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Two New York Giants Named Among Sporting News’ “Top 30 Rookies of All-Time”
June 25th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Because many believe the 2015 NFL Draft class to be loaded with talented impact rookies, Sporting News decided to take a look back at the history of the NFL to determine the 30 greatest rookies of all-time. And after a few weeks of evaluation and debate, officially released their "Top...

Lawrence Taylor Jr., Son of Giants Great, Sentenced to 30-Years for Statutory Rape, Child Molestation
May 5th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Lawrence Taylor Jr., the son of retired New York Giants great and NFL Hall of Fame Lawrence Taylor, plead guilty to statutory rape, child molestation and aggravated sodomy as a part of a plea deal in in Cobb County, Ga. on Monday, and will now face 30-years in prison with...

Giants’ Lawrence Taylor Ranks No. 7 on “Top 50 Draft Picks in NFL History” List
April 24th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
With only days until the 2015 NFL Draft gets underway, NFL Network's list of the "Top 50 Draft Picks in NFL History" is slowly beginning to wind down. Now inside the Top 10, the network revealed on Thursday that New York Giants linebacker Lawrence Taylor, a first-round pick of the...

Giants’ Michael Strahan, Sam Huff Named Two of “Top 50 Draft Picks in NFL History”
April 17th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
In the 50 days leading up to the 2015 NFL Draft (now down to 13 days), NFL Network has been breaking down the "Top 50 Draft Picks in NFL History" with a new pick each day. And with only 13 draft picks waiting to be revealed, only two New York...

NFL Network: Odell Beckham Jr. a Threat to Break Calvin Johnson’s Single-Season Receiving Record
April 2nd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Almost every single NFL season, historic records find themselves on the line. And as athlete's become stronger, faster and taller, records previously thought to be untouchable now also find themselves in danger of being broken. And as we head into the 2015 season, there are several league marks that the...

Retired New York Giants LB Lawrence Taylor at Age 56: “Hard to Believe” I’m Still Alive
February 5th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Wednesday was a big day for retired New York Giants linebacker and NFL Hall of Famer, Lawrence Taylor. It was No. 56 for ole No. 56 -- an age he is admittedly surprised he got to. ***PHOTO1*** “It’s hard to believe that I got to 56, yes,” Taylor told the New York...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Named AP NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year
January 31st, 2015 at 8:15 PM
Less than 24 hours after being letdown by fans across the country and losing out to Minnesota Vikings quarterback Teddy Bridgewater for Pepsi Rookie of the Year, New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. received one of the few pieces of individual hardware that is worth having: the AP...

New England Patriots’ Bill Belichick: Mark Bavaro Deserves to Be in Hall of Fame
January 28th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
Throughout Bill Belichick's career as New England Patriots head coach, he has always seen the importance of having a great tight end for an offense, and to many, that is exemplified with the big-time abilities of current Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski. But for "The Man in the Hood," in...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Named PFWA NFL Rookie of the Year, Plus Other Honors
January 14th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. received three honors from the Pro Football Writers of America on Tuesday, being named NFL Rookie of the Year, Offensive Rookie of the Year and to the 2014 All-Rookie Team -- we here at Giants 101 cast our votes for him in...

Over 100 Ex-New York Giants to Return for Homecoming to Honor Michael Strahan: Full List
November 2nd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
As reported earlier this week, the New York Giants will host a "Homecoming Weekend" this Monday night against the Indianapolis Colts. The night's big feature will come at halftime when the Giants honor newly inducted Pro Football Hall of Fame member Michael Strahan with a special ceremony and ring presentation. ***PHOTO1*** In...

Boomer Esiason Says Giants QB Eli Manning is Among “The Bottom” of League Quarterbacks
August 29th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Boomer Esiason, no matter how he may spin it, has never been shy about his bitter feelings for the New York Giants and quarterback Eli Manning. It something that could, possibly, stem back to an ongoing feud between himself and Lawrence Taylor, or it could be something entirely different. Either...

Michael Strahan Caps Off “Improbable” NFL Career with Emotional Hall of Fame Speech
August 3rd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
After nearly three long hours on Saturday night -- all of which were enjoyable in their own right -- the time finally came for retired New York Giants defensive end Michael Strahan to close the show. It was his moment, and after a tremendous introduction by long-time friend Jay Glazer,...

“The Helmet Catch” Named Most Memorable Play in New York Giants History
July 11th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Not that there was ever really any doubt, but Eli Manning to David Tyree in Super Bowl XLII -- also known as "The Helmet Catch" or "E-to-Tyree" -- has been named "The Most Memorable Play" in New York Giants history. ***VIDEO1*** Nearly 45,000 total votes were cast by fans of SportsNation and...

New York Giants Co-Owner Steve Tisch Says He’d Be Concerned with Johnny Manziel’s Actions
July 8th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The Cleveland Brown seem relatively indifferent toward their quarterback, Johnny Manziel, and his seemingly immature, care-free actions. But New York Giants co-owner Steve Tisch said that would be a different story in The Big Apple, and that they would be legitimately concerned with Manziel and the potential harm he could...

New York Giants’ Lawrence Taylor, Mel Hein Named to NFL’s All-Time All-Rookie Team
June 24th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
As rookies from the 2014 NFL Draft class attend the NFL Rookie Symposium in Aurora, Ohio, NFL Network decided to take a look at league history and which rookies excelled immediately upon being drafted. Subsequently, they compiled the NFL's All-Time All-Rookie Team, which featured two prominent members of the New...

Jameel McClain, Jon Beason Could Change New York Giants’ Fortunes at Linebacker
June 3rd, 2014 at 4:00 PM
As the New York Giants concluded their fifth Organized Team Activity (OTA) practice on Tuesday, one of the players who once again stood out was linebacker Jameel McClain. ***VIDEO1*** Signed earlier this offseason after multiple visits with the team, McClain has quickly adjusted to his role with Big Blue, soaked up Perry...

NFL Network Names Lawrence Taylor Best Player in New York Giants History
June 1st, 2014 at 2:59 PM
Ask any New York Giants fan who the best player in franchise history is and most will laugh at the questions simplicity. The only right answer is history-changing linebacker Lawrence Taylor, and the experts over at NFL Network resoundingly agree. Accordingly, as they break down the best player for each...

Bill Parcells Recalls How Reggie White was Nearly Drafted by New York Giants in 1984
May 1st, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants already had the players many considered to be the best linebacker in the sport at the time in Lawrence Taylor on their defense heading into 1984. But what if they could have added perhaps one of the best pass rushers to play alongside Taylor in Reggie...

Carl Banks: Comparing Jadeveon Clowney to Lawrence Taylor is “Ridiculous”
April 11th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Every single year there's talk about which NFL Draft prospect has the potential to be the "next Lawrence Taylor." The reality is, there will never be another Lawrence Taylor. There will never be another defender as dominant; another defender who changed the game. And that's not to say superstars and...

New York Giants Wednesday Morning Storylines: How Big Blue Snubbed Gang Green for DRC
April 2nd, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The previous two times we've indicated the rush of free agency was over for the New York Giants, they signed someone. Will that be the case again on Wednesday as we enter day three of what was supposed to be a quiet and slow time for news? Time will tell....