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Giants Sign Geno Smith, Josh Johnson

Mar 17, 2017 12:18 PM

The New York Giants are expected to sign Geno Smith.

The Giants are stockpiling quarterbacks, adding Smith to Eli Manning, Josh Johnson and Keith Wenning.

Johnson impressed them last year -- despite not throwing a pass - and Smith is coming off a torn ACL. 

Smith was a second round pick by the New York Jets in 2013.

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Tags: New York Giants, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing

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Jason Pierre-Paul Agrees To Deal With Giants With $54M Guaranteed

Mar 17, 2017 11:41 AM

The New York Giants have agreed upon a four-year deal with Jason Pierre-Paul with approximately $54 million in guaranteed money.

Pierre-Paul will average approximately $17 million per season.

The Giants used the franchise tag on Pierre-Paul last month for a one-year contract worth $16,934,000.

Pierre-Paul was craving long-term security as he enters his eighth season with the Giants.

"I'm not playing on no one-year deal," Pierre-Paul said.

 

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Brandon Marshall Signs Two-Year, $12M Deal With Giants

Mar 8, 2017 10:06 AM

Brandon Marshall has agreed upon a two-year, $12 million deal with the New York Giants.

The New York Jets released Marshall this offseason after two seasons with the franchise.

Marshall, who turns 33 on March 23, now is on his fifth team in 12 seasons. 

“I’m tired of watching the playoffs on my couch,” Marshall said in January after the Jets finished 5-11.

Playing for Ben McAdoo’s team also ensures that Marshall will be able to remain in New York, where he tapes his weekly appearance on Showtime’s “Inside the NFL.”

Kimberley A. Martin/Newsday

Tags: New York Giants, New York Jets, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Signing

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Giants Place Franchise Tag On Jason Pierre-Paul

Feb 27, 2017 7:24 PM

The New York Giants have used their franchise tag on Jason Pierre-Paul.

The sides have until July 15 at 4 p.m. ET to agree to a long-term contract.

Pierre-Paul has stated before he does not want to play on a one-year deal.

"I'm not playing on no one-year deal," Pierre-Paul said after he missed the Giants' season-ending loss to the Green Bay Packers in the playoffs. "I've proved it. I've showed it. There is not really another guy like me out here doing it with 7½ fingers still."

Pierre-Paul played this past season on a one-year prove-it deal worth just under $10 million.

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Giants Expect 2-3 More Years From Eli Manning

Feb 21, 2017 4:41 PM

The New York Giants have begun to think about life after Eli Manning, who they expect to have at quarterback for another 2-3 years.

The Giants have begun to see a decline in Manning, Bob Glauber of Newsday told Pro Football Talk.

Manning is signed through 2019, at salaries of $13 million, $10.5 million, and $11.5 million in each of the next three seasons.

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Adrian Peterson Continues Public Flirtation With Giants

Feb 16, 2017 9:07 AM

Adrian Peterson continues to hint that he'd like to play for the New York Giants.

Just a few weeks after telling ESPN that the Giants are a team he's "thought about" playing for next season, Peterson tweeted late Wednesday that the club has "been making some interesting moves."

The Giants released Rashad Jennings earlier this week, leaving Paul Perkins as New York's lead running back.

Peterson will make $11.75 million in the final year of his three-year deal if he remains with the Minnesota Vikings.

Nicholas Parco/New York Daily News

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Giants Will Attempt To Re-Sign Jason Pierre-Paul Before Free Agency

Feb 14, 2017 7:46 AM

The New York Giants have freed up cap space and will attempt to re-sign Jason Pierre-Paul before the defender hits the free agent market.

Rashad Jennings and Victor Cruz were released on Monday.

"I do expect them to make a legitimate run in the coming days and weeks," NFL Network's Mike Garafolo said. "They will try and get a deal done before he can potentially hit the free agent market."

Pierre-Paul said last month that he will not accept another one-year contract.

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Rashad Jennings Will Also Be Cut By Giants

Feb 13, 2017 4:33 PM

As the New York Giants look to shed salary, they will cut Rashad Jennings, according to a report.

It was reported earlier Monday that Victor Cruz would be cut as well.

Jennings, who turns 32 in March, started 28 games for the Giants over the last two seasons.

The running back was due to make about $2.5 million in 2017, the final year of a four-year contract he signed in 2014.

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Giants Release Victor Cruz, Rashad Jennings

Feb 13, 2017 1:49 PM

The New York Giants have released Victor Cruz and Rashad Jennings.

Cruz is less than three years removed from major knee surgery and would have counted for $9.4 million against the Giants' salary cap in 2017. New York will free up $7.5 million in cap space with his release.

Jennings would have counted $3,062,500 against the cap in 2017. Releasing him frees up $2.5 million in cap space for the Giants.

