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2014 New York Giants Training Camp Preview: Cornerbacks
July 22nd, 2014 at 1:00 PM
With the offseason workout program now a thing of the past and the official start to training camp having arrived on July 21st (report date and physicals), it's time to look ahead to each positional battle and how they will ultimately shape the New York Giants' final 53-man roster. Today...

NFL Secondary Power Rankings: New York Giants Listed No. 4 Overall
June 17th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Sports on Earth hasn't been very kind to the New York Giants in recent weeks, ranking their receivers at No. 18 overall and their front seven as one of the very worst in the league. However, after spending a majority of the offseason shoring up their secondary, the boys over...

New York Giants Have Shown No Interest in CB Brandon Flowers: Report
June 16th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The very moment he was released by the Kansas City Chiefs last week, social media exploded with the ever-predictable question: should the New York Giants kick the tires on cornerback Brandon Flowers? ***VIDEO1*** After an offseason in which much of their time and money was spent on revamping their secondary, it seems...

New York Giants’ Antrel Rolle Challenges Dominique-Rodgers Cromartie to Become Best CB in NFL
May 13th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
New York Giants safety Antrel Rolle is intimately familiar with the team's brand new cornerback, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie. The two played together with the Arizona Cardinals and Rolle knows DRC has, at times, played like the premiere cornerback in the league. Now, fresh off of a mega deal with Big Blue,...

2014 NFL Draft: New York Giants Select Notre Dame CB Bennett Jackson
May 10th, 2014 at 4:09 PM
With their seventh pick (No. 187 overall) in the 2014 NFL Draft, the New York Giants select Notre Dame cornerback Bennett Jackson. ***VIDEO1*** Once again, the Giants land themselves a player with a high football IQ who was also a team captain in his final season with the Fighting Irish. And, once...

Walter Thurmond Thinks Giants Secondary Can Be Better than Seattle Seahawks’ ‘Legion of Boom’
April 22nd, 2014 at 5:20 PM
The Seattle Seahawks defense was a big reason for why they were able to win Super Bowl XLVIII this past February and perhaps the biggest part of that Seattle was their secondary, which now has the infamous nickname, "The Legion of Boom." ***VIDEO1*** Guys like Richard Sherman, Brandon Browner, Byron Maxwell, Kam...

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 Sign CB Zack Bowman to One-Year Deal
March 31st, 2014 at 1:00 PM
It's taken longer than expected, but the New York Giants and cornerback Zack Bowman (Chicago Bears), who is in East Rutherford today, have finally agreed on a one-year deal. Although it remains somewhat unclear as to why it's taken the two sides so long to come to this agreement, it has...

New York Giants, Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie Agree to 5-Year, $39 Million Deal
March 17th, 2014 at 4:50 PM
The New York Giants have been searching for a top cornerback in free agency, and on Monday they landed one. Adam Schefter reports that the Giants and Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie have agreed to a five-year, $39  million deal with $15 million guaranteed. ***PHOTO1*** Rodgers-Cromartie was viewed as the best free agent available following the first few days of players...

Contract Numbers for All Signed, Re-Signed, Tendered & Restructured New York Giants
March 15th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
The New York Giants have made quite a few moves since free agency began on March 11th, including the re-signing of nine players (one was a RFA tender) and the addition of nine others. They've also restructured a contract and had two others players take a pay cut. As a...

New York Giants, Trumaine McBride Agree to Two-Year, $3.1 Million Deal
March 11th, 2014 at 9:45 AM
The new league year has not even started and already news is fast and furious. Less than an hour after it was announced that the New York Giants would re-sign running back Peyton Hillis, it was also revealed that the team has agreed to a two-year, $3.1M deal with cornerback...

New York Giants Re-Sign Kicker Josh Brown, Nearing Deal with Cornerback Trumaine McBride
March 10th, 2014 at 4:00 PM
With 24 hours until the official start to free agency, the New York Giants are acting fast to sign some of their own pending free agents. And with Mark Herzlich, Spencer Paysinger and Dallas Reynolds already taken care of, the team has moved on to kicker Josh Brown and cornerback...

New York Giants, Trumaine McBride Have not Yet Talked Contract; Cornerback Will Become Free Agent
March 4th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
The New York Giants have made it abundantly clear that re-signing linebacker Jon Beason is their primary offseason priority. All remaining 20+ pending free agents have been placed firmly on the back-burner with little or not contact between the two sides -- that include cornerback Trumaine McBride, who has not...

New York Giants a “Perfect Fit” for Oklahoma State CB Justin Gilbert?
February 28th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
As we head toward free agency and, ultimately, the NFL Draft, the New York Giants have a near overwhelming amount of needs. Chief among them is a repair along the offensive line, a quality running back, a replacement for wide receiver Hakeem Nicks, a middle linebacker and, of course, cornerback....

“Lots of Teams” Expected to Be in the Hunt for New York Giants DT Linval Joseph: Report
February 25th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
New York Giants defensive tackle Linval Joseph is widely expected to be one of the NFL's most sought after free agents once the free agency period begins on March 11th. That thought was confirmed on Monday when Pete Prisco of CBS Sports reported that "lots of teams" are expected to...

New York Giants Thursday Morning Storylines: Antonio Pierce Named Head Coach at Long Beach Poly
February 6th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The quiet post-Super Bowl lull is now upon us and that ever so brief break for the NFL and their fans has already grown old. However, despite the apparent calm and quiet, there's still a lot going on behind the scenes. So relax here on your Thursday morning and enjoy...

New York Giants 2014 Free Agency Scorecard
January 2nd, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Free agency is a wild time in the NFL, with players coming and going, being released, signed or re-signed and, in some cases, retiring. Ultimately, it's a difficult thing to keep track of. So, at least in the case of the New York Giants, we here at Giants 101 breakout...

New York Giants’ Rueben Randle Missed Practice After Experiencing Swelling in Knee
December 26th, 2013 at 1:45 PM
As if the New York Giants didn't have enough injury issues entering the final week of the season, wide receiver Rueben Randle missed practice on Thursday after experiencing swelling in his knee. "I don't want to miss this game," Randle said after practice. With Randle now sidelined, and Victor Cruz out for...

New York Giants’ Andre Brown, Peyton Hillis Return to Practice
December 26th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
While many were sitting around a table with their families eating Christmas dinner, the New York Giants were at the Quest Diagnostics Training Center for Wednesday practice, preparing for their final game of the season against the Washington Redskins. And although just a jog-through, running backs Andre Brown and Peyton...

Prince Amukamara Shadowing Calvin Johnson Pays Off in New York Giants’ 23-20 Victory Vs. Lions
December 23rd, 2013 at 1:57 PM
Heading into Sunday afternoon's game against the Detroit Lions, the New York Giants had to figure out a plan to stop the best wide receiver in the NFL in Calvin Johnson. ***PHOTO1*** With over 1,400 yards and 12 touchdowns, actually stopping the man known as "Megaton" can scare a defensive coordinator into...