Posted January 30, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Will Blackmon
TEAMS: New York Giants
Unable to rebound from a knee injury, Will Blackmon missed an opportunity to be a part of the Packers' Super Bowl ride last season. After another knee surgery, Blackmon is back and will be handling kick-return duties for the Giants on Sunday.

Brash Giants not backing down from anyone

The Giants may not have worn their black suits to the Super Bowl today, but they came cloaked in the same brashness and confidence that they wore when they arrived in Arizona four years ago.

Herzlich Tweet Best Out of Indy

Forget media day. Spare me the hype and the Brady-Manning comparisons. Let’s talk about Coughlin and Canton later. Amidst all the nonsense making “news” in the weeks leading up to this Sunday’s Super Bowl, this tweet from Giants linebacker Mark Herzlich speaks the loudest.

Mario gunning 4 score

INDIANAPOLIS — Hakeem Nicks is the most accomplished of Giants receivers. Victor Cruz has been the breakout star this season. But it is Mario Manningham who is on the cusp of history. If Manningham scores a touchdown in Super Bowl XLVI on Sunday vs. the Patriots, he will become just the...

Kiwanuka looks to former teammates for advice

Mathias Kiwanuka was not part of the last Giants Super Bowl run because he was on injured reserve. This time around, he’s not taking any chances as he gets prepared for the game. He sat down with two of his former teammates Antonio Pierce and Kawika Mitchell last week to get their advice. “The message…

Kraft and Mara enjoy the fruits of their NFL labor

No one would have guessed while the NFL labor war raged last spring that the three of them would be so happy to see each other again. ''We met at a time when football looked like it might not continue,'' NFL players union chief DeMaurice Smith said, his arm draped over the shoulders of Patriots owner Robert Kraft. ''To be here now and watch a great game unfold...

Eli tells teammates: Losing the Super Bowl hurts, just ask my brother

Giants quarterback Eli Manning gave a speech to his teammates last week about taking care of business, and in that speech he let his teammates know just how much it can hurt to lose a Super Bowl. According to the New York Post, one of the subjects Manning broached was the bitter pill his brother…

Giants are O'Brien's top angst this week

Plotting how to keep quarterback Tom Brady out of the clutches of the New York Giants' fearsome pass rushers will occupy most of Bill O'Brien's waking hours this week, and who knows how many of his dreams. But it's not his only worry.

No gimmick New York Giants arrive at Super Bowl

Unlike four years ago when they dressed in black suits as a symbol of unity before facing the undefeated Patriots, the Giants returned to the Super Bowl this time with…Click to Continue »

At Peyton's place, Eli Manning finds brother under fire

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Matchup to watch

RB Ahmad Bradshaw vs. ILB Jerod Mayo This matchup would have been inconsequential a month ago, when the Giants ranked last in the league in rushing, but it looms a lot larger in the Super Bowl after Bradshaw helped Big Blue average 117.3 rushing yards in the playoffs — a...

Behind enemy lines: Victor Cruz cops to stealing a few things from Wes Welker’s repertoire

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. — Wes Welker has established himself as the best slot receiver in the game during his four seasons with the Patriots, and there really hasn’t been a close challenger for much of that time. That has changed due to the breakout season by Giants’ slot receiver Victor Cruz. Cruz was ninth in the NFL with 82 catches, far behind Welker’s league-leading total...
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