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Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Will Offensive Approach Change with Loss of Will Beatty?
May 24th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, New York Giants fans! After the first "off" day on Giants 101 in about six years, we're back today and looking to help fill the void of football in your life once again. Of course, that's not going to be easy given that we're in a significant NFL...

Giants’ Landon Collins Motivated to Prove There’s More to His Game: “I’m not a Box Safety”
May 20th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
It caused safety Landon Collins (Alabama) to fall out of the first-round of the 2015 NFL Draft, and he's already tired of answering questions about it. He believes it's a mass misperception of his skills, and he's headed into the 2015 regular season with a fierce determination to immediately prove...

Giants 101 Writers’ Round Table: What’s the Hold up Between Eli Manning, New York Giants?
May 19th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
It's been many, many years since Giants 101 conducted a "Writers' Round Table," but due to popular demand, it's back! So each week leading up to the season, we will open up the website (and social media) for reader questions regarding the New York Giants. But allow us to preface:...

New York Giants Monday Morning Storylines: What are Big Blue’s Most Intriguing OTA Storylines?
May 18th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Monday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to the final full week prior to the start of Organized Team Activities (OTAs). We expect the signings of both offensive lineman Ereck Flowers and safety Landon Collins this week, and if Big Blue gets a little lucky, defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul...

For New York Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr., It’s Super Bowl or Bust in 2015
May 16th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has pretty much done it all in just one NFL season -- he broke several league and franchise records, put up extremely impressive numbers, was named to his first Pro Bowl, won AP Offensive Rookie of the Year, was voted onto the...

New York Giants’ Bennett Jackson Working Hard to Learn New Position, New Defense
May 14th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
After the New York Giants lost Antrel Rolle (Chicago Bears) and Stevie Brown (Houston Texans) in free agency and failed to bring in alternative safety options (see: Devin McCourty), the position became a real concern for Big Blue. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants then began discussions regarding the potential conversion of cornerbacks Bennett Jackson...

New York Giants’ Johnathan Hankins Ranked No. 69 on Pro Football Focus’ Top 101 of 2014
May 13th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Remember the panic that set in after the New York Giants allowed defensive tackle Linval Joseph to sign with the Minnesota Vikings? Well, a year later and Joseph has become a bit of an afterthought for Big Blue, and that occurred primarily because of the emergence of defensive tackle Johnathan...

New England Patriots to Release CB Kyle Arrington; Might New York Giants Have Interest?
May 11th, 2015 at 12:30 PM
The New England Patriots will continue their purge at the cornerback position this week, as several reports indicate the team is set to cut ties with cornerback Kyle Arrington -- something he has since confirmed on his Instagram account. And while there is mutual interest in a possible reunion at...

Giants’ Steve Spagnuolo Won’t Promise an Immediate Turnaround: “I’m not a Magician”
May 9th, 2015 at 2:45 PM
For the first time since returning to the New York Giants earlier this offseason, defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo met with the media on Saturday and immediately took steps to temper some of the expectations that have come along with his return. Rather, Spagnuolo says, it's unrealistic to expect an immediate...

2015 NFL Draft: New York Giants Largely Given ‘B’ Grades, Except from Pete Prisco
May 3rd, 2015 at 2:00 PM
The 2015 NFL Draft is less than 24 hours old and already the draft grades are being handed out like candy on Halloween. And despite the fact that initial draft grades mean next to nothing (similarly to all of the pre-free agency mock drafts), we're going to share some New...

New York Giants Focused on the “Upside” and “Potential” of DE Owamagbe Odighizuwa
May 2nd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
On Friday night, the New York Giants selected UCLA defensive lineman Owamagbe Odighizuwa in the third-round of the 2015 NFL Draft. It was a selection that made perfect sense given the team's need and desire to improve upon a pass rush that has disappointed in recent years, but one that...

Owamagbe Odighizuwa “Inspired” by New York Giants’ Championship Defensive Lines of the Past
May 2nd, 2015 at 8:00 AM
When UCLA defensive end Owamagbe Odighizuwa got the call from the New York Giants on Friday night informing him that he would be their third-round selection, he was unable to contain his emotions. After a tragic childhood in which his Father was imprisoned for the murder of three people and...

2015 NFL Draft: New York Giants Select UCLA DE Owa Odighizuwa
May 1st, 2015 at 10:02 PM
With their third round pick (No. 74 overall) in the 2015 NFL Draft, the New York Giants select UCLA DE Owa Odighizuwa. ***PHOTO1*** Shortly after drafting offensive tackle Ereck Flowers in Round 1 (No. 9 overall) on Thursday, head coach Tom Coughlin implied that a defensive lineman would likely be added soon....

2015 NFL Draft: New York Giants Trade up, Select Alabama Safety Landon Collins
May 1st, 2015 at 7:10 PM
With their second round pick (No. 33 overall) in the 2015 NFL Draft, following a trade up with Tennessee Titans, the New York Giants select Alabama safety Landon Collins. ***PHOTO1*** In an effort to move up, the Giants traded the Titans their second-round pick (No. 44 overall), their fourth-round pick (No. 108)...

Jonathan Casillas Determined to Take Over as Starting Linebacker for New York Giants
April 25th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Jonathan Casillas may not be a recognizable name, but there’s no denying his success thus far. The 27-year-old linebacker has already earned two Super Bowl rings in 2009 and 2014 with the New Orleans Saints and New England Patriots respectively. And his key second half onside kick recovery in Super...

New York Giants’ Nat Berhe Shares Blunt Statement on Perry Fewell, Laughs Off Safety Concerns
April 23rd, 2015 at 1:10 PM
New York Giants safety Nat Berhe met with the media on Thursday and it was immediately apparently that he's not only an extremely confident young man, but a brutally honest one. He pulled absolutely no punches during his short press conference with reporters, touching on everything from former defensive coordinator...

Revitalized New York Giants Defense “Excited” to Play for Steve Spagnuolo
April 21st, 2015 at 9:00 AM
It didn't take long for the energy and excitement to start flowing when the New York Giants arrived for the offseason workout program on Monday morning, particularly for the defensive players, many of whom got to meet the returning Steve Spagnuolo for the very first time. ***PHOTO1*** What Spagnuolo did and what...

New York Giants’ Jon Beason Expects to Play 16 Games, Believes He’s “Best in the Game”
April 20th, 2015 at 3:15 PM
Of the many New York Giants players who expressed their excitement in returning to work on Monday, perhaps none were more excited or grateful than linebacker Jon Beason. ***PHOTO1*** After being traded to the Giants in 2013 and revitalizing his career, Beason entered the 2014 season with high hopes. Unfortunately, an offseason...

New York Giants Punter Steve Weatherford Shares Opinion on Team’s Biggest Draft Needs
April 20th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Everyone has an opinion about what the New York Giants need to do in the upcoming NFL Draft on Thursday, April 30, and punter Steve Weatherford is just the latest to give his view on the team's biggest draft needs. ***PHOTO1*** While answering questions from fans, Weatherford was asked what he thought...

What Recent History Suggests About New York Giants’ 2015 NFL Draft Plan by Mybookie.ag
April 6th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The best way to envisage the future is to understand the past. When it comes to the New York Giants we can get the rough idea of what the General Manager Jerry Reese is anticipating to do in this year just by looking at the recent draft classes he has...