Posts Tagged ‘expectations’

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. […]

Ranking the Giants: Running Backs

Yesterday, we ranked the quarterbacks. Today, it’s the running backs.  Big things were expected from the Giants running game. Brandon Jacobs had 1,000+ yards rushing. Ahmad Bradshaw seemed more than capable of filling Derrick Ward’s shoes (and he was). Danny (or DJ) Ware showed some potential in preseason. And Andre Brown looking promising in training […]

It’s Official, Welcome Perry Fewell:

From Giants.COM Tom Coughlin has reached into his past for a coach to lead his defense into the future. Perry Fewell, who once spent five seasons as Coughlin’s secondary coach in Jacksonville, was today named the Giants’ new defensive coordinator. Fewell spent the last four seasons as the Buffalo Bills’ defensive coordinator and was the […]

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 […]

Change on the way among Giants coaching staff

Via nfl.com blogs Members of the New York Giants coaching staff believe there is a strong chance some of them could be let go following the conclusion of the season this Sunday, according to league sources, with first-year defensive coordinator Bill Sheridan among the primary candidates to be dismissed. Sheridan has faced intense scrutiny for […]

Next Day Thoughts: Giants Panthers; Or, What The Hell Happened to the 2009 Giants?

It’s very easy for me to vent about the horrid performance by the G-Men yesterday. There’s a lot of anger, a lot of frustration. And there are a lot of questions. Here are some Next Day Thoughts, Giants Panthers style (or, as I said in the title, what the hell happened to the 2009 Giants?) […]

Cofield Chat Transcript:

Barry Cofield chatted with ESPN’s Matt Mosley today, here is the transcript: Defensive ends Justin Tuck and Osi Umenyiora get a lot of attention, but the mainstay of the Giants’ defensive line since ’06 has been defensive tackle Barry Cofield. He was taken in the fourth round out of Northwestern in ’06 and he immediately […]

The Emerging Hakeem Nicks

Back in April, GiantsGab was all draft, all the time. And the big debate we were having was: “Hakeem Nicks or Kenny Britt?” Both Jesse Bartolis and myself ended up preferring Britt, however I think it’s safe to say we were both pleased when the G-Men selected Nicks. After an outstanding preseason, expectations were high for Nicks. […]

Giants to Make it To the Superbowl

Uh Oh. This is the second publication that I know of putting the Giants in the Superbowl. I reported to you guys that my Sportingnews Magazine had the Giants winning the Superbowl, but now Matt Mosley is reporting the September 7th issue of ESPN the Magazine has the Giants losing in the Superbowl to the […]

Rookie Report:

Here is Ken Palmer of Scout.com’s Giant Rookie Report: WR Hakeem Nicks – Started camp very strongly, but was slowed by a minor hamstring strain, which cost him some important practice time. Only caught one pass against Carolina and was thrown to just twice. LB Clint Sintim – He just continues to impress. He’s got […]