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Tom Brady’s ‘DeflateGate’ Appeal Will Have Impact on New York Giants, NFC East
May 24th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
By now you would have to be living under a rock to have not heard about the New England Patriots’ “Deflategate” incident and the penalties levied upon them. While the fines and loss of draft picks may be of no concern to New York Giants fans, the imposed four-game suspension...

New York Giants’ John Mara Continues His Support of Roger Goodell Following DeflateGate Decisions
May 21st, 2015 at 1:00 PM
New York Giants co-owner John Mara, who also heads the NFL’s Competition Committee, has never been one to criticize NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell and that's not going to change now. In the aftermath of the New England Patriots' DeflateGate scandal, which included the loss of multiple draft picks, a $1...

League’s Punishment of Atlanta Falcons Could Impact New York Giants’ Draft Plans
March 30th, 2015 at 10:45 AM
The Atlanta Falcons face "severe" disciplinary action for violating the league's policy on pumping fake crowd noise into their stadium -- something owner Arthur Blank admitted to back in February -- and depending on what punishment is handed down, it could directly impact the New York Giants and their approach...

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell Issues Statement, Offers Condolences on Passing of Ann Mara
February 1st, 2015 at 1:00 PM
On Sunday, the New York Giants family and fan base is in mourning over the passing of the matriarch of the franchise, Ann Mara, who died at the age of 85. ***PHOTO1*** Her passing comes more than a week after an accident in which she slipped outside her home on some ice...

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...

Cullen Jenkins Fined More for Roughing the Passer than Participants in Sunday’s Giants-Rams Brawl
December 24th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
On Christmas Eve, the letters from the league have arrived and New York Giants wide receiver Preston Parker has been fined $15,000 for his part in Sunday's brawl against the St. Louis Rams -- he's one of six total Giants to have been fined. ***PHOTO1*** Both Parker and defensive end Damontre Moore...

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...