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Several Ex-New York Giants Remind NFL That Only They Can Defeat the New England Patriots
September 4th, 2015 at 2:55 PM
When Pete Rose cheated and gambled on the game of baseball, he admitted it and was immediately banned for life. When the New England Patriots cheat, they lie about it, cover it up, destroy the evidence and, at least in the case of quarterback Tom Brady, eventually win out in...

Enigma That is New York Giants DE Damontre Moore was on Full Display Thursday Night
September 4th, 2015 at 8:55 AM
Why doesn't New York Giants defensive end Damontre Moore receive more playing time? It's a question that gets asked countless times every year since Big Blue selected him in the third-round of the 2013 NFL Draft. ***PHOTO1*** There's no denying that Moore has potentially elite talent. We've all seen it, whether it...

Giants’ Tom Coughlin Explains Decision to Bench Eli Manning, Odell Beckham Jr. in Preseason Finale
September 4th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
A few days prior to their preseason finale against the New England Patriots, New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin indicated that his starters would play one, possibly two series before putting a bow on their preseason. But when kickoff came on Thursday night, both quarterback Eli Manning and wide...

Four Chris Boswell Field Goals Lead New York Giants to 12-9 Victory Over New England Patriots
September 3rd, 2015 at 10:27 PM
The New York Giants officially wrapped up the 2015 preseason on Thursday night against the New England Patriots and did so without 13 players, 11 of whom had been ruled out earlier in the afternoon, as well as wide receiver Corey Washington and cornerback Trevin Wade, who were each ruled...

NFL’s First Female Referee, Sarah Thomas, Will Work Giants-Patriots Preseason Finale
September 3rd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
When the New York Giants and New England Patriots close out the 2015 preseason on Thursday night from Gillette Stadium in Foxborough, Massachusetts, it will also represent the final dress rehearsal for the league's first full-time female referee, Sarah Thomas. ***PHOTO1*** Thomas will work Thursday's two-time Super Bowl rematch between the Giants...

“The Return” Remains on Hold as New York Giants WR Victor Cruz Out Against Patriots
September 2nd, 2015 at 1:21 PM
After a remarkable recovery from a torn patellar tendon suffered early last season, New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz was expected to play in at least two of the team's preseason games. However, the injury bug struck once again and Cruz has recently been shut down by what head...

New York Giants Re-Sign Kicker Chris Boswell; Josh Brown Injured
September 2nd, 2015 at 9:32 AM
If you're one of the many who wondered why punter Steve Weatherford had been kicking field goals in practice over the last several days, you finally have an answer. As it turns out, kicker Josh Brown recently suffered a leg injury that continues to linger, subsequently keeping him on the...

“Minor” Calf Injury Becoming Major Issue for New York Giants WR Victor Cruz
August 31st, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Two weeks ago, all the news surrounding New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz was of a positive variety. His knee was at a self-proclaimed "100 percent" and head coach Tom Coughlin said he'd see action in each of the team's final two preseason games. ***PHOTO1*** But that didn't happen. In fact,...

NFL Lawyers Reject Adding John Mara to Tom Brady-New England Patriots Settlement Talks
August 21st, 2015 at 7:00 AM
A court has suggested that New York Giants co-owner John Mara, chairman of the league's chief executive committee, participate in settlement discussions between the New England Patriots and quarterback Tom Brady because said committee generally oversees labor-related issues. However, ESPN reports that league lawyer rejected the notion that he could...

New York Giants Sign WR Derrick Johnson and DE Brad Bars
August 2nd, 2015 at 11:41 AM
The New York Giants announced on Sunday that they have signed two free agents, wide receiver Derrick Johnson and defensive end Brad Bars, to fill out the remaining spots on their 90-man roster. ***PHOTO1*** Johnson, a Holy Trinity High School alum, initially signed with the New England Patriots as an undrafted rookie...