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.
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.
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Tom Coughlin knows the Giants can’t afford another 9-7 regular season if they want to become the ninth team — the Steelers did it twice — to win consecutive titles. Make no mistake though, this team can join the club.
It was Umenyiora’s right knee, according to the New York Post. That could be a cause of concern, considering he had arthroscopic surgery on the same troublesome knee last August.
Giants’ defensive tackle Shaun Rogers is hoping to play in 2012.
Giants coach Tom Coughlin told reporters following practice that the 2011 First-Team All Pro will be held out of Friday night’s game against the Chicago Bears at MetLife Stadium for “precautionary” reasons.
The Giants have lost interest in the Jets, and some don’t even see Rex Ryan and his circus as their biggest rival. The biggest exception: oft-entertaining punter Steve Weatherford.
Lawrence Taylor is universally known as the greatest linebacker in the history of the National Football League. But would the Hall of Famer have been even more dominant if he played alongside the Giants’ current defensive unit?
The Giants reported to training camp just the way coach Tom Coughlin wanted – humble, looking to improve and hoping to take the next step toward building a dynasty that others in their own division can only chirp about.
Will David Wilson look as fast and slippery as he did in minicamp? Will Osi Umenyiora come out on fire for possibly his last training camp in a Giants uniform? What about overall depth? It’s all out there, answers and all.
The Giants rode a hot stretch late last season all the way to the Canyon of Heroes. Now Osi Umenyiora wants to take that momentum and apply it to 2012.
Every Super Bowl championship team opens the following season with a mission to repeat. So why, then, have teams won back-to-back titles only eight times in the 46-year history of the game?