Team Grades: Defense Leads Giants Past Redskins 32-21Maybe the schedule-makers could give the New York Giants a break by casting the Washington Redskins as their week one opponent next year.
Assessing Blame For The New York Giants' Poor StartFor the third straight campaign, the New York Giants have opened their season with an 0-2 record.
Team Grades: Sputtering Giants Drop Close One To Falcons, 24-20The New York Giants could have put to rest last week's heart wrenching defeat to the Dallas Cowboys simply by playing a full 60 minutes of football. Instead, the team treated the hometown crowd to more of the same, as the offense and defense sputtered late, and the Atlanta Falcons took advantage of the Giants' miscue on their way to a 24-20 victory at the Meadowlands.
Pieces Must Fall In Place Quickly For 2015 New York GiantsThe New York Football Giants head to Big D for a prime time contest with the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday night. Big Blue jettisoned several big name veterans on cut day, so head coach Tom Coughlin can only hope that the puzzle pieces fall in place quickly for his squad this season in order to avoid another non-playoff campaign.
Disappointing Giants Continue To Be A Work-In-Progress For 2015In 2014, the New York Giants (6-10) committed over $116 million in free agent contracts in order to avoid a repeat of the 2013 season. Unfortunately, injuries derailed Big Blue's season before it ever started, and the team continues to be a work-in-progress.
Team Grades: Mistakes Doom Giants Against Eagles 34-26The New York Giants (6-10) hoped to end their season on a winning note, as much as the Philadelphia Eagles (10-6) wanted to end a three-game losing streak. The Birds got a blocked punt for a touchdown and withstood an Odell Beckham onslaught to beat Big Blue 34-26 at MetLife Stadium.
Ouch! 6 Giants Fined A Total Of $72,400 By NFL For Actions In Rams GameGame-breaking wide receiver Odell Beckham and five other New York Giants were fined a total of $72,400 for their actions in Sunday's melee-marred game in St. Louis.
Team Grades: Giants Show Fight In Defeating Rams 37-27The St. Louis Rams (6-9) thought they could bully the New York Giants (6-9) and their rookie receiver Odell Beckham, Jr. When the dust settled, Beckham had two more touchdown catches, and the Rams came out on the wrong end of a 37-27 decision.
Giants' Rookie Class Has Been Highlight Of Disappointing SeasonIt has definitely been a disappointing season for the New York Giants, evidenced by their 5-9 record. If there is a highlight for 2014, it would have to be the overall play of their rookie class.
Team Grades: Redskins Lose Cool, Then Game To GiantsThe New York Giants (4-9) hoped to get a mini-win streak started after last week's demolition of the Tennessee Titans in Nashville last week. This week, the dysfunctional Washington Redskins (3-10) came to town, fresh off a shutout loss to the St. Louis Rams and a full blown quarterback contriversy to boot.
Team Grades: Giants Snap Losing Streak With Complete EffortThe New York Giants (4-9) were finally able to shake the dry spell that saw the team drop its last seven contests. After last week's disappointment against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Big Blue kept the pedal to the metal in the 36-7 win over the hapless Tennessee Titans (2-12).
Poor Drafting At Core Of New York Giants DeficienciesAs the New York Football Giants continue to play out the string of the 2014 NFL season, a third straight campaign that will end without a playoff berth, many fans are left wondering where it went wrong. By connecting the dots, it becomes easy to see that Big Blue's recent drafts are to blame.