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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...

John Mara Says Announcement by Michael Sam Will “Not Affect” His Position on Giants’ Draft Board
February 10th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Last night, Missouri defensive end and NFL Draft prospect, Michael Sam, broke a barrier by declaring that he is an openly gay man with dreams of playing in the NFL. ***PHOTO1*** Sam would be the first openly gay player to play in the NFL, which, despite all the praise from NFL circles,...

New York Giants May Receive at Least a 5th Round Compensatory Pick: Projections
February 9th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Although no exact public formula exists for how the NFL determines compensatory picks, there is enough information available for the well-informed to make relatively accurate projections. And with a very sound resume, Craig Turner is essentially the expert compensatory pick projector. A year ago, he correctly projected picks for 24...

Justin Tuck “Thinks” He Would Like to Be Back with New York Giants in 2014
February 3rd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
With the 2013 season now officially over with Super Bowl XLVIII concluding in MetLife Stadium on Sunday night, the re-set button can be officially hit and all of the teams are now back to 0-0 and the preparation for 2014 can really begin. The New York Giants have already gotten a...

Osi Umenyiora Has Advised Justin Tuck to Do Whatever He Can to Stay with New York Giants
February 1st, 2014 at 1:00 PM
In just about a month's time, Justin Tuck could be set to hit the free agent market and see what kind of drawing power he has as a veteran free agent coming off an 11-sack season and two Super Bowl victories in his tenure with the New York Giants. This time...

Ex-Giant Keith Hamilton Hammers Warren Sapp Over Comments on Michael Strahan
January 31st, 2014 at 9:55 AM
***PHOTO1*** Chalk retired New York Giants defensive lineman Keith Hamilton up as another former player who believes Michael Strahan should already be in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. While speaking with members of the media on Thursday, Hamilton expressed his surprise that Strahan was snubbed a year ago -- and...

Former New York Giants DE Osi Umenyiora to Be Inducted into Troy Hall of Fame
January 15th, 2014 at 11:45 AM
***PHOTO1*** Former New York Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora, who is now with the Atlanta Falcons, will be one of eight former student-athletes to be inducted into the Troy University Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday, March 29th the school announced on Tuesday afternoon. In addition to Umenyiora, Danny Cox (baseball),...

New York Giants DE Justin Tuck Named NFC Defensive Player of the Week
December 4th, 2013 at 10:01 AM
In what should come as no real surprise, New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck has been named NFC Defensive Player of the Week after a four-sack performance against the Washington Redskins on Sunday night. The four sacks raised his number of career games with 3+ sacks up to three, joining...

Philadelphia Eagles’ LeSean McCoy Genuinely Misses Former Giants BFF, Osi Umenyiora
October 3rd, 2013 at 2:27 PM
The public feud between LeSean McCoy and Osi Umenyiora over the years was well documented when they played against each other. When the Philadelphia Eagles play the New York Giants on Sunday at MetLife Stadium, it will be the first time that McCoy won't be seeing his former rival on the...

New York Giants’ Adrian Tracy Determined to Become Next Osi Umenyiora
August 7th, 2013 at 12:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** Osi Umenyiora may now be with the Atlanta Falcons, but his presence is still felt by his former New York Giants teammates. None more than fourth-year defensive end Adrian Tracy, who was adorned with the nickname "Yosi" by the Chief himself due to their vast similarities in size and...

New York Giants’ Mathias Kiwanuka on Move Back to DE: I’m Ready to Do the Job
July 11th, 2013 at 3:59 PM
When the New York Giants drafted Mathias Kiwanuka back in the first round of the 2006 NFL Draft, he was supposed to be a part of their ferocious pass rush, as he was coming in a top pass rusher out of Boston College. Now in his eighth season with the team,...