Posts Tagged ‘David Diehl’

Is Andrew Luck a ‘can’t-miss’ prospect?

The NFL Draft is full of “misses” throughout its history. But many of those misses were at one point thought to be “can’t-miss” prospects.

Playbook: Tape study on SB XLVI

In the public view, Super Bowl XLVI has been defined by the plays that weren’t made – fumbles the Patriots didn’t recover, a ball Wes Welker didn’t catch, a few throws Tom Brady didn’t make. But when you pop in the coaching tape, you see there are even more aspects of the game where the Giants excelled, earning them a win in a well-contested championship game.

Tale of the Tape: Romo, Manning prepare for heavy pressure

Watching tape in preparation for the Giants this weekend, Rob Ryan has to be licking his lips or plucking his gray beard; however excitement manifests with the Cowboys defensive coordinator, he must have shown plenty of it after seeing New York’s situation at offensive tackle.

Is Burress really in a New York state of mind?

With not much else on the football radar Monday, the release of Plaxico Burress from prison stole our attention. Burress is now a free man (depending on how you view parole), and in the minds of many NFL observers, a return to New York is a very logical scenario.

Diehl: Barber will surprise teams

Tiki Barber‘s decision to unretire and play next season didn’t elicit a great deal of support from most NFL observers. But his former teammate, Giants LT David Diehl, was in the NFL Network house Friday and said Barber will prove the naysayers wrong.

Diehl doesn’t expect Burress back with Giants

Plaxico Burress returning to the Giants is believed to be possible, but one person with some insight — starting LT David Diehl — doesn’t see the receiver coming back. However, it’s not for the reasons you might expect.

I said it: Giants will win the NFC East

Not only do I see the Giants defeating the Eagles in Week 15, they’re my pick to win the NFC East as well.

Haynesworth, Torain ruled out for Redskins

Albert Haynesworth was a surprise inclusion on the Redskins’ inactive list against the Giants on Sunday, two days after he was limited in practice because of an undisclosed illness.

Injury roundup: Stafford’s shoulder an issue again

A quick recap at some of the notable injuries around the league in Week 9.

Roundup: Parker reportedly taking business personally

Willie Parker reportedly is taking a strong stance against the Steelers, and it stems from feeling unappreciated.

A little business, but still mostly pleasure

While some players handled business — like getting fitted for personal mouth guards — others are still living the good life.

Pro Bowlers pitch in for NFL PLAY 60

I went to an NFL PLAY 60 Community Blitz event Thursday in nearby Lauderhill expecting to write some blogs on building a playground. Instead, I got to do a very small part to help build one, and it’s the highlight of my Pro Bowl week so far.

As usual, expect left tackles to fly off board early

In sitting with senior analyst Pat Kirwan, it became obvious that the trend of left tackles being drafted near the top of the first round is likely to continue.

Manning, Diehl uphold tradition

New York Giants teammates Eli Manning and David Diehl, who have a tradition of traveling to each home game together, upheld the ritual by arriving together at the Meadowlands on Thursday.

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