Osi Umenyiora


Osi Umenyiora to lead NFL effort for talent search in Africa

The NFL is headed to Africa, and Osi Umenyiora can't wait. Umenyiora, a former All-Pro defensive end and two-time Super Bowl champion with the New York Giants who is of Nigerian descent, has been a leading voice in the league's efforts to establish a foothold on the continent. Umenyiora will be part of an NFL contingent traveling to Ghana for the league's first official events during weeklong activities, beginning June 21.
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Giants great Osi Umenyiora sees himself in rookie Kayvon Thibodeaux

This was the postulate presented to the listener on the other end of the phone line: Of all the diverse and gifted pass rushers the Giants drafted, cultivated and unleashed on the opposing quarterback in the era of the two most recent Super Bowls, the newest entry, Kayvon Thibodeaux, most resembles Osi Umenyiora.  Hmmm.  “He wouldn’t be anything like JPP, he doesn’t remind me of Kiwi, doesn’t remind me of Tuck, doesn’t remind me of Strahan, actually,’’ Umenyiora told The Post from his home in London. “Yeah, you’re right, he’s more like myself.’’  In one quick synopsis, Umenyiora harkened back to a time...

Mentored by Osi Umenyiora, Nigerian OT Roy Mbaeteka signs with Giants

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – The Giants signed one of their most intriguing, noteworthy and unforeseen prospects of this or any offseason. Roy Mbaeteka is a 6-9, 320-pound offensive tackle who has no high school or college football experience. That's hardly surprising, considering he's lived his entire life in Nigeria. His nascent football career has also included stops in London and Arizona. Now he's heading to the Quest Diagnostics Training Center, where the Giants believe he can develop into an NFL-caliber lineman.

The NFL Show: Jason Bell and Osi Umenyiora discuss Brian Flores' lawsuit

The NFL Show's Jason Bell and Osi Umenyiora discuss former Miami Dolphins coach Brian Flores' lawsuit against the NFL, the New York Giants and every other NFL franchise for alleged racial discrimination in hiring practices. : Former Miami Dolphins coach sues NFL & teams in racism claim. Watch The NFL...

NFL This Week: Jason Bell and Osi Umenyiora discuss Antonio Brown

NFL This Week's Jason Bell and Osi Umenyiora discuss Antonio Brown's decision to walk out of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers' game at the New York Jets midway through the third quarter and say "his team-mates need to check on him". Watch NFL This Week onBBC iPlayer. Available to UK users...

Sportsnaut exclusive: Osi Umenyiora breaks down Super Bowl LV matchup

Retired New York Giants star Osi Umenyiora joined Rich Salgado on Big Daddy & Friends recently to provide insightful Super Bowl LV analysis ahead of Sunday’s clash between the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Kansas City Chiefs. While he acknowledged how dangerous Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs offense is, Umenyiora told...