The Giants are going to have to be at their best down the stretch if they are going to defend their title.
Football may be a zero-sum business, but life, often gray and messy, is not. We have tragedy. We adjust. We clean. We recover. And sometimes, while we’re busy with all that, close is good enough.
Coach Tom Coughlin always reminds his team to “finish,” but they wasted a 20-10 lead by allowing two touchdown drives to lose this one.
After delivering so many times with late comebacks and big performances, Eli Manning and the Giants couldn’t provide a happy ending for the storm-ravaged fans who came to see them against the Steelers.
The Steelers shocked the Giants by rallying for a 24-20 victory at MetLife Stadium.
Eli and Big Ben have two Super Bowl rings apiece and share admiration for one another as they enhance the luster of their draft class when they face each other on Sunday.
The two-time Super Bowl MVP has been sacked a league-low five times through the first six games of the season, and he’s been hit only 11 times — total.
The New York Daily News described Umenyiora as “frantic,” declining to answer postgame questions.
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.
It seems there’s a truce in the NFL’s most bitter — and oftentimes juvenile — feud.
When Lawrence Tynes got a do-over, LeSean McCoy couldn’t watch. “I was so nervous, praying please let him miss it,” McCoy said. Well, he did.
There’s no more important factor in evaluating Sunday night’s Giants-Eagles game: the offensive lines for each team will write the script for this contest.
Ahead of the Giants’ upcoming Sunday night tilt with the Eagles, running back LeSean McCoy has added fuel to the fire by calling out Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora … again.
Tampa Bay Bucs’ head coach Greg Schiano returns to New Jersey to face the Giants on Sunday.
The Giants have the motivation of opening at home in front of their raucous fans against a hated and disrespectful rival. It all adds up to a Giants win in the opener, and it shouldn’t even be that close.