Victor Cruz on Giants new offense: It’s more pass happy

New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz told the New York Daily News that offensive coordinator Ben McAdoo’s offense throws the ball more than Kevin Gilbride’s did. “If there is any offense to do it in, it’s definitely this one. It’s definitely a little bit more pass happy than the offense we’ve had in the past,” he said. “I think I’m a guy that’s capable, so...
Via Pro Football Zone
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Eli Manning admits to being 'nervous' about new offense

Photo: AP The New York Giants made some significant changes in the offseason, mainly replacing offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride with former Packers coordinator Ben McAdoo. With a new coordinator comes a new scheme, and Giants QB Eli Manning has admitted he is a bit ‘nervous’ about all of the changes. Via ProFootballTalk: “Yeah, it is different. You come into the season...
Via New York Sports-Kings
2 days ago  |  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...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
10 days ago  |  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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16 days ago  |  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...
Via Pro Football Spot
June 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Gilbride: Eli Manning “bounced back from minor procedures in the past that nobody knew about”

It’s really amazing how much former Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride has been talking since being exxentually coaxed into retiring at the of end of this past season. Many people are concerned over Eli Manning’s recent ankle scope,  Gilbride says it’s not a big deal. “He has bounced back from minor procedures in the past that nobody knew about,” Gilbride told...
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April 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Glbride doesn’t sound confident in Rueben Randle

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Former Giants offensive coordinator Kevin GIlbride didn’t sound very confident in third-year receiver Rueben Randle when he recently talked about New York’s receiving corp. “There’s been no deterioration of his arm strength, there’s been no lack of preparation and effort,” Gilbride...
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April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Gilbride says talk of Eli’s decline is ‘ludicrous’

Kevin Gilbride is no longer calling plays for Eli Manning, but the Giants’ former offensive coordinator still has the quarterback’s back. Following a national discussion questioning whether the two-time Super Bowl MVP’s career has already started declining, Gilbride called the debate “ludicrous.” Manning also had arthroscopic surgery last week on the left ankle he injured...
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April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Gilbride on thought Eli Manning is declining: That’s “ludicrous”

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Dan Graziano of reported over the weekend that some people within the Giants front office is wondering whether quarterback Eli Manning is in a decline. Former Giants offenisve coordinator Kevin Gilbride believes it’s crazy to think Eli is declining. “There’s been no...
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April 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Gilbride on Eli Manning declining: “Ludicrous.”

(Credit: It is normal for a coach to come to the defense of one of his players, but they don’t do it out of pity. New York Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride is firmly in the corner of his quarterback Eli Manning, although it would be easy for Gilbride to deflect the blame onto Manning for the Giants’ poor 2013 season. Although Manning tossed 27...
Via Sports-Kings
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

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 ....
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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...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Danny Langsdorf set to become Giants quarterbacks coach

The Giants appear to have completed the overhaul of their offensive coaching staff by hiring a coach with a unique connection to former offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride. Lindsay Schell of Sports Illustrated was the first to report that the Giants have offered their quarterbacks coach job to Oregon State offensive coordinator Danny Langsdorf and several outlets have since reported...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Richard Sherman: Kevin Gilbride is “bitter”

    Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman responded to Kevin Gilbride’s comments today in which he said Seattle knows how to get away with pass interference. “I think he’s a guy that’s a little bit bitter, and his team didn’t score,” Sherman said, via the New York Daily News.  “You find a way to explain that to save yourself.” Sherman...
Via Pro Football Zone
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants get rid of coaches Mike Pope, Jerald Ingram

    The New York Giants are certainly shaking up their coaching staff from the offensive side of the ball. After essentially forcing Kevin Gilbride into retirement,  the Giants don’t plan on retaining tight ends coach Mike Pope and running backs coach Jerald Ingram.
Via Pro Football Zone
January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants mailbag: Examining Ben McAdoo hiring, what it could mean for David Wilson

The New York Giants made a big splash hiring their first offensive coordinator not named Kevin Gilbride since 2007. This week’s mailbag takes two questions with intrigue about the hire and what it could mean for the Giants’ offense. What are your thoughts on the hiring of Ben McAdoo? Are you surprised by who the Giants chose to hire? - Adam (Levittown, PA) McAdoo is a good football...
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January 15, 2014  |  Discuss

New York Giants name McAdoo offensive coordinator

Green Bay Packers quarterback coach Ben McAdoo has been hired as the New York Giants offensive coordinator. The Giants announced the hiring Tuesday evening after a quick two-week search. McAdoo replaces Kevin Gilbride, who retired after a disappointing season where the offense underperformed. During his tenure as coordinator the Giants won two Super Bowls. The Giants interviewed...
Via AP on Fox
January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

AP Source: McAdoo interviews for Giants OC job

A person familiar with the New York Giants search for an offensive coordinator says the team is set to interview Green Bay Packers quarterback coach Ben McAdoo on Monday. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the Giants have not revealed their list of candidates to replace Kevin Gilbride, who retired on Jan. 2. McAdoo completed his eighth season with the Packers...
Via AP on Fox
January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Packers QB coach Ben McAdoo interviews for Giants OC job

A person familiar with the New York Giants search for an offensive coordinator says the team is set to interview Green Bay Packers quarterback coach Ben McAdoo on Monday. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity because the Giants have not revealed their list of candidates to replace Kevin Gilbride, who retired on Jan. 2. McAdoo completed his eighth season with the Packers...
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January 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Giants might be considering the long term in OC search

The New York Giants are putting a lot of work into their search for a new offensive coordinator, but their search may not be so simple. The Star-Ledger’s Dave Hutchinson speculates the team may not only be looking for Kevin Gilbride’s replacement but head coach Tom Coughlin’s as well. Via Perhaps the Giants are looking for more than just an offensive coordinator. Maybe...
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January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Kevin Gilbride: Seahawks have perfected the art of pass interference

    Former New York Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride believes the Seattle Seahawks have know exactly how to get away with interfering with opposing wide receivers. “If you think they’re going to be called and expect that to be the solution to the problem, you’re going to be sadly mistaken,” said former Giants offensive coordinator...
Via Pro Football Zone
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Gilbride says Seahawks have “perfected the art” of pass interference

So what’s the secret of the Seattle Seahawks? They cheat. Not in a Spygate way or with any other secret methods. As explained by Kevin Clark and Jonathan Clegg of the Wall Street Journal, the Seahawks engage in blatant pass interference on a regular basis, accepting that a penalty will be called from time to time but realizing that the officials won’t call it every time. ...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Packers QB Coach Ben McAdoo to Interview for Giants OC Position

The Green Bay Packers quarterback coach Ben McAdoo will interview for the Giants offensive coordinator position that has opened up with the retirement of Kevin Gilbride. McAdoo has been an attractive coaching candidate seeing as he also had an interview with the Browns for their head coaching vacancy. McAdoo has had plenty of experience around the league and this could...
Via The Pack Mentality
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Mara relieved he didn't have to force Gilbride out

Kevin Gilbride made the decision to retire on his own. And according to John Mara, it’s a good thing he did. The Giants co-owner left no doubt that Gilbride’s job was definitely in jeopardy because of what Mara called a “broken” Giants offense. During an interview on WFAN on Thursday afternoon, Mara said that the offensive coordinator definitely retired on his own. But...
Via Pro Sports Daily
January 09, 2014  |  Discuss
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