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Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora has expressed an interest in returning to the team in 2013, but he’ll have a chance to talk to any other team in the league before making any decisions about what uniform to wear. Jenny Vrentas of the Newark Star-LedgeUpvote Share Tweet
Giants bolster D-line, re-sign veteran RogersESPN.com Updated Feb 7, 2013One day after jettisoning defensive tackle Chris Canty, the New York Giants re-signed Shaun Rogers to help fill the interior of their defensive line.Upvote Share TweetThe Giants spent the first part of the week trimming their roster. Now they’re adding to it. The Giants have announced that the team has reached an agreement with DT Shaun Rogers. Rogers, as you know, was on the team last season and was a supposed to maUpvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Feb 7, 2013The Giants got the ball rolling on veteran cuts over the last few days and it seems they’ll have some company from the other team that calls MetLife Stadium home in the near future. Manish Mehta of the New York Daily News reports that the team will partUpvote Share Tweet
Face It, Giant Cuts Were a Necessary EvilFrom Greg Hanlon of capitalnewyork.com: In the Super Bowl seasons of 2007 and 2011, the Giants metamorphosized without warning from mediocrities into world-beaters. In seemingly every other season of the Coughlin era, they’ve done the exact opposite. GiUpvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Feb 7, 2013New York Giants general manager Jerry Reese has a reputation as a shrewd handler of the NFL draft. We are about to find out whether he deserves it. Reese himself would tell you that the Giants look at the draft in a very specific way. They do not view i…Upvote Share Tweetdeadspin.com Updated Feb 7, 2013How does a quarterback, helpless on the sidelines, deal with being on the brink of their first Super Bowl win? Tom Brady turned away, unable to watch. Eli Manning was giddy, probably planning to ride the Teacups over and over again. Joe Flacco? He was p…Upvote Share Tweet
Giants Transaction Report: Who’s Next?Giants are in the midst of a housecleaning right now and no one is safe. Over the past 48 hours, three starters (Michael Boley, Ahmad Bradshaw and Chris Canty) were released along with DT Martin Parker, who was on IR. Who’s next? Well, look at the belowUpvote Share TweetAhmad Bradshaw was shown the door yesterday, but the Giants left it cracked open a bit. Bradshaw said on WFAN that the team told him they “had to move on,” but he also mentioned “future opportunities” with the team. As tough and productive as BradUpvote Share Tweet
The Victor Cruz Conundrum: Giants Hold the LeverageFrom Matthew Cohen / SNYGiants contributor As we all know, Victor Cruz is a restricted free agent this offseason. If the Giants sign him to a first round restricted tender, they pay him $2.9 million if he doesn’t sign with another team (and they don’tUpvote Share Tweet
Cold Hard FactsFeb 7Darren Woodson shares his thoughts on who should be the highest-paid quarterback in the NFL and which player is worth the most.
Don Banks: Williams, Titans may be the best thing for each otherFeb 7To paint Tennessee's hiring of well-known NFL pariah Gregg Williams on Thursday as nothing more than an act of desperation is not a totally baseless characterization. For either Titans head coach Mike Munchak or Williams himself.
Don Banks: Taking a second look at 2012 NFL Draft's first roundFeb 7With the Super Bowl in the books, we can now stand clear enough to view the NFL's 2012 season through the prism of history, all 267 games worth (256 in the regular season and 11 in the playoffs). Before looking ahead to 2013, let's look back one last ti…