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New York Giants Struggling with Long-Term Draft Success: Study
February 9th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
In 2014, 53% of all plays from scrimmage were accounted for by players who remain with the team that originally drafted them. However, in the case of the New York Giants, a recent study found them well below the NFL average at 42%, putting them in the Bottom 4 league-wide...

New York Giants Credited with Two of Top 10 Greatest Super Bowl Finishes of All-Time
February 6th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
In honor of the wild finish at Super Bowl XLIX -- a finish that gave the New England Patriots their first Lombardi Trophy in a decade -- NFL Total Access decided to count down the Top 10 Greatest Super Bowl Finishes of All-Time. And, given that three of their four...

Giants’ Jerry Reese Has Been Told Victor Cruz is “On Pace” to Return in 2015
January 15th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
When New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz went down with a torn patellar tendon in a Week 6 game against the Philadelphia Eagles, it looked bad -- real bad. To make matters worse, the Giants would be shut out 27-0 that night. A non-contact injury is always scary and...

As Depth at Wide Receiver Thins for New York Giants, Will Corey Washington See Larger Role?
October 15th, 2014 at 6:50 AM
Victor Cruz's season-ending knee injury has the New York Giants going back to the drawing board. Big Blue had put a lot of trust into their undrafted acquisition from UMass in 2010 ever since his breakout season of 2011. So now that he is shut down for the rest of...

Giants’ Eli Manning to Odell Beckham: Stay Humble, We’ve Got a Lot of Work to Do
October 7th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
In his 10 years as the starting quarterback of the New York Giants, Eli Manning has seen quite a few wide receivers come and go from the team. ***PHOTO1*** From Amani Toomer to Plaxico Burress to Hakeem Nicks, Mario Manningham, Steve Smith and Victor Cruz, Manning has had a lot of different...

New York Giants Teammates, Coaches React to Retirement of Chris Snee
July 21st, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Even before the New York Giants officially announced that offensive lineman Chris Snee had retired, several of his current and former teammates hit social media channels in order to express their appreciation for him and his career. Once the announcement was made public, even more chose to speak up in...

Steve Smith: Had I Known My Knee Would Heal, I Never Would Have Left Giants for Eagles
July 10th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Steve Smith's departure from the New York Giants was nothing less than bitter, and four years removed that decision, Big Blue fans still hold a lot of animosity towards the now retired wide receiver. And although he admits the Giants and their fans will always hold a special place in...

New York Giants Monday Morning Storylines: First-Round Focus Still a Mystery
May 5th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
Welcome to NFL Draft week, Giants fans! The wait is all but over as we only have a few short days to go before the clock officially begins ticking. In the mean time, kick back, relax and enjoy your morning coffee over the following headlines. ***VIDEO1*** Giants’ First Pick Will Give Hint...

Washington Redskins May Target Linval Joseph in Free Agency
February 13th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Although widely considered to be one of the New York Giants' top offseason priorities, defensive tackle Linval Joseph appears destined to make it to the March 11th start of free agency where he'll be highly coveted by a number of teams. Among them, writes Mark Bullock of the Washington Post,...

New York Giants Tuesday Morning Storylines: Steve Smith Thrilled for Brother Malcolm Smith
February 4th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
With Super Bowl XLVIII now behind us, NFL football enters a dead zone for a few weeks. It's a time to kick back, relax, unwind and just enjoy a temporary calm before the NFL Combine gets underway, followed by NFL free agency, the NFL Draft and then offseason workouts. And,...

New York Giants Co-Owner John Mara Wants to See Better Selections in Middle Rounds of NFL Draft
January 10th, 2014 at 6:56 AM
The best way to compete in today's NFL is to have quality drafts and sprinkle in free agent signings to fill the remaining holes. When Jerry Reese first took over as General Manager of the New York Giants, he had a great draft in 2007. A draft that included immediate...

New York Giants Appropriately Allowed Kevin Gilbride to Walk Away with Pride and Dignity
January 5th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
As vocal as the last years began with “on notice” references and promises (until recently) unfulfilled, they New York Giants organization thankfully doesn’t handle things in a manner that most in today’s instant gratification society demand. At long last, the disrespectful “Fire Killdrive” rants have reached their overdue death. It’s rare...

New York Giants Owners, Front Office Praise Kevin Gilbride Following Retirement Announcement
January 3rd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
In a completely unexpected move, New York Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride announced his retirement on Thursday afternoon, ending a long and successful career in the NFL. And despite mounting pressure from fans of the organization to fire him, Gilbride's decision to walk away appears to be one he's been...

Former Giants WR Plaxico Burress Pokes Fun at David Tyree, Steve Smith & New York Jets: Video
October 30th, 2013 at 8:00 AM
It's been quite some time since Plaxico Burress wore a New York Giants helmet, but during an interview with ESPN's Colin Cowherd, the Super Bowl XLII champion put one on and proceeded to poke some fun at his former teammates. He also poked some fun at himself and the New...

Victor Cruz Will Sign One-Year RFA Tender Today; Still Seeking Long-Term Deal from New York Giants
June 14th, 2013 at 11:10 AM
Wide receiver Victor Cruz is reportedly on his way to the New York Giants' team facilities in East Rutherford, NJ this morning where he will sign his one-year, $2.879 million restricted free agent (RFA) tender. "I'm going to sign my tender today and will continue talks for a long-term deal before...

Video: Tribute to the Career of Former New York Giants WR Steve Smith
June 9th, 2013 at 11:25 AM
After signing with the Philadelphia Eagles and failing to give the New York Giants a chance to match the offer, wide receiver Steve Smith was vilified by the Big Blue faithful. He was placed in a category that includes only one other current member: Tiki Barber. In other words, it's...

Former New York Giants WR Amani Toomer Says Victor Cruz, Hakeem Nicks Learned from Steve Smith
June 5th, 2013 at 4:41 PM
Former New York Giants wide receiver Amani Toomer has done a relatively nice job at transitioning from playing on the field, to a media role off of it. He began doing on shows on local Long Island sports, and has worked his way up to appearances with both NBC and...

Former New York Giants Teammates “Shocked” by the Retirement of Steve Smith
May 31st, 2013 at 9:30 AM
Once upon a time, rookie wide receiver Steve Smith was holding up a Super Bowl trophy and was poised to become the favorite target of quarterback Eli Manning. He would then go on to set the single-season franchise record with 107 receptions, prompting the team to offer him a five-year,...

Former New York Giants WR Steve Smith Announces Retirement from NFL
May 29th, 2013 at 5:10 PM
On Wednesday, former New York Giants wide receiver Steve Smith decided to call it a career, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers have announced that the 28-year-old will retire from the NFL. “I’ve been blessed to play the game that I love at the highest level for the past six years,” Smith...

Smokescreen Surrounding Victor Cruz, New York Giants Gets Denser Over Past 24 Hours
April 12th, 2013 at 10:05 AM
After a couple relatively quiet weeks surrounding restricted free agent (RFA) wide receiver Victor Cruz and his status with the New York Giants, a web of new information has been released over the past 24 hours. Unfortunately for the fans, every report seems to conflict with the other reports and...