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Bengals wide receiver A.J. Green does just enough trash-talking to annoy NY Giants defense
nydailynews.com Updated Nov 8, 2012
By AFC North trash-talking standards, it was a mere spitball, hardly worthy of the high standards previously set by Joey Porter, Terrell Suggs, Chad Ochocinco or any of divisions’ the all-time greats.Upvote Share Tweet
nydailynews.com Nov 8, 2012Antrel Rolle has a message for Bengals receiver A.J. Green: Duck. On what had been a usual quiet week for the Giants, Rolle turned up the trash talk Thursday after hearing that Green had said Big Blue’s secondary had “a lot of holes.” That’s all iUpvote Share TweetHakeem Nicks hasn’t had a 100-yard receiving day since Week 2, and he has one touchdown catch this season. With 27 catches and just 390 receiving yards, he’s on pace for the worst season of his NFL career.Upvote Share TweetSteelers cornerback Ike Taylor was named the AFC defensive player of the week for his performance against the Giants in Week Nine and he’s celebrating by stopping by Pro Football Talk on NBC Sports Network. Taylor will talk to Erik Kuselias about the stUpvote Share Tweet
Thursday Afternoon Report: All Aboard Before the ByeThe Giants practiced today at TIMEX, with the walking wounded doing the best they can to prepare to play this week before the bye. CB Michael Coe (Hamstring), S Kenny Phillips (Knee), G Chris Snee (Ankle) and LB Jacquian Williams (Knee) did not particip…Upvote Share Tweetgiantsgab.com Nov 8, 2012The Bengals are fading fast in the AFC, and Sunday take on the Giants, who last week blew a 10-point lead vs the Steelers at home and have had to hear about it all week. Eli Manning threw for just 125 passing yards against Pittsburgh, his fewest since t…Upvote Share TweetWith the combination of a good young team and an attractive schedule of home games, the Bengals decided not to take advantage of a new rule that allows teams to reduce their minimum percentage of non-premium ticket sales as low as 85. With the good youn…Upvote Share Tweet
Outsiders: Bengals could give Giants troubleESPN.com Nov 8, 2012Football Outsiders takes up the burning question of whether the New York Giants are in for another second-half slide. In particular they examine the chances of the Cincinnati Bengals handing them a second loss in a row to the AFC North this Sunday. It's…Upvote Share Tweet
Bengals WR AJ Green’s Eyesight is PerfectToday on the Boomer and Caron Show on WFAN, Cincinnati Bengals’ WR AJ Green had this to say about the Giants’ defense: “I feel like they’ve got a lot of holes in their defense….Their front four, they get so much pressure on the quarterback. A loUpvote Share TweetSounds crazy, but maybe it’s not. Is Eli Manning going through the “tired arm syndrome”? If he is, it could answer a lot of questions about why his performance has dipped over the past few weeks. Even the best baseball pitchers get put on pitch counUpvote Share Tweet
Will Hill thinks NFL needs to re-think Adderall policyHaving served his four-game suspension for failing a drug test for Adderall, Giants safety Will Hill thinks the league needs to re-examine its policies on the drug, which falls under the performance-enhancing drug policy. Hill, who was prescribed Addera…Upvote Share TweetLast week the Bengals faced Peyton Manning and the Broncos. This week the Bengals face Eli Manning and the Giants. And so when the Manning brothers talked on their day off Tuesday, the Bengals’ defense was the main topic of conversation. Eli told reportUpvote Share Tweet
SNYGiants Week 10 NFL PicksAll four teams that I picked last week covered. I felt bad betting against the Giants, though I expected them to win yet not cover the spread. I guess it worked out though. Here are this week’s picks. I’ll be using the point spreads from . Feel free tUpvote Share TweetThe Steelers have one of those good problems with their running backs right now. They’ve had a running back run for more than 100 yards in each of the last three games with Jonathan Dwyer doing the trick twice and Isaac Redman pulling it off in Sunday”Upvote Share Tweet
Giants’ Mid-Season Report: 93.9% of Making Playoffs?According to , the New York Giants have a 93.9 percent chance of making the playoffs this season. Despite the loss to the Steelers, winning four of their final seven contests is considered “a virtual lock” - 10 wins amounts to a 99.7 percent chanceUpvote Share Tweet
Antrel: We’ve Got to Get Back to Playing Giant FootballGiants safety Antrel Rolle knows there’s lapses out there in the Giants defense. He chalks it up to over-thinking things. He said yesterday that they need to start “flying around” and making plays. In other words, Giant Football. Download:Upvote Share Tweet
Tom Coughlin: Giants’ Defense ‘Soft’Addressing the media yesterday, Giants head coach Tom Coughlin made an attempt to explain why his defense allowed the Pittsburgh Steelers to excel offensively over his defense Sunday. Simply put, Coughlin called them soft. “It was soft, no question. ItUpvote Share TweetESPN.com Nov 8, 2012It's Thursday, Nov. 8, and there's far too much snow on the ground. I'm having links. New York Giants Tom Coughlin sat down with Eli Manning and asked his struggling quarterback if there was anything he could do to help him out of his slump. Manning sug…Upvote Share TweetNothing like six inches of snow one week after a tropical storm. The weather is wild here. The next few days will in the 60”²s. The Giants won’t be around to enjoy it. They’ll be in the Queen City this weekend. Here’s some news…..Upvote Share Tweet
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