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Reports of Eli Manning and Jason Pierre-Paul’s Demise were Greatly Exaggerated
September 22nd, 2014 at 12:55 PM
The criticism facing New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning from the start of the offseason, through the preseason and then following a Week 1 loss to the Detroit Lions was smothering. It was enough for us at Giants 101 to dub 2014 "The Year of Eli Bashing" -- and precious...

New York Giants Show Signs of Hope Amidst Disaster
September 16th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
While many analysts will likely lambaste the New York Giants throughout the week over what appeared to be the type of defeat that will have many declaring an end to any playoff hopes,Big Blue, now 0-2, actually showed great progress and could have come away with a victory if not...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin: “The Whole Team” Needs to Play Better
September 13th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
When the New York Giants open their home season against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday afternoon, head coach Tom Coughlin will not be looking at any one specific area for improvement. Rather, he says, the entire team needs to play better from offense and defense to special teams and their...

Arizona Cardinals’ Bruce Arians: We Can Expect a 100% Effort from the New York Giants
September 12th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
The horrid performance by the New York Giants against the Detroit Lions on Monday night has been attracting the wrong kind of attention to the team. Already many analysts are casting off the Giants as non-contenders. And even some Giants faithful are expressing their disdain -- one fan even went...

Poor Eli Manning: 2014 NFL Regular Season Week 1
September 12th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
"Poor Eli Manning” is a compilation of quotes by both the media and fans about New York Giants quarterback and Super Bowl XLII & XLVI MVP Eli Manning. Despite his success, negativity and doubt have followed Peyton’s younger brother since the moment he was traded from the San Diego Chargers to...

New York Giants’ Steve Weatherford Feeling Better, Will Try to Practice on Friday
September 12th, 2014 at 10:55 AM
New York Giants punter Steve Weatherford missed his second day of practice on Thursday after suffering four torn ligaments in his left ankle in Monday night's loss against the Detroit Lions. But despite the injury, Weatherford plans to participate and test himself out in practice Friday. If all goes well,...

New York Giants’ Odell Beckham Jr. Feels Good, but Still No Timetable for Return
September 12th, 2014 at 8:55 AM
Now that we are into the regular season, we have yet to see Odell Beckham Jr. play in an actual game for the New York Giants. He didn't play in any of the team's five preseason games and missed the opener this past Monday against the Detroit Lions. ***PHOTO1*** Beckham did take...

New York Giants’ Eli Manning Doesn’t Feel He’s in Decline; Wants to Keep Getting Better
September 11th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
If you read some of the fan groups and forums on social media, you would think the New York Giants have the second coming of Steve Young with Ryan Nassib on the bench. ***PHOTO1*** That's because of a combination of Nassib's strong preseason numbers (against third and fourth stringers on defense) and...

New York Giants Power Rankings Roundup: Week 2
September 10th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Week 1 of the NFL regular season has officially come and gone, and we were immediately reminded how useless preseason rankings of any kind are/were. Teams that were thought to be bottom of the barrel played better than expected, while others failed to live up to the hype. Still, it's...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz: Success Will Come When I Receive More Targets
September 10th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
Prior to taking off for Fashion Rocks 2014 presented by Three Lions Entertainment on Tuesday night, New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz took some time to address the media and field questions about Monday's 35-14 loss to the Detroit Lions. And while he claims there's no panic in Big...

New York Giants Fan Burns Eli Manning Jersey; Urges Other Fans to Do the Same: Video
September 9th, 2014 at 3:45 PM
So, lets think about this for a second. Eli Manning, two-time Super Bowl winning MVP, two-time Super Bowl winning quarterback. Perhaps one of, if not, the best quarterback in the team's history and possible Hall of Famer when his career is over. Yet, some fans apparently are so fed up with...

New York Giants by the Fantasy Numbers: Week 1
September 9th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
Each week this season, Giants 101 will do a postgame analysis by examining each fantasy points leader for the New York Giants at their respective positions. These accumulated points are based on the fantasy point grid used on NFL.com. ***PHOTO1*** QB Eli Manning: 6.52 Points Another case of "Eli being Eli." A lot...

New York Giants’ Jon Beason: It’s Way Too Early to Hit the Panic Button
September 9th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
Monday night's regular season opener for the New York Giants against the Detroit Lions went about as bad as a game could have expected. From beginning to end, the Giants didn't look like the belong on the field with Detroit and at the end of the game, the 35-14 score...

New York Giants Become a Punchline Following 35-14 Loss to Detroit Lions
September 9th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
The game had not yet even entered the fourth quarter on Monday night and already the New York Giants had become a punchline. Social media was abuzz with mocking comments and ledge-jumpers, but when local and national media starting piling on, that's when it became evident just how bad things...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Calls 35-14 Loss to Detroit Lions a “Nightmare Performance”
September 9th, 2014 at 7:00 AM
Coming into Week 1's game against the Detroit Lions, New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin called the team's offense a "work in progress." However, players remained positive and upbeat, alleging confidence in their teammates and even looking at Monday's game as a "must win." ***PHOTO1*** Unfortunately for the Giants, winning never...

New York Giants’ Steve Weatherford Suffers High Ankle Sprain; Will Undergo MRI on Tuesday
September 8th, 2014 at 11:30 PM
During the second quarter of the New York Giants 35-14 loss to the Detroit Lions on Monday night at Ford Field, Giants punter Steve Weatherford got his ankle caught by a Lions defender and went down to the turf in pain. The Giants did benefit from the play as a...

Calvin Johnson’s 2 TD Catches Lift Detroit Lions to 35-14 Win Over New York Giants
September 8th, 2014 at 11:10 PM
People were worried about the preseason struggles of the New York Giants flashing their ugly heads into the regular season. Unfortunately, those fears have now become a reality and the first case of it was on prime display at Ford Field. ***PHOTO1*** If not for the Detroit Lions getting called for a...

Jon Beason Expected to Start at MLB for New York Giants on Monday Vs. Detroit Lions
September 8th, 2014 at 4:45 PM
Jon Beason's plan to return for the New York Giants for Monday night's regular season opening game against the Detroit Lions has come around full circle. ***PHOTO1*** The 29-year-old veteran, who suffered a foot injury back in June during OTA's, returned to practice recently after missing all five preseason games in the...

New York Giants’ Tom Coughlin Admits He Still Gets Butterflies Prior to Kickoff
September 8th, 2014 at 9:00 AM
New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin is an emotional guy -- you see it in his pregame and postgame speeches, you see it during his press conferences and you see it whenever he talks about his wife and grandchildren. He's a full-spectrum guy and that tells you just how...

New York Giants @ Detroit Lions: Week 1 Preview
September 7th, 2014 at 1:00 PM
It was less than nine months ago that the New York Giants and Detroit Lions squared off at Ford Field in what was considered a key Week 16 matchup for the Lions. Ultimately, Big Blue walked away victorious as the Lions saw their playoff dreams dashed. ***PHOTO1*** A lot has changed since...