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Tom Coughlin Feeling the Heat as New York Giants are in Danger of Missing Playoffs, Again
October 24th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants have not been to the playoffs since winning the Super Bowl after the 2011 season, and if they miss again this year, head coach Tom Coughlin could be back on the hot seat. ***PHOTO1*** Coughlin was able to maintain his position with the Giants after winning two Super...

Harsh Reality: New York Giants’ Victory Over Detroit Lions was Meaningless
December 24th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
Editor's Note: This is an opinion editorial done by Paul Tierney and does not necessarily reflect the views or opinions of all Giants 101 contributors. Enjoy. As I watched New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning's body tossed to the ground for a safety in the third quarter of Sunday's game against...

Former Giants’ RB Tiki Barber Backtracks on Warren Sapp Comments; Still Defends Michael Strahan
July 1st, 2013 at 8:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** Former New York Giants' legends Tiki Barber and Michael Strahan have not always been great friends. When Strahan entered a very public contract dispute with the Giants following a disappointing 2001 campaign, it was Barber who went to the media and lambasted his teammate for not immediately signing a long-term...

Unique Attractions for Fans Being Planned for 2014 Super Bowl in New York City
June 26th, 2013 at 6:45 AM
2014 will be the first time the Super Bowl will be held in a city where snow is a strong possibility during the big game. The NFL is embracing it by making cold weather the theme of the pre-Super Bowl festivities that will include several different attractions. ***PHOTO1*** In an interview with...

New York Giants’ Dave Merritt on Run Defense: “We Have to Get Better”
June 10th, 2013 at 6:45 AM
It doesn't take an in-depth statistical analysis to figure out the New York Giants run defense was atrocious in 2012. Down the final stretch of the season, the Giants were dominated at the line of scrimmage and made it impossible for the team to stay competitive in several crucial matchups....

New York Giants’ Antrel Rolle on Robert Griffin III: “He’s a Huge Playmaker in This League”
June 5th, 2013 at 12:14 PM
Prior to the 2012 season, the Washington Redskins were the perennial laughing stock of the NFC East. While the New York Giants were developing Eli Manning into a Super Bowl MVP, Mark Brunell, Jason Campbell, Rex Grossman and Jon Beck all consistently turned in mediocre performances at quarterback for Washington,...

Former New York Giants Head Coach Bill Parcells Ranked 11th Best Coach of All-Time
June 1st, 2013 at 3:30 PM
Throughout his long, illustrious coaching career, Bill Parcells made his way around the NFL to coach the New England Patriots, New York Jets and Dallas Cowboys, arguably the New York Giants three most significant rivals. However, without his initial 11-year stint as Big Blue's head coach, Parcells would never have risen...

Day After Giants’ Hakeem Nicks Says He Will Assume Leadership Role, He No-Shows OTAs
May 22nd, 2013 at 1:30 PM
The New York Giants knew they were going to open up OTA's without a star wide receiver. With Victor Cruz still unsigned, the Giants expected that No. 80 was going to stay away from team activities until his financial security is ensured with a new long-term contract. However, Big Blue...

New York Giants’ Justin Tuck Sought Guidance from Tony Robbins This Offseason
May 21st, 2013 at 5:35 PM
Plain and simply, New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck must improve upon his dismal four sack performance in 2012 if he wants to remain on the roster in 2013. As a player who turned 30 years old this offseason, Tuck has shown considerable signs of wear over the last...

New York Giants’ Aaron Ross Says Corey Webster Will “Bounce Back” in 2013
April 28th, 2013 at 12:30 PM
New York Giants cornerback Aaron Ross may have taken a "paid vacation" to play for the Jacksonville Jaguars during the 2012 season, but that doesn't mean Ross stopped paying attention to how his former teammates in New York were performing. ***PHOTO1*** Last offseason, Ross left the Giants to sign a three-year, $9.75...

