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Sporting News Ranks New York Giants’ Jerry Reese No. 3 General Manager in NFL
September 8th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Although he admits it's not exactly based on any sort of scientific data, David Steele of the Sporting News recently ranked all 32 NFL General Managers based on a number of factors, including draft results, free agent signings and, of course, victories -- including the Super Bowl. ***PHOTO1*** When all of the...

Michael Strahan Caps Off “Improbable” NFL Career with Emotional Hall of Fame Speech
August 3rd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
After nearly three long hours on Saturday night -- all of which were enjoyable in their own right -- the time finally came for retired New York Giants defensive end Michael Strahan to close the show. It was his moment, and after a tremendous introduction by long-time friend Jay Glazer,...

Ex-Giant Joe Pisarcik Says “Miracle at the Meadowlands” Fumble Made Him a Stronger Person
June 12th, 2014 at 4:00 PM
Just the thought of "Miracle at the Meadowlands" is enough to make New York Giants fans scream "just run out the clock!" But no matter how many times that historical NFL moment is relived, quarterback Joe Pisarcik never kneels and Herm Edwards always scores the game-winning touchdown. ***VIDEO1*** While that may have...

New York Giants’ Terrell Thomas Wins 2013 George Young Good Guy Award
December 27th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
On Thursday, New York Giants cornerback Terrell Thomas was named the winner of the 13th annual George Young Good Guy Award, as voted on by the Professional Football Writers of America (Giants' chapter). ***PHOTO1*** The award, which is named after late Giants General Manager George Young, is given to the player who...

George Young, Michael Strahan Among 25 Modern-Era Pro Football Hall of Fame Semifinalists
November 21st, 2013 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** The Pro Football Hall of Fame Selection Committee whittled down a list of 126 men to 25 modern-era semifinalists for the 2014 Hall of Fame Class on Wednesday, and among them were former New York Giants General Manager George Young, defensive end Michael Strahan and kicker Morten Anderson. Prior to...

16 Former New York Giants Highlight 2014 Modern-Era Pro Football Hall of Fame Nominees
September 13th, 2013 at 9:30 AM
As former New York Giants head coach Bill Parcells continues to enjoy the early days of his Pro Football Hall of Fame induction, 16 former members of the franchise now await their opportunity, having been named nominees for the 2014 enshrinement. ***PHOTO1*** Those 16 nominees include quarterback Phil Simms, running backs Ottis...

New York Giants: When Do We Stop Looking Back?
January 12th, 2013 at 7:08 AM
A large part of improvement is reflecting on what is considered the past and using clear areas of need, mistakes and weakness as springboards to a plan - a plan that should yield a more desirable or exceptional state. In the case of Jerry Reese, Tom Coughlin and the New...

Michael Strahan, Bill Parcells & George Young Among 27 Modern-Era Semifinalists for Hall of Fame
December 1st, 2012 at 9:30 AM
On Friday, the NFL announced the names of 27 modern-era semifinalists being considered for the Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio, including six first-year eligible candidates. Among them is retired New York Giants defensive end and Super Bowl XLII champion, Michael Strahan. ***PHOTO1*** Joining Strahan as eligible candidates with ties to Big...

Michael Strahan, Tiki Barber Top List of Former New York Giants Nominated for NFL Hall of Fame
September 28th, 2012 at 4:00 PM
It's hard to believe it's really been five years since defensive end Michael Strahan hung up his cleats and walked away from the game, but as nominees for the Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2013 were named on Thursday, it served as a stark reminder that time flies....