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New York Giants Friday Morning Storylines: Atlanta Falcons, not Giants, Will Be on HBO’s Hard Knocks
June 13th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Friday, New York Giants fans! Today marks the final Organized Team Activity (OTA) practice before mandatory mini-camp next week. After that, the Giants will be off for a long 31 days prior to the start of training camp. So before we get into all of that, we offer the...

Atlanta Falcons Sign Former New York Giants TE Bear Pascoe
May 2nd, 2014 at 8:30 AM
Bear Pascoe can be officially added to the list of free agent players of the New York Giants who are now considered former Giants. ***VIDEO1*** On Thursday, Pascoe agreed to terms on a deal with the Atlanta Falcons; Pascoe himself announced the news of him signing with the Falcons on his personal...

Ex-Giant Osi Umenyiora Inducted into Troy University’s Sports Hall of Fame
April 2nd, 2014 at 10:00 AM
Former New York Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora, who is now with the Atlanta Falcons, was one of eight former student-athletes to be inducted into the Troy University Sports Hall of Fame this past Saturday night. In addition to Umenyiora, Danny Cox (baseball), Mike Griffin (men's golf), Perry Griggs (football), Ted...

New York Giants to Workout Georgia Tech DE Emmanuel Dieke
April 1st, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants will workout several NFL Draft prospects next week, and Georgia Tech defensive end Emmanuel Dieke can now be added to the list. In addition to the Atlanta Falcons (April 15th), Dieke will travel to East Rutherford to meet with the Giants on April 11th. “All it takes...

New York Giants Unlikely to Sign Cowboys DE Anthony Spencer; Scared Off from Health Concerns
March 22nd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
When Justin Tuck left as a free agent to sign a two-year, $11 million deal with the Oakland Raiders, the New York Giants quickly searched around the league for potential replacement options and it had seemed like they might be able to find one on the cheap. ***PHOTO1*** This past Sunday, the...

New York Giants Have Made DE Justin Tuck a Contract Offer: Report
March 8th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants have made defensive end Justin Tuck an offer on a new contract -- an offer than came prior to the "legal tampering" period that began on Saturday at noon, reports The Star Ledger. ***PHOTO1*** Although specific details on the offer remain unclear, it shows that the Giants have...

If Released by Atlanta Falcons, Osi Umenyiora Likely to Find His Way Back to New York Giants: Report
March 8th, 2014 at 6:59 AM
The tough part of the NFL is when some of your favorite players leave because of salary cap reasons. Over the last couple of years, Ahmad Bradshaw, Aaron Ross and Brandon Jacobs were part of that trend although in 2013, Ross and Jacobs were able to reunite with the New...

New York Giants Have Sixth-Easiest 2014 Schedule Based on Winning Percentage
February 20th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
As we await the frenzy that is free agency, a second glance at the New York Giants' 2014 opponents revealed that the Giants may have an easier road to the playoffs in 2014 than in recent seasons. ***PHOTO1*** According to researchers at ESPN, the Giants have the sixth-easiest schedule in 2014. Based...

Agent for New York Giants DE Justin Tuck: He’s the Best Overall Defensive End in Free Agency
February 20th, 2014 at 12:30 PM
The class for defensive ends in this upcoming free agency class is pretty deep with it being lead by Seattle Seahawks' Michael Bennett, Minnesota Vikings' Jared Allen, Washington Redskins' Brian Orakpo and Carolina Panthers' Greg Hardy. Apparently the big names isn't scaring away New York Giants Justin Tuck's agent Doug Hendrickson,...

New York Giants May Receive at Least a 5th Round Compensatory Pick: Projections
February 9th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Although no exact public formula exists for how the NFL determines compensatory picks, there is enough information available for the well-informed to make relatively accurate projections. And with a very sound resume, Craig Turner is essentially the expert compensatory pick projector. A year ago, he correctly projected picks for 24...

Osi Umenyiora Has Advised Justin Tuck to Do Whatever He Can to Stay with New York Giants
February 1st, 2014 at 1:00 PM
In just about a month's time, Justin Tuck could be set to hit the free agent market and see what kind of drawing power he has as a veteran free agent coming off an 11-sack season and two Super Bowl victories in his tenure with the New York Giants. This time...

Former New York Giants DE Osi Umenyiora to Be Inducted into Troy Hall of Fame
January 15th, 2014 at 11:45 AM
***PHOTO1*** Former New York Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora, who is now with the Atlanta Falcons, will be one of eight former student-athletes to be inducted into the Troy University Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday, March 29th the school announced on Tuesday afternoon. In addition to Umenyiora, Danny Cox (baseball),...

New York Giants’ 2014 Opponents Now Officially Set
December 30th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
With the 2013 regular season now officially in the books, 2014 opponents have been set for all 32 NFL teams. And that, of course, includes the New York Giants who finished the 2013 season with a record of 7-9. Home Games: Dallas Cowboys, Philadelphia Eagles, Washington Redskins, Arizona Cardinals, San Francisco 49ers,...

Multiple Teams Preparing Trade Offers for New York Giants WR Hakeem Nicks: Report
October 13th, 2013 at 12:12 PM
One of the most talked about trade targets has been Hakeem Nicks of the New York Giants, especially since he will be a free agent after the 2013 season and many people have wondered if the team can even re-sign the star wide receiver. Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports has...

New York Giants Debut at No. 12 on ESPN’s Regular Season Power Rankings
September 3rd, 2013 at 12:30 PM
On Tuesday, ESPN released their very first set of power rankings as the NFL heads into week one of the regular season. Leading the way, surprisingly, were the Seattle Seahawks and Atlanta Falcons. Meanwhile, for NFC East teams, the Washington Redskins got the top nod at No. 10. Following them...

Former New York Giants Linebacker, Keith Bulluck, Arrested for Robbery
August 25th, 2013 at 2:10 PM
Retired NFL linebacker Keith Bulluck, who played for both the Tennessee Titans and New York Giants, spent his Saturday night working the Titans-Atlanta Falcons game. However, after the game, Bulluck spent the remainder of his evening, and a part of the morning, in a cell having been arrested and charged...

Catapult Sports Adds New York Giants to Growing Client List; On-Field GPS Tracking to Be Implemented
August 14th, 2013 at 10:30 AM
The New York Giants are among a short list of the newest clients to use Catapult Sports' on-field GPS tracking service. They join the Buffalo Bills, Atlanta Falcons, Dallas Cowboys, Jacksonville Jaguars, Philadelphia Eagles and St. Louis Rams as the only seven teams in the NFL to use the product,...

New York Giants’ Adrian Tracy Determined to Become Next Osi Umenyiora
August 7th, 2013 at 12:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** Osi Umenyiora may now be with the Atlanta Falcons, but his presence is still felt by his former New York Giants teammates. None more than fourth-year defensive end Adrian Tracy, who was adorned with the nickname "Yosi" by the Chief himself due to their vast similarities in size and...

Former Giants RB Brandon Jacobs Has Sharp Words for Fan as Anger Continues Over Zimmerman Verdict
July 14th, 2013 at 8:45 AM
Only hours after New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz tweeted that the "hood will catch up to" George Zimmerman following a not guilty verdict in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, former Big Blue running back Brandon Jacobs went on an angry rant of his own. ***PHOTO1*** Jacobs' rant, which...

New York Giants’ Dave Merritt on Run Defense: “We Have to Get Better”
June 10th, 2013 at 6:45 AM
It doesn't take an in-depth statistical analysis to figure out the New York Giants run defense was atrocious in 2012. Down the final stretch of the season, the Giants were dominated at the line of scrimmage and made it impossible for the team to stay competitive in several crucial matchups....