Top 3 Giant Priorities in 2017 NFL Draft
With free agency underway, the New York Giants have already addressed some of the needs of their roster. First, Big Blue acquired wide-receiver Brandon Marshall who could hopefully be the big target Eli Manning needs in the red zone. The offensive line received some help when Right Guard DJ Fluker signed with the Giants. Also, the Giants spent big... read more→
Why are Giants in Win Now Mode ?
This week the Giants have agreed to a four-year deal to start defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul which means JPP will not receive a franchise tag that comes with a lucrative one-year contract but deters most teams from negotiating with him. While it seems apparent that JPP will most likely play his entire career with Big Blue this signing does give... read more→
How Marshall Signing Will Impact Giants Draft
One of the most significant free-agent signings for the Giants last off-season was when Damon “Snacks” Harrison left the intra-city rival New York Jets and signed with Big Blue. Harrison paid dividends as Harrison was named an All-Pro and help anchor the new and improve Giants defense. In 2017 free-agency Jerry Reese once again signed a free... read more→
Will the Giants draft a Tight-End in 2017?
The 2016 New York Giants made the playoffs behind the strong play of their defensive unit. Conversely, Big Blue’s offense did have its limitations on the offensive side of the ball. While that last statement can be perplexing because the G-men have a two-time Super Bowl champion at quarterback and a pro-bowl wide receiver, yet the ground game... read more→
Evaluating Christian McCaffrey
It is that time of year when there are no more NFL games on the schedule and all eyes will start turning towards NFL free agency and the NFL draft. When it comes to the draft several people have compiled mock drafts and one of the players that some believe the Giants could draft is Christian McCaffrey. Christian McCaffrey has a connection to... read more→
Giants Should Avoid High Priced Free Agents
The Super Bowl has happened, the victory parade has occurred and now it is time for all 32 NFL franchises to start preparing for the 2017 season. That preparation will involve determining who should be let go on the current team, evaluating rookies, and trying to lure in the right free agents. Each of the 32 NFL team will have a different severity... read more→
NYG 2017 Offseason Part I - STL Conversation w/ Tom McAlister
SportsTalkLine Conversation New York Giants 2017 Offseason - Part I The offseason for a NFL franchise is anything but a vacation. Dealing with your own free agents is the first order of the day. Questions abound. Who to make qualifying offers with or make substantial investments in. Or perhaps there's a player you are certain you can't afford... read more→
Super Bowl Outcome Enhanced Tom Coughlin’s Legacy
In Tom Coughlin’s last three seasons as New York Giants head coach, Big Blue was a disappointment as the team combined for a 19-29 record and missed the playoffs in all three of those seasons. At the end of the 2015, Coughlin was no longer the head coach of the Giants yet Coughlin tenure did have bright spots. Particularly the two Super Bowl... read more→
The Fatal Flaw in the Patriots Legacy
Since the turn of the 21st century, the New England Patriots have been the most prolific and dominant franchise in the NFL. Bill Belichick, who was once fired by the Cleveland Browns as head coach, has become the most well respected and winningest coach in the last 16 years in the NFL. Tom Brady who started his career as a 6th round draft pick... read more→
Will JPP Return to the Giants in 2017?
Since July 4th, 2015 Jason Pierre-Paul has been on a roller coaster and it all started when JPP severely damaged his left hand in a fireworks accident. What added to a potential career threatening injury was that Pierre-Paul was a free agent and has not signed a contract. Instead of signing a multi-million-dollar deal in the summer of 2015... read more→