Five news items to start your day (3/24)

Posted Mar 24, 2014

Get caught up with the latest Big Blue happenings

1. John Mara spoke on Sunday at the NFL owners meeting in Orlando, Fla. Here is a roundup of what the Giants president and chief executive officer had to say:


2. Thanks for the memories! In a full-page ad in Sunday's New York Daily News, Justin Tuck thanked the New York-New Jersey area for its support during his nine years as a Giant, which included two Super Bowl titles.

3. Round 1 winners of Bracket Challenge revealed. The first round of voting to decide the "Best Play in Giants History" is officially closed. CLICK HERE to view the results here.  The rest of the bracket challenge goes as follows:
  • Round 2: March 25-30

  • Quarterfinals: March 31-April 3

  • Semifinals: April 4-6

  • Final: April 7

4. O-Line Addition. On Friday the Giants signed former Dolphin John Jerry. He joins guard Geoff Schwartz and center J.D. Walton as veteran offensive linemen the team acquired in free agency to bolster a new-look offense. CLICK HERE to find out more about Jerry.

5. A Giant Community. Giants punter Steve Weatherford, through the power of social media, recently became connected with a Leukemia patient and made an impromptu visit to a local hospital. Mary Cruz, whose husband, Leroy, is battling the disease, reached out to Weatherford, who in turn jumped at the opportunity to make a Giants fan's day. Below is a look at how it transpired: