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Spike Lee’s “The Greatest Catch Ever” Chronicling David Tyree: Watch Full Short Film
April 27th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Over the weekend, we shared news that Spike Lee had created a documentary/short film entitled "The Greatest Catch Ever," which chronicled David Tyree's helmet catch in a Super Bowl XLII victory over the New England Patriots. It included interviews and insight from several current and former members of the New...

‘The Greatest Catch Ever Made’: Spike Lee Short Film Chronicles David Tyree’s Helmet Catch
April 25th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
It’s hard to believe that it's been over seven years since David Tyree, who is now the Director of Player Development for the New York Giants, hauled down one of the most remarkable catches of all-time in the most crucial of moments. It was a catch that helped propel Big...

Jonathan Casillas Determined to Take Over as Starting Linebacker for New York Giants
April 25th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Jonathan Casillas may not be a recognizable name, but there’s no denying his success thus far. The 27-year-old linebacker has already earned two Super Bowl rings in 2009 and 2014 with the New Orleans Saints and New England Patriots respectively. And his key second half onside kick recovery in Super...

Early Betting Odds, Predictions Do not Favor 2015 New York Giants
April 22nd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Entering a win-or-bust season, the last thing the New York Giants can afford is another sub-.500 season or even a 9-7 season in which they miss the playoffs. Rather, Big Blue has to at least make the playoffs and be competitive for ownership to even consider holding off on the...

New York Giants’ Shane Vereen “Can’t Wrap Mind Around” Aaron Hernandez Murders
April 16th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
On Wednesday, former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez was found guilty of the 2013 murder of his one-time "friend" Odin Lloyd -- a verdict that carries with it a mandatory life sentence without the possibility of parole. ***PHOTO1*** Following the conviction, players from around the National Football League chimed in...

New York Giants’ Nat Berhe Hands Over No. 34 to Shane Vereen, Gets Assigned No. 27
April 12th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
When the New York Giants handed out jersey numbers to all of their free agent additions, one noticeable absence was that of running back Shane Vereen. Instead of being assigned a number, Vereen remained listed on the team's roster sans a number until earlier this week when safety Nat Berhe,...

SEC Files Fraud Charges Against Former New York Giants CB Will Allen
April 7th, 2015 at 2:20 PM
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has filed civil fraud charges again former New York Giants cornerback Will Allen, his business partner Susan Daub, and their respective investments firms due to their alleged involvement in a Ponzi scheme that swindled nearly $31 million away from investors. ***PHOTO1*** The SEC alleges that Allen...

ESPN Names Super Bowl XLII a Top 20 Moment of the Last 20 Years
April 2nd, 2015 at 12:55 PM
It wasn't just improbable, it was considered impossible. The New England Patriots were 18-0 -- one win away from perfection -- and all that stood in their way was the Cinderella New York Giants, who many thought were just lucky to be there and merely along for the final ride. ***PHOTO1*** But...

Victor Cruz’s 99-Yard Touchdown Vs. New York Jets Voted “Best Play at MetLife Stadium”
March 31st, 2015 at 1:00 PM
In 2011, Christmas came early for New York Giants fans thanks in large part to wide receiver Victor Cruz. After a week of relentless trash talk coming from Rex Ryan and the New York Jets, Big Blue went into their Week 16 game with more than a little bit to...

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...

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...