Mets owner Fred Wilpon infamously told Sports Illustrated earlier this year that his team was “snakebitten, baby.” Sorry, Fred. While that may be accurate, it’s the 2011 Giants that are truly… well… “snakebitten, baby.”
The injury bug has started to bite Big Blue. Giants linebacker Michael Boley missed practice Tuesday with an undisclosed back problem, while Jason Pierre-Paul had his back tighten up during practice.
With the NFL lockout casting uncertainty over the status of the league’s veteran free agents, and the cancellation of introductory rookie workouts, the Giants will rely on their younger veterans to fill holes.
This is getting ridiculous. The Giants were so dominant in their 41-35 road victory over the Dallas Cowboys that they were able to overcome five turnovers, six penalties and a 20-7 second-quarter deficit.
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.
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.