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Big Blue Banter: A New York Giants Football Podcast

English, Sports, 1 season, 763 episodes, 4 days, 51 minutes
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Dan Schneier and Nick Falato break down the New York Giants using All-22 game film and analytics.
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Giants draw draft praise from PFF’s Sam Monson

Dan interviews PFF’s Sam Monson about the Giants direction going from the start of the offseason with free agency through the draft, the QB situation and more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/21/202433 minutes, 17 seconds
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Giants 2024 schedule analysis

Dan and Nick go game by game breaking down the Giants 2024 schedule and what games are pivotal for their season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/17/202439 minutes, 6 seconds
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Should Giants GM Joe Schoen be on the hot seat?

Dan and Nick dive into the debate that’s taken over Giants Twitter since the conclusion of the 2024 NFL Draft – should GM Joe Schoen be on the hot seat heading into 2024? They take a 30,000-foot view to start before diving into a look back on each of their five biggest tDan and Nick dive into the debate that’s taken over Giants Twitter since the conclusion of the 2024 NFL Draft – should GM Joe Schoen be on the hot seat heading into 2024? They take a 30,000-foot view to start before diving into a look back on each of their five biggest takeaways after the 2021 season heading into the 2022 offseason. Then, they dissect each move Schoen has made in each of his two offseasons, the biggest deciding factors and more before circling back to discuss what would have to happen in 2024 for Schoen to be on the hot seat for them, and potentially for them to say – “that’s it, it’s time to move on” and what he can do to secure his seat for the future. akeaways after the 2021 season heading into the 2022 offseason. Then, they dissect each move Schoen has made in each of his two offseasons, the biggest deciding factors and more before circling back to discuss what would have to happen in 2024 for Schoen to be on the hot seat for them, and potentially for them to say – “that’s it, it’s time to move on” and what he can do to secure his seat for the future. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/13/20241 hour, 21 minutes, 40 seconds
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Mailbag: How offense will evolve, elite QB or elite roster, how Elis game would translate to 2024, more

Dan and Nick dive into their final edition of the post-draft mailbag by tackling how the offense will evolve with Malik Nabers and whether or not we'll see a similar scheme to 2022, what they would prefer -- an elite QB or elite roster and which of the two is easier to build, what path the Giants have to improve QB in 2025 if they need to, how Eli Manning's skill set would translate to today's era and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/11/20241 hour, 18 minutes, 29 seconds
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Do the Giants have the fastest receiving corps?

Dan and Nick take a look at one of the key stated objectives by Joe Schoen and Brian Daboll to get faster at WR when they arrived by first looking at their route-weighted speed in WR in 2022 when they took over to where it is now, how they've added stop-and-start ability as well, and what this means from a schematic standpoint and from a ceiling standpoint for the offense in 2024. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/9/202436 minutes, 52 seconds
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Mailbag Pt. 2: Where the franchise is going, favorite Coughlin era Giants, more

Dan and Nick dive into part two of their post-draft mailbag with a 30,000-foot view question to start about what it would mean for Drew Lock to find success – if given an opportunity – for the franchise’s optimal long term goals, answer a fun question about their favorite Giants of yesteryear, plus if the Giants have a specific type they’re looking for at QB and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/6/20241 hour, 8 minutes, 49 seconds
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Mailbag: How DJ&Lock fit Daboll’s system differently, which Giants WR Nabers helps the most, more

Dan and Nick dive into their first edition of their post-draft mailbag by answering questions on the differences between what Drew Lock and Daniel Jones bring to Brian Daboll’s system, which current Giants WR Malik Nabers will help the most, if fans are being too negative about the team, and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/4/20241 hour, 15 minutes, 21 seconds
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Two big reasons why the Giants roster IS better in 2024 than it was in 2023

Dan and Nick tackle a heated debate among Giants fans in the Giants Twittersphere as to whether or not the Giants roster is actually better now than it was in 2023. They dive into the question holistically and then individually by going position by position. Finally, they quantify the crux of why they are both confident the 2024 roster is better. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/2/202424 minutes, 44 seconds
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NFC East 2024 NFL Draft Grades

Dan and Nick break down each of the three New York Giants division rivals and assign draft grades for the Dallas Cowboys, Philadelphia Eagles and Washington Commanders. They break down each team's draft class, individual picks, how they approached their draft classes, what they accomplished and what it means moving forward for the Giants. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/1/202442 minutes, 36 seconds
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Giants Draft Review: 30K-foot view + answering the biggest Qs from Days 1, 2 & 3

Dan and Nick rally for their annual end of the draft weekend review of the draft as a whole -- from the 30,000-foot view as Dan can't stop saying. They discuss the draft class as a whole, individual picks but also a wholistic approach that includes Dan asking Nick the biggest burning question from each of the three nights of the draft -- plus kicking things off with the biggest question about where the Giants are headed now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/29/20241 hour, 17 minutes, 18 seconds
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Day 3 Giants Draft loaded with ‘My Guys’ on offense

Dan and Nick unpack what the Giants did on Day 3 of the Draft where they kicked things off by drafting a prospect who was a “my guy” for both Dan and Nick followed by a my guy at RB for Dan. They break down each player individually, what it means for the Giants offense both in 2024 and the future and more before getting to their final draft pick at LB and questions from the listeners. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/27/20241 hour, 34 minutes, 6 seconds
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Giants revamp secondary with perfect scheme fits on Day 2!

Dan and Nick recap Day 2 of the Giants draft by talking the theme of revamping the secondary, breaking down each individual pick, discussing their fit with Shane Bowen, DB coach Jerome Henderson and more before diving into Day 3 wishlist picks and listener questions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/27/20241 hour, 31 minutes, 15 seconds
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Giants Day 1 Draft Recap + Day 2 Wishlist

Dan and Nick go LIVE on YouTube to recap the Giants Day 1 of the draft by going in detail about Malik Nabers, what he brings to the team now and in the future, why Joe Schoen played Round 1 right, what this means long term at QB, for Daniel Jones and a lot more before wrapping up with Day 2 targets, perfect scenarios and listener questions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/26/20241 hour, 47 minutes, 29 seconds
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Final thoughts before the Giants 2024 Draft

Dan and Nick host their first LIVE show in some time on YouTube where they break down some of their final thoughts heading into the 2024 NFL Draft with 48 hours to go, predictions for what will happen in Round 1 and most importantly answer questions from the YouTube chat. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/24/20241 hour, 32 minutes, 50 seconds
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‘My Guys’: Targets/values for the Giants on all 3 Draft Days

Dan and Nick reveal their “my guys” in the 2024 NFL draft — the best values and potential targets for the Giants on Day 1, 2 and 3 of the NFL Draft. They go through multiple different positions and circle back to where the Giants might look to target each player. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/23/20241 hour, 14 minutes, 19 seconds
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Deep draft sleepers w/ Russell Brown

Dan and Nick are joined again by Russell Brown to discuss sleepers at RB, WR, EDGE, CB, and more while also diving into his “my guys” in this class—the best draft values and how they might fit the Giants. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/22/20241 hour, 13 minutes, 41 seconds
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Mailbag 3.0: What’s the point of QB after Day 1, why go WR1 before the QB, is Schoen’s seat hot

Dan and Nick dive into their final edition of their pre-draft mailbag by answering a wide array of questions including the point of drafting quarterbacks outside of Round 1, if it makes sense to get your WR1 before your QB, how hot Joe Schoen’s seat is and should be, should Brian Daboll call plays in 2024 and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/20/202457 minutes, 26 seconds
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Dueling Giants 7-round Giants mock drafts

Dan and Nick do their annual seven-round Giants mock draft using the PFF draft simulator. They approach the draft separately, without any contact in order to avoid any bias -- finally they come together to discuss the theme of their drafts, each draft pick and more in this dueling seven-round mock. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/19/20241 hour, 10 minutes, 55 seconds
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Complete Giants Draft Preview; Every Position w/ Ourlads' David Syversten

Dan and Nick are joined by one of if not their favorite recurring guests David Syversten of Ourlads to break down the Giants and the 2024 NFL Draft. They hit every position, every need for the Giants, players they'll target, what they should do Round 1 and a lot more in this mega-preview show. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/18/20241 hour, 34 minutes, 43 seconds
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Mailbag: Which QB best fits Daboll, how Gettleman would draft this class, more

Dan and Nick dive right back into another edition of the Big Blue Banter mailbag answering questions about which QB best fits Brian Daboll, % chance the Giants might trade up to get a QB, which WR better fits what the Giants need at 6, worst case scenarios aka how Dave Gettleman would've approached the 2024 Draft and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/17/20241 hour, 23 minutes, 26 seconds
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Drake Maye profile: His ceiling could change EVERYTHING for the Giants

Dan and Nick dive into their film-based draft profile of 2024 QB prospect Drake Maye. They discuss his strengths, weaknesses, how his skill set projects to the NFL game, why they believe he has so much upside, how he would fit with the Giants and Brian Daboll and more before getting the nitty gritty in -- would they love the pick at 6 and/or would they like the idea of trading up for Maye. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/16/20241 hour, 12 minutes, 20 seconds
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QB coach Sean McEvoy: Key traits to look for + breakdown of 2024 QB class

Dan and Nick are joined by a special guest, QB coach and trainer Sean McEvoy who breaks down key traits to look for in QBs, what can be taught, what can’t, processing, footwork, mechanics and more before diving into his breakdowns of the 2024 QB class including a “sleeper” QB he feels has more upside than most plus why he’s not as high on JJ McCarthy as others seem to be. If you're interested in developing your skills at the quarterback position, please check out https://www.qbtakeover.com/ for more details about Sean and his team. Follow Sean on Twitter/X at "@QBCoachMcEvoy" Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/15/20241 hour, 6 minutes, 34 seconds
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Mailbag Part 1: Ideal QB/WR Draft combo, best & worst of Daboll/Schoen so far, more

Dan and Nick dive into Part 1 of what will be a multi part mailbag answering everyone’s questions on the Giants roster and the upcoming 2024 NFL Draft. They discuss wide range of topics, positions, players and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/13/20241 hour, 11 minutes, 41 seconds
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Jayden Daniels profile: More boom-or-bust than we expected

Dan and Nick dive into their second QB draft profile of the 2024 NFL Draft season by looking at LSU's Jayden Daniels. ESPN's Jordon Ranaan stated that multiple sources in the Giants' building told him that they're high on the 2023 Heisman Trophy Winner. They both dive into their scouting reports, strengths, and weaknesses before discussing things like fit with the Giants, why they might be so linked to Daniels this pre-draft period, where Dan/Nick is comfortable drafting him, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/12/20241 hour, 9 minutes, 52 seconds
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J.J. McCarthy profile: Why the Giants like his projection

Dan and Nick dive into their first QB draft profile of the 2024 NFL Draft season by taking a look at the quarterback most heavily-linked to the Giants -- J.J. McCarthy. They both dive into their scouting reports, strengths and weaknesses before discussing things like fit with the Giants, why they might be so linked to J.J. this pre-draft period, where Dan/Nick are comfortable drafting him and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/11/20241 hour, 16 minutes, 11 seconds
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Joe Schoen may be behind these Giants smoke screens

Dan and Nick dive into the recent flurry of "reports" about the New York Giants from national beat reporters coming out on the same day with sources connecting the Giants to quarterbacks -- multiple different ones -- but first they unpack Joe Schoen's interview with Albert Breer, a major national reporter, to decipher why he said what he did just two weeks before the draft and what it actually means. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/10/202437 minutes, 34 seconds
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AD Mitchell Draft Profile: how high is his ceiling?

Nick and Dan discuss Texas, and former Georgia WR, AD Mitchell, and his size and fluidity provide a high ceiling at the position. Both Nick and Dan have AD Mitchell higher than other WRs in the draft class, whom consensus seems to favor. They discuss his strengths and weaknesses, plus much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/10/202440 minutes, 33 seconds
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Giants 'heavily interested' in Trey Benson: It's easy to see why

Dan and Nick dive into the recent report from one of the most trusted reporters in the NFL draft landscape about the Giants' "heavy interest" in Florida State RB prospect Trey Benson. They break down Benson's profile, a little bit of his tape and then discuss scenarios for where the Giants might draft him and whether or not Nick/Dan would love, hate or feel just OK about those selections being used on Benson. This soon turns into a 30,000-foot view discussion about the RB position in roster building, the opportunity cost of using certain draft picks at RB and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/9/20241 hour, 9 minutes, 47 seconds
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Giants' Top-30 visit w/ Chop Robinson: Why Shane Bowen would love this

Dan and Nick dive into the early parts of the Giants' Top-30 visits by looking at a recent top-30 visit -- Penn State EDGE Chop Robinson. Remember, the Giants have selected SEVEN players from their top-30 visits over the past two drafts. They get into Robinson's scouting profile, pros, cons, before transitioning to how he'd fit Shane Bowen's Giants defense and then discussing scenarios for where the Giants could target Chop after several trades. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/8/202455 minutes, 9 seconds
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Scouting the Draft’s QBs, RBs, WRs w/ RSP’s Matt Waldman

Matt Waldman of the Rookie Scouting Portfolio joins the Big Blue Banter podcast to break down the offensive players in the 2024 NFL Draft. They break down why Matt is higher than consensus on QB Michael Penix, lower than consensus on QB Drake Maye and how he feels about the Giants’ pre-draft connection to J.J. McCarthy. They transition to RB with the one prospect he has as RB1 but whether or not he fits the current Giants roster rebuild. Also, Matt discusses the best processing backs in the class and some underrated targets for the Giants on Day 3. Finally, they talk WRs – the big three, who Waldman’s WR4 is, and some sleepers as well for the Giants to consider on Day 3. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/7/20241 hour, 20 minutes, 41 seconds
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Draft & Roster Construction w/ Giants.com’s John Schmeelk

Dan and Nick are joined by friend of the show and multi-time guest John Schmeelk of Giants.com. Before diving into the 2024 NFL Draft prospects, and 30,000-foot view questions like whether or not the Giants should trade up, they discuss the current roster construction including but not limited to players like Cor’Dale Flott, Evan Neal, Jason Pinnock, Jermaine Jermaine Eluemunor, and more. They also discuss positions of need and where the Giants roster is at with certain positions. Finally, they transition to the draft with John breaking down his thoughts on the QB position, what prospects he’d be willing to draft at No. 6 overall and whether or not a trade up in Round 1 or back into Round 1 makes sense for the franchise. Then, they discuss the WR class – not only the big three but also John’s favorite Day 2 sleepers and targets for the Giants.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/5/20241 hour, 31 minutes, 15 seconds
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Rome Odunze Draft Profile: Ideal fit for the New York Giants?

