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Houston Texans Release Former New York Giants Running Back Andre Brown
August 12th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
When he failed to receive even a single snap in their preseason opener, it was obvious that Andre Brown's career with the Houston Texans was poised to be a short one. That became a reality on Monday evening as the Texans officially announced that they would be releasing the veteran...

New York Giants Unlikely to Be Among Teams in Trade Pursuit of WR Andre Johnson
July 10th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The situation between wide receiver Andre Johnson and the Houston Texans has finally reached the boiling point. On the heels of saying he "wasn't sure" if he'd play for the Texans in 2014, NFL Network is reporting that the seven-time Pro Bowler has now requested a trade. ***VIDEO1*** "I haven't been public...

Forbes Lists New York Giants as One of Top 10 Most Valuable Sports Franchises in the World
June 2nd, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Forbes has released their annual survey of the world's most valuable sports teams, and it comes as no real surprise that soccer franchise Manchester United tops the list with a value of $2.23 billion. However, it is worth noting that the New York Giants have cracked the top 10 with...

Should Johnny Manziel Fall to No. 12, New York Giants Would Strongly Consider Him: Report
May 8th, 2014 at 12:30 PM
Texas A&M quarterback Johnny Manziel has slowly become a focal point of the 2014 NFL Draft. There have been reports about the Dallas Cowboys targeting him aggressively, as well as reports that he has no desire to play for either the Houston Texans or Jacksonville Jaguars. But what about the...

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...

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 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’ 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...

Former New York Giants Safety Chad Jones Signs with Cincinnati Reds
June 21st, 2013 at 12:30 PM
The comeback for former New York Giants safety Chad Jones is now complete. And although he's not likely to step foot on a professional football field again, only a few short weeks after being drafted by the Cincinnati Reds, Jones has officially signed with the team and will report immediately...

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 2013 NFL Draft Profile: Houston CB DJ Hayden
April 23rd, 2013 at 2:28 PM
The NFL Draft will begin in just over 48 hours; however, it's still extremely uncertain as to how event will play out on Friday at Radio City Music Hall. Texas A&M left tackle Luke Joeckel is expected to come off the board with the first overall selection, but any number of...

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...