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New York Giants’ Prince Amukamara Feels He Has to “Prove” Himself Worthy of a New Contract
June 22nd, 2015 at 3:00 PM
New York Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara is one of several players headed into the final season of his contract. And unlike some of his teammates, such as quarterback Eli Manning and defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, who are almost guaranteed new long-term deals, Amukamara still feels he has to prove himself...

New York Giants Coaches Teaching Rookies About Franchise History, “Giants Pride”
May 8th, 2015 at 4:15 PM
When players arrived at the Quest Diagnostics Training Center for New York Giants rookie mini-camp on Friday, they were met by a few former faces: running back Brandon Jacobs and safety Deon Grant. But that was really just the beginning of their history lesson, as Giants coaches put a specific...

New York Giants Waive Troubled Safety Will Hill
June 2nd, 2014 at 12:20 PM
The New York Giants had warned that safety Will Hill was on thin ice and that one more off-field transgression would end his tenure with the team. And after being hit with a six-game suspension last week for violating the league's substance-abuse policy, they held true to their word. On...

Giants’ Will Hill Has Told Friends He Failed Test Due to Second-Hand Marijuana Smoke: Report
May 31st, 2014 at 9:00 AM
On Friday, the New York Giants announced that safety Will Hill had lost his appeal with the NFL and was suspended six-games for violating the league's substance-abuse policy -- his second such suspension and third overall. ***VIDEO1*** With the smoke (no pun intended) of that announcement now clearing, a report has surfaced...

Will Hill Has Told New York Giants Teammates He’s Been Clean: Report
May 15th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
As safety Will Hill stares down the barrel at a third drug-related ban from the NFL, he's maintained his innocence, proclaiming to his New York Giants teammates that he's been clean and prepared to appeal his suspension. ***VIDEO1*** "Will is a guy that has definitely had his struggles, as well as anyone...

Deon Grant Retires from NFL as a Member of the New York Giants
August 7th, 2013 at 10:30 AM
Veteran safety Deon Grant, who spent only two years of his 11-year career with the New York Giants, will officially retire from the NFL as a member of the team. 'I want to retire as a Giant,” Grant said in a press release. "I want to be a Giant for the...

New York Giants Will Use Three Safety Look More Starting This Sunday
November 3rd, 2012 at 8:00 AM
New York Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell has been itching to incorporate the three safety look on defense that helped the Giants win it all last season. However, he felt he lacked the proper personnel to do so. Now with the emergence of Stevie Brown, Fewell feels using three safeties...

New York Giants’ Tyler Sash Carted Off Practice Field on Sunday with Ankle Injury
August 27th, 2012 at 6:30 AM
It wouldn't be a normal day in New York Giants land without at least one new and potentially major injury. Alas, Sunday was just another day at the TIMEX Performance Center as safety Tyler Sash was carted off the practice field after suffering what appeared to be a very serious...

New York Giants Mid-Summer Storylines: Defensive Edition
August 22nd, 2012 at 12:00 PM
In the first edition of our New York Giants mid-summer storylines, we talked about a young receiver who who might be playing himself out of a job, a veteran whose preseason performance is not inspiring much confidence and an offensive line unit that's struggling to find answers in the running...

New York Giants Waive Safety/Cornerback Janzen Jackson
August 12th, 2012 at 6:47 PM
The New York Giants will officially waive safety/cornerback Janzen Jackson on Monday, reports Paul Dottino of WFAN. Jackson was signed as an undrafted free agent out of McNeese State in late April, and was considered an early favorite to surprise and make the 53-man roster. However, after struggling in camp, Big...