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New York Giants, Eli Manning Have Had ‘No Meaningful Discussions” on Contract: Report
July 25th, 2015 at 10:00 AM
Earlier this week, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reported that the New York Giants and quarterback Eli Manning had finally opened up lines of communication as it relates to a new, long-term contract -- a contract that would likely be the final of Manning's career. ***PHOTO1*** Rapoport went on to state that the...

Ex-Giants WR Plaxico Burress Rips “Liar” Nick Saban Over Comments at SEC Media Day
July 16th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Nick Saban is a rich, rich man. He's a very successfully rich man, but that's come as a product of his willingness to essentially take the money and run. Yet when it comes to his own players, Saban suddenly takes issue with that. And although he tried to claim it...

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...

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...