Found June 24, 2013 on Gridiron Grit:
Hakeem Nicks is not getting a new deal just yet, but when he does, Philadelphia Eagles receiver Jeremy Maclin will have a much easier time gauging his own price. The New York Giants’ receiver is set to become a free agent at season’s end, as is Maclin himself. Having entered the league at the same time — as first-round picks in the 2009 NFL draft — both players will draw comparisons as their respective teams work to structure their next contract. Though most would agree that Nicks is the more talented player, production indicates they’re much closer than one might realize. In 55 games, Nicks has 255 receptions for 3,726 yards and 27 touchdowns; Maclin has 258 receptions for 3,453 yards and 26 touchdowns in 59 games. The Giants’ elite pass-catcher has spent much of his career battling injuries and playing through them. Maclin has spent his entire pro career with a revolving door of struggling quarterbacks. The latter could easily make the case that the strife surrounding the quar...

Report: Eagles, Jeremy Maclin have held preliminary contract talks

According to, the Eagles have held preliminary contract talks with wide receiver Jeremy Maclin as he enters a contract year. It’s a contract year for Maclin. There have been preliminary discussions about a new deal, but he thinks his stock can only ascend. The 2009 first-round pick has been a steady contributor for the Eagles, but has not yet recorded a 1,000-yard season...

Justin Tuck to Warren Sapp: “Michael Strahan is the best pass-rusher who ever lived”

Just last week, former NFL defensive tackle Warren Sapp decided to once again rip former Giants great Michael Strahan and claiming that Sapp’s former teammates Simeon Rice was a better player. Giants defenisve end Justin Tuck has a response for Sapp. “Michael Strahan is the best pass-rusher who ever lived,” said Tuck, via Bart Hubbuch of the New York Post. It’s really sad...

LB Mark Herzlich says starting middle linebacker job is his to lose

The New York Giants flirtation with free agent middle linebacker Desmond Bishop hasn’t dampened Mark Herzlich’s optimism that he will be the starting MLB for the team. Herzlich, started only one game in 2012 and didn’t make a strong case for more playing time or advance his chances as a key piece in the middle of the defense. However, in 2013 he feels he’s ready to make...

DeSean Jackson’s girlfriend Chantel Jeffries modeling Draya’s “Mint Swim”

Not sure if Chantel Jeffries and Eagles DeSean Jackson are still a couple – you know things can move quickly and the two were sending each other subtweets after DeSean hung out with Basketball Wives Brooke Bailey recently – but, Chantel was out in LA over the weekend putting in work for Draya’s “Mint Swim” line.  Check out a few photos from the shoot.   photos via Instagram

Michael Vick Backtracks On Chip Kelly Naming Starting QB

Categories: BREAKING NEWS Eagles News QuarterbacksTags: Chip KellyMichael VickPhiladelphia Eagles Eagles quarterback Michael Vick made an appearance today at wide receiver Jeremy Maclin’s football camp in Deptford, New Jersey and he seemed to backtrack on his request that head coach Chip Kelly name a starting quarterback ASAP. “I was very surprised because I didn’t try...

Justin Tuck feeling “more alive”

New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck claims that he feels like a feels “more alive” going into the upcoming season. “For whatever reason it is, I feel more alive in a football sense than I have in a long time,” Tuck said at an appearance at the Big Daddy Celebrity Golf Classic at Oheka Castle, via “And that is a huge motivation for me this year....

Free agent WR Collins suspended 4 games by NFL

New York Giants free-agent wide receiver Brandon Collins has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2013 regular season for violating the NFL Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse. The NFL announced the suspension of the first-year player on Monday. The 24-year-old Collins will be eligible to return to the Giants' active roster on Sept. 30, the day...

Justin Tuck Speaks at St.Francis College’s Spring Commencement

[if gte mso 9]>–></p> <p><!--[if gte mso 9]>–></p> <p class="MsoNormal">On May 14<sup>th</sup>, New York Giants defensive lineman Justin Tuck was the keynote speaker at the commencement for St. Francis College in Brooklyn, New York. Tuck spoke to the over 400 graduates about his journey to the NFL and how important...

LeSean McCoy: I Don’t Care who the Eagles Quarterback Is

The quarterback competition in Philadelphia is fully underway, with head coach Chip Kelly staying true to his word that there was no favorite for the job before training camp open. Incumbent starter Michael Vick and Nick Foles look to be the favorites, but now another member of the team has shared his feelings regarding who [...]

Big Blue Profile: QB Ryan Nassib

While Eli Manning's job is not in jeopardy by any stretch of the imagination, the Giants' fourth round draft choice Ryan Nassib can serve as a much needed insurance policy at quarterback this upcoming season. Find out more about the former Syracuse star and his path to the NFL.
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