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New York Giants Workout Several Wide Receivers, Including Kevin Ogletree
October 14th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Having lost Victor Cruz for the remainder of the 2014 season, it will come as no surprise to find out the New York Giants hosted a large group of wide receivers on Tuesday as a part of their weekly workouts. And while the full list of visits has not been...

Giants’ John Mara, Steelers’ Art Rooney Will Oversee ‘Independent’ Investigation into NFL
September 11th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants co-owner John Mara said on Wednesday afternoon that many owners were dissatisfied with the original two-game suspension of then-Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice for the elevator attack on his then-fiance, Janay Palmer, but that the NFL had righted their wrongs by increasing his suspension. Mara also...

New York Giants Co-Owner John Mara Releases Statement on Roger Goodell, Ray Rice
September 10th, 2014 at 3:55 PM
New York Giants co-owner John Mara, like so many others, was not happy when NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell decided to suspend Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice only two games after knocking out his fiance (now wife) in an Atlantic City hotel elevator. He was even more "appalled" when the...

New York Giants’ John Mara Admits Ben McAdoo Could Be a Head Coach in Waiting
September 8th, 2014 at 10:55 AM
While current New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin, who begins his 11th season with the team on Monday night, still gets butterflies prior to every kickoff and shows no signs of slowing down, Big Blue co-owner John Mara has already begun to look ahead -- even if it's just...

Former Giants OC Kevin Gilbride Speaks Highly of Eli Manning, Team’s Current Running Backs
September 3rd, 2014 at 8:55 AM
After spending seven years as the team's offensive coordinator, this is the first year that Kevin Gilbride is spending away from the New York Giants and from the NFL after announcing his retirement from the league in the winter. ***PHOTO1*** Gilbride avoided getting fired by Giants co-owner John Mara after he called...

Tom Coughlin Concerned New York Giants’ Offensive Woes in Preseason May Carry Over
August 18th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
While it is only the preseason, a lot of people are already starting to push the panic button regarding the offense of the New York Giants. ***PHOTO1*** During their third preseason game on Saturday against the Indianapolis Colts at Lucas Oil Stadium, the Giants offense looked like the team that took the...

Several New York Giants Named to “Most Influential People in New Jersey Sports” List
August 17th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Earlier this year, six people with direct ties to the New York Giants were named to the "50 Most Powerful People in New York Sports" list. It was the first of two annual most powerful/most influential lists, with the second coming by way of The Star-Ledger and the "Most Influential...

New York Giants Well-Represented on List of “50 Most Powerful People in New York Sports”
July 27th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Daily News released their annual "50 Most Powerful People in New York Sports" list earlier this week and the New York Giants were well-represented. In total, six current or former members of the organization were listed, ranging from players to Public Relations staff to the owners. ***VIDEO1*** Here's all...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Shows His Inner Softie While Discussing Retirement of Chris Snee
July 22nd, 2014 at 8:00 AM
When New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin took the podium for the very first time on Monday, he was peppered with a large number of questions about his players, their health and what he expects as the team eases into their training camp routine. None of it was particularly...

New York Giants Teammates, Coaches React to Retirement of Chris Snee
July 21st, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Even before the New York Giants officially announced that offensive lineman Chris Snee had retired, several of his current and former teammates hit social media channels in order to express their appreciation for him and his career. Once the announcement was made public, even more chose to speak up in...

New York Giants’ David Wilson Given the “All Clear” Following Monday CT Scan
July 21st, 2014 at 10:00 AM
New York Giants running back David Wilson (neck) has finally been given the all clear, tweeting that he has received the medical thumbs up from his doctor's following a Monday morning CT scan. ***VIDEO1*** ***PHOTO1*** The news is not entirely unexpected, as optimism around the Giants had grown in recent weeks and months,...

New York Giants Saturday Morning Storylines: John Jerry Expected Back for Start of Camp
July 19th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Saturday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to the final weekend without football until mid-February. As we help you pass these final moments, please enjoy the following headlines over your second-to-last last football-less first coffee. ***VIDEO1*** John Jerry 'Should Be Ready' for the Start of Giants Training Camp To this point, John...

New York Giants Co-Owner John Mara: All Signs Point to David Wilson Being Medically Cleared
July 18th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Reiterating what many others have said in recent weeks, New York Giants co-owner John Mara confirmed on Thursday during an event for the East Rutherford YMCA that running back David Wilson (neck) is expected to be medically cleared in time for the start of training camp on Tuesday. ***VIDEO1*** "We expect him...

NFL Names Former New York Giants FB Charles Way Head of Player Engagement
July 2nd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The NFL announced on Wednesday that they have named former New York Giants fullback Charles Way, who had spent the past 14 years as the team’s Director of Player Programs, to head of the NFL’s Player Engagement department. ***VIDEO1*** Way will replace Troy Vincent, who had previously been promoted to Executive Vice...

New York Giants Among Six Teams Who May Have Reversed Fortunes with Strong Offseason
May 26th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Immediately following a disappointing 7-9 season, co-owner John Mara and General Manager Jerry Reese promised dramatic change. And as the 2014 season got underway, they wasted no time in living up to that promise, changing their offensive coordinator, shuffling their offensive coaching staff, adding 40+ contracts to their 2014 payroll...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Delivered Powerful Message to Players: No Excuses, Win a Super Bowl
May 24th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
After one of the busiest offseasons in recent memory, New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin isn't interested in hearing about a rebuilding year. In fact, it's not even a thought in his mind and he made sure his players knew that earlier this week. ***VIDEO1*** During a team meeting prior to...

New York Giants Co-Owner John Mara Stands Firm Against NFL Playoff Expansion
May 21st, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones and New York Jets owner Woody Johnson agree: the NFL should expand the playoffs. And why wouldn't they? After all, they are the two teams who, in recent years, would have stood the most to gain due to expanded playoffs. They have routinely missed the...

Giants Wednesday Morning Storylines: John Mara Thinks Jon Bon Jovi Would Be “Great” NFL Owner
May 21st, 2014 at 6:30 AM
Happy Wednesday, New York Giants fans! There will be plenty of news today after an open locker-room on Tuesday, plus a variety of other tidbits. In the mean time, enjoy the following morning headlines of your hot cup of coffee. ***VIDEO1*** New York Giants Owner Heaps Praise on Jon Bon Jovi Jerry Jones...

Giants’ Tom Coughlin Laughs at Idea of Appearing on Hard Knocks: They’d Fire Us in a Minute
May 11th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
New York Giants co-owner John Mara once said the only time Big Blue would appear on HBO's "Hard Knocks" would be when he's buried next to his Father in the Gates of Heaven Cemetery. ***VIDEO1*** Despite that stance, the league passed a resolution last year that could force teams to appear on...

New York Giants Will not Appear on HBO’s “Hard Knocks” in 2014
May 8th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
A little over a week ago, conflicting reports surfaced that suggested the New York Giants may or may not be one of the final four teams in consideration for HBO's "Hard Knocks" in 2014. And while it was accurate that they were one of the few remaining teams league-wide that...