Found April 16, 2013 on The Victory Formation:
Sad news in the world of sports, as Pat Summerall, longtime NFL play-by-play man and former kicker for the New York Giants, passed away at the age of 82, according to the Dallas Morning News. Summerall’s 10-year playing career was highlighted by a three-year stint with the New York Giants, in which he participated in the 1958 NFL Championship Game, also known as the ‘Greatest Game Ever Played.’  His best season was in 1959 where he connected on all 30 of his PATs, and hit 20 of 29 field goals. Once Summerall retired from the NFL, he went into the broadcast booth, where he became one of the great voices on the NFL. Summerall began as a color commentator for games, before quickly rising to the top of CBS’ announce crews. Summerall became the network’s top play-by-play man in 1974, and by 1981 he paired with John Madden, as they formed the most recognizable announce crew in the NFL. Summerall called the 1981 NFC Championship Game, better known as ‘the Catch,’ game.  Summerall worked 16 Super Bowls during his career, the first five as an analyst. In addition to the NFL on CBS, Summerall called the Masters as well as [...]

2013 NFL Mock Draft Rounds 1-3: Bjoern Werner, Kevin Minter To New York Giants?

With the 2013 NFL Draft just around the corner, it’s time to unveil team-by-team projections for the first three rounds before the three-day festivities kick into swing on April 25.  Here’s part five of the series on the New York Giants. Photo Credit: First Round (No. 19 Overall): Bjoern Werner, DE, Florida State After acquiring ex-Eagles defensive tackle Cullen...

New York Giants Jason Pierre-Paul: I can do better

New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul is a rare breed with an incredible upside. And he knows it. He recently broke down his views on is 2012-13 performance, his reaction to his Tom Coughlin's comments about his weight and what he can accomplish in the future. Please click here to read this story. The post New York Giants Jason Pierre-Paul: I can do better appeared...

New York Giants: 2013 NFL Draft first round predictions

The New York Giants select 19 overall in the 2013 NFL draft this year, and it’s time to pontificate on who the Giants will select with that pick. Based on the Giants draft needs and who the Giants interviewed throughout the draft process is a list I created of the possible draft choices. Chance Warmack, G, Alabama Barkevious Mingo, DE, LSU Ezekiel Ansah, DE, BYU Kenny...

Teams have until Friday to sign Victor Cruz to an offer sheet

NFL teams have until this Friday, April 19th to sign New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz to a restricted free agent offer sheet. The good news for the Giants is that it looks like Cruz won’t be going anywhere after a report recently surfaced stating that he wants to remain in New York. If there’s one team that I would expect to be interested in acquiring Cruz, it would...

Jason Pierre-Paul doesn’t see eye to eye with coach Tom Coughlin: 'He saw in his eyes that I was overweight’

Giants head coach Tom Coughlin is a shoot from the hip type of coach, so when he says your overweight, you probably are. Except defensive end Jason Pierre Paul didn't agree with Coughlin's view his coach's about being out of shape, and he added that he’s the same size he was last year. The pass rushing demon had a down year in 2012, compared to 2011 when he was...

Giants Still Have An Offer On The Table For WR Victor Cruz

Ralph Vacchiano of the New York Daily News reports that sources have informed him that the Giants have an offer on the table for WR Victor Cruz that would pay him $7 million annually. Cruz is currently a restricted free agent, but has yet to sign his first-round tender that’s worth $2.879 million. Vacchiano adds that a league source believes there’s almost no chance Cruz...

Jason Pierre-Paul is tired of the Giants’ inconsistency

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Why Victor Cruz Should Leave The New York Giants

There are a couple of major reasons why Victor Cruz might consider leaving the New York Giants.However, with the reports out there this is unlikely, as Cruz has stated he would prefer to remain with the Giants long term. Still, in analyzing the situation there are points to be made for him leaving.The New York Giants gave the first one tender allowing Cruz restricted free agency...

Hakeem Nicks’ knee is holding up fine so far

New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks says he didn’t suffer any setbacks with his knee while he was working out with Eli Manning at Duke last week. “We got some good work in,” Nicks said, via “It was good for me to just get my feet back up under me a little bit and it was my first time running routes with Eli. So it was good. I feel good; there weren’t...

AP Source: No Cruz as Giants start voluntary work

The New York Giants have started voluntary offseason workouts without restricted free agent wide receiver Victor Cruz. A source close the team says Cruz, who has led the Giants' in receiving the last two seasons, was not at the well-attended workout at the club's headquarters. The source asks not to be identified because the team was not saying which players participated...
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