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Ex-Giant Jay Alford: Steve Spagnuolo the “Best Defensive Coordinator I Ever Played With”
February 27th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Steve Spagnuolo's return to the New York Giants has been met with overwhelming optimism despite his struggles as a coach and assistant over the last several years. The general conscious is that his style of coaching fits the needs of Big Blue perfectly and that he'll be able to rekindle...

FOX Sports Ranks New York Giants No. 14 in Pre-Free Agency Power Rankings
February 26th, 2015 at 5:30 PM
Too early for NFL power rankings? We agree, but that hasn't stopped certain companies from releasing their early 2015-2016 lists, including FOX Sports, who have surprisingly listed the New York Giants all the way up at No. 14 overall. ***PHOTO1*** Eli Manning (30 TDs, 14 INTs) proved that the Giants don’t have...

Osi Umenyiora Wants to Retire as a Member of the New York Giants
February 25th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
It seems as though quite some time has passed since the days of the destructive New York Giants pass rush that dominated Tom Brady and many other future Hall of Famers on its way to two Super Bowl titles. With Michael Strahan and Justin Tuck gone, the Giants have relied...

FOX Sports Lists New York Giants as a Team That Can Dethrone the New England Patriots
February 24th, 2015 at 2:55 PM
New York Giants fans are already salivating at the thought of the 2015 season. After all, if history intends to repeat itself again, Big Blue will continue their four-year cycle next season and find themselves in the Super Bowl ... against the New England Patriots. ***PHOTO1*** However coincidental that cycle may be,...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Raves About Antrel Rolle; Wants Him Back in Blue
February 21st, 2015 at 12:55 PM
On paper, and when healthy, the New York Giants seemed to have one of the better secondary’s in the NFL last year. That was until they started dropping like flies over various injuries. Now it appears as though they might lose their leader and most consistent piece of the defensive...

NFL Network Gives New York Giants Highest NFC East 2014 Rookie Grade
February 18th, 2015 at 10:00 AM
With the 2015 NFL Draft upcoming, it has given experts from around the league an opportunity to look back on the 2014 NFL Draft with a different set of eyes. And with that class now having gone through their first full season, Bucky Brooks decided to go back and re-grade...

Potential New York Giants Free Agent Target: Safety, Darian Stewart
February 16th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
With Antrel Rolle, Stevie Brown and Quintin Demps all unrestricted free agents, and zero chance the team brings back Will Hill after parting ways with him a year ago, the New York Giants will most certainly be in the market for a safety once free agency begins. And while Devin...

Potential New York Giants NFL Draft Target: Safety Landon Collins, Alabama
February 2nd, 2015 at 1:00 PM
With the 2014-2015 NFL season officially over, it is time to take a look at players the New York Giants could, potentially, target in the 2015 NFL Draft. What position the Giants will target will depend on who they sign in free agency, and which of their own free agents...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: David Tyree Recalls the “Helmet Catch”
February 1st, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Super Bowl Sunday, New York Giants fans! While it's a shame Big Blue won't be playing this evening, there's still plenty to soak in on the NFL's biggest day. But before we get to all of that, here are some Giants-related headlines for everyone to enjoy over their first...

Giants’ Jon Beason Believes He’ll Thrive Under New Defensive Coordinator Steve Spagnuolo
January 30th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Before he was fired, Jon Beason was very supportive of the New York Giants keeping Perry Fewell as the defensive coordinator. His best season in years (also his healthiest one too), was played under the direction of Fewell when he got traded to New York in 2013. ***PHOTO1*** But 2014 was not...

Washington Redskins Interested in Perry Fewell as Possible Defensive Backs Coach: Report
January 25th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
On Saturday, former New York Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell interviewed with the San Francisco 49ers and their new head coach, Jim Tomsula, for their defensive backs job. The 49ers apparently aren't the only team interested in Fewell as well. ***PHOTO1*** The Washington Redskins, who last year around this time interviewed Fewell...

After Missing Out on Job with New York Giants, Pepper Johnson Hired by New York Jets
January 25th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Pepper Johnson was really hoping for a reunion between he and the New York Giants when he interviewed for the defensive coordinator position almost two weeks ago, but lost out to Steve Spagnuolo for the job. ***PHOTO1*** Johnson was crushed that he wasn't able to get Tom Coughlin to hire him to...

Sam Madison on Steve Spagnuolo: His In-Game Adjustments Make Him a Great Coach
January 24th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
The majority of the fans, media and people around the New York Giants are excited over the re-hiring of Steve Spagnuolo back to the team as the defensive coordinator. ***PHOTO1*** Spagnuolo returns to the Giants after six years away from the team and was brought over from the Baltimore Ravens after spending...

Perry Fewell Expected to Interview for San Francisco 49ers’ Defensive Backs Coaching Vacancy
January 23rd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
After the conclusion of the 2014 season, the New York Giants parted ways with defensive coordinator Perry Fewell after five seasons at the job and a disappointing final season that saw the Giants lose seven straight and finish 6-10. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants hired former defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo to his old job...

New York Giants Thursday Morning Storylines: Steve Spagnuolo Hiring a Desperation Move?
January 22nd, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Thursday, New York Giants! We're one step closer to the weekend, which means we're one step closer to the final Odell Beckham Jr. show of the year. And while many aren't interested in the NFL Pro Bowl, for hardcore Giants fans, it will represent the last shred of Big...

Mike Patterson: Players Excited About Steve Spagnuolo Because of His Play Calling, Heavy Blitzing
January 20th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The hiring of Steve Spagnuolo as the defensive coordinator for the New York Giants has created a buzz around the fans, the team and the players; mostly because of Spagnuolo's reputation that follows him. ***PHOTO1*** When you're known as the coach who came up with the game plan to slow down the...

Steve Spagnuolo Gets Two-Year, Seven-Figure Deal with New York Giants: Report
January 18th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Late last week, New York Giants co-owner John Mara addressed the contract of head coach Tom Coughlin and his lame duck status heading into 2015, acknowledging that any new defensive coordinator would ultimately be given a multi-year deal -- even if Coughlin's contract wasn't extended. A day later, the team...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Which Player Will Benefit Most from Steve Spagnuolo?
January 18th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, New York Giants fans! Championship Weekend is here, and while Big Blue may not be a part of it, we're all in store for some good football nonetheless. But before we get to the games themselves, we've compiled a short list of Giants-related headlines that you may be...

Giants’ Tom Coughlin on Steve Spagnuolo: “His Defense Has Changed Since He was Last Here”
January 16th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants may be going back to the future after hiring Steve Spagnuolo to replace Perry Fewell as their defensive coordinator, but the defense that put Spags on the map -- the defense that helped win Super Bowl XLII -- is not likely to make a similar return...

New York Giants Coaches, Executives not in High Demand During Offseason Hires
January 16th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
There was a time when coaches and executives of the New York Giants were considered to be in high demand. ***PHOTO1*** Going all the way back to when the team won Super Bowl XXV, Bill Belichick got hired as the Cleveland Browns head coach and Tom Coughlin as the head coach for...