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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  • 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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  • 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 […]
    Tom McAlister
  • 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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