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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...

New York Giants Fans Ranked No. 4 Most Engaged Fanbase in NFL; Dallas Cowboys Fans Top List
August 10th, 2013 at 11:10 AM
Just how engaged are fans of the New York Giants? Well, thanks to a brand new algorithm courtesy of Ticket City, we know. And in their very first report, Big Blue fans are listed as the No. 4 most engaged fanbase in the NFL. Ahead of them? Fans of the...

Historical New York Giants Clips: 1956 Vs. Chicago Bears
June 22nd, 2013 at 10:30 AM
Historical New York Giants clips is a weekly Giants 101 offseason feature that takes a look back at vintage video of Big Blue, both in color and black and white, over the course of their illustrious history. Whether it's a win or a loss, the purpose of this feature is...

Former New York Giants GM Ernie Accorsi Doesn’t Feel Brian Urlacher is a Hall of Famer
May 26th, 2013 at 10:55 AM
***PHOTO1*** With the recent announcement that he will retire from professional football, long-time Chicago Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher opened up a pretty good debate: is he or is he not a Hall of Famer? Many believe so, but one person who is not quite convinced of that is former New...

Michael Cox Planned to Sign with Chicago Bears Before Being Drafted by New York Giants
May 21st, 2013 at 6:30 AM
As the 2013 NFL Draft was winding down, UMass running back Michael Cox assumed he wasn't going to be drafted. Accordingly, he and his agent had begun working on an UDFA deal with the Chicago Bears -- a deal he was about to sign -- when he received an unexpected...

New York Giants Listed as No. 7 Most Expensive Team in Sports to Watch
May 20th, 2013 at 4:35 PM
In today's sports world, fans know it is not cheap to attend any professional sporting event. On tickets alone, it can get a little pricey. Throw in parking prices, food and souvenirs, and you could be looking to spend anywhere between the average car payment and a person's whole paycheck. ***PHOTO1*** Business...