Zak DeOssie palmed the football and wouldn’t let go.
He walked over to the officials to confirm that it really was a fumble and that the Giants really had just recovered the ball on the Vikings’ 3-yard line.
For a team this unaccustomed to having a break go their way the whole process – capitalizing on an opponent’s mistake finding momentum energizing the sideline – seemed...
The New York Giants have signed long-snapper Zak DeOssie to a three-year $3.45 million extension with $900,000 guaranteed.
DeOssie was drafted in the fourth round of the 2007 draft and has been their long-snapper ever since. He was brought in as a linebacker, but since 2010 he’s been primarily working as a snapper.
People often don’t realize how important a good snapper is...
Hot News for LB Zak DeOssie
The Super Bowl started with a rare NFC loss.
The New York Giants lost the pregame coin toss Sunday, ending a streak of 14 straight coin-flip wins by the National Football Conference in the title game. Special teams captain Zak DeOssie called tails - as he has all season - referee John Parry flipped the coin and it landed heads.
The New England Patriots deferred to the second half...
Via AP on Fox
February 05, 2012
INDIANAPOLIS — Zak DeOssie, the Giants’ long-snapper and special teams captain, will get the honor of calling the coin toss Sunday for Super Bowl XLVI. DeOssie always calls tails.
Given Tom Coughlin’s history, if the Giants — who get to make the call because they are designated as the road team...
By John Freidah
Former Brown University football star Zak DeOssie, now a long snapper with the Giants, loves Providence and Rhode Island, but is firm in his allegiance to the New York team which drafted him in 2007. He is the son of former NFL linebacker Steve DeOssie and the two hold the distinction of being the only father-son duo to win Super Bowls with the same Giant franchise...
The Super Bowl will start with referee John Parry displaying both sides of a special commemorative coin, then asking Giants special teams captain Zak DeOssie to make a one-word choice.
He'll call tails, and the 46th title game between New York and New England will be under way on Sunday at Lucas Oil Stadium.
It'll be a special moment for DeOssie, who's under no pressure...
Via AP on Fox
February 02, 2012
Justin Tuck, Brandon Jacobs, Chris Snee still out
Also, praise for DeOssie replacement Jim Cordle
Also, more Giants and Cardinals injury updates