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Jason Pierre-Paul, Steve Weatherford not Participating in New York Giants’ Organized Team Activities
May 27th, 2015 at 11:36 AM
Not that it will come as any real surprise to anyone, but defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul was expectedly absent when the New York Giants rook the field on Wednesday morning for the start of their Organized Team Activities (OTAs). ***PHOTO1*** Pierre-Paul, who was designated as the Giants' franchise player earlier this offseason,...

New York Giants’ Steve Weatherford Wins Jefferson Award for His Public Service
May 8th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
As Steve Weatherford heads into his 10th season in the NFL, he has already accomplished winning a Super Bowl. And although the Super Bowl with the New York Giants in the 2011 season may be his greatest accomplishment on the field, Weatherford’s contributions off the field are something he is...

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...

New York Giants’ Steve Weatherford: “Pieces are in Place” for Rebound in 2015
April 29th, 2015 at 2:55 PM
New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford remembers what it was like to be a college kid trying to do the impossible and be drafted into the NFL. For him, it was in 2006 when he had the opportunity. ***PHOTO1*** Ultimately Weatherford would go the way of many college punters as an undrafted...

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...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Trading Down an Unlikely Scenario for Big Blue
April 19th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to the very last day of what usually encompasses the NFL offseason lull. Things will begin to pickup considerably tomorrow as Big Blue arrives for their voluntary offseason workout program, so get ready for some actual football-related news! ***PHOTO1*** In the mean time, kick...

New York Giants’ Steve Weatherford Helping to Pay for Jersey City Prom
April 4th, 2015 at 12:55 PM
New York Giants Punter Steve Weatherford delivered a surprise of the ages for students in the Auditorium of William L. Dickinson High School this week, and when the punters face appeared on the screen through a skype call there was a sense of jubilation that spread throughout the Auditorium. ***PHOTO1*** Weatherford announced...

New York Giants Saturday Morning Storylines: Big Blue Relying on Eli Manning in 2015
April 4th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Saturday, New York Giants fans! And welcome to the weekend! The official start to the offseason workout program is still a little more than two weeks away and the NFL Draft is still more than a month away, so expect slow times here over the next 14 or so...

CBS Sports: New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Still a Top 5 NFL Head Coach
March 26th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
After two sub-.500 seasons, New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin is planted firmly on the hot seat. But even at 68-years-old and with no signs of slowing down, the common belief amongst fans, players and experts is that Coughlin remains one of the NFL's elite coaches. And in their...

Philadelphia Eagles Take Unprovoked Potshot at New York Giants on Twitter
March 18th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
In an effort to celebrate the five-year anniversary of MetLife Stadium and to capitalize on March Madness, the New York Giants recently rolled out a tournament-style bracket that allows fans to vote on the "best plays" in the stadium's short history. Some of those plays include Odell Beckham Jr.'s one-handed...

New York Giants Save Additional Cap Space by Restructuring Contract of Geoff Schwartz
March 18th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants, who had only roughly $8 million in remaining cap space earlier this week, have cleared an additional $2.1 million by restructuring the contract of offensive lineman Geoff Schwartz. ***PHOTO1*** Per NFLPA record, Schwartz had his 2015 salary dropped from $3.675 million to $1.675 million (cap hit from $4.975...

New York Giants’ Steve Weatherford: People Underestimate Tom Coughlin’s Value to Team
March 17th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Year in and year out, no matter how well or poorly the New York Giants perform, head coach Tom Coughlin always appear to be on the "hot seat." And while that may just be the reality of life as a head coach in New York, Coughlin's players consistently stand by...

New York Giants Have $8,208,764 in Remaining Salary Cap Space
March 16th, 2015 at 12:55 PM
Although it may feel like the New York Giants have been relatively quiet since the start of free agency last week, that's not actually been the case. With a total of five new additions and an additional five re-signings, Big Blue actually ranks near the top of the league in...

Giants Say They’re “All-In” on 2015 Season, but Early Free Agency Approach Says Otherwise
March 10th, 2015 at 10:00 AM
When the New York Giants decided they would bring head coach Tom Coughlin back for the 2015 season, they did so with a bottom line in mind: win or go home get fired. ***PHOTO1*** Co-owners John Mara and Steve Tisch each insisted that 2015 would be viewed as a win-or-die season --...

New York Giants Considering a Serious Run at Ndamukong Suh: Report
March 4th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
On Monday afternoon, ESPN's Adam Schefter speculated that the New York Giants would make a run at impending free agent defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh. Less than 24 hours later, Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News all but confirmed they would, citing multiple sources who claim General Manager Jerry...

New York Giants’ Steve Weatherford Will Donate His Brain to Concussion Research
March 3rd, 2015 at 1:00 PM
On July 23, 2014, Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Sidney Rice announced his retirement from the NFL due to lingering issue from multiple concussions. In total, Rice is believed to have suffered 10 concussions throughout his life -- the first dating back to his early Pop Warner football years. And now...

New York Giants Place Franchise Tag on DE Jason Pierre-Paul
March 2nd, 2015 at 1:50 PM
The New York Giants had hoped to have a long-term deal in place with defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul by the time the NFL's franchise tag window closed, but that was not the case. So, as expected, it's been reported that Pierre-Paul has been designated as the team's non-exclusive franchise player. ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2*** "We...

New York Giants, Jason Pierre-Paul Have not Yet Discussed Long-Term Deal: Report
February 21st, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants are reportedly ready to place the non-exclusive franchise tag on defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, but with the deadline to do that only nine days away, they may want to get in touch with JPP's representatives and begin discussing a long-term deal -- something The Star-Ledger reports...

Franchise Window Now Open: What Will New York Giants Do with Jason Pierre-Paul?
February 16th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Beginning on Monday and running through March 2nd, NFL franchises will have a brief window in which they can apply either the franchise tag or the transition tag to a pending free agent player of their choosing. For the New York Giants, their most likely option is defensive end Jason...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: No Need for Restructuring Victor Cruz’s Contract
February 15th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, New York Giants fans! And congratulations on making it through two straight weeks without football. While things may continue to be slow over the next few days, the NFL Combine is now only right around the corner. And with the influx of Draft-related material slated to come your...