This is the December 31, 2012 news archive. View today's Giants rumors and news.
You walk into the Giants’ locker room on Monday, even after the disappointment a day earlier, and this is still the last bastion of sanity in New York sports. There is no lockout here, no Tim Tebow circus here, no coach du jour, no Alex Rodriguez, no chUpvote Share Tweet
Giants GM Reese: 'I don't think we're far off'At the end of the miserable 2006 season, former GM Ernie Accorsi stood in the middle of the Giants locker room and told the players “There’s a championship in this room.”Upvote Share Tweet
Coughlin says Giants will re-Fewell in 2013Tom Coughlin made it clear on Monday that Perry Fewell will remain the Giants' defensive coordinator, and it turns out they won't even have to re-sign him. Fewell was quietly given a contract extension last winter, according to two league sources.Upvote Share TweetJustin Tuck admitted this hasn't been his finest season, and he got no argument on that from GM Jerry Reese. But that doesn't mean his eight-year career with the Giants is over. Both men expect Tuck will be back again and maybe better than ever next yea…Upvote Share Tweet
Eli Manning to play Peyton in 2013ESPN.com Updated Dec 31, 2012The NFL on Monday released the 2013 opponents for all teams, based on the formula with which it decides its schedules year to year. We still won't know the dates of any of these games until sometime in the spring, but here's a look at the non-division o…Upvote Share Tweet
Giants Insider: Knee injury took toll on NicksHakeem Nicks was still recovering from foot surgery when he slammed his left knee to the Meadowlands turf late in the Giants' Week 2 game against Tampa Bay. He was sure it was only "something minor" though until it was still swollen two weeks …Upvote Share Tweet
Jets hold nose, ask Giants for helpprofootballtalk.com Updated Dec 31, 2012Perhaps Jets owner Woody Johnson is finally interested in stealing something besides the back pages from the Giants. According to Kimberly Jones of the NFL Network, the Jets have asked permission to talk to Giants college scouting director Marc Ross for…Upvote Share Tweet
Bennett Makes His Case to Stay in BlueThe Giants rolled the dice on TE Martellus Bennett last spring, signing him to a modest 1-year, $2.5 million deal. It was called a “show me” deal by many. Bennett responded by having his best year as a pro (55 receptions for 626 yards and 5 TDs) and fUpvote Share Tweet
Who Stays, Who Goes: Giants OffenseThe season is over, and the Giants have no one to blame for missing the playoffs than themselves. Therefore, looking at how this team will retool heading into 2013, it may be difficult for a personnel standpoint to determine who stays and who goes. If e…Upvote Share TweetCNNSI.com Updated Dec 31, 2012JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) The Jacksonville Jaguars fired general manager Gene Smith on Monday after four disappointing seasons, including the worst year in franchise history.Upvote Share Tweet
Looking Ahead: Who Stays, Who GoesJerry Reese is scheduled to speak today about the Giants’ season. He most likely won’t say a whole lot, so let’s see what he has to deal with this off season…. Possible Salary Cuts / Restructures: Eli Manning restructured last year to accommodateUpvote Share TweetThings happen rapidly in the NFL these days. folks. If you don’t make the playoffs, you immediately focus on next year. The Giants’ 2013 opponents have been determined…. They naturally play Washington, Dallas and Philadelphia both home and away. TheUpvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Updated Dec 31, 2012There’s no immediate Black Monday word out of Charlotte, after Ron Rivera closed his second season with a fourth straight win. But a bad finish elsewhere could speed the process along. Rivera said he’d meet with Panthers owner Jerry Richardson soon toUpvote Share Tweet
2013 NFL Draft: Giants Will Select 19ththe Giants will hold the 19th overall selection in the upcoming NFL Draft in April. The Eagles will have the 4th overall pick and Cowboys will select right in front of the Giants at 18. Washington’s slot will be determined after the playoffs, dependingUpvote Share Tweet
Fennelly’s Top 10 NFL Headlines For 2012… What’s Yours?Around here, we talk Giants 365 days a year, but every once in awhile we discuss NFL topics as well. Today, I will throw out my Top 10 NFL stories of 2012 in no particular order. I ask you to comment below on what your are. Thanks for reading. * Chuck …Upvote Share Tweet
Giants Lost Control of Season Week 13 in DCThe one time it really didn’t matter whether the Giants beat the Eagles, they crushed them. That was yesterday. When they really needed to beat them — in Week 4 — they blew it. The ‘sense of urgency’ everyone around here has been citing as if itUpvote Share Tweet
New York Giants News and Links for Dec 31Another season in the books and one that Giant fans will look back on with regret. This may have been the wildest season yet. It was the most unpredictable one, that is for sure. Here’s some links….Upvote Share TweetGiant Rout Too Little, Too Late to Save Season by Jon Wagner SNYGiants Columnist After enduring yet another second half swoon under head coach Tom Coughlin, the New York Giants finally put forth the type of effort in their regular season finale that mig…Upvote Share TweetThe long and successful Andy Reid era in Philadelphia ended with a thud. Reid is out after 14 years coaching the Eagles, three people familiar with the decision told The Associated Press. Reid said he plans to meet with owner Jeffery Lurie on Monday “anUpvote Share TweetThere was a moment late in the fourth quarter when Eli Manning looked up at the scoreboard and saw that the Lions had scored another touchdown in Detroit, closing to within two points of the Bears. There was still life in his season.Upvote Share Tweet
What happened to the New York Giants?Dec 31Why did the New York Giants fail to make it to the playoffs? Our analysts explain why the Giants looked like a tired team down the stretch.
Don Banks: Rollercoaster ride had run its course for Bears' Smith; more Sn…Dec 31Musings, observations and the occasional insight as we take in the furiously fast firing fest that was Black Monday in the NFL...
Peter King: Show-stopping Peterson highlights better-than-expected Week 17Dec 31What a regular season. What a year. What a Sunday.
John Clayton's mailbag: Chuck the tuck ruleDec 31The tuck rule came up three times in the final week of the regular season. It's time to get rid of it.