This is the November 27, 2012 news archive. View today's Giants rumors and news.
The Giants were thin at running back when Tuesday started, but they’ve got a full complement of backs as the day comes to an end. In addition to signing Kregg Lumpkin, the Giants will sign former Redskins running back Ryan Torain to help the team weatheUpvote Share Tweet
nydailynews.com Nov 27, 2012Antrel Rolle is ready and willing to play his new old role.The veteran safety, who began his NFL career as a cornerback, found himself back in coverage in Sunday’s rout of the Packers.Upvote Share TweetWith RB Andre Brown headed to the short-term IR, the Giants were in need of a running back to provide depth. After working players, they’ve signed RB Kregg Lumpkin. Lumpkin spent 2011 with the Buccaneers, rushing for 105 yards on 31 carries and catchinUpvote Share Tweet
Historically, momentum factors into Giants’ playoff runEvery year, we debate whether the higher-seeded team that won double-digit games has the advantage or the disadvantage to the wildcard team that has reeled off four or fives wins to crack the post-season tournament. In each of the Giants’ last two SuperUpvote Share Tweet
Packers can’t mix up leaky line if they wanted toprofootballtalk.com Nov 27, 2012The Packers say they don’t want to make any rash decisions, or fiddle too much with their offensive line. That’s convenient, because they really can’t. Even after another leaky performance against the Giants Sunday night (five sacks, 10 points), theUpvote Share Tweet
Giants Need to Be More Equitable in Passing GameFrom Matthew Cohen SNYGiants contributor I don’t mean to look a gift horse in the mouth — I was thrilled with last night’s victory. The defense played very well. Any time you can hold Aaron Rogers to 10 points, it’s an accomplishment. I was also tUpvote Share Tweet
Justin Tuck: ‘We’re going to have our hands full’ with RGIIIThe Redskins (5-6) and the Giants (7-4), both coming off big-time wins in Week 12, are now set for Round 2 in the nation’s capital Monday night. Washington is one of four teams vying for the sixth and final spot in the playoffs, while New York can all bUpvote Share Tweet
Tuesday Morning Report: Giants Suddenly Shallow at RBThe Giants’ big win over Green Bay left the team and the fans optimistic that a legitimate title defense is still a real possibility. No win comes without a cost, however, and Sunday’s high was immediately tempered by reality that RB Andre Brown willUpvote Share Tweet
New York Giants News and Links for Nov 27The Packers are in the rearview mirror (for now) and the Redskins, suddenly a valid contender, loom on the horizon. The Giants are dealing with a new slew of injuries, but have an extra day this week to sort things out. The team announced they were plac…Upvote Share Tweet
SNYGiants Video Corner: Blowout of Packers Ends Swoon TalkFrom Monday’s programming The LoudMouths discuss the Giants’ 38-10 blowout of the Green Bay Packers on Sunday night. Sorry, this video could not be loaded… The WheelHouse debates whether talk of a swoon should go away following the Giants’ blowoutUpvote Share TweetESPN.com Nov 27, 2012It won't go on the stat sheet, but the New York Giants' catch of Sunday night might have occurred after the final score was posted.Upvote Share Tweet
Giants get pre-game boost from Make-A-Wish kidprofootballtalk.com Nov 27, 2012Coming off two less-than-stellar performances in losses to the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cincinnati Bengals, the New York Giants probably didn’t need too much extra motivation to get prepared for a prime-time match up against the Green Bay Packers on SundUpvote Share Tweet
To Giants, kid fighting cancer is the real champnydailynews.com Nov 27, 2012Adam Merchant says he was “a little bit” fatigued Monday afternoon, which was understandable given the dizzying schedule the 15-year-old native of tiny Barre, Vt., has kept since Thursday, the best four-day stretch of his young life. “I’m feelingUpvote Share Tweet
Kerry J. Byrne: Steelers coughed up a gift in Week 12, but Browns almost b…Nov 27The Dawg Pound barked with joy when the Cleveland Browns upended the hated Pittsburgh Steelers 20-14 on Sunday.
Peter King: From Bowles blowing it to Chip's chances, coach talk heats up;…Nov 27Clearing out the NFL notebook entering Week 13:
Don Banks: Opinions still split on Kaepernick move, but history backs Harb…Nov 27Even when it feels like something entirely new has come along in the NFL -- like the head coach of a leading Super Bowl contender making a late-season starting quarterback change -- it's usually not all that novel. Not entirely.
Jim Trotter: Awards Watch: Week 12Nov 27The pulse of the NFL season changes weekly. Every Tuesday, SI.com will break down the front-runners for the major NFL awards.