With the second marking period in the books, and the Giants riding high on a six-game winning streak, it's time for TGI to hand out the midseason grades. Here goes:
November 2, 2007
Manuel Wright knows he's running out of time. He knows this could possibly be his third and final chance to make something of himself in the National Football League. And he knows he doesn't have much time to do it.
August 16, 2007
Coach Nick Saban acknowledged Wednesday that he met with defensive tackle Manuel Wright, but attacked a newspaper report suggesting the meeting could lead to Wright's return to the team.
August 16, 2006
Nick Saban has found himself in a difficult situation with defensive tackle Manuel Wright, who has asked the Dolphins to release him because he feels he needs a fresh start. Saban said Thursday he had no intention of granting Wright his wish.
August 10, 2006
As reporters converged toward Manuel Wright's locker on Wednesday afternoon, fellow defensive lineman David Bowens summed up the occasion while sitting at his locker. "The man of the hour," Bowens yelled, drawing a smile from the Dolphins rookie. Wright has been in the spotlight before, but this time the focus is on what the big fella can do on the field.
December 7, 2005