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Phil Simms and Eli Manning Place High in a New Poll of Super Bowl MVP Performances
February 11th, 2016 at 11:00 AM
Over the course of their history, the New York Giants have won four Super Bowls and have won three Super Bowl Most Valuable Player awards. QB Eli Manning has won two and QB Phil Simms and RB Ottis Anderson one each. Fox Sports has compiled a list of all 50...

Bill Parcells Once Made Lawrence Taylor Fight Jumbo Elliott Ahead of Super Bowl XXV
February 1st, 2016 at 1:00 PM
Leading up to Super Bowl XXV against the Buffalo Bills, New York Giants head coach Bill Parcells knew he and the team faced a tall order. One of the glaring potential advantages Buffalo had was future Hall of Famer Bruce Smith going up against third-year tackle Jumbo Elliott. ***PHOTO1*** In the days...

On This Date in 1991: New York Giants Win Super Bowl XXV
January 27th, 2016 at 9:00 AM
It was the height of the Gulf War, tensions were high, fans and players were nervous and the United States military doubled as protection and the usual patriotic display outside of Tampa Stadium in Tampa, Florida ahead of Super Bowl XXV between the New York Giants and the heavily favored...

Two Former New York Giants Named Semifinalists for Pro Football Hall of Fame’s 2016 Class
November 25th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
The Pro Football Hall of Fame Class of 2016 was whittled down to 25 semifinalists on Tuesday night and two of them happen to be former members of the New York Giants. Unfortunately, Phil Simms, Tiki Barber, Ottis Anderson and Mark Bavaro weren't among them. Rather, the two -- quarterback Kurt...

13 Former New York Giants Among 108 Modern Era Pro Football Hall of Fame Nominees
September 18th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
The list of Modern Era nominees for the Pro Football Hall of Fame consist of 93 former players and 15 former coaches. Among the 108 total nominees, which will be reduced to only 25 semifinalists in November, 13 former members of the New York Giants are included. ***PHOTO1*** Some of the Giants...

New York Giants WR Victor Cruz Named an NFL Comeback Player of the Year Candidate
July 1st, 2015 at 11:00 AM
For any New York Giants fan watching on a night where Big Blue was shutout in a loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, they saw things go from bad to worse when fan favorite, wide receiver Victor Cruz, went down with a torn patellar tendon that ended his 2014 campaign. ***PHOTO1*** What become...

New York Giants’ Steve Weatherford to Be Honored with Thurman Munson Award
January 9th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
The 35th Annual Thurman Munson Awards -- which remember legendary New York Yankees catcher Thurman Munson -- will be held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in New York City on Tuesday, February 3rd, 2015. And among the honorees this year are New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford. ***PHOTO1*** From the press release: Weatherford...

New York Giants Thursday Morning Storylines: Steve Tisch Donates $10M to Studying Youth Concussions
May 29th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
Happy Thursday, New York Giants fans! As organized team activities (OTAs) enter their second day, there will be media access and, obviously, a great bit of detail and news. So as we gear up for a busy day, why not kick back with your morning coffee over the following non-OTA...

New York Giants Monday Morning Storylines: Ottis Anderson Deserving of Hall of Fame?
February 17th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
As a new week begins -- packed full of important NFL dates -- we get you started with a few Monday morning storylines, including a look at the career of Ottis Anderson and whether or not he's fit for the Pro Football Hall of Fame and what like would be...

Ex-Giants Lineman, Bart Oates, Co-Founds NFL Alumni’s Optimal Bowl and Wellness Challenge
January 12th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
On almost a daily basis, we see reports about how poorly ex-NFL players are doing in their retirement. Whether it's dealing with bankruptcy, memory loss or simply being wildly out of shape, it's enough to make any current athlete dread their post-football life. But retired New York Giants lineman Bart...