Tag: New York Giants

Giants Fire Coach McAdoo After Team Drops to 2-10

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) – A person familiar with the situation says Ben McAdoo has been fired as coach of the New York Giants less than a year after taking the team to the playoffs for the first time since 2011.

Redskins Beat Giants 20-10 in Turkey of a Thanksgiving Game

LANDOVER, Md. (AP) — Kirk Cousins threw two touchdown passes to compensate for a pick-6, and the Washington Redskins beat the New York Giants 20-10 on Thursday night on a drab field in a drab game between two injury-depleted teams that did not look ready for prime time.

Stafford Throws 2 TDs to Lions Beat Giants and Beckham

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) Matthew Stafford threw for two touchdowns, rookie Jamal Agnew broke the game open with an 88-yard punt return in the fourth quarter and the Detroit Lions beat the New York Giants 24-10 on Monday night.

Randall Cobb

NFL Wild-Card Weekend Takes Ratings Hit

It seems like NFL postseason ratings have picked up right where NFL regular season ratings left off. Following a season that saw an 8% dip in ratings from the previous year, the opening wild-card weekend of the NFL playoffs also took a hit.

Eli Manning

Giants-Packers Playoffs Lore is More Than Red-Faced Coughlin

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — There’s a lot more to the playoff history between the Giants and Packers than a scarlet-faced Tom Coughlin standing on a frigid sideline in Green Bay, Wisconsin, on Jan. 20, 2008, in New York’s numbing overtime win in the NFC Championship game.

Dez Bryant

NFL Fines Giants $150,000, McAdoo $50,000 for Walkie-Talkie

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The NFL has fined the New York Giants, Ben McAdoo and moved the team’s fourth-round pick in next year’s draft to the end of the round because the rookie coach used a walkie-talkie for about five plays during the fourth quarter of a game against Dallas a little more than a week ago.

Dez Bryant

Giants Beat Cowboys Again, End Dallas’ 11-Game Win Streak

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants won two Super Bowls under Tom Coughlin by being able to pressure the opposing quarterback and getting just enough big plays from Eli Manning and the offense to pull out a lot of close games.

Victor Cruz

Giants Victor Cruz: Trump ‘Mindset’ Caused Hate Crime

New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz spoke out on Thursday, saying that racist graffiti found at the home of teammate Nikita Whitlock shows the “state of the country,” as well as the “mindset that comes with supporting a guy like Donald Trump.”

Odell Beckham, Josh Norman

Panthers Called Odell Beckham Jr. Anti-Gay Slurs, Threatened to End His Career

According to Hall of Fame cornerback Deion Sanders, New York Giants receiver Odell Beckham Jr.’s state of mind on Sunday, when he received three penalties and targeted Carolina Panthers cornerback Josh Norman with a helmet-to-helmet hit, was deeply affected by pregame threats to end his career and barbs directed at his sexuality. The NFL later suspended Beckham for one game.