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New York Giants of Past and Present React to Retirement of DE Osi Umenyiora
August 26th, 2015 at 2:31 PM
After 12 NFL seasons and two Super Bowl championships, defensive end Osi Umenyiora signed a one-day contract with the New York Giants and officially retired from professional football on Wednesday. ***PHOTO1*** We can rehash what you already know about Umenyiora, but rather than do that, we'll simply let the words of his...

Justin Tuck on Osi Umenyiora Retiring a Giant: “It’s How It Should Be”
August 26th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
On Wednesday afternoon, defensive end Osi Umenyiora will officially call it a career, signing a one-day contract with the New York Giants before formally announcing his retirement from the NFL. And while many believe he could continue to play if he desired to do so, his former teammate, Oakland Raiders...

Current, Former New York Giants Players React to Death of Frank Gifford
August 10th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The football world received awful news on Sunday when the family of legendary New York Giants player and Pro Football Hall of Famer, Frank Gifford, announced that he had passed away due to natural causes at the age of 84. ***PHOTO1*** Giants ownership immediately put out statements expressing their sorrow for the...

New York Giants’ Robert Ayers “Idolized” Michael Strahan, Sought His Autograph Last Year
August 4th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Once upon a time, NFL athletes were fans of the game just like many of us are today. They grew up rooting for a specific team, idolizing specific players and dreaming of the day they'd be able to put on the helmet of their favorite team. In the case of Robert...

2015 New York Giants Exemplify Tom Coughlin’s Personal, Coaching Evolution
August 2nd, 2015 at 5:00 PM
When the New York Giants hired head coach Tom Coughlin prior to the 2004 season, they knew exactly the kind of person they were getting. Coughlin came from the Bill Parcells school of coaching and was known as a hard-nosed, no-nonsense disciplinarian who didn't care what excuses a player made...

Retired New York Giants DE Michael Strahan Battle Raps WWE Superstar John Cena: Video
July 16th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Long before John Cena was an international superstar and WWE world champion, he was a struggling freestyle rapper simply trying to make it in an industry that was suddenly flooded with talent. And while his rhymes never made him big bucks in the music industry, it did carry over into...

This is How Jason Pierre-Paul’s Hand Will Look Following Ray Resection: Video
July 10th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Although the situation has often been compared to that of Ronnie Lott, who once had a portion of his pinky finger amputated, New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is facing an entirely different kind of scenario. Although the word "amputation" draws the two scenarios closer together, Pierre-Paul actually underwent...

Baltimore Ravens’ Elvis Dumervil Expects to Break Michael Strahan’s Single-Season Sack Record
July 7th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Many have come close, but to date, no one has been able to break Michael Strahan's single-season sack record of 22.5, which he set with a rather anticlimactic takedown of Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre in Week 17 of the 2001 season. However, if Baltimore Ravens defensive end Elvis...

New York Giants DT Jay Bromley Hoping to Benefit from Steve Spagnoulo’s System
July 3rd, 2015 at 1:00 PM
It would be an understatement to say that the New York Giants defense struggled last year. In fact, the Giants were in the bottom five with the yards allowed per game and gave up the 10th most points per game. They also struggled against the run as only the Tennessee...

New York Giants Wednesday Morning Storylines: Do Teams Fear Big Blue’s Pass Rush?
July 1st, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Wednesday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to the halfway mark of another football-free week. On the plus side of things, the US Women's National Soccer Team is headed to the World Cup Final after an impressive 2-0 victory over Germany on Tuesday night. It's not NFL football, but...