Dan and Nick break down the draft profile of Rome Odunze, the wide receiver out of Washington, and as you can tell from the title of this show -- he could be a great fit for this Brian Daboll offense. Both Dan and Nick break down exactly why they appreciate his skill set, referencing the tape first and foremost, advanced stats, raw stats, the variations in his route running, and how he translates to the NFL speed and rules. Finally, they discuss the big picture and why he's a player that would complement the New York Giants well at 6. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/4/202440 minutes, 36 seconds
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NFL Draft sleepers & Day 2 targets for Giants w/ PFF's Max Chadwick

Dan and Nick are joined by PFF college football analyst and the host of the PFF College Football show Max Chadwick to break down the NFL Draft. Max dives into several players the Giants should target as value picks specifically on Day 2 of the draft, including some of his favorite sleepers based on the tape on the offensive line, at cornerback and more. They also break down the RB position and why a loaded 2025 RB class may alter how Joe Schoen approaches drafting RB (or not) in 2024. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/3/202437 minutes, 57 seconds
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Marvin Harrison Jr. Draft Profile: One of the highest grades we've ever given

Dan and Nick break down the draft profile of Marvin Harrison Jr. the wide receiver out of Ohio State and as you can tell from the title of this show -- he's one of their favorite prospects they've had the opportunity to evaluate not just in this draft class but any. The clear-cut WR1 for both Dan and Nick and they break down exactly why referencing the tape first and foremost, advanced stats, raw stats, the variations in his route running and how he translates to the NFL speed and rules. Finally, they discuss the big picture and whether or not he's a player the Giants should trade up for, target at 6 and which QBs they would draft Harrison over. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/2/202443 minutes, 51 seconds
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Malik Nabers Draft Profile: Film Review + Why He MUST be a Giants target

Dan and Nick dive into their first 2024 NFL Draft profile with a wide receiver whose film they both absolutely loved and that’s Malik Nabers out of LSU. They discuss his strengths, weaknesses, dive into the All-22 film with examples of what he does well. They also discuss his advanced stats and how they stack up vs. the rest of the class before finally getting into how he would fit with the Giants, where he ranks on their big board and which quarterbacks they might be willing to draft over him. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/29/20241 hour, 2 minutes, 41 seconds
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Giants owners meetings takeaways: Daboll could call plays in 2024, more

Dan and Nick catch up on what the Giants brass was saying during the NFL owners meetings with their key takeaways on comments from owner John Mara, GM Joe Schoen and HC Brian Daboll with discussions on the quarterback position, Daniel Jones, the offensive line, new DC Shane Bowen and Daboll’s hinting at calling the offensive plays for the Giants in 2024, plus more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/28/202441 minutes, 16 seconds
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Top 5 biggest needs for the New York Giants

Nick and Dan rank the top five biggest needs for the New York Giants, post free-agency, where Joe Schoen prioritized trench play. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/23/202443 minutes, 22 seconds
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Post-free agency state of the Giants

Nick and Dan go through the strategy of the New York Giants front office and how Joe Schoen's actions in free agency set up the Giants ahead of the 2024 NFL Draft. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/21/202444 minutes, 29 seconds
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In-depth QB analysis + Nabers or Odunze w/ lead PFF Draft analyst Trevor Sikkema

Dan and Nick bring back on recurring guest and lead PFF Draft analyst Trevor Sikkema to preview the 2024 NFL Draft by focusing on the two positions the Giants are almost certainly focusing on in Round 1 – QB and WR. Trevor gives a full breakdown on seven quarterbacks from the class before turning the discussion over to Rome Odunze vs. Malik Nabers for the Giants and whether or not a stacked WR class should impact the Giants’ draft strategy in Round 1. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/18/202441 minutes, 48 seconds
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Drew Lock All-22 analysis + latest from Giants free agency

Dan and Nick catch up on the last 24-48 hours of Giants free agency after their massive Day 1 with an All-22 breakdown of some of what they saw from watching Drew Lock tape, a discussion on the future of the QB position based on recent reports, catching up on recent depth signings, interest in AJ Dillon and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/13/202448 minutes, 19 seconds
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Free Agency Day 1 - Brian Burns trade: Giants commit to inside-out rebuild

Dan and Nick recap a wild first day of Giants free agency by doing a LIVE show on Big Blue Banter’s YouTube page where they talk the Brian Burns trade, Saquon and Xavier leaving, both offensive line signings, Devin Singletary at RB and a lot more as they discuss an overview of the 30,000-foot direction GM Joe Schoen has this franchise headed in. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/12/20241 hour, 29 minutes, 32 seconds
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Russ Wilson visits Giants: Here's why a vet min signing makes a lot of sense

Dan and Nick explore Adam Schefter's report (and picture to follow!) of Russell Wilson at Newark airport after his meeting with the Giants brass. They break down why Russ Wilson would sign a veteran minimum contract with the Giants (or any team), why Daniel Jones' 2025 injury guarantee clause in his contract could be impacting the team's interest in Russ, why Wilson's big-time throw percentage on outside the numbers attempts would help the development of a Malik Naber or Rome Odunze, and a lot more as they explore the possibility of Russ to the Giants on a veteran minimum contract. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/8/202433 minutes, 36 seconds
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Giants Free Agency Primer (Defense)

Dan and Nick prime fans on different free agents from the defensive side of the ball who the Giants might be interested in signing in free agency including a young edge rusher who might be their favorite target from an upsid and youth standpoint. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/8/202424 minutes, 30 seconds
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Barkley-Eagles have mutual interest + Giants Free Agency Primer (Offense)

Dan and Nick discuss the multiple reports that are connecting Giants free agent running back Saquon Barkley to the Eagles as both sides reportedly have mutual interest, plus Connor Hughes’ recent report about Joe Schoen being dead set on getting his guy at QB – with reports of which QBs the Giants are most interested in. Then, they transition to a primer of different free agents on the offensive side of the ball who the Giants may be interested in signing during free agency. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/7/202454 minutes, 8 seconds
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LIVE: No tags, Eisen report, Giants love Odunze?

Dan and Nick go LIVE on Big Blue Banter YouTube page to catch up on the latest news including the decisions to not franchise tag Saquon Barkley and Xavier McKinney and why it's wise for Joe Schoen to play the market when the supply outweighs the demand, plus Rich Eisen's report on Daniel Jones and what Shaun O'Hara is hearing about the Giants interest in WR Rome Odunze Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/6/20241 hour, 6 minutes, 43 seconds
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Combine: WRs and OTs steal the show & here’s how it impacts the Giants draft plans

Dan and Nick break down the impressive testing and drill performances of every offensive player that stood out to them most at The Combine starting with discussions on quarterbacks and running backs, transitioning to tight ends and then diving deep into the wide receivers position – a potentially historically good group. Finally, they discuss some offensive linemen at the top of the class and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/4/20241 hour, 12 minutes, 49 seconds
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Latest Giants reports on free agency, QBs + Defensive prospects at Combine

Dan and Nick catch up on the latest Giants news, reports and rumors by breaking down the Darren Waller situation, Mark Glowinski’s release, early reports on their free agent targets by position plus two free agents on their short list, J.J. McCarthy’s rise and connection to the Giants plus a lot more before discussing a few defensive prospects who stood out to them at The Combine. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/4/20241 hour, 10 minutes, 37 seconds
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Garafolo drops a bomb about the Giants’ Round 1 draft plan

Dan and Nick discuss the bombshell report from former Giants beat reporter Mike Garafolo – who has more sources in the building and a better track record reporting on the Giants than almost anyone out there. Garafolo said the Giants have a 76.9% chance of drafting a quarterback in Round 1 of the 2024 NFL Draft and went on to report on the Giants’ discussions about trading up for the 1st, 2nd or 3rd overall pick. Dan and Nick break down what this means coming from Garafolo, what the price might look like, why the Bears might have a sneaky incentive to trade down to No. 6 with the Giants and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2/28/202427 minutes, 11 seconds
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Key takeaways from Joe Schoen at the Combine

Dan and Nick discuss the key takeaways they had from Joe Schoen’s discussions at the Combine from his meeting with the media to his interview with Giants.com’s John Schmeelk and Madelyn Burke and finally his interview with Chris Simms and Mike Florio. They discuss his comments on Daniel Jones’ recent injury history, the possibility of trading up in the draft and when it would happen, Saquon Barkley and the running back free agent market, Xavier McKinney, Jalin Hyatt and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2/28/202434 minutes, 15 seconds
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Mailbag: Lessons from the Chiefs, how the Giants got here, more

Dan and Nick jump into another mailbag with a new set of questions including what they can take away from the Chiefs Super Bowl run outside of Patrick Mahomes dominance, how the Giants got to this point and what they can avoid moving forward and a lot more of your questions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2/24/202454 minutes, 54 seconds
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Mailbag: Ceilings for Wan’Dale/Hyatt, Preferred style RB to replace Saquon, what about Bo Nix?!

Dan and Nick get to more questions on the second part of their mailbag including the next style running back they prefer to replace Saquon Barkley, what the ceilings are individually for Wan’Dale Robinson and Jalin Hyatt – including their limitations that could be drawbacks, why everyone seems to be forgetting Bo Nix and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2/22/202448 minutes, 48 seconds
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Mailbag: Early JJ McCarthy thoughts, our ideal Giants offseason, more

Dan and Nick get back on the horn after they each took a vacation to do their favorite offseason (and in season!) pod experience – the MAILBAG! They’re getting to every question but breaking it up into parts and this part features early thoughts on JJ McCarthy, their ideal offseason, surprise positions that the Giants can draft in Round 2 and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2/20/202445 minutes, 53 seconds
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Offseason Qs Part 3: To Barkley or not; Where the Giants should go at RB

Dan and Nick dive into the 30,000-foot view question of how to establish a run game, why it’s important, and the importance of a singular back within a run game. They then discuss the current roster at RB, Saquon Barkley’s impending free agency, other team free agents at RB the Giants should consider if they don’t re-sign Barkley and how to approach building the position out via the draft. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2/12/20241 hour, 8 minutes, 47 seconds
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Shane Bowen Xs&Os Film Breakdown with Mike Herndon

Dan and Nick are joined by Mike Herndon of PaulKuharsky.com to break down new defensive coordinator Shane Bowen from an Xs and Os standpoint given what Mike has evaluated on film during Bowen’s tenure with the Titans. They discuss personnel, run defense success, red zone success, pressure packages, safety usage, which QBs gave him system trouble and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2/9/202455 minutes, 45 seconds
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Why Giants DC hire Shane Bowen was the right play

Dan and Nick break down the Giants decision to hire Shane Bowen as defensive coordinator by diving into the philosophical changes to come on defense from a blitzing standpoint, a yardage allowed standpoint, red zone defense and more. They go over some of his fronts, disguised coverages and pirate stunts on the DL. They then discuss how this impacts players like Xavier McKinney, Dexter Lawrence, the two inside LBs and more. Finally, they take questions from the listeners in this LIVE show edition of Big Blue Banter. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2/6/20241 hour, 8 minutes, 35 seconds
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Biggest Giants Offseason Questions: Part 2 - Impact of an alpha WR1

Dan and Nick dive into the second part of their offseason mini-series on the biggest burning questions the Giants must address during the 2024 offseason. They discuss the impact of locating an alpha WR1 by diving into 1. How the Giants would do it 2. How it would fit their current and future QB situation 3. How other teams have done it and whether or not it has worked out and it leads to a larger discussion on what John Mara’s ultimatum might be for Joe Schoen and Brian Daboll – and how that should impact their roster-building decisions during the 2024 offseason. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1/31/20241 hour, 15 minutes, 6 seconds
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Belichick looming over 2025, why the Giants haven’t hired a DC yet, more

Dan and Nick dive into the NFL coaching cycle and the likelihood that Bill Belichick will now sit out the 2024 season before looking to get back as a head coach in 2025. They discuss what that means for the Giants, if it puts more pressure on Brian Daboll and Joe Schoen to make win-now decisions this offseason and then the hypothetical about whether or not the possibility of hiring Belichick to be head coach (should the 2024 season go awry) in 2025 is actually even a high upside thing for the Giants at this point given where the franchise is at. Then, they transition to discussing the current defensive coordinator search, why no hire has been made yet, and what the Giants should be looking for as a DC hire. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1/27/202436 minutes, 36 seconds
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Reaction: Kayvon Thibodeaux talks Barkley, Jones contracts, Okereke impact, more

Dan and Nick dive into the latest hot topic on Giants Twitter over the recent podcast appearance Kayvon Thibodeaux made where he discussed the locker room’s reaction to Daniel Jones getting paid before Saquon Barkley. They dive into whether or not Kayvon should be knocked for his decision to discuss this, why it’s important that Kayvon discussed the Giants’ lack of explosive plays in 2022 and how many Barkley accounted for, whether or not he’s right about if they should have paid both (with Barkley getting paid first), and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1/26/202452 minutes, 55 seconds
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5 Biggest Qs facing the Giants Part 1: How to address QB

Dan and Nick begin their five-part series addressing the five biggest questions facing the Giants as they enter the 2024 offseason. They start with the most obvious and largest question facing the franchise – how do they address the quarterback position. Nick and Dan break down whether or not the Giants should continue to build around Daniel Jones and by doing so even dip into their future salary cap space to do so, whether or not they should try to locate another quarterback in the draft, or free agency, ideas like trading up for a quarterback in Round 1 – or even with one of their two second-round picks to get back into the end of Round 1, and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1/24/20241 hour, 19 minutes, 45 seconds
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Giants 2023 Rookie Report Card: Grades For Every Pick

Dan and Nick break down the Giants 2023 rookie draft class by assigning individual grades for each player based on their performances on tape. They start with first-round pick Deonte Banks and work all the way through to UDFA QB Tommy DeVito with individual brekadowns of what they saw on tape plus projections for what to expect in the future. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1/22/20241 hour, 3 minutes, 50 seconds
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Wink Martindale drama & how it impacts Daboll’s future with Giants

Dan and Nick catch up on and put a bow on the Wink Martdinale drama with the Giants by evaluating the Dan Duggan Athletic article with team sources revealing Brian Daboll’s treatment of assistant coaches and whether or not that will impact future hires. They also break down what it means for Daboll moving forward and his future with the team.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1/13/202434 minutes, 2 seconds
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Giants staff rebuild: Bricillo in, plus DC interviews Wilson & Bowen

Dan and Nick break down the recent Giants news with their decision to hire offensive line coach Carmen Bricillo and interview defensive coordinator candidates Dennard Wilson and Shane Bowen. They break down background on each candidate and expectations for Bricillo. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1/12/202445 minutes, 11 seconds
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Key takeaways from Schoen’s presser + what we want in a new OL coach + more

Dan and Nick break down GM Joe Schoene’s postseason presser and the key takeaways from it. They dive into the QB position, comments on Darren Waller and a lot more before transitioning into discussions about Bobby Johnson, the state of the offensive line, the first offensive line coach they’re bringing in for an interview (Carmen Bricillo), assistant GM Brandon Brown getting a GM interview and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1/9/202453 minutes, 53 seconds
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Wink resigns: Timeline, how it impacts 2024, Dan’s dream DC replacement, more

Dan and Nick detail the drama in East Rutherford as Wink Martindale resigns from his position as defensive coordinator. The two discuss the timeline of events that suggest a fractured relationship between Martindale and head coach Brian Daboll, and how there could be fault on both parties. Then they go through potential defensive coordinator candidates, and what this all means for the Giants moving forward into 2024. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1/9/202448 minutes, 19 seconds
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LIVE: Giants defeat the Eagles - revel in it

Nick and Dan react to the Giants 27-10 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 18. The duo discuss Wink Martindale's strategy to PRESSURE, PRESSURE, PRESSURE Jalen Hurts and Marcus Mariota, which led to four turnovers, including two interceptions by Xavier McKinney. They also discuss Tyrod Taylor and how he enhances the Giants' offense. All that, plus more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1/8/202458 minutes, 56 seconds
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Giants-Rams All-22: Future of the OL, vertical pass attack, more

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 coaches film from the Giants' loss to the Rams and dive deeper into the offensive line as it stands and moving forward, the vertical element to the pass attack showed up in a big way in Week 17, Wan'Dale Robinson's projectable traits, Dane Belton and the future of the safety position and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1/1/20241 hour, 4 minutes, 34 seconds
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All-22 Giants-Eagles: Taylor or DeVito, Kayvon missing, more

Dan and Nick do an abbreviated All-22 film review of the Eagles game touching on key major points on both sides of the ball including Tommy DeVito vs. Tyrod Taylor, the offensive line play, Kayvon Thibodeaux’s worst game on film, Deonte Banks’ physicality in run support and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/26/202347 minutes, 34 seconds
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Thoughts ahead of the Eagles' game, Wink's comments, more

Nick & Dan discuss recent Giants' news and how it will affect the franchise moving forward while previewing their first matchup against the Philadelphia Eagles. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/22/202337 minutes, 54 seconds
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All-22 DEF: Future for Adoree Jackson, CB2/3, lack of pressure, more

Dan and Nick dive into their break down of the Giants’ All-22 defensive film against the Saints but before they do that they discuss some key forward-looking discussions on the Giants defensive players from both an individual and holistic standpoint as they move the roster forward.Next, they break down several key plays on the All-22 sideline and endzone angles that decide the Giants’ loss in Week 15. Finally, they hand out superlatives. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/20/202352 minutes, 34 seconds
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All-22 OFF: Future of the Giants Offensive Line analysis, plus more

Dan and Nick break down the Giants’ All-22 offensive film against the Saints but before they do that they discuss some of the key takeaways from the film with a heavy lean on the offensive line. They dive into individual evaluations, the state of the offensive line as it stands, the offensive line coaching and development, the future for each player and more. Next, they break down several key plays on the All-22 sideline and endzone angles that decide the Giants’ loss in Week 15. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/19/202352 minutes, 19 seconds
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Giants-Saints LIVE: Humbling defeat....again

Dan & Nick discuss the Giants' 24-6 loss in New Orleans against the Saints and how New York's coaching staff was out-schemed, the Giants' protection fell apart, and the Saints' defense figured out the Passing Paisano. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/18/202355 minutes, 19 seconds
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Giants-Saints Preview, Prediction

Dan and Nick break down the Giants’ Week 15 matchup against the Saints while also discussing how the team is coming together at the right time on both sides of the ball, plus Prize Picks and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/14/202355 minutes, 44 seconds
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All-22 DEF: Okereke continues to shine, signs of life from Ojulari

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 defensive film from the Giants’ Week 14 win over the Packers. They discuss individual performances from players like Bobby Okereke and Azeez Ojulari, among others, plus break down the game plan before diving into the game film with breakdowns of both the end zone and sideline All-22 film angles. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/13/202337 minutes, 50 seconds
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All-22 OFF: Wan’Dale breakout, DeVito attacking OUTSIDE the #s

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 offensive film from the Giants’ Week 14 win over the Packers. They talk about Wan’Dale Robinson’s breakout game, Tommy DeVito and why his tendency to throw outside the numbers has opened up the offense – comparing to stats on throws outside the numbers from 2022. They also dive into some individual performances by JMS, Daniel Bellinger, and more before diving into several key plays on tape that decided the game with breakdowns of both the end zone and sideline All-22 film angles. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/13/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 45 seconds
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Giants-Packers LIVE: The Passing Paisano strikes again

Nick & Dan discuss the Giants' 24-22 victory over the Green Bay Packers. Tommy Cutlets continued to cook when it mattered as the Giants' defense harrassed Green Bay. The two go through the game, how the Giants are winning, listener questions, plus more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/12/20231 hour, 7 minutes, 27 seconds
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Mailbag Part 2: Why 1st-rd QBs bust, best Giants Day 3 pick, how to approach RT this offseason, more

Dan and Nick dive into part 2 of their Week 13 mailbag by discussing the reasons first-round draft picks at QB don’t work out, the best Day 3 pick in the last 25 drafts, how to approach the RT position this offseason with Evan Neal’s future hanging in the balance and a lot more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/8/202358 minutes, 42 seconds
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Mailbag Part 1: DeVito over Tyrod, how to address each position this offseason, more

Dan and Nick dive into part 1 of their Week 13 mailbag by discussing the decision to start Tommy DeVito over Tyrod Taylor, how they’d address each position this offseason, why it’s so hard to project college QBs to the NFL and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/7/20231 hour, 20 minutes, 22 seconds
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All-22 DEF: McKinney master class, Pats offense sader than Giants

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 coaches film of the Giants defense from their Week 12 win over the Patriots. They start with a discussion about Xavier McKinney and his potential future with the Giants before diving into the All-22 film breakdown of key plays that decided the outcome of the game. Finally, they hand out superlatives for the game.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/29/202352 minutes, 11 seconds
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All-22 OFF: Hyatt break out, Devito the gunslinger, JMS’s career best, more

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 coaches film of the Giants offense from their Week 12 win over the Patriots. They start with a discussion on Brian Daboll’s comments on his coaching of Tommy Devito, what Devito naturally sees from a post-snap processing standpoint and more before getting into the cut ups on All-22 of some of the biggest plays of the game including the 3rd&16 conversion that both Nick and Dan deem to be the best individual play by a Giants QB on tape in 2023. They work through the film before handing out superlatives for best player on tape, best throw, best route and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/28/20231 hour, 18 minutes, 2 seconds
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Key takeaways from Joe Schoen presser: Future at QB, Evan Neal, more

Dan and Nick break down their key takeaways from GM Joe Schoen’s bye week presser including a lengthy discussion on the QB position, comments on Daniel Jones, what it might mean when Schoen told reporters he went back to watch tape of the 2018 quarterback class, his comments on Evan Neal, the Leonard Williams trade, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/28/202341 minutes
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Giants-Patriots: The Giants? A winning streak?

