3 reasons the Eagles’ coming free agent splurge will be different than last time

It’s no secret that the Philadelphia Eagles are gearing up for a busy free agency period. After clearing over $30 million in cap space over the last week (and trading arguably the best running back in the NFL), the Eagles have been linked to just about every big name that’s set to be on the market. Is this about to be the Dream Team 2.0? Hardly. For those that may not remember...
Via cover32 - Eagles
March 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Giants Free Up $825K In Cap Space By Reworking DT Cullen Jenkins’ Contract

According to Jason Fitzgerald of, the Giants freed up $825,000 by restructuring the contract of DT Cullen Jenkins. The Giants had around $16 million in available cap space to work before this move. which should help their odds of retaining free agent DE Jason Pierre-Paul. Jenkins, 34, is entering the final year of his three-year, $8 million contract that included...
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February 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Packing the Stats: The Green Bay Packers Pass Rush Under Dom Capers

The Green Bay Packers pass rush under Dom Capers has been a hot-button issue seemingly since the fall of the Roman Empire (which happened right around 2011 if my public school education serves me right). Each season seems to see the Packers fail to generate any kind of pass rush opposite Clay Matthews. One of the things that stood out during the 2010 Super Bowl run was how much the...
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Cullen Jenkins calls out NFL on sack fine via Twitter: Report

Cullen Jenkins thinks that the NFL considers a clean sack more violent than brawling and isn't too happy about it. The Giants defensive lineman was fined $16,537 by the NFL for Sunday's questionable roughing-the-passer penalty on Rams quarterback Shaun Hill. The 11-year veteran voiced his displeasure, first on Twitter Wednesday morning and later with reporters, over being penalized...
Via The Other Paper
December 25, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Giants: Six players fined for St. Louis Rams game

Odell Beckham Jr. and five of his New York Giants teammates have been fined for their actions during the team’s 37-27 win over the St. Louis Rams on Sunday. Most of the fines came for a sideline brawl that broke out after Beckham was tackled out of bounds by Rams linebacker Alec Ogletree. Kicker Josh Brown, defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins, wide receiver Preston Parker, defensive...
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December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Odell Beckham, five other Giants fined by NFL for melee vs. Rams

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Game-breaking wide receiver Odell Beckham and five other New York Giants were fined a total of $72,400 for their actions in Sunday's melee-marred game in St. Louis. While the NFL does not announce fines for this previous weekend's games until Friday, placekicker Josh Brown and defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins discussed the levies Wednesday after being informed...
Via AP on Fox
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

6 Giants fined by NFL for actions in Rams game

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) Game-breaking wide receiver Odell Beckham and five other New York Giants were fined a total of $72,400 for their actions in Sunday's melee-marred game in St. Louis. While the NFL doesn't announce the fines for last weekend's games until Friday, placekicker Josh Brown and defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins discussed the levies Wednesday after being informed...
Via AP on Fox
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Cullen Jenkins unhappy over his roughing the passer fine

The New York Giants and St. Louis Rams brought us one of the most chippy games of the season last Sunday, with a big fight breaking out that resulted in four players being ejected. Giants defensive lineman Cullen Jenkins was not one of them, but he still owes the league money for something he did...Read More
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December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Giants Are Home Underdog Against Colts On ‘Monday Night Football’

The New York Giants host the Indianapolis Colts on “Monday Night Football” to wrap up Week 9 of the NFL season. The Colts opened as field goal favorites, and the line has stuck around there at sportsbooks monitored by The total is sitting at 50 points. The Colts are coming off their first lost since September. They won five straight games both straight up and against...
November 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Colts Look to Start New Streak After Week 8 Loss

Monday night the Indianapolis Colts will be facing a team that should remind them a lot of themselves from a season ago. The Eli Manning-led offense is in its initial season of a major facelift going from spread heavy, downfield-based offense that depended on longer routes and sustained protection – to a West Coast-based offense set forth by new offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo...
Via Pro Football Spot
November 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Three moves the New York Giants should consider making at today’s trade deadline

