Found September 15, 2012 on
In some potentially discouraging news, the New York Giants will most likely be without Keith Rivers for the team’s Week two bout with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Rivers was all over the field in the Giants first game, and he was well on his way to becoming an integral aspect of the Giants linebacker core. Staying with the injury theme, Adewale Ojomo has been ruled out of Sunday’s matchup. Both players have hamstring injuries. Although the Ojomo injury will only impact the Giants on special teams, Rivers’ absence would be a significant blow to the linebacker core. With Michael Boley nursing a hamstring injury of his own, the Giants may be heading into their second game relatively thin at a position that was supposed to be extremely deep for the duration of the year. With Rivers’ potential absence and Michael Boley most likely playing limited amount of snaps, the Giants are going to rely on Jacquian Williams and Spencer Paysinger to provide depth at the weak side and strong side linebac...

Eli Manning Knocked Down After Taking Knee, Tom Coughlin Lets Greg Schiano Have It (Photo)

Welcome to the NFL, Greg Schiano. In a back-and-forth battle between the Giants and Buccaneers on Sunday afternoon, the G-Men came away with an eight point victory over Tampa thanks in large part to Eli Manning. After Ahmad Bradshaw was knocked out of the game early, it all came down on Manning to lead the charge against head coach Schiano and the Bucs. While he did throw three interceptions...

Andre Brown Exudes Power in Bradshaw's Absence

Giants running back Andre Brown was the one to take over for Ahmad Bradshaw after Bradshaw exited Sunday's game with a neck injury, not rookie David Wilson.Fantasy Spin:Brown carried 13 times for 71 yards and a touchdown while Wilson got three carries for six yards. The important thing to take away from this is that if Bradshaw is healthy his job is safe; Brown isn't going...

New York Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora will call Robert Griffin the 3rd, "RG3" now

Prior to the start of the 2012 NFL season, New York Giants defensive tackle Osi Umenyiora decided to cause a fuss over Redskins rookie quarterback Robert Griffin the 3rd. He stated in a WFAN interview that he wouldn't call him by his nickname RG3 and would call him instead by the name of "Bob". Well, it only took one week for Osi to change his tune about the...

Giants' Bradshaw leaves game with neck injury

New York Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw left Sunday's game against Tampa Bay in the second quarter because of a neck injury He was not scheduled to return to the game, although the severity of the injury was not immediately known. Bradshaw had five carries for 16 yards before sustaining the injury. He was taken to the locker room for X-rays but later returned to the...

Martellus Bennett Hauls in TD in Crazy Win Over Tampa

Giants tight end Martellis Bennett has caught a touchdown pass in each of his first two games this season.Fantasy Spin:With nine catches, 112 yards and two scores in two weeks, Bennett is making his case why he should be considered a TE1 in fantasy leagues.

Victor Cruz gets to honor his late grandmother with salsa dance

Victor Cruz finally got a chance today to pay tribute to his late grandmother Lucy with a special salsa dance after scoring on an 80-yard pass from Eli Manning against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Cruz had a lot of things to put behind him this week, the three dropped passes on opening night against the Cowboys and, more importantly, the death of his 77-year old inspiration last Monday...

Eli Manning Sets New Career High in Wild Win

New York Giants QB Eli Manning went wild Sunday against the Buccaneers, throwing for a career-high 510 yards. His three passing scores offset three first-half picks.Fantasy Spin:Manning threw the ball 51 times, completing 31. With the weapons he has at his disposal, Manning should continue to be a QB1 in all formats.

Eric Wright intercepts Eli Manning, makes nice moves for touchdown (Video)

Looking for the interception return of week two of the 2012 NFL season? We have it for you here on Outside the Boxscore. Watch as Tampa Bay Bucs cornerback Eric Wright intercepts Giants quarterback Eli Manning and make some nice moves that lead to a touchdown: (Courtesy of The Big Lead)

Giants' Phillips fined $30K for hit

Safety Kenny Phillips has been fined $30,000 by the NFL for unnecessary roughness, one of four New York Giants disciplined for their conduct in last Sunday's win over Tampa Bay. Phillips, a repeat offender who also was fined last season, drew this fine for striking defenseless Buccaneers receiver Vincent Jackson on a pass play. No penalty flag was thrown. Other Giants disciplined...

Poor Play Calling Can be Attributed to Poor WR Performance for Giants in Week 1

Jarrett Schreck will handle the duties of grading the WRs in our Ultimate22 project. Jarrett is extremely knowledgeable about the game and has a strong football background. He was one of the best WRs in the state of NJ during his time at Delbarton. He went on to have a standout career for the Brown Bears and can be found all over his school's and conference's record books...

Tom Coughlin Has Words For Greg Schiano During Post-Game Handshake

Relax, Tom
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