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Second half Giants-Brownsgiantsgab.com Oct 11, 20121-Kickoff-Browns start at their 27. 2-Short pass right side for 8. 3-Tuck fights off block, no gain on run to right. 4-Pass short right. 5-Bootleg for 2, first down. 6-Run left for 12 yards. 7-Kuhn makes play on double reverse for 1 yard. 8-Incomplete o…Share TweetThe replacement receivers have done a wonderful job filling in for Hakeem Nicks during his three-week absence. At times, their big games have made the drop-off hard to notice.Share TweetBrandon Jacobs would love to suit up and help the Niners take down his former Giants teammates on Sunday at Candlestick Park. But after meeting with coach Jim Harbaugh, Jacobs said Thursday that he understands that “in this case, my former team is not iShare TweetAhmad Bradshaw’s confidence is sky high coming off the biggest rushing day of his career. But he couldn’t possibly expect another 200-yard performance against San Francisco’s stingy defense, right?Share TweetGiants vs Niners: Where They’ve Been and Where They’re GoingShare Tweet
Documentary Promises the Personal Side of L.T.nytimes.com Oct 11, 2012An coming documentary on the life of Lawrence Taylor promises to shed life on the personal life as well as the career of the former Giants star.Share TweetThe Giants welcomed wide receiver Hakeem Nicks (foot, knee) and tight end Martellus Bennett (knee) back to practice Thursday afternoon. Nicks, who has missed each of the team’s last three games, took part in individual drills and a jog-through. HaShare Tweet
Tom Coughlin knows his audienceESPN.com Oct 11, 2012A lot of very different things have been said about the New York Giants' Tom Coughlin over the course of his long career, but you have to admit the guy knows how to coach. I mean, this business Wednesday where he somehow played the "nobody's pickin…Share Tweet
Lawrence Taylor: Tim Tebow needs to ‘find a nice girl’Former Giants pass-rush aficionado Lawrence Taylor made an appearance on Showtime’s “Inside the NFL” last night, where he participated in a segment called “Dear Insiders.” When asked about how Tim Tebow could succeed in the NFL, he said some ”Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Oct 11, 2012No 49ers player has more to make amends for this weekend than Kyle Williams. Which is why he didn’t bother trying to make Sunday’s NFC Championship Game rematch with the Giants just another game. “After what happened last year, I definitely want toShare Tweet
49ers QB Smith says sprained finger 'fine'ESPN.com Oct 11, 2012Alex Smith's sprained middle finger shouldn't be a problem when the San Francisco 49ers host the New York Giants on Sunday in the anticipated rematch of last season's NFC Championship Game.Share TweetGiants great Lawrence Taylor appeared on Showtime’s Inside the NFL this week to promote a new documentary featuring his life. LT: The Life and Times will premiere on Showtime in February. “I’m not excited, I’m scared,” Taylor told the panel of JShare Tweet
Open Thread: Can the Giants’ Defense Get the Job Done in San Fran?The Giants scored 20 points in both of their contests vs the 49ers last season. The way things are looking right now, that might not be enough to get it done against a much-improved San Francisco squad. The Blue is averaging 30 points per game thus far,…Share Tweet
Mario Manningham: Playing Giants ‘A Dream”Mario Manningham was anything but reserved when it came to discussing how he felt about playing his old team. The former New York Giants wide receiver who made one of the most significant catches in the franchise’s post-season history signed with San FrShare TweetDo you think the Giants have a chance against San Francisco this week? Not many do, so you’re in the minority. That’s precisely what will make the Giants a very dangerous team come Sunday. That sense of urgency? It’s here…now for the news….Share TweetGEICO SportsNite has coverage of the Giants, who are being portrayed as the underdogs heading into Sunday’s matchup against the 49ers. Sorry, this video could not be loaded…Share TweetAs the NFL heads into the sixth weekend of the 2012 season, there have been 201 players who have registered sacks, starting with Houston’s J.J. Watt, who leads with 8.5, all the way down to the 22 players who barely make the list with a half-sack apieceShare Tweet
Countdown Daily Prediction: Giants-49ersOct 11The NFL Live crew makes their picks for the New York Giants at San Francisco
Preview: New York Giants vs. San Francisco 49ersOct 11NFL Films previews the Week 6 matchup between the New York Giants and the San Francisco 49ers.
Coughlin Feeling Disrespected Heading Into 49ers Game?Oct 11Rob Parker, Lomas Brown and Skip Bayless discuss Tom Coughlin's comments that nobody is giving the Giants a chance against the 49ers.
'Who has the edge': New York Giants-San Francisco 49ersOct 11The "NFL AM" cast breaks down who has the positional edge in the Giants-49ers rematch in Week 6.