Perry Fewell

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After Leading Giants To Super Bowl Title, Defense Has Been A No-Show

A year after carrying the Giants to their second Super Bowl title in five seasons, New York’s defense is one of the major reasons the team is on the verge of missing the playoffs.

12/27/2012

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Nicks On Rapport With Eli: ‘I Feel Like I’m Just Off, But That’s Going To Change’

The return of Giants wide receiver Hakeem Nicks to practice on Thursday after missing the previous day with a sprained left knee could only bode well for his on-field rapport with quarterback Eli Manning.

12/20/2012

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Saints Rushing Attack, Powerful O-Line Could Be A Handful For Giants

The Saints’ four-headed rushing attack could cause problems for the Giants on Sunday.

12/07/2012

Defensive end Osi Umenyiora #72 of the New York Giants sacks quarterback Robert Griffin III #10 of the Washington Redskins. (Photo by Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Dottino: Three Key Matchups To Watch As The Giants Take On The Rival Redskins

Coach Tom Coughlin and his players have experienced the phenom known as RGIII — and they escaped in Week 7, winning 27-23. But the Washington Redskins no longer have that element of surprise on their side.

12/03/2012

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Increased Safety Schemes Could Fit Giants’ Phillips Back Into Lineup

Phillips practiced on a limited basis Friday for the Monday night game against Washington and expects to play.

11/30/2012

Donald Driver #80 of the Green Bay Packers catches a 7-yard touchdown reception against Corey Webster #23 of the New York Giants in the fourth quarter at MetLife Stadium on December 4, 2011 in East Rutherford, New Jersey.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Dottino: Giants’ Defense Is The Key Matchup Against Packers

Time to get back to business. Giants coach Tom Coughlin and his players have been through their bye week and won’t have any respite for the rest of the season.

11/23/2012

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Silverman: Land Of The Lost Welcomes Giants

The Giants are going to have to be at their best down the stretch if they are going to defend their title.

11/12/2012

A.J. Green (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images), Giants' secondary (credit: Rich Schultz /Getty Images)

Giants Defenders Brush Off A.J. Green’s Derogatory Remark, Don’t Get Into War Of Words

“You don’t worry about it,” Rolle said of Green’s comments. “I’m a deep safety. I’m going to play my responsibility, and if I get a chance I’m coming across. He’s a great receiver, though. You can’t take anything from A.J. Green.”

11/08/2012

Dez Bryant #88 of the Dallas Cowboys pulls in a possible game-winning pass in the end zone against Michael Coe #37 of the New York Giants and Corey Webster #23 of the New York Giants at Cowboys Stadium. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Silverman: Shoddy Pass Defense Gives Giants’ Brain Trust Cause For Concern

The Giants have to do a better job of defending the pass, or they will have a much more difficult time in the second half of the regular season than they did in the first.

10/29/2012

Tony Romo of the Dallas Cowboys drops back to pass during the 2012 NFL season opener at MetLife Stadium on September 5, 2012. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Silverman: Cowboys Game Starts Brutal Stretch For Giants

The Giants must put the pressure on Romo and keep mistakes to a minimum if they’re to beat the Cowboys on Sunday.

10/27/2012

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Dottino: ‘Underdog’ Giants Show 49ers Who’s Boss

The performance was so dominant Sunday that Candlestick Park was filled with a chant of “Let’s go Giants!” with nearly 4 minutes to play.

10/15/2012

Jason Pierre-Paul and Justin Tuck of the New York Giants (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Defensive Issues Have Giants Looking “Defenseless”

The Giants undoubtedly have a high-powered offense, but their defense must prove they can hold.

10/08/2012

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Giants’ Jason Pierre-Paul Not Having Much ‘Fun’ This Season

JPP has gone from All-Pro to all frowns. Why? The sacks aren’t coming. “I’m not having that fun I’m used to,” he said Thursday.

10/05/2012

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Giants’ Rolle Says He’s No Sure Thing For Sunday; Fewell Disagrees

“I don’t think there’s any question about it,” Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell said when asked if Antrelle Rolle would play.

09/28/2012

Cam Newton (credit: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images), Eli Manning  (credit: Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Young Gun Vs. Captain Comeback: Giants-Panthers A Tale Of Two QBs

The Eli Manning-Cam Newton matchup is intriguing, especially with both defenses only having three days to prepare.

09/20/2012

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