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New York Giants Ranked No. 5 Team of 2000s; Eagles, Patriots Both Ranked Ahead of Big Blue
July 7th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The NFL Network "Decade Series" continued last week, and although no New York Giants players made the Top Players of the 2000s list, Big Blue was well-represented in the Top Plays of the 2000s -- even though E-to-Tree was remarkably beaten out by the "tuck rule" play. The Giants were...

FOX Sports Lists New York Giants No. 13 in “Likability Power Rankings”
July 1st, 2014 at 11:00 AM
As a result of the FIFA World Cup and its growing number of previously uninterested/neutral fans, FOX Sports recently decided to take a look at the NFL and all 32 teams from the same uninterested/neutral standpoint to determine which team had the potential to be the most well-liked. And after...

New York Giants’ Super Bowls: XXV and XLII Lose Out to XLIII for Super Bowl’s “Greatest Finish”
June 28th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
As of early Friday evening, the New York Football Giants had two of their five Super Bowl appearances in four of the finalists for NFL Network’s “Greatest” finishes to a Super Bowl. ***VIDEO1*** Scott Norwood’s “wide right” with eight seconds to Super Bowl XXV was on the list. Back in 1990, it...

New York Giants Won’t Travel Much in 2014; Ranked No. 20 in Projected Air Miles
May 25th, 2014 at 2:55 PM
We know what you're thinking: "Every team has eight away games, so how could the New York Giants travel less than any other team?" And while that may be true, it's the amount of air travel/overall miles traveled that will separate Big Blue from many of the other NFL teams...

Conflicting Reports on New York Giants Being Finalist for HBO’s Hard Knocks
April 30th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants co-owner John Mara has been very clear in the past that he wants absolutely nothing to do with his team being on the annual summer show, Hard Knocks, which is aired on HBO and shows the team during the preseason and at training camp. ***VIDEO1*** While teams like the...

New York Giants Friday Morning Storylines: Jerry Reese Attends LSU Pro Day
April 11th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Friday is finally here, a long week is coming to an end and, as always, we have a few New York Giants headlines for all of you to enjoy. So for the last time this work week, kick back, relax and sip your coffee as you read the following stories. ***PHOTO1*** Phil...

New York Giants 2014 Preseason Schedule, Opponents Revealed on Wednesday
April 9th, 2014 at 3:30 PM
On Wednesday, the New York Giants announced the details and opponents of their preseason schedule for the 2014 season. ***PHOTO1*** The preseason games for the Giants this summer are as follows: Hall of Fame Game: Sunday, August 3, 2014: vs Buffalo Bills, Fawcett Stadium (Canton, OH) Week 1: vs Pittsburgh Steelers, MetLife Stadium Week 2:...

NFL Franchise Tag Vs. Transition Tag: Explaining the Difference
February 23rd, 2014 at 6:55 AM
Most know it is a rare time when the New York Giants utilize the Franchise tag on a player, as they tend to be pretty amicable and open in communicating when working on contracts and extensions. This piece may very well me moot when it comes to Big Blue and...

New York Giants Sign Kicker Brandon McManus to Reserve/Futures Contract
January 4th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
With kicker Josh Brown a pending unrestricted free agent, the New York Giants added a potential Plan B option on Friday, signing former Temple Owls kicker/punter Brandon McManus to a Reserve/Futures contract. "Leading up to the last week of the season, we were talking to a bunch of teams, and there...

Former Giants WR Plaxico Burress Pokes Fun at David Tyree, Steve Smith & New York Jets: Video
October 30th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
It's been quite some time since Plaxico Burress wore a New York Giants helmet, but during an interview with ESPN's Colin Cowherd, the Super Bowl XLII champion put one on and proceeded to poke some fun at his former teammates. He also poked some fun at himself and the New...

Stevie Brown Tears ACL During Preseason Game Against New York Jets, Out for Season
August 25th, 2013 at 3:54 PM
The New York Giants' biggest fears following their preseason loss to the New York Jets have been confirmed. Adam Schefter reports that safety Stevie Brown has torn his ACL and will miss the entirety of the 2013-14 season. The Giants will now have to begin their search for his replacement. Brown...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Praises Linebackers; Says They Showed “Flashes” Against Steelers
August 12th, 2013 at 8:30 AM
Immediately following a 18-13 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers, many -- including us here at Giants 101 -- were quick to jump all over the New York Giants linebackers for what appeared to be a very poor performance. However, when asked about their play on Sunday, head coach Tom Coughlin...

New York Giants Vs. Pittsburgh Steelers: Preseason Week One Game Analysis
August 11th, 2013 at 10:30 AM
NFL football has finally returned, and for the New York Giants, they've gotten off on the right foot. Although things were a bit sluggish at times, they hung in and eventually walked away with an 18-13 victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers. Head coach Tom Coughlin seemed pleased overall, but acknowledged there...

New York Giants’ Damontre Moore on His Impressive Performance: “I Made a Lot of Mistakes Out There”
August 11th, 2013 at 8:30 AM
As the world arises on Sunday morning, most will be talking about New York Giants rookie defensive end Damontre Moore -- nicknamed DaMonster -- who made a lot of noise in his first NFL game. In fact, he and safety Tyler Sash ultimately stole the show. But don't tell him...

New York Giants’ Chris DeGeare Suffers Apparent MCL Injury; MRI Scheduled for Sunday
August 11th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
The primary goal New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin had in mind for Saturday's preseason opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers was to remain healthy. For the most part, the team did that, but that doesn't meant then left unscathed. Wide receiver Kris Adams was lost after suffering a gruesome...

New York Giants Defeat Pittsburgh Steelers 18-13 in Preseason Opener; Lose Kris Adams to Leg Fracture
August 10th, 2013 at 10:48 PM
The New York Giants and Pittsburgh Steelers faced off in their first preseason game of 2013 on Saturday, and for Big Blue, the story was all about rookie defensive end Damontre Moore and safety Tyler Sash. However, despite their big games, they were overshadowed by the gruesome leg fracture suffered...

New York Giants WR Kris Adams Carted Off After Suffering Fractured Left Leg
August 10th, 2013 at 9:37 PM
The last thing you want to see in any game, let alone a preseason game, is a serious and potentially season-ending injury. Unfortunately for the New York Giants and wide receiver Kris Adams, that's exactly what happened on Saturday night against the Pittsburgh Steelers. ***VIDEO1*** Early in the third quarter, Adams went...

New York Giants Vs. Pittsburgh Steelers: What to Watch For
August 10th, 2013 at 8:30 AM
The wait is finally over. For the first time here in 2013, the New York Giants will put on their pads and hit someone else. In other words, are you ready for some football? ***PHOTO1*** Tonight, Big Blue will take on the Pittsburgh Steelers in their first preseason game, and although starters...

Pittsburgh Steelers’ Plaxico Burress Out Vs. Giants; Career in Jeopardy After Suffering Torn Rotator Cuff
August 9th, 2013 at 9:40 AM
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress will miss Saturday nights preseason opener against the New York Giants, but that's just the tip of the iceberg for the NFL veteran. After tearing his rotator cuff in practice on Thursday, Burress' season and career are now in jeopardy. ***PHOTO1*** Coming into the season, the...

New York Giants RB David Wilson Poised to See a Lot of Action Against Pittsburgh Steelers
August 7th, 2013 at 11:30 AM
You know football season is upon us when coaches start talking about live game action, and that's exactly what New York Giants running back coach Jerald Ingram did on Tuesday when he revealed that David Wilson is going to see a ton of work against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Saturday...