Standing under a shower of confetti coming down from the New York skyline, the little boy behind me yelled “I see the Giants.”
The homecoming victory parade for the New York Football Giants is the opportunity for the fans to celebrate with others just like them, those who are on their couch in their jerseys [...]
Transcript of MVP Eli Manning’s Monday morning press conference provided by the NFL:
GIANTS QB ELI MANNING
Super Bowl XLVI News Conference
Indianapolis, Indiana – February 6, 2012
NFL COMMISSIONER ROGER GOODELL
(Opening statement) “Good morning. Let me start by thanking the people of Indianapolis, starting with Jim Irsay and the [...]
The days leading up to the Super Bowl just felt like something was missing.
No banter between fans in opposing jerseys, not much chanting in the streets or random cheers of excitement. The idea of having a neutral stadium to prevent a heavy hometown crowd makes sense, but finally being in the atmosphere I [...]
One of the most tiring aspects of Super Bowl week is when certain elements of the media keep trying to get players to talk smack about an opponent. In boxing, it can be entertaining. During Super Bowl week, the pursuit of bulletin board material is so contrived.
And nothing is usually more contrived than players [...]
Thanks to the NFL, here’s Giants coach Tom Coughlin:
QUOTES FROM NEW YORK GIANTS PRESS CONFERENCE
HEAD COACH TOM COUGHLIN
(opening remarks) “Good Morning. I thought I’d recognize the University of Indianapolis and the fine folks that work there for their hospitality and their preparation. The facility there for us to practice is [...]
I landed in Indianapolis around 5 p.m., and even coming off the plane the floor was decked out for the big game. I stopped at Starbucks inside the airport, and the woman in front of me happened to ask the barista who she was rooting for in Super Bowl XLVI. Her response? Yea yea, I [...]
Justin Tuck says he doesn’t wear his Super Bowl ring from the victory over the Patriots in 2008. He says he didn’t bring it to Indianapolis to motivate the younger Giants. He says he keeps the ring in a secret place and is just looking for more rings for nine bare fingers.
What Tuck [...]
Can you imagine working for your father-in-law? Can you imagine that your father-in-law is also your football coach? That’s the way it is for longtime Giants offensive guard Chris Snee, who is married to Tom Coughlin’s daughter Kate.
And the coach said Wednesday during the Giants’ Super Bowl availability at their Indianapolis hotel that [...]
We may have to have a Super Bowl hands-off.
All week, the Giants have been raving about how big wide receiver Hakeem Nicks’ hands are. All week, the Patriots have been raving about how big tight end Rob Gronkowski’s hands are.
Nicks is 6-1, 208 pounds. Gronkowski is 6-6, 265 pounds. Does this [...]
Let’s face it. You can’t have a Super Bowl without a football. And Wilson Sports Goods passed along some information that explains exactly how one of those balls could end up in the end zone Sunday in the hands of Victor Cruz or Aaron Hernandez.
Each year, the Wilson factory in Ada, Ohio, makes [...]
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