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Victor Cruz Re-signing: A Triumph for the Giants

The New York Giants resigned Victor Cruz for a six-year, $45.879 million contract with $15.6 million guaranteed through 2018. The gravity of this signing is huge for the Giants. It keeps Eli Manning’s slot receiver in blue for what will probably be the last run of Eli’s great career. With Hakeem Nicks entering a contract year, keeping at least one of the top two receivers was imperative. Cruz is now
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New England Patriots: With Aaron Hernandez Gone, Can TE Jake Ballard Step Up?

Due to the recent arrest and arraignment of former tight end Aaron Hernandez, could tight end Jake Ballard see some playing time with the New England Patriots? Ballard, an undrafted free agent out of Ohio State in 2010, the three-year veteran caught 38 passes for 604 yards and four touchdowns for the Giants in the 2011-12 season for the New York Giants, would be signed by the Patriots after the
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NFL: Former New York Giants WR Steve Smith Retires After Six Seasons

Former New York Giants wide receiver Steve Smith has retired following six NFL seasons. Smith was drafted by the Giants in the second round in 2007 and established himself as one of the most reliable slot receivers in the NFL during his time in New York, leading the Giants to one of the greatest upsets in NFL history with a Super Bowl XLII victory over the then-undefeated New England Patriots
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2013 NFL Draft: Round Three Live Blog

The third round of the 2013 NFL Draft is over. Here's a look at what happened. Here's what happened in round two and round one No.63: Travis Kelse, TE, Cincinnati  Alex Smith gets his safety valve with this pick by the Kansas City Chiefs. No.64: Dwayne Gratz, CB, Connecticut Jacksonville Jaguars get a cornerback that will start immediately. No.65: Larry Warford, G, Kentucky The Detroit Lions need to become more balance
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2013 NFL Draft: Round Two Live Blog

The second round of the 2013 NFL Draft  is now complete. There were trades and a couple questionable selections and for what happened in the first round here's where to find the information. No.33: Jonathan Cyprien, S, Florida International Jacksonville Jaguars improve secondary with the second best safety in the draft. No.34: Justin Hunter, WR, Tennessee  San Francisco 49ers trade down to the 40th selection and also receive the 216th
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2013 NFL Draft: Round One Live Blog

The 2013 NFL Draft first round is finished. There were a number of trades and interesting selections. s now on the 30th pick First Pick: Eric Fisher, OT, Central Michigan  Head Coach Andy Reid gets the man he wants to protect quarterback Alex Smith. Eric Fisher and @nflcommish with the MAN HUG!!! #KCPick ---> twitter.com/ESPNNFL/status… — NFL on ESPN (@ESPNNFL) April 26, 2013 Second Pick: Luke Joeckel, OT, Texas A&M By drafting
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Longtime Football Broadcaster, Pat Summerall Dead at 82

A legend in the football broadcasting world has passed. Pat Summerall, long-time NFL broadcaster, former NFL player and beloved icon of the sport died early Tuesday morning at his home in Southlake, Texas. He was 82. George Allen Summerall was born on May 10th, 1930 in Lake City, Florida where he was an exceptional baseball and football player. He earned his Bachelor's degree in education and later his Master's in
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2013 NFL Free Agency: Falcons Land DE Osi Umenyiora

Finally the deal goes down the Atlanta Falcons have acquired defensive-end Osi Umenyiora, formerly of the Giants to a two-year, $8.5 million contract. The contract was dealt back and forth for almost a week now and contains another $3.5 million with incentives The Miami Dolphins were the other team that was in the mix and made him an offer but with a home Atlanta he didn’t shy away from the Falcons offer on the table
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Reports : Giants Offer WR Cruz $7 Million, Is It Enough?

It appears that New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz will be getting paid after all. According to Pro Football Talk, the Giants have offered the former Super Bowl hero a multi-year deal in the range of $7 million annually. Cruz, who would have a breakout season during New York’s Super Bowl title run in 2011, is a restricted free agent with a first-round tender. During the 2012-13 season, Cruz
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2013 NFL Free Agency: Steelers Settle For No Fast Money, No Problems

During the era of Plaxico Burress, the Steeler Nation felt the Pittsburgh Steelers had one of the best receiving corps in the National Football League with Hines Ward, Antwaan Randle El and Bobby Shaw in the mix. In 2005, the city began to panic when Burress moved on to join the New York Giants. Burress did go on to capture a Super Bowl title with the New York Giants in 2008