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Ex-New York Giants DE Damontre Moore Waived by Miami Dolphins
May 3rd, 2016 at 7:00 AM
On Monday, only two days after the conclusion of the 2016 NFL Draft, the Miami Dolphins waived former New York Giants defensive end Damontre Moore. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants had waived Moore this past December for violating team rules following a confrontation with fellow defensive lineman Cullen Jenkins. The Dolphins then claimed him...

Carl Banks Thinks New York Giants Need to Draft a Linebacker; Calls Leonard Floyd a “Convertible”
April 25th, 2016 at 7:00 AM
It's been 32 years since the New York Giants took a linebacker with their first-round pick. That linebacker was Carl Banks, who ended up being a very good pick for Big Blue. ***PHOTO1*** With the linebacker position being, arguably, one of the most pressing need for the Giants heading into the 2016...

Olivier Vernon Ready to Help Return Defense to “New York Giants’ Standards”
March 11th, 2016 at 7:00 AM
When defensive end Olivier Vernon was introduced to the New York media on Thursday, he made a few thing abundantly clear from the onset. Number one, he's thrilled to have landed such a historic deal, but understands he now has to earn it. Number two, he's joining a team that...

New York Giants Interested in Re-Signing Jason Pierre-Paul, Robert Ayers & Cullen Jenkins
February 25th, 2016 at 7:00 AM
It's no secret that the pass rush is one of the top priorities for the New York Giants this offseason and it was one of the main things co-owner John Mara stressed that needed to be fixed as soon as the 2015 concluded. ***PHOTO1*** While they will likely look for fresh blood...

Justin Tuck Will Sign One-Day Contract, Retire with New York Giants
February 11th, 2016 at 3:40 PM
The New York Giants drafted Justin Tuck in the third round of the 2005 NFL Draft. Nine of Tuck's 11 seasons were with the Giants, but the final two seasons were with the Oakland Raiders. When Tuck announced his retirement, he would be a retired Raider as that was his...

Justin Tuck May Have Waited on Retirement If Giants were Interested, Tom Coughlin was Coach
February 2nd, 2016 at 11:00 AM
On Monday, after a successful 11-year career, Oakland Raiders and former New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck announce his retirement from the NFL in a penned letter on Facebook. ***PHOTO1*** Upon his retirement announcement, Tuck said he had "almost no regrets" about his career, but told Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports...

Former Teammates, Players from Around NFL React to Retirement of Justin Tuck
February 2nd, 2016 at 9:00 AM
After 11 successful seasons, which included two Pro Bowls and two Super Bowl championships, Oakland Raiders and former New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck decided it was time to walk away. ***PHOTO1*** In a detailed and emotional letter penned on social media, Tuck announced his retirement from the NFL on Monday....

Former New York Giants DE Justin Tuck Announces Retirement from NFL
February 1st, 2016 at 4:06 PM
Former New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck, who had spent the previous two seasons as a member of the Oakland Raiders, officially announced his retirement from the National Football League on Monday. ***PHOTO1*** "After months of praying and careful consideration, I have decided to retire from the game of football," Tuck...

Current and Former New York Giants Teammates Want to See Eli Manning Race Peyton Manning
January 25th, 2016 at 12:00 PM
Early on in Sunday's AFC Championship Game, New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady left the pocket and took off for a first down. A few short series later, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning raised the bar, breaking off a 12-yard run for a first down -- a run that would...

Current and Former New York Giants Players Say Tom Coughlin Grew on Them Over Time
January 10th, 2016 at 1:35 PM
It's no secret that when Tom Coughlin took the reins as head coach of the New York Giants in 2004, the players did not like his style, nor him for that matter. But over time, Coughlin changed his ways and the players not only embraced him, they became loyalists and...