Giants Season Review: Huge Leap Possible In 2016?The first casualty of the New York Giants fourth straight playoff miss occurred on Monday, when veteran head coach Tom Coughlin officially stepped down from his position.
Team Grades: Giants Likely End Coughlin Era With 35-30 Loss To EaglesPrior to this game, the Philadelphia Eagles knew the fate of their head coach, Chip Kelly, who was fired earlier in the week. While there were not many tears shed for Kelly's demise, emotions ran high for the New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin, who has guided Big Blue since 2004 with his probable swan song in the 35-30 loss to the Eagles at MetLife Stadium.
Team Grades: Newton's Knockout Punch Drops Giants 38-35The New York Giants roared back from a 35-7 third quarter deficit to tie their contest with the Carolina Panthers at 35-35, but Carolina fought back and got a 43-yard field goal from Graham Gano to beat the G-men at the final gun.
Team Grades: Manning, Beckham Lead Giants Over Dolphins 31-24In this season of mediocrity, perhaps Eli Manning and Odell Beckham alone can carry the G-men over the finish line into the NFL playoffs. Despite the South Florida heat, the veteran quarterback and dynamic receiver hooked up twice to carry the New York Giants over the Miami Dolphins 31-24 on Monday Night Football.
Giants' Road To The Playoffs Goes Through These PlacesThe New York Giants (5-5) six game sprint to the NFL playoffs begins this week with a clash against their oldest rival, the Washington Redskins (4-6). While the Giants have tread water, the rest of the NFC east has been a hot mess, so New York actually holds a one-game in the division. Big Blue is capable of finishing on top, if they can clean up these areas.
Team Grades: Giants Grind Out A Victory Against Bills 24-10When Bills' head coach Rex Ryan and the Giants' Tom Coughlin clash on the football field, it is usually advantage Coughlin.
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Giants' Distractions Still Plague Coughlin, PlayersMaybe Sunday night's loss to the Dallas Cowboys will be rock bottom for the New York Giants. But the hangover effect of the crushing 27-26 loss in Dallas lingered into the new work week, largely fueled by comments made by running back Rashad Jennings.
Injury Report: Light Injury List for Giants - Rams ClashIt looks like rookie Andre Williams will carry the workload for the New York Giants as Rashad Jennings nurses an ankle injury. The St. Louis Rams come in with no new injuries for Sunday.
Injury Report: Injuries To Veterans Open Door For Giants' YoungstersThe New York Football Giants (3-9) added more bodies to the injured reserve list this week in advance of their game against the Tennessee Titans, increasing what had already been the league's most populated list. This week, key performers like Robert Ayers, Mathias Kiwanuka and Geoff Schwartz were also added to the burgeoning IR.
Team Grades: Cowboys Exploit Giant Weaknesses, Beat G-men 31-28The New York Football Giants (3-8) dropped another winnable game, as New York could not hold an early lead, and then allowed a late Tony Romo to Dez Bryant touchdown, as the Dallas Cowboys (8-3) remained tied for the NFC East lead with a 31-28 victory at the Meadowlands.
Regressing Giants Face Another Off Season Of TurmoilFor a franchise that considers itself a model NFL team, the New York Football Giants seem likely to experience a third straight season without a playoff berth. In the face of a 7-9 season last year, the front office promised major changes, but those changes have fallen far short of expectations.