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NFC East still wide open after Week 8

Despite the obvious overall lack of quality within this year’s edition of the NFC East, the NFL’s weakest division has once again provided some of the most intriguing storylines from Week 8, not surprising considering that halfway through the season there remains no clear-cut leader. After an extremely concerning 0-6 start to the regular season, the New York Giants (2-6) won...

Giants WR Cruz leaves with neck injury, returns

New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz briefly left Sunday's game against Philadelphia and needed X-rays on his neck. But he returned to the field in the fourth quarter. Cruz left in the third quarter with New York leading the Eagles 12-0. Cruz had five catches for 64 yards. He appeared to be hurt when he was slammed to the ground after a catch. Cruz is New York's top...

Andre Brown expects to play week 10

New York Giants running back Andre Brown expects to play when the Giants face off against the Raiders in two weeks. RB Andre Brown says he feels “great”, is “ready to go,” and expects to play in two weeks against the Raiders. #NYG — Ralph Vacchiano (@RVacchianoNYDN) October 28, 2013 Getting Brown back will be a nice lift for the Giants. Peyton Hillis and Brandon Jacobs...

GM Jerry Reese believes Giants can right the ship

General manager Jerry Reese gave a strong indication that Tom Coughlin is going to remain the New York Giants coach next year despite a 2-6 record that puts them in danger of missing the playoffs for the fourth time in five seasons. Speaking at a press conference Tuesday during the Giants' bye week, Reese said the 67-year-old Coughlin is an outstanding coach who has kept the...

Coughlin’s suggestion for those who think he’s too old to coach

Tom Coughlin has a suggestion to those who might wonder if, at 67, he might be getting too old to continue as head coach of the Giants, who are 2-6 at midseason: Why don’t you see if you can keep up with me? “You know, if you pin me down on it and I really knew that [questions about his age] was taking place, I probably would say, ‘Come on out here and get with me at five...

Should Giants Target A QB In Early Rounds Of NFL Draft (Again)?

As the G-Men have struggled to a 2-6 record this year, a lot has been made about both Eli Manning and Tom Coughlin, and whether they should remain with the New York Giants. Both have been in this situation before, and twice they've answered with a championship season.However, this season is a bit different for a variety of reasons. The biggest concerns have been age and lack...

Reese credits Tom Coughlin with team's refusal to give up

As Jerry Reese surveyed the damage from the Giants’ 0-6 start — a disaster he never saw coming — he stubbornly tried to look at the bright side. And there was always a bright side, even before two straight wins gave his team a soft landing on the way into the bye. What he saw, as the losses piled up, was a team that wouldn’t fracture, a team that refused to quit and a team...

Hakeem Nicks stays put at trade deadline

There was a time when Hakeem Nicks looked like he may be a huge part of the Giants offense for many years to come. In 2010 and 2011 he grabbed 70+ balls for 1000+ yards. But since then, injuries and personal issues have greatly disrupted his production. Because of his struggles, coupled with the fact he is in the final year of his contract, many around the league...

Giants beat Eagles on 5 FGs

The New York Giants went from 0-6 to right in the middle of the NFC East race in six days. Josh Brown kicked a career-high five field goals, Eli Manning played error-free and the Giants beat Philadelphia 15-7 Sunday. With Dallas losing to Detroit, the Giants (2-6) are just two games behind the Cowboys (4-4) in the NFL's weakest division. "We still believe," Manning...

Terrell Thomas NFC Defensive Player of the Week

I won't get too over my head here, but Giants defense over the last 2 games - which has not given up a touchdown - has me reminiscing over LT and the Big Blue Wrecking Crew... (important note: I dream big) Only in 2013, it's Jon Beason, Antrel Rolle, and, potentially, a Comeback Player of the Year nominee, AND Week 8's NFC Defensive Player of the Week,Terrell...

Giants fan trolls the Eagles with a custom jersey (Photo)

License Plate Guy is well known Giants fan that attends all of their home and away games. LPG was at the Linc on Sunday and wore this hybrid Giants/Eagles jersey to troll everyone.   [ Next Impulse Sports ] Need NFL Tickets? Loading... ZergNet The post Giants fan trolls the Eagles with a custom jersey (Photo) appeared first on Pro Football Zone.

Victor Cruz (neck) leaves Giants' game, gets X-rays

Just when things started to turn around for the New York Giants, they have suffered another key injury. Victor Cruz left Sunday's game in the third quarter in Philadelphia with a neck injury. He went to the locker room immediately to undergo x-rays.

New York Giants Continue Winning Ways, 15-7 Over Eagles

For the 2nd consecutive week, the New York Giants won a football game by defeating the Philadelphia Eagles 15-7. Also, for the 2nd consecutive week, the Giants played against a team without their #1 Quarterback for the entire game. Last week, the Giants manhandled the Vikings mostly because Josh Freeman was forced into the starting role too soon. This week, an unhealthy Michael Vick...

Giants Defense Key to Victories

Yes, it comes with a caveat that the last two opponents that Big Blue has faced are the Vikings (who started a newly acquired Josh Freeman a week and a half after signing him) and the Eagles (who sacrificed Mike Vick's hamstring to the football gods and played Matt Barkley as penance) but the Giants defense has looked incredibly good over the past couple of weeks. So good...

New York Giants at Philadelphia Eagles: Five Things We Learned

The New York Giants defeated the Philadelphia Eagles 15-7 on Sunday to continue their modest two-game winning streak after starting the season with a disastrous 0-6 record.Ironically, both teams are still in the hunt for the NFC East title, as the division-leading Dallas Cowboys stumbled to a heartbreaking road loss to the Detroit Lions in the final moments of the game. Here are...
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