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Giants not sure how long Kenny Phillips will be out
profootballtalk.com Updated Dec 13, 2012
Giants coach Tom Coughlin had the status of several injured players to update on Thursday and there wasn’t much good news for three of the team’s starters. Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPNNewYork.com reports that Coughlin said safety Kenny Phillips did suffer aUpvote Share Tweet
giantsgab.com Dec 13, 2012The New York Giants will face the Atlanta Falcons in another must win game. If the Giants can win, they will continue to hold a one game lead in the division with just two games left to play. If they can’t, there’s a very good possibility that they wiUpvote Share Tweet
Jets Insider: Gang Green leads NFL in fake Twitter followersThe Jets (@nyjets) have many more fake twitter followers compared to other NFL teams, according to a report at The Big Lead. According to StatusPeople.com, 38% of the Jets’ followers are fake, compared with just 13% of the Giants’ (@giants) followers.Upvote Share TweetThe Giants believed last season that the Falcons were taught by their offensive line coach, Paul Boudreau, to cut block. And many defensive players around the league agreed.Upvote Share Tweet
Vacchiano: Giants' Wilson speeds out of doghouseDavid Wilson didn’t exactly come out of nowhere. Behind the closed doors at practice, the rookie had long been flashing his uncommon speed. He was combining that with moves that Victor Cruz said, “we only see guys that are Hall of Famers make.”Upvote Share TweetNobody seems to fear the Giants’ pass rush as much as they did in previous seasons, but maybe they should. Even though they've slipped to 12th this season with just 31 sacks, several of them insisted that those numbers don’t tell the whole story.Upvote Share Tweet
Wheelhouse: Michael Boley on Facing His Old TeamMichael Boley is in the WheelHouse to discuss the Giants preparation for their match-up against the Falcons on Sunday. Sorry, this video could not be loaded…Upvote Share TweetOf course, the week I pick against the Giants, they come up with a blow out win. I guess that’s most important anyway. Here are this week’s picks. I’ll be using the point spreads from . Feel free to include your picks for these or any other of the wUpvote Share Tweet
Defenses will decide the NFC EastESPN.com Dec 13, 2012Can the New York Giants' pass rush perk up and help a Big Blue defense that held the Falcons offense scoreless during the playoffs last season repeat that performance Sunday in Atlanta? Can the two men the Dallas Cowboys brought in to be shutdown corner…Upvote Share Tweet
A Battle of Quarterbacks: Eli Manning vs. Matt RyanTwo of the NFL’s top quarterbacks will square off Sunday in Atlanta: Eli Manning and Matt Ryan. Both players addressed the media in anticipation of the game. Manning acknowledged that the Falcons are a tough team to beat at home, having won 10 straightUpvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Dec 13, 2012While many people are flipping out about about his celebration, Giants rookie running back David Wilson just wants everyone to “relax.” Wilson’s post-touchdown backflip drew some cross looks from the normally buttoned-down Giants. “I told him seveUpvote Share Tweet
SNYGiants Video Corner: RB Situation; David DiehlGEICO SportsNite covers the Giants’ running-back situation. Sorry, this video could not be loaded… GEICO SportsNite talks to David Diehl about the Giants’ upcoming game against the Falcons. Sorry, this video could not be loaded…Upvote Share Tweet
Giants wary of Falcons’ receiving corpsEarlier this year, Falcons wide receiver Roddy White Victor Cruz when he called the Giants wide receiver … a bit soft. White went on to call himself and Julio Jones to best receiving tandem in the National Football League. Fast forward about three monthUpvote Share Tweet
Fact: Tom Coughlin uses PowerPoint, catch phrasesThe hard-nosed disciplinarian we know as Tom Coughlin uses a tactical approach to reach his players - in the form of PowerPoint slides and catch phases. The Giants head coach has made a slogan out of each of the team’s goals over the past couple of yeUpvote Share Tweet
Breakfast links: RG III on raceESPN.com Dec 13, 2012New York Giants Justin Tuck, who is apparently something of a Nervous Nellie, would like David Wilson to stop doing backflips after he scores touchdowns. Eli Manning, who's more of a bottom-line kind of guy, likes the backflips because it means there's …Upvote Share TweetThe Giants are dealing with injury and inconsistency and no one can figure them out. But that can be said for all NFL teams these days. Yesterday, they had seven players miss practice due to injury. Looks like they’re saving guys for the games. At thisUpvote Share TweetThe WheelHouse discuss whether Giants running back David Wilson can be an every-down back in the NFL. Sorry, this video could not be loaded… Giants’ RB David Wilson has gone from the depths of the Giants’ bench (doghouse) to their latest and most exUpvote Share Tweet
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