Found January 21, 2012 on
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While the 49ers and the Ravens might have more complete defenses and the Patriots may lay claim for having the league’s best offense, but out of the teams still left in the playoffs the Giants could conceivably be the most complete team.
As the Giants come together late in the season they are firing on all cylinders, both offensively and defensively. They are proving to be a matchup nightmare for opposing teams, as teams will have to play a complete game on offense and defense to stop the Giants.
On offense, Eli Manning and company are putting points on the board with ease. In their last four games (including the playoffs) the Giants are scoring a little more than 30 points per game. That is about six points more than they averaged during the regular season (24.6).
The Giants are getting it done on the ground and through the air.
In the last four games the Giants are averaging 122 rushing yards a game. That is a dramatic turn of events considering that during the regular season the...
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According to the Giants' Twitter feed, Eli Manning is in the building this morning and will be practicing with the team shortly. They are scheduled to begin their workout around 11:50 a.m.
(01-21) 23:02 PST - Who's had it worse than 49ers quarterback Alex Smith?
Granted, it's tough to pin down which No. 1 overall pick had a more rugged introduction to the NFL, but Smith gives the nod to his counterpart in today's NFC Championship Game pitting the Niners and...
The most famous, 24-hour “bug” in the tri-state area departed on schedule by Thursday morning, allowing Giants fans everywhere to take a deep breath. Eli Manning is fine. “Yeah, I’m 100 percent,” the Giants’ franchise quarterback declared, one day after he left practice early ...
Eli Manning's season started with a debate about whether or not he was an elite quarterback and it might end with another debate.
It won't be about his elite status as any remaining holdouts have long ago given up that fight. The debate this time will be about whether or not he's the best quarterback in the Manning family.
If he wins on Sunday against the 49ers, Eli...
Both wide receiver Hakeem Nicks (ankle) and tight end Jake Ballard (knee) are active for the NFC Championship at San Francisco.
Quarterback Eli Manning (illness) and running back Ahmad Bradshaw (foot) are good to go as well.
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The Giants and 49ers are a classic rivalry mostly because they featured some legendary players. Are there any legendary players in this weekend’s game? Thoughts?
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I noted in my look back at the Green Bay game that it seems like recently every time we have had a 3rd and 10 that Easy Eli has been there to keep the drive alive with a huge completion. If it seems that way to anyone else too, there is good reason. Eli has been lights out on 3rd/medium-3rd/long. Not good, not great-LIGHTS OUT. Nearly perfect.
Here's the thing, the chart below...
The 2007 and 2011 Giants share many similarities. Both have grit, resiliency and Tom Coughlin. The difference? Pete Prisco points to Eli Manning, who has arrived as an elite signal-caller.
If Kevin Gilbride were 30-something, he’d be the hottest head coaching prospect in the NFL.
Think about it. He has developed and groomed one of the elite quarterbacks in the league in Eli Manning, serving as first his quarterbacks coach and now offensive coordinator during his eight-year career.