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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...

New York Giants Tuesday Morning Storylines: Victor Cruz Has Learned to Be Patient
June 30th, 2015 at 6:55 AM
Happy Tuesday, New York Giants fans! So much for the offseason lull, huh? Leave it to the Giants and Philadelphia Eagles to keep things interesting while the rest of the league is out on vacation. Needless to say, today will be heavy on the Giants/Eagles chatter as there's lots to...

New York Giants’ Steve Spagnuolo on Jason Pierre-Paul: “He Looks Pretty Elite to Me”
June 17th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
When Steve Spagnuolo took over as the New York Giants defensive coordinator in 2007, he did so without the luxury of having defensive end Michael Strahan, who was holding out as he weighed retirement. In fact, Strahan didn't return to the team until one week prior to their season opener...

Ex-New York Giants WR Brandon London Announces His Retirement from Football
June 5th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Another member of the New York Giants' Super Bowl XLII championship team has decided to call it a career as wide receiver Brandon London, who has spent the last five years playing for the Montreal Alouettes of the CFL, announced his retirement from the game of football earlier this week. ***PHOTO1*** "Thank...

Michael Strahan Among Many Celebrities Who Attended Floyd Mayweather/Manny Pacquiao Fight
May 4th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Retired New York Giants defensive end and recent Emmy Award winner, Michael Strahan, was just one of the stars at the so-called “fight of the century" when Floyd Mayweather defeated Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night. Strahan was spotted ringside before the fight on Saturday, along with many other celebrities. ***PHOTO1*** With the...

Owamagbe Odighizuwa “Inspired” by New York Giants’ Championship Defensive Lines of the Past
May 2nd, 2015 at 8:00 AM
When UCLA defensive end Owamagbe Odighizuwa got the call from the New York Giants on Friday night informing him that he would be their third-round selection, he was unable to contain his emotions. After a tragic childhood in which his Father was imprisoned for the murder of three people and...

You Can Now Add “Emmy Award Winner” to Michael Strahan’s Impressive Lifetime Resume
April 28th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Retired New York Giants defensive end Michael Strahan has one heck of a career resume, including seven Pro Bowls, four First-Team All-Pro honors, a Super Bowl XLII ring, an AP Defensive Player of the Year award (2001), two NFC Defensive Player of the Year awards (2001, 2003), an NFL record...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Hall of Famer Landed in Round 2 Twenty-Two Years Ago
April 26th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to the final day of the final weekend prior to the 2015 NFL Draft. At this time next week we'll be chest-deep in player evaluations and what Big Blue can expect from their newest crop of rookies, as well as whatever undrafted...

Giants’ Michael Strahan, Sam Huff Named Two of “Top 50 Draft Picks in NFL History”
April 17th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
In the 50 days leading up to the 2015 NFL Draft (now down to 13 days), NFL Network has been breaking down the "Top 50 Draft Picks in NFL History" with a new pick each day. And with only 13 draft picks waiting to be revealed, only two New York...

Michael Strahan Calls New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. the Greatest Athlete on Earth
April 4th, 2015 at 2:55 PM
New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has done some extraordinary things since bursting onto the National Football League scene last season, and he has also gotten some incredible praise for it. ***PHOTO1*** The latest show of respect for OBJ comes from former Giants defensive end and Hall of Famer Michael...

NFL Network: Odell Beckham Jr. a Threat to Break Calvin Johnson’s Single-Season Receiving Record
April 2nd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Almost every single NFL season, historic records find themselves on the line. And as athlete's become stronger, faster and taller, records previously thought to be untouchable now also find themselves in danger of being broken. And as we head into the 2015 season, there are several league marks that the...

Super Bowl XLII, 1990 NFC Championship Eliminated from “Greatest Game of All-Time” Bracket
March 29th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Is there a world in which Super Bowl XLII between the New York Giants and New England Patriots is not the greatest game ever played? Where the heroics of David Tyree and the game-winning touchdown catch by Plaxico Burress aren't given the spotlight they deserve? And a world in which...

Simeon Rice Slams Retired New York Giants DE Michael Strahan, Pro Football Hall of Fame
February 26th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
During one of his many unprovoked shots at retired New York Giants defensive end Michael Strahan, Warren Sapp once said -- long before he was arrested for assaulting a prostitute -- that Simeon Rice was a better pass rusher than Strahan "any day of the week" and deserved to be...

Osi Umenyiora Wants to Retire as a Member of the New York Giants
February 25th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
It seems as though quite some time has passed since the days of the destructive New York Giants pass rush that dominated Tom Brady and many other future Hall of Famers on its way to two Super Bowl titles. With Michael Strahan and Justin Tuck gone, the Giants have relied...

New York Giants Saturday Morning Storylines: Big Blue Should Franchise Jason Pierre-Paul
February 7th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Saturday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to the first official weekend without football. Yeehaw... ***PHOTO1*** While things will slow down around this time -- lasting until the start of franchise designations -- Giants 101 will continue to pump out material on Big Blue to quench your thirst. Today, we start...

Ex-Giant Jeremy Shockey Mocks Warren Sapp Following His Arrest for Soliciting Prostitution
February 3rd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
On Monday, it was revealed that Hall of Famer and NFL Network personality, Warren Sapp, had been arrested on charges of soliciting a prostitute after an intense argument broke out in a Phoenix area hotel room between he and two escorts. Almost immediately following the arrest, Sapp was fired by...

Justin Tuck: New York Giants Prevented Tom Brady from Going Down as Greatest Quarterback Ever
January 18th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Is New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady the greatest of all-time? If not, he's certainly in the conversation, but the one hang-up facing Brady will always be Super Bowls XLII and XLVI. It's for that reason former New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck believes Big Blue will forever be...

New York Giants’ Damontre Moore Makes “Promise” That 2015 Will Be His Year
January 9th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Through the first two years of his professional career, Damontre Moore hasn't exactly turned into Michael Strahan or even Justin Tuck for the New York Giants. ***PHOTO1*** He's shown potential and with more maturing and playing time, could develop into the player they thought they were getting when they took him in...