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Jets center Nick Mangold, left, takes on Steelers safety Troy Polamalu during the game on Oct. 13, 2013 at MetLife Stadium. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

Ranking The Best Local Athletes In History By Jersey/Uniform Number: 79-70

We’ve already counted down the best local players from No. 99 to No. 80. Now let’s try our luck in the 70s.

09/17/2014

DeMaurice Smith, Executive Director of the National Football League Players Association, speaks during an NFLPA press conference prior to Super Bowl XLVIII on January 30, 2014 in New York City. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

NFL And Union Agree To New Drug Policy, Including HGH Testing

The NFL finally will have HGH testing, perhaps as early as the end of this month.

09/17/2014

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Watt’s Next For Big Blue, Undefeated Texans Square Off Against Winless Giants

The New York Football Giants are stumbling through the early season again in 2014. Their inferior play thus far has become a reminder of the shortcomings that plagued the team last season. As if righting a sinking ship was not enough for Big Blue to handle, in come the undefeated Houston Texans and their $100 million man, J.J. Watt.

09/17/2014

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Anheuser-Busch, One Of NFL’s Biggest Sponsors, ‘Disappointed’ In League

Anheuser-Busch, one of the NFL’s biggest sponsors, says it isn’t happy with the recent controversy that has engulfed the league.

09/16/2014

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Giants: Jernigan To Season-Ending IR, Beason Aggravates Foot Injury

A day after learning cornerback Walter Thurmond had been lost for the season due to a torn pectoral muscle, the Giants announced on Tuesday that wide receiver Jerrel Jernigan was placed on season-ending IR.

09/16/2014

Wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald #11 of the Arizona Cardinals tries to make a catch as strong safety Antrel Rolle #26 of the New York Giants defends during a game at MetLife Stadium on September 14, 2014. (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Antrel Rolle On WFAN: ‘I Challenge The Fans To Be Louder’

“I challenge all the fans in New York to be louder. And you know what? In order for them to be louder, we have to give them something to be loud about.”

09/16/2014

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Tale Of The Tape: Houston Texans At New York Giants

The Texans are on a roll after winning their first two games of the season, but one note of caution. They also won their first two games last year before finishing the season with a 2-14 record.

09/16/2014

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Surprising Texans Offer Next Challenge For Reeling Giants

The Houston Texans are a surprising 2-0 under new head coach Bill O’Brien. Meanwhile, the New York Football Giants are still winless after losing their home opener to the Arizona Cardinals 25-14 on Sunday. This week, $100 million man J.J. Watt comes into the Big Apple looking to extend the Giants’ misery.

09/16/2014

Giants head coach Tom Coughlin looks on against the Arizona Cardinals on Sept. 14, 2014 in East Rutherford, N.J. (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Coughlin: Struggling Giants Will Get Better Before Things Get Out Of Control

Tom Coughlin still believes in the New York Giants. With the season seemingly slipping away after a second straight 0-2 start, Coughlin didn’t hesitate Monday to say that this team can turn things around.

09/15/2014

Giants quarterback Eli Manning passes against the Arizona Cardinals during the first quarter at MetLife Stadium on Sept.  14, 2014. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Eli On WFAN: Giants’ New Offense Is ‘Moving In The Right Direction’

The two-time Super Bowl MVP told Mike Francesa on Monday during his weekly spot on WFAN that despite their 0-2 record, the Giants aren’t as far away from turning the season around as many think.

09/15/2014

Free safety Stevie Brown and cornerback Walter Thurmond, right, of the New York Giants defend against wide receiver Michael Floyd of the Arizona Cardinals on Sept. 14, 2014 at MetLife Stadium. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Giants’ Thurmond Done For The Season With A Pectoral Tear

Thurmond, who signed with the Giants during the offseason after helping the Seattle Seahawks win the Super Bowl last season, was largely ineffective Sunday before leaving the game.

09/15/2014

The Giants' Victor Cruz looks on prior to a game against the Arizona Cardinals at MetLife Stadium on Sept. 14, 2014 in East Rutherford, N.J. (credit: Getty Images)

Dottino: Game Balls And Gassers From Giants’ Brutal Loss To Cardinals

The fourth quarter contained the worst infractions: a punt return allowed for a TD, four dropped passes and two lost fumbles.

09/15/2014

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Palladino: Worst Week Could Prove NFL Bulletproof

Domestic violence, child abuse, health issues and a potential cover-up. There is enough to damage the NFL. What we’ll find out is exactly how much it can withstand.

09/15/2014

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Team Grades: Giants’ Miscues Hand Cardinals Victory At MetLife

The 2014 season is beginning like a repeat of the 2013 campaign for the New York Football Giants. Even with Arizona starting quarterback Carson Palmer sidelined with a bad shoulder, the G-men could not take advantage of backup Drew Stanton seeing his first action since 2010 and handed the Cardinals a 25-14 victory at the Meadowlands.

09/15/2014

Eli Manning threw two interceptions in the Giants' loss to Arizona on Sept. 14, 2014 at MetLife Stadium. (credit: Getty Images)

Giants’ Coughlin On 0-2 Start: ‘No One To Blame But Ourselves’

Turnovers. Penalties. Missed tackles. Little offense. All the ingredients are in place for Big Blue to miss the playoffs for a third straight season, and even possibly match last season’s 0-6 start.

09/15/2014

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It’s tough to keep up with all the action in NFL. Here’s your recap for Week 17 in the NFL.

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