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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...

Carolina Panthers GM Dave Gettleman: Odell Beckham Jr. Best Route Runner from Rookie Class
May 22nd, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Carolina Panthers General Manager Dave Gettleman is extremely pleased with the team's selection of wide receiver Kelvin Benjamin in the 2014 NFL Draft, likening him to former New York Giants wideout Plaxico Burress. But despite the high praise for his rookie, it's Giants' first-round pick Odell Beckham Jr. whom he...

New York Giants Friday Morning Storylines: Did Giants Draft for Love and not Need or Value?
May 9th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Day one of the 2014 NFL Draft is officially in the books and the New York Giants' selection of LSU WR Odell Beckham Jr. will dominate headlines for the next 12 hours until Round 2 gets underway. In the mean time, enjoy your Friday morning coffee over the following headlines...

New York Giants Mind Frame: Always a Giant?
March 15th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
“Once a Giant, Always a Giant” is an infamous Wellington Mara quote for his New York Giants. It’s also one third of the title of an Andy Robustelli book. However, there are a few former Giants that just, well, don’t ever really quite fully understand it. Or perhaps they do...

Former New York Giants WR Plaxico Burress Wants to Play in 2014, Will Attempt a Comeback
February 26th, 2014 at 8:55 AM
Three years ago, Plaxico Burress was looking for a second chance in life when he was released from prison and signed with the New York Jets. Three years later at age 36, Burress isn't quite ready to give up being a football player just yet and is looking to make...

Super Bowl XLII Top Ranked Again: Sports Illustrated Lists Giants Upset of Patriots as Best Ever
February 5th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
For the second time this week, Super Bowl XLII between the New York Giants and New England Patriots has been named the greatest Super Bowl ever played. On Monday, NFL Network named it the Greatest Super Bowl of All-Time based on a poll by fans, while Sports Illustrated recently ranked...

Mark Herzlich: Plaxico Burress Made Me Excited About Becoming a New York Giant
January 31st, 2014 at 11:55 AM
With his Boston College ties and remarkable story, linebacker Mark Herzlich was immediately a fan favorite in New York. Even prior to signing with the New York Giants, fans were clamoring for Big Blue to add him as an undrafted rookie free agent. And when they did, the celebration was...

Former New York Giants WR Plaxico Burress Offered Free Agency Advice, Guidance to Hakeem Nicks
January 29th, 2014 at 4:15 PM
It's never easy trying to be the number one wide receiver on any team in the NFL given the yearly expectations placed upon you, much less trying to do those things while playing in New York, yet that's exactly what Hakeem Nicks has been dealing with for the last five...

New York Giants Wednesday Morning Storylines: Mike Ditka Says NY/NJ Super Bowl is “Stupid”
January 29th, 2014 at 6:55 AM
Super Bowl Media Day has come and gone and time is winding down for one of the most anticipated weather days in NFL history. Unfortunately, that continues to be the focus of the media world -- something that is overshadowing the game itself -- and now former players/coaches are speaking...

Former Giants WR Plaxico Burress Pokes Fun at David Tyree, Steve Smith & New York Jets: Video
October 30th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
It's been quite some time since Plaxico Burress wore a New York Giants helmet, but during an interview with ESPN's Colin Cowherd, the Super Bowl XLII champion put one on and proceeded to poke some fun at his former teammates. He also poked some fun at himself and the New...

Ramses Barden: I Am Honored and Thankful for My Time in New York
September 11th, 2013 at 12:45 PM
Lost in the news that Brandon Jacobs had signed with the New York Giants was the contract termination of wide receiver Ramses Barden -- who had been on Injured Reserve (IR) -- after he and the team came to an agreement on an injury settlement. Barden was initially rumored to have...

Pittsburgh Steelers’ Plaxico Burress Out Vs. Giants; Career in Jeopardy After Suffering Torn Rotator Cuff
August 9th, 2013 at 9:40 AM
Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Plaxico Burress will miss Saturday nights preseason opener against the New York Giants, but that's just the tip of the iceberg for the NFL veteran. After tearing his rotator cuff in practice on Thursday, Burress' season and career are now in jeopardy. ***PHOTO1*** Coming into the season, the...

Former Giants RB Brandon Jacobs Has Sharp Words for Fan as Anger Continues Over Zimmerman Verdict
July 14th, 2013 at 8:45 AM
Only hours after New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz tweeted that the "hood will catch up to" George Zimmerman following a not guilty verdict in the shooting death of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin, former Big Blue running back Brandon Jacobs went on an angry rant of his own. ***PHOTO1*** Jacobs' rant, which...

New York Giants Have Sixth Lowest Arrest Totals in NFL Since 2000
July 1st, 2013 at 2:50 PM
When you look at the arrest rate in the NFL, it's incredible, and to be quite honest, a shame how many professional players get themselves in trouble with the law. But, according to a recent study -- which was published shortly after former New England Patriots tight end Aaron Hernandez...

New York Giants Close to Re-Signing WR Ramses Barden to One-Year Deal
May 23rd, 2013 at 8:00 AM
It seemed like a forgone conclusion that Ramses Barden wanted out from under the New York Giants and was destined to play elsewhere in 2013. After four disappointing seasons in New York, Barden has said earlier in the offseason that he felt it "was probably best to move on." After rumored...

New York Giants Head Coach Tom Coughlin Hints Plaxico Burress was at Fault for 2008 Collapse
April 5th, 2013 at 6:00 PM
The 2007 New York Giants came from seemingly nowhere to defeat one of the greatest teams of all time to win their first Super Bowl championship since 1990. However, in 2008, the Giants did not sneak up on anybody. Powered by the Eli Manning to Plaxico Burress connection, Big Blue...

Former GM Bill Poilan Ranks New York Giants’ Jerry Reese One of Top Six NFL Talent Evaluators
April 4th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
The New York Giants do not win Lombardi Trophy's through gaudy free-agent signings or by focusing their attention on "big name" stars. Sure, Plaxico Burress was an instrumental aspect of the 2007 championship team. Chris Canty anchored the middle of the defense during the Giants 2012 championship run and even...

Former New York Giants: Plaxico Burress Forced to Auction Off House; Brandon Jacobs’ Career Over?
April 3rd, 2013 at 10:45 AM
Several key players from the New York Giants 2007 Super Bowl winning team have recently found themselves in the news for unfortunate reasons. ***PHOTO1*** Former Giants' star receiver Plaxico Burress went from catching the game winning touchdown pass in Super Bowl 42 six years ago to now being forced to auction off...