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2014 New York Giants Training Camp Preview: Linebackers
July 21st, 2014 at 12:00 PM
With the offseason workout program now a thing of the past and the official start to training camp coming up on July 21st (report date and physicals), it's time to look ahead to each positional battle and how they will ultimately shape the New York Giants' final 53-man roster. Today...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Big Blue Special Teams Rising from the Ashes
July 6th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, New York Giants fans! We're a little more than two weeks away from the start of training camp, and although it feels as if it's taking forever, we are slowly getting there. As we look to pass another day, we share the following headlines for you to enjoy...

New York Giants Thursday Morning Storylines: Fake Memorabilia Suit Headed to Federal Court
June 19th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Thursday, New York Giants fans! Big Blue will hold their final mini-camp practice today and then it's 30+ days of, well... not much of anything. So enjoy the day because Giants football will go on hold for a bit beginning on Friday. In the mean time, enjoy the following...

Sports on Earth Ranks New York Giants’ Front Seven as One of Worst in NFL
June 9th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
For the first time in several years, there's some hype surrounding the New York Giants' current crop of linebackers. Meanwhile, the team also has defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul returning to health, a more experienced Damontre Moore impressing during practice and a young up-start in Johnathan Hankins. But despite all that,...

Jameel McClain, Jon Beason Could Change New York Giants’ Fortunes at Linebacker
June 3rd, 2014 at 4:00 PM
As the New York Giants concluded their fifth Organized Team Activity (OTA) practice on Tuesday, one of the players who once again stood out was linebacker Jameel McClain. ***VIDEO1*** Signed earlier this offseason after multiple visits with the team, McClain has quickly adjusted to his role with Big Blue, soaked up Perry...

New York Giants’ Devon Kennard Learning from Veterans; Seeing Practice Snaps at SAM
May 23rd, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Linebacker Devon Kennard may be the last remaining rookie without a contract, but the New York Giants' fifth-round pick still found himself in East Rutherford this week working out with his fellow teammates in preparation for the 2014 season. However, unlike many of Big Blue's newest talent crop, finding a...

Spencer Paysinger Says Linebacker Position for New York Giants No Longer a Weakness
May 17th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Last year around this time, the New York Giants had a lot of question marks surrounding the entire linebacker position and people wondered if they would make the necessary upgrades to help. ***VIDEO1*** The team was linked to being a landing spot for long-time Chicago Bears middle linebacker Brian Urlacher, but he retired...

New York Giants’ Spencer Paysinger, Charles James Critical of NFL Penalizing Goalpost Celebrations
March 26th, 2014 at 2:45 PM
For many years, players around the league would celebrate scoring a touchdown as if they were LeBron James in the NBA and slam dunk the ball like James would dunk a basketball. Tony Gonzalez and Antonio Gates were notorious for it, as was New Orleans Saints tight end Jimmy Graham, but...

New York Giants Re-Sign Kicker Josh Brown, Nearing Deal with Cornerback Trumaine McBride
March 10th, 2014 at 4:00 PM
With 24 hours until the official start to free agency, the New York Giants are acting fast to sign some of their own pending free agents. And with Mark Herzlich, Spencer Paysinger and Dallas Reynolds already taken care of, the team has moved on to kicker Josh Brown and cornerback...

Baltimore Ravens LB Jameel McClain to Visit New York Giants on Thursday
March 5th, 2014 at 3:15 PM
Earlier in the offseason, Jameel McClain got his release from the Baltimore Ravens after six seasons with the team and is now on his free agent tour visiting teams. On Wednesday, McClain was in upstate New York visiting the Buffalo Bills. On Thursday, as Joe Buscaglia of WGR 550 tweeted, the...

New York Giants Place Tender on RFA Linebacker Spencer Paysinger
March 5th, 2014 at 8:55 AM
Earlier in the week, the New York Giants opted to not tender contracts to fullback Henry Hynoski and center Jim Cordle, but on Tuesday, they decided to tender a contract to Spencer Paysinger. The tender, worth $1.431M, allows the Giants to match any offer Paysinger would receive from another team (he's...

New York Giants’ Busy Offseason Poised to Get Busier: Looking Ahead to Other Important Dates
January 18th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
As New York Giants players hit social media with their laments about the way the 2013 season transpired, management and head coach Tom Coughlin approach this playoffs time with an aggressive game plan. Player personnel and scouting staff are already gearing up for the January 25th Senior Bowl. Since no Giants...

Current and Former New York Giants Players React to Departure of Mike Pope
January 15th, 2014 at 2:56 PM
Fans of the New York Giants weren't the only ones surprised when they learned the news of tight ends coach Mike Pope being let ago by the team, as many current and formers players found themselves in disbelief as well. In a display that really epitomizes the respect Pope commands...

Improving New York Giants’ Special Teams: ‘The Start of a Great Thing’
November 21st, 2013 at 11:00 AM
It was only a week ago that the New York Giants had one of their worst special teams performances of the season. All week head coach Tom Coughlin and special teams coordinator Tom Quinn insisted that unit had to perform better, and perform better they did as the group had...

New York Giants’ Jon Beason: I Knew My Day Would Come, I Just Needed to Get Healthy
November 19th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
The story of Jon Beason for the New York Giants has been well documented since his arrival well over a month ago, yet, no matter how much it gets talked about, it still does not get old. After injuries had derailed what was an amazing start to a great career for Beason,...

New York Giants’ Jacquian Williams Likely to Start at Weakside OLB Vs. Oakland Raiders
November 8th, 2013 at 4:02 PM
For the first part of the season, Spencer Payinger was the team's starting weakside linebacker for the New York Giants and was playing well over the last couple of weeks, but in the team's last game against the Philadelphia Eagles, Paysinger was missing from the starting defense. Paysinger had been dealing with...

Hakeem Nicks Needs to Become More Reliable & More from an Afternoon Tea with Tom Coughlin
October 23rd, 2013 at 3:30 PM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin took the podium for his weekly press conference in a relatively good mood, although not as chipper as you'd expect following a win. That, as it usually does, likely had to do with their injury situation. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants' pre-practice injury report includes the following...

New York Giants Could Start LB Jon Beason on Thursday Vs. Chicago Bears
October 9th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
Because the New York Giants made their very rare in-season trade to land three-time Pro Bowl middle linebacker Jon Beason just 48 hours before they played the Philadelphia Eagles, he didn't have much time to get acclimated into the Giants defense and thus, only saw five snaps this past week,...

New York Giants Need a Boost from the “Next Men Up”
October 5th, 2013 at 9:30 AM
Up until the fourth quarter of week 4’s game versus the Kansas City Chiefs, the New York Football Giants were in it. Then again, like prior weeks, the wheels fell off of any containment and another deflating loss ensued. Some out there do continue to find lone bright spots (not...

Breaking Down and Evaluating the New York Giants’ Trade for LB Jon Beason
October 4th, 2013 at 8:31 PM
On Friday, the New York Giants made the trade official when they acquired three-time Pro Bowl linebacker Jon Beason from the Carolina Panthers in exchange for a conditional, late-round draft pick. The trade comes on the eve of the Giants playing their NFC East rivals, the Philadelphia Eagles at MetLife Stadium...