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Former New York Giants WR Devin Thomas Ends “Retirement” and Signs with Detroit Lions
January 18th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
Prior to the 2011-2012 NFC Championship game between the New York Giants and San Francisco 49ers, wide receiver and special teams ace, Devin Thomas, had a vivid dream about the upcoming game; a premonition that he would play a major role in the outcome. He was right, and his fumble...

Former New York Giants WR Devin Thomas Announces Retirement
August 5th, 2012 at 1:09 PM
A few short months ago, wide receiver Devin Thomas was living the fantasy of many. Prior to the NFC Championship game against the San Francisco 49ers, he had a dream that he would make a big play to help propel the New York Giants into Super Bowl XLVI. That dream...

New York Giants and the Bounty-Gate Scandal: a World of a Difference
April 6th, 2012 at 6:13 AM
Thursday's leak of former New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator, Greg Williams’, pre-game “pep-talk” has re-ignited the already red-hot Bounty-Gate issue.  There are so many different opinions on this issue that it felt high time that Giants 101 put something out there about it. ***PHOTO1*** Specifically, the buzz around Thursday's news actually made...

Spearheaded by Jerry Reese, New York Giants’ Offseason Strategy is a Study in Economics
April 3rd, 2012 at 9:45 AM
Buying low and selling high; that's the basic foundation of trading on the stock market successfully. But what if that strategy applied to the NFL? New York Giants general manager Jerry Reese contends that it does. ***PHOTO1*** Last summer Reese explicitly stated his disdain for making "big sexy moves." In fact, Reese...

Former New York Giants WR Devin Thomas Agrees to One-Year Deal with Chicago Bears
March 29th, 2012 at 6:17 AM
The price of winning the Super Bowl in the NFL is that many coaches and players will be lost and pilfered the following season. That unfortunate reality continued to plague the New York Giants on Wednesday as running back Brandon Jacobs signed with the San Francisco 49ers and wide receiver...

Mario Manningham’s Departure from New York Giants not Likely to Have Serious Negative Impact
March 18th, 2012 at 4:32 PM
The current wide receiver situation is what is and no one in the front office is thinking within miles of a negative effect. Michigan product, Mario Manningham, has decided to move on to the west coast and into San Francisco. Be New York Giant-like and wish him well. ***PHOTO1*** General Manager Jerry...

Wide Receiver Kevin Ogletree Visiting New York Giants Today
March 15th, 2012 at 10:12 AM
***PHOTO1*** One day after signing former Dallas Cowboys tight end Martellus Bennett, the New York Giants will be hosting former Cowboys wide receiver Kevin Ogletree. Ogletree, who signed with the Cowboys as an undrafted free agent out of Virginia in 2009, hasn't exactly been an elite wideout over his three seasons,...

New York Giants’ Special Teams are Special Again
March 7th, 2012 at 11:00 AM
Most New York Giants fans remember wide receiver and return specialist, DeSean Jackson in a painful way. Let it go. It was two seasons ago. It happened so change could come… ***PHOTO1*** As the New York Jets let punter Steve Weatherford hit free agency after two seasons, the Giants front office signed...

Does Devin Thomas Have a Future with the New York Giants?
February 26th, 2012 at 5:05 PM
New York Giants General Manager Jerry Reese likes to add blue collar players with something to prove to the bottom of his roster throughout the season. The conversation begins and ends with Chase Blackburn.  ***PHOTO1*** He was set to teach grade school before he got a call from the Giants. A week...

New York Giants Employed Strategic Attack Around Concussion-Prone Kyle Williams
January 24th, 2012 at 8:03 PM
The New York Giants defeated the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday, largely as a result of two punt return fumbles, courtesy of 49ers backup punt returner, Kyle Williams. With starter, Ted Ginn Jr., scratched just before game time, Williams was handed the role of punt returner, and would become legendary...

New York Giants 20, San Francisco 49ers 17: NFC Championship Game Analysis
January 23rd, 2012 at 5:07 PM
The New York Giants were 7-7 with their backs against the wall, knowing all too well that they could not lose again this season. Well, they have not lost since - overwhelming every opponent in their path, with the latest triumph coming over the San Francisco 49ers yesterday evening in...

New York Giants Planning Trip to Indianapolis as They Sport Super Monday Morning Hangover
January 23rd, 2012 at 8:46 AM
The New York Giants are going to the Super Bowl. Let that sink in for a moment. The New York Football Giants will play the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI. ***PHOTO1*** When you look back on the season that was, it's difficult to believe this once 7-7 team would be...

Evaluating the New York Giants’ Roster Player-By-Player: WRs
April 24th, 2011 at 6:07 PM
This is a guest article written by Giants 101 user SterlingTN. His views and opinions may not necessarily be those of the staff at Giants 101. In this installment of the guest article "Evaluating the New York Giants' Roster Player-By-Player," I take a look at the Big Blue wide receivers. New York...

New York Giants Receiver Mario Manningham Says He’ll Play Sunday Against The Eagles
December 16th, 2010 at 12:09 PM
Well, it looks like we can call off the "Mario Manningham hip watch." With the Philadelphia Eagles coming to town for unarguably the biggest game of the year so far, Giants fans began biting their nails over Manningham's availability as soon as they learned that Steve Smith's knee injury would end his season. But Manningham...

New York Giants Keep Pace in NFC East with Dominating 31-7 Win Over Washington Redskins
December 5th, 2010 at 4:01 PM
After watching the Philadelphia Eagles defeat the Houston Texans on Thursday night, the New York Giants knew they had to beat the Washington Redskins in order to keep pace in the NFC East. Having been dominated by Donovan McNabb for years however, that seemed much easier said than done. It wasn't. From...

Jersey Issue Raises Speculation About a Possible Plaxico Burress Return
November 26th, 2010 at 5:51 PM
The New York Giants were handing out jersey numbers to Michael Clayton and Devin Thomas, their newest additions at wide receiver, today. Clayton was given #83, which -at the time- left only one jersey number available for Devin Thomas...#17. Rather than handing over #17, the number worn by former standout wide...

New York Giants vs. Jacksonville Jaguars Keys to Victory
November 26th, 2010 at 12:00 PM
This Sunday, the New York Giants will host the Jacksonville Jaguars. The Giants have lost two straight games for the second time this season, and they'll need a win if they want to continue their run to the playoffs. The Jags are 6-4 and have won their last three games....

New York Giants Place Madison Hedgecock on IR; Awarded Devin Thomas Off of Waivers
November 24th, 2010 at 5:03 PM
Doing their best effort to catch up to the Indianapolis Colts, who currently have 20 players listed on IR, the New York Giants placed fullback Madison Hedgecock on Injured Reserve today. Hedgecock, who started the first four games for Big Blue, suffered a hamstring injury in a week 4 win over...