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422

Anyone know what 422 means for the Giants so far this season. I’ll give you a hint       422. Combined receving yards for Steve Smith and Mario Manningham. 214 is Steve Smith’s number tied for 1st in the league with Santonio Holmes. 208 is Mario Manningham’s receiving yards good for third in the […]

News and Notes

A bit of news and notes for you on this Thursday afternoon: It looks like Chase Blackburn will be starting at weakside linebacker for suspended Michael Boley. Blackburn is not overly athletic, but he gets by on grit, and smarts. A friend of mine calls him “the backbone of this team.” I’m not sure I […]

One more day…

This is an unofficial endorsement for NFL Game Rewind from one fan to another. I am now a happy member and the service is lightning fast, the video quality is unbelievable (HD) and there are no commercials whatsoever. The only catch is there is no live game viewing, you have to wait until after it […]

Pierce Could Still Face Jail Time

In the ongoing Plaxico Burress trial, Antonio Pierce could still face jail time. The NY Post is reporting that the Manhattan DA still wants to prosecute Pierce (note: there are plenty of details about Plax’s status, but since he is no longer a Giant, we’re not going to focus on it) The Post has also […]

Notes From First Mini-Camp Practice

Mike Garafolo of the Star-Ledger has great notes from the first mini-camp practice: THE DRAFTEES In case you haven’t already seen the jersey numbers: WR Hakeem Nicks(#18), LB Clint Sintim (#97; remember Mathias Kiwanuka switched to #94), OT William Beatty (#65), WR Ramses Barden (#13), TE Travis Beckum (#47), RB Andre Brown (#22), QB Rhett Bomar (#5), CB DeAndre Wright (#26) and CB Stoney Woodson (#29). Of course, these are all subject to change […]

DeAndre Wright Scouting Report

Here is DeAndre Wright’s scouting report from draftcountdown.com: Strengths: Good height and bulk…Great hands and ball skills…Nice instincts and awareness…Very smooth and a good athlete…Tough, physical and real aggressive…Plays through pain…A  reliable tackler…Supports the run.  Weaknesses: Lacks great timed speed…Small hands…Hips aren’t real fluid…Will struggle to turn and run with pro wideouts…Vulnerable to getting fooled…Trouble […]

Rhett Bomar Scouting Report

Here is the scouting report on Rhett Bomar from draftcountdown.com: Strengths: Good bulk with a solid build…Has a very strong arm…Great mechanics and throws a nice ball…Good athleticism and mobility…Can throw on the run…Good touch and timing…Tosses a nice deep ball…Cool under pressure…Tough and super competitive…Supremely confident…Solid on-field leader…Productive…Is still improving and has a  lot […]

Andre Brown Biography

Andre Brown’s biography from giants.com: OVERVIEW After playing in a “running back by committee” situation his first three years at State, Brown finally was given his opportunity to be the team’s full-time starter as a senior. Despite his excellent playing speed, he relished his role as the team’s inside runner, dishing out more punishment than […]

Andre Brown-Scouting Report

Here is Andre Brown’s scouting report from draftcountdown: Strengths: Excellent size and bulk…A pretty good athlete…Strong and runs with power…Will break some tackles…Natural runner with good vision and instincts…Shows nice patience…Has good hands and can catch the ball out of the backfield…Is tough and physical…Nimble feet…A solid blocker…Also has experience  as a return man…Still has […]

Travis Beckum-Biography

Giants.com has a biography of Travis Beckum: OVERVIEW It seems that every time someone doubts Beckum’s ability, he proves everyone wrong. When he first arrived on campus, the coaching staff doubted that he would be anything more than a “warm body” sitting on the bench. After all, how many 215-pound defensive ends have ever played […]