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Vacchiano: Pierce loves how Antrel rolls

Vacchiano: Pierce loves how Antrel rolls

nydailynews.com Updated Dec 6, 2012
Antrel Rolle’s first attempt at shaking up the Giants came in only his second game with Big Blue. After a particularly bitter loss in Indianapolis in 2010, he criticized the coaching staff, the game plan and the lack of leadership by his teammates.
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  • Giants Insider: Osi rushes to praise Brees

    Giants Insider: Osi rushes to praise Brees

    nydailynews.com Dec 6, 2012
    Drew Brees is “one of the best quarterbacks in the league,” and Osi Umenyiora isn’t afraid to say it - whether or not Antrel Rolle likes it.
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  • Saints Thursday Injury Report

    Saints Thursday Injury Report

    Below is the latest injury report for the New Orleans Saints, the Giants opponent this Sunday. OUT: CB Corey White (knee) Did Not Participate in Practice: T Charles Brown (knee) Full Participation in Practice: S Isa Abdul-Quddus (concussion), DE Junior …
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  • Knee soreness returns for Hakeem Nicks

    Knee soreness returns for Hakeem Nicks

    The Giants have been waiting most of the season for wide receiver Hakeem Nicks to get back to full health and resume his role as one of the more productive receivers in the NFL. The wait has been a frustrating one and it might have hit another snag on T…
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  • Mark Sanchez Is A Bad Quarterback. That's Why He Shouldn't Try …

    Mark Sanchez Is A Bad Quarterback. That's Why He Shouldn't Try To Play It Safe.

    During Sunday's Fox telecast of Mark Sanchez's public flogging, in between the moments when Brian Billick repeated "jump street" and read copy for New Girl, a graphic popped up: Mark Sanchez, it read, had turned the ball over 81 times since hi…
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  • Giants punter Steve Weatherford encourages fans to ‘get fit’

    Giants punter Steve Weatherford encourages fans to ‘get fit’

    Steve Weatherford is not your average punter. The dude undergoes intense workouts, daily, and displays the discipline that translate beyond just being a special teams standout and into a defensive stopper. Now, Weatherford is offering chance te ““ Wea
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  • J.R.'s salsa celebration delights Giant pal

    J.R.'s salsa celebration delights Giant pal

    nydailynews.com Dec 6, 2012
    Victor Cruz was watching the Knicks game on Wednesday night and "almost jumped off the couch" when he saw his old friend, J.R. Smith, hit a game-winning jump shot at the buzzer. Then it got even better.
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  • Giants Thursday Injury Report

    Giants Thursday Injury Report

    The latest Giants injury report from TIMEX: Did Not Participate in Practice: TE Travis Beckum (knee), RB Ahmad Bradshaw (foot), WR Hakeem Nicks (knee), S Kenny Phillips (knee), S Tyler Sash (hamstring) Limited Participation in Practice: LB Michael Boley…
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  • Man Shoots At Police Because He Was Upset The Giants Lost To Th…

    Man Shoots At Police Because He Was Upset The Giants Lost To The Redskins

    deadspin.com Dec 6, 2012
    What could possibly possess a Florida man to beat up his wife, shoot at three deputies trying to arrest him, and hole up in his house for an hours-long standoff? RG3. Also, lots of alcohol and pills. More »
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  • Giant collapse would stain Coughlin, Eli

    Giant collapse would stain Coughlin, Eli

    ESPN.com Dec 6, 2012
    It wasn't supposed to be like this for the New York Giants, not this season. Those old problems about starting fast and struggling in the second half? Those were behind them, drowned under a wave of Super Bowl confetti on the floor of Lucas Oil Stadium …
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  • Mike Zimmer: Dez Bryant reminds me of Michael Irvin

    Mike Zimmer: Dez Bryant reminds me of Michael Irvin

    profootballtalk.com Dec 6, 2012
    Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant has been on quite a roll lately. He has 29 catches for 475 yards and six touchdowns in his last four games, three of which have been Cowboys wins that have kept them in striking distance of the Giants in the NFC East. It…
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  • Pierre-Paul: Drew Brees is “much easier” matchup than RG3

    Pierre-Paul: Drew Brees is “much easier” matchup than RG3

    profootballtalk.com Dec 6, 2012
    In their last two games against the Giants, which came in 2009 and 2011, the Saints have put up 97 points on their way to two blowout victories. Despite that, defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul thinks this week’s date with New Orleans will go better than M
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  • Jason Pierre-Paul on how he thought the Giants played in DC

