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New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Named One of Top 25 Active Coaches in All of Sports
July 19th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants and head coach Tom Coughlin have not been receiving much respect following a 7-9 campaign in 2013, but that pattern of disrespect was derailed briefly earlier this week when The Sporting News released their list of the "Top 25 Active Coaches" in all of sports. Despite...

Walter Thurmond III: New York Giants Defense More Complex, Exotic than Seattle Seahawks
June 25th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
A season ago, Walter Thurmond III was a fixture in the vaunted Seattle Seahawks secondary, which became commonly known as the "Legion of Boom" en route to a Super Bowl title. But despite their immense success, Thurmond, now a member of the New York Giants, says the complexities pale in...

Betters Guide to the 2014 NFL Season
June 17th, 2014 at 6:55 AM
Whilst the rest of the world is currently being gripped by an acute case of soccer frenzy, sports fans in the US can’t wait for their football season to begin! ***VIDEO1*** The 2014 NFL season will mark the 95th edition of the tournament. This year’s season begins on Thursday, September 4, when...

New York Giants “No Longer in Play” for Tight End Jermichael Finley: Report
June 5th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
The New York Giants made an immediate call to free agent tight end Jermichael Finley following his medical clearance from a fusion of the C3-C4 vertebrates, and that interest remained until late last week. However, Paul Dottino of WFAN now reports the plug has been pulled and, like the Seattle...

Seattle Seahawks Pass on Jermichael Finley; New York Giants Reportedly Remain Interested
June 2nd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
If the New York Giants are serious about signing free agent tight end Jermichael Finley, who was medically cleared last week following a successful recovery after having the C3-C4 vertebrates in his neck fused, they now have one less team to compete with. ***VIDEO1*** Pro Football Talk reported on Sunday that the...

Bovada Gives New York Giants 40/1 Post-Draft Odds to Win Super Bowl XLIX
May 13th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
In what is considered to be a very much "win now" stage for the New York Giants, they have attempted to build a team that can not only help the Giants get back to the postseason for the first time since 2011, but a team that can win Super Bowl...

New York Giants Will Allow “War Room” Camera for First Time in Franchise History
May 6th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
For the very first time in franchise history, the New York Giants intend to allow a live NFL Network camera into their "war room" during the 2014 NFL Draft. ***VIDEO1*** The Giants will be one of 16 teams to allow a live camera in their "war room," joining the Houston Texans, St....

New York Giants’ Eli Manning, Victor Cruz Among NFLPI’s Top 50 Player Sales Rankings
May 4th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson may have topped the NFL Players Inc. list of top sales for the 2013-2014 season, but the New York Giants were also represented in the Top 50 with both quarterback Eli Manning and wide receiver Victor Cruz making the list. ***VIDEO1*** Manning was the only Giant to...

New York Giants “Remain in the Mix” for DT Kevin Williams
May 3rd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants met with free agent defensive tackle Kevin Williams (Minnesota Vikings) for two days in mid-April, but the six-time Pro Bowler eventually left without a deal. However, Williams admitted earlier this week that Big Blue "remains in the mix" for his services, but also noted that he's...

O’Brien Schofield, Who Nearly Signed with New York Giants, Re-Signs with Seattle Seahawks
May 2nd, 2014 at 3:00 PM
In the first week of free agency, the New York Giants had a two-year, $8 million deal almost wrapped up with Seattle Seahawks outside linebacker/defensive end O'Brien Schofield, but a failed physical halted the deal. ***VIDEO1*** Because of previous knee issues, the Giants decided to pull the plug completely on the agreement...

2014 New York Giants Tickets Among Top 5 Most Expensive in NFL: Report
April 28th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
It's been quite some time since the New York Giants finished a season with a losing record, but that's exactly what happened when they finished with a 7-9 record in 2013. As a result, the Giants opted not to raise their season tickets prices -- something that seems only fair...

Walter Thurmond Thinks Giants Secondary Can Be Better than Seattle Seahawks’ ‘Legion of Boom’
April 22nd, 2014 at 5:20 PM
The Seattle Seahawks defense was a big reason for why they were able to win Super Bowl XLVIII this past February and perhaps the biggest part of that Seattle was their secondary, which now has the infamous nickname, "The Legion of Boom." ***VIDEO1*** Guys like Richard Sherman, Brandon Browner, Byron Maxwell, Kam...

Sidney Rice Re-Signs with Seattle Seahawks; New York Giants Had Some Interest
April 17th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Free agent wide receiver Sidney Rice did recently make a trip to New Jersey, but failed to visit the New York Giants during that time. Rather, the veteran met with Rex Ryan and the New York Jets before heading back to Washington where he officially re-signed with the Seattle Seahawks. ***VIDEO1*** ***PHOTO1*** The...

New York Giants Considered “Extreme Longshots” to Land WR Sidney Rice
April 16th, 2014 at 8:55 AM
By now it's clear that the New York Giants are not done addressing the wide receiver position. Whether they opt to sign another veteran free agent or if they decide to address the position in the draft (or both) remains to be seen, but one thing is for certain: they're...

LB O’Brien Schofield, Who Nearly Signed with Giants, Worked Out for Titans & Passed Physical
April 10th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
In the first month of free agency, the New York Giants nearly had a deal in place to sign former Seattle Seahawks linebacker/defensive end O'Brien Schofield to a two-year, $8 million deal, but the deal eventually fell through. ***PHOTO1*** Before the deal ever got completed, the Giants noticed that Schofield had knee...

New York Giants Agree to Terms with Former Seattle Seahawks CB Walter Thurmond
March 16th, 2014 at 8:40 AM
The New York Giants have been actively seeking a cornerback to add to their roster, and on Sunday they found one. The team has agreed to terms with former Seattle Seahawks CB Walter Thurmond on a one-year deal. ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2**** Thurmond, a former fourth-round pick of the Seahawks in the 2010 NFL Draft,...

New York Giants Deal with O’Brien Schofield Now Dead: Report
March 12th, 2014 at 3:49 PM
The very first deal that the New York Giants signed on Tuesday when the 4p.m. start time to free agency happened was a two-year, $8 million deal for O'Brien Schofield. That deal may be on hold now and may never get signed. Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News has...

Potential New York Giants Free Agent Target: Sidney Rice, WR
March 4th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
The free agency period in the NFL is eight days away from kicking off and many people around the league have speculated as far as what the New York Giants will do when next Tuesday comes. The running back position has been talked about frequently over the last week and the...

Seattle Seahawks Sign Former New York Giants TE Travis Beckum
February 11th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
It took some time, but former New York Giants tight end and Super Bowl XLVI champion, Travis Beckum, has finally found a new home. The Seattle Seahawks announced on Monday that they have signed Beckum to a Reserve/Futures contract. "Blessed! New chapter," Beckum tweeted. "Big time love from the 12th Man...

Impressed with Seahawks, Antrel Rolle Says Giants’ Defense Must Raise Level of Play in 2014
February 8th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
There aren’t too many serious football fans out there today that haven’t heard the old adage, “Offense wins games, but Defense wins championships” (the actual Dave Thorson, basketball coach quote was: “No doubt -- offense sells the tickets, but defense wins the championships”). As recent as last Sunday, this rings...