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Ex-Giants RB Tiki Barber Finishes New York City Marathon in 5:14:37
November 3rd, 2014 at 6:35 AM
Retired New York Giants running back Tiki Barber may be the franchise leader in rushing yards, but he pushed himself to a new athletic feat on Sunday, running in the New York City Marathon on behalf of PitCCh In Foundation, which was founded by New York Yankees pitcher C.C. Sabathia. ***PHOTO1*** Despite...

Giants’ Eli Manning to Odell Beckham: Stay Humble, We’ve Got a Lot of Work to Do
October 7th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
In his 10 years as the starting quarterback of the New York Giants, Eli Manning has seen quite a few wide receivers come and go from the team. ***PHOTO1*** From Amani Toomer to Plaxico Burress to Hakeem Nicks, Mario Manningham, Steve Smith and Victor Cruz, Manning has had a lot of different...

Four Former New York Giants Will Take Part in NFL’s Annual Broadcast Boot Camp
June 8th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
From June 16th through the 19th, as the New York Giants will be holding their mandatory veteran mini-camp (17th-19th), four retired members of the team will take part in the NFL's annual Broadcast Boot Camp at NFL Films in Mt. Laurel, New Jersey. ***VIDEO1*** A year ago, then-wide receiver Ramses Barden and...

Retired New York Giants OL David Diehl Will Join NFL on FOX in 2014 as Game Analyst
May 28th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Life after football has already begun for retired New York Giants offensive lineman David Diehl, but now his post-NFL career has taken a major leap forward with the announcement that he will join NFL on FOX in 2014 as a game analyst. ***VIDEO1*** The hire was made official by FOX Sports Executive...

New York Giants Mind Frame: Always a Giant?
March 15th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
“Once a Giant, Always a Giant” is an infamous Wellington Mara quote for his New York Giants. It’s also one third of the title of an Andy Robustelli book. However, there are a few former Giants that just, well, don’t ever really quite fully understand it. Or perhaps they do...

New York Giants Wide Receivers Regain Familiarity with Sean Ryan
February 2nd, 2014 at 9:30 AM
With lots of “restructuring” (as the New York Giants are calling it) happening so far among the coaching staff, one such shift is perhaps being understated. Re-assigned assistant coach Sean Ryan is now coaching the wide receivers. Again. He used to coach this position from 2010-2012, forming a bond with...

Ex-Giant Keith Hamilton Hammers Warren Sapp Over Comments on Michael Strahan
January 31st, 2014 at 9:55 AM
***PHOTO1*** Chalk retired New York Giants defensive lineman Keith Hamilton up as another former player who believes Michael Strahan should already be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. While speaking with members of the media on Thursday, Hamilton expressed his surprise that Strahan was snubbed a year ago -- and...

Former Giants Amani Toomer, Shaun O’Hara View Hakeem Nicks as More Valuable than Victor Cruz
July 10th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
When the offseason began, one of the discussions amongst New York Giants fans has been who is the better wide receiver: Hakeem Nicks or Victor Cruz? The debate started with fans and carried over with sports writers during the time when Cruz was looking for his long-term deal, while Nicks was...

Former New York Giants WR Amani Toomer Says Victor Cruz, Hakeem Nicks Learned from Steve Smith
June 5th, 2013 at 4:41 PM
Former New York Giants wide receiver Amani Toomer has done a relatively nice job at transitioning from playing on the field, to a media role off of it. He began doing on shows on local Long Island sports, and has worked his way up to appearances with both NBC and...

Former New York Giants WR Amani Toomer is Tired of Ray Lewis and the Ray Lewis Shtick
January 31st, 2013 at 12:30 PM
Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis is as controversial as they come. From escaping a murder charge 13 years ago to his god-fearing persona of today, and more recently, to reports that he took banned substances to recover from a torn triceps injury, he's a hot topic of conversation. But much...

