New York Giants
Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 11:25 AM - Permalink
The New York Giants are clearing some salary-cap room in advance of free agency, and one of the ways they're doing it is with the help of cornerback Corey Webster. NFL Network reports that Webster has agreed to a 2013 pay cut, reducing his salary from $7.25 million to $4 million. The move will...
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Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 10:53 AM - Permalink
There’s a possible disconnect between Giants G.M. Jerry Reese and coach Tom Coughlin when it comes to the most controversial player in the 2013 draft pool. Reese has said of the former Notre Dame linebacker that the Giants plan to “bring him in” at some point before the...
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Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 8:27 AM - Permalink
Question: did anyone think the Giants were going to start the 2013 season with Chase Blackburn as the MLB? If you answered ‘yes’, why, and if you answered ‘no’, you get an A for paying attention. Blackburn is eligible for free agency next week after his reps and the Giants...
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Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 7:46 AM - Permalink
There’s a storm coming, so they say. So far all we’ve had here is a lot of wind. Just like the NFL offseason. Nothing but wind. No substance. Speaking of wind, head coach Tom Coughlin is hitting every outlet in sight promoting his excellent new book about responsible adulthood, Earn the...
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Thursday, March 7, 2013 at 2:57 AM - Permalink
Martellus Bennett figured he did enough in his first season with the Giants to make a compelling case for himself as the long-term answer at tight end. After all, he is 26 years old and ended up as the team's second-leading receiver with 55 catches. But that's not...
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Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 9:38 PM - Permalink
Tom Coughlin believes Manti Te'o will be available for the Giants when they make the 19th pick of the NFL draft this April. But at the moment, it doesn't look like the controversial Notre Dame linebacker is in the Giants' immediate plans...
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Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 7:33 PM - Permalink
Cut last month by the Giants, running back Ahmad Bradshaw had been waiting for clearance to begin visiting teams, following January foot surgery. As previously reported, Bradshaw visited a specialist on Wednesday.  Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Bradshaw received clearance to...
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Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 2:25 PM - Permalink
In ESPN draft expert Todd McShay’s newest mock draft, the Giants are projected to nab Notre Dame tight end Tyler Eifert. The Fighting Irish have produced some of the better NFL-caliber tight ends in recent years, including Kyle Rudolph of the Minnesota Vikings, as well Anthony Fasano of the...
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Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 12:49 PM - Permalink
In an interview with the Michael Kay Show on ESPN Radio New York yesterday, Giants head coach Tom Coughlin discussed an array of topics, including his relationship with future Hall of Fame defensive end Michael Strahan and the traits of his Super Bowling-winning team from 2011. Coughlin, who has...
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Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 12:32 PM - Permalink
With the recent release of a few veteran players and the potential release of a few more, the Giants may be an overall young team other than the main core. Tom Coughlin has transformed into a more laid-back coach over the past few years, since he was dealing mainly with the veteran rosters. This...
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Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 11:42 AM - Permalink
BY LEN BERMANTOPS IN SPORTS FOR MARCH 6, 20131. Quick HitsThe Chicago Black Hawks win again, so they've now got the second longest points streak in NHL history, 29 games.* (See No. 3 below.)When Oklahoma City beat the Lakers last night 122-105, the Thunder committed only 2 turnovers, tying an...
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Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 7:54 AM - Permalink
It is growing more and more unlikely the New York Giants will be able to retain offensive lineman David Diehl and cornerback Corey Webster, according to the New York Post. Because of the Giants’ salary cap situation, the Giants may not be able to afford the players’ salary for the...
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Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 7:06 AM - Permalink
What’s next for the Giants this offseason? Plenty. This week will be the big run-up to free agency, which begins less than one week from today on March 12. The calendar: March 9-11 " Clubs are permitted to enter into contract negotiations with certified agents of players who will be...
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Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 3:02 AM - Permalink
Coach Tom Coughlin says "I want 'em all'' when asked about his own free agents but acknowledges that's not going to happen. How much the Giants have to spend depends on their salary cap situation, which is directly tied to a pair of veterans, cornerback Corey Webster and...
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Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 1:35 AM - Permalink
They are called "lifers'' for a reason, because when they leave the job they often cease living. "It's pretty true,'' Giants coach Tom Coughlin said yesterday. "You look at Bear Bryant, Joe Paterno. It's scary.''Though Coughlin, 66, is the oldest head...
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Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 10:02 PM - Permalink
In "Earn the Right to Win," which hit bookstores today, the Super Bowl-winning coach writes about his core leadership philosophies...
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Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 6:23 PM - Permalink
"What were they trying to say? Were they trying to erase the fact that we had been world champions three times?" Coughlin asked...
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Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 5:53 PM - Permalink
Indeed, the Jets are shopping cornerback Darrelle Revis.  Which means that owner Woody Johnson has decided not to pay him. Which means that, if the deal is right, Revis will be traded. So when will it happen?  The current thinking is that a deal would go down, if at all, within a week or...
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Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 5:08 PM - Permalink
Tom Coughlin wants Victor Cruz to be part of the Giants for a very long time and he "absolutely" believes that he will be. That's why Coughlin isn't worried about the on-again, off-again contract talks between the Giants and their star receiver...
NY Daily News
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Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 4:07 PM - Permalink
They aren't the first team to do so, but the New York Giants are reaching into the college ranks for help on solving the read-option, according to coach Tom Coughlin...
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Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 3:07 PM - Permalink
Giants coach spoke with Cruz a few weeks ago, about a number of topics...
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Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 2:58 PM - Permalink
Tom Coughlin won't name names, but says Giants will borrow from college ranks...
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Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 1:39 PM - Permalink
During his book release earlier today, Giants head coach Tom Coughlin used the story of one of his players to demonstrate some of the learning points. Victor Cruz, a restricted free agent whose future with team remains in question at the moment, represents the epitome of “working hard when no...
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Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 1:17 PM - Permalink
Tom Coughlin is beginning his book signing tour today and as part of his message in Earn the Right to Win is to gain as much control over your destiny as possible. In this day and age in sports (or any field), that’s asking a lot. When it comes to retaining your core players such [...]...
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Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 1:08 PM - Permalink
It seems clear the New York Giants thought they'd have wide receiver Victor Cruz signed to a long-term deal by now, and that Cruz continues to ask for more than the Giants believe he should be. Asked about the issue this morning in Manhattan, where he was promoting his new book, Giants coach...
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