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Ex-Giant Carl Banks Slams Mike Francesa Over Inaccurate Super Bowl XXI Criticism
February 3rd, 2016 at 1:00 PM
Retired New York Giants linebacker Carl Banks could have arguably been named Super Bowl XXI MVP for his 10-tackle performance against the Denver Broncos, but that honor ultimately went to quarterback Phil Simms, who had a legendary game of his own. ***PHOTO1*** Now, 29 years later, Banks' contributions to that game are...

New York Giants Monday Morning Storylines: Should Devon Kennard Be Moved to MLB?
January 25th, 2016 at 7:00 AM
Happy Monday, New York Giants fans! Conference Championship Sunday is now a thing of the past and Super Bowl 50 is less than two weeks away. As exciting as that may be, it also means we're entering the first official dead period in the NFL (for team's not playing in...

New York Giants Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor Returning to WWE with Ric Flair
January 17th, 2016 at 7:00 AM
Retired New York Giants linebacker and NFL Hall of Famer, Lawrence Taylor, will make his return to a WWE arena later this month. Whether or not any kind of in-ring spot is planned for him remains to be seen, but Taylor will join Ric Flair on the January 25th edition...

Carl Banks Criticizes New York Giants WR Victor Cruz for Timing of Surgery Announcement
November 18th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Former New York Giants great and current radio analyst Carl Banks did not like the way in which wide receiver Victor Cruz announced he was going to be out for the season. ***PHOTO1*** “It’s a new era, so forgive me, but I’m not making the announcement that I’m not coming back due...

Rick Gosselin Makes Case for Carl Banks to the Pro Football Hall of Fame
November 15th, 2015 at 10:55 AM
Lawrence Taylor is enshrined, Harry Carson is enshrined, but Carl Banks is not. And now Rick Gosselin, a Dallas Morning News columnist, is making the case for the retired New York Giants linebacker to join his teammates in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. ***PHOTO1*** Carl Banks formed one half of the...

Bob Papa Fumbles Carl Banks’ Birthday Cake on Live TV: Video
August 30th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Retired New York Giants linebacker Carl Banks forced many fumbles during his playing days and apparently he's not quite done yet. ***PHOTO1*** During Saturday's broadcast of the MetLife Bowl between Big Blue and the New York Jets, NBC New York decided it would be an opportune time to celebrate Banks' 53rd birthday....

Carl Banks: New York Giants Have to Assume Jason Pierre-Paul Won’t Return
August 14th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, who lost his right index finger following a July 4th fireworks accident and technically remains unsigned, has informed the New York Giants he'll return to the team once he's able to pass their physical. And as far-fetched as that may seem, many Doctors have also chimed...

New York Giants’ Robert Ayers “Idolized” Michael Strahan, Sought His Autograph Last Year
August 4th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Once upon a time, NFL athletes were fans of the game just like many of us are today. They grew up rooting for a specific team, idolizing specific players and dreaming of the day they'd be able to put on the helmet of their favorite team. In the case of Robert...

New York Giants’ J.T. Thomas Says Defense Will “Impose Our Will on Opposing Offenses”
July 22nd, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Aggressive. Aggressive. Aggressive. That's been the word most commonly used by New York Giants players to define Steve Spagnuolo's new (old?) defensive system. ***PHOTO1*** But linebacker J.T. Thomas took things a step further when discussing Spagnuolo's defense earlier this week, saying the defensive system will allow the Giants to "impose our will"...

Giants Will Release Limited Amount of Tickets to 2015 NFL Draft Party to General Public
April 20th, 2015 at 5:58 PM
The New York Giants announced on Monday that they will release a "limited amount" of tickets to the general public for the 2015 NFL Draft Party, which will be held on Saturday, May 2nd at Noon EST. ***PHOTO1*** The full press release: The Giants will host their 2015 Draft Party presented by Verizon...