Found November 23, 2011 on Giants Football Blog:
from James Varney of the Times-Picayune.. “The New York football Giants strutted to New Orleans in October 2009 undefeated and ready to be crowned the best team in football. Instead, they were embarrassed by a New Orleans Saints team that, events culminating in Super Bowl XLIV would prove, actually was the best team in football. Giants quarterback and New Orleans native Eli Manning insisted Wednesday that 48-27 humiliation isn’t at the forefront of his thinking this week as he prepares to return to his hometown for a Monday night showdown with the Saints. But he hasn’t forgotten it, either…”

QB Eli Manning Interview speaks to the media via conference call Wednesday and says how special it is him for him to play in New Orleans.By 11/23/11

Giants need to stop depending on Manning magic

The second-half collapses that have marred recent Giants seasons can be avoided this year with better first halves of games. YES Network analyst and former Giants tight end Howard Cross said the team has become too dependent on quarterback Eli Manning’s ability to rally them late in games. Manning...

Business as usual for Eli Eli Manning knows he has to play well on MNF as the Giants will have a tough challengeBy Michael Eisen - 11/25/11

Cris Collinsworth rushes to Kareem McKenzie's defense, but Bob Papa sacks lineman for key Eli Manning fumble Willens/APGiants CB Prince Amukamara (l.) is tackled by DeSean Jackson after an interception - the first of Amukamara's career - Sunday night in Big Blue's loss to the Eagles.By Bob Raissman - NY Dailynews 11/22/11

Captain’s Corner: Eli, Tuck on State of the Giants

The Giants may be on the verge of another late-season collapse. The leadership team of Eli Manning and Justin Tuck are fully aware of the team’s recent history and are safeguarding themselves from the fallout if the Giants – who began the season with 6-2 record, fail to make the postseason for the third consecutive year… Q: How much concern is there with six games left? Tuck...

Johnson, Manning to bounce back in Week 12

Fantasy Fever is a weekly piece that provides fantasy advice on lineup calls, sleepers, waiver-wire moves and rookie spotlights, along with the occasional ramble or four. Enjoy. Start 'Em QB: Eli Manning, Giants Owners may be hesitant to reinsert Eli into the lineup after a forgettable foray into Philly last week (18-for-35, 264 yards, one touchdown, two turnovers). However...

Next Up for Giants: New Orleans and Drew Brees

Eli Going Back Home Where Brees is New Favorite Son Two teams in the thick of the NFC playoff race will meet this coming Monday night. The Giants (6-4) are currently tied with Dallas for first place in the NFC East while the New Orleans Saints enter Week 12 with a 7-3 record and a one-game lead on Atlanta in the NFC South. Eli Manning returns to his hometown and the site where his...

Andrew Luck Might Not Love Idea of Sitting Behind Peyton Manning, Could Force Pre-Draft Trade

Now that the Colts are in a one-team race for the services of Stanford quarterback Andrew Luck, it's worth wondering if Indianapolis is even an appealing destination for the certain No. 1 draft pick. Earlier this season, NFL Network reported there's some fear in the league that Luck could demand a trade to avoid playing for a particular team at the top of the draft board...

Fined feathered friends

Eagles defensive tackle Trevor Laws was fined $7,500 for unnecessary roughness when he drilled Eli Manning after an interception on Sunday, a play the NFL called “late and away from the play.” The NFL also fined DeSean Jackson $10,000 for taunting the Giants’ sideline and flipping the ball at defensive coordinator Perry Fewell after a long reception.

Giants lay huge egg against the Birds

Chris Canty summed up Sunday night’s game against the Eagles best. “We got punched in the mouth and didn’t do anything about it,” Canty said. Between showing no life, dropping key passes, playing with no urgency and just playing a flat out ugly game, there is only so much that can be said about this effort without feeling ill. Everyone shares the blame in this critical loss...

Ten Reasons for Giant Fans to Be Thankful

by Jon Wagner After seeing the Giants (similar to past years under Tom Coughlin) finish the first half of the 2011 season at 6-2, with a two-game lead, before subsequently starting the second half with a pair of losses and falling into a first-place tie in the NFC East with Dallas, it’s understandable why Big Blue fans would focus on the negative right now. However, since Thanksgiving...

Saints would like to keep dome-field advantage going vs. Giants

Drew Brees will try to help the Saints remain perfect at home Monday night and hand Eli Manning and the sputtering Giants a third straight loss.
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