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Steve Serby of the New York Post Suggests the Giants Draft a DE with “Ten Fingers”
February 14th, 2016 at 2:55 PM
New York Post columnist Steve Serby is suggesting the New York Giants replenish their pass rush with a defensive end that has "ten fingers". That, of course, is a direct shot at DE Jason Pierre-Paul, who does not have ten fingers at the moment. He lost one, and parts of...

New York Giants Center Weston Richburg Named a Top Breakout Player by Pro Football Focus
February 14th, 2016 at 1:00 PM
Center Weston Richburg, the New York Giants' second round selection in the 2014 NFL Draft, was anointed the franchise's center of the future by Giants' executives when he was drafted. He didn't get to play center in his first season, sitting behind veteran J.D. Walton, who started all 16 games....

As the Franchise Tag Period Nears, the New York Giants are Expected to Stand Pat
February 14th, 2016 at 11:00 AM
Last season, the New York Giants used the franchise tag to keep DE Jason Pierre-Paul from hitting the open market as an unrestricted free agent. This season, they have no candidates that warrant, or are deserving, of such treatment. After a week of purging their roster of bloated contracts, the...

Former New York Giants Fifth-Round Pick Ellison Kelly Passes Away at Age 80
February 14th, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Former New York Giants fifth-round pick (1959) Ellison Kelly, who spent only one season in the NFL before departing for the CFL, passed away earlier this week at age 80. ***PHOTO1*** Although his NFL career was short-lived, Kelly would on to have a legendary CFL career, earning four CFL All-Star honors and...

Prince Amukamara Unlikely to Re-Sign with New York Giants; Seeks $10 Million Annually
February 14th, 2016 at 7:00 AM
As free agency looms, the New York Giants, who will have more than $60 million in cap space available, must begin to decide what they do with their very own free agents. Among them is cornerback Prince Amukamara. ***PHOTO1*** Having already taken a gamble on Amukamara, picking up a team option for...

Mother Saved Son’s Handwritten Note with Key New York Giants Predictions for 20 Years
February 13th, 2016 at 3:00 PM
New Jersey resident and big-time New York Giants fan, Christopher Janitz, turned 29-years-old earlier this week, and for his birthday, his Mother gifted him with a letter he had written in school some 20 years earlier. It was a remarkable surprise. ***PHOTO1*** “She said, ‘This is something I've been hanging on to...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz Calls Media Treatment of Cam Newton “Unfortunate”
February 13th, 2016 at 1:00 PM
Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton has been a hot topic in recent weeks and months, with stories being run about his emotions, celebrations, interactions with the media and, of course, his race. ***PHOTO1*** It's become quite controversial with specific lines in the sand being drawn -- almost all of them centering around...

New York Giants Unlikely to Pursue Running Back Matt Forte: Report
February 13th, 2016 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants will have in excess of $60 million to spend once free agency officially begins, but despite their recent history of struggles on the ground, it's unlikely they will pursue the recently released Matt Forte. ***PHOTO1*** The New York Post reports, citing a league personnel executive, the Giants will...

New York Giants Hire Jeff Zgonina as Assistant Defensive Line Coach
February 13th, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Coming into the weekend, the New York Giants had one single coaching vacancy left to fill: assistant defensive line coach. And on Friday, they filled it, hiring Jeff Zgonina, who had previously spent 17 years in the NFL playing defensive tackle. ***PHOTO1*** A seventh-round pick of the Pittsburgh Steelers in the 1993...

New York Giants Have Nearly $60 Million in Salary Cap Space
February 13th, 2016 at 7:00 AM
Following the release of both left tackle Will Beatty and guard Geoff Schwartz, as well as the retirement of linebacker Jon Beason, the New York Giants have seen their available cap space goes from substantial to bountiful. ***PHOTO1*** With the NFL cap expected to be roughly $152 million and the Giants carrying...