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Ex-Giant Kory Blackwell Condemns Shooting of NYPD Officer, Says Family Tried Help Accused Cousin
May 6th, 2015 at 2:55 PM
Ex-New York Giants cornerback Kory Blackwell condemned the fatal shooting of NYPD officer Brian Moore on Tuesday, noting that he and his family had repeatedly tried to help his cousin Demetrius Blackwell, the 35-year-old lifelong criminal accused of the murder. ***PHOTO1*** “For years, our family tried to help Demetrius lead a more...

New York Giants’ Prince Amukamara not Completely Sold on Team’s Situation at Safety
May 6th, 2015 at 12:55 PM
The loss of Antrel Rolle will certainly hurt the New York Giants from a leadership perspective, but even beyond that, the total lack of a veteran presence at the safety position is cause for concern. And while cornerback Prince Amukamara is excited about the addition of Landon Collins and the...

Giants’ Tom Coughlin Pleased with Chris Snee’s Draft Evaluations; Does He Have Future as a Scout?
May 6th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Former New York Giants offensive lineman Chris Snee might have a future in coaching or as a scout after giving his old team some help during the 2015 NFL Draft. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants were in the market for an offensive lineman in the draft after a quiet offseason, so it made sense...

New York Giants’ Jerry Reese Says He Sees a Lot of Antrel Rolle in Landon Collins
May 6th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
When safety Antrel Rolle parted ways with the New York Giants early on in free agency, ultimately choosing to sign with the Chicago Bears, it put Big Blue in a precarious position. They had missed out on other free agent safeties like Devin McCourty and Rahim Moore, leaving them with...

New York Giants Have Surprisingly Good Odds to Win Super Bowl 50
May 6th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants are coming off of two losing seasons, including a 6-10 finish a year ago (marking their worst regular season record since 2004), and have not sniffed the playoffs since 2011 when they won Super Bowl XLVI. But that reality didn't stop Vegas oddmakers from smiling upon...

New York Giants “In the Mix” for Offensive Lineman La’el Collins: Report
May 5th, 2015 at 4:27 PM
Former LSU offensive lineman La'el Collins has gone from 32 teams passing on him to 32 teams expressing interest in him. This comes on the heels of his meeting with Baton Rouge homicide detectives in Louisiana, who have once again stated that he is not considered a suspect in the...

New York Giants Ranked No. 23 in Post-NFL Draft Power Rankings
May 5th, 2015 at 2:55 PM
Is it entirely too early for NFL Power Rankings? We certainly think so, but like mock drafts following Week 17 of the regular season, they're going to be released anyway. And for NFL Network, they have now officially released their very first set of post-NFL Draft Power Rankings, which also...

Two New York Giants Named Biggest Steals of 2015 NFL Draft by Sports Illustrated
May 5th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Although they gave the New York Giants a mid-level 'B-' for their draft, the people over at Sports Illustrated also believe Big Blue brought home two of the biggest steals of the 2015 NFL Draft. And while Ereck Flowers was not among them, both their second-round and third-round picks were. ***PHOTO1*** To...

Giants’ Tom Coughlin Wants to Improve Two-Minute Offense; Says Team Needs to “Finish” in 2015
May 5th, 2015 at 10:55 AM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin is pleased with the results of the 2015 NFL Draft, is excited about what safety Landon Collins can bring to the table and feels the defense will be much improved this coming season. But despite all that, there's one thing that still sticks...

‘Almost Every’ NFL Team Reportedly Interested in La’el Collins; are New York Giants Among Them?
May 5th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Former LSU offensive lineman La'el Collins has finally met with Baton Rouge homicide detectives in Louisiana and they have confirmed after the meeting that he still not considered a suspect in the murder of his ex-girlfriend and her child. Unfortunately for Collins, his name being cleared did not come soon...

Lawrence Taylor Jr., Son of Giants Great, Sentenced to 30-Years for Statutory Rape, Child Molestation
May 5th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Lawrence Taylor Jr., the son of retired New York Giants great and NFL Hall of Fame Lawrence Taylor, plead guilty to statutory rape, child molestation and aggravated sodomy as a part of a plea deal in in Cobb County, Ga. on Monday, and will now face 30-years in prison with...

New York Giants’ Jerry Reese Starting to Count Chickens; Expects Victor Cruz Back for Week 1
May 4th, 2015 at 4:46 PM
In his pre-Draft press conference last month, New York Giants General Manager Jerry Reese said the team could not count their chicken with Victor Cruz and would address the wide receiver position with that in mind come the NFL Draft. And they did, selecting Connecticut wide receiver Geremy Davis in...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. One of Four Finalists for Madden NFL 16 Cover
May 4th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is a semifinalist to grace the cover of the Madden NFL 16 video game set to be released by EA Sports on August 25th. ***PHOTO1*** Beckham Jr. will be battling it out with New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick...

Suspected Killer of NYPD Officer Brian Moore is Cousin of Ex-New York Giant
May 4th, 2015 at 2:10 PM
***PHOTO1*** The cousin of former New York Giants cornerback Kory Blackwell is the suspected killer of NYPD officer Brian Moore, who was officially pronounced dead on Monday morning after fighting for his life in the hospital. The suspect's name is Demetrius Blackwell and he has been identified as the cousin of...

Nick Saban Shocked Landon Collins Fell; Believes New York Giants Got a Great Player, Leader
May 4th, 2015 at 12:55 PM
Did the "he's only a box safety" rhetoric cause Landon Collins to slide out of the first-round of the 2015 NFL Draft? His former Alabama head coach, Nick Saban, certainly think so. ***PHOTO1*** "I cannot for the life of me think why he would slide in the draft," Saban told Siruis XM...

New York Giants Scouts are Apparently Working Overtime in Canada, Eh?
May 4th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
In one of their very first moves of the offseason, the New York Giants went north of border and signed Calgary Stampeders offensive lineman Brett Jones, who had dominated in his two years in the Canadian Football League (CFL). ***PHOTO1*** Despite having been named the CFL's Most Outstanding Rookie (2013) and CFL's...

Nat Berhe not Dismayed by Giants’ Addition of Two Safeties; Still Aims to Be ‘Greatest Ever’
May 4th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
If there was one member of the New York Giants who sat back and soaked in the entire 2015 NFL Draft, it was safety Nat Berhe. Throughout the three-day event, Berhe offered his commentary and personal opinion on every single pick Big Blue made, while also reaching out to every...

Michael Strahan Among Many Celebrities Who Attended Floyd Mayweather/Manny Pacquiao Fight
May 4th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Retired New York Giants defensive end and recent Emmy Award winner, Michael Strahan, was just one of the stars at the so-called “fight of the century" when Floyd Mayweather defeated Manny Pacquiao on Saturday night. Strahan was spotted ringside before the fight on Saturday, along with many other celebrities. ***PHOTO1*** With the...

2015 NFL Draft: New York Giants Largely Given ‘B’ Grades, Except from Pete Prisco
May 3rd, 2015 at 2:00 PM
The 2015 NFL Draft is less than 24 hours old and already the draft grades are being handed out like candy on Halloween. And despite the fact that initial draft grades mean next to nothing (similarly to all of the pre-free agency mock drafts), we're going to share some New...

Experience at a Young Age Sold New York Giants on Florida State OL Bobby Hart
May 3rd, 2015 at 12:00 PM
In the seventh-round of the 2015 NFL Draft, the New York Giants wrapped up their day with the selection of 20-year-old Florida State offensive lineman Bobby Hart. And it wasn't just his massive size (6-5, 329 lbs.) and versatility that sold him to the team -- although they undoubtedly helped...