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For most NFL teams the fourth defensive end on the roster may not be of utmost importance, but for the New York Giants its a very pressing matter. The Giants defense, or entire team for that matter, is unique because of how strongly it’s success relies on its pass rush. For GM Jerry Reese and Co. finding the right player to replace former Giants’ Defensive End Dave Tollefson is crucial. Perhaps Giants’ great and future Hall of Famer Michael Strahan is most responsible for this mindset the Giants organization has when it comes to defense. When he broke the single season sack record in 2002 racking up 22.5 sacks, he proved that having a formidable pass rush was the key to winning. Since then Giants management has brought in players such as Mathias Kiwanuka, Osi Umenyiora, Justin Tuck, and most recently Jason Pierre-Paul. For those of you wondering who will be his replacement, Defensive Coordinator Perry Fewell has an answer. When asked about it, Fewell announced that Adrian T...

Giants using GPS to track workouts

The Giants have been using GPS devices to monitor how much energy players are using in practice and how long it takes them to recover.

Eli Manning has some advice for LeBron James

Getty Images After experiencing so much criticism leading up to this past season before he won his first and even second Super Bowl, New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning can relate to the pressure that Miami Heat forward LeBron James has been coping with to win a championship. “You can see that with LeBron and what’s going on in the NBA Finals, you lose one game, they...

Will the New York Giants have another breakout player in 2012?

Last offseason,  New York Giants General Manager Jerry Reese received a significant amount of criticism for the decisions he made regarding many of the team's free agents. By not bringing back wide receiver Steve Smith and tight end Kevin Boss, there seemed to be glaring holes  on the depth chart at two key offensive positions. However, in Week 3 of the 2011 season, an...

New York Giants' Justin Trattou, Adrian Tracy to Compete for Fourth DE Spot

For most NFL teams the fourth defensive end on the roster may not be of utmost importance, but for the New York Giants its a very pressing matter. The Giants defense, or entire team for that matter, is unique because of how strongly it's success relies on its pass rush. For GM Jerry Reese and Co. finding the right player to replace former Giants' Defensive End Dave Tollefson...

New York Giants' Perry Fewell Can't Say If Chase Blackburn Will Start at Linebacker

Although the New York Giants have several positions that will be fought for during training camp, perhaps the most contested starting role on the roster is at the third linebacker position(either MLB or WLB depending on where Boley plays). Last offseason, the team added three rookies in Jacquian Williams, Greg Jones, and Mark Herzlich. Furthermore, this offseason Big Blue acquired...

New York Giants: Is Eli Manning Vastly Underrated By His Peers

Eli Manning was ranked as the No. 31 player in the NFL by his peers. Manning was fifth among quarterbacks (only behind Brady, Rodgers, Brees and Roethlisberger), which isn't far from the truth (should be ahead of Roethlisberger). He passed for nearly 5,000 yards and had the fourth-highest yards-per-attempt average in football during an impressive, yet somewhat inconsistent regular...

New York Giants' Jerry Reese will never escape unjust criticism

Even though the 2011 season was as extended as it could have been for the New York Football Giants, the offseason remains long no matter what. That gridiron pest bites; everyone scratches; the itch spreads. Craving Big Blue football isn’t absurd. It’s what drives most of us through mundane and stressful work weeks. What are (again) on the ludicrous side are the overreactions...

Ahmad Bradshaw says he feels great, ready for camp

New York Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw indicated on Thursday that he’s ready to go for the start of training camp next month after plenty of rest this offseason.  He’s actually ended up doing more on the field work then he had anticipated. “I feel great,” said Bradshaw, per the Ebenezer Samuel of the NY Daily News. “I got (a procedure) in the beginning of March....

Eli Manning tosses ceremonial first pitch at Mets game, signs 10 year deal

Fans in Flushing were in for a treat yesterday when Eli Manning tossed the Fathers’ Day ceremonial first pitch at Citi Field. (I always thought the rule was Giants-Yankees; Jets-Mets? Whatever) He arrived at the mound with his daughter, Ava in his arm and lofted one of those famous Eli passes that we’ve seen go [...]

Giants using technology to monitor player work outs

The New York Giants have decided to use technology to their advantage, by using GPS devices and hydration/nutrition monitoring systems in order to track how much energy each player on their roster is exerting and how long it takes them to recover. For example the equipment showed that running back Da’Rel Scott ran the most of any of the Giants running backs even though they all...

One in a Hundred: The Travesty of the Player Rankings

by Adam Carman, BGB Assistant Editor With the Giants' portion of the 100 Greatest Players seemingly finished, it's time for Giants fans to take stock. And while mere inclusion is supposed to be some sort of honor, it has to said honestly: Whoever came up with this list is an idiot. The Giants' rankings are a travesty. I'll give them Hakeem Nicks at 90. He...

Bill Belichick May Be Greatest Giants Coach After Helping New York Win Two Super Bowls

The New York Giants have certainly had plenty of personalities on their coaching staffs, and success hasn't trailed too far behind. Bill Parcells took the Giants to new heights in his time there, and many of the assistants and coordinators he had under him have gone on to head coaching jobs elsewhere. One of those men was Bill Belichick. Now the New England Patriots coach, Belichick...

Justin Tuck and Some Celebrities Played Pool…

…and I was on the red carpet to take it all in. With an all star cast of teammates including , other NFL players including Ryan Grant, and several Hollywood and reality tv types like Cake Boss Buddy Velastro, and Vivica Fox, the event was chock full of celebrities ready to rack balls for a good cause. Anthony Anderson played host for the night, and is clearly on a weight loss...
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