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Osi Umenyiora invites Trent Richardson to look for candy

Osi Umenyiora invites Trent Richardson to look for candy

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 …
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  • Nicks' injuries cloud his Giants future

    Nicks' injuries cloud his Giants future

    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…
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  • Injury-plagued Giants will have depth tested

    Injury-plagued Giants will have depth tested

    ESPN.com Oct 5, 2012
    The New York Giants' depth will certainly be tested on Sunday.
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  • A New Twist to N.F.L. Breast Cancer Awareness: A Pink Tutu

    A New Twist to N.F.L. Breast Cancer Awareness: A Pink Tutu

    nytimes.com Oct 5, 2012
    The Giants will add a twist to the N.F.L.'s Breast Cancer Awareness initiative: a pink tutu.
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  • Giants Injury Report: Phillips, Barden Among 5 Players Out

    Giants Injury Report: Phillips, Barden Among 5 Players Out

    Ramses 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’t
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  • Giants D-Line Struggling to Record Sacks

    Giants D-Line Struggling to Record Sacks

    We 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…
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  • Injuries, Rushing Attack Hindering Giants’ Offense

    Injuries, Rushing Attack Hindering Giants’ Offense

    There’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. Ov
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  • Older, wiser Tom Coughlin: “Losing, it kills you”

    Older, wiser Tom Coughlin: “Losing, it kills you”

    profootballtalk.com Oct 5, 2012
    It’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 interv
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  • Giants’ Special Teams Are Becoming Special

    Giants’ Special Teams Are Becoming Special

    It 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 th
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  • Is it “Sense of Urgency” Time Yet for the Giants?

    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…
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  • NFL is No Fun League For Giants’ DEs

    NFL is No Fun League For Giants’ DEs

    GEICO SportsNite covers the Giants defense saying that it isn’t having any fun. Sorry, this video could not be loaded…
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  • New York Giants News and Headlines for Oct 5

    New York Giants News and Headlines for Oct 5

    The Giants battle through injuries and adversity asa they await the 0-4 Cleveland Browns this Sunday…here’s some links
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  • Video - 'Playbook': Cleveland Browns vs. New York Giants 04:17

    'Playbook': Cleveland Browns vs. New York Giants

    Oct 5
    Will 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.
  • Video - Field Pass: Giants-Browns 03:03

    Field Pass: Giants-Browns

    Oct 5
    ESPNNewYork's Ohm Youngmisuk breaks down the Giants' Week 5 matchup with the Browns.

Sports Columnists

  • Peter King: Brees' pursuit of Unitas' touchdown mark sheds light on both

    Oct 5
    Five observations on Drew Brees being on the precipice of breaking the time-honored record of John Unitas for most consecutive games with a touchdown pass:
  • Peter King: Brees' pursuit of Unitas' touchdown mark sheds light on both

    Oct 5
    Five observations on Drew Brees being on the precipice of breaking the time-honored record of John Unitas for most consecutive games with a touchdown pass:
  • Bill Simmons empties out his inbox and makes Week 5 picks

    Oct 5
    The Sports Guy continues to mate his NFL picks with reader e-mails, hoping it turns out better than the Peyton Manning experiment.