Nassib and Manning

Trading Ryan: Are the Giants Shopping Nassib?

As long as Eli Manning is healthy, he will be the starting quarterback for the New York Giants. Those that suffered through the Dave Brown, Danny Kanell, and Kent Graham eras of Giants football can attest to how fortunate we are to have a franchise quarterback of his caliber who has had sustained success in […]

3 days ago by Tim Gallagan
Football Stuffed with Money

Giants Free Agency: Cap Maneuvers

Sometime between now and next Monday, March 2nd, at 4 PM, the Giants will franchise tag Jason Pierre-Paul, locking him in to a guaranteed salary of 15 million dollars for 2015 and allowing the team to continue to negotiate a long term extension. The NFLPA announced last week that the salary cap is expected to […]

4 days ago by Tim Gallagan
Harry Carson

Giants Free Agency: Middling in the Middle

The Giants rich history of great linebackers is not limited to the outside linebackers, with two Pro Football Hall of Fame member having patrolled the middle of their defense, Sam Huff and Harry Carson. Other solid middle linebackers that have played for the team over the years include Gary Reasons, Antonio Pierce, and Pepper Johnson. […]

5 days ago by Tim Gallagan
Jacquian Williams

Giants Free Agency: Backing into History

Giants history is filled with outside linebackers ranking among some of the best in the history of the NFL, including, arguably, the greatest defender to every put on a uniform, Lawrence Taylor. Names such as Carl Banks, Brad Van Pelt, and Jesse Armstead conjure memories among Giants fans of spectacular tackles for losses and breathtaking […]

6 days ago by Tim Gallagan

Giants Free Agency: Family First

As NFL free agency is set to spring into full action in just under three weeks, teams have already begun the process of re-signing their own free agents. Contracts with high end players are slower to come together as agents try to squeeze every dime out of the franchise, and general managers hold the threat […]

2 weeks ago by Tim Gallagan

Giants Free Agency: Safety First

Each NFL draft is like a gold mine, with each position being a vein of gold that the miner taps continuously for seven rounds until that vein runs dry. The depth of each position, or vein of gold, varies by draft, and in 2015 the safeties wein is reported to be quite shallow, with only […]

2 weeks ago by Tim Gallagan
Giants Offensive Line

Tackling Free Agency: The Right Path

NFL team have the option of tagging impending free agents starting today with either the franchise or transition tag and preventing the tagged player from entering the open market when it opens on March 10th. Between now and then several things will occur: Players will be released to create additional salary cap room, as the […]

2 weeks ago by Tim Gallagan
Super Bowl

Super Bowl 49

New England Patriots vs Seattle Seahawks: Line: Pick Em Over/Under: 47.5 Analysis: Points will come at a premium in this game, as surely as the footballs will be fully inflated. The past two weeks have seen the Patriots grilled, sauteed, and flambeed with accusations that they intentionally deflated their game balls prior to the AFC […]

4 weeks ago by Tim Gallagan
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Game Review: Eagles at Giants

It was a meaningless game as far as the NFL post season was concerned. Both teams were eliminated from the hunt, the Giants for more than a month, and the Eagles following their loss at Washington last Saturday night. Based on the intensity displayed on the field, you’d never have known, as both teams played […]

December 2014 by Tim Gallagan
Eagles at Giants 2

Keys to Victory: Eagles at Giants

Many have called this a meaningless game, but not to the Giants, who remember the week 6 game with the Eagles all too well. Similarly riding a 3 game winning streak, the Giants had brought hope back into the season after starting 0-2. It ended with a 27-0 shutout at the hands of the Eagles, […]

December 2014 by Tim Gallagan