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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 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 Miss Out on Safety Devin McCourty, Defensive End Jerry Hughes
March 9th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Only hours after losing out on defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, who will sign a six-year, $114 million deal with the Miami Dolphins, the New York Giants were informed they had also missed out on safety Devin McCourty -- a player who appeared to be their No. 1 free agent target. ***PHOTO1*** Although...

New England Patriots Win Super Bowl XLIX, but New York Giants Remain Their Kryptonite
February 2nd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Seven years after their quest for the perfect season was ended, the New England Patriots returned to their former "House of Horrors" in Glendale, Arizona and defeated the defending champion Seattle Seahawks to win Super Bowl XLIX, their first championship in 10 years. ***PHOTO1*** The Patriots were able to survive being down...

New York Giants Saturday Morning Storylines: David Diehl’s Lasting Impact on Big Blue
January 31st, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Saturday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to Super Bowl Weekend. Although Big Blue will not be represented this weekend in Glendale, it still provides us fans one last opportunity to enjoy the game we love. ***PHOTO1*** In the mean time, here are some Giants-related headlines to enjoy over your morning...

New England Patriots’ Bill Belichick: Mark Bavaro Deserves to Be in Hall of Fame
January 28th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
Throughout Bill Belichick's career as New England Patriots head coach, he has always seen the importance of having a great tight end for an offense, and to many, that is exemplified with the big-time abilities of current Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski. But for "The Man in the Hood," in...

After Missing Out on Job with New York Giants, Pepper Johnson Hired by New York Jets
January 25th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Pepper Johnson was really hoping for a reunion between he and the New York Giants when he interviewed for the defensive coordinator position almost two weeks ago, but lost out to Steve Spagnuolo for the job. ***PHOTO1*** Johnson was crushed that he wasn't able to get Tom Coughlin to hire him to...

Phil Simms Expects ‘Severe’ Punishment for New England Patriots After DeflateGate Scandal
January 23rd, 2015 at 1:00 PM
On Thursday, both New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady stood up in front of the Boston media at Gillette Stadium and told everyone, including the world that had their press conferences nationally televised, that they had no idea, nor anything to do with the footballs...

New York Giants Thursday Morning Storylines: Steve Spagnuolo Hiring a Desperation Move?
January 22nd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Thursday, New York Giants! We're one step closer to the weekend, which means we're one step closer to the final Odell Beckham Jr. show of the year. And while many aren't interested in the NFL Pro Bowl, for hardcore Giants fans, it will represent the last shred of Big...

New York Giants’ Geoff Schwartz on Deflate-Gate: “It’s Ridiculous”
January 21st, 2015 at 10:55 AM
The NFL has found that 11 of the 12 footballs used by the New England Patriots in Sunday's AFC Championship Game were under-inflated by at least two pounds per square inch less than what's required by league regulations. However, NFL representatives still refuse to comment on the clear violation. ***PHOTO1*** "We are...

Tedy Bruschi: New York Giants were the Better Team in Super Bowl XLII
January 20th, 2015 at 8:55 AM
For the next two weeks, the New England Patriots are going to be reminded about Super Bowl XLII; especially since Super Bowl XLIX is returning to the scene of where history was avoided. ***PHOTO1*** The same stadium, field and city where the Patriots walked into Glendale an 18-0 team and one win...

Justin Tuck: New York Giants Prevented Tom Brady from Going Down as Greatest Quarterback Ever
January 18th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Is New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady the greatest of all-time? If not, he's certainly in the conversation, but the one hang-up facing Brady will always be Super Bowls XLII and XLVI. It's for that reason former New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck believes Big Blue will forever be...

New York Giants’ John Mara Open to Instant Replay on Pass Interference Calls
January 17th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The question about whether or not the NFL should expand instant replay has been a long-time debate. But as the worry of blown calls, especially in the most pivotal games, continues to grow, there has been even more discussion about expanding the limits of instant replay. In this case, the...

New York Giants Co-Owner Steve Tisch: “I’d Like to See the Patriots Win the Super Bowl”
January 16th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
There's a long, storied history between the New York Giants and New England Patriots, and not all of it has to do with what occurs on the field. In fact, more than any other flock of team owners league-wide, the Kraft's, Mara's and Tisch's all seem to be relatively close...

New York Giants Coaches, Executives not in High Demand During Offseason Hires
January 16th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
There was a time when coaches and executives of the New York Giants were considered to be in high demand. ***PHOTO1*** Going all the way back to when the team won Super Bowl XXV, Bill Belichick got hired as the Cleveland Browns head coach and Tom Coughlin as the head coach for...

Pepper Johnson Expressed Great Disappointment in Failure to Land Giants’ Defensive Coordinator Job
January 16th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Pepper Johnson was an assistant coach for 14 seasons under Bill Belichick and the New England Patriots; coaching four different positions during that time. Yet he couldn't secure a promotion as his defensive coordinator, which lead to his departure after 2013. ***PHOTO1*** On Thursday, Johnson was informed by New York Giants head...

Sporting News Ranks New York Giants’ Jerry Reese No. 3 General Manager in NFL
September 8th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Although he admits it's not exactly based on any sort of scientific data, David Steele of the Sporting News recently ranked all 32 NFL General Managers based on a number of factors, including draft results, free agent signings and, of course, victories -- including the Super Bowl. ***PHOTO1*** When all of the...

NFL Insiders Ranks New York Giants Head Coach Tom Coughlin No. 5 Overall, Behind Andy Reid
August 29th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin has long been considered one of the top tier coaches in the NFL, and one would have expected that trend to continue earlier this week when NFL Insiders polled 30 league insiders in an effort to create a new rankings system. But for...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Named One of Top 25 Active Coaches in All of Sports
July 19th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants and head coach Tom Coughlin have not been receiving much respect following a 7-9 campaign in 2013, but that pattern of disrespect was derailed briefly earlier this week when The Sporting News released their list of the "Top 25 Active Coaches" in all of sports. Despite...

NFL Network Lists New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin No. 5 Overall in “Head Coach Power Rankings”
July 15th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Although the New York Giants have missed the playoffs in four of the last five seasons, head coach Tom Coughlin still commands respect from his players and those around the league. And despite the constant "is Coughlin on the hot seat?" question, Elliot Harrison of NFL Network has once again...