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Archie Manning: Eli Manning is Dying Just Like Everyone on the New York Giants
December 11th, 2013 at 10:00 AM
It's not unusual for Archie Manning to step in and stand up for his sons — primarily, New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning. So as the blame continues to reign down upon the two-time Super Bowl MVP, ole Dad decided, once again, it was time to speak up in defense...

New York Giants’ Eli Manning, Jason Pierre-Paul Disagree on Rules Protecting NFL Quarterbacks
November 22nd, 2013 at 11:00 AM
In what will come as a shock to absolutely no one, New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning and defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul wildly disagree on current league rules designed to protect quarterbacks. Manning, of course, saying that the rules are based on valid concern. ***PHOTO1*** "They're trying to protect all the players,...

New York Giants QB Eli Manning not Elite, Says CBS Sports
May 20th, 2013 at 11:35 AM
***PHOTO1*** You can't spell "elite" without "Eli," but that doesn't make him an elite quarterback, says Will Brinson of CBS Sports, who recently ranked the NFL's top 32 quarterbacks. Instead, Brinson says the New York Giants signal caller and two-time Super Bowl champion is on the outside looking in. 5. Eli...

New York Giants’ Victor Cruz Sets Pro Bowl Record with 10 Receptions
January 28th, 2013 at 8:30 AM
The New York Giants would much rather being playing in New Orleans this coming Sunday, but that just wasn't in the cards for them this season. Instead, four of their players were sent to Hawaii to represent Big Blue in the 2012-2013 NFL Pro Bowl. And well-represented they were. ***PHOTO1*** Quarterback Eli...

Former New York Giants WR Phil McConkey Voices Displeasure with NFLPA and Drew Brees
January 17th, 2013 at 3:00 PM
Former New York Giants wide receiver Phil McConkey has made it clear he doesn't care much for today's NFLPA and its executive committee member Drew Brees. For the most part, the league has taken the blame when retired NFL players have come forth about their financial and medical situations; however,...

New York Giants’ Eli Manning to Replace Aaron Rodgers in 2013 Pro Bowl
January 15th, 2013 at 6:39 PM
***PHOTO1*** New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning has unexpectedly been invited to the 2013 Pro Bowl. By all accounts, Manning had a down season in 2012. However, he still threw for nearly 4,000 yards and put up 26 touchdowns on the season. He did all of this without having a...

New York Giants Tuesday Morning Storylines: Super Bowl Repeat Possible, but not Without Defense
December 11th, 2012 at 12:10 PM
Talk of a New York Giants Super Bowl Repeat is on, as the 52-27 thumping they gave old foe Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints this week was apparently enough to get the ol' bandwagon up and running again, even as a key matchup with Matt Ryan, Roddy White,...

David Wilson Dominates Monday Morning Hangover After New York Giants Beat Saints 52-27
December 10th, 2012 at 10:15 AM
Giants 101 already wrote about David Wilson once this morning, but there's so much more to say other than the stats: a franchise record 327 all-purpose yards and three touchdowns don't even begin to illustrate the impact Wilson had for the New York Giants in yesterday's 52-27 romp over Drew...

New York Giants Must Play Smart, Return to Basics in Order to Stop Annual Slide
December 8th, 2012 at 10:45 AM
Not everyone can handle rollercoasters and extreme rides. Some thrive on the thrills. The reactions to the journey of New York Football Giants’ annual/seasonal rides aren’t for the faint of heart, that’s for sure. ***PHOTO1*** Those that have been following this team for longer than the tenure of the collection of the...

New York Giants Vs. New Orleans Saints: Guide to Defending Drew Brees
December 7th, 2012 at 4:50 PM
Today at Giants 101, we've already discussed how the New York Giants offense must clean up its act if the team wants to emerge from Week 14 with the NFC East divisional lead. Although the defense has not exactly shut down its opponents this season, the offense has had a...

