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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...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Ranked No. 3 Head Coach in NFL by Sporting News
June 14th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin is one of the very best -- that's not often something heard around New York because of some rollercoaster years, but a reality nonetheless. And in a recent list compiled by Sporting News, Coughlin has finally been recognized as one of the NFL's...

Former New York Giants CB Terrell Thomas Had Tryout with New England Patriots
May 23rd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Once the New York Giants signed Walter Thurmond III, the writing was on the wall -- Terrell Thomas' six-year career with Big Blue was coming to an end. And although he managed to play a full 16 games in 2013 following two consecutive missed seasons due to torn ACLs, it...

New York Giants Friday Morning Storylines: Playoffs of Bust for Tom Coughlin in 2014?
April 18th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
Happy Friday, Giants fans! The week is finally coming to an end and we can soon expect things to pick up again as the New York Giants prepare to return for the start of the offseason workout program early next week. In the mean time, kick back and enjoy your...

New York Giants Wednesday Morning Storylines: How Big Blue Snubbed Gang Green for DRC
April 2nd, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The previous two times we've indicated the rush of free agency was over for the New York Giants, they signed someone. Will that be the case again on Wednesday as we enter day three of what was supposed to be a quiet and slow time for news? Time will tell....

New York Giants Tuesday Morning Storylines: Big Blue in Great Draft Position After Strong Free Agency
April 1st, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants broke the free agency lull on Monday by re-signing defensive tackle Mike Patterson and adding cornerback Zack Bowman, but do not expect that to continue on Tuesday. Co-owner John Mara recently said their free agency spending spree was all but over, so those tremors felt on...

Giants’ Tom Coughlin Downplays Retirement Talk; Thinks He Merits Hall of Fame Consideration
March 28th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
When a coach is approaching 68-years-old and has won multiple championships during their tenure as a head coach, there are two things that will end up being discussed; retirement plans and the possibility of the Hall of Fame. ***PHOTO1*** For New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin, who will turn 68 at...