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  • Welcome to the same goal we've had every year since Eli has been under center

    OK, that might not be as easy to say as playoff contention or super bowl contenders but it's the same goal and we're taking those same steps to get there.


    Just because we are getting some players fans are scratching their heads about(remember Kawika Mitchell? Steve Weatherford?) doesn't mean we are in rebuilding mode. We are simply re-tooling a good football team that didn't perform up to standards last season. Trust in Jerry Reese, his track record is proven. Sure he's not flawless in his decision making but he's pretty damn good. Certainly deserves the benefit of the doubt.

    We will be extremely competitive this upcoming season. We haven't lost too many noteworthy players. The loss of Bennett and KP sucks, especially Bennett because I thought he could of turned into a special player with Eli. KP one of my favorite players was a difference maker on this defense.... his presence was definitely felt when he was on the field...even if it didn't show up on his personal stats. It reflected on the defense as a whole.


    We live and operate through the draft as all good/great teams do.
    "Once a Giant, ALWAYS, a Giant."

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    Yes it's off to the superbowl. Jersey here we come.

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    • #3
      Having a franchise QB in this league is the football equivalent of a rite-of-passage. The last time a SB was won without a franchise QB was in 2002, and the league has shifted in ways since then, and although even in 2002 it was anomalous in nature, it's damn near impossible for it to occur again.
      My body was sculpted to the proportions of Michelangelo's David.

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      • #4
        People on here are crying for Eli to restructure so we can keep all of our FAs. Losing KP, Bennett to other teams and having to Cut Bradshaw, Boley and Canty in a way is a direct result of those two times Eli re did his deal. We are now paralized because of it and left to sit by idle while other teams come by and swoop in and pick us clean like a buzzard does to a dead carcass or a helpless animal. It's time to play the Piper guys and I suggest we sit back and take it like men and women. The last thing we want is for him to do it again. We are learning a hard lesson and I'm afraid its not over yet this offseason. When the dust clears we may yet lose a lot more key players as well as role players. But we will come out better in the long run if we don't give in... There I said my piece
        Last edited by miked1958; 03-15-2013, 04:37 AM.
        Football has been very, very good to us.
        After losing seasons 2013-15, the giants put up 11 wins in 16.. they are on way Back
        But for now we can console ourselves with this fact-

        # of Super Bowl victories since 1985:

        1-Chicago, St. Louis, Tampa Bay, Indianapolis, New Orleans, Seattle
        2-Washington, Green Bay, Pittsburgh, Baltimore
        3-San Francisco, Dallas, Denver
        4-New York Giants!!!
        5-NE
        Let's make it 5 in 2016 so we can be on a LINE NE again!!!

        ***Stat provided by "Schloss22"***

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        • #5
          Originally posted by miked1958 View Post
          People on here are crying for Eli to restructure so we can keep all of our FAs. Losing KP, Bennett to other teams and having to Cut Bradshaw, Boley and Canty in a way is a direct result of those two times Eli re did his deal. We are now paralized because of it and left to sit by idle while other teams come by and swoop in and pick us clean like a buzzard does to a dead carcass or a helpless animal. It's time to play the Piper guys and I suggest we sit back and take it like men and women. The last thing we want is for him to do it again. We are learning a hard lesson and I'm afraid its not over yet this offseason. When the dust clears we may yet lose a lot more key players as well as role players. But we will come out better in the long run if we don't give in... There I said my piece
          Which is why you don't restructure in that sense. You give Eli a an extension or a completely new deal. Win / win for both Eli and the organization.
          "Once a Giant, ALWAYS, a Giant."

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          • #6
            Originally posted by gmen0820 View Post
            Having a franchise QB in this league is the football equivalent of a rite-of-passage. The last time a SB was won without a franchise QB was in 2002, and the league has shifted in ways since then, and although even in 2002 it was anomalous in nature, it's damn near impossible for it to occur again.
            I agree. The only piece of the team that is not expendable is Eli, everyone else is for a price. He has already restructured before and the team has to be in dire need to hit him up again. Not only that but at some point you are going to have to pay him his money, which would make the future cap hit suck worse than now.

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            • #7
              Originally posted by NYG4lifeNYK View Post
              Which is why you don't restructure in that sense. You give Eli a an extension or a completely new deal. Win / win for both Eli and the organization.
              I am really shocked that Eli hasn't been extended at this point. I really wondering he is asking for a rediculous amount of money and they just can't get a deal done...

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              • #8
                Plus the simple truth is that in the last 4 years, despite the amazing Super Bowl run in 2011, this team has been 8-8, 10-6, 9-7, 9-7, and missed the playoffs every year but the 2011 run. Does anybody realize we've only surpassed 10 wins twice under TC?

                That's not something you try to keep together.
                Last edited by SweetZombieJesus; 03-15-2013, 09:35 AM.
                8-Time NFL Champions - 1927 1934 1938 1956 1986 1990 2007 2011

                "You win close games because you're prepared to do it. It doesn't just come down to luck." -- Bill Parcells

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                • #9
                  Originally posted by gmen0820 View Post
                  Having a franchise QB in this league is the football equivalent of a rite-of-passage. The last time a SB was won without a franchise QB was in 2002, and the league has shifted in ways since then, and although even in 2002 it was anomalous in nature, it's damn near impossible for it to occur again.
                  So true.. If you are going to get there without a franchise QB, you better have a defense like the Ravens and Bucs had back then..
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