Forgotten Player of the Moment – BRAD VAN PELT

Brad Van Pelt by Phil Rippa Requested by Dean Rasmussen (Sadly Brad Van Pelt is another person who has passed away since the writing of their FPOTM) I needed to hook my boy Dean Rasmussen up on his birthday and he requested that we remember former All-Pro Brad Van Pelt for a minute. And it’s hard for me to ignore […]

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Forgotten Player of the Moment – PHILLIPPI SPARKS

PHILLIPPI SPARKS (by BILL BARNWELL) Growing up a fan of the Giants in the mid-nineties was a tough gig. Now, I understand that a lot of teams run through cold spells and don’t really have much to offer in the way of success. That’s okay. I could’ve easily fallen for a crappy team. Those Giants, however, were doubly unfortunate – […]

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Forgotten Player of the Moment – RON DIXON

RON DIXON (by Phil Rippa)   The New York Jets and Minnesota Vikings played a Monday Night Football game that had lots and lots and lots of subplots. Brett Favre returning to play the second team he bailed on with a fake retirement. Favre, also, apparently has a jimmy that matches his jersey number. Randy Moss’ return to the Vikings. […]

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Forgotten Player of the Moment – LIONEL MANUEL

LIONEL MANUEL By Phil Rippa Requested by Pieman I heart the New York Football Giants. I mean I love them like no other. Like they were my third born child. So writing about Lionel Manuel should be a breeze. Yeah… sure. I mean Lionel Manuel was good. Real good at times. But wasn’t LT. And he wasn’t a short, pudgy […]

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Forgotten Players of the Moment – GARY REASONS

GARY REASONS (by Phil Rippa) As a member of the New York Giants Super Bowl winning teams, Gary Reasons will always have a soft spot in my heart. Another in the long line of ugly looking white guys who played for the New York football teams in the 80s (Joe Klecko, Dave Jennings, Marty Lyons, Jeff Hostetler, etc…) Reasons had […]

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2005 NFL DRAFT RECAP

2005 NFL Draft Recap (Originally published 4/29/05) (Somewhat fitting that I found this in the archives. 10 years already. We are all old.. and stupid. Oh I went and found some photos just to make it pretty. – Rippa (052305)) ED: Ed Agner : BB: Bill Barnwell : PR: Phil Rippa ED: Of course we would be remiss if we […]

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