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New York Giants Have Nearly $60 Million in Salary Cap Space
February 13th, 2016 at 7:00 AM
Following the release of both left tackle Will Beatty and guard Geoff Schwartz, as well as the retirement of linebacker Jon Beason, the New York Giants have seen their available cap space goes from substantial to bountiful. ***PHOTO1*** With the NFL cap expected to be roughly $152 million and the Giants carrying...

New York Giants Hire Martin Mayhew as Director of Football Operations/Special Projects
February 11th, 2016 at 12:15 PM
Martin Mayhew, the former general manager of the Detroit Lions, has been hired by the New York Giants as their Director of Football Operations/Special Projects. Mayhew, the Lions' GM from 2008 to 2015, will not be involved in the personnel end of the business. His main focus will be the...

Carolina Panthers GM Dave Gettleman was Integral to New York Giants Rise and Fall
January 31st, 2016 at 10:59 AM
Dave Gettleman, the New York Giants' Director of Pro Personnel from 1999-2012, is now the general manager of the NFC Champion Carolina Panthers. It is no coincidence that his exiting the Giants' organization in favor of the Panthers' has changed the fortunes of both franchises. Gettleman was a top personnel...

No New York Giants Coaches Present at This Weekend’s Senior Bowl in Mobile, Alabama
January 29th, 2016 at 11:55 AM
The New York Giants coaching staff is still unofficial at this time, but even it was they would not be in Mobile, Alabama at the Senior Bowl recruiting college talent. That job belongs to general manager Jerry Reese and his charges. Reese recently reiterated that although everyone was "part of...

New York Giants GM Jerry Reese Still Sparring with Media Over His Process and Track Record
January 28th, 2016 at 1:36 PM
New York Giants general manager Jerry Reese could go down in flames if the Giants don't get things turned around in 2016. He is in Mobile, Alabama attending the Senior Bowl like he is every year. He has been under fire for the team's failures the past four seasons and...

Giants’ Promotion of Ben McAdoo Ranked as One of Worst Head Coaching Hires in the NFL
January 20th, 2016 at 12:00 PM
Co-owners John Mara and Steve Tisch promised significant change if the 2015 New York Giants failed to make the playoffs, so when they did, it was no surprise that head coach Tom Coughlin was shown the door -- even if it was presented as a resignation. ***PHOTO1*** What followed Coughlin's dismissal however,...

Fan Letters to New York Giants Co-Owner John Mara: “The Fish Stinks from Head Down”
January 16th, 2016 at 11:00 AM
After three consecutive losing seasons and four without a single playoff appearance, there's been plenty of blame to go around for the New York Giants. Former head coach Tom Coughlin obviously received the brunt of it and paid the price as a result, essentially being forced to resign under intense...

New York Giants’ Jerry Reese: “Nothing in Particular” Sold Us on Ben McAdoo
January 15th, 2016 at 12:47 PM
The New York Giants spent roughly two weeks interviewing six potential candidates for their vacant head coaching job, while also setting up an interview with a seventh. Ultimately, when the smoke cleared and the other chips fell into place, it was Ben McAdoo who was hired as the team's 17th...

Ben McAdoo’s First Order of Business as New York Giants Coach: Keep Tom Coughlin Time
January 15th, 2016 at 11:15 AM
If you're one of those fans expecting a wide array of changes to take place under new head coach Ben McAdoo, don't. In fact, from General Manager Jerry Reese's control of personnel right down to the clocks in the facilities, very little is going to change. ***PHOTO1*** At his introductory press conference...

New York Giants Promised Changes, but Delivered More of the Same
January 14th, 2016 at 8:00 AM
When the New York Giants embarked on the 2015-2016 NFL season, they did so with the belief that anything less than success would lead to significant change. And after finishing the season with their second consecutive 6-10 record, the jig was up. Head coach Tom Coughlin was essentially forced to...