The New York Giants have long been lauded for some of the sleekest and most sophisticated uniforms in the National Football League. With their classic color pattern of dark blue, red and gray, the G-Men have been dressed for success since the early days of the franchise. When the Giants take their act on the road, they continue to turn heads with a setup that sees the team wearing white tops with gray pants. Of course the classic NY design on the helmet is always present and has been scoring points with [...]
Anyone who is anyone when it comes to the world of sports and super fandom knows the Big Blue Wrecking Crew. The New York Giants are as iconic to football as the Boston Red Sox are to baseball – everyone knows who they are. There’s such a legacy and a following that it can almost seem like there’s this bar to entry to any newcomers.
Nothing could be further from the truth and while it may seem daunting, the fact is that anyone with a love of the sport and the heart of the game can become a Giants fan. It’s not some esoteric order or council – you just need the resources to get caught up on the history and keep up with what they are doing now.
Television services like www.satellitetv-hq.com are a great place to start since many of them not only offer you channels with historic games, but can offer you all kinds of different ways to keep up with the action. Channels offering you multiple feeds allowing you to watch tons of different things on the same screen.
And, you know, if all else fails there is the internet. Wikipedia or Fantasy Football are all great ways to learn about the Giants and even get in touch with the community.
Since the New York Football Giants’ inception in 1925, the team’s colors have always been red, white, and blue, sometimes with grey used as an accent color.
Despite the Giants’ nickname as “Big Blue”, the team actually sported red jerseys for some of their home games prior to 1953, alternating with their now famous blue jersey. For home games, they also sported blue helmets, white tight pants, red socks, and black cleats.
In 1954, the NFL pushed franchises to wear only one color [...]
The logo of the New York Football Giants has changed numerous times since the team’s inception in 1925.
The Giants’ logos have always been based on three main motifs: a “giant” quarterback about to throw a football, the written word “Giants”, and different styles of the written lowercase initials “ny”, which stands for New York.
Up until 1961, the Giants used the “giant quarterback” as their official logo. Variations of the quarterback had him throwing behind New York City skyline, Yankee Stadium (where the team played for numerous years), [...]
Reliving the best moments in New York Giants football history is easy when you have an extensive library of video clips. Fans that grew up rooting for the “Men in Blue” will get some real thrills as they watch their all-time favorite players in action. Thanks to video, the younger generation can go back and see the year-by-year evolution of the reigning Super Bowl champions.
There were many great moments in Giants history. In the last 20 years the team won four Super Bowls. They won two under Coach Bill Parcells with players [...]
On March 5th, 2010, the NY Giants saw enough promise in a young Arizona defensive player to sign him as a safety once he’d reached his free agency. The player: Antrel Rolle. The salary: a whopping $37 million dollars over five years! It kind of looks something like this… a $5,000,000.00 Signing Bonus, with an average salary of 7.4 million dollars up to a guaranteed $15,000,000.00 with miscellaneous bonuses that total about 1.35 million dollars a year. But hey, it’s not just about a lot of money, it’s also about a lot of football, and Antrel Rolle is earning every [...]
The 2011 New York Giants were the surprise team in the NFL last years as they went 9-7 in the regular season, but ended up winning the Super Bowl. The team will be a favorite to win it again in 2012 as they will bring back several of their key players.
In 2011, Eli Manning stepped up and proved to be one of the best quarterbacks in the game. He proved that he could be a leader of the franchises as he totaled nearly 5,000 yards passing and almost 30 touchdown passes. Now in his 9th NFL season, Manning will [...]