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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 ViUpvote Share Tweet
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 fiUpvote Share TweetSunday'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.Upvote Share TweetRavens 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.Upvote Share Tweet
FOX’ Billick Believes Giants Have Decent Shot at PlayoffsBrian 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…Upvote Share Tweet
On Christmas, Jack Pinto would be wearing his Victor Cruz NY Giants jersey, alive and wellIn 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.Upvote Share TweetWhen it came to sports this year, the Giants and Jets had some of the best and worst to offer fans.Upvote Share TweetNew 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…Upvote Share Tweet
NFC Pro Bowl Snubs: The Defenseyahoo.com Dec 27, 2012Defensive 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Eagles vs Giants — Matchups to Watchgiantsgab.com Dec 27, 2012The 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…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Dec 27, 2012Ravens 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-hiUpvote Share Tweet
Market Crunch: Giants, Jets Both Scheduled for 1pm SundayThe 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 gamUpvote Share Tweet
Chris Snee on the Giants not being in control of of their playoff destinyYeah, 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.Upvote Share Tweet
SNYGiants Video Corner: Another Second-Half Swoon; Changes Needed on DefenseAfter 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 struggliUpvote Share Tweet
Thursday Morning Report: Season Ending Whether Giants are Ready or NotThe 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 maUpvote Share Tweet
New York Giants News and Links for Dec 27The 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…Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Dec 27, 2012The 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”Upvote Share Tweet
NFL32OT: Giants Hope For MiracleDec 27Episode 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
Struggling After A Super Bowl SeasonDec 27Lomas Brown talks about why winning in the Super Bowl last season might have hurt the Giants in 2012.
Preview: Philadelphia Eagles vs. New York GiantsDec 27NFL Films previews the Week 17 matchup between the Philadelphia Eagles and the New York Giants.
Who Is To Blame For Giants' Struggles?Dec 27Chris Mannix, Christian Fauria and Lomas Brown discuss who is to blame for the Giants' uneven season.
Peter King: NFL Week 17 PicksDec 27Peter King: NFL Week 17 Picks
Don Banks: Black Monday Primer: Definitive guide to 2013 coaching carouselDec 27The only constant in the NFL these days is change, and all indications point to another active firing/hiring season commencing on Black Monday -- the day after the league's regular season concludes. While there were no midseason coaching dismissals in 2…
Day of rest? - John Clayton's First & 10Dec 27Few teams have the luxury of sitting their starters in this season finale.
NFL - Peyton Manning headlines John Clayton's 2012 All-Pro teamDec 27Peyton Manning headlines John Clayton's 2012 All-Pro team, which includes clear choices at the skill positions and tough calls elsewhere.