Nick and Dan go LIVE on YouTube to discuss the Giants' tantalizing 10-7 win over the New England Patriots. Another win with multiple turnovers and some Tommy DeVito explosive plays. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/27/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 4 seconds
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All-22 DEF: Six turnovers, Thibodeaux & Dex domination, plus more

Nick & Dan go through the All-22 Coaches' tape of the Giants' 31-19 victory over the Washington Commanders in Week 11. New York forced six turnovers, as Kayvon Thibodeaux continues his elite sophomore campaign; the former fifth-overall selection already has 10.5 sacks on the season. They also discuss the elite nature of Dexter Lawrence, Xavier McKinney's immense value, and how the two linebackers are exactly what they hoped for at the beginning of the season. This, plus more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/21/202358 minutes, 2 seconds
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All-22 OFF: Devito dimes, Kafka’s game of the year

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 coaches film of the Giants Week 11 win over the Commanders with an extended focus on the game plan situational play calling, Tommy Devito analysis, offensive line analysis (end of the show) and superlatives (end of the show) while running through and breaking down the All-22 tape of some of the biggest game changing plays of the week. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/21/20231 hour, 8 minutes, 44 seconds
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Giants-Commanders: Kayvon makes history, 3 pass TDs for the first time since 2019, more

Dan and Nick go LIVE on YouTube to break down the Giants win over the Commanders in Week 11, what it means for the short term, long term, why it should restore the fanbase's faith in Brian Daboll and Mike Kafka's ability to scheme open offense, Kayvon Thibodeaux making history and more Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/20/20231 hour, 7 minutes, 40 seconds
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All-22 DEF: How the Giants tried to slow down the Cowboys & what went wrong

Dan and Nick break down the Giants’ defense on the All-22 coaches film of their Week 10 loss to the Cowboys. They discuss why this was arguably the best game film they’ve seen of any quarterback who played the Giants (or played for) during the 2023 season, what Wink Martindale tried to do and why the Giants were ultimately unsuccessful plus more before handing out superlatives of the week. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/14/202336 minutes, 36 seconds
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All-22 OFF: JMS taking steps, more Week 10 Giants film takeaways

Dan and Nick discuss the current state of the Giants offense before breaking down All-22 coaches film of their Week 10 loss to the Cowboys. They break down individual players including John Michael-Schmitz as well as other key factors contributing to the current situation – are receivers getting open, are plays designed to work given the current QB situation and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/14/202354 minutes, 11 seconds
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Giants-Cowboys reaction: How 'hot' should Daboll's seat now be?

Dan and Nick recap where the Giants are at LIVE on Youtube after Week 10's loss to Dallas and dive into plenty of questions from the listeners that are focused on the future of this football team. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/13/20231 hour, 13 minutes, 16 seconds
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State of Giants: 2024 Draft, how to build out, more

Dan and Nick go LIVE on YouTube to talk state of the Giants by addressing questions about the 2024 QB class, how far away the Giants are from competing if they land a star QB, Xaiver McKinney's comments and how Wink Martindale received them and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/10/20231 hour, 16 minutes, 19 seconds
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All-22 DEF: Micah McFadden’s career game + Deonte Banks struggles

Dan and Nick break down the all-22 coaches film of the Giants’ defense in their Week 9 loss to the Raiders. They start by breaking down the game plan the Raiders executed to attack the Wink Martindale style before getting into some play breakdowns, highlighting just how good Micah McFadden looked on tape, some of Deonte Banks’ struggles on tape, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/7/202337 minutes, 45 seconds
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All-22 OFF: Andrew Thomas’ return + Missed passing opps vs aggressive coverages

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 coaches film of the Giants’ offense in their Week 9 loss to the Raiders. They start by breaking into a discussion about the state of quarterback on the roster as it currently stands before getting into some film breakdowns, some big time opportunities for Jalin Hyatt that were missed due to insanely aggressive coverages from Patrick Graham that left space galore to the field side, and also some impressive run plays by the Giants while also breaking into large discussions on Andrew Thomas, Justin Pugh, Daniel Bellinger and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/7/20231 hour, 30 minutes, 18 seconds
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Giants-Raiders: Where to go from here for 2024 & beyond

Dan and Nick go live on YouTube to break down the state of the Giants after briefly spending the beginning of the show breaking down takeaways from the ugly Raiders loss. They field questions from the Super Chat and talk Daniel Jones, the 2024 Draft, where they're at with Brian Daboll and Joe Schoen and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/6/20231 hour, 12 minutes, 12 seconds
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What We Need To see from DJ + Giants-Raiders Preview

**ORIGINALLY UPLOADED ON TAPE DON'T LIE** Dan and Nick join the enemy this week (I use the word enemy as lightly as possible because Marcus is an awesome dude) in joining Film Don't Lie and Marcus Johnson to preview Giants and Raiders but first -- early on in the show -- they dive into a discussion about Daniel Jones, his future with the Giants and what they need to see from DJ rest of season. Then they discuss the matchup, the Antonio Pierce Factor, Aidan O'Connell, Patrick Graham, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/3/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 26 seconds
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Giants from 30K feet: How Schoen handled LW trade, Kayvon development

Dan and Nick transition into some 30,000-foot view Giants discussion by breaking down how GM Joe Schoen handled the Leonard Williams trade from Leonard’s spoken standpoint, what that means to players now and in the future, and what that means for their roster-building process before transitioning into a discussion about the last eight to ten days for Kayvon Thibodeaux from being called out by local radio hosts, to responding the way he did and then the depth he provided in his interview with Carl Banks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/3/202335 minutes, 56 seconds
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Leonard Williams trade reaction + All-22 OFF review

Dan and Nick break down the offensive film review of the Giants’ Week 8 loss to the Jets – if you want to call it an offensive game plan! They break down several run plays on the All-22, how the Giants were able to find success with trap runs, Saquon Barkley putting the team on his back and more But first, they break down the decision to trade Leonard Williams and the return they got from Seattle. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/31/202345 minutes, 37 seconds
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All-22 DEF: Dexter Lawrence puts an all-time great game on tape, Kayvon not too far behind

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 of the Giants defense on tape against the Giants: A truly dominant performance that graded out above 9 on a scale of 10 for both Dan and Nick when it came to their independent run defense and pass rush grades. They break down the All-22 of several key plays, pass rush wins, Kayvon, Dex and more. Finally, they hand out superlatives for best player on tape, most unheralded, highest effort player and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/31/202343 minutes, 18 seconds
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Rapid Reaction: Giants' brutal loss to the Jets

Dan and Nick discuss the Giants Week 8 overtime loss to the Jets. The two go through the conservative game plan, the questionable coaching decisions, the Giants' defensive performance, and why the Jets shouldn't be taking a victory lap. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/30/20231 hour, 23 minutes, 36 seconds
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QB Matt Simms breaks down Giants film, plus Daniel Jones, QB training, more

Dan and Nick are joined by a very special guest in former New York Jets and Tennessee Volunteers quarterback Matt Simms – son of Giants legend Phil Simms. In this jampacked interview, Simms offers answers about playing the quarterback position, traits that are vital, role chemistry between QB and WR plays, Monday through Sunday day by day preparation for a QB for an NFL game and more. Then, they discuss Simms’ role as a quarterback trainer and what to look for. Then, they pivot the discussion to Simms’ takeaways from evaluating Daniel Jones. Finally, the real treat – Simms breaks down three long pass plays from the Giants from both Jones and Tyrod Taylor. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/27/20231 hour, 22 minutes, 5 seconds
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Giants-Jets Xs&Os Preview+Predictions w/ ‘Cool Your Jets’ Michael Nania

Dan and Nick are joined by the best of the best when it comes to New York Jets game film and Xs and Os analysis – Michael Nania – co-host of the Cool Your Jets podcast. They do a deep dive into the Xs and Os that will decide this matchup with a thorough evaluation of both sides of the ball before diving into score predictions for the cross-town rivalry. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/26/20231 hour, 13 minutes, 24 seconds
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All-22 DEF Film: The Giants finally have LBs + come watch Dex dominate

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 coaches film of the Giants Week 7 win against the Commanders on the defensive side of the ball. They talk Wink Martindale magic overwhelming Sam Howell, true point of attack dominance, where the Commanders went wrong schematically and more before breaking down a slew of plays on the sideline and end zone angles of the tape. Also, they discuss the future of the LB position, Dexter Lawrence dominance, McKinney playing the post more often and more before handing out superlatives.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/24/202351 minutes, 59 seconds
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All-22 OFF Film: Giants get explosive w/ 5 receptions of 20+ to 5 different players

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 coaches film of the Giants Week 7 win against the Commanders. They discuss Tyrod Taylor on tape at length, the offensive line on tape, the scheme and game plan to attack Jack Del Rio and his aggressive coverages plus heavy personnel and they break down a slew of different plays on the tape from both the sideline and end zone angles. Finally, they hand out superlatives like they do every week including best on tape, best throw, etc.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/24/20231 hour, 14 minutes, 12 seconds
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Rapid reaction: NYG win vs. WAS more dominant than final score shows

Dan and Nick go LIVE on YouTube to answer super chat questions and break down the Giants Week 7 win with next gen stats, key quotes, player breakdowns and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/23/20231 hour, 13 minutes, 42 seconds
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Giants-Commanders Preview w/Jamual Forrest

Nick is joined by Jamual Forrest of the "Trap or Dive Podcast" and "HogsHaven" to preview the Giants' Week 7 matchup against the Washington Commanders. The two discuss Sam Howell's penchant to hold onto the football too long, Eric Bieniemy's offense, Ron Rivera's ticking clock, and Jack Del Rio's scheme, plus much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/19/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 7 seconds
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All-22 DEF Film: Okereke delivers best LB play in a decade plus, Wink devises dominant game plan

Dan and Nick break down the Giants’ All-22 coaches film of their Week 6 loss to the Buffalo Bills. They start by breaking down the different personnel packages the Giants used to match the Bills personnel, all of the different coverages the Giants used in this game, and the overall scheme and game plan to rattle and speed up Josh Allen’s clock. Next, they get into the film review with breakdowns of key plays cut up before discussing the dominant performance of Bobby Okereke, the unheralded impact Xavier McKinney and Micah McFadden had, why box score stats don’t do Dexter Lawrence justice and a lot more in their superlatives. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/17/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 56 seconds
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All-22 OFF Film: Justin Pugh heroics, slot fades & too many missed opportunities

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 coaches film of the Giants’ Week 6 loss to the Buffalo Bills. They start with a segment breaking down the game plan specific to this matchup, how the Giants wanted to attack the Bills and what the Bills did to try and stop that. Then they get right into the film with play reviews going over a slew of the biggest plays of the game. Next, they pivot to overall thoughts on the coaching, on Tyrod Taylor’s performance and on the performances by each offensive lineman. Lastly, they go over superlatives handing out awards for unheralded player of the game, best route run, best throw, best player overall and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/17/20231 hour, 17 minutes, 51 seconds
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Rapid Reaction: Giants lose to Bills; coaching gaffes force a Dan mini rant

Dan and Nick go LIVE on YouTube to break down the Giants' Week 6 loss to the Bills. They break down the breakout performance from Bobby Okereke, Micah McFadden's steady growth, questionable coaching gaffes from Brian Daboll, shockingly competent offensive line performance in the run and pass game, Justin Pugh's ability to somehow step right in at LT and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/16/20231 hour, 21 minutes, 7 seconds
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Mailbag Part 2: Trade returns for Saquon, honest Schoen assessment, more

Dan and Nick dive into part 2 of their Week 6 mailbag, this time leaning on questions sent to them via Twitter. They discuss a slew of topics including an honest assessment of GM Joe Schoen, what a Saquon Barkley trade deadline trade could look like and a lot more. Your questions -- answered now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/13/20231 hour, 17 minutes, 51 seconds
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Giants-Bills Preview w/ Cover 1's Erik Turner

Dan and Nick dive into the nitty gritty of All-22 film analysis and the Xs and Os with one of the best in the business -- Cover 1's Erik Turner -- to preview Giants-Bills. Erik leans on his connections to past Giants players and coaches to provide insight on scheme while discussing some of the traits that make Josh Allen special in addition to a slew of topics related to the matchup and the roster building process for one of the NFL's most successful (currently) franchises. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/12/20231 hour, 15 minutes, 15 seconds
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LIVE Mailbag: 4 most important QB traits, should they sell everyone?

Dan and Nick host their first ever LIVE mailbag show on the Big Blue Banter Youtube show. They answer questions from the Super Chat on Youtube ( so thank you to everyone who donated via the Super Chat to get your questions asked and support the show). They started with a deep dive into the most important quarterback traits to look for in any QB, they discuss when, if and who the Giants should consider trading at the deadline, and a lot more on this hour-long LIVE mailbag show! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/12/20231 hour, 20 minutes, 47 seconds
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All-22 DEF Review: Bobby Okereke takes a leap in pass coverage, has anyone seen Leonard Williams?

Dan and NIck break down the All-22 coaches film of the Giants' Week 15 loss to the Dolphins on the defensive side of the ball. They break down how the Dolphins were able to find so much success on the ground, Wink Martindale's unique game plan and some different coverages used to take away big plays in the pass game, Bobby Okereke's growth in pass defense, the sideline to sideline speed that Isaiah Simmons brings to the defense and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/10/202350 minutes, 25 seconds
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All-22 OFF Film Review: Evan Neal flashes real progress, coaches find a way to free Darren Waller

Dan and Nick dive into the All-22 coaches film to break down the Giants' Week 5 loss to the Dolphins and come away surprisingly less devastated than they expected they would be after watching the broadcast angle. They break down what the Giants tried to do schematically, a great route by Darius Slayton, well designed plays by the coaching staff that stood out, missed opportunities and the "sack heard around Giants Twitter" while also showing some cut ups (and breakdowns) of Evan Neal who surprisingly had one of his better games in a long time in pass protection. All that and more on the offensive film review. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/10/202357 minutes, 30 seconds
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LIVE Reaction: Is it time to question Schoen? Daboll?

