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Confessions of a First Time Giants Blogger

So…It has been a while since I’ve last posted and not too much has been happening with our beloved Giants – which is partly why I haven’t written much of late. Sure, there was a veteran mini-camp where half of our roster was fighting through leg cramps and news that our former perennial basket case… […]

Giants Sign Bomar, Barden to Deals

This from Giants.com: EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ – The Giants announced today the signing of two more of their nine 2009 draft choices: wide receiver Ramses Barden, their third-round selection, and quarterback Rhett Bomar, a fifth-round pick. To create space on the roster for Barden and Bomar, the Giants released tight end George Wrighster, a seven-year veteran who […]

Interview with George Wrighster!

George Wrighster is the newest member of the New York Giants, after signing a contract after the rookie mini-camp. The six year veteran tight end was nice enough to answer a few questions for GiantsGab! 1. Why did you decide to tryout with the Giants? I had visits with other teams, but just like the Giants, they […]

Giants’ Ware: I Can Replace Derrick Ward

From Profootballtalk.com In the wake of the New York Giants selecting North Carolina State running back Andre Brown in the fourth round of the NFL Draft, veteran Giants back Danny Ware might eventually see his playing time affected. And Ware blogged about that possibility while proclaiming that he feels he’s more than capable of filling the void created when Derrick […]

Reese Talks About Edwards Rumors

Jerry Reese spoke indirectly about the Braylon Edwards rumors: “We felt like there was some very good young receivers in this draft and we were not going to overextend ourselves with the veteran wide receivers on other teams,” Reese said Sunday. “We investigated these players in the draft and we felt like there would be somebody there […]

Now I am Dreaming:

If the Braylon Edwards trade doesn’t happen can the Giants get Crabtree? From Vinny DiTranni: Should the Giants fail to obtain Braylon Edwards or another veteran receiver through a trade, they still could package picks and move up in the first round. Using one of those draft value cards, here’s an idea where they could […]

Plaxico Declines New Offer Before Grievance Hearing

From Mike Florio of Profootballtalk.com: In the wake of the apparently abrupt decision of the Giants to cut receiver Plaxico Burress, a league source tells us that the team offered him a new contract aimed at resolving the pending grievance between player and team before Wednesday’s hearing. Per the source, Burress declined the offer. We’re […]

Madison to IR;Giants sign two

From Pro Football Weekly:   “The Giants placed CB Sam Madison on injured reserve, a move that could end the veteran’s career with the Giants. Madison, who had fallen down the CB depth chart this season, broke his ankle in the second half of the Week 17 loss at Minnesota. The team also cut LB […]

Horn Thinks Giants Were Never Really Interested in Him

From: ProFootballTalk.com Veteran receiver Joe Horn, who worked out for the Giants on Wednesday but didn’t sign a contract, has an opinion about the team’s interest in him. And, as usual, Horn wasn’t bashful about sharing it. Horn said on Sporting News Radio’s The Monty Show that he thinks the Giants flirted with him in […]

No Deal for Horn

This from NJ.com: “I’ve been told by Horn’s agent, Ralph Vitolo, his client is headed home to Atlanta. He definitely will not sign with the Giants, who had concerns about the 36-year-old veteran’s explosiveness.” Giants, however, signed Nate Harris, a former LB for the Chiefs, according to the report: “I’ve been told they signed Harris […]