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New York Giants Coaches, Teammates React to Release of Mathias Kiwanuka
February 25th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
On Tuesday, the New York Giants officially announced that they had released veteran defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka -- one of the last remaining holdovers from Super Bowl XLII. And although the move was expected, coaches and teammates still reacted with a bit of sadness to the move. After all, Kiwanuka...

New York Giants Release DE Mathias Kiwanuka
February 24th, 2015 at 3:20 PM
The New York Giants have informed defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka that he will be released. ***PHOTO1*** “The thing that has always impressed me about Kiwi is how serious he is about the game,” said head coach Tom Coughlin. “He was always prepared and always in outstanding condition and played very hard. And...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Expected to Sign One-Year Contract Extension
February 23rd, 2015 at 3:00 PM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin let the cat out of the bag last week, revealing during his NFL Combine press conference that he and team ownership were discussing a contract extension that would prevent him from coaching as a lame duck in 2015. Now, with the Combine winding...

New York Giants Will Try to Sign Jason Pierre-Paul to Long-Term Deal Before Using Franchise Tag
February 23rd, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants are planning to use the non-exclusive franchise tag on defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul on March 2nd if they have to, but ideally, they won't reach that point and will, instead, sign him to a long-term deal before the franchise tag becomes necessary. ***PHOTO1*** ***PHOTO2*** Although Schefter's report on the...

Atlanta Falcons Keeping Close Eye on New York Giants DE Jason Pierre-Paul
February 21st, 2015 at 2:55 PM
The New York Giants have not yet begun discussions with defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul regarding a long-term contract, and at least one team -- the Atlanta Falcons -- are keeping a close on whether or not those talks begin/advance. ***PHOTO1*** The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports that the Falcons are currently in a waiting...

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...

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...

New York Giants and DE Mathias Kiwanuka Appear Poised to Part Ways
February 20th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka is one of only three remaining players on the New York Giants who appeared in both Super Bowl XLII and Super Bowl XLVI, joining quarterback Eli Manning and long-snapper Zak DeOssie, but he may have played his last down for Big Blue. ***PHOTO1*** When asked about Kiwanuka on...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Believes Ryan Nassib Will Eventually Start in the NFL
February 20th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
As long as Eli Manning sticks around, Ryan Nassib will never become a starting quarterback for the New York Giants. But that does not necessary mean he won't start elsewhere -- something head coach Tom Coughlin firmly believes Nassib will do at some point in his professional career. ***PHOTO1*** "I do," Coughlin...

New York Giants’ Weston Richburg Will Compete for Starting Center Job in Training Camp
February 20th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
When he was selected in the second-round of the 2014 NFL Draft, everyone knew Weston Richburg would eventually take over as the starting center for the New York Giants. However, that didn't happen in his rookie year and, instead, Richburg played 16 games (15 starts) at the left guard position,...

New York Giants to Extend Tom Coughlin’s Contract: Report
February 19th, 2015 at 5:00 PM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin alluded to it earlier in the day while speaking at the NFL Combine, and it has now been confirmed by the New York Daily News. The team and Coughlin are on the verge of agreeing to a contract extension that will prevent him...

Giants Want Jason Pierre-Paul to Retire with Team & More from Afternoon Tea with Tom Coughlin
February 19th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin took the podium at the NFL Combine on Thursday for his annual press conference (see: tea) in a rather chipper and matter-of-fact mood. And among the things he discussed was his own contract security, desire to bring back defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, Ryan...

2015 NFL Combine: Arrival, Schedule, Groups and Interviews
February 17th, 2015 at 8:55 AM
Today is the day! The officially start to the 2015 NFL Combine. And while there will be no workouts on Tuesday, Groups 1 through 3 will arrive for their registrations, exams and orientations. The first workouts begin on Friday and will run through Monday when Groups 10 and 11 wrap...

Tom Hanks Impersonated New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin on Letterman: Video
February 15th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
During an appearance on "The Late Show with David Letterman" on Friday night, actor Tom Hanks revealed that he and his children often play a game called "head coach as Stepdad" during any football game that become boring. The idea of this game is to determine how each head coach...

New York Giants Officially Sign Brett Jones; Former Coaches, Teammates Weigh In
February 11th, 2015 at 3:55 PM
On Wednesday, the New York Giants officially signed former Canadian Football League offensive lineman Brett Jones, who compete to to make the team in 2015. ***PHOTO1*** While Jones might not look like the biggest guy on the field -- 6'2" and 318 pounds -- some have said his football intelligence and a...

New York Giants Wednesday Morning Storylines: New Contract or Lame Duck for Eli Manning?
February 11th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Wednesday, New York Giants fans! The offseason lull is now in full swing, but fear not -- the NFL Combine is right around the corner and interesting news is bound to pick up! ***PHOTO1*** In the mean time -- especially if you're in the Northeast -- why not kick back, relax...

New York Giants’ Jerry Reese, Eli Manning at No Risk of Losing Jobs: Report
February 7th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
While Tom Coughlin might be a bit on the hot seat in 2015 if he fails to get the New York Giants to the postseason, or at least a winning record, it looks like general manager Jerry Reese and quarterback Eli Manning are going anywhere anytime soon. ***PHOTO1*** After Giants co-owner John...

Late Giants Owner Ann Mara Remembered by Family, Friends in Emotional Memorial Service
February 7th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
On Friday, family, friends and colleagues of the NFL had one last chance to pay their respects and say goodbye to former New York Giants co-owner Ann Mara, who tragically passed away on Sunday at the age of 85 due to complications from the fall she encountered last month outside...

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...

Justin Tuck: Giants’ Tom Coughlin Wouldn’t Be Able to Coach Seahawks, Marshawn Lynch
January 29th, 2015 at 2:55 PM
For all the talk about the Deflategate scandal with the New England Patriots, for the Seattle Seahawks, it's Marshawn Lynch who is getting the headlines this week for his segments during Media Day leading up to Super Bowl XLIX. ***PHOTO1*** Lynch, who has a well known hatred for the media and is...