This is the October 5, 2012 news archive. View today's Giants rumors and news.
Now that his long-running spat with Eagles running back LeSean McCoy has come to a end, Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora has an opening in his schedule for a pointless verbal feud with an opposing running back. He may be trying to fill it with Browns …Share Tweet
I want to be careful about making too much of a thing of the lingering foot and knee injuries that will keep New York Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks out of a third straight game Sunday. I expect Nicks to recover and play excellent football for the Gi…Share Tweet
Injury-plagued Giants will have depth testedESPN.com Oct 5, 2012The New York Giants' depth will certainly be tested on Sunday.Share Tweetnytimes.com Oct 5, 2012The Giants will add a twist to the N.F.L.'s Breast Cancer Awareness initiative: a pink tutu.Share Tweet
Giants Injury Report: Phillips, Barden Among 5 Players OutRamses Barden, Hakeem Nicks, Rocky Bernard, Jayron Hosley and Kenny Phillips have all been ruled out of Sunday’s game v. the Cleveland Browns. None of the aforementioned five participated in Thursday’s practice, so it’s not a surprise they won’tShare Tweet
Giants D-Line Struggling to Record SacksWe all know that on paper, the Giants have one of the best if the not the best defensive line in football. Every year, it seems the team develops another super-athletic defensive end to add to the mix. However, through the first four games, the Giants h…Share Tweet
Injuries, Rushing Attack Hindering Giants’ OffenseThere’s not much hindering the Giants’ offense so far this season. Eli Manning has thrown for the second-highest yardage total in the league, only behind Drew Brees, and his touchdown total (7) is tied with the likes of Tom Brady and Aaron Rodgers. OvShare Tweet
Older, wiser Tom Coughlin: “Losing, it kills you”profootballtalk.com Oct 5, 2012It’s tempting, especially after watching his A Football Life documentary, to think Giants coach Tom Coughlin is mellowing with age, gaining perspective a younger man wouldn’t have. Nope. “It’s 10 times more difficult,” Coughlin said in an intervShare Tweet
Giants’ Special Teams Are Becoming SpecialIt was not too long ago that the Giants’ special teams were a running joke. Their entire 2010 season was blown up by a punt return. Since then, they signed a professional punter in Steve Weatherford and their placekicker is setting team records. Even thShare Tweet
Is it “Sense of Urgency” Time Yet for the Giants?from Jon Wagner / SNYGiants Sr Columnist After seeing them come off of a tough, last-second loss on national television to their hated division rival Philadelphia, one would think it a safe bet that the New York Giants (2-2) should have no trouble getti…Share Tweet
NFL is No Fun League For Giants’ DEsGEICO SportsNite covers the Giants defense saying that it isn’t having any fun. Sorry, this video could not be loaded…Share TweetThe Giants battle through injuries and adversity asa they await the 0-4 Cleveland Browns this Sunday…here’s some linksShare Tweet
'Playbook': Cleveland Browns vs. New York GiantsOct 5Will the Browns' defense be able to stop the playmakers for the Giants? Our analysts explain why protecting Eli Manning has been the key for the Giants utilizing their new weapons.
Field Pass: Giants-BrownsOct 5ESPNNewYork's Ohm Youngmisuk breaks down the Giants' Week 5 matchup with the Browns.