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Man Tried to Blackmail Giants Coach: Feds

Suspect targeted Coughlin in alleged bid to frame ex-co-workers

(Newser) - A Philadelphia man faces federal extortion charges and 2 years in prison after confessing to attempting to blackmail Giants coach Tom Coughlin, the New York Daily News reports. The coach received letters purportedly from two women 2 weeks ago and notified the NFL, which passed along the evidence to the... More »

Triumphant Giants Conquer NY

Crowds cheer at airport, stadium, and on streets of Manhattan

(Newser) - The Super Bowl champion New York Giants received a New York welcome at today's victory parade. Hundreds of thousands of fans and 50 tons of confetti filled the streets of Lower Manhattan. Players waved atop floats, many catching the action on camcorders as fans bellowed their support, and Michael Strahan... More »

Double Save for Giants Kicker

NY's savior plays it calm after game-winning FG

(Newser) - The minus-20 wind chill wasn't the only thing freezing Giants kicker Lawrence Tynes on the sidelines after he missed two critical field goals last night in Green Bay. His coach snarled, his teammates kept silent, managers didn't even bother to drape a jacket over his shoulders, writes Greg Doyel of... More »

Giants Stun Packers in OT

Gain Super Bowl when Tynes FG ends 23-20 nail-biter

(Newser) - The New York Giants tonight became just the second NFC wild-card team to make the Super Bowl, stunning the favored Packers, 23-20, in the arctic cold at Lambeau Field. Kicker Lawrence Tynes atoned for two missed field goals—including one at the end of regulation—with his 47-yard game-winner. More »

Giants Headed to Big 'D' After Win in Tampa

Eli Manning plays well as New York wins its 8th straight on the road

(Newser) - Eli Manning got the proverbial monkey off his back, leading New York to the second round of the playoffs for the first time in seven seasons with a 24-14 victory over Tampa Bay, reports the Times. The  Giants overcame a slow start and put together three long scoring drives, two... More »

Giants Have Eyes on Prize in Pats Game

NY sets out to sabotage bid for history

(Newser) - Though a fixed playoff picture seemingly gives the Giants nothing to play for in Saturday's game against the unbeaten Patriots, New York wouldn't mind playing the spoiler. “No one in here is screaming ‘Let's rest!' I can tell you that," running back Brandon Jacobs tells the... More »

Giants Lose Game, Shockey, Playoff Hopes?

Redskins prevail 22-10 to put NY postseason plans in peril

(Newser) - In a gusty, freezing, mostly empty Giants Stadium last night, Eli Manning threw 34 incomplete passes and the Washington Redskins held on to win, 22-10. A win could have locked up a postseason slot for the Giants, but the loss brings more questions than it answers, writes the New York ... More »

New York Wins Ugly in London

Giants keep Dolphins winless in rainy Wembley Stadium, 13-10

(Newser) - In typical wet London weather, the NFL put on an equally typical slugfest in its first-ever regular season game played outside North America, with hapless Miami putting up a fight against New York before plummeting to its eighth straight loss. Over 80,000 spectators were mostly enthused by the sloppy... More »

Manning Calls Truce in Barber Feud

'I'll end it here,' says Giants quarterback after trading barbs

(Newser) - Giants quarterback Eli Manning insists he's no longer feuding with NBC commentator and former teammate Tiki Barber, who recently criticized Manning for lacking leadership skills. "I'm fine with Tiki," Manning said yesterday. "I'll end it here. Hopefully, when we see each other — and we will —... More »

Giants Nix Talks With Strahan

New York won't offer Pro Bowler more cash to stave off retirement

(Newser) - The Giants will not offer Michael Strahan more than his current $4 million salary to return next year, the Post reports. General Manager Jerry Reese told the 35-year-old defensive end, who's been mulling over a retirement decision, that New York will proceed as if he were "never coming back.... More »

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