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PFS Mount Rushmore Series : New York Giants

Since the New York Giants inaugural season in 1925, the franchise has won four NFL titles, 14 NFL Eastern Conference titles, four Super Bowls, five NFC Championships and has produced over 20 players in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. A team with such a long and storied history as the Giants make it nearly impossible to pick just four players to represent the franchise in our Mount...
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July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Harry Carson will announce the Giants 2nd round pick

Hall of Fame linebacker Harry Carson will announce the Giants second round pick in next week’s draft. Former Giant Harry Carson will announce Giants' second-round pick. No, that doesn't make the second round must-see-TV… — Ebenezer Samuel (@ebenezersamuel) May 1, 2014 Carson was a fourth round pick of the Giants back in 1976.   Need NFL Tickets? Loading...
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May 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Come Meet Giants Great Harry Carson Next Wednesday at iPlay America in Freehold NJ

Can you believe it has been twenty five years since Harry Carson retired from the NFL? It's true -- and he's celebrating in Jersey next week. Freehold, NJ -- October 24, 2013 NY Giants Linebacker and Hall of Fame legend, Harry Carson, will be celebrating 25 years of his retirement from the NFL at City Square Bar & Grille located inside iPlay America entertainment complex...
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October 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Harry Carson Says NFL Players Didn’t Know Long-Term Danger of Concussions, Won’t Let Grandson Play Football

Former San Diego Chargers defensive back Paul Oliver died Sept. 25 of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. That evening, Hall of Famer Harry Carson spoke at a WGBH event previewing PBS’ new Frontline film, League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis, which documents the NFL’s neglect on concussion issues over the last two decades. Carson, a former New York Giants linebacker, linked...
Via NESN.com
October 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Harry Carson would never have played football knowing what he knows now

Former New York Giants linebacker Harry Carson looks back on his successful NFL career and admits that he wouldn’t have played football if he knew what kind of effects it would have on him later on down the road.“From a physical risk standpoint, I knew that you could get hurt physically and I assumed that risk,” said Carson, per CBS New York. “But from a neurological risk...
Via Giants Football Today
October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Harry Carson: “Knowing what I know now, I would never have played football”

Former New York Giants linebacker Harry Carson looks back on his successful NFL career and admits that he wouldn’t have played football if he knew what kind of effects it would have on him later on down the road. “From a physical risk standpoint, I knew that you could get hurt physically and I assumed that risk,” said Carson, per CBS New York. “But from a neurological risk...
Via Pro Football Zone
October 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Giants great Harry Carson on NFL career: 'It's not really worth it'

Legendary New York Giants linebacker Harry Carson is the latest former NFL player to come out against the consequences of a career in football.  In an interview with Dr. Max Gomez of CBS News New York, the 58-year old Carson made the startling confession that the fame and success that came with an NFL career wasn't worth the risk. "Knowing what I know now," the Hall...
Via The Other Paper
May 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Dems recruiting former Giant Carson for House bid

House Democrats are recruiting Hall of Fame football player Harry Carson to run for a House seat from New Jersey. A congressional source says the former New York Giants linebacker would challenge five-term Republican Rep. Scott Garrett in a northern New Jersey district. The official spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss private conversations. The 58-year-old Carson says he...
Via AP on Fox
February 08, 2012  |  Discuss

Carson considering run for Congress

Hall of Famer and former New York Giants linebacker Harry Carson says he's considering a run for Congress in New Jersey. Reached by phone, Carson recently told The Associated Press he hasn't made a definitive decision yet but is thinking about it. He lives in Franklin Lakes. Carson spent his entire professional career, from 1976 to 1988, with the Giants. Carson could afford...
Via AP on Fox
January 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Ex-NY Giants linebacker considers run for Congress

Hall of Famer and former New York Giants linebacker Harry Carson says he's considering a run for Congress in New Jersey. Reached by phone, Carson recently told The Associated Press he hasn't made a definitive decision yet but is thinking about it. He lives in Franklin Lakes. Carson spent his entire professional career, from 1976 to 1988, with the Giants. Carson could afford...
Via AP on Fox
January 02, 2012  |  Discuss
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