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NFL Insiders List “Interception Machine” Eli Manning as a Tier 2 Quarterback
July 23rd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is a two-time Super Bowl champion, a two-time Super Bowl MVP, a three-time Pro Bowler and by the conclusion of the 2015 regular season will likely be Top 10 all-time in both passing yards and passing touchdowns. ***PHOTO1*** Ho-hum, say NFL Insiders. In their recently released quarterback...

Baltimore Ravens’ Elvis Dumervil Expects to Break Michael Strahan’s Single-Season Sack Record
July 7th, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Many have come close, but to date, no one has been able to break Michael Strahan's single-season sack record of 22.5, which he set with a rather anticlimactic takedown of Green Bay Packers quarterback Brett Favre in Week 17 of the 2001 season. However, if Baltimore Ravens defensive end Elvis...

New York Giants WR Odell Beckham Jr. Doesn’t Believe in the ‘Madden Curse’
May 14th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
What once began as little more than a joke in 1999 -- when San Francisco 49ers running back Garrison Hearst graced the cover of Madden only to then suffer a broken ankle -- has morphed into one of the more well-known video game/football superstitions on the planet. The alleged 'Madden...

Simeon Rice Slams Retired New York Giants DE Michael Strahan, Pro Football Hall of Fame
February 26th, 2015 at 11:00 AM
During one of his many unprovoked shots at retired New York Giants defensive end Michael Strahan, Warren Sapp once said -- long before he was arrested for assaulting a prostitute -- that Simeon Rice was a better pass rusher than Strahan "any day of the week" and deserved to be...

New York Jets’ Nick Mangold Takes Shot at New York Giants Over MetLife Bowl Game
August 22nd, 2014 at 8:55 AM
It never ceases to amaze anyone when the New York Jets find a way to make headlines by taking shots at the New York Giants. This week has been no exception to that. ***PHOTO1*** Rex Ryan took rather unnecessary shots at Giants rookie running back Andre Williams on Wednesday after Williams had...

New Teammates Confident Eli Manning Can Lead New York Giants Back to Prominence
April 5th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
As New York Giants General Manager Jerry Reese has taken full control of his portion of the offseason, the focus on what has so far transpired has pulled some of the attention away from quarterback Eli Manning. The franchise signal-caller did have a horrible 2013 season and was much maligned...

Giants’ Eli Manning, Brandon Myers Among Rotoworld’s Most Disappointing Players of 2013
February 5th, 2014 at 10:00 AM
2013 was far from a solid year for the New York Giants, and although there's plenty of blame to go around, the Big Blue lighting rod always seems to be quarterback Eli Manning. That didn't change earlier this week as Rotoworld listed Easy E as one of the most disappointing...

New York Giants and Minnesota Vikings Have Long, Involved History
October 19th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
The New York Football Giants and the Minnesota Vikings are set to meet for the 22nd time in regular season. The Vikes have beaten the Giants 13 times for the head-to-head series lead, but that isn’t reason for the claim from some of the “We own you!” banter that’s come...

Former New York Giants DT Jimmy Kennedy Will not Testify in Bounty-Gate Appeal
December 4th, 2012 at 10:20 AM
The New Orleans Saints bounty-gate is beginning the appeals process, but former New York Giants defensive lineman Jimmy Kennedy won't be testifying. Kennedy told Pro Football Talk that neither he, his lawyer or his agent had been contacted about the possibility. ***PHOTO1*** The story goes that Kennedy informed former Minnesota Vikings head...

Former New York Giants DT Jimmy Kennedy Denies Being Bountygate Whistleblower
October 13th, 2012 at 6:30 AM
In a memorandum given to all 32 NFL teams on Tuesday, the league had identified former New York Giant defensive tackle Jimmy Kennedy as the whistleblower responsible for uncovering the New Orleans Saints' bounty scandal. Kennedy, however, insists he had no involvement in the scandal and used Twitter to defend...