Rex Ryan once went to jail for fighting with brother Rob

Buddy Ryan was threw a punch on the sidelines at Kevin Gilbride. It's safe to say the apples don't fall far from the tree. New Bills coach Rex Ryan and his twin brother Rob, defensive coordinator for Saints, have always proclaimed to be very close. Though they've never coached together, their relationship has always been something that's intrigued NFL fans since their father was...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

Learning curve less steep for Giants on offense

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) The learning curve. New York Giants players on offense talked about it all of last year, their first season under new coordinator Ben McAdoo. His variation of the West Coast offense was vastly different from the attacks of previous years under Kevin Gilbride, head coach Tom Coughlin's long-time assistant. The results were, well, inconsistent. Odell Beckham...
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16 days ago  |  Discuss

Why the Giants Will Have an Elite Offense this Sea

Last season, the Giants offense took a huge step forward from the season prior. In 2013, the offense ranked 28th in the league in total offense with the 3rd worst run game and averaged a measly 18.4 points per game. However, with the change in offensive scheme from former offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride to a fresh face in Ben McAdoo, offensive production improved greatly improved...
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April 25, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Giants: The Team's 2014 Final Report Card

After going 7-9 in 2013, the New York Giants made major changes to the roster, replaced a retiring offensive coordinator in Kevin Gilbride with Ben McAdoo and drafted a speedy receiver name Odell Beckham, Jr.For the many changes this team made in 2014, the Giants still posted a 6-10 record and missed the playoffs again. That is five times in the last six years – off you are playing...
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January 28, 2015  |  Discuss

The Palmieri Factor

At the end of the 2013 season, we asked for 3 coaches to be replaced.  They were OC Kevin Gilbride, ST Tom Quinn and Strength and Conditioning Coach Jerry Palmieri.  Palmieri has been with Coughlin since … Jacksonville.  While there is obviously something said to be for experience, there is also a lot to be said for using 21st Century training techniques.  We blogged about...
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September 17, 2014  |  Discuss

New Giants' offense still a work in progress

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) New York Giants offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo probably would not like to take a long ride with co-owner John Mara these days. It was Mara who proclaimed the Giants' offense broken after Eli Manning had his worst season in 2013, and the fallout led to the retirement of long-time offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride and the hiring of the 37-year-old McAdoo...
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August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Rueben Randle’s Performance Is Key To The Giants Returning To The Playoffs

Rueben Randle will play huge role in Giants’ 2014 season – Mandatory Credit: Al Bello/Getty Images via Heading into the 2013 season, one of the big question marks for the New York Giants was the health of Hakeem Nicks. In 2012, Nicks missed several games due to injury and never looked completely healthy when he did play. The domino effect of all of this was Victor Cruz...
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August 08, 2014  |  Discuss

How Much Could the Seahawks be Impacted by New NFL Rules?

It not a secret that the Seattle Seahawks bend the rules on the defensive side of the ball, especially down the field in the passing game. They are among the most physical defenses in the NFL. And it has paid off a great deal since the Legion of Boom became a thing. While not necessarily focusing on Seattle’s down-field tactics, the NFL is implementing new rules as it relates...
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August 07, 2014  |  Discuss

The top 5 storylines to watch this preseason

The Hall of Fame Game was fun, sure. But tomorrow the preseason begins in earnest with six games, and the other 30 teams playing over the next three days. Here are the top storylines we’ll be watching during August football. Quickly, you’ll notice a certain position that’s pretty important… 1. What is a Johnny Manziel? Everything new head coach Mike Pettine has said throughout...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

The top 5 storylines to watch this preseason

The Hall of Fame Game was fun, sure. But tomorrow the preseason begins in earnest with six games, and the other 30 teams playing over the next three days. Here are the top storylines we’ll be watching during August football. Quickly, you’ll notice a certain position that’s pretty important… 1. What is a Johnny Manziel? Everything new head coach Mike Pettine has said throughout...
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August 06, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Giants: Eli Manning’s Goal is 70% Completion Pecentage

New York Giants’ quarterback Eli Manning isn’t known for his accuracy, but that might change following the 2014 season. With Ben McAdoo taking over the reigns of the offense from Kevin Gilbride and Danny Langsdorf taking over as the new quarterbacks coach, Manning has a chance to thrive in the team’s new system. Langsdorf told reporters that he’s set a lofty goal for Manning...
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July 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Rumors: Eli Manning says new offense has 're-energized me'

The Giants' offense was abysmal last year. Offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride retired this offseason after spending ten seasons with the team. In turn, this move has caused Eli Manning and the rest of the offense to have to learn a new system. However, despite the newness to it all, Eli Manning's excited.#94587489 / gettyimages.comManning spoke to the New York Daily News:"It...
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July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants coach Craig Johnson says team won’t use traditional fullback

It’s been known that new offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo was going to be running a scheme that’s a bit unconventional to what Giants fans have become accustomed to over the last decade with Kevin Gilbride calling the shots. But as was the case in Green Bay—where McAdoo was an assistant since 2006—the Giants will not be using the fullback in its traditional role. In response...
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July 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Offense Will Resemble the 2010 Packers Offense

