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New York Giants Saturday Morning Storylines: Mario Manningham Returns Feeling Tested
April 12th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The weekend has finally arrived and with it comes some relatively interesting news -- primarily surrounding the New York Giants quarterback situation. But we'll dive further into that later today and tomorrow. First, enjoy the following stories over your weekend coffee. Mario Manningham Returns Feeling Tested Manningham signed a one-year contract less...

Like Many Ex-New York Giants, WR Mario Manningham Acknowledged His Desire to Return
March 18th, 2014 at 5:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday, the New York Giants officially announced the return of wide receiver Mario Manningham, who has spent the past two seasons as a member of the San Francisco 49ers. And, like many other former Giants, Manningham wasn't afraid to admit that he yearned to return “I’m happy to be...

Mario Manningham, New York Giants Agree to Terms on a One-Year Deal
March 18th, 2014 at 12:30 PM
Last year, Brandon Jacobs proved that you can, in fact, come home after a year away. And now, wide receiver Mario Manningham is coming home after two years gone. On Tuesday morning, the New York Giants and the wide receiver that is considered to be one of the heroes from Super...

Mario Manningham to Meet with New York Giants on Monday
March 16th, 2014 at 5:15 PM
It almost seems like an inevitability. The New York Giants need a wide receiver. Mario Manningham needs a new home. And now, the former wide receiver is headed back to where it all started as he'll meet with General Manager Jerry Reese & Co. in New Jersey on Monday. ***PHOTO1*** Manningham, who...

New York Giants WR Hakeem Nicks to Visit Colts on Friday; 49ers Also Interested: Report
March 14th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
With the news on Thursday of the Carolina Panthers releasing long-time wide receiver and veteran Steve Smith, it had looked like the stars were aligning for Hakeem Nicks to return home to North Carolina and sign with the Panthers. At one point during the day, Nicks' own father posted a...

New York Giants Responsible for 4 of NFL’s Top 10 Most Heartbreaking Losses
February 15th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
In honor of Valentine's Day on Friday, NFL Network took a look at the Top 10 Most Heartbreaking Losses in NFL history. The New York Giants, being the eternal underdog that they are, were responsible for four of those top 10 most heartbreaking losses. ***PHOTO1*** No. 9: 2011 NFC Championship Game --...

Might Anquan Boldin Be a Dark Horse Option for New York Giants?
February 9th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
It's no secret that the New York Giants may be in need for a wide receiver -- especially since Hakeem Nicks is likely to depart as a free agent once the free agency period begins on March 11th. While the team will potentially look to draft a receiver in May's 2014...

2014 New York Giants Already, and Perhaps Justifiably, Facing Underdog Role
February 4th, 2014 at 11:55 AM
The end of the season in a way marks the beginning of the next. Or so it seems, as Rotoworld has already released rankings for the 2014 season. Though it means nothing, it is an indication as to how the 7-9 New York Giants are viewed in comparison to the...

Giants’ Steve Weatherford Discusses Richard Sherman, 2011 NFC Championship Game: Video
January 29th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford understands the emotion behind a huge NFC Championship win. As such, he understands why the very competitive Richard Sherman said the things he said after the game. Still, while sitting down with Sports Illustrated recently, Weatherford noted that Sherman's initial reaction is not the...

Brandon Jacobs Says San Francisco 49ers’ Jim Harbaugh is a “Bitch” Who Will Never Win Anything
January 23rd, 2014 at 10:00 AM
Running back Brandon Jacobs, who will officially retire from professional football later this month at a retirement party sponsored by Sports Media 101, is never shy about sharing his feelings. If you ask him a question, you're going to get an honest answer. He's also never been shy about discussing...

New York Giants RB Brandon Jacobs Announces Retirement from NFL After 9 Years
January 3rd, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The odds for Brandon Jacobs playing again in the NFL were just too great, so the long-time running back of the New York Giants decided not to chance it any further. On Thursday night, the 31-year-old announced his retirement from the NFL after nine years in the league; eight of which...

Brandon Jacobs Undecided About NFL Future; Will Only Play for New York Giants in 2014
December 31st, 2013 at 9:00 AM
Brandon Jacobs' career in the NFL had appeared to be over, especially since he needed to have surgery done on his knee this past month and many felt that his season with the New York Giants in 2013 might be his final one. But Jacobs isn't looking at retirement anytime soon...

New York Giants’ 2014 Opponents Now Officially Set
December 30th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
With the 2013 regular season now officially in the books, 2014 opponents have been set for all 32 NFL teams. And that, of course, includes the New York Giants who finished the 2013 season with a record of 7-9. Home Games: Dallas Cowboys, Philadelphia Eagles, Washington Redskins, Arizona Cardinals, San Francisco 49ers,...

Giants’ Victor Cruz Feels Beating Seattle Seahawks Would “Make Season More Disappointing”
December 10th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
With the New York Giants now at 5-8 and having been eliminated from the NFL playoffs, there's little left to compete for on Sunday's other than pride. That, of course, will be put to the test in Week 15 as the 11-2 Seattle Seahawks come to town looking to rebound...

Brandon Jacobs Prefers 5-7 Giants to Being Undefeated Elsewhere: “This is Where I Belong”
December 5th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
When you talk about running back Brandon Jacobs, one of the first things that comes up is his passion for not only the game itself, but the New York Football Giants. After all, his love for Big Blue is not something he's ever hidden, and after a brief stint with...

New York Giants’ Brandon Jacobs Receives Death Threat from Angry Fantasy Football Player
October 23rd, 2013 at 9:00 AM
In recent weeks and months, we've made much ado about athletes and their use of social media -- specifically during the season. After all, the very nature of social media is to connect people across the world without limitations. Unfortunately, that also breeds negativity, bullying, sexism, racism and many other...

Multiple Teams Preparing Trade Offers for New York Giants WR Hakeem Nicks: Report
October 13th, 2013 at 12:12 PM
One of the most talked about trade targets has been Hakeem Nicks of the New York Giants, especially since he will be a free agent after the 2013 season and many people have wondered if the team can even re-sign the star wide receiver. Jason La Canfora of CBS Sports has...

New York Giants’ Bear Pascoe Signing Autographs at Lucky Dublin in Carteret, NJ on Sep. 23rd
September 16th, 2013 at 5:25 PM
New York Giants tight end (and occasional fullback) Bear Pascoe will be signing autographs on Monday, September 23rd from 6:30 - 8:00 PM EST at the Lucky Dublin Hotel in Carteret, NJ. Pre-sale tickets are now available for only $20. ***PHOTO1*** Shortly after the signing, there will be an after party held...

New York Giants’ Brandon Jacobs on San Francisco 49ers Issues: They were All Scared of Me
September 12th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
After a year away from the only team he's ever known as home, Brandon Jacobs is back with the New York Giants; signing a one-year deal with the team on Tuesday and practicing with the team on Wednesday. ***PHOTO1*** The first seven years of Jacobs' career were spent with the Giants, but...

San Francisco 49ers’ Aldon Smith Aims to Break Michael Strahan’s Single-Season Sack Record
July 1st, 2013 at 12:30 PM
For the last few years, the single-season sack record has come close to being broken. In 2011, it was Minnesota Vikings' defensive end Jared Allen who finished the year with 22 sacks -- leaving him only a 1/2 a sack away from tying the record. Then, a season ago, Houston...