This is the February 8, 2013 news archive. View today's Giants rumors and news.
NFL Characters Unite returns to USA Network
profootballtalk.com Updated Feb 8, 2013
Last year, a group of NFL players and former coach Tony Dungy used personal challenges involving bigotry, abuse, and racism to help improve the lives of four teenagers facing similar situations. This year, NFL Characters Unite returns, with a new group …Share Tweet
The Giants and the art of cutting the cordESPN.com Feb 8, 2013Thoughtful piece here from Paul Schwartz, with the help of former New York Giants tackle Luke Petitgout, on the Giants' preference for parting ways with players before those players lose their effectiveness. At the end of the week in which the Giants cu…Share TweetSeveral teams will be looking into signing Osi Umenyiora this spring. In fact, there could be more than a few. The goal for most teams is to average a minimum of two sacks per game on defense (32 sacks). Last season, the Giants were just above that with…Share Tweet
Re-signing Bennett Should Be High on Giants’ List of PrioritiesThe Giants took a flier on TE Martellus Bennett last year, inking the former Cowboys’ second-round pick to a one-year, “show-me” deal at $2.5 million deal in hopes that he would show them something. uire He did. Now the ball is in the Giants’ courShare Tweet
Breakfast links: Giants to bring back Bennett?ESPN.com Feb 8, 2013Washington Redskins CSN Washington is taking a look at unsung heroes from the Redskins' division championship season, and this latest installment looks at right guard Chris Chester. Indeed, Chester had a strong season at right guard and was one of the p…Share Tweet
Discussion: Giants Banking on Wilson to Take Next StepWith Ahmad Bradshaw no longer in Blue, the Giants are handing over the reins to second-year RB David Wilson. But can Wilson take the wear and tear required of a featured NFL back? Keep in mind, he is also the Giants’ top kick returner. They will need atShare Tweet
Vacchiano: Eli is Giants indispensable Mannnydailynews.com Feb 8, 2013Four years ago the Giants were an NFL power, one year removed from a Super Bowl championship and possibly one gunshot wound away from winning two in a row. They had won 16 of their last 21 games, including playoffs. And they had money to spend.Share Tweetnydailynews.com Feb 8, 2013After two days of subtracting salaries, the Giants added a couple on Thursday when they re-signed defensive tackle Shaun Rogers and tight end Bear Pascoe.The 6-4, 350-pound Rogers, who will turn 34 next month, signed with the Giants last April, but miss…Share Tweet
Jim Trotter: Oakland Raiders 2013 Offseason PreviewFeb 8SI.com is laying out offseason road maps for all 32 teams as they start their journey for the Lombardi Trophy -- two teams per day, from the teams that need the most work to contend in 2013 to the ones that are in pretty good shape. See them all.