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nydailynews.com Updated Dec 28, 2012Victor 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.Upvote Share 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 KiwanukUpvote Share Tweet
Giants invite members of Sandy Hook Elementary to Eagles gamenydailynews.com Updated Dec 28, 2012A large contingent of special fans will take in the Giants' regular-season finale against the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday at MetLife Stadium.Upvote Share Tweet
Coughlin Still Sees Team Goal as Within ReachTom 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 atmosphereUpvote Share Tweet
Giants facing numbers issues at cornerbackThe 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Giants S Phillips (foot) questionable vs. EaglesCNNSI.com Updated Dec 28, 2012EAST 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.Upvote Share Tweet
NFL Week 17: Giants-Eagles Injury ReportBelow 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…Upvote 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 …Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Dec 28, 2012The 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.Upvote Share 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 planUpvote Share Tweet
Prince Amukamara had a setback last weekA 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Could Giants 'make over' their pass rush?Amazing 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Ahmad Bradshaw, Kevin Gilbride prepare for EaglesIf 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 theUpvote Share 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 NeUpvote Share Tweet
Again, the Super Bowl champs are on the verge of not returning to the playoffsA 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 theUpvote Share Tweet
Friday Morning Update: Giants Trying to Regain Confidence vs EaglesIt’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 allUpvote Share Tweet
New York Giants News and Links for Dec 28In 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…..Upvote Share Tweet
As Offense and Defense Struggle, Giants’ Special Teams Continue to Stand OutThe 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 falUpvote Share Tweet
'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.