For the second straight season the Giants enter their bye week under .500. It’s likely that they will be forced to win seven of their final nine games to avoid missing the playoffs for the third consecutive season. The Giants are desperate to upgrade their talent on both sides of the ball and there are some intriguing names that are generating a lot of chatter around the league...
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October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

2 Giants defensive starters injured in Dallas

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Giants defensive starters Cullen Jenkins and Jon Beason are out of New York's game against the Dallas Cowboys because of injuries sustained in the first half. Jenkins, the left defensive tackle, sustained a calf strain Sunday. Middle linebacker Beason left the game because of a toe injury. The Giants said after halftime that both players were out for the rest...
Via AP on Fox
October 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants know defense must improve vs. Cowboys

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The New York Giants are very aware of one thing. They are facing one of the best teams in the NFC in the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday, posing an enormous challenge to a struggling defense. The Cowboys enter the game clicking on all cylinders. They have the fourth-best offense in the entire league and the top rushing attack, keyed by the NFL's leading rusher...
Via AP on Fox
October 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Cullen Jenkins makes shocking admission about Chip Kelly's offense

It's no secret that Chip Kelly does everything fast, he even joked that the Eagles set a world record for fastest team photo Monday. Even with that knowledge, Giants defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins admitted Tuesday that the Giants were confused by Chip Kelly's uptempo offense. “We thought we were prepared for it,” Giants defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins said on WFAN in...
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October 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants - Eagles Takeaways

Hype Video Or Documentary?> At least my laundry wore their silly all-dark unis at night, where it won't make them die in their own sweat> Blue WR Victor Cruz answered a fluff question about his team's offensive identity with a straight face, which clearly was some kind of foreshadowing> Green's first drive was a statement, in that RB LeSean McCoy kept going forward, and...
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October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Giants Training Camp Preview: Defensive Line

For over a decade, the New York Giants’ defensive line has been the team’s most lethal weapon on either side of the ball. Led by dominant pass rushers Michael Strahan, Osi Umenyiora, Jusitn Tuck and Jason Pierre-Paul, they struck fear in opposing quarterbacks. That hasn’t been so for the last couple of seasons, dwindling from one of the league’s top teams in terms of sacks...
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July 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Can Giants form a fearsome foursome again?

The Giants seem to have done great work rebuilding an offensive line that allowed Eli Manning to get sacked a career high 39 times last year, but there are still many questions along the defensive line. The team is heading into the on-field portion of OTAs hoping that between now and September 8 they can find the players to form a formidable defensive rotation up front. Young players...
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May 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Projected 2014 Starting Defense - Analysis & Breakdown

The defensive line has always been a highly productive group for the Giants. Led by Justin Tuck in previous years, they were so apt to get after the QB at an efficient rate. So many questions are TBA come OTA's and training camp. Let's start with a projected starting front 4 come September 8th:LE - Robert AyersDT - Cullen JenkinsDT - Mike PattersonRE - Jason Pierre-PaulNow, with...
Via Pro Football Spot
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Giants Top 10 of 2014: Which defensive lineman came in at No. 10?

Cullen Jenkins came to the New York Giants as an accomplished 10-year veteran coming off a two-year stint with the rival Philadelphia Eagles. Giants fans understandably were skeptic, but the crafty defensive tackle was one of the top stars for the Big Blue defense in 2013. Jenkins ranked among the NFL’s top run stoppers at the defensive tackle position, according to Pro Football...
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May 19, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Giants 12th Pick Draft Debate: DE, DT, OT, S, or Trade?

New York has needs on offense and defense.  One of the top debates being made by their fan base, is drafting an offensive tackle to help give Eli Manning more protection, and to open bigger holes for the ground game to thrive next season.  Jake Matthews and Greg Robinson will not drop this far in the draft, but one name worthy of discussion is Taylor Lewan out of Michigan.  There’s...
Via Football Nation
May 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers Cannot Gamble At Safety

The Packers need to finally find a solution at the safety position.  Micah Hyde is one of a few options The Green Bay Packers have already made some moves in free agency to help bolster their roster and chances in 2014.  The addition of defensive lineman Julius Peppers made big headlines a few weeks back and indicated a shift in the team’s approach to improving on the past few...
April 04, 2014  |  Discuss
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