Found January 06, 2012 on
NBC San Diego:
Justin Tuck summed up the thoughts of a lot of observers when he spoke to the media on Thursday afternoon.
"We can definitely make a lot of noise in this run," Tuck said. "We’re only going to go as far as our quarterback and our defensive line take us."
There's been a groundswell of belief that wins over the Jets and Cowboys have positioned the Giants for a run at a Super Bowl title, a feeling that Tuck's teammate Mathias Kiwanuka is pushing in a style Rex Ryan would appreciate.
It all feels a bit premature, especially with three teams that beat the Giants ahead of them in the playoffs and some serious flaws that have hampered the team all season.
But they do have those two things that Tuck mentioned and you can't really scoff at either one. While Eli Manning's presence is negated in some measure by the presence of guys like Drew Brees and Aaron Rodgers, there's no denying that the potential of the Giants pass rush is something that can carr...
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Justin Tuck may not be completely healthy after all. The New York Giants defensive end sat out practice on Friday while his teammates worked out.
Tom Coughlin said Tuck was just sore and it isn't a concern. The Giants head coach said Tuck was listed as "probable" for Sunday's NFC wild card game against the Atlanta Falcons.
It was the first time Tuck sat out...
Justin Tuck might think they are "dirtbags" for their style of play, but the Falcons offensive line is offering no apologies.
Atlanta tackles Will Svitek and Tyson Clabo defended themselves Wednesday after Tuck, whom they face Sunday when the Giants play host to an NFC wild-card game at MetLife Stadium, became the latest NFL defensive lineman to accuse the Falcons of crossing...
Justin Tuck was in violation of the Rolle Doctrine Friday.
Tom Coughlin is such a man of stability, such a preacher of rigidity and routine, that you'd expect him to treat this week and this game like any of the previous 16. The next game may be the most important, but it's no more important than the one before or after it.
New York Giants defensive end Justin Tuck was held out of practice on Friday because a shoulder injury he aggravated against the Cowboys last Sunday. Giants head coach Tom Coughlin said he’s just sore and there’s nothing to be concerned about.
Tuck’s been officially listed as probable for Sunday’s game against the Falcons.
Giants tight end Jake Ballard will play this...
He has been here, done that, but it never gets old for coach Tom Coughlin.
It has been two long years since the Giants maneuvered their way into the playoffs and, despite needing a late charge to barely get in at 9-7, they believe they can stay a while. The...
Giants defensive end Justin Tuck added some spice to the wild card playoffs by ripping the Falcons’ offensive line as “dirtbags.” One of those Falcons linemen, Will Svitek, responded by saying the Falcons don’t do anything differently from any other team. Although Tuck isn’t alone in calling out the Falcons’ line — defensive linemen from…
Jake Ballard practiced for a third straight day on Friday, and he reiterated that he “absolutely” will play on Sunday, and Tom Coughlin said he was “very optimistic” about the second-year tight end’s chances of being on the field.
The look of excitement and the eagerness in his voice gave Tom Coughlin away. It's playoff time, and he loves it that his New York Giants are back in contention after missing out the last two years. Just as spirited is Denver cornerback Champ Bailey. And Pittsburgh nose tackle Casey ...
Both Giants, Falcons have ties to Boston College, including Tom Coughlin
The look of excitement and the eagerness in his voice gave Tom Coughlin away. It's playoff time, and he loves it that his New York Giants are back in contention after missing out the last two years.Just as spirited is Denver cornerback Champ Bailey. And Pittsburgh nose tackle Casey Hampton.Their ...
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