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New York Giants’ Steve Tisch on Board with “Make or Break” Mandate in 2015
March 27th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Back in late December at his year-end press conference, New York Giants co-owner John Mara made it abundantly clear that 2015 will be treated as a "make or break" season for Big Blue. And after two years of losing, if the team fails to turn things around, the ax will...

New York Giants on Hand to Watch Ex-Iowa State DT David Irving’s Workout
March 27th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Although he was dismissed from the Iowa State football team and barred from their facility during his senior season due to an off-field incident (we'll get to that later), it didn't stop the New York Giants from attending David Irving's outdoor workout on FieldTurf in San Jacinto, California this past...

New York Giants Expected to Use Dwayne Harris in David Tyree-Like Role
March 26th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
When the New York Giants signed wide receiver/return specialist Dwayne Harris, previously of the Dallas Cowboys, it was met with a lot of skepticism. After all, a player with only 31 career receptions getting paid $17.5 million with $7.1 million guaranteed over a five-year deal is enough to raise some...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin: Bennett Jackson, Chykie Brown May Convert to Safety
March 25th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
As the calendar approaches a turn to April, the New York Giants find themselves without an answer to the very same question that plagued them at the onset of free agency: what is the solution at safety? ***PHOTO1*** With Antrel Rolle now a member of the Chicago Bears, Stevie Brown and Quintin...

New York Giants’ John Mara: “So Far, So Good” with Free Agent Additions
March 22nd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Although it may not appear as if the New York Giants have been very active thus far in free agency, the exact opposite is true. They are near the league-lead with 13 signings/re-signings since free agency began, and that doesn't include the pre-free agency addition of offensive lineman Brett Jones. ***PHOTO1*** The...

2009 NFL Re-Draft: New York Giants Select OL T.J. Lang; WR Hakeem Nicks to Browns
March 22nd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
With the 2015 NFL Draft having already been mocked to death, ESPN's Mel Kiper Jr. decided to switch things up a bit this week and, instead, re-drafted the 2009 NFL Draft. Interestingly, Kiper Jr. points out that two of the top four players taken are no longer in the league...

Prince Amukamara on Contract Extension: I’d Be Lying If I Said It Wasn’t on My Mind
March 21st, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Going into the offseason, it was widely anticipated that the New York Giants would make several contractual adjustments in an effort to clear up some additional salary cap space. And while we've seen that with the likes of Jon Beason and Geoff Schwartz, two big names entering the final year...

New York Giants Sign DE George Selvie to One-Year, $1.4 Million Deal
March 20th, 2015 at 10:30 AM
Defensive end George Selvie (Dallas Cowboys) was unable to meet with the New York Giants on Thursday after his flight was delayed, but after arriving on Friday morning, that little hiccup was rendered irrelevant. In fact, General Manager Jerry Reese & Co. wasted no time, agreeing to a one-year, $1.4...

John Mara Wants Osi Umenyiora to Retire a New York Giant; Discusses “Mediocre” Free Agent Class
March 20th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants have not exactly had an offseason for the ages, but co-owner John Mara is still content with their conservative approach and feels many other teams have over-paid for players that wouldn't have otherwise had such a tremendous haul in a more talent-rich free agency market. ***PHOTO1*** “There were...

New York Giants Sign DT Kenrick Ellis to One-Year Deal
March 18th, 2015 at 1:20 PM
The New York Giants have signed defensive tackle Kenrick Ellis (New York Jets) to a one-year deal, the team has announced. ***PHOTO1*** It was reported yesterday that the Giants were meeting with Ellis to possibly discuss a deal, so this move isn't too much of a surprise. The deal could net Ellis...

Confident Nat Berhe Says New York Giants Fans Shouldn’t Panic Over Safety Situation
March 18th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Antrel Rolle is gone, Quintin Demps is a free agent and negotiations with Stevie Brown are moving along at a snails pace. And with only Nat Berhe, Cooper Taylor and Thomas Gordon currently under contract -- none of whom have even a single career start -- the New York Giants...

Defensive End Shane Ray Becoming a Popular Mock Selection for New York Giants
March 17th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants need both a safety and a quality offensive lineman, but they are also in serious need of another pass rusher. And while names like Andrus Peat and Brandon Scherff continue to dominate the No. 9 pick in most mock drafts, Missouri defensive end Shane Ray has...

New York Giants Have $8,208,764 in Remaining Salary Cap Space
March 16th, 2015 at 12:55 PM
Although it may feel like the New York Giants have been relatively quiet since the start of free agency last week, that's not actually been the case. With a total of five new additions and an additional five re-signings, Big Blue actually ranks near the top of the league in...

J.T. Thomas Brings “Aggressive” Play, Thirst for Creating Turnovers to New York Giants
March 16th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
"Aggressive" is a term that's been thrown around by a few New York Giants free agent additions so far this offseason. Previously, it was wide receiver/kick returner Dwayne Harris, who boasted about his love of laying down some big hits when the opportunity presents itself. But for newly signed linebacker...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz Will Begin Running on Turf on Monday
March 15th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz is now 21 weeks out from suffering a torn patellar tendon and the good news is that he remains right on schedule with his rehab. In fact, the time has finally come for Cruz to take that next step in the recovery process,...

Henry Hynoski Had Interest from Five Teams, but ‘Heart was With’ New York Giants
March 15th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The traditional fullback is a dying breed in the NFL, which now sees most teams using spread offenses and single back formations. But that didn't stop Henry Hynoski from drawing significant interest once free agency began earlier this month, with at least five teams expressing a serious interest in his...

Tom Coughlin’s Uncertain New York Giants Future a Concern for Free Agents: Report
March 15th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
All along, we were to believe that the New York Giants were just being relatively cheap in free agency and missing out on star players like safety Devin McCourty (New England Patriots) as a result. And while there may be some substance behind that, it's not Big Blue's only issue. ***PHOTO1*** ESPN's...

Antrel Rolle: “No Matter What Uniform I’m Wearing on Sunday, I’m Always a New York Giant”
March 13th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Safety Antrel Rolle is headed to the Chicago Bears on a three-year, $11.25 million contract -- a deal that was made official earlier this week. But still in the New York/New Jersey area, Rolle called into WFAN on Friday for one last final goodbye and he did not disappoint. ***PHOTO1*** "Not saying...

Dwayne Harris Excited to Bring His “Physical” Nature to New York Giants; Will Compete at WR
March 13th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
In one of their very first moves of free agency, the New York Giants signed former Dallas Cowboys wide receiver/kick returner Dwayne Harris to a five-year, $17.5 million deal that included $7.1 million in guaranteed money. And upon being introduced by Big Blue, Harris expressed his excitement and wanted all...

Grantland Lists New York Giants with 3 of Top 10 Worst Free Agency Deals (So Far)
March 13th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants came into free agency with needs along the offensive line, defensive line, at safety and at linebacker. Thus far, they've not really addressed any of those needs save for the addition of two linebackers -- J.T. Thomas and Jonathan Casillas -- who have spent the majority...