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Reese no longer on the Giants’ hot seat
March 28th, 2017 at 11:29 AM
***PHOTO1*** Ralph Vacchiano, NFL Insider | Facebook | Twitter | Archive PHOENIX - At the miserable end of the 2015 season, as the Giants were basically firing Tom Coughlin, John Mara wasn't willing to let his general manager completely off the hook. He officially put Jerry Reese on notice when he said...

Mara confident Beckham will mature over time
March 28th, 2017 at 8:53 AM
***PHOTO1*** Ralph Vacchiano, NFL Insider | Facebook | Twitter | Archive PHOENIX - John Mara saw the hole that Odell Beckham punched in the wall at Lambeau Field after the Giants lost to the Packers in the playoffs and he offered to pay to fix it. Packers president Mark Murphy told him...

Giants not in rush, not ruling out finding Manning’s heir in 2017 NFL Draft
March 27th, 2017 at 10:45 PM
***PHOTO1*** Ralph Vacchiano | Facebook | Twitter | Archive PHOENIX -- With Eli Manning undoubtedly nearing the end of his career, the New York Giants have obviously given some thought to finding his replacement. They've even given some thought to drafting his replacement next month. But as Giants co-owner Steve Tisch...

Giants optimistic Marshall can help Beckham on and off the field
March 27th, 2017 at 8:47 PM
***PHOTO1*** Ralph Vacchiano | Facebook | Twitter | Archive PHOENIX -- The Giants threw down the gauntlet in front of Odell Beckham Jr. at the end of last season, telling him, in GM Jerry Reese's words, it was time to "grow up." They were tired of the on-field antics, angry about...

Tisch, Mara optimistic Giants will work things out with Hankins
March 27th, 2017 at 6:29 PM
***PHOTO1*** Ralph Vacchiano | Facebook | Twitter | Archive PHOENIX -- The New York Giants have an offer on the table for defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins that has been there since before free agency began. And even though Hankins is obviously holding out for more money, Giants co-owner Steve Tisch indicated...

Kraft said Patriots would’ve lost if Giants were in this year’s Super Bowl
March 27th, 2017 at 5:41 PM
***PHOTO1*** Ralph Vacchiano | Facebook | Twitter | Archive PHOENIX -- The New York Giants fell short of reaching Super Bowl LI this past season, but that turned out to be a good thing. At least for the New England Patriots. According to Giants co-owner Steve Tisch, Patriots owner Robert Kraft...

Kraft said Patriots would’ve lost if Giants were in this year’s Super Bow
March 27th, 2017 at 5:36 PM
***PHOTO1*** Ralph Vacchiano | Facebook | Twitter | Archive PHOENIX -- The New York Giants fell short of reaching Super Bowl LI this past season, but that turned out to be a good thing. At least for the New England Patriots. According to Giants co-owner Steve Tisch, Patriots owner Robert Kraft...

Tisch optimistic Giants will work things out with Hankins
March 27th, 2017 at 4:54 PM
***PHOTO1*** There is a standing offer out to free agent DT Johnathan Hankins and the Giants are optimistic they'll be able to work things out, Co-owner Steve Tisch said during the NFL Owners Meetings in Phoenix on Monday. "There's still one more piece out there that we'd like to keep, but...

Marshall says it was the right move for Geno to sign with Giants
March 27th, 2017 at 2:57 PM
***PHOTO1*** Ralph Vacchiano | Facebook | Twitter | Archive PHOENIX - It may seem strange that Geno Smith signed with a team for which he has little chance of ever playing, but his former Jets teammate Brandon Marshall believes it was "absolutely" the right move for the young quarterback. "I think...

Giants have interest in free agent Nick Mangold
March 27th, 2017 at 2:27 PM
***PHOTO1*** Ralph Vacchiano | Facebook | Twitter | Archive The Giants don't have a ton of salary cap room. In fact, at the moment they really don't have any. So even if they make some cuts or restructure some contracts, they're likely to shop mostly in free agency's bargain bin. The thing about the bargain bin, though,...