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Osi’s Statement on His Absence

Here is Osi Umenyiora talking about his absence from practice today: “I made a mistake by leaving the facility today,” Umenyiora’s statement said. “I was wrong. I came in here this afternoon and met with coach Coughlin, coach Sheridan and coach Waufle and apologized and explained why I left the building; that will remain between […]

Eli Finally Signs Deal

Eli Manning is officially a rich man. The Giants announced this morning that Manning has signed his six-year extension worth an additional $97.5 million. “All of us — Eli and this organization — are pleased to have this officially done,” general manager Jerry Reese said in a statement. “Our total focus is on our performance […]

Pierce Speaks To Media

Antonio Pierce spoke to the media today regarding his non-indictment( from giants.com) I would like to make a statement. It’s been a long nine months since November 2008 when the incident took place. I’m glad I had the opportunity to speak to the grand jury and let them hear the facts from my lips, not […]

Pierce Offers Testimony

Antonio Pierce appeared today in front of a grand jury to testify about his involvement in the Plaxico Burress gun case. Not much is known about what he said, but this is what his lawyer, Michael Bachner, said: “Mr. Pierce’s grand jury presentation is ongoing. He hasn’t completed his testimony,” Bachner said. “And in respect […]

Mara Releases Statement About Pierce

Giants COO John Mara has released a statement responding to the possibility that Antonio Pierce might be prosecuted: “We have refrained from making any public statement regarding the legal proceedings against Plaxico Burress out of respect for the process. Our organization, including Antonio Pierce, has cooperated fully with the police and the DA’s office from […]

Travis Beckum-Biography

Giants.com has a biography of Travis Beckum: OVERVIEW It seems that every time someone doubts Beckum’s ability, he proves everyone wrong. When he first arrived on campus, the coaching staff doubted that he would be anything more than a “warm body” sitting on the bench. After all, how many 215-pound defensive ends have ever played […]

Possible Consolation Prize for Giants

From Pro Football Talk: Though Monday’s grievance ruling in the matter involving former Giants receiver Plaxico Burress represents a home run for the player and the union, there’s still a separate piece that the Giants likely will win. Per a league source, the team is pursuing via separate proceedings the recovery of more than $300,000 […]

NFLPA Happy About Burress Decision

NFLPA Director DeMaurice Smith issued a statement about the Burress grievance ruling: “This decision is a real win for the players,” Smith said in a statement published on the NFLPA’s website. “It means that clubs can’t impose additional discipline by claiming back signing or roster bonus monies after a suspension, either by a club or the league. The CBA […]

NFL Issues Statement in Burress Ruling

Tom Rock of Newsday had the NFL Statement in the Burress Ruling: “Today’s decision by Professor Burbank again underscores a serious flaw in the current system. It continues an unfortunate trend of permitting players who are suspended due to serious misconduct to nonetheless retain large bonus payments from their NFL teams. When clubs pay upfront […]

More Details about the Plax Court Apperance

Tom Rock of Newsday had a interesting account of Plaxico Burress’ day in court: Just a few notes from my morning visit to Part F of Manhattan Criminal Court today for the anti-Kentucky Derby (in other words, the least exciting two minutes in all of sports). You can read the more straight-forward account here. By 7 […]