Found August 31, 2012 on The Penalty Flag:
Eli Manning, Hakeem Nicks, Mathias Kiwanuka and the New York Giants look to get off to a quick start in 2012. Since the Giants 2008 Divisional Playoff win over NFC East rival Dallas, the two teams have squared off eight times during the regular season. During that stretch the Giants have gone 6-2 in the series and look to continue their streak on NFL opening weekend.

NFL 2012: Previewing and predicting the season

Can you feel it? The excitement, the anticipation, the overwhelming joyous feeling that is the start of the 2012 NFL season? Week 1 is perhaps the second most special week in the entire pro football season, behind only Super Bowl week. Why, you ask? It’s a matter of hope. Every team, regardless of what the experts, pundits, and bloggers (such as myself) say, “has a chance....

Giants' Kiwanuka fires back at Jerry Jones

The Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants season opener is less than a week away, but the trash talking between the two teams is already in mid-season form. After Jerry Jones spoke earlier in the preseason about just how bad he wanted to "beat the Giants asses" to the fans visiting training camp in Oxnard, Calif., Giants linebacker Mathias Kiwanuka decided on Thursday to...

Jerry Jones Responds To Mathias Kiwanuka’s Whupping Your Ass Comments

The back and forth between the NY Giants and Cowboys owner Jerry Jones has been relentless. Yesterday Giants linebacker Mathias Kiwanuka fired another shot when stated “the Giants have been whupping the Cowboys ass for a long time now.” reported that today Jerry Jones responded to Kiwanuka, and sounded a little humbled. “I agree with him, and the only thing I’m...

Mathias Kiwanuka Burns Jerry Jones With Response to Cowboys Owner's Remarks

The NFL season will begin in less than a week when NFC East rivals New York and Dallas square off in primetime in front of a national TV audience. The return of football will be enough to satisfy the appetite of pigskin fans everywhere, but a little trash talk is helping to stoke the fire. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones fired the first salvo when he said this: Fair enough. Of course,...

Hakeem Nicks prepared to play through pain

Getty New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks told Ian Rapoport of that he’s ready to go for next week’s season opener after recovering from offseason foot surgery. “Honestly, I could have almost been ready to go in training camp,” Nicks told me. “I could’ve been, but they wanted to take my time with it, be slow with it. It was for the best, though. I’m just...

Hakeem Nicks will make his 2012 debut tonight

@Giants While some people doubted whether Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks would be able to be back in time for next week’s season opener, it looks like he’s proved the doubters wrong and play a week earlier.  He’ll be active for tonight’s preseason finale. Hakeem Nicks makes his 2012 @giants season debut tonight vs Patriots! #giantsgame… ...

Mathias Kiwanuka Says Giants Have Been Whupping Cowboys Ass For Long Time

New York Giants linebacker Mathias Kiwanuka took exception to Jerry Jones saying the Cowboys “would beat the Giants asses.” reports that this morning he responded and fired back. On WFAN’s “Boomer and Carton” morning show Kiwanuka stated. “He should. I mean, the Giants have been whupping his ass for a long time.” “It’s gotta be tough on the outside looking...

Hakeem Nicks Makes 2012 Preseason Debut

After missing most of the preseason tending to an injured foot, Giants receiver Hakeem Nicks was on the field for two series Wednesday night versus the Patriots.Fantasy Spin:After breaking his foot during the offseason, it appears Nicks is finally 100 percent. Expect him to be a solid contributor Week 1 against the Cowboys.

Jerry Jones agrees that the Giants have been “whupping” the Cowboys

Getty Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones can’t help but agree with Giants linebacker/defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka that they’ve been “whupping” the Cowboys over the past few seasons. “I agree with him, and the only thing I’m saying is that I’ll never get used to it,” Jones told USA Today Sports. “It is tough (being) on the outside looking in,” Jones said of the...

Kiwi fires back at Jerry

With less then a week to go to the season opener one member of the New York Giants decided it was time to step up and fire back at Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones. Mathias Kiwanuka was on the Boomer and Carton show on WFAN and his comments came after they played him Jerry’s comment, “Y’all should come to that (Cowboys) stadium and watch us beat the Giants’ ass.” Here’s...

2012 New York Giants Preview

  From 9-7 to beating the Patriots in the Superbowl. Only Eli Manning. The Giants second Superbowl win in four years featured a dominant display in the playoffs to render the potent offenses of Atlanta and Green Bay inert and the ferocious defence of San Francisco broken. The play from Manning in the final featured throws usually reserved only for the post season and sees him overtake...

Wednesday NFL Notes

Hakeem Nicks (foot) played in the Giants’ final preseason game – Nicks was targeted twice in limited snaps and brought in one pass for six yards, but his performance was irrelevant. The mere fact that he suited up and looked to be completely healthy is the real news here. It appears his broken foot is fully healed and he is in line to suit up in just one week when the Giants...

UCF Knights ran over the Akron Zips 56-14

The UCF Knights (1-0), led by their running game, played spoiler to the debut of new Akron head coach Terry Bowden by forcing 4 turnovers and finished 56-14 over the Akron Zips(0-1) on Thursday night. UCF took the opening drive 73 yards and Sophomore QB Blake Bortles (13/16, 168, 3, 1) found newly converted TE Chris Martin (starting LT last year) on a 5 yard TD.  Senior RB Latavius...
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