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NFL.com Changes New York Giants’ (Mock) First-Round Pick to Iowa OL Brandon Scherff
April 18th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
NFL.com mock draft expert Charles Davis is changing his pick for the New York Giants' first-round selection to Iowa offensive lineman Brandon Scherff. ***PHOTO1*** In his prior mock, Davis had the Giants taking defensive tackle Malcom Brown, but has decided to switch his pick to Scherff, making it the fourth time in...

New York Giants to Host Utah Offensive Lineman Jeremiah Poutasi for Workout
April 17th, 2015 at 2:55 PM
The New York Giants will take a look at another offensive lineman as Big Blue has a private workout scheduled with Utah lineman Jeremiah Poutasi. ***PHOTO1*** Along with the G-Men, Poutasi has a slew of other meetings and private workouts with teams scheduled, according to ESPN's Adam Caplan: Utah OL Jeremiah Poutasi has...

New York Giants’ Geoff Schwartz Recovering Well, “Excited” for 2015 Season
April 16th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
One of the bigger free agent acquisitions for the New York Giants last offseason was that of offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz. Unfortunately, the veteran missed most of his first season with Big Blue due to injury (ankle, toe). ***PHOTO1*** Although his first season didn’t go as planned, Schwartz is poised to come...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz, Geoff Schwartz Each Working Way Back from Injury: Videos
April 7th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants have not exactly made a big splash via free agency, but they never intended to do so. Since the end of the 2014 regular season, General Manager Jerry Reese & Co. have stood firm in their belief that team personnel is almost where it needs to...

New York Giants Save Additional Cap Space by Restructuring Contract of Geoff Schwartz
March 18th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants, who had only roughly $8 million in remaining cap space earlier this week, have cleared an additional $2.1 million by restructuring the contract of offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz. ***PHOTO1*** Per NFLPA record, Schwartz had his 2015 salary dropped from $3.675 million to $1.675 million (cap hit from $4.975...

New York Giants, Offensive Lineman John Jerry Agree to Terms on New Deal
March 14th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Unrestricted free agent offensive lineman, John Jerry, spent much of his day on Friday visiting with the Tennessee Titans and appeared poised to sign with his third team in three years. However, at the last second, the New York Giants appear to have swooped in and stolen him back, officially...

New York Giants’ Geoff Schwartz Has Pins Removed from Ankle; Remains on Schedule
February 24th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz did not have the inaugural season he expected when he signed with the New York Giants last offseason, first being shut down due to a dislocated toe and then suffering a serious ankle injury that ended his season after what amounted to six quarters of football. ***PHOTO1*** The...

New York Giants’ Geoff Schwartz Tweets Live with Fans During NFL Combine
February 21st, 2015 at 7:00 AM
On Friday, New York Giants guard Geoff Schwartz took over @NJ_Sports Twitter account to interact with fans during the 2015 NFL Combine in Indianapolis. And in the process providing some curious insight as to the significance of certain drills as they pertain to linemen, he also let the world know...

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’ Geoff Schwartz Offers Rookies Advice on Surviving the NFL Combine
February 11th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
For fans, the NFL Combine is the start of an exciting time during the offseason; it represents an opportunity to see the next generation of NFL stars and provides a quick look at several players who may be targeted by their favorite team. But for the athlete's themselves, it's a...

Taking a First-Round Offensive Lineman Would Be a Mistake for New York Giants
February 6th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Most mock drafts floating around the internet have the New York Giants selecting Brandon Scherff, an offensive tackle out of Iowa, with the No. 9 pick in this year's NFL Draft. On the surface the pick makes a lot of sense, offensive line is a huge need for the Giants...

Geoff Schwartz: No Doubt New York Giants Will Extend Eli Manning’s Contract
January 23rd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
It's no secret that Eli Manning is coming off perhaps the best season of his professional career at 33-years-old during the 2014 season. 4,410 yards, 30 touchdown passes to just 14 interceptions and a 63.1 percent completion percentage; a career high. ***PHOTO1*** The now 34-year-old Manning is also heading into the final...

New York Giants Focusing on Needs Along Offensive Line; May Add Two or More Linemen
January 22nd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
A year after making significant changes along their offensive line, the New York Giants once again find themselves in a position where further changes are needed. And they know it. ***PHOTO1*** While in attendance at Senior Bowl practice earlier this week, Giants General Manager Jerry Reese was speaking openly about the team's...

New York Giants’ Geoff Schwartz on Deflate-Gate: “It’s Ridiculous”
January 21st, 2015 at 10:55 AM
The NFL has found that 11 of the 12 footballs used by the New England Patriots in Sunday's AFC Championship Game were under-inflated by at least two pounds per square inch less than what's required by league regulations. However, NFL representatives still refuse to comment on the clear violation. ***PHOTO1*** "We are...

New York Giants Could Move Justin Pugh to Guard If Team Acquires Dynamic Right Tackle
January 15th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Justin Pugh has been very clear about his desires to remain the right tackle for the New York Giants. It's where he played in college at the University of Syracuse, it's the position the Giants drafted him to play two years ago and, since the 2013 season, it's the only...

New York Giants Select Andrus Peat in Latest Walter Football Mock Draft
January 8th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
It wasn't easy, but Stanford offensive tackle, Andrus Peat, announced on Tuesday night that he would be declaring for the 2015 NFL Draft. ***PHOTO1*** "It's been a long and hard decision, but I have decided to forgo my senior season of eligibility and declare for the NFL draft," Peat said in a...

New York Giants’ Geoff Schwartz Plans to Use Ndamukong Suh’s “Numb” Excuse in 2015
January 2nd, 2015 at 9:00 AM
By now, we've all seen the video. Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh stepping backwards onto the leg of Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers. It was a step that, initially, landed Suh on the suspended list -- during an opening week playoff game against the Dallas Cowboys. ***PHOTO1*** The league cracked...