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New York Giants Re-Sign Josh Brown to Two-Year, $4 Million Deal
April 18th, 2016 at 1:30 PM
Even though they let him test the market for well over a month, the New York Giants are going to be keeping their veteran field goal kicker around for at least another two seasons. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants have officially re-signed Josh Brown to a two-year deal worth around $4 million, the team...

New York Giants’ Brad Wing Signs One-Year Exclusive Rights Free Agent Tender
April 15th, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Earlier this year, the New York Giants tendered offers to all of their Exclusive Rights Free Agents (ERFA) with the exception of wide receiver Marcus Harris. On Thursday, punter Brad Wing finally signed his tender, putting a bow on all of the team's ERFA's. ***PHOTO1*** Wing, whom the Giants acquired from the...

New York Giants’ Josh Brown Ranked No. 18 on Bleacher Report’s Top 32 Kickers List
April 2nd, 2016 at 9:00 AM
The Bleacher Report Top 1000 Players of 2015 countdown concluded on Friday with Matt Miller's release of the Top 32 Kickers of 2015 list. And, interestingly, New York Giants kicker Josh Brown, who is currently an unrestricted free agent, landed in the middle of the pact despite a career year. ***PHOTO1*** Let's...

New Touchback Rule Can Actually Hurt New York Giants’ Kickoff Coverage This Season
April 1st, 2016 at 10:55 AM
One of nine rule changes enacted during last week's NFL Annual Meetings in Boca Raton is the touchback rule. The rule, which is only in effect on a trial basis this season, states the ball will placed on the 25 yard-line (up from the 20) after a free kick. The...

New York Giants’ Brad Wing Ranked No. 28 on Bleacher Report’s Top 32 Punters List
March 25th, 2016 at 11:00 AM
The Bleacher Report Top 1000 Players of 2015 countdown continued on Friday with Matt Miller's release of the Top 32 Punters of 2015 list. And, in replacing Super Bowl XLVI champion Steve Weatherford, New York Giants punter Brad Wing did not get a whole lot of love, checking in at...

Steve Weatherford on New York Giants’ Zak DeOssie: “He’s a Generational Long Snapper”
March 25th, 2016 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants drafted long snapper Zak DeOssie in the sixth-round of the 2007 NFL Draft. A New Jersey native, DeOssie attended Brown before playing in the NFL, and the Giants were happy with what they got. Ex-Giant Steve Weatherford spoke about DeOssie after the team re-signed him, and the...

New York Giants Assign Jersey Numbers to Newly Signed Players
March 19th, 2016 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants assigned jersey numbers to nearly all recently signed free agents on Friday, which included at least one jersey number swap with a player previously on their roster -- an no, it wasn't Mark Herzlich's No. 94 going to Damon Harrison. Unfortunately, that still seems to be...

New York Giants Will Let Josh Brown Test Free Agency; May Be Looking for New Kicker
March 1st, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Kicker Josh Brown may have led the NFL in field goal percentage (93.8%) and gone to his first Pro Bowl in 2015, but that doesn't guarantee him a job for 2016. And while the Giants would look to bring him back at the right price, it would appear as if...

New York Giants Re-Sign Long Snapper Zak DeOssie
February 17th, 2016 at 4:55 PM
The New York Giants made their first move of the new season on Wednesday, announcing that they have re-signed long snapper Zak DeOssie. ***PHOTO1*** DeOssie, a fourth-round pick of the team in 2007, had appeared in 149 consecutive regular season and postseason games before suffering a torn ligament in his wrist at...

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...