When the New York Giants named Ben McAdoo as offensive coordinator in January, everyone knew the Giants offense would look significantly different than it did under the Giants previous coordinator Kevin Gilbride. McAdoo spent the last eight seasons with the Green Bay Packers. With McAdoo calling the plays, expect the Giants wide receivers to run shorter and more precise routes with...
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June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Power Rankings: New York Giants have had best offseason in NFL so far

Since the 2013 NFL season ended 10 weeks ago, every team in the NFL has made changes. Both winners and losers from last year have been busy making adjustments. Some have revamped their coaching staff. Some have turned over their roster. Some have done a little bit of both. But none, not a single one, have stood pat. During this firestorm of activity, every team believes they’ve...
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April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Giants coordinator Kevin Gilbride scoffs at idea of Eli Manning in decline

There may be some out there questioning whether or not New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is on the decline in his NFL career. Former offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride is not one of them. Posed the question on NBC Sports Network’s Pro Football Talk, Gilbride dismissed the idea that the 33-year-old gunslinger’s play might be slipping. Via Pro Football Talk: There’s been...
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April 14, 2014  |  Discuss

TE Eric Ebron Can Tranform the Giants Offense

Eric Ebron, TE out of North Carolina, is written up by  If you read what Bucky Brooks and others say about Ebron, you will have the feeling that Ebron is a raw and uneven players with strengths and weaknesses.  Wonder’s opinion is radically different. “I get more impressed by Eric Ebron every time I see him,” says the UltimateNYG Draft analyst.  “Right after...
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April 08, 2014  |  Discuss

10 Years of Coziness with Kevin Gilbride

Erin Brockovich: "I just went out there and performed sexual favors. Six hundred and thirty-four b*** j**s in five days… I'm really quite tired." Prefer he tweak than leave "@VaHeel203: @giantswfan do you think they should let gillbride go?" — GiantsWFAN (@giantswfan) December 31, 2013 KG-Eli combo NFL top 10 off for 5 of past 7 yrs w 2 SB .. 1 horrid yr (w missing...
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April 05, 2014  |  Discuss

McAdoo wants Giants to play solid, smart offense

Ben McAdoo plans to mix and match what he learned with the Green Bay Packers with parts of the Kevin Gilbride's playbook in coming up with a new offense for the New York Giants. Speaking with media on Thursday for the first time since being appointed as the Giants' offensive coordinator last month, McAdoo sounded similar to coach Tom Coughlin in stressing the importance of playing...
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February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants Give HC Tom Coughlin A One-Year Extension

Giants HC Tom Coughlin told reporters on Friday that he has agreed to one-year contract extension, per Jordan Raanan. Giants GM Jerry Reese told reporters following the season that Coughlin would be back for another season. New York replaced long-time OC Kevin Gilbride with Ben McAdoo a few months ago, so things are clearly changing in New York. Another disappointing season would...
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February 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Reasons to be hopeful about the Giants in 2014

Let’s be blunt: 2013 was a season to forget for the New York Giants. Sure, it might look nice on paper after a 7-9 finish, but everyone knows the G-Men were the furthest thing from a playoff-contending team this past year. But there is reason to be optimistic. After all, the Giants started the season losing their first six games and still managed to finish just one game below ...
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January 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Coughlin picks new QB coach, reshuffle offensive

The New York Giants have hired Danny Langsdorf as their new quarterbacks coach and re-assigned two others in a shuffling of their offensive coaches. Coach Tom Coughlin announced Monday that Langsdorf would replace Sean Ryan and work with Eli Manning and the other quarterbacks. Ryan will coach the wide receiver and Kevin M. Gilbride, who handled the wide out last season, will coach...
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January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

What will Ben McAdoo do with Big Blue?

This was a big week for Big Blue. No, I am not being sarcastic. It was announced just a couple of days ago that former Packers QB coach Ben McAdoo would be named the new offensive coordinator of the New York Football Giants. This is a big and bold move for the Giants. McAdoo has no pervious experience as a coordinator, but he will be the man in charge of the offense of one of the...
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January 17, 2014  |  Discuss

News & Notes: Giants let two more coaches go

Today’s reads Giants hire Ben McAdoo as their new offensive coordinator Mailbag: Examining the McAdoo hire and how it affects David Wilson   Giants fire two coaches The Giants cut ties with two longtime coaches in response to their hiring of McAdoo. Those two coaches were tight ends coach Mike Pope, who had been with the team for over 20 years, and running backs coach Jerald...
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Former QB Coach Ben McAdoo Becomes Giants OC

The New York Giants are looking to change things up after a season of let downs and an inadequate performance by their offense. The Giants have decided to hire quarterback coach of the Green Bay Packers Ben McAdoo as their new offensive coordinator.  The teams former offensive coordinator, Kevin Gilbride retired insisting it wasn’t because of the insufficient season nor because...
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss
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