Cruz took a significant pay cut to return to the Giants last season. He still made $5.4 million and wanted to return to the team that signed him as an undrafted free agent out of UMass in 2010.

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Tags: New York Giants, Free Agent Rumor, Misc Rumor, Waiver

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Giants Re-Sign Steve Spagnuolo As Defensive Coordinator

Feb 8, 2017 4:57 PM

After watching their defense bounce back this past season, the New York Giants have re-signed Steve Spagnuolo, according to a source.

Spagnuolo returned to the Giants in 2015 after a stint with the Baltimore Ravens and the club's defense struggled mightily.

The veteran defensive coordinator led the league's 10th-ranked defense this season after finishing last in yards allowed in 2015.

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Odell Beckham Jr. Hates Losing, Has Learned From Packers' Game
Odell Beckham Jr. punched a hole in a wall outside the visiting locker room at Lambeau Field.

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Peterson Interested In Giants, Texans, Bucs If He Leaves Vikings
The Vikings have a team option on Adrian Peterson for 2017 that includes an $11.75 million base salary and $6 million roster bonus.

ESPN

Jerry Reese: It's Time For Odell Beckham To Grow Up
Jerry Reese had a conversation with Odell Beckham, Jr. on Monday before the Giants dismissed players for the offseason.

Newsday

No Teams Finish 2016 In Top-10 In Both Offensive, Defensive DVOA
Last season, the Seahawks, Panthers, Cardinals, Bengals and Chiefs ranked in the top-10 on both sides of the ball.

RealGM Staff Report

Victor Cruz: Patriots Don't Want To See Giants In Super Bowl
The Patriots and Giants are both in the playoffs for the first time since 2011, the same year they met in the Super Bowl for an epic rematch.

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Giants Will Play Starters Against Washington
The Giants are locked into the No. 5 seed in the NFC, but plan to play their starters in Sunday's season finale against Washington.

ESPN

Odell Beckham Fined $18K For Cleats Honoring Craig Sager
The NFL fined Odell Beckham, Jr. for wearing cleats in honor of the late Craig Sager last weekend.

ESPN

Only Steelers Rank In Top-10 In Offense, Defense DVOA (Infographic)
Pittsburgh ranks third in total DVOA and first in Weighted DVOA.

RealGM Staff Report

NFL Fines Giants $150K, Ben McAdoo $50K For Walkie Use
Ben McAdoo was seen on the sideline holding the walkie-talkie when it was apparent the team was having trouble getting plays in to Eli Manning.

Jordan Raanan/ESPN

Eli Manning Downplays Slump, Says He 'Can Get Hot'
Eli Manning has thrown for fewer than 200 passing yards in his last three games and has completed just 56 of 94 passes.

Associated Press

Ben McAdoo Confirms Giants Concerns About Steelers Footballs
Ben McAdoo confirmed on Sunday night that the Giants had some concerns about the air level of footballs in Pittsburgh on December 4.

Art Stapleton/North Jersey

Jason Pierre-Paul Has Surgery, Will Miss Rest Of Regular Season
Jason Pierre-Paul had surgery Wednesday morning to repair a sports hernia and his injured groin and is likely to be sidelined for the rest of the regular season, according to a source.

Jordan Raanan/ESPN

Odell Beckham Fastest To 3,500 Yards In NFL History
Odell Beckham, who had 10 catches for 97 yards and a touchdown on Monday night, became the fastest player in NFL history to reach 3,5000 receiving yards in his career.

Jordan Raanan/ESPN

Michael Thomas On Pace For Historic Rookie Season
Michael Thomas leads all NFL rookies with 47 receptions, 573 receiving yards and five touchdowns.

Max Meyer/NFL

Goodell: NFL Has Made 'Tremendous Progress' On Domestic Violence
Roger Goodell believes the NFL is moving in the right direction on handling issues of domestic violence despite significant public criticism on the Josh Brown case.

Michael David Smith/Pro Football Talk

Giants Release Josh Brown
The Giants said that they were "misguided" in its previous attitude toward Josh Brown.

ESPN

Owners, Execs, Players Express Displeasure With Josh Brown Case
One team owner has called the Josh Brown situation an "embarrassment," sources said, as more information into his alleged abuse becomes public.

ESPN

Josh Brown Placed On Exempt List
Josh Brown will still collect his $1.15 million salary and has the option to appeal the decision.

NFL.com

Ben McAdoo Continues Support For Josh Brown
Before the start of the regular season, Ben McAdoo said he would "be disappointed" if one of his Giants' players chose to not stand for the national anthem.

ESPN

Giants Could Use Beckham As Emergency Kicker As Brown Stays Home
The Giants said they will review newly released documents in which Josh Brown admitted to domestic abuse and "revisit" the issue when the team returns from London.

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