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NY Giants coach Tom Coughlin hasn't built bridges from last yea…

NY Giants coach Tom Coughlin hasn't built bridges from last year's Super Bowl streak, Eli Manning and defensive line to blame

nydailynews.com Updated Dec 27, 2012
An Aussie golf partner of mine is fond of a game called Skins and Validations. You can’t bank a skin, or win a hole, unless you at least tie the next hole. Thankfully, the NFL hasn’t instituted this practice or the Giants would be throwing a lot of Vi
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  • Giants defense, coordinator try to figure out what went wrong

    Giants defense, coordinator try to figure out what went wrong

    nydailynews.com Dec 27, 2012
    Two years ago, Perry Fewell’s defense was the seventh-best in the NFL. One year ago it helped power the Giants to a Super Bowl title. But now when the Giants’ defensive coordinator looks at the NFL rankings, he has to look way down to the bottom to fi
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  • Giants Insider: Reid between the lines

    Giants Insider: Reid between the lines

    nydailynews.com Dec 27, 2012
    Sunday's game could mark the end of Andy Reid's tenure as Philadelphia’s head coach, but the Eagles hope to end something else by snuffing out of the Giants’ last-gasp playoff hopes.
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  • Ravens' Reed fined $55K for hit on Giants' Cruz

    Ravens' Reed fined $55K for hit on Giants' Cruz

    Ravens safety Ed Reed has been fined $55,000 for his hit on Victor Cruz in Sunday's game. An NFL spokesman confirmed Reed's fine for striking a defenseless player in the head and neck area.
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  • FOX’ Billick Believes Giants Have Decent Shot at Playoffs

    FOX’ Billick Believes Giants Have Decent Shot at Playoffs

    giantsfootballblog.com Dec 27, 2012
    Brian Billick of FOX Sports previews the Eagles and Giants. Can the Giants put it together and somehow make the playoffs? They need to win and have the Cowboys, Bears and Vikings lose. Coach Billick says the hardest part for New York this weekend may be…
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  • On Christmas, Jack Pinto would be wearing his Victor Cruz NY Gi…

    On Christmas, Jack Pinto would be wearing his Victor Cruz NY Giants jersey, alive and well  

    nydailynews.com Dec 27, 2012
    In the past on Christmas Day, I have written about what a perfect day would be like in sports, out of all the days we have ever had around here.
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  • Giants Super Bowl, Tebow hype top year-end list

    Giants Super Bowl, Tebow hype top year-end list

    nydailynews.com Dec 27, 2012
    When it came to sports this year, the Giants and Jets had some of the best and worst to offer fans.
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  • Boley's playing time a sign of future?

    Boley's playing time a sign of future?

    ESPN.com giantsgab.com Dec 27, 2012
    New York Giants linebacker Michael Boley says he's "a little bit" frustrated with the reduced playing time that's resulted from the many injuries he's had this year. A vital part of last year's Giants Super Bowl run, Boley is one of many playe…
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  • NFC Pro Bowl Snubs: The Defense

    NFC Pro Bowl Snubs: The Defense

    yahoo.com Dec 27, 2012
    Defensive Ends Made it: Jason Pierre-Paul, New York Giants/Julius Peppers, Chicago Bears/Jared Allen, Minnesota Vikings Should have made it: Calais Campbell, Arizona Cardinals/John Abraham, Atlanta Falcons The Cardinals have the NFL's third-ranked defen…
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  • Eagles vs Giants — Matchups to Watch

    Eagles vs Giants — Matchups to Watch

    giantsgab.com Dec 27, 2012
    The Giants will host the Eagles in a must-win game. If the Giants win, they will then need serious help to make the playoffs. Here are the matchups to watch. Eagles QB Michael Vick vs Giants Defense The Giants will not face up against rookie QB Nick Fol…
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  • Ray Rice wins AFC offensive player of week

    Ray Rice wins AFC offensive player of week

    profootballtalk.com Dec 27, 2012
    Ravens running back Ray Rice won AFC player of the week honors, and he didn’t even have to convert a fourth-and-29 this time. Rice had 158 combined yards in last week’s win over the Giants (107 rushing, 51 receiving), helping the Ravens to a season-hi
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  • Market Crunch: Giants, Jets Both Scheduled for 1pm Sunday

    Market Crunch: Giants, Jets Both Scheduled for 1pm Sunday

    giantsfootballblog.com Dec 27, 2012
    The NFL prides itself in spacing it’s schedule strategically so that every marketplace is properly covered each Sunday. This year, the Giants and Jets, who rarely play at the same time, will both kickoff at 1pm. The Jets will be in Buffalo to play a gam
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  • Chris Snee on the Giants not being in control of of their playo…

    Chris Snee on the Giants not being in control of of their playoff destiny

    giantsfootballblog.com Dec 27, 2012
    Yeah, that’s what happens when you take it out of your hands, which is what we’ve done. Not the situation that anyone wants to be in, but that’s what we have in front us and all we can focus on is 9-7. What happens, happens.
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  • SNYGiants Video Corner: Another Second-Half Swoon; Changes Need…

    SNYGiants Video Corner: Another Second-Half Swoon; Changes Needed on Defense

    giantsfootballblog.com Dec 27, 2012
    After disappointing showings in back-to-back weeks, the LoudMouths discuss the reasons for the Giants’ poor December. Sorry, this video could not be loaded… The WheelHouse discusses what the Giants need to do in the offseason to improve their struggli
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  • Thursday Morning Report: Season Ending Whether Giants are Ready…

    Thursday Morning Report: Season Ending Whether Giants are Ready or Not

    giantsfootballblog.com Dec 27, 2012
    The Giants will strap on the helmets at least one more time here in 2012, this Sunday against the Eagles. In his address to the media, Tom Coughlin sounded disappointed, but hopeful. He knows he’s going nowhere, but some of his underlings and players ma
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  • New York Giants News and Links for Dec 27

    New York Giants News and Links for Dec 27

    giantsfootballblog.com Dec 27, 2012
    The end of the season is upon us (we think) and emotions are going from drained to strained. The Pro Bowl rosters were announced yesterday and three Giants were selected: G Chris Snee, WR Victor Cruz and DE Jason Pierre-Paul. Of course they all would li…
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  • Travis Beckum lands on injured reserve for Giants

    Travis Beckum lands on injured reserve for Giants

    profootballtalk.com Dec 27, 2012
    The New York Giants have placed tight end Travis Beckum on injured reserve before the team’s regular season finale against the Philadelphia Eagles this Sunday. Beckum was still dealing with the lingering effects of the ACL injury suffered in last year”
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  • Video - NFL32OT: Giants Hope For Miracle 02:39

    NFL32OT: Giants Hope For Miracle

    Dec 27
    Episode 239: Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen discuss the Giants chances of making the playoffs and what changes will be made. Adam Schefter breaks down the 49ers recent injuries as they head into the playoffs. The NFL32 crew discuss the Pro Bowl rost
  • Video - Struggling After A Super Bowl Season 03:02

    Struggling After A Super Bowl Season

    Dec 27
    Lomas Brown talks about why winning in the Super Bowl last season might have hurt the Giants in 2012.
  • Video - Preview: Philadelphia Eagles vs. New York Giants 02:30

    Preview: Philadelphia Eagles vs. New York Giants

    Dec 27
    NFL Films previews the Week 17 matchup between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New York Giants.
  • Video - Who Is To Blame For Giants' Struggles? 07:45

    Who Is To Blame For Giants' Struggles?

    Dec 27
    Chris Mannix, Christian Fauria and Lomas Brown discuss who is to blame for the Giants' uneven season.

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