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A Now Healthy Terrell Manning Excited for Fresh Start with New York Giants
July 7th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Originally a fifth-round pick of the Green Bay Packers in the 2012 NFL Draft, linebacker Terrell Manning has already found the NFL to be a relatively unforgiving place. After coming into the league with knee problems, Manning quickly contracted colitis -- a parasitic infection of the large intestine -- that...

New York Giants’ Fran Tarkenton Named to NFL Network’s 1960s Fantasy Team
June 4th, 2014 at 12:40 PM
Throughout the month of June, NFL Network and NFL Digital Media will look back over the past five decades of football and piece together the top fantasy teams that would have been in each decade. For the 1960s, the group used only the years of 1966-1969 (following the AFL-NFL merger). ***VIDEO1*** In...

New York Giants “Remain in the Mix” for DT Kevin Williams
May 3rd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants met with free agent defensive tackle Kevin Williams (Minnesota Vikings) for two days in mid-April, but the six-time Pro Bowler eventually left without a deal. However, Williams admitted earlier this week that Big Blue "remains in the mix" for his services, but also noted that he's...

New York Giants Have Expressed Interest in WR Sidney Rice
April 14th, 2014 at 2:35 PM
Just when you think the free agent spending spree put on by the New York Giants in recent weeks has come to an end, they begin lining up quarterback visits and have now, reportedly, expressed an interest in wide receiver Sidney Rice. ***VIDEO1*** Rice, who has a history with injuries and missed...

Quarterback Josh Freeman Likely to Workout for New York Giants: Report
April 11th, 2014 at 9:30 AM
Following Eli Manning's ankle surgery on Thursday, we here at Giants 101 said the New York Giants would likely be in a hurry to add another quarterback. Less than 24 hours later, their search for another offseason arm has begun as free agent quarterback Josh Freeman is likely to workout...

Mike Patterson Remains a Possibility for New York Giants: Report
March 23rd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants have been anything but quiet since free agency began, addressing multiple needs at multiple positions. However, one area that has been seemingly neglected is at defensive tackle, where the team lost Linval Joseph (Minnesota Vikings) and have failed to add anyone to replace him. They also...

Linval Joseph: New York Giants’ Offer was “Nowhere Near” Minnesota Vikings’ Offer
March 13th, 2014 at 9:55 AM
It wasn't much of a surprise when Linval Joseph jetted New York and almost immediately signed with the Minnesota Vikings on a five-years, $31.5 million deal. It was long thought that the New York Giants wouldn't be able to keep their prized defensive tackle, but it now appears they didn't...

Minnesota Vikings Agree to Terms with Linval Joseph: Report
March 11th, 2014 at 5:24 PM
The worst fears of many New York Giants fans have been realized: defensive tackle Linval Joseph has agreed to terms with the Minnesota Vikings, reports FOX Sports 1. The move away from New York is anything but shocking. Despite Joseph's desire to stay with the Giants, he made is abundantly clear...

Minnesota Vikings’ Jared Allen Has New York Giants on ‘Wish List’ of Teams He’d Play for: Report
March 11th, 2014 at 3:15 PM
For someone who people have said has lost a step and is slowing down, Jared Allen sure isn't being treated as someone who will be out of work for long following his departure of the Minnesota Vikings Bill Huber of Packer Report has reported on Tuesday that the Green Bay Packers...

Could Toby Gerhart Be the Back the New York Giants are Looking For?
February 21st, 2014 at 1:30 PM
As free agency rumors continue to pick up speed, it appears as though one of the New York Giants' top priorities in free agency is to acquire a running back. In just the past week alone, rumors and reports have hinted towards the Giants targeting running backs such as Knowshon...

New York Giants Name Craig Johnson New Running Backs Coach
January 22nd, 2014 at 3:35 PM
The New York Giants announced today that they have hired former Minnesota Vikings quarterbacks coach Craig Johnson as their next running backs coach. “I’m really excited about the opportunity to join such a great franchise,” Johnson said. “I’ve always admired coach Coughlin during the many years I’ve coached against him. I’ll...

Poor Eli Manning: NFL Regular Season Week 7
October 23rd, 2013 at 12:40 PM
"Poor Eli Manning” is a compilation of quotes by both the media and fans about New York Giants quarterback and Super Bowl XLII & XLVI MVP Eli Manning. Despite his success, negativity and doubt have followed Peyton’s younger brother since the moment he was traded from the San Diego Chargers to...

New York Giants’ Antrel Rolle Says Pressure is Still on; Team Must “Win Out”
October 23rd, 2013 at 8:00 AM
New York Giants safety Antrel Rolle went to the sidelines on Monday night after dropping a sure interception and assigned himself 20 push-ups. After all, he spent the prior week talking about how the Giants must take advantage of their opportunities and react more productively to adversity, so his self-imposed...

New York Giants Must Slow Minnesota Vikings’ Adrian Peterson, Take Advantage of Injured Secondary
October 20th, 2013 at 9:30 AM
In what many are calling the most lackluster Monday Night Football matchup of the year, the sleeping New York Giants will face an almost equally inept team in the Minnesota Vikings who will come in to MetLife Stadium with one more win than the 0-6 Giants. By the end of...

New York Giants and Minnesota Vikings Have Long, Involved History
October 19th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
The New York Football Giants and the Minnesota Vikings are set to meet for the 22nd time in regular season. The Vikes have beaten the Giants 13 times for the head-to-head series lead, but that isn’t reason for the claim from some of the “We own you!” banter that’s come...

Brandon Jacobs is Lead Dog for New York Giants & More from an Afternoon Tea with Tom Coughlin
October 17th, 2013 at 11:15 AM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin took the podium for his weekly press conference in a relatively mellow mood considering his team is 0-6, and he immediately addressed the injury situation. ***PHOTO1*** The pre-practice injury report included the following payers: David Baas (neck), Jayron Hosley (hamstring), Brandon Jacobs (hamstring), Adrien Robinson...

New York Giants’ Terrell Thomas: Some Guys Here Don’t Care About Being 0-6
October 12th, 2013 at 1:45 PM
The fans of the New York Giants care that the team is 0-6. The fans of the other teams in the NFC East certainly care that the Giants are 0-6. The coaches definitely care that the team is 0-6 and management has to be furious that the Giants currently sit...

Former New York Giants QB Sage Rosenfels Announces His Retirement from NFL
July 15th, 2013 at 10:30 AM
Former New York Giants quarterback Sage Rosenfels announced his retirement from the NFL on Sunday night, leaving a long and well thought-out goodbye on his Facebook page. "I always knew the day would come. I just didn’t think I’d be 35 when it finally happened. I will soon be turning in...

San Francisco 49ers’ Aldon Smith Aims to Break Michael Strahan’s Single-Season Sack Record
July 1st, 2013 at 12:30 PM
For the last few years, the single-season sack record has come close to being broken. In 2011, it was Minnesota Vikings' defensive end Jared Allen who finished the year with 22 sacks -- leaving him only a 1/2 a sack away from tying the record. Then, a season ago, Houston...

Could New York Giants Be Leading the Desmond Bishop Chase?
June 24th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
It has been a little over 72 hours since it was first reported that the New York Giants had interest in landing free agent middle linebacker Desmond Bishop, who was cut by the Green Bay Packers last week. Bishop had meetings with the Minnesota Vikings and Kansas City Chiefs last week,...