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New York Giants look better at linebacker than they have in years

For the last few years, the New York Giants’ linebacking corps was often cited as the team’s greatest weakness heading into the offseason. And every year, fans were left disappointed by the lack of improvements made. This season, however, the Giants appear comfortable and primed for a big year out of their linebackers. It’s amazing what another year of development could do...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Could the New York Giants select any of these top ILB draft prospects?

Though linebacker has often been a spot of weakness for the New York Giants in recent years, the linebacking corps appears primed to star for the G-Men in 2014. They re-signed key contributor Jon Beason this offseason, ensuring that the team’s leading tackle during his 12-game duration in New York will anchor the middle of their defense. With that in mind, it’s unlikely they...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Might these top OLB prospects be on New York Giants’ radar?

The New York Giants took major steps to improve their defense this offseason with uncharacteristically big moves in free agency. They even bolstered their linebacking corps by re-signing surprising star Jon Beason and inking talented former Raven Jameel McClain. Who says they’re finished? The 2014 NFL Draft class features some unbelievably talented young athletes ready to make...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the New York Giants should steer clear of Jermichael Finley

Much has been made of the New York Giants’ spending spree this offseason—which included re-signing linebacker Jon Beason for $19 million over three years and acquiring free agent cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie for five years, $35 million—but one player the G-Men should stay away from is free agent tight end Jermichael Finley. Finley, who has been linked to New York...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

NYSK Mock Draft: New York Giants V2.0

Photo: giants.com NYSK Mock Draft:  New York Giants V2.0   The National Football League calendar year is in full swing, and we are over a week into free agency.  This is the point where mock draft experts alter their picks, on the heels of each team’s big offseason strategy reveal.  For the Giants, re-signing linebacker Jon Beason was the highest priority, objective achieved...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

New York Giants re-sign MLB Jon Beason

Jon Beason was a decent linebacker, drafted in the 1st round in 2007, but he was massively overpaid going into the contract year of his rookie year on a 5-year, 50 million dollar deal. Making things even worse, he missed 27 of 32 games from 2011-2012 with a variety of injuries. Upon his return in 2013, he had his contract slashed to a one-year deal at the veteran’s minimum, was...
Via The Football Fan Spot
March 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Jon Beason expects big things from NY Giants despite key departures

Jon Beason knows that Justin Tuck is gone, he knows that Jason Pierre-Paul is coming off an injury, and he knows that veteran cornerbacks Corey Webster and Aaron Ross are still in the building. But the Giants middle linebacker, who signed a three-year deal with the team, still expects big things from the Big Blue defense in 2014. "I feel like I can be scary good this year...
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March 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Why The Giants Had To Re-Sign Jon Beason

With Jon Beason, the New York Giants defense has a leader (via fullscalesports) It may not be the most talked about signing around the league, but the New York Giants have brought back their defensive captain Jon Beason after he and the Giants agreed to terms today. At the start of the 2013 season, the Giants defense was simply awful. Giving up 146 points in the first 4 games. Giants...
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March 13, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Giants free agency recap: Day 2 brings more good news

Day two of free agency is nearly in the books; here’s your evening update on the New York Giants: Hits - The Giants secured one of the biggest pieces to their defensive puzzle going forward, re-signing linebacker Jon Beason. The Giants and Jon Beason have agreed to a new deal, person apprised of negotiations tells me. (Sorry if that broke during my last hit!) — Aditi Kinkhabwala...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Latest New York Giants news on Jon Beason, Justin Tuck and Terrell Thomas

Jon Beason has re-signed with the New York Giants today, first reported by NFL.com’s reporter Aditi Kinkhabwala. The Giants and Jon Beason have agreed to a new deal, person apprised of negotiations tells me. (Sorry if that broke during my last hit!) — Aditi Kinkhabwala (@AKinkhabwala) March 12, 2014 The 29-year-old Beason was one of the few highlights last year for a Giants...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Re-Sign Jon Beason

The New York Giants have re-signed linebacker Jon Beason, according to Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News. Jon Beason re-signs with the Giants … http://t.co/5n81i6qdTL #NYG — Ralph Vacchiano (@RVacchianoNYDN) March 12, 2014
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Jon Beason Re-Signs with New York Giants

Yesterday talk of the Denver Broncos having an interest in the former Panthers star, had Giants’ fans biting their nails and refreshing their screens in hopes that he would return to big blue. As luck would have it Beason has indeed decided to re-sign with the Giants. Aditi Kinkhabwala of NFL Network first reported that Beason would be returning to the New York. Last season the...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants re-sign Jon Beason

