This is the December 24, 2012 news archive. View today's Giants rumors and news.
NY Giants' mainstays Osi Umenyiora, Justin Tuck, Corey Webster and David Diehl may be on their way out in 2013
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.Upvote Share Tweet
Giants Insider: Eli says Blue must Mann upHis team has shown no fight the last two weeks. But quarterback Eli Manning expects the Giants to show something more against the Philadelphia Eagles.Upvote Share Tweet
In Their Hours of NeedCan the Giants still make the playoffs? Yes, but it will require four specific results and a long day of waiting.Upvote Share TweetNick 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 againUpvote Share TweetBaltimore does an outstanding job of making the bulk of its plays resemble one another, and the Giants simply seemed unprepared.Upvote Share Tweet
Giants’ DE Jason Pierre-Paul after yesterday’s loss to Baltimore“”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 iffUpvote Share TweetESPN.com Dec 24, 2012Osi Umenyiora believes this Sunday could very well be his final game with the New York Giants.Upvote Share Tweet
Coughlin on Giants’ Play: “There Was No Quit”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: …Upvote Share Tweet
NFC Week 17 Playoff PictureGoing 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 FUpvote Share TweetI 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,…Upvote Share Tweet
Vacchiano: Another lame effort adds Fewell to fireAsking 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 passUpvote Share Tweet
NFC East: Washington, Dallas Throw Dirt on Giants’ GraveDivision, 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 tUpvote Share Tweet
Coughlin's Remarks on 'Flat-Lining' GiantsThe 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Ravens 33, Giants 14: By the numbersNew 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 plUpvote Share Tweet
Happy Horror-days From the New York GiantsFirst 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 theUpvote Share Tweet
New York Giants News and Links for Dec 24There 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.Upvote Share Tweet
NY Giants hardly look like defending Super Bowl champions after recent routs at hands of Falcons and RavensThis 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…Upvote Share TweetThere 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 seasoUpvote Share Tweet
Eli and Co. in for Blue ChristmasLast 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.Upvote Share Tweet
'The Coaches Show': If I'm Tom CoughlinDec 24The 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.
GameDay: New York Giants vs. Baltimore Ravens highlightsDec 24Catch the highlights from Baltimore as the New York Giants cannot keep up with the Ravens in Week 16.
Clayton mailbag: Coaching changes are comingDec 24While 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.