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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Tick tock: Moments from a necessary Jets victory in St. Louis

Landry didn’t get the kill-shot he’s always looking for, but still, there’s something different about the way players go down when he tackles them. They crumble abruptly like dead guys in an ‘80s video game.

Nov. 19, 2012

 
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Why the Jets are sticking with Sanchez, as hard as it may be to watch

For the better part of his career, Mark Sanchez has been below average, but not awful.

Nov. 12, 2012

 
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Anatomy of a Bengals blowout: Eli bad, front-four worse

To get blown out by the Bengals, a team that seemed constitutionally incapable of blowing out anybody before yesterday, requires the confluence of many breakdowns, all of which the Giants accomplished on Sunday.

Nov. 12, 2012

 
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‘Nothing to be concerned about’: Coughlin’s Giants look (again) like they’re between adjustments

Put it this way: The Giants just played three games they easily could have lost, and they won two of them.

Nov. 5, 2012

 
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Did the Jets just lose to the Dolphins by 21? And was someone mocking them Gangnam Style?

The succession of catastrophic plays that knocked the Jets out of yesterday’s game 16 minutes in was so swift as to render memories of it hazy and fragmented, like a bad dream.

Oct. 29, 2012

 
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Triumphant Giants get away with a flawed secondary, but barely

The championship-caliber narrative of the Giants' season was kept alive on Sunday by a fingertip.

Oct. 29, 2012

 
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Things that are exactly as they appear: Mark Sanchez’s QB abilities, Shonn Greene’s concussions

They weren’t nearly as good as people said at the top of their ascent, and they’re not nearly as bad as people say now.

Oct. 22, 2012

 
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The fierce urgency of Ahmad Bradshaw, more pronounced than ever

Someone put something in Bradshaw’s coffee yesterday.

Oct. 22, 2012

 
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‘Popping’: Shonn Greene plays like the guy the Jets used to count on

It's hard to remember now, but Shonn Greene figured prominently into the optimism surrounding the Jets after the 2009 season.

Oct. 15, 2012

 
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Mr. Consistency: Domenik Hixon keeps the Giants moving

It’s easy to overlook Domenik Hixon. As far as Giants receivers go, Hakeem Nicks and Victor Cruz are the stars. Ramses Barden is the huge guy with obvious potential. Rueben Randle is the future.

Oct. 15, 2012