News and views on all things New York Giants, from a long-time fan.
Monthly Archive for September, 2009
…that losing Danny Ware on the opening kickoff hurt, but was far from a “significant blow.” And you can’t have “great protection” on a play where the QB is stripped of the ball, resulting in a fumble return for a TD. The Giants led from start to finish yesterday, but to hear Troy and Joe […] [Read More]
23-17 Giants: A solid, convincing win. The Giants answered the questions posed in Saturday’s Keys to the Game. The offense didn’t run at Haynesworth, protected Eli, and its young receivers, particularly Steve Smith, Kevin Boss and Mario Manningham, established their roles. The defense, playing with a makeshift secondary, was 2007 tough, as Osi Umenyiora returned […] [Read More]
The Giants have been playing the Redskins since Tim Mara, George Preston Marshall and dinosaurs roamed the earth. Oddly enough, in NFC East terms, the Giants have no better friend than the Redskins. When the Skins are good, the Giants are bad, and vice versa. Even the great Joe Gibbs-coached Skins teams would seemingly roll […] [Read More]
You can spend all weekend, and really all week, listening to would-be pundits of every stripe break down the possibilities for the Redskins match up into the most minute of details. This is an exercise in futility, particularly in Week One. The keys to this game for the Giants are the questions that need to […] [Read More]
Anyone making the trek to the Meadowlands tomorrow? Do you do it regularly? What’s the traffic/parking scenario with the new stadium looming in the background? Add a comment or drop me an email. And, in what may be a more common scenario, decent tickets at a not-stratsopheric price are still available through Ticketmaster TicketExchange and […] [Read More]
Captains, my captains: Eli, Pierce, Feagles. (Bergen Record) Chase Blackburn will start at outside linebacker, Aaron Ross is out at CB. (New York Post) Redskins expecting large return from large investment in large free agent Albert Haynesworth. (Washington Post) Will Big Ben, an opening night winner in a brutal battle, have to name names? (Connecticut […] [Read More]