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Dallas Cowboys Sign Former New York Giants DT Marvin Austin as Roster Depth
October 22nd, 2013 at 7:45 AM
Marvin Austin has had a hard time keeping a job in 2013. He was cut from the New York Giants in late August during the team's final roster cuts and lost out to Mike Patterson. After his tenure with the Giants, Austin signed with the Miami Dolphins on September 24 as...

Miami Dolphins Sign Former New York Giants DT Marvin Austin
September 24th, 2013 at 11:11 AM
It took quite some time, but former New York Giants defensive tackle Marvin Austin finally has a new home. CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora reports that Austin has officially signed with the Miami Dolphins. Austin, a second-round pick of the Giants in the 2011 NFL Draft, never really lived up to...

New York Giants DT Mike Patterson Ready to Renew NFC East Rivalry Vs. Dallas Cowboys
September 6th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
This past weekend, Mike Patterson survived the New York Giants roster cuts and made the final 53-man roster and will be a part of a five-man defensive tackle rotation that includes Cullen Jenkins, Linval Joseph, Johnathan Hankins and Shaun Rogers; Markus Kuhn is on the roster too, but is beginning...

Former New York Giants DT Marvin Austin Visits Detroit Lions; Could Sign This Week
September 3rd, 2013 at 6:30 AM
One of the non surprising cuts the New York Giants made on Saturday night was the release of defensive tackle Marvin Austin, who never lived up to expectations after being drafted in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft. The former University of North Carolina graduate wasted no time in...

New York Giants DT Mike Patterson Happy to Be Healthy, Showing He Can Compete for Spot
August 29th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
Two years ago, Mike Patterson's life was in serious jeopardy when he collapses at the Philadelphia Eagles training camp and was being rushed to the hospital after suffering a seizure on the field. Despite going against doctors orders, Patterson played through the 2011 season without any instances with a rare...

New York Giants DT Marvin Austin Knows Clock is Ticking on Career, Time with Team
August 15th, 2013 at 8:30 AM
When the New York Giants selected Marvin Austin back in the second round of the 2011 NFL Draft, there were a lot of high expectations for him coming out of the University of North Carolina. But, thus far, his career has not been kind to him. Austin's rookie season in the...

New York Giants DE Justin Tuck Says Defensive Tackle Competition Heating up at Camp
August 9th, 2013 at 12:30 PM
The New York Giants struggled to stop the run last season, to in order to shore up that part of the defense, general manager Jerry Reese focused on bulking up the middle of the defensive line. Following Chris Canty's release from the team after four seasons, the team replaced him with...

New York Giants’ Marvin Austin Understands He Has a Lot to Prove: “I’ve Got to Show What I Can Do”
June 23rd, 2013 at 2:30 PM
Pro football has not yet been kind to former North Carolina defensive tackle Marvin Austin. And as he enters his third NFL season, it's not going to get any easier for him. In fact, he faces the most steep uphill battle of his young career as the New York Giants...

New York Giants’ Marvin Austin Had Knee Surgery in January
June 11th, 2013 at 1:00 PM
In some non-Hakeem Nicks or Victor Cruz contract soap opera news, New York Giants' defensive tackle Marvin Austin told reporters at mandatory mini-camp that following Big Blue's 2012 campaign, he underwent surgery to correct an issue (torn meniscus) that caused his knee to lock up. Given that Austin practiced during...

New York Giants Sign Veteran Tryout Defensive Tackle Frank Okam
May 11th, 2013 at 7:58 PM
The New York Giants have been stockpiling defensive tackles this winter. First, they re-signed Shaun Rogers after missing all of the 2012 season with a blood clot in his leg. Then they raided the Philadelphia Eagles depth chart by landing free agents Cullen Jenkins and Mike Patterson. In the 2013 NFL...

New York Giants Sign Former Philadelphia Eagles DT Mike Patterson to One-Year Deal
April 3rd, 2013 at 6:29 PM
The New York Giants have landed another free agent from their NFC East rivals. Mike Garafolo of USA Today has broken the news through Twitter that the Giants have signed defensive tackle Mike Patterson. ***PHOTO1*** Jenny Vrentas of the Newark-Star Ledger notes it's a one-year deal, but the money involved hasn't been...

New York Giants’ Marvin Austin Says He was Paid $2,000 by Agent Terry Watson at UNC
March 15th, 2013 at 10:45 AM
After becoming a second-round draft selection in 2011, New York Giants defensive tackle Marvin Austin has done little to justify the investment general manager Jerry Reese made in him. After missing all of 2011 with a torn pectoral muscle, Austin played in just eight games this past season and found...

New York Giants’ Markus Kuhn Off Crutches, Looking to Make Big Impact in 2013
February 12th, 2013 at 8:30 AM
Remember Markus Kuhn? The German-born defensive tackle selected in the seventh round of the 2012 NFL Draft by the New York Giants? It's a name that has flown under the radar since he tore his ACL in a week 10 game against the Cincinnati Bengals, but one that may become...

Former New York Giants DT Chris Canty Visits Tennessee Titans, Kansas City Cheifs
February 11th, 2013 at 2:00 PM
For those of you holding out hope Chris Canty comes back to the New York Giants on a lower deal, it doesn't look like he's sitting around waiting for it: a report from Mike Garafolo indicates Canty has already visited the Tennessee Titans and is on his way to visit...

New York Giants Keep or Dump: Chris Canty
January 23rd, 2013 at 4:39 PM
After leading the team to their second Super Bowl in five seasons, the New York Giants defensive line crashed back down to earth in 2012. Not only did Big Blue's trio of Pro Bowl caliber defensive ends fail to wreak havoc on opposing offenses, but the middle of the defense...

New York Giants 2013 Draft Profile: Ezekiel Ansah
January 20th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
Over the last six seasons, the New York Giants have laid a blueprint to building a championship caliber roster: a strong armed quarterback, a bevy of weapons on offense coupled with an elite ability to rush the passer. The Giants have single-handedly spiked the market value of pass rushers by...

How Can New York Giants Tailor Their Defense to a Changing NFL?
January 15th, 2013 at 11:30 AM
It is nearly impossible to ignore the presence of mobile quarterbacks in the modern NFL. This past weekend, the nation witnessed incredible performances by Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson and San Francisco 49ers QB Colin Kaepernick. The NFC East itself features the fantastic (though banged up) Robert Griffin III. ***PHOTO1*** Once considered...

Talented Youngsters Have New York Giants’ Future Looking Bright
January 12th, 2013 at 12:50 PM
The New York Giants offseason had arrived five weeks too early according to all reports from East Rutherford. No kidding. Watching game tape and DVDs of previous games has replaced what the Big Blue Faithful are used to - what is demanded, really. In doing any of the above - especially...

New York Giants Will Hold 2013 Training Camp at Timex Performance Center
January 4th, 2013 at 3:35 PM
The New York Giants will hold their 2013 training camp at the Timex Performance Center, opting not to return to Albany for just the second time in the last 18 seasons. Giants training camp has consistently been one of the NFL's most attended preseason events, with attendance nearing 50,000 fans...

New York Giants’ Linval Joseph Misses Second Consecutive Practice with Swollen Knee
November 23rd, 2012 at 7:00 AM
When defensive tackle Linval Joseph woke up on Wednesday morning, he noticed some swelling in his knee. So as opposed to practicing, New York Giants doctors had him rehab at team facilities, but that only made the swelling worse. Accordingly, Joseph was held out of practice and expected to return...