This is the March 22, 2013 news archive. View today's Giants rumors and news.
Share TweetThe Atlanta Falcons are making a strong push to sign New York Giants free agent defensive end Osi Umenyiora and are trying to wrap up a deal before the end of the weekend, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter on Friday.Share TweetGetting a lot of Brian Urlacher questions, which is what happens whenever a really famous player gets cut. Fans want to know if he makes sense for their teams. I think there's only one NFC East team for which he makes sense, and I think it's the New Yor…Source: ESPN.comShare TweetDavid Diehl may soon have to decide if he's willing to accept a pay cut to remain with the Giants in 2013. And on Thursday he said he's willing to do "some things" to make it happen — especially if it helps the Giants keep Victor Cruz.
Giants Free Agent ScorecardUpdated Mar 22 Share TweetContrary to public perception, the Giants have been busy in free agency. They just move at their own pace. Little moves here and there to supplement their core. In the past, they have made some under-the-radar moves that worked out well. Last year, they…Share TweetConsidering the fact Giants quarterback Eli Manning has started 146 straight regular season and postseason games, it almost doesn’t matter who the Giants backup quarterback is. (Knocks on wood, so Tom Coughlin doesn’t have to.) But the decision to briSource: profootballtalk.com
Friday Morning QuotebookUpdated Mar 22 Share Tweet“It’s stupid. Runners, when you run, you’re automatically tilted. Even a track runner, when they cross the finish line, the first thing there is their head. . . . It’s a stupid rule.” - Giants’ RB David Wilson on the recently passed ‘crown oShare TweetYes, we’ve found another running back who has weighed in on the NFL’s new rule banning runners delivering hits with the tops of their helmets. And no, we haven’t found a running back who likes the rule yet. The latest to weigh in is David Wilson ofSource: profootballtalk.com
WheelHouse: Will JPP and Tuck Rebound in 2013?Updated Mar 22 Share TweetIn 2012, the Giants’ vaunted pass rush practically disappeared. Veteran stalwarts DE Justin Tuck and Osi Umenyiora combined for only 10 sacks. Budding superstar Jason Pierre-Paul went from 16.5 sacks in 2011 to just 6.5 in 2012. Head coach Tom Coughlin
Mending Giant Snee not hip to OTAsUpdated Mar 22 Share TweetGiants guard Chris Snee, who had hip surgery last month, said he got off crutches “a few days ago” and has started rehabbing. He will attend OTAs this offseason, he said, although he does not plan to participate extensively.“Do I expect to participaSource: nydailynews.com