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49ers' Rogers: No salsa for me

49ers' Rogers: No salsa for me

Carlos Rogers’ salsa-dancing days are over. If the 49ers’ top cornerback finds his way into the end zone during Sunday’s grudge match against the Giants, he will find another celebration.
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  • Second half Giants-Browns

    Second half Giants-Browns

    giantsgab.com Oct 11, 2012
    1-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…
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  • Nicks still limited in first practice back with Big Blue

    Nicks still limited in first practice back with Big Blue

    The 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.
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  • San Fran's Jacobs: Giants are in for a war

    San Fran's Jacobs: Giants are in for a war

    nydailynews.com Oct 11, 2012
    Brandon 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 i
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  • Giants Insider: Bradshaw ready to shoulder load again

    Giants Insider: Bradshaw ready to shoulder load again

    nydailynews.com Oct 11, 2012
    Ahmad 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?
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  • Giants vs Niners: Where They’ve Been and Where They’re Going

    Giants vs Niners: Where They’ve Been and Where They’re Going

    giantsfootballblog.com Oct 11, 2012
    Giants vs Niners: Where They’ve Been and Where They’re Going
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  • Documentary Promises the Personal Side of L.T.

    Documentary Promises the Personal Side of L.T.

    nytimes.com Oct 11, 2012
    An 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.
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  • Hakeem Nicks, Martellus Bennett return to Giants practice

    Hakeem Nicks, Martellus Bennett return to Giants practice

    giantsfootballblog.com Oct 11, 2012
    The 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.   Ha
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  • Tom Coughlin knows his audience

    Tom Coughlin knows his audience

    ESPN.com Oct 11, 2012
    A 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…
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  • Lawrence Taylor: Tim Tebow needs to ‘find a nice girl’

    Lawrence Taylor: Tim Tebow needs to ‘find a nice girl’

    giantsfootballblog.com Oct 11, 2012
    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 ”
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  • Kyle Williams trying to make amends for last year’s mistakes

    Kyle Williams trying to make amends for last year’s mistakes

    profootballtalk.com Oct 11, 2012
    No 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 to
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  • 49ers QB Smith says sprained finger 'fine'

    49ers QB Smith says sprained finger 'fine'

    ESPN.com Oct 11, 2012
    Alex 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.
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  • LT: I Always Wanted to Sack Simms

    LT: I Always Wanted to Sack Simms

    giantsfootballblog.com Oct 11, 2012
    Giants 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 J
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  • Open Thread: Can the Giants’ Defense Get the Job Done in San Fr…

    Open Thread: Can the Giants’ Defense Get the Job Done in San Fran?

    giantsfootballblog.com Oct 11, 2012
    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,…
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  • Mario Manningham: Playing Giants ‘A Dream”

    Mario Manningham: Playing Giants ‘A Dream”

    giantsfootballblog.com Oct 11, 2012
    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 Fr
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  • New York Giants News and Links for Oct 11

    New York Giants News and Links for Oct 11

    giantsfootballblog.com Oct 11, 2012
    Do 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….  
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  • Geico SportsNite: Underdog Giants Talk 49ers

    Geico SportsNite: Underdog Giants Talk 49ers

    giantsfootballblog.com Oct 11, 2012
    GEICO 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…
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  • Myers: Justin needs to Tuck away first sack

    Myers: Justin needs to Tuck away first sack

    nydailynews.com Oct 11, 2012
    As 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 apiece
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  • Video - Countdown Daily Prediction: Giants-49ers 00:54

    Countdown Daily Prediction: Giants-49ers

    Oct 11
    The NFL Live crew makes their picks for the New York Giants at San Francisco
  • Video - Preview: New York Giants vs. San Francisco 49ers 03:37

    Preview: New York Giants vs. San Francisco 49ers

    Oct 11
    NFL Films previews the Week 6 matchup between the New York Giants and the San Francisco 49ers.
  • Video - Coughlin Feeling Disrespected Heading Into 49ers Game? 05:57

    Coughlin Feeling Disrespected Heading Into 49ers Game?

    Oct 11
    Rob Parker, Lomas Brown and Skip Bayless discuss Tom Coughlin's comments that nobody is giving the Giants a chance against the 49ers.
  • Video - 'Who has the edge': New York Giants-San Francisco 49ers 04:58

    'Who has the edge': New York Giants-San Francisco 49ers

    Oct 11
    The "NFL AM" cast breaks down who has the positional edge in the Giants-49ers rematch in Week 6.

Sports Columnists

  • John Clayton's Last Call

    Oct 11
    Upsets. Crazy plays. Debatable play calls. Incredible kicks. Week 6 had it all, writes John Clayton.
  • Peter King: Week 6 Picks

    Oct 11
    Last week: 12-2, .857. Year to date: 43-34, .558 Pittsburgh 27, Tennessee 14. The talk in Pittsburgh will be about Ben Roethlisberger?s shot at breaking Terry Bradshaw?s record for career passing yards?he needs a 300-yard game in Nashville to do it?but …
  • Biggest NFL games of Week 6 -- John Clayton's First & 10

    Oct 11
    It's a crucial weekend for three slumping NFC teams, writes John Clayton.
  • The Sports Guy's Thursday NFL Pick

    Oct 11
    The Tennessee Titans have been outscored 88-181 through five weeks, which means they're giving up an astonishing 36.2 points per game. They're on pace...