This is the December 26, 2012 news archive. View today's Giants rumors and news.
Tom Coughlin has been searching for weeks for something to spark his struggling team, to remind his players how to play like the champions they used to be. Now, with time running out, he reminded them they still have something important to play for.Upvote Share Tweet
nydailynews.com Updated Dec 26, 2012For years, Michael Boley has been a mainstay on the Giants’ defense, one of their most reliable linebackers. But on Sunday, he saw a steep decrease in snaps.Upvote Share TweetThe Giants messed up their season so badly the last two weeks after first controlling their own destiny in the NFC East, then controlling their own destiny in the wild-card race.Upvote Share Tweetnydailynews.com Updated Dec 26, 2012Victor Cruz’s storybook career added a new chapter on Wednesday when he became the second Giants receiver in four years to earn a spot in the Pro Bowl. And he won’t be going alone.Upvote Share Tweet
2013 Pro Bowl: JPP, Snee and Cruz Going to HawaiiGiants’ DE Jason Pierre-Paul, WR Victor Cruz and G Chris Snee have been named to the NFC Pro Bowl roster. It is the fourth time Snee has been selected and the first time for Cruz. JPP was selected to the game for the second consecutive season. He did noUpvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Dec 26, 2012NEW YORK (AP) -- Sensational comebacks have Peyton Manning and Adrian Peterson headed for the Pro Bowl.Upvote Share TweetFrom Ohm Youngmisuk of ESPN New York: Tight end Travis Beckum was placed on injured reserve on Wednesday with a knee injury. Beckum injured his knee in practice last Friday, according to the Giants. The team signed defensive back Terrence Frederick ofUpvote Share TweetGiants’ WR Victor Cruz led all NFC wide receivers in the Pro Bowl voting this year and if common sense holds true, should be on the NFC roster when it is announced early tonight. Last year, Cruz was named a second-team All Pro at WR, but did not attendUpvote Share Tweet
Martellus Bennett wants to stay with Giants, preferably with his brother there tooprofootballtalk.com Updated Dec 26, 2012Earlier on Wednesday, we shared Broncos linebacker Von Miller’s hopes of playing on the same defense with Marcell Dareus and Aldon Smith in a group Miller compared to the Miami Heat’s trio of LeBron James, Chris Bosh and Dwyane Wade. Miller’s not thUpvote Share Tweet
Do the Eagles Have a Chance Against the Giants?The Giants are 7 1/2 point favorites over the Philadelphia Eagles this Sunday, a sign that not many seem to care that Philly owns the Giants and the Giants have fallen flat on their faces the past two weeks. ESPN’s Chris Mannix, Cedric Ceballos and ChriUpvote Share Tweet
Eli Manning Optimistic about Final GameHeading into Week 17, the Giants are technically still alive in the playoff race. However, it’s going to take a miracle and plenty of help for Big Blue to reach the postseason. Eli Manning is aware of what his team must do to keep hope alive. It startsUpvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Dec 26, 2012PHILADELPHIA (AP) - The Philadelphia Eagles have placed quarterback Nick Foles on injured reserve and signed defensive tackle Antonio Dixon to a two-year contract.Upvote Share Tweet
Should they stay or should they go now? Giants need to evaluate defenseEarlier today, the New York Daily News the Giants need to make decisions about this offseason. On the defensive side of the ball, there a couple of household names in question. Among them: defensive tackle Rocky Bernard, linebacker Chase Blackburn, safeUpvote Share Tweet
Giants Will Fall One Win Short — Again — Thanks to PhillyBack to work for the sagging Giants today. They have one game left: a face-saver against their toughest rival, Philadelphia. The Eagles have been a dumpster fire all year, winning only four games. One of those wins came against the Giants (of course it …Upvote Share Tweet
Giants have some big decisions this offseasonprofootballtalk.com Updated Dec 26, 2012While “wholesale changes” as pending free agent defensive end Osi Umenyiora suggested aren’t consistent with the Giants’ style, there are a number of big decisions general manager Jerry Reese is going to have to make. Ralph Vacchiano of the New YoUpvote Share Tweet
Countdown Daily AccuScore: PHI-NYGDec 26Cary Chow goes inside the numbers for the Eagles-Giants
Countdown Daily Prediction: Eagles-GiantsDec 26The NFL Live crew makes their picks for Philadelphia at the New York Giants
Can The Eagles Beat The Giants?Dec 26Chris Mannix, Cedric Ceballos and Christian Fauria discuss the Eagles' chances of beating the Giants on Sunday.
Adrian Peterson inspires a list of the top 10 individual seasons in NFL hi…Dec 26Where does Minnesota Vikings star Adrian Peterson rank among the 10 best NFL seasons of all time?
John Clayton's All-Pro Team GalleryDec 26John Clayton's All-Pro Team Gallery
Minnesota Vikings' Adrian Peterson defies odds in pursuit of Eric Dickerso…Dec 26Adrian Peterson is pursuing Eric Dickerson's single-season rushing record and might be producing the best season in NFL history in the process.