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Former Giants linebacker Carl Banks addresses latest NFL lawsuit

The NFL is under attack once again as a new lawsuit claims team medical staffs were “unethically (substituting) pain medications for proper health care to keep the NFL’s tsunami of dollars flowing.” However, former New York Giants linebacker says he never received painkillers during his 12-year NFL career. “I never took a shot as a professional athlete ever,” he told the...
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May 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Carl Banks on lawsuits: It’s open season on the NFL

As he sees some of his fellow former players suing the NFL over painkillers, after thousands of his fellow former players sued the NFL over concussions, Carl Banks believes litigation is far from over. Banks, a former Pro Bowl linebacker who won two Super Bowl rings with the Giants, says he sees more former players getting involved in lawsuits against the NFL. “It’s open season...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Carl Banks Not Pleased People Comparing Clowney to Lawrence Taylor

If Clowney had a career that mirrored Carl Banks that would very good. Honestly, I haven’t heard anyone compare Clowney to Lawrence Taylor, but Banks has and he isn’t happy about it. “No. 1, you’re stepping over a lot of great defensive ends,”Banks told ESPN’s Ashley Fox on Wednesday. “They should hope he’s as good as a Richard Dent, Neil Smith, Bruce Smith or Charles...
Via BlackSportsOnline
April 11, 2014  |  Discuss

The New England Patriots need an outside linebacker

The Bill Belichick 3-4 defense was defined by the outside linebackers on the New York Giants teams of the 1980s in Lawrence Taylor and Carl Banks and the early 2000s New England Patriots with Willie McGinest and Mike Vrabel. Having moved to more of a 4-3 personnel grouping after the epic collapses on defense in the playoffs following the 2009 and 2010 seasons, the Patriots fierce...
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April 01, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Giants: 5 Biggest Draft Day Regrets in Franchise History

The New York Giants have had quite a bit of success when it comes to make solid draft choices.Lawrence Taylor, Carl Banks, Phil Simms, Tiki Barber and Mark Bavaro. The brass in New York sure know what they are doing when Hall of Fame players and solid offensive and defensive linemen are involved.Then there are the draft picks this team wants tp forget. Not every franchise is perfect...
Via Football Nation
March 19, 2014  |  Discuss

Where are they now?: New York Giants tight end Howard Cross

Most New York Giants fans know Howard Cross. But unlike many Big Blue greats, he isn’t known only for his performance on the gridiron—especially among younger fans. While the Alabama alum ranks among the franchise’s all-time great tight ends, Cross’ may be most familiar to newer Giants fans because of the work he does as a sideline reporter during radio broadcasts. His voice...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Carl Banks would never say someone on the Giants quit...unless they're former Giant Corey Webster

Carl Banks, you know, called the NY Giants a bunch of non-tough guy pacifists after their blowout loss to Carolina last year but, you know, after feeling heat from the team, Banks called out translator/interpreters Tara Sullivan (sports columnist for The Record), Mike Francesa, and, you know, Francesa's producer Bryan Monzó for saying that he declared that the Giants had quit...
Via Bob's Blitz
February 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Did Corey Webster quit on Giants during 2013 season?

Last week, New York Giants radio analyst Carl Banks, and Bleacher Report’s Pat Trania had a discussion on Twitter that centered on the injury “status” that plagued cornerback Corey Webster throughout 2013. Webster, who had his 2014 contract voided by the New York Giants on Friday, was active in only four of sixteen games for Big Blue while purportedly battling groin, hip and...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

STYLE: Starter Pop-Up Shop In Times Square

Guess what backpackers, Starter is making a huge comeback! Yes, it will be easier to get your hands on one of those famous satin Starter jackets. The iconic brand is looking to take over the streetwear game once again, like they did in the late 80′s and 90′s. With the assistance of former NY Giants LB Carl Banks, Starter has revamped themselves with all-new hip modern pieces...
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February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Rebuilding the New York Giants: A look at the linebackers

Linebacker play was synonomous with the New York Giants defense going back to when Sam Huff made life miserable for Jim Brown in the 1950’s and 1960’s. Even in the team’s “Wilderness Years”, the G-men had Brad Van Pelt, Brian Kelley and Harry Carson in the fold. When Lawrence Taylor came along in 1981, the linebacking position was forever transformed. LT was unique in...
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January 24, 2014  |  Discuss

STARTER DESIGNS LIMITED-EDITION “WHITE CHRISTMAS” JACKETS FOR BROOKLYN NETS & NEW YORK KNICKS

Starter Jackets made a much-anticipated comeback this year. The sought after sartorial treasures returned with the help of New York Giants legend and President of G-III Sports, Carl Banks. He joined forces with Iconix Brand to reintroduce the iconic, old-school outerwear. The classic satin designs have received a modern overhaul and are offered for a range sports teams. To add an...
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December 19, 2013  |  Discuss

Mike Francesa would never use foul language with any of his wives, and wouldn't use the C-Word at all

We love the word ****. And all the while Mike Francesa was talking semantics with Carl Banks and the 'Q' word -- we were thinking about the words you just don't ever use. **** isn't one of those words. Love the ****. Mike doesn't. He would never, ever swear at any of his wives. Past, present, or future. **Follow us on Twitter, View via Our Mobile Site, or...
Via Bob's Blitz
October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Here's Banks Calling out Mike Francesa & His Producer for Telling Eli Manning Carl Said the Giants Quit

