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Mario Manningham Has Playoff Mindset: New York Giants are “Gonna Come Back Hard” in 2014
April 18th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Like many players who leave the New York Giants, wide receiver Mario Manningham felt no shame in admitting how badly he wanted to return. On multiple occasions, he's referred to his return like a homecoming of sorts. And now that he's back and comfortable, the matured Manningham is ready to...

Ex-Giants Offensive Coordinator Kevin Gilbride Feels It’s “Ludicrous” to Say Eli Manning is Declining
April 15th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
Over the past several days, the big topic of conversation around New York has been quarterback Eli Manning, his ankle surgery and a report that would seem to suggest the New York Giants are concerned about a sudden and rapid decline. However, while speaking with Pro Football Talk on Monday,...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Bear Pascoe Patiently Waiting for NFL to Call
April 13th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, Giants fans! After a lazy Saturday, there will plenty of news today. But before we get to all of that, kick back, relax and enjoy the following stories over your morning coffee. Bear Pascoe Patiently Waits for NFL to Come Calling Most of us hate long- distance phone calls from...

New York Giants in Attendance for Penn State WR Allen Robinson’s Pro Day
April 11th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
With less than a month to go until the 2014 NFL Draft, the New York Giants are continuing to attend many of the college's pro days to scout and evaluate first hand several of the players they have their eye on for the team. ***PHOTO1*** This past week, members of the Giants...

New York Giants’ Jerrel Jernigan One of the NFL’s Top No. 3 Fantasy Wide Receivers in 2014?
April 10th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Although free agency has not yet ended and the 2014 NFL Draft has not yet arrived, some are already looking ahead to the fantasy football season. As such, Pro Football Focus and Rotoworld recently combined to examine and rank all 2014 No. 3 wide receivers from around the league based...

New York Giants WRs Mario Manningham, Victor Cruz Working with QB Eli Manning at Duke University
April 10th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning continued an annual tradition this week, working out with some of his wide receivers -- Victor Cruz and Mario Manningham -- at Duke University in Durham, North Carolina. But this time, the Big Blue trio wasn't alone. Rather, several members of the Denver Broncos...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz: “I Would Like to Think of Myself as a Brand First”
April 9th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
From the salsa to Chunky Soup to Cruuuuuzzzzzz, New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz has gone from unknown camp fodder to international superstar faster than a funny car goes from 0 to 60. And despite being a Pro Bowler, a franchise record holder and Super Bowl champion, Cruz tells...

New York Giants’ Steve Weatherford Praised as Hero After Visit to Leukemia Patient
March 28th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
Late last week, Mary Cruz was desperately seeking help for her ailing husband Leroy Cruz who is currently battling Leukemia. ***PHOTO1*** Her husband being an avid New York Giants fan, Mary thought that if Leroy could meet the team, it would not only bring a smile to his face during a tough time, but also motivate...

New York Giants in Attendance for Texas A&M WR Mike Evans’ Pro Day on Thursday
March 28th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
With more than a month to go until the 2014 NFL Draft, the New York Giants are starting to scout some of the players that could be on their radar with their 12th overall pick in the first round. ***PHOTO1*** On Tuesday, they were in attendance for North Carolina tight end Eric...

Will Hill Heads New York Giants’ List of “Performance-Based Pay” for 2013
March 26th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
On Monday, the NFL released the names and amounts for every player league-wide who received "performance-based pay" as a result of their playing time and salary in 2013. ***PHOTO1*** The system, which has been in place as part of the Collective Bargaining Agreement since 2002, weighs the aforementioned playing time with base...

Do the New York Giants ‘Need’ to Add Another Wide Receiver?
March 21st, 2014 at 10:00 AM
With the NFL Draft soon approaching, most teams will be finalizing their free agent decisions within the next few weeks. The New York Giants have been busy this offseason, adding depth at numerous positions where starters were lost or where holes were already present. One position in dire need of...

WR Hakeem Nicks Signs One-Year, $3.5 Million Deal with Indianapolis Colts
March 14th, 2014 at 7:45 PM
Hakeem Nicks is officially no longer a member of the New York Giants, as he found a new place to call home in 2014. Adam Schefter of ESPN has reported that Nicks has agreed to a one-year deal with the Indianapolis Colts, the team he came in to visit on Friday. ***PHOTO1*** Nicks...

New York Market Would Be “Most Receptive” to Missouri DE Michael Sam: Study
March 10th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
When Missouri defensive end Michael Sam came out and openly acknowledged he was gay, much of the reaction was warm and welcoming. Even New York Giants co-owner John Mara praised the 2013 SEC Defensive Player of the Year, saying his announcement would not impact his position on their draft board....

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz Envisions a Randall Cobb-Like Role in 2014
March 4th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Since the moment the retirement of former New York Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride was made official, Big Blue faithful have been overwhelmed with excitement and wonder, as the old regime seemed to have gone stale with not only the fans, but the players, and opposing defenses as well. Newly signed...

Victor Cruz Remains Hopeful That Hakeem Nicks Will Return to New York Giants
March 3rd, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The New York Giants and wide receiver Hakeem Nicks will soon be going their separate ways. The split is something widely considered fact by many, but for Victor Cruz, he remains hopeful that his teammate and friend will return in 2014. ***PHOTO1*** "I'm not sure what the situation is, I haven't spoken...

Were 2013 Salary Cap Problems a Result of New York Giants Being Loyal to a Fault?
March 3rd, 2014 at 1:00 PM
To say the New York Giants had major salary cap problems in 2013 would be a bit of an understatement. And while much of that had to do with an overwhelming number of injuries to key players, it was their loyalty to said players that may have, ultimately, resulted in...

Could TE Colt Lyerla Find Himself Removed from Giants’ Draft Board Over Sandy Hook Comments?
February 27th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The New York Giants are in need of a new tight end now that the contract of Brandon Myers has been voided, making him an unrestricted free agent. But when the 2014 NFL Draft rolls around, don't expect Big Blue to replace him with Oregon tight end Colt Lyerla, who...

New York Giants May Target WR Mike Evans in 2014 NFL Draft: Report
February 26th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
As the new league year rapidly approaches, the New York Giants are faced with a plethora of issues and decisions. Among them is what to do with their aging and oft-injured offensive line and how they plan to rebuild it. Originally, it was thought that Big Blue would target talented...

NFL Franchise Tag Vs. Transition Tag: Explaining the Difference
February 23rd, 2014 at 6:55 AM
Most know it is a rare time when the New York Giants utilize the Franchise tag on a player, as they tend to be pretty amicable and open in communicating when working on contracts and extensions. This piece may very well me moot when it comes to Big Blue and...

Hakeem Nicks Has ‘Close to Zero Chance’ of Returning to New York Giants in 2014 Season: Report
February 21st, 2014 at 4:30 PM
Hakeem Nicks' future with the New York Giants was on thin ice to begin with following two disappointing seasons with the team in 2012 and 2013 and it looks like there won't be a chance for a third one. Jordan Raanan of the Newark-Star Ledger has reported on Friday that there...