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Hours before the Giants’ 41-27 win over the Cleveland Browns, Umenyiora’s 5-year-old son, Tijani, was hospitalized with an asthma attack. As soon as the game was over, the defensive end bolted from the MetLife Stadium locker room.Upvote Share Tweet
Big Blue rookies show their worth on offenseAll they could talk about was special teams. Over the last three weeks, rookies David Wilson and Rueben Randle could not get on the field with Eli Manning and the Giants’ loaded offense. So the two players would hang out after practice and analyze theirUpvote Share Tweet
Giants' Cruz has dance marathon, may put twist on salsaVictor Cruz is thinking about spicing up his salsa. After a career-high three touchdowns, each celebrated with his trademark end-zone dance step, the receiver feels maybe the salsa is getting a bit mild.Upvote Share TweetThe day started in the most ignominious fashion for Ahmad Bradshaw. He fumbled on the very first offensive play, the ball coming out after his arm collided with guard Chris Snee and whipped around as if he was throwing a behind the back pass in a basket…Upvote Share Tweet
The Colts Discount Double Checked And B.J. Raji-Shuffled All Over The Packers: Your Sunday NFL GIF Roundupdeadspin.com Oct 7, 2012Here's where we're putting the GIFs of the week, from Donald Brown triumphantly trolling the Packers to Brandon Lloyd dancing around like no one's looking. Only the Chargers and Saints have yet to play, so let's see what the week had to offer. More »Upvote Share TweetGiants running back Andre Brown in the Giants’ 41-27 win over Cleveland this afternoon. Brown left the field after the first quarter and taken to the locker room for further evaluation. Despite NFL rules against such procedures, Brown tweeted during theUpvote Share Tweet
What Is Ailing Giants' Pass Rush?nytimes.com Oct 7, 2012The Giants were not able to knock down Cleveland quarterback Brandon Weeden, another alarming performance from a defensive line that is supposed to be loaded.Upvote Share Tweet
Giants-Browns: Defense forces turnovers, still not up to parFirst Quarter Blues The Giants defense should have had a stronghold on the Browns this afternoon, but early on they came out flat. Consequently, the Browns’ rookies burned ‘em. Trent Richardson, who against the G-Men, showed he’s a man of his word.Upvote Share TweetAhmad Bradshaw had not run for more than 100 yards since Week Six of the 2011 season and he spent much of Sunday making up for lost time. Bradshaw, whose fumble on the opening play helped the Browns open up an early 14-0 lead in New Jersey, ran for 200 …Upvote Share Tweet
Eli extends 200-yard streak to 24 gamesOn the same day that Saints quarterback Drew Brees could set the record for consecutive games with a touchdown pass at 48, Giants quarterback Eli Manning has extended his streak of consecutive games with 200 yards or more passing to 24. It’s the secondUpvote Share TweetThe Browns’ chances of slowing or stopping the Giants’ 27-3 run to close out the first half are a little bit worse thanks to some injury news from team’s locker room. Middle linebacker D’Qwell Jackson will not return to the game after suffering aUpvote Share Tweet
Browns mistakes erase early leadWhen the Browns jumped out to a 14-0 lead in the first quarter, there couldn’t have been many people writing off the chances of a Giants comeback. Given past history, they probably would have bet on an Eli Manning winner in the fourth quarter. Thanks toUpvote Share TweetGiants defensive end Osi Umenyiora invited Browns running back Trent Richardson to see if he could find some “candy” running the ball against the Giants defense. Three plays into the game, Richardson is looking like a happy kid on Halloween. RichardsoUpvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Oct 7, 2012Two of the top wide receivers in the National Football League are inactive on Sunday, most notably Greg Jennings of the Green Bay Packers and Hakeem Nicks of the New York Giants. Both were ruled "out" by their respective teams on Friday's inju…Upvote Share TweetInactive for the Giants today against Cleveland: WR Ramses Barden (concussion), DT Rocky Bernard (quadricep), CB Jayron Hosley (hamstring), WR Hakeem Nicks (foot, knee), S Kenny Phillips (knee), OL David Diehl (knee), LB Keith Rivers (hmastring) Browns …Upvote Share Tweet
Giants-Brown: 3 Key MatchupsTrent Richardson v. Jason Pierre-Paul, Justin Tuck, Osi Umenyiora No, I didn’t put this match-up on the list because of earlier in the week between Richardson and Umenyiora. The spotlight is not on candy right here. When LeSean McCoy punctured the GiantUpvote Share Tweet
New York Giants GameDay LinksThe Giants have a 1:00 kickoff at home today. How novel. Just like the old days — go to church in the morning then walk over to Runyon’s on 2nd Ave and jump on the party bus over to Jersey. I’d like to tell you the rest, but decorum prohibits….herUpvote Share Tweet
Back on normal schedule, Big Blue looks for Sunday bestThere is something about the Sunday afternoon game that has always felt right for Eli Manning. He can wake up and head right to MetLife Stadium, then jump into a game. It reminds him of his days as a kid in New Orleans, he says, when the Saints would al…Upvote Share TweetThere’s no salsa dancing, but Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz is making a big-time play for Latino voters in a new Web ad from President Obama’s reelection campaign, the Daily News has learned.Upvote Share Tweet
Jason Pierre-Paul, Justin Tuck and NY Giants look to improve on sack total when they host winless Cleveland BrownsRushing the passer and stuffing the run have always been points of pride for the Giants defense. Now it has become a sore point, as the Big Blue defensive front has had trouble getting much heat on quarterbacks or containing running backs in the first f…Upvote Share Tweet
Second Half Giants-Eaglesgiantsgab.com Oct 7, 2012Sorry it took so long, from now on I will do the first half on Wednesday and the second on Thursday. 1-Giants kickoff-return, Eagles start at their 20. 2-McCoy right for no gain 3-Short pass with some YAC, it looks like Williams lost coverage and Blackb…Upvote Share Tweet
Giants Keep Browns WinlessOct 7Ahmad Bradshaw rushed for 200 yards and a touchdown as the Giants defeated the Browns 41-27,
WK 5: Eli Manning and Victor Cruz highlightsOct 7New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning and wide receiver Victor Cruz combine for 50 yards and three touchdowns Sunday in a 41-27 victory over the Cleveland Browns.
Giants postgame press conferenceOct 7Giants react following game with Browns
Wilson 40-yard TDOct 7New York Giants running back David Wilson takes it to the house for a 40-yard touchdown run.
Don Banks: Broncos were prepared mentally, but not physically, for Patriot…Oct 7FOXBORO, Mass. -- After another loss to New England was in the books -- their third in the span of 10 games, including last season's playoffs -- Champ Bailey and the rest of his Broncos teammates found the repetition of it all a little wearing.
Don Banks: No shortage of heroes in Colts' inspiring tribute win; more Sna…Oct 7FOXBORO, Mass. -- Musings, observations and the occasional insight as we take stock of an offensively sloppy but memorable Week 5 in the NFL....