Archive for January, 2012

Looking Back to Great Games of 2011: Giants vs Bills
Buffalo Bills, Inside the NFL, New York Giants, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff

Looking Back to Great Games of 2011: Giants vs Bills

We continue our Super Bowl countdown by looking back to another great game for the Giants in the 2011 regular season.

Today, take a look back to Week 6, when New York played host to … MORE ►

Tournament of Touchdown Shots: Round 2, Game 7
Holiday Tournament Bracket, Round 2, TCIPF Staff

Tournament of Touchdown Shots: Round 2, Game 7

John Elway’s “The Drive Capper” has been the Cinderella story of the Holiday Tournament of Touchdown Shots so far, advancing to the Elite Eight as a six-seed.

Today in the HTTS, Round 2, Game 7 … MORE ►

Looking Back at Great Games of 2011
Inside the NFL, New England Patriots, Pittsburgh Steelers, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff

Looking Back at Great Games of 2011

Yesterday we took you back to the regular season and showed you highlights from one of the best Giants games of 2011.

Now it’s time to look back at a game involving the Super Bowl’s … MORE ►

Looking Back: Giants vs Cowboys
Dallas Cowboys, Inside the NFL, New York Giants, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff

Looking Back: Giants vs Cowboys

During our countdown to Super Bowl XLVI, we will present you with highlights from some of the best games in 2011 that involve the two Super Bowl participants.

First up, let’s take a look back … MORE ►

Cosell Talks: A Look Back at Week 9 Giants/Pats
From the Desk of Greg Cosell, Greg Cosell, Inside the Game, New England Patriots, New York Giants

Cosell Talks: A Look Back at Week 9 Giants/Pats

Super Bowl 46 is a rematch – not of Super Bowl 42, but of a game played in Week 9 of the 2011 season.  That’s when the Giants last played the Patriots, beating New England … MORE ►

This Day in Football: January 26
Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff

This Day in Football: January 26

On this day in 1960, the man who transformed pro football into America’s Game – Pete Rozelle – was elected Commissioner.

After former Commissioner Bert Bell passed away three months earlier, the NFL owners scrambled … MORE ►

Tournament of Touchdown Shots: Round 2, Game 6
Holiday Tournament Bracket, Round 2, TCIPF Staff

Tournament of Touchdown Shots: Round 2, Game 6

We’re getting closer and closer to the Elite Eight of the Holiday Tournament of Touchdown Shots. Today, we have another Sweet Sixteen showdown, this time between John Elway’s “Drive” capper and Deion Sanders’ first punt … MORE ►

This Day in Football: January 25
Denver Broncos, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff, This Day in NFL History

This Day in Football: January 25

On this day in 1998, Hall-of-Famer John Elway won his first Super Bowl title, at age 37.

After three Super Bowl losses, Elway and the Broncos returned to the Super Bowl as 14-point underdogs to … MORE ►

Championship Anatomy:  Eli to Manningham TD
Anatomy of a Play, Greg Smith, Inside the Game, New York Giants, San Francisco 49ers

Championship Anatomy: Eli to Manningham TD

When you have the NFL’s 32nd-ranked running game, you will inevitably face a lot of 3rd-and-long situations.  And expectedly, throughout the NFC playoffs, the Giants have.  But unexpectedly, New York has … MORE ►

Cosell’s Watching the Championships: Why Giants O was Remarkable
From the Desk of Greg Cosell, Greg Cosell, Inside the Game, New York Giants, San Francisco 49ers

Cosell’s Watching the Championships: Why Giants O was Remarkable

NFL Matchup’s Executive Producer shares notes from his study of Championship Sunday coaching tape: Giants offense vs. 49ers defense.

  • Giants tried to get Beckum involved in the pass game early
  • Manning went right after Rogers

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