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B.J. Goodson “Definitely” Wanted to Join “Legendary” New York Giants
April 30th, 2016 at 1:36 PM
When Clemson linebacker B.J. Goodson met with the New York Giants during his pre-Draft visit, he instantly knew that's where he wanted to be. Not just because he immediately gelled with linebackers coach Bill McGovern and special teams coordinator Tom Quinn, but because the Giants are a "legendary" franchise. ***PHOTO1*** "Definitely wanted...

New Touchback Rule Can Actually Hurt New York Giants’ Kickoff Coverage This Season
April 1st, 2016 at 10:55 AM
One of nine rule changes enacted during last week's NFL Annual Meetings in Boca Raton is the touchback rule. The rule, which is only in effect on a trial basis this season, states the ball will placed on the 25 yard-line (up from the 20) after a free kick. The...

New York Giants, Ben McAdoo Officially Announce 2016 Coaching Staff
February 16th, 2016 at 11:46 AM
The New York Giants and head coach Ben McAdoo have officially announced the coaching staff for 2016. It took a couple weeks to piece it all together, but they ultimately got the men they wanted -- men who are both familiar and unfamiliar faces to Big Blue fans. ***PHOTO1*** In the end,...

New York Giants Hire Dwayne Stukes as Assistant Special Teams Coordinator
January 21st, 2016 at 8:00 AM
New York Giants special teams coordinator Tom Quinn will remain with the team in 2016, but assistant special teams coordinator Larry Izzo will not, having been hired by the Houston Texans as their next special teams coordinator. ***PHOTO1*** In an effort to replace Izzo on Wednesday night, the Giants have reportedly hired...

Giants’ Promotion of Ben McAdoo Ranked as One of Worst Head Coaching Hires in the NFL
January 20th, 2016 at 12:00 PM
Co-owners John Mara and Steve Tisch promised significant change if the 2015 New York Giants failed to make the playoffs, so when they did, it was no surprise that head coach Tom Coughlin was shown the door -- even if it was presented as a resignation. ***PHOTO1*** What followed Coughlin's dismissal however,...

New York Giants Plan to Keep Tom Quinn as Special Teams Coordinator: Report
January 20th, 2016 at 9:00 AM
As the New York Giants coaching staff continues to "evolve," there are fleeting moments when it really appears as if change is up ahead. Then, in other instances, it seems less like "evolution" and more of the same old guard. ***PHOTO1*** While several positional coaches having moved on to other teams or...

Houston Texans Hire Larry Izzo as Special Teams Coordinator
January 16th, 2016 at 7:00 AM
Jim Herrmann is gone, Sean Ryan is gone and now the New York Giants have also lost Larry Izzo. All three have found jobs elsewhere, with Herrmann headed to the Indianapolis Colts and Izzo now joining Ryan with the Houston Texans. ***PHOTO1*** Izzo, a 14-year NFL veteran who played for the New...

Tom Coughlin Informs Staff He’s No Longer Head Coach of New York Giants
January 4th, 2016 at 2:17 PM
At 1:00 PM EST, Tom Coughlin entered a meeting with New York Giants co-owners John Mara and Steve Tisch to discuss his future with the team. After roughly 65 minutes, the meeting came to an end, Tisch left the building and Coughlin immediately called his second meeting of the day...

New York Giants May Use Odell Beckham Jr. as Return Man If Dwayne Harris Can’t Go
December 18th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants return specialist Dwayne Harris is one tough S.O.B. We've seen proof of that several times this season, so when he missed practice on Thursday with a shoulder injury, it certainly raised some eyebrows. ***PHOTO1*** "Anytime a guy doesn’t practice, you’re concerned, but he’s a tough guy so we’ll see...

New York Giants’ Tom Quinn Wary About Danger of New York Jets Special Teams
December 5th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants know they will need contributions from all three phases of the game on Sunday if they expect to come up winners against the New York Jets. That includes from their special teams unit. ***PHOTO1*** Special teams coach Tom Quinn is well aware of the many threats that the...