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Shaquille O’Neal Dumps Dallas Cowboys; Pledges Allegiance to Giants After Drafting Odell Beckham Jr.
May 23rd, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The Dallas Cowboys have lost another one to the New York Giants. And although it wasn't a game or the NFC East crown, it was an equally large, often hilarious personality. ***VIDEO1*** During the broadcast of "Inside the NBA" on TNT this past Wednesday night, former NBA superstar and popular media personality,...

Odell Beckham Jr. the Possible Target of an Unsettling Hoax; New York Giants, NFL are Investigating
May 21st, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The very last thing Odell Beckham Jr. wanted to do was begin his NFL career under the spotlight for something that had nothing to do with football. Unfortunately for the New York Giants' first-round pick, that's exactly what's happening. ***VIDEO1*** In a rather bizarre and twisted tale, a woman claiming to be...

Odell Beckham Jr. “Happy” to Land with New York Giants; Recalls Past with Eli Manning
May 9th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
Leading up to the 2014 NFL Draft, LSU wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. saw his stock skyrocket. In fact, in the hours leading up to the start of the draft, there were multiple reports that teams like the New York Jets and San Francisco 49ers were strongly considering a trade...

New York Giants’ Jerry Reese: No Way We Could Pass up the Near Pro-Ready Odell Beckham Jr.
May 9th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
When the New York Giants were finally on the clock in Round 1 of the 2014 NFL Draft, they were faced with a tough decision: do they give quarterback Eli Manning a dynamic and explosive weapon in Odell Beckham Jr. or add to his beefed up protection with Notre Dame...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Bear Pascoe Patiently Waiting for NFL to Call
April 13th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, Giants fans! After a lazy Saturday, there will plenty of news today. But before we get to all of that, kick back, relax and enjoy the following stories over your morning coffee. Bear Pascoe Patiently Waits for NFL to Come Calling Most of us hate long- distance phone calls from...

Former New York Giants Safety Chad Jones Signs with Cincinnati Reds
June 21st, 2013 at 12:30 PM
The comeback for former New York Giants safety Chad Jones is now complete. And although he's not likely to step foot on a professional football field again, only a few short weeks after being drafted by the Cincinnati Reds, Jones has officially signed with the team and will report immediately...

Former New York Giants Safety Chad Jones Drafted by Cincinnati Reds in 2013 MLB Draft
June 8th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
This past week, we at Giants 101 had talked about the possibility of former New York Giants safety Chad Jones getting another chance at a professional career -- just not in football. And since Jones was always a pretty good baseball player when he was in high school and at...

Former New York Giants Safety Chad Jones Hoping for Chance in 2013 MLB Draft
June 4th, 2013 at 9:00 PM
A car accident took away the chance of Chad Jones ever playing professional football for the New York Giants or any other team in the NFL. The former third-round pick of of LSU in the 2010 NFL Draft had high hopes of being a future starting safety for big blue, but...

New York Giants’ Rueben Randle Says He’s More Confident, Ready to Make Plays
June 2nd, 2013 at 8:50 AM
With both Hakeem Nicks and Victor Cruz missing Organized Team Activities (OTAs), wide receiver Rueben Randle has been the No. 1 man for the New York Giants over the last several weeks. And despite the increased attention, Randle has remained relatively quiet and low key, simply going about business as...

Former New York Giants Third-Round Pick Chad Jones Ends NFL Comeback Attempt
May 10th, 2013 at 9:15 AM
The dream of playing in the NFL has finally come to an end for former LSU safety and New York Giants third-round pick Chad Jones. Nearly three years after a devastating automobile accident nearly cost him his life, Jones has decided to take his career in a different direction. Although suiting...

Former LSU CB Tyrann Mathieu Does not Think New York Giants are Interested in Drafting Him
April 26th, 2013 at 12:41 PM
The New York Giants decided to address the offensive line with their first selection of the 2013 NFL Draft, but there is still a laundry list of needs the team must address as the event progresses into the second day. Although the Giants added veteran depth at cornerback this offseason,...

Former LSU CB Tyrann Mathieu Too Busy for Pre-Draft Visit with New York Giants
April 1st, 2013 at 8:45 AM
Former LSU cornerback Tyrann Mathieu is scheduled to meet with a number of NFL teams between April 2nd and April 17th, but the New York Giants are not among them. Nor will they be. Due to his tight and very busy schedule, Mathieu has decided not to book any additional...

New York Giants 2013 NFL Draft Profile: Tyrann Mathieu
February 18th, 2013 at 5:08 PM
Despite the New York Giants reputation as one of the most upstanding organizations in the NFL, general manager Jerry Reese is not above taking a chance on a player with off the field issues. For example, safety Will Hill saw some significant playing time in 2012 after sitting out the...

New York Giants’ Rueben Randle Plans to Return “Faster, Stronger” in 2013
January 16th, 2013 at 10:30 AM
New York Giants rookie wide receiver Rueben Randle didn't get a whole lot of playing time in his first NFL season, but when he did, he showed flashes of brilliance; talent that made him befitting of the Giants' second-round pick. And as he looks ahead to the offseason, his goal...

Former New York Giants Safety Chad Jones Works Out for Philadelphia Eagles
December 12th, 2012 at 8:30 AM
For safety Chad Jones, the dream of returning to the NFL after a horrific single-car accident nearly cost him his life remains alive and well. On Monday, the former LSU star had a workout with the Philadelphia Eagles, who were evaluating his progress and determining if he had any value...

Former New York Giants Safety Chad Jones Focus of New Documentary “Always a Fire”
September 8th, 2012 at 9:38 AM
By now, you know the story of former LSU safety and star athlete Chad Jones. Taken in the third-round of the 2010 NFL Draft by the New York Giants, Jones was considered by many to the future at that position for Big Blue. Unfortunately, life had other plans as Jones...

New York Giants Waive Chad Jones, Sign Safety Will Hill
May 14th, 2012 at 3:55 PM
The remarkable comeback story of LSU safety Chad Jones hit a bit of a snag on Monday as the New York Giants announced they have waived the defensive back following a failed physical. In his place, they have signed safety Will Hill, the high school superstar who spent his college...

New York Giants’ Chad Jones not Cleared to Participate in Rookie Mini-Camp
May 10th, 2012 at 9:15 AM
The storybook return of New York Giants safety Chad Jones will have to wait a few more weeks before the next chapter is finalized. Although the former third-round pick out of LSU had hoped to return to practice for rookie mini-camp, he has not yet been cleared by team doctors,...

Chad Jones’ Return to Football Inspires New York Giants Teammates
April 18th, 2012 at 6:38 AM
Former LSU star Chad Jones promised he would be one of the first players through the door on Monday morning when the New York Giants returned for their offseason workouts, and the safety made good on that promise. After 23 months away from football following a car accident that nearly...

Report: New York Giants’ Chad Jones Cleared to Play by Personal Doctor, Restructures Final Two Years
February 15th, 2012 at 2:05 PM
The recovery story of New York Giants safety Chad Jones continues to be one for the ages. Not only did the former LSU standout pass a physical on Monday (not the Giants' preseason physical, which he is scheduled to take this offseason), but Big Blue has enough faith in him...