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There was no dark cloud hovering over the Meadowlands on Monday and no sense of doom among the defending Super Bowl champions. The Giants all knew the panic button had already been pressed outside their locker room.
Giants Insider: CB misses call for helpUpdated Nov 12, 2012 Share TweetCorey Webster didn't blow his assignment. But he didn’t help out his mates in the Giants secondary, either. That was the message that secondary coach Peter Guinta had on Monday, one day after the Giants’ 31-13 loss to the Bengals. Webster had been a kShare TweetEli Manning has placed two Super Bowl rings in Tom Coughlin’s safe deposit box and as a quarterback and coach they are as tied together in Giants history as Bill Parcells and Phil Simms or in NFL history as Bill Walsh and Joe Montana, Bill Belichick andShare TweetOn ESPN’s “Monday Night Countdown,” Chris Mortensen reported Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw will undergo a “battery of tests” on his neck. Mortensen explained Bradshaw was removed from the Giants-Bengals game Sunday as a precautionary meas
Coordinator Corner: Kevin Gilbride addresses struggling offenseUpdated Nov 12, 2012 Share TweetIt was no secret the Giants’ offense was struggling prior to the Cincinnati game. Afterwards, though, the problems were glaring. Offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride addressed the media today to discuss the unit’s issues, stating the team will take fu
Special Teams Have Some Holes to Fill, TooUpdated Nov 12, 2012 Share TweetNot only have the Giants’ offense and defense tailed off the past few weeks, the special teams have as well. The kickoff returns have been less than average and the coverage on both kickoffs and punts has not been as tight. Special Teams coach Tom QuinnShare TweetThe Bengals' win over the Giants started with a motion, a play-action fake and a busted coverage on A.J. Green, who had sparked a war of words when he said he saw "holes" in the Giants' secondary.Source: nytimes.com
Falcons line doesn’t want all the blame for run gameUpdated Nov 12, 2012 Share TweetWhen faced with situations you think they’re built to convert, the Falcons haven’t. But those involved don’t want to draw a line connecting the short-yardage run game failures against the Giants in last year’s playoffs to yesterday’s inability tSource: profootballtalk.com
What to Do?: The November swoon has begun for the Giants, and …Updated Nov 12, 2012 Share TweetThe November swoon has begun for the Giants, and Sunday their loss to the Bengals was about as awful as any loss the team has suffered in recent memory. From the fact Eli Manning hasn’t thrown for a score since the 3rd quarter of week 7, to a defense thSource: giantsgab.comShare TweetAndy Dalton, QB, Cincinnati Bengals: Through the first half of his second NFL season, Dalton wasn't quite the quarterback we'd seen surprise us in his 2011 rookie campaign. He'd thrown an interception in each of his first eight games, and really hit a w…Source: yahoo.comShare TweetThe Jaguars finally lead the league in a category. And it will be hard for anyone to catch up with their Joneses According to Ryan O’Halloran of the Florida Times-Union, the Jags signed former Giants linebacker Greg Jones. They can now pair him with curSource: profootballtalk.com
Giants fans' options are faith or panicUpdated Nov 12, 2012 Share TweetEvery team in the NFC East lost the game before its bye week this year, and there's no surer way to ratchet fan angst to the highest possible level than to force your fans to sit on the same loss for two weeks. It is now the New York Giants' turn. Their…Source: ESPN.com
Week 10 LVPs: Giants defense can’t seem to stop anybody latelyUpdated Nov 12, 2012 Share TweetNew York Giants defense: In a 31-13 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday, a non-existent New York Giants pass rush and a Swiss cheese secondary allowed the first four-passing touchdown game of Cincinnati Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton's NFL career …Source: yahoo.comShare TweetEli Manning denied having a tired arm, and Jets fans were just tired, period.Source: nytimes.comShare TweetThe Giants stumble into their bye week playing perhaps the worst football they’ve played in years. Not much went right in Cincinnati yesterday: Eli threw two silly INTs and fumbled. Ahmad Bradshaw fumbled again, too. Victor Cruz dropped a TD. The second
Giants-Bengals: By the NumbersUpdated Nov 12, 2012 Share TweetYeah, . The New York Giants (6-4) loss a second game in a row. Here’s a look at the loss and recent slump by the numbers: 18: The Giants lost by 18 to Cincinnati, the largest margin of defeat since a 49-24 loss in New Orleans on Nov. 28, 2011. 318: Th
Cin-ful Performance Has Giants Searching For AnswersUpdated Nov 12, 2012 Share TweetFrom Jon Wagner / SNYGiants columnist Here we go again. Following a successful 6-2 first half of their 2012 season, the New York Giants appear to be starting yet another second-half swoon under head coach Tom Coughlin. And, their upcoming bye week could…
New York Giants News and Links for Nov 12Updated Nov 12, 2012 Share TweetEven day for gas in NY. That doesn’t help the Giants much, who have been running on fumes the past few weeks. Yesterday’s crunching at the hands of the mediocre Bengals is a sign this club has some deep issues. The rest should help, but what if it doeShare TweetIn the Super Bowl a few years ago, Eli Manning worked himself free from the Patriots pulling and stretching his jersey, created a new pocket and put everything into a throw that miraculously stuck to David Tyree’s helmet and set up the winning touchdown
NFL32OT: Texans Are Right On TrackNov 12Episode 222: Wendi Nix and Antonio Pierce discuss whether the Texans can be Super Bowl contenders. John Clayton breaks down Mike Shanahan's future with the Redskins. The NFL32 crew discuss the Giants loss to the Bengals.
Countdown Daily Hot Topics: Week 10Nov 12Eric Allen answers your facebook questions
Does Eli Have A Tired Arm?Nov 12Ron Jaworski and Merril Hoge discuss Eli Manning and the Giants' recent struggles on the field.
What's wrong with New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning?Nov 12New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning has not thrown a touchdown pass in his last three games, so what's wrong with the two-time Super Bowl MVP?
Peter King: Lots to like in Week 10, but one weird game stands above the r…Nov 12Tie Trivia as we wrap up another week in the playoff race to determine who'll square off in New Orleans:
Don Banks: Texans prove they're ready for the elementsNov 12CHICAGO -- Covering a Ravens-Texans game last month on a beautiful sun-splashed Sunday afternoon in Houston, I couldn't help but notice the powers that be elected to keep the roof at Reliant Stadium closed, even though the weather couldn't have been muc…