Found February 02, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Jerry Reese
TEAMS: New York Giants
Jerry Reese was unconvinced. Sure, the chance that Ernie Accorsi was offering him could be a steppingstone to huge opportunities. Sure, it meant that the then-Giants general manager believed in him.

The Strippers in Indy Are All Pulling for the Giants

The New York Daily News is reporting that the Strippers of Superbowl host city Indianapolis are all rooting for New York in Sundays game.   "We were all rooting for the Giants to make it," said Kendra Gill, a dancer at Brad's Brass Flamingo. "No one knows how to party like New Yorkers. And everyone knows they are the best tippers." "Eli Manning is...

Jason Pierre-Paul: Tom Brady Isn’t God

New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul isn’t too worried about being able to rattle Patriots quarterback Tom Brady this coming Sunday. “Anybody can be rattled,” said Pierre-Paul.  “Tom Brady is a great quarterback, but at the end of the day he’s just a quarterback. It’s not like he’s God.” Pierre-Paul is right,  the past couple of meetings between the Giants...

Herzlich Tweet Best Out of Indy

Forget media day. Spare me the hype and the Brady-Manning comparisons. Let’s talk about Coughlin and Canton later. Amidst all the nonsense making “news” in the weeks leading up to this Sunday’s Super Bowl, this tweet from Giants linebacker Mark Herzlich speaks the loudest.

Antrel Rolle says he’s come around on Tom Coughlin

A year ago Giants safety Antrel Rolle said that it was time for coach Tom Coughlin to realize it’s 2011 and update his coaching methods. But in 2012, Rolle says he has come around to see the wisdom in the way Coughlin does things. “My first season I questioned a lot of things that coach…

Cruz makingmost of his breakout season

INDIANAPOLIS • Shortly before the New York Giants left for the Super Bowl, a pep rally was held for wide receiver Victor Cruz at his old school, Paterson (N.J.) Public School No. 21.

Giants say goodbye to the media until Sunday

It's been hours since I last blogged because my day has been jammed with events from 7 a.m. this morning. After I left Amani Toomer, I arrived at the Giants hotel for their final camera time before Sunday.

Tom Coughlin likes how the Giants play with their backs to the wall

At his final public appearance before the Super Bowl, Giants coach Tom Coughlin said Friday morning that as he looks back on this season, he’s been impressed with the way his players have performed when the pressure was greatest — which sounds like a good sign that they’ll be ready to go on Sunday. “We’ve…

Mario gunning 4 score

INDIANAPOLIS — Hakeem Nicks is the most accomplished of Giants receivers. Victor Cruz has been the breakout star this season. But it is Mario Manningham who is on the cusp of history. If Manningham scores a touchdown in Super Bowl XLVI on Sunday vs. the Patriots, he will become just the...

Kraft and Mara enjoy the fruits of their NFL labor

No one would have guessed while the NFL labor war raged last spring that the three of them would be so happy to see each other again. ''We met at a time when football looked like it might not continue,'' NFL players union chief DeMaurice Smith said, his arm draped over the shoulders of Patriots owner Robert Kraft. ''To be here now and watch a great game unfold...

Prince Amukamara takes a rough path to Super Bowl XLVI

Super Bowl XLVI: To say that Giants cornerback Prince Amukamara is living a dream by playing in the Super Bowl on Sunday implies his rookie season has been idyllic. It has not.

League fines Umenyiora $20,000

Well, that didn’t take long. Albert Breer of NFL Network reports that the league fined Osi Umenyiora $20,000 for skipping Wednesday morning’s media session. Umenyiora was back at a team meeting this afternoon, so it doesn’t appear to be a major concern. It’s believed the league set a record time between infraction and penalty. New…
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