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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...

Giants’ Rashad Jennings on 73-Yard Touchdown: You Can Thank Eli Manning for That One
August 11th, 2014 at 6:40 AM
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning made his way to the line, saw something he either didn't like or thought he could exploit, so he audibled into a Rashad Jennings run to the inside. After the snap, guard Brandon Mosley pulled and Jennings was off to the races -- nearly...

New York Giants’ Prince Amukamara on Penalty Enforcement: We Have to Adapt
August 10th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Last night during the New York Giants 20-16 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers at MetLife Stadium, there was a ton of yellow flags being thrown in the air; mostly on the Giants side of things, which certainly could not have set well with Tom Coughlin. ***VIDEO1*** Overall, there was a total of...

New York Giants’ John Conner Suffered a Concussion in 20-16 Win Over Steelers
August 10th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Above all else, the biggest takeaway from the first two games of the preseason for the New York Giants has been health. Although a large number of players have endured injuries during practice and/or sat out against both the Buffalo Bills and Pittsburgh Steelers, the team has managed to steer...

Corey Washington: I Can Be a “Playmaker” for the New York Giants
August 10th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
After hauling in a 73-yard touchdown pass against the Buffalo Bills, it was hard to ignore him. After hauling in an impressive game-winning touchdown against the Pittsburgh Steelers, it will now become impossible to ignore him. New York Giants wide receiver Corey Washington is officially on the map, officially opening...

Corey Washington’s Game-Winning Touchdown Catch Leads Giants to 20-16 Win Over Steelers
August 10th, 2014 at 12:00 AM
After their first win on the road last weekend against the Buffalo Bills, the New York Giants returned home to play the Pittsburgh Steelers in their first preseason game of the summer at MetLife Stadium. ***VIDEO1*** Just like last weekend against Buffalo and last year against Pittsburgh, the Giants knocked off the...

“Apparently Kid” Tell Michael Strahan He Got Brainwashed into Being a Steelers Fan: Video
August 8th, 2014 at 6:55 AM
Noah Ritter, a five-year-old from Pottstown, Pennsylvania, recently found Internet fame after his first live TV interview from the Wayne County Fair went viral. After using the word "apparently" nearly 10 times in his 90-second interview, he was appropriately dubbed the "Apparently Kid" and has seen such a tremendous following...

New York Giants’ Will Beatty, Kelcy Quarles Ruled Out Vs. Pittsburgh Steelers
August 7th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants will take on the Pittsburgh Steelers in their second preseason game this coming Saturday night, and already a number of players have been ruled out. ***VIDEO1*** In addition to linebacker Jon Beason, who is currently on the Physically Unable to Perform (PUP) list, head coach Tom Coughlin says...

New York Giants’ Trumaine McBride Inching Closer to a Return; Opening Eyes in Camp
August 7th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
New York Giants cornerback Trumaine McBride may still be recovering from a hip injury that plagued him during the 2013 season and surgery to repair a torn labrum this past January, but he hasn't allowed either to slow him down in practice. Rather, McBride has been a shining star for...

New York Giants Place Troy Kropog on IR; Sign Adam Gress
August 1st, 2014 at 1:15 PM
The New York Giants announced on Friday that they have placed offensive lineman Troy Kropog on season-ending Injured Reserve (IR) with a foot injury. In a corresponding roster move, the team has signed tackle Adam Gress to replace Kropog on their 90-man roster. ***VIDEO1*** Kropog, who was a fourth-round pick of the...

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...