While the Giants prepare for Sunday’s game against the Steelers, the electronic equipment at the bottom of the locker of the NFC Defensive Player of the Week was a sign of another opponent the Giants are facing this week — the aftermath of Sandy.
In the last three weeks, the New York Giants’ offensive line has played extremely well together — so well that there doesn’t seem to be room for veteran David Diehl to return to a starting role.
The two-time Super Bowl MVP has been sacked a league-low five times through the first six games of the season, and he’s been hit only 11 times — total.
With Will Beatty struggling because of back issues, Locklear is the projected starting left tackle for the Super Bowl champions. No one, though, is ready to say that he will be there when the season starts in two weeks.
Giants coach Tom Coughlin can’t escape the oft-changing weather conditions that dotted training camp in Albany. The forecast for Friday night’s preseason opener in Jacksonville? Scattered thunderstorms.
Every Super Bowl championship team opens the following season with a mission to repeat. So why, then, have teams won back-to-back titles only eight times in the 46-year history of the game?
Lawrence Tynes kicked an overtime-winning field goal to send the Giants to Super Bowl 46. Giants are going to Indianapolis!
Heading into Sunday’s wild-card game against the Falcons at MetLife Stadium, the Giants are — get this — the league’s worst team at running the rock.
Petrus is now in the spotlight as the Giants’ starting left guard after being somewhat just another body on the roster for almost two seasons.
While Justin Tuck’s and Brandon Jacobs’ return to drills Monday morning provided much comfort for this battered outfit, Chris Snee’s return could be the most pivotal of all.
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.
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.
Shawn Andrews is in, David Diehl is out. Adam Koets is on injured reserve, Shaun O’Hara is in the training room instead of on the practice field, and Rich Seubert has moved from left guard to center to replace both of them.
The New York Giants have placed center Adam Koets on injured reserve and activated offensive lineman Kevin Boothe off the physically unable to perform list.