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Retired Giant Antonio Pierce: Philadelphia Eagles Showed Lack of Maturity with Eli Manning Video
October 11th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The lack of respect, maturity and professionalism was at an all-time high for the Philadelphia Eagles in their awaited matchup with the New York Giants on Sunday night at Lincoln Financial Field. ***PHOTO1*** The trash talking between the two sides was starting to get feisty and chippy until it turned personal when...

New York Giants Aim to Be Well-Rounded Team with Key Special Teams Additions
March 20th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The 2013 New York Giants struggled in seemingly all facets of the game. Fortunately, the front office seems to know how to ameliorate all of the Giants' maladies from a year ago. Of all the necessary adjustments the Giants have made thus far in the offseason, the most overlooked may...

Former Giants Kicker Lawrence Tynes Released by Tampa Bay Buccaneers; Now a Free Agent
March 12th, 2014 at 6:00 AM
After a disastrous 2013 season that robbed Lawrence Tynes of playing football due to suffering an MRSA infection in his toe and being placed on the Non-Football Injury list by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the one-year tenure ended on Tuesday. The Buccaneers, who already had three kickers on the roster, decided...

Ex-Giants Kicker Lawrence Tynes Could Become Free Agent Following Season-Long MRSA Infection
March 6th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The 2013 season could not have been more disastrous for former New York Giants kicker Lawrence Tynes and his family. After leaving the Giants following the 2012 season as a free agent, concluding six seasons and two championships with the team, Tynes signed a one-year deal with the Tampa Bay...

New York Giants’ Josh Brown Credits Steve Weatherford for Changing His Life
February 17th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
When NFL players say that the locker-room is like a brotherhood, it's not just a casual phrase to appeal to the media. The reality is, an NFL locker-room is very much like a brotherhood -- like a family. There will be disagreements, hazing and in-fighting. In some of the more...

New York Giants, Josh Brown Have not Yet Talked Contract, but Kicker “Hopeful” to Return
January 29th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
Josh Brown faced tall odds in 2013 when he signed a one-year deal with the New York Giants, replacing fellow kicker Lawrence Tynes, who was known for his clutch game-winning field goals in two NFC Championship Games. In fact, Brown's job wasn't even guaranteed going into training camp, but after...

Josh Brown Has Earned the Right to Return as New York Giants Kicker in 2014
January 13th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Replacing a kicker with a knack for making clutch and game-winning field goals like Lawrence Tynes wouldn't be easy, but that's exactly what Josh Brown was facing with the New York Giants in 2013. Brown ran into accuracy issues with the St. Louis Rams in 2011 and didn't get signed until...

Lawrence Tynes Plans to Fight Tampa Bay Buccaneers Over MRSA Infection, NFI Designation
September 1st, 2013 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** If the Tampa Bay Buccaneers thought there were just going to place Lawrence Tynes on the Non-Football Injury (NFI) list and walk away from the issue, they've got another thing coming -- and no, it's not just more angry rants from his wife, Amanda Tynes. Rather, the former New...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Place Lawrence Tynes on Non-Football Injury List
August 31st, 2013 at 10:30 AM
The relationship between former New York Giants kicker Lawrence Tynes and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers is coming to an end -- and it's not pretty. The team announced on Saturday that they will place the veteran on the Non-Football Injury (NFI) list. The designation will come with pay, but prevents...

Wife of Former Giants K Lawrence Tynes: My Husband is not Yet Responding to Treatment for MRSA
August 28th, 2013 at 12:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** When Lawrence Tynes signed a one-year deal with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in July, he had hoped to be the team's starting kicker for the 2013 season. A month into his tenure with the team, it's already been a nightmare for Tynes and more agony than he had signed...

Former New York Giants Kicker Lawrence Tynes, Now with Buccaneers, Suffers MRSA Infection
August 25th, 2013 at 9:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** Another annual dilemma that some teams seem to incur is a result of a lack of practice -- one that healthcare facilities practice on a daily basis: infection control. Former New York Giant and two-time Super Bowl Champion, kicker Lawrence Tynes, has been named as one of the players...

New York Giants’ Special Teams in Good Shape as Preseason Continues
August 15th, 2013 at 12:30 PM
Even though Lawrence Tynes was replaced by Josh Brown at kicker this offseason, the New York Giants special teams unit seems to be in good shape after the first game of the preseason against the Pittsburgh Steelers. ***PHOTO1*** Brown missed a 38-yard field goal in the game, a distance that Tynes had...

New York Giants’ Josh Brown Off to Solid Start, Drilling Three FG’s in 18-13 Win Vs Pittsburgh Steelers
August 11th, 2013 at 1:01 PM
For the first time since the 2007 season, the New York Giants were going with a new kicker on the team, considering Lawrence Tynes departed to sign with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers this summer. Replacing a guy who had kicked the Giants to two overtime NFC Championship Games and into...

2013 New York Giants Training Camp Preview: Special Teams
July 26th, 2013 at 9:50 AM
At times, special teams gets overlooked in the NFL when in reality, there could be no more important unit in the league because good field position plays a huge part in the NFL, or in many cases over the years, where a game comes down to a last-second field goal. ***PHOTO1*** The...

New York Giants Kicker Josh Brown Gearing up for Training Camp Competition
July 17th, 2013 at 3:30 PM
As the New York Giants prepare to report to training camp in just nine days, the team still has several question marks on the roster. Each starting linebacker position is up for grabs, Ryan Nassib will attempt to steal the backup quarterback spot from veteran David Carr, while Justin Pugh...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Sign Former New York Giants Kicker Lawrence Tynes to One-Year Deal
July 17th, 2013 at 11:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Giants decided to part ways with long-time kicker Lawrence Tynes after six seasons with the team. On Wednesday, Patricia Triana of Inside Football has reported that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed Tynes to a one-year deal. Mike Garafolo of USA Today reported that Tynes' deal with the Buccaneers...

Former GM Bill Poilan Ranks New York Giants’ Jerry Reese One of Top Six NFL Talent Evaluators
April 4th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
The New York Giants do not win Lombardi Trophy's through gaudy free-agent signings or by focusing their attention on "big name" stars. Sure, Plaxico Burress was an instrumental aspect of the 2007 championship team. Chris Canty anchored the middle of the defense during the Giants 2012 championship run and even...

New York Giants Will Sign Kicker Josh Brown
March 13th, 2013 at 10:30 AM
The New York Giants will sign kicker Josh Brown this morning, reports Jenny Vrentas of The Star-Ledger. The signing officially ends Lawrence Tynes' tenure with the Giants, and opens the door (even wider) for him to sign with the San Francisco 49ers. Despite also signing kicker David Buehler in mid-February, it...

San Francisco 49ers “Believed” to Be Interested in Lawrence Tynes
March 11th, 2013 at 12:50 PM
***PHOTO1*** The San Francisco 49ers may again find themselves picking scraps off of the New York Giants' free agent pile here in 2013. A year ago it was wide receiver Mario Manningham and running back Brandon Jacobs, and this year it could be kicker Lawrence Tynes, whom the team is...

New York Giants Unlikely to Re-Sign Kicker Lawrence Tynes
March 2nd, 2013 at 11:00 AM
After six years, two NFC Championship winning field goals and two Super Bowl titles, kicker Lawrence Tynes' tenure with the New York Giants appears to be coming to an end. ***VIDEO1*** In early February, the Giants signed kicker David Buehler, which raised some eyebrows at the time, but it now appears the...