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Giants news, 2/23: Jeremiah says Giants have pieces to trade up for QB, Xavier McKinney, Mike Onwenu, more headlines

Giants news, 2/23: Jeremiah says Giants have pieces to trade up for QB, Xavier McKinney, Mike Onwenu, more headlines

New York Giants news for Friday Good morning, New York Giants fans! Giants trading up from No. 6 for a QB ‘very much in play’ — Daniel Jeremiah Well-connected NFL Network insider Daniel Jeremiah said Thursday during a draft conference call that moving from No. 6 to No. 3, which would guarantee the Giants one of the top three quarterbacks in the draft class, is “very much in play.” The precedent for a move from No. 6 to No. 3, a pick currently held by the New England Patriots, was set in 2018. That year, the New York Jets gave the Indianapolis Colts three second-round...
Big Blue View Feb 22, 2024
NFL free agency: Safety options for the Giants if they lose Xavier McKinney

NFL free agency: Safety options for the Giants if they lose Xavier McKinney

Jay Biggerstaff-USA TODAY Sports Even if McKinney stays, adding to this position is possible The New York Giants enter free agency with questions at their safety position. Xavier McKinney is set to be a free agent one year after the Giants opted to allow Julian Love to leave for a seemingly modest two-year $12-million contract with the Seattle Seahawks. McKinney’s presence would be more than welcomed in Shane Bowen’s defense that features three safety looks and two-read coverages that puts emphasis on intelligent safety play. Jason Pinnock had a solid season in...
Big Blue View Feb 21, 2024
Giants might use transition tag on Xavier McKinney, per report

Giants might use transition tag on Xavier McKinney, per report

Photo by Cooper Neill/ McKinney looking for big payday this offseason Xavier McKinney has made it clear that he wants to be paid like a premier safety, and if he reaches free agency that could happen. While the New York Giants might not want to pay McKinney top of the market money, they don’t appear ready to let him walk away without a fight. The New York Post reported on Wednesday afternoon that the Giants might employ the rarely-used transition tag if they can’t reach a deal with McKinney before the March 5 tag deadline. McKinney could still shop his services to...
Big Blue View Feb 19, 2024
Giants news, 2/19: Weekend review, Justin Fields, more

Giants news, 2/19: Weekend review, Justin Fields, more

New York Giants headlines for Monday Good morning, New York Giants fans! From Big Blue View Big Blue View mailbag: Draft, free agency, Saquon Barkley ... the usual stuff NFL free agency: Could Michael Pittman Jr. be the WR the Giants have been searching for? ‘Things I think’ about a crazy Daniel Jones trade, Xavier McKinney, more Giants mock draft: Wheeling and dealing leads to a different draft More Giants headlines Five NFL teams poised to take major fall in 2024: Browns could take step back; Saints, Vikings have questions - CBSSports.com Jeff Kerr of CBS is not...
Big Blue View Feb 18, 2024
‘Things I think’ about a crazy Daniel Jones trade, Xavier McKinney, more

‘Things I think’ about a crazy Daniel Jones trade, Xavier McKinney, more

Deshaun Watson | Photo by Cooper Neill/ Let’s touch on some NYG topics on the first Sunday of the offseason without any football I like Mike Tannenbaum. I have had him on my podcast a number of times. I appreciate the fact that Mike, who has lots of demands on his time from ESPN and his work at 33rd Team, gives me time to talk New York Giants when he can. Some folks complain when I offer Mike’s take on a variety of things. After all, he worked for the New York Jets. Still, the opinions of a man who has been a general manager and who worked in NFL front offices for...
Big Blue View Feb 14, 2024
Giants news, 2/14: Joe Schoen’s to do list, Saquon Barkley, Xavier McKinney, more headlines

Giants news, 2/14: Joe Schoen’s to do list, Saquon Barkley, Xavier McKinney, more headlines

