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Devin McCourty was Deciding Between Giants, Eagles Before Patriots Made Late Push
March 22nd, 2015 at 3:00 PM
New York Giants co-owner John Mara recently admitted the team made a strong push for safety Devin McCourty, but were eventually left empty-handed when he re-signed with the New England Patriots. However, McCourty revealed on Saturday that he was much closer to signing with the Giants than many realize, having...

Jonathan Casillas Happy to Be Home; Ready to Emerge as a Star with New York Giants
March 21st, 2015 at 2:55 PM
Jonathan Casillas was born in Jersey City, New Jersey and went to New Brunswick High School before departing for college in Wisconsin. And after stops with the New Orleans Saints, Tampa Bay Buccaneers and New England Patriots, he is finally returning home as a member of the New York Giants,...

Shane Vereen: Going from New England Patriots to New York Giants is “A Step Up”
March 12th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants officially announced the signing of all five of their newest free agents late on Wednesday night, including running back Shane Vereen. And only five minutes into his tenure with Big Blue, Vereen made a bold comment about his decision to leave the New England Patriots for...

New York Giants Will Sign RB Shane Vereen: Report
March 10th, 2015 at 12:50 PM
The dry spell is nearly over! And when free agency officially begins at 4:00 PM EST today, the New York Giants will likely find themselves on the board as NFL Network reports they are expected to sign running back Shane Vereen (New England Patriots). ***PHOTO2*** ***PHOTO1*** Of course, things are still subject to...

New York Giants Have Shown “Significant Interest” in RB Shane Vereen
March 10th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
The New York Giants have made it no secret that they'll be looking for a veteran change-of-pace back this offseason, with their early interests centering around Roy Helu (Washington Redskins) and Antone Smith (Atlanta Falcons). And while those two options may still be on the table, a report surfaced on...

New York Giants Miss Out on Safety Devin McCourty, Defensive End Jerry Hughes
March 9th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Only hours after losing out on defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, who will sign a six-year, $114 million deal with the Miami Dolphins, the New York Giants were informed they had also missed out on safety Devin McCourty -- a player who appeared to be their No. 1 free agent target. ***PHOTO1*** Although...

Devin McCourty Open to New York Homecoming; New York Giants Will “Check in” on Him
March 5th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
With the exception of Detroit Lions defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh -- a player whom the New York Giants are also reportedly interested in -- the premiere free agent about to hit the open market is New England Patriots safety Devin McCourty. And, as fate would have it, not only are...

Miami Dolphins Expected to Pursue Safety Antrel Rolle Once Free Agency Begins
March 3rd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Despite the New England Patriots' decision not to franchise Devin McCourty, the free agent market at safety will still be relatively thin in 2015. In fact, in addition to McCourty, the only other potentially available safety that's worth a high-cost investment is New York Giants safety Antrel Rolle. ***PHOTO1*** With the Giants...

FOX Sports Lists New York Giants as a Team That Can Dethrone the New England Patriots
February 24th, 2015 at 2:55 PM
New York Giants fans are already salivating at the thought of the 2015 season. After all, if history intends to repeat itself again, Big Blue will continue their four-year cycle next season and find themselves in the Super Bowl ... against the New England Patriots. ***PHOTO1*** However coincidental that cycle may be,...

Potential New York Giants Free Agent Target: Safety, Devin McCourty
February 10th, 2015 at 4:00 PM
While the offensive line is one need that the New York Giants will need to address in the offseason, the safety position is also an area the team will need to look at heading into the 2015 season. ***PHOTO1*** Currently, the only two safeties the Giants have under contract are rookie Nat...

New York Giants Credited with Two of Top 10 Greatest Super Bowl Finishes of All-Time
February 6th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
In honor of the wild finish at Super Bowl XLIX -- a finish that gave the New England Patriots their first Lombardi Trophy in a decade -- NFL Total Access decided to count down the Top 10 Greatest Super Bowl Finishes of All-Time. And, given that three of their four...

New England Patriots Win Super Bowl XLIX, but New York Giants Remain Their Kryptonite
February 2nd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Seven years after their quest for the perfect season was ended, the New England Patriots returned to their former "House of Horrors" in Glendale, Arizona and defeated the defending champion Seattle Seahawks to win Super Bowl XLIX, their first championship in 10 years. ***PHOTO1*** The Patriots were able to survive being down...

New York Giants Saturday Morning Storylines: David Diehl’s Lasting Impact on Big Blue
January 31st, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Saturday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to Super Bowl Weekend. Although Big Blue will not be represented this weekend in Glendale, it still provides us fans one last opportunity to enjoy the game we love. ***PHOTO1*** In the mean time, here are some Giants-related headlines to enjoy over your morning...

New York Giants’ Zak DeOssie Doesn’t Believe Patriots Benefited from Deflated Footballs
January 30th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
As much continues to be made regarding the New England Patriots and Deflategate, everyone who is anyone has chimed in with their two cents on the matter. The most recent? New York Giants long-snapper, Zak DeOssie, who handles footballs on nearly every single special teams play and was even a...

New England Patriots’ Bill Belichick: Mark Bavaro Deserves to Be in Hall of Fame
January 28th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
Throughout Bill Belichick's career as New England Patriots head coach, he has always seen the importance of having a great tight end for an offense, and to many, that is exemplified with the big-time abilities of current Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski. But for "The Man in the Hood," in...

New York Giants’ Eli Manning on Tom Brady, Deflate-Gate: “Seems Kind of Strange to Me”
January 27th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning has never before heard of an NFL or college quarterback deflating balls to gain an advantage, so Deflate-Gate is all new to him. And while he does admit that every quarterback has their own football preferences, the entire Deflate-Gate saga has come off a...

Phil Simms Expects ‘Severe’ Punishment for New England Patriots After DeflateGate Scandal
January 23rd, 2015 at 1:00 PM
On Thursday, both New England Patriots head coach Bill Belichick and quarterback Tom Brady stood up in front of the Boston media at Gillette Stadium and told everyone, including the world that had their press conferences nationally televised, that they had no idea, nor anything to do with the footballs...

Agent of Giants’ Devon Kennard Arrested by FBI in Multi-Million Dollar Fraud Scheme
January 22nd, 2015 at 3:00 PM
The agent for current New York Giants outside linebacker Devon Kennard, Vincent Porter, was arrested and charged with plotting to defraud investors in a multimillion dollar scheme. ***PHOTO1*** Porter, along with another agent, Joseph Vaccaro, were charged with the conspiracy to commit fraud by the Federal Bureau of Investigation and both have...

New York Giants’ Geoff Schwartz on Deflate-Gate: “It’s Ridiculous”
January 21st, 2015 at 10:55 AM
The NFL has found that 11 of the 12 footballs used by the New England Patriots in Sunday's AFC Championship Game were under-inflated by at least two pounds per square inch less than what's required by league regulations. However, NFL representatives still refuse to comment on the clear violation. ***PHOTO1*** "We are...

Carl Banks Disapproves of Lawrence Tynes Taunting New England Patriots Fans on Twitter
January 20th, 2015 at 10:55 AM
The jabs that former New York Giants kicker Lawrence Tynes took at the New England Patriots on Twitter after they won the AFC Championship Game were pretty funny. And better yet, his jabs were all true, as it referenced back to the Giants Super Bowl XLII victory over the Patriots...