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Posts Tagged ‘replacements’

Thoughts On The Sheridan Firing

Well, we saw this one coming. Of course, Bill Sheridan has been fired as defensive coordinator.And while you never want to see someone fired, if the Giants didn’t fire, I’d fear there would be a mass revolt from Giants fans. Look, Sheridan did not do a good job. While he had injuries, his backups did […]

O’Hara Makes Pro Bowl; Six Are Alternates

UPDATED (7:06 EST): Full Pro Bowl list is out. As we said, O’Hara will be a reserve. Smith, Snee, and Diehl are 1st alternates. Tuck and Hixon (as a kick returner) are 3rd alternates. Eli Manning is a 4th alternate. Obviously, Snee is deserving. Manning should be a 1st alternate. Not sure why Tuck got […]

Giants need rookie receivers to catch on quickly:

From Clark Judge of CBSSportsline: The Giants call it their first minicamp for rookies, but who are they kidding? This weekend’s three-day workout is more like an audition for New York’s two most important additions. Would Hakeem Nicks and Ramses Barden please step forward? Nicks is the team’s first-round draft pick; Barden was a third-rounder. […]

Brainstorming Replacements for Plax Revisited

On March 31st, I wrote about potential replacements for Plaxico Burress: With Burress’ court date pushed back to June 15th (the day before mandatory mini-camps) it’s becoming increasingly unlikely that Plax won’t suit up for the Giants on Week 1. He might not suit up at all. One NFL source told Newsday that: “It’s tough […]

Plax Gone: What’s Next?

With Plax being released, the Giants need a replacement. They need a legitimate number one receiver, for not just this season, but for seasons to come. We’ll go in depth as to what the loss of Plax means, and what they can do to fill the void. The really great thing about Burress is his size/speed […]

Brainstorming Replacements for Spags

With Steve Spagnuolo most likely getting a head coaching job, the Giants are faced with the unenviable task of finding a replacement for him. A replacement for the guy who stymied the Patriots. Tough task indeed. Who should replace him? Let’s discuss: -Mike Waufle, Defensive Line Coach for the Giants As coach of the very […]

PFW: Giants Depth May Not Apply to O-Line

From: Pro Football Weekly It became a sore spot early in the Giants’ Week 15 loss to the Cowboys when OLG Rich Seubert came down with an illness and ORT Kareem McKenzie injured his back. The Giants, considered among the deeper teams in the NFL, had bodies to take those places, but the replacements didn’t […]