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Prince Amukamara on Contract Extension: I’d Be Lying If I Said It Wasn’t on My Mind
March 21st, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Going into the offseason, it was widely anticipated that the New York Giants would make several contractual adjustments in an effort to clear up some additional salary cap space. And while we've seen that with the likes of Jon Beason and Geoff Schwartz, two big names entering the final year...

Ex-Giant Antrel Rolle Accuses Tax Lawyer of $1.8 Million+ Fraud
March 16th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Former New York Giants safety Antrel Rolle, who officially signed with the Chicago Bears last week, has sued attorneys Hiram Martin, of Martin Law & Associates, and Harold Sterling of San Fernando Valley for "breach of fiduciary duty, fraud, misrepresentation, conspiracy and other counts." ***PHOTO1*** In the federal civil complaint, Rolle said...

Antrel Rolle: “No Matter What Uniform I’m Wearing on Sunday, I’m Always a New York Giant”
March 13th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Safety Antrel Rolle is headed to the Chicago Bears on a three-year, $11.25 million contract -- a deal that was made official earlier this week. But still in the New York/New Jersey area, Rolle called into WFAN on Friday for one last final goodbye and he did not disappoint. ***PHOTO1*** "Not saying...

Chicago Bears Agree to Three-Year Deal with Antrel Rolle; Safety Says Goodbye to New York
March 12th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
After five successful years with the New York Giants, which included a Super Bowl XLVI victory, safety Antrel Rolle has officially moved on. The veteran reached an agreement with the Chicago Bears on a three-year, $11.25 million deal ($5 million guaranteed) on Wednesday night. ***PHOTO1*** "It's official. Today was a long, painful,...

Safety Antrel Rolle Nearing a Deal with Chicago Bears?
March 10th, 2015 at 4:30 PM
The New York Giants allowed safety Antrel Rolle to hit free agency, perhaps without even making him an offer, and he wasted no time potentially finding a new home. Several Chicago beat writers have indicated that Rolle has agreed to sign with the Chicago Bears. ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2*** Despite the beat writer reports, ESPN's...

Chicago Bears Now a “Front-Runner” to Land New York Giants Safety Antrel Rolle
March 9th, 2015 at 4:00 PM
The New York Giants have yet to land a single free agent target, but they now appear poised to lose at least one of their own. CSN (Chicago) is reporting that safety Antrel Rolle, who has also reportedly drawn significant interest from the Miami Dolphins, is now considered a favorite...

New York Giants’ Marc Ross a Possible Front Office Option for Philadelphia Eagles?
January 4th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Things in Philadelphia were considerably shaken up this past week with the departure of Vice President of Player Personnel Tom Gamble and the subsequent reconstruction of the front office, which gave head coach Chip Kelly the power to oversee player personnel matters, while Howie Roseman was "promoted" from General Manager...

Giants Lose QB Coach Danny Langsdorf to Nebraska; Marc Ross Likely to Interview with Bears
December 30th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
After only a single year with the New York Giants, quarterbacks coach Danny Langsdorf is headed to Nebraska where he'll reunite with Mike Riley and take over as the Cornhuskers' offensive coordinator. ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2*** Langsdorf joined the Giants in January of 2014 after spending a season as offensive coordinator at Oregon State, and...

Chicago Bears Hire Former New York Giants General Manager Ernie Accorsi as Consultant
December 29th, 2014 at 6:00 PM
On Monday, the Chicago Bears took part in a major house cleaning of their organization just like the New York Jets did and fired their head coach Marc Trestman and also fired their general manager, Phil Emery. ***PHOTO1*** To help with the search for a new general manager, the Bears have hired...

80th Anniversary of Sneakers Game: New York Giants Defeat Chicago Bears for NFL Title
December 12th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
In the spirit of "Flashback Friday," we here at Giants 101 would like to take this time to commemorate the 1934 New York Giants who wrote themselves into NFL history by not only defeating the undefeated Chicago Bears that year in the NFL Championship, but for choosing to wear a...

New York Giants Sign Rookie Safety Kyle Sebetic; Will Hill Clears Waivers
June 4th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants wasted no time filling the spot of recently released safety Will Hill, signing undrafted rookie free agent (UDFA) safety Kyle Sebetic to a three-year, non-guaranteed contract on Tuesday morning. ***VIDEO1*** “I’m ecstatic. It’s such a cool opportunity,” Sebetic told the Kenosha News. “I finally get to take a...

New York Giants Release QB Josh Freeman; Claim OT Rogers Gaines Off Waivers from Bears
May 30th, 2014 at 6:00 PM
The Josh Freeman era in New York has turned out to be a short one and has now officially come to an end as it was announced on Friday that the New York Giants released veteran quarterback after only three days of Organized Team Activities (OTAs). ***VIDEO1*** Freeman, who was signed six...

Ex-Giant Domenik Hixon Suffers Third ACL Tear; Announces Retirement from NFL
May 28th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
In what many (if not all) will find to be incredibly sad news, former New York Giants wide receiver Domenik Hixon, who was entering the 2014 season as a member of the Chicago Bears, announced late on Tuesday night that he had suffered his third ACL tear and would, subsequently,...

Conflicting Reports on New York Giants Being Finalist for HBO’s Hard Knocks
April 30th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants co-owner John Mara has been very clear in the past that he wants absolutely nothing to do with his team being on the annual summer show, Hard Knocks, which is aired on HBO and shows the team during the preseason and at training camp. ***VIDEO1*** While teams like the...

Retired New York Giants OL David Diehl to Be Inducted into Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame
April 13th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** Retired New York Giants offensive lineman David Diehl was surprised with a tremendous honor earlier this week, having been informed that he will be inducted into the Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame. "I'm very proud & honored that as of today, they have announced that I am named & will...

Quarterback Josh Freeman Likely to Workout for New York Giants: Report
April 11th, 2014 at 9:30 AM
Following Eli Manning's ankle surgery on Thursday, we here at Giants 101 said the New York Giants would likely be in a hurry to add another quarterback. Less than 24 hours later, their search for another offseason arm has begun as free agent quarterback Josh Freeman is likely to workout...

Chicago Bears Sign Brian De La Puente; New York Giants were Reportedly Interested
April 7th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
The New York Giants are apparently satisfied with the idea of J.D. Walton as their starting center, as they did little to prevent Brian de la Puente (New Orleans Saints) from signing with the Chicago Bears despite reported interest dating back to early March. The 29-year-old de la Puente agreed to...

New York Giants Sign Tight End Kellen Davis to One-Year Deal
April 4th, 2014 at 12:55 PM
The New York Giants have addressed nearly every single team need through free agency with the exception of tight end. On Friday, at least to some small degree, they took a step in correcting that, signing tight end Kellen Davis to a one-year deal. ***PHOTO1*** Davis, a former fifth-round pick of the...

New York Giants Sign CB Zack Bowman to One-Year Deal
March 31st, 2014 at 1:00 PM
It's taken longer than expected, but the New York Giants and cornerback Zack Bowman (Chicago Bears), who is in East Rutherford today, have finally agreed on a one-year deal. Although it remains somewhat unclear as to why it's taken the two sides so long to come to this agreement, it has...

New York Giants Closing in on Deal with Chicago Bears CB Zack Bowman: Report
March 21st, 2014 at 6:00 PM
The New York Giants have already addressed their depleted secondary from a season ago by signing players like Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and Walter Thurmond. They're about to add another name to the mix of their bolstered secondary. Jeff Dickerson of ESPN Chicago has reported that the Giants are closing on a deal...