Chris Snee is offering an opportunity this summer that he never had growing up – a camp for offensive linemen.
The Giants’ decorated right guard will host the Chris Snee Lineman Camp sponsored by JF Camps at William Paterson University in Wayne, N.J., running Monday, June 24th to Thursday, June 27th from 5-8:15 p.m. each day.
The camp is open to boys entering fifth grade to graduating 11th grade, and will be run with Pioneers head coach and camp director Jerry Flora and his staff.
“There are a limited number of linemen camps,” Snee said. “I know growing up, there were none available for me, and I’ve heard of a few here or there in this area. But I thought I should start one and see if we can make a yearly thing out of it. The fact that I’ve had some success and been coached by one of the best line coaches in the NFL [Giants offensive line coach Pat Flaherty], I have a lot of knowledge I can share.
“It’s going to be a lot of drill work, but then there will also be some fun competitions and some strongman events, which were so key in my training for all my years in the NFL, that kind of got me as strong as I was. It’s going to be fun.”
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Just another day in Hawaii.
On the last offensive play for the AFC all-stars, Houston’s defensive end — who played some tight end in college — lined up outside, and naturally, the Giants’ own pass rusher was there to cover him. Pierre-Paul won the jump ball thrown by Colts quarterback Andrew Luck in the right side of the end zone and came down with the interception, capping off a 62-35 NFC victory.
“That interception by JPP in the end zone was pretty impressive,” Cruz told NBC after the game. “I know I’m biased, but that was pretty impressive. All these guys played great. It was great all week long hanging out with these guys, and it was an honor to play in this game.”
Along with Pierre-Paul, Cruz, Manning and Chris Snee represented the Giants in Honolulu’s Aloha Stadium this year.
After Pierre-Paul sacked Denver’s Peyton Manning to begin the second quarter, Eli Manning took over on the ensuing possession for New Orleans quarterback Drew Brees and completed 16 of 23 passes for 191 yards, an interception and two touchdowns, including a nine-yard strike to Cruz to give their side a 17-14 lead. It was all NFC after that.
Cruz finished with 96 yards and a Pro-Bowl record 10 catches, but it was Minnesota tight end Kyle Rudolph who took home MVP honors after hauling in five receptions for 122 yards and a touchdown.
“The energy level was high,” Cruz said. “The effort level was there. Guys were really putting some hits on people, not to hurt them but just playing solid football. And I think it was indicative of us wanting to keep this game alive and keep this game in Hawaii for years to come and I think we really proved that out here today.”
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Wilson garnered three votes of the national panel of 50 media members, while Baltimore’s Jacoby Jones earned first-team honors at the position with 37.5.
Wilson, who was the only Giant to pick up All-Pro accolades this season, finished with 1,533 return yards, including 227 against the New Orleans Saints in Week 14 when he also broke a 97-yard return touchdown. In that game, Wilson became the only player in NFL history with at least 200 kickoff return yards and 100 rushing yards in a single contest.
Two other Giants received All-Pro votes. Guard Chris Snee picked up two while safety Stevie Brown had six votes.
AP ALL-PRO FIRST TEAM
QB: Peyton Manning, Broncos.
RB: Adrian Peterson, Vikings; Marshawn Lynch, Seahawks.
FB: Vonta Leach, Ravens.
TE: Tony Gonzalez, Falcons.
WR: Calvin Johnson, Lions; Brandon Marshall, Bears.
OT: Duane Brown, Texans; Ryan Clady, Broncos.
G: Jahri Evans, Saints; Mike Iupati, 49ers.
C: Max Unger, Seahawks.
DE: J.J. Watt, Texans; Cameron Wake, Dolphins.
DT: Geno Atkins, Bengals; Vince Wilfork, Patriots.
OLB: Von Miller, Broncos; Aldon Smith, 49ers.
ILB: Patrick Willis, 49ers; NaVorro Bowman, 49ers.
CB: Richard Sherman, Seahawks; Charles Tillman, Bears.
S: Earl Thomas, Seahawks; Dashon Goldson, 49ers.
P: Andy Lee, 49ers.
K: Blair Walsh, Vikings.
KR: Jacoby Jones, Ravens.
AP ALL-PRO SECOND TEAM
QB: Aaron Rodgers, Packers.
RB: Alfred Morris, Redskins; Jamaal Charles, Chiefs.
FB: Jerome Felton, Vikings.
TE: Jason Witten, Cowboys.
