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Giants’ 2016 Season Position Review: Cornerbacks
January 21st, 2017 at 5:44 PM
The New York Giants enjoyed a defensive turnaround in 2016 and much of that is due to the success of the secondary. Both the safeties and cornerbacks had strong seasons and contributed greatly to the Giants' success. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants secondary improved in a massive way over the span of one...

Giants’ 2016 Season Position Review: Linebackers
January 20th, 2017 at 7:31 PM
The New York Giants saw a historical turnaround in their defensive unit in 2016 and while they didn't sign or draft any significant linebackers in the offseason, the second level of the defense had a solid year, especially in comparison to recent seasons. ***PHOTO1*** While the Giants linebackers did see their...

Why Adrian Peterson Wouldn’t Benefit the Giants
January 19th, 2017 at 7:17 PM
On Thursday, Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson told ESPN's First Take that the New York Giants would be a team he'd consider playing for should the Vikings cut him in the offseason. While Peterson's name value certainly sounds appealing, the move would not only go against what the Giants...

Giants Sign Kicker Aldrick Rosas to Futures Contract
January 19th, 2017 at 4:51 PM
The New York Giants signed former Tenessee Titans kicker Aldrick Rosas to a futures contract on Thursday. Rosas didn't play in 2016 which makes him an eligible free agent before the free agency period starts in March. ***PHOTO1*** Rosas was signed to the Tennessee Titans as an undrafted free agent from Southern...

Giants’ 2016 Position Review: Defensive Line
January 19th, 2017 at 2:01 PM
The New York Giants saw their defense go from one of the worst units to one of the best in only a matter of one season. A big reason for that was the revamped defensive line that stopped the run but also rushed the passer. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants were 14th in...

PFWA Awards: Giants’ Landon Collins, Damon Harrison, Sterling Shepard Bring Home Hardware
January 19th, 2017 at 1:33 PM
New York Giants defensive tackle Damon Harrison and safety Landon Collins were recognized for their stellar seasons as they were voted to the Pro Football Writers of America's All-NFL team while rookie wide receiver Sterling Shepard was voted to the All-Rookie team. ***PHOTO1*** Harrison was widely known as the best run stopping...

Giants’ 2016 Position Review: Offensive Line
January 18th, 2017 at 9:47 AM
The New York Giants offense took a step back in 2016 and the offensive line struggled to have a collectively strong season. They struggled to keep the pocket clean and couldn't find ways to run block with consistency. ***PHOTO1*** Starting at left tackle, Ereck Flowers started out the season strong but...

Giants’ 2016 Position Review: Tight End
January 17th, 2017 at 7:17 PM
The narrative surrounding the New York Giants offense was not a positive one throughout the 2016 season and there is plenty of blame to go around. The tight end position deserves some of that blame but also does show some promise. ***PHOTO1*** For the entire season, the Giants only had three tight...

Giants’ 2016 Position Review: Wide Receivers
January 17th, 2017 at 11:23 AM
The New York Giants offense struggled for the most part in 2016 but they still had one of the most talented wide receiver corps in the NFL, headlined by 24-year-old star Odell Beckham Jr. ***PHOTO1*** Beckham Jr. led the way with 101 receptions for 1,367 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns. It...

Giants’ 2016 Position Review: Running Back
January 16th, 2017 at 11:26 AM
The New York Giants rushing attack was one of the worst in the NFL in 2016. A combination of things led to their inefficiencies in the backfield but there is some hope heading into next season. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants finished the regular season averaging 88.2 rushing yards per game, fourth-worst in...