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Martellus Bennett one of seven Giants to miss practice

Martellus Bennett one of seven Giants to miss practice

profootballtalk.com Updated Oct 10, 2012
All those people that Tom Coughlin believes are picking against the Giants this weekend may feel more secure about their decision after a look at the team’s practice report from Wednesday. Seven Giants missed the session, including tight end Martellus B
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  • First half Giants- Browns

    First half Giants- Browns

    giantsgab.com Oct 10, 2012
    1-Kickoff-Wilson for 11 yards. 2-Run by Bradshaw, fumbles, recovered by Browns. Bradshaw carrying ball not 100% correctly but about within accepted practices hits Snee and the ball bounces out. More of a freak accident than completely Bradshaw’s fault.
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  • Giants Insider: Tom plays underdog card

    Giants Insider: Tom plays underdog card

    nydailynews.com Oct 10, 2012
    Nobody plays the underdog better than Tom Coughlin and the Giants.They were at it again on Wednesday when Coughlin met with the defending Super Bowl champions and reminded them once again that the world is against them.
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  • Giants Being Given Little Chance vs Niners

    Giants Being Given Little Chance vs Niners

    giantsfootballblog.com Oct 10, 2012
    The Giants are the Super Bowl champions. We know, that means nothing. They are no match (supposedly) for the mighty San Francisco 49ers. Even though they defeated the 49ers at Candlestick Park in the NFC Championship Game last year, no one cares. Even t…
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  • Brandon Jacobs admits frustration at not playing yet

    Brandon Jacobs admits frustration at not playing yet

    Normally, you’d have to peel Brandon Jacobs off the ceiling for a game like this week’s 49ers-Giants matchup. But because he hasn’t done much to contribute to the effort, the current 49ers and former Giants running back was subdued when asked about
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  • Eli Manning on whether he expects to get hit a lot this Sunday

    Eli Manning on whether he expects to get hit a lot this Sunday

    giantsfootballblog.com Oct 10, 2012
    You throw the ball that many times (64 drop backs), you’re going to take hits. Hopefully, we can have a good balance of the run and pass. You’re going to get hit sometimes playing quarterback. You don’t worry about that. Hopefully, you’ll have eno
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  • Giants’ Injury Report: Hakeem Nicks doesn’t practice, but statu…

    Giants’ Injury Report: Hakeem Nicks doesn’t practice, but status looking up

    giantsfootballblog.com Oct 10, 2012
    Many of the injured Giants missed practice Wednesday. Of course, it’s still very early in the week and veterans don’t need to practice Wednesday in order to suit up on Sunday. Here’s who did not participate in practice: Martellus Bennett (knee Roc
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  • Countdown Live: Giants-49ers

    Countdown Live: Giants-49ers

    ESPN.com Oct 10, 2012
    Join our ESPN.com NFL experts as they break down down the NFC match up between the New York Giants and the San Francisco 49ers. Contribute your thoughts and questions beginning at 4:30 p.m. ET. See you there.
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  • Coughlin senses 49ers are heavy favorite

    Coughlin senses 49ers are heavy favorite

    Giants coach Tom Coughlin believes that not many are giving the defending world champions a chance to win an NFC Championship Game rematch in San Francisco on Sunday.
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  • All-NFC East Team: Week 5 update

    All-NFC East Team: Week 5 update

    ESPN.com Oct 10, 2012
    Not a lot of changes this week to the All-Division Team, which now includes nine Giants, nine Eagles, six Redskins and three Cowboys. The most significant are at quarterback, where the Redskins' concussed rookie lost his spot to the guy I think is playi…
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  • David Wilson to see increased role in offense?

    David Wilson to see increased role in offense?

    giantsfootballblog.com Oct 10, 2012
    With Andre Brown dealing with a concussion, running back David Wilson is expected to see a bigger role in the Giants’ offense this week in San Francisco. , Giants coaches are “excited” about Wilson. “Tom Coughlin’s not afraid to give Ahmad Brads
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  • Giants-49ers: Tale of the Tape

    Giants-49ers: Tale of the Tape

    giantsfootballblog.com Oct 10, 2012
    The rematch of the 2011 NFC Championship Game should serve as a measuring stick for the New York Giants. Big Blue (3-2) is coming off of a convincing defeat of the Cleveland Browns, while San Francisco (4-1) has allowed all of 3 points in their last two…
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  • New York Giants News and Links For Oct 10

    New York Giants News and Links For Oct 10

    giantsfootballblog.com Oct 10, 2012
    Raining hard here right now, which is good preparation for the Giants’ trip to foggy San Fran this week. Here’s some links…    
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  • Giants line won't have San Fran gold rush on Eli again

    Giants line won't have San Fran gold rush on Eli again

    nydailynews.com Oct 10, 2012
    The memories should come flooding back to the Giants on Sunday when they take the field at Candlestick Park in San Francisco, site of last season’s classic NFC Championship Game. Their offensive linemen, however, have some things about that game they’
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  • Video - Giants Vs. 49ers Preview 02:08

    Giants Vs. 49ers Preview

    Oct 10
    NFL Live looks ahead to the matchup between the Giants and 49ers.
  • Video - Time for a little rematch between the San Francisco Giants and New York Giants 02:05

    Time for a little rematch between the San Francisco Giants and New York Giants

    Oct 10
    The San Francisco 49ers and New York Giants square off this weekend for the first time since the 2011 NFC Championship Game. What are both teams saying about this week's matchup? Find out.
  • Video - Who is built best for January? 01:27

    Who is built best for January?

    Oct 10
    The San Francisco 49ers, Chicago Bears, Atlanta Falcons and New York Giants all have solid squads, but which team is best built for January? Michael Lombardi and Darren Sharper offer their take.
  • Video - Blogger Blitz: Giants at 49ers 05:08

    Blogger Blitz: Giants at 49ers

    Oct 10
    NFC East blogger Dan Graziano joins NFC West blogger Mike Sando to break down this weekend's game between the Giants and 49ers

Sports Columnists

  • Jim Trotter: No mistaking the player, but Rivers the person is misundersto…

    Oct 10
    The latest issue of Sports Illustrated -- available on iPad Oct. 10 and newsstands Oct. 11 -- features a story on Philip Rivers' quest for playoff success. Below, Jim Trotter looks at another side of Rivers.
  • Kerry J. Byrne: Inside the numbers: Week 5

    Oct 10
    Throw out any notion of a stoic "game-management" offense in San Francisco, pigskin peeps.
  • Jim Trotter: No mistaking the player, but Rivers the person is misundersto…

    Oct 10
    The latest issue of Sports Illustrated -- available on iPad Oct. 10 and newsstands Oct. 11 -- features a story on Philip Rivers' quest for playoff success. Below, Jim Trotter looks at another side of Rivers.
  • NFL - Early surprise teams might lack staying power

    Oct 10
    The Vikings and Cardinals have surprised early, but don't be surprised if they're eventually figured out, writes John Clayton