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New York Giants Came Away Appropriately Represented in 2016 Pro Bowl
February 1st, 2016 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants sent four players to Hawaii over the weekend, with quarterback Eli Manning, wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and kicker Josh Brown having all been named to the Pro Bowl. ***PHOTO1*** Following the Pro Bowl Draft, the four were split up -- Manning, Beckham Jr. and...

New York Giants’ Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, Josh Brown Added to 2016 Pro Bowl
January 26th, 2016 at 10:46 AM
The New York Giants had two additional players added to the 2016 Pro Bowl on Tuesday, with the NFL announcing that cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and kicker Josh Brown were both named to the roster as replacements. ***PHOTO1*** The additions of DRC and Brown come only days after quarterback Eli Manning was named...

New York Giants Plan to Keep Tom Quinn as Special Teams Coordinator: Report
January 20th, 2016 at 9:00 AM
As the New York Giants coaching staff continues to "evolve," there are fleeting moments when it really appears as if change is up ahead. Then, in other instances, it seems less like "evolution" and more of the same old guard. ***PHOTO1*** While several positional coaches having moved on to other teams or...

Six Facts You May not Have Known About the 2015 New York Giants
January 18th, 2016 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants finished 6-10 for the or the second consecutive season, their first back-to-back 10-loss seasons since 2003, Jim Fassel’s last season, and 6-10 in 2004, Tom Coughlin’s first. The Giants had many highs and lows and the exploits of quarterback Eli Manning and wide receiver Odell Beckham...

New York Giants Sign Six Players to Reserve/Future Deals
January 4th, 2016 at 7:21 PM
The New York Giants on Monday signed six players to Reserve/Future deals. Five of the six had, at one point or another, appeared on the Giants 53-man roster and/or practice squad this season. ***PHOTO1*** The six include wide receiver Tavarres King, safety G.J. Kinne, center Shane McDermott, defensive back Leon McFadden, kicker...

New York Giants Place J.T. Thomas, Danny Aiken on Injured Reserve
December 31st, 2015 at 4:05 PM
The New York Giants announced on Thursday that linebacker J.T. Thomas and long-snapper Danny Aiken, who took over for the injured Zak DeOssie, have been placed on season-ending Injured Reserve (IR). ***PHOTO1*** As we at Giants 101 anticipated earlier today, the Giants made several moves adding to their total number of players...

Carolina Panthers’ Marcus Ball Likens Giants’ Brad Wing to Lying “Ex-Girlfriend”
December 24th, 2015 at 12:55 PM
The Carolina Panthers -- and specifically, practice squad safety Marcus Ball -- threatened New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. with black baseball bats prior to their Week 15 game. Despite the denials, this is a known fact. It was recorded with various cameras and is clear as day...

New York Giants’ Nikita Whitlock to Be Placed on Injured Reserve
December 22nd, 2015 at 6:14 PM
New York Giants fullback Nikita Whitlock injured his knee in the second half of the Giants' loss to the Carolina Panthers on Sunday. He would leave the stadium on crutches. He is to be placed on injured reserve, ending his season, NJ.com reports. ***PHOTO1*** Whitlock is more than a fullback for the...

New York Giants May Use Odell Beckham Jr. as Return Man If Dwayne Harris Can’t Go
December 18th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants return specialist Dwayne Harris is one tough S.O.B. We've seen proof of that several times this season, so when he missed practice on Thursday with a shoulder injury, it certainly raised some eyebrows. ***PHOTO1*** "Anytime a guy doesn’t practice, you’re concerned, but he’s a tough guy so we’ll see...

Missed FG Against Jets Won’t Shake Giants PK Josh Brown’s Confidence
December 13th, 2015 at 12:55 PM
New York Giants' PK Josh Brown missed a 48-yard FG in overtime last Sunday against the New York Jets which ended the game, 23-20, in the Jets' favor. He had made it, the game would have continued. Instead, it became what is now a long list of last-second losses for...