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New York Giants VP of Communications Pat Hanlon Rips Media, Defends Roger Goodell
September 21st, 2014 at 6:55 AM
While members of the media and players around the league bashed him for what was otherwise a circus of a press conference on Friday afternoon, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is still drawing support from team owners and front office personnel across the league. One such supporter hit Twitter to voice...

New York Giants’ Mathias Kiwanuka: Roger Goodell, NFL Mishandled Domestic/Child Abuse Cases
September 19th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
This past week in the NFL will likely go down as "the worst week ever" considering how many prominent names were arrested and/or charged with serious crimes. ***PHOTO1*** Ray Rice, Greg Hardy and Jonathan Dwyer all had domestic violence charges brought to them, while Adrian Peterson had child abuse charges brought again...

New York Giants Show Signs of Hope Amidst Disaster
September 16th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
While many analysts will likely lambaste the New York Giants throughout the week over what appeared to be the type of defeat that will have many declaring an end to any playoff hopes,Big Blue, now 0-2, actually showed great progress and could have come away with a victory if not...

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 York Giants Co-Owner John Mara Releases Statement on Roger Goodell, Ray Rice
September 10th, 2014 at 3:55 PM
New York Giants co-owner John Mara, like so many others, was not happy when NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell decided to suspend Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice only two games after knocking out his fiance (now wife) in an Atlantic City hotel elevator. He was even more "appalled" when the...

Roger Goodell Does not Rule Out Possible Suspension for New York Giants OL John Jerry
August 2nd, 2014 at 1:00 PM
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell previously stated that John Jerry would not face a league suspension for his involvement in the Miami Dolphins BullyGate scandal. But while speaking to the media on Friday night prior to the Pro Football Hall of Fame dinner, Goodell flip-flopped on his previous stance and would...

New York Giants Tuesday Morning Storylines: Big Post-June 1st Spend Unlikely for Big Blue
June 3rd, 2014 at 6:30 AM
Happy Tuesday, New York Giants fans! Closed doors Organized Team Activities (OTAs) continue today before the team gets a day off. They will then resume for one more day this week -- open to the media this time -- before they return to a few days off. As we prepare...

Conflicting Reports on New York Giants Being Finalist for HBO’s Hard Knocks
April 30th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants co-owner John Mara has been very clear in the past that he wants absolutely nothing to do with his team being on the annual summer show, Hard Knocks, which is aired on HBO and shows the team during the preseason and at training camp. ***VIDEO1*** While teams like the...

New York Giants One of Eight Teams That Could Still Be Forced to Participate in HBO’s “Hark Knocks”
April 27th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The NFL has not yet made a decision as to which team will appear on the 2014 version of HBO's Hard Knocks, but the New York Giants remain one of eight possible teams that could be forced to do it despite fierce protest from co-owner John Mara. ***VIDEO1*** "That announcement [to appear...

New York Giants Co-Owner John Mara: Expanded Playoffs Unlikely for 2014
April 23rd, 2014 at 1:00 PM
NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell recently implied that the league could expand playoffs by adding additional conference wildcard games as soon as the 2014 season, but that now appears to be unlikely. While speaking with Newsday on Tuesday, New York Giants co-owner and member of the NFL's Competition Committee, John Mara,...

New York Giants Tuesday Morning Storylines: What a Difference a Year Makes for Victor Cruz
April 22nd, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Tuesday morning, Giants fans. The offseason program began on Monday and media availability starts today. As such, this may (or may not) be the last morning storylines day-starter for a while, so kick back with your coffee and enjoy the following headlines before the real football talk begins. ***VIDEO1*** Victor Cruz,...

New York Giants Monday Morning Storylines: Aaron Donald or Eric Ebron?
April 14th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
Another weekend has come and gone, but with Monday having now come back around, we're all one step closer to the 2014 NFL Draft. As we anxious await that, kill some time with the following headlines that you can enjoy over your morning coffee. NFL Mock Drafts 2014: Experts Split on...

New York Giants Signed John Jerry as Insurance for Both Chris Snee and Will Beatty: Report
March 31st, 2014 at 11:00 AM
When the New York Giants originally signed offensive lineman John Jerry, it was assumed he'd serve as a back-up and insurance for guard Chris Snee, who is coming off of another offseason hip surgery. However, ESPN's Dan Graziano reports that Jerry was brought in not just as insurance for Snee,...

Giants’ John Jerry Won’t Face Suspension; Will Need Mental Evaluation to Play in 2014
March 25th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
The New York Giants did their homework when they looked into signing former Miami Dolphins offensive lineman John Jerry last week; signing him to a one-year, $770,000 deal. Jerry was mentioned in the Ted Wells report which discussed what happened in Miami regarding the bullying incidents with Jonathan Martin and Riche...

New York Giants Co-Owner Steve Tisch Thinks Roger Goodell Will Come Down Hard on Jim Irsay
March 19th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** Late Sunday evening, 54-year-old Indianapolis Colts owner, Jim Irsay, was arrested for for driving while intoxicated and possession of a controlled substance -- one preliminary misdemeanor and four felonies that could result in three years in prison on each count. Since the arrest, Irsay has checked himself into a treatment...

NFL May Consider Eliminating PAT Kick; Modification to Scoring System
January 22nd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The point after attempt is the closest thing to automatic that occurs in football. Still, it's an exceptionally important part of the game as a single point can often be the difference between winning and losing. That very point can also change the way a game is coached, played and...

NFL Will Allow Limited, Watered-Down “Tailgating” at MetLife Stadium Prior to Super Bowl
November 29th, 2013 at 11:00 AM
Late last week, New Jersey Sports and Exhibition Authority president Wayne Hasenbalg said there would be no tailgating at MetLife Stadium prior to Super Bowl XLVIII. And not just that, but he promised that the entire complex would be on "lock down" for a variety of reasons. “There is no chance...

Farmers’ Almanac Predicts Major Winter Storm for Super Bowl XLVIII
August 26th, 2013 at 8:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** The last thing NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell wants to hear is that Super Bowl XLVIII will be played during a major winter storm, but if The Farmers Almanac is correct, that's exactly what's going to happen. The latest version of the 197-year-old publication will hit newstands on Monday and include...

New York Giants Taking Part in Super Bowl XLVIII Legacy Project
May 2nd, 2013 at 4:30 PM
The buzz about Super Bowl XLVIII coming to New Jersey in February has already heated up since it was announced several years ago. ***PHOTO1*** Not only will it be the first Super Bowl played in the Garden State at MetLife Stadium, but it has the potential to be the first Super Bowl...

Former New York Giant Frank Gifford Remembers Late Teammate Pat Summerall
April 18th, 2013 at 8:30 AM
The NFL lost an icon Tuesday in the passing of Pat Summerall, who served as the voice of the NFL for a couple decades. The athlete turned sportscaster spent 10 years playing in the NFL, the last four of which he played alongside Frank Gifford on the New York Giants....