Lawrence Tynes kicked an overtime-winning field goal to send the Giants to Super Bowl 46. Giants are going to Indianapolis!
For the Giants, fullback Henry Hynoski will start in place of Bear Pascoe.
A win for the Jets or the Giants brings either team closer to the playoffs, but for the fans, there’s much more at stake.
It’s been confirmed that Giants will be missing Jake Ballard, Osi Umenyiora and Mark Herzlich when they face the Jets on Saturday. Mario Manningham is listed as doubtful.
Winning the Super Bowl in 2008 was a game that forever will bring a smile to the faces of the Giants and their faithful followers. Losing to the Eagles at the Meadowlands in December is one they will never live down.
All of the test scores are in, although we won’t know the full results until Saturday at 4 p.m. Coach Tom Coughlin, his assistants and general manager Jerry Reese must finish grading the players on the Giants’ roster in order to pare the group from 85 to 80 Friday and then to 53 on Saturday.
Rather than sorting through our usual “Game balls and Gassers”, let’s take a capsule look at why Coughlin deserved to stay and how the team will march forward.
Co-captain Justin Tuck doesn’t want the Giants to fall into a trap, understanding that last week’s dominant defensive effort in the 17-3 win over the Chicago Bears doesn’t automatically carry over into Houston.
The Giants, playing the type of inspired defense that initiated the chants of “Dee-fense” at Yankee Stadium in the late 1950s, stopped their early-season bleeding with a convincing 17-3 win over the Chicago Bears.
The best thing about the Giants-Colts battle at Lucas Oil Field is that the inquiries about the Manning family tree will end following the game – at least until the week leading into the next Eli vs. Peyton battle on the field.
New York Giants tight end Kevin Boss is going to miss Sunday night’s game against the Indianapolis Colts with a concussion.
With starting tight end Kevin Boss questionable with a concussion, the New York Giants have signed tight end Bear Pascoe off their practice squad.
Bomar, who threw more passes than any other Giant this preseason, was among seven players signed to the team’s practice squad on Sunday
With four of the five tight ends at camp sidelined by minor injuries, Bear Pascoe has gotten almost all the work. Whether it’s one practice or two, the second-year pro has been the main target.
Four of the five Giants tight ends on the team missed practice on Tuesday with injuries, forcing offensive lineman Herb Taylor to run a few plays at the position.