Tom McAlister

Tom McAlister

New York Giants Analyst at SportsTalkLine.com
Tom has an extreme passion for sports has he has participated as a player, coach, and referee of many different sports. Now he has started to illustrate his love of athletics by becoming a sports writer. Tom founded his own blog dfends.com and is now a SportsTalkLine.com writer covering the New York Giants Desk.
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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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  • Why Giants Should Release Olivier Vernon January 5, 2019
    Another season has passed where the New York Giants underperformed and had a disappointing record, this time a 5-11 record. Since the G-Men are not in the playoffs there focus will switch to evaluating players and determine who should stay on the roster and who should be wished luck on their future endeavors. One player […]
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  • Giants Suffer Another Crushing Defeat December 31, 2018
    Going into the week 17 against the Dallas Cowboys there was some uncertainty mainly on which players will return in 2019. Would this be Eli Manning’s last game as Giant quarterback? Will Olivier Vernon be released? Does Landon Collins receive a monster contract or a franchise tag? On the field, it was a different story […]
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  • OBJ is out again December 29, 2018
    Odell Beckham Jr. will miss the Giants finale against the Dallas Cowboys making it the 4th consecutive game the star receiver has missed.  Also out of note are linebacker Alex Ogletree, tight-end Rhett Ellison, and wide receiver Russell Shepard.
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  • Giants Should Look to Past when Handling Eli’s Exit. December 27, 2018
    Until his last game for Big Blue and the foreseeable future after that people will be asking who is the franchize quarterback for the Giants. Since 2004, Eli Manning has been the Giants starting quarterback and the ride has been a roller coaster with the G-Men winning two Super Bowls to Eli being played for […]
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  • 2018 NFC Week 17 Power Rankings December 26, 2018
    The NFC Power Ranking will post weekly with regular ProFootballTalkLine.com analyst, authors, and pundits from your favorites team creating an individual list that we then add together for the combined (and final) ranking. Below the chart, each contributor will list their reason(s) for the biggest move up or down their board from the previous week […]
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  • The Ghost of Giants Defeats December 24, 2018
    Traveling to Indianapolis, the New York Giants had nothing to play for as the G-Men were eliminated from the playoffs after their shutout loss to the Tennessee Titans. The Colts have everything to play for as Indianapolis is trying to keep their playoff hopes alive. The Ghost of Giants defeats pops up again in another […]
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  • 2018 NFC Week 16 Power Rankings December 19, 2018
    The NFC Power Ranking will post weekly with regular ProFootballTalkLine.com analyst, authors, and pundits from your favorites team creating an individual list that we then add together for the combined (and final) ranking. Below the chart, each contributor will list their reason(s) for the biggest move up or down their board from the previous week […]
    Tom McAlister
  • Giants steamrolled by Titans. December 16, 2018
    Both the Giants and Titans came into the game trying to ensure their footing in the playoff race. Both the Giants and Titans had two tremendous running backs at the G-Men had rookie Saqoun Barkley and the Titans Derrick Henry who demolished the Jaguars defense last week. Tennessee kept rolling as the Giants were steamrolled […]
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  • Kyle Lauletta Inactive against the Titans. December 16, 2018
    Rookie quarterback Kyle Lauletta made his debut last week in the 4th quarter against the Washington. This week Kyle Lauletta is inactive against the Titans. While in his debut Lauletta did not complete a pass and this demotion could be a signal that Lauletta will not play in 2018 and the Giants could change focus […]
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