Thursday, January 12, 2012

Giants' Osi Umenyiora says improved defense is about more than his return

Giants defensive end Osi Umenyiora says his return isn't the only reason the defense is playing well of late. Umenyiora is shown above taking a break during today's practice, which was one of the best of the season, according to linebacker Mathias Kiwanuka.By Mike Garafolo - Star Ledger 1/12/12

Scouting Report: Packers

Giants.com breaks down the Packers' offense, defense and special teams.

By Michael Eisen - Giants.com 1/12/12

CB Ross feeling good after practice

The cornerback returned to practice on Wednesday on a limited basis but said he plans on playing on Sunday.

By Dan Salomone - Giants.com 1/12/12

TE Beckum gearing for big plays vs. Packers

TE Travis Beckum knows opportunities will present themselves this Sunday against the Packers.

By Dan Salomone - Giants.com 1/12/12

Giants confident in shootout type game

If it comes to a shootout on Sunday, the Giants believe they have the offensive firepower to match Green Bay on the scoreboard.

By Michael Eisen - Giants.com 1/12/12

Packers Coach Mike McCarthy on state of team

McCarthy on the state of his team as well as the matchup with the Giants Sunday.

By Giants.com 1/12/12

Safety Grant says Giants secondary is ready

Deon Grant is confident the Giants' secondary can execute Sunday in Green Bay.

By Dan Salomone - Giants.com 1/12/12

Lawrence Tynes’ Giants career is still alive and kickin’

GOOD TO GO: Giants cornerback Aaron Ross, who passed concussion protocol tests, works out yesterday in preparation for Sunday’s NFC playoff game at Green Bay.
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GOOD TO GO: Giants cornerback Aaron Ross, who passed concussion protocol tests, works out yesterday in preparation for Sunday’s NFC playoff game at Green Bay.
By Paul Schwartz & Bart Hubbuch - NY Post 1/12/12

Giants’ Jacquian Williams faces stiff challenge in Packers’ Jermichael Finley

NO END IN SIGHT: Packers tight end Jermichael Finley burned Jacquian Williams and the Giants for 87 yards and a touchdown in Week 13.
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NO END IN SIGHT: Packers tight end Jermichael Finley burned Jacquian Williams and the Giants for 87 yards and a touchdown in Week 13.
By Mark Hale - NY Post 1/12/12

Defensive back Antrel Rolle says Giants aren’t afraid of Packers receivers

COVER STORY: Giants defensive back Antrel Rolle, covering Falcons receiver Julio Jones during last week’s 24-2 wild-card win, says the Big Blue DBs are not afraid of the dangerous Packers receivers.
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COVER STORY: Giants defensive back Antrel Rolle, covering Falcons receiver Julio Jones during last week’s 24-2 wild-card win, says the Big Blue DBs are not afraid of the dangerous Packers receivers.
By Mark Hale - NY Post 1/12/12

Steve Serby on Hakeem Nicks and Victor Cruz relishing a Giants shootout with Packers

GOING DEEP: Eli Manning, who threw for 347 yards and three touchdowns against the Packers earlier this season, is ready to take aim at Green Bay again.
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GOING DEEP: Eli Manning, who threw for 347 yards and three touchdowns against the Packers earlier this season, is ready to take aim at Green Bay again.
By Steve Serby - NY Post 1/12/12

Giants receivers ready for big game in playoff showdown with Packers

PACK FOR MORE: Hakeem Nicks and Victor Cruz celebrate after Nicks scored a touchdown in the Giants’ Dec. 4 loss to the Packers. They plan on celebrating more big plays Sunday.
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PACK FOR MORE: Hakeem Nicks and Victor Cruz celebrate after Nicks scored a touchdown in the Giants’ Dec. 4 loss to the Packers. They plan on celebrating more big plays Sunday.
By Paul Schwartz - NY Post 1/12/12

NY Giants' Eli Manning vs. Green Bay Packers' Aaron Rodgers will be first matchup of Super Bowl MVPs in NFL playoffs


 History will be made Sunday when Eil Manning stars opposite Aaron Rodgers at quarterback.

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History will be made Sunday when Eil Manning stars opposite Aaron Rodgers at quarterback.
By Gary Myers - NY Dailynews 1/12/12

If Indianapolis Colts QB Peyton Manning comes to NY Jets, he and brother Eli Manning will rule New York

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Peyton Manning could be looking at a reunion with brother Eli in the Big Apple.
By Mike Lupica - NY Dailynews 1/12/12

Eli Manning's play is the main difference from Giants' 2007 squad

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Eli Manning takes questions from the media after Giants practice today.By Jorge Castillo - Star Ledger 1/12/11

Giants' Victor Cruz sees another highlight: becoming a new dad

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Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz jokes with reporters today.By Mike Garafolo - Star Ledger 1/12/11

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