Dan and Nick go live on YouTube to vent, answer questions and discuss the state of the Giants including where their confidence levels are at with Joe Schoen, Brian Daboll and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/9/20231 hour, 35 minutes, 18 seconds
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Reaction: Evan Neal comments, what a defensive coach said about Daniel Jones + Dolphins preview

Dan and Nick realize it's starting to feel a lot like 2021 again and by that they mean two days can go by since their film review and it feels like two years -- they react to the latest swirl of news starting with Evan Neal's comments, Justin Pugh's comments about what Neal said, and the Athletic article breakdown of what a defensive coach said about Daniel Jones' tape in 2023. Finally, they preview the Dolphins matchup, provide their predictions and make their Prize Picks for the week. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/6/20231 hour, 12 minutes, 23 seconds
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All-22 DEF Film Review: Dominant on 3rd downs, Kayvon comes alive with Azeez on the field

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 coaches film of the Giants’ Week 4 loss to the Seahawks. They break down the revived pass rush with Azeez Ojulari on the field, do film review on the sacks and third down stops (Seahawks went 3-for-12 on third downs, 0-for-2 on fourth downs) and break down the improvements shown by Bobby Okereke before heaping praise on Isaiah Simmons and discussing the future of Xavier McKinney. All this and more as they hand out superlatives for unheralded player of the game, highest effort player, best on tape and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/4/20231 hour, 7 minutes, 6 seconds
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All-22 OFF Film Review: Seahawks fool Daniel Jones, Giants OL bottoms out

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 coaches film of the Giants’ Week 4 loss to the Seahawks. They discuss big topics like the offensive line, Daniel Jones, signing Justin Pugh, why other teams’ players are commenting on Daniel Jones and more. Then they pivot to film review of key plays that decided the game on the offensive side of the ball and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/4/20231 hour, 32 minutes, 54 seconds
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Giants-Seahawks Reaction: Venting rants while searching for meaning & silver linings

Dan and Nick recap the Giants' devastating loss to the Seahawks and break down the inept play of the offense from the top down -- coaching, QB Daniel Jones, and the offensive line. It's hard to hold back the anger, frustration and dejected nature we're all feeling -- and they don't hold back on this one. However, there is silver lining in the loss and they finish with the positives. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/3/20231 hour, 24 minutes, 30 seconds
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Giants-Seahawks Preview, Predictions w/ Matty F. Brown

Dan and Nick discuss the Giants' crucial Week 4 matchup against the Seattle Seahawks with X's and O's master Matty F. Brown. The three discuss schemes, weaknesses/strengths, and much more. They also provide their predictions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
9/28/20231 hour, 8 minutes, 54 seconds
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All-22 DEF Film Review: Leonard Williams responds, is McKinney’s usage maximizing his skill set?

Dan and Nick are sadly, unfortunately, once again forced to turn to the “dark side” of breaking down ugly All-22 on defense. There were some bright spots of course – Leonard Williams, Dexter Lawrece, DJ Davidson and Micah McFadden to be exact. But there are a lot of other players on the defense that have film that is growing – let’s just say – concerning. They dive into those players including Bobby Okereke, A’Shawn Robinson and more before turning the discussion to Xavier McKinney and whether or not this current scheme – and his uage within it – is hiding some of what he does best. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
9/26/202353 minutes, 43 seconds
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All-22 OFF Film Review: What went wrong, what Giants can change for Week 4

Dan and Nick are forced to turn over to what some fans would consider “the dark side” breaking down some ugly All-22 on offense. They break down the positives to take away – some savvy second-half adjustments – but also the overwhelming mental errors and at times preparedness efforts (10 men on the field? Giants OL tipping plays). They kick things off with a 30,000-foot view discussion about the state of the Giants offense, how teams are doing similar things schematically to limit them, the aggressive nature of San Fran’s game plan and they’re honest to the point of recklessness about what is going wrong with the offense and some factors that could lead to them turning it around. They break down plays, touch on comments made about Daniel Jones from 49ers players and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
9/26/20231 hour, 12 minutes, 46 seconds
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LIVE: Rapid Reaction to Giants-49ers

Dan and Nick go LIVE on the Big Blue Banter YouTube page to give their key takeaways and rapid reactions to the Giants' Week 3 loss before looking ahead to a season-defining matchup against the Seahawks. They talk offensive line, Daniel Jones, Micah McFadden and more while taking listener questions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
9/22/20231 hour, 4 minutes, 31 seconds
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Giants-49ers Preview, Predictions and how the Giants can win

Dan and Nick break down the Giants' TNF road football game against the San Francisco 49ers. The duo discuss the formidable - quick - defensive front and how the Giants will attempt to muster offense through Daniel Jones sans Saquon Barkley. The Giants' defensive issues must be squared away, lest Christian McCaffrey will run a marathon over a Wink Martindale defense that has significantly struggled to fit the run. New York is beat up, on the road, and against one of the best teams in the NFL; they'll need their A-Game, plus some, if they're going to defeat the 49ers. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
9/20/202356 minutes, 28 seconds
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All-22 DEF Film Review: Is it already time for personnel changes?

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 coaches film on the defensive side of the ball from the Giants' comeback win over the Cardinals in Week 2. They start with an overview of what happened on film and why the defense struggled so much by taking a deeper dive into all of the miscommunications (and the reasons for it), the hesitant play from the second-level LBs and the lack of wins up front from a Giants defensive front that should've dominated the trenches in this matchup. They discuss different coverages the Giants used, personnel packages and more before diving into film breakdowns of several key plays that determined the game. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
9/20/20231 hour, 20 minutes, 18 seconds
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All-22 OFF Film Review: Jalin Hyatt changed how teams can defend the Giants

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 coaches film on the offensive side of the ball from the Giants' comeback win over the Cardinals in Week 2. They break down 30,000-foot views and the ways that Jalin Hyatt changed how the Cardinals opted to defend the Giants from a schematic standpoint, opening up space in areas of the field that weren't available for the Giants for a long time. They discuss Daniel Jones' incredible performance in the second half, they break down a slew of plays on the All-22 film and they spend the final segment breaking down the offensive line as a whole and individually. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
9/19/20231 hour, 36 minutes, 51 seconds
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LIVE Giants-Cardinals Rapid Reactions, Takeaways

Dan and Nick jump on YouTube Live to recap the Giants' massive comeback win over the Cardinals, discuss Daniel Jones, the defense and take live listener questions from the YouTube audience. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
9/18/20231 hour, 5 minutes, 46 seconds
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Prize Picks for Week 2: Saquon more? Dobbs less?

Dan Schneier and Nick Falato go through their Prize Picks for Week 2. Join Big Blue Banter at Prizepicks.com/Banter, and they'll match up to a $100 deposit. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
9/14/202316 minutes, 48 seconds
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Giants-Cardinals Preview, Predictions w/ former NFL TE Ed Smith

Dan and Nick preview the Giants’ Week 2 matchup with the Cardinals by bringing on recurring guest and former NFL tight end Ed Smith who now covers Arizona. They discuss key X factors in the matchup, former Giants who are now Cardinals and vice versa and a lot more. After the interview, Nick and Dan preview the matchup and give their final score predictions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
9/14/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 56 seconds
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All-22 DEF Film Review: Deonte Banks impressive in debut, debunking the Kayvon bust narrative

Dan and Nick dive into their first game film from the Giants defense during the 2023 season in their Week 1 loss against the Cowboys. They talk overall takeaways, coverages and personnel the Giants used and more before diving into film cut up breakdowns of a series of plays that focus on Kayvon Thibodeaux’s run defense, Micah McFadden, Deonte Banks, Tre Hawkins, Dexter Lawrence and more. They also touch on the two players they hoped to see more from in this matchup and a lot more before debunking a narrative that’s beginning to surface on the team’s No. 5 overall pick from the 2022 NFL Draft. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
9/12/20231 hour, 4 minutes, 47 seconds
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All-22 Offense Film Review: What worked, what missed, what the hell is wrong with the right side OLine

Dan and Nick dive into their first All-22 coaches film review of the Giants 2023 season by breaking down the tape of their offense in Week 1. They start by giving their initial takeaways from the tape, what they learned about the coaching and about the executions/players. They break down the entire first drive on film plus some key plays that stood out including the interceptions and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
9/12/20231 hour, 9 minutes, 32 seconds
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Rapid Reactions to Giants' Week 1 L + the 1st Dan coaching rant in 18 months

Dan and Nick debut their new post game reactions show by going LIVE on the Big Blue Banter Youtube page to deliver their rapid reactions and quick takeaways from the Giants' Week 1 loss to the Cowboys. Join them weekly on Sunday nights after Sunday Night Football on the YT page to chat with your fellow fans and send questions in for the Nick/Dan to answer. They discuss some of the most important aspects of Sunday's loss including the offensive line play, Andrew Thomas' injury, Brian Daboll's decision to play the starters so long (including an already injured AT), what a loss like this actually means and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
9/11/20231 hour, 21 seconds
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Predicting The Giants Record Game By Game

Dan and Nick go game by game on the Giants 2023 schedule and make their prediction for whether they'll win or lose it and how. Then they come up with their final record prediction for 2023. Can they run it back from 2022 and get the W? Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
9/8/202355 minutes, 14 seconds
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Over/Under: Nick's Giants Stat Projections

Dan and Nick dive into Falato's lab-tested projections for the Giants offense in 2023. They go player by player and stat category by stat category discussing Nick's projection with Dan picking over or under on each. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
9/7/202342 minutes, 33 seconds
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Top 5 Reasons To Be Excited About the Giants in 2023

Dan and Nick narrow it down to the five reasons the Giants could break out and exceed National media's expectation for what their record will be in 2023. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
9/7/202358 minutes, 53 seconds
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10 Giants players the NFL is sleeping on for 2023

Dan and Nick break out their list of the biggest sleepers for the Giants in 2023. They first qualify what a sleeper pick is before diving into the 10 players most likely to emerge as sleepers in 2023. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
9/6/202338 minutes, 54 seconds
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Nine Giants players who will break out in 2023

Dan and Nick shift focus to the 2023 season by unveiling their breakout list of Giants players. Last season, this list featured Andrew Thomas (who they predicted would emerge as a top-5 OT), Dexter Lawrence and Saquon Barkley. It also featured a big swing and miss in Xavier McKinney. Find out the nine players they find most likely to break out in 2023 and also their qualifications for what a breakout is and what it will mean for the team's success. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
9/6/202353 minutes, 11 seconds
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Why the 2023 Giants will be different than the 2017 Giants

Dan and Nick dive into their first big picture look at the 2023 season by turning back the clock and comparing how they project now vs. in 2017 when they were coming off an 11-5 season and a playoff berth. You’ve heard the narrative from outside the Giants bubble about how this team is going to fall into a similar trap as that 2017 squad – with a tougher schedule and after also winning so many one-score games – but Nick and Dan debunk that narrative by evaluating the major tenants that separate 2023 vs. 2017 including roster construction, core players, offseason acquisitions and the differences between the coaching staffs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
9/3/202356 minutes, 2 seconds
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Boogie Basham trade + initial 53-man roster reaction

Dan and Nick dive into the Giants news of the day starting with another low risk and high upside trade by Joe Schoen to bring in EDGE/LB/DL Boogie Basham to fit into Wink Martindale’s scheme. Then, they discuss the initial 53-man roster with the surprising cuts as well as the surprising players who made the roster, specifically breaking down Wan’Dale Robinson off the PUP, how the entire WR room looks, Darnay Holmes, the 10 Giants captains for 2023, Tyree Phillips, Darian Beavers and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
8/29/202340 minutes, 39 seconds
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LIVE: Next steps for the Giants + early Week 1 thoughts

Dan and Nick rev up the live show on Youtube where they discuss recent roster moves, the next steps for the Giants, touch on what's ahead and what to expect for Week 1 vs. Dallas and answer listeners questions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
8/28/20231 hour, 1 minute, 28 seconds
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Giants’ Final 53-man roster predictions + preseason Week 3 review

Dan and Nick break down their predictions for the Giants’ final 53-man roster. They go position by position and break down each player from each position group that will make the final 53, what to keep an eye out for on final cuts day and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
8/27/20231 hour, 1 minute, 38 seconds
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🚨Giants seize steal of the offseason trading for Isaiah Simmons🚨

Dan and Nick react to the news that Giants GM Joe Schoen traded a 7th-round draft pick for LB/S/EDGE hybrid Isaiah Simmons. They break down the 30,000-foot view about why this is a steal from a GM standpoint re: Joe Schoen. They discuss how DC Wink Martindale will unlock him. They also dive into how he will be used at first and right away. They talk overall ceiling and floor, Simmons' cap hit in 2023, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
8/24/202340 minutes, 1 second
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Giants’ young core, draft philosophies + early 2024 Draft preview w/ PFF’s Trevor Sikkema

Dan and Nick welcome back Pro Football Focus’ lead NFL Draft analyst Trevor Sikkema to discuss in depth both of Joe Schoen’s first two draft classes from a philosophical standpoint and also an individual breakdown of all the premium draft picks. Then, they transition to how Daniel Jones has progressed this preseason before previewing what to watch for an names to know from the 2024 NFL Draft class. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
8/24/202355 minutes, 14 seconds
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Giants All-22 Defensive Film Review: Leonard is back, Hawkins drumbeat intensifies

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 coaches film from both the sideline and endzone angel (with video clips cut up) of the Giants' Preseason win against the Panthers on the defensive side of the ball. They break down the defensive line play, Bobby Okereke's debut in blue, the LB2 battle, the two rookie CBs and the battle at the back end of the depth chart at safety and EDGE among other key topics. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
8/22/202349 minutes, 7 seconds
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Giants All-22 Offensive Film Review v CAR: DJ impressive in debut, Kafka/Daboll provide massive coaching edge

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 coaches film from both the sideline and endzone angle (with video clips cut up this time) of the Giants' Preseason win against the Panthers. They break down the coaching edge first, then focus on Daniel Jones, Darren Waller, Jalin Hyatt, Evan Neal, John Michael Schmitz, the murky RB3 situation and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
8/21/20231 hour, 9 minutes, 43 seconds
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What we’re most looking forward to watching for in Giants Preseason Week 2

Dan and Nick break down the things they are most looking forward to watching during the Giants’ second preseason game against the Carolina Panthers. They dive into the players they want to see perform, the matchups that matter most and some of the concepts they’d like to see worked on both sides of the ball. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
8/17/202322 minutes, 40 seconds
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How Daniel Jones will translate hyper-efficient training camp to the 2023 season

Dan and Nick take a deeper dive into Daniel Jones’ torrid training camp production and what it means for the 2023 season both on a long term basis and right away in Week 1 against the Cowboys. They discuss how it could impact the way defenses rotate their safeties post snap, what looks they provide pre snap and what that means for the passing game and for the run game with Saquon Barkley. They also dive into what areas of the field it will translate to first in the passing game and a lot more as they wrap up by transitioning into how the wide receiver room might shake out. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
8/16/202331 minutes, 36 seconds
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All-22 Film Review on Defense: Pinnock flashes major upside, Banks & Hawkins more than look the part

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 coaches film on the Giants defense in their first preseason game against the Lions. They break down how fun it is to watch Wink Martindale do something all 31 other defensive coordinators refuse to in the preseason – mix in exotic coverages and looks. Then, they shift their focus to the young defensive backs group with a breakdown individually of key reps from Deonte Banks, Tre Hawkins and Jason Pinnock. They shift the discussion to the young EDGE players who made a mark, Jordan Riley impressing on the interior and the linebacker play from Micah McFadden. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
8/12/202332 minutes, 55 seconds
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All-22 Film Review on Offense: JMS impresses in pass pro, Beasley feels like roster lock

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 coaches film on the Giants offense in their first preseason game against the Lions. They break the show up into key points with breakdowns of players and schematic concepts. Since it’s the preseason, there isn’t much scheme to talk about on offense. So they dive right into a full breakdown of John Michael Schmitz. They then shift the discussion to guards Ben Bredeson and Josh Ezeudo, all of the wide receivers we saw in action, the running backs, the offensive tackle depth situation and finally QB Tommy Devito. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
8/12/202353 minutes, 6 seconds
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Giants-Lions Practice 2: Daniel Jones ignites pass game + the best red zone rep of the summer

Dan and Nick talk about the biggest developments from the Giants' second padded practice against the Lions. They break down Daniel Jones' throws from different arm slots, velocity in the red zone, his improved pocket manipulation, a strong rep from John Michael Schmitz in the red zone, Darius Slayton plucking and becoming more of a hands catcher, the "Darren Waller" effect in the red zone and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
8/9/202348 minutes, 58 seconds
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Andrew Thomas snub proves the NFL Top-100 is an absolute joke

Dan and Nick discuss the NFL Top-100 list and the decision by fellow NFL players to leave Andrew Thomas off the top-100. They discuss where NFL general managers would select the 24-year-old left tackle if there was an expansion draft with every player available right now. They break down the reasons for why his game may not grab the attention of those voting. They also discuss some of the most egregious players who made the list over Thomas and what has to change in 2023 for him to make the list next offseason.   Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
8/9/202317 minutes, 6 seconds
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Giants-Lions Practice 1: Pass game struggles have a silver lining + OL&DL strong in run game

Dan and Nick discuss the Giants’ first of two joint practices with the Lions setting up their preseason game this Friday. They do a deep dive into why the passing game struggled in full 11-on-11 team drills, what it means for Daniel Jones’ development in Year 2 of the offense, and why there is a silver lining to it all. They then dive into the most positive development from the joint practice – the play at the point of attach from the offensive line in the run game and the defensive line against the Lions’ dominant offensive line. Finally, they discuss other depth chart movement and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
8/9/202343 minutes, 16 seconds
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Why these 3 Giants have risen up the depth chart + Neal, Waller injuries

