The Giants and 49ers met six times in the playoffs between the 1981 and ’94 seasons with the victor going on to win the Super Bowl in four of those cases.
For all that’s been said about New York’s struggling run defense, their anemic running game has flown largely under the radar.
David Baas has some big shoes to fill with veteran Shaun O’Hara gone. But if the Giants had wanted a little reassurance before signing Baas to take over at center, all they had to do was talk to linebackers coach Jim Herrmann.
Many Giants fans were surprised when the team cut veteran offensive lineman Shaun O’Hara. Imagine how he felt.
Giants tackle Shawn Andrews, who played in 13 games and started seven last season, tweeted that he and the team failed to rework the six-year, $32-million contract he signed last year. Also, former 49ers center David Baas has reportedly agreed to terms with New York.
Nearly two dozen players arrived for their first “voluntary” day of the summer Tuesday, thanks to the NFL lockout, while veteran offensive linemen Shaun O’Hara and Rich Seubert were shown the door.
The Giants will release longtime offensive linemen Rich Seubert and Shaun O’Hara this week, WFAN’s Paul Dottino reports.
Giants guard Rich Seubert visited the team’s headquarters to talk with the coaches and support staff, and to wish offensive line coach Pat Flaherty a happy birthday.
Giants offensive lineman Rich Seubert has had surgery to repair a disclosed right kneecap.
New York Giants center Rich Seubert has been carted off the field in the first quarter against the Washington Redskins with a dislocated right kneecap.
New York Giants Pro Bowl center Shaun O’Hara, receiver Hakeem Nicks and backup defensive lineman Dave Tollefson will not play in Sunday’s game against the Redskins in Washington.
The key for the New York Giants is running the ball. Have any doubts? Look at the numbers heading into the Giants’ possible playoff clincher at Green Bay on Sunday.
While injuries have forced the New York Giants to shuffle their offensive line the past month, quarterback Eli Manning certainly hasn’t felt any effects.
Obviously, the Giants are auditioning for the latest edition of Football Follies because they’ve put together a rather impressive collection of bloopers this season – with each reel being almost more unbelievable than the previous one.
Eli Manning surely will miss Steve Smith, one of the NFL’s premier route runners and his go-to receiver, but the Giants still should have enough weapons to execute their game plan against the Cowboys.