McAdoo and Giants closing in on deal to name him new Head Coach

Reports on Twitter (Art Stapleton, Rappaport of NFL.com, beat writers confirmed) state McAdoo to be named new Head Coach of the Giants.  Details of the deal being finalized. Some quick analysis, which essentially repeats and summarizes our thoughts on Twitter from the past week: Marrone was not a good choice.  He had risk and baggage. […]

LANDOVER, MD - JANUARY 10: Quarterback Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers celebrates a first down against the Washington Redskins in the third quarter during the NFC Wild Card Playoff game at FedExField on January 10, 2016 in Landover, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

Best, worst from NFL’s Wild Card round

The NFL’s 12-team playoff field in 2015 is now down to just eight. The weekend’s Wild Card Round eliminated four teams (Houston Texans, Cincinnati Bengals, Minnesota Vikings and Washington Redskins) and advanced four others (Kansas City Chiefs, Pittsburgh Steelers, Seattle Seahawks and Green Bay Packers) to the Divisional Round. Here’s a look at the best […]

NFL Playoff One-Liners

Wonder gives his one-liners for the playoff teams. AFC DEN– Can Peyton turn back the hands of time? NE– Better eat your wheaties, Tom Brady (OL needs help) CIN– Marvin Lewis is still waiting for his first playoff win. HOU– Do not pass go. Do not collect $200. KC– The weakest 10 game winning streak […]

INDIANAPOLIS, IN - JANUARY 04: Quarterback Andrew Luck #12 of the Indianapolis Colts scores a touchdown in the fourth quarter after recovering a fumble against the Kansas City Chiefs during a Wild Card Playoff game at Lucas Oil Stadium on January 4, 2014 in Indianapolis, Indiana.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

10 greatest wild-card games in NFL history

It’s wild-card weekend. Perhaps the 2015 playoffs will provide games that can be added to lists of the greatest ever. Before the ball is kicked off at 4:35 p.m. Saturday in Houston, let’s take a look at the greatest wild-card games in NFL history up to this point. Comebacks, lead changes and plays so memorable […]

Three Blind Mice

Reese, Mara and the Media.  Three Blind Mice.  I have varying degrees of contempt for all of them right now.  I just got finished listening to the press conferences for both of them and it was positively insipid. Contempt is not a healthy emotion.  I try to be objective and analytical.  It is really hard […]

CHARLOTTE, NC - JANUARY 03:  Cam Newton #1 of the Carolina Panthers reacts after a 4th quarter touchdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers  during their game at Bank of America Stadium on January 3, 2016 in Charlotte, North Carolina.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

2015 NFL Award predictions: MVP, Rookie of the Year and More

It’s a new year, which means it’s time for weeks and weeks of 2015 entertainment awards shows. The NFL holds its own NFL Honors ceremony the night before the Super Bowl, and here are the players who should be taking home the hardware. MVP: Cam Newton Cam Newton is like a sleek sports car that seats […]

GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 03:  Quarterback Carson Palmer #3 of the Arizona Cardinals makes a touchdown pass in front of defensive end Cliff Avril #56 of the Seattle Seahawks in the second quarter during the NFL game at the University of Phoenix Stadium on January 3, 2016 in Glendale, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Biggest hurdle to the Super Bowl for every team in the NFC playoffs

With the NFC playoff field set, here is a look at the biggest hurdle for all six teams on the road to the Super Bowl: 1. Carolina Panthers: Secondary Depth The Panthers are beat up in the secondary, with Charles Tillman dealing with a partially torn ACL and Bene Benwikere out for the season with […]

PHL 35 NYG 30

We will do a quick recap and then talk about what is next for the Gmen. Another game, another metaphor for this losing season. Coughlin not going for it on 4th down a few times at the Eagles ~39 yard line. Opponents Running Backs and Tight Ends killing the Giants Safeties and Linebackers. Batted balls […]

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Giants fan proposes with jerseys for the occasion

And you thought Tom Coughlin’s apparent farewell would be the most tear-jerking moment of Week 17 at MetLife Stadium. This guy proposed to his girlfriend wearing a Giants jersey that said “Will You” on the back as his bride-to-be held a “Marry Me” Giants jersey in the stadium parking lot. DAB! #sneadgang #thpnewark #livetwinlife #tothecloud👆🏾👆🏾👆🏾☁️☁️☁️ […]

Hello

Sung to the song “Hello” by Adele Hello, it’s your fans We were wondering if after all these years you’d like to meet To go over everything They say that time’s supposed to heal ya But we ain’t done much winning Hello, can you hear us We’re in Jersey dreaming about who the Giants used to be When […]

Reasons for Change- Part 3

Today is the final part of a 3 part series, asking for accountability and change within the Giants organization.  The past 2 days, we discussed replacing Tom Coughlin and Jerry Reese.  Part 3 centers around Ronnie Barnes, who heads medical services for the Giants. Let me first put together some qualifiers.  Just like with Mr. […]

Reasons for Change- Part 2

In Part 1, we discussed why Tom Coughlin should be replaced.  Here in Part 2, we run through the reasons why Jerry Reese should be replaced. 1) Too many bad drafts.  Let’s use John Mara’s years alone, citing 2011 and 2012 being unproductive. Overall, it is far worse. There has been exactly ONE Reese draft […]

The Reasons for Change

In coming days, John Mara is going to be making a decision about whether or not to make changes in the NY Giants organization.  We have been arguing that there has been consistent underachievement attributable to many people who all collectively must be held accountable. Together, Tom Coughlin, Jerry Reese and Ronnie Barnes must all […]

MINNEAPOLIS, MN - NOVEMBER 22:  Aaron Rodgers #12 of the Green Bay Packers throws the ball against the Minnesota Vikings in the first quarter on November 22, 2015 at TCF Bank Stadium in Minneapolis, Minnesota. (Photo by Adam Bettcher/Getty Images)

How Week 17 will shape the rest of the NFC playoff picture

Only 16 weeks were required to decide all six playoff teams in the NFC. The Carolina Panthers, Arizona Cardinals, Green Bay Packers, Washington Redskins, Minnesota Vikings and Seattle Seahawks have all clinched postseason berths ahead of Week 17. While the early completion of the playoff field has removed most of the drama from the final week, […]

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