The 5th Year Option- A Review of 2011′s Round 1 Draft

When we started the Draft Project in 2010, we were hoping that Bloguin would fill out its roster of NFL team coverage so that each blogger could grade their own team’s Draft.  This would provide independent and knowledgeable conclusions on the performance of each player drafted in all 7 rounds.  That has not happened, and […]

Versatility vs Dominance

The Rules For Winning in the NFL was originally posted July 4, 2007.  Some modifications have been made over the years, as a few rules have been added and deleted.  The league has changed.  But the lion’s share have stood the test of time. We are days away from the Draft, and there are more than […]


UltimateNYG NY Giants blog draft analyst Wonder emphasizes value wherever he can.  2 years ago, just because he thought that LBer Vontaze Burfict had the potential to be special,  didn’t mean he wanted any team in their right mind to take him early in the draft.  He had off-the-field problems, but felt from a VALUE perspective that the risk in […]

TE Eric Ebron Can Tranform the Giants Offense

Eric Ebron, TE out of North Carolina, is written up by  If you read what Bucky Brooks and others say about Ebron, you will have the feeling that Ebron is a raw and uneven players with strengths and weaknesses.  Wonder’s opinion is radically different. “I get more impressed by Eric Ebron every time I see […]

Mark Cuban Echoes UltimateNYG

What do Mark Cuban and UltimateNYG have in common? Well, one of them is a billionaire and the other is not.  But when it comes to observations about the business of professional football, both are warning about dire consequences if the path of the NFL continues. “I think the NFL is 10 years away from […]

Holliday, Manningham, Jerry sign with Giants

Jerry Reese's whirlwind Free Agency of 2014 continues.  The latest development is that John Jerry of Bully-gate fame has signed with the Gmen.  When the details of the (NFL's independent 3rd party) Wells investigation into the Martin-Dolphins bullying was released, we read the entire report.  It was a sickening recounting of how 3 players (Richie […]

DRC signs 5 yr Deal with the NY Giants

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie has signed with the NY Giants!  More kudos for snagging a terrific CB. Since the era of Free Agency began in 1994, there has never been a year like this one for the NY Giants.  Nothing from the past 20 years comes close to the ferocious path with which Jerry Reese has taken […]


UPTICK UPTICK UPTICK UPTICK! The Giants have absolutely killed it these past two days!  Fantastic moves. 1) We loved the Geoff Schwartz signing yesterday, as the Giants got one of the top 10 solid free agents in the 2014 crop.  He's a solid football player bordering on all pro, he's 27, he fits a huge […]

Giants New Signings, Joseph Signs with Vikes

The New York Giants have agreed to terms with G Geoff Schwartz, RB Rashad Jennings and LB O'Brien Schofield.  DT Linval Joseph has signed with the Minnesota Vikings. Let's get the scouting report and value assessment on the new players for the Gmen from our NFL source, Wonder: Geoff Schwartz: "Very good, really good signing. […]

NFL Offseason Observations

An easy way to keep up with UltimateNYG NY Giants blog in between offseason posts is to follow us on Twitter.  In fact, with that medium, having dialogue about the team is easier than ever. See the link on the right or click thru on The impetus for this post is that the NY […]

Richard Sherman

One of the reasons why we blog is to have a strong forum where ideas can be exchanged freely and effectively.  I am very proud of the track record of commenters at this NY Giants blog site.  For the most part, everyone has been able to share their views with decorum and respect for each […]

Ben McAdoo named Giants OC

Ben McAdoo, the QBs coach and former TE coach of the GB Packers, was named offensive coordinator of the NY Giants. We know very little about McAdoo beyond what those in the mainstream media are reporting.   What we do know we do like:           1) He's a positions coach who […]