Cam Newton

Here?s this week?s Jeane Coakley 1-on-1 with Rex Ryan ? they talk about the win over the Raiders and facing Cam Newton and the Panthers.


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All the blame from the Giants? 38-0 blowout loss against the Carolina Panthers will be centered on the offensive line?s brutal performance in allowing Eli Manning to be sacked seven times.

But the defense also fell apart in the second half ? turning a somewhat close 17-0 halftime deficit into an insurmountable Panthers? lead.

Perry Fewell?s defense was focused all week on containing Cam Newton, just like the unit did last year in the Giants? 36-7 Week 3 win in Carolina. Newton however had other plans this go-around, as he burned Big Blue?s defense with both his arm and his legs.

Tags: Aaron Ross, Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers, defense, giants blowout loss, Giants-Panthers, New York Giants, NY Giants, panthers, Perry Fewell
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Last season, the Giants traveled to Carolina in Week 3 in desperate need of a big win. The team had split the opening two games but really had trouble finding its groove.

This year, the Giants head to Carolina in Week 3 as an 0-2 team, so they?ll try to get into the win column against an electric young quarterback: Cam Newton.

But through two weeks, Newton has been anything but electric, but that hasn?t stopped Giants? defensive coordinator Perry Fewell from preparing his defense to face the Panthers? offense.

Tags: Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers, giants, Giants-Panthers, New York Giants, NFL, NY Giants, Perry Fewell, week 3
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The NFL will release its schedule tonight at 8 p.m. In honor of this annual occasion in which we mark our calendars and cancel plans in advance of the fall, here are the games we're looking forward the most in 2013.

1. Denver Broncos

It's not a question the most intriguing game of the 2013 schedule will be the Manning Bowl, pinning up brother against brother in one of the league's most cherished match-ups.

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Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell held his weekly press conference yesterday, fielding questions about the Redskins and the sudden revitalization of the defensive line.

Fewell said his defense was more focused against the 49ers than any other game this season. They'll need a similar sort of approach when talented rookie Robert Griffin III comes to town.

"You have to be aware of the quarterback. You?re always aware of him, but with guys that are mobile quarterbacks, you become more aware. Your senses arise a lot more. They can take off at any time and so it takes a lot of discipline in your rush lanes. It takes a lot of discipline in your run lanes and so that?s the main thing is that you?re more aware that this guy can take off and go on you at any point in time."
Mathias Kiwanuka was one of the main contributors last week. The linebacker found himself at his natural position, defensive end, where he recorded two tackles and one of the team's six sacks.

Tags: 2012 New York Giants, Antrel Rolle, Cam Newton, Giants-Redskins, Mathias Kiwanuka, Michael Vick, Perry Fewell, Editorial Aside, RGIII, Robert Griffin III, Washington Redskins
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Despite both the New York Giants and Philadelphia Eagles owning 2-1 records, these teams appear to be in different stratospheres right now.

After losing the opener to the Cowboys, the Giants have reeled off two straight wins over the Bucs and Panthers. The Eagles, on the other hand, skid by the Browns Week 1, beat the Ravens and fell to the undefeated Cardinals last week.

Records aside, the panic level in Philly is warranted.

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"Well, you?d like to be able to eliminate the run game and the option game, but he?s a very accurate passer as well and when he stands in there, he obviously does a very good job and he certainly spreads the ball around, so it?s a challenge.......He?s powerful and he can run through an arm tackle, no doubt, and he?s physically strong enough to withstand the blows that come from rushing the football. Yeah. Sure. There?s different-sized athletes. This guy is big and strong and fast." - Giant head coach Tom Coughlin on Panthers' QB Cam Newton

Newton creates problems for every defense, not just the Giants. He is a 6'5", 245lb QB that can move. Last week vs the Saints, he rushed 13 times for 71 yards while completing 70% of his passes, one of which went for a 66-yard gain to speedster Steve Smith.

The Giants are coming off games against Dallas and Tampa where their defense has looked porous and disorganized. Thus far this season, they have surrendered nine plays of 20 or more yards and three over 40 yards. The secondary has been exposed because the pass rush has been neutralized. The Giants have four sacks in their first two games with only one coming from a defensive end (Jason Pierre-Paul).

Tags: Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers, Giants-Panthers, New York Giants, NFL
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Giants quarterback?Eli Manning?leads the league with 723 passing yards, including a career-high 510 yards in Week 2. When the Giants face the Carolina Panthers on?Thursday Night Football, Manning can become the eighth player in NFL history with back-to-back 400-yard passing games.

?With 400 passing yards Thursday, Manning could also become the second player in NFL history to follow a 500-yard passing performance with a 400-yard game (Tom Brady, 517 yards in Week 1, 2011; 423 yards in Week 2, 2011).

Should Eli go off Thursday, he'll have to do it without Hakeem Nicks, who is out with a sore foot.

Tags: Cam Newton, Eli Manning, New York Giants, NFL, Phil Simms
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Wow. The NFL Network, where most of the "elite" conversations about Giants QB Eli Manning have been generated, broke down this morning and admitted what we here in NY already know: This guy is the goods.

Keep in mind, though, this is the network that had Eli ranked 31st on their Top 100 NFL Players list before the season.

The panel on NFL AM this morning was all over the two-time Super Bowl MVP.

Tags: Cam Newton, Eli Manning, New York Giants, NFL Network
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I recently came across a two-month-old article on ESPN in which Pat Yasinskas listed his choices for 2011 pro bowl snubs. In some ways, this article is no longer relevant. In other ways, it's more relevant than ever. Either way, this ridiculous statement is something I can't help but post:

Rodgers and Brees were the obvious choices as the first two quarterbacks. But I seriously thought Carolina rookie?Cam Newton?had a very real chance to be the third quarterback. He?s not.?Eli Manning?ended up on the roster. Manning is decent, but he?s not a special player. Newton is a special player.

- Pat Yasinskas, 12/27/11Hmm?

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This Saturday, the Giants will be squaring off against the Carolina Panthers in one of the most anticipated preseason games in Giants history, given the NFL lockout. The game will be the first for new Panthers head coach, Ron Rivera, a man who is widely touted throughout the league for his defensive prowess and knowledge of the game.

He was previously a linebackers coach with the Philadelphia Eagles and more recently, the defensive coordinator for the Bears and Chargers. It will be interesting to see how he fairs this season, along with the other new head coaches in the NFL, given the little time their teams have had to prepare as a result of the shortened offseason.

Tags: Cam Newton, Carolina Panthers, Jeremy Shockey, New York Giants, New York Giants News, New York Giants Preseason, NFC
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