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Matt Miller’s 2017 NFL Mock Draft: New York Giants Select Florida LB Jarrad Davis
May 3rd, 2016 at 1:00 PM
The 2016 NFL Draft concluded only a few short days ago, but already "experts" have begun looking ahead at the 2017 NFL Draft. Seriously. ***PHOTO1*** Bleacher Report's Matt Miller has released his "way-too-early" 2017 mock draft and has the New York Giants selecting Florida linebacker Jarrad Davis at No. 18 overall. An absolute...

Carl Banks Thinks New York Giants Need to Draft a Linebacker; Calls Leonard Floyd a “Convertible”
April 25th, 2016 at 7:00 AM
It's been 32 years since the New York Giants took a linebacker with their first-round pick. That linebacker was Carl Banks, who ended up being a very good pick for Big Blue. ***PHOTO1*** With the linebacker position being, arguably, one of the most pressing need for the Giants heading into the 2016...

New York Giants Tuesday Morning Storylines: the Case for Ronnie Stanley in Round 1
April 19th, 2016 at 7:00 AM
Happy Tuesday, New York Giants fans! With the exception of the return of kicker Josh Brown on Monday, things remain relatively quiet in Big Blue land and will through Thursday when General Manager Jerry Reese holds his pre-2016 NFL Draft press conference. ***PHOTO1*** Until then, we've got you covered. So as you've...

UCLA’s Myles Jack Believes He “Fits the Bill” for New York Giants
April 15th, 2016 at 7:00 AM
UCLA linebacker Myles Jack had never before experienced New York City, but that changed earlier this week when he arrived in the Big Apple for the very first time. And he found it completely intoxicating. ***PHOTO1*** "I could see myself in this city," Jack told The Star-Ledger about possibly playing for the...

Charley Casserly Mocks UCLA LB Myles Jack to New York Giants
April 9th, 2016 at 1:00 PM
Shortly after the 2015 NFL season ended and mock drafts began, UCLA linebacker Myles Jack was a popular mock to the New York Giants. However, as free agency got underway and things began to change, many experts and pundits predicted the Giants would go in a different direction and Jack...

Pro Football Focus Mocks UCLA LB Myles Jack to New York Giants
March 30th, 2016 at 3:00 PM
Back in early February, shortly after Super Bowl 50, several early mock drafts were released and many had the New York Giants taking UCLA linebacker Myles Jack at No. 10 overall. Since then however, those predictions have quieted down and the Giants have often been paired with someone else. ***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday,...

Jerry Reese Among New York Giants Contingent Scouting Georgia’s Leonard Floyd
March 16th, 2016 at 2:55 PM
The New York Giants have not drafted a linebacker in the first-round since they selected Carl Banks with the third overall selection in 1984, but that drought could be coming to an end here in 2016 -- 32 years after it started. ***PHOTO1*** With the 10th overall selection in the 2016 NFL...

New York Giants May Target Georgia LB Leonard Floyd as Pass Rushing SAM
March 13th, 2016 at 1:00 PM
For 31 years, the New York Giants have not drafted a linebacker in the first round of the NFL Draft; Carl Banks was the last one they took back in the 1984 NFL Draft. Will the Giants break that streak in the 32nd year heading into the 2016 NFL Draft? ***PHOTO1*** Given...

NFL Network Names 1986 New York Giants as One of the “Best Defenses of All-Time”
February 23rd, 2016 at 7:00 AM
With a few weeks to sit on the defensive performance of the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 50, Gil Brandt of NFL Network decided it was time to look back on the Top 5 Defenses of All-Time. And while the 1985 Chicago Bears were the obvious choice at No. 1...

Ex-Giant Leonard Marshall Among Plaintiffs in Case Against Riddell
February 17th, 2016 at 7:00 AM
Leonard Marshall, a former defensive lineman for the New York Giants, says he has a traumatic brain injury that he receives therapy for, among other things. ***PHOTO1*** Marshall, like so many other, wore a Riddell helmet throughout his career, as they were the official helmet maker for the NFL from 1989 through...