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Plan To Stop Packers Run Game Could Involve DT Jenkins Moving Outside

The obvious game plan for the Packers this coming Sunday is to stop the run and force the ball into the 3rd string QB’s hands. To that end, Eddie Lacy needs to be stopped Sunday afternoon. How best can the Giants achieve that goal with JPP possibly on the sidelines? One idea floated today by […]

TE Coach Mike Pope on Larry Donnell’s Near-TD Catch

TE Coach Mike Pope had some very telling comments on Larry Donnell’s catch out of bounds Sunday afternoon, a catch that would have sealed the deal for the Giants. Instead, it was one of Josh Brown’s 5 field goals. Pope On Donnell: He’s a huge target, he’s a big, raw player. The play he made […]

Strippers For Shockey:

Who will win the Super Bowl? The ecdysiasts at Rick’s Cabaret pick the Saints, maybe because they are partial to New Orleans tight end Jeremy Shockey, a regular on the strip club scene when he played for the Giants. “We’re not allowed to talk about our celebrity customers,” said busty Rick’s girl, and NYU student, Cynthia. “But let’s […]

NFL Franchise/Transition Tag Numbers For 2010:

From Mike Garafolo: We’ve gotten a look at the official amounts for a franchise or transition tag at each position for this upcoming season. Here’s a look at the amounts: CORNERBACK: $9.566 million (franchise), $8.056 million (transition) DEFENSIVE END: $12.398m, $10.193m DEFENSIVE TACKLE: $7.003m, $6.353m LINEBACKER: $9.680m, $8.373m OFFENSIVE LINE: $10.731m, $9.142m PUNTER/KICKER: $2.814m, $2.629m […]

Giants Sign Carson Butler

Giants made a minor move today, signing Tight End Carson Butler to a future contract (meaning he gets invited to training camp in 2010). Butler is 6’4, 260, and has been with the Lions, Bengals and 49ers since being undrafted out of Michigan. Not sure how he fits into the Giants future plans. May just […]

Darcy Johnson To IR

Tight End Darcy Johnson has been placed on IR with a shoulder injury. To take his place, the Giants signed Scott Chandler. Expect Travis Beckum to get a lot of playing time now. Same with Bear Pascoe.

NFL Hands Out Fines After Chargers Game:

From The Star Ledger: Three Giants players were each fined $5,000 by the NFL for plays dating back to Sunday’s game against the San Diego Chargers, though the biggest fine that resulted from the game was handed down to Chargers safety Eric Weddle. Giants running back Ahmad Bradshaw was fined $5,000 for a chop block. […]

Giants Bring In 14 Players:

From Profootballtalk.com In what could be a strong message to some of the 53 men currently on his 5-4 team, a league source tells us that coach Tom Coughlin brought in a whopping 14 free agents for visits on Tuesday. Fourteen. Of that amount, 13 came in for tryouts and one for a mere visit. […]

Give Thanks With Kevin Boss!

Giants tight end Kevin Boss has a lot to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. And he wants to share it with you. If you have a lot to be thankful for, and want to spend time with the Bossman, email him at Thanks@KevinBossMan.com, and tell him what you are thankful for. Kevin will select two […]

Nicks Rookie Of The Month:

From NYDailynews: Hakeem Nicks was named the NFL’s Offensive Rookie of the Month for October. And if he keeps this up, he’s going to end up as the greatest Giants rookie receiver ever. Nicks, the Giants’ first-round pick, caught 14 passes for 297 yards and four touchdowns this month. He’s now got 16 catches for […]