:00 AM
Earlier this month, Grantland listed the New York Giants as having three of the Top 10 Worst Free Agency Signings -- wide receiver/return man Dwayne Harris and linebackers Jonathan Casillas and J.T. Thomas. ***PHOTO1*** Now, several weeks later, Pro Football Focus is piling on. And in agreement with Grandlant, have listed the...

New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings, Andre Williams Training Together; Expecting Dominance in 2015
March 25th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings was at the New York Mets spring training game on Tuesday to throw out the ceremonial first pitch, but caught up with Mets beat writer, Matt Ehalt, to discuss more than just said first pitch. And after taking a playful shot at 50...

New York Giants Receive No Compensatory Draft Picks in 2015
March 24th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Late on Monday night, the NFL announced that 32 compensatory draft selections had been awarded to teams who meet the criteria. And after a large free agency haul in 2014, it comes as no surprise that the New York Giants did not receive any. ***PHOTO1*** Per the league, the 32 compensatory draft...

Spencer Paysinger Will Visit New York Jets; Unlikely to Return to New York Giants
March 23rd, 2015 at 4:55 PM
With the New York Giants likely finished with linebacker Spencer Paysinger, the New York Jets are going to hold a visit with the 26-year-old free agent. ***PHOTO2*** The meeting is scheduled to take place sometime on Tuesday with the Jets interested in adding to their linebacker corps. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants have already made moves...

New York Giants Met with LB Brandon Copeland Following NFL Veteran Combine
March 23rd, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The NFL Veteran Combine didn't draw the fanfare the NFL Rookie Combine does, but that doesn't mean it wasn't fruitful for some of those who attended. Case in point: linebacker Brandon Copeland, who had an impressive performance and caught the eye of at least seven NFL teams, including the New...

Devin McCourty was Deciding Between Giants, Eagles Before Patriots Made Late Push
March 22nd, 2015 at 3:00 PM
New York Giants co-owner John Mara recently admitted the team made a strong push for safety Devin McCourty, but were eventually left empty-handed when he re-signed with the New England Patriots. However, McCourty revealed on Saturday that he was much closer to signing with the Giants than many realize, having...

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...

Potential New York Giants Free Agent Target: Safety, Dwight Lowery
March 22nd, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Now nearing the end of March, the New York Giants have not yet addressed what many believe to be the most significant problem facing the team: a lack of depth and veteran leadership at the safety position. ***PHOTO1*** Antrel Rolle is now with the Chicago Bears, negotiations with Stevie Brown are crawling...

Jonathan Casillas Happy to Be Home; Ready to Emerge as a Star with New York Giants
March 21st, 2015 at 2:55 PM
Jonathan Casillas was born in Jersey City, New Jersey and went to New Brunswick High School before departing for college in Wisconsin. And after stops with the New Orleans Saints, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and New England Patriots, he is finally returning home as a member of the New York Giants,...

New York Giants’ Daniel Fells: “There’s No Place I’d Rather Be; This is a World-Class Organization”
March 21st, 2015 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants re-signed Daniel Fells earlier this week to provide depth at tight end, and although he's not a homerun-type free agent, Fells does provide some veteran experience to go along with Larry Donnell and Adrien Robinson at the tight end position. ***PHOTO1*** After sitting out the 2013 season, Fells...

Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Excited to Reunite with George Selvie; Calls Him a “Great Addition”
March 20th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Five years after the South Florida teammates were each selected in the 2010 NFL Draft, defensive ends Jason Pierre-Paul and George Selvie will be reunited as members of the New York Giants. ***PHOTO1*** The team made the signing official early on Friday, and Pierre-Paul almost immediately weighed in with his thoughts on...

Should New York Giants Keep a Close Eye on CB Greg Reid During NFL Veteran Combine?
March 20th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
On Sunday, March 22nd, the NFL will hold its first ever Veterans Combine, giving veterans and past draft picks an opportunity to show teams what they have to offer. The list includes notable names like Michael Sam and Adam Carriker, but one name that should intrigue the New York Giants...

New York Giants Sign DE George Selvie to One-Year, $1.4 Million Deal
March 20th, 2015 at 10:30 AM
Defensive end George Selvie (Dallas Cowboys) was unable to meet with the New York Giants on Thursday after his flight was delayed, but after arriving on Friday morning, that little hiccup was rendered irrelevant. In fact, General Manager Jerry Reese & Co. wasted no time, agreeing to a one-year, $1.4...

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...

Miami Dolphins Sign Former New York Giants Center J.D. Walton
March 20th, 2015 at 6:55 AM
On the very same day that offensive lineman James Brewer signed with the New York Jets, another former New York Giants offensive lineman found himself a new home in the AFC East as the Miami Dolphins have announced the signing of center J.D. Walton. ***PHOTO1*** Walton, a third-round pick of the Denver...

New York Giants to Meet with Free Agent Defensive End George Selvie: Report
March 19th, 2015 at 11:25 AM
Fresh off of signing defensive tackle Kenrick Ellis and re-signing tight end Daniel Fells, the New York Giants will continue their free agent visits on Thursday, this time meeting with defensive end George Selvie (Dallas Cowboys). ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2*** Selvie, a seventh-round pick of the St. Louis Rams in 2010, has an interesting multi-connection...

New York Giants’ Kenrick Ellis: I’m Ready to Help Big Blue “Get Back to Their Glory”
March 19th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants signed former New York Jets defensive tackle Kenrick Ellis to a one-year deal worth $1.65 Million on Wednesday, and the scouting report on Ellis is simple: he's a run-stopper, who takes pride in that aspect of his game. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants finished 30th in the NFL in rushing...

New York Giants Re-Sign TE Daniel Fells to One-Year Deal
March 18th, 2015 at 5:10 PM
The New York Giants were in need of a back-up tight end and chose to bring back one of their own. The Star-Ledger reports tight end Daniel Fells will return to the Giants on a one-year deal. ***PHOTO1*** The 31-year-old Fells, who originally signed with the Atlanta Falcons as an undrafted rookie...

New York Giants Sign DT Kenrick Ellis to One-Year Deal
March 18th, 2015 at 1:20 PM
The New York Giants have signed defensive tackle Kenrick Ellis (New York Jets) to a one-year deal, the team has announced. ***PHOTO1*** It was reported yesterday that the Giants were meeting with Ellis to possibly discuss a deal, so this move isn't too much of a surprise. The deal could net Ellis...