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Carl Banks Thinks New York Giants Need to Draft a Linebacker; Calls Leonard Floyd a “Convertible”
April 25th, 2016 at 7:00 AM
It's been 32 years since the New York Giants took a linebacker with their first-round pick. That linebacker was Carl Banks, who ended up being a very good pick for Big Blue. ***PHOTO1*** With the linebacker position being, arguably, one of the most pressing need for the Giants heading into the 2016...

Heavily Motivated, New York Giants WR Anthony Dable May Be More than a “Camp Body”
April 6th, 2016 at 3:00 PM
When the New York Giants signed French wide receiver Anthony Dable earlier this year, the initial appeal was that retired defensive end Osi Umenyiora was the one who helped facilitate it. Even during his own signing, Dable seemed like an afterthought -- immediately dismissed as little more than a "camp...

Olivier Vernon Ready to Help Return Defense to “New York Giants’ Standards”
March 11th, 2016 at 7:00 AM
When defensive end Olivier Vernon was introduced to the New York media on Thursday, he made a few thing abundantly clear from the onset. Number one, he's thrilled to have landed such a historic deal, but understands he now has to earn it. Number two, he's joining a team that...

Anthony Dable’ Ready to Prove to New York Giants He Belongs on Their 53-Man Roster
February 26th, 2016 at 1:00 PM
It's been a whirlwind month for French wide receiver Anthony Dable', who was slated to workout for several NFL teams without the guarantee of a contract offer. But he never got beyond the New York Giants, who wouldn't allow him to leave their building without signing a deal earlier this...

NFL Draft Expert: Anthony Dablé Equivalent to Late-Round Pick for New York Giants
February 23rd, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Late last week, following workouts facilitated by retired defensive end Osi Umenyiora, the New York Giants signed French wide receiver Anthony Dable', who was a two-time champion in Europe and widely considered one of the most explosive weapons overseas. ***PHOTO1*** With a need at the position, it's no surprise the Giants aren't...

New York Giants Sign French Free Agent WR Anthony Dable’
February 18th, 2016 at 7:52 AM
Earlier this week, the New York Giants hosted two massive European receivers in Harry Innis and Anthony Dable', each of whom had been sent back overseas courtesy of retired Big Blue defensive end Osi Umenyiora. ***PHOTO1*** On Thursday, it was announced that the Giants have decided to sign Dable', who was scheduled...

New York Giants to Host Two Massive European Receivers This Week
February 15th, 2016 at 2:53 PM
The New York Giants are set to work out two receivers from Europe this week at the Quest Diagnostics Training Center. With an assist from Osi Umenyiora, the former Giants' defensive end and Ring of Honor inductee, the club will host Harry Innis and D'Anthony Dable'. The two players that...

Steve Serby of the New York Post Suggests the Giants Draft a DE with “Ten Fingers”
February 14th, 2016 at 3:00 PM
New York Post columnist Steve Serby is suggesting the New York Giants replenish their pass rush with a defensive end that has "ten fingers". That, of course, is a direct shot at DE Jason Pierre-Paul, who does not have ten fingers at the moment. He lost one, and parts of...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin on Jason Pierre-Paul “We’ll Make a Decision Saturday”
November 7th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
New York Giants fans have been clamoring to see defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul all season. Over the summer, JPP injured his hand while lighting fireworks -- losing his right index finger and the portion of two others. But his return now seems imminent, and while he has not appeared on the...

Jason Pierre-Paul Returns to New York Giants with “Hunger in His Eyes”
October 28th, 2015 at 2:57 PM
It didn't take long for defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul to make an impact upon his return to the New York Giants. As the two-time Pro Bowler was reintroduced to his teammates by head coach Tom Coughlin, he was met with a standing ovation and cheers. ***PHOTO1*** With Pierre-Paul back, Coughlin said the...