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Jameel McClain, Jon Beason Could Change New York Giants’ Fortunes at Linebacker
June 3rd, 2014 at 4:00 PM
As the New York Giants concluded their fifth Organized Team Activity (OTA) practice on Tuesday, one of the players who once again stood out was linebacker Jameel McClain. ***VIDEO1*** Signed earlier this offseason after multiple visits with the team, McClain has quickly adjusted to his role with Big Blue, soaked up Perry...

Retired Giants LB Carl Banks on Illegal Drugs Lawsuit: If You Can’t Take the Pain, Then Don’t Play
May 25th, 2014 at 12:55 PM
The NFL once again finds itself in the cross hairs as eight retired players, including former New York Giants offensive lineman Ron Stone, have filed a lawsuit against the league for allegedly suppling them with illegal drugs and painkillers, causing long-term issues including drug dependency. Since the filing, an additional...

C.J. Mosley Told by New York Giants They’d Consider Picking Him at No. 12 If He Drops
May 7th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
With less than 24 hours to go until the start of the NFL Draft and the start of the first round on Thursday night, the rampant rumors and speculation on what teams will do will only continue to grow up until the Houston Texans are announced that they are on...

Carl Banks: Comparing Jadeveon Clowney to Lawrence Taylor is “Ridiculous”
April 11th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Every single year there's talk about which NFL Draft prospect has the potential to be the "next Lawrence Taylor." The reality is, there will never be another Lawrence Taylor. There will never be another defender as dominant; another defender who changed the game. And that's not to say superstars and...

Ex-Giant Carl Banks Rips Corey Webster on Twitter; Says He Quit on Team in 2013
February 10th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
It came as no shock to many when it was announced on Friday that the New York Giants had allowed veteran cornerback Corey Webster's contract to void, which will save the team $1 million in cap space for 2014. With the voiding of Webster's deal, it will all but end his...

New York Giants Select C.J. Mosley from Alabama in Todd McShay’s First Mock Draft
December 20th, 2013 at 3:30 PM
Earlier this week, ESPN's draft guru, Todd McShay, released his first mock draft of the year. In it he has the New York Giants selecting University of Alabama linebacker C.J. Mosley. The last two linebackers the Giants have taken in the first round were Carl Banks and Lawrence Taylor, so...

New York Giants’ Antrel Rolle on Loss to Carolina Panthers: “I Can Never Have That Feeling Again”
September 24th, 2013 at 2:15 PM
On Monday, following a 38-0 beat-down at the hands of the Carolina Panthers, veteran safety Antrel Rolle said the feelings he had experienced during and after the game were "intolerable." He reiterated that again on Tuesday, and, while appearing during his weekly WFAN spot, the New York Giants captain vowed...

Carl Banks Slams New York Giants for Gutless, Emotionless Performance Against Carolina Panthers
September 23rd, 2013 at 12:30 PM
As the New York Giants headed toward their locker-room following a 38-0 loss to the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, many former and retired players spoke up in disgust at how the team has performed over the first three weeks of the season. Of those players, retired linebacker Carl Banks was...

Former New York Giants Players React to Embarrassing Display by Current Team
September 23rd, 2013 at 8:30 AM
Rare is it that former or retired players will negatively address the team they once played for, but after a shameful 38-0 loss to the Carolina Panthers that dropped them to 0-3 on the season, many ex-New York Giants spoke up -- many in utter disbelief -- about the current...

New York Giants Fan, Chuck Knoxx, Spreads Infectious Enthusiasm
September 8th, 2013 at 11:00 AM
It’s clear in all available areas of social media and everyday life that people approach being an NFL fan in different ways and on different levels. One such knowledgeable diehard goes by the name/moniker of Chuck Knoxx. Warning: Video is NSFW. ***VIDEO1*** Every fanatic of the New York Football Giants has their story...

New York Giants LB Aaron Curry Looks to Carl Banks as Inspiration, Career He’d Want to Follow
August 11th, 2013 at 2:38 PM
On Saturday night, it was the first action that outside linebacker Aaron Curry saw for the New York Giants when they defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers 18-13 on Saturday night in the preseason opener.In the game, Curry had just one tackle in his time on the field for the Giants, as...

Former New York Giants Head Coach Bill Parcells Ranked 11th Best Coach of All-Time
June 1st, 2013 at 3:30 PM
Throughout his long, illustrious coaching career, Bill Parcells made his way around the NFL to coach the New England Patriots, New York Jets and Dallas Cowboys, arguably the New York Giants three most significant rivals. However, without his initial 11-year stint as Big Blue's head coach, Parcells would never have risen...

New York Giants Linebacker Love: Looking Back on the Crunch Bunch, Big Blue Wrecking Crew
June 1st, 2013 at 1:20 PM
For months (well, at least this calendar year), there has been heavy discussion about the New York Giants’ linebackers corps and the speculation about the current open competition at the position. Somehow, debates always rewind to years when that second level of defense was what loaded the stands and brought...

ESPN Radio Signs Out-Of-Market Sunday Afternoon Broadcast Deal with New York Giants
May 28th, 2013 at 8:45 AM
Earlier this month, the New York Giants and WFAN extended their exclusive broadcast contract, meaning Bob Papa and Carl Banks will continue to call all in-network games for the 2013-2014 season. However, Big Blue fans outside of the WFAN territory will now have an opportunity to listen to the games...

ESPN’s Football Outsiders Lists Linebacker as “Red Flag” for New York Giants
May 14th, 2013 at 8:30 AM
From the time the 2012 season ended, to the start of free agency, through the 2013 NFL Draft and heading into the start of team camps, the New York Giants' linebackers and their depth has been widely discussed. On Monday, ESPN's Football Outsiders broke down the NFC East and the "red...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Says “It’s Going to Be Hard” to Play Without Osi Umenyiora
May 1st, 2013 at 6:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Giants have a long, illustrious history of drafting dominant defensive ends and maintaining one of the NFL's most feared pass rushing units. It began in the 1981 NFL Draft with the selection of Lawrence Taylor and continued with the additions of Leonard Marshall, Carl Banks, Jesse...

1981 Voted Best Draft Class in New York Giants History
April 15th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
Giants.com's "Draft Class Challenge," which gave fans a chance to vote on which New York Giants draft class was best, has come to an end. Big Blue has had a number of excellent drafts in their history that have brought them some great players, but the draft fans feel was...

New York Giants, GM Jerry Reese Follow No NFL Draft Trends; Expect the Unexpected in April
March 31st, 2013 at 9:00 AM
As of mid-week, the New York Giants should enter the 2013 NFL Draft with 76 players already on their roster. Since free agency has slowed down and general manager Jerry Reese handled business in his calm, collected demeanor, quite a few conspicuous holes have been filled. While there are still...

Mark Bavaro: My Giants Would “Absolutely” Destroy Eli Manning’s Giants
December 21st, 2012 at 8:30 AM
The 1986 New York Giants are arguably the greatest team in franchise history. In fact, they may be in the discussion as one of the best and most talented teams ever. So it should come as no surprise that former tight end Mark Bavaro thinks highly of them, and all...

25th Anniversary Celebration of the 1986 New York Giants
April 26th, 2011 at 8:22 AM
Twenty-five years ago, the New York Giants won their fifth NFL championship and their first Super Bowl. On Sunday, June 12, 2011 at Meadowlands Exposition Center, there will be a special event honoring the players and coaches of that team. Former coaches Bill Parcells and Bill Belichick will be there along...