Some fans call him “Easy Eli,” but it was an uphill climb for Manning to pull off another trademark fourth-quarter comeback and secured the Giants’ first win of the season.
Veteran defensive tackle Shaun Rogers is hoping to finally add a Super Bowl ring to his resume with the 2012 Giants.
Coughlin’s team once again finds itself short in the secondary, and faced with a lot of juggling to overcome it.
The NFL’s suspension of Giants safety Tyler Sash has head coach Tom Coughlin steaming.
Cornerback Terrell Thomas took himself off the field while going through positional drills. After practice, coach Tom Coughlin said that Thomas’ back tightened up, so it does not appear to be serious.
Yet few players, coaches or even the teams’ owners pointed to beating the Jets as a critical juncture in their chase for another NFL championship.
“We didn’t talk about it,” linebacker Michael Boley said. “Concussions are a big deal. Obviously we don’t want to hurt anybody.”
A strange thing happened with two games left in the regular season. The Giants are suddenly shutting down some of the best receivers in the game.
A little less than two months ago, Chase Blackburn was considering a career as a substitute middle-school math teacher, until the New York Giants called and told the 28-year-old to grab his bags and get back to New Jersey.
It’s the sort of thing usually reserved for Rex Ryan and the big-talking Jets. But it seems a little Ryan has rubbed off on Giants safety Antrel Rolle.
In another day, another time, you might get awful nervous about Sunday’s NFC Championship game in San Francisco.
Call it unfinished business. Or revenge, if you will. The Giants dominated the Green Bay Packers en route to a 37-20 victory in the NFC Divisional playoffs on Sunday at Lambeau Field.
The Giants secondary has a message for Aaron Rodgers and the Packers this time around: It’s not going to be as easy as last time.
The Giants’ defense wanted another shot at Aaron Rodgers. Well, they got their wish. And this time it might be a fair fight.
A complete effort across the board. How ironic considering the Giants often had trouble putting everything together at once this season, one that has ended in an NFC East championship and their first postseason appearance in three years.