WR: A.J. Green, Bengals; Andre Johnson, Texans.
OT: Joe Thomas, Browns; Joe Staley, 49ers.
G: Marshal Yanda, Ravens; Logan Mankins, Patriots.
C: Maurkice Pouncey, Steelers.
DE: Justin Smith, 49ers; Julius Peppers, Bears.
DT: Justin Smith, 49ers; Ndamukong Suh, Lions; Haloti Ngata, Ravens.
OLB: Chad Greenway, Vikings; Ahmad Brooks, 49ers; Clay Matthews, Packers; DeMarcus Ware, Cowboys.
ILB: Daryl Washington, Cardinals; London Fletcher, Redskins.
CB: Champ Bailey, Broncos; Tim Jennings, Bears.
S: Eric Weddle, Chargers; Jairus Byrd, Bills.
P: Thomas Morstead, Saints.
K: Phil Dawson, Browns.
KR: David Wilson, Giants.
PUNT, PASS & KICK
Competing in the Punt, Pass & Kick National Finals in Atlanta this past weekend, Giants’ representatives Joshua O’Neill of Nutley, N.J., finished second (10-11 boys) and Rebecca Golderman of Albany, N.Y., took third (14-15 girls). For a list of the final results, CLICK HERE. Congratulations to Joshua and Rebecca.
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This week’s game will be the 156th regular season meeting between the two teams, with the Giants leading the series, 80-73-2. In their last meeting, the Eagles defeated the Giants, 19-17, in Week 4 at Lincoln Financial Field in Philadelphia.
Kickoff: 1 PM ET
Location: MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J.
Radio: WFAN 660AM/101.9FM
Weather: Temperatures steady or falling to near 27F. Winds NW at 25 to 30 mph.
New York clinches a playoff spot with: 1) NYG win + DAL loss or tie + CHI loss + MIN loss
WR 13 Ramses Barden
CB 28 Jayron Hosley
S 39 Tyler Sash
RB 41 Ryan Torain
DE 71 Adewale Ojomo
TE 81 Adrien Robinson
DT 99 Chris Canty
Lineup changes: Rocky Bernard will replace Canty at RDT
WR 19 Greg Salas
RB 32 Chris Polk
G 63 Danny Watkins
T 78 Matt Kopa
TE 86 Evan Moore
DT 91 Fletcher Cox
LB 95 Mychal Kendricks
Lineup changes: Derek Landri will replace Cox at RDT; Akeem Jordan will replace Kendricks at WILL
15:00 — Game Captains: Chris Snee and Chase Blackburn along with season captains Eli Manning, Justin Tuck, and Zak DeOssie. Giants win the coin toss and elect to receive. The Eagles defend the east goal.
14:58 — Alex Henery attempts an onside kick and the Eagles successfully recover at their own 47.
12:56 — Stevie Brown grabs his eight interception of the season, returning it 48 yards down to the Eagles’ 26.
12:02 — David Wilson strings together runs of 10 and 13 to begin the game.
10: 36 — TOUCHDOWN GIANTS. Eli Manning over the middle to Rueben Randle in the end zone for three yards. XP is GOOD. NEW YORK 7, PHILADELPHIA 0 (Drive: 4 plays, 26 yards in 2:01)
*That was Randle’s second touchdown of his rookie campaign.
7:21 — After Wilson took the first four carries of the game, Bradshaw came in on third-and-1 and rushed for 17 yards.
6:34 — TOUCHDOWN GIANTS. Manning to Randle down the left sideline for 38 yards. XP is GOOD. NEW YORK 14, PHILADELPHIA 0 (Drive: 5 plays, 74 yards in 2:43)
5:57 — Justin Tuck sacks Michael Vick for a loss of four yards.
4:42 — Giants force the Eagles to punt for the third time on three drives.
3:05 — Manning finds Bradshaw out of the backfield for a 41-yard completion.
1:29 — TOUCHDOWN GIANTS. Manning to Wilson for 15 yards. XP is GOOD. NEW YORK 21, PHILADELPHIA 0 (Drive: 6 plays, 75 yards in 3:10)
0:00 — GIANTS 21, EAGLES 0
14:48 — Vick converts a fourth-and-10 with a 15-yard pass to Avant.
