Giants hire former Lions general manager for front office

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The New York Giants have hired former Detroit Lions general manager Martin Mayhew as their director of football operations/special projects. The Giants announced the hiring on Thursday, saying Mayhew will help assistant general manager Kevin Abrams on all aspects of the salary cap, CBA compliance and player contract negotiations. He will also handle...
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Giants Hire Former Lions GM Martin Mayhew As Director Of Football Ops

The New York Giants announced Thursday that they’ve hired former Lions GM Martin Mayhew as their director of football operations/special projects. The Lions fired Mayhew back in November, but he found interest from the Browns for their personnel position and he got an interview for the Titans’ GM position.  However, he didn’t get either job. Mayhew was promoted to general...
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Eli Manning details how Peyton tortured him as a kid

Talk about a sibling rivalry. Up until this past Sunday, Eli Manning had his brother Peyton one-upped in the Super Bowl department. Now the Manning brothers are tied 2-2 in Lombardi Trophies, and while that's quite a feat, you wonder if Eli may have secretly enjoyed having those bragging rights. The Giants quarterback and two-time Super Bowl MVP joined Pro Football Talk last week...
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Giants should pursue this free-agent pass rusher | Giglio

The Giants have a ton of cap space this offseason. Here's a pass rusher they could spend some of it on. Watch video After Wednesday's roster purge, the Giants could have nearly $60 million in cap space to work with when free agency opens up in March. With the NFL's worst defense, a good portion of it should go to fixing that...
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Peyton Manning, fake Eli join Jimmy Fallon

As is the custom for a Super Bowl-winning quarterback, Peyton Manning made a late-night TV appearance Wednesday. Then came a special guest, a cardboard cutout of stoic Eli Manning. By the time Peyton Manning talked to Jimmy Fallon, the public generally had become aware that Eli Manning’s stone face during Super Bowl 50 wasn’t out of jealousy but rather because he was thinking...
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WATCH: Peyton Manning makes fun of sad Giants' Eli Manning with Jimmy Fallon

As you'd expect after the Super Bowl, right? Giants quarterback Eli Manning has seen all the Internet memes making fun of Sad Eli Manning and he sounded okay with it while trying to explain the look on his face seen by millions at Sunday's Super Bowl. But wait until he sees his own brother, Denver Broncos QB Peyton Manning, make fun of him...
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What saved ex-Giants kicker Brandon McManus' career and helped him win Super Bowl with Broncos

It was a change suggested by (among others) Giants special teams coach Tom Quinn. Watch video SANTA CLARA - Brandon McManus gave kicker Josh Brown a run for his money in the summer of 2014. McManus' powerful leg was enticing to the Giants, and they contemplated keeping him in favor of the veteran. Brown struggled on kickoffs...
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Congratulations Jon Beason on retirement

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit New York Giants’ linebacker Jon Beason hung up the football pads on Wednesday...
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Ex-Giants linebacker Jon Beason reflects on a career he always fought to continue

Beason, 30, retired Wednesday after nine seasons in the NFL Watch video Every time Jon Beason suffered an injury in his nine-year career, the linebacker did everything he could to get back. And that usually meant going under the knife. Beason had his Achilles repaired in 2011. He had microfracture surgery on his knee in 2012,...
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What the loss of Jon Beason, Geoff Schwartz and Will Beatty means to the Giants

The Giants are now in the market for a different caliber a lineman. Watch video   The Giants aren't rebuilding. Coach Ben McAdoo made that abundantly clear at his introductory press conference. The "reload" began minutes after he finished speaking in his oversized suit. At that moment, McAdoo started by assembling a staff...
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Retiring Giants linebacker Jon Beason receives nothing but respect from teammates

Will Beatty gets some love too. The Giants shook their roster on Wednesday when linebacker Jon Beason retired and offensive linemen Geoff Schwartz and Will Beatty were cut. That's a team captain and two solid veterans, gone in the span of 15 minutes.  When something like that unfolds, the locker room is sure to notice, especially for a player...
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New York Giants: Steps toward the future

Notorious for not being able to finish in the last minute and a half of a game, the New York Giants have displayed some of the most exciting while also displaying the most depressing offense this past season. The inconsistency that the offense has had this past season, has both critics and fans concerned about the future of the team. The offense is supposed to steer the team to victory...
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Jon Beason retires after nine NFL seasons

