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Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sign Former New York Giants KR/WR Trindon Holliday
October 22nd, 2014 at 1:30 PM
After making waves as an exciting kick returner with the Denver Broncos in 2013, Trindon Holliday never got a chance to take the field for the New York Giants due to a hamstring injury that kept him on the sidelines for the durtation of training camp and the preseason. He,...

Mistake-Plagued New York Giants Have Become Their Own Worst Enemy
October 20th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants may be dealing with another year of significant injuries, but their 3-4 record heading into the bye week cannot be blamed on that. Rather, their four losses can really only be blamed on one thing: themselves. ***PHOTO1*** Through seven weeks of the season, the Giants have seen many...

New York Giants by the Fantasy Numbers: Week 6
October 14th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
Each week this season, Giants 101 will do a postgame analysis by examining each fantasy points leader for the New York Giants at their respective positions. These accumulated points are based on the fantasy point grid used on NFL.com. ***PHOTO1*** QB Eli Manning: 6.34 Points Last Week: 15.7 Points Okay, Eli did not have...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Likely to Get Some Opportunities in the Return Game
October 11th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
It didn’t take long for Odell Beckham Jr. to get his first NFL touchdown, scoring in his very first NFL game. Now, this week, the New York Giants are already thinking of ways to get the speedster more touches. And although offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo said they would ease the...

New York Giants Release WR/KR Trindon Holliday from Injured Reserve: Report
October 6th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
Last week, the New York Giants released former Super Bowl hero Mario Manningham, who had been placed on season-ending injured reserve (IR) during the preseason and had his second stint on the team cut short. ***PHOTO1*** On Monday, the Giants cut ties with another player who was also on season-ending injured reserve...

New York Giants by the Fantasy Numbers: Week 5
October 6th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Each week this season, Giants 101 will do a postgame analysis by examining each fantasy points leader for the New York Giants at their respective positions. These accumulated points are based on the fantasy point grid used on NFL.com. ***PHOTO1*** QB Eli Manning: 15.7 Points Last Week: 32.1 Points You would be hard-pressed to...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin: “A Lot of Preparation” Has Gone into Stopping Devin Hester
October 5th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants have had 10 full, uninterrupted days to prepare for their game against the Atlanta Falcons. Many will argue that the Giants have a greater chance to beat the Falcons than the other way around. New York's offense has been making strides in the last two weeks...

Denver Broncos Keep Brandon McManus Over Matt Prater; Giants Gets Conditional 7th Rounder
October 3rd, 2014 at 5:00 PM
In the summer, Josh Brown was able to edge out Brandon McManus for the New York Giants kicking job and the team was likely to release McManus, but instead of just cutting him, the Giants were able to get something for him. ***PHOTO1*** Because of Matt Prater's four-game suspension following an arrest...

New York Giants by the Fantasy Numbers: Week 4
September 27th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Each week this season, Giants 101 will do a postgame analysis by examining each fantasy points leader for the New York Giants at their respective positions. These accumulated points are based on the fantasy point grid used on NFL.com. ***PHOTO1*** QB Eli Manning: 32.1 Points Last Week: 17.26 Points Eli Manning, riding on the...

New York Giants’ Josh Brown Kicks Urban Field Goals to Kick Cystic Fibrosis: Video
September 21st, 2014 at 9:00 AM
In "an effort to raise awareness and funds to find a cure for cystic fibrosis," Tommy Bahama has teamed up with New York Giants kicker Josh Brown and his "GoodFor3" foundation, and will be hosting “Kick Cystic Fibrosis with Josh Brown” video shoots across the country. Some of these surprise...

Can 2014 New York Giants Thrive Under Pressure and Erase the Doubt?
September 19th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
An 0-2 start. Many New York Giants fans have seen this before, so many aren't ready to throw in the towel on their team's chances just yet. We all know what can happen when we begin to question this team and start to stack the odds against them. When the...

New York Giants Show Signs of Hope Amidst Disaster
September 16th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
While many analysts will likely lambaste the New York Giants throughout the week over what appeared to be the type of defeat that will have many declaring an end to any playoff hopes,Big Blue, now 0-2, actually showed great progress and could have come away with a victory if not...

New York Giants’ Jon Beason Re-Injures Foot, Walter Thurmond III Injures Pec in Loss to Cardinals
September 15th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
The New York Giants may have lost more than just the game to the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday as both linebacker Jon Beason and cornerback Walter Thurmond III left the game with potentially serious injuries. ***PHOTO1*** For Beason, the news is about as bad as it can get. Head coach Tom Coughlin...

Steve Weatherford’s Ankle Feeling Well; Expected to Play on Sunday for New York Giants
September 14th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The Giants were taking every precaution necessary for Sunday's game in case Steve Weatherford's ankle didn't hold up this week in practice and couldn't punt against the Arizona Cardinals. ***PHOTO1*** Weatherford, who suffered a high ankle sprain during Monday night's 35-14 loss at Ford Field to the Detroit Lions, was listed as...

New York Giants’ Steve Weatherford Feeling Better, Will Try to Practice on Friday
September 12th, 2014 at 10:55 AM
New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford missed his second day of practice on Thursday after suffering four torn ligaments in his left ankle in Monday night's loss against the Detroit Lions. But despite the injury, Weatherford plans to participate and test himself out in practice Friday. If all goes well,...

New York Giants’ Steve Weatherford Suffered Torn Ligaments in Ankle: Report
September 10th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
His left ankle was bruised and swelled up to the size of a Nerf football, but he went back out on the field and continued punting anyway -- there's no denying that Steve Weatherford is a gamer and a truly loyal teammate, but after being placed in a walking boot...

New York Giants Become a Punchline Following 35-14 Loss to Detroit Lions
September 9th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The game had not yet even entered the fourth quarter on Monday night and already the New York Giants had become a punchline. Social media was abuzz with mocking comments and ledge-jumpers, but when local and national media starting piling on, that's when it became evident just how bad things...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Calls 35-14 Loss to Detroit Lions a “Nightmare Performance”
September 9th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Coming into Week 1's game against the Detroit Lions, New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin called the team's offense a "work in progress." However, players remained positive and upbeat, alleging confidence in their teammates and even looking at Monday's game as a "must win." ***PHOTO1*** Unfortunately for the Giants, winning never...

New York Giants’ Steve Weatherford Suffers High Ankle Sprain; Will Undergo MRI on Tuesday
September 8th, 2014 at 11:30 PM
During the second quarter of the New York Giants 35-14 loss to the Detroit Lions on Monday night at Ford Field, Giants punter Steve Weatherford got his ankle caught by a Lions defender and went down to the turf in pain. The Giants did benefit from the play as a...

New York Giants Will Go with Preston Parker as Punt Returner Vs. Detroit Lions
September 6th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
An injury to rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. may have been the reason why the New York Giants kept Preston Parker on their 53-man roster, but it was his preseason performance that has ultimately given him the edge over Rueben Randle to handle the team's punt return duties ......