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Ex-Washington Redskins CB Fred Smoot: Giants RB Brandon Jacobs “Legitimately Hurt Me”
June 30th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Retired Washington Redskins cornerback Fred Smoot has never been one to lack the right (or wrong) words. He's an all-time trash talker and at the peak of his career, was one heck of a player. He was also a poor decision maker, as evident by his involvement in the "Love...

Mike Sullivan Happy to Be Back with New York Giants: “I Just Appreciate Everything Here”
June 29th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Time and again, we hear from ex-coaches or ex-players of the New York Giants who say "the grass is not greener on the other side." We saw it and heard it from running back Brandon Jacobs after he went to the San Francisco 49ers, we saw it and heard it...

Rex Ryan Takes Swipe at Giants, Jets: ‘Buffalo Bills are New York’s Only Team’
May 30th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Rex Ryan may no longer be the head coach of the New York Jets, but that hasn't stopped him from spending much of his time focused on the New York Giants. Perhaps the inferiority complex from when he was leading the Jets has carried over now that he's with the...

New York Giants Coaches Teaching Rookies About Franchise History, “Giants Pride”
May 8th, 2015 at 4:15 PM
When players arrived at the Quest Diagnostics Training Center for New York Giants rookie mini-camp on Friday, they were met by a few former faces: running back Brandon Jacobs and safety Deon Grant. But that was really just the beginning of their history lesson, as Giants coaches put a specific...

Lawrence Taylor Jr., Son of Giants Great, Sentenced to 30-Years for Statutory Rape, Child Molestation
May 5th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Lawrence Taylor Jr., the son of retired New York Giants great and NFL Hall of Fame Lawrence Taylor, plead guilty to statutory rape, child molestation and aggravated sodomy as a part of a plea deal in in Cobb County, Ga. on Monday, and will now face 30-years in prison with...

Pending Free Agent Safety Antrel Rolle: I’ll Always Be a New York Giant at Heart
March 6th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Five years ago today, the New York Giants and safety Antrel Rolle agreed to a five-year, $37 million deal. And at just over a $7 million per year average, Rolle became the highest paid safety in NFL history. ***PHOTO1*** Over the next five years, Rolle would play in every single game for...

New York Giants Place Franchise Tag on DE Jason Pierre-Paul
March 2nd, 2015 at 1:50 PM
The New York Giants had hoped to have a long-term deal in place with defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul by the time the NFL's franchise tag window closed, but that was not the case. So, as expected, it's been reported that Pierre-Paul has been designated as the team's non-exclusive franchise player. ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2*** "We...

New York Giants, Jason Pierre-Paul Have not Yet Discussed Long-Term Deal: Report
February 21st, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants are reportedly ready to place the non-exclusive franchise tag on defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, but with the deadline to do that only nine days away, they may want to get in touch with JPP's representatives and begin discussing a long-term deal -- something The Star-Ledger reports...

2015 NFL Draft: Potential Under-the-Radar Draft Prospects for the New York Giants (Part 1)
February 20th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
In hopes of keeping the NFL Draft talk new and refreshing, Giants 101 has decided to start up a weekly feature identifying potential sleeper picks on both sides of the ball. Each week we will take a look at one player on both offense and defense, that also fits a...

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...

Franchise Window Now Open: What Will New York Giants Do with Jason Pierre-Paul?
February 16th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Beginning on Monday and running through March 2nd, NFL franchises will have a brief window in which they can apply either the franchise tag or the transition tag to a pending free agent player of their choosing. For the New York Giants, their most likely option is defensive end Jason...

Over 100 Ex-New York Giants to Return for Homecoming to Honor Michael Strahan: Full List
November 2nd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
As reported earlier this week, the New York Giants will host a "Homecoming Weekend" this Monday night against the Indianapolis Colts. The night's big feature will come at halftime when the Giants honor newly inducted Pro Football Hall of Fame member Michael Strahan with a special ceremony and ring presentation. ***PHOTO1*** In...

New York Giants Will Honor Michael Strahan at Halftime on Monday Night
October 30th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
On Monday night, as the New York Giants face the Indianapolis Colts, the team prepares to welcome back nearly 70 former players as part of their "Homecoming Weekend" leading up to the game that night at MetLife Stadium. Along with welcoming back many Giants from the past, the main event...

Former Giants OC Kevin Gilbride Speaks Highly of Eli Manning, Team’s Current Running Backs
September 3rd, 2014 at 8:55 AM
After spending seven years as the team's offensive coordinator, this is the first year that Kevin Gilbride is spending away from the New York Giants and from the NFL after announcing his retirement from the league in the winter. ***PHOTO1*** Gilbride avoided getting fired by Giants co-owner John Mara after he called...

New York Giants’ Andre Williams Responds to Unprovoked Comments of Jets’ Rex Ryan
August 21st, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Earlier in the week, Andre Williams made a public statement about how the New York Giants were the team of New York as opposed to the New York Jets, the team they will see on Friday night when the two clash in the annual preseason MetLife Bowl game. ***PHOTO1*** When Jets head...

Jason Pierre-Paul Wants to Prove That New York Giants are Better than New York Jets
August 21st, 2014 at 7:00 AM
It's no secret that there's no love lost between the New York Giants and New York Jets. In fact, ever since the arrival of Rex Ryan as Gang Green's head coach, the rivalry has escalated to an entirely different level. It's become meaningful -- even if the Jets aren't. It's...

Could David Wilson’s Latest Neck Injury Be Final Nail in Coffin for New York Giants Career?
July 31st, 2014 at 12:15 PM
It always seems to be one disastrous thing after another with New York Giants running back David Wilson. ***VIDEO1*** Ever since being drafted with the team's first round pick back in 2012 and cutting loose Ahmad Bradshaw to make him the full-time starter, it's been an utter nightmare with him. It started with...

New York Giants’ David Wilson to Miss Remainder of Week’s Practice; Will Meet Surgeon for Evaluation
July 30th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
Running back David Wilson and the New York Giants simply can not catch a break. ***VIDEO1*** Wilson, who was just medically cleared to compete at training camp after undergoing neck surgery this past year after suffering from a spinal stenosis injury in Week 5 against the Philadelphia Eagles and missed most of...

Might New York Giants Be Developing One of the Better Ground Games in NFL?
July 26th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
It seems as though it has been ages since the days of Thunder and Lightning featuring Ron Dayne and Tiki Barber, or Earth, Wind and Fire composed of Brandon Jacobs, Derrick Ward and Ahmad Bradshaw. Both running back by committee approaches yielded great success for the Giants and lived up...

2014 New York Giants Training Camp Preview: Running Backs
July 14th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
With the offseason workout program now a thing of the past and the official start to training camp coming up on July 21st (report date and physicals), it's time to look ahead to each positional battle and how they will ultimately shape the New York Giants' final 53-man roster. Today...