Originally written on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 11/11/14

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 06: Quarterback Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants throws a pass against the Dallas Cowboys at Giants Stadium on December 6, 2009 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
TAMPA, Fla. -- There are a lot of ties between the Bucs and Giants that could affect Sunday's game at MetLife Stadium. Bucs offensive coordinator Mike Sullivan is the former Giants quarterbacks coach who worked closely with Eli Manning the past two seasons. Tampa Bay defensive coordinator Bill Sheridan had the same position with the Giants for one season several years ago and is familiar with much of their personnel. Running back D.J. Ware was picked up by Tampa Bay two weeks ago after being released by the Giants and is the Bucs' third-down back. Even coach Greg Schiano spent 11 seasons in New Jersey coaching at Rutgers University. "I think Mike, yeah, that helps. Bill was a while ago, so yeah, a little bit. Me being (at Rutgers)? Absolutely zero," Schiano said. "I had a hard enough time doing my job, I couldn't watch them. "There are certain things he can help, but we're doing a lot of things they did, too. So they know it, their whol...
MORE FROM YARDBARKER

Seahawks could wait to address Russell Wilson's contract

Report: SMU football to hire Clemson offensive coordinator

Dez Bryant: Eagles were ‘kinda cheap’

Hockey goalie rushes into stands to perform CPR on fan

49ers CEO Jed York apologizes for unacceptable performance

Family searching for missing Ohio State football player

LIKE WHAT YOU SEE?
GET THE DAILY NEWSLETTER:

CM Punk opens up about leaving WWE, says he'll never return

Manny Pacquiao responds to Floyd Mayweather diss

Australian cricket player dies from head injuries

Wrigley Field bleacher renovation may be delayed

Yankees wanted Rollins but Phillies' price was too high

Pop misses game for medical reasons; Messina takes over

Bills center Eric Wood gained 7.4 pounds at Thanksgiving

Cubs reliever somehow OK after being involved in awful accident

Seahawks players throw shade at 49ers after victory

Five takeaways from NFL's Thanksgiving Day action

Things to be thankful for in the NBA this season

Eric Berry sends out Thanksgiving message

WATCH: Ronda Rousey talks about Eminem referencing her

WATCH: Dwayne Harris dirty hit on Nolan Carroll sparks fight

Steelers turned down chance to be called 'America's Team'

Report: Small chance Raiders-Rams could be moved to Indy

Todd Gurley begins rehab after surgery on knee for torn ACL

Brodeur to practice with Blues

NFL News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

By clicking "Sign Me Up", you have read and agreed to the Fox Sports Digital Privacy Policy and Terms of Use. You can opt out at any time. For more information, please see our Privacy Policy.

5 NFL takeaways from Thanksgiving

WATCH: Ronda Rousey talks Eminem

CM Punk opens up about leaving WWE

Wrigley renovation may be delayed

Steelers could have been America's Team

John Beilein upset with ESPN

Should Washington move on from RG3?

Dominic Raiola fined for cheap shots

Rose leaves with injury again

WATCH: Pierce signs for fan during game

Report: McCoy to start over RG3

Braxton Miller headed to Oregon?

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.