Despite an organizational brand premised on steadiness and continuity, Giants fans have become accustomed in the last several years to sudden change.
Michael Strahan is one of 15 finalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame, whose inductees will be announced a week from Saturday.(1)
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)
It's a fitting distinction for the Giants, somehow, that their 34-0 Giants loss to the Falcons was the most lopsided ever suffered by a defending Super Bowl champion.
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.
The championship-caliber narrative of the Giants' season was kept alive on Sunday by a fingertip.(2)
Someone put something in Bradshaw’s coffee yesterday. FOX cameras spotted this early and trained on him for the rest of the game. It started during the ritual playing of “Hell’s Bells” before the opening kickoff, during which Bradshaw ardently drummed along, and then engaged a besuited middle-aged corporate type who happened to be standing on the sideline in a moment of rhythmic head-bobbing.
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J.—It was time for Tom Coughlin’s daily session with reporters, which meant it was time to talk about injuries.
It’s always dangerous to start calling for changes after gut-punch losses like last night’s 19-17 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles, during which 100 percent of Giants fans watching on television were 100 percent sure that Lawrence Tynes had split the uprights with his second-chance field goal attempt.
Forget the Hall of Fame. It’s the myth-making treatment of NFL Films that turns the men of pro football into legends. And tonight is Tom Coughlin’s official bronzing.
The latest coach to earn legendary status is the subject of tonight's installment of “A Football Life,” the NFL Network’s Emmy-winning, hour-long documentary series.
This will be enjoyable to Giants fans because it can’t not be: Seeing your team celebrated on an NFL Films production and seeing your team win are one and the same.(2)