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A New York Giants team, that everyone viewed as a cellar dweller in the NFL’s toughest conference, stands alone as the top seed in the NFC East. Many experts and analysts had written the Giants off after they saw Steve Smith, Barry Coefield, and Kevin Boss opting to leave via free agency. In addition to losing some key players from the past, the Giants were decimated by injuries to future stars Terrell Thomas, Jonathan Goff, Marvin Austin, and first round draft choice, Prince Amukamara. Fast Forward to Week 8 in the NFL, and Giants General Manager Jerry Reese looks like a genius. Questioned for his silent offseason, the moves Reese didn’t make are the ones that are paying dividends. Steve Smith has only a handful of receptions on the year, and Kevin Boss was plagued by injuries through the early part of the season. The Giants, however have struck gold with the emergence of Victor Cruz in the slot and Jake Ballard doing an outstanding job as a receiving tight end, leading many fans to wonder Kevin Who? The Giants return from the bye week healthy, and with all the ailing stars sharing the field for the first time this [...]
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http://www.nj.com/giants/index.ssf/2011/10/giants_ramses_barden_now_healt.htmlGiants wide receiver Ramses Barden, who has been recovering from leg surgery, has practiced twice this week.By Mike Garafolo - Star Ledger 10/27/11
Brandon Jacobs was back at practice today. But that doesn't mean he's happy. And that’s why he likely won’t be back with the Giants after his contract expires, according to an article that appears on the Men’s Fitness website today.
Jacobs told the magazine that he hasn’t yet had a “true ...
Who said Giants defensive end Justin Tuck doesn't have a soft side. Tuck met with second-graders yesterday in Manhattan to read them a book and talk to them about how to have a healthy Halloween.
Justin Tuck, Brandon Jacobs in action
http://bleacherreport.com/articles/911401-dolphins-vs-giants-3-reasons-not-to-take-miami-lightlyBy Jeff Shull - Bleacher Report 10/26/11
New York Giants linebacker Mark Herzlich's inspirational story of how he defied the odds, overcoming cancer to play in the NFL, will be aired on "60 Minutes" this Sunday evening.
Doesn't think he tires as game goes on
The days of New York Giants defensive lineman Justin Tuck standing on the
sidelines waving a towel to pump up the crowd appear to be over, and
that bodes well for the team.
Jason Pierre-Paul could rush from one side, and Justin Tuck could fly in from the other. Or Pierre-Paul and Osi Umenyiora could harass the passer. Or Umenyiora and Tuck could do it. Or even better all three defensive ends could chase the QB at once.
The 4-2 Giants have a golden opportunity to put some distance between them and their division rivals this weekend. They face the 0-6 Miami Dolphins at home while the Redskins, Cowboys and Eagles face tough challenges.
Washington has lost three of their last four and now face the high-scoring Bills, who are coming off a bye. Dallas is in Philadelphia Sunday night in what is shaping...
The Daily News Live crew provides their “Five at Five” about the Giants’ upcoming game vs Miami…
The Miami Dolphins make their second trip to New Jersey in three weeks to play the New York Giants this Sunday at 1:00 Eastern. The Dolphins currently sit at 0-6, and rank near the bottom of most statistical categories. They average 15 points a … [visit site to read more]Who Are The ‘Fins? - GMEN HQ - GMEN HQ - A NY Giants Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and more.