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New York Giants’ Strength of Schedule a Relatively Meaningless Statistic
April 19th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
NFL Network (NFL AM’s “Roster Reset”) as well as other media outlets has recently discussed “paper champs”-like polls and “Who won free agency in the NFC East?” Don’t become too excited over the fact that the New York Football Giants “won” (with the Washington Redskins in second, Philadelphia Eagles in...

New York Giants’ Steve Weatherford Accepts Fans Twitter Invitation to High School Prom
April 19th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Most fans already know just how truly and amazing of a person New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford is. ***VIDEO1*** On the field, he's considered one of the best punters in the league. In the locker-room, he's considered a leader and mentor to a lot of his fellow teammates, like kicker Josh...

New York Giants Monday Morning Storylines: Despite Spending Spree, Big Blue Still Has Issues
April 7th, 2014 at 6:30 AM
Happy Monday, New York Giants fans. This past weekend finally brought about some relative calm in Big Blue land, but if we've learned anything this offseason, it's that you can't expect that to continue. So before things pick back up again, relax with your morning coffee over the following stories. NY...

New York Giants’ Steve Weatherford Praised as Hero After Visit to Leukemia Patient
March 28th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
Late last week, Mary Cruz was desperately seeking help for her ailing husband Leroy Cruz who is currently battling Leukemia. ***PHOTO1*** Her husband being an avid New York Giants fan, Mary thought that if Leroy could meet the team, it would not only bring a smile to his face during a tough time, but also motivate...

New York Giants Aim to Be Well-Rounded Team with Key Special Teams Additions
March 20th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The 2013 New York Giants struggled in seemingly all facets of the game. Fortunately, the front office seems to know how to ameliorate all of the Giants' maladies from a year ago. Of all the necessary adjustments the Giants have made thus far in the offseason, the most overlooked may...

New York Giants Agree to Terms with Return Specialist Trindon Holliday
March 17th, 2014 at 7:26 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Giants had signed safety/kick returner Quintin Demps over the weekend, but they were apparently not done working on their Special Teams unit. On Monday, the New York Giants also agreed to terms with wide receiver/return specialist Trindon Holliday (Denver Broncos) on a one-year deal. Holliday, who was slated...

Contract Numbers for All Signed, Re-Signed, Tendered & Restructured New York Giants
March 15th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants have made quite a few moves since free agency began on March 11th, including the re-signing of nine players (one was a RFA tender) and the addition of nine others. They've also restructured a contract and had two others players take a pay cut. As a...

New York Giants Guard Chris Snee, Punter Steve Weatherford Take Pay Cuts
March 10th, 2014 at 6:54 PM
New York Giants guard Chris Snee lived up to his word and has taken what appears to be a $5.1 million pay cut, reducing his 2014 salary to $1.1 million with an additional $1 million incentives. Although initially reported as a restructure, it's been widely recognized that the Giants had asked...

New York Giants’ Josh Brown Credits Steve Weatherford for Changing His Life
February 17th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
When NFL players say that the locker-room is like a brotherhood, it's not just a casual phrase to appeal to the media. The reality is, an NFL locker-room is very much like a brotherhood -- like a family. There will be disagreements, hazing and in-fighting. In some of the more...

New York Giants Have Multiple Franchise Tag Options, but Unlikely to Use It
February 17th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Monday represents the first day NFL teams can place the franchise tag on one of their pending free agents to prevent them from being lured away. And for the New York Giants, who have in excess of 20 pending free agents, there are any number of potential options for the...

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,...

Giants’ Mark Herzlich Joins Fellow Teammates as an Author; New Book Details Overcoming All Odds
February 8th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Back in April of 2011, there were avid followers of New York Giants linebacker Mark Herzlich that knew his entire story while an All-American at Boston College and wanted him drafted to wear blue. While that didn’t happen (he was, however, selected with the 51st pick of the 10th round...

Sports Media 101 NY/NJ Super Bowl Score Contest
February 2nd, 2014 at 1:55 PM
***PHOTO1***Just because the New York Giant and New York Jets aren't playing at MetLife Stadium today, doesn't mean New York and New Jersey football fans should be left out of the fun. So, Sports Media 101 spent the last week asking a variety of New York Jets and New York...

Giants’ Steve Weatherford Discusses Richard Sherman, 2011 NFC Championship Game: Video
January 29th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford understands the emotion behind a huge NFC Championship win. As such, he understands why the very competitive Richard Sherman said the things he said after the game. Still, while sitting down with Sports Illustrated recently, Weatherford noted that Sherman's initial reaction is not the...

Kate Upton Does Victor Cruz Salsa Dance in Endzone at MetLife Stadium: Watch
January 28th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
Kate Upton is no stranger to Victor Cruz, the New York Giants or MetLife Stadium in East Rutherford, New Jersey. In fact, as she continues her ascension into a realm of eternal fame, the young supermodel continues to cross paths with Big Blue, their players and their fans. Most recently,...

No New York Giants Named to Pro Football Writers of America’s All-NFL or All-NFC Teams
January 14th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Last month, none of the New York Giants players were selected for the 2014 Pro Bowl. The snubbing of the Giants players continued on Monday when none of the players on the team were selected to the annual Pro Football Writers of America Awards. There were two separate categories in which...

New York Giants’ Steve Weatherford Reflects on 2013: “It was Disappointing”
January 11th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
With everyone more than joyous over the news of special teams coordinator Tom Quinn staying put, there is still someone that can deliver every single day: New York Giants’ third-year punter, Steve Weatherford. While the man, the myth and the legend remains 99% positive on the daily, he does speak...

Giants’ Steve Weatherford, Newark Mayor Luis Quintana Deliver Toys to Homeless Families: Video
December 17th, 2013 at 1:30 PM
With all of the adversity currently facing the New York Giants, it felt like a good time to switch gears and share a positive story. And it should come as no surprise that punter Steve Weatherford is at the forefront of this uplifting piece, as he recently spent some time...

Retirement or Otherwise, Brandon Jacobs Has Cemented a Tremendous New York Giants Legacy
December 14th, 2013 at 10:00 AM
There have always been a myriad of mixed feelings on New York Giants running back Brandon Jacobs. They began back in 2005 when he was drafted in the 4th round by blue and haven’t changed for the 6’4”, 260-plus-pound back out of Southern Illinois. ***PHOTO1*** In his rookie year, Jacobs followed and...

Improving New York Giants’ Special Teams: ‘The Start of a Great Thing’
November 21st, 2013 at 11:00 AM
It was only a week ago that the New York Giants had one of their worst special teams performances of the season. All week head coach Tom Coughlin and special teams coordinator Tom Quinn insisted that unit had to perform better, and perform better they did as the group had...