Jason Pierre-Paul

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Why Jason Pierre-Paul Needs to Fix His Relationship With the New York Giants

Pro Bowl defensive end has been persona non grata to his team since seriously injuring his hands in a July 4 fireworks accident
Why Jason Pierre-Paul Needs to Fix His Relationship With the New York Giants

This is simply not the way to handle it. Not in any way, shape or form. And he must make this right. Now.

 

Jason Pierre-Paul, the New York Giants’ Pro Bowl defensive end, has been at home in South Florida trying to rehab from a horrific firework accident that occurred on July 4. Since that day, the Giants have not seen their best defender and pass rusher in person.

 

Jason Pierre-Paul to Wait to Sign Franchise Tender

To avoid the NFI list, the Giants defensive end will wait until he is healthy enough to participate.

After Jason Pierre-Paul lost part of his finger after a fireworks incident last week, the New York Giants withdrew their long-term contract offer. Yet, they still left their one-year, $14.8 million franchise tag on him, allowing him to take the deal. However, sources say that Pierre-Paul now seems unlikely to sign that tender until he recovers from the injury.

 

New York Giants vs. Chicago Bears Preview and Prediction

Tom Coughlin and the Giants travel to Chicago to face the Bears in hopes of avoiding the team’s first 0-6 start since 1976
New York Giants vs. Chicago Bears Preview and Prediction

Two teams featuring embattled, high-profile quarterbacks and struggling defenses are on tap tonight when the New York Giants square off against the Chicago Bears at 8:25 p.m. ET on the NFL Network. The Giants are in desperate need of a win following a disastrous 0-5 start while the Bears are looking to put an end to their two-game losing streak.

5 Most Badass Defensive Players Now that Ray Lewis is Gone

Who's going to fill his very angry shoes?
<p> Who's going to fill his very angry shoes?</p>

When the news hit that Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis was lost for the rest of the season with a torn triceps muscle, it hit hard – as hard as any hit Lewis has delivered during his remarkable 17-year NFL career. It wasn’t just potentially catastrophic news for the Ravens. It felt more like the end of an era.

Athlon Sports' 2012 NFL Preseason Awards

The favorites for MVP, Defensive, Rookie, Coach of the Year and more.
<p> The preseason favorites for MVP, Offensive Player of the Year, Defensive Player of the Year, Offensive Rookie of the Year, Defensive Rookie of the Year, Coach of the Year and Executive of the Year.</p>

The 2012 NFL season kicks off with a Wednesday night showdown between the reigning Super Bowl champion New York Giants and their NFC East rival Dallas Cowboys — in the first of 256 regular season games that span from Sept. 4 until Dec. 30.

Before a snap has been taken, Athlon Sports looks into our crystal ball in an attempt to predict who will be award-worthy after the dust settles this season.

Super Bowl XLVI Hall of Famers

Will another Super Bowl win punch Eli Manning's ticket to the Hall of Fame in Canton?
<p> Will another Super Bowl win punch Eli Manning's ticket to the Hall of Fame in Canton? A rundown of this year's 15 Hall of Fame finalists as well as the potential future Hall of Famers competing in Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis.</p>

The Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Selection Committee will meet in Indianapolis on Feb. 4, the day before Super Bowl XLVI, to debate and vote on the 2012 Hall of Fame class — which will be the 50th class honored in Canton, Ohio. This year’s field has been narrowed down to 15 modern-era finalists and two senior nominees.

Super Bowl XLVI Breakdown

A breakdown of the Patriots' and Giants' offense, defense, special teams and coaching.
<p> A breakdown of the New England Patriots' and New York Giants' offense, defense, special teams and coaching.</p>

Super Bowl XLVI
Lucas Oil Stadium, Indianapolis, Ind.
New England Patriots vs. New York Giants
Sunday, Feb. 5, 6:30 p.m. EST on NBC

New England Patriots

NFL Picks: Every Game, Week 17

A look at every NFL game for Week 17, with the consensus pick of Athlon Sports' editors.
<p> A look at every NFL game for Week 17 — including the Cowboys at Giants, Ravens at Bengals, Lions at Packers and Titans at Texans — with the consensus pick of Athlon Sports' editors.</p>

A quick preview of every game on the NFL schedule for Week 17, along with the consensus picks of Athlon Sports editors Mitchell Light, Rob Doster, Nathan Rush, Patrick Snow and Steven Lassan:

NFL Postseason Awards

Drew Brees and Aaron Rodgers headline this season's list of award-worthy players.
<p> MVP favorite Aaron Rodgers, record-breaker Drew Brees and rookie Cam Newton headline this season's list of award-worthy players.</p>

‘Tis the season for year-end awards in the NFL. This year, there are more players deserving of recognition than trophies to hand out. These are the select few Athlon Sports believes to be award-worthy:

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