Greg Hanlon

Michael Strahan, running scared into immortality:

Michael Strahan is, among many other things, a sensitive, insecure guy.

Bio: Greg Hanlon is a writer and reporter whose sports writing has appeared in The New York Times and on Slate. He is currently working on a book about the 1986 Giants Super Bowl season. He lives in Brooklyn, and his email is greg.hanlon[at]gmail.com.

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Unto the breach, in a ravaged secondary Giants secondary, goes Deon Grant

Each time the Giants or Jets play a football game, Capital will write about a home-team member who took part in it. This post is about Deon Grant, who played safety in the Giants' 38-35 loss on Dec. 4 to the Green Bay Packers.

Dec. 5, 2011

 
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Pity Mathias Kiwanuka, a gifted pass rusher on a team glutted with them

Each time the Giants or Jets play a football game, Capital will write about a home-team member who took part in it. This post is about Mathias Kiwanuka, who played linebacker in the Giants’ 49-24 loss to the New Orleans Saints.

Nov. 29, 2011

 
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The Jets can only imagine how good Antonio Cromartie could be

Each time the Jets or Giants play a football game, Capital will write about a home-team member who took part in it. This post is about Antonio Cromartie, who played cornerback in the Jets’ 28-24 win against the Buffalo Bills.

Nov. 28, 2011

 
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Even when he’s not at his best, Kenny Phillips is ahead of the game

Each time the Giants or Jets play a football game, Capital will write about a home-team member who took part in it. This post is about Kenny Phillips, who played safety in the Giants’ 17-10 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles.

Nov. 21, 2011

 
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Joe McKnight, who was once a very big deal, gets another crack at importance

Each time the Jets or Giants play a football game, Capital will write about a home-team member who took part in it. This post is about Joe McKnight, who played running back in the Jets’ 17-13 loss to the Denver Broncos.

Nov. 18, 2011

 
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The accessible linebacker: Bart Scott is built for unimpeded contact with hurtling blockers, the media

Each time the Jets or Giants play a football game, Capital will write about a home-team member who took part in it. This post is about Bart Scott, who played linebacker in the Jets’ 37-16 loss to the New England Patriots.

Nov. 14, 2011

 
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Kareem McKenzie, pillar of the Giants offensive line, isn’t standing still

Each time the Giants or Jets play a football game, Capital will write about a home-team member who took part in it. This post is about Kareem McKenzie, who played right tackle in the Giants’ 27-20 loss to the San Francisco 49ers.

Nov. 14, 2011

 
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High-school scrapper and late-blooming pro Wayne Hunter begins to put it all together

Each time the Jets or Giants play a football game, Capital will write about a home-team member who took part in it. This post is about Wayne Hunter, who played offensive tackle in the Jets’ 27-11 win on Nov. 6 over the Buffalo Bills.

Nov. 7, 2011

 
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Like the Giant he is, Justin Tuck focuses grimly on the task at hand

Each time the Giants or Jets play a football game, Capital will write about a home-team member who took part in it. This post is about Justin Tuck, who played defensive end in the Giants’ 24-20 win on Nov. 6 over the New England Patriots.

Nov. 7, 2011

 
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Mark Brunell has played for many great coaches, but never one like Rex Ryan

Mark Brunell is closest to Tom Coughlin, but he loves playing for Rex Ryan. He also thinks Mark Sanchez is going to become a star. 

Nov. 4, 2011