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Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Says He’s Now 110%, but Admits Contract Status is Weighing on Him
July 24th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
As recently as mid-June, New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul said he was not yet 100% and still had minor, but lingering, back issues. Fast forward a little more than a month and not only has JPP declared himself clear of all lingering injuries, but the now-275 lbs. defensive...

New York Giants Among “Toughest Teams to Read” Heading into Training Camp
July 16th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The 2014 New York Giants are going to look drastically different than the 2013 New York Giants, but will major overhauls and personnel changes yield different results? At this stage of the game, it's almost impossible to tell. And when you factor in veteran players coming off of injury plagued...

New York Giants’ Mathias Kiwanuka Expects to Have a Breakout Season in 2014
July 10th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
It's been a relatively rough offseason for New York Giants defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka. It began with a forced pay cut -- something that, admittedly, made him very angry with the team -- and continued when he was named the "most overrated" member of Big Blue. But despite the doubt...

New York Giants Friday Morning Storylines: Can Rashad Jennings Be Glue for Big Blue?
July 4th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Friday, New York Giants fans! And Happy Independence Day to you as well! As you gear up for friends, family, parties and fireworks, we offer you the following headlines to enjoy over your morning coffee. Enjoy! ***VIDEO1*** Can Rashad Jennings Be the Glue That Holds Giants' Offense Together? When it comes to...

NFL Network Lists New York Giants’ Eli Manning as Face of Franchise; Antrel Rolle “Next in Line”
July 1st, 2014 at 1:00 PM
While ESPN firmly believes New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is the most overpaid player in the NFL, the league's own network thinks much more highly of him. And on Monday, NFL Network named Eli Manning -- who is the obvious choice -- the Giants' "Face of the Franchise." ***VIDEO1*** Whenever a...

Oakland Raiders’ Justin Tuck: “I Am Still Surprised I’m not a New York Giant”
June 30th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
It's been nearly four months since Justin Tuck signed with the Oakland Raiders, but despite going through the offseason workout program with his new team, the veteran defensive end is still adjusting to his new surroundings. And after nine seasons as a member of the New York Giants, being allowed...

New York Giants’ Perry Fewell Optimistic About Defense, Excited to Have “New Tools”
June 20th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Although much of the offseason focus has been spent on the New York Giants' new-look offense, there's no denying the defense has had quite an overhaul as well. Gone are players like Justin Tuck, Corey Webster and Linval Joseph, while new faces like Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, Walter Thurmond III, Jameel McClain...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Says He’s not Yet 100%, but Ready to “Shut up” His Critics
June 19th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is tired of hearing about the player he used to be and admits his goal for 2014 is to "shut up" his many loud critics -- critics that have actually started to get into his head. ***VIDEO1*** "I got something to prove this year, and...

Sports on Earth Ranks New York Giants’ Front Seven as One of Worst in NFL
June 9th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
For the first time in several years, there's some hype surrounding the New York Giants' current crop of linebackers. Meanwhile, the team also has defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul returning to health, a more experienced Damontre Moore impressing during practice and a young up-start in Johnathan Hankins. But despite all that,...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul is Slimmed Down, Healthy and “Ready to Go”
May 30th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
There's a lot riding on Jason Pierre-Paul in 2014, and that's certainly not lost on the New York Giants defensive end. In addition to assuming the No. 1 role due to the departure of Justin Tuck (Oakland Raiders), JPP is facing the need to re-establish himself as one of the...

New York Giants Passed on Michael Johnson, Other Pass Rushers Due to “Economics”
May 27th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants may have signed Robert Ayers as a replacement for Justin Tuck (Oakland Raiders), but the team apparently passed on some of the more elite pass rushers (such as Michael Johnson) due to "economic" issues, reports ESPN's Dan Graziano. ***VIDEO1*** Despite what many believed was a solid amount of...

Kerry Wynn Felt Signing with Giants Offered Him Best Chance at Landing on a 53-Man Roster
May 19th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Although the New York Giants spent the vast majority of their early offseason focus on shoring up their defense, few additions were made along the defensive line. In fact, the signing of Robert Ayers was the only transaction truly noteworthy, and even that came on the heels of Justin Tuck's...

New York Giants’ Damontre Moore Eager for Competition; Ready to Do Whatever Teams Needs
May 17th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The 2013 season did not quite go as New York Giants defensive end Damontre Moore expected. He suffered an injury prior to the start of the regular season and it prevented him from getting the practice he needed, ultimately limiting his playing time early in the year. Even after returning...

Robert Ayers Looks Forward to Fresh Start with New York Giants; Felt Misused by Denver Broncos
April 27th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
When the New York Giants lost Justin Tuck to free agency and the Oakland Raiders last month, they knew they needed to fill a void left by a nine-year veteran, defensive captain and for many years, the heart and soul of the team. ***VIDEO1*** In comes Robert Ayers from the Denver Broncos,...

Ahmad Bradshaw Sympathizes with Hakeem Nicks Over New York Giants’ Way of Doing Business
April 26th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants are not shy about letting aging players walk in free agency or cutting them outright. In recent years they've done it with Brandon Jacobs, Ahmad Bradshaw, Osi Umenyiora, Chase Blackburn and, only a few short weeks ago, both Hakeem Nicks and Justin Tuck. ***VIDEO1*** It's a tough part...

Antrel Rolle Looking to ‘Go Out with a Bang’ If 2014 is Final Season with New York Giants
April 24th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Ever since his arrival before the 2010 season, Antrel Rolle has been worth every single penny paid to him by the New York Giants. ***VIDEO1*** As a football player, Rolle has played as one of the top safeties in the league and without him patrolling the secondary, the Giants would be in...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul is Healthy, Ready to Play Like He was 21 Again
April 23rd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Like many members of the New York Giants, defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul (back, shoulder) was peppered with questions about his health during media day on Tuesday. And like many of his teammates, JPP says he's healthy and entirely ready for the 2014 season. ***VIDEO1*** "I’m still rehabbing, but I’m healthy and I...

New York Giants Saturday Morning Storylines: Aaron Donald a Fit for Big Blue
April 19th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The final weekend before the start of voluntary offseason workouts has arrived! Moving forward, things in the world of the New York Giants are bound to pick up, so enjoy this final weekend to relative quiet and calm. Also, don't forget to brew yourself a nice cup of coffee this...

New York Giants DE Robert Ayers “Idolized” Justin Tuck, Whom He was Signed to Replace
April 7th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Not only was Robert Ayers (Denver Broncos) signed by the New York Giants to replace defensive end Justin Tuck, who was lost to the Oakland Raiders earlier in free agency, but he was also assigned his No. 91 jersey. The significance of all that was not lost on Ayers, who...

New York Giants Officially Sign Robert Ayers to Two-Year Deal
April 2nd, 2014 at 10:35 AM
On Wednesday, the New York Giants announced that they have signed defensive end Robert Ayers (Denver Broncos), who had been meeting with the team since Tuesday afternoon. ***PHOTO1*** Ayers, a former first-round pick of the Broncos in the 2009 NFL Draft, was the 14th rated 4-3 defensive end in the NFL a...