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New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Learning to Control Emotions Ahead of 2015 Season
April 24th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. took the world by storm during his rookie season of 2014, dominating the league for 12 games, setting records, earning awards and honors, and essentially taking over newspaper and magazine headlines. ***PHOTO1*** Almost all of it was a positive. Almost. With the rapid climb to...

Ex-New York Giants WR Steve Smith “Struggling” to Adjust to Life After Football
April 21st, 2015 at 3:00 PM
In his very first NFL season, former USC wide receiver Steve Smith reached the ceiling of his professional career, earning a Super Bowl ring with the New York Giants. And despite his eight-reception, 63-yard regular season totals, it was his catch preceding Eli Manning's game-winning pass to Plaxico Burress that...

Giants’ Steve Tisch to Michael Sam: If Dream is Alive, Keep Pursuing a Football Career
April 6th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Michael Sam, the NFL's first openly gay player, currently finds himself without a team. And despite putting on what he felt was a strong display at the NFL Veteran Combine, team's from around the league have not expressed any additional interest in his services. However, at least in the case...

New York Giants Co-Owner John Mara Expects “One or Two” Teams in Los Angeles by 2016
March 23rd, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Rumors of a return to Los Angeles for the NFL have picked up steam this offseason, but so far, the talks have been just that -- “rumors.” There have a few different teams who have been connected to a potential future relocation to LA. Those teams include the Oakland Raiders,...

Should New York Giants Keep a Close Eye on CB Greg Reid During NFL Veteran Combine?
March 20th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
On Sunday, March 22nd, the NFL will hold its first ever Veterans Combine, giving veterans and past draft picks an opportunity to show teams what they have to offer. The list includes notable names like Michael Sam and Adam Carriker, but one name that should intrigue the New York Giants...

New York Giants Sign DE George Selvie to One-Year, $1.4 Million Deal
March 20th, 2015 at 10:30 AM
Defensive end George Selvie (Dallas Cowboys) was unable to meet with the New York Giants on Thursday after his flight was delayed, but after arriving on Friday morning, that little hiccup was rendered irrelevant. In fact, General Manager Jerry Reese & Co. wasted no time, agreeing to a one-year, $1.4...

New York Giants to Hire Tim Walton as Defensive Backs Coach: Report
January 14th, 2015 at 2:30 PM
Up until Wednesday, the New York Giants had two coaching vacancies on their staff; the defensive coordinator position and the defensive backs coach. At least one of those coaching vacancies appears to have been filled. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants will hire former St. Louis Rams defensive coordinator Tim Walton to be their defensive...

Dallas Cowboys’ Orlando Scandrick Says Odell Beckham Jr. is League’s Worst Trash Talker
January 9th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. led the league in any number of statistical categories this past season, but that's not all he led in. During a Twitter Q&A, Dallas Cowboys cornerback Orlando Scandrick said Beckham Jr. also leads the league in trash talking. ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2*** Scandrick isn't the only player...

Officiating Has Become a Serious, Game-Changing Problem for the NFL
January 5th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The NFL has a problem on its hands -- a serious problem. And it comes by way of their troubled officiating, which was on full display in primetime Sunday night during a wildcard game between the Dallas Cowboys and Detroit Lions. ***PHOTO1*** It's certainly not the first primetime blunder that's been made...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Fined $11,025 for Ripping Helmet Off in Loss to Eagles
January 2nd, 2015 at 4:45 PM
For two straight weeks, Odell Beckham Jr. was the target of violent hits by the opposing defenses; one of which was so deliberate and malicious, it caused a full on brawl on the sidelines. ***PHOTO1*** Yet Beckham, who has been on the receiving end of such hits, some of which were not...

New York Giants-St. Louis Rams Game Totaled $105,478 in Fines from Fights, Incidents
December 27th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
This past Sunday's New York Giants 37-27 victory over the St. Louis Rams was a costly one for several players, as a few Giants players got hit in their wallets by the NFL for the several incidents and fights that broke out in the game. ***PHOTO1*** Preston Parker, who was one of...

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 by the Fantasy Numbers: Week 16
December 24th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Each week this season, Giants 101 will do a postgame analysis by examining each fantasy points leader for the New York Giants at their respective positions. These accumulated points are based on the fantasy point grid used on NFL.com. ***PHOTO1*** QB Eli Manning: 27.34 Points Last Game: 22 Points Manning took the Giants to...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Impressed with Rueben Randle’s Performance Vs. Rams
December 23rd, 2014 at 3:00 PM
For the last month or so, Rueben Randle was in the doghouse of the New York Giants and more importantly, Tom Coughlin's doghouse. Being benched in two of the previous last three games gave him that dubious honor. ***PHOTO1*** So what's the best way for a player to get themselves out of...

St. Louis Rams’ Jeff Fisher: New York Giants Need to Look at Themselves in the Mirror
December 23rd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Several late hits on New York Giants rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. sparked an all-out brawl with the St. Louis Rams in the second quarter of a 37-27 victory on Sunday afternoon, but with a few days to look back on it and reflect, Rams head coach Jeff Fisher...

St. Louis Rams’ T.J. McDonald: Odell Beckham Jr. “is the Only Player They’ve Got, Period”
December 22nd, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Following a 37-27 loss to the New York Giants on Sunday afternoon -- a game that featured an all-out brawl resulting in three ejections -- emotions and tempers were still hot inside the St. Louis Rams locker-room. And while a handful of players tried to dismiss the events of the...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Honors Slain NYPD Officers, Calls for End to Violence
December 22nd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants had just defeated the St. Louis Rams by a score of 37-27, but head coach Tom Coughlin took the first few moments of his postgame press conference to discuss a real-world issue: the ongoing tension between society and our police officers, specifically the two NYPD officers...

New York Giants’ Preston Parker, Damontre Moore Won’t Apologize for Defending Odell Beckham Jr.
December 22nd, 2014 at 10:00 AM
Tempers didn't just flare, but boiled over in the second quarter on Sunday afternoon as St. Louis Rams linebacker Alec Ogletree hit New York Giants rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. late and out of bounds. What follows was the largest brawl in the NFL this season, ending with three...

New York Giants’ Jameel McClain, Antrel Rolle Rip St. Louis Rams for Being “Dirty”
December 22nd, 2014 at 8:00 AM
Following a 37-27 beating of the St. Louis Rams -- a game that included a massive brawl and three ejections -- several New York Giants players immediately addressed what had happened on the field Sunday afternoon, and to say they were displeased and bluntly spoken would be a bit of...

Late Hits on Odell Beckham Jr. Sparks Brawl Between New York Giants, St. Louis Rams: Video
December 22nd, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Leading up to their Week 16 game against the St. Louis Rams, the New York Giants knew they had to be prepared for an aggressive, agonizing approach from their opponents. After all, they are a Jeff Fisher coached team, led on defense by the well-known Gregg Williams, who was suspended...