12:06 — TOUCHDOWN EAGLES. Converting another fourth down, Vick finds Maclin in the end zone for seven yards. XP is GOOD. NEW YORK 21, PHILADELPHIA 7 (Drive: 11 plays, 80 yards in 4:12)
6:26 — TOUCHDOWN GIANTS. Ahmad Bradshaw rushes in for a one-yard score. XP is GOOD. NEW YORK 28, PHILADELPHIA 7 (Drive: 10 plays, 73 yards in 5:40)
5:11 — Previously 0-for-5 on third-down conversions, Vick converts the first to Avant for 13 yards on third-and-10.
1:55 — Henery misses a 28-yard attempt, wide left. Giants get the ball back on their own 20.
0:10 — TOUCHDOWN GIANTS. Set up by a 30-yard catch from Domenik Hixon, Manning finds Victor Cruz in the end zone for a 24-yard score. XP is GOOD. NEW YORK 35, PHILADELPHIA 7 (Drive: 2 plays, 54 yards in 0:13.)
HALFTIME: GIANTS 35, EAGLES 7
10:43 — Osi Umenyiora chases down Michael Vick, forcing the Eagles to punt. New York takes over on its own 20.
7:16 — Eli Manning is sacked for the first time of the game by Phillip Hunt for a loss of 11, forcing the Giants to punt. Philadelphia takes over on its own 15.
5:25 — Chase Blackburn tackles Bryce Brown behind the line of scrimmage for a loss of 2, setting up a third-and-4.
3:03 — Corey Webster breaks up a deep pass in the end zone intended for Maclin.
2:07 — Vick scrambles for six yards but falls short on third-and-20, forcing Philly to punt. The Giants take over on their own 12.
0:00 — GIANTS 35, EAGLES 7
13:36 — On third-and-10, Philadelphia is called for a 21-yard passing interference penalty intended for Domenik Hixon, keeping the drive alive.
12:40 — With an 11-yard run, Ahmad Bradshaw surpasses 1,000 rushing yards for the second time in his career (2010). He needs six more to get to 100 for the game.
7:56 — And there it is. Bradshaw eclipses 100 yards with an 13-yard run.
*Paid attendance announced at 80,657
6:58 — TOUCHDOWN GIANTS. Henry Hynoski catches a one-yard pass from Manning in the end zone for his first career touchdown. NEW YORK 42, PHILADELPHIA 7 (Drive: 14 plays, 88 yards in 9:24)
4:00 — David Carr relieves Eli Manning.
FINAL: GIANTS 42, EAGLES 7
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2013 NATIONAL FOOTBALL CONFERENCE ALL-STARS
AFC-NFC PRO BOWL, SUNDAY, JANUARY 27, 2013, ALOHA STADIUM, HONOLULU, HAWAII
Quarterback: *Aaron Rodgers (Green Bay), Matt Ryan (Atlanta), Robert Griffin III (Washington)
Running back: *Adrian Peterson (Minnesota), Marshawn Lynch (Seattle), Frank Gore (San Francisco)
Fullback: *Jerome Felton (Minnesota)
Wide receiver: *Calvin Johnson (Detroit), *Brandon Marshall (Chicago), Julio Jones (Atlanta), Victor Cruz (N.Y. Giants)
Tight end: *Tony Gonzalez (Atlanta), Jason Witten (Dallas)
Tackle: *Joe Staley (San Francisco), *Russell Okung (Seattle), Trent Williams (Washington)
Guard: *Mike Iupati (San Francisco), *Jahri Evans (New Orleans), Chris Snee (N.Y. Giants)
Center: *Max Unger (Seattle), Jeff Saturday (Green Bay)
Defensive end:*Jason Pierre-Paul (N.Y. Giants), *Julius Peppers (Chicago), Jared Allen (Minnesota)
Interior linemen: *Justin Smith (San Francisco), *Henry Melton (Chicago), Gerald McCoy (Tampa Bay)
Outside linebacker: *Aldon Smith (San Francisco), *DeMarcus Ware (Dallas), Clay Matthews (Green Bay)
Inside/Middle linebacker: *Patrick Willis (San Francisco), NaVorro Bowman (San Francisco)
Cornerback: *Charles Tillman (Chicago), *Tim Jennings (Chicago), Patrick Peterson (Arizona)
Free safety: *Dashon Goldson (San Francisco), Earl Thomas (Seattle)
Strong safety: *Donte Whitner (San Francisco)
Punter: Thomas Morstead (New Orleans)
Placekicker: Blair Walsh (Minnesota)
Kick returner: Leon Washington (Seattle)
Special-teamer: Lorenzo Alexander (Washington)
Long snapper: TBA
For the 2013 AFC Pro Bowl roster, CLICK HERE.
