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Interview With Steve Smith!

Today, we have a special treat, as Giants reciever Steve Smith was kind enough to answer a few questions for GiantsGab! Remember, you can visit Steve Smith’s Facebook page here, and his Twitter page here. 1. How do you see your role this year with the departures of Plaxico Burress and Amani Toomer?  I see […]

Coughlin Transcript

Tom Coughlin spoke to the media after today’s OTA. Here’s the transcript from giants.com: Q:  How pleased were you with the attendance today? A:  It was excellent; excellent.  The effort, the enthusiasm, guys played smart; they stayed up, did all of the things you wanted them to do.  They were glad to be out here.  […]

Bill Sheridan Transcript

Defensive coordinator Bill Sheridan talked to the media earlier this week: (from bigblueview.com) Re: thoughts on rookies after minicamp A:  He definitely has a natural pass rush.  He has some shake to him and he did a really nice job. He is going to be a very good outside linebacker as well because he is […]

Six Tryout Players Sign Contract

According to multiple reports, six tryout players have signed contracts with the Giants. They are: C Alex Derenthal (Temple) DE  Tommie Hill (Colorado State) WR Shaun Bodiford (formerly of the Packers) RB Allen Patrick (2008 7th round pick of the Ravens) LB Kelvin Smith (2008 7th round pick of the Dolphins) TE George Wrighster (formerly […]

Coughlin Transcript

Tom Coughlin talked to reporters after the first day of mini-camp (from giants.com): Q: What can you find out with all of these guys running around? A: You can find a lot out but you have to keep it in perspective. It is rookies against rookies for the most part; guys that haven’t been on […]

Notes From First Mini-Camp Practice

Mike Garafolo of the Star-Ledger has great notes from the first mini-camp practice: THE DRAFTEES In case you haven’t already seen the jersey numbers: WR Hakeem Nicks(#18), LB Clint Sintim (#97; remember Mathias Kiwanuka switched to #94), OT William Beatty (#65), WR Ramses Barden (#13), TE Travis Beckum (#47), RB Andre Brown (#22), QB Rhett Bomar (#5), CB DeAndre Wright (#26) and CB Stoney Woodson (#29). Of course, these are all subject to change […]

Butch Davis Talks About Hakeem Nicks

The Daily News did an interview with Butch Davis, Hakeem Nicks’s college coach: Daily News: Tell me a little about Hakeem Nicks. Butch Davis: I think the kid is a terrific football player. One of the things I’ve always admired and respected about the Giant organization, going all the way back to the George Young […]

Giants Draft Do’s And Don’ts:

One week from now the Giants will have completed the first two rounds of the draft.   I hope they follow some of these suggestions. Do’s –         Add a veteran receiver (10 rookies will not make this team, trade some picks and get a proven NFL caliber receiver.) –         Add depth to the offensive line and secondary.  […]

Rookie Wage Scale:

I have been meaning to write a post about a rookie wage scale and with the draft quickly approaching I figured today was as good as any.    With many teams about to guarantee millions of dollars to unproven rookies, I think it is time the NFL follows suit of the NBA and establishes a rookie […]

Possible Trade Partners

With draft day quickly approaching I was looking at some possible trade candidates and this is what I came up with. The Giants have 10 picks in the 2009 NFL Draft and no way 10 rookies make this team. With the Giants being so close and extra picks to burn why not trade up if […]