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Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul on Future: If It’s up to Me, I’d Be a Giant for Life
December 10th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
When you ask New York Giants fans if they want Jason Pierre-Paul back and locked up to a long-term contract, you get a mixed reaction. ***PHOTO1*** You get the one set of fans who look at the sack numbers, see the single-digit sack numbers ever since his breakout season in 2011, and...

New York Giants’ Devon Kennard Named NFC Player of the Week for Performance Vs. Titans
December 10th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
It's been quite a while sine the New York Giants drafted a linebacker with actual play-making ability, but they finally may have found that in Devon Kennard, who thus far, is looking more and more like a guy who will stick on this team for a long time. ***PHOTO1*** After Sunday's 36-7...

Damontre Moore Ready to Make an On-Field Impact as His Playing Time is Expected to Increase
November 1st, 2014 at 1:00 PM
It has been made clear by everyone around the New York Giants organization that, starting with their matchup against the Indianapolis Colts on Monday night, defensive lineman Damontre Moore is going to be given a lot more playing time than he has been this season. ***PHOTO1*** The notion was first brought up...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul: “I Don’t Care at All for Philadelphia”
October 10th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The war of words continues to pick up between both sides of the New York Giants and Philadelphia Eagles as the two prepare for a fierce battle on Sunday night at Lincoln Financial Field. ***PHOTO1*** On Thursday, when speaking to the media about what he felt about the rivalry with the Eagles,...

Philadelphia Eagles’ LeSean McCoy Misses Osi Umenyiora: No One Talks Like He Did
October 9th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
This is Osi Umenyiora's second season being away from the New York Giants, but last week he returned to Metlife Stadium and got a sack on Eli Manning, his former quarterback who won him to two Super Bowls. This week, Umenyiora may be missing the rivalry the Giants have with...

Atlanta Falcons’ Osi Umenyiora on Getting Booed by New York Giants Fans: I Appreciated Them
October 6th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Sunday afternoon was the first time that Osi Umenyiora was returning to the building where he played the majority of his career in since 2003 and helped win two championships while as a member of the New York Giants; only it was as a member of the visiting Atlanta Falcons. ***PHOTO1*** Umenyiora...

Osi Umenyiora Excited to See Old New York Giants Teammates; Doesn’t Deny Missing Team
October 1st, 2014 at 1:20 PM
There's an old saying; the grass isn't always greener on the other side. Since leaving the New York Giants after the 2012 season, Osi Umenyiora has found that out the hard way. ***PHOTO1*** Umenyiora once turned down a three-year extension to stay with the Giants in hopes of finding potential big money...

New York Giants’ Will Beatty Proving Last Year was ‘Anomaly,’ Ready to Face Mentor Osi Umenyiora
September 30th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Last year, the weakest link of the New York Giants offensive line was the one they paid the most money to keep around in free agency in Will Beatty, who allowed 13 sacks and if not for that new five-year contract, would have likely found himself cut after his horrendous...

New York Giants’ Mathias Kiwanuka Feels He Can Have His Best NFL Season at 31
August 12th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Mathias Kiwanuka has always been a team player since being drafted by the New York Giants eight years ago and no matter what they've asked him to do, whether it be play defensive end or linebacker, or even going as far as taking a paycut to help the team land...

Michael Strahan Caps Off “Improbable” NFL Career with Emotional Hall of Fame Speech
August 3rd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
After nearly three long hours on Saturday night -- all of which were enjoyable in their own right -- the time finally came for retired New York Giants defensive end Michael Strahan to close the show. It was his moment, and after a tremendous introduction by long-time friend Jay Glazer,...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Says He’s not Yet 100%, but Ready to “Shut up” His Critics
June 19th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is tired of hearing about the player he used to be and admits his goal for 2014 is to "shut up" his many loud critics -- critics that have actually started to get into his head. ***VIDEO1*** "I got something to prove this year, and...

Philadelphia Eagles’ LeSean McCoy Laughs at Giants’ Offseason Moves: “What Have They Done?”
April 29th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
In relatively typical fashion, members of the Philadelphia Eagles have spent their offseason concentrating on the New York Giants and what they've done. In recent weeks, we've seen cornerback Brandon Boykin target newly signed Giants cornerback Walter Thurmond and safety Malcolm Jenkins mock Big Blue's inability to protect Eli Manning....

Ex-Giant Osi Umenyiora Inducted into Troy University’s Sports Hall of Fame
April 2nd, 2014 at 10:00 AM
Former New York Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora, who is now with the Atlanta Falcons, was one of eight former student-athletes to be inducted into the Troy University Sports Hall of Fame this past Saturday night. In addition to Umenyiora, Danny Cox (baseball), Mike Griffin (men's golf), Perry Griggs (football), Ted...

New York Giants Unlikely to Sign Cowboys DE Anthony Spencer; Scared Off from Health Concerns
March 22nd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
When Justin Tuck left as a free agent to sign a two-year, $11 million deal with the Oakland Raiders, the New York Giants quickly searched around the league for potential replacement options and it had seemed like they might be able to find one on the cheap. ***PHOTO1*** This past Sunday, the...

Oakland Raiders Sign Justin Tuck to Two-Year, $11 Million Deal
March 13th, 2014 at 3:04 PM
The New York Giants have lost defensive captain Justin Tuck. The long-time member of Big Blue has agreed to a two-year, $11 million deal with the Oakland Raiders. ***PHOTO1*** "What a strange free agency. Just when you think you can't be surprised anymore, you see something that truly surprises you," Osi Umenyiora...

Justin Tuck Expected to Return to New York Giants: Report
March 11th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
Over the weekend, Justin Tuck was given a contract offer from the New York Giants -- one that would hopefully keep the team's defensive end and captain in New Jersey for the rest of his career. With free agency kicking off on Tuesday, he has yet to accept the Giants reported...

New York Giants Have Made DE Justin Tuck a Contract Offer: Report
March 8th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants have made defensive end Justin Tuck an offer on a new contract -- an offer than came prior to the "legal tampering" period that began on Saturday at noon, reports The Star Ledger. ***PHOTO1*** Although specific details on the offer remain unclear, it shows that the Giants have...

If Released by Atlanta Falcons, Osi Umenyiora Likely to Find His Way Back to New York Giants: Report
March 8th, 2014 at 6:59 AM
The tough part of the NFL is when some of your favorite players leave because of salary cap reasons. Over the last couple of years, Ahmad Bradshaw, Aaron Ross and Brandon Jacobs were part of that trend although in 2013, Ross and Jacobs were able to reunite with the New...

Agent for New York Giants DE Justin Tuck: He’s the Best Overall Defensive End in Free Agency
February 20th, 2014 at 12:30 PM
The class for defensive ends in this upcoming free agency class is pretty deep with it being lead by Seattle Seahawks' Michael Bennett, Minnesota Vikings' Jared Allen, Washington Redskins' Brian Orakpo and Carolina Panthers' Greg Hardy. Apparently the big names isn't scaring away New York Giants Justin Tuck's agent Doug Hendrickson,...

New York Giants Tuesday Morning Storylines: Osi Umenyiora not Looking to Return to Big Blue
February 11th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The lull immediately following football season is tough for even the most casual of fans, but here on this sluggish Tuesday morning in advance of yet another massive winter storm, Giants 101 has several stories and articles for you to read with your coffee. Enjoy. ***PHOTO1*** Indianapolis Colts Sign Ex-Giants Safety David...