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“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....

Wrestlemania XI Look Back: Giants’ Lawrence Taylor Headlines in Main Event Vs. Bam Bam Bigelow
March 30th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
As a special conjuncture with our friends at Wrestling 101 and with the theme of the week leading up to Wrestlemania XXX, we at Giants 101 are taking a look back when the NFL and wrestling worlds combined for one of the most talked about nights and events; and not...

New York Giants and Their Fans Likely to Turn Pro Football Hall of Fame Blue in August
March 2nd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Since the Hall of Fame game was announce on Thursday afternoon, New York Giants fans are starting to make definite plans. The NFL announced that the Giants will play the Buffalo Bills on August 3, 2014 at 8:00 PM EST on the Pro Football Hall of Fame Field at Fawcett...

New York Giants Saturday Morning Storylines: Big Blue Has Specific Plan for NFL Combine
February 15th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The lull of the NFL offseason has been anything but with the arrest of Darren Sharper on chargers of rape, the results of the investigation into Richie Incognito and Jonathan Martin and the announcement that Michael Sam will, likely, become the NFL's first openly gay player. But as those stories...

Dallas Cowboys Rally Late, Defeat New York Giants 31-28 on Monday Night Football: Re-Living History
February 9th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
"Re-Living History" is the latest Giants 101 offseason feature and a chance for long-time New York Giants fans to experience a part of their youth all over again. Each Sunday, we'll sit down and re-watch a historical game in full and write a subsequent game recap/review in real time. Knowledge...

New York Giants’ Justin Pugh Reflects on Rookie Season; Says He’ll Switch Positions If Team Asks
January 2nd, 2014 at 1:00 PM
As the New York Giants head into the 2014 offseason, they're faced with a multitude of questions and concerns. Perhaps most importantly however, is what to do with their offensive line, which was arguably the worst in the league and allowed quarterback Eli Manning to be sacked a career-high 39...

New York Giants Select C.J. Mosley from Alabama in Todd McShay’s First Mock Draft
December 20th, 2013 at 3:30 PM
Earlier this week, ESPN's draft guru, Todd McShay, released his first mock draft of the year. In it he has the New York Giants selecting University of Alabama linebacker C.J. Mosley. The last two linebackers the Giants have taken in the first round were Carl Banks and Lawrence Taylor, so...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Still Focal Point of Fan Debate on His Future
December 18th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
Most fans are likely sick and tired of hearing about Tom Coughlin being on the "hot seat" and if he should deserve to come back as the head coach of the New York Giants in 2014. You would think after two Super Bowl victories and only two losing seasons in 10...

Lawrence Taylor Feels It’s Time for New York Giants, Tom Coughlin to Part Ways
December 16th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
Over the last couple of weeks, New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin's name hasn't been discussed as being on the hot seat so much as his coordinators, Kevin Gilbride and Perry Fewell, have been. Earlier in the season when the Giants got off to an 0-6 start, Coughlin's name was...

New York Giants DE Justin Tuck Named NFC Defensive Player of the Week
December 4th, 2013 at 10:01 AM
In what should come as no real surprise, New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck has been named NFC Defensive Player of the Week after a four-sack performance against the Washington Redskins on Sunday night. The four sacks raised his number of career games with 3+ sacks up to three, joining...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Named NFC Defensive Player of the Week
November 20th, 2013 at 10:02 AM
***PHOTO1*** New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, fresh off his best game of the season, has been named NFC Defensive Player of Week, joining only Michael Strahan (5) and Lawrence Taylor (9) as Big Blue defenders who have been awarded this honor three or more times. Despite missing two early...

New York Giants Vs. Chicago Bears: Week 6 Game Preview
October 10th, 2013 at 3:15 PM
The New York Giants (0-5) and Chicago Bears (3-2) kick off week six of the NFL season with a Thursday Night match-up that will likely dictate the fate of each team. For the Giants, it is, essentially, the very last opportunity to turn their season around. At 0-5, they would...

Former Washington Redskins QB Joe Theismann: New York Giants are not That Good of a Team
October 1st, 2013 at 9:30 AM
Many people were very surprised to see the New York Giants start off 0-4 in the early stages of the 2013 regular season, but apparently, Joe Theismann is not one of those people. The former Washington Redskins quarterback expected the Giants to be a terrible football team and has thought they have...