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As Tom Brady Struggles and Eli Manning Surges, is There a Double-Standard in Their Coverage?
October 4th, 2014 at 2:55 PM
While playing sports in the New York market is definitely a blessing and a curse at times, the latter is what allegedly builds that great character -- or tears at one’s soul. Over the years, several NFL players have shown what said market (and playground) does to them. ***PHOTO1*** New York Giants...

Tony Romo Listed as One of NFL’s “Most Clutch” Quarterbacks; Eli Manning Left Off List
July 17th, 2014 at 11:00 AM
New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning has been credited with 25 4th quarterback comebacks and 30 game-winning drives -- two of them coming in the Super Bowl -- while also setting an NFL record with 15 4th quarterback touchdown passes in 2011. Yet when NFL Network ranked the Top 10...

NFL Network Picks “Tuck Rule” as No. 1 Play of 2000s Ahead of E-to-Tyree in Super Bowl XLII
July 4th, 2014 at 3:00 PM
As NFL Network winds down their Top 100 Players of 2013 list, they have also continued their decade series, which focuses on the top teams, players and plays from each decade of the Super Bowl era. And earlier this week, they finally released both their Top Players of the 2000s...

Steve Silverman: New York Giants’ Eli Manning is Bad Beyond Repair, Even for Ben McAdoo
June 22nd, 2014 at 9:00 AM
We often joke here at Giants 101 that the Madden/Social Media generation has destroyed the average football IQ and that it's morphed fans into having unrealistic expectations, skewed views and a general misunderstanding of the game. However, that actually extends beyond the casual fan to even some of the most...

New York Giants Sunday Morning Storylines: Super Bowl Sunday Has Arrived
February 2nd, 2014 at 7:30 AM
Super Bowl Sunday has arrived! Today is the day the biggest event in all of sports takes place and it's occurring in our own back yard. Better yet, it occurs only a day after retired New York Giants defensive end Michael Strahan was finally, and rightfully, voted into the Pro...

New York Giants WR Victor Cruz is a Big Fan of Tom Brady’s Style
January 13th, 2014 at 1:45 PM
Just because the 2013 NFL season is over for the New York Giants does not mean wide receiver Victor Cruz has stopped working. And although he's not watching tape, preparing for the NFC Championship or making hundreds of prop bets for Super Bowl, he is currently in Milan, Italy for...

New York Giants QB Eli Manning Listed as 30-1 Odds for 2013 NFL MVP Award
July 3rd, 2013 at 2:27 PM
New York Giants starting quarterback Eli Manning has two Super Bowl MVP Awards on his resume, however, he has never won the regular season Most Valuable Player award since becoming a professional back in 2004. ***PHOTO1*** Sportsbook, which is an online betting website for sports, has the Giants quarterback listed as 30-1...

New York Giants’ Eli Manning Doesn’t Make Kurt Warner’s Top 5 QB List
June 23rd, 2013 at 6:30 AM
Former New York Giants signal caller Kurt Warner, now NFL analyst for the NFL Network, released his top 10 quarterbacks list recently. Perhaps somewhat surprisingly, absent from his top five was the quarterback who eventually replaced him as the starter for Big Blue: Eli Manning ***PHOTO1*** Manning just missed the top five,...

Eli Manning Poised to Shoulder Load for New York Giants Once Again
June 1st, 2013 at 11:20 AM
***PHOTO1*** The word “elite” has been thrown around (a bit too much) regarding quarterbacks over the last several years. New York Giants quarterback, Eli Manning, was even asked directly if he felt he was elite (in August during a radio interview on The Michael Kay Show) before the 2011 NFL...

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’ Eli Manning, Victor Cruz Rank in Top 10 in NFL Jersey Sales
April 11th, 2013 at 6:30 AM
After winning two Super Bowls over the last six seasons, the New York Giants have established themselves as one of the premier organizations in the NFL and a perennial contender for the Lombardi Trophy. That's not said to be a Giants homer or portray favoritism, but any franchise that attains...

Philadelphia Eagles’ Kenny Phillips: I Will “Learn to Hate” the New York Giants
March 16th, 2013 at 7:00 AM
Former New York Giants safety Kenny Phillips was an integral aspect of the team's 2011 Super Bowl championship. In fact, it was Phillips himself who knocked Tom Brady's final Hail Mary out of the air and onto the turf at Lucas Oil Stadium, just out of reach of Rob Gronkowski's desperate...

Which Postgame Rant was Better: Anna Burns Welker or Gisele Bundchen?
January 22nd, 2013 at 8:30 AM
The New England Patriots do not handle losing very well. Following Tom Brady's final incomplete pass of Super Bowl XLII, head coach Bill Belichick walked off the field and into the locker-room before the final seconds ticked off the clock. Following Super Bowl XLVI, Brady sat at his locker, a...

New York Giants Keep or Dump: Chase Blackburn
January 20th, 2013 at 12:30 PM
The New York Giants were incredibly fortunate to find Chase Blackburn sitting on his couch in Ohio in the midst of their 2011 season. Michael Boley was injured, neither Mark Herzlich nor Greg Jones were ready for the challenge and the Giants had no answers to fill their void...

New York Giants Final Monday Morning Hangover: a Quick Eulogy and Eventful Offseason Ahead
December 31st, 2012 at 10:20 AM
The biggest plays in Week 17 for the New York Giants weren't touchdowns by rookies Reuben Randle and David Wilson or any other plays in their meaningless 42-7 throttling of the Philadelphia Eagles...they were happening in Detroit as Jay Cutler and the Chicago Bears held off a sloppy Detroit Lions...

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...

Poor Eli Manning: NFL Regular Season Week 7
October 24th, 2012 at 12:45 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’ Osi Umenyiora Says Defense is in a “Precarious Situation”
October 3rd, 2012 at 6:30 AM
***PHOTO1*** The New York Giants have allowed an average of 372.2 yards per game, which ranks 22nd in the NFL. The secondary is in shambles and their vaunted defensive line has a combined 3.5 sacks through four games . Poor defensive play has been a major contributing factor in both...

Mark Wahlberg Banned from Watching Football at Home Following Super Bowl XLVI Meltdown
July 2nd, 2012 at 10:06 AM
***PHOTO1*** Mark Wahlberg has long been known as a devoted Boston-area sports fan. His love for both the Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots has been well documented, and like many other hardcore fans, he has a strong emotional attachment. However, that emotional attachment soared to another level following...

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...