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New York Giants’ John Jerry Refuses to Discuss Bullying Scandal: “I’ve Moved on from That”
July 23rd, 2014 at 7:00 AM
For the first time since being signed by the New York Giants earlier this offseason, offensive lineman John Jerry met with the media on Tuesday. And, as expected, he was peppered with relentless questions about his participation in the Miami Dolphins Bullygate scandal, but declined to discuss it each time...

Members of New York Giants React to LeBron James’ Return to Cleveland Cavaliers
July 12th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
There's no denying that Friday's big sports news was the decision of NBA superstar LeBron James to return home to Ohio and re-join the Cleveland Cavaliers, whom he left four years ago following "The Decision" when he opted to "bring his talents to South Beach" and sign with the Miami...

New York Giants Hoping John Jerry Returns for Training Camp; Will Compete for Starting Job
June 26th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
To say it's been an interesting offseason for offensive lineman John Jerry would be a bit of an understatement. It started by being deeply linked to the Miami Dolphins BullyGate situation, which carried over into the NFL demanding a mental evaluation -- an evaluation he must pass before being given...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz: LeBron James Would Make a “Great” NFL Wide Receiver
June 26th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
NBA superstar LeBron James has never made it a secret that he loves the game of football and, ideally, would like to step foot on the field someday. In fact, James bluntly stated in 2013 that he's serious about playing in the NFL sometime "before it's over" and has taken...

Giants’ John Jerry Won’t Face Suspension; Will Need Mental Evaluation to Play in 2014
March 25th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
The New York Giants did their homework when they looked into signing former Miami Dolphins offensive lineman John Jerry last week; signing him to a one-year, $770,000 deal. Jerry was mentioned in the Ted Wells report which discussed what happened in Miami regarding the bullying incidents with Jonathan Martin and Riche...

New York Giants’ Jerry Reese: We Did Our Homework on John Jerry Before Signing Him
March 22nd, 2014 at 10:00 AM
On Friday afternoon, the New York Giants made a bit of a surprising move when they added a player surrounded by a bit of controversy last year in Miami Dolphins guard/tackle John Jerry. The move was considered by some as controversial because Jerry's name was highly mentioned in the Wells report...

University of Miami Releases Tribute Video for Former Giant, Former Cane JoJo Nicolas: Watch
March 1st, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Both the University of Miami and the New York Giants lost a tremendous young man earlier this week when safety JoJo Nicolas passed away as a result of injuries sustained in a Miami Beach car crash. And as his family and friends mourn the unexpected loss, the Miami Hurricanes released...

Former New York Giants Safety JoJo Nicolas Injured in Horrific Miami Beach Car Crash
February 25th, 2014 at 11:30 AM
Former New York Giants safety JoJo Nicolas was involved in a horrific two-car crash in Miami Beach on Tuesday -- a crash that sent at least one person to the hospital with serious injuries and resulted in the closure of westbound lanes on the MacArthur Causeway. After learning of the accident,...

Miami Dolphins Hire Dennis Hickey as General Manager; Marc Ross Turned Job Down?
January 27th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
When the Tampa Bay Buccaneers hired Jason Licht as their next General Manager, we at Giants 101 described it as Marc Ross being "passed over." In fact, "passed over" doesn't even really describe that situation, as Ross was informed by a media member -- not the team -- that he...

New York Giants May Be Forced to Appear on HBO’s “Hard Knocks” in 2014
January 19th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants co-owner John Mara is not, nor ever has been a fan of the HBO reality series "Hard Knocks" which features NFL teams during training camp. In fact, back in 2010, Mara went as far as to say the Giants would appear on the show over his dead...

Former New York Giants RB Ottis Anderson on Richie Incognito: “His Actions are Inexcusable”
November 4th, 2013 at 1:40 PM
By now, you're well aware that Miami Dolphins offensive lineman Richie Incognito has been suspended by the team for conduct detrimental after his teammate, Jonathan Martin, left the team due to intense bullying. And as more and more details come to light, it becomes harder and harder to believe that...

Carl Jumps Ship After New York Giants’ 0-6 Start; Now a Fan of New York Jets: Video
October 12th, 2013 at 9:15 AM
The New York Giants are now 0-6 and things have really begun to deteriorate for them. There are strip clubs in New York City refusing to show their games because it's hurting the mood of their customers, supermodel Kate Upton has openly mocked them and now, their No. 1 fan,...

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...

As Miami Dolphins Stand Firm, Agent for Fullback Vonta Leach Re-Opens Talks with Other Teams
July 19th, 2013 at 11:00 AM
With hopes that the Miami Dolphins would sign Vonta Leach prior training camp all but gone, the fullback's agent has now re-opened talks with both the New York Giants and Houston Texas, reports Chris Mortensen of ESPN. ***PHOTO1*** At any given point since his release from the Baltimore Ravens, the Dolphins, Giants...

Agent for Free Agent FB Vonta Leach: New York Giants Will Need to Be Creative
June 26th, 2013 at 12:36 PM
The New York Giants' chances of landing free agent fullback Vonta Leach are very slim, but they remain in the mix for the veterans services, despite the Miami Dolphins emerging as the front runners. Leach's agent, Ralph Vitolo, spoke to Paul Schwartz of the New York Post and said that the...

Vonta Leach May Visit New York Giants; Miami Dolphins Remain Front Runners
June 26th, 2013 at 10:15 AM
The New York Giants' "Plan B" for a potential replacement at fullback is Vonta Leach, who was recently released by the Baltimore Ravens. However, the Miami Dolphins are currently in the lead to land his services, but he hasn't ruled out a visit to Big Blue. Miami was the first team...

New York Giants to Make Last-Ditch Effort to Try to Sign Fullback Vonta Leach: Report
June 23rd, 2013 at 8:30 AM
Just when they think they're out, the idea of landing All-Pro fullback Vonta Leach pulls the New York Giants back in. And perhaps a little of that has to do with concern over the MCL injury suffered by Henry Hynoski. Or so reports Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily...

New York Giants Out of Vonta Leach Sweepstakes; Miami Dolphins in Lead to Land Fullback
June 21st, 2013 at 2:45 PM
A little less than two weeks ago, the New York Giants were going to make a run at former Pro Bowl fullback Vonta Leach as they had inquired about his services following his release from the Baltimore Ravens back on June 11. With about $3.3 million left in cap space and...

Vonta Leach Will Decide on New Home Over Next Two Weeks; New York Giants in the Mix
June 18th, 2013 at 10:30 AM
Although they are considered long shots, the New York Giants remain in the hunt for All-Pro fullback Vonta Leach, who said late last week he would make a decision on where he will sign sometime over the next two weeks. In addition to the Giants, six other teams have expressed...

New York Giants Officially Reach Out to Agent of Vonta Leach; Remain a Long Shot
June 14th, 2013 at 7:15 AM
Shortly after being released by the Baltimore Ravens, the New York Giants inquired about fullback Vonta Leach. On Thursday, Dave Hutchinson of The Star-Ledger reported that the team even went as far as to opening up a dialog with the three-time Pro Bowlers agent, but they were quick to inform...