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Despite being the defending Super Bowl champions, the New York Giants have managed to fly under the radar most of the season.
In the preseason, they were overshadowed in their own area by Tim Tebow and the quarterback hoopla with the New York Jets.
A nationally televised season-opening loss to the Dallas Cowboys turned off more people, and a nationally televised Sunday night setback to the Philadelphia Eagles that dropped them to 0-2 in the NFC East left many wondering whether this team would even be a playoff team.
Well, guess again.
The Giants (4-2) are not only back, the target on their backs may be even bigger after a dominating 26-3 win Sunday over the San Francisco 49ers, a team that many felt were the Super Bowl favorite in the NFC.
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While the Giants were busy preparing for their game against the 49ers last weekend, thieves were busy helping themselves to several players' belongings.
The New York Giants fans can be a rabid bunch. Obviously not everyone in New Jersey is down with Big Blue because as the team were on the far side of the country stomping out the San Francisco 49ers, a group of locals were busy breaking into player’s cars.
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New York Giants tight end Travis Beckum is eligible to come off the PUP list this week and begin practicing. Head coach Tom Coughlin indicated on Monday that Beckum’s knee isn’t ready to go.Beckum suffered a torn ACL in the Super Bowl last season, so it’s no surprise that he isn’t ready yet.
Tom Coughlin came into the week proclaiming that no one believed the Giants could beat the 49ers, not giving his team any chance of winning in San Francisco against the team many considered the best in the NFL. Someone forgot to tell Coughlin, his staff and players because the Giants decimated the 49ers in their own house to the tune of a 26-3 whooping. The Giants had not played...
New York Giants players had to be feeling good after going to San Francisco and completely dominating the 49ers 26-3. But those good feeling dissipated for some Giants players when they arrived back home to find that they’re cars had been burglarized, and in one player’s instance, even stolen.
Several vehicles belonging to Giants football players were burglarized and one was...
Antrel Rolle and the New York Giants studied Alex Smith so much they practically knew what was coming. But nobody much saw this rout coming in a rematch of January’s tightly-contested NFC Championship Game.
The New York Giants could not possibly beat the San Francisco 49ers at Candlestick Park. It couldn't be done. The 49ers were going to come in hungry, angry and electric after the Giants "stole" their championship season a year ago. Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk said the game would be over by halftime. 11 of 12 ESPN "experts" picked the 49ers. All NFL Network...
Wide receiver Hakeem Nicks has been activated for the Giants against the 49ers in a rematch of last season's NFC championship game.
New York listed Nicks as questionable in its injury report this week with soreness in the right foot he broke in the offseason and with swelling in his left knee. He returned to practice Thursday for the first time in two weeks and hasn't played...
It wasn’t all great for the the New York Giants over the weekend. While the team was preparing for their best game away in San Francisco, thieves broke into several players cars, stole items from them, and even made off with some of vehicles themselves. According to a report, the burglaries took place sometime early Sunday morning, [...]
New York Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride admitted that he was “shocked” by Jim Harbaugh’s comments last week.“I have great respect for their front, and I have unbelievable respect for the guy (Smith), tremendous,” Gilbride told the New York Daily News. “But it (defensive holding) is something he does. He reaches out and grabs people. …“I thought it was...
Well all it took was some alcohol and a blow out loss for the home team for a brawl to break out after last night’s Giants-49ers game. Check it out below.Thanks to Black Sports Online for the video
SAN FRANCISCO -- The New York Giants had to work overtime to beat the San Francisco 49ers 20-17 in the NFC Championship Game last season. In the rematch Sunday at Candlestick Park, the defending Super Bowl champion Giants took care of business early, handing the 49ers a convincing 26-3 defeat in a battle of NFC heavyweights. The Giants intercepted 49ers quarterback Alex Smith...
On Sunday night before the Packers-Texans game, NFL Network reporter Ian Rapoport was on the sideline of Reliant Stadium, filing a pre-game report. That's when an errant football came in hot, crushing Rapoport in the face mid-sentece.
Since the Jets weren't playing, it's safe to rule out Tim Tebow's inaccurate ass as a suspect.
Rapoport was a good sport about...