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Markus Golden admits frustration at the way free agency played out

Free agency did not go the way Markus Golden expected in 2019, so he signed a one-year deal with the Giants. After 10 sacks and 15 quarterback hits last season, Golden thought he would find a healthy free agency market. He didn’t. The Giants applied the rarely used May 5 free agent tender on him [more]

Saquon Barkley sees “fresh start” for the Giants

The Giants made a big change last season when they replaced Eli Manning as the team’s starting quarterback and they made another after the season when they fired Pat Shurmur as their head coach. Shurmur had two years on the job after taking over for Ben McAdoo, who didn’t even make it that long, and [more]

Giants plan to sign Ross Cockrell

The Giants are in need of some cornerback help and they hope Ross Cockrell will provide it. According to multiple reports, the Giants plan to sign Cockrell to their active roster. He is undergoing COVID-19 testing before any deal becomes official. The Giants lost Sam Beal last week when he opted out of playing this [more]

NFL removing Quinton Dunbar from exempt list

Seahwaks cornerback Quinton Dunbar is not facing criminal charges in connection with a robbery in his home state of Florida in May. Thus, as expected, the NFL is removing Dunbar from the Commissioner Exempt list, Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports. Dunbar can rejoin his team as soon as Sunday. The Seahawks acquired Dunbar in [more]

DeAndre Baker no longer appealing Commissioner Exempt list placement

Giants cornerback Deandre Baker has been formally charged with four counts of robbery with a firearm and that’s led him to take a different approach to his placement on the Commissioner Exempt list. Baker was placed on that list before camp opened in July and appealed the decision. Ralph Vacchiano of SNY reports that his [more]

Giants long snapper Zak DeOssie retires

Longtime Giants long snapper Zak DeOssie is borrowing a page from his friend Eli Manning, and walking out without ever having played for another team. DeOssie announced Friday that he was retiring from the NFL after 13 seasons. “As many of you know, I made this decision months ago, but I wanted to make a [more]

DeAndre Baker faces four robbery charges, Quinton Dunbar not charged

Giants cornerback Deandre Baker is being charged with four counts of robbery with a firearm, while Seahawks cornerback Quinton Dunbar is not facing criminal charges in connection with the same incident. Baker and Dunbar were both accused of robbery in May in their home state of Florida. Today the Broward State Attorney’s office announced that [more]

Chandler Jones targets Michael Strahan’s sacks record

Chandler Jones made 19 sacks last season. That’s only 3.5 sacks off Michael Strahan’s single-season NFL record. The Cardinals pass rusher has Strahan’s 22.5 sacks as a target for this season. “I feel like I’m getting closer and closer,” Jones said in a videoconference Thursday, via Darren Urban of the team website. “I don’t feel [more]

Daniel Jones feeling bigger and stronger heading into second season

There’s more of Giants quarterback Daniel Jones to go around this season. Jones said on a video conference with reporters on Thursday that he is up to 228 or 229 pounds after playing at 220 pounds during his rookie season. That was the result of Jones workout plan as he tries to grow into a [more]

Joe Judge excited to have Markus Golden back with Giants

Pass rushers are a valuable commodity in the NFL and Markus Golden is coming off a 10-sack season in his first year spent with the New York Giants. But while pass rushers are coveted, Golden wasn’t this offseason. It allowed the Giants to place the little-used unrestricted free agent tender on Golden this offseason and [more]

Giants CB Sam Beal opts out

Giants cornerback Sam Beal is not going to be playing this season. The NFL’s transaction wire for Wednesday shows that Beal has opted out of playing in 2020. He’s the third member of the Giants to do so with tackle Nate Solder and wide receiver Da'Mari Scott also going that route. Beal was a third-round [more]

Which teams are best situated if their coaches test positive?

As the positive COVID-19 test for Eagles coach Doug Pederson shows, any NFL head coach can be rendered unavailable at a moment’s notice in 2020. So which teams are in the best shape to withstand the sudden availability of their head coach? That was the subject of Tuesday’s PFT Live draft. Simms and I each [more]

Giants swap out a pair of players on COVID list

The Giants had to put another player on the reserve/COVID-19 list, but they were able to take one off as well. The team announced that linebacker Josiah Tauaefa was placed on the list Tuesday. The second-year linebacker played in 12 games as a backup and special teamer. The list is for players who either test positive, [more]

New XFL owners “love” having eight teams, and eventually having more than eight

The re-resurrected XFL will move forward under the management of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, his ex-wife and current business manager Dany Garcia, and RedBird Capital. Garcia spoke to Daniel Kaplan of TheAthletic.com regarding the vision for XFL 3.0, if/when the bankruptcy court approves the transaction. For starters, Garcia suggested that the XFL will have eight [more]

Giants announce Da’Mari Scott opt-out, Leonard Williams to NFI and eight cuts

The Giants announced a series of roster moves on Sunday afternoon, including news of a second member of the team who has decided to opt out of playing this season. Wide receiver/kick returner Da'Mari Scott told the team that he will not play this season. He joins tackle Nate Solder as Giants players who have [more]

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