New York Giants Offense Must Carry Its Weight Against New Orleans Saints
December 7th, 2012 at 2:30 PM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Giants have their backs to the wall on Sunday. A loss to the 5-7 New Orleans Saints could strip Big Blue of the division lead and throw them into the blood bath that is the NFC Wild Card race. To preserve control of their Super Bowl defense,...

New York Giants Defense Thankful to Be Playing New Orleans Saints’ Drew Brees on Sunday
December 6th, 2012 at 2:35 PM
The New York Giants have always had trouble defending mobile quarterbacks. Whether it be Donovan McNabb, Michael Vick, Vince Young, Robert Griffin III or even Aaron Rodgers, the Giants have had some embarrassing losses to teams with athletic quarterbacks. Last Monday, RGIII and the Washington Redskins torched Big Blue for 207...

New Orleans Saints’ Steve Spagnuolo: Eli Manning? Yeah, He’s Elite
December 5th, 2012 at 11:25 AM
Due to a few poor games earlier this season, the status of New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning was once again called into question. Forget the two Super Bowl MVP's and numerous franchise records, the real question was (and remains): is he elite? Well, old friend and current New Orleans...

New York Giants Likely Won’t Win NFC East Tiebreaker with Redskins or Cowboys
December 4th, 2012 at 5:03 PM
After watching Alfred Morris and Robert Griffin III run all over their front seven and their lead in the NFC East, the New York Giants find themselves clinging to a one-game lead in the division over the Dallas Cowboys and Washington Redskins...and with little help likely to come from tiebreakers. ***PHOTO1*** The...

New York Giants Power Rankings Roundup: Inching Toward Top Behind Eli Manning Heroics
October 25th, 2012 at 9:00 AM
Eli Manning saved his New York Giants last Sunday after being arguably outplayed by Robert Griffin III and the Washington Redskins, but after an uneven two-interception performance by Eli and over 500 yards of offense allowed by the Giants defense, how are the national pundits feeling about Big Blue? In this...

New York Giants Tuesday Morning Storylines: Robert Griffin III, Dallas Cowboys & More
October 23rd, 2012 at 10:30 AM
The New York Giants game against the Washington Redskins is in the rearview mirror, but thoughts of Robert Griffin III still linger...as Tony Romo and his scuffling Dallas Cowboys await. Now that we've given the skin-of-their-teeth win over the 'Skins a day to breathe, let's take a look at some...

Ranking the Top 12 Quarterbacks Going into 2012: Where Does Eli Manning Stand?
July 2nd, 2012 at 6:20 AM
You hear the debates all the time as to who the best quarterback in the NFL is right now, whether a quarterback is "elite" or not, and why a quarterback can or can't be considered a "franchise" signal caller. New York Giants' Eli Manning was one of the most polarizing...

New Orleans Saints’ Roman Harper Once Due $1,000 for Knocking Brandon Jacobs Out of Game
June 19th, 2012 at 9:17 AM
Among highlights from the NFL's 93-minute press briefing on Monday, which detailed evidence from the New Orleans Saints' BountyGate scandal, included proof that safety Roman Harper was once due $1,000 for knocking New York Giants running back Brandon Jacobs out of a game. It was the second such bounty paid...

San Francisco 49ers Aim to Beat New York Giants with Physicality
January 17th, 2012 at 5:50 PM
On paper, the matchup between the San Francisco 49ers and New York Giants might appear to be a finesse team against a power team...and the 49ers certainly think so.  ***PHOTO1*** The Giants are largely considered a team that makes its money passing the football, whereas the 49ers like to out- muscle teams....

Osi Umenyiora Joins Players’ Lawsuit; Tiki Barber Still Receiving No Interest
March 13th, 2011 at 7:50 PM
Since Friday's sunset of the CBA deadline, owners have been flooding the inboxes of fans across the league with letters of explanation. Amidst this, the players have launched their anti-trust lawsuit against the NFL (owners), and have added New York Giants defensive end, Osi Umenyiora as a plaintiff as reported...