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Giants Free Agency: DE Jabaal Sheard a Jason Pierre-Paul alternative?
February 19th, 2017 at 9:03 AM
***PHOTO1*** Jabaal Sheard pressures Matt Ryan during Super Bowl LI.Richard Mackson-USA TODAY Sports If the New York Giants fail in their effort to get defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul to return next season they will be stuck trying to fill a massive hole in their defense. They could...

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...

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...

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...

Mailbag, 2/11: Potential free agent targets, more
February 11th, 2017 at 9:25 AM
***PHOTO1*** Bobby HartPhoto by Al Bello/Getty Images It is a dreary February weekend, the first one in a long time without any football. If we can't watch football, though, we can still talk about it. With that in mind, let's open up the mailbag and see what...

NFC East Notebook: Eagles’ QB Carson Wentz thinking Super Bowl
February 10th, 2017 at 6:46 AM
***PHOTO1*** Photo by Rich Schultz/Getty Images The Pro Bowl is over. Super Bowl LI has come and gone. The New England Patriots are indestructible and Tom Brady is a great quarterback. It's time to turn the page on 2016 and look forward to the avalanche of mock...

Better catch, David Tyree or Julian Edelman?
February 6th, 2017 at 7:35 PM
***PHOTO1*** Photo by Kevin C. Cox/Getty Images Was the Julian Edelman catch for the New England Patriots in Sunday's Super Bowl victory over the Atlanta Falcons better than the David Tyree helmet catch for the New York Giants? Julian Edelman's incredible clutch grab #SuperBowl pic.twitter.com/qTy58lAr1râ??...

Matt Bryant has now been part of two epic collapses
February 6th, 2017 at 10:03 AM
***PHOTO1*** Matt BryantPhoto by Tim Warner/Getty Images Matt Bryant must be bad luck. The Atlanta Falcons' placekicker has now been part of a pair of epic collapses. He was, of course, part of Atlanta blowing a 25-point lead to the New England Patriots on Sunday in Super...

Super Bowl 52 odds: New York Giants are 20-1
February 6th, 2017 at 8:42 AM
***PHOTO1*** Eli Manning, with country singer Luke Bryan, attended the Super Bowl on Sunday. Could he be playing in it next year?Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images The celebration has barely begun for the Super Bowl 51 champion New England Patriots, authors of the biggest comeback in Super...

Eli Manning, Giants remain the only kryptonite to Patriots
February 5th, 2017 at 11:42 PM
***PHOTO1*** By the transitive property, Eli Manning's stock went up just a tick. After Sunday night's miraculous Super Bowl LI comeback over the Falcons, Tom Brady has now earned a ring in five of his seven trips to the Super Bowl. Brady has bested Kurt Warner, Jake Delhomme, Donovan McNabb, Russell Wilson...