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Giants select Ohio State DT Johnathan Hankins in draft

Giants select Ohio State DT Johnathan Hankins in draft

So much for all the talk of Manti Te’o and the concerns in the secondary. The Giants continued to rebuild in the trenches in the second round of the NFL draft on Friday, selecting DT Johnathan Hankins of Ohio State with the 19th pick of the second round
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  • A Super $2 million donation

    A Super $2 million donation

    nydailynews.com Apr 26, 2013
    New Jersey governor Chris Christie joined NFL commissioner Roger Goodell, Jets owner Woody Johnson and Giants co-owners Steve Tisch and John Mara at the Boys and Girls Club of Hudson County on Friday in Hoboken to announce plans for the Super Bowl XLVII…
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  • Giants get their pass-rusher in third round

    Giants get their pass-rusher in third round

    With Osi Umenyiora leaving for the Atlanta Falcons in free agency, the New York Giants needed to replenish their pass rush pantry. They don't need an immediate starter (which is good, because they don't love trying to draft those), because they can move…
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  • Panthers double up on defensive line with Kawann Short

    Panthers double up on defensive line with Kawann Short

    profootballtalk.com Apr 26, 2013
    New Panthers general manager Dave Gettleman is apparently serious about remaking his defensive line in the Giants mold. A day after using the 14th pick on Utah nose tackle Star Lotulelei, he used the 44th pick on Purdue defensive tackle Kawann Short. Wh…
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  • PFT Live: How did the Jets and Giants do in the first round?

    PFT Live: How did the Jets and Giants do in the first round?

    profootballtalk.com Apr 26, 2013
    Mike Florio is joined Newsday’s by Bob Glauber to talk about the first round picks made by the Jets and Giants on Thursday night. The Jets clearly selected CB Dee Milliner as the replacement for Darrelle Revis. The Jets also selected DT Sheldon Richards
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  • The SNYGiants Roundtable Mixed on Selection of Pugh

    The SNYGiants Roundtable Mixed on Selection of Pugh

    Sam Spiegelman: It should not have been too much of a surprise to see the Giants draft Justin Pugh at Pick 19 last night. For weeks, the Giants have been linked to an offensive tackle with their first selection; but with former Alabama lineman D.J. Fluk…
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  • Former Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw medically cleared

    Former Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw medically cleared

    Former New York Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw has been medically cleared to resume football activities, r. Bradshaw, 27, is recovering from a late January foot surgery to replace a screw in his right foot. He has been waiting to take physicals with…
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  • Giants gearing up for Rounds 2 and 3; who’s the best available?

    Giants gearing up for Rounds 2 and 3; who’s the best available?

    giantsfootballblog.com Apr 26, 2013
    The Giants in Round 1 with the selection of Justin Pugh, the offensive tackle who will likely slide in opposite of Will Beatty Week 1. Though protecting Eli Manning and creating gaps for David Wilson to burst through was a premier concern, the Giants st…
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  • In One Fell Swoop, the Giants’ O-Line Gets Younger and Deeper

    In One Fell Swoop, the Giants’ O-Line Gets Younger and Deeper

    giantsfootballblog.com Apr 26, 2013
    The Giants finally drafted a lineman in the first round — Syracuse’s Justin Pugh. Many pundits and GMs liked that about him, but now that he is a pro, where will he fit best — tackle, guard or center? The Giants like him at tackle, but his arrival m
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  • Reese Sticks to His Mantra, Taking the Best Player Available

    Reese Sticks to His Mantra, Taking the Best Player Available

    giantsfootballblog.com Apr 26, 2013
    The Giants entertained some trades and then sweated out their turn last night, but got a player that GM Jerry Reese said would have made one of his mentors, George Young, smile. “George, I’m sure he’d smile about it. George (said) you win with big p
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  • NFC East gets wise, looks to the line

    NFC East gets wise, looks to the line

    ESPN.com Apr 26, 2013
    NEW YORK -- Three NFC East teams picked in the first round of the NFL draft Thursday night, and the combined weight of the three players they picked is 922 pounds. Finally, they're paying attention to what's important. Yes, the Philadelphia Eagles, New …
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  • The Te’o slide extends to round two

    The Te’o slide extends to round two

    profootballtalk.com Apr 26, 2013
    The round-one window for linebacker Manti Te’o opened. And then it closed. We still don’t know where Te’o will start his NFL career, but we know that it won’t happen with a first-round pedigree. When the Giants arguably reached a bit for Syracuse
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  • Video - Fan Pass: Meeting New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks 02:17

    Fan Pass: Meeting New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks

    Apr 26
    Adam Rank catches up with New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks as he spends some time with fans at a New York Sports Authority.

Sports Columnists

  • 2013 NFL draft -- Second-day winners, losers

    Apr 26
    On a day the Packers took care of business at the 2013 NFL draft, Matt Barkley's freefall reached new depths, writes John Clayton.
  • Don Banks: 2013 NFL second-round mock draft

    Apr 26
    NEW YORK -- With all the quarterbacks that remain there for the picking, and the unfinished Manti Te'o saga, Friday night's second round has a chance to be as interesting as Thursday night's first round was unpredictable. I can't really recall a second …
  • Peter King: Looking back on a strange first round, ahead to a starry secon…

    Apr 26
    ST. LOUIS -- After the strangest first round of an NFL draft that I have seen, here's a look at the bizarro-world day-one (yes: Justin Pugh and Travis Frederick; no: Geno Smith and Matt Barkley) and a look ahead to a second day that will be starrier tha…
  • Don Banks: With GM seats burning, Bills and Dolphins go bold; more Snaps

    Apr 26
    NEW YORK -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as we digest a less-than-riveting first round of the NFL Draft at Radio City Music Hall ...