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Patriots sign Bobby Carpenter

Patriots sign Bobby Carpenter

profootballtalk.com Updated Apr 5, 2012
Bobby Carpenter is heading to New England. Carpenter, a free agent linebacker who spent the 2011 season with the Lions, has signed with the Patriots. In 2006, Cowboys coach Bill Parcells (who coached Bobby’s dad Rob Carpenter with the Giants) picked Car
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  • Gregg Williams audio brings back into focus Giants’ hits on Kyl…

    Gregg Williams audio brings back into focus Giants’ hits on Kyle Williams

    Back in January, weeks before the word “bounty” meant anything to football fans other than the brand of paper towels used to clean up spilled beer after a garbage-time touchdown allowed the underdog to cover the spread, a pair of Giants players admitt
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  • Ex-Giant not fired up by Williams' fiery speech

    Ex-Giant not fired up by Williams' fiery speech

    nydailynews.com Apr 5, 2012
    The audio seems damning and stunning at first, but to Carl Banks, a two-time Super Bowl champion with the Giants it is simply a coach "getting his guys riled up."
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  • Giants’ Draft Needs: Conceptions and Misconceptions

    Giants’ Draft Needs: Conceptions and Misconceptions

    Anyone who follows the Giants, knows they do not go the draft to fulfill their immediate needs. They build through the draft and supplement and restock via free agency. This year, the draft is an open book for GM Jerry …
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  • Giants a happy, confident offseason tortoise

    Giants a happy, confident offseason tortoise

    ESPN.com Apr 5, 2012
    Have you seen what the New York Giants have been up to in free agency? No? Me neither, and I cover the division! Ah, we kid, we kid. Jokes about the Giants' offseason inactivity are so 2011. It is what it is, as they say in places where Giants fans live…
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  • N.F.C. East Team Needs

    N.F.C. East Team Needs

    nytimes.com Apr 5, 2012
    The Cowboys need a third wide receiver, and the Giants need a middle linebacker and a center.
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  • The Real Meets the Imagined in Week 2 of Preseason

    The Real Meets the Imagined in Week 2 of Preseason

    The Giants and Jets traditionally play one another the third week of every preseason with the teams alternating as the home team. This year, they will meet in Week Two of the preseason, giving Giants fan a peek at what …
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  • New York Giants News for April 5

    New York Giants News for April 5

    Greetings from NYC, where Spring has sprung again. Three weeks from now we will be at the NFL Draft, where the Giants will be at the back of the line waiting their turn — or as I like to put …
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Sports Columnists

  • Don Banks: Ban Gregg Williams? Better yet, use him as the face of change

    Apr 5
    With that explosive new piece of evidence regarding his favorite motivational techniques surfacing via audio tape, exiled former Saints defensive coordinator/ bounty program mastermind Gregg Williams has handed the NFL the ultimate bludgeon and all but …
  • The murky water of chastising and celebrating NFL violence

    Apr 5
    Fines, suspensions and concussion awareness are fighting an uphill battle against hypocrisy and fan apathy.