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For the last 15 years, Dave Gettleman has worked behind the scenes to help build the Giants into two-time Super Bowl champions. Now he’s stepping out of the shadows to help build another team. Gettleman, who most recently was the Giants’ senior pro pe
Giants exec Gettlemen takes Panthers GM jobUpdated Jan 9 Share TweetFor the last 15 years, Dave Gettleman has worked behind the scenes to help build the Giants into two-time Super Bowl champions. Now he’s stepping out of the shadows to help build another team.Source: nydailynews.com
Bradshaw’s days numbered?Updated Jan 9 Share TweetWith the Giants heading into the off-season Giants GM Jerry Reese will have some tough decisions to make. One of his biggest decisions will be on starting RB Ahmad Bradshaw, who is scheduled to earn $3.75 million next season and $4 million the year afte…Source: giantsgab.comShare TweetWith the Chargers choosing not to elevate director of player personnel Jimmy Raye to the position of G.M., the Jets are now considering San Diego’s second choice for the top job for the New York team that plays second fiddle to the Giants. Per multipleSource: profootballtalk.com
State of the Giants, Part 4: The OffenseUpdated Jan 9 Share TweetJust because the Giants’ defense had glaring holes this season doesn’t mean that Big Blue’s offense has been completely exonerated for the team’s failure to make the playoffs. The offense was inconsistent all season, sometimes putting up 35-plus pSource: giantsfootballblog.com
Statistical notes from the 2012 seasonUpdated Jan 9 Share TweetDespite missing the post-season in 2012, the Giants did accomplish a number of feats. Here are some the important statistical tidbits from the year past. Offense The offense gained 5,687 yards, 474 yards short of the record total set in 2011. Points, …Source: giantsfootballblog.com
Deion Branch: We’re a lot better than last yearUpdated Jan 9 Share TweetOn the surface, there isn’t much obvious difference between this year’s Patriots team and the one that lost to the Giants in the Super Bowl last year. They won the AFC East, earned a first-round bye (albeit not the first seed) and head into their firsSource: profootballtalk.com
Kerry J. Byrne: Numbers show that Harbaugh will come to regret Kaepernick …Jan 9San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh will regret the decision to bench highly efficient quarterback Alex Smith in favor of Colin Kaepernick in the middle of the season. And there's a good chance that moment of regret will come Saturday night at Candle…
Don Banks: No shortage of storylines surrounding NFL's elite eightJan 9The best weekend of the NFL season is just ahead, with the league's elite eight colliding in a burst of divisional-round playoff football. Here are eight of the best storylines that provide a backdrop for the action to come:
Sports Guy Time Machine: Baseball HOF RevisitedJan 9Here's a column I wrote about the Baseball Hall of Fame in January 2007 for ESPN The Magazine, back when I still cared who made it. Six years later, I...