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2017 NFL Draft Prospect Profile: Michael Roberts, TE, Toledo
February 16th, 2017 at 12:27 PM
***PHOTO1*** Photo by Rey Del Rio/Getty Images The New York Giants need to improve several facets of their offense. They need to improve their blocking up front, both to give Eli Manning the time to find his receivers and to open holes in the running game. They...

NFL Free Agency: TE Anthony Fasano low-cost option for Giants?
February 15th, 2017 at 5:02 PM
***PHOTO1*** Anthony FasanoChristopher Hanewinckel-USA TODAY Sports We know that the New York Giants did not get good enough play from the tight end spot in 2016, a statement that applies to both the pass receiving and the inability to block consistently in the run game. The...

What would Eli Manning have done if he were in Matt Ryan’s place?
February 12th, 2017 at 3:23 PM
***PHOTO1*** It is Feb. 4, 2018, inside Minneapolis' U.S. Bank Stadium, and the Giants lead the Patriots, 28-20, in Super Bowl LII, with four minutes remaining in the fourth quarter and the clock running. The Giants have the ball on New England's 23-yard line, 2nd-and-11. Ben McAdoo calls a pass play into...

Amani Toomer compares Tyree, Edelman Super Bowl catches
February 12th, 2017 at 1:59 PM
***PHOTO1*** Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports David Tyree or Julian Edelman: whose improbable fourth-quarter Super Bowl reception was better? I posed the question to New York Giants' wide receiver Victor Cruz and he responded, "Tyree, not even close." Former Giants receiver Amani Toomer agrees and provides more...

Ten tips for getting through your first Sunday without football
February 12th, 2017 at 1:02 PM
***PHOTO1*** Kevin Hoffman-USA TODAY Sports It is snowing like crazy outside my window here in upstate New York. I'm not looking forward to clearing that mess, and I'm trying to find ways to while away the first football-less Sunday since last summer. You may not have snow...

Eli Manning a Hall of Famer? Study says 72 percent chance answer is “yes”
February 12th, 2017 at 7:57 AM
***PHOTO1*** Will Eli Manning someday join Michael Strahan as a Hall of Famer?Photo by Jason Miller/Getty Images Is New York Giants' quarterback Eli Manning a future Pro Football Hall of Famer? That question, like just about every other discussion about how good Manning has or has not...

Deshaun Watson “strong fit” for New York Giants? Here we go again
February 9th, 2017 at 11:39 AM
***PHOTO1*** Deshaun WatsonPhoto by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images Deshaun Watson is a "strong fit" for the New York Giants in the upcoming 2017 NFL Draft, according to Bucky Brooks of NFL.com. Another NFL.com analyst, Daniel Jeremiah, mocked North Carolina quarterback Mitch Trubisky to the Giants in his latest...

New York Giants 2016 Positional Review: Quarterbacks
February 9th, 2017 at 9:07 AM
***PHOTO1*** Eli Manning - © USA TODAY Sports Images Follow @BigBlueInteract For quarterback Eli Manning and the entire passing offense, 2016 was a major disappointment. The passing game was once again expected to be THE strength of the team. Instead, the New York Giants fell from 7th in the...

New York Giants Eli Manning, Ereck Flowers Didn’t Miss A Snap In 2016
February 9th, 2017 at 8:04 AM
***PHOTO1*** New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning and left tackle Ereck Flowers both played every snap on offense in 2016. The New York Giants were able to qualify for the playoffs this season to end a four-year drought. A big reason they were unable to qualify in past seasons were injuries throughout the...

Six New York Giants among Pro Football Focus’s top 101 players of 2016
February 8th, 2017 at 6:11 PM
***PHOTO1*** Landon CollinsBrad Penner-USA TODAY Sports The New York Giants are well-represented on a list of the top 101 players of 2016 put together by Pro Football Focus. Here are the Giants who made the list: No. 8 â?? Landon Collins The second-year safety was the...