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NYG 37 ATL 27

The NY Giants racked up a nice win.  You can put up an asterisk on playing vs backup Shaun Hill but it was arguably the best win of this 2014 season for the Gmen.  The Offensive Line did very well vs a very good St. Louis Defensive Line. Eli was kept clean (1 sack).  Perhaps the signature play of the entire evening was the 80 yard bomb to Odell Beckham, But OBJ put a double move...
Via Ultimate NYG
1 day ago  |  Discuss

The Lost Bowl Game: Black College Football's Championship Trial

By Steven J. GaitherFor all the excitement of the 2014 season, HBCU football ended pretty predictably in this year at the FCS level. The SWAC played its championship game (won by Alcorn State) and the MEAC bowed out in the first round of the FCS playoffs. Pretty much, the same way things have gone since Y2K.As such, many people are calling for a national black championship system...
Via HBCU Gameday
11 days ago  |  Discuss

Carson: Hall of Fame career not worth concussion problems

via Bleacher Report Harry Carson had one of those professional football careers that end up in Canton, Ohio as a member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame.  Carson played linebacker for the New York Giants between 1976 and 1988.  He was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2006. In an interview with Penn State radio, the legendary linebacker admitted that he wouldn...
Via Down and Distance
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Giants: The 5 Greatest Players of All Time

It is clear which New York team is the class of the Big Apple, and no it's not the Jets. Big Blue have had something that their New York counterparts have lacked for a long time, and that is consistency. The Giants are four-time Super Bowl champions, as well as capturing four NFL titles. Players like newly inducted Hall of Fame inductee Michael Strahan and fellow Hall member Harry...
Via Football Nation
August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

HBCU Players In The Hall (Of Fame)

Jerry Rice is one of over two dozen HBCU alumni in the Pro Football Hall of Fame. (SFGate.com)This weekend, three players from HBCUs will be inducted to the Pro Football Hall of Fame. The addition of Tennessee State's Claude Humphrey, Southern's Aeneas Williams and Texas Southern's Michael Strahan will bring the number of HBCU alumni in the Hall of Fame to 28. Here's a complete list...
Via HBCU Gameday
August 01, 2014  |  Discuss

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...
Via Pro Football Spot
July 15, 2014  |  Discuss

The Innovations of the New York Giants

In the 94-year history of the NFL, which has seen the league grow from a fringe organization within the professional sports world into the biggest and most powerful entity, there have been quite a few flagship franchises. The Pittsburgh Steelers have more Super Bowl victories than any other organization; the Green Bay Packers are the residents of Titletown, USA thanks to their record...
Via The Sports Post
May 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Friday Night's Draft Coverage Sheds Light On Shortage of HBCU Pro Talent

Southern alum Aeneas Williams announced the Arizona Cardinals 2013 NFL Draft pick. After a silent night in the first round of the NFL Draft, HBCU players took center stage in the second round on Friday night. Four ex-HBCU stars made their way to the podium with commissioner Roger Godell...only none of them will be suiting up for the 2014 NFL season. For the second time in three...
Via HBCU Gameday
May 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Sam deserves a compliment from NFL Hall of Famers for revealing his sexual orientation

As the 2014 NFL Draft is near, an All-American defensive end Michael Sam obtains a plenty of supports and praises from the NFL Hall of Famers for revealing his sexuality orientation. During the interview with the ESPN’s “Outside the Lines” few months ago, Sam proudly and openly admitted that he is gay, which is why the NFL Hall of Famers admires him very much. A Hall of Fame...
Via Total Sports Live
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

By The Numbers: Best #53 in NFL History

Part four in our likely several year long series of the best players in NFL history by Numbers. So far, we’ve hit three: #25 – Fred Biletnikhoff #80 – Jerry Rice #81 – “Night Train” Lane (with TO a close second, and Calvin Johnson closing quickly) The next number up is #53–linebackers and linemen (primarily centers). Harry Carson – New York Giants – The Hall of...
Via Zone Blitz
March 02, 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...
Via cover32 - Giants
January 24, 2014  |  Discuss
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