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The Giants will be opening their regular season in under a week at home against the Dallas Cowboys.There's sure to be a lot of ceremony before the game, with celebrations of their February Super Bowl win.There's going to be giddiness -- and then they'll just have to look across the sidelines to see a group of people who want to knock them off their perch. It's going to be a feeling they'll have to get used to over the course of the regular season as they play a very difficult schedule.Not only do they have to play their division rivals twice, they have to take on such tough teams as the Pittsburgh Steelers, San Francisco 49ers, Green Bay Packers and New Orleans Saints.In fact, there's not any exact "gimme" that I can see, though maybe Tampa Bay might be one of them. If Robert Griffin falters in Washington, then that could make things easier.I'm a cautious sort - especially when it comes to football. This is a football team that had to get hot at...
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Every team in the NFL deals with injuries every season. It’s a given.
The Giants this preseason have been hit somewhat hard by the injury bug. With the season less than a week away, I’ll admit that I’m a little concerned that the team won’t be at full strength on Wednesday against the...
In perhaps the most surprising roster move of the New York Giants offseason, the team has decided to cut veteran running back D.J. Ware less than a week before week one of the regular season. Ware has been a reliable third-down back for Big Blue throughout the past few seasons, and even seemed to be running with a new ferociousness as the preseason has progressed.
D.J. Ware has...
It was the long-awaited rematch of Super Bowl XLVI between the New York Giants and New England Patriots. The hottest ticket in town! Fans lined up deep into the city as they waited to get into MetLife Stadium! Well, not really, but it was yet another game between the Giants and Patriots. And like so before, Big Blue came out victorious after a late fourth quarter rally.
New York Giants linebacker Michael Boley (hamstring), rookie cornerback Jayron Hosley (toe) and left tackle Will Beatty (back) all practiced on Saturday and have a good chance at playing in Wednesday’s season opener.
Both Marvin Austin (back) and Prince Amukamara (ankle) didn’t practice and likely won’t place this week.
LB Michael Boley (hamstring) was limited at practice...
According to Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News, the Giants have placed both defensive tackle Shaun Rogers (blood clot) and cornerback Terrell Thomas (knee) on injured reserve.
I feel for both players. Rogers was playing very well in camp and in the preseason and Thomas was just on IR last season. Maybe the Giants will bring back Thomas after week eight, since the new...
The NFL season will begin in less than a week when NFC East rivals New York and Dallas square off in primetime in front of a national TV audience. The return of football will be enough to satisfy the appetite of pigskin fans everywhere, but a little trash talk is helping to stoke the fire. Cowboys owner Jerry Jones fired the first salvo when he said this: Fair enough. Of course,...
New York Giants defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka was asked what he thought about the comments of Cowboys owner Jerry Jones who told his fans that they were going to “beat the Giants a****.”
“He should. I mean, the Giants have been whupping his *** for a long time,” Kiwanuka said on WFAN’s Boomer and Carton Radio show via the Newark Star-Ledger.
“It’s gotta be tough...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, the New York Giants are looking to trade for an offensive lineman.
Sure sounds like the Giants are in market to trade for an OL…
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) August 31, 2012
The Giants could use a left tackle, but those don’t come cheap, it will be interesting to see if anything happens.
The New York Football Giants have recently sent out invitations embossed with “Super Bowl XLVI Champions” as the header to (as they call it) New York Giants Account Holders.
These invites are for admittance to MetLife Stadium on the evening of Thursday, August 30, 2012 for what sounds like a fun fan gathering-type atmosphere just before the regular season kicks off. Once the...
For as much as we enjoy the concept of parity in sports, there’s a tendency to talk more about dynasties than unexpected champions. Whether it’s hailing the greats of the past, despising those of the present or laughing at out-of-context quotes of potential ones, dynasties write the histories of our games, for better or worse. [...]The post Big Blue Dynasty? Can This Be The Era...