This is the December 14, 2012 news archive. View today's Giants rumors and news.
The Giants’ offense won’t quite be its fearsome self on Sunday in Atlanta. But a bigger concern for the Super Bowl champs just may be this: Their defense won’t be itself, either.
Cruz says contract is a “matter of time”Updated Dec 14, 2012 Share TweetEarlier in the season, Giants receiver Victor Cruz said the structure was in place for a new contract, which would compensate the third-year, minimum-salary wideout far more handsomely for his performance. Since then, the deal hasn’t been finalized. “Share TweetGiants head coach Tom Coughlin announced today that rookie David Wilson would start Sunday’s contest in Atlanta. Ahmad Bradshaw was ruled out with knee and foot injuries, leaving Wilson to handle the bulk of the workload in the running game in what willShare TweetEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) -- The New York Giants will play a critical game Sunday afternoon against the Atlanta Falcons without their leading rusher.
For each sack, 49ers linebacker Aldon Smith donating $5,099 to Boys & Girls ClubsUpdated Dec 14, 2012 Share TweetSan Francisco 49ers outside linebacker and Defensive Player of the Year candidate Aldon Smith is approaching former New York Giants and current FOX pregame panelist Michael Strahan's single-season record for quarterback sacks. Smith needs just three sac…Source: yahoo.com
Temple hires Giants assistant as new head coachUpdated Dec 14, 2012 Share TweetTemple has offered its head coaching job to Giants assistant offensive line coach Matt Rhule, according to OwlScoop.com. He was one of two NFL assistants to interview for the job, along with Eagles defensive coordinator (and former Temple safety) Todd B…
Giants will be shorthanded in AtlantaUpdated Dec 14, 2012 Share TweetThe New York Giants have ruled out running back Ahmad Bradshaw, cornerback Prince Amukamara and safety Kenny Phillips for Sunday's critical game against the Falcons in Atlanta due to their injuries. All of the injuries are major as the Giants try to bec…
Quirks of the Game: Should the N.F.L. Kill the Kickoff?Updated Dec 14, 2012 Share TweetTampa Bay Coach Greg Schiano has proposed doing away with kickoffs to make the game safer. The idea has yet to gain much support.Source: nytimes.com
Week 15 Sunday Picks: Falcons out to show they’re legitimate Super Bowl contendersUpdated Dec 14, 2012 Share TweetNew York Giants at Atlanta Falcons The Falcons are in the midst of the most successful period in the organization's history, but have yet to win the playoff game necessary to validate the Mike Smith/Thomas Dimitroff Era. The Giants have won the last fou…Source: yahoo.com
Coordinator Corner: Kevin Gilbride Prepares for Falcons’ DefenseUpdated Dec 14, 2012 Share TweetGiants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride met the media Thursday, and of course, one of the main topics of discussion was Ahmad Bradshaw. Bradshaw’s sprained knee may keep him out of Sunday’s contest against the Atlanta Falcons. That just means that
Osi Umenyiora sees opportunities for Giants D-lineUpdated Dec 14, 2012 Share TweetNumbers never lie. Not only is a TV program on ESPN2, but it’s a common phrase when it comes to qualifying the legitimacy of statistics. In many instances, however, statistics can be manipulated to give credence to any point trying to be made. The New
Better to receive: A Friday debate postUpdated Dec 14, 2012 Share TweetThere are few teams (if any) in the NFL that can match the New York Giants for the quality of their top two wide receivers, but they play one of them Sunday. The Atlanta Falcons' outstanding duo of Roddy White and Julio Jones is a vital reason the Falco…
With Prince Amukamara questionable, Perry Fewell relying on Jayron HosleyUpdated Dec 14, 2012 Share TweetGiants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell won’t officially rule out safety Kenny Phillips for Sunday’s contest in Atlanta. Nor would he hint as to what Prince Amukara’s status is. It’s a next man up mentality for Big Blue. And since a number of roShare TweetThe war of words between the Giants and Falcons regarding who has the better receiving corps has quelled the past few days. With the Giants’ Hakeem Nicks and Atlanta’s Roddy White hobbling around, both teams will be at less than 100% Nicks (knee) pracShare TweetGiants defensive end Osi Umenyiora didn’t know Pat Hill was the Falcons new offensive line coach. But he said he could tell from watching tape things were different. Some accused the Falcons blockers of dirty play last year, and after other teams accus
Breakfast links: Giant hopes for HokiesUpdated Dec 14, 2012 Share TweetNew York Giants If Prince Amukamara can't play Sunday because of his hamstring injury, rookie Jayron Hosley would get the start at cornerback for the Giants in his place. That would mean they could be counting on two Virginia Tech rookies to help them w…Share TweetFormer Super Bowl winning coach and FOXSports analyst Brian Billick previews the Giants’ Week 15 trip to Atlanta.
New York Giants News and Links for Dec 14Updated Dec 14, 2012 Share TweetThe Giants are day closer to gameday, and it looks as if RB Ahmad Bradshaw and S Kenny Phillips will be watching the game from home. Stay tuned. Here’s some news….
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