The Giants have a glaring need at linebacker. Outside of getting the best available player — which could well be Alec Ogletree, anyway — that’s where the concentration of the first two days needs to be.
Heading into the NFL Draft on Thursday, look for the Giants to fill many holes on defense in the seven rounds. That doesn’t mean, of course, that general manager Jerry Reese will use the 19th pick overall to take a defensive player.
Losing Umenyiora and Blackburn means that the Giants have a lot of work to do the rest of the offseason if they still want to be considered one of the league’s elite teams.
Lessons learned in Week 7 will take on even greater significance now as the Giants will try to put a stop to RGIII.
The Giants responded to an awful game against Cincinnati by bludgeoning the Packers 38-10.
Eli Manning threw for 249 yards, tossed three touchdowns and — most importantly — didn’t throw an interception.
Giants linebacker Mathias Kiwanuka dialed up the hotline this morning to talk with Boomer & Craig about Big Blue’s NFC East showdown with the Cowboys this Sunday in Dallas.
This is the game Jerry Jones has been waiting for. He delivered the invitation heard ’round the NFL — and the Giants are set to RSVP.
Robert Griffin III scrambles. He executes the option. He has a whole package of other designed runs. One has to wonder whether even the Giants’ rejuvenated group can handle him.
Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora took exception to the rookie’s comments, and decided to issue a challenge to the third-overall draft pick. “If (Trent) looks on tape and he thinks he sees some candy, come try and get it,” Umenyiora said.
Football fans have much to celebrate now that the NFL and the referees’ association have announced labor peace. But Giants star Justin Tuck doesn’t think it’ll be smooth sailing in Week 4.
Week 1 wasn’t so bad for the NFL’s replacement officials. Week 2? Now that’s a different story.
The Super Bowl champion Giants certainly didn’t pick up where they left off.
Ready or not, the Giants’ quest to defend their Super Bowl championship starts tonight with the NFL’s season opener against the Dallas Cowboys at MetLife Stadium. Here are the key matchups to watch.
When it comes to entertaining remarks, Jones might be the best in football. But the Cowboys owner didn’t have much in the way of a response Tuesday to Giants linebacker Mathias Kiwanuka.