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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...

Chicago Bears Sign Former New York Giants Safety Ryan Mundy
March 12th, 2014 at 12:45 PM
In what was otherwise an injury-riddled season, the New York Giants actually had some depth at safety in 2013, even after losing Stevie Brown for the season during the preseason. Now that Stevie Brown is healthy and re-signed, the odd man out seems to be Ryan Mundy. Mundy signed a...

New York Giants Thursday Morning Storylines: Antonio Pierce Named Head Coach at Long Beach Poly
February 6th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The quiet post-Super Bowl lull is now upon us and that ever so brief break for the NFL and their fans has already grown old. However, despite the apparent calm and quiet, there's still a lot going on behind the scenes. So relax here on your Thursday morning and enjoy...

New York Giants Tuesday Morning Storylines: John Mara Says No to Green Bay Super Bowl
January 28th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Although a few New York Giants tidbits remain ahead for Tuesday, Super Bowl XLVIII Media Day is certain to dominate the headlines. Still, with the game being held at MetLife Stadium, and many players/owners hanging around, Big Blue continues to find themselves looped in to several other stories. Shall we...

New York Giants are America’s 7th Favorite NFL Team; Dallas Cowboys are Least Favorite: Poll
January 3rd, 2014 at 2:45 PM
Have you ever had a Dallas Cowboys fan repeatedly drill home that they're considered "America's Team?" Well, if so, you now have some bad news for them as a recent Public Policy Polling poll indicated that not only are the Cowboys not "America's Team," but they're actually the least liked...

Chicago Bears’ Martellus Bennetts Acts as Voice of Reason Following Brandon Myers’ Tweets
December 16th, 2013 at 10:00 AM
To say it's been a frustrating year for the New York Giants would be a bit of an understatement. And following a 23-0 loss to the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday, that frustration came to a head as things took an ugly turn in the locker-room following the game. ***PHOTO1*** Safety Antrel Rolle...

Brandon Jacobs Prefers 5-7 Giants to Being Undefeated Elsewhere: “This is Where I Belong”
December 5th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
When you talk about running back Brandon Jacobs, one of the first things that comes up is his passion for not only the game itself, but the New York Football Giants. After all, his love for Big Blue is not something he's ever hidden, and after a brief stint with...

New York Giants’ Terrell Thomas: Some Guys Here Don’t Care About Being 0-6
October 12th, 2013 at 1:45 PM
The fans of the New York Giants care that the team is 0-6. The fans of the other teams in the NFC East certainly care that the Giants are 0-6. The coaches definitely care that the team is 0-6 and management has to be furious that the Giants currently sit...

New York Giants’ Da’Rel Scott Expected to Miss Several Weeks with Hamstring Injury
October 12th, 2013 at 11:15 AM
With Andre Brown already on short-term Injured Reserve (IR) and David Wilson facing a potential season-ending neck/spine injury, the last thing the New York Giants need is more injuries at the running back position. Alas, that's exactly what they have with Da'Rel Scott likely to miss several weeks due to...

New York Giants Vs. Chicago Bears: Week 6 Game Preview
October 10th, 2013 at 3:15 PM
The New York Giants (0-5) and Chicago Bears (3-2) kick off week six of the NFL season with a Thursday Night match-up that will likely dictate the fate of each team. For the Giants, it is, essentially, the very last opportunity to turn their season around. At 0-5, they would...