Found May 01, 2012 on
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The New York Giants' draft was solid, albeit not without its mistakes. Though if I've learned anything over the years, it's that Giants GM Jerry Reese knows a lot more than I do when it comes to the NFL Draft. In Jerry I trust.
David Wilson (32 overall) - RB, Virginia Tech: When the Bucs stole Boise State RB Doug Martin by trading for the 31st pick (Note: Reese claims this isn't true and Wilson was the second-rated RB on their board after Richardson), I still say the Giants should've gone with Stanford TE Coby Fleener. I think 32nd overall was a huge reach for Wilson, who may have still been there with the 63rd pick. They needed a RB, but I don't think they got value for the pick.
Rueben Randle (63) - WR, LSU: Well that solves the Manningham problem immediately. I was shocked to see Randle still on the board at 63, and I think the Giants got a steal. I certainly didn't expect them to go with two skills players to kick off the Draft, but this ...
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With so few holes, I expected the New York Giants to simply target the best available player – a strategy which Jerry Reese has used frequently in the past – but he strayed from his typical approach and it may come back to haunt him down the road.
David Wilson was a reach, and there’s really no way to sugar coat that. The fact that Reese would reach for Wilson raises a serious...
NEW YORK -Ding. Ding. Round three of the annual Osi Umenyiora vs. Jerry Reece title bout is underway.
As reported, during the NFL draft festivities, Reece, the Giants GM proclaimed his love for Osi. He went as far as to state that the team wants him to “retire” as a Giant. He also said that the team had offered him two contract extensions that Osi turned down.
In an interview with ESPN Radio in New York via the New York Daily News, Giants general manager made it clear that he doesn’t take Osi Umenyiora’s critisicm of him personnel. He dismissed Osi’s comments by saying that it’s just “offseason chatter”.
“I don’t carry grudges,” Reese insisted. “That’s the offseason. That’s part of the job. In the offseason...
The situation between Osi Umenyiora and the Giants seems to get uglier by the day. With the depth the Giants have along their Super Bowl-winning front seven, they aren’t in a position where they have to overpay for a player like Umenyiora. In fact, they don’t necessarily have to even pay full value for someone like him. That has created a lot of tension between Osi and the front...
The New York Giants snatched wide receiver Rueben Randle from the board with the No. 63 pick in the 2012 NFL Draft.
This will go down as being one of the biggest steals of the Draft, and some experts even believe that Randle is the most physically-gifted receiver in the class. He could develop into a No. 1 fantasy receiver, but not in New York with studs Hakeem Nicks...
Eli Manning has proven that he can take the heat from large men chasing after him with the goal of hugging and rolling on top of him. But can he handle the heat from the big stage of Saturday Night Live? We’ll find that out this weekend. Until then, we’ll have to judge him by the early game tape we have.
[Eli Manning SNL promos are funny] The Victory Formation
NBC has released a series of 15-second commercials promoting this week's episode of Saturday Night Live, featuring New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning as guest host.
Based on these promos, Manning seems to be having a lot of fun, so this could be a really good show this week. Also, the musical guest is Rihanna, so that doesn't hurt, either.
Video via NBC.com...
Although it seems like just a few weeks ago that Eli Manning and the Giants hoisted another Lombardi trophy at the conclusion of the 2011-12 NFL season, tomorrow marks the first of May. With another NFL draft weekend behind us--and OTAs & Rookie Minicamps just around the corner--now its time to look ahead to the 2012-13 season. Our partners at TiqIQ have done the same and...
The Washington Redskins have signed free agent linebacker Jonathan Goff, who played three seasons with the New York Giants before missing last year with a knee injury.
Goff was a fifth-round selection by the Giants in 2008. He became a full-time starter in 2010, but he tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee shortly before the season opener a year ago and was placed...
According to Adam Caplan of TheSidelineView.com, the Oakland Raiders are bringing veteran quarterback Jim Sorgi for a work out on Tuesday.
Sorgi last played for the New York Giants in the preseason of 2010 before he suffered a season ending shoulder injury. He’s been out of the league ever since then.
Before his brief stint with the Giants he backed up Peyton Manning with the...
Eli Manning says he didn't want to host ''Saturday Night Live'' after his first Super Bowl victory because it came so soon after big brother Peyton's appearance a year earlier.
Manning recalled Wednesday that he sent word back to the show's executives that perhaps he'd host if he won another championship. Sure enough, the New York Giants quarterback...
Now that we’re about three months into another NFL offseason, it looks like another war between New York Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora and general manager Jerry Reese is brewing in the swamps of New Jersey.
Yesterday, during the Giants’ post-draft press conference, Reese claimed that he offered Umenyiora a contract extension last year as well as this offseason and that...