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Carl Banks Thinks New York Giants Need to Draft a Linebacker; Calls Leonard Floyd a “Convertible”
April 25th, 2016 at 7:00 AM
It's been 32 years since the New York Giants took a linebacker with their first-round pick. That linebacker was Carl Banks, who ended up being a very good pick for Big Blue. ***PHOTO1*** With the linebacker position being, arguably, one of the most pressing need for the Giants heading into the 2016...

Antonio Pierce Finally Reveals What Happened the Night Plaxico Burress Accidentally Shot Himself
March 27th, 2016 at 9:00 AM
November 28th, 2008 is a day that will live forever in the minds of New York Giants fans. It's the night star wide receiver Plaxico Burress accidentally shot himself in the leg at LQ on Lexington Avenue in New York City, ultimately setting off a chain reaction that likely cost...

New York Giants Chairman Steve Tisch Calls Team “A Real Work in Progress”
March 21st, 2016 at 5:00 PM
The New York Giants threw a lot of money around the past two weeks, in an exercise that Chairman Steve Tisch describes as a “perfect storm” of salary-cap space, need and players available. The club spent over $200 million on five defensive players and the front office and ownership are...

Keenan Robinson on Signing with New York Giants: They were the Best Fit for Me
March 14th, 2016 at 9:03 PM
On Monday night, the New York Giants made their deal with middle linebacker Keenan Robinson official; the one they agreed to terms with last week once free agency started when they signed him to a one-year, $3.5 million deal. ***PHOTO1*** Robinson was part of the Giants rebuilding plan for their defense in...

Ex-Giant Bryan Kehl Rips Steve Spagnuolo and “Overrated” Tom Coughlin
October 9th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Bryan Kehl, you might remember, was a fourth-round pick of the New York Giants in the 2008 NFL Draft. And while there were some mid-level expectations for him coming out of Brigham Young, he never materialized into the player Big Blue though he could be, ultimately spending time with four...

New York Giants’ Jon Beason: It’s “Easy to Fight” for a Guy Like Tom Coughlin
October 7th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants may have been pretty down after starting the year 0-2, with team co-owner John Mara even discussing his level of frustration after mandating this a "win-or-else" season, but winning has a way or curing everything. And after evening their record at 2-2 following victories over the...

New York Giants’ Jon Beason Anticipates Having Reps Limited to Start Training Camp
July 21st, 2015 at 4:50 PM
New York Giants linebacker Jon Beason may be months removed from surgery, but admits his toe now requires constant maintenance and likely will for the remainder of his career. Accordingly, the team's defensive captain fully anticipates having his reps limited when the Giants open training camp on July 30th. ***PHOTO1*** "I'm sure...

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...