    Jason Pierre-Paul on how he thought the Giants played in DC

    I think we look soft. I think we’ll get there, man. We haven’t played our best game this year. I know, for a fact, we haven’t played that game.
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  • Giants-Saints Prediction From Inside the NFL

    Giants-Saints Prediction From Inside the NFL

    From Showtime’s Inside the NFL….spoiler alert…the Saints-Giants prediction is at the very end. The third guy with Collinsworth and Simms is Darren Sharper, a former Saints’ DB.
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  • Saints’ Steve Spagnuolo calls Eli Manning ‘elite’

    Saints’ Steve Spagnuolo calls Eli Manning ‘elite’

    Steve Spagnuolo has coached against Eli Manning … a lot. From 2004-06, he served as the Philadelphia Eagles’ linebackers coach. In 2007, he became the Giants’ defensive coordinator, where we won the Lombardi Trophy with Big Blue and coached against
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  • Thursday Morning Quotebook: Culture Clash

    Thursday Morning Quotebook: Culture Clash

    The Giants play the New Orleans Saints, a team they’ve played only 26 times since 1967, winning 14 but losing four of the six meetings since the millennium began.  These teams and the cities they represent could not be anymore different. Sunday’s gam
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  • Thursday Morning Report: Diehl Back in the Lineup

    Thursday Morning Report: Diehl Back in the Lineup

    No time to lament after Monday’s deflating defeat in Washington. Here comes Drew Brees and the Saints, who the Giants have had loads of trouble with. Tom Coughlin was asked why Brees has been so effective vs the Giants (4-0 with 11 TDs, 0 INTs and a 122
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  • Breakfast links: RG3 meets Ed Reed

    Breakfast links: RG3 meets Ed Reed

    ESPN.com Dec 6, 2012
    New York Giants Sean Locklear is officially out for the season. That means David Diehl returns to right tackle, where he caused many of my Giants readers angst earlier this season when he took the job back from a healthy Locklear. Diehl says this time h…
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  • New York Giants News and Links for Dec 6

    New York Giants News and Links for Dec 6

    The Giants placed OL Sean Locklear (knee) on IR and signed Selvish Capers from the practice squad. Former Stony Brook standout OL Paul Fenaroli was added to the practice squad. Here’s some other headlines….    
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  • Bondy: Unlike Jets, no question about who is Giants' Mann at QB

    Bondy: Unlike Jets, no question about who is Giants' Mann at QB

    nydailynews.com Dec 6, 2012
    Nobody troubled Tom Coughlin on Wednesday about whether Eli Manning or David Carr will be starting at quarterback against the New Orleans Saints. Taken out of context, it might be a reasonable question. After all, Manning ranks only 16th in the NFL quar…
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  • NY Giants are the anti-NY Jets, a picture of stability at quart…

    NY Giants are the anti-NY Jets, a picture of stability at quarterback, despite another up-and-down regular season

    nydailynews.com Dec 6, 2012
    Nobody troubled Tom Coughlin on Wednesday about whether Eli Manning or David Carr will be starting at quarterback against the New Orleans Saints. Taken out of context, it might be a reasonable question. After all, Manning ranks only 16th in the NFL quar…
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  • Video - Who will hold the NFC East crown? 03:36

    Who will hold the NFC East crown?

    Dec 6
    The Washington Redskins, Dallas Cowboys and New York Giants are in a tight race to win the NFC East. Which team will cross the finish line first? The "Thursday Night Kickoff" crew gives their answers.
  • Video - NFL Cold Hard Facts 01:36

    NFL Cold Hard Facts

    Dec 6
    Cold Hard Facts looks at the Robert Griffin III, Redskins vs. Ravens and Giants vs. Saints.
  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: Saints-Giants 01:13

    Countdown Daily Prediction: Saints-Giants

    Dec 6
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for New Orleans at the New York Giants
  • Video - Preview: New Orleans Saints vs. New York Giants 03:02

    Preview: New Orleans Saints vs. New York Giants

    Dec 6
    NFL Films previews the Week 14 matchup between the New Orleans Saints and the New York Giants.

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  • Biggest NFL games of Week 14 -- John Clayton's First & 10

    Dec 6
    No. 1 seeds are on the line this weekend, but that distinction isn't as valuable as it once was, John Clayton writes.