Apr 112016
 

This is the most expensive contract signed thus far this off-season, as Olivier Vernon gets 85 million over 5 years with 41 million due in the first 2 years, making him the second highest paid non-quarterback in the NFL. If he plays like he did last season, when he was Pro Football Focus’ #1 rated […]

Dec 242015
 

New York Giants (6-8) at Minnesota Vikings (9-5) The Giants have lost wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. for this critical late season game, as he was suspended for a game for a number of personal fouls in last week’s loss to the Carolina Panthers, including a headbutt of cornerback Josh Norman. The Vikings, meanwhile, get […]

Dec 122015
 

New York Giants (5-7) at Miami Dolphins (4-8) The Giants host the Panthers next week (against whom they’ll be 3.5 point home underdogs), so they could easily be caught looking forward to that game this week, when they face the Dolphins in Miami, a game in which they’re favored by 2.5. Road favorites like the […]

Oct 172015
 

New York Giants (3-2) at Philadelphia Eagles (2-3) The Eagles are favored here by 4.5 on Monday Night Football, pretty reasonable when you consider that the Eagles rank 11th in rate of moving the chains differential, while the Giants rank 16th. However, the Giants are in such a great spot here, hosting a weakened Cowboys […]

Sep 232015
 

Washington Redskins (1-1) at New York Giants (0-2) The Redskins entered the season as a laughing stock. Now some are predicting they’ll win the NFC East. How did that happen? Well, the Redskins have played better than people have expected through two games, beating the Rams week 2 and almost beating the Dolphins week 1. […]

Sep 192015
 

Atlanta Falcons (1-0) at New York Giants (0-1) The Giants almost won in Dallas last week, only losing after Dallas conducted a last minute touchdown drive and scored with 7 seconds left, resulting in a 1 point New York loss. The Giants’ performance was much worse than the final score suggested, as they needed to […]

Mar 142015
 

Thomas, a 2011 5th round pick, played 202 snaps in his first 3 seasons in the league before being forced to make 10 starts in 2014 because Paul Posluszny missed significant time with a torn pectoral. He predictably struggled, grading out as Pro Football Focus’ 55th ranked middle linebacker out of 60 eligible, with no one playing […]

Jan 302015
 

Positions of Need Outside Linebacker With Jacquian Williams and Mark Herzlich heading into free agency, the only linebackers the Giants have for 2015 are Jameel McClain, Jon Beason, and Devon Kennard. McClain and Beason are overpaid and could both be cap casualties. Beason can never stay healthy anyway. Kennard flashed in limited action as a […]

Dec 092014
 

Washington Redskins (3-10) at New York Giants (4-9) One of the most powerful trends says that teams that finish 6-10 or worse cover the spread as 6+ point favorites about a quarter of the time historically, which makes a lot of sense. The problem with this trend is it’s often very hard to know whether or […]