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Two New York Giants Listed Among “Top 5 Super Bowl Unsung Heroes”
June 16th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
NFL Total Access released a video over the weekend displaying the Top 5 Super Bowl Unsung Heroes of All-Time. Of those top five, there were two former New York Giants on that list. ***PHOTO1*** Jeff Hostetler made the list at No. 5 for his performance in Super Bowl XXV against the Buffalo...

Is New York Giants WR Geremy Davis the Next Jason Avant or David Tyree?
May 14th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
There have been a lot of comparisons between Kansas City Chiefs wide receiver Jason Avant and New York Giants sixth-round pick Geremy Davis since the conclusion of the 2015 NFL Draft, and while being an Avant-like receiver in the NFL is far from a bad thing, might Davis turn out...

Spike Lee’s “The Greatest Catch Ever” Chronicling David Tyree: Watch Full Short Film
April 27th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Over the weekend, we shared news that Spike Lee had created a documentary/short film entitled "The Greatest Catch Ever," which chronicled David Tyree's helmet catch in a Super Bowl XLII victory over the New England Patriots. It included interviews and insight from several current and former members of the New...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Hall of Famer Landed in Round 2 Twenty-Two Years Ago
April 26th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to the final day of the final weekend prior to the 2015 NFL Draft. At this time next week we'll be chest-deep in player evaluations and what Big Blue can expect from their newest crop of rookies, as well as whatever undrafted...

‘The Greatest Catch Ever Made’: Spike Lee Short Film Chronicles David Tyree’s Helmet Catch
April 25th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
It’s hard to believe that it's been over seven years since David Tyree, who is now the Director of Player Development for the New York Giants, hauled down one of the most remarkable catches of all-time in the most crucial of moments. It was a catch that helped propel Big...

ESPN Names Super Bowl XLII a Top 20 Moment of the Last 20 Years
April 2nd, 2015 at 12:55 PM
It wasn't just improbable, it was considered impossible. The New England Patriots were 18-0 -- one win away from perfection -- and all that stood in their way was the Cinderella New York Giants, who many thought were just lucky to be there and merely along for the final ride. ***PHOTO1*** But...

New York Giants Tuesday Morning Storylines: Ex-Giant Hakeem Nicks Visits San Francisco 49ers
March 31st, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Tuesday, New York Giants fans! The relative quiet surrounding Big Blue has been deafening in recent weeks and shows no real signs of slowing down. Still four weeks away from the 2015 NFL Draft, there's little left for the team to do other than adding a free agent here...

Super Bowl XLII, 1990 NFC Championship Eliminated from “Greatest Game of All-Time” Bracket
March 29th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Is there a world in which Super Bowl XLII between the New York Giants and New England Patriots is not the greatest game ever played? Where the heroics of David Tyree and the game-winning touchdown catch by Plaxico Burress aren't given the spotlight they deserve? And a world in which...

New York Giants Have Two of Pro Football Focus’ Five Worst Free Agency Signings
March 28th, 2015 at 10:00 AM
Earlier this month, Grantland listed the New York Giants as having three of the Top 10 Worst Free Agency Signings -- wide receiver/return man Dwayne Harris and linebackers Jonathan Casillas and J.T. Thomas. ***PHOTO1*** Now, several weeks later, Pro Football Focus is piling on. And in agreement with Grandlant, have listed the...

New York Giants Expected to Use Dwayne Harris in David Tyree-Like Role
March 26th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
When the New York Giants signed wide receiver/return specialist Dwayne Harris, previously of the Dallas Cowboys, it was met with a lot of skepticism. After all, a player with only 31 career receptions getting paid $17.5 million with $7.1 million guaranteed over a five-year deal is enough to raise some...

New York Giants Credited with Two of Top 10 Greatest Super Bowl Finishes of All-Time
February 6th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
In honor of the wild finish at Super Bowl XLIX -- a finish that gave the New England Patriots their first Lombardi Trophy in a decade -- NFL Total Access decided to count down the Top 10 Greatest Super Bowl Finishes of All-Time. And, given that three of their four...

New England Patriots Win Super Bowl XLIX, but New York Giants Remain Their Kryptonite
February 2nd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Seven years after their quest for the perfect season was ended, the New England Patriots returned to their former "House of Horrors" in Glendale, Arizona and defeated the defending champion Seattle Seahawks to win Super Bowl XLIX, their first championship in 10 years. ***PHOTO1*** The Patriots were able to survive being down...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: David Tyree Recalls the “Helmet Catch”
February 1st, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Super Bowl Sunday, New York Giants fans! While it's a shame Big Blue won't be playing this evening, there's still plenty to soak in on the NFL's biggest day. But before we get to all of that, here are some Giants-related headlines for everyone to enjoy over their first...

Sports Science Examines “The Catch” by New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr.: Video
January 29th, 2015 at 10:55 AM
It was inevitable that New York Giants rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. would eventually have his one-handed touchdown reception from a Week 12 game against the Dallas Cowboys analyzed by the Sports Science team, and while he wasn't in the studio (yet) for the breakdown, they did take a...

Justin Tuck: New York Giants Prevented Tom Brady from Going Down as Greatest Quarterback Ever
January 18th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Is New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady the greatest of all-time? If not, he's certainly in the conversation, but the one hang-up facing Brady will always be Super Bowls XLII and XLVI. It's for that reason former New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck believes Big Blue will forever be...

Odell Beckham Jr.’s One-Handed Touchdown Nominated for ‘Performance Play of the Year’
January 11th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
2014 was a disappointing year for the New York Giants; there wasn't much to cheer about. But if there was one thing that the Giants could take out of the season, it’s that they have something special in their rookie sensation, wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. ***VIDEO1*** Big Blue’s 2014 first-round pick...

New York Giants’ Steve Weatherford to Be Honored with Thurman Munson Award
January 9th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
The 35th Annual Thurman Munson Awards -- which remember legendary New York Yankees catcher Thurman Munson -- will be held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City on Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015. And among the honorees this year are New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford. ***PHOTO1*** From the press release: Weatherford...

Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Thinks David Tyree’s ‘Helmet Catch’ is Still Greatest Catch Ever Made
November 25th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
After Sunday night's game against the Dallas Cowboys, Odell Beckham Jr. has quite the celebrity status now and certainly has gained a lot of attention; and for all the right reasons too. ***PHOTO1*** That came after his amazing one-handed grab falling backwards into the end zone that some are now calling the...

Over 100 Ex-New York Giants to Return for Homecoming to Honor Michael Strahan: Full List
November 2nd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
As reported earlier this week, the New York Giants will host a "Homecoming Weekend" this Monday night against the Indianapolis Colts. The night's big feature will come at halftime when the Giants honor newly inducted Pro Football Hall of Fame member Michael Strahan with a special ceremony and ring presentation. ***PHOTO1*** In...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: David Tyree Still Coming Under Heavy Anti-Religious Fire
July 27th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, New York Giants fans! Big Blue returns to the practice field today and will wear full pads for the very first time in training camp. Today also marks the official one-week countdown until the very first game of the year. In an effort to pass some time prior...