News and views on all things New York Giants, from a long-time fan.
The conventional draft wisdom always speaks of the “best available athlete.” GM Jerry Reese likes to talk about draft “value.” Those philosophies converged Thursday night in the form of Nebraska CB Prince Amukamara, the Giants first-round draft selection with the 19th pick. Draft mavens (which your Giants Talk Blogger definitely is not) tell us that Read More
Last week was a big game. This week is the big game. New York Giants vs. Green Bay Packers on the fairly frozen tundra of Lambeau Field. The winner probably goes to the playoffs. The loser is almost certainly watching the post-season on TV. Even with no running game and a fragile Aaron Rodgers, the Read More
Bottom line: the New York Giants need to beat the Green Bay Packers to day to make the playoffs. If the Giants don’t win, they will get in only through the back door. The Picture Atlanta (12-2) Games remaining: New Orleans, Carolina. Outlook: In. Interesting to see how they play today, with home field all Read More
A few thoughts on the Giants remarkable 38-31 loss to the likely NFC East champion Philadelphia Eagles: The Giants wake up this morning, as they did yesterday morning, as the #6 seed in the NFC playoff pecking order and still in control of their own destiny. That destiny now likely involves winning three straight on Read More
The turnover by Mario Manningham let the Eagles back into the game. The Giants need to finish this one. Pam Oliver still looks rough. Michael Vick looks small when 6’7″ Chris Canty gets his arms up. Needed to make a first down on that opening drive, but a nice punt by Dodge. Nice catch by Read More
The Giants picked the right time to play their most complete half of football of the season. Let’s hope it continues for another 30 minutes. Some quarter comments, in chronlogical order: Giants defense eating Mexican today. Ahmad Bradshaw more effective than Brandon Jacobs so far. Eli locked in. Bad news for the dirty Eagles. Mario Read More
Pascoe penalty negated a nice return and took the Giants out of sync. Pam Oliver looks rough. Nice play by Zac DeOssie on a good punt. Perry Fewell has released the hounds. Joe Buck is up to his usual Giants-hating ways. Nice play by Chase Blackburn on a muffed punt by Will Blackmon. Dirty Eagles Read More