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Its speculation, or is it? New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford believes that suspended coach Sean Payton has been sending messages to his former players. Payton was suspended for a year by the NFL after the league found evidence of a bounty system in New Orleans. The coach would face severe punishment if he were caught communicating with any Saint players. The New York Times reports that numerous Giant players believe that Payton has sent messages to the Saints. Of course the only player with his name attached to anything happens to be the teams punter, Weatherford. “Of course he will get his message to them somehow.” said Weatherford. “I’m not saying anything about Sean Payton as a person or anything, but I think any coach would do that. It’s not like he’s just going to sit at home and watch the games and not have any thoughts. His message will be heard.” A Saints spokesperson denied the rumor and the NFL said it has its own ways to monitor Payton.
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With the team set to face the Saints on Sunday, several Giants players said they find it hard to believe that Sean Payton has had no contact with the team.
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A report says the New Orleans Saints would consider suing the league if Sean Payton ended up leaving them to coach elsewhere.
As we all know, the New Orleans Saints' staff was tremendously effected by the "bountygate" program they had been running for the past few years. Sean Payton was probably effected the most, as he currently isn't recognized as the Saints' coach, serving a one-year ban from coaching the team. With all that happening to New Orleans in the past offseason, will Sean...
Eli Manning is taking the ‘we’re not far” route instead of thinking things on the offense need to be changed. Manning feels the Giants need to convert in the red zone and not leave points on the field.
Manning came up short in his battle against RG3 and that probably doesn’t sit well with him. While he has won 2 Super Bowls, RG3 in three quarters of the season has the entire...
After the New York Giants 17-16 defeat to the Washington Redskins Giants safety Antrel Rolle told WFAN that he and his teammates need to get "nasty" and show the "dog" inside them.
Defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul agrees with Rolle.
“I'm behind Rolle 100 percent,” Pierre-Paul said via CBSSports.com. “We've been playing like we haven't. I think...
New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks was an unexpected
absence from Thursday’s practice, earning him a questionable tag as the team
prepares for Sunday’s showdown with the New Orleans Saints. However, the wide
receiver is expected to play despite his knee injury.
Tyler Sash and Travis Beckum are OUT - Kenny Phillips is doubtful - Hakeem Nicks is Questionable for Sunday...
Once again, the New York Giants are in the same place as always as they are at this point of the regualr season.
They are one game up on the Redskins and Cowboys in the NFC East division and they have to beat the Saints in order to stay where they are.
And beating Drew Brees is never an easy thing to do. The history of the Giants facing Drew Brees hasn't been ever that good...
Last week: 16 (+0)
Net points per drive: 0.05 (15th)
DVOA: -3.1% (17th)
Weighted DVOA: -1.1% (16th)
RB Pierre Thomas: Rushed for 84 yards (34 after contact) on 14 attempts, 3 broken tackles, caught 1 pass for 5 yards on 1 attempt
LG Ben Grubbs: Allowed 1 quarterback hurry on 54 pass block snaps, run blocked for 21 yards on 5 attempts
WR Lance Moore: Caught 7 passes...
The Saints will travel to New York to face the Giants on Sunday it what will pin the defending world champions against the 2009 champs. This was supposed to be an amazing late season matchup on paper when the season started, but instead the Saints are 5-7 and the Giants are 7-5, both clinging to playoff hopes. The Saints will likely have to win out, while the Giants can't really...
If you want to play in January and February in the NFL, you have to win football games in December. The NFL season doesn’t begin in earnest until the turkey has been scarfed down on Thanksgiving, and with the first week of December just about in the rearview, it’s go time for teams on the bubble.
As is the case this time of the year, the Week 14 slate has a plethora of divisional...
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Former New York Giants star Michael Strahan, a co-host on the morning show “Live! with Kelly and Michael,” made his Broadway debut Wednesday playing three roles in the Christmas-themed musical Elf last night. Strahan is killing it post football.-TO
Strahan and Nicole Murphy Hang with Spielberg
Michael Strahan and Kelly Ripa Do Fondue