Heading into this week, Manning is ranked 31st among NFL passers with a 68.5 quarterback rating. The only player lower than him in the NFC is Josh Freeman.
It’s now up to Peyton Hillis to handle a large workload at running back for the 1-6 Giants.
Now the Giants, who keep belching these bromides about a playoff run, need to shut up. Win one game and then speak mildly, meekly and modestly.
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.
There were very few individual performances to point out, so for the first time we’re going to select some units in our following segment because this was a collective effort.
The New York Giants’ new-look offensive line is ready to show their stuff in Week 1 against the Cowboys.
Get out of the preseason finale against the New England Patriots without any more injuries — it’s that simple.
New York Giants receiver Victor Cruz has shed the protective boot he’s been sporting, and expects to play in the regular-season opener against the Dallas Cowboys Sept. 8.
The Giants announced Wednesday that David Diehl will need surgery to repair an unstable right thumb. He is expected to be sidelined six weeks.
The New York Giants received some good news from doctors regarding injuries to wide receiver Victor Cruz and center David Baas.
Tom Coughlin was anything but happy. The Giants were limited to four field goals on five trips inside the Indianapolis 30.
Roughly 25 Giants headed to Newtown, Conn., on Thursday afternoon to hold football clinics for youngsters from the community.
“The entire time I wanted to return to the New York Giants, and fortunately they wanted me back,” Boothe said. “I’m happy to be back. It’s a great organization and a great team. I’m looking forward to this upcoming season.”
“I’m glad I don’t have any of those free agency jitters to deal with,” Beatty said. “It’s settled, we’re done and we’re moving on.”
There is an obvious reason why the Giants went from a Super Bowl champion to a frustrated team that missed the playoffs. It’s consistency.