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Retired New York Giants LB Harry Carson Supports Chris Borland’s Decision to Retire
March 19th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Earlier this week, after giving it substantial thought, San Francisco 49ers linebacker Chris Borland shocked the NFL world by announcing his retirement after only a single season. ***PHOTO1*** The 24-year-old Borland became the fourth player to retire on the sunny side of 30 in recent weeks, joining 49ers linebacker Patrick Willis, Tennessee...

Late Giants Owner Ann Mara Remembered by Family, Friends in Emotional Memorial Service
February 7th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
On Friday, family, friends and colleagues of the NFL had one last chance to pay their respects and say goodbye to former New York Giants co-owner Ann Mara, who tragically passed away on Sunday at the age of 85 due to complications from the fall she encountered last month outside...

Harry Carson, Fritz Pollard Alliance Push for Washington Redskins Name Change
January 19th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The situation regarding the Washington Redskins and their name is not going away, and with Martin Luther King Jr. Day now upon us, leaders of the Fritz Pollard Alliance decided it would be an opportune time to maximize exposure of their efforts to enforce change. As such, the group sent...

New York Giants’ Steve Weatherford to Be Honored with Thurman Munson Award
January 9th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
The 35th Annual Thurman Munson Awards -- which remember legendary New York Yankees catcher Thurman Munson -- will be held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City on Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015. And among the honorees this year are New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford. ***PHOTO1*** From the press release: Weatherford...

Retired Giants DE Michael Strahan Feeling “Overwhelmed” as Hall of Fame Induction Nears
July 24th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
When Michael Strahan joined the New York Giants in 1993, his goals were simple. There was no Pro Bowl expectation or Super Bowl dreams and the Hall of Fame wasn't even a thought. Rather, Strahan said on Wednesday during a national conference call, he was simply hoping to make enough...

Jameel McClain, Jon Beason Could Change New York Giants’ Fortunes at Linebacker
June 3rd, 2014 at 4:00 PM
As the New York Giants concluded their fifth Organized Team Activity (OTA) practice on Tuesday, one of the players who once again stood out was linebacker Jameel McClain. ***VIDEO1*** Signed earlier this offseason after multiple visits with the team, McClain has quickly adjusted to his role with Big Blue, soaked up Perry...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Aaron Donald Becoming Popular Choice for Big Blue
May 4th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, Giants fans! Tomorrow officially brings us into NFL Draft week and news will undoubtedly begin to pick-up as the draft nears. As the excitement builds, we suggest taking a look at some of these Sunday headlines over your morning coffee. ***VIDEO1*** Giants' Roster Still a Work in Progress The man who's...

Harry Carson to Announce New York Giants 2nd Round Pick in 2014 NFL Draft
May 2nd, 2014 at 10:55 AM
As the NFL has done in the past, they revealed on Thursday that 32 former players -- one representing each franchise -- will announce all second-round picks at the 2014 NFL Draft. And, perhaps fittingly so, retired Hall of Fame linebacker Harry Carson will be representing the New York Football...

New York Giants and Their Fans Likely to Turn Pro Football Hall of Fame Blue in August
March 2nd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Since the Hall of Fame game was announce on Thursday afternoon, New York Giants fans are starting to make definite plans. The NFL announced that the Giants will play the Buffalo Bills on August 3, 2014 at 8:00 PM EST on the Pro Football Hall of Fame Field at Fawcett...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Super Bowl Weather a Concern; Eli the Ticket Broker
January 26th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
We are now exactly one week away from Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey and, as expected, the talk of the town is weather, weather and more weather. And with a potential ice storm in the forecast, the NFL's greatest fears may soon be realized....

Ex-Giants Lineman, Bart Oates, Co-Founds NFL Alumni’s Optimal Bowl and Wellness Challenge
January 12th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
On almost a daily basis, we see reports about how poorly ex-NFL players are doing in their retirement. Whether it's dealing with bankruptcy, memory loss or simply being wildly out of shape, it's enough to make any current athlete dread their post-football life. But retired New York Giants lineman Bart...

New York Giants Banquet Benefiting “Friends of Rich Fritzky” to Be Held on November 11th
October 19th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
On November 11th at FDU’s Rothman Center, representatives of all four New York Giants Super Bowl championship teams will be gathering for the benefit of the "Friends of Rich Fritzky" as they do each year. The event will run from 6:00 PM EST through 9:00 PM EST and feature an...

Former New York Giants Players React to Embarrassing Display by Current Team
September 23rd, 2013 at 8:30 AM
Rare is it that former or retired players will negatively address the team they once played for, but after a shameful 38-0 loss to the Carolina Panthers that dropped them to 0-3 on the season, many ex-New York Giants spoke up -- many in utter disbelief -- about the current...

Giants’ Justin Tuck, Feeling More Alive, Wants Defense to Have 80′s Mentality: Kill the Offense
June 25th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
New York Giants defensive captain Justin Tuck has visions of Harry Carson and Lawrence Taylor striking fear in their opponents dancing in his head. But how do you make the 2013 Big Blue defense like that unstoppable force of the 80's? Well, for Tuck, he feels that it starts in...

New York Giants Linebacker Love: Looking Back on the Crunch Bunch, Big Blue Wrecking Crew
June 1st, 2013 at 1:20 PM
For months (well, at least this calendar year), there has been heavy discussion about the New York Giants’ linebackers corps and the speculation about the current open competition at the position. Somehow, debates always rewind to years when that second level of defense was what loaded the stands and brought...

Competition at Linebacker is Wide Open for New York Giants
May 26th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
There will always be a prevailing love affair that New York Giants fans long for when it comes to that certain linebacker position. The likes of Sam Huff, Lawrence Taylor and Harry Carson all solidified the long-standing passion for that defensive second level. The ‘backer spot hasn’t looked so, uh, fearful...

New York Giants Historically Derive Strength from Adversity
April 20th, 2013 at 1:05 PM
The offseason creates a bit of a void when it comes to serious football topics. Some deservedly latch on to other sports while some just cannot seem to let go of any and all things New York Football Giants. Focusing on things that do not change (umm, the Cruz sitch/non-sitch) will...

Bill Parcells Selects Former New York Giants Captain George Martin as His Hall of Fame Presenter
February 5th, 2013 at 10:00 AM
When former New York Giants head coach Bill Parcells is officially inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio on August 3rd, it will be his former team captain, George Martin, who will act as his presenter. "George was my captain along with Harry Carson and my player...

New York Giants Legend Harry Carson Feels Connection with Baltimore Ravens’ Ray Lewis
January 22nd, 2013 at 6:30 AM
If you were to ask New York Giants legend and NFL Hall of Famer Harry Carson who he enjoys watching play the position he played, he would tell you Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis. Carson can relate to the feelings of playing in your final season, that Lewis is currently...

Mark Bavaro: My Giants Would “Absolutely” Destroy Eli Manning’s Giants
December 21st, 2012 at 8:30 AM
The 1986 New York Giants are arguably the greatest team in franchise history. In fact, they may be in the discussion as one of the best and most talented teams ever. So it should come as no surprise that former tight end Mark Bavaro thinks highly of them, and all...