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Watch: New York Giants’ Victor Cruz Set to Make Acting Debut in HBO’s ‘Ballers’
June 21st, 2015 at 8:55 AM
New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz, who is returning from a torn patellar tendon, is still roughly five weeks away from being cleared for limited practice, but less than 13 hours away from making his professional acting debut as a part-time cast member on the HBO series "Ballers" featuring...

Ex-New York Giants WR Brandon London Announces His Retirement from Football
June 5th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Another member of the New York Giants' Super Bowl XLII championship team has decided to call it a career as wide receiver Brandon London, who has spent the last five years playing for the Montreal Alouettes of the CFL, announced his retirement from the game of football earlier this week. ***PHOTO1*** "Thank...

ESPN Ranks New York Giants Uniforms No. 12 in NFL, Calls Their Gray Pants “Too Drab”
May 22nd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
You know it's a boring part of the offseason when people start ranking NFL uniforms, but that's exactly where we are today. And on Thursday, ESPN released their yearly uniform rankings via Uni Watch, which had the New York Giants improving three spots from a year ago to No. 12...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. One of Four Finalists for Madden NFL 16 Cover
May 4th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is a semifinalist to grace the cover of the Madden NFL 16 video game set to be released by EA Sports on August 25th. ***PHOTO1*** Beckham Jr. will be battling it out with New England Patriots tight end Rob Gronkowski, Arizona Cardinals cornerback Patrick...

Former New York Giants WR Plaxico Burress Indicted for Failure to Pay New Jersey Taxes: Report
April 30th, 2015 at 12:22 PM
Former New York Giants star receiver Plaxico Burress is in trouble with the law after being indicted on charges that he failed to pay New Jersey taxes. ***PHOTO1*** James McEvoy of NJ.com reports that Burress allegedly owes $47,903 in state income taxes, for which he is being charged with one count of...

New York Giants and Eli Manning Still not Discussing Contract Extension
April 26th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
If you're looking for some news of progress between the New York Giants and quarterback Eli Manning in contract extension talks, the two-time Super Bowl MVP had none on Sunday. ***PHOTO1*** Manning attended the March of Dimes' March for Babies event and admitted that nothing has been discussed: "Nothing has been brought up,"...

Early Betting Odds, Predictions Do not Favor 2015 New York Giants
April 22nd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Entering a win-or-bust season, the last thing the New York Giants can afford is another sub-.500 season or even a 9-7 season in which they miss the playoffs. Rather, Big Blue has to at least make the playoffs and be competitive for ownership to even consider holding off on the...

New York Giants, Eli Manning not Close on New Contract: Report
March 23rd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
As he enters the final year of his current contract, New York Giants franchise quarterback Eli Manning is due for an extension. However, ESPN's Dan Graziano reports that Big Blue and Manning are nowhere close to agreement on a new deal. In fact, not only are the two sides far...

Ben Roethlisberger’s New Five-Year Deal Sets Stage for New York Giants, Eli Manning
March 15th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The franchise quarterback is expensive, especially in today's NFL. And age aside, the going rate is about $20 million per season and that's exactly what Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger received when he signed a five-year, $99 million (could escalate to $108 million) contract extension earlier this week. ***PHOTO1*** So what does...

Multiple NFL Owners, Chairmen Release Statements on Passing of Ann Mara
February 2nd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
The NFL world received shocking and saddening news on Sunday when the New York Giants announced that their matriarch, Ann Mara, the widow of Hall of Famer Wellington Mara, had passed away at age 85. ***PHOTO1*** Shortly after learning of the news, several NFL owners, chairmen and CEO's released statements on her...

John Mara, Art Rooney II Offer Support of Roger Goodell Following Release of Mueller Report
January 8th, 2015 at 2:40 PM
Former FBI Director Robert S. Mueller III released his findings after an investigation into the NFL's handling of the Ray Rice video on Thursday, and while he believed the NFL to have mishandled the information they did have, found no evidence to support that they ever saw the video or...

Bill Cowher not Interested in Coaching ‘Right Now;’ Theory of Waiting for Giants Job Continues
January 3rd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The Bill Cowher is waiting for Tom Coughlin to step down or leave as the head coach of the New York Giants has been a story we've all talked about for the last five years or so, and with Coughlin coming back for the 2015 season, it doesn't seem like...

Bill Cowher, Jim Harbaugh Listed as Possible Giants Coaching Candidates If Tom Coughlin is Gone
December 1st, 2014 at 2:00 PM
The speculation on Tom Coughlin's job security heading into Sunday was already at an all-time high, especially since the Detroit Lions ended any chance for the Giants to make the postseason with a win on Thanksgiving. ***PHOTO1*** Now, that speculation is rampant on Monday with the outcome of the Giants collapse in...

Did Pittsburgh Steelers Leave Offensive Blueprint for New York Giants to Use Against Indianapolis Colts?
October 31st, 2014 at 9:00 AM
During their Week 8 bye week, the New York Giants had the advantage of sitting back and watching how their Week 9 opponents, the Indianapolis Colts, would fare against Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers. What they saw was startling to say the least, as the Steelers offense erupted for...

New York Giants Get Help During Bye Week with Philadelphia Eagles Loss
October 27th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants spent Sunday watching NFL games instead of playing in one, and they had to have been delighted with the outcome of one specific matchup. ***PHOTO1*** The Philadelphia Eagles dropped a game against the Arizona Cardinals, giving the Giants one small chance to get back into the NFC East...

Top Games to Watch with New York Giants on Bye Week
October 25th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants will not play this week, as the team will enjoy its bye, but there is still plenty of good football to watch. ***PHOTO1*** The NFL tries to load each week with pivotal matchups, and this week is no different. Giants 101 outlines the top games to watch with...

Giants’ John Mara, Steelers’ Art Rooney Will Oversee ‘Independent’ Investigation into NFL
September 11th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants co-owner John Mara said on Wednesday afternoon that many owners were dissatisfied with the original two-game suspension of then-Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice for the elevator attack on his then-fiance, Janay Palmer, but that the NFL had righted their wrongs by increasing his suspension. Mara also...

New Up-Tempo Offense Gives New York Giants Advantage They Haven’t Had in Years
August 13th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Thus far into the season, the New York Giants offense hasn’t looked particularly sharp outside of the running game on occasion. The unit is still a work in progress; with a lot of new faces and concepts both on and off the field its not astonishing that the team has...

New York Giants’ Curtis Painter Takes Second-Team Reps After Strong Performance Vs. Steelers
August 12th, 2014 at 8:55 AM
After a strong showing against the Pittsburgh Steelers in their second preseason game, New York Giants backup quarterback Curtis Painter earned reps as the number two quarterback behind Eli Manning in Monday's practice. Despite Painter’s quality outing, in which he completed seven passes on seven attempts for 68 yards and...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Aiming to Top His 2011 Performance: “I’m Back Now”
August 11th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is not shy about making declarations and that didn't change on Monday. After a stringing together several solid practices last week and bookending it with a strong performance against the Pittsburgh Steelers this past Saturday, JPP feels like his healthier former self. And...