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Revisiting the James Jones Debate: Did New York Giants Make the Right Call?
January 17th, 2016 at 11:00 AM
One of the most disputed decisions made by the New York Giants in 2015 was the release of veteran wide receiver James Jones during the team's cutdown day. After all, he had led the team in both receptions (15) and yards (187) during their four preseason games. ***PHOTO1*** But, ultimately, Jones wasn't...

New York Giants Have Much to Be Thankful for Following Losses by Cowboys, Eagles
November 27th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
What a Thanksgiving for the New York Giants, huh? What a bye week for the team as a whole! Since the last time Big Blue played -- a Week 10 loss to the New England Patriots -- the NFC East has gone a combined 1-4. And following losses by both...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz: James Jones is “Killing It” for Green Bay Packers
September 30th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Remember that time wide receiver James Jones was a member of the New York Giants? Of course you do, because it's been a significant topic for Big Blue fans since the moment James was cut -- something he requested, by the way. ***PHOTO1*** "I was just behind from Day 1," Jones said...

James Jones on Being Released by New York Giants: “It was Out of Respect for Me”
September 18th, 2015 at 9:26 AM
There has been much debate about the New York Giants' decision to release veteran wide receiver James Jones as a part of final cuts, especially considering the team opted to keep fellow wide receiver Preston Parker, who promptly went on to have three critical drops in a Week 1 loss...

New York Giants’ Ben McAdoo Expects Preston Parker to Bounce Back Against Atlanta Falcons
September 17th, 2015 at 4:09 PM
While veteran wide receiver James Jones, who had been released by the New York Giants only a week earlier, hauled in two touchdowns for the Green Bay Packers during Sunday's opening week of regular season football, fellow wideout Preston Parker met a different fate. ***PHOTO1*** In a 27-26 loss to the Dallas...

Preston Parker Had Three Critical Drops, While Ex-Giant James Jones Scored 2 TDs for Packers
September 14th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants didn't necessarily make the decision to keep wide receiver Preston Parker over wide receiver James Jones specifically, but they did ultimately decide that Parker had more value to the team in the long run, subsequently releasing the veteran Jones during the team's final round of cuts. ***PHOTO1*** Jones...

Pro Football Focus Views New York Giants as One of NFC’s Elite Teams
September 10th, 2015 at 10:00 AM
The New York Giants have not been met with high expectations ahead of the 2015 regular season, with many odds-makers and experts already having written them off. And with a plethora of injuries, inexperience at the safety position, lack of depth along the offensive line and facing a "win-or-else" campaign,...

New York Giants Release WR Corey Washington Off of Injured Reserve with Injury Settlement
September 7th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
The short but storied career of New York Giants wide receiver Corey Washington has officially come to an end. And a year after electrifying the NFL with his multiple game-winning preseason touchdowns, he now finds himself to be a free agent waiting for work. ***PHOTO1*** 24 hours after being waived/injured with a...

New York Giants’ Eli Manning Wants to Be NFL’s Highest Paid Player: Report
August 18th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
The ongoing contract negotiations between the New York Giants and franchise quarterback Eli Manning appear no closer to a resolution than they have in recent months, with a report surfacing on Monday that Manning is now aiming to become the league's highest paid player -- even aiming to out-earn Green...

Giants’ James Jones Says He’s “Here to Compete” and Maximize His Talents in Familiar Offense
August 1st, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Wide receiver James Jones had offers from the Philadelphia Eagles, Seattle Seahawks, Kansas City Chiefs and a few other teams, but earlier this week, he decided to sign with the New York Football Giants. And his reasoning is sound and simple: at this stage of his career, he wanted to...