Podcast: Carl Banks — Jerell Adams A Sleeper For Giants

Latest “Big Blue chat is available, more headlines Carl Banks dropped by the “Big Blue Chat” podcast on Tuesday to talk New York Giants with Pat Traina (Inside Football) and myself. Banks named second-year tight end Jerell Adams as his “sleeper” for the Giants during the upcoming season. Adams, a sixth-round pick in 2016, caught 16 passes last season, but played only 19...
Via Big Blue View
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Linebackers that could make the New York Giants break a 33-year drought

It has been well documented that the New York Giants have not drafted a linebacker since they selected Carl Banks 3rd overall in the 1984 NFL draft. Banks went on to have a successful Giants tenure, helping the team win two Super Bowls. 33 years later, the question that looms every draft season remains, will this year be the year the Giants select a linebacker in the first round...
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Ex-Giant Carl Banks fires back at Mike Francesa Super Bowl XXI criticism

Francesa thinks Banks had a dominant game because Lawrence Taylor was on the field. Giants legend Carl Banks will be remembered for an incredible performance at Super Bowl XXI in a win over the Denver Broncos: He amassed 10 solo tackles and made a game-changing play to stop Sammy Winder as the Giants prevented the Broncos from scoring at...
February 02, 2016  |  Discuss

Giants announcer drops birthday cake meant for Carl Banks on air (VIDEO)

Bob Papa, the New York Giants broadcaster calling the "Snoopy Bowl" game against the Jets Saturday night, should have been called for a personal foul after the analyst dropped a birthday cake meant for Carl Banks live on the air. The former Giants linebacker, who turned 53 on Saturday, was about to receive a cake baked by the the production staff when Papa coughed up the frosted...
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August 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Bob Papa drops the birthday cake for Carl Banks

During Saturday’s annual New York Jets-New York Giants preseason game, G-Men voice Bob Papa noted analyst Carl Banks’ birthday on the air. Now you could celebrate by having on-air graphic saying, “HAPPY BIRTHDAY, CARL” or by just stating it during a dead moment during the game. But not this year. Bob decided to bring out a cake for Carl and you can pretty much guess where...
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August 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Carl Banks says Giants 'have to plan season' without DE Jason Pierre-Paul

Former New York Giants linebacker Car Banks talked about several aspects of the defense and when to needle spun to defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul, he didn't sugarcoat the situation. “If he’s not in camp, then I guess you can’t have any expectations,” Banks said, via the New York Post. “You have to plan your season without him. Even if he was there, fully healthy...
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August 14, 2015  |  Discuss

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