Kevin Gilbride: Eli Manning “bounced back from minor procedures in the past that nobody knew about”

It’s really amazing how much former Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride has been talking since being exxentually coaxed into retiring at the of end of this past season. Many people are concerned over Eli Manning’s recent ankle scope,  Gilbride says it’s not a big deal. “He has bounced back from minor procedures in the past that nobody knew about,” Gilbride told...
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New York Giants snubbed, not playing in one of 10 best NFL games in 2014

After much anticipation, it is now believed that the NFL will release its 2014 schedule on Tuesday, April 22. At that point, we’ll find who plays who, from Week 1 to Week 17, including all of the primetime and national TV games; that’ll provide fans with somewhat of a road map for the season. But some games are going to be so attractive that it doesn’t matter when they’re...
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Sessler: DE Jason Pierre-Paul a candidate for 'bounce back' season

New York Giants defensive End Jason Pierre-Paul's 2013 season started of rough and continued to go downhill. Shoulder surgery cancelled out his offseason and back issues compounded the problem as the season went on. Since exploding onto the scene in 2011, Pierre-Paul's production has dropped off, but being healthy going into offseason activities is a good sign for the...
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New York Giants: Why drafting receiver is biggest need

Ever since free agency began March 11 and the New York Giants signed their first player, they have been constantly scrutinized about why the 2013 season was a failure. The holes, quarterback, offensive line, everything is under fire and everyone has an opinion on how they can achieve success. The Giants have successfully signed free agents and filled many spots that will aid to their...
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New York Giants need to draft offensive playmakers

It’s been quite a week for Eli Manning. It started with the bad news that he underwent arthroscopic ankle surgery to alleviate the soreness in his sprained left ankle on April 10 that will leave him immobile for six weeks. That will likely sideline him when Giants begin the on field portion of their OTAs on May 28. Then earlier this week a barrage of reports came out stating the...
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5 New York Giants players who should see their roles expand in 2014

The New York Giants are coming off a bumpy 2013 campaign that culminated in them winning 7 of their last 10. With many of the aging, injury prone veterans gone, the 2014 season looks like the perfect time for some players who have been sitting by the wayside to seize their opportunity and make a name for themselves. Here is a look at some young players who provided important depth...
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Kevin Glbride doesn’t sound confident in Rueben Randle

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Former Giants offensive coordinator Kevin GIlbride didn’t sound very confident in third-year receiver Rueben Randle when he recently talked about New York’s receiving corp. “There’s been no deterioration of his arm strength, there’s been no lack of preparation and effort,” Gilbride...
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Eli Manning happy DeMarcus Ware is no longer in the NFC East

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Peyton Manning told reporters that his brother Eli is happy that he won’t have to face DeMarcus Ware twice a year now. “Eli told me he was glad DeMarcus Ware was leaving his division and will no longer be hitting him,” Manning said, via var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551'...
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New York Giants sign Josh Freeman despite shaky career

The New York Giants unexpectedly began targeting a quarterback and out of the blue signed Josh Freeman, according to SB Nation. The once-thought future franchise quarterback for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Freeman struggled with a myriad of injuries in his five-year career in the NFL.Freeman, a first-round pick of the 2009 NFL Draft for the Buccaneers, started 56 games for the team...
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Giants tab Josh Freeman to be Manning’s backup

The New York Giants have found another backup to Eli Manning. A day after Matt Flynn spurned the Giants in order to re-sign with Green Bay the G-Men have signed Josh Freeman. Freeman was given a one-year deal by the Giants as the team was forced to go with the best available option left on the free agent market but his roster spot is hardly guaranteed with Curtis Painter and Ryan...
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Giants sign QB Josh Freeman to one-year deal

According to Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports, the New York Giants and quarterback Josh Freeman have agreed to terms on a contract. The Giants faced Freeman in his only start in as a Viking and was terrible: He completed just 20 of 53 passes for 190 yards, with no touchdowns and one interception. However, the Giants must have gleamed something out of his performance to convince them...
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Proposed new New York Giants uniform is pretty sweet

Proposed uniform changes for NFL teams is nothing new. Every week, some sort of idea seems to pop up – from radical redesigns to Star Wars themed tweaks to subtle changes. Most are interesting, but fairly laughable. One new batch, however is worth taking a look at. Jesse Alkire, a freelance graphic artist / designer from Chicago, recently put his spin on each NFL team’s uniform...
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Giants, Josh Freeman agree on one-year deal

The New York Giants have a new backup quarterback. The Giants have reportedly agreed to terms with free-agent Josh Freeman. Done deal with the Giants and QB Josh Freeman. He’s agreed to terms, per source. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) April 16, 2014 Giants were the only team to face Freeman while he was a Viking. He played poorly, so clearly they believe he got a raw deal in...
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Giants Sign Josh Freeman To One Year Deal

