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Share TweetVictor Cruz still doesn’t have the new contract that he aggressively campaigned for in the offseason. But on Friday, he insisted that he doesn’t mind, and that negotiations are still moving forward.Source: nydailynews.comShare TweetSafety Ed Reed got the biggest fine of the week for the Ravens, but he wasn’t the only member of the team to owe the NFL a cut of his paycheck this week. Tackle Michael Oher has been fined $10,000 for a chop block on Giants defensive end Mathias Kiwanuk
Giants invite members of Sandy Hook Elementary to Eagles gameUpdated Dec 28, 2012 Share TweetA large contingent of special fans will take in the Giants' regular-season finale against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday at MetLife Stadium.Source: nydailynews.com
Coughlin Still Sees Team Goal as Within ReachUpdated Dec 28, 2012 Share TweetTom Coughlin met the media this afternoon after what just may be the Giants’ final practice of the 2012 season. There’s nothing left to do for the Blue now except win their game Sunday and then rely on the kindness of strangers. What is the atmosphere
Giants facing numbers issues at cornerbackUpdated Dec 28, 2012 Share TweetThe New York Giants may be severely compromised at cornerback when they face the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday. Both starter Prince Amukamara and backup Jayron Hosley are listed as doubtful for the Giants' regular-season finale.
Giants S Phillips (foot) questionable vs. EaglesUpdated Dec 28, 2012 Share TweetEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) - Giants safety Kenny Phillips was listed as questionable after missing the last three games because of a sprained right knee and could be available for perhaps his final game in a Giants uniform Sunday against Philadelphia.Source: CNNSI.com
NFL Week 17: Giants-Eagles Injury ReportUpdated Dec 28, 2012 Share TweetBelow is the official injury report for the New York Giants and the Philadelphia Eagles who will face off this Sunday at 1pm at MetLife Stadium. Eagles OUT - Did not practice: DT Fletcher Cox (concussion), LB Mychal Kendricks (concussion) DOUBTFUL - Did…Share TweetFive nuggets of knowledge about Week 17: Bringing out his best. Michael Vick, who will start Sunday's game for the Philadelphia Eagles against the New York Giants, has not played since he suffered a concussion in Week 10. But the Eagles' Week 4 victory …Share TweetThe Redskins offense is designed to mitigate a good pass rush. And with DeMarcus Ware dinged up, the Cowboys' playoff hopes could come down to Tony Romo, writes Peter King.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetMichael Vick is getting the start for the Eagles on Sunday against the Giants, a game he hopes to use as a springboard to another job next season if the Eagles do the expected and dump him after the end of this year. That’s not the only part of the plan
Prince Amukamara had a setback last weekUpdated Dec 28, 2012 Share TweetA lot of things have to fall into place in order for the Giants to make the playoffs this year, but the only part they can control is winning their game against the Eagles on Sunday. That task would be a little more difficult if cornerback Prince Amukam…
Could Giants 'make over' their pass rush?Updated Dec 28, 2012 Share TweetAmazing what a difference a couple of bad weeks can make. In this NFL32 clip, Chris Mortensen talks about the potential changes that could loom in the offseason for the New York Giants -- even if all of the breaks go their way and they manage to sneak i…
Ahmad Bradshaw, Kevin Gilbride prepare for EaglesUpdated Dec 28, 2012 Share TweetIf the last two weeks have proven anything, it’s that the Giants’ offense is incredibly inconsistent. Running back Ahmad Bradshaw and offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride met the media Thursday to discuss how the offense has prepared this week for theShare TweetIt’s obvious the Giants defense isn’t what it once was. But if you ask their defensive coordinator why, he makes it clear it’s not the coaching. “We’ve prepared better than what we’ve played,” Perry Fewell said, via Ralph Vacchiano of the Ne
Again, the Super Bowl champs are on the verge of not returning to the playoffsUpdated Dec 28, 2012 Share TweetA year removed from hoisting the Lombardi Trophy, the Giants are now on the outside of the playoff picture looking. They’re relying on a wing and a prayer that the dominoes will fall in the right place so that they can have the opportunity to defend the
Friday Morning Update: Giants Trying to Regain Confidence vs EaglesUpdated Dec 28, 2012 Share TweetIt’s all hands on deck this week as the Giants try to salvage their season against the Eagles at MetLife this Sunday. RB Ahmad Bradshaw (knee) means business, practicing on a Thursday, and DE Justin Tuck (shoulder) also returned to duty. It wasn’t all
New York Giants News and Links for Dec 28Updated Dec 28, 2012 Share TweetIn between storms here in the NYC area. The weather should be fine for Sunday’s game and New Year’s Eve. The Giants will be back on the field today at TIMEX preparing for the season finale against the Eagles. Here’s what’s happening…..
As Offense and Defense Struggle, Giants’ Special Teams Continue to Stand OutUpdated Dec 28, 2012 Share TweetThe Giants seemed to have solved their special teams woes over time. Special teams coach Tom Quinn has taken the wide array of talent afforded him and made the units respectable — even formidable — again. With the offense drying up and the defense fal
'Playbook': Philadelphia Eagles vs. New York GiantsDec 28Is Philadelphia Eagles head coach Andy Reid coaching to save his job? Our analysts discuss that topic and also explain how the New York Giants' defense will try and stop Eagles QB Michael Vick.
Victor Cruz on New York Giants' playoff hopesDec 28New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz talks about the team's recent struggles and how they plan turn it around against the Philadelphia Eagles this week.
Giants Field Pass: vs EaglesDec 28Ohm Youngmisuk previews the Giants' must-win game Sunday against the Eagles to at least put themselves in position to get a playoff berth with a little help.
Bigger Disappointment: Jets Or Giants?Dec 28Chris Mannix, Lomas Brown and Christian Fauria debate who was the bigger disappointment this year, the Jets or Giants.
Peter King: Cowboys on familiar ground with win-or-go-home Week 17Dec 28In the offseason, Dallas coach Jason Garrett visited the Yankees' spring-training home in Tampa, and sought out Derek Jeter. Garrett was raised in Yankee country, so he has great respect for the Yankee shortstop, and he wanted to ask him about leadershi…
NFL - John Clayton's five most cherished NFL recordsDec 28Football records might not resonate like those in baseball, but there are five NFL records that stand above the rest, John Clayton writes.
The Sports Guy powers through a damaged laptop to make his Week 17 picksDec 28The Sports Guy's computer is on the fritz, but that didn't stop him from making his Week 17 picks.