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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...

New York Giants Linebacker Love: Looking Back on the Crunch Bunch, Big Blue Wrecking Crew
June 1st, 2013 at 1:20 PM
For months (well, at least this calendar year), there has been heavy discussion about the New York Giants’ linebackers corps and the speculation about the current open competition at the position. Somehow, debates always rewind to years when that second level of defense was what loaded the stands and brought...

ESPN’s Football Outsiders Lists Linebacker as “Red Flag” for New York Giants
May 14th, 2013 at 8:30 AM
From the time the 2012 season ended, to the start of free agency, through the 2013 NFL Draft and heading into the start of team camps, the New York Giants' linebackers and their depth has been widely discussed. On Monday, ESPN's Football Outsiders broke down the NFC East and the "red...

As Options Dwindle, Might New York Giants Rekindle Their Reported Interest in Karlos Dansby?
April 12th, 2013 at 12:45 PM
Prior to signing with the Baltimore Ravens, there was mild speculation - nothing of any legitimate substance - that the New York Giants may have been in a position to kick the tires on linebacker Rolando McClain. However, and as it would turn out, General Manager Jerry Reese and the...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin: “I Take Full Responsibility for This Team”
December 24th, 2012 at 2:30 PM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin has seen his share of second-half meltdowns, but none of them come with as few answers as this one. After starting the season 6-2, the Giants have gone 2-5 and are on the brink of playoff elimination. And after being routed for the...

Antonio Pierce on New York Giants’ Justin Tuck: “He’s not the Same Player”
December 23rd, 2012 at 9:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** A variety of injuries a year ago had New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck briefly considering retirement. However, after talking to head coach Tom Coughlin and teammate Antrel Rolle, he snapped out of it, returned to form and helped lead the Giants to a Super Bowl XLVI victory....

Antonio Pierce: New York Giants Look “Mentally Drained”
December 22nd, 2012 at 11:30 AM
It doesn't take a rocket scientist to watch the New York Giants and see that they're mentally fatigued and have their minds in other places. So it really came as no shock when retired linebacker Antonio Pierce finally came out and said it earlier this week. "They [are] mentally drained," Pierce...

New York Giants Head Coach Tom Coughlin Sings High Praises for LB Spencer Paysinger
August 13th, 2012 at 2:30 PM
Last offseason, Spencer Paysinger showed up to New York Giants training camp as an undrafted rookie linebacker out of Oregon with a very limited opportunity to prove himself worthy of making the roster. With Jacquian Williams, Greg Jones and Mark Herzlich all attempting to make the team as well, it seemed...

Antonio Pierce: New York Giants Players Offered “Incentives” for Big Plays
April 6th, 2012 at 5:50 PM
Current ESPN NFL analyst and former linebacker Antonio Pierce was a member of the Washington Redskins in 2004 when Gregg Williams was their defensive coordinator. As we've come to learn in recent weeks, Williams' defensive approach was not only suspect, it was downright shameful. As such, he has been indefinitely...

Steve Spagnuolo Reflects Back On the New York Giants’ Magical 2007 Season
January 14th, 2011 at 12:15 PM
In a recent interview with The New York Daily News about how to attack a Bill Belicheck/Tom Brady led team, ex- Giants defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo reflected back on some of the decisions that led to the opportunity to face The Patriots in Superbowl XLII. St. Louis Rams head football coach...

New York Giants Leadership – Just in Time or Too Little Too Late?
December 22nd, 2010 at 9:17 PM
Since the departure of Michael Strahan following the 2007 Super Bowl run, and even with last year's permanent loss of Antonio Pierce from Big Blue's roster, the New York Giants have been struggling to find a leader that can keep this team on-track, focused, and fired-up week-in and week-out. While...