EAST RUTHERFORD—The Giants’ 42-7 blowout of the Eagles was a desperate illustration of what they are capable of when they get it all together, hinting at what they could have accomplished in the postseason if they had simply gotten it together a little more often.
BALTIMORE—How can the Super Bowl champs, the team that not long ago blew out the Packers and Saints, the team that convincingly stayed on message with we-got-this assurances, go out ruin their season with two straight no-shows?(1)
One of the pleasures of arriving early to a Giants game is observing Tom Coughlin ritual of shaking hands with all 46 players who dress.
Put it this way: The Giants just played three games they easily could have lost, and they won two of them.
We had heard that David Wilson was fast, but that description applies to a lot of guys who don’t make it.
Tom Coughlin just signed a contract extension through 2014. He has won two Super Bowls in his eight seasons as Giants’ head coach, which was also true of Bill Parcells when he abruptly resigned several months before the 1991 season.
Off-season Giants: Jerry Reese and the front office can do no wrong, even if you happen to be negotiating with them
Victor Cruz made a lot of Giants fans happy this past week. After saying earlier in the offseason that he felt he should be paid more, the overnight-sensation salsero assuaged their fears by promising not to hold out from training camp to demand a new contract. In fact, he said the word “holdout” is “not in my vocabulary. I don’t even know what that means.”(2)