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New York Giants’ Eli Manning Undergoes Arthroscopic Surgery on Injured Left Ankle
April 10th, 2014 at 2:20 PM
When New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning was injured (high ankle sprain) in the final game of the 2013 regular season against the Washington Redskins, little was made of it. After all, the season had ended and he had an entire offseason to heal. Only, he didn't fully heal and...

Jason Avant: Giants Have DeSean Jackson’s Kryptonite in Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie
April 4th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
When DeSean Jackson was released by the Philadelphia Eagles, the New York Giants breathed a brief sigh of relief. For at least a few moments, the thorn in their side was gone and potentially heading outside of the NFC East. That feeling was fleeting however, as Jackson ultimately signed a...

New York Giants were Never Seriously Interested in WR DeSean Jackson
April 1st, 2014 at 9:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** As recently as late Monday night, wide receiver DeSean Jackson to the Washington Redskins was reportedly a "done deal." And while nothing official has yet to be announced, one thing remains a certainty: the New York Giants were never interested. Color us not surprised. Despite the unlikely nature of Jackson to...

Oakland Raiders Seek Veteran Presence with Signing of Justin Tuck
March 25th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
***PHOTO1*** When New York Giants fans heard the news that the two-time Super Bowl champion and defensive leader of nine years, Justin Tuck, had opted to join the Oakland Raiders, most were saddened by the departure of a great player, teammate, leader and community icon. Even co-owner John Mara publicly...

New York Giants Sign Center J.D. Walton
March 12th, 2014 at 5:05 PM
The New York Giants have signed former Denver Broncos center J.D. Walton, reports the Denver Post. ***PHOTO1*** Walton, originally a third-round pick of the Broncos in the 2010 NFL Draft, was a two-year starter out of the gate for Denver. He started all 32 games from 2010-2011 (36 consecutive in all), including...

New York Giants’ Linval Joseph: “I Want to Put on That Blue Every Sunday”
February 15th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Mere days after it was reported that the Washington Redskins are likely to pursue Linval Joseph once free agency begins on March 11th, the defensive tackle hit Twitter to quiet things down and express his desire to remain with the New York Giants. "I want to be back with the Giants...

Washington Redskins May Target Linval Joseph in Free Agency
February 13th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Although widely considered to be one of the New York Giants' top offseason priorities, defensive tackle Linval Joseph appears destined to make it to the March 11th start of free agency where he'll be highly coveted by a number of teams. Among them, writes Mark Bullock of the Washington Post,...

New York Giants and the Salary Cap: the Basics
January 25th, 2014 at 12:00 PM
As much as a disclaimer should probably be placed before this piece stating “for informational purposes only,” it won’t. We’ll discuss the fundamentals of the NFL salary cap, promising to go nowhere near the severe inner workings that only a legit capologist could explain. First off, know that the 2014...

Washington Redskins Hire Ex-Giant, Ike Hilliard, as Wide Receivers Coach
January 19th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Former New York Giants wide receiver Ike Hilliard has had a relatively successful post-NFL career, coaching wide receivers at the pro level. However, following a 6-10 season, Hilliard was shown the door by the Buffalo Bills; fired publicly by head coach Doug Marrone who said the decision was simply based...

Washington Redskins Hire Jay Gruden as Head Coach; Perry Fewell Like to Remain with Giants
January 9th, 2014 at 11:55 AM
In what was essentially agreed to on Wednesday night has now been made official. After taking some time to talk it over with his family, Jay Gruden has agreed to become the next head coach of the Washington Redskins. An official introductory press conference will be held from Redskins Park...

New York Giants’ Will Beatty Undergoes Successful Surgery to Repair Broken Leg; No Ligament Damage
January 6th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
To say tackle Will Beatty had a rough season for the New York Giants would be a bit of an understatement. From the opening play of 2013, Beatty struggled mightily, eventually admitting that he was wildly over-thinking in an attempt to live up to the five-year, $37.5 million deal given...

New York Giants’ Perry Fewell Will Meet with Washington Redskins on Monday
January 5th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The Washington Redskins requested permission to interview New York Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell for their vacant head coaching position back on January 1st, and despite Big Blue granting said interview in rapid fashion, the two sides have struggled to set up a meeting time. But after several days of...

Washington Redskins’ DeAngelo Hall Fined $7,875 for “Striking” Giants’ Will Beatty in Head
January 4th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Washington Redskins defensive back DeAngelo Hall wasn't ejected or even flagged for his completely unnecessary actions in last Sunday's 20-6 loss to the New York Giants, but the NFL decided to give him a little slap on the wrist anyway. On Friday, it was announced that the NFL had fined...

New York Giants Offensive Coordinator Kevin Gilbride Announces Retirement
January 2nd, 2014 at 3:54 PM
Less than 24 hours after the Washington Redskins requested and received permission to interview New York Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell for their vacant head coaching position, the Giants are facing another coaching loss as offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride has announced his retirement from the NFL. Even prior to the end...

Washington Redskins Granted Permission to Interview Giants Defensive Coordinator Perry Fewell
January 1st, 2014 at 5:06 PM
As New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin prepares to enter Thursday meetings to begin offseason evaluations and to discuss his current coaching staff with team owners and General Manager Jerry Reese, the Washington Redskins, fresh off firing Mike Shanahan on Black Monday, have requested permission to interview defensive coordinator...

New York Giants’ Hakeem Nicks: I Am Still One of the NFL’s Best Wide Receivers
December 31st, 2013 at 2:00 PM
In the final season of his rookie contract, Hakeem Nicks' 2013 regular season didn't go the way he might have wanted it to with the New York Giants, especially since he was held out of the end zone all season long. As a free agent to be, Nicks had 56 catches...

New York Giants’ David Diehl Needs Thumb Surgery; Will Make Retirement Decision Within Weeks
December 30th, 2013 at 12:00 PM
For many members of the New York Giants, Sunday's 20-6 victory over the Washington Redskins may have been their last with the team. For others, like offensive lineman David Diehl, it may very well have been their final game in the NFL. And during his postgame interview, Diehl certainly sounded...

Washington Redskins’ Brian Orakpo a Game-Time Decision Vs. New York Giants
December 29th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
When final injury reports were officially released on Friday afternoon, the Washington Redskins listed only three players, one of whom was linebacker Brian Orakpo, who was designated as questionable with a groin injury. Orakpo, who leads the Redskins with 10 sacks, suffered the injury in the fourth quarter of a Week...

New York Giants’ Michael Cox Will Be in Running Back Mix Vs. Washington Redskins
December 28th, 2013 at 2:00 PM
Over the past few weeks, the New York Giants' offense has again struggled to run the football. In what is otherwise a lost season, head coach Tom Coughlin wants to finish the year strong, most preferably in all facets of the game. In order to do so, the Giants will...

Giants’ Victor Cruz, Jason Pierre-Paul, Brandon Mosley & Adrien Robinson Out Vs. Redskins
December 27th, 2013 at 1:10 PM
The New York Giants released their final Week 17 injury report on Friday, and as expected wide receiver Victor Cruz (knee), defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul (shoulder), offensive lineman Brandon Mosley (hand) and tight end Adrien Robinson (knee) have all been ruled out against the Washington Redskins. The good news for Big...