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New York Giants Linebacker Jameel McClain Laughs Off ‘Weakest Position Group’ Label
June 22nd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Chris Wesseling of NFL Network recently broke down the weakest positional groups in the league and determined that the New York Giants' linebackers fit the bill -- coming in just ahead of the Giants' safeties. Needless to say, he's not at all impressed with the team's defense and specifically the...

New York Giants Friday Morning Storylines: Jon Beason is More Important than You Might Think
June 12th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Friday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to the final day of Organized Team Activities (OTAs). Big Blue will return next Tuesday for mandatory minicamp and then take what amounts to a five week break prior to the start of training camp. So enjoy the news while you still...

Is Devon Kennard Poised to Become New York Giants’ Defensive Superstar?
June 4th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants have long had a tradition of dominate linebackers, but in recent years -- at least dating back to the Antonio Pierce days -- that has not necessarily been the case. However, with the addition of savvy veterans Jon Beason and Jameel McClain over the previous few...

New York Giants’ Jon Beason Expects to Play 16 Games, Believes He’s “Best in the Game”
April 20th, 2015 at 3:15 PM
Of the many New York Giants players who expressed their excitement in returning to work on Monday, perhaps none were more excited or grateful than linebacker Jon Beason. ***PHOTO1*** After being traded to the Giants in 2013 and revitalizing his career, Beason entered the 2014 season with high hopes. Unfortunately, an offseason...

New York Giants Friday Morning Storylines: What to Expect from Steve Spagnuolo’s Defense
March 27th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Friday, New York Giants fans! The major lull of the NFL offseason is finally upon us -- that fourth wave of nearly non-existent free agency coupled with the reality that the NFL Draft is still five weeks away. What to do, what to do? Don't worry, we've got you...

Antonio Pierce on Eli Manning: “He’ll Be a New York Giant for Life”
March 24th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Over the weekend, it was reported that the New York Giants and their franchise quarterback, Eli Manning, were not close on a contract extension as he enters the final year of his current deal. And although it may seem concerning that they are not close in negotiations, one of Manning’s...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: David Tyree Recalls the “Helmet Catch”
February 1st, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Super Bowl Sunday, New York Giants fans! While it's a shame Big Blue won't be playing this evening, there's still plenty to soak in on the NFL's biggest day. But before we get to all of that, here are some Giants-related headlines for everyone to enjoy over their first...

Giants’ Jon Beason Believes He’ll Thrive Under New Defensive Coordinator Steve Spagnuolo
January 30th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Before he was fired, Jon Beason was very supportive of the New York Giants keeping Perry Fewell as the defensive coordinator. His best season in years (also his healthiest one too), was played under the direction of Fewell when he got traded to New York in 2013. ***PHOTO1*** But 2014 was not...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Which Player Will Benefit Most from Steve Spagnuolo?
January 18th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, New York Giants fans! Championship Weekend is here, and while Big Blue may not be a part of it, we're all in store for some good football nonetheless. But before we get to the games themselves, we've compiled a short list of Giants-related headlines that you may be...

Over 100 Ex-New York Giants to Return for Homecoming to Honor Michael Strahan: Full List
November 2nd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
As reported earlier this week, the New York Giants will host a "Homecoming Weekend" this Monday night against the Indianapolis Colts. The night's big feature will come at halftime when the Giants honor newly inducted Pro Football Hall of Fame member Michael Strahan with a special ceremony and ring presentation. ***PHOTO1*** In...

Retired Giant Antonio Pierce: Philadelphia Eagles Showed Lack of Maturity with Eli Manning Video
October 11th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The lack of respect, maturity and professionalism was at an all-time high for the Philadelphia Eagles in their awaited matchup with the New York Giants on Sunday night at Lincoln Financial Field. ***PHOTO1*** The trash talking between the two sides was starting to get feisty and chippy until it turned personal when...

Michael Strahan Caps Off “Improbable” NFL Career with Emotional Hall of Fame Speech
August 3rd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
After nearly three long hours on Saturday night -- all of which were enjoyable in their own right -- the time finally came for retired New York Giants defensive end Michael Strahan to close the show. It was his moment, and after a tremendous introduction by long-time friend Jay Glazer,...

Antonio Pierces Likes Leadership, Versatility New York Giants Have at Linebacker
June 7th, 2014 at 2:55 PM
Retired New York Giants linebacker Antonio Pierce took some time away from his new career as a High School football head coach to visit Big Blue at their Organized Team Activities (OTAs) last week, and after getting to know many of the new faces, AP chimed in on the current...

Are New York Giants Making Mistake by not Signing Jon Beason Prior to Start of Free Agency?
February 25th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants have made it well known that they want to bring back middle linebacker Jon Beason and have began discussions on a long-term deal to keep him with the team well beyond into the future. However with that said, Giants general manager Jerry Reese told the media this...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Rebuilding Offensive Line is Big Blue’s No. 1 Focus
February 16th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
After multiple snowstorms in the Northeast, power outages and widespread cabin fever, Sunday seems to be the first day in quite some time where the sun will be shining. Unfortunately, there's still no football, so allow us here at Giants 101 to satisfy that urge for early morning reading with...

New York Giants Saturday Morning Storylines: Victor Cruz Inspiring Kids Across New York City
February 8th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The big news on Friday was that the contracts of both New York Giants tight end Brandon Myers and cornerback Corey Webster were officially avoided. And while we'll have a lot more on that over the weekend, we present the following stories for a lazy Saturday morning. ***PHOTO1*** Giants Wideout Victor Cruz...

Retired New York Giants LB Antonio Pierce Hired as Coach at Long Beach Poly
February 6th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
Former New York Giants Pro Bowler and Super Bowl champion linebacker, Antonio Pierce, has reportedly been hired as the new head football coach at Long Beach Poly. The former ESPN analyst will be heading back to the sidelines, this time as coach, where he as no prior experience. Pierce, who hails...

New York Giants Thursday Morning Storylines: Antonio Pierce Named Head Coach at Long Beach Poly
February 6th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The quiet post-Super Bowl lull is now upon us and that ever so brief break for the NFL and their fans has already grown old. However, despite the apparent calm and quiet, there's still a lot going on behind the scenes. So relax here on your Thursday morning and enjoy...

New York Giants Have Endured a Disappointing Season, but Future Remains Bright
December 28th, 2013 at 12:00 PM
With the New York Giants well out of the playoff race and the final game of the regular season soon approaching, most Big Blue loyalists enter the weekend with nothing in particular to be excited about, except perhaps the Giants ending the season with some fight, putting together back to...

New York Giants Announce Five Team Captains for 2013-2014 Season
September 5th, 2013 at 1:30 PM
On Thursday, the New York Giants announced that they would have five captains for the 2013-2014 season, including quarterback Eli Manning, safety Antrel Rolle, guard Chris Snee, defensive end Justin Tuck and long snapper Zak DeOssie. The last time the Giants had five captains was in 2008, but then went with...