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Out of Darkness, the Giants are Closing In

Carl Banks quote from earlier this week sums up the position the Giants find themselves in perfectly. “The Giants have become the headlights in the rear view mirror seen from a distance,” he said. Everyone knows the uneasy feeling of driving down a dark road late at night being approached by unfamiliar car from afar. […]

Prospective Def. Coordinator: Pepper Johnson

According to Ralph Vacchiano at NY Daily News, former Giant LB Pepper Johnson and current Patriots defensive line coach is interested in becoming the next Defensive Coordinator for the Giants. Pepper Johnson, the former Giants linebacker and current Patriots defensive line coach, is not only a possible candidate, he would also be “very interested” in […]

CEO John Mara Quotes From Today’s Presser

This is via Mike Garafolo: On how disappointing this season was “Probably as disappointed as I’ve ever been in my life at this team, given the expectations we had this year, given the roster I thought we had, given the way we started out and given the embarrassment of the last two weeks.” On what […]

Some Eli Manning Statistics

I like to go to for a few reasons. First up are the shows with Bob Papa and Carl Banks. Those are really pretty insightful, especially Banks.    The other is the weekly statistical review with Micahel Eisen. I enjoy stats so I always find this interesting. Now, the Eisen Mailbag is a waste […]

Unpacking The Win: Dallas

What a game. A day later and the excitement from last night hasn’t gone away just yet. The Giants came away with an exciting and impressive road win, plain and simple. Eli Manning led his team through yet another thrilling 4th quarter comeback, spoiling the Cowboys much anticipated home opener in the process. I spent […]

Re-Living “The Dream”

Look – I’m not a huge proponent of using preseason statistics to prove anybody’s worth, particularly for a team like the Giants where individual efforts are overshadowed by the mantra of “One team, one goal.” However, one significant stat hidden away here by Jeremy Fuchs should dispel the notion that the Giants lack a deep […]

Jacobs Contract Update

From NY Daily News: Jacobs said he has “no idea what’s going on” with talks on a new contract, but he said he’s “confident” that he and the Giants will reach an agreement before he becomes a free agent on Feb. 27. “I really want to be back,” he said. “I’d be fairly upset and […]

Jacobs: Giants Would’ve Gone 15-1 With Plax

From “Brandon Jacobs had never been to a Super Bowl before last season. It was an “unwritten rule,” he said that you don’t go until you’ve been there as a player. This time, he’s here, making promotional appearances, including one this morning for Under Armour. It’s not like he’s okay with being here as […]

Giants PBP Man Papa Takes Over NFL Network TV Gig

Newsday is reporting that the new voice of NFL Network’s Thursday and Saturday night games is Bob Papa, the excellent radio play-by-play man for the New York Giants.  Papa replaces the awful Bryant Gumbel, who mercifully left the position after two seasons in which many fans wanted to slit their wrists listening to the monotone […]

Carl Banks Talks Giants Football