Palladino: Losing Andre Brown Leaves Hole In Giants' BackfieldRashad Jennings, Peyton Hillis, Michael Cox and David Wilson. Does that make your mouth water? Well that’s what the Giants' backfield looked like Tuesday after the news broke that Andre Brown signed a deal with the Texans.
Palladino: Giants GM Reese Set To Balance Talent EquationTwenty-seven free agents of all types and a 7-9 record just doesn’t add up. And bad math adds up to a lot of pink slips, even if it means a pile of green paper at the other end for the dearly departed.
Major Overhaul Ahead? A Number Of Giants Are Playing For Their JobsTom Coughlin is seemingly on secure footing, unless the 67-year-old decides to call it quits. His 2014 roster could be overhauled.
Dottino: A Preview Of The Giants' Season Closer vs. WashingtonOne more game. One more time. One more opportunity for the approximately two dozen free agents on the Giants' roster to put their work on tape.
Randle Misses Giants Practice, Status For Redskins Game UncertainThe New York Football Giants conclude their 2013 campaign, much like they started it, with a long list of injuries. Their opponents this week, the Washington Redskins, list only linebacker Brian Orakpo on their injury report.
Brown's 45-Yard Field Goal Propels Giants To 23-20 OT Win Over LionsJosh Brown's 45-yard overtime field goal lifted the Giants to a 23-20 win over Detroit. The Lions are now eliminated from postseason contention.
Dottino: 3 Key Matchups For Giants-Lions, Plus A PredictionFor the third straight week, the Giants are playing an opponent who faces a must-win situation to either remain in playoff contention or while attempting to enhance its postseason seeding.
Manning Throws 5 Interceptions, Seattle Dismantles New York 23-0The Seattle Seahawks came to the Big Apple looking to maintain its position as the top seed in the NFC playoff hunt. The New York Giants had very little to play for, since they were eliminated from playoff contention last week. Seattle dominated New York defensively and shut out the G-men, 23-0, in a lackluster affair at MetLife Stadium.
Dottino: 3 Key Matchups For Giants-Seahawks, Plus A PredictionHow many players will follow the lead of players such as Jon Beason, Justin Tuck and Antrel Rolle when they say that upsetting the Super Bowl-favorite Seattle Seahawks would be a significant accomplishment in an otherwise disappointing season?
Dottino: Game Balls And Gassers From Giants’ Loss To ChargersThe loud thud you just heard should not come as any surprise. The Giants, who lost any realistic hope of making the playoffs two weeks ago against Dallas, sealed their fate with a dismal 37-14 loss to the Chargers.
Chargers Knock Giants Out Of Playoff ContentionTo say that the New York Giants have had an inconsistent season is to be kind. In fact, at times, New York has performed downright poorly, as penalties and poor execution have plagued the G-men all year. Not surprisingly, these same themes reared their ugly head as Big Blue fell to the San Diego Chargers 37-14 on Sunday. Coupled with wins by the Philadelphia Eagles and San Francisco 49ers, the loss dropped New York out of playoff contention.
Dottino: 3 Key Matchups For Giants-Chargers, Plus A Prediction The Giants and San Diego Chargers own identical 5-7 records, although San Diego's postseason chances are a bit better than those of the Giants. Regardless, this season will be considered a disappointment for both organizations.