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New York Giants Sign Ex-Notre Dame’s Ishaq Williams Following Tryout with Team
May 8th, 2016 at 11:32 AM
Ishaq Williams hasn't played football in quite some time after the academic scandal at Notre Dame that lead to him being dismissed from the team and made him ineligible to continue playing college football. This past week, he was given an opportunity to see if he can make it in...

Depending on How Far He Falls, New York Giants Should Consider Gambling on Jaylon Smith
April 19th, 2016 at 3:00 PM
After several medical re-checks, the verdict on Notre Dame linebacker Jaylon Smith remains the same -- he's not likely to play in 2016 and beyond that is anyone's guess. It's not a strong indictment on the potential for long-term health, but headed into the 2016 NFL Draft, it's all the...

2016 NFL Draft: Former NFC Personnel Director Says Ronnie Stanley Has “Huge Bust Factor”
April 2nd, 2016 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants met with Notre Dame tackle Ronnie Stanley at the 2016 NFL Combine and then had scouts on hand during his Pro Day earlier in the week. And while some have come away impressed with him, a former NFC Personnel Director had a very different opinion of...

Jaylon Smith May Fall Off New York Giants’ Radar Following NFL Combine Medical Exam
February 27th, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Notre Dame outside linebacker Jaylon Smith, who many experts believed may have been a potential target of the New York Giants, will almost certainly fall of their radar following Friday's medical exam at the NFL Combine. ***PHOTO1*** Smith, who tore his ACL and LCL in Notre Dame's Fiesta Bowl loss to Ohio...

New York Giants Hire Notre Dame’s Aaron Wellman as New Strength and Conditioning Coach
January 28th, 2016 at 10:57 AM
The New York Giants will reportedly be replacing former strength and conditioning coach Jerry Palmieri with Notre Dame's Aaron Wellman, a 19-year veteran of college football weight rooms. Wellman was the assistant at Notre Dame in 2015, but was the strength an conditioning coach at Michigan the four seasons before...

Brian Kelly Would Come at Steep Cost for New York Giants as He’d Require “Complete Control”
January 1st, 2016 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants may part ways with head coach Tom Coughlin, but it's a near certainty that General Manager Jerry Reese returns in 2016. As such, that makes it highly unlikely that Notre Dame's Brian Kelly will become Big Blue's next head coach despite how much the Mara's like...

Should New York Giants and Tom Coughlin Part Ways, Brian Kelly Could Be Next Man Up
October 25th, 2015 at 11:11 AM
If the New York Giants and Tom Coughlin part ways following the season -- something we doubt will happen -- Notre Dame's Brian Kelly could be the next head coach in line. ***PHOTO1*** Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports that several league General Managers have connected Kelly's name to Big Blue as...

Giants’ Bennett Jackson Open to Moving to Safety; Notre Dame Coaches Also Suggested Transition
April 8th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin recently admitted that he's thinking of switching cornerback Bennett Jackson to safety in order to fill the void still existent at the position, which wouldn't be the first time someone suggested Jackson could make the switch. ***PHOTO1*** Jackson, who spent his first season with Big...

Notre Dame’s Brian Kelly May Be Next in Line to Coach New York Giants: Report
December 21st, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Whether or not Tom Coughlin returns as head coach of the New York Giants in 2015 remains to be seen, but recent reports suggest it's essentially a given. However, the day will eventually come when the league's oldest coach does have to step away from the game, and when he...

Justin Tuck May Be Willing to Give New York Giants a Hometown Discount to Remain with Team
December 31st, 2013 at 12:00 PM
One of the key free agents the New York Giants will have to make a decision on for next season will be long-time captain and veteran defensive end Justin Tuck. Tuck just completed a five-year, $32 million deal that he signed in 2008, and despite dealing with injuries over the last...