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This week’s game is the 160th regular season meeting between the two teams, with the Giants leading the series, 92-63-4. The two teams have met twice in the postseason, with the series tied, 1-1. The Giants won the first game in 2012, at MetLife Stadium in Week 7 by a 27-23 score. The Giants have a 22-32-1 record on Monday Night Football, including a 4-2 record against the Redskins.
Kickoff: 8:30 PM ET
Location: FedEx Field, Landover, Md.
Weather: Clear. 57°F. Winds light and variable.
New York Lineup Changes
» 72 Osi Umenyiora will start at RE
Washington Lineup Changes
*Keith Rivers gets the start at linebacker. That’s the fourth time of the season for Rivers in seven games played.
14:50 — An early challenge from Mike Shanahan gives the Redskins a first down. Washington challenged where Paulsen went out of bounds.
12:54 — After forcing Washington to punt on the opening drive, Eli Manning hooks up with Bear Pascoe for a first down on the first play. It was Pascoe’s first catch since Week 5 against Cleveland.
10:54 — Coincidentally, Jerrel Jernigan also gets his first catch since that same Browns game, good for nine yards and another first down.
9:40 — Expected to see a larger role, David Wilson gets his first touch — a toss which he turns into a five-yard gain.
6:27 — FIELD GOAL GIANTS. Lawrence Tynes makes a 39-yard attempt. NEW YORK 3, WASHINGTON 0 (Drive: 11 plays, 69 yards in 6:32)
4:27 — TOUCHDOWN REDSKINS. Robert Griffin III rushed for 12 yards, fumbles, but is recovered by Josh Morgan, who takes it in for the score. XP is GOOD. WASHINGTON 7, NEW YORK 3
3:14 — Manning unable to hook up with Victor Cruz streaking downfield.
2:28 — Ahmad Bradshaw takes a direct snap for 14 yards. He has 40 yards on 7 carries so far.
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The Giants and Green Bay Packers meet for the 51st time in the regular season, with the Packers holding a 27-21-2 lead in the series. The two teams have met seven times in the postseason, with the Packers leading, 4-3. In their last meeting, the Giants defeated the Packers, 37-20, in a 2011 NFC Divisional Playoff Game at Lambeau Field.
Kickoff: 8:20 PM ET
Location: MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J.
Weather: Fair. 37°F. Winds WSW at 10 to 15 mph.
New York Lineup Changes
Green Bay Lineup Changes
» 54 Dezman Moses for 52 Clay Matthews at ROLB
» 29 Casey Hayward for 37 Sam Shields at RCB
15:00 — Game Day Captains: Chris Snee and Chris Canty along with season captains Eli Manning, Justin Tuck, and Zak DeOssie. Giants win the coin toss and elect to receive. The Packers defend the west goal.
12:43 — TOUCHDOWN GIANTS. Andre Brown runs in for a 2-yard score. XP is GOOD. NEW YORK 7, GREEN BAY 0 (Drive: 6 plays, 74 yards in 2:22)
*That was Brown’s eighth rushing touchdown of the year.
12:33 — On his first play back from a six-game absence, Kenny Phillips wraps up Starks on a three-yard run.
10:58 — TOUCHDOWN PACKERS. Aaron Rodgers hits Jordy Nelson for a 61-yard score down the right sideline. The Replay Assistant challenged the runner was in bounds, and the play was Upheld. XP is GOOD. NEW YORK 7, GREEN BAY 7 (Drive: 4 plays, 77 yards in 1:54)
7:51 — Chris Canty trips up Rodgers for his second sack of the season. Giants were using a four-safety look on the third-down play.
7:21 — Packers’ Crosby misses a 55-yard field goal attempt, wide left.
4:08 — Manning lowers his shoulder and scrambles for a gain of 13 yards and a first down.
2:44 — TOUCHDOWN GIANTS. Rueben Randle catches his first career touchdown on a 16-yard pass in the back of the end zone. XP is GOOD. NEW YORK 14, GREEN BAY 7 (Drive: 8 plays, 55 yards in 4:37)
2:29 — On the first play of the ensuing drive, Corey Webster intercepts Rodgers and returns it down to the 8-yard line. Play is reviewed and ruled Webster was down by contact on the Packers’ 33.
