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In reality, this all could have happened last year for the New York Giants.
If not for a Victor Cruz 99-yard touchdown catch against the New York Jets, or if not for a spirited blowout win over the Dallas Cowboys in Week 17, the New York Giants never would have won their second Super Bowl in four years.
This time around, the Giants lack late season magic and things didn’t fall into place as they needed a win and serious help to earn an NFC wild card playoff berth.
The Giants needed a win over the Philadelphia Eagles and losses from the Dallas Cowboys, the Chicago Bears and the Minnesota Vikings.… Read more
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New York QB Eli Manning completed just 13 passes Sunday against the Eagles, but five went for touchdowns. He added 208 yards in a 42-7 win.Fantasy Spin:This qualifies as "too little, too late" -- both with fantasy owners and Giants fans -- after Manning threw for one touchdown with two picks over the last two games.
As expected, Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw will play Sunday against the Eagles. Bradshaw was limited in practice this week because of a knee injury.Fantasy Spin:Philadelphia's run defense has been brutal all year (22nd in yards allowed) and New York has an awful lot to play for this week with a playoff berth on the line. Those factors should lead to another big week for...
Even if the New York Giants fail to defeat the Philadelphia Eagles in what could be their final game of the 2012 season they will still come out on top.
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Giants receiver Victor Cruz set a new career high with his 10th touchdown of the season Sunday against the Eagles.Fantasy Spin:Cruz had four catches for 52 yards Sunday, giving him 1,092 yards on 87 catches for the year. It was a decline from 2011 when Cruz had 1,536 yards and averaged 18.7 yards per catch. He clearly missed having a healthy Hakeem Nicks on the other side of the field all season.
As the Philadelphia Eagles prepare for their last game of the 2012 season, a look at headlines about their final opponent, the New York Giants. As New York no longer has a chance of winning the NFC East, playoff scenarios abound.
If the Giants defeat the Eagles on Sunday (boo!), it is p9ossible that they can still win a spot in the playoffs. But they will need a whole lot of help...
Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw mentioned that there’s a chance he may not be back in New York next season.
“It’s a great opportunity to see these faces,” said Bradshaw, in regards to his teammates, via ESPN New York. “You never know who’s gonna be back next season, including me.“
Bradshaw, 26, totaled at least 1,000 yards for the second time in his career this season,...
Eli Manning threw a career-high five touchdown passes and the New York Giants left with a 42-7 win over Philadelphia on Sunday in what might have been Andy Reid's final game as the Eagles' coach.
The Giants (9-7) needed to beat the Eagles (4-12), but have been eliminated from the playoff race thanks to Chicago's win over Detroit.
The defending Super Bowl champions did...
8 a.m. ET: While the NFL has handed out plenty of pretty presents so far this season, it truly saved the best to last.
Tucked away in Week 17 like that extra present hidden under the couch, the NFL’s final set of games may have the most intrigue of any time so far this year. As well as a load of divisional matchups and some games that promise to make the most of impending winter...
The New York Giants are feeling dwarfish after discovering minutes later that, thanks to the Bears, they won’t be qualified for the dance that they’ve successfully dominated in the last half of this decade.
Since 2007, Eli Manning and Head Coach Tom Coughlin have celebrated two Super Bowls victories.
Coach Coughlin justified in his post-game interview, “The other thing that...
Just when you thought the genteel salsa touchdown celebration of Victor Cruz was enough to entertain New York Giants fans, along comes Henry Hynoski's brutal Rhino dance.
The Giants fullback — known to Big Blue fans as "Hynocerous" — unveiled the celebratory dance after catching his first touchdown pass from Eli Manning during the Giants 42-7 blowout of the Philadelphia...
A total of 15 teams remained standing as the clock struck 1 PM EST on Sunday afternoon, the day before New Year's Eve.From there, in three or four hour increments, that list whittled down to the mandated 12 necessary to form a playoff pool.We here at the Football Nation Medical Examiner's Office know how difficult this last week of post-mortem examination can be.Well, not...
While New York Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw is
probable to play Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles, wide receiver Hakeem
Nicks and defensive lineman Justin Tuck are questionable to suit up, according
to Gregg Rosenthal of NFL.com.
The New York Giants listed wide receiver Hakeem Nicks (knee)
as questionable for the final time this season. He should play, but he clearly...