Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Eli Manning: Why Haters Must Finally Embrace the New York Giants QB as Elite

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By Alex Hall - Bleacher Report 1/18/12

Nicks vs Carter in Pass Catch Knock out

49ers defensive backs setting physical tone for dominating defense

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Donte Whitner, right, and Carlos Rogers, left, have been two outstanding members of the 49ers' elite secondary this season.By The Associated Press - 1/18/12

As Giants make postseason run, Terrell Thomas making progress in his own way

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While recovering from an ACL tear, Giants cornerback Terrell Thomas was on the sideline for the first round playoff game against the Falcons.By Mike Garafolo - Star Ledger 1/18/12

Politi: While Giants shine in Green Bay, Maras star on red carpet at the Golden Globes

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While Rooney Mara walked down the red carpet at the Golden Globes, nominated for her role in œThe Girl With The Dragon Tattoo, her father, Chris, just wanted to watch the Giants play the Packers.By Steve Politi - Star Ledger 1/18/12

Paul Schwartz on weather slowing New York Giants against San Francisco 49ers

HOLD ON:Mario Manningham let a pass slip through his fingers when the Giants met the 49ers in Week 10. If he and his fellow receivers can’t hold onto the ball in what is expected to be sloppy conditions Sunday, Eli Manning (inset) and Big Blue could be walking off the field at Candlestick Park losers again.
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HOLD ON:Mario Manningham let a pass slip through his fingers when the Giants met the 49ers in Week 10. If he and his fellow receivers can’t hold onto the ball in what is expected to be sloppy conditions Sunday, Eli Manning and Big Blue could be walking off the field at Candlestick Park losers again.
By Paul Schwartz - NY Post 1/18/12

Phil Simms says Giants must throw to beat stingy 49ers defense

RIGHT STUFF: Saints running back Chris Ivory is stood up by linebackers Patrick Willis (left) and NaVorro Bowman — anchors of the 49ers’ nearly impenetrable run defense — during Saturday’s 36-32 playoff victory that set up an NFC Championship Game showdown with the Giants.
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RIGHT STUFF: Saints running back Chris Ivory is stood up by linebackers Patrick Willis (left) and NaVorro Bowman — anchors of the 49ers’ nearly impenetrable run defense — during Saturday’s 36-32 playoff victory that set up an NFC Championship Game showdown with the Giants.
By Mark Hale - NY Post 1/18/12

Giants center David Baas plays former team, 49ers, in NFC Championship

THE CENTER OF ATTENTION: Giants center David Baas played in 92 games for the 49ers, who drafted him in 2005. After greeting his former teammates during the regular season meeting this year, Baas said Sunday is a “business trip.”
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THE CENTER OF ATTENTION: Giants center David Baas played in 92 games for the 49ers, who drafted him in 2005. After greeting his former teammates during the regular season meeting this year, Baas said Sunday is a “business trip.”
By Paul Schwartz - NY Post 1/18/12

Steve Serby on Bill Parcells take on Giants-49ers NFC Championship Game

By Steve Serby - NY Post 1/18/12

If NY Giants beat San Francisco 49ers and go on to win Super Bowl XLVI against Ravens or Patriots, they would be worst champion ever, record-wise


 Hakeem Nicks reels in a Hail Mary against the Packers, a play that helps the 9-7 Giants move on to the NFC Championship game against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday.

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Hakeem Nicks reels in a Hail Mary against the Packers, a play that helps the 9-7 Giants move on to the NFC Championship game against the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday.
By Filip Bondy - NY Dailynews 1/18/12

As NY Giants prepare for San Francisco 49ers, the infamous Trey Junkin remains haunted by bad snap, says 'I think about it every day'


 Matt Allen can't handle the bad snap from Trey Junkin on what would have been the game-winning field goal in the Giants 2003 playoff game against the San Francisco 49ers.

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Matt Allen can't handle the bad snap from Trey Junkin on what would have been the game-winning field goal in the Giants 2003 playoff game against the San Francisco 49ers.
By Kevin Armstrong - NY Dailynews 1/18/12

NY Giants quarterback Eli Manning turns out to be the right fit for New York, just like Ernie Accorsi, John Mara and Archie Manning thought on draft day

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Eli Manning is conquering hero as he trots off field at Lambeau.
By Mike Lupica - NY Dailynews 1/18/12

NY Giants DB Antrel Rolle is ready to prey on San Francisco 49ers and issues warning to Vernon Davis


 NY Giants DB Antrel Rolle warns Niners' Vernon Wells to be careful what he wishes after the TE was relieved to get Big Blue in the NFC finals.

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Giants' Antrel Rolle warns San Francisco's Vernon Davis to be careful what the 49ers wish for Sunday.
By Ralph Vacchiano - NY Dailynews 1/18/12

If NY Giants win second Super Bowl ring in four years, Eli Manning and Tom Coughlin would have good shot at Hall of Fame

Another Super Bowl victory could help Eli Manning and Tom Coughlin go hand-in-hand into the  Hall of Fame as two-time champions with the Giants. Photo by Getty

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Another Super Bowl victory could help Eli Manning and Tom Coughlin go hand-in-hand into the Hall of Fame as two-time champions with the Giants.
By Ralph Vacchiano - NY Dailynews 1/18/12

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