At one point in 2004, it seemed the Giants might not get Eli Manning, Greg Garber writes. But the former GM says they had a pretty good backup plan.
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The Patriots insist they aren't looking to avenge their Super Bowl XLII loss, writes Greg Garber, but is that really the case?
Hakeem Nicks may not be the fastest wideout, but he has been enormously productive for the Giants, writes Greg Garber.
The big show in Indianapolis was filled with dramatic moments right down to the final seconds.
Greg Garber believes James Harrison's amazing 100-yard interception return stands as the most pivotal play in Super Bowl history. Ian O'Connor disagrees.
In the playoffs, one major mistake using the clock can end your season. Yet time management is a science few coaches have been able to master, Greg Garber writes.
Raiders QB JaMarcus Russell made significant progress in his sophomore season, but the consensus is that he has regressed in 2009. There are a number of possible factors, writes Greg Garber.
Receiver Steve Smith -- New York's, not Carolina's -- might prefer anonymity, but his play is separating him from the pack of Giants receivers, Greg Garber writes.
The Giants don't have a clear-cut featured back. What they do have is the best rushing attack in football, thanks to a talented and unselfish trio of runners, writes Greg Garber.
Giants coach Tom Coughlin is doing his utmost to put his team's shocking Super Bowl win over New England in the rearview mirror, Greg Garber writes.
The Giants had the perfect answer for the suddenly imperfect Patriots: a big, bad defense and an improbable comeback led by their own Mr. Cool quarterback, Eli Manning.
What drives Tom Brady? ESPN.com's Greg Garber discovers the insecurities that make for greatness in the Patriots quarterback.
Plaxico Burress' chronically painful ankle has kept him on the sidelines for the majority of Giants practices this season. But even skeptics have to admit he's proved to be a great "gamer," Greg Garber writes.
Signing Koy Detmer didn't seem like a big deal, until he had to hold for the Eagles' last-second, game-winning field goal, writes Greg Garber.