Big Blue Review: The New York Giants in the 2000s

January 7, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The 2000s have been a decade of ups and downs for the New York Giants. They have been through new coaches, quarterbacks, and seen many other players come and go.
But as they are looking good going into the new decade, let's take a look back at the one that has passed.
Coming off a 7-9 season in 1999, it was going to be a make or break year for New York Giants head coach Jim Fassel. The Giants had a great year, making it all the way to the Super Bowl.
Unfortunately, once they reached the Super Bowl, they ran into a brick wall. That brick wall was Ray Lewis and the Baltimore Ravens defense. They lost the Super Bowl 34-7.
Coming into the season, the Giants were hoping that they could return to the Super Bowl and finish what they started the year before.
The 2001 season didn't go that way though, and they had another disappointing 7-9 season and finished third in the NFC East.
The bright spot of the season came from defensiv...

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