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Spike Lee’s “The Greatest Catch Ever” Chronicling David Tyree: Watch Full Short Film
April 27th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Over the weekend, we shared news that Spike Lee had created a documentary/short film entitled "The Greatest Catch Ever," which chronicled David Tyree's helmet catch in a Super Bowl XLII victory over the New England Patriots. It included interviews and insight from several current and former members of the New...

New York Giants Sold Dwayne Harris with Promises of Offensive Playing Time
April 25th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Prior to signing with the New York Giants, wide receiver/return man Dwayne Harris has several offers on the table from a multitude of different teams. Some of the offers were even in the same ballpark as the five-year, $17.5 million contract he would eventually sign with the Giants. ***PHOTO1*** So what was...

‘The Greatest Catch Ever Made’: Spike Lee Short Film Chronicles David Tyree’s Helmet Catch
April 25th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
It’s hard to believe that it's been over seven years since David Tyree, who is now the Director of Player Development for the New York Giants, hauled down one of the most remarkable catches of all-time in the most crucial of moments. It was a catch that helped propel Big...

Ex-New York Giants WR Steve Smith “Struggling” to Adjust to Life After Football
April 21st, 2015 at 3:00 PM
In his very first NFL season, former USC wide receiver Steve Smith reached the ceiling of his professional career, earning a Super Bowl ring with the New York Giants. And despite his eight-reception, 63-yard regular season totals, it was his catch preceding Eli Manning's game-winning pass to Plaxico Burress that...

New York Giants Fan Melissa Joan Hart Loses Bet, Wears Philadelphia Eagles Jersey: Photo
March 31st, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Back in December, actress Melissa Joan Hart, who is perhaps best known for her roles in "Clarissa Explains it All" and "Sabrina, the Teenage Witch," made a bet with Philadelphia Eagles defensive end Cedric Thornton that her favorite team, the New York Giants, would beat Philly in Week 17. Unfortunately,...

Super Bowl XLII, 1990 NFC Championship Eliminated from “Greatest Game of All-Time” Bracket
March 29th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Is there a world in which Super Bowl XLII between the New York Giants and New England Patriots is not the greatest game ever played? Where the heroics of David Tyree and the game-winning touchdown catch by Plaxico Burress aren't given the spotlight they deserve? And a world in which...

New York Giants Expected to Use Dwayne Harris in David Tyree-Like Role
March 26th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
When the New York Giants signed wide receiver/return specialist Dwayne Harris, previously of the Dallas Cowboys, it was met with a lot of skepticism. After all, a player with only 31 career receptions getting paid $17.5 million with $7.1 million guaranteed over a five-year deal is enough to raise some...

Prince Amukamara Would Welcome Ndamukong Suh to New York Giants
March 5th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Just hours before the franchise/transition tag deadline on Monday, the Detroit Lions announced that they would not designate defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh as their franchise player and he would become an unrestricted free agent. ***PHOTO1*** Meanwhile, as anticipated, the New York Giants decided to use their franchise tag on defensive end Jason...

New England Patriots Win Super Bowl XLIX, but New York Giants Remain Their Kryptonite
February 2nd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Seven years after their quest for the perfect season was ended, the New England Patriots returned to their former "House of Horrors" in Glendale, Arizona and defeated the defending champion Seattle Seahawks to win Super Bowl XLIX, their first championship in 10 years. ***PHOTO1*** The Patriots were able to survive being down...

Kevin Gilbride Expects Tom Coughlin to Turn New York Giants Around Over Final Six Games
November 22nd, 2014 at 12:55 PM
The obvious questions have been raised over the last several weeks pertaining to what the New York Giants are going to do after this season. And now the questions have been raised about the job security of head coach Tom Coughlin. ***PHOTO1*** After 11 seasons (2004 to present), is now the time...

NFL Trade Deadline: Teams Calling Buccaneers on WR Vincent Jackson; Will Giants Have Interest?
October 26th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
With the trade deadline approaching this week, we've already seen two trades go down in the league; one of which shook the core and foundation of the defending champion Seattle Seahawks when Percy Harvin got dealt to the New York Jets. Another wide receiver in the league could be on...

Giants’ Eli Manning to Odell Beckham: Stay Humble, We’ve Got a Lot of Work to Do
October 7th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
In his 10 years as the starting quarterback of the New York Giants, Eli Manning has seen quite a few wide receivers come and go from the team. ***PHOTO1*** From Amani Toomer to Plaxico Burress to Hakeem Nicks, Mario Manningham, Steve Smith and Victor Cruz, Manning has had a lot of different...

New York Giants’ Jon Beason not Likely Out Long-Term, but Will Have to Play Through Pain
September 20th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants may be without linebacker Jon Beason (foot/toe) this Sunday against the Houston Texans, but it doesn't sound like they expect him to miss much time beyond that. In fact, head coach Tom Coughlin alluded to exactly that on Friday afternoon following practice, saying Beason will likely...

New York Giants’ Mark Herzlich on Ray Rice: “I Wouldn’t Welcome Him” in Our Locker-Room
September 11th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
This past week, the Baltimore Ravens terminated the contract of Ray Rice and released him following the video evidence released by TMZ which showed him punching his wife in the face at an Atlantic City casino back in February which was then followed by the NFL suspending Rice indefinitely. ***PHOTO1*** It's not...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin: Corey Washington Has Played in Superb Fashion
August 25th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Corey Washington has already turned heads this preseason to the point where people are looking at him like another potential Victor Cruz-like impact, who originally broke onto the scene during the 2010 preseason and, eventually, catapulted his way into super-stardom in 2011. ***PHOTO1*** Washington, just like Cruz, was an undrafted free agent...

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...

New York Giants’ Corey Washington Drawing Praise from Teammates, Coaches
August 6th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
In the absence of Odell Beckham Jr., another rookie wide receiver is trying to steal some of the spotlight. Unlike the New York Giants first-round selection, Corey Washington wasn’t exactly a popular prospect coming out of Division II Newberry College and went undrafted, signing with the Arizona Cardinals on May...

Plaxico Burress Discusses Super Bowl XLII and the Gunshot That Changed Everything: Video
July 24th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Super Bowl XLII was a tremendous time to be a fan of the New York Giants and a once in a lifetime opportunity for players who had the honor of wearing that jersey. It's for that reason the face of wide receiver Plaxico Burress lights up whenever the topic surfaces....

Giants’ Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Explains the Difference Between Peyton Manning and Eli Manning
July 2nd, 2014 at 1:00 PM
There are differences in pay, differences in stats and differences in Super Bowl titles, but New York Giants cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie says the biggest difference between Peyton Manning and Eli Manning is their sense of humor. ***VIDEO1*** Both are widely known as funny guys -- which we've all seen in their commercials...

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...