Found October 03, 2013 on The Giant Exiles:
Earlier this week Victor Cruz questioned Tom Coughlin's decision to go for it on 4th and inches in a 10-7 game. Coughlin responded by challenging Cruz to a fight during a team meeting. How did Cruz respond to a challenge from a man 40 years his senior? By realizing the coach was kidding: “I just told him, “No, coach, I don’t want to fight,’ ” Cruz told the Daily News on Wednesday. “That’s all it was. We kept going from there. Me and coach have a good understanding.” It shows why Coughlin is such a great coach, and why if anyone can lead the Giants out of an 0-4 hole it's Coughlin. Most coaches would crumble under this kind of pressure, but Coughlin just manages to keep the team focused and lighthearted. “It was just funny,” he said. “We laughed it off and kept it moving. It wasn’t a big deal.” This is exactly what the Giants need right now. The Giants only stand a chance to recover if Coughlin and the veteran leaders can keep the locker ro

NFL Week 5 Fantasy Football Wide Receiver Rankings

With another exciting week under our belts, here’s our Week 5 fantasy football wide receiver rankings. Photo Credit: 1. Dez Bryant (Dallas Cowboys): Has heated up as of late with four touchdowns in his past three games. The Dallas Cowboys will be forced to throw often against the Denver Broncos. That should result in a big day for Bryant as the Broncos have allowed...

Did Tom Coughlin Try to Fight Victor Cruz?

Earlier this week Victor Cruz questioned Tom Coughlin's decision to go for it on 4th and inches in a 10-7 game. Coughlin responded by challenging Cruz to a fight during a team meeting. How did Cruz respond to a challenge from a man 40 years his senior? By realizing the coach was kidding: “I just told him, “No, coach, I don’t want to fight,’ ” Cruz told...

Despite offensive woes, Cruz producing for Giants

Victor Cruz is beating the odds again. Despite missing offseason workouts because of contract talks and sitting out the final two-plus weeks of training camp with a bruised heel, Cruz is among the NFL's top receivers for the winless Giants. The salsa-dancing former free agent who earned his first Pro Bowl nod last season has 26 catches for 425 yards and four touchdowns. The...

Will the disastrous season continue for the New York Giants?

Disappointing is an understatement. The New York Giants have been terrible all four weeks of the season. All three phases: offense, defense, and special teams have been in disarray. A combination of injuries, mistakes, lack of talent, and poor play have developed the 0-4 record as we know it. Are the Giants that far off from being contenders again? Or will the disastrous season continue...

Coughlin clears the air on 4th-and-1 decision

The Giants head coach cleared the air on Monday regarding Victor Cruz’s criticism of his decision to punt on 4th-and-inches.

The New York Giants are 30-6 under Tom Coughlin in October, Cheer Up

Everything you can think possible to go wrong has for the New York “FOOTBALL” Giants, but cheer up it gets better.  Your locker room is getting better, players are starting to get vocal, and become leaders ala Antrel Rolle, and your coach is a stud in the month of October. In his career as the […]

Eagles Versus GiantS: Staff Predictions

The Eagles Faithful staff mostly likes the Birds in the battle for NFC East inferiority. Hal Greenblatt My original prediction had the Giants winning. Then, after watching the first four weeks of the season and seeing how horrendous the Giants had been, I changed my prediction on the Eagles Faithful podcast. Now, I have seen almost all of the Eagles Faithful staff predict the Birds...

Kevin Burkhardt's Math is Worse than Yours

Via NY Post: Sunday, during FOX’s Giants-Chiefs, play-by-player Kevin Burkhardt said, “When Tom Coughlin challenges a play, he’s usually right — 43 percent on challenges, fifth best all-time.” Mom! I got a 43. I got more right than... **Follow us on Twitter, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return HomeFollow us on Twitter. Subscribe or Return to Bob's Blitz.

2013 Fantasy football start em’ sit em’ week 5

Look at some of the big performances just last week. Danny Woodhead? Really? This third down guy is becoming a stud. New TE's pop up every week, and WR's, well anyone any week can get hot. Yes, this years draft is long gone, but maybe a glimpse into the future?

Giants plan on using Brandon Jacobs in goal line situations

Giants head coach Tom Coughlin told reporters on Wednesday that they plan on using running back Brandon Jacobs in short yardage and goal line situations. Coughlin said plan is to use BJacobs in short-yardage and goal line situations, though, "I wish we had more of them." — Dan Graziano (@DanGrazianoESPN) October 2, 2013 With Da’Rel Scott now gone,  Jacobs is the only...

Panthers trading LB Jon Beason to Giants for draft pick

Through four weeks the New York Giants have given up more points per game (36.5) than any other team in the NFL. One way to fix that problem is to bring in defensive help and it looks like Tom Coughlin's trying to do that. The Giants are trying to workout a trade with Carolina that would send Panther Pro Bowl linebacker Jon Beason to New York according to Beason...

Eagles are in a New York state of mind...

This upcoming game at Met Life Stadium on Sunday is a litmus test of sorts for both the Eagles (1-3) under Chip Kelly and the Giants (0-4) under Tom Coughlin... The question to be decided for each team is this: "Are we innovating... or renovating...?" How we even got to this point as divisional rivals may be best ascribed to the lackluster mid-to-late-round drafts...

Eagles and Giants play to escape NFC East cellar

Not too long ago, a game between the New York Giants and Philadelphia had major implications for first place in the NFC East. This year, looked a lot lower. The Giants (0-4) and Eagles (1-3) will be playing to escape last place when they meet Sunday at MetLife Stadium. Tom Coughlin and his Giants are desperate for a win. The Eagles have not won since Chip Kelly's impressive...

New York Giants: 2013 Week 5 NFL Power Rankings (#21)

Last week: 18 (-3) Record: 0-4 Like with the Steelers, the Giants have not won a game and are ranked ahead of teams that have won games. Again, if you want teams sorted by record, go to’s NFL Standings (or their NFL Power Rankings because they’re pretty much the same thing). Any talk of firing Tom Coughlin (or Mike Tomlin for that matter) is absurd. If the Giants had...
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