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New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Can Eli Manning Rejoin the Elite Ranks?
June 29th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Happy Sunday, New York Giants fans! As we gear up for another long week of no football, we offer you the following headlines to enjoy over your morning coffee. ***VIDEO1*** Bob Robustelli Wins Wellington Mara Award Bobby Robustelli, a coach in the Springdale Little League for the last 29 years, was honored by...

New York Giants Mind Frame: Always a Giant?
March 15th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
“Once a Giant, Always a Giant” is an infamous Wellington Mara quote for his New York Giants. It’s also one third of the title of an Andy Robustelli book. However, there are a few former Giants that just, well, don’t ever really quite fully understand it. Or perhaps they do...

New York Giants and Their Fans Likely to Turn Pro Football Hall of Fame Blue in August
March 2nd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Since the Hall of Fame game was announce on Thursday afternoon, New York Giants fans are starting to make definite plans. The NFL announced that the Giants will play the Buffalo Bills on August 3, 2014 at 8:00 PM EST on the Pro Football Hall of Fame Field at Fawcett...

Sheila Mara, Daughter of Wellington Mara, Arrested for DWI After Colliding with Taxi: Report
November 28th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
Police in Westchester County feel they may have saved the life of Sheila Mara, daughter of late New York Giants owner Wellington Mara, and several others after they arrested her for allegedly driving while intoxicated last weekend. CBS New York reports that Mara was forced to stop by a squad car...

Stephen Mara, Grandson of Late New York Giants Owner Wellington Mara, Arrested for Arson in NYC
November 6th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
In another unfortunate turn of events surrounding the Mara family, Stephen Mara, who is the grandson to the late New York Giants owner Wellington Mara, was arrested on Tuesday morning in New York City for allegedly setting motorcycles on fire in the Gramercy Park neighborhood, as Kirstan Conley of the...

Annual Talk of New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Getting Canned is Cheap
August 24th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
Sure, every January is littered with NFL head coaching change headlines, but can we please stop with the annual Tom Coughlin query? It is not going to go down like that. Write that down. ***PHOTO1*** There have been petitions. The hot seat debates are initiated. Speculation about firing the current New York...

New York Giants Co-Owner John Mara Reflects on Wellington Mara’s Decison to Stick with Bill Parcells
July 31st, 2013 at 2:00 PM
This weekend will be the culmination of a historic career for former New York Giants head coach Bill Parcells, as he will be enshrined at Canton and will be inducted into the National Football Hall of Fame. The two-time Super Bowl winning coach will have former defensive lineman George Martin present...

New York Giants’ Mt. Rushmore Includes Eli Manning, Bill Parcells, Lawrence Taylor & Michael Strahan
June 5th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
NBC's Pro Football Talk has been holding voting for the fans to decide the "Mt. Rushmore" for each NFL franchise. On Tuesday night, the version for the New York Giants was announced. ***PHOTO1*** Hall of Fame linebacker Lawrence Taylor made the list and had an overwhelming amount of votes with 96% from...

New York Giants’ Steve Weatherford to Receive Wellington Mara Award
May 16th, 2013 at 3:30 PM
New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford will soon have some new bling to go along with his Super Bowl XLVI ring as he's been named the 2013 Giants "Man of the Year" and will receive the Wellington Mara Award for his outstanding community service. ***PHOTO1*** "He was a very philanthropic guy, and...

New York Giants Historically Derive Strength from Adversity
April 20th, 2013 at 1:05 PM
The offseason creates a bit of a void when it comes to serious football topics. Some deservedly latch on to other sports while some just cannot seem to let go of any and all things New York Football Giants. Focusing on things that do not change (umm, the Cruz sitch/non-sitch) will...

Rich Seubert: “New York Giants are the Only Team I Can Watch”
April 20th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
For 10 years, Rich Seubert knew only one team: the New York Giants. Seubert was a fan favorite during his tenure with the team. After suffering an broken leg in 2004, he battled back to recover and play again in the years to come. He showed incredible grit and desire on an...

Former Notre Dame Director of Personnel Tim McDonnell Joins New York Giants Staff as Scout
March 27th, 2013 at 2:00 PM
Tim McDonnell's ties to the New York Giants are no secret. He's the grandson to late Giants owner Wellington Mara and the nephew to current Giants owner John Mara. Over the last eight seasons, McDonnell has been with Notre Dame as their Director of Player Personnel. On Wednesday, Jenny Vrentas of...

New York Giants May Benefit by Being Without Super Bowl Hangover in 2013
March 3rd, 2013 at 9:45 AM
Coming off of a Super Bowl victory is the most mammoth high there is for an NFL organization. Having experienced it twice in a five-year span from 2008-2012, the New York Football Giants could tell you firsthand how incredible it is to be there when most teams barely come close. ***PHOTO1*** Part...

Luke Petitgout: New York Giants Always Know When It’s the Right Time to Say Goodbye
February 9th, 2013 at 9:00 AM
Everyone wants to live life by their own terms. Why wouldn’t NFL players? It is never easy when told that: “the team is going in a different direction” or “we no longer need your services.” Much like being fired from a job, an immediate reaction sets in and it isn’t...

New York Giants’ Coaching Tree Has Many Branches Across NFL
December 9th, 2012 at 6:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** To know the G-Men is to love them. To really have knowledge of the New York Football Giants is to also realize that the Big Blue branches reach far beyond the organization itself. Last post-season, late owner Wellington Mara’s wife Ann Mara passed a humorous comment during her stay near...

New York Giants’ Ann Mara: Last of a Dying Breed
July 14th, 2012 at 4:00 PM
The history of a thirty-eight year-old Tim Mara purchasing a New York football team for five-hundred dollars (some debate it was two-thousand five hundred) in October of 1925 is well-known to the educated Giants fan. So is the fact that a thirteen year-old Wellington Mara (along with brother, Jack) was...

A Look Back at the Many New York Giants Handles, Aliases and Nicknames
July 8th, 2012 at 6:30 AM
The club name has remained ‘The New York Football Giants’ since 1937. Over the years, more than several monikers have come along with this one. ***PHOTO1*** A shortened version appears sometimes simply as: ‘Jints’.  ESPN analyst, Chris Berman pretty much made ‘G-Men’ infamous while doing his shtick during post-game highlight shows. ‘Big...

New York Giants are Back Under the Radar
March 30th, 2012 at 3:53 PM
Just a few months ago, the New York Giants were all over the headlines and far from being slept upon. The media and many players-turned-NFL-analysts were still talking up and penning about the G-Men hoisting the Lombardi. Jerry Reese was finally getting the accolades he deserves and Tom Coughlin was...

Jersey Issue Raises Speculation About a Possible Plaxico Burress Return
November 26th, 2010 at 5:51 PM
The New York Giants were handing out jersey numbers to Michael Clayton and Devin Thomas, their newest additions at wide receiver, today. Clayton was given #83, which -at the time- left only one jersey number available for Devin Thomas...#17. Rather than handing over #17, the number worn by former standout wide...

Hardest Thing to Accept? Lack of New York Giants Class
September 26th, 2010 at 7:55 PM
After allowing myself some time to adsorb the 29-10 beat-down courtesy of the Tennessee Titans, it's become apparent to me that the most difficult thing to accept about today's horrid performance isn't the turnovers, the special teams play or even the lack of fundamental football. Hell, it's not even the...