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New York Giants’ Eli Manning Joins Elite Company with 327-Yard Performance on Sunday
November 30th, 2015 at 9:00 AM
There were precious few silver linings to come out of Sunday's 20-14 loss to the Washington Redskins, but from a historical perspective, New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning joined some rather elite company. ***PHOTO1*** With his 327-yard performance in Week 12, Manning eclipsed 3,000 passing yards for the 11th consecutive season. He's...

ESPN Names New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr., Eli Manning to Their “Top 100 Players” List
September 3rd, 2015 at 11:00 AM
Just when you thought "Top 100 Player" lists had ended for the year, ESPN breaks out one last series of rankings ahead of the 2015 regular season. And among their "Top 100" are two members of the New York Giants: quarterback Eli Manning and wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. ***PHOTO1*** Let's take...

New York Giants’ Steve Weatherford Gives His Take on the Realistic Nature of HBO’s “Ballers”
August 8th, 2015 at 7:00 AM
There has been a lot of buzz surrounding the show "Ballers" on HBO -- which is based on the lives of current and former professional football players -- since it premiered in late June. Recently, New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford wrote his own personal take on how realistic he believes...

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...