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NFL Nation Reporters Unanimously Pick Dallas Cowboys as NFC East’s Best Team
April 11th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
It's official: The Dallas Cowboys have won the offseason. At least according to NFL Nation reporters Dan Graziano, John Keim, Phil Sheridan and Todd Archer, who unanimously picked the Cowboys as the NFC East's best team heading into 2015. ***PHOTO1*** The choice really should come as no surprise as the New York...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz on Tony Romo’s Super Bowl Prediction: “It’s Irrelevant”
April 10th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
Shortly after Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo guaranteed a Super Bowl victory if the Duke Blue Devils won the NCAA Men's Basketball Championship -- which they did -- New York Giants receiver Victor Cruz was asked about it. ***PHOTO1*** Cruz, who is actually a Duke fan, attended the Samsung S6 & S6...

New York Giants Have Shown “Significant Interest” in RB Shane Vereen
March 10th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
The New York Giants have made it no secret that they'll be looking for a veteran change-of-pace back this offseason, with their early interests centering around Roy Helu (Washington Redskins) and Antone Smith (Atlanta Falcons). And while those two options may still be on the table, a report surfaced on...

New York Giants Inquire About Roy Helu, Antone Smith: Report
March 8th, 2015 at 5:45 PM
Since the onset of the "legal tampering" period on Saturday, the New York Giants have reached out to a number of defensive free agents, including safety Devin McCourty (New England Patriots) and defensive end Jeff Hughes (Buffalo Bills). However, per reports, precious few of them have been to offensive players,...

Potential New York Giants Free Agent Target: Defensive Tackle, Barry Cofield
March 1st, 2015 at 1:00 PM
On Friday, the Washington Redskins released defensive tackle Barry Cofield in an effort to save $4.12 million in salary cap -- one of several veteran releases from across the league this past week. And like many others who have now hit the open market, Cofield could become a diamond in...

New York Giants Saturday Morning Storylines: Big Blue not Spending Enough on Defense
February 28th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
Happy Saturday, New York Giants fans! Although we currently find ourselves in another brief lull, be rest assured it will soon come to an end. Expect the Giants to make a few more roster moves in the coming days, including a decision on Jason Pierre-Paul, before free agency gets underway...

“The Goldbergs” Channel NFC East Rivalries in Latest Episode; Poke Fun at New York Giants
February 14th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
ABC's "The Goldbergs" has rapidly become one of the most popular comedic sitcoms on television largely because of its nostalgic value for anyone who grew up in the 1980's. Centered in Pennsylvania in "1980-something," it covers anything from an oppressive and prying Mother to an out-of-touch teenager and, of course,...

Former New York Giants CB Terrell Thomas Announces Retirement from NFL
February 12th, 2015 at 11:15 AM
Former New York Giants cornerback Terrell Thomas, who didn't play during the 2014 season, officially announced his retirement from the NFL on Thursday. And although unexpected at the time, his last game came against the Washington Redskins in Week 17 of the 2013 season. ***PHOTO1*** “I thought I was going to have...

Washington Redskins Interested in Perry Fewell as Possible Defensive Backs Coach: Report
January 25th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
On Saturday, former New York Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell interviewed with the San Francisco 49ers and their new head coach, Jim Tomsula, for their defensive backs job. The 49ers apparently aren't the only team interested in Fewell as well. ***PHOTO1*** The Washington Redskins, who last year around this time interviewed Fewell...

Harry Carson, Fritz Pollard Alliance Push for Washington Redskins Name Change
January 19th, 2015 at 1:00 PM
The situation regarding the Washington Redskins and their name is not going away, and with Martin Luther King Jr. Day now upon us, leaders of the Fritz Pollard Alliance decided it would be an opportune time to maximize exposure of their efforts to enforce change. As such, the group sent...

New York Giants Pass on Hiring Redskins’ Raheem Morris for Defensive Coordinator Job: Report
January 12th, 2015 at 7:25 PM
Less than a week after the New York Giants brought in Washington Redskins defensive backs coach Raheem Morris for their defensive coordinator position, the team will look elsewhere to fill the vacancy. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants told Morris on Monday night, just hours after they interviewed their next candidate in Buffalo Bills defensive...

Ronde Barber Believes Raheem Morris Would Do the Trick for New York Giants
January 11th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
On Friday, the New York Giants sat down with their first candidate for their vacant defensive coordinator job in Washington Redskins defensive backs coach Raheem Morris. ***PHOTO1*** Morris, despite being a head coach in the NFL three years ago, has never been a defensive coordinator in the league; although he was hired...

New York Giants Request, are Granted Permission to Interview Washington Redskins’ Raheem Morris
January 8th, 2015 at 8:00 AM
The search to replace Perry Fewell as defensive coordinator is officially underway for the New York Giants. ***PHOTO1*** Less than 24 hours after the team announced Fewell's firing, they have requested permission to interview Washington Redskins defensive backs coach Raheem Morris. Whether or not that interview request has been granted remains unknown,...

Washington Redskins Sign Rishaw Johnson Off of Giants’ Practice Squad; New York Adds Uani Unga
December 24th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
On Tuesday, the Washington Redskins placed rookie linebacker Trent Murphy on the season-ending injured reserve (IR) with a fractured right hand. In a corresponding roster move, the team signed guard Rishaw Johnson to their 53-man roster from the New York Giants' practice squad. ***PHOTO1*** The Giants had initially signed Johnson back in...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Named Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week for Week 15
December 20th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Another week, another award for New York Giants rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr., who has now been named Pepsi NFL Rookie of the Week for his Week 15 performance against the Washington Redskins. ***PHOTO1*** Against the Redskins, Beckham Jr. hauled in a career-high 12 receptions for 143 yards and another career-high...

New York Giants’ Rashad Jennings Out Vs. Rams; Jameel McClain Probable
December 19th, 2014 at 1:05 PM
The New York Giants released their final Week 16 injury report on Friday, and as expected, the team has ruled running back Rashad Jennings (ankle) out against the St. Louis Rams on Sunday. ***PHOTO1*** "I've been fighting them to let me play anyway, and now with this happening," Jennings told ESPN earlier...

New York Giants Power Rankings Roundup: Week 16
December 17th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Week 15 of the NFL regular season is now officially in the books and with only two weeks remaining, there is still no clear cut "best team" in the league. However, several teams -- like the Buffalo Bills -- have made a late surge with big wins over quality teams....

New York Giants’ Rueben Randle Benched in Victory Over Redskins; Eli Manning not Pleased
December 15th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
For the second time in three weeks, New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin benched third-year receiver Rueben Randle in the first quarter of a game; this one being in the first quarter of the team's 24-13 victory over the Washington Redskins on Sunday. ***PHOTO1*** Randle was also benched two weeks ago...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Says He’ll Lose Sleep Over Muffed Punt, Dropped Pass
December 15th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
In 10 games this season, New York Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. has not done much wrong. But despite an impressive 12-catch, three-touchdown performance in a 24-13 victory over the Washington Redskins on Sunday, the rookie did make a few mistakes. And while speaking after the game, Beckham Jr....

Washington Redskins Cornerbacks Downplay Odell Beckham Jr. After He Embarrassed Them
December 15th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
After each impressive performance this season, opponents have come out and openly praised New York Giants rookie wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. Even Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman, who offers kudos to few, has raved about how talented the youngster is. But following a 24-13 loss to the Giants on...