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2018 Outlook: Giants DST

2018 fantasy player outlook for Giants DST<p>In 2016, the Giants DST was the No. 5 Fantasy option in standard leagues. In 2017, the Giants DST finished …

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11 thoughts as Giants head toward training camp | Olivier Vernon is defense's MVP, deep ball is back

The Giants won't practice again as a full team until July 25. Here are some observations after 16 practices under head coach Pat Shurmur, including …

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Hunter leads all 4-3 defensive ends in sacks since 2015. Will he get paid like it?

Here's a list of the highest-salaried and most productive defensive ends in the NFL:

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Who will be Giants' 2018 breakout star? Ranking Sterling Shepard, Lorenzo Carter, more

There is plenty of star power on a rather top-heavy Giants roster, including wide reeiver Odell Beckham Jr., rookie running back Saquon Barkley, …

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Giants' Olivier Vernon Won't Kneel During National Anthem to Avoid Fines

New York Giants edge-rusher Olivier Vernon protested social injustice and police brutality by kneeling during the national anthem last season, but he's planning to nix that practice when the 2018 campaign begins.<p>According to ESPN.com's Jordan Raanan, Vernon said Saturday that he won't kneel because …

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Olivier Vernon will stand for anthem but isn’t happy about it

Olivier Vernon, the only Giants player to take a knee during the national anthem the entire 2017 season, does not plan on doing so in 2018.<p>“I ain’t …

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Giants' Olivier Vernon will stand for national anthem in 2018

Several members of the New York Giants knelt in protest during the national anthem a season ago, including defensive end Olivier Vernon, defensive tackle Damon Harrison and safety Landon Collins.<p>However, Harrison and Collins partook in the protest just once, while Vernon defiantly continued to …

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Will Giants Olivier Vernon continue to kneel during national anthem after NFL passes rule to appease Donald Trump?

Giants defensive end/linebacker Olivier Vernon was one of the NFL players who took a knee last season during the Star Spangled Banner in protest of …

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Giants add Miami DT R.J. McIntosh in the 5th round

The Giants followed their fourth-round pick of Richmond quarterback Kyle Lauletta by picking Miami defensive tackle R.J. McIntosh 139th overall in …

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2018 NFL Draft: Miami Hurricanes DE Chad Thomas Drafted by the Cleveland Browns

After making a name for himself on the music scene as a producer/artist, Chad Thomas has now officially become a member of the ProCane fraternity. …

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As Olivier Vernon participates in Giants minicamp, Damon Harrison joins Ereck Flowers as no-shows

<b>EAST RUTHERFORD</b> -- Damon Harrison suddenly finds himself in Ereck Flowers' company.<p>It's not the place most Giants want to be right now.<p>The All-Pro …

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Olivier Vernon ready to tackle new position in Bettcher's 3-4 scheme

The Giants' new regime is officially underway with the team's three-day minicamp on Tuesday, led by new head coach Pat Shurmur. It is a fresh start …

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Giants dreaming up all the ways they could use defensive draft stud

The Giants got their most extensive look this week at Bradley Chubb, who will be on the board for them the night of April 26 when it comes time for …

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Giants expect Olivier Vernon to make smooth transition to new defense

Getty Images<p>The Giants traded away one of last year’s starting defensive ends when they shipped Jason Pierre-Paul to the Buccaneers last month, but …

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Giants plan to let Olivier Vernon loose, with visions of NFL sack leader

When new Giants defensive coordinator James Bettcher sees Olivier Vernon, he envisions Chandler Jones.<p>It is a sight and a projection everyone …

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Linebackers a priority for Giants’ new regime

The change in defensive scheme won’t only be felt on the field and in the Giants’ meeting rooms this season. In fact, it’s already created a ripple …

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Where do Olivier Vernon, Dalvin Tomlinson fit in new Giants defense?

Olivier Vernon and Dalvin Tomlinson are looking at new job titles but similar responsibilities.<p>When the Giants hired coordinator James Bettcher and …

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Olivier Vernon will attend Giants offseason workouts this year

In his first year with the New York Giants, defensive end Olivier Vernon skipped the team’s voluntary offseason workouts, instead remaining in Miami to train on his own.<p>But with a new general manager, a new head coach, a new defensive coordinator and a new defensive system incoming, Vernon has …

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How does JPP trade affect Giants plans for the Draft?

<b>Ralph Vacchiano</b> | Facebook | Twitter | Archive<p>ORLANDO -- As soon as the Giants' traded <b>Jason Pierre-Paul,</b> speculation went wild that they were …

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Return of Frank Gore is feel-good story that continues curious offseason for Dolphins

The Dolphins bringing Frank Gore back home hit all of the right emotional notes. The heart testified it was purely perfect — that a born-and-raised …

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A combination of many factors led to Pierre-Paul trade

<b>Ralph Vacchiano</b> | Facebook | Twitter | Archive<p>One year ago, <b>Jason Pierre-Paul</b> was considered to be a cornerstone of the Giants' future. He was given a …

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Chicago Bears: Could Giants’ pre-draft moves impact No. 8 pick?

(Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)<p>If the New York Giants are signaling that they want to take Bradley Chubb in the 2018 NFL Draft, that helps …

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The trade of Jason Pierre-Paul is a combination of financial and fit. He didn't fit the 3-4 scheme they are expected to run under new coordinator James Bettcher, especially with Olivier Vernon already on the roster. Pierre-Paul also takes substantial money off the books in the future for the Giants. They take a dead money hit of $15 million this year and save only $2.5 million vs. cap for 2018. But they take cap hits of $19.5M and $17.5M off the books for 2019 and 2020. That provides flexibility.

The trade of Jason Pierre-Paul is a combination of financial and fit. He didn't fit the 3-4 scheme they are expected to run under new coordinator …

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Hype builds for Bradley Chubb after Giants’ stunning JPP trade

Could the Giants be replacing a club with a Chubb?<p>After the Giants agreed to a surprising trade with the Buccaneers on Thursday morning, in which …

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Inside Giants’ draft thinking, which is leaning away from a QB

There are five weeks until the NFL draft, five weeks until the Giants are on the clock with one of the most fascinating decisions in their history, a …

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All the moves Giants made on a busy day of signings

At one time, the Broncos had big hopes for Cody Latimer, making him their 2014 second-round draft pick out of Indiana. Four years and not much impact …

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Could the Jets fill some of their needs via trade?

<b>Bent, theJetsBlog.com</b> Follow on Twitter<p>Now that the first and second waves of free agency are winding down, NFL teams are fairly limited in their …

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Eli Manning, Jason Pierre-Paul, Olivier Vernon cash in on Giants contract clauses

Quarterback Eli Manning, defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul and defensive end Olivier Vernon did not need to be part of 2018 NFL free agency to get …

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Giants bring back defensive end, who’s surviving the overhaul

The Giants are interested in overhauling their roster, but they are not turning their backs on all of their own unrestricted free agents. They are …

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