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New York Giants Saturday Morning Storylines: Shane Vereen’s Stock is Already Rising
June 27th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Saturday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to the weekend. While there's plenty of CFL football being played right now (their season opened on Thursday and it really is worth a watch), the NFL is still playing the waiting game and will continue to do so for another four-plus...

New York Giants’ Brett Jones to Workout with Regina Rams Until Start of Training Camp
June 24th, 2015 at 2:55 PM
New York Giants offensive lineman Brett Jones is back in Canada, although it's not to rejoin the CFL. Rather, Jones has decided to return to University of Regina to workout with Rams (no the St. Louis Rams) players and coaches in an effort to better refine his skills and technique...

New York Giants Wednesday Morning Storylines: Weston Richburg Coming into His Own at Center
June 24th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Wednesday, New York Giants fans! You've made it through Day 2 of a five-week break from football, so just a few more days and it will become a pattern. A boring pattern, but a pattern nonetheless. ***PHOTO1*** In the mean time, continue this pattern: kick back, relax and enjoy the following...

New York Giants’ Pat Flaherty on Weston Richburg: He Has Some ‘Boss Man’ in Him
June 20th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
When the New York Giants drafted Weston Richburg in the second-round of the 2014 NFL Draft, they did so with the intention that he'd man their center position for years to come. Unfortunately, injuries resulted in an early change of plans and Richburg was instead used at left guard. ***PHOTO1*** The transition...

Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Will Shane Vereen Get More Carries than Rashad Jennings?
June 14th, 2015 at 6:55 AM
Happy Sunday, New York Giants fans! We're now two days away from the start of mandatory minicamp and the big question remaining is "will Jason Pierre-Paul actually show up?" The countdown and JPP watch will undoubtedly begin on Monday, so we'll spare you any additional commentary. ***PHOTO1*** In the mean time, why...

New York Giants’ Brett Jones, a Potential Wildcard for Big Blue, “Enjoying” CFL-to-NFL Transition
May 24th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Offensive lineman Brett Jones is coming off the best year of his young career. Not only was he named the best player at his position, but he is also coming off of a championship season. ***PHOTO1*** No, he didn’t play for the New England Patriots or Ohio State Buckeyes, rather the Calgary...

New York Giants Have Multiple In-House, Line Shuffling Options to Band-Aid the Loss of Will Beatty
May 21st, 2015 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants officially confirmed what we already knew on Thursday: starting left tackle Will Beatty suffered a torn pectoral muscle while lifting weights earlier this week and required immediate surgery. He is expected to miss 5-6 months. ***PHOTO1*** Needless to say, Big Blue has a problem on their hands. A...

New York Giants’ Brett Jones Almost Chose Medical School Instead of Football
May 11th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
A career in the Canadian Football League almost never happened for New York Giants offensive lineman Brett Jones after he nearly went to medical school instead. ***PHOTO1*** When it was time for him to be drafted into the CFL, Jones made it clear to teams that he might opt to go to...

New York Giants’ Weston Richburg Talks About Move to Center, How He Can Improve in 2015
April 26th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Weston Richburg is lined up to be the starting center for the New York Giants this season, but the 23-year-old isn't exactly ready to claim himself as such yet. ***PHOTO1*** Richburg spent last season at left guard, even though he played center in college for Colorado State. Richburg's play was mostly solid...

No New York Giants on List of Top 25 in Performance-Based Pay for 2014
March 14th, 2015 at 10:55 AM
The NFL Communication department released their 2014 Performance-Based Pay Distribution list on Friday, and not so surprisingly, not a single member of the New York Giants came in as a Top 25 earner. ***PHOTO1*** For those unfamiliar with performance-based pay, it's an NFL program that allows for a form of supplemental compensation...

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...

New York Giants Release Center J.D. Walton
March 2nd, 2015 at 4:05 PM
In their second expected move of the day -- the first coming when they designated Jason Pierre-Paul as their non-exclusive franchise player -- the New York Giants have announced the release of center J.D. Walton. ***PHOTO1*** The release of Walton, who started all 16 games for the team at center in 2014,...

New York Giants’ Weston Richburg Will Compete for Starting Center Job in Training Camp
February 20th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
When he was selected in the second-round of the 2014 NFL Draft, everyone knew Weston Richburg would eventually take over as the starting center for the New York Giants. However, that didn't happen in his rookie year and, instead, Richburg played 16 games (15 starts) at the left guard position,...

New York Giants Re-Sign Offensive Lineman Dallas Reynolds
February 19th, 2015 at 12:00 PM
The New York Giants have slowly, but surely begun to work on their pending free agents, recently re-signing wide receiver Kevin Ogletree, who was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent. And on Thursday, Big Blue continued along those lines, re-signing offensive lineman Dallas Reynolds, who was scheduled to become...

New York Giants’ Brett Jones a No-Risk Signing: Three-Year Minimum Deal with No Guarantees
February 15th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Earlier this week, the New York Giants made their first noteworthy signing of the offseason, adding dominant CFL offensive lineman Brett Jones. And although the signing was met with some criticism -- being called, by some, a shot in the dark -- The Star-Ledger now reports the addition comes with...

New York Giants’ Brett Jones: My Biggest Goal was Always to Make the NFL
February 12th, 2015 at 2:55 PM
Brett Jones was considered to be one of the best offensive lineman in the Canadian Football League over the last two years with the Calgary Stampeders. His team won the Grey Cup; the CFL's equivalent to the NFL's Super Bowl this past year and ever since being drafted in 2013...

New York Giants Officially Sign Brett Jones; Former Coaches, Teammates Weigh In
February 11th, 2015 at 3:55 PM
On Wednesday, the New York Giants officially signed former Canadian Football League offensive lineman Brett Jones, who compete to to make the team in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** While Jones might not look like the biggest guy on the field -- 6'2" and 318 pounds -- some have said his football intelligence and a...

New York Giants Will Sign Top CFL OL Brett Jones
February 10th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
As recently as Monday afternoon, Calgary Stampeders offensive lineman Brett Jones was still being actively pursued by three NFL teams -- the New York Giants, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Arizona Cardinals. However, that three-team race will declare a winner on Tuesday as the Calgary Herald reports that Jones with sign...

New York Giants’ Will Beatty: Offensive Line Still Searching for an Identity
October 20th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
For the second week in a row, the New York Giants offensive line continues to be one of the problems as to why the team is not winning football games. ***PHOTO1*** While they were able to keep Eli Manning upright and off his back against the Dallas Cowboys unlike the six sacks...

Tom Coughlin Sees New York Giants Offensive Line Coming Together at Right Time
September 29th, 2014 at 10:55 AM
The New York Giants offensive line seemed to be a major problem over the last two years; especially last year when they got Eli Manning sacked a career high 39 times in 2013. ***PHOTO1*** Early on in 2014, the line looked like they were going to have the same issues again carrying...