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New York Giants Offered Stevie Brown the Veterans Minimum; not Given Chance to Match Texans’ Offer
April 30th, 2015 at 10:55 AM
The New York Giants have and have had a clear need at safety, but despite their lack of depth at the position, have all but refused to spend big money to fix the problem. They were routinely outbid for safeties (see: Devin McCourty) early on in free agency and that...

New York Giants Waive Cornerback Travis Howard
March 12th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
The New York Giants have waived 25-year-old cornerback Travis Howard. Howard played his college football at Ohio State and was a member of the Giants practice squad since 2013. ***PHOTO1*** Howard, who originally signed as an undrafted free agent with the Houston Texans in 2013, later had a short stint with the...

New York Giants Have Inquired About CB Buster Skrine, but Will He Cost Too Much?
March 9th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants have gone into the "legal tampering" period with a clear defensive focus, targeting players like defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, defensive end Jerry Hughes and safety Devin McCourty. And while they've missed out on every single one of them to date, it represents a clear gameplan being...

New York Giants May Target Linebacker Brooks Reed
March 8th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
While much of the initial "legal tampering" focus has been spent on defensive linemen and safeties, the New York Giants are heading into the 2015 free agency period with an additional interest in linebackers. ***PHOTO1*** Beyond just trying to restructure the contract of Jon Beason, the Giants must also decide on the...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul: I Think I’m Worth a Lot of Money in Free Agency
December 27th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants star defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul swears he wants to be a Giant for life, but being a Giant for life may cost the team a lot of money in free agency. ***PHOTO1*** JPP is set to hit the free agent market and his 2014 season is making the case...

Former Cornerback, Charles James II, Appears to Take Subtle Shot at New York Giants
November 9th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
When cornerback Charles James II was released back in late August as part of the team's first round of cuts, it was met with a lot of surprise and scrutiny -- not just from fans, but players as well. In fact, one of the first to step up and criticize...

As First Quarter of NFL Season Comes to a Close, Eli Manning is Leading Giants Resurgence
September 27th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Believe it or not, the first quarter of the 2014 New York Giants NFL season is already over. To most, it feels like it’s just begun. To a certain breed however, every ping, every hit, every verbal barb, and every loss has been felt. It counts. ***PHOTO1*** Without making an outright full...

Playing Thursday Night on the Road Presents Unique Challenge for New York Giants
September 25th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The disparaging part for teams playing games on Thursday nights is the short week that they have ahead of them. They only have four days to prepare, two days to practice, and one day of traveling. For Tom Coughlin's New York Giants, his team has now faced that challenge. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants...

New York Giants Power Rankings Roundup: Week 4
September 24th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Week 3 of the 2014 NFL regular season is now in the books and things are beginning to take shape. With impressive wins, the Arizona Cardinals and Cincinnati Bengals have assumed two of the league's top spots, while the Seattle Seahawks got back on track with a win over the...

Poor Eli Manning: 2014 NFL Regular Season Week 3
September 24th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
"Poor Eli Manning” is a compilation of quotes by both the media and fans about New York Giants quarterback and Super Bowl XLII & XLVI MVP Eli Manning. Despite his success, negativity and doubt have followed Peyton’s younger brother since the moment he was traded from the San Diego Chargers to...

New York Giants Vs. Houston Texans: Week 3 Game Analysis
September 23rd, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants (1-2) went into Sunday's game against the Houston Texans (2-1) knowing full well it was their season. Falling to 0-3 would have essentially doomed them, but they managed to keep things loose all week and then came out and put on a show. It was the...

New York Giants Praise Big Blue Fans for Meeting Challenge Laid Out by Antrel Rolle
September 23rd, 2014 at 8:55 AM
After Sunday's 30-17 win over the Houston Texans, the New York Giants had a lot to be proud of. Eli Manning had a great day throwing the ball, Rashad Jennings ran the ball like a mad man, Victor Cruz was all over the vertical game, and the defense stood strong....

New York Giants by the Fantasy Numbers: Week 3
September 23rd, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Each week this season, Giants 101 will do a postgame analysis by examining each fantasy points leader for the New York Giants at their respective positions. These accumulated points are based on the fantasy point grid used on NFL.com. ***PHOTO1*** QB Eli Manning: 17.26 Points Last Week: 15.58 Points For the first time this...

New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings Dedicated 176-Yard Performance to Double-Amputee Father
September 22nd, 2014 at 2:55 PM
Last week, fans were all over Rashad Jennings' case for the costly fumble in the New York Giants 25-14 loss to the Arizona Cardinals at MetLife Stadium. ***PHOTO1*** A week later, knowing he needed a much better performance this time around against the Houston Texans, Jennings silenced those critics with the best...

New York Giants’ Stevie Brown Benched During 3rd Quarter of 30-17 Win Vs. Houston Texans
September 22nd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
It hasn't been the best start to his comeback season in 2014 for Stevie Brown with the New York Giants after missing all of the 2013 season while recovering from ACL surgery. ***PHOTO1*** Brown has been a step behind in his first couple of games back and on Sunday in the team's...

New York Giants’ Justin Pugh: Offensive Line Thrives on Being Doubted
September 22nd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
They looked terrible throughout the preseason, awful in a Week 1 loss to the Detroit Lions, better in a Week 2 loss against the Arizona Cardinals and outstanding in a Week 3 victory over the Houston Texans. It's been a slow evolution for the New York Giants' offensive line, but...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz: 1st Win of Season Takes Huge Weight Off Our Shoulders
September 22nd, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Heading into Week 3, the one thing the New York Giants were desperately trying to avoid was going 0-3, just like they did one year ago. Fortunately for them, there were able to do just that with a decisive win over the Houston Texans. ***PHOTO1*** Instead of laying an egg, the Giants...

New York Giants’ Jon Beason not Likely Out Long-Term, but Will Have to Play Through Pain
September 20th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants may be without linebacker Jon Beason (foot/toe) this Sunday against the Houston Texans, but it doesn't sound like they expect him to miss much time beyond that. In fact, head coach Tom Coughlin alluded to exactly that on Friday afternoon following practice, saying Beason will likely...

New York Giants Vs. Houston Texans: Week 3 Preview
September 20th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
On Sunday, the New York Giants (0-2) will host the Houston Texans (2-0) at MetLife Stadium in what's, very realistically, a must-win game for the team. With three divisional games coming up over the next four weeks -- all of them on the road -- falling to 0-3 would be...

Houston Texans’ Jadeveon Clowney, Shiloh Keo Out Vs. New York Giants; Arian Foster Questionable
September 20th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants aren't the only team headed into Week 3 short some key players, as the Houston Texans will be without rookie superstar Jadeveon Clowney (knee) and safety Shiloh Keo (calf) on Sunday. ***PHOTO1*** And while the absence of Clowney comes as absolutely no surprise and was entirely expected, it's...