Keith Washington was considering retirement. The Giants certainly helped him make up his mind. On Tuesday, the Giants released their second veteran defensive lineman in as many days when they let go of Washington, an end who played two years for the team.
They've been summoned to replace the irreplaceable, the immovable, and the inspirational. So it's not surprising that the Giants' new-look defensive line of unknowns, i.e., Lance Legree, Kenderick Allen, Osi Umenyiora, and William Joseph, were seemingly tossed around like bobble head dolls against the Redskins while attempting to emulate Michael Strahan, Norman Hand and Keith Washington.
December 11, 2004
While Tom Coughlin has gotten just about all the credit for New York's surprising start, Bears debacle notwithstanding, the man responsible for getting Coughlin his players - Ernie Accorsi - has been flying under the radar.
November 14, 2004
Injuries that toy with NFL teams don't discriminate. They idle great players as often as the average, leaving coaches and ownership little to do but shrug and accept their fate.
November 11, 2004
The Giants worst fears came true Monday afternoon, when it was learned that Pro Bowl defensive end Michael Strahan was lost for the remainder of the season.
November 8, 2004