Dan and Nick break down the last two days of Giants' practices with a focus away from the drills and what happened at practice and instead on three players who have risen up the depth chart and what that means. They break down each player individually and their situation. One player is now on their shortlist to be a breakout/sleeper for the 2023 season. They also discuss the reemergence of the dime package in recent practice with three safeties and one linebacker on the field, and what that means, Jalin Hyatt’s rise, the number of big-time throws Daniel Jones has already racked up (and what they mean), and more.Dan and Nick break down the last two days of Giants' practices with a focus away from the drills and what happened at practice and instead on three players who have risen up the depth chart and what that means. They break down each player individually and their situation. One player is now on their shortlist to be a breakout/sleeper for the 2023 season. They also discuss the reemergence of the dime package in recent practice with three safeties and one linebacker on the field, and what that means, Jalin Hyatt’s rise, the number of big-time throws Daniel Jones has already racked up (and what they mean), and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
8/4/202345 minutes, 47 seconds
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Padded Practice No. 1: OL vs DL winners/losers, Pinnock rising, more

Dan and Nick break down Giants training camp practices from Monday and Tuesday with the latter being the first day the team practiced in pads. As expected, the defense finally got the upper hand a little bit once the pads came on with Wink Martindale ramping up the pressure leading to multiple sacks on defensive back blitz calls. They discuss all of that, the one-on-one battles between the offensive and defensive lines, the rise of Jason Pinnock up the depth chart and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
8/2/202343 minutes, 57 seconds
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Don’t sleep on the one Giants WR who has the best rapport with Daniel Jones

Dan and Nick break down a forgotten weapon on the Giants roster by some fans who have written him off and why he might make a much bigger impact on the passing game – immediately and early in the season – based on a few key factors. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
7/31/202314 minutes, 18 seconds
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Jalin Hyatt is already clocking faster GPS than any Giants player

Dan and Nick discuss the speed Jalin Hyatt is already putting on the field during training camp practices, as clocked by GPS trackers and what that means for the offense as a whole in 2023. They discuss the Xs and Os schematic impact having speed at wide receiver has on the rest of the skill players, Daniel Jones and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
7/31/202314 minutes, 18 seconds
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STOP panicking about Deonte Banks

Dan and Nick dive into the early struggles for rookie first-round cornerback Deonte Banks. They discuss why these drills are tailored to fit the receivers, why Banks’ early struggles are not surprising and don’t change their outlook and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
7/31/202312 minutes, 41 seconds
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Practice Takeaways: Tre Hawkins steady drumbeat + Why offense is so far ahead of defense early

Dan and Nick break down the Giants’ third and fourth training camp practices with observations from the drills and breakout discussions about players who are building hype like Tre Hawkins and overall concepts such as why the offense is so far ahead of the defense in the early going. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
7/30/202332 minutes, 14 seconds
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BBB in 10: How Schoen turned TE from a weakness to strength w/o using a draft pick within the top-100

Nick and Dan discuss the Giants' tight end room and how New York's front office revamped what was a weakness without using a pick INSIDE of the top 100. Joe Schoen and Brandon Brown identified a problem and fixed it with a late third-round pick that was traded for Waller (100 in 2023) and the selection of Daniel Bellinger at pick 112 in 2022. This could have a profound influence on how Mike Kafka employs his personnel and exploits the defense. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
7/29/202312 minutes, 12 seconds
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Giants Preview Part 2 w/ David Syversten: A surprise breakout, a sleeper + early 2024 NFL Draft primer

Dan and Nick are joined by their favorite recurring guest David Syversten from Ourlads to continue their discussion of the Giants roster heading into the 2023 season. They dive into Sy’s surprising breakout pick and a sleeper to keep an eye on in addition to previewing the 2024 NFL Draft with several prospects Giants fans should keep an eye on. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
7/28/202330 minutes, 34 seconds
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Training Camp Stock Up: Bellinger, Bredeson, Flott, more

Nick and Dan review the Giants' second training camp practice. The duo goes through stock-up, the one-on-one battles, and who made an early impression while discussing how Joe Schoen revamped the Giants' tight end room with minimal draft capital. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
7/27/202328 minutes, 17 seconds
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Giants Preview Part 1 w/ David Syversten: What to focus on with Evan Neal, how the offense takes the next step, more

Dan and Nick are joined by their favorite recurring guest David Syversten from Ourlads to discuss the Giants roster heading into the 2023 season. They discuss what to watch for to know if Evan Neal has made the jump, what fans can expect from a rookie center in Year 1, why the offense can still produce at a high level now that teams have game film on their system, expectations for the secondary, defensive line and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
7/27/202349 minutes, 17 seconds
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Practice No. 1: Why Beasley has the traits to make an immediate impact, don’t sleep on Bryce Ford-Wheaton

Dan and Nick break down some of the key takeaways from the Giants’ first training camp practice including Cole Beasley’s immediate role with the first team offense and what traits he offers that fit the system, Bryce Ford-Wheaton’s strong start, Darren Waller’s red zone dominance, Daniel Jones looking a lot more comfortable in the red zone than in Year 1 and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
7/26/202323 minutes, 14 seconds
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Saquon puts the Giants first again + Bobby Skinner interview

Dan and Nick bring on Bobby Skinner of Talkin’ Giants to break down the big news on Saquon Barkley, several Giants players who hit the PUP list and more. Then, they discuss Bobby’s beginnings in the industry and with Talkin’ Giants before diving into the Xs and Os. Unheralded players on film, concepts they want to see more of, what Daniel Jones needs to do on tape to take the next step and a lot more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
7/25/20231 hour, 12 minutes, 17 seconds
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Giants sign WR Cole Beasley and RB James Robinson; what does it mean?

The Giants were busy on Friday. Nick rolls solo to go through the ramifications of another slot option in Cole Beasley and the veteran addition we expected at RB in James Robinson. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
7/21/202312 minutes, 23 seconds
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10 biggest Giants Draft BUSTS since 2000

Dan and Nick take a walk down memory lane to break down the 10 biggest New York Giants draft busts since the 2000 NFL Draft. They rank each draft bust 10-1 before breaking down why each player made the list and was ranked where they were. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
7/19/202353 minutes, 53 seconds
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Here's what NO deal means for Giants & Barkley's future

Dan and Nick break down the Giants and Saquon Barkley's failure to come to a long-term contract agreement before the franchise tag. They discuss what this means for the Giants both in their immediate and long-term future, what this means for Barkley's future with the team, how this might impact rookie RB Eric Gray and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
7/17/202335 minutes, 35 seconds
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10 biggest Giants Draft steals since 2000

Dan and Nick take a walk down memory lane to break down the 10 biggest New York Giants draft steals since the 2000 NFL Draft. They rank each draft steal 10-1 before breaking down why each player made the list and was ranked where they were. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
7/14/202357 minutes, 17 seconds
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Daniel Bellinger Interview

Dan and Nick are joined by Giants tight end Daniel Bellinger to discuss their favorite things about his game film, his love for blocking, what he learned from his rookie season, the “Bellinger Special” play call against Green Bay, his experience at Tight End U, his “ah ha” moment watching Daniel Jones, what Darren Waller will bring to the Giants offense from a schematic standpoint and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
7/7/202326 minutes, 28 seconds
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Q&A: State of Giants heading into Camp

Dan and Nick field questions from their mailbag on Twitter as well as LIVE questions from their YouTube stream about the Giants heading into training camp. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
6/29/20231 hour, 5 minutes, 28 seconds
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BBB in 10: Joe Schoen has changed this common fallacy of past Giants regimes

Love the Giants' banter but don’t have an hour? Check out a new segment, “Big Blue Banter in 10 (or so!),” where you’ll find some of the hottest takes from the most recent show banter. Dan and Nick discuss Joe Schoen's plan to invest in the trenches. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
6/28/202310 minutes, 59 seconds
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BBB in 10: Giants got one over on the NFL with Isaiah Hodgins

Love the Giants' banter but don’t have an hour? Check out a new segment, “Big Blue Banter in 10 (or so!),” where you’ll find some of the hottest takes from the most recent show banter. Dan and Nick discuss how Joe Schoen struck gold in Isaiah Hodgins and how the young receiver helped the Giants transform their offense. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
6/27/202312 minutes, 8 seconds
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BBB in 10: Joe Schoen already conquered his most vital task as Giants GM

Love the Giants' banter but don’t have an hour? Check out a new segment, “Big Blue Banter in 10 (or so!),” where you’ll find some of the hottest takes from the most recent show banter. Dan and Nick talk about how Schoen already overcame his biggest hurdle as a general manager. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
6/26/202310 minutes, 26 seconds
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Joe Schoen’s 5 best moves so far as Giants GM

Dan and Nick break down the five moves Giants general manager Joe Schoen has made in his first two offseasons that have differentiated him from the rest of the NFL GMs. They break down each move in descending order with their fifth-best ranked move first. They assess a value to each move based on the difficulty for Schoen to pull them off and how much of an edge (value wise) these moves gave the Giants at the time and moving forward. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
6/26/20231 hour, 11 minutes, 41 seconds
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Ranking the Giants position by position vs. the NFC East

Dan and Nick respond to an interesting question a listener posed to them a few weeks back – where do the Giants stack up vs the rest of the NFC East? The best way to do this was to go position by position so that’s exactly what they did. They ranked each position group in the NFC East and then totaled up the points each team accrued. This exercise proved to be interesting and surprising in many ways as it pertains to the strengths of each roster and also where the division stacks up vs. the NFL. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
6/22/20231 hour, 8 minutes, 43 seconds
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Minicamp wrap-up: Fastest WR on the Giants? + Kittle heaps praise on Bellinger

Dan and Nick recap the final day of Giants minicamp by breaking down some of the key storylines from practice while also diving into key topics surrounding the team like expectations for second-year tight end Daniel Bellinger after the addition of Darren Waller, why it’s not surprising to hear George Kittle join Travis Kelce in name-dropping Bellinger as the next tight end to breakout and more. They also discuss who is the fastest WR on the team and what that speed will mean to the scheme in 2023, Deonte Banks’ trait that stood out to the Giants because of the man-coverage heavy scheme they run and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
6/17/202342 minutes, 18 seconds
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Barkley ominous about contract & playing under the tag: Here’s how we read that

Dan and Nick dive into Saquon Barkley’s recent comments to the media at his event from this past weekend. They discuss everything he said about the current contract negotiations, who has the leverage, whether Barkley means it when he says he might not play under and sign the franchise tag, what options the Giants have if Barkley decides not to play under the tag and what he means to the success of the offense both now, in 2022 and moving forward. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
6/14/202339 minutes, 26 seconds
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Minicamp: Parris Campbell gets in a groove, No. 2 Safety battle takes interesting turn, more

Dan and Nick break down the Giants first of two mandatory minicamp practices by looking through some of the key plays and different players who worked with the first team offense and defense. They discuss Parris Campbell’s consistent practice, an interesting battle brewing for the second safety spot, what the depth at wide receiver means and then they focus on why they feel more confident about the Giants’ defensive front – and pass rush in particular. They make the case for why they believe the Giants could be a darkhorse candidate to be the best pass rush in the NFL in 2023 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
6/13/202343 minutes, 4 seconds
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OTAs recap: Xavier McKinney’s ceiling with Wink, Micah McFadden buzz, more

Dan and Nick break down the latest week of Giants OTA practices that was cut short by the air quality situation in East Rutherford. They discuss the ceiling for Xavier McKinney as he enters Year 2 in a Wink Martindale defense and what that might mean for his future with the franchise, the steady drumbeat building for second-year linebacker Micah McFadden, whether or not Jamison Crowder is more of a sleeper than people realize and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
6/8/202352 minutes, 42 seconds
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Rankings the Giants’ biggest strengths by positions (1-14)

Dan and Nick dive into a breakdown of the Giants’ roster by ranking the position groups from 1-14 and breaking them down in reverse order. Nick and Dan have a different set of rankings so they discuss the differences in where they view the position groups, how each position ranks relative to the NFL and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
6/3/20231 hour, 15 minutes, 10 seconds
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OTAs recap: Why we’re so much higher on Isaiah Hodgins, ideal starting CB trio, more

Dan and Nick break down the Giants’ second set of OTAs practices on Tuesday and Wednseday. Like in past OTA recaps, they dive deeper into off shoots of discussions on specific players and positions based on the 2022 and prior game film. This podcast dove into a deeper discussion on Isaiah Hodgins and the wide receiver corps. They also discussed the cornerback trio from Wednesday’s practice and why it’s ideal of the 2023 season, a cornerback possibly converting to safety and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/31/202345 minutes, 55 seconds
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OTAs #3 recap: Waller making his presence felt already, JMS immediately working with the starters

Dan and Nick break down the first Giants OTA practice that was open to the media. They discuss standout performers Darren Waller and Darius Slayton and break down why it’s important that Waller is already shining both on and off the field as he attempts to pick up a diverse passing game with option routes. They dive into Slayton’s sleeper appeal in Year 2 of the Daboll/Kafka offense. They discuss John Michael Schmitz, the incoming and interesting battle at left guard, Adoree Jackson returning punts at OTAs, and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/25/202344 minutes, 1 second
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State of the Giants: LIVE Q&A

Dan and Nick do a state of the Giants show LIVE on Youtube where they break down everything surrounding the team generated from you, the listener. They go question by question trying to keep up with as many as possible and discuss the team's ideal offensive line combination for 2023, darkhorses to make a major impact in 2023 and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/18/20231 hour, 30 minutes, 34 seconds
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Giants salary cap analysis w/ PFF Brad: Current & future cap health + NFC East

Dan and Nick are joined by PFF Brad, one of the most well-versed salary cap analysts in the business, to discuss the Giants’ current and future salary cap situation. They also dive into the salary cap situations of other teams in the NFC East. Finally, they answer questions from the listeners pertaining to the salary cap. In this show, Brad provides a deep dive that breaks down the Daniel Jones and Dexter Lawrence contracts, what to do about the Saquon Barkley contract situation and how the Eagles have been manipulating the cap. Specifically, he breaks down the potential pitfalls and risk involved in how the Eagles structured Jalen Hurts’ contract. Plus, a lot more good nuggets on the cap! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/15/202348 minutes, 35 seconds
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Giants schedule analysis: Must-win games + why they didn’t ‘get screwed’

Dan and Nick break down the Giants’ 2023 schedule. They do a game-by-game breakdown but first discuss important factors like their implied odds and how it impacts the schedule, the one position group they’ll be facing that has some of the most talented players in the NFL on opposing teams and more. They also break down when they would’ve liked to play each team, which leads them to more scheduling wins and losses, and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/12/202347 minutes, 2 seconds
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Getting to know the Giants UDFAs

Nick Falato goes solo to break down the Giants' 2023 undrafted free agents and who may have a chance to make the 2023 roster. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/6/202359 minutes, 59 seconds
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Draft & Roster Review w/ Giants.com’s John Schmeelk

Dan and Nick are joined by http://Giants.com’s John Schmeelk to break down the 2023 draft class and the roster fallout at key positions and for players who’s playing time is a bit more uncertain after the draft haul. They break down 30k foot questions on the draft process and trades, each draft pick, and discuss key players like Evan Neal, Darren Waller, Daniel Bellinger and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/5/202351 minutes, 29 seconds
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NFC East Draft grades: Eagles&Giants lead the pack, Cowboys not so much

Dan and Nick break down their annual review of the other three NFC east division rivals 2023 NFL Draft classes. They break down each team’s picks for their Days 1 and 2, overall Draft philosophies, and more. Finally, they hand out Draft Grades Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/3/202358 minutes, 39 seconds
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Giants Draft “30K view”: The vision & the execution

Dan and Nick take their annual 30,000 foot view look at the Giants 2023 Draft. They discuss themes such as adding speed and how it was addressed, other weaknesses from the 2022 game tape that needed addressing, they take a long look at the process of trading up twice and what it means plus a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/1/20231 hour, 16 seconds
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Day 3 Draft + UDFA Recap: Bet on Traits Theme

Dan and Nick break down the Giants' Day 3 draft picks starting with RB Eric Gray before diving into a few words on the UDFAs as a look ahead to a larger UDFA podcast to come. They break down each prospect, the themes behind drafting them, what Schoen said about how these prospects fit from a skill set and traits standpoint and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/1/20231 hour, 16 minutes, 35 seconds
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How the Giants maximized value on Day 2 of the NFL Draft

Dan and Nick break down Day 2 of the NFL Draft for the New York Giants and recap why they’re so excited about landing John Michael Schmitz and Jalin Hyatt with their Day 2 picks. They break down the scouting reports on each players, quotes from Joe Schoen and Brian Daboll, the decision to trade up for Hyatt, what they bring to the offense and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/29/20231 hour, 20 minutes, 7 seconds
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Day 1 Giants Draft Recap + Day 2 targets

Dan and Nick break down the Giants' first day of the draft and why they're so excited about landing Deonte Banks in Round 1. They discuss why cornerback was such a big need not just on paper but specific to Wink Martdinale's scheme, they break down Banks with a scouting report, they discuss the decision to trade up, they break down other notable drafts including every NFC East haul and finally they dive into their favorite targets for the Giants on Day 2 including those players they would be willing to trade up for. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/28/20231 hour, 26 minutes, 21 seconds
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Final Draft Thoughts: Giants Rumors, Surprises at 25, more

Dan and Nick wrap up the pre draft season with one final podcast about how they feel for Day 1, surprise picks they’d like, positional thoughts and more while taking a look into prospects the Giants are rumored to be targeting in the draft. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/26/20231 hour, 24 minutes, 12 seconds
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"My Guys" on Defense: Our favorite draft values

