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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...

New York Giants Meet with CB Tracy Porter; Reportedly Release Linebacker Marcus Dowtin
March 12th, 2014 at 6:58 AM
With the New York Giants missing out on several options to upgrade their secondary on the very first day of free agency, they are exploring other options on the second day of free agency. Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network has reported that the Giants had in veteran cornerback Tracy Porter...

New York Giants Have Expressed Interest in CB Alterraun Verner, DE/DT Arthur Jones
March 9th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
It did not take long for the New York Giants to let some of their free agent interests be known. And mere hours after the "legal tampering" period began in the NFL, Big Blue had inquired about Tennessee Titans cornerback Alterraun Verner and Baltimore Ravens defensive end/defensive tackle Arthur Jones. ***PHOTO1*** Their...

New York Giants, Trumaine McBride Have not Yet Talked Contract; Cornerback Will Become Free Agent
March 4th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
The New York Giants have made it abundantly clear that re-signing linebacker Jon Beason is their primary offseason priority. All remaining 20+ pending free agents have been placed firmly on the back-burner with little or not contact between the two sides -- that include cornerback Trumaine McBride, who has not...

Were 2013 Salary Cap Problems a Result of New York Giants Being Loyal to a Fault?
March 3rd, 2014 at 1:00 PM
To say the New York Giants had major salary cap problems in 2013 would be a bit of an understatement. And while much of that had to do with an overwhelming number of injuries to key players, it was their loyalty to said players that may have, ultimately, resulted in...

New York Giants a “Perfect Fit” for Oklahoma State CB Justin Gilbert?
February 28th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
As we head toward free agency and, ultimately, the NFL Draft, the New York Giants have a near overwhelming amount of needs. Chief among them is a repair along the offensive line, a quality running back, a replacement for wide receiver Hakeem Nicks, a middle linebacker and, of course, cornerback....

New York Giants’ Corey Webster, Aaron Ross Won’t Retire; Will Look to Play in 2014
February 26th, 2014 at 3:55 PM
The New York Giants' secondary was already guaranteed to have a massive makeover from a year ago when the team voided the contract of long-time veteran Corey Webster, thus making him a free agent. There was some speculation on Webster retiring this offseason after dealing with a heavily-injured 2013 campaign in...

What to Expect from New York Giants: 2014 NFL Free Agency
February 23rd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The second week into the month of March kicks off the official NFL league year -- and with it, the insanity that is truly the offseason angst for many. Rumors, anticipations and undulating bipolar-like mental states are about to go live. Is anyone ever ready? ***PHOTO1*** Sure, there is a lot going...

New York Giants CB Prince Amukamara Discusses Calvin Johnson, Eli Manning, Influences in NFL
February 19th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The secondary of the New York Giants may be in for a bit of a make-shift in 2014, as Corey Webster had his contract voided and will not return to the team and Aaron Ross, Terrell Thomas and Stevie Brown are all free agents and their whereabouts for next season...

Ex-Giant Carl Banks Rips Corey Webster on Twitter; Says He Quit on Team in 2013
February 10th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
It came as no shock to many when it was announced on Friday that the New York Giants had allowed veteran cornerback Corey Webster's contract to void, which will save the team $1 million in cap space for 2014. With the voiding of Webster's deal, it will all but end his...

New York Giants Safety Antrel Rolle a Potential Cap Casualty?
February 9th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** Although the New York Giants are expected to be in a much better salary cap situation in 2014 -- especially given the retirement of David Diehl and the voided contracts of Corey Webster and Brandon Myers -- there are still a few players who could, potentially, be cap casualties....

Contracts of New York Giants TE Brandon Myers, CB Corey Webster Voided; Both Become Free Agents
February 7th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
The New York Giants took the first official steps into shaping their 2014 roster by voiding the contracts of veteran cornerback Corey Webster and tight end Brandon Myers. By voiding Webster's contract, the Giants save $1 million in cap space, while with Myers, they save $3.25 million, thus giving the team...

New York Giants Likely to Retain Tight End Bear Pascoe
February 1st, 2014 at 11:00 AM
With the offseason well underway, it is not uncommon for teams to make decisions well before the start of the free agency period in early march. Coming off of a rough season, General Manager Jerry Reese has been put on notice, alongside the players and the coaching staff. Many changes...

New York Giants GM Jerry Reese Says a Few Players May Be Re-Signed Prior to Start of Free Agency
February 1st, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants are poised to have 26 total free agents (28 if the contracts of Corey Webster and Brandon Myers are voided) by the time free agency rolls around. And although they're still in the midst of player evaluation, General Manager Jerry Reese said on Thursday night that...

New York Giants Who Ended 2013 on Injured Reserve: Who Should Stay and Who Should Go?
January 25th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Depending upon how prior health-related statements are interpreted and players rehabilitate from their injuries, going with younger and less injury-prone players has become the New York Giants' way. Well, it also depends upon if the player can not only contribute outright to the team, but if their salary is conducive...

New York Giants’ Busy Offseason Poised to Get Busier: Looking Ahead to Other Important Dates
January 18th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
As New York Giants players hit social media with their laments about the way the 2013 season transpired, management and head coach Tom Coughlin approach this playoffs time with an aggressive game plan. Player personnel and scouting staff are already gearing up for the January 25th Senior Bowl. Since no Giants...

Comparing Potential New York Giants Draft Targets: Darqueze Dennard Vs. Justin Gilbert
January 6th, 2014 at 4:00 PM
As we head into the offseason of what was a disappointing 2013-2014 season for the New York Giants, there is some work to do. The Giants will be looking to fill several holes in this May's NFL Draft and one of those holes is at cornerback, where they are in...

Prince Amukamara Shadowing Calvin Johnson Pays Off in New York Giants’ 23-20 Victory Vs. Lions
December 23rd, 2013 at 1:57 PM
Heading into Sunday afternoon's game against the Detroit Lions, the New York Giants had to figure out a plan to stop the best wide receiver in the NFL in Calvin Johnson. ***PHOTO1*** With over 1,400 yards and 12 touchdowns, actually stopping the man known as "Megaton" can scare a defensive coordinator into...

New York Giants Must Focus on Player Development in 2014
December 19th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
As if watching the New York Giants get shut-out by the Seattle Seahawks last Sunday wasn’t degrading enough, fans everywhere must continue to cope with the notion that they still have to endure two more weeks of this monstrosity of a season. On Sunday, offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride is still going...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz May, Too, Land on Season-Ending IR with Concussion
December 18th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
In total, the New York Giants currently have 11 players listed on Injured Reserve (IR). That list, of course, does not account for players like running back Andre Brown, who started the season on short-term IR, or players like wide receiver Ramses Barden and linebacker Dan Connor, who were placed...