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As the NFL goes these days, the next season starts as soon as the Super Bowl ends. The idea of an off-season for NFL teams ended years ago. Between dealing with the salary cap, releasing players, reworking contracts, signing free agents, the NFL-Combine and then the draft - the months of February, March and April are incredibly busy for all NFL Franchises.
And so it goes for the NY Giants – one full year removed from their second improbable Super Bowl victory over New England and only weeks after a disappointing season, missing the playoffs at 9-7, the Giants have a lot of work to do.
Their number one priority was getting under the salary cap as quickly as possible, which they accomplished with the releases of Chris Canty, Ahmad Bradshaw, Osi Umenyiora and Michael Boley.
Another top priority was securing up the offensive line. That has been somewhat accomplished as well with resigning starting left...
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New York Giants tight end Martellus Bennett hasn’t been feeling the love lately from his recent employer and indicated today that he’s looking forward to becoming a free agent for a second straight season. Being on the market is a good thing when you’re pretty. Last year I was ugly and I did aight. A prettier Marty this year. — Martellus Bennett (@JoeGryffindor) March 4...
The New York Giants are going to have some tough decisions to make in the coming months on who’s going to be their first option at wide receiver for the long-term. The New York Giants have some strong weapons at wide out in Hakeem Nicks and Victor Cruz but changes maybe upon us.Here is the problem though, they both are unrestricted free agents in 2014 and they both want to get...
New York Giants quarterback David Carr is expected to wade into free agency waters later this month, reports Mike Garafolo of USA Today. Carr has been Eli Manning's backup for 4 of the past 5 seasons.
According to Art Stapleton of the Bergen Record, the New York Giants aren’t expected to use the franchise tag on any of their own free agents. This means that players like Osi Umenyiora and Kenny Phillips will be able to test the market and will likely be gone.
The only free agents on the Giants that I believe have a shot at returning in 2013, are Domenik Hixon, Chase Blackburn...
According to Paul Schwartz of the New York Post, the Giants have made an offer to offensive lineman Kevin Boothe, but it’s not good enough for him to not at least test the free agent market.
“We’ve had positive conversations on Boothe,’’ said Joel Segal, Boothe’s agent.
Boothe has been a very good offensive lineman for the Giants over the past two seasons after they asked...
According to Mike Garafolo of USA Today Sports, New York Giants quarterback David Carr is expected to test the free agent market and try to land somewhere that he has a shot at starting next season.
Garafolo believes the Buccaneers could be a potential landing spot for Carr, since former Giants assistant coach Mike Sullivan is their offensive coordinator.
With Carr turning 34 in...
I won’t hold it against anyone who forgot David Carr still played football, he’s hasn’t had an opportunity to start a game in his two stints with the New York Giants (2008-09, 2011-12) due to Eli Manning’s incredible durability.
Carr plans to strike while the iron is hot according to Ralph Vacchiano of the NY Daily News, and turn to free agency in an attempt to salvage his...
The defending Super Bowl Champion New York Giants had a disappointing 2012 campaign, giving up the division lead in the final weeks and ultimately missing the playoffs with a 9-7 record. They lost control of their own destiny after two blowout losses in Weeks 15 and 16, and didn’t get the help they needed to sneak in despite a Week 17 bashing of the Philadelphia Eagles. The Giants...
A chilly day in December. From a house in my neighborhood the words "What the Hell was that?" and "No. No, Nooooooo!!!" These cries of anguish were usually followed up by a hurled remote and "Kids, here's 25 bucks for pizza. Daddy's head hurts and he's going out to start a bar fight." This house, as you (and CPS) now know, is my house....
Vito Stellino of the Florida Times Union mentions that the New York Giants could end up being an option for Jaguars’ impending free agent LB Daryl Smith.
Stellino points to the fact that the Giants are in need another quality linebacker and Smith could be a potential stopgap solution, assuming that his asking price fits with their current financial situation.
The Bears have also...
The New York Giants met with defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins
Friday, and it’s expected to be the first of several visits for the veteran.
Jenkins spent the past two seasons with the Philadelphia
Eagles after coming over from the Green Bay packers after the 2010 campaign.
Philadelphia cut the lineman, who totaled 22 tackles and 4 sacks in 2012, last
The Giants recently...