0:29 — FIELD GOAL GIANTS. Lawrence Tynes makes a 43-yard attempt. NEW YORK 17, GREEN BAY 7 (Drive: 4 plays, 8 yards in 2:03)
0:16 — Chase Blackburn sacks Rodgers for a loss of 8.
0:00 — GIANTS 17, PACKERS 7
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This week’s game is the 76th meeting between the Pittsburgh Steelers and the New York Giants. The Giants lead the series, 44-28-3. The two teams have never met in the postseason. In their last meeting, the Giants defeated the Steelers, 21-14, in Week 8 of the 2008 season.
Kickoff: 4:25 PM ET
Location: MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, NJ
Weather: Partly cloudy. 49°F. Wind: W 14mph, gusting to 24 mph
» 66 Diehl for 75 Locklear at RT
» 58 Herzlich for 93 Blackburn at MLB
» 27 Brown for 21 Phillips at SS
» 25 Allen for 43 Polamalu at SS
» 76 Adams for 77 Gilbert at RT
» 33 Redman for 34 Mendenhall at RB
15:00 — Game Day Captains are CB Corey Webster and G Chris Snee along with season captains QB Eli Manning, DE Justin Tuck, and LS Zak DeOssie. Giants win coin toss and elect to receive. Steelers will defend the west goal.
*After a 35-yard return by David Wilson, the Giants start the drive on their own 30-yard line.
14:53 — Giants once again take a deep shot on the first play of the game, but the pass from Manning to Hakeem Nicks falls incomplete.
13:10 — Justin Tryon downs Steve Weatherford’s at Pittsburgh’s two-yard line where the Steelers begin their first drive of the game.
10:29 — Jayron Hosley makes a great diving play and strips the ball from the speedy Chris Rainey, but the ball bounces out of bounds. Pittsburgh punts two plays later and the Giants take over on their own 36.
4:48 — On third-and-3, Antrel Rolle bats down Roethlisberger’s pass at the line of scrimmage. Giants get the ball back at their own 16.
3:58 — Manning completes a 26-yard pass to Victor Cruz, the longest play so far in the game.
3:14 — On the next play, Manning throws an interception intended for Cruz. Pittsburgh takes over at its own 42.
0:00 — GIANTS 0, STEELERS 0
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This week’s game is the 101st regular season meeting between the two teams, with the Cowboys leading the series, 57-41-2. The two teams have met once in the postseason, when the Giants defeated the Cowboys, 21-17, in the 2007 NFC Divisional Playoff Game. In their last meeting, the Cowboys defeated the Giants, 24-17, in Week 1 in MetLife Stadium.
Kickoff: 4:25 PM ET
Location: Cowboys Stadium, Arlington, Texas
Weather: Sunny. 59°F. Wind: From N 14mph, gusting to 19 mph
» Felix Jones for DeMarco Murray at RB
» Ryan Cook for Phil Costa at C
15:00 — Game Day Captains: Osi Umenyiora and Chris Snee along with season captains Eli Manning, Justin Tuck, and Zak DeOssie. Giants win the coin toss and will receive.
13:38 — Manning completes a deep ball to rookie wide receiver Rueben Randle for a 56-yard gain. Randle entered Sunday’s contest with seven catches for 86 yards.
11:58 — FIELD GOAL GIANTS. Lawrence Tynes makes a 41-yard attempt on the opening drive. GIANTS 3, COWBOYS 0 (Drive: 7 plays, 57 yards in 3:07)
9:23 — S Stevie Brown jumps a pass intended for Dez Bryant and intercepts Tony Romo, returning it 37 yards down to the Dallas 27-yard line. Brown now leads the team with four interceptions.
7:17 — FIELD GOAL GIANTS. Lawrence Tynes makes a 37-yard attempt. GIANTS 6, COWBOYS 0 (Drive: 4 plays, 8 yards in 2:00)
5:57 — Two possessions and two interceptions for the Cowboys. Corey Webster grabs his second of the year and returns it 38 yards down to the Dallas 31.
3:46 — TOUCHDOWN GIANTS. Set up by a pass to Martellus Bennett and two Ahmad Bradshaw runs taking it down to the one-yard line, Andre Brown takes it in for the score around the left end. XP is GOOD. GIANTS 13, COWBOYS 0 (Drive: 4 plays, 31 yards in 2:01)
2:17 — David Wilson’s number is called for the second time of the game, but the rookie loses a yard on the carry.
0:51 — The Giants are forced to punt after a three-and-out, but Dez Bryant muffs the return and Michael Coe recovers the fumble in Dallas territory.
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