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Football Giants Hire Running Backs Coach

By TOM CANAVAN   AP Sports Writer    EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) _ Former Minnesota and Tennessee assistant Craig Johnson has been named running backs coach with the New York Giants. Tom Coughlin announced the hiring […]

01/22/2014

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 29: Head coach Tom Coughlin of the New York Giants waves to fans as he walks off the field at the end of the Giants 20-6 win over the Washington Redskins at MetLife Stadium on December 29, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Giants Miss Playoffs, Coughlin Likely To Return In 2014

The New York Giants missed the playoffs for the second year in a row, compiling a 7-9 record in 2013. It was only the second losing record under the leadership of Tom Coughlin as Giants head coach, who took command of the team in 2004. As the franchise’s leadership met the media after the final game of the season, one question was seemingly answered, while several other questions remained unanswered.

12/31/2013

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - DECEMBER 29: Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants looks at an official against the Washington Redskins during their game at MetLife Stadium on December 29, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Giants Lose Manning, Beat Redskins 20-6 In Season Finale

The New York Giants limped past the lifeless Washington Redskins 20-6 in the rainy Meadowlands. New York lost quarterback Eli Manning to an ankle injury late in the first half, but rode two Jerrel Jernigan touchdowns to the victory. The loss likely ends the Mike Shanahan-era in Washington.

12/30/2013

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ - NOVEMBER 17: Rueben Randle #82 of the New York Giants scores a touchdown against the Green Bay Packers in the first quarter during their game at MetLife Stadium on November 17, 2013 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Randle Misses Giants Practice, Status For Redskins Game Uncertain

The New York Football Giants conclude their 2013 campaign, much like they started it, with a long list of injuries. Their opponents this week, the Washington Redskins, list only linebacker Brian Orakpo on their injury report.

12/27/2013

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Tale Of The Tape: Washington Redskins At New York Giants

The Redskins have endured a disastrous season, but nearly punched the Dallas Cowboys in the mouth in Week 16.

12/24/2013

LANDOVER, MD - DECEMBER 22: Pierre Garcon #88 of the Washington Redskins is tackled by Orlando Scandrick #32 of the Dallas Cowboys in the first half during an NFL game at FedExField on December 22, 2013 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

No RG3 As Redskins Visit New York To Take On Giants

As bad as the 2013 NFL campaign has gone for the New York Giants, give them credit, the team has not turned on each other or their coach. The Washington Redskins, on the other hand, are a textbook example of dysfunctional. Backup quarterback Kirk Cousins will get the start for Washington as the Redskins and Giants conclude their seasons at the Meadowlands.

12/24/2013

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Sports Commentary 12/23/13 – The NFL Christmas Wish List

PLAYING SANTA CLAUS IN THE NFL If I got to play Santa Claus in the National Football League this year, pad my tummy, don the long white wig, loop the hangers of a bushy white […]

12/23/2013

DETROIT, MI - DECEMBER 22: Ndamukong Suh #90 of the Detroit Lions and Justin Pugh #72 of the New York Giants battle during the second quarter of the game at Ford Field on December 22, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. The Giants defeated the Lions 23-20 in overtime. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Giants Pride Perseveres, Knock Lions Out Of Playoffs In OT

Coming off an embarrassing home shutout against the Seattle Seahawks last week, no one knew what to expect from the New York Giants this week. But New York hung on through a second-half swoon, and Big Blue defeated the Detroit Lions 23-20 in overtime at Ford Field.

12/23/2013

SAN DIEGO, CA - DECEMBER 08: Wide receiver Victor Cruz #80 of the New York Giants gestures against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium on December 8, 2013 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Giants’ Cruz Has Knee Surgery, Ruled Out Against Lions

The New York Football Giants increased an already lengthy injury list by adding star receiver Victor Cruz to the walking wounded this week. The Detroit Lions are crossing their fingers that All Pro receiver Calvin Johnson and leading tackler DeAndre Levy can suit up against New York.

12/20/2013

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Tale Of The Tape: New York Giants At Detroit Lions

While the Giants and Lions first played in 1934, these two teams rarely get together. This will be their second meeting in Detroit since 1997.

12/17/2013

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