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Detroit Lions Sign Former New York Giants Guard Geoff Schwartz
March 30th, 2016 at 9:00 AM
After missing out on Russell Okung, who also spurned the New York Giants, the Detroit Lions will now sign former Big Blue guard Geoff Schwartz following a Wednesday visit. ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2*** Schwartz, a seventh-round pick of the Carolina Panthers in 2008, was considered one of the Giants' big free agent additions only a...

Russell Okung Looking for $11-13 Million per Season; Giants, Lions in Hunt: Report
March 15th, 2016 at 6:05 PM
With the Pittsburgh Steelers signing of Ryan Harris on Tuesday, the chase for Seattle Seahawks offensive tackle Russell Okung lost perhaps a potential favorite, as the Steelers have dropped out of the race and leaves two in the mix; the New York Giants and the Detroit Lions. ***PHOTO1*** Both Detroit and the...

New York Giants Have Offer on Table to OT Russell Okung; Lions, Steelers Also Interested
March 14th, 2016 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants are one of three teams in the mix for former Seattle Seahawks offensive tackle Russell Okung along with the Pittsburgh Steelers and Detroit Lions. The Giants still have approximately $25 million in cap space while the Lions and Steelers have roughly $19 million and $6 million...

New York Giants to Continue Negotiating with Seattle Seahawks’ Russell Okung Following Meeting: Report
March 11th, 2016 at 9:56 PM
On Friday, the New York Giants met with Seattle Seahawks free agent offensive tackle Russell Okung as the team is interested in making a major upgrade to their offensive line and looking to potentially make a move to add a right tackle since the team released Will Beatty earlier in...

Seattle Seahawks OT Russell Okung Set to Visit New York Giants on Friday: Report
March 10th, 2016 at 9:28 PM
With most of the New York Giants efforts spent on the defensive side of the ball in free agency, they are now apparently turning some of their attentions to the offensive side of things and looking to bulk up on the offensive line. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants are set to have a free...

New York Giants Hire Martin Mayhew as Director of Football Operations/Special Projects
February 11th, 2016 at 12:15 PM
Martin Mayhew, the former general manager of the Detroit Lions, has been hired by the New York Giants as their Director of Football Operations/Special Projects. Mayhew, the Lions' GM from 2008 to 2015, will not be involved in the personnel end of the business. His main focus will be the...

Detroit Lions Hire New York Giants’ Matt Harriss as Vice President of Football Administration
January 29th, 2016 at 7:02 PM
This past offseason, the Detroit Lions hired one former New York Giants executive when they signed Ernie Accorsi to a special assistant role. On Friday, they signed away a second former Giants executive to their staff for 2016. ***PHOTO1*** Matt Harriss, who was formerly with the Giants as their director of football...

Detroit Lions Sign Ex-Giants GM Ernie Accorsi to Front Office Role
January 11th, 2016 at 6:55 AM
As the Detroit Lions embarked on a journey to find their new General Manager, they did so with the help of former New York Giants General Manager Ernie Accorsi, whom they hired as a special assistant. ***PHOTO1*** It's a role Accorsi had filled before with teams who were actively searching for a...

Detroit Lions Hire Bob Quinn as Next GM; Pass on New York Giants’ Kevin Abrams
January 8th, 2016 at 6:21 PM
Even with former New York Giants general manager Ernie Accorsi helping out in the interview process, it didn't help assistant general manager Kevin Abrams in the end, as he was passed over for the Detroit Lions general manager job on Friday. ***PHOTO1*** The Lions have decided to hire New England Patriots director...

New York Giants to Interview Detroit Lions’ Teryl Austin for Head Coaching Job on Thursday
January 7th, 2016 at 7:00 AM
With the New York Giants set to interview their defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo for their current vacancy at head coach, it looks like he won't be the only coach and defensive coordinator in the building the team will be looking to talk to. ***PHOTO1*** Aside from Spagnuolo, the Giants will also interview...