New York Giants RB Coach Jerald Ingram Wants David Wilson to Be a “Complete Player” in 2013
April 26th, 2013 at 4:16 PM
On Feb. 6 of this year, the New York Giants parted ways with veteran running back Ahmad Bradshaw, as the two-time Super Bowl champion was unable to remain healthy during the team's disappointing 2012 campaign. The move was salary cap motivated and unpopular among fans, but it will allow 2012...

Corey Webster Says He Would Mentor LSU CB Tyrann Mathieu If Selected by New York Giants
April 18th, 2013 at 2:08 PM
This offseason, the New York Giants have significantly bolstered their depth at the cornerback position through the acquisition of Aaron Ross and re-signing Terrell Thomas. Currently, there are five cornerbacks on the roster with starting experience, three of which have Super Bowl rings. However, with Ross and Corey Webster set to...

New York Giants OL David Diehl Says Road to Super Bowl XLVIII Starts with Offseason Conditioning
April 17th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** Since the inception of the Eli Manning era, the New York Giants have had several historical seasons that have vaulted the franchise to prominence. Big Blue's 2012 campaign was not one of those seasons. The team finished 9-7 and missed the playoffs for the third time in four years...

New York Giants’ Eli Manning Has not Altered Offseason Throwing Program to Coincide with New CBA
April 16th, 2013 at 2:40 PM
NFL players are creatures of habit. Whether it be a game day routine, a specific workout regiment or any number or miscellaneous factors that contribute to the success of the modern day athlete, professional football players tend to stick with what works. After the new collective bargaining agreement was signed...

Former New York Giants Quarterback Kurt Warner Helped Tom Coughlin Evolve as Head Coach
April 11th, 2013 at 3:30 PM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin's evolution from a disciplinarian into an understanding, player-oriented head coach is well documented. In fact, legendary Giants defensive end Michael Strahan is on record as crediting Coughlin's efforts to relate to his players as a driving force behind the team's Super Bowl victory...

Former New York Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw Makes ProFootballTalk.com’s All-Unemployed Team
April 10th, 2013 at 4:14 PM
***PHOTO1*** Earlier this offseason, the New York Giants released veteran running back Ahmad Bradshaw in order to create salary cap space to operate with this offseason, while also opening the door for David Wilson to take the reigns as the starting tailback. During his time in New York, Bradshaw was...

New York Giants Head Coach Tom Coughlin Hints Plaxico Burress was at Fault for 2008 Collapse
April 5th, 2013 at 6:00 PM
The 2007 New York Giants came from seemingly nowhere to defeat one of the greatest teams of all time to win their first Super Bowl championship since 1990. However, in 2008, the Giants did not sneak up on anybody. Powered by the Eli Manning to Plaxico Burress connection, Big Blue...

New York Giants 2013 Preseason Schedule Announced
April 4th, 2013 at 4:25 PM
Today, the NFL announced the preseason schedule for all 32 NFL teams, beginning with the Hall of Fame Fame on Sunday August 4th. For the New York Giants, their schedule is as follows: Week 1 (Aug. 8-11) : New York Giants at Pittsburgh Steelers - This will be the first time...

David Tyree’s Super Bowl XLII Catch Suspiciously Eliminated from NFL.com’s Top Play Tournament
April 4th, 2013 at 1:32 PM
As with anything in life, some things make perfect sense, while others are head scratchers. Former New York Giants wide receiver David Tyree's "helmet catch" in Super Bowl XLII may not be the greatest play in NFL history. It's easy to make an argument for any number of other plays, as...

Former GM Bill Poilan Ranks New York Giants’ Jerry Reese One of Top Six NFL Talent Evaluators
April 4th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
The New York Giants do not win Lombardi Trophy's through gaudy free-agent signings or by focusing their attention on "big name" stars. Sure, Plaxico Burress was an instrumental aspect of the 2007 championship team. Chris Canty anchored the middle of the defense during the Giants 2012 championship run and even...