New York Giants Free Agency and Trades: Comparing the Years
January 19th, 2013 at 9:30 AM
Everyone has opinions, especially on what their favorite NFL teams should do in the offseason. As we examine how the New York Football Giants handle theirs, many which continue to criticize, should grow to be thankful (how they aren’t already is baffling, really). Not everyone is a football fan beyond their...

New York Giants’ Jerry Reese Preached Patience with Ramses Barden, and It’s Finally Paying Off
September 24th, 2012 at 9:06 AM
NFL fans are fickle. There's no way around that and no reason to sugarcoat it. When a player with a lot of hype fails to live up to his potential immediately, they are ready to throw them out and start again. Luckily for fans of the New York Giants, General...

New York Giants’ Eli Manning to Amani Toomer “I Thought Ike Hilliard was a Better Receiver”
July 23rd, 2012 at 7:59 PM
Not too long ago, New York Giants great and now NFL expert Amani Toomer stated that he believes Dallas Cowboys gun slinger Tony Romo is a better quarterback than his own former teammate Eli Manning. Toomer justified his ludicrous words by saying that, statistically, he is superior to Manning. Now...

Dallas Cowboys’ Jason Witten Hints That Eli Manning is a Better QB than Tony Romo
July 15th, 2012 at 4:00 PM
On the heels of Amani Toomer calling Dallas Cowboys' Tony Romo the premiere quarterback in the NFC East, tight end Jason Witten was quick to accept the compliment on behalf of his teammate, but stopped short of agreeing with the retired wide receiver. Although he acknowledged his belief that Romo...

Former New York Giants WR Plaxico Burress: “Eli Manning is Arguably Best QB in Football Right Now”
July 9th, 2012 at 10:52 AM
File this under the "I didn't expect to hear that today" category, but while appearing on WFAN Monday morning, former New York Giants wide receiver and current free agent, Plaxico Burress, said that former teammate Eli Manning is quite possibly the best quarterback in the NFL today. ***PHOTO1*** "Eli is arguably the...

A Look Back at the Many New York Giants Handles, Aliases and Nicknames
July 8th, 2012 at 6:30 AM
The club name has remained ‘The New York Football Giants’ since 1937. Over the years, more than several monikers have come along with this one. ***PHOTO1*** A shortened version appears sometimes simply as: ‘Jints’.  ESPN analyst, Chris Berman pretty much made ‘G-Men’ infamous while doing his shtick during post-game highlight shows. ‘Big...

Michael Strahan Defends Giants QB Eli Manning; Wonders If Amani Toomer is on Bath Salts
July 7th, 2012 at 11:00 AM
Following two straight days in which retired New York Giants wide receiver Amani Toomer referred to Tony Romo as the premiere quarterback in the NFC East, future NFL Hall of Famer Michael Strahan came to the defense of Eli Manning, wondering aloud if Toomer's opinion has been swayed by the...

Retired New York Giants WR Amani Toomer: Tony Romo a Better Quarterback than Eli Manning
July 5th, 2012 at 4:11 PM
With a significant amount of attention again being paid to retired New York Giants running back Tiki Barber in recent days, it was actually his former teammate, wide receiver Amani Toomer, who stole the show on Thursday. While appearing on Sirius XM radio, Toomer said he believes Dallas Cowboys signal...

Amani Toomer: There is a Chance Mario Manningham Returns to New York Giants
March 16th, 2012 at 9:05 AM
Free agent wide receiver Mario Manningham spent his Thursday visiting with the San Francisco 49ers and then, like Steve Smith, visiting with the St. Louis Rams. And although the latter seems to be a likely destination, former New York Giants wide receiver Amani Toomer believes there's still a chance he...

Former New York Giants’ Amani Toomer, Jeremy Shockey Trade Vicious Barbs via Twitter
March 15th, 2012 at 10:38 AM
The report that tight end Jeremy Shockey wanted to return to the New York Giants has stirred up quite a storm. Mere hours after it hit the tabloids, former Big Blue wide receiver and teammate of Shockey, Amani Toomer, took to Twitter in an effort to speak out against the...