The Giants are on the descent, an annual ritual among faithful watchers of Big Blue. And it’s their own fault.
Tom Coughlin didn’t mince words. “This is as big a disappointment as we have had around here in a long time,” he said after the Giants’ poor showing Sunday night.
Shaquille O’Neal, Charles Barkley and other Turner Sports’ NBA analysts will share their stories and opinions in a new series debuting this week on NBA TV.
The “Dream Team” Eagles? Yeah, they’re 3-6. Steve Smith has been a minor piece to the puzzling puzzle in Philadelphia, but he still doesn’t regret leaving the NFC East-leading Giants (6-3).
Tom Coughlin has kept his Giants prepared in whatever way possible. He’s been inspired by Vince Lombardi and John Wooden. Coughlin has even turned to the wisdom of Steve Jobs.
Michael Vick didn’t get the calls he was looking for. As for the Giants, they got what they wanted in Philadelphia. A win.
Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride was hoping for wide receiver Steve Smith. He’ll have to deal with Brandon Stokley instead, thanks to the “powers above” him.
The addition of veteran slot receiver Brandon Stokley gives Giants’ quarterback Eli Manning the reliable option he desperately needed. Stokley’s history of clutch receptions could be a value weapon in Big Blue’s passing attack.
The Giants just got some much-needed help at wide receiver. New York has signed veteran Brandon Stokley, the team confirmed on Thursday.
Ralph Vacchiano, Giants beat writer for the New York Daily News, joined Neil for an email discussion to talk Giants football and figure out what to expect from the G-Men.
Eli Manning isn’t too worried about his dismal preseason statistics. August is a time to get used to standing in the pocket, to get adjusted to new teammates and to take a hit or two. And that’s just what the Giants quarterback says he has done.
With all the drama surrounding Osi Umenyiora’s contract saga and GM Jerry Reese’s failures in the free agency market, it’s easy to overlook the big issue for the Giants. This is a team that had chances to make the playoffs the past two seasons and fell apart down the stretch.
Many Giants fans were upset with general manager Jerry Reese for allowing Steve Smith to sign a one-year deal with the rival Philadelphia Eagles last week. After reading the wide receiver’s latest comments, Big Blue followers may find their ire directed toward Smith instead.
Jerry Reese took a half-page out of Rex Ryan’s playbook on Thursday. The Giants general manager didn’t guarantee a Super Bowl, but he did say his team will make the playoffs, despite failing to make any “sexy” moves in the free-agent market.
Emotions were running high at Giants camp on Thursday, one day after Steve Smith, who had a team-record 107 catches two years ago, joined the Eagles’ “Dream Team.”