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Eli Manning, Rashad Jennings Lead New York Giants to 1st Win of 2014, Dominate Texans 30-17

September 21st, 2014 at 4:40 PM
By Doug Rush

Some of the New York Giants players called Week 3 against the Houston Texans a must-win situation in order to prevent starting out 0-3. On Sundat at MetLife Stadium, the Giants played just like that.

The Giants battled some early struggles that nearly shot themselves in the foot; a fumble by Larry Donnell at the five-yard line that would have put the Giants up 7-0 and a botched snap on a field goal by long-snapper Zak DeOssie that would have made it 3-0, but at the end of the day, the Giants defense turned up the dial, turned the calendar back to 1986 and from start to finish, pounded the Texans defense into submission.

The Giants got the first score of the game in the second quarter when Eli Manning found Victor Cruz for a 26-yard touchdown strike with 3:30 to go in the half and the crowd, which had seen too many blunders and turnovers through six halves of football in their own building, finally had something to cheer for and get excited about.

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Houston Texans @ New York Giants: Week 3 Gameday

September 21st, 2014 at 11:00 AM
By Dan Benton
Week 3
Sep. 21st, 2014
Houston TexansNew York Giants
Game Details
Time: 1:00 PM EDT
Stadium: MetLife Stadium (East Rutherford, NY)
Broadcast: CBS
Game Conditions
Weather: Mostly Cloudy
Temperature: 78°F – 79°F
Wind: S 5-6 MPH
Key Injuries
O – Jadeveon Clowney
O – Shiloh Keo
Q – Arian Foster
Q – D.J. Swearinger
Q – Ben Jones
P – DeAndre Hopkins
O – Odell Beckham Jr.
O – Devon Kennard
Q – James Brewer
Q – Steve Weatherford
Q – Charles Brown
O-Out D-Doubtful Q-Questionable P-Probable

Player/Coach Quotes:

Jason Pierre-Paul:

"[We need to] make them put it in the air. We have to make them want to throw the ball. Stop the run. And we're going to stop the run, I promise you that."

J.J. Watt:

“I think they are a good football team. I think they are trying to come together and I think as you go along, you get into that groove a little bit where you start to mesh and come together. They obviously have good players and a good coaching staff, so I am sure they will be just fine.”

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New York Giants’ Josh Brown Kicks Urban Field Goals to Kick Cystic Fibrosis: Video

September 21st, 2014 at 9:00 AM
By Dan Benton

In "an effort to raise awareness and funds to find a cure for cystic fibrosis," Tommy Bahama has teamed up with New York Giants kicker Josh Brown and his "GoodFor3" foundation, and will be hosting “Kick Cystic Fibrosis with Josh Brown” video shoots across the country. Some of these surprise video shoots include Urban field goals, like this one in New York City:

“I’m excited to have Tommy Bahama as our primary sponsor of the GoodFor3 initiative,” says Josh. “Along with being a great lifestyle brand that embraces the relaxed attitude I enjoy off the field, they have really supported my charity and I’m proud to have them as a partner.”

Tommy Bahama is also making a $10,000 to Brown's "GoodFor3" foundation to kick things off, but encourage others to pledge donations to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation or to share Brown's Urban field goal videos to help raise awareness.

Since the mid-50's, some strides have been made in the area of Cystic Fibrosis, but those suffering still only have a life expectancy of 41-years. And the genetic disease still afflicts more than 30,000 children and young adults across the United States.

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New York Giants VP of Communications Pat Hanlon Rips Media, Defends Roger Goodell

September 21st, 2014 at 6:55 AM
By Dan Benton

While members of the media and players around the league bashed him for what was otherwise a circus of a press conference on Friday afternoon, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell is still drawing support from team owners and front office personnel across the league. One such supporter hit Twitter to voice his opinion late Friday evening, and it's a man notoriously known for speaking his mind: New York Giants Vice President of Communication, Pat Hanlon.

"There is an incredible amount of high profile idiocy out there when there is real and meaningful change about to take place," Hanlon wrote via Twitter. "We gave the media another opportunity to slap itself on the back today. They're feeling good about themselves tonight."

The media most certainly had a field day with Goodell's presser and there's no denying they often go overboard, but it's not as if they were the ones to call the press conference. It's also not as if they're the ones that opened up a Q&A with Goodell. Rather, that was the league's choice — led by Goodell himself — so after coming away with no new answers and only some additional ignorance, which Goodell has previously stated is not a good enough excuse, it's hard to blame the media for coming down hard on him.

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New York Giants’ Jon Beason not Likely Out Long-Term, but Will Have to Play Through Pain

September 20th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
By Dan Benton

The New York Giants may be without linebacker Jon Beason (foot/toe) this Sunday against the Houston Texans, but it doesn't sound like they expect him to miss much time beyond that. In fact, head coach Tom Coughlin alluded to exactly that on Friday afternoon following practice, saying Beason will likely be back, but will have to play through pain for the remainder of the season.

"[Beason] called and he was at the doctor’s. Our medical people, after listening to the conversation, just figured that this wouldn’t be a week to put him out there," Coughlin said. "He’ll probably have to fight through something like this for the duration, let’s put it that way."

Although Coughlin wouldn't offer an exact timetable — something he wouldn't do earlier this week either despite praising Beason's toughness — he did hint that the veteran linebacker will undoubtedly be back out there relatively soon.

"Timetables, I don’t know," Coughlin said. "I think it will be, here’s a guy that’s tough and gritty and he’ll go out there as soon as he can."

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