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It’s Time To Test That Vaunted Giants Depth

Everyone (including me) says that the Giants have phenomenal depth. Defensive line is stacked, we’ve all said. The secondary is young and full of talent. But, with injuries to Chris Canty, Aaron Ross, Jay Alford and many more recovering from injury, it’s time to know what this depth we’ve all touted is made of. Defensive […]

Sunday Thoughts And Musings

Here are some Sunday thoughts and musings for you on this beautiful day in New York. I’m going to do this Peter King style, with 10 things I think about the Giants. 1. I think that I’m excited for Chris Canty’s contributions this year. Not only will he take up space (he’s 6-7, 300), but […]

Continuing Where Spagnuolo Left Off:

  From SportingNews.Com Here are some ways the Giants and Sheridan have tried to ensure the success of Spagnuolo will, indeed, trickle down from one man’s whistle to the next: Getting the players. Last year, a rash of injuries finally caught up to the New York defense in December. Pro Bowler Osi Umenyiora was lost […]

Position Breakdown: Defensive Line

We now move over to defense, and start with the defensive line. Many people, myself included, were surprised when the Giants signed Chris Canty and Rocky Bernard in the offseason. Not because they were bad players, but because their defensive line was already really, really good. Those additions add more firepower to what I think […]

Report: Robbins No Guarantee To Be Ready By Training Camp

This from Pro Football Weekly: Head coach Tom Coughlin said he “offered no guarantee” that DT Fred Robbins, who had microfracture surgery this offseason, would be ready by the time training camp rolls around. That said, Coughlin indicated that Robbins has made good progress, has worked hard and is ahead of schedule — he just didn’t say […]

Cofield Didn’t Have Microfracture Knee Surgery:

From One week after questions were raised about whether New York Giants defensive tackle Barry Cofield underwent microfracture knee surgery, Mike Garafolo of the Newark Star-Ledger is reporting that Cofield didn’t have microfacture surgery. Instead, it was “just a complicated/advanced scope,” Garafolo wrote on his Twitter account, citing multiple sources. “He’s ahead of schedule […]

Did Cofield Have Microfracture Knee Surgery?

From In the wake of New York Giants defensive lineman Fred Robbins’ disclosure that he had microfracture knee surgery before later removing the information from his blog, questions are being raised about the extent of fellow defensive tackle Barry Cofield’s offseason knee surgery. Cofield recently characterized his repair procedure as “an advanced scope,” according to Ralph Vacchiano of the New […]

Info on Barry Cofield

Tom Rock of Newsday has an article up about Barry Cofield: Barry Cofield has been a starting defensive tackle for the last two years. He doesn’t expect that to change, even with the massive additions the Giants have made at his position. The Giants added free agents Chris Canty and Rocky Bernard to the defensive […]

Jerry Reese Talks

Matt Mosely of ESPN got a chance to sit down with Giants GM Jerry Reese. Here’s the transcript: How do you feel about your offseason moves so far? (always lead with the softball) Jerry Reese: I’m pleased so far, but we still have some to go. We wanted to bolster our defensive front because it’s […]

Webster’s Contract Restructured

From In yet another example of why you, me or anybody else without all the details should never try to calculate salary-cap space, I just noticed that, in February, the Giants renegotiated the extension they gave CB Corey Webster in December. No big changes to overall value; just some tweaks for cap purposes. Basically, […]