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New York Giants’ Chris Snee Likely to Participate in Bulk of Offseason Program: Report
April 19th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Coming off of multiple surgeries -- a hip surgery last season and an elbow surgery earlier this offseason -- New York Giants guard Chris Snee still has a length road to recovery ahead of him. Fortunately, he's feeling better than he has in recent years and is expected to return...

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 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,...

New York Giants’ Chris Snee: “I Feel Like I Can Still Play and Play at a High Level”
March 29th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
One major question facing the 2014 New York Giants is whether or not their newly constructed offensive line can come together quickly and offer quarterback Eli Manning more protection than they did a season ago. The answer to that question is also likely linked to another: can guard Chris Snee...

Chiefs’ Andy Reid on Geoff Schwartz: New York Giants Got a Great Player Who Will Help Them
March 27th, 2014 at 12:40 PM
The New York Giants looked at their offensive line as a priority to upgrade and fix for the 2014 season; an offensive line that allowed 39 sacks to Eli Manning in 2013, which was the most in his 10 years in the NFL. ***PHOTO1*** So with a team in need to make...

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 Guard Eric Herman Underwent Offseason Hip Surgery
March 22nd, 2014 at 2:00 PM
The New York Giants have focused a significant amount of their offseason attention on repairing a much maligned offensive line that struggled almost beyond words in 2013. And despite some new additions and potential draft picks in May, Big Blue does have a few young players already on their roster...

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 OL Kevin Boothe Visiting Oakland Raiders on Monday
March 17th, 2014 at 10:29 AM
The Oakland Raiders will continue their attempted purging of New York Giants' free agents on Monday as they're schedule to meet with offensive lineman Kevin Boothe. Previously, the team has also met with running back Andre Brown, cornerback Terrell Thomas and defensive end Justin Tuck, whom they subsequently signed to...

New York Giants Likely Negotiating with Kevin Boothe; Have Expressed Interest in Ryan Wendell
March 16th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
Early last week, Giants 101 reported that the New York Giants had been keeping an eye on New England Patriots center Ryan Wendell. On Saturday, that report was confirmed by ESPN, although the Internet publication noted that the Giants' interest in Wendell may have only been as a back-up plan...

New York Giants’ Geoff Schwartz to Play Left Guard; Says He’s Here to Win a Championship
March 13th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
It was a rather eventful week for newly signed New York Giants guard Geoff Schwartz as he got married this past week and got to test the free agent market and cashed in on a multi-million dollar deal that brought him to New Jersey. Kim Jones of NFL.com reported that Schwartz...

New York Giants and Guard Geoff Schwartz Agree to Terms; Signing Expected on Wednesday
March 11th, 2014 at 4:59 PM
The New York Giants and guard Geoff Schwartz (Kansas City Chiefs) have agreed to terms on a contract and the deal is expected to be signed tomorrow. Schwartz is a monster of a human being at 6'6" and 340 pounds that started out last season on the bench and by the...

New York Giants Show Heavy Focus on Offensive Line with Free Agency Looming
March 11th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
As the "legal tampering" window opened at noon on Saturday, initial news was that the New York Giants had reached out to/expressed interest in a number of cornerbacks (Alterraun Verner and Sam Shields), a pair of tight ends (Jermichael Finley and Andrew Quarless) and a defensive lineman (Arthur Jones), while...

New York Giants Guard Chris Snee, Punter Steve Weatherford Take Pay Cuts
March 10th, 2014 at 6:54 PM
New York Giants guard Chris Snee lived up to his word and has taken what appears to be a $5.1 million pay cut, reducing his 2014 salary to $1.1 million with an additional $1 million incentives. Although initially reported as a restructure, it's been widely recognized that the Giants had asked...

Potential New York Giants Free Agent Target: Geoff Schwartz, OL
March 7th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
It's no secret that thew New York Giants are going to attempt to improve their offensive line that was both extremely terrible and so severely injured that by the time Week 17 rolled around, it was a patch-job group mixed with second and third stringers along with a first-round draft...

Chris Snee, New York Giants Expected to Find Common Ground and Re-Work Contract
March 7th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
What once started out as a cloudy future for 2014 is looking more and more like a clear road for Chris Snee's football future and playing for the New York Giants in 2014 because of his flexibility and willingness to work with the team. Last week, it was reported that the...

New York Giants’ Chris Snee Has Too Much Passion Left to Retire; Willing to Take Pay Cut
February 28th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
New York Giants guard Chris Snee entered the offseason with serious thoughts of retirement. He gave it time, discussed it with his family, friends and teammates, but ultimately determined he has entirely too much passion left for the game of football to hang it up right now -- especially after...

New York Giants Have Asked Chris Snee, David Baas to Take Pay Cuts in 2014: Report
February 27th, 2014 at 1:58 PM
The New York Giants will have an estimated $18 million or so in salary cap space when free agency begins next month. They are potentially looking to get more if they can get a couple of their players to agree to taking a pay cut. ***PHOTO1*** Mike Florio of NBC's Pro Football...

Chris Snee Doesn’t Feel Dominant Anymore, but Still Productive Enough to Play for Giants in 2014
February 27th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
A month ago, it almost seemed like a foregone conclusion that Chris Snee's injuries had racked up to the point where may have been looking at retirement following the 2013 season, which ended after a Week 3 hip injury that lead to a second straight hip surgery and a trip...