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New York Giants Begin OTA’s Later Today; Victor Cruz Unlikely to Attend
May 22nd, 2013 at 6:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** The NFL offseason is one of the longest, most media driven extravaganza's in professional sports. During 16 games each season, there is little to talk about other than on-field action. But for the other 349 days out of the year, the airwaves are bombarded with predictions and analysis from...

New York Giants OL David Diehl Says Road to Super Bowl XLVIII Starts with Offseason Conditioning
April 17th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** Since the inception of the Eli Manning era, the New York Giants have had several historical seasons that have vaulted the franchise to prominence. Big Blue's 2012 campaign was not one of those seasons. The team finished 9-7 and missed the playoffs for the third time in four years...

Former New York Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw Makes ProFootballTalk.com’s All-Unemployed Team
April 10th, 2013 at 4:14 PM
***PHOTO1*** Earlier this offseason, the New York Giants released veteran running back Ahmad Bradshaw in order to create salary cap space to operate with this offseason, while also opening the door for David Wilson to take the reigns as the starting tailback. During his time in New York, Bradshaw was...

New York Giants’ Andre Brown Signs with Agent Drew Rosenhaus
April 8th, 2013 at 3:00 PM
With the departure of Ahmad Bradshaw, the New York Giants are going to depend upon the duo of Andre Brown and David Wilson to carry Big Blue's rushing attack throughout the 2013 season. Wilson, who is the team's 2012 first-round draft pick, will be given every opportunity to earn the...

Osi Umenyiora Previously Turned Down Three-Year, $18 Million Offer from New York Giants
April 1st, 2013 at 3:45 PM
***PHOTO1*** The minute Osi Umenyiora signed a restructured contract that raised his 2012 salary and added a voidable year to his contract, it was clear that his days as a member of the New York Giants were numbered. After a disappointing six sack campaign in 2012, the two sides showed...

With Kevin Boothe Re-Signed, New York Giants Must Solve David Diehl’s Contract Issues
March 25th, 2013 at 2:50 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Giants were able to keep the left side of their offensive line together this offseason, which should be considered a monumental victory given that it was accomplished in a salary cap friendly manner. However, now that the left side off the offensive line is set in...

New York Giants GM Jerry Reese “Hopeful” Adrien Robinson Contributes in 2013
March 19th, 2013 at 1:35 PM
With the departure of Martellus Bennett to Chicago, the New York Giants have a void to fill at tight end in 2013. Sure, the team signed Brandon Myers to a salary cap friendly contract. However, Myers does not block to the level that Bennett did for Big Blue, which is...

New Details Emerge Regarding Corey Webster’s Pay Cut
March 8th, 2013 at 5:03 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Giants slashed the pay of cornerback Corey Webster's contract on Thursday in an attempt to clear salary cap room, but also to keep a player with two Super Bowl rings on the roster at a price that better resembles his market value. Prior to the pay cut,...

Kenny Phillips to Test Free Agent Market; New York Giants, Kevin Boothe Still Talking
March 7th, 2013 at 4:42 PM
Last week, the New York Giants made a "modest" offer to free-agent safety Kenny Phillips in an attempt to keep him off the open market when the league year begins on March 12. However, today, Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News reports that Phillips was not satisfied with...

New York Giants Re-Sign Justin Trattou
March 7th, 2013 at 2:37 PM
The New York Giants have re-signed defensive end Justin Trattou, who spent the entire 2012 season on the injured reserve with an ankle injury. With the impending departure of Osi Umenyiora, Trattou will fight for a backup defensive end spot with Adrian Tracy and Adewale Ojomo, both of whom showed promise...

Corey Webster Tops List of “Overvalued” New York Giants; Will Beatty Most “Undervalued”
March 5th, 2013 at 3:45 PM
The New York Giants have a defined philosophy that has brought the franchise two Super Bowl championships since 2007. Spend money on a quarterback, pass rushers and build through the draft while staying out of bidding wars on the free-agent market. It's a philosophy that other teams around the league...

New York Giants Could Be a Fit for Former Green Bay Packers’ Charles Woodson
February 15th, 2013 at 2:14 PM
***PHOTO1*** As the beginning of the league year rapidly approaches, the New York Giants are preparing to scour the free-agent market for low cost replacements for the valuable free-agents the team will undoubtedly lose on the open market. Given the team's salary cap situation, safety Kenny Phillips (among others) is...

New York Giants’ Terrell Thomas Runs Outside of a Pool for First Time Since Knee Surgery
February 6th, 2013 at 6:32 PM
With uncertainty looming over the New York Giants defensive backfield next season, the progress of Terrell Thomas' attempt at returning from his third career ACL tear is as important as ever.Thomas tore his ACL for the second time in as many seasons just a few days into the 2012 preseason....

New York Giants Owner John Mara Says Team Won’t Break the Bank for Victor Cruz
February 1st, 2013 at 2:17 PM
***PHOTO1*** New York Giants wideout Victor Cruz is a restricted free agent this offseason. Given the great measure of success (both on and off the field) that Cruz has seen in Blue, it’s safe to assume that it’s in the best interest of both parties to make sure No. 80...

New York Giants’ Hakeem Nicks, David Diehl and Chris Snee Hit Contract Escalators
January 31st, 2013 at 3:15 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Giants are a projected $4.7 million over the salary cap (possibly more depending on what you read). With an additional $5 million of cap hits coming up after signing the team's draft picks, Big Blue has to clear around $10+ million of cap space between now...

New York Giants Keep or Dump: Chris Canty
January 23rd, 2013 at 4:39 PM
After leading the team to their second Super Bowl in five seasons, the New York Giants defensive line crashed back down to earth in 2012. Not only did Big Blue's trio of Pro Bowl caliber defensive ends fail to wreak havoc on opposing offenses, but the middle of the defense...

Kevin Boothe Uncertain of His Future with New York Giants
January 9th, 2013 at 3:00 PM
Perhaps the best player on the New York Giants that nobody talked about this season was starting left guard Kevin Boothe. Although the offensive line play was dismal at times this season, that was more so because of the right side of the unit. David Diehl and Chris Snee each...