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Is Impact of New York Giants’ Improved Secondary on Pass Rush Being Underestimated?
April 13th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Ahhhh, “You can never have enough pass rushers.” While true, the impact that a dominating New York Giants’ secondary can have on a defensive line shouldn’t go overlooked. An opposing quarterback still needs someone to throw to. If his receivers are covered and/or blanketed and timing is off, so is...

New York Giants Thursday Morning Storylines: Losing Andre Brown Leaves Hole in Backfield
April 10th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The preseason schedule being announced on Wednesday led to a brief moment of excitement for New York Giants fans, but we're now back to the late free agency, pre-draft lull that we had been dreading for weeks. But fear not! We have some solid storylines this morning, so sit back...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Feels “Energized” Following Major Roster Changes
April 8th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Tom Coughlin may be the oldest (67) head coach in the NFL, but the man in charge of leading the New York Giants still feels as young as ever. And despite an offseason of changes to both his roster and coaching staff, Coughlin still feels "energized" by the prospect of...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Believes Roster Turnover Will Lead to “Culture Change”
April 8th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
To say the New York Giants have made major changes this offseason would be a bit of an understatement. Not only have they seen a massive roster shuffle, they also overhauled their offensive coaching staff following the retirement of offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride. Accordingly, head coach Tom Coughlin says these...

New York Giants Building for Long-Term Success as Well as to Win Now
April 6th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The 2013 New York Giants' offseason was filled with one-year deals and short-term pickups and temporary fixes. Whether it was a product of salary cap issues or a faux pas on general manager Jerry Reese is of no consequence to the current and ever-active 2014 NFL offseason. What is happening...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Left Tackle Still Giants’ Biggest Need?
April 6th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday morning, New York Giants fans! Things were relatively quiet on Saturday -- the first time in a long time go Big Blue -- so it allowed everyone to regain their bearings. As such, this morning's storylines can be read with a nice feeling of relaxing over a hot...

New Teammates Confident Eli Manning Can Lead New York Giants Back to Prominence
April 5th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
As New York Giants General Manager Jerry Reese has taken full control of his portion of the offseason, the focus on what has so far transpired has pulled some of the attention away from quarterback Eli Manning. The franchise signal-caller did have a horrible 2013 season and was much maligned...

New York Giants Saturday Morning Storylines: Big Blue Works Out Free Agent QB Rusty Smith
April 5th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Forget the idea of a free agency lull! It may be occurring for other teams, but New York Giants General Manager Jerry Reese is operating under a different set of rules here in 2014. And each time we seem to indicate the lull is finally coming, the Giants off and...

New York Giants “Counting on” David Wilson to Return in 2014
April 4th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
New York Giants running back David Wilson and his health have been a major topic of conversation since the 2013 season ended. The former first-round pick, who was expected to lead the Giants for many years to come, has been hampered with inconsistency and some major health concerns. And following...

New York Giants’ 2014 Offseason Schedule and Key Dates Released
April 4th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
On Thursday, the New York Giants released the official dates to their offseason programs for the upcoming 2014 season, including the start of voluntary workouts and media availability. The key dates are as follows: April 21: Beginning of voluntary offseason program. April 22: Players available to media for first time. May 1: General Manager...

New York Giants’ Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie: Signing with Big Blue was Never About the Money
April 3rd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
In recent days, there's been a lot of talk and speculation about how the New York Giants stole cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie away from the New York Jets as a the result of a lucrative contract offer. But when discussing his decision to sign with Big Blue, DRC recently said money...

New York Giants Tuesday Morning Storylines: Big Blue in Great Draft Position After Strong Free Agency
April 1st, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants broke the free agency lull on Monday by re-signing defensive tackle Mike Patterson and adding cornerback Zack Bowman, but do not expect that to continue on Tuesday. Co-owner John Mara recently said their free agency spending spree was all but over, so those tremors felt on...

New York Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul: I’ve Worked My Butt Off and I’m Ready for 2014 Season
March 31st, 2014 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** To say 2013 was a rough year for New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul would be a bit of an understatement. Despite some turn back the clock moments where he flashed the talent everyone saw in his first and second years, Pierre-Paul was predominantly hampered by a lingering...

Tom Coughlin Confirms New York Giants May Still Look to Free Agent Market for Tight End
March 29th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Earlier this week, New York Giants general manager Jerry Reese noted that the team could still be searching for a tight end in free agency. And when head coach Tom Coughlin was later asked about the same situation, he was not shy in sharing his opinion. At a position where the...

New York Giants’ Chris Snee: “I Feel Like I Can Still Play and Play at a High Level”
March 29th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
One major question facing the 2014 New York Giants is whether or not their newly constructed offensive line can come together quickly and offer quarterback Eli Manning more protection than they did a season ago. The answer to that question is also likely linked to another: can guard Chris Snee...

Giants’ Tom Coughlin Downplays Retirement Talk; Thinks He Merits Hall of Fame Consideration
March 28th, 2014 at 8:00 AM
When a coach is approaching 68-years-old and has won multiple championships during their tenure as a head coach, there are two things that will end up being discussed; retirement plans and the possibility of the Hall of Fame. ***PHOTO1*** For New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin, who will turn 68 at...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Speaks on Justin Tuck, Hakeem Nicks’ Free Agency Departure
March 27th, 2014 at 1:50 PM
Two of the top free agents that a lot of fans weren't thrilled to see leave the team this past month were defensive end Justin Tuck and wide receiver Hakeem Nicks. The fans were more saddened to see Tuck leave more so than Nick; Tuck signed a 2-year, $11 million deal...

Tom Coughlin Expresses Optimism on David Wilson Playing for New York Giants in 2014
March 27th, 2014 at 11:45 AM
At one time, it looked like David Wilson's NFL career was in serious jeopardy following a spinal stenosis injury suffered back in Week 5 of last season; an injury that has claimed the careers of many athletes all over the sport. Yet, Wilson was determined to make it back. Wilson had...

New York Giants Plan to Have Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Covering Opponents No. 1
March 27th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants made a plan to lure Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie away from the Denver Broncos and more importantly, away from the New York Jets the week that he came to visit both teams in free agency trips. The Jets made him a low-ball offer and their general manager ended...

Free Agents Signing with New York Giants Because of Tom Coughlin, not in Spite of Him
March 23rd, 2014 at 7:00 AM
It was claimed when head coach Tom Coughlin first arrived in New York Giants blue that players didn’t want to play for him. Time and time again, this allegation has resurfaced. Folks shouldn’t let one or two players speak for the masses. ***PHOTO1*** Again, players took pay cuts and restructured to remain...