Jon Beason, once a standout linebacker for the Carolina Panthers, has decided to shed his New York Giants uniform and retire from the NFL. The team confirmed Beason’s decision in a statement. The middle linebacker cited doctors’ recommendations and a lack of consistent availability as the key reason for his departure, which is simply fitting because injuries derailed his...
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Beason retires, Schwartz and Beatty released by Giants

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The New York Giants have started to restructure their roster for their first season under coach Ben McAdoo. The team announced Wednesday that linebacker Jon Beason has retired and that offensive linemen Will Beatty and Geoff Schwartz have been released. All three players finished the season on injured reserve with Beatty missing the entire season. ...
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Ex-Giants guard Geoff Schwartz thanks team, laments 'bad injury luck' last 2 seasons on Twitter

Schwartz played in just 13 games over two seasons for Giants due to frequent injuries Watch video The Giants released guard Geoff Schwartz on Wednesday after two injury-plagued seasons. Schwartz was a major acquisition by the team in 2014, signing a four-year deal, but his health never allowed him to make the impact the Giants...
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Giants create cap space by releasing Beatty, Schwartz and Beason

On Wednesday, the New York Giants will be releasing offensive tackle Will Beatty, offensive guard Geoff Schwartz and inside linebacker Jon Beason, according to FOX Sports NFL Insider Mike Garafolo and ESPN's Dan Grazziano.All three players were projected to start for the Giants prior to the 2015 season, and all three ended up out of the starting lineup in the team's final regular...
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Giants part ways with offensive lineman, 2009 draft pick Will Beatty

Beatty, 30, missed 2015 with arm injuries. His release will save the Giants $4.175 million dollars against the salary cap. The Giants released offensive lineman Will Beatty, who missed the entire 2015 season due to injury, on Wednesday, multiple sources confirmed to NJ Advance Media.  Beatty, 30, was a second-round pick by the Giants out of...
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Geoff Schwartz cut by Giants after 2 injury-filled years, per sources

The key 2014 free-agent acquisition played in 13 games for the Giants. Geoff Schwartz is already working out in preparation for next season. It just won't be for the Giants.  Schwartz's time with the team is over after two injury-filled seasons and just 13 games, according to multiple individuals with knowledge of the situation. The Giants...
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Giants cut linebacker Jon Beason; veteran could retire

Beason, 31, has been plagued by injuries for most of his Giants career. His release saves the Giants $5.1 million. Watch video The Giants' offseason has begun with a slew of notable cuts, and as expected, linebacker Jon Beason is among them, a source confirmed to NJ Advance Media. The cut was first reported by ESPN's Dan Graziano...
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Giants cuts: Jon Beason, Geoff Schwartz and Will Beatty are released, per sources

The roster reshaping begins. Watch video The rebuilding of the Giants roster is officially underway. Offensive linemen Will Beatty and Geoff Schwartz and linebacker Jon Beason are being released, individuals with knowledge of the situation told NJ Advance Media. The three moves will give the Giants an addition $12 million...
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Potential Giants salary cap casualties this offseason

The Giants may not need to create much more money under the salary cap this offseason, but if they want to, they can. The Giants have options. Lots of them. Here are all of them (beginning with wide receiver Victor Cruz) that could could save them at least $1 million.
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Which free agent should be the Giants' top priority to re-sign? (POLL)

What free agent do the Giants have to bring back? Watch video With the offseason in full swing, decision time is coming soon for the Giants in regards to several high-profile free agents. The Giants have a significant list of pending free agents this offseason, including cornerback Prince Amukamara, defensive ends Robert Ayers...
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Resting ‘Manning face’ mistaken as jealousy

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Towards the end of Super Bowl 50, the camera panned to the luxury box area with...
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Eli Manning explains sad reaction to Super Bowl clinching touchdown

We now know why Eli Manning looked so forlorn after his brother Peyton’s Denver Broncos locked up the Super Bowl. TMZ Sports cornered Manning on Monday to ask him what was up with his stone-faced reaction as the rest of the family celebrated around him. His answer was, well, not terribly exciting. “I was just focused on whether they’d go for two and the defense had to step...
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Tom Coughlin Admits It’s A “Difficult Thing” Not Coaching In 2016

Just four years ago in February 2012, it was Tom Coughlin who was hoisting the Lombardi Trophy as the head coach of the Super Bowl champion New York Giants. Now, he’s sitting at home and out of the game of football for the first time since the 2003 season … and that’s not sitting well with the two time Super Bowl champ. During a television interview, Coughlin admitted that...
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