Carl Banks, you know, called the NY Giants a bunch of non-tough guy pacifists after their blowout loss to Carolina but, you know, after feeling heat from the team, Banks called out translator/interpreters Tara Sullivan (sports columnist for The Record), Mike Francesa, and, you know, Francesa's producer Bryan Monzó for saying that he declared that the Giants had quit. Later...
Via Bob's Blitz
September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Here's Francesa Rebuking Banks for Getting Pissed Mike Told Manning That Carl Said the Giants Quit

Mike Francesa rebuking Carl Banks for getting pissed that Mike told Eli Manning that Carl said that the Giants quit in Carolina and then Francesa's producer Bryan Monzó didn't inform Francesa that Banks wanted a retraction. As of post time, WFAN has lost the tape of Banks on J&E this A.M. **Follow us on Twitter, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return to BobsBlitz.comFollow...
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September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Here's Mike Francesa telling Eli Manning that Carl Banks said the Giants Quit in Carolina

Mike Francesa telling Eli Manning that Carl Banks said the Giants Quit in Carolina **Follow us on Twitter, View via Our Mobile Site, or Return to BobsBlitz.comFollow us on Twitter. Subscribe or Return to Bob's Blitz.
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September 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Antrel Rolle goes on a radio rant

During his weekly interview with 660 WFAN in New York,  Giants safety Antrel Rolle went on a rant after this past Sunday’s blowout loss to the Panthers. Rolle on Sunday: "Just a complete and total letdown." — Ebenezer Samuel (@ebenezersamuel) September 24, 2013 Rolle asks for "more fight, more dog". — Ebenezer Samuel (@ebenezersamuel) September 24, 2013...
Via Pro Football Zone
September 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Smoot – RGIII is a brat & Shanahan is a red lobster

It’s been one of hell of a day with former NFL players bashing their former teams. First you had Carl Banks ripping the New York Giants a new one for not having any pride. Now you’ve got Fred Smoot calling out Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan and star quarterback Robert Griffin III. Smoot was on 106.7 the Fan in D.C. today and just went absolutely off, the quotes...
Via My Sports Rumors
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Smooth – RGIII is a brat & Shanahan is a red lobster

It’s been one of hell of a day with former NFL players bashing their former teams. First you had Carl Banks ripping the New York Giants a new one for not having any pride. Now you’ve got Fred Smoot calling out Washington Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan and star quarterback Robert Griffin III. Smoot was on 106.7 the Fan in D.C. today and just went absolutely off, the quotes...
Via My Sports Rumors
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Carl Banks says he never said the Giants lacked chemistry

Former Giants great Carl Banks ripped his former team on 660 WFAN today and some local beat writers thought he was saying they lacked chemistry. Banks went on Twitter and made it clear that he never questioned their chemistry. @ConorTOrr there is nowhere you will see me "quoted" discussing giants locker room chemistry. Here is the link. http://t.co/wOcoL9vNB8 — Carl Banks...
Via Pro Football Zone
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Coughlin doesn’t like that Carl Banks accused the Giants of quiting

Giants head coach Tom Coughlin told the media today that he doesn’t like that Carl Banks claimed that his team quit during Sunday’s loss to the Panthers, according to Conor Torr of the Newark Star-Ledger. Coughlin took issue with Banks saying his team quit. Also flat-out denied chemistry issues twice. I’m not sure how Coughlin doesn’t see that his team quit after getting...
Via Pro Football Zone
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Carl Banks: Giants hate themselves

The sky if falling in East Rutherford, NJ, and as we talked about earlier, it isn’t the guys wearing green and white that have the issues. The New York Giants are getting hammered by the media, and former players are…Read more →
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September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Carl Banks: The 'scary' Giants 'don't like each other'

After what was virtually a 60-minute beat down of the New York Giants by the Carolina Panthers Sunday, one former Giants great called the team "scary."  And not in a good way. Former Giants linebacker Carl Banks, a part of the Giants' radio broadcast team, spoke with WFAN on Monday and didn’t hold back when reflecting on what he saw while Big Blue was embarrassed...
Via The Other Paper
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Carl Banks blasts the Giants

Former Giants great Carl Banks went on WFAN 660 in New York today and discussed the “:scary” state of their situation. Banks implied that his former team has chemistry issues within their locker room. “They don’t like each other. They don’t want to fight for each other,” said Banks via Ralph Vacchiano of the NY Daily News. Banks was disturbed with how the Giants let themselves...
Via Pro Football Zone
September 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Sounds like Jason Pierre-Paul, Victor Cruz could be ready for week one

According to Ralph Vacchiano of the NY Daily News,  Carl Banks has been hearing that Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz and defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul could be ready for next week’s opener against the Cowboys. On @WFAN660 just now, @CarlBanksGIII said he's hearing Victor Cruz and JPP will be "ready and available" for the opener. #NYG — Ralph Vacchiano (@RVacchianoNYDN...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 30, 2013  |  Discuss

'No Name' linebacker group ready to lead Giants

Over the years, the New York Giants have been blessed with great linebackers. Guys like Sam Huff, Lawrence Taylor, Harry Carson, Carl Banks, Pepper Johnson and Jesse Armstead earned multiple Pro Bowl selections holding down the linebacker spot for the Giants. But, as the 2013 season approaches and with the preseason opener set for Saturday in Pittsburgh, the Giants are featuring...
Via Fox Sports
August 04, 2013  |  Discuss
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