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Robert Griffin III
New York Giants
San Francisco 49ers
Coming off its best performance of the season, the New York Giants' defense also may get a boost for its showdown against rookie sensation Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins.
Veteran defensive tackle Chris Canty appears ready to return to the lineup Sunday after spending all season on the physically unable perform list while coming back from post-Super Bowl knee surgery.
The timing could not be better with the Giants (4-2) preparing for the dynamic young quarterback who was the No. 2 pick in the draft.
''Hopefully we won't have to do too much chasing,'' Canty said after practice. ''Hopefully we can keep him contained. Obviously you want to limit what they can do as far as the perimeter game, keep him in the pocket, contain him in that regard, then get after him.''
Limiting Griffin has not been easy.
He has transformed the Redskins (3-3) into the NFL's second-best rushing team, averaging 166 yards while leading the league i...
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New York Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw may have
suffered a setback to his surgically repaired feet as he was held out of
practice Wednesday. The Giants didn’t specify which foot is injured, but he’s
had surgeries on both over the last few years, reports Alex Raskin
After gaining over 300 yards
on the ground in his last two games, Giants running...
New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul must feel pretty good about himself after he broke out of his funk and terrorized the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday.
He must also feel good about his chances of putting some heat on the Washington Redskins Robert Griffin III after watching teams such as the Atlanta Falcons lay multiple licks on him.
Today he said that he has some advice...
I'm not going to say that I didn't expect this fan fight from last Sunday's San Francisco 49ers/New York Giants game but considering the recent rivalry, something was bound to go down.
Check out this fan fight from the parking lot of Candlestick Park that gets out of hand rather quickly:
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Tweet David Wilson is a rookie RB who fumbled on just his second career NFL carry so what his says is irrelevant for the most part, but this quote was too hilarious not to mention. During a recent interview, the NY Giants rook made an interesting and uncommon reference to his questionable reliability. See below [...]
They entered the NFL together in the 2006 draft class and quickly became starters for their respective teams as rookies.
Barry Cofield began laying the groundwork to establish himself as one of the NFL's top defensive tackles.
Kevin Boothe got cut by Oakland the following year.
As fate would have it, they would become teammates for four seasons with the New York Giants.
Robert Griffin III has apparently earned the respect of Osi Umenyiora.
The Giants defensive end didn't buy into the hype of the Redskins rookie quarterback prior to the season, and thus said he'd only refer to the Heisman Trophy winner as "Bob."
However, as the two NFC East teams get ready to battle on Sunday, Umenyiora is giving Griffin some...
TweetNew York Giants WR Victor Cruz supports Barack Obama for re-election.
Cruz gets political expressing his support and briefly mentioning his Latino roots (background).
Not too many athletes are publicly sharing if they support Mitt Romney or President Obama but Victor has no problem being vocal. Whether you agree with his political views or not you have to admit he is a heck...
The New York Giants secondary should know that Washington Redskins wide receiver Josh Morgan feels their pain.
Morgan can relate first-hand to the injuries that all four of New York's starters (cornerbacks Prince Amukamara and Corey Webster and safeties Antrel Rolle and Kenny Phillips) have battled through so far this season. Morgan told FOXSports.com that he himself is dealing...