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Kyle Bosworth Signing with New York Giants Further Personifies Jerry Reese’s Philosophy on LBs
May 30th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
In today's passing oriented NFL, the game has evolved to place a premiums on defensive ends, cornerbacks and wide receivers that were not nearly as prevalent even just a decade ago. Perhaps the one position that has transformed the most over that time period is linebacker, which has gone from...

Pat White Cancels Visit with New York Giants; Likely to Sign with Washington Redskins
April 2nd, 2013 at 4:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Giants have had a busy last several days, as the team has brought in the likes of Tim Hightower, Mike Patterson and Eric Noorwood are all scheduled to meet with the team over the next day or two. Originally, former Miami Dolphins backup quarterback Pat White was...

Osi Umenyiora Previously Turned Down Three-Year, $18 Million Offer from New York Giants
April 1st, 2013 at 3:45 PM
***PHOTO1*** The minute Osi Umenyiora signed a restructured contract that raised his 2012 salary and added a voidable year to his contract, it was clear that his days as a member of the New York Giants were numbered. After a disappointing six sack campaign in 2012, the two sides showed...

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 Could Be a Fit for Former Green Bay Packers’ Charles Woodson
February 15th, 2013 at 2:14 PM
***PHOTO1*** As the beginning of the league year rapidly approaches, the New York Giants are preparing to scour the free-agent market for low cost replacements for the valuable free-agents the team will undoubtedly lose on the open market. Given the team's salary cap situation, safety Kenny Phillips (among others) is...

New York Giants Free Agent Profile: TE Martellus Bennett, Will He Stay or Will He Go?
February 11th, 2013 at 4:15 PM
***PHOTO1*** While Will Beatty may be the New York Giants most important free agent and Domenik Hixon is one of the more interesting free agent case studies, this next entry in our free agent profile series is undoubtedly the most fun: the one and only Black Unicorn himself, tight end...

New York Giants Must Answer Serious Questions Along Offensive Line This Offseason
February 8th, 2013 at 4:55 PM
Out of all the areas on the Giants roster that need work this offseason, perhaps none is as important as the development of the offensive line. Currently, the Giants have questions to answer at every single position in front of quarterback Eli Manning, which could make patching together a respectable...

New York Giants Owner John Mara Says Team Won’t Break the Bank for Victor Cruz
February 1st, 2013 at 2:17 PM
***PHOTO1*** New York Giants wideout Victor Cruz is a restricted free agent this offseason. Given the great measure of success (both on and off the field) that Cruz has seen in Blue, it’s safe to assume that it’s in the best interest of both parties to make sure No. 80...

New York Giants’ Hakeem Nicks, David Diehl and Chris Snee Hit Contract Escalators
January 31st, 2013 at 3:15 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Giants are a projected $4.7 million over the salary cap (possibly more depending on what you read). With an additional $5 million of cap hits coming up after signing the team's draft picks, Big Blue has to clear around $10+ million of cap space between now...

New York Giants Keep or Dump: Chris Canty
January 23rd, 2013 at 4:39 PM
After leading the team to their second Super Bowl in five seasons, the New York Giants defensive line crashed back down to earth in 2012. Not only did Big Blue's trio of Pro Bowl caliber defensive ends fail to wreak havoc on opposing offenses, but the middle of the defense...

New York Giants Open with 20-1 Super Bowl XLVIII Odds
January 21st, 2013 at 6:40 PM
***PHOTO1*** For the New York Giants, the 2013 offseason is still in it's infancy. Free agency has yet to begin, the NFL draft is still three months away and the front office still has decisions to make regarding several veterans on the roster. In fact, the official start of the...

New York Giants Keep or Dump: Chase Blackburn
January 20th, 2013 at 12:30 PM
The New York Giants were incredibly fortunate to find Chase Blackburn sitting on his couch in Ohio in the midst of their 2011 season. Michael Boley was injured, neither Mark Herzlich nor Greg Jones were ready for the challenge and the Giants had no answers to fill their void...

New York Giants Must Find a New Role for Corey Webster in 2013
January 13th, 2013 at 3:04 PM
***PHOTO1*** New York Giants cornerback Corey Webster just finished his eighth season with the team. He's been part of two Super Bowl championship squads and has established himself as a mainstay in Big Blue's secondary. However, after having perhaps the worst season of any starting cornerback in the NFL in...

New York Giants Must Begin Making Final Preparations for 2013 Offseason
January 11th, 2013 at 2:58 PM
For many, it's still too early to focus on the offseason. The NFL playoffs are ramping up, story lines are still developing and the Super Bowl is a mere three weeks away. Unfortunately, for New York Giants fans, February 4th can not get here fast enough. Big Blue fell tremendously...

Philadelphia Eagles Quarterback Michael Vick Will Start Against New York Giants
December 25th, 2012 at 10:05 AM
As disappointing as the New York Giants 2012 campaign has been to this point, it pales in comparison to the debacle that has taken place in Philadelphia this season. Although Big Blue still has a small chance to back into the playoffs, the Eagles have been playing meaningless football games...

In Addition to Joseph Addai, New York Giants Work Out Seven Other Players Including Ryan Torain
November 15th, 2012 at 3:30 PM
Although the New York Giants are not dealing with the devastating rash of injuries that plagued the team in previous years, Big Blue still has a few holes on their roster that could use some help. With Ahmad Bradshaw's health in doubt, the Giants brought in a slew of free...