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Ann Mara, Mother of Giants Co-Owner John Mara, Hospitalized After Slipping on Ice
January 24th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
This past week, the matriarch of the New York Giants organization, Ann Mara, was hospitalized after slipping and falling on ice near her Westchester home. ***PHOTO1*** The 85-year-old widow of late owner Wellington Mara and mother of current Giants co-owner John Mara slipped on the ice and hit her head this past...

Steve Spagnuolo Gets Two-Year, Seven-Figure Deal with New York Giants: Report
January 18th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Late last week, New York Giants co-owner John Mara addressed the contract of head coach Tom Coughlin and his lame duck status heading into 2015, acknowledging that any new defensive coordinator would ultimately be given a multi-year deal -- even if Coughlin's contract wasn't extended. A day later, the team...

New York Giants’ John Mara Open to Instant Replay on Pass Interference Calls
January 17th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The question about whether or not the NFL should expand instant replay has been a long-time debate. But as the worry of blown calls, especially in the most pivotal games, continues to grow, there has been even more discussion about expanding the limits of instant replay. In this case, the...

New York Giants were Seconds Away from Re-Hiring Bill Parcells as Head Coach in 1997
January 17th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
It's amazing when you hear some of the stories that go behind closed doors and what takes places between owners, management and general managers. This past week, New York Giants co-owner John Mara gave the entire world a glimpse of that world, and how in 1997, the Giants nearly brought...

New York Giants, Tom Coughlin Will Discuss Contract Situation “Fairly Soon”
January 15th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
After two straight losing seasons and tremendous outcry from their fanbase, the New York Giants decided some changes were necessary heading into 2015. However, those changes did not include a new face at head coach, and Giants co-owner John Mara once again explained why during a WFAN interview on Wednesday. ***PHOTO1*** "If...

John Mara, Art Rooney II Offer Support of Roger Goodell Following Release of Mueller Report
January 8th, 2015 at 2:40 PM
Former FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III released his findings after an investigation into the NFL's handling of the Ray Rice video on Thursday, and while he believed the NFL to have mishandled the information they did have, found no evidence to support that they ever saw the video or...

New York Giants’ John Mara, Steve Tisch Release Statements on Passing of Allie Sherman
January 7th, 2015 at 4:00 PM
"I don't care how much you know about football, if you show me you can't hit, you don't belong here. You better get in here angry, both sides, now let's go to work, now get it up." ***PHOTO1*** This quote/soundbite has been closely associated with and used countless times by the New...

Perry Fewell Out as New York Giants Defensive Coordinator
January 7th, 2015 at 10:35 AM
Contrary to many recent reports, it now appears as if the New York Giants will, in fact, part ways with defensive coordinator Perry Fewell. ***PHOTO1*** In recent days and weeks, there appeared to be little or no change to Fewell's job status, although the team had not informed him one way or...

New York Giants a Candidate to Be Chosen for HBO’s Hard Knocks If Teams Don’t Volunteer
January 6th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants have made it very clear in the past that they want absolutely nothing to do with being a part of the HBO summer series, "Hard Knocks." ***PHOTO1*** Giants co-owner John Mara has been strongly against having the team on the show, as has head coach Tom Coughlin, as...

New York Giants Monday Morning Storylines: Larry Donnell is Motivated to Improve
January 5th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Monday, New York Giants fans! Or, perhaps, not so happy of a Monday after the Dallas Cowboys won their wildcard playoff game against the Detroit Lions in the most controversial of fashion. But we'll get into that later today. In the mean time, some Big Blue reading... ***PHOTO1*** Today we look...

New York Giants Want Antrel Rolle to Return in 2015 … for the Right Price
January 4th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Safety Antrel Rolle has not been shy about his desire to re-sign with the New York Giants and, ultimately, retire as a member of the team. Whether or not that actually happens however, is something General Manager Jerry Reese & Co. will have to evaluate and decide moving forward. ***PHOTO1*** Rolle, the...

Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Jerry Reese Feels Team Needs to Learn “Winning Mentality”
January 4th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to the second day of the NFL Playoffs that do not feature Big Blue. With games starting earlier today and the Dallas Cowboys on tap this afternoon, we'll keep things brief so you can prepare your booing vocals. ***PHOTO1*** Today we take a quick...

Bill Cowher not Interested in Coaching ‘Right Now;’ Theory of Waiting for Giants Job Continues
January 3rd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The Bill Cowher is waiting for Tom Coughlin to step down or leave as the head coach of the New York Giants has been a story we've all talked about for the last five years or so, and with Coughlin coming back for the 2015 season, it doesn't seem like...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin “Leaning Strongly Toward Keeping” Perry Fewell, Tom Quinn: Report
January 3rd, 2015 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants co-owner John Mara said in his year-end press conference that head coach Tom Coughlin has final say over all changes (or lack thereof) to his coaching staff. And despite reports suggesting both Mara and General Manager Jerry Reese are pushing for at least some change, it now...

John Mara Wants to See Eli Manning Retire as a Member of the New York Giants
January 2nd, 2015 at 3:00 PM
A week from now, New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning will turn 34-years-old -- something that's hard to believe when you look back on his career. After all, it feels like only yesterday that Manning was being traded from the San Diego Chargers to the New York Giants on draft...

New York Giants Friday Morning Storylines: John Mara Risking His Own Legacy?
January 2nd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Friday, New York Giants fans! The playoff season is upon us and, after a 6-10 season, that means the New York Giants are now sitting home as their coaches and front office evaluate personnel and begin to plan for the 2015 season. As such, things will now slow way...

After Leading League in Injuries Again, New York Giants Lacking Answers for Potential Solution
January 1st, 2015 at 9:00 AM
In 2013, the New York Giants set the all-time NFL record for Adjusted Games Lost (AGL) due to injuries. In total, they lost 144.6 combined games by their players, breaking the previous NFL record of 122.8 by the 2009 Buffalo Bills. Accordingly, the team made a plethora of changes going...

New York Giants’ John Mara Would Be “Surprised” If Jason Pierre-Paul Isn’t Back in 2015
December 31st, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul knows he's going to command a large contract once he hits free agency, but he also dropped a hint last week that he expects to be back with the New York Giants in 2015. As it turns out, he's not the only one who expects that,...

New York Giants’ John Mara Wanted to “Fire Everybody” Following Loss to Jacksonville Jaguars
December 31st, 2014 at 7:00 AM
In a season where the New York Giants had a lot of tough losses in their 6-10 season, the one that may been the ultimate slap to the face for their season was their 25-24 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars back in late November. ***PHOTO1*** The loss, which put them at 3-9...

Giants’ John Mara: 2015 Will Be Make or Break Season for Tom Coughlin, Jerry Reese
December 30th, 2014 at 4:00 PM
While John Mara informed both Tom Coughlin and Jerry Reese on Monday that they would remain as the head coach and general manager for the 2015 season, he hasn't assured that they have earned job security for life. ***PHOTO1*** While he told the media on Tuesday in his press conference that Coughlin...