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NY Giants in need of motivation heading into Sunday's game agai…

NY Giants in need of motivation heading into Sunday's game against the lowly Cleveland Browns

nydailynews.com Updated Oct 3, 2012
The Giants are not very good at the regular season. They struggle against lesser teams and find many ways to drop winnable games against the Eagles. Eli Manning would be far better off if he could just fast-forward to the playoffs and put on his road wa…
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  • Browns' winless record means nothing to Giants

    Browns' winless record means nothing to Giants

    nydailynews.com Oct 3, 2012
    To hear Giants coach Tom Coughlin talk about it, the Cleveland Browns are a young team on the cusp of greatness. 'Don’t be misled by Cleveland’s record,' Coughlin said.
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  • Bondy: Big Blue in need of motivation

    Bondy: Big Blue in need of motivation

    nydailynews.com Oct 3, 2012
    The Giants are not very good at the regular season. They struggle against lesser teams and find many ways to drop winnable games against the Eagles. Eli Manning would be far better off if he could just fast-forward to the playoffs and put on his road wa…
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  • Browns-Giants Practice Report for Wednesday

    Browns-Giants Practice Report for Wednesday

    CLEVELAND BROWNS Practice Report DID NOT PARTICIPATE IN PRACTICE: WR Travis Benjamin (hamstring), S Tashaun Gipson (knee), WR Mohamed Massaquoi (hamstring), TE Alex Smith (head), S T.J. Ward (hand) LIMITED PARTICIPATION IN PRACTICE: WR Joshua Cribbs (he…
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  • Eli Happy to Be Back on Normal Schedule

    Eli Happy to Be Back on Normal Schedule

    Giants’ QB Eli Manning faced the media today in what is first of many normal weeks coming up for the team…. How important is it to put this past Sunday’s game against the Eagles behind you? Yeah. From each game, you learn from it, and we did some go
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  • First Quarter: 1-Kickoff by Eagles- Giants get back fast and se…

    First Quarter: 1-Kickoff by Eagles- Giants get back fast and set…

    giantsgab.com Oct 3, 2012
    1-Kickoff by Eagles- Giants get back fast and set up nice wedge. Wilson has outstanding return. 2-Eli rolls out, OK Eli is not an accurate thrower on the run why did they even try this? Is it something they have been practicing? Even if Eli runs he must…
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  • How the Eagles Neutralized JPP and the Giants’ Rush

    How the Eagles Neutralized JPP and the Giants’ Rush

    In the first quarter, Jason Pierre-Paul beat Demetress Bell soundly around the edge and got a piece of Michael Vick’s shoulder pad.  Vick was able to duck out of JPP’s grip, and he raced around the edge with DTs Linval Joseph and Rocky Bernard in pur
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  • NFL cleans up during “premiere week”

    NFL cleans up during “premiere week”

    profootballtalk.com Oct 3, 2012
    With a new season of TV shows debuting last week, the NFL continues to prove that nothing brings an audience together like the ultimate reality show:  Live professional football. A pair of NFL games got the highest ratings last week, with Giants-Eagles …
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  • Josh Cribbs back at practice despite family concerns for him

    Josh Cribbs back at practice despite family concerns for him

    profootballtalk.com Oct 3, 2012
    Earlier on Wednesday, Florio pointed out that things were looking awfully thin at receiver for the Browns. Josh Cribbs, Mohamed Massaquoi and Travis Benjamin all missed Monday’s practice with injuries, leaving the team with three healthy wideouts ahead
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  • Kicker Says Giants Considered a Fake in Final Seconds

    Kicker Says Giants Considered a Fake in Final Seconds

    nytimes.com Oct 3, 2012
    How would fans have reacted if the Giants had run a fake instead of kicking against the Eagles in the final seconds?
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  • Giants Have a Dozen Names on Early Injury Report

