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It's up to coach Tom Coughlin to figure out why NY Giants didn'…

It's up to coach Tom Coughlin to figure out why NY Giants didn't defend Super Bowl title

nydailynews.com Updated Dec 30, 2012
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.
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  • Rookies offer reason for hope for 2013

    Rookies offer reason for hope for 2013

    nydailynews.com Dec 30, 2012
    The only Dream Team on the field for the Giants’ win over the Eagles Sunday was the rookie duo of Rueben Randle and David Wilson.
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  • Changes in store for Giants

    Changes in store for Giants

    nydailynews.com Dec 30, 2012
    The 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 marked
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  • Myers: Coughlin needs to figure out why G-Men failed

    Myers: Coughlin needs to figure out why G-Men failed

    nydailynews.com Dec 30, 2012
    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.
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  • Giants win 42-7, but miss playoffs

    Giants win 42-7, but miss playoffs

    Justin 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 playoff
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  • Report: Reid, Eagles' winningest coach, out on Monday

    Report: Reid, Eagles' winningest coach, out on Monday

    CNNSI.com ESPN.com Dec 30, 2012
    Andy 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.
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  • Recap: Giants Send Reid, Vick Off With Blowout

    Recap: Giants Send Reid, Vick Off With Blowout

    giantsfootballblog.com Dec 30, 2012
    ESPN’s Cary Chow and Cris Carter break down the Giants’ 42-7 win over the Eagles.
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  • Giants' Focus Shifts to 2013

    Giants' Focus Shifts to 2013

    nytimes.com Dec 30, 2012
    With their season officially over, the Giants must begin their assessment of what went wrong, and who should be replaced.
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  • Giants 42, Eagles 7: Three up, three down from the finale

    Giants 42, Eagles 7: Three up, three down from the finale

    giantsfootballblog.com Dec 30, 2012
    It 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…
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  • Disappointed Coughlin Has No Answers as Giants Get Sent Packing

    Disappointed Coughlin Has No Answers as Giants Get Sent Packing

    giantsfootballblog.com Dec 30, 2012
    Tom 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 a
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  • Dancing, Yawning, And Picking Our Noses Into The Sunset: Your S…

    Dancing, Yawning, And Picking Our Noses Into The Sunset: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundup

    deadspin.com Dec 30, 2012
    We'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 one
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  • Giants, Fans Left Scratching Their Heads After Perplexing Seaso…

    Giants, Fans Left Scratching Their Heads After Perplexing Season

    giantsfootballblog.com Dec 30, 2012
    While 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 divisio
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  • Giant win not enough, Blue still misses playoffs

    Giant win not enough, Blue still misses playoffs

    nydailynews.com Dec 30, 2012
    The 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…
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  • Eli Manning throws career-best five TD passes in Giants’ rout o…

    Eli Manning throws career-best five TD passes in Giants’ rout of hapless Eagles

    yahoo.com Dec 30, 2012
    To 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…
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  • Bears stay alive by beating Lions, Giants are eliminated

    Bears stay alive by beating Lions, Giants are eliminated

    profootballtalk.com Dec 30, 2012
    Chicago 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 P
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  • Rapid Reaction: Giants 42, Eagles 7

    Rapid Reaction: Giants 42, Eagles 7

    EAST 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…
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  • Giants welcome 400 fans from Newtown, Conn.

    Giants welcome 400 fans from Newtown, Conn.

    Carrying 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.
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  • Giants pay tribute to Sandy Hook school students, faculty and p…

    Giants pay tribute to Sandy Hook school students, faculty and parents at game

    nydailynews.com Dec 30, 2012
    Nearly 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.
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  • Michael Vick interception helps Giants grab early lead

    Michael Vick interception helps Giants grab early lead

    profootballtalk.com Dec 30, 2012
    The 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 a
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  • Giants Inactives vs Eagles: Hosley, Canty OUT; Prince, Tuck, Ni…

    Giants Inactives vs Eagles: Hosley, Canty OUT; Prince, Tuck, Nicks, Phillips ACTIVE

    giantsfootballblog.com Dec 30, 2012
    Inactive 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…
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  • NFL Playoff Scenarios And Tiebreaks, So You Can Be Sure You're …

    NFL Playoff Scenarios And Tiebreaks, So You Can Be Sure You're Ignoring The Right Games

    deadspin.com Dec 30, 2012
    Week 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…
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  • How you feeling? Eagles-Giants

    How you feeling? Eagles-Giants

    ESPN.com Dec 30, 2012
    As 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 …
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  • NFC East playoff scenarios refresher

    NFC East playoff scenarios refresher

    ESPN.com Dec 30, 2012
    By 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…
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  • Giants' Probabilities for Playoffs

    Giants' Probabilities for Playoffs

    nytimes.com Dec 30, 2012
    The Giants' chances of advancing to the playoffs range from 8.5 percent to 17.9 percent, depending on which statistical analyst you consult.
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  • New York Giants GameDay Links: Hey, there’s a chance….!

    New York Giants GameDay Links: Hey, there’s a chance….!

    giantsfootballblog.com Dec 30, 2012
    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 Headlines      
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  • Giants Week 17 Playoff Possibilities: What to Root For Today

    Giants Week 17 Playoff Possibilities: What to Root For Today

    giantsfootballblog.com Dec 30, 2012
    This 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 s
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  • Video - Coughlin, Manning Discuss Win 00:29

    Coughlin, Manning Discuss Win

    Dec 30
    Tom Coughlin and Eli Manning comment on the Giants' 42-7 win against the Eagles.
  • Video - Sunday Blitz: Eagles-Giants Recap 01:33

    Sunday Blitz: Eagles-Giants Recap

    Dec 30
    Cary Chow and Cris Carter break down the Giants' 42-7 win over the Eagles.
  • Video - Giants postgame press conference 06:08

    Giants postgame press conference

    Dec 30
    Giants react following game with Eagles
  • Video - Eli, Giants Stomp Eagles 00:31

    Eli, Giants Stomp Eagles

    Dec 30
    Eli Manning threw five touchdown passes in the Giants' 42-7 rout of the Eagles.

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