As bad as the 2013 NFL campaign has gone for the New York Giants, give them credit, the team has not turned on each other or their coach. The Washington Redskins, on the other hand, are a textbook example of dysfunctional. Backup quarterback Kirk Cousins will get the start for Washington as the Redskins and Giants conclude their seasons at the Meadowlands.
Jerricho Cotchery and Damien Woody would be recovering and working at their team’s facilities had there been no lockout. They normally would be fighting the itch to rush back and join their teammates for minicamps and the like. This year, they might be benefiting from the work stoppage.
Return specialists Domenik Hixon and Darius Reynaud have signed contract extensions with the Giants. The Giants also announced on Thursday that nine other players were tendered offers.
Only a New York win and a Green Bay loss (not counting the various scenarios for games ending in ties) will get the Giants into the postseason.
In the past five quarters, the New York Giants have gone from a division winner looking at a first-round playoff bye to a team needing help from the Chicago Bears to get into the postseason. Blame? That was something the players reserved for themselves, and not coach Tom Coughlin.
The New York Giants can look at the NFC standings and see the obvious. Some team with a very good record is probably not going to make the playoffs.
A boatload of guests and a lot to cover on this Football Friday edition of the Boomer & Carton Morning Extravaganza.
Obviously, the Giants are auditioning for the latest edition of Football Follies because they’ve put together a rather impressive collection of bloopers this season – with each reel being almost more unbelievable than the previous one.
Watching Michael Vick put on a show on national television caused a variety of reactions from the New York Giants, who prepare to play Vick’s Philadelphia Eagles on Sunday.
This was a total team effort by the Giants – a study in mediocrity that left them with what they deserved against a desperate rival that raised its play enough times to make a difference.
Eli Manning surely will miss Steve Smith, one of the NFL’s premier route runners and his go-to receiver, but the Giants still should have enough weapons to execute their game plan against the Cowboys.
Detroit Lions linebacker Zack Follett was hospitalized after a violent helmet-to-helmet hit with a Giants player while covering a fourth-quarter kickoff return.
Playing on the New York Giants’ star-studded defensive line, Barry Cofield could easily get lost in the crowd.
Go ahead, it’s okay to get pumped up over the Giants’ 34-10 victory over the Houston Texans – even if their offense still needs some polish.
New York Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell and his assistants had a treat for their players after their spectacular 10-sack performance against the Chicago Bears.