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New York Giants News and Notes: Vewwy Vewwy Quiet Edition

Good morning fellow Giants fans. We've definitely reached that time of year, when Amani Toomer making comments about Tony Romo being better than Eli Manning become the cheese every mouse in the tri-state area is fighting over. But there is always something, so let's have a look.....

Amani Toomer doesn’t back down, still insists that Tony Romo is a better quarterback than Eli Manning - NY Daily News
Amani Toomer may have raised the ire of the Giants fans who once cheered him on but he didn't back off his Tony Romo is better than Eli Manning remarks Friday. Toomer, appearing on ESPN Radio with Michael Kay, said he researched the stats beforehand and that they point to the Cowboy QB. "I'm not dissing Eli," he told Kay. "It's more of an affirmation of Tony Romo and how good he is." Toomer's argument is that Romo's stats are better and that Manning has been on better teams with better support, hence his eight playoff wins (and two Super Bowls) to Romo's one.

I know this topic has been beaten to a pulp already. For what it's worth, Manning has two rings that he clearly earned and that's as far as I think this debate should go. How many times has Romo come up small in big games? Just my two cents a few days later.

New York Giants 2012 Fantasy Outlook: Fantasy Football Fan’s Take - Yahoo! Sports
The Giants have gone from a run-oriented offense to a pass-heavy attack led by Eli Manning. With this in mind, Manning and his star wideouts are the players to target heading into your draft.

Victor Cruz of NY Giants in "Out of the Blue" Book Event - Queens, July 13, 20 - Latinospost :: Sports :: Latinos Post
Victor Cruz, the New York Giants wide receiver will be promoting his new book Victor Cruz: Out of the Blue in an event organized by Time Warner Cable on July 13 and 20 in Queens, New York City. Giants football fans will have an opportunity to closely interact with Cruz who'll be responding to fans in an interactive discussion about his new memoir which details his personal story of overcoming numerous life setbacks. The discussion will take place at Queens Theatre on July 13 while a book signing event will take place on July 20 at Queens Center Mall.

History Story " Mementos from Giants’ SB XLVI win
The New York Giants posted a 9-7 regular season record and then rolled through the playoffs. The season was capped with a thrilling 21-17 victory over the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLVI. It marked the fourth Super Bowl title for the Giants. To commemorate the win, the National Football League recently donated memorabilia from the game to the Hall of Fame. These items include ticket stubs, shirts, a patch and a football signed by the entire Giants team.

By the way, did anyone notice that the final score was Plaxico's prediction from four years prior? The one in which Brady giggled about his team only scoring 17 points before actually being held to 14.

Spagnola: First Week Absurdly Condensed
Ah, but here is where things start getting sticky for the Cowboys – and Giants. Plus, remember the rest of the league will play their final preseason games on Thursday night, thus giving them nine full days to prepare for their openers, and 10 to the Cowboys and Giants final preseason opponents. That's just the start of this inequity. Rosters must be trimmed to their maximum of 53 by 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31. OK fine, everyone is in the same boat there. But remember, the Cowboys must begin practice for the Giants game on Saturday.

Former Giants defensive end Gary Jeter takes part in golf benefit in Herkimer | NBC-WKTV News Channel 2 - Utica News, Weather, Sports - | Local News
Some local golfers who just happen to be New York Giants football fans were in their glory on Saturday. They had the chance to play a round with former Giants defensive end Gary Jeter at Holland Heigts Golf Course in Herkimer. Jeter, who is now 57 years old, played 13 seasons in the NFL, most of them with the New York Giants. He was invited to take part in the annual golf tournament to benefit the Mohawk Pop Warner Football League.

I had the good fortune to meet Jeter when I first moved away from New York, in 1992. I moved to Cleveland, where Jeter opened a My Favorite Muffin franchise. There is something strange about being served coffee by a former NFL star, but the guy was extremely friendly and enjoyed talking football as I sat at the counter. Hey, I told you it was a slow news day!