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Posts Tagged ‘Steve Spagnuolo’

Osi Has “Unexcused Absence” From Practice

Osi Umenyiora is AWOL. The star defensive end was not at practice, and Tom Coughlin called the absence “unexcused”, according to the Daily News. Apparaently, Umenyiora sent a text message to Jerry Reese informing him of the absence. According to Coughlin, “Osi was here this morning and then there must have been something of a […]

Coughlin on Jim Johnson:

For those of you that haven’t heard, Eagles Defensive Coordinator Jim Johnson has passed away from cancer at age 68.  Here is what Coughlin had to say. “It is a sad, very sad, day. I talked recently to (Eagles video director) Mike Dougherty and asked him to let Jim know that I was thinking about […]

Continuing Where Spagnuolo Left Off:

  From SportingNews.Com Here are some ways the Giants and Sheridan have tried to ensure the success of Spagnuolo will, indeed, trickle down from one man’s whistle to the next: Getting the players. Last year, a rash of injuries finally caught up to the New York defense in December. Pro Bowler Osi Umenyiora was lost […]

OTA Report

Mike Garafolo has his OTA report from today: It’s tough to get a good read on OTAs because there’s limited contact and no pads, so these practice reports aren’t as telling as what you’d get during training camp. But there were still a few things that stood out on Monday morning, so I figured I’d […]


When Steve Spagnuolo was hired in January 2007, after spending 8 seasons working as the linebackers coach for the rival Eagles, most Giants fans grumbled at the choice —  chalking it up as yet another reason why the embattled Tom Coughlin had to go. I still remember many of my fellow Giants cohorts arguing that […]

Ex Giants Receivers:

From Veteran receiver Tim Carter, who spent a full season out of football after being cut by the Texans during the 2008 preseason, has resurfaced. According to Billy Coats of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Carter has agreed to terms with the Rams. He was invited to the team’s recent minicamp on a tryout basis.  […]

Bill Sheridan Speaks:

From Patricia Traina: Some Great Insight from Giants Defensive Coordinator Bill Sheridan On how much he’ll change of the existing defense: “No, there won’t be a lot of changes. There’ll be wrinkles that you might not even notice out there – the players will notice it a little bit, but basically, we’ll run the same […]

Coughlin Talks to Mosely

Matt Mosely of ESPN caught up with Tom Coughlin at the owner’s meeting. Here’s the article: It should come as no surprise that Tom Coughlin was running about 10 minutes ahead at the NFC coaches’ breakfast. While reporters staked out Wade Phillips’ table, Coughlin quietly took a seat at his table and waited at least […]

Coughlin Speaks at Combine

Full Transcript from Our team, we came off the Super Bowl, we were challenged greatly as to how our team would accept winning the Super Bowl. Would we be a team that would be satisfied, would be complacent?  We come out and play 11-1. We have an outstanding start to the season, we’re playing […]

Butler Says Giants Will Let Him Explore Free Agency

From James Butler was once an undrafted free agent fighting for a job. Now, he’s a Super Bowl winner and 2-year starter with a chance to explore the free-agent market. Butler said last night the Giants aren’t standing in the way of that opportunity. “They told me they’re going to let me try out […]