When offensive coordinator Jason Garrett tested positive for COVID-19 and was forced to miss some time last season, Freddie Kitchens stepped in as the New York Giants’ play-caller. This offseason, Kitchens was promoted from tight ends coach to senior offensive assistant, essentially overseeing the entire group including the aforementioned Garrett. Gallery 2021 Giants … [Read more...] about Do Giants have a Jason Garrett-Freddie Kitchens problem?
Like most teams, the New York Giants have slowed down considerably when it comes to signing free agents and adjusting their roster. They are currently at the maximum of 90 players and recently broke for the summer. Still, there are quality players at impactful positions just waiting for their phone to ring. One such player is linebacker K.J. Wright, who recently ranked as the … [Read more...] about Are Giants a potential landing spot for K.J. Wright?
Pro Football Focus recently tasked themselves with breaking down the best selection at every first-round NFL draft slot dating back to 2006. And in compiling that laborious list, it was determined that the New York Giants own just one of those “best picks.” Despite quality selections like wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (No. 12 overall in 2014) and running back Saquon Barkley … [Read more...] about Giants' Jason Pierre-Paul named NFL draft's best No. 15 pick since 2006
Previously, Giants Wire took a look at the top 10 passing yardage leaders in New York Giants’ franchise history. This time around, we’ve decided to take a look at the top 13 passing touchdown leaders in franchise history. Some of the names are obviously the same, but others aren’t. In fact, a few names on this list in particular might surprise you. … [Read more...] about Top 13 passing touchdown leaders in Giants' franchise history
Which was the best team in the 95-year history of the New York Giants? In a recent post, Bryan DeArdo of CBS Sports picked the best team for each franchise and landed — guess where — when it came to Big Blue’s best campaign. 1986. The year the Giants finally got to the Super Bowl after decades of misery. I agree. The Giants have been to five Super Bowls, winning four, and in … [Read more...] about 1986 Giants ranked among best teams of Super Bowl era
Many traditional football fans get buried in the onslaught of data and statistics and some refuse to even acknowledge its value. Many stats are too complex and old time fans like to keep things simple. Such is the case of WAR — Wins Above Replacement — a stat that the common football fan would not be able to explain to you if asked. In fact, many won’t know what you’re talking … [Read more...] about PFF data: Giants QB Eli Manning had a '4 WAR' season in 2011
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Of all the position battles going on at One Jets Drive right now, the kicker competition between Sam Ficken and Chris Naggar could be the widest open of them all. Ficken appeared in just nine games with the Jets last season due to a nagging groin injury. He went 13-15 on field goal attempts and 12-15 on extra point attempts. Naggar, an undrafted free agent out of SMU, is an … [Read more...] about Jets' kicking competition far from decided
Richard Sherman finally said what everyone knew: he wants to play for a contender. The veteran cornerback remains a free agent after playing the past three seasons in San Francisco. He told Bloomberg that he’s waiting for a chance with a winner. “I want to get to a team that’s competing for a championship, so that’s what I’m focused on and waiting for a right opportunity,” … [Read more...] about Richard Sherman wants to sign with a team 'competing for a championship'