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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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

“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...