Five news items to start your day (4/8)

Posted Apr 8, 2014

Get caught up with the latest Big Blue happenings

1. And the best play in Giants history is… The Bracket Challenge wrapped up yesterday, and we have a winner by a landslide. See which play was voted by the fans as the greatest in Giants history.

2. Brown to Texans. Former Giants running back Andre Brown announced on Monday that he has signed with the Houston Texans. Brown, the Giants’ leader in rushing attempts and rushing yards last season, played in 18 games with 10 starts for Big Blue over the last two years, totaling 877 yards and 11 touchdowns on 212 attempts.
3. Streak Busters. In the world of sports, sometimes you’re the Undertaker, and sometimes you’re Brock Lesnar. In the wake of the massive upset at WrestleMania, looked at some of the best streaks which Big Blue has busted over the years.

4. Two weeks to football. Or at least to the offseason workout program. The Giants report to the Quest Diagnostics Training Center for the first time this season on April 21 for two weeks of strength and conditioning and rehabilitation. They will then hold OTA’s May 28-30, June 2-3, June 5, June 9-10, June 12-13, and a mandatory minicamp June 17-19. Learn more about the offseason program under the Collective Bargaining Agreement here .. READ MORE

5. Caught in the Draft. Before the 2014 NFL Draft kicks off, NFL Network provides a comprehensive look back at the past 50 years of the NFL Draft with a new, NFL Films-produced series, Caught in the Draft. Premiering Wednesday, April 9 at 9:00 PM ET and airing every Wednesday leading up to the eve of the 2014 NFL Draft, the five-episode series examines five specific drafts which had a profound impact on the event, including 1964 (The Greatest Draft Ever?), 1974 (The Future is Now), 1984 (A War Is Upon Us), 1994 (A Day That Will Live in Infamy), and 2004 (Storm Over Eli).

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