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The MRI on Hakeem Nicks’ troublesome left knee showed “no new injury” on Tuesday, just “the same old stuff,” he said. It was enough, though, for Tom Coughlin to say the Giants are “probably going to have to slow down a little bit”Upvote Share Tweet
Hakeem Nicks and Victor Cruz say they don’t want to be dragged into a war of words with Atlanta’s Roddy White and Julio Jones over which is the better receiving tandem.Upvote Share Tweetnydailynews.com Updated Dec 12, 2012Victor Cruz doesn’t make his teammates nervous when he does his harmless salsa dance routine after he scores a touchdown. A couple of quick moves and it’s over. But even Cruz cringed when rookie running back David Wilson made it into the end zone threUpvote Share TweetGiants defensive end Justin Tuck wants rookie David Wilson to stop backflipping after scoring touchdowns.Upvote Share TweetThe Giants had seven players sit out of today’s practice at TIMEX: RB Ahmad Bradshaw (Knee/Foot), CB Prince Amukamara (Hamstring), LB Michael Boley (Back), WR Hakeem Nicks (Knee), DE Jason Pierre-Paul (Back), S Kenny Phillips (Knee), S Tyler Sash (HamstUpvote Share Tweet
Wilson Named NFC Special Teams Player of the WeekGiants’ rookie RB/KR David Wilson has been named the NFC Special Teams Player of the Week for Week 14. Minnesota Vikings RB Adrian Peterson and Carolina LB Luke Kuechly took the offensive and defensive honors respectively. Wilson is the fifth Giant playUpvote Share TweetGiants’ WR Victor Cruz currently leads all NFC wide receivers in the voting for the 2013 Pro Bowl. He is the only Giant player that is leading at his position. 2013 Pro Bowl voting will continue online and on web-enabled mobile phones by going to thUpvote Share TweetThough it was nearly a year ago, the memories of a 24-2 drubbing at the hands of the Giants in the NFC wild card playoff are still fresh in Falcons players’ minds. The whole focus heading into that game was how on earth would the Giants stop Matt Ryan aUpvote Share TweetSome things are easy. If you (a) watched the New York Giants' game Sunday and (b) knew there was such an award as NFC Special Teams Player of the Week, you would have automatically assumed Giants rookie kick returner David Wilson would win that award. H…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Updated Dec 12, 2012For a while, the quarterback position on the All-NFC East team has looked like a boat race, with Redskins rookie Robert Griffin III the clear winner of the spot. But Griffin hurt his knee Sunday, and if he has to miss a few games, he could be caught. Bo…Upvote Share Tweet
Osi Umenyiora: There’s no question we’re the best team in footballprofootballtalk.com Updated Dec 12, 2012Under Tom Coughlin, the Giants have turned the overly aggressive crowing of other players and teams to great inspirational effect. “Talk is cheap, play the game” has been a mantra of sorts for the team and it is one that’s served them fairly well. IUpvote Share Tweet
Listen: Antrel Rolle on WFANGiants safety Antrel Rolle appeared on WFAN with Joe and Evan on Tuesday…..Upvote Share TweetBack to work for the Giants today. Three games left and they’ll most likely need all three to take the NFC East. Here’s the latest:Upvote Share Tweet
SNYGiants Video Corner: Canty and Barden in the StudioGiants WR Ramses Barden joins Daily News Live to talk about the Giants’ blowout victory over the Saints in Week 14. Sorry, this video could not be loaded… Chris Canty joins The WheelHouse to talk about Big Blue’s victory over the Saints and rookie DUpvote Share Tweet
SI features News back pages in Eli 'Inspiring' spreadnydailynews.com Updated Dec 12, 2012You can't tell the story of Eli Manning's ups and downs in New York without the back page of the Daily News, which is why Sports Illustrated turned to New York's Hometown Newspaper for a little help with a profile on the Giants quarterback.Upvote Share Tweet
NFL32OT: Redskins On Playoff PushDec 12Episode 236: Robert Flores and Chris Mortensen discuss the Redskins playoff chances. Steve Young breaks down the biggest concerns for the Texans. The NFL32 crew discuss which wide receiver tandem will impact Sunday's Giants-Falcons game.
Blogger Blitz: Giants-Falcons PreviewDec 12NFC East blogger Dan Graziano talks with NFC South blogger Pat Yasinskas about this weekend's game between the Giants and Falcons
Blogger Blitz: Giants Have A Tough RoadDec 12NFC East blogger Dan Graziano takes a look at the Giants' remaining schedule to see if they can hold out and win the division
Bradshaw May Miss Sunday's GameDec 12ESPNNewYork.com's Ohm Youngmisuk discusses Ahmad Bradshaw's knee injury and the chances he'll play Sunday against the Falcons.
Rashard Mendenhall, Pittsburgh Steelers running back, skipped team's most …Dec 12Pittsburgh Steelers running back Rashard Mendenhall's one-game team suspension is for not attending last Sunday's game against the San Diego Chargers, according to a multiple sources.