Mathias Kiwanuka

Head coach Tom Coughlin of the New York Giants reacts against the Pittsburgh Steelers during a preseason game at MetLife Stadium on August 9, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Slew Of Injuries Forcing Lowly Giants To Make Wholesale Changes

In his 19 seasons as an NFL head coach, Tom Coughlin of the New York Giants hasn’t had one like this. It’s not the losses that make this season different. It’s the injuries.

12/03/2014

Mathias Kiwanuka #94 of the New York Giants chases after Colin Kaepernick #7 of the San Francisco 49ers in the first quarter at MetLife Stadium on November 16, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Kiwanuka, Schwartz Among 5 Giants Placed On Injured Reserve

Defensive end Mathias Kiwanuka and offensive linemen Geoff Schwartz and Adam Snyder were among five Giants who went on injured reserve Tuesday, increasing the team’s total to 20.

12/03/2014

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Five Giants Fixes For A Big Blue Playoff Return In 2015

The New York Football Giants will miss the NFL playoffs for a third consecutive season, and that fact alone makes the probability of changes very high as the calendar turns to 2015. The Giants spent over $114 million this off season, in a buying spree that was not worth the effort. So what is in store for the New York Giants this off season?

11/26/2014

Jeremy Mincey of the Dallas Cowboys sacks Eli Manning in the second quarter at MetLife Stadium on November 23, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Easy Win? At 3-8, Giants Know They Can’t Overlook Lowly Jaguars

Coming off a sixth straight loss, Eli Manning on Monday said it’s time for the team to start doing things right. It’s time for the Giants to win a game.

11/25/2014

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Injury Report: Bye Week Should Invigorate Streaking Cowboys

The Dallas Cowboys (7-3) head back to work after completing their bye week. The New York Giants (3-7) begin the process of playing out the string, but they do get a player back from the injury list this week.

11/21/2014

Seahawks safety Earl Thomas runs a third-quarter interception out of the end zone as Giants tight end Larry Donnell gives chase on November 9, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Steve Dykes/Getty Images)

Dottino’s Game Balls, Gassers: Giants Fail To Finish In 510-Yard Fiasco

The Giants failed to take advantage of some early chances to grab a generous lead and the Seahawks made them pay with 24 consecutive points over the final 20 minutes. And then, of course, there was the run defense.

11/10/2014

Giants head coach Tom Coughlin looks on against the Colts at MetLife Stadium on November 3, 2014 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Coughlin Falls On Sword For Slumping Giants: ‘Blame Everything On Me’

It’s not about passion or heart or even injuries. The head coach believes the buck stops with him. Bottom line.

11/07/2014

Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Cruz, Giants Bringing ‘Must-Win’ Mentality Into Week 1

The Giants’ opener in Detroit next Monday night shouldn’t make or break their season. But Victor Cruz doesn’t see it that way.

09/02/2014

Jason Pierre-Paul #90 and Spencer Paysinger #51 congratulate teammate Mathias Kiwanuka #94. (Photo by Grant Halverson/Getty Images)

Mathias Kiwanuka Very Upset About Pay Cut, Vents His Frustration

“If we are going to be playing on these contracts, make them contracts,” Kiwanuka said. “Either that or everyone sign a one-year deal every year and we’ll do it that way.”

06/18/2014

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 22: Ndamukong Suh #90 of the Detroit Lions and Justin Pugh #72 of the New York Giants battle during the second quarter of the game at Ford Field on December 22, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Giants defeated the Lions 23-20 in overtime. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Giants Pride Perseveres, Knock Lions Out Of Playoffs In OT

Coming off an embarrassing home shutout against the Seattle Seahawks last week, no one knew what to expect from the New York Giants this week. But New York hung on through a second-half swoon, and Big Blue defeated the Detroit Lions 23-20 in overtime at Ford Field.

12/23/2013

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Palladino: Giants’ Defensive Ends Can Only Show Flashes Now

The Giants’ defensive line, like much of the rest of the 5-7 squad, has grown old and injured in the blink of an eye, and there appears little help in sight.

12/04/2013

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Dottino: Game Balls And Gassers From Giants’ Win Over Raiders

Andre Brown set career highs with 30 carries and 115 yards while running for the go-ahead 1-yard TD late in the third quarter — and he wasn’t activated until this past week.

11/11/2013

Strong Safety Eric Berry #29 of the Kansas City Chiefs recovers a fumble in front of offensive tackle Justin Pugh #72 of the New York Giants. (Photo by Peter Aiken/Getty Images)

Dottino: Game Balls And Gassers From The Giants’ Blowout Loss In KC

It’s one thing to lose four straight games. It’s another thing to NOT HAVE WON a game. And it’s yet another thing when you consider that the Giants haven’t tasted any sort of victory since their preseason opener.

09/30/2013

Tom Coughlin (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Dottino: Game Balls And Gassers From The Giants’ Ugly Loss To Broncos

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.

09/16/2013

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Star Wide Receiver Victor Cruz Goes Full Speed At Giants Practice

Star wide receiver Victor Cruz tested his foot in the workout, cutting hard on curl patterns, which forced him to dig his foot into the grass. There was no pain.

09/02/2013

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