• New York Media Out-Does Itself



    Several versions about the idea that cities and teams should have a grace period of non-complaint after championships have been written across the internet. The New York media is not one of the groupings that believe in this concept at all.

    The Giants lost a game at home where they are a .500 team over the last five seasons. They lost to a team that seems to be getting in stride offensively. They lost after they spent a week dealing with losing power, losing vehicles and finding family members. They lost and still have a 2.5 game lead in their division. After the loss, they are three games over .500 and are in line to compete for a home playoff game. Maybe they don't want one. They tend to do well without them

    Of course, the New York media immediately started to question the team today. Now, there is some merit to the argument that the Giants do tend to swoon after good starts under Coughlin. The team has only been 28-37 under their red-faced leader during the second half of the season. I just think the media could have waited one more week before pouncing on the story.

    IN OTHER NEWS:

    Eagles lose Herremans
    Peanut Tillman is having a kid, may miss Texans game.
    Suh is now begging for stats.
    Aaron Hernandez is back.

    Comments 8 Comments
    1. vancemeek's Avatar
      The media has to have something to complain about. In other news, Florio said today that players need to plan their children around the NFL season. They should never miss a game for the birth of a child.
    1. iwatt's Avatar
      Quote Originally Posted by vancemeek View Post
      The media has to have something to complain about. In other news, Florio said today that players need to plan their children around the NFL season. They should never miss a game for the birth of a child.
      What did Antonio Cromartie have to say to this?

      Florio is an idiot. I don't really lambast media members, but this idiot takes up stupid causes (remember the Aaron Rodger hates cancer patient?).

      So Peanut should either refrain from having unprotected sex with his wife from January to May, have her abort the child? What an idiot... it's just a game.

      In this day an age of irresponsible sports parenting, Tillman should be praised for his giving the birth of his daughter the importance he is.
    1. vancemeek's Avatar
      Quote Originally Posted by iwatt View Post
      What did Antonio Cromartie have to say to this?

      Florio is an idiot. I don't really lambast media members, but this idiot takes up stupid causes (remember the Aaron Rodger hates cancer patient?).

      So Peanut should either refrain from having unprotected sex with his wife from January to May, have her abort the child? What an idiot... it's just a game.

      In this day an age of irresponsible sports parenting, Tillman should be praised for his giving the birth of his daughter the importance he is.
      Agreed 100%.
    1. Andy Freeland's Avatar
      The New York media is right. The Giants haven't won a Super Bowl in almost 9 months and are the 4th worst team in their division.
    1. Colts01's Avatar
      I see Freeland is in mid-season form.Love it!
    1. hobbes27's Avatar
      What a shock, the NY media being hypersenstive about a NY team. I never thought I would see that.
    1. Curtis's Avatar
      The Giants in recent years have been a roller coaster ride. Win lose win win lose lose. It's been so crazy that Coughlin is getting fired every other week. I think the media jumps the gun in some instances and it snowballs from there. I remember a time when the media reported the news impartially. Today, the reports are more opinion than straight fact.
    1. wxwax's Avatar
      Quote Originally Posted by iwatt View Post
      Florio is an idiot. I don't really lambast media members, but this idiot takes up stupid causes (remember the Aaron Rodger hates cancer patient?).
      Yeah, his blogger roots need need to generate page views (hint, hint Andy!) lead him to take a snarky position on most of the stuff he writes. Sometimes it's a bit much. Actually, a lot of times.
  • Recent Forum Posts

    Goodell Presser

    Patrick Sullivan On Tue, 23 Sep 2014 07:26:17 -0500

    Having a union in charge of punishing its members is a giant conflict of interest and should never happen. Go to last post

    Official 2014 FP Dynasty Page

    Patrick Sullivan On Tue, 23 Sep 2014 07:18:51 -0500

    You need a QB. I need a TE.

    Dalton for Olsen straight up. Go to last post

    Goodell Presser

    packa7x On Tue, 23 Sep 2014 06:59:03 -0500

    DV punishments were never longer than 2 games. They went on past precedent. The fans reacted so Goodell changed the policy. The video leaked (which most businesses would have tried to hide--I... Go to last post

    Goodell Presser

    packa7x On Tue, 23 Sep 2014 06:51:43 -0500

    You are assuming that they think they know what's best. They could simply not want the NFLPA to have that control. Suspending players isn't helpful to the league. Go to last post

    The Conduct Committee

    ScottDCP On Tue, 23 Sep 2014 06:42:10 -0500

    1. Suspend with pay when indicted for a felony of any sort. Team can do so after an arrest (or anything any time, really,) but league is out of it until indictment. Without pay after conviction for... Go to last post

    Goodell Presser

    hobbes27 On Tue, 23 Sep 2014 03:30:41 -0500

    The NFL is the most watched sport right now. They are the 800 pound gorilla. They get a benefit by this fame with all the money they are making. Unfortunately, they also got the spotlight when... Go to last post

    Goodell Presser

    hobbes27 On Tue, 23 Sep 2014 03:20:15 -0500

    You are missing the point. They got what they want. But the NFL somehow thinks that they know best in punishing the players and who is the public at large to question them. And as you have... Go to last post

    The Conduct Committee

    darvon On Tue, 23 Sep 2014 01:53:36 -0500

    Roger's making a Conduct Committee to build a new process and policies for offield conduct and discipline. Since it's going to take Roger waay past the SuperBowl to get anything done, why don't we... Go to last post

    Goodell Presser

    darvon On Tue, 23 Sep 2014 01:45:37 -0500

    I heartily agree. You would never want the union to control the stick. But I don't think most employers want the scrutiny of having a stick for offfield, especially when your employee's offenses... Go to last post

    Goodell Presser

    packa7x On Mon, 22 Sep 2014 21:53:13 -0500

    Standard operating procedure for decades was a couple games MAX for DV. They went with the status quo. I think Rog is behind on the times and didn't respect the power of the twitter mob.
    ... Go to last post

  • Recent Blog Posts

    Rich Gapinski

    The NFL's Nightmare Week- Rice, Goodell, More.

    It's all about Rice, the NFL, and more. 1. Intro (0-2) 2. Rice, Goodell (3-40) 3. Five Questions About NFL's Week One (41-1:00) 4. Chicago at San Francisco (1:01-1:07) 5. Adrian Peterson News...

    09-12-2014 08:14 PM