Dan and Nick break down their “my guys” in the 2023 NFL draft class. These are the players that they are willing to bang the table and go to bat for. They are the players they like more than consensus. They rip through their defensive 'my guys' before closing out with mock draft reviews. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/25/20231 hour, 26 minutes, 2 seconds
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“My Guys” on Offense: Our favorite values

Dan and Nick break down their “my guys” in the 2023 NFL draft class. These are the players than are willing to bang the table and go to bat for. They are the players they like more than consensus. They rip through their offensive my guys before closing out with three mock draft reviews. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/25/202358 minutes, 58 seconds
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7-Round Collaborative Giants “War Room” Mock

Dan and Nick are joined by a special guest and Giants icon as they rip off a 7 round Giants mock draft as if they were in the war room and can only select one player. Dan and Nick talk out each pick, discuss needs, trade, plan ahead in rounds and draft a squad both are proud of. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/24/20231 hour, 30 minutes, 47 seconds
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Nick vs. Dan: Drafting the best roster from the 2023 class

Dan and Nick engage in a fun exercise where they use a snake draft format to selected a full roster of players (then some; extra DBs, rotational pass rushers, TEs for 12 personnel, etc) to compete against each other in a theoretical game. The objective was to build the best team to face the opponent's team. There is some great game theory discussion involved and a ton of discussion on some of the best prospects at each position in the 2023 class. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/22/20231 hour, 33 minutes, 52 seconds
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Dueling 7-Round Giants Mock Drafts

Dan and Nick each take their own turn with the mock draft simulator to come up with their full seven-round mock drafts for the Giants. They both make multiple trades in this draft. And they work through the draft live as it's happening -- talking through each pick, who is on the board, if they should trade and who for. Finally, they go over the grade handed out for each of their respective drafts by PFF, any regrets they have after the draft is completed and what they're most proud of in their mocks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/21/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 18 seconds
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BONUS Draft Mailbag w/ Ourlads' David Syversten

In this bonus podcast, Dan and Nick continue their conversation about the Giants draft with Ourlads' David Syversten by answering YOUR questions in a mailbag format. We get to every listener question that was submitted via Twitter and BBI. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/20/202332 minutes, 6 seconds
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Giants Draft Preview w/ Ourlads' David Syversten

Dan and Nick welcome back on to the show David Syversten of Ourlads to break down everything about the Giants upcoming 2023 Draft from an indepth breakdown to every possible direction they can go on Day 1, Day 2 targets, Day 3 sleepers and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/20/20231 hour, 4 minutes, 40 seconds
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‘Russ'Guys,’ Prospect who fit the Giants & more w/ draft analyst Russell Brown

Dan and Nick are joined by draft analyst Russell Brown for the second time this draft season for a wide ranging conversation that discusses some of his guys from this class, specific fits for the Giants at center, cornerback and a lot more juicy draft nuggets. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/19/20231 hour, 18 minutes, 20 seconds
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Draft Preview w/ Dame Parson: ‘His Guys’ + Day 2&3 Sleepers and more

Dan and Nick are joined by Draft Network scout and analyst Dame Parson to break down the 2023 NFL Draft class from Dame’s “my guys” in this class, to projected Day 2 picks he loves in Day 1 and sleepers for both Days 2 and 3. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/18/202339 minutes, 29 seconds
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Edge preview: Pass rushers the Giants could target in the draft

Dan and Nick break down some of the top pass rushers off the edge in this 2023 NFL Draft class with a focus on what kind of pass rush profile they have, how will it translate against NFL-level offensive linemen, how their skill set could fit what DC Wink Martindale wants to do schematically, how they fit the current depth chart and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/17/20231 hour, 3 minutes, 28 seconds
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10 players Falato is higher than consensus on

Dan and Nick break down 10 prospects in the NFL Draft class who Nick pinpointed as players he likes more than consensus mock drafts. They go through each players profile and talk about where the Giants might look to target them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/15/20231 hour, 18 minutes, 6 seconds
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Cornerbacks we’d be happy landing on Draft Day 1

Dan and Nick run through the top of the 2023 NFL Draft cornerback class by breaking down all of the traits of each top cornerback and how they fit the Giants system. They discuss only the cornerbacks who they would feel comfortable selecting on Day 1 either via trade back or trade up. They also discuss what range each cornerback best fits in. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/14/20231 hour, 11 minutes, 52 seconds
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Jalin Hyatt & Cedric Tillman: Where/if the Giants should target drafting them

Dan and Nick break down the draft profiles of Tennessee wide receivers Jalin Hyatt and Cedric Tillman. They discuss the pitfalls to evaluating and projecting wide receivers from this wonky offensive system, what it means to the Giants if they draft another small receiver with an extend discussion on how it impacts the power run game, how/if a wide receiver like Tillman can mesh with Daniel Jones’ skill set and of course where they would feel comfortable drafting either prospect before wrapping up with a grade and mock draft review submitted by a listener. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/13/20231 hour, 7 minutes, 41 seconds
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“What We Would Do” Mock Draft

Dan and Nick play GM in this first round mock draft where they alternate draft picks from the top before nothing making the Giants selection. And there are trades allowed! Find out not only who the Giants pick at 25 (Dan and Nick have different picks) but also if they trade or not. Also, find out all picks for other teams and where both Dan and Nick slot in all of the players on the big board. Remember, this is a mock draft of what THEY would do NOT what they think these NFL teams will do. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/12/20231 hour, 27 minutes, 42 seconds
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Why the Giants are showing so much pre-draft interest in Tyjae Spears

Dan and Nick break down the 2023 NFL Draft profile for RB Tyjae Spears out of Tulane. They discuss his strengths, weaknesses and how his game projects to the NFL level. They also discuss how he would fit the Giants system, how they can use him with Saquon Barkley and why the Giants have brought him in for a top-30 private visit. Finally, they wrap up by grading and analyzing another listener Giants mock draft. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/11/202348 minutes, 4 seconds
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Center in Round 1? Draft Profiles on JMS, Tippman & Wypler

Dan and Nick break down the big three centers in the 2023 Draft class with in-depth discussions on John-Michael Schmitz, Joe Tippman and Luke Wypler. They break down what they do well, how they would fit the Giants system, how to project them forward to the next level and where they would feel comfortable drafting them. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/10/20231 hour, 10 minutes, 20 seconds
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Why Charlie Jones is the sleeper WR the Giants need to target

Dan and Nick break down their 2023 NFL Draft Profile of arguably their favorite wide receiver sleeper in the class from a pure value standpoint -- Purdue's Charlie Jones. They break down every aspect of his game, some of the routes on film that stood out, how he projects so well to the Brian Daboll/Mike Kafka offense -- and to what Daniel Jones does well as a quarterback -- and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/8/202355 minutes, 50 seconds
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Mocking the mocks: Grading the newest Giants mock drafts

Dan and Nick run through a slew of one-round, two-round, four-round and seven-round mock drafts going pick by pick for the Giants. They also dive into two listener mock drafts – seven rounders – providing a grade and analysis for each. They walk through each pick, talk through each pick and break down several prospects who are being mock drafted to the Giants right now. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/6/20231 hour, 5 minutes, 36 seconds
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Time to stack LBs? Top 2023 Draft LBs & how they fit Giants' scheme

Dan and Nick break down the three most buzzy LB prospects in the 2023 NFL Draft class plus one less buzzy LB who Dan has a draft crush on. They talk about their strengths, weaknesses and most importantly how they would fit in Wink Martindale's Giants system plus how they would fit the current Giants LB corps. They also discuss when they'd feel comfortable selecting each LB and whether or not it's a position worth investing premium capital in. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/4/20231 hour, 6 minutes, 3 seconds
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Ranking the Giants' biggest needs heading into the Draft

Dan and Nick break down their five biggest roster needs for the Giants heading into the 2023 NFL Draft. They break down their top five before going position by position and working through every intricacy of each of the team's biggest rosters needs with positional value playing a factor in the rankings. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/3/202356 minutes, 44 seconds
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Jordan Addison profile: Gives off Steve Smith (Giants) vibes

Dan and Nick break down the NFL Draft profile of USC wide receiver Jordan Addison. What does he do well? What does he need to improve on? How does he fit the offensive system and current Giants WR corps? Also, is he a prospect the Giants should invest their first-round pick in. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/1/20231 hour, 30 seconds
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Schoen Takeaways: “Blue” players, Ben Bredeson at C, more

Dan and Nick break down the key things to know from the NFL owners' meetings where GM Joe Schoen, owner John Mara and HC Brian Daboll talked with the media. They get into deep discussions about the state of the center position and what that means in the draft, who Joe Schoen believes are “blue” players on the Giants and what exactly he means by that, Dexter Lawrence and Saquon Barkley negotiations, Odell Beckham Jr., Darren Waller’s health/availability and how Schoen feels about it moving forward and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/29/202354 minutes, 33 seconds
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Zay Flowers Draft Profile: He can unlock the Giants' vertical game

Dan and Nick dive into their 2023 Draft Profile of Boston College wide receiver Zay Flowers. They discuss strengths and concerns based on his college tape and projection. They talk about where he can win immediately and what he can bring specifically to the Giants offense, they also discuss if they would have him on their short wishlist at pick No. 25 overall plus more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/29/202344 minutes, 29 seconds
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Mara says he's in favor of signing OBJ + takeaways on recent FA signings

Dan and Nick catch up on Giants news by breaking down Giants owner John Mara's recent comments on Odell Beckham Jr. before diving into their evaluations of the recent free agent signings at safety, cornerback, wide receiver and tight end. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/27/202349 minutes, 15 seconds
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Zach Charbonnet Draft Profile: Here’s what has us so excited

Dan and Nick dive into their second profile of the 2023 NFL Draft profile series by featuring UCLA RB Zach Charbonnet. They break down his strengths, weaknesses, if he fits the Giants and where they’d be comfortable drafting him and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/23/202338 minutes, 38 seconds
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Round Up: Campbell, Slayton, Love, Leonard, A’Shawn, more

Dan and Nick return from a break to round up and recap the Giants latest transactions including the two WR additions: Parris Campbell and Darius Slayton, losing starters Julian Love and Jon Feliciano, Leonard Williams future, A’Shawn Robinson potential signing and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/21/20231 hour, 40 seconds
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🚨EMERGENCY POD: Giants rob Raiders in trade for Darren Waller!

Dan and Nick break down the shocking blockbuster deal that no one saw coming – Giants trading the No. 100 overall pick (the one they received for trading Kadarius Toney) for TE Darren Waller. They break down the craftiness and creativity of Joe Schoen’s trade to find Daniel Jones a weapon, how Waller will impact Jones’ deep passing game both up the seam and on the vertical sideline routes, what this means for TE Daniel Bellinger, the Giants coaching staff’s history of maximizing tight ends, what this means for the red zone offense, Waller’s contract and a lot more! They’re amped up and so should you be! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/14/202341 minutes, 34 seconds
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Day 1 Free Agency Recap: Okereke, Nunez-Roches, Gates gone, more

Dan and Nick break down the first day of the NFL's legal tampering period in free agency by first taking an overall 30,000-foot look at how the market played out at wide receiver, linebacker, safety and other positions that dictated the Giants' plan. Then, they discuss Joe Schoen's Day 1 plan and execution, their thoughts on both free agent signings from outside the organization in LB Bobby Okerke and IDL Rakeem Nunez-Roches. They also discuss the decision to re-sing RB Matt Breida, letting Nick Gates sign with the Commanders and what's going to happen with Julian Love, Darius Slayton and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/14/202353 minutes
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"RAS" athletic testing and how the Giants are using it with guest & RAS creator Kent Lee Platte

Dan and Nick are joined by special guest Kent Lee Platte to break down the RAS (Relative Athletic Score), what it means, how the Giants are using it (and how the 2022 draft class all fit into an athletic billing), standout athletic testers in the coming 2023 NFL Draft class and several players who have likely now moved up draft boards. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/11/202335 minutes, 34 seconds
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Why the Daniel Jones contract was actually a W for the Giants + Takeaways from Schoen's presser

Dan and Nick break down the fine print of the Daniel Jones contract including bonuses, incentives, cap hits and more and come to the conclusion that Joe Schoen and the Giants negotiated a big win. They explain why before diving into key takeaways from GM Joe Schoen's presser including thoughts on how he'll attack this free agent class, Saquon Barkley and Dexter Lawrence potential contract extensions and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/9/202340 minutes, 26 seconds
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Combine Takeaways on Offense: Stacked RB, TE classes shine brightest

Dan and Nick dive into the NFL combine by breaking down the offensive side of the ball with individual breakdowns of every position, including an extensive focus on running back, tight end, wide receiver and several prospects who are in play for the Giants. All that, plus more! #Giants #danieljones #nflcombine #combine Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/8/20231 hour, 12 minutes, 53 seconds
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🚨EMERGENCY POD: Giants sign DJ to four-year deal & tag Saquon Barkley

Dan and Nick react to the big news out of Tuesday with the Giants enacting a rim-rattling buzzer beat to get the Daniel Jones contract signed six minutes before the franchise tag deadline. They discuss Jones' reported four-year contract, guaranteed money, structure and more while also discussing the decision to use the franchise tag on Barkley. What could this mean for the Giants future? Does this put OBJ back into the mix during free agency? What do Dan and Nick want to see from DJ to prove the contract right and lastly they discuss who won in the negotiation between Joe Schoen and Jones' agents. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/7/202332 minutes, 56 seconds
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Combine Takeaways (Defense) + DJ & SB contract updates

Dan and Nick dive into the NFL combine by breaking down the defensive side of the ball with individual breakdowns of every position, including an extensive focus on cornerback and several prospects who are in play for the Giants with their first-round pick at 25 overall. Before that, they work through the recent updates on Daniel Jones and Saquon Barkley contract negotiations, why the franchise tag is now apparently a possibility for Barkley and what that means, plus more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/6/20231 hour, 25 minutes, 33 seconds
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WR Quentin Johnston Draft Profile: Does he fit what the Giants need?

Dan and Nick break out their first draft profile of the 2023 season by breaking down TCU WR prospect Quentin Johnston. They discuss his overall profile, his strengths and weaknesses on the game film they watched. They also then discuss if he is a fit or not for the specific route combinations and system the Giants currently run, if he’s a fit for the WR room and what this roster needs traits wise at the position, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/3/202353 minutes, 40 seconds
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Key takeaways from Giants GM Joe Schoen’s Combine

Dan and Nick break down the two interviews Giants GM Joe Schoen did with the media at the Combine – the first with actual media members and the second with in-house Giants reporters John Schmeelk and Paul Dotino. They discuss his comments on the current contract negotiations, the specifics he went into about what the Giants are looking for at the wide receivers position, Schoen’s take on the offensive line, his overall thoughts on the positions of strength and weakness in the coming draft and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
3/1/202346 minutes, 3 seconds
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Should the Giants re-sign Daniel Jones? Definitive case: eveey pro and con

Dan and Nick turn the page to the Daniel Jones discussion by evaluating if the Giants should move forward with him at QB. They start by a breakdown of what they’re looking for at the QB position overall. Next, they discuss the pros to resigning DJ, followed by the cons and finally a conclusion where both Nick and Dan lay out what they would do: sign him long term, tag him, or let him walk.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2/24/20231 hour, 44 minutes, 8 seconds
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Jones seeking $45M?!, Saquon expected to test the market + Giants “have met extensively” with QB Hendon Hooker

Dan and Nick break down the lates on the Daniel Jones contract negotiations and what the reports could actually mean, what signing with a new agency/representation means, why the projected numbers have to be based on what he can do not what he has, how much cap space the Giants enter the offseason with, and more before diving into recent reports that suggest Saquon Barkley will hit the open free agent market. They wrap up with a discussion on the Giants’ reported meetings with 2023 draft class QB Hendon Hooker. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2/21/202349 minutes, 7 seconds
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Should the Giants re-sign Saquon Barkley? The definitive case for and against

Dan and Nick kick things off with a quick discussion on the usage of presnap motion in the Super Bowl before discussing that the Giants retained both Mike Kafka and Wink Martindale and then diving into the debate — what are the pros and cons to signing Barkley? Pros first, cons next and final calls at the end. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2/16/20231 hour, 19 minutes, 23 seconds
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2022 Draft Part 3: Why we’re so excited about Bellinger’s ceiling + what we learned from the Super Bowl

Dan and Nick finalize their evaluation of the 2022 NFL Draft for the Giants by breaking down each of their Day 3 picks, but first they recap the Super Bowl and break down what they learned from the game, what the Giants can do to compete with these teams and more. In their Day 3 rookie breakdown, they spend the first segment breaking down why fans should be very high on Daniel Bellinger’s future with the team before turning it over to their projections on the rest of the class. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2/14/20231 hour, 4 minutes, 51 seconds
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2022 Draft Part 2: 30K-foot view on WHY Schoen avoided consensus with Ezeudo, Flott pick, plus future outlook at IOL and CB

Dan and Nick continue their process of breaking down the 2022 NFL Draft for the Giants by reviewing two picks that consensus draftniks considered “reach picks” in Josh Ezeudo and Cordale Flott. They break down the 30,000-foot view on both picks, what Joe Schoen was trying to do, what the long-term future outlook looks like on both, any players selected around them who Dan or Nick might’ve preferred at the time and in hindsight and more of a long-term outlook for both the interior offensive line and cornerback positions with these two on the roster. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2/9/20231 hour, 9 minutes, 8 seconds
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2022 Draft Check-in Part 1: Did Schoen get enough out of his Big 3?

