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CBS Sports: New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Still a Top 5 NFL Head Coach
March 26th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
After two sub-.500 seasons, New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin is planted firmly on the hot seat. But even at 68-years-old and with no signs of slowing down, the common belief amongst fans, players and experts is that Coughlin remains one of the NFL's elite coaches. And in their...

New York Giants Expected to Use Dwayne Harris in David Tyree-Like Role
March 26th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
When the New York Giants signed wide receiver/return specialist Dwayne Harris, previously of the Dallas Cowboys, it was met with a lot of skepticism. After all, a player with only 31 career receptions getting paid $17.5 million with $7.1 million guaranteed over a five-year deal is enough to raise some...

Philadelphia Eagles’ Chip Kelly Continues His Praise of New York Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr.
March 26th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Philadelphia Eagles head coach Chip Kelly isn't a man who fears saying whatever is on his mind -- even if it's not a complete truth. And just prior to a Week 6 game between his Eagles and the New York Giants, Kelly admitted he was "very high" on wide receiver...

New York Giants’ Jonathan Casillas, J.T. Thomas Expected to Compete for Starting Job on Weakside
March 26th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants have paid both J.T. Thomas and Jonathan Casillas like starting linebackers, and at least one of them likely will be. With Jacquian Williams departing via free agency and precious few options on that side, head coach Tom Coughlin revealed on Wednesday that the duo -- who...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Optimistic Regarding Victor Cruz; Expects Return to Form
March 26th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin generally airs on the side of caution when it comes to injured players -- especially when the players have suffered an injury as substantial as wide receiver Victor Cruz (torn patellar tendon). But when asked about his other star wideout on Wednesday at...

New York Giants Head Coach Tom Coughlin Does not Have a Good Relationship with Siri
March 25th, 2015 at 4:20 PM
At 68-years-old, New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin is no spring chicken. Don't let his youthful enthusiasm and love of the game fool you; he's an old school guy living in a new school world. And on Wednesday, he described -- in hilarious detail -- exactly how difficult that...

Potential New York Giants Draft Prospect: FS Cedric Thompson, Minnesota
March 25th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
On Tuesday, it was reported that the New York Giants will have a private workout for former Minnesota free safety Cedric Thompson. Earlier in the month the Giants brought in safety Damarious Randall for a workout, which makes sense given their failure to land a safety in free agency. ***PHOTO1*** Below we...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin: Bennett Jackson, Chykie Brown May Convert to Safety
March 25th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
As the calendar approaches a turn to April, the New York Giants find themselves without an answer to the very same question that plagued them at the onset of free agency: what is the solution at safety? ***PHOTO1*** With Antrel Rolle now a member of the Chicago Bears, Stevie Brown and Quintin...

New York Giants, NFL Unveil Official 2015 NFL Draft Hat: Photo
March 25th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Sports fans love their apparel and that is not lost on the NFL or the New York Giants. As such, the league unveiled the official 2015 NFL Draft hats that will be handed out to draftees as they come onto the stage this past Tuesday. And for Big Blue, their...

New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings, Andre Williams Training Together; Expecting Dominance in 2015
March 25th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants running back Rashad Jennings was at the New York Mets spring training game on Tuesday to throw out the ceremonial first pitch, but caught up with Mets beat writer, Matt Ehalt, to discuss more than just said first pitch. And after taking a playful shot at 50...

Jacksonville Jaguars’ Gus Bradley Offers High Praise for New York Giants LB J.T. Thomas
March 25th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Former Jacksonville Jaguars linebacker J.T. Thomas is coming off the best season of his young career. Thomas, 26, had 84 tackles, five passes defended, two interceptions and two forced fumbles this past year. And not only did Thomas prove he could play; he proved he could play all three linebacker...

New York Giants’ Justin Pugh Working to Add Strength, More “Violent Hands” Headed into 2015
March 24th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
New York Giants right tackle Justin Pugh had a rollercoaster season in 2014, at times appearing dominant and at other times appearing like a young player still in transition. He had a brutal four-game stretch where he was given a negative grade courtesy of Pro Football Focus, but then ended...

New York Giants Schedule Pre-Draft Visit with Minnesota Safety Cedric Thompson
March 24th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants have (or will) hold a pre-Draft workout with Arizona State safety Damarious Randall, but he most certainly will not be the only one. In fact, the team has also already scheduled a pre-Draft visit with University of Minnesota safety Cedric Thompson. ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2*** Thompson, who didn't receive an invite...

Antonio Pierce on Eli Manning: “He’ll Be a New York Giant for Life”
March 24th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Over the weekend, it was reported that the New York Giants and their franchise quarterback, Eli Manning, were not close on a contract extension as he enters the final year of his current deal. And although it may seem concerning that they are not close in negotiations, one of Manning’s...

New York Giants Receive No Compensatory Draft Picks in 2015
March 24th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Late on Monday night, the NFL announced that 32 compensatory draft selections had been awarded to teams who meet the criteria. And after a large free agency haul in 2014, it comes as no surprise that the New York Giants did not receive any. ***PHOTO1*** Per the league, the 32 compensatory draft...

Co-Owner Steve Tisch Wants Eli Manning to Retire with New York Giants
March 24th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants and quarterback Eli Manning may be far apart on a new deal/contract extensions, but it has not soured the feelings of anyone involved. In fact, co-owner Steve Tisch had nothing but great things to say about Manning on Monday at the NFL meetings, going as far...

Spencer Paysinger Will Visit New York Jets; Unlikely to Return to New York Giants
March 23rd, 2015 at 4:55 PM
With the New York Giants likely finished with linebacker Spencer Paysinger, the New York Jets are going to hold a visit with the 26-year-old free agent. ***PHOTO2*** The meeting is scheduled to take place sometime on Tuesday with the Jets interested in adding to their linebacker corps. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants have already made moves...

New York Giants Co-Owner John Mara Expects “One or Two” Teams in Los Angeles by 2016
March 23rd, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Rumors of a return to Los Angeles for the NFL have picked up steam this offseason, but so far, the talks have been just that -- “rumors.” There have a few different teams who have been connected to a potential future relocation to LA. Those teams include the Oakland Raiders,...

New York Giants May Avoid HBO’s “Hard Knocks” Yet Again; Cleveland Browns the Favorite
March 23rd, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants have long been against appearing on HBO's "Hard Knocks," with co-owner John Mara once saying it would only happen over his dead body. And given that he's still breathing and has a pulse, it should come as no surprise that Big Blue may, once again, avoid...

New York Giants Hold Private Workout for ASU Safety Damarious Randall
March 23rd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants have spoken to at least two dozen prospects since the offseason officially began, but to this point, as Giants 101 reported earlier this month, have scheduled (and now apparently held) only a single private workout -- and that workout came by way of Arizona State safety...