Where does one begin? The Giants were horrible in every facet of their 34-0 loss to the Atlanta Falcons. How bad was it? The Giants suffered their first regular-season shutout since a 24-0 defeat to Philadelphia on December 1, 1996.
The NFL without kickoffs? It will soon be under consideration. “Eventually you would almost have a flag football league,” said Domenik Hixon of the Giants.
In some ways the rematch with the Washington Redskins turned out to be a reverse of their first meeting. The Giants will be looking hard in the mirror after this one, as they were penalized nine times for 73 yards.
Football may be a zero-sum business, but life, often gray and messy, is not. We have tragedy. We adjust. We clean. We recover. And sometimes, while we’re busy with all that, close is good enough.
Tom Coughlin’s team had to run the hurry-up offense after their wild 29-24 win over the Cowboys, a mad rush to beat the slow-moving “Frankenstorm.”
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.
When it comes to entertaining remarks, Jones might be the best in football. But the Cowboys owner didn’t have much in the way of a response Tuesday to Giants linebacker Mathias Kiwanuka.
There has been plenty of trash talk in anticipation of the NFL season opener between the Giants and Cowboys, and linebacker Mathias Kiwanuka added fuel to the fire on Thursday morning.
A civilized person might hide the names to protect the innocent. But, hey, we’re not about that here. Not at all. You put yourself out there, you take the heat. So here’s the heat.
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.
What if Jason Pierre-Paul dropped Prince Amukamara on his head? Worse, what if the cornerback slammed his foot and something went “snap?”
Prince Amukamara’s teammates have denied they were hazing him by throwing him into a tub of ice water.
Some might explain what happens in the video as camp bonding, but Prince Amukamara doesn’t look amused. Neither was coach Tom Coughlin.
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.
The Giants have been their classy selves since Jones made his declaration — simply ignoring the comment — but Big Blue punter Steve Weatherford bucked that trend on Friday when he spoke with Evan Roberts on WFAN.