New York Giants news for Wednesday Good morning, New York Giants fans! Giants offseason blueprint: There is a lot on Joe Schoen’s plate Here are things Schoen has to do this offseason, besides the status of Saquon Barkley. BBV will be examining each in some detail in the coming days, including: Figure out the quarterback situation Address the offensive line Try to find a WR1 Add more pass rush to the front seven, and look for a cohort on the defensive line for Dexter Lawrence. Find a starting cornerback opposite Deonte Banks. Address the safety depth if Xavier McKinney...
Big Blue View Feb 6, 2024
Giants news, 2/6: Shane Bowen hired as DC, Saquon Barkley, Xavier McKinney, more headlines

Giants news, 2/6: Shane Bowen hired as DC, Saquon Barkley, Xavier McKinney, more headlines

New York Giants news for Tuesday Good morning, New York Giants fans! More from Big Blue View Giants will hire Shane Bowen as defensive coordinator Are lengthy DC search, coaching staff turnover troubling signs for New York Giants? Giants reportedly lose tight ends coach Andy Bischoff to Los Angeles Chargers Matt Miller mock draft: Approach to Giants’ QB situation is noteworthy 2024 NFL Draft prospect profile: Johnny Wilson, WR, Florida State Giants face interesting free agent decision with Xavier McKinney New York Giants 2024 coaching tracker Other Giant observations Saquon...
Big Blue View Feb 5, 2024
Giants face interesting free agent decision with Xavier McKinney

Giants face interesting free agent decision with Xavier McKinney

Xavier McKinney | Photo by Cooper Neill/ Does McKinney want to come back? If so, how much does he want to be paid? The eyes of New York Giants fans are glued to the free agency of Saquon Barkley this offseason. Flying under the radar is another fascinating free agency for a key Giant, safety Xavier McKinney. Will the Giants give McKinney, who turns 25 in August, a big-money second contract? Or, will tell him — politely, we hope — to go fish and find his money elsewhere? Reasons to keep McKinney Let’s start with a simple one. McKinney, who will turn 25 in August,...
Big Blue View Jan 29, 2024
Senior Bowl defensive preview: Six players the Giants should be watching

Senior Bowl defensive preview: Six players the Giants should be watching

Vincent Carchietta-USA TODAY Sports Lack of defensive coordinator complicates what Giants might be looking for The New York Giants are currently looking for a defensive coordinator after the departure of Wink Martindale. New York has building block type players in Dexter Lawrence (IDL) and Bobby Okereke (ILB), with critical young assets in Kayvon Thibodeaux (edge) and Deonte Banks (CB) on defense. There are other quality players on the Giants’ defense but depth and upgrades are still necessary. Xavier McKinney’s contract situation also looms over the Giants, and...
Big Blue View Jan 26, 2024
Giants news, 1/26: Saquon Barkley, Kayvon Thibodeaux, more

Giants news, 1/26: Saquon Barkley, Kayvon Thibodeaux, more

New York Giants headlines for Friday Good morning, New York Giants fans! From Big Blue View What can the Giants (and their fans) learn from the final four NFL playoff teams? Carter Coughlin’s time with Giants could be up Giants hire Michael Ghobrial as special teams coordinator Giants’ future at safety hinges on Xavier McKinney decision Should Adoree’ Jackson have played his last snap with the Giants? More Giants headlines Saquon Barkley Says He Could See Himself in Another Uniform, Scolds Running Back Contract Narrative | Complex I mean it never crossed my mind until...
Big Blue View Jan 25, 2024
Giants’ future at safety hinges on Xavier McKinney decision

Giants’ future at safety hinges on Xavier McKinney decision

Photo by Cooper Neill/ Will McKinney stay with Giants, or move on? The New York Giants lost Julian Love to the Seattle Seahawks in free agency before the 2023 season, and the former team captain went on to make his first Pro Bowl. Love was the versatile adhesive of the 2022 defense, but his departure opened an opportunity for other young safeties to prove themselves. Could the Giants find themselves in a similar situation this offseason, when Xavier McKinney can be a free agent? 2023 in review The roster Xavier McKinney, Jason Pinnock, Dane Belton, Gervarrius...

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