Found January 03, 2013 on
New York Giants
Florida State Seminoles
In retrospect, the 2012 NY Giants' season may be remembered as the season that could've been. Unlike 2011's miraculous late season surge and march through the playoffs, this year's team was exposed for what they actually were -- an average team. With the Injury to Terrell Thomas early in the season and the departure of Aaron Ross through free agency, offenses attacked Corey Webster and exposed that he is no longer an elite corner (or maybe never was). In a defense loaded with talent on the defensive line, the lack of defensive backfield help will need to be addressed in the offseason.With that in mind, Xavier Rhodes (Florida State) will most likely be available as the No. 2 cornerback in the Draft when Giants come up in the first round and despite him still being "raw talent", might be an ideal fit in a defense that can always use another good cover man in a division that has become pass happy.While Eli Manning was one of the least sacked quarterbacks in...
BEST OF MAXIM
AROUND THE WEB
New York Giants general manager Jerry Reese told 660 WFAN in New York that he plans on reaching out to Michael Strahan to see if he can help train Jason Pierre-Paul to learn how to fight through double-teams better.Giants head coach Tom Coughlin still thinks highly of Pierre-Paul.Tom Coughlin said Jason Pierre-Paul “is still a premier, premier football player and pass rusher as...
According to Paul Schwartz of the New York Post, Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz is expected to seek a contract in the neighborhood of $8-$10 million per season.After playing for the NFL minimums the past three years, Cruz won’t come cheap, not after two outstanding seasons by a 26-year-old on the upside of his career. His asking price is expected to be somewhere between $8 million...
According to ESPN New York, Giants GM Jerry Reese has suggested that David Wilson could be the team's starting running back next season.Fantasy Spin:Wilson began the season in the dog house because of fumbling problems but came on strong late in the year with 247 yards rushing in his last four games. Ahmad Bradshaw rushed for over 1,000 yards in 2012 but he's struggled to...
Osi Umenyiora has played more sparingly in recent years with Justin Tuck and Jason Pierre-Paul serving as the Giants’ starting defensive ends. Now, with free agency looming, Umenyiora thinks it’s time to start a new chapter in his career.
“I just feel fortunate to be able to play 10 years in New York in this city and that organization,” Umenyiora said on ESPN’s The Michael...
The New York Giants proved last season that having the best defense in the regular season isn't necessary for winning a Super Bowl.However, a good - if not great - defense sure helps when a team is working its way through the NFL postseason tournament. Several of the teams in this year's postseason give up plenty of yards, but then survive by getting teams to turn the ball...
There will be some changes on the New York Giants defensive line in 2013, and DE Osi Umenyiora sounds like he is ready to move on from the only team he has ever played for. The Giants struggled in the second-half of the regular season, losing five of their last eight games, failing to return to the post-season in 2012. The Giants defensive really struggled, ranking 28th against the...
If any NFL team is familiar with the landscape of the NFC playoff scenario this year, it's the New York Giants.
The defending Super Bowl champions, played four of the conference's six playoff teams this season. Throw in a couple of AFC playoff teams and that's a pretty brutal schedule and first-hand knowledge of the playoff picture.
Victor Cruz has weighed in with...
After winning a Super Bowl just last February, many fans assumed this time of the year that the Giants would be prepping for a run at defending their title.
In reality, the New York Giants were eliminated from playoff contention after their last game of the season. After getting off to a scorching 6-2 start this season, the Giants faltered. Finishing 9-7, they went a disappointing 3...