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Former New York Giants CB Aaron Ross Worked Out for Detroit Lions on Tuesday
April 9th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
After a year away from the team, Aaron Ross returned to the New York Giants last offseason on a one-year deal for the 2013 season, but most of his season was spent on season-ending injured reserve with a back injury. Ross has already said that he doesn't want to retire and...

Henry Hynoski Glad to Be Back with New York Giants; Ready to Get to Work in 2014
March 21st, 2014 at 6:40 AM
With John Conner already signed on for the 2014 season and Henry Hynoski being non-tendered just before the start of free agency by the New York Giants, it had looked like Hynoski's tenure with the Giants was over after just three seasons. Hynoski's 2013 season was filled with injuries that saw...

Denver Broncos Have Expressed Interest in LB Jon Beason; Justin Tuck & Henry Hynoski Making Visits
March 12th, 2014 at 9:45 AM
Several unrestricted free agents of the New York Giants will find themselves a bit busy on both Wednesday and Thursday, as two are scheduled to make visits and a third is drawing serious interest from the Denver Broncos -- who have gone all-out in free agency thus far. ***PHOTO1*** For defensive end...

Police Smelled Odor of Marijuana Prior to Arrest of New York Giants’ Will Hill: Report
December 31st, 2013 at 3:00 PM
New York Giants safety Will Hill was arrested on December 20th in Little Falls due to a child support warrant that was filed on December 10th. At the time, the Giants announced that it was a "personal matter" for Hill and declined to comment further. Two days later, Hill started...

New York Giants’ Josh Brown Named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week
December 24th, 2013 at 2:45 PM
New York Giants kicker Josh Brown has been named NFC Special Teams Player of the Week for Week 16 after a three-field goal performance against the Detroit Lions. Brown made all three of his field goal attempts, including one from 52-yards, one from 41-yards and, of course, the 45-yard game-winner 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...

Bear Pascoe’s First NFL Carry a Product of Circumstance, New York Giants Injuries
December 23rd, 2013 at 12:00 PM
The New York Giants found themselves in a unique and completely unexpected position on Sunday, forced to use back-up tight end Bear Pascoe in a running situation. With Peyton Hillis inactive due to a concussion, Brandon Jacobs and David Wilson already on Injured Reserve (IR), the team went into their...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin on Will Hill: “We Support Him in Every Way We Can”
December 23rd, 2013 at 11:00 AM
With only 5:00 remaining in the game, the offense not moving the ball and the roster thinning due to injuries, the New York Giants appeared poised to lose their 10th game of the 2013 season. But then, in the blink of an eye, safety Will Hill breathed life right back...

New York Giants’ Jerrel Jernigan Battled Through Sickness En Route to Career-Best Day
December 23rd, 2013 at 10:00 AM
Like many of his teammates, New York Giants wide receiver Jerrel Jernigan missed some practice time last week due to a knee that ultimately led to him being listed as questionable for Sunday's game. But it wasn't the knee injury that nearly kept Jernigan out against the Detroit Lions --...

New York Giants Suffer Rash of Injuries in 23-20 Victory Over Detroit Lions
December 23rd, 2013 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants were well aware that Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions ultimately meant nothing in terms of standings, but they've continuously preached pride and wanted to prove to the world they've not quit. And as they secured a 23-20 overtime win on the leg of kicker Josh...

New York Giants Survive Horrid Second Half, Eliminate Detroit Lions from Playoffs in 23-20 OT Win
December 22nd, 2013 at 7:45 PM
With little to play for, the New York Giants came out strong on Sunday, beating the Detroit Lions in almost every aspect of the game. In fact, it appeared like a bizarre role reversal in which Big Blue was fighting for their playoff lives, while the Lions were merely going...

New York Giants’ Rueben Randle Looking to Prove His Worth in Absence of Victor Cruz
December 22nd, 2013 at 7:00 AM
If there was ever a time that New York Giants wide receiver, Rueben Randle, needed to seize an opportunity, Sunday's game against the Detroit Lions is that time for him to do so. With Hakeem Nicks' status with the New York Giants for the 2014 season and beyond in doubt due to...

Jim Schwartz Doesn’t Deny New York Giants, Detroit Lions Talked Hakeem Nicks Trade
December 21st, 2013 at 11:00 AM
Just prior to the NFL trade deadline in late October, the Internet swirled with rumors of a possible trade between the New York Giants and Detroit Lions involving star wide receiver Hakeem Nicks. Ultimately, nothing came to fruition and the rumor was eventually put to bed (not without finger pointing,...

Detroit Lions’ Brandon Pettigrew Ruled Out Vs. New York Giants
December 21st, 2013 at 7:00 AM
The Detroit Lions will be without one of Matthew Stafford's most trusted and tenured targets on Sunday when they take on the New York Giants, as tight end Brandon Pettigrew (ankle) was officially ruled out on Friday. "The contingency is to have the next two guys ready to go," Detroit offensive...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz, Jason Pierre-Paul & Two Others Out Vs. Detroit Lions
December 20th, 2013 at 1:05 PM
The New York Giants released their final injury report on Friday afternoon, and as expected, wide receiver Victor Cruz (knee) has been ruled out against the Detroit Lions and will miss the remainder of the season. The team will also be without running back Peyton Hillis (concussion), defensive end Jason...

New York Giants Still Adjusting Due to Injuries & More from an Afternoon Tea with Tom Coughlin
December 18th, 2013 at 11:15 AM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin took the podium for his weekly press conference in a matter-of-fact, let's get this over with type of mood. He wasted no time by immediately addressing the injury situation prior to a single member of the media even speaking. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants' pre-practice injury report...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin: We Have Three Games Left to Regain Some Respectability
December 9th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants were embarrassed on Sunday at the hands of the San Diego Chargers. Shamed, even. Knowing full well they had to win to keep any slim and lingering playoff chances alive, Big Blue came out flat and took a sound beating by the team Eli Manning once refused...

Several NFL Executives Believe Giants’ Hakeem Nicks is Player Most Likely to Be Traded
October 24th, 2013 at 12:00 PM
With the NFL trade deadline (Tuesday at 4:00 PM EST) rapidly approaching, there's been much speculation about the possibility of the New York Giants (1-6) trading wide receiver Hakeem Nicks. After all, Nicks is poised to become an unrestricted free agent following the season and there's no guarantee that he...

Former New York Giants DT Marvin Austin Visits Detroit Lions; Could Sign This Week
September 3rd, 2013 at 6:30 AM
One of the non surprising cuts the New York Giants made on Saturday night was the release of defensive tackle Marvin Austin, who never lived up to expectations after being drafted in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft. The former University of North Carolina graduate wasted no time in...

New York Giants Sign OL Austin Holtz
August 22nd, 2013 at 9:00 AM
On Sunday, undrafted rookie offensive tackle, Austin Holtz, found himself without a job after being released by the Detroit Lions. But his unemployment was short-lived as the New York Giants, needing offensive line depth after a slew of injuries, signed him. ***PHOTO1*** Holtz, out of Ball State, was signed by the Lions...