Giants Talk

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

Morning Line: Monday

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It’s all about the D for Big Blue. (Connecticut Post) Hakeem Nicks and Danny Ware will be taking seats for at least a little while. (New York Daily News) No joy in Mudville. (Washington Post) Dallas D: looking a bit shaky. (Dallas Morning News) [Read More]
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Somebody Needs to Tell Troy Aikman…

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…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]
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Postgame: Week One

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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]
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Redskins Memories

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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]
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Keys to the Game: Week One

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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]
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Who’s Going to the Game?

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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]
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Morning Line: Saturday

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Hakeem Nicks is in. (Newark Star-Ledger) Aaron Ross is out. Koets, Sintim: doubtful. Dockery: questionable. (NFL.com) Coach Coughlin waxes philosophical. (giants.com) Clinton Portis: Bombs over Baghdad? (New York Daily News) [Read More]
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Morning Line: Friday

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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]
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