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New York Giants Punter Steve Weatherford Shares Opinion on Team’s Biggest Draft Needs
April 20th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Everyone has an opinion about what the New York Giants need to do in the upcoming NFL Draft on Thursday, April 30, and punter Steve Weatherford is just the latest to give his view on the team's biggest draft needs. ***PHOTO1*** While answering questions from fans, Weatherford was asked what he thought...

Potential New York Giants NFL Draft Target: Safety Landon Collins, Alabama
February 2nd, 2015 at 1:00 PM
With the 2014-2015 NFL season officially over, it is time to take a look at players the New York Giants could, potentially, target in the 2015 NFL Draft. What position the Giants will target will depend on who they sign in free agency, and which of their own free agents...

New York Giants not Planning to Spend Big in Free Agency Like They Did in 2014
January 1st, 2015 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants went on an uncharacteristic spending spree in 2014, adding $116.3M in new free agent contracts that included the additions of cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz and running back Rashad Jennings. But do not expect Big Blue to repeat that splurge in 2015, as General...

New York Giants Will Select 9th Overall in 2015 NFL Draft
December 29th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The last time the New York Giants had a Top 10 draft pick was in 2004 when they selected quarterback Philip Rivers, who was subsequently traded to the San Diego Chargers along with several other draft picks for quarterback Eli Manning. But now, following a 6-10 season here in 2014,...

Ex-New York Giants TE Bear Pascoe “Frustrated” as He Waits for an NFL Team to Come Calling
April 14th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
At one point in time early in the offseason, it appeared as if tight end/fullback Bear Pascoe would return to the New York Giants. But as the days turned into weeks and weeks into months, it became more and more likely that his tenure with Big Blue was, in fact,...

New York Giants’ 2014 Offseason Schedule and Key Dates Released
April 4th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
On Thursday, the New York Giants released the official dates to their offseason programs for the upcoming 2014 season, including the start of voluntary workouts and media availability. The key dates are as follows: April 21: Beginning of voluntary offseason program. April 22: Players available to media for first time. May 1: General Manager...

New York Giants’ Marc Ross was on Hand to Watch Jadeveon Clowney at South Carolina’s Pro Day
April 3rd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
30 NFL teams had scouts or personnel on hand for South Carolina's Pro Day on Wednesday. Most, if not all, were there to watch potential first overall pick, Jadeveon Clowney, who put on an incredible display. And among those 30 teams with eyes on the defensive end were the New...

John Mara Says Announcement by Michael Sam Will “Not Affect” His Position on Giants’ Draft Board
February 10th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Last night, Missouri defensive end and NFL Draft prospect, Michael Sam, broke a barrier by declaring that he is an openly gay man with dreams of playing in the NFL. ***PHOTO1*** Sam would be the first openly gay player to play in the NFL, which, despite all the praise from NFL circles,...

New York Giants’ Busy Offseason Poised to Get Busier: Looking Ahead to Other Important Dates
January 18th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
As New York Giants players hit social media with their laments about the way the 2013 season transpired, management and head coach Tom Coughlin approach this playoffs time with an aggressive game plan. Player personnel and scouting staff are already gearing up for the January 25th Senior Bowl. Since no Giants...

NFL Mock Draft Version 1: Who Do the New York Giants Select?
January 16th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
With the underclassman deadline to enter the 2014 NFL Draft having passed, the entrant pool is pretty much set. The total number of early entrants was last listed at 91, which will make this one of the deepest drafts in recent memory. It might not have the star power of...

NCAA Bowl Season Round-Up: How Did Potential New York Giants Targets Fare?
January 8th, 2014 at 4:00 PM
The BCS era has come to an end, and it came to and end with a bang. What started with a thrilling Rose Bowl between Michigan State and Stanford, and ended with one of the best National Championship games in the BCS era -- it was a fun month. In...

New York Giants’ Charles James to 2014 NFL Draft Class: “Don’t Let Those Rankings Be Your Downfall”
January 7th, 2014 at 1:30 PM
New York Giants rookie cornerback Charles James has heard it all. He was too small, too slow and had no chance at making it in the NFL. The college walk-on didn't receive an NFL Combine invite and ultimately went undrafted in the 2013 NFL Draft. But he kept battling, eventually...

New York Giants Will Select 12th Overall in 2014 NFL Draft
December 30th, 2013 at 11:00 AM
As the Buffalo Bills fell to the New England Patriots on Sunday afternoon, the fate of the New York Giants' 2014 NFL Draft position was sealed. Although Big Blue had been cheering for a Bills win to catapult them into the No. 11 overall position, the loss cemented the Giants...

Scouting the BCS National Championship: New York Giants Targets to Watch
December 26th, 2013 at 11:00 AM
This year’s BCS bowl games will be filled with potential players that can help the New York Giants. This time we are scouting the BCS National Championship between Auburn and Florida State, which takes place Monday, January 6th at 8pm on ESPN. The Giants will be looking to fill holes...

NFL Announces Dates for 2014 Scouting Combine, Free Agency & NFL Draft
May 28th, 2013 at 12:45 PM
Over the last couple of weeks, there had been talks of moving the NFL Draft into the month of May, as opposed to being the last week in April, like it has been for the past few years. AndoOn Tuesday, the NFL announced that it has, in fact, moved the...

New York Giants and the Power Rankings Rollercoaster
May 5th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
Anyone ever notice while standing in line for a rollercoaster that those fellow thrill-seekers that talk a big game are also the ones that scream (like a 13 year-old girl) the loudest? Yeah. That’s how many of us diehard Big Blue Faithful feel about supposed NFL Power Rankings. ***PHOTO1*** NFL.com dropped their...

New York Giants Move up in Post-NFL Draft Power Rankings
May 4th, 2013 at 11:00 AM
There is a number, statistic or ranking for almost everything in the world of football. One of the most meaningless is the power ranking, but here in the dead zone -- after the NFL Draft and before team mini-camps -- it provides fans a little something to debate and banter...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Says “It’s Going to Be Hard” to Play Without Osi Umenyiora
May 1st, 2013 at 6:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Giants have a long, illustrious history of drafting dominant defensive ends and maintaining one of the NFL's most feared pass rushing units. It began in the 1981 NFL Draft with the selection of Lawrence Taylor and continued with the additions of Leonard Marshall, Carl Banks, Jesse...

2013 NFL Draft: Rounds 4-7 Live
April 27th, 2013 at 11:35 AM
In the blink of an eye, the 2013 NFL Draft is nearing its end. Day three is now upon us and that means the rush of rounds four through seven are about to begin. Over the next seven hours, the job of every scout and General Manager in the game...

New York Giants’ Damontre Moore: “I Just Want to Come in Closed-Mouth and Open-Minded”
April 27th, 2013 at 10:00 AM
One of the most impressive things to occur at the 2013 NFL Draft actually came away from the stage on Friday night. It was the first interview with Texas A&M defensive end Damontre Moore, who was drafted in the third round by the New York Giants. Rather than pout, the once...