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Let’s hope Jay Alford recovers quickly

Sunday, August 23rd, 2009

After being carted off the field with a knee injury against the Bears, Jay Alford was apparently walking under his own power and joking around with teammates later so we may have reason to be optimistic. Let’s hope the injury is not too bad!

That would be some good news after what was otherwise a very depressing time watching the Bears dominate the Giants.

I missed a lot in 7 days

Friday, August 21st, 2009

I just got back from a cruise to Bermuda which you can read more about on my travel blog if you like.

I missed the Giants preseason game vs. the Panthers although I did actually catch a few minutes on the ship there were too many other things I had to do. I was torn a bit but on the ship you have to eat, see the entertainers, and get your money’s worth so I figured I could give up a preseason game. Especially when in the first 30 seconds I saw the bad guys scored a TD on an ugly looking pass play.

But there are a few things worth mentioning from the game. Eli Manning looked good calling things on the line of scrimmage – maybe he needs to get more credit for the success of the Giants running game. David Carr looked like he is a decent passer who takes bad sacks. Jacobs, Bradshaw, and Hedgecock looked very strong. There’s still no clarity at the wide receiver position.

The defense is looking good.

Reports from camp coming in

Tuesday, August 4th, 2009

So far most seem to be quite positive. Even if they Eli struggled in one session they say he played strong in the next session.

This one seems to focus more on the receivers. This, of course, will be a big issue considering the lack of experience there.

They all mention that Hakeem Nicks hasn’t been doing much. I wish they’d elaborate. Is he unable tog t open? Are the QBs unable to get him the ball? What’s up?

Pierce in trouble?

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

You would think that the DA would worry about Plax but apparently they want to go after Pierce as well. Honestly I don’t think Pierce will get anything serious – if those reports a while back that Plax turned down three months jail time are true.

I mean think about it – they want Pierce for taking possession of the gun. What were his alternatives? The way I figure it he could have let Plax keep it and the idiot might have shot someone else. Or he could have left it lying around so any criminal could pick it up and we’d have another gun out on the streets.

Seems to me the DA is looking for another headline but this time making himself look like a dumbass.

Now if this part is true – that he brought the gun back to Plax’s house maybe he will get in a little trouble. But what was he supposed to do? Keep it for himself? Walk into a police station with the gun? I still don’t see a good alternative or criminal intent.

Clint Sintim article

Thursday, May 21st, 2009

Decent article here on Clint Sintim. Learn what kind of car he drives. Also Al Groh compared him to Carl Banks (but that was when he was coming out of high school I think).

Also interesting is that the Giants were real close to taking him at 29.

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Wednesday, May 6th, 2009

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Interview with Chris Canty

Saturday, May 2nd, 2009

Gotta love some of the quotes here. Very interesting interview with the Giants new defensive lineman:

Numbers predicting Nicks and Sintim’s future roles on the Giants

Tuesday, April 28th, 2009

Interesting article here from a guy who thinks Nicks is more than a possession receiver and that Sintim will struggle against the run.

You probably know as much about the Burress situation as I do

Monday, April 6th, 2009

So I won’t bother linking to all the articles. What are your thoughts on cutting Burress?

Personally, I’m not crazy about the timing. If Plax does somehow avoid jail he will be playing football, quite possibly against the Giants. And if he avoids jail, he would have potentially had some trade value.

But I understand the reasons for cutting him. If the dude didn’t want to grow up and/or be a Giant than it’s time to say goodbye.

And while I hope that he avoids jail (he probably deserves jail but he did play a huge role in getting to and winning the Super Bowl), I also hope he doesn’t end up playing for the Eagles for the vet minimum and hurting us.

Burress probably headed to jail

Wednesday, April 1st, 2009

Still speculation of course, but according to this article the ADA is looking for 1 year in jail.

Just recently I read and linked to a story that said many people get only probation. I guess this case is too high profile for Plax to get off without jail time.