Giants Talk

News and views on all things New York Giants, from a long-time fan.

Morning Line: Wednesday

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Ahmad Bradshaw taking a lead role? (New York Daily News) The numbers from victory over the Bucs – staggering. (giants.com) Chiefs having trouble. (Kansas City Star) The BFL? (Connecticut Post) [Read More]
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Morning Line: Tuesday

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Giants once again have the runs. (Connecticut Post) Offensive linemen join the injury parade; Coach Coughlin optimistic. (Newark Star-Ledger) Chiefs not exactly loaded at the skill positions. (Kansas City Star) [Read More]
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Morning Line: Monday

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Giants D administers a beatdown. (Connecticut Post) Tuck packs light, talks his way into playing; Giants again a bit banged up. (Newark Star-Ledger) Bucs in a bad place. (St. Petersburg Times) So are the Kansas City Chiefs. (Kansas City Star) [Read More]
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Giants 24, Buccaneers 0: Post Game Report

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Coach Coughlin couldn’t have scripted it any better. Win the toss, take the kickoff, march down the field for a red zone TD, then follow up with a three-and-out on D. Hard to believe, but that it was all it took for the Giants to set the tone for a dominating 24-0 victory. The Giants […] [Read More]
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Tampa Bay Memories

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The Giants don’t match up with Tampa Bay much (Giants lead the all-time series 10-6, as well as a playoff win in the 2007 season), but the Gmen have made some memorable trips to Tampa. Your Giants Talk blogger has not made it to Tampa for a game, but his cohorts – Doug, Egghead, Goober, […] [Read More]
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Keys to the Game: Week Three

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After last week’s hype fest, this week’s game has all the makings of a let-down or trap matchup. By the numbers, it seems pretty simple: the Giants are 2-0, the Buccaneers 0-2 – two teams moving in different directions. The reality, of course, is a bit more complex. As commenter Ed Finn points out, the […] [Read More]
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Giants Have Three Weeks to Sort Out Injury Woes

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Kenny Phillips’ season ended in a dismal fashion yesterday. A diagnosis of patella femoral arthritis sent him to the injured reserve list and puts his career in jeopardy. While Coach Coughlin and Antonio Pierce said all the right things, the fact is Phillips is a rising defensive star. It’s a tough loss, particularly to a […] [Read More]
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Safety Kenny Phillips on IR; Out for the Year

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Only two games into the season, the Giants’ injuries are reaching a tipping point. [Read More]
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Morning Line: Thursday

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The injuries continue to mount. (Connecticut Post) Justin Tuck doubtful; displays his mastery of the locker room interview. (giants.com) Derrick Ward pumped for Sunday. (Newark Star-Ledger) [Read More]
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Plaxico Goes to Shawshank

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Well, not quite. His accommodations aside, Burress has always embodied the good and the bad of the modern athlete, and how one can sometimes spur the other. Burress is a freakish talent, a combination of size, speed and pass-catching ability that enabled him to defeat the double coverage that invariably came his way. He was […] [Read More]
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