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Osi Umenyiora said last week that there are things that Patriots tackle Matt Light does that just get under his skin. But overall, Justin Tuck said, the Patriots are not a dirty unit.
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After skipping out on a mandatory media session, the Giants' Osi Umenyiora now finds his wallet $20,000 lighter.
INDIANAPOLIS -- New York Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora has been fined $20,000 by the NFL for missing a mandatory Super Bowl media session Wednesday morning. The NFL announced the fine less than two hours after the Giants wrapped up their 45-minute session. Umenyiora was supposed to be sitting at a riser answering questions, but he never showed up. The rest of the Giants players...
The NFL has fined Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora $20,000 for missing Wednesday morning's mandatory media session, the NFL Network reported.
It is unclear why the 30-year-old was absent from the meeting with reporters. Umenyiora was present for a team meeting later in the day.
Umenyiora, a Pro Bowler in 2005 and 2007, was a key factor in the Giants' Super Bowl XLII upset...
Select Giants players met with media for hour a day after hour-long media day session
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…
'We just wanted to come in here, have our mind focused on playing a great football game and not get caught up in all the hoopla around the game,' Justin Tuck says
Osi Umenyiora was a no-show during the New York Giants' media availability on Wednesday morning and was fined $20,000 by the NFL.
He is the big Giant who almost didn’t make it back to a game like this against the Patriots. His season ends in Indianapolis, all right. But it started for Osi Umenyiora with a nasty contract beef that reached the point where the Giants gave Umenyiora’s agent permission to shop his man around the league.
By Paul KenyonINDIANAPOLIS _ Finding controversy has been difficult thus far at Super Bowl XLVI, so much so that any difference of opinion between the teams draws interest. So it was that Giants' defensive end Osi Umenyiora was pushed a bit on his feelings on Tuesday about Patriots' tackle Matt Light, the man he will go against on Sunday.
The two have had issues in the past...
INDIANAPOLIS - Before the 2011 season, two-time All-Pro defensive end Osi Umenyiora asked the New York Giants to choose between two options: Pay me or trade me.
The Giants, with Umenyiora under contract, elected to keep him, and he swallowed his pride and performed at a high level.
Sound familiar, Bears fans?
It should, because of three-time All-Pro linebacker Lance Briggs....
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) - A Super Bowl mistake cost Osi Umenyiora roughly the price of a championship ring.The Giants defensive end was fined $20,000 by the NFL on Wednesday, a few hours after he missed a mandatory morning media session."I misunderstood the schedule," Umenyiora said in a statement released by the ...
Osi Umenyiora technically is behind Jason Pierre-Paul on the Giants’ depth chart, but rest assured the TV cameras will zero in on this matchup when Umenyiora is on the field— which will be often. That’s because he and Matt Light don’t like each other, as the veteran Giant...
INDIANAPOLIS — Osi Umenyiora couldn’t play on a high ankle sprain, and he doubts Patriots star tight end Rob Gronkowski can do it, either.
Umenyiora missed four straight games this season after suffering a similar injury against the Saints, and he admits he wasn’t at full strength even after...
Five former Giants champions — Harry Carson and George Martin (Super Bowl XXI), Sean Landeta and Leonard Marshall (XXI and XXV), and Justin Tuck (XLII) — sat down with Post columnist Steve Serby last week for an exclusive Super Bowl Giants Round Table Q&A at the Timex Performance Center.