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New York Giants’ Owa Odighizuwa Striving to Become the Next Osi Umenyiora
August 27th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** New York Giants rookie defensive end Owa Odighizuwa had never really met Osi Umenyiora before, but that didn't stop him from attending Wednesday's retirement press conference for The Chief. After all, Double O has long modeled his game off of the two-time Super Bowl champion, even once going as...

New York Giants of Past and Present React to Retirement of DE Osi Umenyiora
August 26th, 2015 at 2:31 PM
After 12 NFL seasons and two Super Bowl championships, defensive end Osi Umenyiora signed a one-day contract with the New York Giants and officially retired from professional football on Wednesday. ***PHOTO1*** We can rehash what you already know about Umenyiora, but rather than do that, we'll simply let the words of his...

Osi Umenyiora Officially Retires as a Member of New York Giants Despite Interest from Jets
August 26th, 2015 at 12:52 PM
Defensive end Osi Umenyiora has made it official -- his playing days in the National Football League are now over and he's onto his second career as a member of NFL International, where he'll travel to London as part of the NFL's ongoing attempt to expand their brand globally. ***PHOTO1*** But that's...

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’ Robert Ayers Jr. Says Owa Odighizuwa “is Going to Be a Monster”
August 13th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants defensive line certainly has their fair share of concerns going into 2015, especially when you factor in the team's uncertainty surrounding Jason Pierre-Paul following a July 4th fireworks accident that left him without his right index finger. However, since the Giants have approached training camp with...

New York Giants a Potential Landing Spot for Dwight Freeney?
July 28th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Since the moment defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul suffered a severe injury as the result of a July 4th fireworks accident -- an accident that ultimately left him without his right index finger -- there's been speculation surrounding the New York Giants and their potential need for another pass rushing defensive...

Osi Umenyiora Expected to Sign One-Day Contract, Retire with New York Giants
July 27th, 2015 at 3:39 PM
It's been speculated for months and now the time has officially come. The New York Giants are expected to sign defensive end Osi Umenyiora. ***PHOTO1*** Clearly in need of another pass rushing specialist in the wake of Jason Pierre-Paul's fireworks accident that subsequently led to the loss of his right index finger,...

Adam Schefter: New York Giants Should Sign DE Osi Umenyiora
July 27th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
There are a lot of question marks currently surrounding the New York Giants and their defensive linemen -- particularly their pass rushing defensive ends. And those questions became even murkier when Jason Pierre-Paul suffered a severe hand injury during a July 4th fireworks accident that ultimately cost him his right...

Could Jason Pierre-Paul’s Accident Lead to a New York Giants, Osi Umenyiora Reunion?
July 7th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is out. How long he'll be out is anyone's guess at this point, but after suffering "severe" injuries to his hands during a July 4th fireworks accident, even the best case scenario likely means the two-time Pro Bowler lands on the Non-Football Injury...

NFL Player Recently Warned Jason Pierre-Paul: Sign Tender “Because You Never Know What Could Happen”
July 6th, 2015 at 5:59 PM
As the July 15th deadline to negotiate a long-term deal with franchised players neared, a fellow NFL player and friend of New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul warned the two-time Pro Bowler to stop taking risks and just sign his tender worth a guaranteed $14.8 million for the 2015...