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Giants vow to be winners against Saints
nydailynews.com Updated Dec 7, 2012
Mathias Kiwanuka does not chase vengeance. But he does know when his team has something to prove. And when the Giants linebacker reflects on the beatdown his squad received from the Saints last season, he knows what must be done.Upvote Share Tweet
Tom Coughlin Friday CommentsGiants coach Tom Coughlin addressed the media this afternoon at TIMEX: Q: How did Nicks look? A: He was limited. Q: Was the fact that he was able to get out there encouraging for him to be able to play Sunday? A: I hope so. Q: What does a guy like Jacqu…Upvote Share TweetTwo of the NY Giants‘ key offensive weapons are back on the practice field today. Wide receiver Hakeem Nicks (knee) and running back Ahmad Bradshaw (foot) are practicing after each didn’t participate yesterday, Jorge Castillo of the Newark Star-LedgerUpvote Share TweetRedskins center Will Montgomery was fined $10,000 for kicking Giants defensive tackle Linval Joseph, but he’s appealing on grounds of self defense. Montgomery dove into a pile trying to recover a fumble, and Joseph grabbed him by the leg as if to pullUpvote Share Tweet
Quirks of the Game: The Roster Challengenytimes.com Dec 7, 2012When an N.F.L. player is injured, teams looking to fill a roster spot have to look to the practice squad or to someone sitting at home waiting for a call. Are bigger rosters the answer?Upvote Share TweetWR Hakeem Nicks was back practicing today with the Giants. He is questionable for Sunday’s game vs the Saints. S Kenny Phillips sat out practice again and is listed as doubtful this week. Giants Injury Report Out: TE Travis Beckum (knee), S Tyler Sash (Upvote Share TweetA bit of controversy this Friday about a comment by New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford in this New York Times story about the difficulty of trying to ensure that suspended New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton isn't communicating with his team. The…Upvote Share Tweet
Steelers, Broncos, Giants and Jets: Answers to Readers' Questionsnytimes.com Dec 7, 2012Judy Battista, the N.F.L. reporter for The Times, answers questions from readers.Upvote Share Tweet
Penalties plague Giants’ offense, may lead to changes on special teamsEarlier this week, I explained in the Giants’ loss to the Redskins. Here’s a sampling of what I wrote … The big issue last night: penalties. The Giants matched a season-high six penalties in the first half and finished with nine on the night. All buUpvote Share TweetEarlier this week, Giants safety Antrel Rolle said that his teammates on the Giants defense should stop saying positive things about opponents before games because it gets in the way of developing the “nasty attitude” Rolle believes is necessary for aUpvote Share Tweet
Giants-Saints: Some Early PerspectivesRegardless of the Giants problems, they are still 5-point favorites over the visiting Saints this Sunday. The over/under is 53. We will give our analysis shortly, but until then here are some outside opinions on this week’s game. From CBSSports.com…AfUpvote Share Tweet
Coordinator Corner: Gilbride Familiar with Saints Defensive SchemeGiants’ offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride has been an NFL coach for nearly 24 years. During the majority of that span, the late Jim Johnson, renowned for his time with the Philadelphia Eagles, served as the epitome of defensive coordinators in the leUpvote Share Tweet
Memories of Saints beatings haven’t faded for GiantsLast year’s loss to the Saints wasn’t the last one before they went on their Super Bowl run. It was just the worst. Giants players winced this week recalling last year’s 49-24 thrashing at the hands of the Saints. “It was definitely embarrassing,âUpvote Share Tweet
Friday Morning Report: Fork in the Road Time for JintsThis season can turn out one of three ways right now: the Giants can win the majority or all of their remaining games, win the NFC East and proceed to the NFC playoffs. They can wallow, split their games, and fight for a playoff spot. Or they can just f…Upvote Share Tweet
New York Giants News and Links for Dec 7December 7th. A day that will live in infamy. To this day, FDR has remained correct about that. 71 years and counting… The Giants are two days away from their next game against the 5-7 New Orleans Saints. Not a lot of confidence emanating from both theUpvote Share Tweet
NFL32OT: Wilson Makes His Case For Rookie Of The YearDec 7Episode 233: Suzy Kolber and Damien Woody discuss Russell Wilson's impressive season. Steve Young breaks down the matchup between RGIII and Ed Reed. The NFL32 crew discuss the quarterback matchup between the Saints and the Giants.
'Playbook': New Orleans Saints vs. New York GiantsDec 7Will the New York Giants get enough offense to outscore the New Orleans Saints? Our "Playbook" gang explains why the running game might be the key to victory for both teams.
NFL Live OT On The Teams They Are Watching This WeekendDec 7Mark Schlereth and Tedy Bruschi look at the teams they are watching closely this weekend.
Giants Field Pass: SaintsDec 7Ohm Youngmisuk previews Sunday's game when the Giants look to bounce back against Drew Brees and the Saints.
Peter King: Griffin, 'Skins taking advantage of opponents' aggressive defe…Dec 7So I am fairly smitten with this option offense Washington is running, called by offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan and executed with precocious zeal by 22-year-old franchise quarterback Robert Griffin III. A big test comes Sunday at home against Balti…
The Sports Guy talks NBA leadership with Bill Russell, plus Week 14 picksDec 7Thoughts on Bill Russell, Kobe Bryant, and the different paths to immortality.