T-Rock's Take on the Giants

Giants get their returner in Quintin Demps

KANSAS CITY, MO - DECEMBER 01: Defensive back

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In a perfect world the Giants wanted to sign a kick returner who could also play wide receiver. That was why they had interest in Jacoby Jones and Ted Ginn Jr. before they signed elsewhere. Well, the NFL is not a perfect world. And with the team still looking to upgrade its return game it agreed to terms late Saturday night with safety Quintin Demps.

Demps most recently played for the Chiefs...

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Giants add a piece of 'Boom' to secondary, still eying DRC

WALTER THURMOND Cornerback, Seattle Seahawks

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The Giants are getting their own piece of the Boom.

They have agreed to terms with cornerback Walter Thurmond, who was most recently a part of the Seahawks’ Super Bowl-winning “Legion of Boom” secondary. The deal is reportedly a one-year contract.

Thurmond started three regular-season games plus the Super Bowl for the Seahawks, but he played in 15 of the team’s 19 games mostly covering...

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Where things stand as we approach 4 p.m.

Pittsburgh Steelers running back LaRod Stephens-Howling (34) is

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With about an hour to go before free agency begins, the Giants are busily signing some of their own players to stick around.

So far they have agreed to terms with safety Stevie Brown, cornerback Trumaine McBride, running back Peyton Hillis and kicker Josh Brown.

The return of Stevie Brown, who is coming off ACL surgery, should give the Giants a pretty good group at safety. With Brown,...

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Yeah, about that Hakeem Nicks 'one-year deal' report ...

Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks acknowledges fans during

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Remember yesterday when there were reports that Hakeem Nicks would be willing to play on a one-year “prove it” deal? Scratch that. And the idea that he would be open to a return to the Giants? Scratch that one too.

Oddly enough, the original report and the refutations both come to us via ESPN.

The latest is from today, when Nicks apparently spoke directly with Josina Anderson about where...

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Flowers for Alterraun show the Giants will be players in free agency

Tennessee Titans cornerback Alterraun Verner.

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With the market price for cornerbacks becoming clearer – Sam Shields re-signed with the Packers for $39 million over four years tonight while Brent Grimes re-upped with the Dolphins for $32 million over four years – the player many believe to be the best available player at the position remains out there.

And the Giants are interested.

According to The Tennessean, the Giants are among...

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Report: Hakeem Nicks willing to take one-year deal

Hakeem Nicks celebrates his first-down catch in the

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Hakeem Nicks’ first contract year didn’t go so well. He may have to do it again.

According to ESPN, the Giants’ free agent-to-be would be willing to accept a one-year “prove it” contract as the offers start flying in the coming days. Nicks, who did not have a touchdown reception in 2013, also circulated letters to all 32 teams from foot specialist Dr. Robert Anderson and knee specialist Dr....

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