    Giants Have a Dozen Names on Early Injury Report

    As Sam told you in a prior post, WRs Hakeem Nicks (knee) and Ramses Barden (concussion) were two of eight players held out of practice today at TIMEX. DT Rocky Bernard (quadriceps), C David Baas (hand) safety Kenny Phillips (knee), LB Michael Boley (hip…
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  • Ramses Barden has a concussion

    Ramses Barden has a concussion

    The Giants aren’t sure whether they’re going to have wide receiver Hakeem Nicks back in the lineup this week and now there’s a question mark next to the status of one of the guys who has put up good numbers filling in for him the last two weeks. Coa
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  • MVP Watch includes two NFC East QBs

    MVP Watch includes two NFC East QBs

    ESPN.com Oct 3, 2012
    Mike Sando's weekly MVP watch is up, and New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning and Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III make appearances in this week's top 10. Manning comes in at No. 8 after being ranked No. 2 last week. Griffin pops in…
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  • On any given Sunday: The old saying goes “On any given Sunday a…

    On any given Sunday: The old saying goes “On any given Sunday any te…

    giantsgab.com Oct 3, 2012
    The old saying goes “On any given Sunday any team in the NFL can beat any other team.” This phase was coined by Commissioner Bert Bell in the 1950s. It was true then and it’s true now as we all found out this past Sunday. It is a recurring issue wit
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  • David Wilson beginning to open eyes with return skills

    David Wilson beginning to open eyes with return skills

    profootballtalk.com Oct 3, 2012
    Fumbling on his second professional carry cast David Wilson the trust of his coach, and it’s no accident he’s played only 14 offensive snaps in four games. But he’s starting to show the spark the Giants envisioned as a return man, and that could hel
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  • Rolle Sheds Light on the Sanchez Problem

    Rolle Sheds Light on the Sanchez Problem

    thejetsblog.com Oct 3, 2012
    He may be an outsider, but to Giants cornerback Antrell Rolle, there’s only one answer to the Jets’ quarterback conundrum: Mark Sanchez. Speaking at a promotional appearance for MasterCard and Chase on Tuesday, Rolle says Sanchez’s skill set and his
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  • Canty: Giants Not Looking Past 0-4 Browns

    Canty: Giants Not Looking Past 0-4 Browns

    Giants’ DT Chris Canty is anxiously waiting for Week Six to end. That is when he is eligible to come off the PUP list and rejoin his teammates on the defensive line. And they could sure use him. Yesterday, he in the WheelHouse to discuss the Giants’ W
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  • Thoughts and Musings- Week 4

    Thoughts and Musings- Week 4

    giantsgab.com Oct 3, 2012
    Hey everyone, sorry for getting this up a little late, but here we go: - Thank god the Giants have an elite quarterback.  I know, I know, Eli threw a horrific interception in the end zone that cost them a TD, but he also puts the Giants a place to have …
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  • Rookie Wilson carves out special spot on Giants return team

    Rookie Wilson carves out special spot on Giants return team

    nydailynews.com Oct 3, 2012
    David Wilson is still somewhere in the back of Tom Coughlin’s dog house, and the shovel pass he dropped on Sunday night certainly didn’t help. But his explosive performance on kickoff returns sure got his coach’s attention.
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  • Video - Countdown Daily AccuScore: CLE-NYG 01:03

    Countdown Daily AccuScore: CLE-NYG

    Oct 3
    Prim Siripipat goes inside the numbers for the Browns-Giants
  • Video - Blogger Blitz: Giants Injuries Piling Up 01:03

    Blogger Blitz: Giants Injuries Piling Up

    Oct 3
    NFC East blogger Dan Graziano talks about the Giants injury problems and the tough schedule ahead as they try and defend their Super Bowl title

Sports Columnists

  • Young defensive backs have made their marks

    Oct 3
    At the 2012 draft, wide receivers were the rage, but it's been the rookie DBs who have made a difference, writes John Clayton