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giantsgab.com Updated Oct 13, 2012
Emotions will run high in San Fran on Sunday as it’s a rematch of last seasons NFC Title game, as the Giants travel to meet the 49ers. Both teams are playing well so far in 2012, with the Giants at 3-2 coming off a dominating win over the Browns, whileUpvote Share Tweet
Matchup: Giants (3-2) at 49ers (4-1)nytimes.com Oct 13, 2012Eli Manning was knocked down often in the last meeting between these teams, and containing Aldon Smith will be the key if the Giants hope to avoid a similarly difficult day for Manning.Upvote Share TweetThe war of words that erupted between Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride and 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh over whether or not 49ers defensive end Justin Smith gets away with holding left Smith asking just one question: Who’s Kevin Gilbride? GilbridUpvote Share Tweetnydailynews.com Oct 13, 2012Victor Cruz was handed a piece of paper last week with the quote from 49ers safety Donte Whitner over the summer that added him to the group of players who have discredited the Giants amazing Super Bowl run last season.Upvote Share Tweet
Giants out to flash their rings in San Frannydailynews.com Oct 13, 2012The San Francisco 49ers have been waiting for this, ever since Lawrence Tynes’ overtime field goal sailed through the uprights in overtime of last season’s NFC Championship Game. It was a game they said they let “slip through our fingers.”Upvote Share TweetFor the first time since Week Two, Giants receiver Hakeem Nicks appears ready to play. Nicks is on the Giants’ flight to San Francisco for Sunday’s game against the 49ers, which is a strong sign that he will play. Nicks has been listed as questionableUpvote Share Tweet
Would Giants Benefit from a 3-4 Defensive Scheme?The Giants have had the benefit in their recent history of developing extremely talented defensive ends. Even when it seemed the team had a surplus along the D-line, General Manager Jerry Reese continued to strengthen the team’s main strength. Reese draUpvote Share Tweet
Wheelhouse: Harder to Run or Stop the Run vs 49ers?The guys discuss whether it will be more difficult for the Giants to run on the 49ers or to stop San Francisco’s ground game. Sorry, this video could not be loaded…Upvote Share Tweet
Saturday Morning Links: Calm Before the StormHappy Saturday. Yankee fans are in a good mood today and they should be. Baseball continues on in thrilling fashion, But so does football. This week we have a game between the Giants and the 49ers, two bicoastal rivals who have provided some of the NFL’Upvote Share Tweet