Patriots, Chiefs Both Experiencing Offensive Line WoesUnless the Patriots and Chiefs get their pass protection in order, their Monday night match-up may feature a lot of sacks.
Giants Miss Playoffs, Coughlin Likely To Return In 2014The 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.
Giants Lose Manning, Beat Redskins 20-6 In Season FinaleThe 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.
Giants Pride Perseveres, Knock Lions Out Of Playoffs In OTComing 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.
Chargers Knock Giants Out Of Playoff ContentionTo say that the New York Giants have had an inconsistent season is to be kind. In fact, at times, New York has performed downright poorly, as penalties and poor execution have plagued the G-men all year. Not surprisingly, these same themes reared their ugly head as Big Blue fell to the San Diego Chargers 37-14 on Sunday. Coupled with wins by the Philadelphia Eagles and San Francisco 49ers, the loss dropped New York out of playoff contention.
Manning, Tuck Team Leaders In Giants Win Over RedskinsThe New York Giants remained in the playoff hunt with a come from behind victory over the Washington Redskins on Sunday Night Football. Robert Griffin III started hot, but cooled off as Justin Tuck rattled the Redskins quarterback with four sacks. Meanwhile Giants quarterback Eli Manning completed 22 of 28 passes for 235 yards and one touchdown, as New York improved to 5-7 on the season.
Giants Eliminate 'Skins From Playoff ContentionEli Manning completed 22 of 28 passes for 235 yards, and Justin Tuck had four sacks to help shut down Robert Griffin III in the second half Sunday night, leading the New York Giants to a 24-17 win over the Washington Redskins.
New York Giants: 5 Players That Need To Improve In Second Half Of SeasonThe New York Football Giants had their worst start since 1976, and the team did not get its first win until Week 7 of the regular season. After beating the Minnesota Vikings on Monday Night Football, the G-men went down to Philadelphia and defeated the Eagles 15-7 to complete their first half at 2-6. With eight games remaining, including three with division rivals, Dallas and Washington, New York still has eyes on a division title. Here are five players who will need to be productive in order for the Giants to compete.
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Giants' Tuck To David Wilson: Nix The Backflip"I told him several times never to do that again," Tuck said Wednesday. "We're going to have another talk about not doing it."
Giants' Tuck: NFL's Officials Will Be 'Rusty' In ReturnFootball fans have much to celebrate now that the NFL and the referees' association have announced labor peace. But Giants star Justin Tuck doesn't think it'll be smooth sailing in Week 4.