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Coughlin: Blame me, not Eli, for Giants' woes

Coughlin: Blame me, not Eli, for Giants' woes

There's exactly one person responsible for the mess that is the 2013 Giants. The 0-5 start, the crushed Super Bowl dreams, the stunning mistakes and late-game collapses, it’s all on one man. And no, it’s not Eli Manning. It’s Tom Coughlin. Just ask him.
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  • Giants Insider: Prepare for a Da'Rel rerun

    Giants Insider: Prepare for a Da'Rel rerun

    With plenty of uncertainty around running back David Wilson, who suffered a neck injury in Sunday’s loss to the Eagles, the Giants are expected to re-sign Da’Rel Scott, according to a source.
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  • Vacchiano: Sorry, can't give Manning a pass

    Vacchiano: Sorry, can't give Manning a pass

    nydailynews.com Oct 7, 2013
    Just 24 hours earlier, Tom Coughlin stood just a short pass away from his team’s field of failures and shook his head at what his quarterback had recently become.
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  • On Pro Football: Powerhouse to Punch Line, N.F.C. East Is in Fr…

    On Pro Football: Powerhouse to Punch Line, N.F.C. East Is in Free Fall

    nytimes.com Oct 7, 2013
    In the N.F.C. East, no team has a winning record and every team has a terrible defense. The 0-5 Giants exemplify the deterioration of play in what was once the league’s dominant division.
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  • Eli to critics: 'I don't think I'm playing lousy'

    Eli to critics: 'I don't think I'm playing lousy'

    ESPN.com Oct 7, 2013
    New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning responded Monday to 24 hours' worth of criticism that began with his own coach's comments in the wake of the Giants' 36-21 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday.
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  • Giants' injury report remains crowded

    Giants' injury report remains crowded

    ESPN.com Oct 7, 2013
    The New York Giants did not have a full practice -- just something they described as a "jog-through" on Monday as they recovered from Sunday's loss and prepared for their short-week Thursday night game against the Bears in Chicago. But the inj…
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  • David Wilson had “tingling” in his neck

    David Wilson had “tingling” in his neck

    profootballtalk.com Oct 7, 2013
    After the end of the latest Giants defeat on Sunday, running back David Wilson said that his departure from the game with a neck injury was a precautionary measure by the team. Things sounded a little worse for Wilson on Monday. Coach Tom Coughlin said …
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  • Take it off! Rick’s Cabaret strip club pulls plug on Giants gam…

    Take it off! Rick’s Cabaret strip club pulls plug on Giants games

    There's a bust that's too big even for a Manhattan strip club - the Giants' 2013 season. When customers at Rick's Cabaret in Midtown were yelling "Take it off" this past Sunday, they were actually yelling at the TV screens playing the Giants game.
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  • Giants – Eagles Silver Linings

    Giants – Eagles Silver Linings

    giantsgab.com Oct 7, 2013
    It wasn’t all that bad, folks. Here is who deserves a shout out for good game played yesterday. DEFENSE Will Hill – I mean how good was this guy? Flying all around the field, leaping into Eagles receivers making tackles, several great plays in run suppo…
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  • Nick Foles to start for Eagles with Michael Vick expected out v…

    Nick Foles to start for Eagles with Michael Vick expected out vs. Buccaneers in Week 6

    Nick Foles stepped in for an injured Michael Vick against the New York Giants in Week 5 without having taken many practice snaps, and asserted himself quite well. Now Foles is expected to start this coming Sunday when the Philadelphia Eagles face the Ta…
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  • Upon Further Review: Eagles Week 5

    Upon Further Review: Eagles Week 5

    ESPN.com Oct 7, 2013
    A review of four hot issues from the Philadelphia Eagles' 36-21 victory over the New York Giants: The quarterback situation gets interesting. With Michael Vick getting treatment on his injured hamstring Monday morning, the storyline for this week seems …
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  • Upon Further Review: Giants Week 5

    Upon Further Review: Giants Week 5

    ESPN.com Oct 7, 2013
    An examination of four hot issues from the New York Giants' 36-21 loss to the Eagles: Honestly, with the turnovers: So many problems, but might as well start here. The 2013 New York Giants are inexcusably careless with the football. They turned the ball…
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  • Cowboys' poor pass D cracks record book

    Cowboys' poor pass D cracks record book

    ESPN.com Oct 7, 2013
    ARLINGTON, Texas -- Monte Kiffin's defense has already matched a dubious NFL record. The Dallas Cowboys are the fourth team in NFL history to allow three 400-yard passers, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. It took the Cowboys only five games to acco…
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  • Drive of the Game: First interception

    Drive of the Game: First interception

    ESPN.com Oct 7, 2013
    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. -- Before the first of what would be three interceptions spanning nine passes, the Giants were on the move to take the lead. Trailing 22-21, the Giants had a first down at the Eagles' 49 with a little more than 11 minutes left. The…
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  • Giants Insider: Wilson leaves as precaution

    Giants Insider: Wilson leaves as precaution

    nydailynews.com Oct 7, 2013
    The Giants averted disaster, but David Wilson didn’t. On the final play of the first quarter in Sunday’s 36-21 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles at MetLife Stadium, the struggling tailback took a handoff on first-and-10 from his own 5 and was pushed back …
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  • Video - FanSpeak: The Giants Stink 01:23

    FanSpeak: The Giants Stink

    Oct 7
    Robin Lundberg hits the streets of New York to find out if fans still believe in the Giants.
  • Video - GameDay: Philadelphia Eagles vs. New York Giants highlights 01:40

    GameDay: Philadelphia Eagles vs. New York Giants highlights

    Oct 7
    The Philadelphia Eagles lose quarterback Michael Vick in the second quarter, but Nick Foles is able to help his team pick up a 36-21 victory over the New York Giants.

Sports Columnists

  • Jim Trotter: Oakland Raiders cut losses with Matt Flynn as Terrelle Pryor …

    Oct 7
    OAKLAND, Calif. -- After winning a game the Raiders absolutely had to win against the Chargers, a 27-17 test of their mental and physical resolve on Sunday night, general manager Reggie McKenzie stood in the hallway outside the team's locker room with a…
  • Letdowns, New Leases and Late-Night Football

    Oct 7
    For almost 60 minutes, Tony Romo went toe-to-toe with a peaking Peyton Manning and nearly won, but he’ll just be remembered now for his costly fourth-quarter interception. (Tony Gutierrez/AP) Now that was a really fun day of football and sidebars to foo…
  • Denver's biggest threat is right in its own division

    Oct 7
    If any team in the NFL is primed to stop the Broncos' juggernaut, it's Andy Reid's Kansas City Chiefs, Jeffri Chadiha writes.