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Giants Upset With Plax’s Agent

From NJ.com: There are plenty of obstacles to Plaxico Burress’ returning to the Giants: his legal situation, a potential suspension by the NFL and the Giants’ impatience with his off-field issues. As if those factors didn’t make the situation complicated enough, Burress’ agent has informed the other 31 NFL teams his client might be available […]

Union Files Grievance For Burress Against Giants

From Newsday: The NFL Players Association filed legal papers on behalf of Plaxico Burress on Friday, countering efforts by the Giants to recoup millions of dollars in their claim that Burress defaulted on his contract. It is the second grievance filed on Burress’ behalf since the wide receiver accidentally shot himself in the leg at a Manhattan nightclub in late November. […]

Burress and Giants Fight Over Money

From Foxsports.com: Even though it’s the offseason, the Plaxico Burress-New York Giants saga continues. The players union filed legal briefs Friday, FOXSports.com has learned, in order to help Burress with a grievance he filed against the Giants. As a result of those filings, the extent of the actions the Giants took against Burress after he […]

NFLPA To File Grievance For Giants WR Burres

The New York Daily News reports that the NFLPA will file a grievance with the league because the Giants withheld $1 million from receiver Plaxico Burress, which was owed to him as the second part of his signing bonus. Burress has almost certainly played his final game in a Giants uniform. The money was due […]

Details of Webster’s Contract Extension

The indispensible Mike Garafolo of the Newark Star Ledger has the breakdown of Webster’s contract (5 years for 43 mil): (From NJ.com) Signing Bonus: $5 million Base Salaries 2009: $1 million (guaranteed if on roster 2/25/09) 2010: $2.75 million ($2 million guaranteed if on roster 2/25/10) 2011: $7.25 million 2012: $7 million 2013: $7.5 million […]

Week Eight Preview: Giants Head to the Steel City

If you are into hard hitting football between two of the leagues best, than mark your TV’s for Sunday’s 4:15pm EST showdown between the Champion New York Giants and the AFC North leading Pittsburgh Steelers at Hinez Field. It’s a matchup of two teams that love to hit, and two teams that are both very […]

Burress, Giants Near Settlement

The settlement between the Giants and WR Plaxico Burress appears to be close to getting done. Reports say that Burress’ fine will be half of the $235,294 a two-week ban would have cost him, the report said. He will accept the one-game suspension that will see him sit out next Sunday’s game vs the Seahawks […]

Giants Talking to Eagles First-Round Bust Jerome McDougle

It looks as if former Eagles first-round draft pick Jerome McDougle will not be out of work for long.  Having his best camp as an Eagle was not enough for him to earn a roster spot in Philly, but it looks as if division rival New York is going to take a flier on McDougle.  […]

Clayton Says Burress’ Extension Likely 1-2 Years

From John Clayton’s Blog Today: The reason Plaxico Burress is optimistic about a new contract before the start of camp because the deal will be good for both sides. The Giants can extend his contract a year or two, potentially making him more committed to the team’s offseason program. In return, Burress can collect a […]

Giants “Cruise with the Champions”

New York Football Giants fans, It is with great pleasure that we announce a partnership with CruisesOnly to provide “Big Blue” fans an opportunity to interact with Giants players on a themed cruise.  The inaugural seven night voyage, “Cruise with the Champions”, will take place on the Norwegian Gem in March 2009, depart/return from Manhattan […]