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The NFL has decided not to make any changes to the Thanksgiving Week schedule. The final Week 12 NFL schedule was announced today with the originally scheduled game between the Green Bay Packers and the Giants remaining in place on NBC’s Sunday Night F
Share TweetWednesday’s practice report for the Giants and Cincinnati Bengals who face off this Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium. GIANTS DID NOT PRACTICE: LB Chase Blackburn (hamstring), RB Ahmad Bradshaw (foot), DT Chris Canty (groin), WR Hakeem Nicks (knee), S KennyShare TweetEli Manning can watch tape of the Bengals game last week and have it come to life with his big brother Peyton narrating. One week ago, Peyton and the Broncos were in Cincinnati. On Sunday, Eli and the Giants are in Cincinnati.
Giants passing attack has a bad case of the BluesUpdated Nov 7, 2012 Share TweetEli Manning dropped back and watched Victor Cruz working against a single cornerback on an empty football field. Manning delivered a throw in rhythm. The routine continued over and over again. It’s a simple one-on-one drill that is performed regularly iShare TweetVictor Cruz woke up Wednesday morning to the news that Barack Obama had been re-elected, and the receiver was ecstatic. “I was very excited,” Cruz said. “It’s big for our community... it’s big for all of us."
History Favors the Bengals This SundayUpdated Nov 7, 2012 Share TweetWhen the Giants visit Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati this Sunday, it will mark the ninth time these teams have met. In the previous eight games, the Bengals hold a 5-3 record. In this series, the home team has won every game, which bodes well for the …Share TweetThe Giants home game vs the Packers will remain on Sunday night November 25th on NBC’s “Sunday Night Football”. The NFL announced its flexible scheduling decision Wednesday, almost a week earlier than required, to allow fans and teams to complete trSource: giantsgab.comShare TweetA season that just can't seem to get going for New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks hit another bump in the road when Nicks showed up Wednesday on the Giants' injury report with a knee injury. Nicks did not practice Wednesday, and his status for S…Source: ESPN.comShare TweetTom Coughlin on the Giants’ opponent this week: the Cincinnati Bengals….. “We’re looking forward to getting back on the practice field, preparing for the Cincinnati Bengal team, a team that was 3-1 earlier in the year, has lost four very close gamShare TweetEarlier today, I played the role of physician in diagnosing the Giants’ recent offensive slump. to the lack of Hakeem Nicks in the passing attack. Today, Nicks missed practice as his right foot and left knee issues reemerged. Nicks reportedly suffered sShare TweetMatt Ryan, Eli Manning and Aaron Rodgers are among the suggested selections halfway through the N.F.L. season.Source: nytimes.comShare TweetIn the days leading up to Sunday’s game with the Steelers, Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks said that Ike Taylor and the other Pittsburgh defensive backs got away with holding opposing receivers too often. The Steelers won the game 24-20 and the GiantsSource: profootballtalk.com
Inside the Numbers: Diagnosing the Giants’ offensive slumpUpdated Nov 7, 2012 Share TweetWhat’s ailing the Giants’ offense these days? It starts with the quarterback, but he’s not the only player to blame. After all, football is a team game. A reminder, here were the final numbers in the Steelers’ 24-20 win from Sunday. First Downs:
Listen: Victor Cruz on the FANUpdated Nov 7, 2012 Share TweetGiants’ WR Victor Cruz appeared on WFAN yesterday with Mike Francesa. He spoke about being the target of several hard hits this season and the need for the offense to adjust to a medium-range passing attack when the deep ball gets taken away: “It’s
Giants well aware of their second-half slouchUpdated Nov 7, 2012 Share TweetAs long as you limit the conversation to 2007 and 2011, when they won the Super Bowl, then sure, the Giants are great closers. Otherwise, their second-half slumps are real, and in their heads. Under coach Tom Coughlin, the Giants are 53-19 in the first …Source: profootballtalk.com
Breakfast links: Should Cowboys hurry up?Updated Nov 7, 2012 Share TweetMethinks, methinks you'd like some links. New York Giants Mike Garafolo looks at what's wrong with the Giants' passing game right now, and lays a pretty fair share of the blame at the feet of two-time Super Bowl MVP quarterback Eli Manning. The Giants a…Source: ESPN.comShare TweetThe election is over, the nor’easter is coming and there is no rest for the weary around here. Yesterday was a day off for the Giants, although many of them were scattered around the area assisting in the relief efforts in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. B
SNYGiants Video Corner: Canty and Barden in the StudioUpdated Nov 7, 2012 Share TweetFrom Tuesday’s programming: The WheelHouse crew talks to Giants defensive lineman Chris Canty about his injury, the loss to the Steelers and preparing for the Bengals. Sorry, this video could not be loaded… The Daily News Live crew talks to Ramses Bar
NFL32OT: A Need For ImprovementNov 7Episode 220: Suzy Kolber and Chris Mortensen discuss how the Giants defense can improve. Demaryius Thomas breaks down how Peyton Manning has impacted his performance. The NFL32 crew discuss the forecast for the NFC East.
Inside the Huddle: Luck, Steelers, QB greats and the Bears Defens...Nov 7Inside the Huddle on the Colts' running game success opening up the play-action deep pass, Mike Wallace's situation as a Steeler next year, comparing the QB classes of 1983 and 2004, and the Bears' defensive turnover differential on a historic track.
Countdown Daily AccuScore: NYG-CINNov 7Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Giants-Bengals