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Hakeem Nicks Taunts New York Giants in What He Deemed a Meaningful Preseason Game for Him
August 17th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
It may have been another ordinary preseason game for most, but Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Hakeem Nicks admitted after the fact that it was much more for him. After all, it was the very first time he faced his former team and he clearly wanted to make a statement. Unfortunately,...

Giants Come Back to Beat Indianapolis Colts 27-26; Referees Blow Out Elbows Throwing Flags
August 16th, 2014 at 10:40 PM
For the first time since Super Bowl XLVI, the New York Giants returned to Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis, Indiana. However, unlike Super Bowl XLVI, their first-team performance against the Indianapolis Colts was very forgettable -- as in, they wish they could forget it. Unfortunately for the players -- at...

Antrel Rolle Has High Hopes for New York Giants Secondary in 2014
August 14th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
New York Giants safety Antrel Rolle has been a part of a lot of talented secondaries throughout his NFL career, but perhaps none any as deep as what Big Blue will sport in 2014. But with a multitude of new faces, depth and talent won't matter if the group isn't...

New York Giants’ Trumaine McBride Inching Closer to a Return; Opening Eyes in Camp
August 7th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
New York Giants cornerback Trumaine McBride may still be recovering from a hip injury that plagued him during the 2013 season and surgery to repair a torn labrum this past January, but he hasn't allowed either to slow him down in practice. Rather, McBride has been a shining star for...

12 New York Giants Miss Trip to Canton, Ruled Out Against Buffalo Bills
August 3rd, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants have not yet played a single game, but they're an injured football team. And as some of their roster boarded planes and headed to Canton, Ohio on Saturday night, 12 players stayed behind and have been officially ruled out for the Hall of Fame Game against...

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...