Chris Snee

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

Chris Snee during Super Bowl XLVI at Lucas Oil Stadium on February 5, 2012. (Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images)

Giants Co-Owner Guarantees Chris Snee’s Spot In Ring Of Honor

Snee retired Monday after 10 seasons on New York’s offensive line. Now it’s a matter of when, not if, his name will be added alongside the franchise greats.

07/22/2014

Chris Snee (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Chris Snee Retires After 10 Seasons, 2 Rings With Giants

“I’m honored to be called a Giant, and will forever be so,” Snee told WFAN radio shortly after the announcement. “This was a decision I had to make.”

07/21/2014

David Wilson (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)

5 Things To Watch: Paul Dottino’s Giants Training Camp Preview

Don’t kid yourself. If this O-line doesn’t get it together, whatever improvements were made to the rest of the roster will go for naught.

07/21/2014

Chris Snee (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Giants’ Snee, Weatherford Restructure Contracts; Baas To Be Released

Baas played three games last season because of knee and neck injuries. The Giants will save more than $1.75 million in salary-cap space by cutting him.

03/11/2014

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 29: Head coach Tom Coughlin of the New York Giants waves to fans as he walks off the field at the end of the Giants 20-6 win over the Washington Redskins at MetLife Stadium on December 29, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Giants Miss Playoffs, Coughlin Likely To Return In 2014

The New York Giants missed the playoffs for the second year in a row, compiling a 7-9 record in 2013. It was only the second losing record under the leadership of Tom Coughlin as Giants head coach, who took command of the team in 2004. As the franchise’s leadership met the media after the final game of the season, one question was seemingly answered, while several other questions remained unanswered.

12/31/2013

Jim Cordle (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Giants Place Starting Center Jim Cordle On Injured Reserve

He has a patella tendon injury that he sustained Sunday in a loss to the Dallas Cowboys. Cordle joins fellow offensive linemen Chris Snee and David Baas on injured reserve.

11/27/2013

Dan Bailey of the Dallas Cowboys celebrates a game-winning kick against the New York Giants . (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Palladino: Not Enough Incentive For Giants To Play Hard

While Rex Ryan continues to thwart the ever-growing (and ever-silly) notion that Matt Simms is some kind of answer to the Jets’ quarterback question, we turn now to the Giants and their problems.

11/27/2013

Eli Manning (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Eli Manning Getting Back In Swing Of Things After Bad Start

The offensive line has stabilized. The running game is finally making strides, and Manning and his receivers are using quick, short passes to take what defenses offer instead of forcing plays over the top.

11/21/2013

Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants hands off to Andre Brown #35 of the New York Giants. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Excited Giants RB Andre Brown Ready To Return Against Raiders

After spending the last 10 weeks on recallable injured reserve with a second broken leg in less than a year, all Brown cares about is playing against the Oakland Raiders on Sunday.

11/07/2013

Quarterback Eli Manning of the New York Giants talks with head coach Tom Coughlin. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

There’s Plenty Of Blame To Go Around For The 0-6 New York Giants

The Giants’ 0-6 start is the worst for the organization since it lost a franchise-worst nine in a row in 1976, a season that saw coach Bill Arnsparger fired after seven games.

10/12/2013

Chris Snee (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Giants Guard Chris Snee Placed On IR, Will Miss Rest Of Season

Veteran guard Chris Snee has been placed on injured reserve by the New York Giants and is out for the rest of the season because of an injured hip.

10/04/2013

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - NOVEMBER 04: David Diehl #66 of the New York Giants and Kevin Boothe #77 of the New York Giants at play against the Pittsburgh Steelers during their game at MetLife Stadium on November 4, 2012 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Eagles Relatively Healthy, Giants Injury Report Grows Heading Into Sunday’s Contest

The Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants are each desperate for a victory on Sunday, so any advantage can prove helpful. With that in mind, this week’s injury report hands a decided advantage to the Eagles, which shows only two players on it. Meanwhile, the New York Giants had eight players who did not practice, in addition to the pending trade of Jon Beason to work with heading into week five.

10/04/2013

David Diehl (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

David Diehl To Start At Right Guard For Giants Against Eagles

Veteran lineman David Diehl will be starting at right guard for the Giants (0-4) on Sunday when they take on the Philadelphia Eagles (1-3).

10/03/2013

Eli Manning (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Dottino: 3 Key Matchups For Giants-Chiefs, Plus A Prediction

How much wiggle room do the Giants have? Not much when you are 0-3, but at least the NFC East does not appear to be nearly as strong as it was expected to be.

09/27/2013

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