A roadmap to Giants closing the glaring talent gap on NFC

A roadmap to Giants closing the glaring talent gap on NFC

The 1980 Ray Perkins Giants finished in fifth and last place in the NFC East with a 4-12 record. But the 9-7 1981 Ray Perkins Giants ended an 18-year playoff drought and beat the defending NFC champion Eagles in a wild-card game. It helped that general manager George Young was lucky enough to use the … Read more

Giants’ season ends with lopsided NFL playoff loss to Eagles

PHILADELPHIA — There was plenty of beautiful noise from the Giants this season, but the end came with a dull thud. “You lose this time of year, it sucks,” coach Brian Daboll said. That sums up what went down Saturday night for the Giants. They were ushered out of the playoffs — rudely and decisively … Read more

NFL playoff predictions: 5 coaches, execs predict divisional-round winners

This weekend’s NFL divisional round playoff schedule might just have the matchups to one-up last weekend’s thrilling wild-card slate. The Chiefs and Eagles are coming off their byes with a chance to validate their No. 1 seeds, but they’re each taking on a pair of foes — the Jaguars and Giants — who have exceeded … Read more

Eli Manning is enjoying Daniel Jones’ Giants ascension

The Giants have been hoping and praying that Daniel Jones could be a worthy successor to Eli Manning. From The Man Who Knows Best: “I think Daniel has played great this year. I think this offense fits him well,” Eli Manning told The Post. “They’re putting the ball in his hands to go win this … Read more

NFL playoffs and Super Bowl 2023 expert predictions

The notorious Serbian Crystal Ball that before this wild and wacky NFL season foresaw a Bills-49ers Super Bowl matchup has been dusted off just in time for the playoffs. Much has changed for both teams, of course: Trey Lance (ankle) was lost Week 2 and Jimmy Garoppolo (foot) was lost Week 13 and the football … Read more

NFL head coach and coordinator candidates: 8 names to add to watch list

As the NFL enters the final week of the regular season, the ominous day known as Black Monday looms. Three teams — the Carolina Panthers, Indianapolis Colts and Denver Broncos — have already fired their head coaches. And others are sure to follow. In no time, organizations will start flying in candidates in hopes of … Read more

John Mara finally found his Giants savior in Brian Daboll

A once-proud franchise was broken, and John Mara couldn’t find the right coach to fix it. Until Brian Daboll showed up as the Savior of the New York Football Giants. The franchise’s designated successor to Eli Manning was broken following years of negligence, and John Mara could not find the right coach to fix him. … Read more

Which Team Will Add Derek Carr In 2023?

Wednesday’s unusual development — Derek Carr leaving the Raiders following the news of his benching — makes it fairly clear the sides are expecting to part ways soon. This opens the door for the first full-fledged search for a new Raiders starter since they selected Carr in Round 2 in 2014, and it moves a … Read more

NFL playoff scenarios for Week 17: How this week’s results could change the playoff picture

With just two weeks remaining in the NFL season, both the AFC and NFC will have a great opportunity to give fans full hearts or heartbreak. The AFC has one spot remaining with a clear three-team race, although the Steelers have about a two-percent chance of backing their way in. The NFC has a five-team … Read more

Giants offense shows signs of breakout with playoffs in sight

That wasn’t troublemaker Kelly Leak out there catching passes and that wasn’t Amanda Wurlitzer tossing touchdowns and that wasn’t hot-headed Tanner Boyle drilling a long, long field goal. And that definitely wasn’t cranky Morris Buttermaker directing the home team from the sideline. The Giants did not lose Saturday to a bunch of, well, a bunch … Read more