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What’s wrong with the Giants? That’s what everyone is asking. Well, they do this every year. Since Tom Coughlin took over, the Giants are 53-19 in the first 8 games of a season and 27-39 in the last 8 games of the season, including these last 2 losses. Eli Manning has been the main problem of late and not just in the 2 losses. Dating back to their two close wins over Washington and Dallas, Manning is 80 of 139 for 869 yards, 1 touchdown, and 6 interceptions in his last 4 games.
Manning reportedly had a case of tired arm, which does explain why he’s struggled by his standards, but tired arm isn’t some rare thing. It’s something guys often have to deal with over the course of the season. The Giants have had a bye, but I can’t say for sure that Manning will completely turn things around and the same for the Giants as a whole, given the Giants’ history in the 2nd half in the Coughlin/Manning era.
I’ve mentioned the huge disparity in recor...
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Eli Manning and the Giants went into their bye week struggling. They need to get things together on both sides of the ball if they want to make a serious run at the Super Bowl. After going a red hot 13-1 in week 11, I went 2-1 on Thanksgiving day. For the season that makes it 106-57. I'm still in striking distance of .750 for the season. Let's take a look at week 12...
When New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin addressed the media on Wednesday, he touched on the Green Bay Packers‘ defense and noted that they are often successfully aggressive; that despite giving up a lot of yards through the air, they frequently force turnovers. It’s something that quarterback Eli Manning has also noticed during film [...]
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DURHAM, N.C. -- Duke has agreed to a contract extension with coach David Cutcliffe, who has the Blue Devils bowl eligible for the first time in nearly two decades. The school announced the agreement Wednesday. It will run through June 2019, though contract terms were not released. The fifth-year coach -- who was Peyton Manning's offensive coordinator at Tennessee and Eli...
The 2006 season to the New York Giants may be too long ago, but to the average fan it’s becoming clear the Giants are self-destructive like they were in 2006. In 2006, the Giants got out to a 6-2 record by the midpoint of the season, but finished 2-6 for the remainder. Sure, you can doubt it as just a short term issue, but look at the remaining schedule for the Giants in 2012...
Duke has agreed to a contract extension with coach David Cutcliffe, who has the Blue Devils bowl eligible for the first time in nearly two decades.
The school announced the agreement Wednesday. It will run through June 2019, though contract terms were not released.
The fifth-year coach - who was Peyton Manning's offensive coordinator at Tennessee and Eli Manning's head...
Stop us if you've heard this story before. The New York Giants begin their season strong, hit a mid-year bump, and then find themselves in a situation where they no longer have any margin for error and must win their remaining battles against a tough slate of opponents. That's precisely the situation the Giants find themselves in this week as they return from their...
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I am banking on Manning and the Giants playing much better now that they have had their bye week.
(NYG) Eli Manning vs. (GB) – Going to be quick with this one. Eli had been terrible before the bye week and there...