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‘Hard Knocks’ Star Donte Rumph Invited to New York Giants Rookie Mini-Camp
May 7th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
After being embarrassed on the television show "Hark Knocks" last year, NFL free agent defensive lineman Donte Rumph is getting another shot, this time with the New York Giants. ***PHOTO1*** Rumph was last seen on the popular training camp television show's previous season as a member of the Atlanta Falcons. He was...

A Look at the Schedule: Can New York Giants Reach the Playoffs?
May 7th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
After a disappointing 2014 season, the New York Giants will be looking to return to the playoffs in 2015. Many have stated that Big Blue were the best team to finish with a losing record last season, and they are expected to improve significantly this year. They were dealt a...

New York Giants’ 2015 Preseason, Regular Season Schedules Released
April 21st, 2015 at 8:00 PM
If the start of the offseason workout program wasn't enough to get your football juices flowing, the NFL has now provided you all you should need: the complete 2015 preseason and regular season schedules. And yes, that obviously includes your New York Football Giants, who had their 2015 opponents released...

Safety Stevie Brown Mulling Multiple Offers; New York Giants Still in Play
April 18th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
New York Giants safety and free agent Stevie Brown is still trying to decide which team he will sign with for the upcoming season, but he is expected to make his decision soon. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants remain in the running to re-sign their safety, who has spent the past three seasons with...

League’s Punishment of Atlanta Falcons Could Impact New York Giants’ Draft Plans
March 30th, 2015 at 10:45 AM
The Atlanta Falcons face "severe" disciplinary action for violating the league's policy on pumping fake crowd noise into their stadium -- something owner Arthur Blank admitted to back in February -- and depending on what punishment is handed down, it could directly impact the New York Giants and their approach...

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...

New York Giants Have Shown “Significant Interest” in RB Shane Vereen
March 10th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
The New York Giants have made it no secret that they'll be looking for a veteran change-of-pace back this offseason, with their early interests centering around Roy Helu (Washington Redskins) and Antone Smith (Atlanta Falcons). And while those two options may still be on the table, a report surfaced on...

New York Giants Inquire About Roy Helu, Antone Smith: Report
March 8th, 2015 at 5:45 PM
Since the onset of the "legal tampering" period on Saturday, the New York Giants have reached out to a number of defensive free agents, including safety Devin McCourty (New England Patriots) and defensive end Jeff Hughes (Buffalo Bills). However, per reports, precious few of them have been to offensive players,...

Osi Umenyiora Wants to Retire as a Member of the New York Giants
February 25th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
It seems as though quite some time has passed since the days of the destructive New York Giants pass rush that dominated Tom Brady and many other future Hall of Famers on its way to two Super Bowl titles. With Michael Strahan and Justin Tuck gone, the Giants have relied...

Atlanta Falcons Keeping Close Eye on New York Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul
February 21st, 2015 at 2:55 PM
The New York Giants have not yet begun discussions with defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul regarding a long-term contract, and at least one team -- the Atlanta Falcons -- are keeping a close on whether or not those talks begin/advance. ***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the Falcons are currently in a waiting...

A New York Giants, Osi Umenyiora Reunion Possible?
February 19th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants are not a team that generally recycles or goes back to the well very often, but in recent years we've seen it happen with the likes of running back Brandon Jacobs, wide receiver Mario Manningham and linebacker Chase Blackburn. ***PHOTO1*** Now, with several pressing need headed into free...

Potential New York Giants Free Agent Target: Running Back, Jacquizz Rodgers
February 17th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants have several pressing needs heading into free agency and the NFL Draft, including along their offensive line, defensive line, at linebacker and safety. Despite that, the team is still expected to pursue a true change-of-pace running back to help compliment Rashad Jennings and Andre Williams next...

New York Giants Monday Morning Storylines: Big Blue Wants Another Odell Beckham Jr-Like Pick
February 16th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Monday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to the start of the franchise/transition tag window and the first week of the NFL Combine. Things are bound to pick up over the next several weeks before once again falling back into the NFL lull, so enjoy it while you can. ***PHOTO1*** In...

New York Giants Tied for 20th Most Difficult Schedule in 2015
February 14th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants have been hit with some rather difficult schedules in recent years, but following a 6-10 finish in 2014, that is now poised to change. And with home/away opponents having already been determined for the 2015 regular season, strength of schedule has officially been calculated for next...

Matthew Stafford, Matt Ryan Impressed with New York Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr.
January 25th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. spent the vast majority of his rookie campaign embarrassing his opponents and impressing the masses that make up NFL Nation. But even now, with the regular season in the rearview mirror, Beckham Jr. is drawing praise from his peers with each passing...

New York Giants’ 2015 Home and Away Opponents Officially Set
December 29th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
With the 2014 NFL regular season now over, home and away opponents for the 2015 regular season have been officially set. And while the schedule itself will not be released for quite some time, we can take an early look at who Big Blue will face next season. ***PHOTO1*** 2015 Home Opponents: Dallas...

Jason Pierre-Paul Wants New York Giants to Play Four Full Quarters, Finish Season Strong
December 6th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has graduated from making promises and guarantees, instead saying on Friday that the goals for the final quarter of the season are simple: play all four quarters in each game and finish the year strong. ***PHOTO1*** "Win the game. At least win one game," Pierre-Paul...

New York Giants Aren’t Just Losing, but are Being Blown Out with Regularity
November 10th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Sunday's 38-17 loss to the Seattle Seahawks marked the fourth time the New York Giants have lost by 14 or more points this season. It also marked the sixth time (all six losses) they have been defeated by 10 or more points this season. ***PHOTO1*** If those statistics weren't bad enough, then...

New York Giants Must Embrace “Next Man up” Mentality as They Head into Philadelphia
October 12th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Two of the main concerns the New York Giants have to deal with and work around for Sunday's all-important game against the Philadelphia Eagles will be the absences of running back Rashad Jennings and linebacker Spencer Paysinger. ***PHOTO1*** Both players went down in last Sunday's 30-20 win over the Atlanta Falcons. Jennings...

Jon Beason Likely to Return for New York Giants on Sunday Vs. Philadelphia Eagles
October 10th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
It's been almost a month since the New York Giants have seen Jon Beason on the field for them, as he has missed the last three weeks due to a re-aggravation his foot/toe injury from the initial injury he suffered back in June during the team's OTA's. ***PHOTO1*** Some thought he could...