Umenyiora, who won two Super Bowls with the Giants, has announced his retirement after 12 NFL seasons.
If Umenyiora doesn’t come to terms with a team soon he will retire with the Giants and a formal announcement will be made during training camp.
Osi Umenyiora wants to retire, whenever that day comes, as a member of Big Blue. But in the meantime his next stop could be with their MetLife Stadium co-tenants.
After a disappointing season that ended with a broken leg in the regular-season finale, New York Giants tackle Will Beatty is back in form and smiling a lot this week.
The Falcons have set a tone for their season: it appears they are going to be quite formidable at home, and rather timid when they go on the road.
We’ve already counted down the best local players from No. 99 to No. 80. Now let’s try our luck in the 70s.
Week-to-week storylines around the NFL will continue to be unpredictable for experts. Joe Giglio gives his 48 predictions to watch during the 2013 NFL season.
A year ago, the New York Giants failed miserably in their bid to get back to the Super Bowl and defend their title. This year, the Giants just want to stay home — and become the first NFL team to play the Super Bowl in their backyard.
After being warned by coach Tom Coughlin that now was not the time to slack off, the New York Giants held their final workout before the start of training camp in late July.
Mathias Kiwanuka is going back to being a defensive end for the New York Giants — and as a starter. Kiwanuka was thrust into the role earlier this week when Jason Pierre-Paul had surgery to repair a herniated disc in his lower back.
“His heart is with … talking to him, he would love to be with the Giants,” Hugh Freeney, Dwight’s father, told Sirius radio’s Adam Schein. “But the Giants unfortunately … doesn’t have the money for it. They’re broke.”
The Giants have a glaring need at linebacker. Outside of getting the best available player — which could well be Alec Ogletree, anyway — that’s where the concentration of the first two days needs to be.
Losing Umenyiora and Blackburn means that the Giants have a lot of work to do the rest of the offseason if they still want to be considered one of the league’s elite teams.
It was expected, and now it’s for real: Osi Umenyiora’s time with the Giants is up.
New York Giants free agent defensive end Osi Umenyiora could sign for the Falcons as early as Sunday.