Found September 03, 2013 on Gridiron Grit:
PLAYERS: Eli Manning
TEAMS: New York Giants
The New York Giants head into the upcoming 2013 NFL regular season as slight favorites to win the NFC East title after falling short of expectations and finishing last season with a 9-7 record. Despite the departures of of several solid veteran contributors—including running back Ahmad Bradshaw, TE Martellus Bennett, linebackers Michael Boley and Chase Blackburn and defensive linemen Chris Canty and Osi Umenyiora—the G-Men look to be in a little bit of a better position after acquiring WR Louis Murphy, TE Brandon Myers, LB Dan Connor, DT Cullen Jenkins, DT Mike Patterson and CB Aaron Ross on the open market and OT Justin Pugh, DT Johnathan Hankins and DE Damontre Moore through the first three rounds of the 2013 NFL Draft. Photo Credit: How well two-time Super Bowl-winning quarterback Eli Manning bounces back from his substandard season and how well the defense rebounds after finishing 25th against the run, 28th against the pass, next-to-last in total yards and seeing its...

Giants brought in Beanie Wells, Jonathan Dwyer for a visit

According to Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News,  the Giants brought in free agent running backs Beanie Wells and Jonathan Dwyer for a visit on Tuesday, And yes, as @art_stapleton Tweeted earlier, Beanie Wells and Jonathan Dwyer visited the Giants today, too. — Ralph Vacchiano (@RVacchianoNYDN) September 3, 2013 Now that Andre Brown has been placed on injured reserve...

CB Terrell Thomas says the Giants defense will be fine: 'We’ve always kicked and scratched '

The New York Giants are a little banged up with injuries to Jason Pierre-Paul, Antrel Rolle and Stevie Brown. However,CB Terrell Thomas isn't buying the sky is falling mentality, he says that the season is a long haul and there's a lot of turning points.

Giant questions for the 2013-2014 New York Giants

After a long and grueling offseason, football has finally arrived. Finally, I can relive watching 10 hours of football every Sunday while switching simultaneously between NFL Red Zone and New York Giants’ games. While this should make me anxious and excited for the sport I love, this season does not seem as promising. In years past, I would have a stronger sense of optimism and...

Giants place Andre Brown on temporary IR

According to Dan Graziano of,  the New York Giants have placed running back Andre Brown on injured reserve with a designation to return. Andre Brown indicates Giants placed him on short-term IR/designated for return. RT @drebrown35: See y'all week 8 — Dan Graziano (@DanGrazianoESPN) September 3, 2013 As I understand it, if on short term IR, first game for which Andre...

Cruz, Pierre-Paul work as Giants prep for Cowboys

Wide receiver Victor Cruz seemingly is a go for the New York Giants' season opener at Dallas. Defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul was more of a question mark Monday as the Giants started preparations for Sunday night's game with both practicing For Cruz, it was his first workout with the team since bruising his left heel in a preseason game against the Colts on Aug. 18. He...

Giants place RB Andre Brown on recallable IR

The New York Giants have placed running back Andre Brown on the injured reserve-designated to return list. Brown broke his left leg in the preseason finale on Thursday. He can begin practicing with the team in six weeks and will be eligible to return Nov. 10 against Oakland. The Giants filled his spot on the 53-man roster Wednesday by signing defensive end Adewale Ojomo from their...

Leon Washington visited with the Giants

We reported earlier the Giants brought in both Jonathan Dwyer and Beanie Wells for a visit. It also looks like they had Leon Washington come in as well, according to Howard Balzer. The Giants could use another running back and kick returner.       Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Leon Washington visited with the Giants appeared...

Giants’ Victor Cruz, Jason Pierre-Paul practice

The New York Giants welcomed a pair of regulars back to practice yesterday, as wide receiver Victor Cruz and defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul were both on hand for the team’s first practice of the regular season, according to Ebenezer Samuel of The New York Daily News. Cruz had been sidelined over the final two weeks of the preseason while dealing with a bruised left heel. Despite...

Coughlin: Victor Cuz, Jason Pierre-Paul are “full speed ahead”

New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin told reporters today that both defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul and wide receiver Victor Cruz will fully practice today. Victor Cruz and Jason Pierre-Paul will practice today. "They are full speed ahead," Tom Coughlin said. — Ralph Vacchiano (@RVacchianoNYDN) September 4, 2013 While it looks like Cruz will play in Sunday night...

Rooting For The New York Giants While Living In New England

I have lived in New England for almost my entire life as my parents moved my family from Northern New Jersey to the suburbs of Boston, Massachusetts when I was three years old. I no longer live in the "Bay State", but I still live in New England which would explain why when I talk to people about what football team that I root for, I get that quizzical look after giving...

2013 NFL Predictions – TVF QB Rankings

In addition to our upcoming Annual poke fun at the writers NFL Predictions post, this year we decided to do something a little different.  We ranked “All NFL 32* teams” based on their current QB situation. *Note* I accidentally left the Giants and Rams off the list of “All 32 NFL teams, because I’m a moron. Some people noticed and included them, some did not. This was designed...
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