Dottino: Gradual Improvement Finally Pays Off For GiantsCoach Tom Coughlin's team played what may have been its most complete game of the season, albeit with flaws. So let's hand out some game balls and gassers.
Dottino: 3 Key Matchups For Giants-Vikings, Plus A Prediction Although you may not think it's possible, the Giants really are not the worst team in the NFL -- despite their 0-6 record.
Dottino: 3 Key Matchups For Giants-Eagles, Plus A Prediction Coach Tom Coughlin has a battered group heading into Sunday's game at MetLife Stadium, although he's not going to offer any excuses. He knows what is at stake and so do his players.
Dottino: So Much For The Giants Staying Injury-FreeBefore the first half was over, wide receiver Victor Cruz (bruised heel) and defensive end Justin Tuck (slightly strained hamstring) also became a cause of concern.
Silverman: Defensive Issues Likely To Dog Giants Again In 2013D-coordinator Perry Fewell has appealed to his players’ pride and asked his defense to “play like Giants.” That will work. For a game or two.
Giants Defensive End Justin Tuck Sidelined With Undisclosed Back ProblemWith Jason Pierre-Paul still recovering from back surgery in early June, the Giants practiced Wednesday with fellow defensive end Justin Tuck sidelined by an undisclosed back problem.
Giants Making Jacquian Williams Earn Starting Linebacker JobThe Giants are making Williams work for the starting gig, and they are not making it easy for the third-year pro who missed six games in 2012 with a knee injury.
Dottino: Reese And Coughlin Pulling Out All The Motivational ToolsJerry Reese has placed a calendar in the room to count down the days until Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium.

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