Dan and Nick begin the process of looking back at the 2022 NFL Draft for the Giants by reviewing their process and draft picks on Day 1 and their first pick on Day 2. The top-50 picks tell the story of a draft and there is a floor that must be hit for a team to reach a certain level of sustainable success. Did the Giants get to that level with the three players they narrowed it down to in Kayvon Thibodeaux, Evan Neal and Wan’Dale Robinson? Let’s dive in. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2/7/20231 hour, 5 minutes, 44 seconds
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Senior Bowl w/ Russ Brown: 3 WR sleepers, OLinemen you can’t miss, more

Dan and Nick are joined by Cover 1’s Russ Brown (@RussellBrownNFL) to break down everything Senior Bowl. They discuss some of the prospects who have jumped out to Nick and Dan, Russ’ favorite sleepers from the class, the buzz names you all saw throughout the week and a thorough breakdown of just about every position the Giants need and will consider drafting from in the 2023 class. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2/5/20231 hour, 7 minutes, 1 second
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DJ&Barkley negotiations updates: Are the Giants cooling on Saquon?

Dan and Nick break down the latest in the Giants contract negotiations with Daniel Jones and Saquon Barkley by addressing a report from tuned-in Giants beat reporter Paul Schwartz on the negotiations and price points of a potential Saquon Barkley and Daniel Jones deal. They discuss the report that suggests the Giants are not budging on the Barkley offer and what that means if he hits the open market and engages with a team who has a quarterback on a rookie deal. They also address his report about the contract length, bonus money and how the Giants would spread the capt hit for a Jones deal. They discuss Joe Schoen’s comments on both players’ future at the Senior Bowl and how much they’ve changed since his bye week presser and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
2/2/202341 minutes, 2 seconds
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Mailbag Part 3: Surprise move Schoen could make, Best Giants assistant coaches ever, more

Dan and Nick dive into the final part of their early offseason mailbag by answering a slew of questions that includes their take on the best assistant coaches in Giants franchise history, the biggest surprise move that GM Joe Schoen could make, which WR we prefer the Giants to acquire, and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1/31/20231 hour, 13 minutes, 33 seconds
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Mailbag Part 2: How we want Schoen to attack the offseason, can you re-sign DJ and draft a QB, more

Dan and Nick dive into their next set of questions on this mailbag including addressing the idea of re-signing Daniel Jones and also draft a quarterback, how aggressive they want Joe Schoen to be this offseason, favorite character on The Wire, how to get your start in this industry and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1/30/202353 minutes, 47 seconds
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Mailbag Part 1: Can DJ improve on his current limitations, the eval we’ve disagreed most on, more

Dan and Nick dive into part one of their end of the season mailbag by discussing a slew of topics on Daniel Jones including a question that addresses their biggest concern moving forward – utilizing the entire field with his arm. They discuss the defensive line situation and why it’s a low key need, how the Giants will operate under the salary cap, the player evaluation they’ve disagreed most on in the past and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1/26/202352 minutes, 50 seconds
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Eagles + Big Picture Film Review on Evan Neal and more

Dan and Nick throw it back with an old school All-22 review that doesn't go play by play and drive by drive but focused on concepts from the Eagles loss in addition to overall film thoughts with in depth discussions on Evan Neal, the run defense, and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1/24/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 1 second
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Schoen presser takeaways: Finding a WR1, DJ&Barkley contracts, more

Dan and Nick break down their key takeaways from Giants GM Joe Schoen's end of the year presser. They discuss the contract negotiations upcoming with Saquon Barkley and Daniel Jones, Schoen's comments on his plan for finding a WR1, Schoen's key takeaways on the 2022 rookie class, Schoen's process overall and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1/23/202353 minutes
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Giants-Eagles Reaction + Big Picture Talk

Dan and Nick provide their quick takeaways from the Giants' Divisional Round loss to the Eagles discussing what went wrong and led to the blowout loss before turning the page over to what this season means for the franchise as a whole and what the offseason might look like. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1/22/202352 minutes, 40 seconds
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Our Final Thoughts on Giants-Eagles

Dan and Nick chop it up one more time as the clock ticks toward this monumental Divisional Round game with their final thoughts on the key factors, matchups, Xs and Os, how they feel, and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1/19/202356 minutes, 20 seconds
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Giants-Eagles Preview w ESPN’s Mike Gill

Dan and Nick are joined by ESPN radios Mike Gill to break down the Giants-Eagles Divisional Round playoff game. They discuss scheme, personnel, key factors and a lot more on both sides of the ball with a fun deep dive into the Xs and Os while also paying due respect to the narratives surprising this matchup. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1/19/202344 minutes, 43 seconds
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LIVE: Down go the Vikings + Eagles preview w/ The Entertainah

Dan and Nick join the Entertainah's YouTube channel for a LIVE playoff special review of the Giants' win over Minnesota. The trio also looks ahead for the Giants third matchup against the Philadelphia Eagles in the divisional round. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1/19/20232 hours, 22 minutes, 15 seconds
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Dex dominates, unsung heros shine & Wink switches it up

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 coaches film of the Giants' Wildcard win over the Vikings on the defensive side of the ball. The start by discussing 30K foot view concepts and how Wink Martindale changed up so many of his tendencies in this game from split safety looks to a lack of blitzing and more. Then they go play by play, drive by drive breaking down the game on the All-22 coaches film before handing out superlatives. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1/17/20231 hour, 57 minutes, 12 seconds
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Daniel Jones was somehow even more dominant on film and here’s the proof

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 coaches film of the Giants’ Wildcard win over the Vikings on the offensive side of the ball. They start by talking 30K-foot view concepts about the offense, Daniel Jones’ evolution within it and more before diving into a drive by drive, play by play look at the All-22 coaches film from both angles. After breaking down the offense in its entirety, they wrap things up with superlatives including the unheralded player of the game, best throw on film, best route, best play call, best player and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1/17/20232 hours, 12 minutes, 28 seconds
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PLAYOFF WIN: Giants-Vikings Rapid Reaction

Dan and Nick break down the Giants' exciting Playoff win over the Vikings by diving deep into Daniel Jones' brilliant performance, Brian Daboll's first career playoff game as a head coach, unsung heros, game-changing plays and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1/16/202354 minutes, 58 seconds
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Giants-Vikings Preview Part 2 w/ Matthew Collier

Dan joins Matthew Collier to preview the Giants-Vikings and discuss Daniel Jones' emergence and long term upside, the biggest matchups that will decide this game, who has the edge in every aspect of the game and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1/14/202346 minutes, 16 seconds
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Giants-Vikings Preview w Syed Schemes

Dan and Nick welcome back on Shawn Syed to break down the Giants-Vikings matchup. They discuss some of the different things we’ll see in this matchup based on the first one, how the Vikings offensive line issues will factor in, the Evan Neal situation and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1/13/202355 minutes, 9 seconds
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LIVE: State of Giants + Playoff preview w/ The Entertainah

Dan and Nick join The Entertainah's YouTube channel for a LIVE playoff special preview! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1/12/20232 hours, 17 minutes, 44 seconds
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Five Reasons The Giants Can Make a Playoffs Run

Dan and Nick break down their five biggest reasons plus a bonus reason for why the Giants can actually make some noise in this postseason and potentially go on a run to remember. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1/11/20231 hour, 4 minutes, 29 seconds
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The Definitive Case for Why Brian Daboll is Coach Of The Year

Dan and Nick make the case for why first-year Giants head coach Brian Daboll should not just be in the running but instead be considered the clear front runner and most deserving candidate for 2022 NFL Coach of the Year. They break down the key tenants of their case for Daboll in depth before diving into the subsidiary points on his COTY resume. Finally, they consider all other candidates for this award, break down their resumes, and ultimately make the case for why Daboll’s is clearly the strongest. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1/10/20231 hour, 9 minutes, 59 seconds
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How We Feel Heading Into Playoff Week

Dan and Nick break down the quick takeaways from the Giants Week 18 game against the Eagles but also look ahead to what’s coming during playoff week, why they’re both more confident than they expected to be heading into this playoffs and also, separately, this first playoff matchup, some early things to look forward to in the Wild Card game and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1/9/202344 minutes, 22 seconds
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Mailbag Part 2: A game of keep/trade/cut, will DJ become elite with a WR1, more

Dan and Nick respond to listener questions in part two of their mailbag by playing a game of keep/trade/cut, discussing Daniel Jones’ ceiling with upgraded weapons, the biggest need this offseason and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1/6/20231 hour, 4 minutes, 45 seconds
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Mailbag Part 1: Funnel drafting 3 WRs, best playoff path, more

Dan and Nick respond to listener's questions in the first edition of this week's mailbag. They touch on the idea of drafting multiple receivers in the 2022 class to get a cost-effective advantage, the perfect path for the Giants in the playoffs, contract extensions, which young receivers to target via trade and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1/6/20231 hour, 9 minutes, 6 seconds
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Giants on Tape: Complete defensive domination of the Colts

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 film of the Giants' Week 17 win over the Colts. They dive into the tape by breaking down every single defensive play from every drive and offering both the sideline and endzone angles to follow along with. They discuss what Wink Martindale did that was special in this game from a play calling and design standpoint, Kayvon Thibodeaux's early & often impact, and Martindale's Fire Zone and Simulated Pressure tendencies. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1/3/20231 hour, 2 minutes, 8 seconds
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Giants On Tape: Daniel Jones leads the most efficient offensive performance in over a decade

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 coaches film of the Giants Week 17 win over the Colts. They dive into the tape by breaking down every single play from every drive and offering both the sideline and endzone angles to follow along with. They discuss what Mike Kafka did that was special in this game from a play calling and design standpoint, Daniel Jones’ dominant performance, an offensive line that earned BBB’s best pass blocking grade of the season and a lot more before diving into superlatives for the game. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1/2/20231 hour, 21 minutes, 24 seconds
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Giants-Colts Rapid Reaction

Dan and Nick dive into the Giants dominant playoff clinching win over the colts. They talk Daniel Jones, the evolution of a pass first offense, the timing in the pass game and the offensive line winning at the point of attack. They also discuss the key players on defense, whether or not the Giants should rest starters in Week 18, the 91% probability the Giants have of matching up v the Vikings in Round 1 of the postseason and what that means — and a lot more! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
1/2/20231 hour, 7 minutes, 11 seconds
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Giants on Film: Dexter Lawrence a one-man wrecking crew

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 coaches film of the Giants defense in their Week 16 loss to the Vikings. They start by going over concepts and key takeaways they learned on tape. Then, they break down every play and every single drive giving you both the sideline and end zone angles if you’re watching along on YouTube. Finally, they break down their unheralded player of the game, best overall play on film, highest-effort player, a run defense and pass rush grade 1-10. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/28/20221 hour, 13 minutes, 24 seconds
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Giants on Film: Pass game expands and Daniel Jones cooks

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 coaches film of the Giants offense in their Week 16 loss to the Vikings. They start by going over concepts and key takeaways they learned on tape. Then, they break down every play and every single drive giving you both the sideline and end zone angles if you’re watching along on YouTube. They break down the expansion of the pass game, Daniel Jones on tape, the offensive line and more. Finally, they break down their unheralded player of the game, best overall play on film, best throw, best route run and more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/26/20222 hours, 2 minutes, 8 seconds
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Giants-Vikings Rapid Reaction

Dan and Nick break down the Giants heartbreaking Week 16 loss on a 61-yard FG but find a silver lining in it all and break down why before diving into individual break downs of Daniel Jones, was Wink Martindale too aggressive, Mike Kafka’s play calls, the offensive line, Isaiah Hodgins and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/25/202249 minutes, 32 seconds
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Giants-Vikings Xs and Os Deep Dive Preview with @SyedSchemes

Dan and Nick are joined by Shawn Syed of @ SyedSchemes to break down the Giants Week 16 game against the Vikings. They dive deep into the Xs and Os on this one including why this matchup could be great for the Giants struggling run defense, how to stop Justin Jefferson, what the Giants will look to do on offense, the weak like on the Vikings offensive line and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/22/20221 hour, 15 minutes
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Defensive Film Review: Kayvon’s mainstream breakout; Collins demands playing time

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 coaches film of the Giants’ Week 15 win over the Commanders on the defensive side of the ball by breaking down the end zone and sideline angles from the coaches film. They go play by play, drive by drive, with long extensive breakdowns of each play. They talk about how Wink Martindale approached this game differently than the first matchup – namely by doing everything in his power to take away Terry McLaurin. They discuss issues with the run defense but also – on the flip side – a dominant pass rush emerging behind the best 1-10 grade a Giants pass rush has gotten this season from both Dan and Nick. They finally wrap up with superlatives – highest-effort player, unheralded, best on tape, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/21/20221 hour, 28 minutes, 18 seconds
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Offensive Film Review: Kafka wins the chess match; Jones thrives with shotgun, quick game

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 coaches film of the Giants’ Week 15 win over the Commanders on the offensive side of the ball by breaking down the end zone and sideline angles from the coaches film. They go play by play, drive by drive, with long extensive breakdowns of each play. They talk about Mike Kafka’s excellent game plan adjustment, great play calls, great throws by Daniel Jones and the offensive line play individually and overall. The show wraps up with superlatives: best player on film, unheralded player, best throw, best route, best play call and then a pass blocking grade (1-10) and a run blocking grade (1-10).  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/20/20221 hour, 38 minutes, 25 seconds
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Giants Commanders Rapid Reaction

Dan and Nick break down the Giants Week 15 win with key takeaways and rapid reactions including a discussion on Kayvon Thibodeaux’s breakout performance, how far this defense line can take them, the return of the Giants coaching edge and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/19/202251 minutes, 8 seconds
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Mailbag Part 2: Core Giants building blocks, offensive line free agent targets, more

Dan and Nick dive into the second part (part deuce) of their first mailbag show in quite some time with a slew of questions ranging from which Giants are now considered their core building blocks, to which positions they should target in free agency vs. the draft, a pair of intriguing interior offensive linemen they can target in free agency, the updated three biggest roster needs and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/16/20221 hour, 8 minutes, 53 seconds
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Mailbag Part 1: How we’d play the Giants offseason decision, are the coaches maximizing personnel, more

Dan and Nick dive into their first mailbag show in quite some time with a slew of questions ranging from their opinions on how to play the looming quarterback decision – tackling all angles and not just whether or not to re-sign Daniel Jones to the Saquon Barkley decision and more. Then they talk personnel groupings and if the Giants are using one package too often, they discuss whether or not they feel the coaches are maximizing the personnel – and any possible ways to do get more from them, how the Giants can win these next four games and a lot more. There were so many questions that some were left off but the good news is that Mailbag Part 2 will be dropping tomorrow! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/15/20221 hour, 21 minutes, 1 second
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Defensive Film Review: Kayvon Thibodeaux a lone but shining bright spot

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 coaches film of the Giants’ Week 15 loss to the Eagles on the defensive side of the ball. They then go drive by drive and play by play breaking down the tape. They discuss what made this a special game on film from the opposing QB. Finally, they break down their superlatives – best player on film, unheralded, highest effort player and more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/14/20221 hour, 13 minutes, 1 second
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Offensive Film Review: The How and Why behind the big plays the Giants left on the field

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 coaches film of the Giants’ Week 15 loss to the Eagles on the offensive side of the ball. They start by discussing Mike Kafka’s game plan and play calling. They talk about the usage of double moves to take deep shots, how often they mixed in quick game out of the gun, and how often they ran the ball. They then go drive by drive and play by play breaking down the tape. Finally, they break down their superlatives – best player on film, unheralded, best throw and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/13/20221 hour, 25 minutes, 22 seconds
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Giants-Eagles Reaction + Big Picture Talk

Dan and Nick provide their immediate takeaways and rapid reaction to the Giants' Week 15 loss to the Eagles. They turn the discussion to big picture topics and try to see the forest through the trees as we move forward with the season and the future of the franchise. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/12/202244 minutes, 10 seconds
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Giants-Eagles preview w/ Sean Green

Dan and Nick break down the Giants' Week 14 matchup against the Eagles and are joined by The Die Hard Eagles podcast co-host Sean Green. They break down key concerns, unheralded Eagles players to keep an eye on and something both Nick and Dan want to see from Mike Kafka. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/9/202246 minutes, 50 seconds
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Defensive Film Review: Giants pass rush flashes elite upside

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 coaches film of the Giants defense in their Week 13 tie against the Commanders. They talk about some of the best edge-bending pass rush reps from Azeez Ojulari and how the Giants pass rush woke up in a massive way, they go play by play and drive by drive breakdown down each possession and finally wrap things up with superlatives Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/8/20221 hour, 47 minutes, 12 seconds
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Offensive Film Analysis: Daniel Jones best game on film since Week 7

