First-year tight end Jake Ballard has become somewhat of a savior for the Giants (4-2) after losing veteran tight end Kevin Boss to free agency before the season.
The seven-year veteran played on a subpar knee two years ago and struggled, and he has vowed not to make the same mistake again.
Last night the Giants proved they actually could beat a team that they were expected to beat. The formula was simple: Exhibit a tough run defense and make enough plays in the other facets of the game to keep the Rams from making it a game.
Is there trouble brewing in Big Blue land? Offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride appeared slightly critical of Giants brass on Thursday. Then Ahmad Bradshaw returned the favor — right back at Gilbride.
Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride was hoping for wide receiver Steve Smith. He’ll have to deal with Brandon Stokley instead, thanks to the “powers above” him.
The great Jerry “Rello” Recco came in to give us his first update of the morning, and he came prepared with the sound byte of Kevin Gilbride that Boomer and Craig had been talking about at the top of the show.
Boomer and Craig got started on this Football Friday talking about – what else – football!
The Jets are in the playoffs and the Giants are not, so it makes sense that the Jets were the lead story today on this Tuesday edition of the Boomer & Carton Morning Extravaganza.
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.
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.
The New York Giants’ decision to make Ahmad Bradshaw their featured running back this season isn’t so controversial anymore.
Brandon Jacobs no longer is a lock to get the first call. The big guy is being pushed by his training camp roommate, and Ahmad Bradshaw seems to have pulled ahead.