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NY Giants' mainstays Osi Umenyiora, Justin Tuck, Corey Webster …

NY Giants' mainstays Osi Umenyiora, Justin Tuck, Corey Webster and David Diehl may be on their way out in 2013

nydailynews.com profootballtalk.com Updated Dec 24, 2012
The list of Giants active for both of the magnificent Super Bowl championships the last five seasons is down to the Core 11, a special group that will shrink even further in 2013.
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  • Giants Insider: Eli says Blue must Mann up

    Giants Insider: Eli says Blue must Mann up

    nydailynews.com Dec 24, 2012
    His team has shown no fight the last two weeks. But quarterback Eli Manning expects the Giants to show something more against the Philadelphia Eagles.
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  • In Their Hours of Need

    In Their Hours of Need

    nytimes.com Dec 24, 2012
    Can the Giants still make the playoffs? Yes, but it will require four specific results and a long day of waiting.
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  • Vick: “There’s tremendous upside” to starting

    Vick: “There’s tremendous upside” to starting

    Nick Foles‘ broken hand means Michael Vick is going to be back in the starting lineup one more time for the Eagles in Week 17. Vick was at a charity event Monday when he found out that he would go from not dressing against the Redskins to starting again
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  • How the Ravens Used Play-Action to Beat the Giants

    How the Ravens Used Play-Action to Beat the Giants

    nytimes.com Dec 24, 2012
    Baltimore does an outstanding job of making the bulk of its plays resemble one another, and the Giants simply seemed unprepared.
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  • Giants’ DE Jason Pierre-Paul after yesterday’s loss to Baltimor…

    Giants’ DE Jason Pierre-Paul after yesterday’s loss to Baltimore

    giantsfootballblog.com Dec 24, 2012
    “”Do we deserve it by the way we played? Do we? I don’t think so, man. We went out there and pissed on our legs. That’s really all I can say…..Guys have just got to find their hearts and rise to the occasion, which we’re not doing. We’re iff
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  • Osi says 'high probability' time with Giants over

    Osi says 'high probability' time with Giants over

    ESPN.com Dec 24, 2012
    Osi Umenyiora believes this Sunday could very well be his final game with the New York Giants.
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  • Coughlin on Giants’ Play: “There Was No Quit”

    Coughlin on Giants’ Play: “There Was No Quit”

    giantsfootballblog.com Dec 24, 2012
    Giants coach Tom Coughlin spoke to the media via conference call this morning. He is disappointed, but not totally down on his team. Although the playoffs are a long shot, there is one more game to play and a winning season at stake. Opening statement: …
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  • NFC Week 17 Playoff Picture

    NFC Week 17 Playoff Picture

    giantsfootballblog.com Dec 24, 2012
    Going into Week 17, four NFC teams are headed to the playoffs and five others, including the Giants are still jockeying for the two remaining spots. NFC PLAYOFF PICTURE CLINCHED: Atlanta — NFC South and home-field advantage Green Bay — NFC North San F
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  • Giants look to be out of magic

    Giants look to be out of magic

    I was fooled, I admit it. I bought in to the New York Giants' training camp assertions that they'd be different this year -- that they were a good enough team to build on their late-season and Super Bowl success and develop themselves into a consistent,…
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  • Vacchiano: Another lame effort adds Fewell to fire

    Vacchiano: Another lame effort adds Fewell to fire

    nydailynews.com Dec 24, 2012
    Asking for answers at this point of the season was probably pointless, because all the beaten players on the Giants’ scorched defense can do now is shake their baffled heads. So many missed tackles. So many blown coverages. So little semblance of a pass
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  • NFC East: Washington, Dallas Throw Dirt on Giants’ Grave

    NFC East: Washington, Dallas Throw Dirt on Giants’ Grave

    giantsfootballblog.com Dec 24, 2012
    Division, Once Giants’ to Lose, Will Go to Skins or Boys Before the season, the Philadelphia Eagles were the favorites to win the NFC East. A lot has happened since then. Eleven losses later and counting, they are the biggest disappointment in the NFL t
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  • Coughlin's Remarks on 'Flat-Lining' Giants

    Coughlin's Remarks on 'Flat-Lining' Giants

    nytimes.com Dec 24, 2012
    The Giants will be favored to finish with the same record (9-7) as last season's champions, showing that you need a little luck along with the required skill.
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  • Ravens 33, Giants 14: By the numbers

    Ravens 33, Giants 14: By the numbers

    giantsfootballblog.com Dec 24, 2012
    New York’s gut-wrenching loss to Baltimore generated more questions than answers about the defending Super Bowl champions - namely, who exactly are the New York Giants? Offensively, the Giants have scored 14 points in their last eight quarters of pl
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  • Happy Horror-days From the New York Giants

    Happy Horror-days From the New York Giants

    giantsfootballblog.com Dec 24, 2012
    First off, let me extend a very Merry Christmas and festive holiday season to all of our readers. The Giants are doing their best to deprive us of some happiness. Their stinker in Baltimore yesterday is as forgettable as any game I’ve seen them play the
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  • New York Giants News and Links for Dec 24

    New York Giants News and Links for Dec 24

    giantsfootballblog.com Dec 24, 2012
    There are many who have waited for this moment. The moment when the mighty Giants entered their darkest hour. They strike mercilessly and without class. We won’t do that on this site. We have been telling you the emperor has no clothes for months, now.
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  • NY Giants hardly look like defending Super Bowl champions after…

    NY Giants hardly look like defending Super Bowl champions after recent routs at hands of Falcons and Ravens

    nydailynews.com Dec 24, 2012
    This was no way for the Giants to defend their Super Bowl championship, going down without a fight the last two weeks. Where was the pride? Where was the sense of urgency? Where was the ability to rise above adversity and impose their will? Where were t…
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  • Giants Insider: Webster gets lit up like a Christmas tree

    Giants Insider: Webster gets lit up like a Christmas tree

    nydailynews.com Dec 24, 2012
    There was a rookie cornerback on one side of the field and a safety forced to play cornerback covering the slot. But that didn’t matter to Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco. He went after Corey Webster instead. And when he did, he made Webster’s bad seaso
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  • Eli and Co. in for Blue Christmas

    Eli and Co. in for Blue Christmas

    nydailynews.com Dec 24, 2012
    Last season, Eli Manning and Victor Cruz pushed the Giants toward a Super Bowl run with a memorable 99-yard touchdown hookup against the Jets in Week 16. But in Sunday’s 33-14 loss to the Ravens, the Giants offense simply got pushed around.
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  • Video - 'The Coaches Show': If I'm Tom Coughlin 03:54

    'The Coaches Show': If I'm Tom Coughlin

    Dec 24
    The New York Giants are in danger of missing the playoffs after another devastating loss Sunday. What do the Giants and coach Tom Coughlin need to do to turn it around? Brian Billick and Dennis Green weigh in.
  • Video - GameDay: New York Giants vs. Baltimore Ravens highlights 03:04

    GameDay: New York Giants vs. Baltimore Ravens highlights

    Dec 24
    Catch the highlights from Baltimore as the New York Giants cannot keep up with the Ravens in Week 16.

Sports Columnists

  • Clayton mailbag: Coaching changes are coming

    Dec 24
    While many are in the spirit of the holiday season, numerous coaches can't enjoy it because they're on the hot seat, writes John Clayton.