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New York Giants Agree to Terms with Former Pittsburgh Steelers Fullback Will Johnson: Report
April 4th, 2016 at 5:04 PM
The New York Giants have made their fair share of moves already during free agency, but general manager Jerry Reese isn't done. ESPN's Jeremy Fowler reports that the Giants have agreed to terms with former Pittsburgh Steelers fullback Will Johnson on a two-year deal. ***PHOTO1*** The addition of Johnson to the offensive...

Detroit Lions Sign Former New York Giants Guard Geoff Schwartz
March 30th, 2016 at 9:00 AM
After missing out on Russell Okung, who also spurned the New York Giants, the Detroit Lions will now sign former Big Blue guard Geoff Schwartz following a Wednesday visit. ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2*** Schwartz, a seventh-round pick of the Carolina Panthers in 2008, was considered one of the Giants' big free agent additions only a...

Russell Okung Passes on New York Giants, Signs with Denver Broncos
March 17th, 2016 at 4:12 PM
The New York Giants have whiffed on several offensive tackle targets in recent days, so it seems only fitting that they would also lose out on Russell Okung -- which they did on Thursday, as the Denver Broncos swooped in at the last moment and snatched him up. ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2*** The Giants had...

Ocean City, Maryland Mayor Rick Meehan Wants Eli Manning to Use His City as an Audible
March 15th, 2016 at 9:00 AM
Although retired NFL quarterback Peyton Manning is ultimately credited with making the "Omaha" audible famous, New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning has also used it at times dating back to 2009. However, with the eldest Manning now retired and Omaha having benefited greatly from the call, perhaps it's time for...

Steelers’ Antonio Brown Breaks Odell Beckham Jr.’s World Record for One-Handed Catches: Video
February 11th, 2016 at 7:00 AM
The record has actually been broken several times, but none of them were official. On Wednesday, that changed and Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown officially broke the Guinness World Record for one-handed catches previously set by New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. in January of 2015. ***PHOTO1*** Almost a...

Ex-Giants Kicker Brandon McManus Ties NFL Playoff Record for Field Goals
January 18th, 2016 at 8:25 AM
Some New York Giants fans like to keep up with the team's former players and others don't. If you're one of the latter, click out of this now -- it won't be for you. But for those of you who do stay dialed in to former players, it might interest...

Giants’ Rashad Jennings Named Finalist for 2nd Annual Art Rooney Sportsmanship Award
November 26th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Art Rooney is arguably one of the most recognized names in the sporting world, especially the NFL. Rooney founded and owned the Pittsburgh Steelers until he passed away in 1988. His two sons, Dan and Art II, now run the Steelers organization. Last season, the NFL introduced the Art Rooney Sportsmanship...

49ers Fans Start Brawl Outside of Buffalo Wild Wings, Get Demolished by Giants Fans: Video
September 21st, 2015 at 12:02 PM
San Francisco 49ers fans are no stranger to starting fights and, sometimes, all-out brawls. In recent weeks, we've seen instances where they violently assaulted a fan of the Minnesota Vikings, leading to four arrests. And a year ago, two 49ers fans beat another fan in the Levis Stadium bathroom so...

New York Giants Given Worst Odds to Win in Week 1 After 20,000 FiveThirtyEight Simulations
September 11th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
FiveThirtyEight has run 20,000 Week 1 simulations and per on their Elo-based model, the New York Giants have the lowest odds to win on opening weekend of any team in the NFL. ***PHOTO1*** At 27%, the Giants are one of only two teams in the 20 percentile, joining the Pittsburgh Steelers (28%),...

New York Giants Acquire Punter Brad Wing from Pittsburgh Steelers
September 4th, 2015 at 11:47 AM
Mere moments after it was announced that the team had released long-time punter Steve Weatherford, it was also confirmed that the New York Giants have acquired Australian Rules Football Player (now an NFL punter) Brad Wing from the Pittsburgh Steelers in exchange for a conditional seventh-round draft choice. ***PHOTO1*** Wing, who initially...