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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...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Excited to Make NFL Debut in Hall of Fame Game
June 12th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
To some, the Hall of Fame Game played in Canton, Ohio is just another ordinary preseason game. To others, it's the official start to a new season and their first chance to see rookie players make their league debut. And in 2014, one of those players is New York Giants...

New York Giants Saturday Morning Storylines: Xavier Grimble Inspired by Mark Bavaro
May 24th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Welcome to Memorial Day Weekend, New York Giants fans! We suspect many of you will be off enjoying the great weather and good times this weekend, but encourage each of you to remember why we celebrate on Monday. As such, we'd also like to thank all of our military members...

Ex-USC Head Coach Ed Orgeron: Xavier Grimble Will Be an All-Pro in NFL
May 18th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
After coming out of High School as the Nation's most highly touted tight end, Xavier Grimble's USC career failed to live up to expectations. As a result of poor production and three years that many termed a letdown, Grimble went undrafted in the 2014 NFL Draft, but eventually signed as...

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...

Dallas Cowboys Looking at Mike Pope as Their Next Tight End Coach
January 21st, 2014 at 6:55 AM
One of the biggest surprises of the offseason thus far was the New York Giants' decision to part ways with long-time tight end coach Mike Pope -- a man who is widely respect around the league and considered to be the very best in the game. What shouldn't come as...

16 Former New York Giants Highlight 2014 Modern-Era Pro Football Hall of Fame Nominees
September 13th, 2013 at 9:30 AM
As former New York Giants head coach Bill Parcells continues to enjoy the early days of his Pro Football Hall of Fame induction, 16 former members of the franchise now await their opportunity, having been named nominees for the 2014 enshrinement. ***PHOTO1*** Those 16 nominees include quarterback Phil Simms, running backs Ottis...

New York Giants Historically Derive Strength from Adversity
April 20th, 2013 at 1:05 PM
The offseason creates a bit of a void when it comes to serious football topics. Some deservedly latch on to other sports while some just cannot seem to let go of any and all things New York Football Giants. Focusing on things that do not change (umm, the Cruz sitch/non-sitch) will...

Luke Petitgout: New York Giants Always Know When It’s the Right Time to Say Goodbye
February 9th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
Everyone wants to live life by their own terms. Why wouldn’t NFL players? It is never easy when told that: “the team is going in a different direction” or “we no longer need your services.” Much like being fired from a job, an immediate reaction sets in and it isn’t...

New York Giants Free Agency and Trades: Comparing the Years
January 19th, 2013 at 9:30 AM
Everyone has opinions, especially on what their favorite NFL teams should do in the offseason. As we examine how the New York Football Giants handle theirs, many which continue to criticize, should grow to be thankful (how they aren’t already is baffling, really). Not everyone is a football fan beyond their...

Injuries, and How They’re Handled, Have Changed the Game of Football
December 29th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
Old school New York Football Giants can tell you stories of playing injured. No, seriously playing injured. Flashbacks of tight end Mark Bavaro playing with a wired jaw and linebacker Lawrence Taylor playing with his shoulder in a harness are just two of the prolific blue players that come to...

Mark Bavaro: My Giants Would “Absolutely” Destroy Eli Manning’s Giants
December 21st, 2012 at 8:30 AM
The 1986 New York Giants are arguably the greatest team in franchise history. In fact, they may be in the discussion as one of the best and most talented teams ever. So it should come as no surprise that former tight end Mark Bavaro thinks highly of them, and all...

New York Giants’ Toughness: Looking Back at Super Bowl Championship Run
August 19th, 2012 at 6:30 AM
Each week, more information is written about the injuries that the New York Giants faced last season. Although their depth chart had to be heavily relied-upon and several assignment and mental hiccups were visible, the team actually overcame more than just tens of players on injured reserve and a few...

Mark Bavaro, Rich Seubert & Michael Strahan to Be New York Giants Honorary Captains Sunday
January 20th, 2012 at 7:35 AM
When the New York Giants take on the San Francisco 49ers this Sunday in the NFC Championship game, they'll do so with a little historical flavor. And some tough historical flavor at that. ***PHOTO1*** Pat Hanlon, the Giants' Vice President of Communications, revealed on Thursday that Mark Bavaro, Rich Seubert and Michael...