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  1. Giants place franchise tag on defensive end Pierre-PaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | HeraldNet

    ... is the fourth Giant designated as a franchise player, joining tackle Jumbo Elliott (1993), running back Brandon Jacobs (2009) and punter Steve Weatherford (2012). Both Jacobs and Weatherford signed long-term contracts two weeks after receiving their ...

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  2. Jason Pierre-Paul gets franchise tag by GiantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | Erie Times News

    ... $143,411,883. That" s the tactic the Giants have used in the past when the franchise tag was employed. Both Brandon Jacobs and Steve Weatherford, the two most recent designees by the Giants, signed long-term contracts prior to the start of the ...

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  3. Giants use franchise tag on JPP, which could cost $14.8MRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | New York Post

    ... tag whenever possible. The last two times they used it - on punter Steve Weatherford (2012) and running back Brandon Jacobs (2009) - it merely bought time before they secured those players with multi-year contracts. The only other time the Giants ...

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  4. New York Giants Place Franchise Tag on DE Jason Pierre-PaulRead the original story

    Monday Mar 2 | Sports Media 101

    ... is perhaps the most unlikely of all. Instead, as they've done in the past with players like running back Brandon Jacobs and punter Steve Weatherford , the Giants will likely use the designation to prevent Pierre-Paul from signing elsewhere without a ...

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  5. Franchise tag deadline day: The latest on Jason Pierre-Paul and the GiantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | NJ.com

    ... to strike a deal as well. The Giants haven't used the franchise tag very often. They used it on running back Brandon Jacobs and punter Steve Weatherford strictly as tools to buy more time for a long-term deal. With Pierre-Paul, it could be ...

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  6. How the Giants' No. 9 pick could give them leverage in contract talks with Jason...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 28 | NJ.com

    ... as a formality as a pathway to a long-term extension. Their last two franchise tags were used on running back Brandon Jacobs in 2009 and punter Steve Weatherford, both of whom received long-term contracts. But it appears that, for the time being, ...

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  7. Death threats to NFL player cast a pall on sports culture: EditorialRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | MassLive.com

    ... Steve Blake was threatened after missing a key shot in a playoff game, and New York Giants' running back Brandon Jacobs received Twitter threats to himself and his family before a game in 2013. The anonymity of social media is a factor. Gamblers may ...

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  8. New York Giants: Top 10 Running Backs of All TimeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | GMEN HQ

    Oct 10, 2013; Chicago, IL, USA; New York Giants running back Brandon Jacobs leaves the field after the game against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field. The Bears beat the Giants 27-21.

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  9. New York Giants, Jason Pierre-Paul Have not Yet Discussed Long-Term Deal: ReportRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 21 | Sports Media 101

    ... cap hit. Then again, they are no stranger to these kind of situations, having done the same with running back Brandon Jacobs in 2009 and punter Steve Weatherford in 2012. Of course, the Giants also have the luxury of receiving two first-round picks ...

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  10. Running backs out to buck trendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | Carolina Panthers

    ... First it was Tiki (Barber) and Ron Dayne. Then Tiki became the lead back. Then it became Ahmad (Bradshaw), Brandon Jacobs and Derrick Ward. I think it depends on what you have. "I don't see any issue with a guy carrying most of the load, if he is ...

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  11. 2015 NFL Draft: Potential Under-the-Radar Draft Prospects for the New York GiantsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | Sports Media 101

    ... is extremely high however. Williams also shows a lot of similarities to two former New York Giants backs: Brandon Jacobs and Ahmad Bradshaw . Like Jacobs, Williams is an ex-defensive player, a powerful runner that delivers devastating hits, and ...

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  12. Tom Coughlin wants Jason Pierre-Paul and Antrel Rolle back with Giants next seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Erie Times News

    ... can start to woo him. Or they can use the tag as a bridge to a long-term deal, as they have in the past with Brandon Jacobs and Steve Weatherford. In that scenario, there would be an incentive for the Giants to agree to the longer contract sooner ...

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  13. A New York Giants, Osi Umenyiora Reunion Possible?Read the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Sports Media 101

    ... or goes back to the well very often, but in recent years we've seen it happen with the likes of running back Brandon Jacobs , wide receiver Mario Manningham and linebacker Chase Blackburn . Now, with several pressing need headed into free agency, ...

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  14. Coughlin wants Pierre-Paul and Rolle back with Giants next seasonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 19 | Newsday

    ... In the past, the Giants have used the franchise tag as a bridge to long-term contracts with players such as Brandon Jacobs and Steve Weatherford. "The goal is for [Pierre-Paul] to be a Giant and play as a Giant forever and retire a Giant," Coughlin ...

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  15. Giants re-sign Kevin Ogletree for wide receiver depthRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 17 | Newsday

    ... and Pierre-Paul can come to a long-term agreement. The last two times the Giants used the franchise tag -- on Brandon Jacobs in 2009 and Steve Weatherford in 2012 -- it was a mechanism to buy time toward negotiating a long-term contract.

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  16. Franchise Window Now Open: What Will New York Giants Do with Jason Pierre-Paul?Read the original story

    Monday Feb 16 | Sports Media 101

    ... the Giants try to avoid using the franchise and transition tags, but have used it as recently as 2009 ( Brandon Jacobs ) and 2012 ( Steve Weatherford ), although neither of those scenarios carried the same kind of cap hit that JPP would. The likely ...

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  17. Giants face $15M decision on JPP as NFL a taga window opensRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | New York Post

    ... tag route, but they did use it in 2012 on punter Steve Weatherford and before that in 2009 on running back Brandon Jacobs. The franchise tag can also serve as insurance for the team, buying time before coming to an agreement on a long-term deal with ...

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  18. Giants face decision whether to put franchise tag on Pierre-PaulRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 15 | Erie Times News

    The two-week period during which NFL teams can apply the franchise tag to a free agent-to-be begins Monday and runs through March 2. Both general manager Jerry Reese and team president John Mara have said that they are open to using the tag on Pierre-Paul, who will otherwise become a free agent on March 10. The Giants have used the franchise tag sparingly in their history, applying it to only three players since 1993. The last two times they used it as a tool to buy time for long-term contracts with running back Brandon Jacobs in 2009 and punter Steve Weatherford in 2012.

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  19. Jason Pierre-Paul: Can Giants afford not to re-sign him?Read the original story

    Friday Feb 6 | Big Blue View

    ... have used the tag have come during the tenure of Jerry Reese as GM. The Giants used the tag on running back Brandon Jacobs in 2009 and punter Steve Weatherford in 2012. That indicates they are more willing to use it than they were previously. ...

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  20. Super Bowl XLIX: Counting down state of Alabama's greatest Super Sunday momentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 30, 2015 | Alabama Live

    ... hailed from Kellyton, while linebacker Reggie Torbor played at Auburn. A fourth Giant, starting running back Brandon Jacobs, also played at Auburn. The Dallas Cowboys appeared in five Super Bowls in the 1970s, adopting the nickname "America's Team" ...

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