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Justin Tuck on Osi Umenyiora Retiring a Giant: “It’s How It Should Be”
August 26th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
On Wednesday afternoon, defensive end Osi Umenyiora will officially call it a career, signing a one-day contract with the New York Giants before formally announcing his retirement from the NFL. And while many believe he could continue to play if he desired to do so, his former teammate, Oakland Raiders...

New York Giants’ John Mara Expects Two NFL Teams in Los Angeles in 2016
August 5th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The NFL is continuing their push to relocate not one, but possibly two teams back to Los Angeles -- the second largest city in the United States of America -- and New York Giants co-owner John Mara, who is on both the league's Competition Committee and committee to study potential...

Giants’ James Jones Says He’s “Here to Compete” and Maximize His Talents in Familiar Offense
August 1st, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Wide receiver James Jones had offers from the Philadelphia Eagles, Seattle Seahawks, Kansas City Chiefs and a few other teams, but earlier this week, he decided to sign with the New York Football Giants. And his reasoning is sound and simple: at this stage of his career, he wanted to...

New York Giants Expected to Sign Wide Receiver James Jones: Report
July 30th, 2015 at 5:33 PM
The New York Giants, who already appear stacked at the wide receiver position, are still looking to upgrade and will meet with free agent wide receiver James Jones on Thursday. ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2*** The Giants had previously made "preliminary inquiries" regarding Jones, but any talk of a visit quickly died off. Originally a third-round draft...

NFL Hall of Famer Tim Brown Sees Himself in New York Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr.
July 6th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Retired Oakland Raiders wide receiver Tim Brown, who will be officially inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame next month, is arguably one of the very best to ever play the game. But when asked which of the league's current crop of wide receivers has the best set of...

New York Giants Will Wear Alternate White Pants in Two Games During 2015 Season
June 26th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants will once again wear alternate uniforms in two games during the 2015 regular season, but no, it won't be in the form of those hideous red jerseys. And unfortunately, it won't be the return of the classic "GIANTS" helmets/uniforms, either. But the team will move forward...

New York Giants Made “Preliminary Inquiries” Regarding WR James Jones: Report
June 9th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants may seem stocked at the wide receiver position, but with Victor Cruz returning from a torn patellar tendon and Odell Beckham Jr. once again dealing with a barking hamstring, one can never be too careful. And while the team does not appear to be actively shopping...

New York Giants Among Teams That Voted in Favor of PAT Change; Josh Brown Weighs In
May 20th, 2015 at 6:55 AM
On Tuesday, NFL owners officially voted in favor of a new point after attempt (PAT) system for the 2015 season -- just the 2015 season for now. As part of the overhaul, extra points will now be snapped from the 15-yard line (making it a 33-yard extra point), while two-point...

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...

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,...