Josh Freeman may finally get the opportunity to learn how to play quarterback in the NFL. Ian Rapoport is reporting that Freeman has agreed to a one year deal to back up Eli Manning in New York. It’s a one-year deal for the #Giants and QB Josh Freeman, source says. May get increased snaps as Eli recovers from surgery — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 16, 2014 Freeman will compete...
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Breaking: New York Giants sign veteran backup quarterback

While the New York Giants have had arguably the best haul in free agency, on Wednesday they showed they weren’t quite done yet. Done deal with the Giants and QB Josh Freeman. He's agreed to terms, per source. — Mike Garafolo (@MikeGarafolo) April 16, 2014 Freeman was with the Vikings for a bit last year after a messy break up with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. The former Kansas...
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Josh Freeman and New York Giants close in on contract

The next act of quarterback Josh Freeman’s career will most likely play out in New York. According to ESPN, Freeman is set to ink a deal with the Giants as they work through Eli Manning’s ankle injury. Freeman enthusiasts should not get their hopes up as the 26-year-old has a very minimal opportunity to see any real time. Manning will be fine and barring a dire turn of events...
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Report: Giants to agree to terms with Josh Freeman

Mike Garafolo of Fox Sports reports that the Giants have agreed to terms with veteran QB Josh Freeman. Garafolo adds that the Giants believe Freeman got a “raw deal” from Minnesota last year. ESPN’s Adam Caplan reported that the Giants are expected to complete an agreement with Freeman over “the next day or so.” Freeman, 26, previously visited with the Bears before...
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Report: Giants agree to terms with Josh Freeman

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; According to Ebenezer Samuel of the New York Daily News,  the Giants and former Buccaneers and Vikings quarterback Josh Freeman are working towards getting a contract done. Just got confirmation from another source. Josh Freeman and Giants are definitely moving towards a deal as we speak...
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New York Giants are on the verge of signing Josh Freeman

According to Adam Caplan the New York Giants are on the verge of signing Josh Freeman as Eli Manning’s back-up.  After losing o out on Matt Flynn yesterday to the Packers, the team kicked their pursuit of Freeman into high gear.  A deal should be completed soon according to Caplan. caplannfl Josh Freeman and the […] The post New York Giants are on the verge of signing Josh...
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Mock draft version 1.0: New York Giants get a steal at No. 12

The NFL Draft is three weeks from tomorrow, commencing on May 8 at Radio City Music Hall in New York City. So it’s time to start seriously thinking about what direction teams are going to go during the first round – finally. Now that free agency has come and gone (for the most part), it actually makes sense to start forecasting the draft. Team needs are much clearer now than...
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What’s really wrong with Eli Manning?

The shorthand answer is “absolutely nothing”. The media’s gross mishandling of the “bias” coverage of the New York Giants’ Eli Manning dates back to his controversial decision to opt out of San Diego. It was a controversial decision, but I, for one, never thought it would alter the way the media covers him for his entire career. There are only three active quarterbacks...
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A Giant Question: Is Eli Manning in decline?

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning had the worst season of his career in 2013, throwing a career-high 27 interceptions with his lowest touchdown total (18) since becoming the full-time starter. Add in recent surgery on his left ankle, and it's worth wondering if the two-time Super Bowl MVP has seen his better days at age 33. Is Manning in the midst of a decline?Manning has...
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Report: Giants don’t plan on pursuing Chris Johnson

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; The New York Giants don’t plan on pursuing free agent running back Chris Johnson,  according to Ebenzer Samuel of the New York Daily News. For all who think CJ1K might check out Giants if he doesn't sign with Jets, doesn't sound like Big Blue has anything like that planned. ...
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Chris Johnson left the Jets facility without a deal, but NOT NEW YORK

New York Jets and their fan base was excited this morning when Adam Schefter reported the team had Chris Johnson in for a visit.  Well it looks now like Chris Johnson has left the building at Florham Park, but not the city…. According to Rich Cimini of ESPN New York, CJ2K left the Jets facility […] The post Chris Johnson left the Jets facility without a deal, but NOT NEW YORK...
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Gilbride says talk of Eli’s decline is ‘ludicrous’

Kevin Gilbride is no longer calling plays for Eli Manning, but the Giants’ former offensive coordinator still has the quarterback’s back. Following a national discussion questioning whether the two-time Super Bowl MVP’s career has already started declining, Gilbride called the debate “ludicrous.” Manning also had arthroscopic surgery last week on the left ankle he injured...
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