This is the December 6, 2012 news archive. View today's Giants rumors and news.
Vacchiano: Pierce loves how Antrel rolls
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.Upvote Share Tweet
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.Upvote Share TweetBelow 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 …Upvote Share TweetThe 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…Upvote Share TweetDuring 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…Upvote Share Tweet
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 ““ WeaUpvote Share TweetVictor 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.Upvote Share TweetThe 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Man Shoots At Police Because He Was Upset The Giants Lost To The Redskinsdeadspin.com Updated Dec 6, 2012What 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 »Upvote Share Tweet
Giant collapse would stain Coughlin, EliESPN.com Updated Dec 6, 2012It 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 …Upvote Share Tweet
Mike Zimmer: Dez Bryant reminds me of Michael Irvinprofootballtalk.com Updated Dec 6, 2012Cowboys 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…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Dec 6, 2012In 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 MUpvote Share TweetI 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.Upvote Share TweetFrom 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.Upvote Share TweetSteve 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 againstUpvote Share Tweet
Thursday Morning Quotebook: Culture ClashThe 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 gamUpvote Share Tweet
Thursday Morning Report: Diehl Back in the LineupNo 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 122Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Dec 6, 2012New 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…Upvote Share Tweet
New York Giants News and Links for Dec 6The 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….Upvote Share Tweet
Bondy: Unlike Jets, no question about who is Giants' Mann at QBNobody 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…Upvote Share Tweet
NY Giants are the anti-NY Jets, a picture of stability at quarterback, despite another up-and-down regular seasonNobody 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Who will hold the NFC East crown?Dec 6The 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.
NFL Cold Hard FactsDec 6Cold Hard Facts looks at the Robert Griffin III, Redskins vs. Ravens and Giants vs. Saints.
Countdown Daily Prediction: Saints-GiantsDec 6The NFL Live crew makes their picks for New Orleans at the New York Giants
Preview: New Orleans Saints vs. New York GiantsDec 6NFL Films previews the Week 14 matchup between the New Orleans Saints and the New York Giants.
Biggest NFL games of Week 14 -- John Clayton's First & 10Dec 6No. 1 seeds are on the line this weekend, but that distinction isn't as valuable as it once was, John Clayton writes.