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2014 New York Giants Training Camp Preview: Linebackers
July 21st, 2014 at 12:00 PM
With the offseason workout program now a thing of the past and the official start to training camp coming up on July 21st (report date and physicals), it's time to look ahead to each positional battle and how they will ultimately shape the New York Giants' final 53-man roster. Today...

Sports on Earth Ranks New York Giants’ Front Seven as One of Worst in NFL
June 9th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
For the first time in several years, there's some hype surrounding the New York Giants' current crop of linebackers. Meanwhile, the team also has defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul returning to health, a more experienced Damontre Moore impressing during practice and a young up-start in Johnathan Hankins. But despite all that,...

New York Giants Place Tender on RFA Linebacker Spencer Paysinger
March 5th, 2014 at 8:55 AM
Earlier in the week, the New York Giants opted to not tender contracts to fullback Henry Hynoski and center Jim Cordle, but on Tuesday, they decided to tender a contract to Spencer Paysinger. The tender, worth $1.431M, allows the Giants to match any offer Paysinger would receive from another team (he's...

Chris Snee’s 2014 Base Salary De-Escalated Due to Lack of Playing Time; JPP Gets $1.05M Bonus
January 24th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** The future for New York Giants offensive lineman Chris Snee remains somewhat uncertain. At the end of both 2012 and 2013, Snee appeared to be relatively unsure about returning to the game of football, but recently stated that if the team wants him back, he'll be back in 2014. “I...

New York Giants’ Jacquian Williams Earns $744K Player Performance Escalator
January 18th, 2014 at 8:55 AM
***PHOTO1*** A year ago, the New York Giants saw a number of players trigger escalators in their respective contracts due to solid play. Here at the end of the 2013 regular season? Only one: linebacker Jacquian Williams. Williams, a sixth-round pick of the Giants in 2011, earned a $744,000 Player Performance...

New York Giants’ Jacquian Williams Likely to Start at Weakside OLB Vs. Oakland Raiders
November 8th, 2013 at 4:02 PM
For the first part of the season, Spencer Payinger was the team's starting weakside linebacker for the New York Giants and was playing well over the last couple of weeks, but in the team's last game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Paysinger was missing from the starting defense. Paysinger had been dealing with...

New York Giants Vs. Philadelphia Eagles: Week 8 Game Preview
October 26th, 2013 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants (1-6) will be heading to Lincoln Financial Field to take on the Philadelphia Eagles (3-4) this Sunday, and it will be a game of streaks. The Giants have not won on the road, nor back-to-back, in 364 days (as of Sunday), while the Eagles have lost...

New York Giants’ David Baas Won’t Declare Himself Out Vs. Chiefs, but Needs “Time to Heal”
September 26th, 2013 at 2:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** New York Giants center David Baas missed practice for the second consecutive day on Thursday, but as the team gathered to speak with the media, the veteran lineman wouldn't declare himself out against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday. However, Baas noted that he re-injured his neck badly in...

Giants Need to Become a Physical Team & More from an Animated Afternoon Tea with Tom Coughlin
September 25th, 2013 at 11:25 AM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin took the podium for his weekly Wednesday press conference in a very animated mood. It shifted from annoyance and anger to playful ribbing of the reporters. However, the repeated questions about injuries obviously got under his skin as he attempted to get all...

New York Giants Continue to Lack Answers for Their Problems at Linebacker
September 19th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
It's no secret that linebacker Mark Herzlich, at one point or another, was a fan favorite amongst most New York Giants faithful. Herzlich’s story of perseverance and triumph has all the makings of a feel good Hollywood flick that would somehow star Matt Damon in one way or another. Unfortunately...

New York Giants’ Jacquian Williams Decleats Dallas Cowboys’ Doug Free: Video
September 12th, 2013 at 12:45 PM
The fans have asked for it and now we've finally found it. Below is a video from Sunday night's match-up between the New York Giants and Dallas Cowboys in which linebacker Jacquian Williams completely demolishes Cowboys offensive lineman Doug Free. ***VIDEO1*** It was one of few bright spots of the game --...

Former New York Giants LB Kyle Bosworth Claimed Off Waivers by Dallas Cowboys
September 2nd, 2013 at 10:15 AM
One of the more surprising roster cuts the New York Giants made on Saturday night was the release of outside linebacker Kyle Bosworth, a player whom many felt was going to be safe and make the team after surviving the first wave of cuts last weekend. It took all of 24...

New York Giants Saw Injuries to James Brewer, Cooper Taylor & Two Others on Tuesday
August 7th, 2013 at 8:30 AM
Although Monday and Tuesday were filled with a lot of positive injury-related news for the New York Giants -- including the activation of two PUP players and the return of Corey Webster and Hakeem Nicks -- the team also suffered a series of new injuries during practice yesterday. Among those injured...

New York Giants LB Coach Jim Herrmann: All Three Linebacker Jobs are up for Grabs
August 5th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
Before training camp started, many of the position battles that the New York Giants would encounter was well established, especially here at Giants 101. One of the biggest battles we may see all summer long is the linebacker positions; all three of them. Currently, nine players are in camp battling it...

A Look Back: New York Giants Vs. Philadelphia Eagles from Week 17 of 2012
July 20th, 2013 at 11:00 AM
There are some fans that watch games and there are some that inflict torturous hours upon themselves in a ritual of reviewing games over (and over). Not all games impose agony for the entire evaluation. December 30, 2012, the Philadelphia Eagles took a trip up Interstate 95 to MetLife Stadium. Prior...

New York Giants Remain in the Hunt for Free Agent LB Desmond Bishop
June 21st, 2013 at 5:09 PM
Earlier today, several news outlets reported former Green Bay Packers linebacker Desmond Bishop's interest in joining the New York Giants, as well as the Minnesota Vikings, the Kansas City Chiefs and the Jacksonville Jaguars. Apparently, the Jaguars have been eliminated from the equation. Ian Rapoport of NFL Network tweeted this afternoon...

New York Giants Camp Fodder More Valuable than Contract Quandaries
June 8th, 2013 at 10:45 AM
Aah, offseason in the NFL and how some love to use it to quarrel and quip about mostly nothing. There really is much more once the sheets of “breaking news” are peeled back. Important layers of players that aren’t news-worthy due to their alleged third and fourth string statuses are...

Hakeem Nicks, Victor Cruz Missing from Giants OTAs Again, Jerrel Jernigan Hurt & Other Notes
May 30th, 2013 at 12:55 PM
The New York Giants took the field under warm skies on Thursday morning, but they were once again without wide receivers Hakeem Nicks and Victor Cruz. However, those weren't the only two missing on this day, as both Justin Tuck and Jason Pierre-Paul, the team's starting defensive ends, were also...

Kyle Bosworth Signing with New York Giants Further Personifies Jerry Reese’s Philosophy on LBs
May 30th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
In today's passing oriented NFL, the game has evolved to place a premiums on defensive ends, cornerbacks and wide receivers that were not nearly as prevalent even just a decade ago. Perhaps the one position that has transformed the most over that time period is linebacker, which has gone from...

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...