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Justin Tuck Supports His Former Coach, Does not Believe New York Giants Should Fire Tom Coughlin
December 19th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Although the "Fire Tom Coughlin!" bandwagon has been filled to the brim this year, not everyone believes the New York Giants should move on from their two-time Super Bowl winning head coach. In fact, most current and former players laugh at the notion, while fans continue to insist it's the...

New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings Out Vs. Rams; Jameel McClain Probable
December 19th, 2014 at 1:05 PM
The New York Giants released their final Week 16 injury report on Friday, and as expected, the team has ruled running back Rashad Jennings (ankle) out against the St. Louis Rams on Sunday. ***PHOTO1*** "I've been fighting them to let me play anyway, and now with this happening," Jennings told ESPN earlier...

New York Giants’ Perry Fewell Named a “Top Minority Coaching Candidate” by Fritz Pollard Alliance
December 19th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
While most fans are ready to pack Perry Fewell's bags and run him out of town as the New York Giants defensive coordinator, others think rather high of him. ***PHOTO1*** The Fritz Pollard Alliance, a group that advocates for the promotions and hiring of minority coaching candidates, and Fewell is one of...

New York Giants’ Perry Fewell Sees Devon Kennard as Long-Term Answer at SAM
December 19th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
New York Giants rookie linebacker Devon Kennard has significant experience at all three linebackers positions, as well as defensive end, where he saw time while at USC. But when asked on Thursday where Kennard, who has really come into his own in recent weeks, fits defensively, Perry Fewell indicated his...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul, Unlike Most, not Concerned with His Sack Numbers
December 19th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul has been, perhaps, the most dominant 4-3 run-stopper from the edge in the NFL this year. However, all anyone can seem to talk about are his sack numbers, as if they somehow solely define him and his performance this season. ***PHOTO1*** With six sacks over...

Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Favored to Win 2014 NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year Award
December 18th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
In the 2014 season, there have been a lot of cases made from some of the rookie wide receivers to win the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year Award in the 2014 season; Kelvin Benjamin of the Carolina Panthers and Mike Evans of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are two of...

New York Giants by the Fantasy Numbers: Week 15
December 18th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Each week this season, Giants 101 will do a postgame analysis by examining each fantasy points leader for the New York Giants at their respective positions. These accumulated points are based on the fantasy point grid used on NFL.com. ***PHOTO1*** QB Eli Manning: 22 Points Last Game: 12.4 Points The quarterback, once again, rode...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz Says Doctors are Amazed at His Quick Recovery
December 18th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz has been recovering from a torn patellar tendon for the better part of 10 weeks now, and while he still has a long road of rehab ahead, Cruz said on Thursday during a visit to The Rachael Ray Show that doctors are amazed...

2015 NFL Draft: ESPN’s Todd McShay Has New York Giants Selecting Vic Beasley, Clemson
December 18th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Just imagine: in the mind of ESPN's Todd McShay, he is visualizing Roger Goodell walking up to the podium at the 2015 NFL Draft announcing that with their first-round pick, the New York Giants have selected a linebacker. ***PHOTO1*** On Wednesday, McShay released his first mock draft of his first-round projection of...

New York Giants Sign Jerome Cunningham to 53-Man Roster, Nikita Whitlock to Practice Squad
December 18th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants' roster is finally back to 53-men after the team signed tight end Jerome Cunningham from their practice squad to their active roster on Tuesday. ***PHOTO1*** The move came after nearly three full weeks of sporting a 52-man roster due to the placement of linebacker Terrell Manning on season-ending...

Antrel Rolle Would Love to Finish Career with Team; Wants to Retire a New York Giant
December 17th, 2014 at 5:50 PM
When the 2014 season officially ends, the New York Giants will have a rather important decision to make on starting safety and team captain Antrel Rolle. ***PHOTO1*** Rolle is in the final year of the five-year, $37 million deal that he signed before the 2010 season and has for the most part,...

St. Louis Rams’ Jeff Fisher Doesn’t Believe Odell Beckham Jr. Has Any Weaknesses
December 17th, 2014 at 2:55 PM
The St. Louis Rams were high on LSU wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. going into the 2014 NFL Draft, but he ultimately landed with the New York Giants. Now, as the two prepare to play each other on Sunday afternoon, Rams head coach Jeff Fisher recalls why he and the...

Heisman Trophy Winner Marcus Mariota Tweaks Giants, Jets in David Letterman Appearance
December 17th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
This past weekend, Oregon quarterback and potential first round NFL draft pick Marcus Mariota won the Heisman Trophy for his outstanding season thus far in college, one that he's hoping will end in a national championship in January. ***VIDEO1*** While celebrating his major accomplishment, the Oregon quarterback, Mariota appeared on "The Late...

New York Giants’ Corey Washington Has to Improve & More from Afternoon Tea with Tom Coughlin
December 17th, 2014 at 11:15 AM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin took the podium in a serious and to-the-point mood for his weekly press conference, and immediately got to work in praising the "very physical and speedy" St. Louis Rams. Coughlin said he expects a very physical battle come Sunday, as well as some...

New York Giants Power Rankings Roundup: Week 16
December 17th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Week 15 of the NFL regular season is now officially in the books and with only two weeks remaining, there is still no clear cut "best team" in the league. However, several teams -- like the Buffalo Bills -- have made a late surge with big wins over quality teams....

New York Giants Safety Antrel Rolle is Enjoying “The Odell Show”
December 17th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
It's not just fans and media who are tuning in every weekend to watch New York Giants rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., but athletes from all across the country and any number of different sports -- and that does not preclude his teammates on the sidelines. ***PHOTO1*** "It's miraculous what he...

New York Giants Place Jacquian Williams, James Brewer on Season-Ending IR, Sign Adam Gettis
December 16th, 2014 at 8:00 PM
The New York Giants can officially field two full squads of players on the team that are on the injured reserve after Tuesday night, as the number is now up to 22 players. ***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday, the Giants announced that outside linebacker Jacquian Williams and offensive lineman James Brewer were both placed...

Giants’ Steve Weatherford Nominated for NFL’s Walter Payton Man of the Year Award
December 16th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Since his arrival in New York three years ago, Steve Weatherford has done a lot of good in his time with the New York Giants and it has nothing to do with how accomplished of a punter he is in the NFL. ***PHOTO1*** Weatherford is by far one of the most active...

New York Jets’ Rex Ryan: Giants’ Tom Coughlin is a First-Ballot Hall of Famer
December 16th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
While the reports say that there is a 99.9 percent chance Tom Coughlin will return as the head coach of the New York Giants, that is not the case for New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan. ***PHOTO1*** Ryan, in the midst of a 3-11 season, his worst since taking over the...

Giants Tuesday Morning Storylines: Tennessee Congressman Says What About Eli Manning?
December 16th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Tuesday, New York Giants fans! Big Blue is off today -- although they may hold some workouts -- so we'll take a look at some related storylines from around the league, including what one Tennessee Congressman said about Eli Manning and his wife Abby, as well as whether or...