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Justin Pugh Excited for Changes, Upgrades Made to New York Giants’ Offensive Line
April 6th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Last year, Justin Pugh was a first-round draft pick of the New York Giants coming out of Syracuse and just looking to win a starting job -- heading into training camp looking to battle David Diehl for the right tackle job. However, a thumb injury to Diehl sidelined him for the...

New York Giants Sign Offensive Tackle Charles Brown
April 1st, 2014 at 4:08 PM
The New York Giants announced on Tuesday that they have signed offensive tackle Charles Brown (New Orleans Saints), who previously met with the team in mid-March. Brown, a former second-round pick of the Saints in the 2010 NFL Draft, has spent all three years of his young career in New Orleans....

New York Giants Signed John Jerry as Insurance for Both Chris Snee and Will Beatty: Report
March 31st, 2014 at 11:00 AM
When the New York Giants originally signed offensive lineman John Jerry, it was assumed he'd serve as a back-up and insurance for guard Chris Snee, who is coming off of another offseason hip surgery. However, ESPN's Dan Graziano reports that Jerry was brought in not just as insurance for Snee,...

Giants’ John Jerry Won’t Face Suspension; Will Need Mental Evaluation to Play in 2014
March 25th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
The New York Giants did their homework when they looked into signing former Miami Dolphins offensive lineman John Jerry last week; signing him to a one-year, $770,000 deal. Jerry was mentioned in the Ted Wells report which discussed what happened in Miami regarding the bullying incidents with Jonathan Martin and Riche...

New York Giants Likely to Focus on Offense During 2014 NFL Draft
March 24th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants were one of the most active teams over the last two weeks during free agency and they addressed holes on the team they felt needed to get answered. ***PHOTO1*** With the team "pretty much done" adding veteran free agents, they will now turn their attentions over to the...

New York Giants’ Jerry Reese: We Did Our Homework on John Jerry Before Signing Him
March 22nd, 2014 at 10:00 AM
On Friday afternoon, the New York Giants made a bit of a surprising move when they added a player surrounded by a bit of controversy last year in Miami Dolphins guard/tackle John Jerry. The move was considered by some as controversial because Jerry's name was highly mentioned in the Wells report...

New York Giants Sign Former Miami Dolphins OL John Jerry
March 21st, 2014 at 4:30 PM
To add more depth to an offensive line that desperately needed upgrades from the abysmal year they had in 2013, the New York Giants added some experience and depth for 2014. On Friday, the Giants added former Miami Dolphins guard and tackle John Jerry, as Michael Eisen of Giants.com reported. Terms...

New York Giants Offensive Line Issues: What About Will Beatty?
March 9th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
As mock drafts are taking more permanent form and some lean towards an offensive lineman at No. 12 for the New York Football Giants, there remains a lingering question to the line’s woes from 2013. Where has the blame for left tackle Will Beatty gone? The 2009 2nd round (28th...

New York Giants Offensive Lineman David Diehl Announces Retirement from NFL After 11 Years
January 24th, 2014 at 4:14 PM
It was widely expected following the 2013 season that longtime New York Giants offensive lineman David Diehl would announce his retirement from the NFL. On Friday, the 33-year-old did just that. The longest tenured member of the Giants announced his retirement from the league after 11 years in the NFL and...

New York Giants’ Justin Pugh Undergoes Successful Thumb Surgery
January 20th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants may not have impressed as a whole during the 2013 season, but one of their bright spots was rookie offensive lineman Justin Pugh. Not only was Pugh the Giants' first first-round pick to start all 16 games since Lawrence Taylor did it in 1981, but he...

New York Giants’ Justin Pugh Named to Pro Football Writers of America’s All-Rookie Team
January 14th, 2014 at 1:45 PM
Lost in the disappointment of a 7-9 season was the performance of New York Giants rookie tackle Justin Pugh. A season-long performance that, ultimately, earned him the highest grade for a rookie first-round tackle by Pro Football Focus and, now, a spot on the Pro Football Writers of America's All-Rookie...

New York Giants Offensive Lineman David Diehl Expected to Retire: Report
January 13th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Shortly after the New York Giants rounded out their 2013 season, offensive lineman David Diehl revealed that he was not only facing offseason thumb surgery, but that retirement was very much on the table and a decision would be made within a few weeks. Although Diehl has not yet officially announced...

New York Giants’ David Diehl Says Offensive Line Shuffling a Main Reason for Poor Season: Video
January 12th, 2014 at 12:56 PM
New York Giants offensive lineman David Diehl, who is facing offseason thumb surgery and a retirement decision, isn't looking to sugarcoat a wildly disappointing 7-9 campaign. Perhaps more importantly, he's not looking to place blame on any one individual either. And while appear on CBS Sports on Sunday, Diehl specifically...

Retired Giants OC Kevin Gilbride: Poor Offensive Line Made It “Impossible” for Eli Manning to Function
January 8th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
After arguably one of the worst offensive seasons in recent New York Giants history, offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride opted to retire. Some have rejoiced upon hearing the news, while others celebrated his two Super Bowl rings with the Giants. With no contractual ties to the organization, Gilbride is now free...

New York Giants’ Will Beatty Undergoes Successful Surgery to Repair Broken Leg; No Ligament Damage
January 6th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
To say tackle Will Beatty had a rough season for the New York Giants would be a bit of an understatement. From the opening play of 2013, Beatty struggled mightily, eventually admitting that he was wildly over-thinking in an attempt to live up to the five-year, $37.5 million deal given...

Washington Redskins’ DeAngelo Hall Fined $7,875 for “Striking” Giants’ Will Beatty in Head
January 4th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Washington Redskins defensive back DeAngelo Hall wasn't ejected or even flagged for his completely unnecessary actions in last Sunday's 20-6 loss to the New York Giants, but the NFL decided to give him a little slap on the wrist anyway. On Friday, it was announced that the NFL had fined...

New York Giants’ Justin Pugh Reflects on Rookie Season; Says He’ll Switch Positions If Team Asks
January 2nd, 2014 at 1:00 PM
As the New York Giants head into the 2014 offseason, they're faced with a multitude of questions and concerns. Perhaps most importantly however, is what to do with their offensive line, which was arguably the worst in the league and allowed quarterback Eli Manning to be sacked a career-high 39...

Giants Must Factor Injury Risk Vs. Potential Improvement for Eli Manning Over Final Two Games
December 21st, 2013 at 9:00 AM
For the serious-minded football folks, the fear of a career-risky injury to New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning has remained in the forefront of thoughts during many of this season’s football games. There is only so much pummeling that a franchise quarterback can take behind an offensive line that makes...

New York Giants’ Will Beatty Admits Struggles are Related to Over-Thinking, Trying to Do Too Much
December 5th, 2013 at 11:00 AM
New York Giants tackle Will Beatty realizes 2013 has not gone as planned. After signing a five-year, $37.5 million deal, he came into the season looking to live up to the contract he had just inked; looking to reward the Giants for their loyalty and faith. But after suffering through...

New York Giants’ Justin Pugh Has Been Out-Performing Other First-Round Lineman
November 1st, 2013 at 7:00 AM
Before the 2013 NFL Draft, Syracuse offensive lineman Justin Pugh wasn't on that many people's radar when it came to first-round draft picks. It wasn't until about a week before the draft until anyone heard anything about Pugh, as he was being mocked to go at number 19 for the...