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The Giants 2014 Season Start Today

The Giants 2014 season starts today as the team kicks off their Organized Team Activities (OTAs). The changes to OTAs and off season contact rules was the biggest concession given to the players in the 2011 Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA) and has impacted player development and quality of play on the field as practice time […]

3 days ago by Tim Gallagan
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Giants Sign Veteran Quarterback Josh Freeman

The Giants agreed to terms with former Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Minnesota Vikings quarterback Josh Freeman on a year contract that gives them insurance in case Eli Manning’s ankle doesn’t respond to surgery as quickly or fully as anticipated. There have been numerous resulting discussions on Sirius XM NFL Radio about whether Manning’s poor 2013 […]

6 days ago by Tim Gallagan
Mock Draft

A Giant Selection and 31 Other Picks: An Inaugural Mock Draft

The NFL draft is three weeks away and pundits, experts, and fans alike are flooding the nation’s airwaves and fiber optic cables with their prognostications for the league’s biggest off season event. Reading and mocking mock drafts has been a lifelong hobby, and now, for the first time, I’ve undertaken the task of cobbling one […]

6 days ago by Tim Gallagan
Giants Clock

Giant Options: Who Will Big Blue Take In Round One?

The Giants have the 12th overall pick in upcoming NFL draft. When their turn to select a player comes up, between 9:30 and 10:00 PM Eastern time on May 8th, they will take someone expected to contribute immediately and help return them to the playoffs for the first time since winning Super Bowl XLVI in […]

2 weeks ago by Tim Gallagan
NFL Draft 2014

Put Up or Shut Up, Jerry Reese

With the NFL draft less than a month away, the Giants are preparing to select the players that will determine their success on the field for the next three or four seasons and beyond. Orchestrated by Jerry Reese, the draft is the life blood of an NFL franchise and it is difficult to sustain success […]

2 weeks ago by Tim Gallagan
Preseason

Giants 2014 Preseason Opponents Released

The NFL released the 2014 preseason matchups today, with actual dates and times to be announced, unless otherwise stated.The Giants opponents are as follows: Sunday, August 3, 8 PM. Hall of Fame Game Giants vs. Buffalo Bills. Originally selected because of the induction of former Giant Michael Strahan and former Bill Andre Reed, the game […]

2 weeks ago by Tim Gallagan
Retooling

Retooling the Giants Defense and Special Teams

Earlier we explored the steps the Giants have taken this offseason to Fix their Broken offense. The Giant defense was solid last season after their acquisition of linebacker Jon Beason from the Carolina Panthers on October 4. However, this offseason, the unit is being heavily retooled as the team is adjusting their strategy based on […]

3 weeks ago by Tim Gallagan
Rebuilding

Fixing the Giants Broken Offense

After the disappointing end to the 2013 season, New York Giants co-owner John Mara was quoted as saying that the Giants offense “Is broken right now and we need to fix that.” It was a message to GM Jerry Reese, Coach Tom Coughlin, the players, media, and fans, that this off season would be one […]

3 weeks ago by Tim Gallagan
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Super Bowl 48 – What are we left with?

The Seahawks just pounded the Broncos into submission Sunday night to earn their first ever Super Bowl title.  So what are we, the Giants faithful, taking away from all this? For starters, there is comfort in the notion that Defense still wins championships. In this day and age of the offense-friendly NFL , with its […]

February 2014 by fiveboroball
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Interview with First Round Pick Justin Pugh

Last night at Bar Nana in New York’s Meat Packing District, I had the opportunity to interview the starting right tackle for the Giants, Justin Pugh. Pugh was endorsing Conair’s 2-Blade All-in-One Trimmer that was on display last night. Pugh was extremely kind to us and lent us a few minutes to talk about his […]

November 2013 by Rich