• September 27, 2022

Giants Offense Represents Stiff Challenge For The Birds

“Eli Manning is an elite NFL quarterback.” If you made that statement at a party five years ago, you’d most likely been laughed out of the room and left questioning your football IQ.  Eli now has reached elite quarterback status and has continued to mature and thrive under Tom Coughlin. Historically, it was always Peyton Manning that was the better of the two brothers and at the same time getting all the endorsement deals. Fast forward to the present,  and it has been Eli Manning that is seen just as frequently if not more than Peyton.

The Giants have demonstrated big play ability at the wide receiver position with Hakeem Nicks and Victor Cruz. Tight end Martellus Bennett has emerged as a red zone threat and will have to be minimized for the Birds to be successful Sunday. Nnamdi Asomugha is another area of concern with teams deep at the wide receiver position. Many have bought into the idea that he was used improperly last year, unfortunately he is more and more looking like he has lost his shut down corner capability.

Ahmad Bradshaw’s injury last week paved the way for the largely unproven Andre Brown. Brown has taken advantage of his opportunity, averaging 5.6 yards per carry and is currently the Giants’ leading rusher. It will be interesting to see what type of distribution is used this week in the run game. At 26, Bradshaw might have his best years behind him. Last year he managed to get in the endzone nine times, however he turned in a career-low 3.9 yards per carry.

My biggest concern about this game is the strength of the Giants defensive line. The Giants can bring pressure all day. They will challenge Vick whenever possible and will force him to make quick decisions. Can Mike Vick  keep this aggressive defense off balance?  Andy Reid already has his work cut out for him this week to minimize the turnovers and penalties. He will have to fight his urge to pass and stick with Lesean McCoy early and often throughout the game to keep the Giants guessing.


Matthew Fratantoro

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September 28, 2012 11:59 am

One thing is sure Trent Cole always give us fans our money’s worth when the Giants come to town( shady, djax, and herrimans also)

September 28, 2012 1:20 pm

What happened to the top pick Graham we drafted up to get?

Didn’t the Eagle believe he was better than JPP?

Graham is sitting with splinters in his ass while JPP is putting together an Hall of Fame career.

Another wasted pick that will remind us of when we picked Mamula or Warren Sapp.

September 28, 2012 3:28 pm
Reply to  SONGSRME2

Reid’s a passaholic and your a Grahamaholic. Neither of you can lay off. So what he’s not as good as JPP. Guess what? There’s a shit load of players that aren’t as good as JPP. Get over it already.

September 28, 2012 2:21 pm

lets see – the class douche returns with another of his fucking stupid commetns –

a Graham update – OK – against Baltimore –

He hurried Joe Flacco into two errant throws, hit the Baltimore quarterback another time, and stopped running back Ray Rice for a short gain.

against Arizona –

Defensive end Brandon Graham got his heaviest workload of the season Sunday and made the most of it. Graham played 17 snaps, shared in a sack and had four tackles, three for losses.

so 17 plays and shares a sack and 3 tackles for loss – can;t understand why they moved him up the depth chart – – course two pro bowlers are ahead of him…

but keep talking asshole – funny how a week ago you were acting like a whiney little bitch – now after a loss you are back to acting like you think you know shit –

read your commenets on Watkins – too bad all the breakdowns on pass protection were blamed on people other then watkins – but when a douche bag has an agenda, well – he’s just a douche bag – 8 more wins and you are gone ASSHOLE –

and exaclty what ‘blueprint’ did the giants give anyone on how to beat the eagles – guess you missed tha fact we have a rather outstadning head to head record verse the gnats –

only one waste product on this site – you you pile of shit

September 28, 2012 3:01 pm

Yo navyeaglefan you gonna be in SD this weekend? If so try and make it up to my bar. Should be a fun night

September 28, 2012 3:33 pm

hearing Nicks may be out on Sunday!

