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Shannon Sharpe on New York Giants’ Eli Manning: ‘He’s not Elite and Never Has Been’
August 29th, 2014 at 4:30 PM
It really amazes how much grief and negative criticism a two-time Super Bowl MVP and winning quarterback can get, yet over the last year or so that's exactly what has happened to Eli Manning. The onslaught on Manning has been more fierce over the summer during training camp and in the...

Boomer Esiason Says Giants QB Eli Manning is Among “The Bottom” of League Quarterbacks
August 29th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
Boomer Esiason, no matter how he may spin it, has never been shy about his bitter feelings for the New York Giants and quarterback Eli Manning. It something that could, possibly, stem back to an ongoing feud between himself and Lawrence Taylor, or it could be something entirely different. Either...

Giants’ Tom Coughlin Frustrated by Continued Disconnect Between Eli Manning, Rueben Randle
August 29th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin is absolutely fed up with the ongoing issues between quarterback Eli Manning and wide receiver Rueben Randle -- so much so that he's absolutely and completely done listening to excuses. And like any successful General, he no longer cares who's at fault or...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin: Eli Manning Has Re-Established Himself as a “Tough Customer”
August 23rd, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Eli Manning's toughness has never been something in question. But after taking a beating during the 2013 season, which ended early due to an ankle injury that eventually required offseason surgery, Manning has seemed a bit timid thus far throughout the preseason. ***PHOTO1*** That changed on Friday night as Manning once again...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Encouraged by the “Progress” on Offense
August 23rd, 2014 at 11:00 AM
It may not have been too pretty out of the gate, but the new-look New York Giants offense finally showed a little something during the final 2:00 of the first half on Friday night against the New York Jets, as they proceeded to drive the ball 91-yards down the field,...

New York Giants Witnessing a “Third String Renaissance” This Preseason
August 19th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
***PHOTO1*** Over the last few years, we've seen what we can call a “Third String Renaissance” of sorts for the New York Giants. The undrafted free agents make themselves known and have fans, coaches and commentators scratching their heads wondering how they were not picked up by a team in...

Eli Manning on New York Giants Offense: “It’s not Good Enough, but I’m not Concerned”
August 18th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Despite a 27-26 comeback victory for the New York Giants this past weekend over the Indianapolis Colts that has the Giants at 3-0 this preseason, the starting offense has come under heavy fire, especially after this past Saturday. ***PHOTO1*** Eli Manning himself, went 1-for-7, was nearly intercepted twice and was sacked once...

Several New York Giants Named to “Most Influential People in New Jersey Sports” List
August 17th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Earlier this year, six people with direct ties to the New York Giants were named to the "50 Most Powerful People in New York Sports" list. It was the first of two annual most powerful/most influential lists, with the second coming by way of The Star-Ledger and the "Most Influential...

New York Giants’ Offense a Work-In-Progress for Passers, a Potential Paradise for Runners
August 17th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
There is significant irony for the New York Giants after three preseason games. We have seen quarterback Eli Manning experience tremendous growing pains while adjusting to this new style of offense that Ben McAdoo is attempting to install here in New York. And while there are two more preseason games...

New York Giants’ Jerry Reese: If Eli Manning, Jason Pierre-Paul Step up, We Have a Chance
August 16th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Can the New York Giants finally end their playoff drought with a bit of a re-emergence in 2014? General Manager Jerry Reese certainly thinks so, but he also admits it hinges on two very specific players: quarterback Eli Manning and defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul. ***PHOTO1*** "There are two guys on our team...

Giants’ Eli Manning, Tom Coughlin & Jerry Reese Accept Ice Bucket Challenge for ALS Awareness
August 15th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
By now, you've all heard of the Ice Bucket Challenge that has swept across social media over the last week to bring awareness and donations to ALS; also known as Lou Gehrig's Disease. ***VIDEO1*** What started out as a 29-year-old guy from Massachusetts currently battling ALS who decided to challenge his former...

New Up-Tempo Offense Gives New York Giants Advantage They Haven’t Had in Years
August 13th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Thus far into the season, the New York Giants offense hasn’t looked particularly sharp outside of the running game on occasion. The unit is still a work in progress; with a lot of new faces and concepts both on and off the field its not astonishing that the team has...

New York Giants’ Curtis Painter Takes Second-Team Reps After Strong Performance Vs. Steelers
August 12th, 2014 at 8:55 AM
After a strong showing against the Pittsburgh Steelers in their second preseason game, New York Giants backup quarterback Curtis Painter earned reps as the number two quarterback behind Eli Manning in Monday's practice. Despite Painter’s quality outing, in which he completed seven passes on seven attempts for 68 yards and...

Eli Manning, Peyton Manning Star in New DirecTV Fantasy Football Rap Video
August 11th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning and his older brother, Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, have done it again. The duo recently teamed up for yet another incredible DirecTV video, this time portraying rap stars in a new "Fantasy Football Fantasy" hip hop video that also features retired New York...

Giants’ Rashad Jennings on 73-Yard Touchdown: You Can Thank Eli Manning for That One
August 11th, 2014 at 6:40 AM
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning made his way to the line, saw something he either didn't like or thought he could exploit, so he audibled into a Rashad Jennings run to the inside. After the snap, guard Brandon Mosley pulled and Jennings was off to the races -- nearly...

New York Giants not Yet Ready to Panic Over Sputtering New-Look Offense
August 10th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
The New York Giants may have won the game, but with the exception of Curtis Painter in the fourth quarter and a huge run by Rashad Jennings early on, their new-look West Coast-style offense took a step back on Saturday. ***VIDEO1*** The passing game was essentially non-existent, penalties killed drives and there...

New York Giants Need Ryan Nassib to Outplay Curtis Painter
August 7th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants' back-up quarterback scenario isn’t exactly where they would like it to be. Despite descriptions of abysmal play from second-year player and former fourth-round pick Ryan Nassib, he still represents the best option for the Giants as the backup quarterback and showed why in preseason opener. It’s...

Michael Strahan Has One Final Shining Moment with New York Giants Prior to Hall of Fame Game
August 4th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
When Michael Strahan was introduced prior to kickoff of the 2014 Hall of Fame Game, he was almost immediately surrounded by every single player on the New York Giants roster. It was a surprise move concocted by head coach Tom Coughlin to honor the new Hall of Fame inductee and...

New York Giants’ Eli Manning Remembers Derek Jeter’s Advice 10 Years Ago; Wants to Emulate His Career
July 30th, 2014 at 2:00 PM
In today's world of sports, it's tough for a player to stick with one team throughout their entire career given the fact that free agency, trades happen nowadays whereas 10-20 years ago, it was possible, more common than anything else, for a player to play on one team. ***VIDEO1*** So far, Eli...

New York Giants Looking for 70 Percent Completion Ratio from Eli Manning in 2014
July 29th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
After his worst season as a pro, the Giants raise have raised the expectations for Eli Manning significantly this upcoming season. They’re not expecting a pro bowl season for Eli, they’re expecting a historical one. One where Eli would go down with having arguably the best season by a Giants...