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New York Giants Sign LB Terrell Manning Off Bengals’ Practice Squad; Waive Justin Anderson
November 26th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
On Tuesday evening, the New York Giants announced that they had signed linebacker Terrell Manning off of the Cincinnati Bengals' practice squad. Manning had previously been with the Giants, having originally signed with the team on June 16th before being waived on August 30th. ***PHOTO1*** In order to make room for Manning...

New York Giants Power Rankings Roundup: Week 7
October 15th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Week 6 in the NFL tossed out all sorts of unexpected results for media and fans alike. The Dallas Cowboys upset the Seattle Seahawks in Seattle, the Carolina Panthers and Cincinnati Bengals ended in the year's first tie and the New York Giants, fresh off of three straight wins, had...

New York Giants Power Rankings Roundup: Week 4
September 24th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Week 3 of the 2014 NFL regular season is now in the books and things are beginning to take shape. With impressive wins, the Arizona Cardinals and Cincinnati Bengals have assumed two of the league's top spots, while the Seattle Seahawks got back on track with a win over the...

New York Giants Offered Contract to Former South Carolina DB Victor Hampton, but He Chose Bengals
June 15th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants were scheduled to visit with former South Carolina cornerback Victor Hampton earlier this week, but before he boarded a plane to East Rutherford, New Jersey, the talented defensive back chose, instead, to sign with the Cincinnati Bengals. ***VIDEO1*** However, despite not making it to the Quest Diagnostics Training...

New York Giants Worked Out 10+ Players on Wednesday; Signed None: Report
June 12th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Wednesday may have been an off day for New York Giants players, but coaches and staff were plenty busy as the team hosted 10+ players for workouts and evaluations. And while the workouts did feature players at need positions -- like tight end Tom Crabtree -- The Star-Ledger reports that...

New York Giants to Work Out WR Denzell Jones; Victor Hampton Signs with Cincinnati Bengals
June 11th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants met with free agent tight end Tom Crabtree on Tuesday and their visits were expected to continue on Wednesday with former South Carolina defensive back Victor Hampton. However, long before Hampton could even board a plane to East Rutherford, he was swept up and officially signed...

New York Giants Bypassing Rookie Mini-Camp in 2014; Rookies Joining Vets Out of the Gate
May 18th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
All across the NFL, rookies have joined their respective teams and have begun participating in rookie mini-camps. However, for some -- like the New York Giants and Cincinnati Bengals -- the two additional weeks leading up to the 2014 NFL Draft has thrown things a bit out of whack. ***VIDEO1*** For Big...

Former New York Giants WR Louis Murphy to Visit Cincinnati Bengals on Thursday
March 20th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
After spending two days down in the Sunshine State visiting the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, former New York Giants wide receiver Louis Murphy is making his next stop on his free agency tour. Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network tweeted that Murphy will head north following his two day visit with the...

“Lots of Teams” Expected to Be in the Hunt for New York Giants DT Linval Joseph: Report
February 25th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
New York Giants defensive tackle Linval Joseph is widely expected to be one of the NFL's most sought after free agents once the free agency period begins on March 11th. That thought was confirmed on Monday when Pete Prisco of CBS Sports reported that "lots of teams" are expected to...

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...

New York Giants May Be Forced to Appear on HBO’s “Hard Knocks” in 2014
January 19th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants co-owner John Mara is not, nor ever has been a fan of the HBO reality series "Hard Knocks" which features NFL teams during training camp. In fact, back in 2010, Mara went as far as to say the Giants would appear on the show over his dead...

Linval Joseph Would “Love to Stay” with New York Giants, but Can They Afford Him?
January 2nd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
In what's become a very common offseason theme for anyone not named Hakeem Nicks, defensive tackle and soon to be unrestricted free agent, Linval Joseph, says he would "love" to return to the New York Giants in 2014, but like many others, understands the business side of the NFL. "I would...

Has NFL Parity Resulted in Some of the New York Giants’ Struggles?
October 14th, 2013 at 9:15 AM
With each NFL season, things change: rules, uniforms, salary caps, players and the teams they play for. So far in 2013, it would appear that the meaning of parity is “opposite.” There are many New York Football Giants fans that are still in 0-6 disbelief, especially with the huge preface...

Lawrence Taylor, Boomer Esiason Rekindle Old Feud Following Premiere of “LT: Life & Times”
September 25th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
Retired quarterback Boomer Esiason has never been shy about his disdain for Hall of Fame linebacker Lawrence Taylor. He disliked him when the two played in the NFL together and he dislikes him now. He dislikes what he thought was improper treatment of Taylor by the New York Giants organization,...

New York Giants’ Keith Rivers Doing MMA-Style Workouts with Jay Glazer, Chuck Liddell
June 22nd, 2013 at 6:45 AM
Jay Glazer is known for conducting some of the most intense workouts NFL players have ever experienced. In fact, John McClain of the Houston Chronicle reported back in 2010 that some of the workouts are so difficult that they've made (unnamed) players quit on the program. Luckily for the New...

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...

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...

Pittsburgh Steelers Still Eyeing Ex-Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw; Cincinnati Bengals Also Interested
April 11th, 2013 at 8:30 AM
Former New York Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw still remains a free agent, even making ProFootballTalk.com's "All-Unemployed List." The Pittsburgh Steelers brought Bradshaw in for a visit several weeks ago, and despite the running back leaving without a contract, the Steelers have not lost interest. Bradshaw is expected to return...

NFL Moves One Step Closer to Flag Football with New Rule Changes
March 20th, 2013 at 1:30 PM
The NFL is all about improving player safety on the field, and while that is a legitimate concern, their efforts have altered the game of football tremendously. That continued on Wednesday as the owners voted 31-1 in favor of creating a "crown of the helmet" rule that will penalize offensive...

New York Giants: Why Keith Rivers Re-Signing Means He Has Chance to Start in 2013
March 14th, 2013 at 6:15 PM
We at Giants 101 have always been very high on Keith Rivers. Ever since he was drafted by the Cincinnati Bengals in the first-round back in 2008, many liked what they saw when he came out of USC. Rivers' downfall however, has been injuries. In his rookie year of 2008, he...