The New York Giants have re-signed linebacker Jon Beason, according to Aditi Kinkhabwala of the NFL Network. The Giants and Jon Beason have agreed to a new deal, person apprised of negotiations tells me. (Sorry if that broke during my last hit!) — Aditi Kinkhabwala (@AKinkhabwala) March 12, 2014 This is a huge move for the Giants.  Beason became an immediate leader for them when...
Via Pro Football Zone
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Jon Beason agrees to terms with New York Giants

The New York Giants and linebacker Jon Beason have agreed on a new contract, reports NFL Network’s Aditi Kinkhabwala. The Giants and Jon Beason have agreed to a new deal, person apprised of negotiations tells me. (Sorry if that broke during my last hit!) — Aditi Kinkhabwala (@AKinkhabwala) March 12, 2014 Beason came over from the Carolina Panthers in October, and has solidified...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Giants Re-Sign LB Jon Beason

  Aditi Kinkhabwala reports that the Giants have reached an agreement with LB Jon Beason. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported that the New York Giants and free-agent LB Jon Beason are involved in “heated discussions.“ Kimberly Jones reported that the two sides are “close” to agreement, but nothing final yet. Jones adds that the Giants are the “favorites” to sign...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Talks between New York Giants and LB Jon Beason are heating up

The New York football Giants are not done in free agency yet.  They want their linebacker back according to Adam Schefter. AdamSchefter Giants and free-agent LB Jon Beason are involved in “heated discussions”, per source. 3/12/14 1:26 PM Beason came to town and really turned it up at the linebacker position.  It will be interesting […] The post Talks between New York Giants...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Jon Beason wants to test market

After the Carolina Panthers cut ties with linebacker Jon Beason, he seemingly found a home with the New York Giants and has admitted he would like to stick with the Giants. The Giants would like to keep Beason, but he’d like to see what his value is before making any decisions, according to Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News. By all accounts, he seems to be the priority...
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March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

The 'door still open' for linebacker Jameel McClain to Giants

All this legal tampering nonsense floating around, it doesn't apply to free-agent linebacker Jameel McClain. The ex-Raven is free to sign with any team -- including the Giants -- at any time. McClain, who was cut by Baltimore last week, met on Thursday with the Giants. The "door is still open" for him with the team, a person familiar with the situation told NJ.com...
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March 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Jon Beason Will Represent Himself In Free Agency

  (Courtesy of nydailynews.com) Veteran linebacker Jon Beason will represent himself in free agency. This saves him three percent on his next contract wherever he signs. The former Panther and Giant emailed all 32 teams mentioning he will represent himself in free agency, though it is a catch 22. As a result of representing himself, Beason is unable to talk to any team other than...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Jon Beason representing himself in free agency

Traded for nickels on the dollar to the Giants by the Panthers, former All-Pro linebacker Jon Beason had a resurgent second half of the season. He could do well for himself in free agency but he'll apparently have to work out any deal on his own. Beason, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN, will be representing himself in free agency. And the linebacker spent the day emailing...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Jon Beason will represent himself in free agency

New York Giants linebacker Jon Beason has e-mailed NFL teams to tell him that he will represent himself, but it’s hurting him in the process as well. Beason will save money by not having to pay an agent, but will not be able to talk to other teams until Tuesday due to the NFL’s tampering […]
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants LB Jon Beason is representing himself this free agency

According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, LB Jon Beason will represent himself as an agent this upcoming free agent period. @AdamSchefter: NYG LB Jon Beason emailing teams to say he will be representing himself during free agency. They can’t answer him back yet – tampering.The post Giants LB Jon Beason is representing himself this free agency appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants to meet with ex-Ravens LB Jameel McClain, hope to re-sign Jon Beason

The Giants are still hopeful of re-signing Jon Beason, but that won't stop them from looking for linebacker help someplace else. Their first step will be to meet with former Ravens linebacker Jameel McClain, who told reporters in Buffalo that he expects to meet with the Giants Thursday. The 28-year-old McClain was released by the Ravens last Wednesday in what was at least in...
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March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Giants making wise decision prioritizing Jon Beason

Roughly 48 hours ago, I was prepared to tee off on Jerry Reese and the New York Giants for appearing content with letting linebacker Jon Beason part ways with the G-Men. That all changed when it was reported that Big Blue has made bringing back the 29-year-old defender their top priority this offseason. As arguably their best defensive player last season, the Giants are making the...
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March 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Giants focusing on re-signing Jon Beason

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; According to NJ.com,  the New York Giants are focusing on resigning linebacker Jon Beason with free agency only eight days away. The Giants are concentrating their efforts on a deal with soon-to-be-free-agent linebacker Jon Beason, two people with knowledge of the situation told NJ.com....
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

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