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Ex-Giant Carl Banks Slams Mike Francesa Over Inaccurate Super Bowl XXI Criticism
February 3rd, 2016 at 1:00 PM
Retired New York Giants linebacker Carl Banks could have arguably been named Super Bowl XXI MVP for his 10-tackle performance against the Denver Broncos, but that honor ultimately went to quarterback Phil Simms, who had a legendary game of his own. ***PHOTO1*** Now, 29 years later, Banks' contributions to that game are...

Denver Broncos LB Von Miller Humbled by Comparisons to New York Giants Great Lawrence Taylor
February 2nd, 2016 at 4:55 PM
No one who has ever seen Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller play will question his ability, his results and his possible future election into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Miller is a terrific player who has busted out of the gate, taking only 58 games to reach 50 sacks...

Bill Parcells Once Made Lawrence Taylor Fight Jumbo Elliott Ahead of Super Bowl XXV
February 1st, 2016 at 1:00 PM
Leading up to Super Bowl XXV against the Buffalo Bills, New York Giants head coach Bill Parcells knew he and the team faced a tall order. One of the glaring potential advantages Buffalo had was future Hall of Famer Bruce Smith going up against third-year tackle Jumbo Elliott. ***PHOTO1*** In the days...

Former New York Giants Great Lawrence Taylor Named to the Super Bowl 50 Golden Team
January 28th, 2016 at 2:55 PM
Former New York Giants great Lawrence Taylor has been selected to the NFL's Super Bowl 50 Golden 50 Team voted on by the Pro Football Hall of Fame Board of Selectors "celebrating the best overall performances in the Super Bowl. Taylor is the only Giant player selected to the team,...

On This Date in 1987: New York Giants Win Super Bowl XXI
January 25th, 2016 at 9:00 AM
It had been 30 years. 30 long years since the New York Giants had last won an NFL Championship, but that would change on January 25th, 1987. ***PHOTO1*** The 1986 New York Giants, led by head coach Bill Parcells, quarterback Phil Simms and linebacker Lawrence Taylor, bowled over their competition. They finished...

New York Giants Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor Returning to WWE with Ric Flair
January 17th, 2016 at 7:00 AM
Retired New York Giants linebacker and NFL Hall of Famer, Lawrence Taylor, will make his return to a WWE arena later this month. Whether or not any kind of in-ring spot is planned for him remains to be seen, but Taylor will join Ric Flair on the January 25th edition...

Odell Beckham, Jr is the Most Unique Talent the New York Giants Have Ever Had
December 15th, 2015 at 11:55 AM
WR Odell Beckham, Jr continues to wow the public with his theatrics on and off the field of play. He is plain and simple the most uniquely talented player the New York Giants have had since the NFL merged in 1970 and perhaps before. ***PHOTO1*** Lawrence Taylor was a beast, an unstoppable...

New England Patriots’ Bill Belichick Likens J.J. Watt to Lawrence Taylor
December 10th, 2015 at 6:55 AM
Former New York Giants linebacker Lawrence Taylor is the only player in NFL history to be named Defensive Player of the Year three times. He was coached by Bill Belichick, who was the defensive coordinator under Bill Parcels before he was head coach of the New England Patriots. The Patriots...

The Only New York Jets-New York Giants Trash Talk is Coming from Lawrence Taylor
December 1st, 2015 at 7:00 AM
The New York Giants host the New York Jets this Sunday and the bulletin board fodder is usually held to to minimum to keep the obvious rivalry at bay. That only holds for current players and coaches of the team, however. Former Giant great and Hall of Famer Lawrence Taylor...

30 Years Later, Joe Theismann Considers Broken Leg at the Hands of Lawrence Taylor “A Blessing”
November 21st, 2015 at 10:55 AM
For many long-time fans of the New York Giants, the standout moment of their early days as a fan was the sack of Washington Redskins quarterback Joe Theismann administered by Lawrence Taylor. Memorable not for the football significance, but the terrible injury that Theismann suffered in the process. ***PHOTO1*** Today, exactly 30-years...