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Old New York Giants Fears Come to a Close as Washington Redskins Bench Robert Griffin III
November 27th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
In the latest in a string of developments happening around the Washington Redskins camp, head coach Jay Gruden announced that he intends to start quarterback Colt McCoy over incumbent Robert Griffin III for their matchup Sunday against the Indianapolis Colts. ***PHOTO1*** "I just think [Griffin] needs a little bit more time in...

New York Giants CB Terrell Thomas Met with Carolina Panthers on Tuesday
March 19th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
There was a growing feeling that Terrell Thomas wouldn't be back with the New York Giants when he made his first free agent visit with the Oakland Raiders last week before even receiving an offer from his old team. When the team proceeded to sign Walter Thurmond of the Seattle Seahawks...

New York Giants May Receive at Least a 5th Round Compensatory Pick: Projections
February 9th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Although no exact public formula exists for how the NFL determines compensatory picks, there is enough information available for the well-informed to make relatively accurate projections. And with a very sound resume, Craig Turner is essentially the expert compensatory pick projector. A year ago, he correctly projected picks for 24...

John Mara, New York Giants Rooting for Carolina Panthers to Win Super Bowl XLVIII
January 12th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
After a disappointing 7-9 season, the New York Giants will be forced to endure the pain of watching another NFL team be crowned world champions in their home stadium. For many, like safety Antrel Rolle, that will be too much to bear. For others, like co-owner John Mara, it's about...

Jon Beason Remains Very Hopeful of Re-Signing with New York Giants
January 11th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
When Jon Beason was traded back on October 4 from his long-time home with the Carolina Panthers to the New York Giants, the veteran middle linebacker immediately fell in love with the team and city and declared how he wanted to end his career in blue. With the 2013 season now...

New York Giants Lose Jawanza Starling to Texans; Sign LB Marcus Dowtin to Practice Squad
November 13th, 2013 at 2:00 PM
Only a day after releasing veteran safety Ed Reed, the Houston Texans signed safety Jawanza Starling to their 53-man roster off of the New York Giants' practice squad. To fill the void left by Houston's signing of Starling, the Giants signed linebacker Marcus Dowtin to their practice squad. Dowtin, who went undrafted...

New York Giants’ Mid-Season Trade for MLB Jon Beason Has Been Better than Expected
October 22nd, 2013 at 7:37 PM
It was 18 days ago that the New York Giants made the very rare mid-season trade with the Carolina Panthers to land middle linebacker Jon Beason to not only add depth, but to bolster a linebacker group that had been very unproductive in the 2013 season. When the deal was completed,...

Jerry Reese Sends Message to New York Giants Players, Fans with Trade for Jon Beason
October 6th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
In the midst of a dreadful 0-4 season, the New York Giants made a move to acquire linebacker Jon Beason from the Carolina Panthers in exchange for a conditional late round pick. Having passed his physical, Beason feels he is ready to contribute to the Giants right away. "I know I'll...

New York Giants, Carolina Panthers Complete Trade for LB Jon Beason; Passes Physical
October 4th, 2013 at 4:51 PM
Jon Beason has passed his physical and is officially a member of the New York Giants. The trade between the Carolina Panthers and the Giants was first reported late Thursday night/early Friday morning in which the Giants were going to acquire the three-time Pro Bowl linebacker in exchange for a late conditional...

Chase Blackburn Leaked New York Giants Info to Carolina Panthers Teammates, Coaches
September 24th, 2013 at 10:30 AM
The New York Giants were concerned that Chase Blackburn's in-depth knowledge of their system would cause problems for them in week three against the Carolina Panthers, and swore they would make the necessary adjustments. They didn't. And because they failed to act, they took a 38-0 beating right on the...

New York Giants Vs. Carolina Panthers: Week 3 Game Preview
September 21st, 2013 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants went into their week one match-up with the Dallas Cowboys with the mindset that the playoffs had already started. After losing that game, they went into their week two game against the Denver Broncos with the mindset that it was a must win. Now at 0-2...

New York Giants Prepared to Make Adjustments Due to Chase Blackburn’s Knowledge of System
September 21st, 2013 at 9:00 AM
Shortly after linebacker Chase Blackburn signed with the Carolina Panthers in May, his former teammate, Spencer Paysinger, reached out to him in an effort to obtain a holy grail: Blackburn's notebook, which contains, perhaps, some of the most detailed information about the New York Giants' defensive and special teams schemes...

Carolina Panthers Require No Additional Motivation Against New York Giants
September 20th, 2013 at 10:30 AM
In week three of the 2012 season, the New York Giants visited Bank of America Stadium to play Cam Newton and the Carolina Panthers in what was anticipated to be a close and pivotal game that would set the tone for the next few weeks. The Giants dominated the meeting...

New York Giants Continue to Lack Answers for Their Problems at Linebacker
September 19th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
It's no secret that linebacker Mark Herzlich, at one point or another, was a fan favorite amongst most New York Giants faithful. Herzlich’s story of perseverance and triumph has all the makings of a feel good Hollywood flick that would somehow star Matt Damon in one way or another. Unfortunately...

Should New York Giants Consider Reunion with LB Michael Boley After Dan Connor Injury?
September 13th, 2013 at 8:30 AM
On Thursday, the injury bug hit the New York Giants again as starting middle linebacker Dan Connor was placed on season-ending injured reserve due to suffering two consecutive neck burners; the last one was against the Dallas Cowboys this past Sunday in a game where Connor wouldn't return from due...

New York Giants OLB Jacquian Williams: I Want to Be “The General” of the Defense
August 1st, 2013 at 6:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** When training camp started for the New York Giants, many expected third year linebacker Jacquian Williams to be lining up with the first-team defense at outside linebacker, but thus far, he has been with the second-team and Spencer Paysinger has lined up with the first team. Williams missed time last season due...

2013 New York Giants Training Camp Preview: Linebacker
July 26th, 2013 at 10:50 AM
When fans look at the linebacker unit of the New York Giants for the 2013 season, the term potential is thrown out a lot, considering some of the talent that surrounds it. ***PHOTO1*** Long gone is veteran and Super Bowl XLVI hero Chase Blackburn, who departed to sign with the Carolina Panthers...

A Look Back: New York Giants Vs. Philadelphia Eagles from Week 17 of 2012
July 20th, 2013 at 11:00 AM
There are some fans that watch games and there are some that inflict torturous hours upon themselves in a ritual of reviewing games over (and over). Not all games impose agony for the entire evaluation. December 30, 2012, the Philadelphia Eagles took a trip up Interstate 95 to MetLife Stadium. Prior...

New York Giants’ Eli Manning, Justin Tuck on NFL Network’s Overrated/Underrated Team Lists
July 3rd, 2013 at 10:00 AM
On Tuesday, the NFL Network ran the first part of their NFL's Overrated/Underrated Players of all time list for the New York Giants; Frank Gifford was listed as the Giants most underrated player, while Tiki Barber got the overrated title. On Wednesday, they announced the full list in a second part to the...

Former New York Giants DT Chris Canty Had Hoped to Join Carolina Panthers
June 23rd, 2013 at 12:30 PM
Although these details seem somewhat irrelevant now -- especially considering he's signed with the Baltimore Ravens -- former New York Giants defensive tackle Chris Canty has recently admitted that his desire was to sign with the Carolina Panthers after being released by Big Blue. Ultimately, however, the Panthers were unable...