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New York Giants Re-Sign DT Mike Patterson
March 31st, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants announced on Monday that they have re-signed defensive tackle Mike Patterson. The deal is reportedly for one year. ***PHOTO1*** Since the onset of free agency, the return of Patterson seemed inevitable for Big Blue. He played well as part of a rotation in 2013, and having lost Linval...

Why the New York Giants May or May not Draft by “Need”
March 29th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
As player evaluations and pro days continue, rumors and draft day speculations have begun to circulate throughout the media. In reality, at the moment nothing is certain, as most teams with the exception of the Houston Texans, will have to wait and see how the draft unfolds before they themselves...

Mike Patterson Remains a Possibility for New York Giants: Report
March 23rd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants have been anything but quiet since free agency began, addressing multiple needs at multiple positions. However, one area that has been seemingly neglected is at defensive tackle, where the team lost Linval Joseph (Minnesota Vikings) and have failed to add anyone to replace him. They also...

Jon Beason Feels 2014 New York Giants Defense Can Be “Scary Good”
March 15th, 2014 at 2:55 PM
After a couple unexpected weeks of negotiation and free agency, linebacker Jon Beason officially re-signed with the New York Giants on Friday. Upon re-signing, Beason likened waiting in limbo to a good book where the hero ultimately comes out on top. His top, of course, was returning to Big Blue. ***PHOTO1*** “You...

Oakland Raiders Sign Justin Tuck to Two-Year, $11 Million Deal
March 13th, 2014 at 3:04 PM
The New York Giants have lost defensive captain Justin Tuck. The long-time member of Big Blue has agreed to a two-year, $11 million deal with the Oakland Raiders. ***PHOTO1*** "What a strange free agency. Just when you think you can't be surprised anymore, you see something that truly surprises you," Osi Umenyiora...

Linval Joseph: New York Giants’ Offer was “Nowhere Near” Minnesota Vikings’ Offer
March 13th, 2014 at 9:55 AM
It wasn't much of a surprise when Linval Joseph jetted New York and almost immediately signed with the Minnesota Vikings on a five-years, $31.5 million deal. It was long thought that the New York Giants wouldn't be able to keep their prized defensive tackle, but it now appears they didn't...

Minnesota Vikings Agree to Terms with Linval Joseph: Report
March 11th, 2014 at 5:24 PM
The worst fears of many New York Giants fans have been realized: defensive tackle Linval Joseph has agreed to terms with the Minnesota Vikings, reports FOX Sports 1. The move away from New York is anything but shocking. Despite Joseph's desire to stay with the Giants, he made is abundantly clear...

New York Giants Have Expressed Interest in CB Alterraun Verner, DE/DT Arthur Jones
March 9th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
It did not take long for the New York Giants to let some of their free agent interests be known. And mere hours after the "legal tampering" period began in the NFL, Big Blue had inquired about Tennessee Titans cornerback Alterraun Verner and Baltimore Ravens defensive end/defensive tackle Arthur Jones. ***PHOTO1*** Their...

Were 2013 Salary Cap Problems a Result of New York Giants Being Loyal to a Fault?
March 3rd, 2014 at 1:00 PM
To say the New York Giants had major salary cap problems in 2013 would be a bit of an understatement. And while much of that had to do with an overwhelming number of injuries to key players, it was their loyalty to said players that may have, ultimately, resulted in...

New York Giants Working Hard to Re-Sign Jon Beason: Report
March 3rd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
It's no secret that the New York Giants have viewed linebacker Jon Beason as one of their offseason priorities. Despite that, General Manager Jerry Reese recently hinted that Beason, along with many others, are expected to officially become free agents on March 11th. That's not to say none will return...

New York Giants Have 5 of NFL’s Top 101 Pending Free Agents
February 28th, 2014 at 11:57 AM
With NFL free agency just around the corner,  NFL.com decided to sit down and examine the Top 101 Free Agents to be and rank them based on a four-tiered system. Of the 101 pending free agents listed, five of them were members of the New York Giants. None of them...

“Lots of Teams” Expected to Be in the Hunt for New York Giants DT Linval Joseph: Report
February 25th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
New York Giants defensive tackle Linval Joseph is widely expected to be one of the NFL's most sought after free agents once the free agency period begins on March 11th. That thought was confirmed on Monday when Pete Prisco of CBS Sports reported that "lots of teams" are expected to...

Are New York Giants Making Mistake by not Signing Jon Beason Prior to Start of Free Agency?
February 25th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants have made it well known that they want to bring back middle linebacker Jon Beason and have began discussions on a long-term deal to keep him with the team well beyond into the future. However with that said, Giants general manager Jerry Reese told the media this...

New York Giants Have Multiple Franchise Tag Options, but Unlikely to Use It
February 17th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Monday represents the first day NFL teams can place the franchise tag on one of their pending free agents to prevent them from being lured away. And for the New York Giants, who have in excess of 20 pending free agents, there are any number of potential options for the...

New York Giants’ Linval Joseph: “I Want to Put on That Blue Every Sunday”
February 15th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Mere days after it was reported that the Washington Redskins are likely to pursue Linval Joseph once free agency begins on March 11th, the defensive tackle hit Twitter to quiet things down and express his desire to remain with the New York Giants. "I want to be back with the Giants...

Washington Redskins May Target Linval Joseph in Free Agency
February 13th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Although widely considered to be one of the New York Giants' top offseason priorities, defensive tackle Linval Joseph appears destined to make it to the March 11th start of free agency where he'll be highly coveted by a number of teams. Among them, writes Mark Bullock of the Washington Post,...

Seattle Seahawks Now the Team to Beat for New York Giants
February 6th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
With Super Bowl XLVIII now complete, the NFL and all its fans are thoroughly aware as to whom the team to beat is. Unfortunately for the New York Giants, that team is a great one that happens to reside in the NFC. In other words, the Seattle Seahawks are the...

Mike Patterson Would Like to Return to New York Giants in 2014
February 1st, 2014 at 3:00 PM
It’s no secret that the New York Giants run defense was their greatest strength in an otherwise abysmal 2013 season as they only allowed two running backs to rush for over 100 yards the entire season (DeAngelo Williams and Ryan Mathews). With the addition of Jon Beason the defense eventually...

New York Giants’ Jacquian Williams Earns $744K Player Performance Escalator
January 18th, 2014 at 8:55 AM
***PHOTO1*** A year ago, the New York Giants saw a number of players trigger escalators in their respective contracts due to solid play. Here at the end of the 2013 regular season? Only one: linebacker Jacquian Williams. Williams, a sixth-round pick of the Giants in 2011, earned a $744,000 Player Performance...

New York Giants Face Tough Decision with Linval Joseph; DT Could Command $35-40MM in Free Agency
January 13th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Over the next couple of months, the free agents that are currently on the New York Giants will be heavily discussed; linebacker Jon Beason and wide receiver Hakeem Nicks have been two of the primary ones already talked about, but one that may need to rank near the top is...