Archive for the ‘New York Giants’ Category

My Super Bowl Thoughts Smorgasbord

Monday, February 6th, 2012

Things I thought of during this year's Super Bowl, not necessarily in order of importance or chronology: - Some lucky bastard in Vegas must have made a fortune on a prop bet that the first points of the game would be scored on a safety. If the same lucky bastard was ...

Jim Sorgi Must Like Himself Some Manning

Tuesday, March 9th, 2010

Few outside Indianapolis or the greater metropolitan area probably know who Jim Sorgi is or what he's done for the last six seasons. The reason is simple: Sorgi has been backup to Peyton Manning, which means he's done little other than hold a clip board, run the scout team and perhaps ...

A Rumors And Rants History Lesson: Frank Filchock

Tuesday, September 15th, 2009

He was a celebrated college hero from my beloved alma mater I had never heard of.  A quarterback so good he stole playing time from Hall of Famer Sammy Baugh.  He served in the U.S. Navy during World War II only to come home and play a major role in one of ...

Latest NFL Draft Rumors

Thursday, April 23rd, 2009

Since we're inching towards the two-day sportsgasm that is the NFL Draft we figured we'd give you a look into some of the hottests rumors circulating at this late hour. Deal with Stafford all but done Yahoo! Sports' Jason Cole reported late Wednesday night that the Lions were very close to polishing ...

Happy Bonerversary

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008

I'm not one to miss important anniversaries -- something to keep in mind, ladies -- and today is no exception. It was 100 years ago this very day that Fred Merkle committed the most legendary boner in American history. Of course, it should be pointed out that prior to the invention ...

Maybe It’s Time For A New Name

Thursday, September 11th, 2008

Remember that sweet, new stadium the Giants and Jets are going to share in Jersey starting next season (or the season after because, really, who cares?)? The one in which they're going to start charging fans for seat licenses on top of their season tickets? You know, because everyone has ...

Hey Bill Simmons…

Monday, February 4th, 2008

How do you like the Eli Manning Face?Yes, we know, it's awfully easy to pile on Boston right now. But it's also deserved. For in the weeks leading up to the Super Bowl, the Patriots and their fans came to represent everything that one normally wouldn't normally associate with New ...