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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...

Chicago Bears Sign Brian De La Puente; New York Giants were Reportedly Interested
April 7th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
The New York Giants are apparently satisfied with the idea of J.D. Walton as their starting center, as they did little to prevent Brian de la Puente (New Orleans Saints) from signing with the Chicago Bears despite reported interest dating back to early March. The 29-year-old de la Puente agreed to...

New York Giants Sign Offensive Tackle Charles Brown
April 1st, 2014 at 4:08 PM
The New York Giants announced on Tuesday that they have signed offensive tackle Charles Brown (New Orleans Saints), who previously met with the team in mid-March. Brown, a former second-round pick of the Saints in the 2010 NFL Draft, has spent all three years of his young career in New Orleans....

2013 New York Giants were Most Injured Team in NFL History … Kind Of
March 29th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Ever since the 2013 season ended, we here at Giants 101 have often discussed the record-setting number of injuries that plagued the New York Giants. It's something that even co-owner John Mara refused to shy away from -- and while not using it as an excuse for a 7-9 finish,...

New York Giants Will Meet with New Orleans Saints OL Charles Brown
March 19th, 2014 at 3:05 PM
With a little over $4.5 million remaining in salary cap space, the New York Giants are not yet finished with their spending spree. And while no new names have been signed today, the team will meet with offensive lineman Charles Brown (New Orleans Saints) at some point this week, reports...

New York Giants Now Have New Orleans Saints Center Brian De La Puente on Their Radar
March 10th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
With the official start to NFL free agency only a little more than 24 hours away, the number of potential interests for the New York Giants is beginning to sky-rocket. Already we've seen the team express an interest in multiple cornerbacks, multiple tight ends and, now, they're adding New Orleans...

New York Giants’ Eli Manning Sings “This Time of Year” at House of Blues in New Orleans: Video
March 6th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning has always been known as a man with a good sense of humor and a very entertaining personality. We've seen him and older brother, Peyton Manning, star in some incredible DirecTV commercials (see: Football on Your Phone) and we've also seen Easy-E light it...

New York Giants and the Salary Cap: the Basics
January 25th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
As much as a disclaimer should probably be placed before this piece stating “for informational purposes only,” it won’t. We’ll discuss the fundamentals of the NFL salary cap, promising to go nowhere near the severe inner workings that only a legit capologist could explain. First off, know that the 2014...

Former New York Giants QB Ryan Perrilloux Signs with AFL’s New Orleans VooDoo
January 24th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Once upon a time, the name Ryan Perrilloux was a fixture on the New York Giants transaction wire. After going undrafted in 2010, Perrilloux signed a Reserve/Futures contract with the Giants before finding himself signed and released off of their practice squad some several dozen times in 2011. Still, the...

Former New York Giants Safety Chad Jones Signs with Cincinnati Reds
June 21st, 2013 at 12:30 PM
The comeback for former New York Giants safety Chad Jones is now complete. And although he's not likely to step foot on a professional football field again, only a few short weeks after being drafted by the Cincinnati Reds, Jones has officially signed with the team and will report immediately...

Warren Sapp: “Simeon Rice was a Better Rusher than Michael Strahan Any Day of the Week”
June 20th, 2013 at 11:10 AM
Warren Gum Flap Sapp is at it again. And, per the usual, his target is former New York Giants defensive end Michael Strahan. This time however, he's not boasting about how he was a better player than "media darling" Strahan; instead, he's suggesting that Simeon Rice was also a better...

For Archie Manning, Father’s Day is a Day to Be Proud of His Sons: Eli, Cooper and Peyton
June 16th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
Father's Day is a day to pay homage to the many Dad's out there who put everything they have into raising their children and providing for their family. They're often the overlooked glue that holds everything together -- the glue that doesn't get recognized until the children grow up and...

New York Giants RB Coach Jerald Ingram Wants David Wilson to Be a “Complete Player” in 2013
April 26th, 2013 at 4:16 PM
On Feb. 6 of this year, the New York Giants parted ways with veteran running back Ahmad Bradshaw, as the two-time Super Bowl champion was unable to remain healthy during the team's disappointing 2012 campaign. The move was salary cap motivated and unpopular among fans, but it will allow 2012...

New York Giants’ David Wilson and Rueben Randle Aim to Improve as Second Year Players
April 16th, 2013 at 4:00 PM
In the interest of creating salary cap space and developing young talent, the New York Giants allowed veterans Ahmad Bradshaw and Domenik Hixon walk in free-agency this offseason. The team expressed little interest in Hixon before he signed with the Carolina Panthers, and there have no media reports indicating that...

Video: Freestyle Love Supreme Raps for New York Giants Quarterback Eli Manning
February 1st, 2013 at 8:30 AM
While appearing on ESPN's SportsNation Halftime Show on Thursday, New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning was treated to a unique surprise courtesy of New Orleans-based rappers, Freestyle Love Supreme. The group broke out a new song for the hometown hero and his family. ***VIDEO1*** Although slightly awkward, Eli seemed to enjoy the...

Former New York Giants Safety Chad Jones Will Workout for New Orleans Saints
January 30th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
Wednesday will mark another milestone for former New York Giants safety Chad Jones, who is scheduled for a private workout with the New Orleans Saints. It will be his second private workout since December, and the first with his hometown team. The comeback story that no one thought was possible...

New York Giants’ Eli Manning Understands What Harbaugh Brothers are Going Through
January 25th, 2013 at 2:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** It's going to be especially hard for New York Giants fans to endure the Super Bowl festivities about to take place in New Orleans next week. Despite having as much talent as any team in the NFL, Big Blue fell well short of their Super Bowl aspirations in 2012....

Steve Spagnuolo Fired by New Orleans Saints: Will New York Giants Pursue Him?
January 25th, 2013 at 8:30 AM
The New Orleans Saints fired defensive coordinator Steve Spaguolo, who was unable to take an already lackluster defense and transform them into a productive unit, on Thursday evening. In fact, the Saints defense finished 2012 as the worst statistical defense in NFL history, giving up over 7,000 yards of total...

New York Giants’ Eli Manning to Replace Aaron Rodgers in 2013 Pro Bowl
January 15th, 2013 at 6:39 PM
***PHOTO1*** New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning has unexpectedly been invited to the 2013 Pro Bowl. By all accounts, Manning had a down season in 2012. However, he still threw for nearly 4,000 yards and put up 26 touchdowns on the season. He did all of this without having a...

Tiki Barber: Success of New York Giants RB David Wilson Will Hinge on Timing
January 15th, 2013 at 4:04 PM
There is no denying New York Giants running back David Wilson's potential. In just his first season with the team, he was named second-team All-Pro as a kick returner after establishing himself as one of the most dangerous return men in the NFL. As a running back, Wilson broke 12...