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I always find it refreshing to read what other writers around the country see when they look at the Giants. Mostly, they get it wrong. Many times they don’t take into account the intangibles that are not detectable by the naked eye.
Jimmy Smith of the Times-Picayune in New Orleans seems to have done his homework on the Saints’ next opponent – the New York Giants. His scouting report hits nearly all the hot points….
“Although New York is tied for the lead in the NFC East at 6-4 (no longer), the Giants are somewhat restless, given consecutive defeats against the surprisingly stout 49ers and the puzzling Eagles.
Make no mistake: The Giants likely won’t be looking past New Orleans. New York faces the undefeated Green Bay Packers next week, while quarterback Eli Manning tries to fend off the New York media’s ceaseless questions about what’s wrong with the Giants.”
On the Giants’ offense:
“The relationship Manning has in New York is much the same as it was for his father, Archie, in New ...
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QB: Eli Manning, Giants
Owners may be hesitant to reinsert Eli into the lineup after a forgettable foray into Philly last week (18-for-35, 264 yards, one touchdown, two turnovers). However...
from James Varney of the Times-Picayune..
“The New York football Giants strutted to New Orleans in October 2009 undefeated and ready to be crowned the best team in football. Instead, they were embarrassed by a New Orleans Saints team that, events culminating in Super Bowl XLIV would prove, actually was the best team in football.
Giants quarterback and New Orleans native Eli Manning...
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Eagles defensive tackle Trevor Laws was fined $7,500 for unnecessary roughness when he drilled Eli Manning after an interception on Sunday, a play the NFL called âlate and away from the play.â The NFL also fined DeSean Jackson $10,000 for taunting the Giantsâ sideline and flipping the ball at defensive coordinator Perry Fewell after a long reception.
by Jon Wagner
After seeing the Giants (similar to past years under Tom Coughlin) finish the first half of the 2011 season at 6-2, with a two-game lead, before subsequently starting the second half with a pair of losses and falling into a first-place tie in the NFC East with Dallas, it’s understandable why Big Blue fans would focus on the negative right now.
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hand Eli Manning and the sputtering Giants a third straight loss.