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New York Giants Face Tough Decision with Linval Joseph; DT Could Command $35-40MM in Free Agency
January 13th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Over the next couple of months, the free agents that are currently on the New York Giants will be heavily discussed; linebacker Jon Beason and wide receiver Hakeem Nicks have been two of the primary ones already talked about, but one that may need to rank near the top is...

Are New York Giants Really Facing a Rebuild or Just a Refinement: Part II, Defense
January 11th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Most agreed that the offensive side of the ball for the New York Giants was more of a rebuild -- mostly due to the offensive line and integral parts like tight end and running back still being a question mark. How about the defensive side? When we left off, we...

Ex-Giant Barry Cofield Feels Tom Coughlin Still “Has Grasp” of Big Blue Locker-Room
December 26th, 2013 at 12:00 PM
Defensive tackle Barry Cofield may no longer be with the New York Giants, but even he feels like the Tom Coughlin witch hunt has gotten a bit out of control. Speaking to reporters following Washington Redskins practice on Tuesday, Cofield said Coughlin still very much "has a grasp" on his locker-room...

New York Giants Free Agency and Trades: Comparing the Years
January 19th, 2013 at 9:30 AM
Everyone has opinions, especially on what their favorite NFL teams should do in the offseason. As we examine how the New York Football Giants handle theirs, many which continue to criticize, should grow to be thankful (how they aren’t already is baffling, really). Not everyone is a football fan beyond their...

Washington Redskins: We Outplayed New York Giants in Week 7 Loss
December 1st, 2012 at 1:01 PM
***PHOTO1*** The Washington Redskins have been watching tape of their 27-23 loss and for the most part they like what they see: other than the 77-yard game winner from Eli Manning to Victor Cruz, the Redskins players say they outplayed the Giants almost snap for snap. Redskins defensive end Stephen Bowen...

Washington Redskins’ Barry Cofield on New York Giants’ Eli Manning: “He’s Like Joe Montana”
October 22nd, 2012 at 8:45 AM
The Washington Redskins had Eli Manning dead to rights on Sunday afternoon. He was getting hit, sailing the ball, making uncharacteristically poor decisions at times and tossed two very bad interceptions. But once again, the New York Giants quarterback rallied his team late in the fourth quarter and dropped a...

Looking Back at New York Giants’ Offseason Losses
September 30th, 2012 at 1:30 PM
Clichés are boring, but most of the time true: Hindsight is twenty/twenty - especially when looking back at the overreactions to New York Giants players that have been cut or lost to free agency. For time’s sake and since the present general manager and coaching staff is still in place,...

New York Giants Tight End Jake Ballard Required Microfracture Surgery as Well as ACL Surgery
April 11th, 2012 at 6:15 PM
The fourth quarter of Super Bowl XLVI was a joyous time for every member of the New York Giants, but maybe a bit less so for at least one Giant. Tight end Jake Ballard, initially diagnosed with a torn meniscus, had actually suffered a torn ACL. ***PHOTO1*** As it turns out, he...

NFL Lockout Will Hurt New York Giants’ Youngsters
April 13th, 2011 at 7:45 AM
Here's a thought for you on this miserable, rainy (where I am) hump–day Wednesday: Is the lockout slamming the breaks on the progression of the New York Giants younger players? Is not being at the facility and not getting to work with trainers, coaches and nutritionists going to put some players...

If 2010 Rules Apply, New York Giants’ Barry Cofield Will Seek a Trade
April 1st, 2011 at 8:58 AM
Solid interior defensive lineman Barry Cofield's status has been up in the air since last year. Does he have a future with the New York Giants? Will the Giants give him the money he's looking for? What role will the collective bargaining agreement play in the outcome? New York Giants Barry...

Barry Cofield Uncertain of Future with New York Giants
March 10th, 2011 at 8:36 PM
One of the unsung heroes of the New York Giants 2010 season was defensive tackle, Barry Cofield. When a player like Cofield is surrounded by bookends, such as defensive ends Osi Umenyiora and Justin Tuck, it's an unfortunate reality to be lost in the shuffle. However, most core Giants fans...

New York Giants to Have Youth Movement Along the Lines?
March 10th, 2011 at 8:26 AM
Every now and then, you'll hear someone talk about a "youth movement"--clearing out the old and bringing in the new. It's easy to do in basketball and a few key moves can re-energize a baseball team with a younger, hungrier and more athletic core. New York Giants Barry Cofield reacts with...

New York Giants Preparing for Extenuating Circumstances Regarding Free Agents
March 3rd, 2011 at 4:05 PM
One of the most scrutinized aspect of the New York Giants current roster is the number of pending free agents. Because 2010 was the final year of the previous collective bargaining agreement, veteran players had to collect 6 years of NFL experience in order to become a full fledged unrestricted...

New York Giants Defensive Tackle Linval Joesph Looking to Break Out in 2011
March 3rd, 2011 at 7:24 AM
Entering his second season as a New York Giant, defensive tackle Linval Joseph will be expected to be a major part of one of the NFL's elite defensive lines. Joseph was only active for five regular season games during the 2010 season, but with the status of veteran defensive tackle...

New York Giants’ John Mara Only Owner in Negotiations; Six Players Issued Tenders
March 1st, 2011 at 7:34 PM
With the current CBA contract set to expire in just a few days, and the momentous consequences of such a legislative sunset coming together, most NFL fans are sitting at home anxiously awaiting news about the last-minute negotiations taking place between the players' union and the owners...right? Make that singular. Owner....

New York Giants’ Jerry Reese Gushes Over Nick Fairley and Marcell Dareus
February 27th, 2011 at 9:00 AM
It is extremely rare that New York Giants General Manager Jerry Reese ever tips his hand when it comes to the NFL Draft. Typically, questions about specific players are avoided or diverted, but when it came to Auburn's Nick Fairley and Alabama's Macell Dareus, Reese uncharacteristically opened right up and...

New York Giants 2011 Pre-Combine Mock Draft
February 18th, 2011 at 7:32 AM
Other than the combine (which begins next week), the only event scheduled on the NFL calender at the moment is the draft. Lockout or no lockout, draft season is one of the most fun times of the year for any NFL fan, and that wont change this year. From the second the...

Is Barry Cofield Worth a Big Contract for Big Blue with Linval Joseph Waiting in The Wings?
February 9th, 2011 at 9:16 AM
A note in ESPN's Ohm Youngmisuk's 2010 New York Giants defensive line report card has got us thinking about what the interior of the New York Giants' defensive line will look like next year. The big variable: defensive tackle Barry Cofield. Cofield, a former fourth–round draft pick, has been a steady...

How Will the New York Giants Use the Franchise Tag?
February 7th, 2011 at 2:43 PM
With the curtains coming down on the 2011 season, it is time for fans to begin looking to the 2011 season. Despite not knowing exactly when said season will commence, certain things will proceed in a "business as usual" manner. New York Giants Barry Cofield reacts with Dave Tollefson after sacking...

New York Giants to Dole Out New Contracts Once Collective Bargaining Agreement is in Place?
January 27th, 2011 at 9:51 AM
The New York Giants have several young, key guys who are not technically under contract this year, pending the outcome of the collective bargaining agreement of course. We've talked about all these guys from time to time, but let's take a look at the entire group of guys who are...