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Ex-Giant Derrick Ward: Big Blue Never Signs Back Free Agent Players Who Got Injured for Them
March 19th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Shortly after defensive end Justin Tuck signed with the Oakland Raiders, retired running back Derrick Ward, who once called New York home, took to Twitter and struck a nerve with fans when he suggested General Manager Jerry Reese & Co. never sign back their own free agent players who "got...

New York Giants Mind Frame: Always a Giant?
March 15th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
“Once a Giant, Always a Giant” is an infamous Wellington Mara quote for his New York Giants. It’s also one third of the title of an Andy Robustelli book. However, there are a few former Giants that just, well, don’t ever really quite fully understand it. Or perhaps they do...

Potential New York Giants Free Agent Target: Ben Tate, RB
March 9th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
Most fans of the New York Giants have already heard the name Ben Tate when it comes to free agency considering he's been one of the most talked about names mentioned for the last two months. The 25-year-old running back put on the best possible audition possible for himself in 2013...

With a Need at Wide Receiver, Might Some Former New York Giants Find Their Way Back to the Team?
March 6th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
In the past, when General Manager Jerry Reese let a player walk or released them outright, there was never any looking back. But that changed a year ago when the New York Giants not only brought back cornerback Aaron Ross, but running back Brandon Jacobs as well. And now, will...

New York Giants Won’t Rule Out Bringing Back Ahmad Bradshaw
February 22nd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** A year ago, the New York Giants said they would not rule out bringing back Brandon Jacobs. Although it didn't happen as quickly as some expected it to, B-Jac did, eventually, find his way back into the Giants' locker-room. Fast forward to Saturday, and General Manager Jerry Reese sang...

Might Darren McFadden Be a Buy-Low Free Agent Option for New York Giants?
February 17th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Heading into the 2014 season, the New York Giants' only healthy option at running back is former rookie Michael Cox, which doesn't exactly say a whole lot on what the team has, and thus, may put the team in the market for options. David Wilson is recovering from neck surgery from...

Ex-Giant Ahmad Bradshaw Unlikely to Re-Sign with Indianapolis Colts
February 5th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The first six years of Ahmad Bradshaw's career were quite successful with the New York Giants, but his first year away from the Giants -- with the Indianapolis Colts -- did not quite go as planned. Bradshaw signed with the Colts this past summer looking to take over as the number...

Sports Media 101 NY/NJ Super Bowl Score Contest
February 2nd, 2014 at 1:55 PM
***PHOTO1***Just because the New York Giant and New York Jets aren't playing at MetLife Stadium today, doesn't mean New York and New Jersey football fans should be left out of the fun. So, Sports Media 101 spent the last week asking a variety of New York Jets and New York...

Giants’ Brandon Jacobs to Hold Retirement Party on Friday, Jan. 31st at Tilted Kilt in Hoboken
January 26th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The time has come for New York Giants running back Brandon Jacobs to step away from the game of football and he'll do so in style. Rise Talent Management, in association with Sports Media 101 and Giants 101, will host the Official Brandon Jacobs Retirement Party on Friday, January 31st at...

New York Giants Who Ended 2013 on Injured Reserve: Who Should Stay and Who Should Go?
January 25th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Depending upon how prior health-related statements are interpreted and players rehabilitate from their injuries, going with younger and less injury-prone players has become the New York Giants' way. Well, it also depends upon if the player can not only contribute outright to the team, but if their salary is conducive...

Retired New York Giants RB Derrick Ward: “The NFL Doesn’t Care About Retired Players”
January 23rd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Retired New York Giants running backs are clearly in a rare and vocal mood this week. First, it was Brandon Jacobs calling San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh a bitch, and now it's Derrick Ward taking aim at the NFL, claiming they turn their back on players once they...

Brandon Jacobs Says San Francisco 49ers’ Jim Harbaugh is a “Bitch” Who Will Never Win Anything
January 23rd, 2014 at 10:00 AM
Running back Brandon Jacobs, who will officially retire from professional football later this month at a retirement party sponsored by Sports Media 101, is never shy about sharing his feelings. If you ask him a question, you're going to get an honest answer. He's also never been shy about discussing...

New York Giants RB Brandon Jacobs Announces Retirement from NFL After 9 Years
January 3rd, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The odds for Brandon Jacobs playing again in the NFL were just too great, so the long-time running back of the New York Giants decided not to chance it any further. On Thursday night, the 31-year-old announced his retirement from the NFL after nine years in the league; eight of which...

New York Giants Have Already Expressed Interest in Re-Signing Andre Brown: Report
January 1st, 2014 at 2:48 PM
As the New York Giants packed up their things on Monday, preparing for the long offseason ahead, running back Andre Brown spoke openly about his desire to return in 2014. The soon-to-be free agent said he'd be willing to open negotiations with the Giants immediately, and that appears to be...

New York Giants GM Jerry Reese: We Can’t Count on David Wilson Yet for 2014
January 1st, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The 2013 season was supposed to be David Wilson's breakout year as the top running back for the New York Giants. But, instead, his future with the team and as a football player in general may be in jeopardy. During the Giants' Week 5 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, Wilson suffered...

Brandon Jacobs Undecided About NFL Future; Will Only Play for New York Giants in 2014
December 31st, 2013 at 9:00 AM
Brandon Jacobs' career in the NFL had appeared to be over, especially since he needed to have surgery done on his knee this past month and many felt that his season with the New York Giants in 2013 might be his final one. But Jacobs isn't looking at retirement anytime soon...

Bear Pascoe’s First NFL Carry a Product of Circumstance, New York Giants Injuries
December 23rd, 2013 at 12:00 PM
The New York Giants found themselves in a unique and completely unexpected position on Sunday, forced to use back-up tight end Bear Pascoe in a running situation. With Peyton Hillis inactive due to a concussion, Brandon Jacobs and David Wilson already on Injured Reserve (IR), the team went into their...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz May, Too, Land on Season-Ending IR with Concussion
December 18th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
In total, the New York Giants currently have 11 players listed on Injured Reserve (IR). That list, of course, does not account for players like running back Andre Brown, who started the season on short-term IR, or players like wide receiver Ramses Barden and linebacker Dan Connor, who were placed...

Retirement or Otherwise, Brandon Jacobs Has Cemented a Tremendous New York Giants Legacy
December 14th, 2013 at 10:00 AM
There have always been a myriad of mixed feelings on New York Giants running back Brandon Jacobs. They began back in 2005 when he was drafted in the 4th round by blue and haven’t changed for the 6’4”, 260-plus-pound back out of Southern Illinois. ***PHOTO1*** In his rookie year, Jacobs followed and...

New York Giants’ Kevin Gilbride not Concerned with Job Security; Expects to Return in 2014
December 13th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
With all of the people calling for his head, you would expect New York Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride to have at least some concern over his job safety heading into the final three games of the season. After all, the Giants rank near the bottom of the league in...