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Victor Cruz feels he’s proven his worth to the Giants both on and off the field, and he remains “positive” that he’ll soon get the long-term contract he’s been seeking.Upvote Share Tweet
nydailynews.com Updated Jan 2, 2013Ahmad Bradshaw says he’ll be “a Giant forever.” But he can’t say for sure that he’ll be in a Giants uniform next season. “You just never know who won’t be back next year,” Bradshaw said as he cleaned out his locker earlier this week. “InUpvote Share Tweet
List of The Giants Free Agents — Who Stays?giantsgab.com Updated Jan 2, 2013Here is a list of free agents the Giants will be forced to make some decisions on come this off-season. Here are the players: UNRESTRICTED FREE AGENTS LT Will Beatty — Beatty was the Giants most reliable linemen this season. It’s also extremely difficUpvote Share TweetAs per various sources, the Giants have signed six players on their practice squad to reserve/futures contracts…. Giants signed 6 to reserve/futures deals: T Levy Adcock, DE Matt Broha, TE Larry Donnell, G Stephen Goodin, T Matt McCants, DB Laron Scott.Upvote Share TweetWhen the Giants were looking at safety Stevie Brown last offseason, GM Jerry Reese said "he really caught our eyes as a special teamer." They had no idea he'd go on to have one of the finest seasons a Giants safety has ever had.Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Updated Jan 2, 2013It's safe to say that the first season for current New Orleans Saints defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo did not go well. The former New York Giants defensive coordinator and St. Louis Rams head coach, who replaced Gregg Williams as the man in charge…Upvote Share Tweet
Giants’ Players Reflect on Missed OpportunityHalfway through the 2012 season, the New York Football Giants were 6-2 and held a 2.5-game lead in the NFC East. Even with the tough upcoming schedule, that lead appeared to be safe, with both the Cowboys and Redskins struggling and Eagles already out o…Upvote Share Tweet
Umenyiora admits it’s “time to move on” from Giantsprofootballtalk.com Updated Jan 2, 2013Even though the writing was on the wall the moment he signed his Band-aid contract, Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora was always careful to leave the door open for a return. Now that the season’s over, there’s apparently no point in maintaining the iUpvote Share Tweet
Antrel Rolle emphasizes consistency entering the off-seasonThe Giants’ defense was anything but rock solid in 2012, with impressive outings against San Fran and Green Bay and questionable performances against Atlanta and Pittsburgh. Safety Antrel Rolle wasn’t happy missing the post-season, but not convinced tUpvote Share TweetThe NFL goes on, even of the Giants do not. The playoffs kickoff this Saturday with the WildCard round. In the AFC, Cincinnati is at Houston and Minnesota plays the Packers for the second week in a row, this time at Lambeau. On Sunday, the Colts go back…Upvote Share Tweet
Chase Blackburn’s murky future with the GiantsHe’s been a reserve, a signee off the street and the quarterback of a Super Bowl defense. Now, Chase Blackburn’s future with the New York Giants is uncertain. The 29-year-old soon-to-be free agent linebacker is a free agent this off-season, one in whiUpvote Share Tweet
It’s Award Season: Here’s Our Picks, Send Us YoursIt’s that time of year again. Award time. We give our nominees for our Giants awards and have nominated five players for the major NFL awards as well. Giants 2012 Nominees MVP: WR Victor Cruz, K Lawrence Tynes, S Antrel Rolle, QB Eli Manning Defensive PUpvote Share Tweet
Kerry J. Byrne: Momentum means a lot in the playoffs, but who has it?Jan 2The Denver Broncos and Seattle Seahawks enter the 2012 postseason red hot and razor sharp. If momentum matters, they're heading for a collision course in New Orleans.
Ray Lewis retires -- Ravens linebacker among five best defensive players e…Jan 2Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis won't be easily replaced by Baltimore or the NFL at large.