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New York Giants’ Chykie Brown Implies He Will Convert to Safety for 2015 Season
April 15th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
Even with the addition of defensive back Josh Gordy, whom the team (unofficially) signed on Tuesday, the New York Giants still have a significant problem at the safety position. Going into the 2015 regular season, the team currently has only three full-time safeties on the roster -- Cooper Taylor, Nat...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr., Victor Cruz Planning Dual Touchdown Celebration
April 13th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants wide receivers Victor Cruz and Odell Beckham Jr. are looking forward to working together for a full season in 2015, and so much so that the pair is planning to combine forces for a special touchdown celebration. ***PHOTO1*** Cruz and Beckham Jr. have become infamous for their respective end...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Does It Make Sense for Big Blue to Trade Down?
April 12th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, New York Giants fans! We're now waist-deep in the NFL offseason lull and there is literally nothing going on. Accordingly, it seems like it's about time to revive some old offseason articles here at Giants 101, so expect some of those change-of-pace pieces real soon. ***PHOTO1*** In the mean time,...

Giants’ Victor Cruz: Knee Rehab is “One of Most Difficult Things I’ve Had to Go Through”
April 11th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The very moment he went down in Week 6 against the Philadelphia Eagles, it was obvious that New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz was going to face a long, painful and mentally exhausting road to recovery. To say those expectations have now been met would be an understatement, as...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin One of League’s Least Aggressive Coaches on Fourth-and-Short
April 8th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
With 25 years of experience under his belt as either a head or assistant coach in the NFL, Tom Coughlin has been around long enough to let some of his tendencies show. At 68-years-old, Coughlin is also the oldest coach in the NFL and his methodology is often reflective of...

Giants’ Bennett Jackson Open to Moving to Safety; Notre Dame Coaches Also Suggested Transition
April 8th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin recently admitted that he's thinking of switching cornerback Bennett Jackson to safety in order to fill the void still existent at the position, which wouldn't be the first time someone suggested Jackson could make the switch. ***PHOTO1*** Jackson, who spent his first season with Big...

New York Giants “High” on Syracuse Safety Durell Eskridge: Report
April 7th, 2015 at 10:55 AM
The New York Giants will undoubtedly be looking for a safety during the 2015 NFL Draft and Syracuse safety Durell Eskridge is someone Big Blue is high on. ***PHOTO1*** The 6-3, 208 lbs. safety has good athleticism along with size and quickness that could allow him to play free safety in the...

New York Giants Tuesday Morning Storylines: Rashad Jennings Best Early-Down Option for Big Blue?
April 7th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Tuesday, New York Giants fans! And for us Duke fans (yes, I am a Duke fan) a very happy Tuesday, indeed. We're slowly inching towards the start of the offseason workout program and the 2015 NFL Draft, but like when we were kids in the weeks leading up to...

What Recent History Suggests About New York Giants’ 2015 NFL Draft Plan by Mybookie.ag
April 6th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
The best way to envisage the future is to understand the past. When it comes to the New York Giants we can get the rough idea of what the General Manager Jerry Reese is anticipating to do in this year just by looking at the recent draft classes he has...

“Frustrated” Tom Coughlin Ready to Return New York Giants to Winning Ways
April 3rd, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Already the NFL's oldest head coach, Tom Coughlin will turn 69-years-old in late August, but maintains he has no desire -- not even a passing thought -- to retire. And part of the reason for his continued desire to succeed ironically stems from the New York Giants' recent failures, which...

Victor Cruz’s 99-Yard Touchdown Vs. New York Jets Voted “Best Play at MetLife Stadium”
March 31st, 2015 at 1:00 PM
In 2011, Christmas came early for New York Giants fans thanks in large part to wide receiver Victor Cruz. After a week of relentless trash talk coming from Rex Ryan and the New York Jets, Big Blue went into their Week 16 game with more than a little bit to...

New York Giants’ Trumaine McBride Likely to Start at Nickel Corner in 2015
March 31st, 2015 at 9:00 AM
With Walter Thurmond III now calling the Philadelphia Eagles home and Zach Bowman still an unrestricted free agent, it would appear as if the New York Giants are in serious need of another cornerback -- specially one who can come in and play the nickel. And while a few solid...

New York Giants WR Victor Cruz on Recovery: “I’m About 70% There”
March 29th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Earlier this month, New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz took another huge step in his recovery from a torn patellar tendon when he finally got out of the pool and ran on turf for the very first time since his injury. ***PHOTO1*** It was a moment that caught the attention of...

New York Giants Have “a Lot of Interest” in Nebraska’s Randy Gregory: Report
March 29th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants may have signed defensive end George Selvie earlier this month, but that does not necessarily mean they're out of the market at the position or for another quality pass rusher. After all, what's the saying? "You can never have enough pass rushers." ***PHOTO1*** One potential pass rusher they...

New York Giants’ Rueben Randle Poised to Shine in Make-or-Break Season
March 28th, 2015 at 2:00 PM
Much like his entire team, New York Giants wide receiver Rueben Randle is about to embark on a 2015 campaign that is a make-or-break season. ***PHOTO2*** Randle, who is set to become an unrestricted free agent after this upcoming season, must prove to the Giants and other teams looking for a receiver...

New York Giants Have Two of Pro Football Focus’ Five Worst Free Agency Signings
March 28th, 2015 at 10:00 AM
Earlier this month, Grantland listed the New York Giants as having three of the Top 10 Worst Free Agency Signings -- wide receiver/return man Dwayne Harris and linebackers Jonathan Casillas and J.T. Thomas. ***PHOTO1*** Now, several weeks later, Pro Football Focus is piling on. And in agreement with Grandlant, have listed the...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Hints at Larger Role for Shane Vereen
March 27th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Earlier this week, New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin was gushing over the newest addition to his backfield, running back Shane Vereen, and seemed to imply he would have a bigger role than originally thought. ***PHOTO2*** Upon joining the Giants, Vereen was thought to be mostly a third-down back as an...

New York Giants’ Steve Tisch on Board with “Make or Break” Mandate in 2015
March 27th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Back in late December at his year-end press conference, New York Giants co-owner John Mara made it abundantly clear that 2015 will be treated as a "make or break" season for Big Blue. And after two years of losing, if the team fails to turn things around, the ax will...

New York Giants Friday Morning Storylines: What to Expect from Steve Spagnuolo’s Defense
March 27th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Friday, New York Giants fans! The major lull of the NFL offseason is finally upon us -- that fourth wave of nearly non-existent free agency coupled with the reality that the NFL Draft is still five weeks away. What to do, what to do? Don't worry, we've got you...

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...