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Chris Snee heard from one of the equipment guys. Mathias Kiwanuka was told on his way to the shower. Eli Manning was informed in the locker room. Justin Tuck received official word at his news conference.Share Tweet
Rookies offer reason for hope for 2013The only Dream Team on the field for the Giants’ win over the Eagles Sunday was the rookie duo of Rueben Randle and David Wilson.Share Tweet
Changes in store for GiantsThe Giants’ 42-7 domination of the Eagles on Sunday at MetLife Stadium just may have been something else, and Osi Umenyiora knew it. The Giants’ soon-to-be free agent defensive end hadn’t pondered it in depth, but he knew that the rout likely markedShare Tweet
Myers: Coughlin needs to figure out why G-Men failedChris Snee heard from one of the equipment guys. Mathias Kiwanuka was told on his way to the shower. Eli Manning was informed in the locker room. Justin Tuck received official word at his news conference.Share TweetJustin Tuck called it a funny year. He and his New York Giants teammates weren’t laughing. There will be no repeat championship for the Giants, not even a playoff berth. A 9-7 season wasn’t good enough this time around. The Giants saw their playoffShare TweetAndy Reid is out after 14 years coaching the Philadelphia Eagles, three people familiar with the decision told The Associated Press following Sunday's 42-7 season-ending loss to the New York Giants.Share Tweet
Recap: Giants Send Reid, Vick Off With BlowoutESPN’s Cary Chow and Cris Carter break down the Giants’ 42-7 win over the Eagles.Share Tweet
Giants' Focus Shifts to 2013nytimes.com Dec 30, 2012With their season officially over, the Giants must begin their assessment of what went wrong, and who should be replaced.Share Tweet
Giants 42, Eagles 7: Three up, three down from the finaleIt would have taken nothing short of a miracle for New York to make the playoffs this year, a situation this team positioned itself in by failing to find any semblance of consistency the entire season. Still, the Giants came out of the gate firing. In w…Share Tweet
Disappointed Coughlin Has No Answers as Giants Get Sent PackingTom Coughlin was pleased the way his team finished the season today against the Eagles, but has no answers as to why his team played so erratically all season: “We played well today. We talked about execution. The Sandy Hook elementary school children aShare Tweet
Dancing, Yawning, And Picking Our Noses Into The Sunset: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundupdeadspin.com Dec 30, 2012We'll be putting all our GIFs for the day here, from every last person in the league-coaches, players, mascots-breaking out that one dance move they've been saving up all year, to a referee in New Orleans thinking he could pick his nose because no oneShare Tweet
Giants, Fans Left Scratching Their Heads After Perplexing SeasonWhile Tom Coughlin tries to figure out what went wrong this year, we’ll be giving him some not-so-subtle hints the next few days, weeks and months. The bottom line is they fell one game short, again, and missed the playoffs. They went 3-3 in the divisioShare Tweet
Giant win not enough, Blue still misses playoffsThe Giants salvaged their pride, honor and dignity. The playoffs, though, will have to wait another year. The defending Super Bowl champions were unable to squeeze through the back door of the postseason, despite a rousing end to their regular season on…Share Tweetyahoo.com Dec 30, 2012To give you an idea of just how bad the Eagles' pass defense is, consider that New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning had missed on any touchdown passes at all in three of his last five games. Consider also that Manning, now a nine-year veteran, had ne…Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Dec 30, 2012Chicago remains in contention for an NFC wild card berth, and the defending Super Bowl champion Giants have been eliminated, after the Bears beat the Lions 26-24 on Sunday in Detroit. The Bears’ victory keeps them alive heading into this afternoon’s PShare TweetEAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- The New York Giants vowed to show pride and they did just that, finally snapping out of their funk and crushing the lifeless Eagles 42-7 in their regular season finale. What it means: The Giants took care of their own business b…Share TweetCarrying signs to express their gratitude and their choice of love over violence in the wake of the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre, approximately 400 residents of Newtown, Conn., attended the New York Giants-Philadelphia Eagles game Sunday.Share Tweet
Giants pay tribute to Sandy Hook school students, faculty and parents at gameNearly 400 students, parents and faculty members from Sandy Hook Elementary School were the centerpiece of a powerful pre-game ceremony before the Giants took the field at MetLife Stadium Sunday.Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Dec 30, 2012The Giants can’t lose on Sunday if they want to make the playoffs and their chances of winning are off to a good start. Eli Manning hit Rueben Randle with a three-yard touchdown pass a few plays after the first Eagles possession of the game ended with aShare Tweet
Giants Inactives vs Eagles: Hosley, Canty OUT; Prince, Tuck, Nicks, Phillips ACTIVEInactive for the Giants today vs Philadelphia: CB Jayron Hosley (quad), DL Chris Canty (knee), S Tyler Sash (hamstring), WR Ramses Barden, RB Ryan Torain, DE Adewale Ojomo and TE Adrien Robinson John Fennelly, Executive Editor Canty did not practice thi…Share Tweet
NFL Playoff Scenarios And Tiebreaks, So You Can Be Sure You're Ignoring The Right Gamesdeadspin.com Dec 30, 2012Week 17 is always an odd melange of completely unwatchable misery between mathematically eliminated teams, stop and start contests between teams that can't remember if they're playing for something, and impossibly intense games between teams that are fi…Share TweetESPN.com Dec 30, 2012As the New York Giants prepare to host the Philadelphia Eagles at 1 p.m. ET today at MetLife Stadium, here's one reason for Eagles fans to feel good about the game and one reason for Giants fans to do the same. Eagles feeling good: They have beaten the …Share Tweet
NFC East playoff scenarios refresherESPN.com Dec 30, 2012By the end of this day, the Washington Redskins or the Dallas Cowboys will be NFC East champions. If the Redskins are the champs, and three other games break the right way, the New York Giants can make the playoffs as a wild-card team but the Cowboys ca…Share Tweet
Giants' Probabilities for Playoffsnytimes.com Dec 30, 2012The Giants' chances of advancing to the playoffs range from 8.5 percent to 17.9 percent, depending on which statistical analyst you consult.Share Tweet
New York Giants GameDay Links: Hey, there’s a chance….!The Giants are in it….for now. Not many are giving them a chance today. Strange things can happen in this league, however. They have been given a 6.25% chance of qualifying for the playoffs. Well, at least it’s a chance! Today’s HeadlinesShare Tweet
Giants Week 17 Playoff Possibilities: What to Root For TodayThis is it, folks. Do or die. What’s it gonna be, Giants? They control only 1/4 of their destiny today, and we’ll see how well they handle that before we plan the rest of our day. Here’s what you should be rooting for/against… First, at 1pm, you sShare Tweet
Coughlin, Manning Discuss WinDec 30Tom Coughlin and Eli Manning comment on the Giants' 42-7 win against the Eagles.
Sunday Blitz: Eagles-Giants RecapDec 30Cary Chow and Cris Carter break down the Giants' 42-7 win over the Eagles.
Giants postgame press conferenceDec 30Giants react following game with Eagles
Eli, Giants Stomp EaglesDec 30Eli Manning threw five touchdown passes in the Giants' 42-7 rout of the Eagles.