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New York Giants DC Perry Fewell on Current Defense: “I Really Like This Unit”
June 13th, 2013 at 3:04 PM
In 2012, the New York Giants had the number 31 ranked defense in the entire league, which was a big reason why they finished 9-7 and out of the playoffs. Late in the season, the team struggled to find any consistency and they really struggled to stop teams like the...

New York Giants LB Coach Jim Herrmann Interviews for Eagles Defensive Coordinator Position
January 19th, 2013 at 4:53 PM
New York Giants linebacker coach Jim Herrmann has interviewed for the for the Philadelphia Eagles defensive coordinator position. Herrmann has been on Big Blue's staff for the past four seasons. Prior to his arrival to the Giants, Herrmann also served the same role for the New York Jets for three...

Tampa Bay Buccaneers’ Greg Schiano: “We Need to Bring Our Best Game Just to Have a Chance”
September 13th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
It's commonplace to hear about how disrespected the New York Giants are by both fans and national media. Despite two Super Bowl championships over the last five seasons, the idea that they are often overlooked is relatively accurate and hard to dispute. But when Tampa Bay Buccaneers head coach Greg...

New York Giants Will Face Several Former Coaches, Players Against Tampa Bay Buccaneers
September 11th, 2012 at 5:03 PM
In an aspect of this Sunday's upcoming bout with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers that has gone generally undiscussed, the New York Giants will square off against several former coaches and players that may possess an in depth knowledge of Big Blue's schemes and personnel. Among them are Bucs offensive coordinator Mike...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Remains, but Coordinators May Not
January 3rd, 2011 at 8:51 PM
Well that's it, ladies and gentlemen. The New York Giants have finished their 2010 season with a very respectable 10-6 record, only to be ousted from playoff contention by some mathematical ramifications resulting from a few unfortunate and improbable losses. As it is said, "that's the way the cookie crumbles." However,...

Tiki Barber: Blame the New York Giants’ Players, Not the Coaches
December 30th, 2010 at 6:41 PM
Oh, Tiki. Good ole' Tiki Barber. There once was a time Mr. Barber was well liked and well respected in New York. Unfortunately, he's done away with that respect in recent years. Instead, he seems to take every opportunity to openly criticize players on the New York Giants, and in some...

Meet Your 2011 Head Coach: Tom Coughlin
December 27th, 2010 at 5:27 PM
Postseason football, or lack thereof, is the ultimate barometer of a franchise’s success. While Wellington Mara characterized a good season as one in which your team has something to play for in week 17, fans would argue otherwise. The Giants have qualified for postseason in 4 of the last 5 seasons,...

Zone 101: The Difference Between Traditional Zone Defense and the Tampa 2
December 10th, 2010 at 5:24 PM
This is a guest article written by long-time Giants 101 reader and New York Giants fan Mike D'Emo (aka demo3356) Since the hiring of Perry Fewell this off season there has been much discussion and concern around G101 about the Tampa 2 defense and its implementation with our beloved New York...

New York Giants Barely Avoid ‘Trap,’ Defeat Detroit Lions 28-20
October 17th, 2010 at 4:11 PM
Leading up to Sunday's game in East Rutherford, New Jersey, many people expected the New York Giants to blowout the Detroit Lions. However, on the other side of the coin, there were many people who concerned themselves with the proverbial "trap game." As a life-long fan of Big Blue, I...

New York Giants: Any Given Sunday
September 29th, 2010 at 10:00 AM
The New York Giants loss to the Tennessee Titans hurt, but the season is not lost. In fact, the Giants 1-2 start isn’t even the worst in the league. In the NFC, Detroit and San Francisco started at 0-3. In the AFC, Cleveland and Buffalo started the same way at...

Giants DC Perry Fewell Unveiling Innovative New Defensive Fronts
August 13th, 2010 at 3:52 PM
New Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell has brought a lot of fresh energy to the Giants defense this off season, as our own Simon GC documented in the previous post, which is something the team clearly lacked under Bill Sheridan last season. However, he has also brought some innovative formations...

Burning Questions in the NFC East: Training Camp Edition
August 1st, 2010 at 10:22 AM
As the first practice of training camp inches closer, one can begin to sense the tone of camp and the 2010season itself. The Giants themselves will be looking to bounce back from losing 8 of their final 11 games in the 2009 season and prove that they belong in the...

C.C. Brown Blames Media With A Straight Face
July 19th, 2010 at 10:09 AM
In one of the silliest instances of not owning up to poor performance since Jerry Manuel blamed Adam Rubin for Tony Bernarzard's baby act, CC Brown has blamed the New York media for his benching last year from the safe confines of Detroit. This one is really kind of silly,...