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New York Giants Safeties Coach Dave Merritt Sees Pro Bowl Potential in Will Hill
November 2nd, 2013 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants safety Will Hill has always shown glimpses of potential when he has seen the field. Unfortunately, he hasn’t always been able to stay on the field to flaunt his talent. He’s had his share of ups and downs, but seems to have now regained his footing. At the...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz Tweets That “Hood” Will Catch up to George Zimmerman
July 14th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
After months of silence, New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz has become somewhat vocal after signing what amounts to a six-year deal with Big Blue. And after jurors found George Zimmerman "not guilty" in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin on Saturday night, Cruz sent out what appeared to...

New York Giants 2013 NFL Draft Profile: Florida State DE Tank Carradine
April 22nd, 2013 at 3:10 PM
With the 2013 NFL Draft a mere three days away, the New York Giants are in the process of putting the final touches on their draft board. Unlike previous drafts, there is very little consensus regarding how the board is going look by the time the Giants are on the...

New York Giants CB Aaron Ross Calls Time in Jacksonville “A Paid Vacation” & Then Apologizes
April 5th, 2013 at 3:25 PM
New York Giants cornerback Aaron Ross cashed in on his relatively productive 2011 campaign last offseason by signing a three year, $15.3 million contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars. After taking the starting reigns following Terrell Thomas' ACL tear, Ross filled in admirably and helped the Giants win their second Super...

Despite Increased Use of Social Media, Sports Collectibles Continues to Be a Thriving Business
March 17th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
In the world before Twitter, message boards, and ESPN.com there existed a form of currency amongst the youth of America. Emblazoned with the images of heroic sports figures, paper trading cards kept the stock markets of the cafeteria and the playground running at a bullish pace. ***PHOTO1*** In 2013, it appears that...

New York Giants Re-Sign Justin Trattou
March 7th, 2013 at 2:37 PM
The New York Giants have re-signed defensive end Justin Trattou, who spent the entire 2012 season on the injured reserve with an ankle injury. With the impending departure of Osi Umenyiora, Trattou will fight for a backup defensive end spot with Adrian Tracy and Adewale Ojomo, both of whom showed promise...

New York Giants Owner John Mara Says He Does not See Tom Coughlin Retiring in the Near Future
February 20th, 2013 at 2:26 PM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin will be 67 years old by the time next season comes around. Coughlin is a two-time Super Bowl champion, and even if he gave up coaching right now,  he would still go down as one of the best head coaches in franchise history....

New York Giants’ Terrell Thomas Jogging in Pool, Hopes to Return to Team in 2013
January 25th, 2013 at 12:30 PM
It's still too early in the offseason to have any idea what Terrell Thomas' future is with the New York Giants. After being selected in the second-round of the 2008 NFL Draft, Thomas will attempt to return to the team in 2013 after tearing his ACL for the second consecutive...

New York Giants 2013 Draft Profile: Ezekiel Ansah
January 20th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
Over the last six seasons, the New York Giants have laid a blueprint to building a championship caliber roster: a strong armed quarterback, a bevy of weapons on offense coupled with an elite ability to rush the passer. The Giants have single-handedly spiked the market value of pass rushers by...

New York Giants Safety JoJo Nicolas Hopes to Bring Versatility to Defensive Backfield
July 19th, 2012 at 3:04 PM
Last offseason, the New York Giants had a three man rotation of Kenny Phillips, Antrel Rolle, and Deon Grant at the safety position. Due to injuries, the team often had to resort to three safety packages with Antrel Rolle playing the part of a nickel cornerback. However, with a the departure of...

Could Mike Pouncey Fall to the New York Giants at Pick 19?
April 9th, 2011 at 2:59 PM
We are just nineteen short days away from the 2011 NFL Draft and, perhaps not so ironically, the New York Giants have the 19th overall pick. I think we've all pretty much decided that the Giants should go for an offensive lineman with that pick, and as I was perusing...

New York Giants Looking at Several Offensive Linemen
April 7th, 2011 at 8:42 AM
A few weeks ago we did an early mock draft roundup, and the mock selections were basically a "who's who" of linemen expected to be available in the middle of the first round. No one was shocked and no one really argued. It seems most are in agreement Big Blue...

New York Giants’ Joe Burnett Charged with DUI Despite Passing Breathalyzer
March 24th, 2011 at 8:07 PM
Former Pittsburgh Steelers cornerback and UCF star Joe Burnett, who was signed by the New York Giants in January, was arrested in Orlando, Florida and charged with DUI on March 16th despite blowing below the states 0.08 legal limit. After blowing 0.046 twice, Burnett agreed to a field sobriety test...which he...

New York Giants Schedule Visits with Mike Pouncey and Justin Houston
March 17th, 2011 at 8:23 AM
While John Mara has been doing damage control with regards to the lack of a collective bargaining agreement, Jerry Reese and the New York Giants front office has begun their search for the teams first overall pick.  University of Florida quarterback Tim Tebow (15) celebrates with linemen Mike Pouncey (55) and...

New York Giants’ Senior Bowl Focus
January 28th, 2011 at 3:31 PM
Senior Bowl week provides a great opportunity for scouts across the NFL to get their first glimpse at players whom they may be targeting come time for the Draft in April. At the Senior Bowl, teams are coached by NFL staffs and are given an opportunity to prove themselves in...