Tom McAlister

Tom McAlister

ProFootball Free Lance Author at SportsTalkLine.com
I have an extreme passion for sports as I have participated as a player, coach, and referee of many different sports. I have started to illustrate my love of athletics by becoming a sports writer. I founded my own blog dfends.com and I am a SportsTalkLine.com Free Lance writer covering the New York Giants.
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  • Giant Fallout from Odell Beckham Jr. Trade to Cleveland Browns. March 13, 2019
    Cleveland lost LeBron but they gained OBJ. After much speculation and rumors, the New York Giants traded star wide-receiver Odell Beckham Jr. to the Cleveland Browns for the 17th pick in the 2019 draft, Cleveland’s 3rd round pick, and safety Jabril Peppers.  This marks the 3rd time in less than a week David Gettleman has […]
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  • Giants Trade Olivier Vernon March 9, 2019
    The New York Giants finally unloaded Olivier Vernon and even addressed a need in return as Vernon was traded to Cleveland for offensive guard Kevin Zeitler. It was anticipated that Vernon would most likely be released yet with this move Big Blue did not create cap space but the G-Men received a player that upgrades […]
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  • Giants Letting Landon Collins Go Free March 6, 2019
    One of the few bright spots for the G-Men the last 3 seasons has been the play of Landon Collins. He made it to the Pro Bowl three times and was a leader for Big Blue during a very difficult time. Now Collins will be going elsewhere as the Giants are not going to franchise […]
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  • High Risk High Reward Players on the Move March 3, 2019
    It’s been over a month since the last Super Bowl and the calendar is ready to turn toward the 2019 NFL season and all 32 teams are plotting to improve their team and claim the Lombardi trouble. While the most cost-efficient way to build a contender is via the draft, free agency and trades are […]
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  • Are Giants Going Into Rebuild Mode? February 23, 2019
    The Giants Way is the terminology used for how the G-Men won four Super Bowl titles since 1986 with three different quarterbacks. With the Giants Way, there are players that are stellar athletes who carry themselves professionally on and off the field, even though there have been a few dust-ups over the years. One player […]
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  • How Giants Could be Impacted by Foles Trade February 10, 2019
    Eli Manning is a two-time Super Bowl MVP and if not for Eli’s heroics the evil empire ran by Tom Brady and Bill Belichick would most likely have 8 Super Bowl titles and a perfect 19-0 season to boot. Yet, Eli is getting older and the Giants have not won a playoff game since winning […]
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  • Promising Players on Giants Defensive Line. February 3, 2019
    Change was a constant theme in the Giants preseason and one of them that occurred was the G-Men switched from a 4-3 defense to a 3-4 defense. With this change in scheme, there was now going to be a need for a different style of defensive end and nose tackle. Instead of a speedy pass […]
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  • New York Giants 2018 Linebackers Review January 27, 2019
    What allowed the New York Giants to become one of the most feared franchises in the NFL during the 1980s was the play at linebacker with players like Lawrence Taylor, Carl Banks, and Leonard Marshall. While the New York Giants linebackers in 2018 might not have a slew of hall of famers there was still […]
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  • Evaluating the Giants Offensive Line January 21, 2019
    Coming into the 2018 season there was a voice of uncertainty when it came to predicting how the Giants offensive line would perform. Changes had occurred with the signing of Left Tackle Nate Solder, the drafting of Left Guard Will Hernandez and switching Ereck Flowers to Right Tackle. Yet, there were several more moves that […]
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  • Giants 2018 Year in Review January 14, 2019
    Coming into the 2018 season there were a lot of changes in the Giants organization. There was a new General Manager David Gettleman, a new head coach, Pat Shurmur, and a new running back in Saquon Barkley. The mainstays from Giants season past was star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. who signed a lucrative 5-year […]
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