Eli Manning’s lockout passing camp ended much like the last two seasons for the Giants. It ran out of gas.
With NFL teams unable to sign undrafted players because of the lockout, West Chester receiver Dan DePalma has been looking for almost anyone to throw him passes. He found an unexpected partner Wednesday: Giants quarterback Eli Manning.
Nine Giants attended Tuesday’s workout in Hoboken, the first this week and the fourth overall since the NFL lockout was reinstated by a federal appeals court ruling on April 29.
Manning and Nicks were joined on the field by quarterback Sage Rosenfels, tight end Kevin Boss and receivers Michael Clayton, Duke Calhoun, Victor Cruz and Samuel Giguere.
Mark Sanchez is hosting teammates in California for “Jets West” camp. Eli Manning wanted to keep his workouts closer to the Giants’ football home.
Return specialists Domenik Hixon and Darius Reynaud have signed contract extensions with the Giants. The Giants also announced on Thursday that nine other players were tendered offers.
The dust has settled on the NFL regular season and the Jets find themselves preparing for a Wild Card match-up with the Colts, while the Giants are once again on the outside looking in.
ou might have an easier time digging out from the East Coast blizzard than finding the reasons for this collapse.
Maybe the Eagles have a psychological edge over the Giants. Maybe the Giants were too fatigued to finish the job. Maybe they were overconfident after building a three-touchdown lead. Maybe there were some questionable coaching decisions. Or maybe Michael Vick really is THAT good.
A wise man once said that an ugly win is better than any kind of loss. The Giants learned how much truth is contained in that statement during their 24-20 come-from-behind victory over the Jaguars.
The Giants are operating at much less than full strength, as they get into the heart of their divisional schedule while heading to Philadelphia Sunday night.
How one-sided was this one? Think of what the Indianapolis Colts did to the Giants in Week 2. Ok, so you get the idea. Only this time the road team did the damage.
Football’s violent nature is part of its wide appeal. But as more is learned about the long-term damage of head trauma, broadcasters have to walk a fine line between savoring good, tough play and glorifying hits that can cause serious harm.
Two weeks after being written off following a miserable 2009 and an early two-game losing streak, the New York Giants are rolling again.
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.
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