September 28, 2012 9:41 pm

Nicks practiced Thur and Fri and will be playing
He wouldn’t miss the opportunity to burn Asmo on a deep sideline route on National TV

October 1, 2012 12:35 pm
Reply to  paulman

Guess you were wrong about this too…!

September 29, 2012 3:33 am

I can’t wait until we have a coach who leads without gimmicks and novelties. mano o mano.

No wide 9, no little receivers who look for soft cushion to lie down.

Smash mouth, kick the snot out of a team..football program!

September 29, 2012 8:44 am

We say know one fears Vick, but they do. Our coaches just don’t utilize the fear factor that is in Vick to open defenses up. How you say? Get vick out of the strict pocket pass mode its getting him killed.He has not lost a step Reid has taken a step from him. Call a few QB Runs, load up and use our four RB’s more. Set DJax, MAC, and DJ out looking deep then under with Brent, and Avant.

What team is going to blitz heavy with the threat that Vick might be on a called QB run, or how confused would defenses be if we had a sustained balance offense.

I know trash me if you will, but I saw the Ravens were concerned everytime they chased Vick out of the pocket, they want him to sit there so they can tee off on him. No Defense wants to see Vick move, it gases them out. We have speed and mobility lets use it and stop this static pass happy crap, every team in the league knows that song.

So Reid….Run more, play action more, let Vick get called run more, it will strike fear and confusion in all Defenses.


September 29, 2012 3:53 pm

Run the Ball Andy………Run the Ball. No more miracles in the Meadowlands.

Giants 34-16

Jon Hart
Jon Hart
September 29, 2012 5:21 pm

Fraudman– You have no clue what your talking about. Stay in Boones NC for you sound like a complete fool. Hes been ruled out for tomorrows game so another one of ur predictions is wrong wrong wrong. Give it up old man

September 29, 2012 5:42 pm

What about some reasons the Eagles offense could be a challenge for the Gmen?
Down a safety maybe…might be a good day for Celek again if we can get JPP in check early.

If Mccoy is featured as i think he will be ,look out. He’s due for a blow up game.

The Giants linebackers are trash in coverage…enter Harbor.Keep him or Celek in to pass pro.

And what about #7..if he settles down early i’m thinking he’s turnover free this game.I mean at some point he’s gotta have a clean game? No?

Birds step it up and get a much needed win here…no Nicks hurts them as much as no maclin for us.Thoughts?

September 29, 2012 5:46 pm

Songs how the hell are you even an Eagles fan? Wtf do you do ,wake up everyday and eat pissy cornflakes and pray Andy f#cks up so he’s outta here? What if he doesnt and we make a run?

Paul….Nicks was doubtful yesterday and everyone knew he wasnt goin and you think he’s playing?

September 29, 2012 8:44 pm

who gives a damn if Andy went on a run? Erock we all know how this ends.

Vick is let go at the end of the season and we’re sold another pipe dream that yields Andy another 2 year deal to develop Foles.

Hell with that!!!!!

Get him the hell outta here!

The best chance at the Eagles getting a chip is getting Andy the hell outta here. If he couldn’t win when we had all the talent, leadership, with a weak NFC…we can 4get about it!

We need Gruden to take this primed team over the top,

September 29, 2012 9:49 pm

Songs is a realist, you can hope on this season all you want, but as long as Reid is at the helm, we know, or the reasonably intelligent should know, how it will ultimately end, wake up eagles fans, wake up……..

September 29, 2012 9:51 pm

Fire Andy Reid, fire Andy Reid, fire Andy Reid, fire Andy Reid

September 30, 2012 12:53 am

So who idea was it to sign Bell to that big contract at LT again?

October 1, 2012 12:10 am

Look at songsee poo – digging for gold in his ass to find something relevant to bitch about – 3 and 1 bitch – and the ‘blueprint’ to beat the eagles din;t work to well – Songs – answer this – what is the head to head record – Eagles verse the giants – the last say – 5 years?