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New York Giants’ Steve Tisch on Board with “Make or Break” Mandate in 2015
March 27th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Back in late December at his year-end press conference, New York Giants co-owner John Mara made it abundantly clear that 2015 will be treated as a "make or break" season for Big Blue. And after two years of losing, if the team fails to turn things around, the ax will...

New York Giants Friday Morning Storylines: What to Expect from Steve Spagnuolo’s Defense
March 27th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Friday, New York Giants fans! The major lull of the NFL offseason is finally upon us -- that fourth wave of nearly non-existent free agency coupled with the reality that the NFL Draft is still five weeks away. What to do, what to do? Don't worry, we've got you...

New York Giants’ Jonathan Casillas, J.T. Thomas Expected to Compete for Starting Job on Weakside
March 26th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants have paid both J.T. Thomas and Jonathan Casillas like starting linebackers, and at least one of them likely will be. With Jacquian Williams departing via free agency and precious few options on that side, head coach Tom Coughlin revealed on Wednesday that the duo -- who...

Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Excited to Reunite with George Selvie; Calls Him a “Great Addition”
March 20th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Five years after the South Florida teammates were each selected in the 2010 NFL Draft, defensive ends Jason Pierre-Paul and George Selvie will be reunited as members of the New York Giants. ***PHOTO1*** The team made the signing official early on Friday, and Pierre-Paul almost immediately weighed in with his thoughts on...

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 Re-Sign Cornerback Chykie Brown: Report
March 12th, 2015 at 8:00 PM
Day three of free agency almost slipped by without the New York Giants making any noise, but they managed to sneak in a move just under the wire. The Star-Ledger reports that the Giants and cornerback Chykie Brown have agreed to terms on a new deal, which he is expected...

Potential New York Giants Free Agent Target: Defensive End, Jabaal Sheard
March 7th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
As the official start to NFL free agency looms, there's no denying the New York Giants have several positions they must address if they wish to be successful in what is otherwise considered a "win or die" season. And in addition to their obvious needs at both safety and offensive...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Big Blue Sports 3 of Top 101 NFL Free Agents
March 1st, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, New York Giants fans! Welcome to the month of March, which brings with it the start of the new league year -- including the start of free agency -- in a little over a week. What that means, of course, is that things will soon kick into high...

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...