Good morning, New York Giants fans! Here are your Thursday morning news and notes from around the Inter-Google.
"Obviously we’ve got to get the job done, but I definitely want to come back to the Giants," Thomas said. "Why wouldn’t I want to come back to the Super Bowl champs? I’d be a fool to leave right now."
Are the Giants the best organization in the NFL? | National Football Post
The Giants won their fourth Super Bowl championship since 1987 on Sunday. They have been in five Super Bowls in that period with the only loss being to Baltimore in January 2001. Why are the Giants so consistently good? Because in my opinion they are without a doubt the best organization in the NFL. ...
The Giants have won 8 NFL championships, third behind Green Bay with 13 and Chicago with 9. I'm sure there will be many more because of the way they do business. They truly are the Flagship Franchise in the National Football League.
Rex Ryan was wrong about the Jets being "big brother" in New York. Perhaps needing to address this, the team took out a full-page ad in the Daily News congratulating the Giants on their Super Bowl win.
Giants' David Diehl played in Super Bowl XLVI with injured hand | NJ.com
"Let them say what they want to say, but I have two Super Bowl rings to show of what I’m capable of doing," he said. "Otherwise, I don’t think this would’ve happened."
Willis: Eli Manning, Justin Tuck are Giants’ new leaders following footsteps of Lawrence Taylor and Phil Simms - NYPOST.com
They were the only players to speak yesterday, the only real Giants that addressed fans in New York and New Jersey and thanked them for being along for this wonderful ride.
If there was any question about who led these 2011 Giants to an unexpected Super Bowl win and who will lead them in the future, they were answered during yesterday’s day of celebration.
Justin Tuck and Eli Manning are the faces of the franchise now, the faces of this era that includes two Super Bowl victories and counting. They are to these Giants what Lawrence Taylor and Phil Simms were when the Giants won their first Super Bowl 25 years ago: one black, one white, one offense, one defense, working together to mold a championship team.
Peyton: 'No envy whatsoever' toward Eli's rings - NFL - Sporting News
Now that Eli leads Peyton 2-1 in championships, does that make the older brother jealous?
"Eli and I don’t play that game," Peyton Manning told SN Colts correspondent Mike Chappell of the Indianapolis Star. "The relationship of Eli, (oldest brother) Cooper and I is not about trying to rub it in or anything like that. It’s about love, nothing but love.
"I couldn’t be happier for Eli, prouder of Eli. I want nothing but the best for him. I think he will continue to win more Super Bowls. There is no envy whatsoever in our relationship. He deserves this."