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New York Giants Thursday Morning Storylines: Losing Andre Brown Leaves Hole in Backfield
April 10th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The preseason schedule being announced on Wednesday led to a brief moment of excitement for New York Giants fans, but we're now back to the late free agency, pre-draft lull that we had been dreading for weeks. But fear not! We have some solid storylines this morning, so sit back...

Giants Wednesday Morning Storylines: Big Blue Fights to Keep Memorabilia Suit in Federal Court
April 9th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Hump Day, New York Giants fans! Tuesday brought about another relatively quiet and calm day -- the calm before the storm as it were. And although there are a few potentially large stories on tap for today, let us first take a look at some Wednesday morning storylines. Grab...

Houston Texans Sign Former New York Giants RB Andre Brown to One-Year Deal
April 7th, 2014 at 5:15 PM
Andre Brown had been on the free agent market for well over a month and some fans had wondered with him being available on the market longer if he would make a return to the team. On Monday, any speculation of that possibility ended. ***PHOTO1*** Brown agreed to a one-year, $645,000 deal...

New York Giants RB Andre Brown to Meet with Houston Texans on Monday
April 7th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Free agency hasn't been too kind to running back Andre Brown (New York Giants), who has received little interest from around the league despite an early visit with the Oakland Raiders. However, that is poised to change on Monday when the former fourth-round pick (2009) meets with the Houston Texans. With...

New York Giants Sign Former Kansas City Chiefs KR/FS Quintin Demps
March 16th, 2014 at 1:30 AM
The New York Giants continued to fill much needed holes on the team like they did with their kick return spot on late Saturday night and after they missed out on both Jacoby Jones and Ted Ginn, Jr. in free agency this past week, the Giants finally found a reliable...

New York Giants Will Meet with Wide Receiver Jacoby Jones on Wednesday
March 11th, 2014 at 5:50 PM
The New York Giants will continue their search for quality free agents well beyond Tuesday, having already scheduled a visit with free agent wide receiver Jacoby Jones (Baltimore Ravens) for Wednesday. ***PHOTO1*** Despite the visit to New York, Jones is still heavily involved in contract negotiations with the Ravens. However, Baltimore is...

New York Giants Adding Names to Offensive Coordinator Search: Will Interview Karl Dorrell
January 9th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
In addition to former Tampa Bay Buccaneers offensive coordinator Mike Sullivan, who met with the team on Wednesday, the New York Giants are setting up a series of additional interviews. They will meet with former Tennessee Titans offensive coordinator Dowell Loggains on Thursday, Green Bay Packers quarterbacks coach Ben McAdoo...

New York Giants Lose Jawanza Starling to Texans; Sign LB Marcus Dowtin to Practice Squad
November 13th, 2013 at 2:00 PM
Only a day after releasing veteran safety Ed Reed, the Houston Texans signed safety Jawanza Starling to their 53-man roster off of the New York Giants' practice squad. To fill the void left by Houston's signing of Starling, the Giants signed linebacker Marcus Dowtin to their practice squad. Dowtin, who went undrafted...

New York Giants’ Brandon Jacobs Receives Death Threat from Angry Fantasy Football Player
October 23rd, 2013 at 9:00 AM
In recent weeks and months, we've made much ado about athletes and their use of social media -- specifically during the season. After all, the very nature of social media is to connect people across the world without limitations. Unfortunately, that also breeds negativity, bullying, sexism, racism and many other...

New York Giants One of Eight NFL Teams That Will Put Player Medical Records Online in 2013
July 18th, 2013 at 10:30 AM
The NFL will introduce a new pilot program this season which would put an athlete's entire medical history online so that team physicians would be able to have it readily available should they need it. Eight teams, including the New York Giants, will take part in this program. The information, which...

New York Giants Kicker Josh Brown Gearing up for Training Camp Competition
July 17th, 2013 at 3:30 PM
As the New York Giants prepare to report to training camp in just nine days, the team still has several question marks on the roster. Each starting linebacker position is up for grabs, Ryan Nassib will attempt to steal the backup quarterback spot from veteran David Carr, while Justin Pugh...

San Francisco 49ers’ Aldon Smith Aims to Break Michael Strahan’s Single-Season Sack Record
July 1st, 2013 at 12:30 PM
For the last few years, the single-season sack record has come close to being broken. In 2011, it was Minnesota Vikings' defensive end Jared Allen who finished the year with 22 sacks -- leaving him only a 1/2 a sack away from tying the record. Then, a season ago, Houston...

New York Giants to Make Last-Ditch Effort to Try to Sign Fullback Vonta Leach: Report
June 23rd, 2013 at 8:30 AM
Just when they think they're out, the idea of landing All-Pro fullback Vonta Leach pulls the New York Giants back in. And perhaps a little of that has to do with concern over the MCL injury suffered by Henry Hynoski. Or so reports Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily...

Vonta Leach Will Decide on New Home Over Next Two Weeks; New York Giants in the Mix
June 18th, 2013 at 10:30 AM
Although they are considered long shots, the New York Giants remain in the hunt for All-Pro fullback Vonta Leach, who said late last week he would make a decision on where he will sign sometime over the next two weeks. In addition to the Giants, six other teams have expressed...

New York Giants Officially Reach Out to Agent of Vonta Leach; Remain a Long Shot
June 14th, 2013 at 7:15 AM
Shortly after being released by the Baltimore Ravens, the New York Giants inquired about fullback Vonta Leach. On Thursday, Dave Hutchinson of The Star-Ledger reported that the team even went as far as to opening up a dialog with the three-time Pro Bowlers agent, but they were quick to inform...

New York Giants a Long Shot to Land Fullback Vonta Leach
June 12th, 2013 at 12:30 PM
The New York Giants have long had interest in All-Pro fullback Vonta Leach, having signed him to an offer sheet in 2006 prior to him re-signing with the Houston Texans (they matched the Giants' offer). Then, when he entered free agency in 2011, Big Blue was on a short list...

New York Giants to Have Former Houston Texans OG Antoine Caldwell for Visit on Thursday
April 4th, 2013 at 8:30 AM
On Thursday, the New York Giants will have former New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman in for a visit. However, Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News reports Edelman will not the only player who will be in New Jersey for a visit, as former Houston Texans guard and...

New York Giants’ Eli Manning, Victor Cruz Shine in 2013 NFL Pro Bowl as NFC Dominates AFC
January 28th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** A year ago, the Pro Bowl further perpetuated the notion that it was nothing more than a poorly constructed All-Star showcase in which fans could expect minimum effort from the NFL's premier players. Although the television ratings remained impressive, commissioner Roger Goodell seriously considered eliminating the Pro Bowl due...

Michael Strahan’s Single-Season Sack Record Remains Intact for Another Season
January 4th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
For New York Giants fans following the race for the NFL's single-season sack record, last week was a nerve-racking one. Houston Texans' defensive tackle J.J. Watt need only 2.5 sacks, while San Francisco 49ers' defensive end Aldon Smith remained in contention, needing 3.5 sacks to surpass Michael Strahan's record of...

New York Giants Power Rankings Roundup: Chasing the Atlanta Falcons
November 2nd, 2012 at 1:00 PM
Usually this little power rankings exercise revolves around where the New York Giants stack up against the Philadelphia Eagles, Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins, but Big Blue is so far out their division rivals' league this year that we've had our eye on another team: Matt Ryan, Julio Jones and...