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New York Giants Co-Owner John Mara Wants to See Better Selections in Middle Rounds of NFL Draft
January 10th, 2014 at 6:56 AM
The best way to compete in today's NFL is to have quality drafts and sprinkle in free agent signings to fill the remaining holes. When Jerry Reese first took over as General Manager of the New York Giants, he had a great draft in 2007. A draft that included immediate...

Former New York Giants Safety Chad Jones Signs with Cincinnati Reds
June 21st, 2013 at 12:30 PM
The comeback for former New York Giants safety Chad Jones is now complete. And although he's not likely to step foot on a professional football field again, only a few short weeks after being drafted by the Cincinnati Reds, Jones has officially signed with the team and will report immediately...

New York Giants’ Kyle Bosworth Thinking Big, Reds Happy with Chad Jones & Other Sunday Notes
June 9th, 2013 at 7:15 AM
The final round of Organized Team Activities (OTAs) has officially come and gone for the New York Giants, and next up is the mandatory team mini-camp which begins on Tuesday. The camp, which runs from the 11th through the 13th, will be some of the final football-related activity for the...

Former New York Giants Safety Chad Jones Drafted by Cincinnati Reds in 2013 MLB Draft
June 8th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
This past week, we at Giants 101 had talked about the possibility of former New York Giants safety Chad Jones getting another chance at a professional career -- just not in football. And since Jones was always a pretty good baseball player when he was in high school and at...

Former New York Giants Safety Chad Jones Hoping for Chance in 2013 MLB Draft
June 4th, 2013 at 9:00 PM
A car accident took away the chance of Chad Jones ever playing professional football for the New York Giants or any other team in the NFL. The former third-round pick of of LSU in the 2010 NFL Draft had high hopes of being a future starting safety for big blue, but...

New York Giants 2013 Draft Class: Early Favorite to Be Jerry Reese’s Best?
May 18th, 2013 at 11:00 AM
We know; it’s very much like putting that bandwagon before the horse. Call it a gut feeling that a few Big Blue Faithful are having since, well, since post-draft. Time (and actual play/play time) will tell. Deciding which New York Football Giants draft class is the best is hard. It’s also...

Former New York Giants Third-Round Pick Chad Jones Ends NFL Comeback Attempt
May 10th, 2013 at 9:15 AM
The dream of playing in the NFL has finally come to an end for former LSU safety and New York Giants third-round pick Chad Jones. Nearly three years after a devastating automobile accident nearly cost him his life, Jones has decided to take his career in a different direction. Although suiting...

Former New York Giants Safety Chad Jones Will Workout for New Orleans Saints
January 30th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
Wednesday will mark another milestone for former New York Giants safety Chad Jones, who is scheduled for a private workout with the New Orleans Saints. It will be his second private workout since December, and the first with his hometown team. The comeback story that no one thought was possible...

Former New York Giants Safety Chad Jones Works Out for Philadelphia Eagles
December 12th, 2012 at 8:30 AM
For safety Chad Jones, the dream of returning to the NFL after a horrific single-car accident nearly cost him his life remains alive and well. On Monday, the former LSU star had a workout with the Philadelphia Eagles, who were evaluating his progress and determining if he had any value...

Former New York Giants Safety Chad Jones Focus of New Documentary “Always a Fire”
September 8th, 2012 at 9:38 AM
By now, you know the story of former LSU safety and star athlete Chad Jones. Taken in the third-round of the 2010 NFL Draft by the New York Giants, Jones was considered by many to the future at that position for Big Blue. Unfortunately, life had other plans as Jones...

New York Giants Waive Chad Jones, Sign Safety Will Hill
May 14th, 2012 at 3:55 PM
The remarkable comeback story of LSU safety Chad Jones hit a bit of a snag on Monday as the New York Giants announced they have waived the defensive back following a failed physical. In his place, they have signed safety Will Hill, the high school superstar who spent his college...

New York Giants’ Chad Jones not Cleared to Participate in Rookie Mini-Camp
May 10th, 2012 at 9:15 AM
The storybook return of New York Giants safety Chad Jones will have to wait a few more weeks before the next chapter is finalized. Although the former third-round pick out of LSU had hoped to return to practice for rookie mini-camp, he has not yet been cleared by team doctors,...

New York Giants Will Head into 2012 Season with Incredible Secondary Depth
May 6th, 2012 at 7:19 AM
The 2011 New York Giants’ defensive backs were snake-bitten last year. They dropped like flies from training camp onward. Oddly enough, the injury bug hung out with the team well into the playoffs. This offseason, General Manager Jerry Reese has addressed the possibility of this type of repeat (or not!)...

Chad Jones’ Return to Football Inspires New York Giants Teammates
April 18th, 2012 at 6:38 AM
Former LSU star Chad Jones promised he would be one of the first players through the door on Monday morning when the New York Giants returned for their offseason workouts, and the safety made good on that promise. After 23 months away from football following a car accident that nearly...

New York Giants’ Chad Jones on Returning to Football: “Everything Will Be Picture-Perfect”
April 9th, 2012 at 6:22 AM
In one week, the NFL offseason will officially come to an end and the defending Super Bowl champion New York Giants will return to work. And for the first time since his nearly fatal accident in 2010, safety Chad Jones will be among them. ***PHOTO1*** "It's something I've been working toward for...

Report: New York Giants’ Chad Jones Cleared to Play by Personal Doctor, Restructures Final Two Years
February 15th, 2012 at 2:05 PM
The recovery story of New York Giants safety Chad Jones continues to be one for the ages. Not only did the former LSU standout pass a physical on Monday (not the Giants' preseason physical, which he is scheduled to take this offseason), but Big Blue has enough faith in him...

New York Giants’ Chad Jones at 80%, Hopes to Compete for Spot in Training Camp
February 12th, 2012 at 9:15 AM
Fans of the New York Giants know the story by now: In late June of 2010, rookie third-round pick, safety Chad Jones of LSU was involved in a single-car accident that nearly cost him his life. His career seemed inevitably cut short after sustaining a massive leg injury, but Big...

New York Giants’ 2010 3rd Round Draft Pick, Chad Jones, is On the Mend
February 12th, 2011 at 9:39 AM
 On June 24, 2010, former LSU defensive back Chad Jones thought his life was great. He had been drafted in the 3rd round by the New York Giants to begin his professional football career. He wasn't expected to contribute immediately, but to be eased into the position and share time with...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Remains, but Coordinators May Not
January 3rd, 2011 at 8:51 PM
Well that's it, ladies and gentlemen. The New York Giants have finished their 2010 season with a very respectable 10-6 record, only to be ousted from playoff contention by some mathematical ramifications resulting from a few unfortunate and improbable losses. As it is said, "that's the way the cookie crumbles." However,...

New York Giants’ Steve Smith Requires Surgery on Injured Knee, Out for Season
December 15th, 2010 at 10:42 AM
As we mentioned earlier here on Giants 101, the injury to wide receiver Steve Smith was a little more serious than originally anticipated. Now, as it turns out, the injury is actually a worst case scenario as the wideout requires surgery to repair articular cartilage in his left knee and...