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After their dominating 42-14 win over the Houston Texans on Monday night, most experts, analysts and fans are calling the New England Patriots the best team in football. Osi Umenyiora agrees that no team is playing better than the Patriots right now, but he still feels as though the New York Giants are the team to beat.
“When the Giants are playing our best, there’s no question we’re the best team in football,” Umenyiora told ESPN 98.7 on Tuesday, via the Star-Ledger. “We’ve just been inconsistent. So if we can play the way we’re capable of playing – the way we played against San Francisco, the way we played against Green Bay, the way we played against the Saints for the majority of the game – I don’t think there’s a team that’s better than us at all.”
The Giants are the reining Super Bowl champions, so technically they are still the team to beat until the trophy changes hands. In terms of going head-to-head with New England, history certainly tells us New York has the edge. That bei
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Giants coach Tom Coughlin says he has not ruled running back Ahmad Bradshaw out from Sunday's matchup in Atlanta, despite a knee injury.
But Bradshaw, injured vs. New Orleans last Sunday, missed practice on Wednesday, and Coughlin kept open the possibility that rookie backup David Wilson could start against the Falcons (11-2).
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Victor Cruz and Hakeem Nicks of the New York Giants took time out of their schedule to film a new commercial for Foot Locker. The commercial demonstrates the differences between a good and a bad Christmas gift. In all honesty the commercial is god awful, I hope when Cruz said “I know a thing or two about bad acting” he knew this was exactly that.
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Giants defensive end Justin Tuck would have loved to use last year's 24-2 wildcard playoff victory as a blueprint for defending quarterback Matt Ryan and Falcons on Sunday.
But he warned Wednesday that Atlanta (11-2), which would hold the top seed if the NFC playoffs were to start this week, is different from the team that was held to a mere second-quarter safety last year in...
Giants receiver Hakeem Nicks (knee) returned to practice Thursday. SOURCE: Jenny Vrentas, Newark Star-LedgerFantasy Spin:Nicks caught four passes for 67 yards and a score Sunday against the Saints. He's certainly not at 100 percent but should be able to play against Atlanta this week.
MIAMI Perhaps it's good the New York Giants aren't the foe Sunday when the Miami Dolphins have their 40th-anniversary reunion of the 1972 undefeated team.
"I'm more of a Giants fan than anything else," running back Jim Kiick, who scored a team-high four touchdowns for Miami during the 1972 playoffs, including one in the 14-7 Super Bowl VII win over Washington...
Earlier this season, Falcons wide receiver Roddy White claimed that Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz is only a slot receiver and that he can’t play on the outside with the “big boys”. He also claimed that he and Julio Jones are the best receiver tandem in the league.
Cruz stated that he didn’t care about White’s comments because he now has a Super Bowl ring.
New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin said yesterday that
running back Ahmad Bradshaw will undergo an MRI on his left knee, and that he
doesn’t expect wide receiver Hakeem Nicks to be fully healthy for the rest of
the season, reports Gregg Rosenthal of NFL.com.
New York Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw will
undergo an MRI on his left knee Monday, coach Tom Coughlin revealed...
Last week: 13 (+0)
Net points per drive: 0.67 (3rd)
DVOA: 20.3% (7th)
Weighted DVOA: 21.8% (5th)
They got their big win this week, but the more important thing is the Redskins did too. The Redskins have a very easy schedule the rest of the way and if they win out, the Giants will have to do so too to win the NFC East, which would require wins in Atlanta and Baltimore...