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New York Giants’ Bennett Jackson Working Hard to Learn New Position, New Defense
May 14th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
After the New York Giants lost Antrel Rolle (Chicago Bears) and Stevie Brown (Houston Texans) in free agency and failed to bring in alternative safety options (see: Devin McCourty), the position became a real concern for Big Blue. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants then began discussions regarding the potential conversion of cornerbacks Bennett Jackson...

New York Giants Safety Landon Collins Already Putting Prince Amukamara’s Worries to Rest
May 13th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
A little less than weeks ago, New York Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara expressed his concern regarding the team's experience at the safety position, saying the lack of veteran leadership could cause Big Blue some problems going into 2015. ***PHOTO1*** "To be a realist, I think we really need to see how we...

Giants’ Steve Spagnuolo Won’t Promise an Immediate Turnaround: “I’m not a Magician”
May 9th, 2015 at 2:45 PM
For the first time since returning to the New York Giants earlier this offseason, defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo met with the media on Saturday and immediately took steps to temper some of the expectations that have come along with his return. Rather, Spagnuolo says, it's unrealistic to expect an immediate...

New York Giants’ Prince Amukamara not Completely Sold on Team’s Situation at Safety
May 6th, 2015 at 12:55 PM
The loss of Antrel Rolle will certainly hurt the New York Giants from a leadership perspective, but even beyond that, the total lack of a veteran presence at the safety position is cause for concern. And while cornerback Prince Amukamara is excited about the addition of Landon Collins and the...

New York Giants’ Jerry Reese Says He Sees a Lot of Antrel Rolle in Landon Collins
May 6th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
When safety Antrel Rolle parted ways with the New York Giants early on in free agency, ultimately choosing to sign with the Chicago Bears, it put Big Blue in a precarious position. They had missed out on other free agent safeties like Devin McCourty and Rahim Moore, leaving them with...

Nat Berhe not Dismayed by Giants’ Addition of Two Safeties; Still Aims to Be ‘Greatest Ever’
May 4th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
If there was one member of the New York Giants who sat back and soaked in the entire 2015 NFL Draft, it was safety Nat Berhe. Throughout the three-day event, Berhe offered his commentary and personal opinion on every single pick Big Blue made, while also reaching out to every...

New York Giants’ Landon Collins Wants to Honor Sean Taylor by Wearing No. 26
May 3rd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Now that he has secured a spot with a team in the National Football League, New York Giants safety Landon Collins wants to secure his favorite number. ***PHOTO1*** The safety out of Alabama was taken with the first pick of the second round (No. 33 overall) after the Giants traded up to...

2015 NFL Draft: New York Giants Trade up, Select Alabama Safety Landon Collins
May 1st, 2015 at 7:10 PM
With their second round pick (No. 33 overall) in the 2015 NFL Draft, following a trade up with Tennessee Titans, the New York Giants select Alabama safety Landon Collins. ***PHOTO1*** In an effort to move up, the Giants traded the Titans their second-round pick (No. 44 overall), their fourth-round pick (No. 108)...

New York Giants Offered Stevie Brown the Veterans Minimum; not Given Chance to Match Texans’ Offer
April 30th, 2015 at 10:55 AM
The New York Giants have and have had a clear need at safety, but despite their lack of depth at the position, have all but refused to spend big money to fix the problem. They were routinely outbid for safeties (see: Devin McCourty) early on in free agency and that...

New York Giants’ Nat Berhe Shares Blunt Statement on Perry Fewell, Laughs Off Safety Concerns
April 23rd, 2015 at 1:10 PM
New York Giants safety Nat Berhe met with the media on Thursday and it was immediately apparently that he's not only an extremely confident young man, but a brutally honest one. He pulled absolutely no punches during his short press conference with reporters, touching on everything from former defensive coordinator...

Revitalized New York Giants Defense “Excited” to Play for Steve Spagnuolo
April 21st, 2015 at 9:00 AM
It didn't take long for the energy and excitement to start flowing when the New York Giants arrived for the offseason workout program on Monday morning, particularly for the defensive players, many of whom got to meet the returning Steve Spagnuolo for the very first time. ***PHOTO1*** What Spagnuolo did and what...

New York Giants Punter Steve Weatherford Shares Opinion on Team’s Biggest Draft Needs
April 20th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Everyone has an opinion about what the New York Giants need to do in the upcoming NFL Draft on Thursday, April 30, and punter Steve Weatherford is just the latest to give his view on the team's biggest draft needs. ***PHOTO1*** While answering questions from fans, Weatherford was asked what he thought...

Giants’ Bennett Jackson Open to Moving to Safety; Notre Dame Coaches Also Suggested Transition
April 8th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin recently admitted that he's thinking of switching cornerback Bennett Jackson to safety in order to fill the void still existent at the position, which wouldn't be the first time someone suggested Jackson could make the switch. ***PHOTO1*** Jackson, who spent his first season with Big...

CBS Sports: New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Still a Top 5 NFL Head Coach
March 26th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
After two sub-.500 seasons, New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin is planted firmly on the hot seat. But even at 68-years-old and with no signs of slowing down, the common belief amongst fans, players and experts is that Coughlin remains one of the NFL's elite coaches. And in their...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin: Bennett Jackson, Chykie Brown May Convert to Safety
March 25th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
As the calendar approaches a turn to April, the New York Giants find themselves without an answer to the very same question that plagued them at the onset of free agency: what is the solution at safety? ***PHOTO1*** With Antrel Rolle now a member of the Chicago Bears, Stevie Brown and Quintin...

New York Giants Hold Private Workout for ASU Safety Damarious Randall
March 23rd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants have spoken to at least two dozen prospects since the offseason officially began, but to this point, as Giants 101 reported earlier this month, have scheduled (and now apparently held) only a single private workout -- and that workout came by way of Arizona State safety...

Potential New York Giants Free Agent Target: Safety, Dwight Lowery
March 22nd, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Now nearing the end of March, the New York Giants have not yet addressed what many believe to be the most significant problem facing the team: a lack of depth and veteran leadership at the safety position. ***PHOTO1*** Antrel Rolle is now with the Chicago Bears, negotiations with Stevie Brown are crawling...

Prince Amukamara on Contract Extension: I’d Be Lying If I Said It Wasn’t on My Mind
March 21st, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Going into the offseason, it was widely anticipated that the New York Giants would make several contractual adjustments in an effort to clear up some additional salary cap space. And while we've seen that with the likes of Jon Beason and Geoff Schwartz, two big names entering the final year...

Several New York Giants Change Jersey Numbers; New Additions Receive Their Numbers
March 19th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Earlier this week, New York Giants equipment director Joe Skiba implied that a whole slew of jersey number changes were coming and he did not disappoint. And in addition to assigning jersey number to most of the 2015 free agent class, the team also announced a plethora of other jersey...

Confident Nat Berhe Says New York Giants Fans Shouldn’t Panic Over Safety Situation
March 18th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Antrel Rolle is gone, Quintin Demps is a free agent and negotiations with Stevie Brown are moving along at a snails pace. And with only Nat Berhe, Cooper Taylor and Thomas Gordon currently under contract -- none of whom have even a single career start -- the New York Giants...