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Giants and Gettleman capitalize on aggressive draft approach

May. 01, 2021 20:07 PM EDT

The New York Giants were surprisingly aggressive in free agency last month, and they didn't change the game plan in the NFL draft. General manager Dave Gettleman rolled the dice on three draft-day deals, found promising players at need positions, and picked up three extra...

Free agency sets up Giants, Judge for NFL draft at No. 11

Apr. 22, 2021 12:56 PM EDT

11. NEW YORK GIANTS (6-10) LAST SEASON: Despite an 0-5 start and the loss of Saquon Barkley to a knee injury in the second game, Joe Judge's first season as an NFL coach ended with hope. The Giants had a chance to win the NFC East on the final weekend before Washington...

NY Giants grab another free agent, sign DT Danny Shelton

Mar. 29, 2021 18:32 PM EDT

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants have signed veteran defensive tackle Danny Shelton. A first-round draft choice with Cleveland in 2015, Shelton has played in 87 career games with 72 starts. He spent three years with the Browns, two with the Patriots,...

Giants used college tactics recruiting cornerback Jackson

Mar. 23, 2021 16:14 PM EDT

The New York Giants gave it the old college try in signing cornerback Adoree Jackson and using free agency to fill another glaring need. Hours after signing a three-year, $39 million contract, Jackson said he felt like a college recruit the way players and coaches pumped...

Giants continue signing spree, adding CB Adoree Jackson

Mar. 22, 2021 20:08 PM EDT

The New York Giants continued their free-agent spending spree, signing cornerback Adoree Jackson. A person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press the team reached a three-year deal with the former Tennessee Titan. The person spoke on condition of anonymity...

Let's Talk: NFL free agents and traded players speak up

Mar. 18, 2021 22:46 PM EDT

Let's talk. Now that the muzzles have been removed for NFL team executives and the players they either re-signed or added in free agency, Thursday was a time for explanations and reflections. Yes, there were more transactions: Miami acquired wide...

Giants' Williams says he got what he wanted in free agency

Mar. 18, 2021 18:51 PM EDT

Leonard Williams got everything he wanted in a three-year, $63 million contract with the New York Giants before the start of free agency. The 26-year-old, twice-franchised defensive lineman got money, stability, the chance to play in the same defensive system that led to...