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If you thought last season's facemask of New York Giants' Defensive End and Captain Justin Tuck was over the top, then you might find his new design slightly terrifying. His new facemask looks like something out of a comic book. You may ask yourself how a facemask so bulky could prove beneficial. Well Tuck explains that there is actually a reason for the new design; it's not just to be flashy or stand out from the other players, though it certainly does that also. Tuck revealed that his opponents were aware of his nagging neck injury and would grab his facemask in an attempt to aggravate it further by jerking his head to the side. Justin got together with the Giants' equipment manager and created a design that leaves very little space for fingers to grab on to. // > “We’re just trying to give people not as much surface to be able to grab my face mask” The design was sent to Schutt Sports and was finished this off-season. There were concerns that a facem...

Strahan: Giants have committed ” flat-out robbery” against Osi Umenyiora

NEW YORK—Just when you thought that the drama surrounding Giants DE Osi Umenyiora was done…in comes retired Giants DE and defensive captain Michael Strahan to offer his two cents into the affair. To read this feature, please click the link below.

New York Giants' Eli Manning Victim of Bogus Internet Death Report

Twitter and other social media outlets have some incredibly positive functionality, but they also come with an extreme downside: spreading rumors like wildfire. And this past Tuesday, it was New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning who was caught up in the whirlwind of internet death rumors, as Media Fetcher (a joke site that has a disclaimer saying all reports are not factual)...

New York Giants Owner John Mara: I Never Lost Faith in Tom Coughlin

  Stability is a staple of success for any NFL team. Organizations such as the New York Giants, Pittsburgh Steelers, and New England Patriots have been some of the most successful franchises in sports throughout the last decade; and continuity within those franchises has been a major contributing factor to each team's success.   Today, in an interview with Mike Francesa...

Chase Blackburn the Giants starting middle linebacker going into camp

Getty Images Little has changed since I first wrote that Chase Blackburn was the Giants’ starting middle linebacker going into training camp back in mid May. Now there’s more confirmation that Blackburn will start over newly acquired Keith Rivers. While it needs to be noted that Rivers is looking good so far this offseason, Blackburn will be able to start at the position he...

Michael Strahan claims New York Giants robbed Umenyiora

Never one to avoid confrontation with his former team, DE Michael Strahan told the media on Tuesday that the New York Giants robbed current DE Osi Umenyiora with his one -year contract. Umenyiora, 30, signed a one-year deal worth a reported $6 million dollars which included a $2 million dollar signing bonus. Strahan, speaking to reporters at a celebrity golf tournament, said that...

Jason Pierre-Paul reminds Chris Canty of Reggie White

Getty Images New York Giants defensive tackle Chris Canty told ESPN Radio in New York that he believes his teammate Jason Pierre-Paul reminds him of the late great Reggie White. “To me, it is no question in my mind,” said Canty on Tuesday. “JPP’s ability to play any position along the defensive front is what makes him tremendously special. He can play the shade, the two...

Michael Strahan comments on New York Giants' Osi Umenyiora's Contract:It's Flat-out Robbery

Earlier in the offseason, New York Giants' defensive end Osi Umenyiora signed a restructured contract with the team that called for the tenth-year veteran out of Troy to make $7 million dollars during the final year of his deal. Both the team Osi seemed content with the resolution to the contentious contract negotiations. However, today, former New York Giants' defensive...

New York Giants: Brandon Jacobs' Best Moment

There has been plenty of drama surrounding Brandon Jacobs leaving the Giants this offseason. With that said, I thought I’d give him a proper send off by touching on some of the best things he has done in his career in New York. I’ll be discussing some of the best, worst, and most exciting plays. For the longest time you couldn’t mention the Giants run game without a thought...

ELi Manning's Best Traits: Trust and Resilliency

Trust and resiliency; the two traits that set average QB’s apart from elite NFL QB’s. This article will go into detail and explain why it’s so important for a QB to display these traits.   Trust: As an NFL QB, you have to trust your receivers to make plays. You can never be successful if you second-guess every throw that isn’t wide open. The great QB’s will throw it up...

Eli Manning is the Rodney Dangerfield of NFL

Rodney Dangerfield was a well known and beloved comedian in the 1980's who is best known for his famous saying, "I don't get any respect." Eli Manning will never be accused of being a comedian, but Dangerfield's catch phrase probably applies to Eli even more so than it did Rodney.  Eli was recently voted the 31st 'best' NFL player by his peers...

Keith Rivers Ready to Turn Career Around with New York Giants

Expectations were extremely high for linebacker Keith Rivers when he was drafted in the first round (9th overall) of the 2008 NFL Draft by the Cincinnati Bengals. He was supposed to help solidify the Bengals' front seven and rapidly develop into one of the most dangerous linebackers in the game. Unfortunately for Rivers, that didn't happen and a wide range of injuries have...
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