Posts Tagged ‘season-in-review’

Fat Guy Profiles: OT Gabe Carimi Wisconsin

 I kid about the fat guy part, these guys are BIG and great athletes. Carimi is 6’7 and weighs 315 pounds and can still probably beat me in a forty yard dash. Up next in our series is another offensive linemen who seems to be a Giants type of offensive linmen to many fans. Let’s […]

Season-In-Review: What Went Wrong: Lack Of Effort

All football teams need to have effort. You can be the best team in the world, but you have to give your all on every play. Too often, the Giants did not do that. Too often, the Giants did not show up for games. What’s to blame for this lack of effort on gameday? Tough […]

Season-In-Review: What Went Right – Draft

Draft 2009 Round, Pick (Overall) Player Rd 1, Pick 29 (29) Nicks, Hakeem WR Rd 2, Pick 13 (45) Sintim, Clint OLB Rd 2, Pick 28 (60) Beatty, William OT Rd 3, Pick 21 (85) Barden, Ramses WR Rd 3, Pick 36 (100) Beckum, Travis TE Rd 4, Pick 29 (129) Brown, Andre RB Rd […]

Season-In-Review: What Went Wrong: Free Agency

Jerry “In Jerry We Trust” Reese has had a pretty stellar start to his GM tenure in New York. His draft picks has produced immediately, and has gained full trust in the fan base. For the first time in his tenure, the Giants made a splash in free agency, signing Michael Boley, Chris Canty, Rocky […]

Season-In-Review: What Went Wrong – Bill Sheridan

Is he about to drop an F-bomb? Former Defensive Coordinate Bill Sheridan – who spent all training camp, preseason, and 17 weeks of the NFL season “streamlining” the Giants Defense – effectively completed one mountainous task this year:  Sheridan completely derailed the production of the Gaints Defense in 2009. Boy did he screw the pooch, […]

Season-In-Review: What Went Wrong – Brandon Jacobs

Today I will be focusing on Brandon Jacobs and what went wrong.  I’m sorry I couldn’t resist using the above picture because this is how I feel Brandon Jacobs performed this season (laying down).  I hate so say it but did Brandon get his big contract and start playing tentatively?  I picture Brandon Jacobs screaming and […]

Season-In-Review: What Went Wrong- Secondary

Everyone was excited about the Giants secondary heading into the season. They were young, fast and talented. Kenny Phillips looked like a star. Terrell Thomas showed promise as a rookie. Corey Webster was becoming a shutdown corner. There was talent and the excitement was justified. But then the injury bug hit. Aaron Ross was hurt […]

Season-In-Review: What Went Right – Quarterbacks

Eli Manning had a breakout year in 2009, there is no question about it. Manning joined elite company in the discourse of Giants history by throwing for over 4,000 yards in a season on 509 attempts. Manning amassed 27 touchdown passes, and had 14 interceptions. G GS Comp Att Pct Yds Avg TD Int Sck […]

Season-In-Review, Offensive Line, What Went Wrong:

It looks like the 2009/10 season will be the last for this Giants offensive line.  This was suppose to be an elite unit that paved the road for the “power” running game and provide Eli Manning with ample time to dissect opposing defenses.  That sounded good in theory but in reality the Giants rushed for […]