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 coaches film from the Giants’ Week 13 tie against the Commanders on the offensive side of the ball. They break down overall concepts to start, what personnel groupings the Giants faced, how the Commanders chose to play their safeties and questions about OC Mike Kafka’s play calling and game plan. They then go drive by drive, play by play, analyzing every single offensive play on tape. Finally, they wrap up with superlatives from the film. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/7/20222 hours, 36 minutes, 11 seconds
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Giants-Commanders Rapid Reaction

Dan and Nick provide their immediate takeaways from the Giants 20-20 TIE in Week 13. The duo breakdown the Giants' protection issues, lack of passing game, and if the coaching bears the blame. They also talk about what is ahead, and how to right the ship on offense. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
12/4/202248 minutes, 58 seconds
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Giants-Commanders Preview w/ former NFL WR Anthony Armstrong

Dan and Nick have former Washington WR Anthony Armstrong on the podcast to break down the upcoming Week 13 matchup. Armstrong previews Washington while also discussing his career and the nuances of playing WR in the NFL. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/30/202251 minutes, 7 seconds
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Film Don’t Lie: Kayvon Thibodeaux unlocks next level in dominant performance

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 coaches film of the Giants defense in Week 12 against the Cowboys. They talk big picture film takeaways and roster observations before diving into the tape and running through each play on defense – on the coaches film. They discuss the key plays that changed the game, why outside media members like Austin Gayle are calling Kayovn Thibodeaux’s performance the best tape he’s seen by any rookie edge rusher this season, what the Cowboys did to create 3rd and long conversions and more before diving into superlatives like unheralded player, best on film, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/29/20222 hours, 20 seconds
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Offensive Film Review: Nick Gates unanimous Player of the Game, here’s our ideal OL moving forward

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 coaches film of the Giants offense in Week 12 against the Cowboys. They talk big picture film takeaways and roster observations before diving into the tape and running through each play on offense – on the coaches film. They discuss the key plays that changed the game, Daniel Jones’ performance, and the offensive line before diving into superlatives. Finally, they close the show out by revealing what their ideal starting offensive line would look like for the rest of the season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/26/20222 hours, 20 minutes, 16 seconds
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Giants-Cowboys Rapid Reaction

Dan and Nick react to the Giants' Week 12 loss to the Dallas Cowboys with their quick takeaways and rapid reaction. They break down the offense, defense, key frustrations with the core players, coaches and more. Then, they talk about what comes next for this team as they try to bounce back and get back on track. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/25/202246 minutes, 52 seconds
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Defensive Film Review: Giants still have no answer for power/gap, here’s what needs to change

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 coaches film of the Giants’ Week 11 loss to the Detroit Lions on the defensive side of the ball. They talk big picture film takeaways and roster observations before diving into the tape and running through each play on defense – on the coaches film. They discuss individual players, why power/gap is still killing the Giants, what the losses of players like Adoree Jackson and Xavier McKinney are doing to the defense and more and more before diving into superlatives including the best player overall, unheralded player, highest effort player and more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/23/20221 hour, 20 minutes, 44 seconds
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Offensive Film Review: Daniel Jones flashes high ceiling plays, Ezeudu cements his role

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 coaches film of the Giants’ Week 11 loss to the Detroit Lions on the offensive side of the ball. They talk big picture film takeaways and roster observations before diving into the tape and running through each play on offense – on the coaches film. They discuss Daniel Jones’ high ceiling plays and throws and also some of the windows they wish Jones might’ve considered throwing the ball into on other plays – they also go over each interception in depth. They break down Darius Slayton, Wan’Dale Robinson, the issues on the interior offensive line, and more before diving into superlatives including the best player overall, best throw on tape, best route run, best play call, unheralded player on offense and 1-10 grades for the Giants pass blocking and run blocking. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/22/20222 hours, 40 minutes, 26 seconds
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Giants-Lions Rapid Reaction: Why now is not the time to panic, plus OBJ narrows his list

Dan and Nick break down the Giants' Week 11 loss to the Lions with their rapid reactions and quick takeaways. They discuss the WR play and the two strong performances -- including the Giants' first 100 yard receiver Wan'Dale Robinson and what his injury could mean. That leads to an easy transition on the OBJ situation -- he narrows his teams down to the Giants and Cowboys -- but they discuss if Schoen should invest a multi-year backloaded deal in OBJ w Wan'Dale out. Also, they discuss Daniel Jones, the offensive line injuries and performance, what happened with the defense and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/21/20221 hour, 11 minutes, 59 seconds
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Giants-Lions Preview w/ former NFL All-Pro safety Glover Quin

Dan and Nick are joined by former Lions and Texans All-Pro safety Glover Quin to preview the Giants-Lions Week 11 matchup but in typical Big Blue Banter fashion they quickly dive into the Xs and Os of the game. Glover chops it up and offers a player’s insight into what to watch on film when you’re watching safeties, different responsibilities for a safety and the intricacies of pattern match coverages, and more before talking key players and factors in the Giants-Lions matchup. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/16/202257 minutes, 1 second
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Film Review: It's the Dexy and Lenny show and it was spectactular

Dan and Nick break down the Giants’ All-22 defensive game film from both the end zone and sideline angles in their Week 10 win over the Texans. They walk you through every single play on film – from both angles – with analysis on a play by play and drive by drive basis. You’ll get breakdowns of the blitz packages, formations, personnel groupings, route combinations and more with discussions on key individual players and plays before a recap of the best player on film, the unheralded player on film, the highest effort player, the best player overall and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/16/20221 hour, 43 minutes, 31 seconds
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Film Review: How the Giants’ Parcells-ian plan minimized variance, maximizing win potential

Dan and Nick break down the Giants’ All-22 offensive game film from both the end zone and sideline angles in their Week 10 win over the Texans. They walk you through every single play on film – from both angles – with analysis on a play by play and drive by drive basis. You’ll get breakdowns of the blocking schemes, formations, personnel groupings, route combinations and more with discussions on key individual players and plays before a recap of the best player on film, the unheralded player on film, the best route run, the best throw, the best play call and a 1-10 grade of the Giants’ pass blocking and run blocking.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/15/20222 hours, 10 minutes, 13 seconds
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Giants-Texans Rapid Reaction: Slayton emerging as a long-term fixture?

Dan and Nick deliver their quick takeaways and rapid reaction to the Giants Week 10 win over Houston. They touch on Darius Slayton’s ascension and what that means for his future, why we didn’t see the Giants pass attack expand out of the bye week, Daniel Jones performance, what they got from Dexter Lawrence and Leonard Williams, the benching of Tae Crowder and Kenny Golladay and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/14/202258 minutes, 32 seconds
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Mailbag: Rejuvenated Golladay, what Daniel Jones would get on the open market, more

Dan and Nick dive into their weekly Giants mailbag by kicking things off with a discussion about what Kenny Golladay can bring to this offense in the second half. They also talk about their ideal offensive line combination with players returning from injury, a possible Leonard Williams extension, the best pizza in New York and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/11/20221 hour, 42 minutes, 47 seconds
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Giants midseason superlatives: Breakouts, surprises, most improved, more

Dan and Nick go through their midseason superlatives for the New York football Giants. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/8/202254 minutes, 50 seconds
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Debating the Giants’ midseason MVP: Barkley v. Thomas?

Dan and Nick have some fun and dive into a football debate about which player was most responsible for the Giants’ surprising 6-2 start to the season through the midway point. They talk 30,000-foot view football concepts as far as what matters and makes the most impact toward winning and losing. They debate who is the one player they can’t afford to lose most and why – and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/8/202233 minutes, 29 seconds
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Xavier McKinney injury: How the Giants will replace him

Dan and Nick dive into the news that safety, captain and 'green dot' wearer Xavier McKinney suffered a broken hand during a bye week accident on an ATV and will now be forced to miss at minimum the next four weeks. They break down what the injury means, how the Giants will replace him with different personnel, how the personnel packages will evolve in his absence and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/7/202231 minutes
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Film review: Giants pass rush comes alive, but Geno was cooking

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 coaches film of the Giants’ Week 8 loss to the Seahawks on the defensive side of the ball. They first talk overall takeaways before diving into a drive by drive recap with breakdowns of every single play. They start by discussing a key change the Giants made shifting Jaylon Smith to the Mike LB position ahead of Tae Crowder – and giving more snaps to Micah McFadden. They talk about what Geno Smith did to beat the Giants in conjunction with how Shane Waldron (Seahawks OC) found success v. Wink Martindale, but also the many plays Wink drew up to scheme and create pressure. They wrap up with a dive into superlatives, why this was Leonard Williams’ breakout game for this season, and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/2/20221 hour, 23 minutes, 6 seconds
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Key Takeaways from Giants trade deadline + Schoen presser

Dan and Nick react to the NFL trade deadline and the Giants' decision to stand pat. They dive into why they're on board with the decision before transitioning to a breakdown of the key takeaways of Joe Schoen's bye week press conference and his podcast spot with Peter Schragger. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/2/202224 minutes, 25 seconds
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Film Review: Here's why the offense took a step back

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 coaches film of the Giants' Week 8 loss to the Seahawks. They break down the overall game plan Seattle had to take away the specific run concepts the Giants had so much success with earlier this season -- plus Daniel Jones' bootlegs. They then break down the game drive by drive with specific play breakdowns from the end zone and sideline angles for every play. They touch on key big plays the Giants left on the field, how the offensive line surprisingly blocked well in the pass game and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
11/1/20222 hours, 10 minutes, 9 seconds
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Giants-Seahawks Reaction: Where does the offense go from here?

Dan and Nick dive into the rapid reaction and their key takeaways from the Giants' Week 8 loss to the Seahawks. They tackle big topics like how the offense will have to make schematic changes during the bye week to open up the pass game when defenses sell out to stop Barkley and Jones as runners, why they don't feel it's a necessity for Joe Schoen to trade for a WR before the deadline and more before diving into the intricacies of the Week 8 loss. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/31/20221 hour, 11 minutes, 45 seconds
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Mailbag: How the long-term view on DJ has changed, Landon Collins at LB, more

Dan and Nick dive into a slew of mailbag questions as the Giants prepare for their big Week 8 game against the Seahawks. They discuss the potential for Kenny Golladay to provide surprise production in the second half, whether or not Fabian Moreau’s surprising breakout can alter how the Giants use Aaron Robinson when healthy, if the long-term view on Daniel Jones’ ceiling has changed, which QBs on rookie contracts they’d take over DJ right now, the most overrated band/musician of all time and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/28/20221 hour, 44 minutes, 18 seconds
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Giants-Seahawks preview with The Ringer's Danny Kelly

Dan and Nick are joined by The Ringer's Danny Kelly to break down the Giants' Week 8 matchup against the Seattle Seahawks. They discuss Seattle's surprising start, how in the world Geno Smith is playing at this level, their ridiculously productive 2022 rookie class -- one that includes two starting offensive tackles (Charles Cross, Abe Lucas) a lockdown CB1 and their RB1. They get into more depth about Cross, a prospect the Giants considered in the 2022 Draft and on Walker -- a running back who has a chance to split this game wide open against a Giants defense that has allowed 5.7 YPC. Danny gives his prediction on the game and then Dan and Nick dive into their own analysis -- why this Seahawks run scheme might benefit what the Giants do well as a defense and more. Finally, Dan and Nick give their predictions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/28/202258 minutes, 59 seconds
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🚨EMERGENCY🚨pod: Kadarius Toney traded

Dan and Nick react to the Giants' blockbuster trade sending 2021 first-round draft pick Kadarius Toney to the Chiefs for a compensatory 3rd-round draft pick and a 6th-round draft pick. They break down why it happened, if it's fair to grade the trade as a positive but at the same time admit it's not a good thing for the roster, they discuss how the Giants WR corps shakes out post-trade, why Joe Schoen may be unlikely to trade any of these newly acquired picks or his own previous ones for another team's WR or another position at the deadline and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/27/202241 minutes, 7 seconds
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Film Review: Giants LB play becoming a major issue, but not the only one

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 coaches film of the Giants defense against the Jaguars in Week 7. As promised, they follow the film and refuse to sugarcoat it – point blank – the defense was uncharacteristically undisciplined and it lead to major breakdowns in run defense and in coverage. These breakdowns stemmed primarily from the second level play from the LBs. They go over struggles from Jaylon Smith and Tae Crowder, lapses in coverage, a total lack of pressure, Doug Pederson winning the chess match and several plays where the defense wasn’t aligned/ready just before the snap before breaking down some of the great reps from Adoree Jackson, Dexter Lawrence and others – and then finally handing out superlatives: best player, highest-effort player, unheralded player and grades for both the pass rush and run defense. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/26/20222 hours, 1 minute, 33 seconds
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Film Review: Daniel Jones in full command of the offense like an ace pitcher

Dan and Nick break down the Giants’ All-22 coaches film of their Week 7 victory over the Jaguars on the offensive side of the ball. As always, they roll drive by drive and walk you through the film so you can see for yourself. They break down drives and plays from both film angles and more. They go over individual breakdowns of players including Daniel Jones, Tyree Phillips, Josh Ezeudo, Wan’Dale Robinson and more. They then dive into superlatives and spoiler alert – DJ wins their best player overall – for both Dan and Nick – for the second consecutive week. They also assing their highest overall pass blocking grade in the history of Big Blue Banter. All that and more Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/25/20222 hours, 29 minutes, 2 seconds
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Giants-Jaguars Rapid Reaction: Daniel Jones leads a thriller

Dan and Nick provide their immediate reaction to the Giants’ thrilling last second win over the Jaguars to improve to 6-1 on the season. They dive into some of the coaching feats from Brian Daboll and staff thus far, how the offensive line has been able to impose their will and lean on the run game in the second halves of games, Daniel Jones’ third consecutive highly impressive performance, Bobby Johnson’s addition to the coaching staff and a whole lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/24/20221 hour, 14 minutes, 4 seconds
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Giants mailbag: Giant underdogs, Daniel Jones future, plus more

Dan Schneier and Nick Falato answer listener questions about the 5-1 Giants, their future, possible trade targets, Daniel Jones, and much more!  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/20/20221 hour, 17 minutes, 31 seconds
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Defense on Film: Sexy Dexy leads the opportunistic way

Dan and Nick dive into the All-22 coaches film of the Giants’ Week 6 win over the Ravens. They break down a key stat about the Giants defense’s aggressiveness and sure-tackled nature before diving into the drive by drive film breakdowns of the defense on a play by play basis (reminder: you can find this film analysis and actually watch the film along with Dan and Nick on their YouTube page). They break down key stops, turnovers, pass rushing moves and more before handing over game balls for the best player on the defense, the unheralded player, the highest-effort player and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/19/20221 hour, 50 minutes, 27 seconds
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Daniel Jones earns BBB’s unanimous best player on tape

Dan and Nick dive into the All-22 coaches film of the Giants’ Week 6 win over the Ravens. They break down some key stats and observations that defined the game before diving into the actual tape (reminder: you can find this film analysis and actually watch the film along with Dan and Nick on their YouTube page) on a drive by drive basis. They break down key nuances of playing the QB position that Daniel Jones excelled in, excellent play designs, route combinations and execution. They touch on Evan Neal’s best game as a pro offensive tackle and a lot more. Finally, they hand out superlatives and come to the conclusion – separately – that Daniel Jones was the best player on tape – edging out Saquon Barkley and Andrew Thomas for the first time all season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/18/20222 hours, 12 minutes, 6 seconds
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Giants-Ravens Rapid Reaction, Key Takeaways

Dan and Nick break down the Giants’ exciting win over the Ravens in Week 6 – another fourth-quarter comeback. They dive into the key plays that defined this game, if Brian Daboll and his staff are giving the Giants more of a coaching edge than any team in the NFL right now, why the team is able to overcome these deficits on a bi-weekly basis (three of six), and more before diving into analysis on individual players including Daniel Jones, Daniel Bellinger, Wan’Dale Robinson, Dexter Lawrence, Kayvon Thibodeaux and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/17/20221 hour, 37 minutes, 33 seconds
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Mailbag: Trade Possibilities, Media Criticism of Andrew Thomas, more

Dan and Nick run through this week’s mailbag questions including how and who to prioritize from a contract extensions standpoint, what to do with Kadarius Toney, if the Giants should trade for players before the deadline and which ones, thoughts on how to build at the QB position moving forward and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/14/20221 hour, 17 minutes, 9 seconds
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Giants-Ravens preview w/ film analyst Ken McCusick

Dan and Nick are joined by friend of the podcast and reoccurring guest Ken McCusick to break down the Giants-Ravens matchup. They dive into who really has the advantage Wink Martindale or Lamar Jackson – given their experience practicing against each other, key matchups and X factors, and a whole lot more of that good good Xs and Os you and I both love. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/13/202259 minutes, 11 seconds
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Defense on Film: A True chess match it was

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 Coaches film of the Giants defense in their upset victory over the Packers in Week 5. They go drive by drive but first they discuss the key thing they learned on tape. They break down individual plays, play calls and players. They discuss the simulated pressure and presnap (to postsnap) chess match that Wink Martdinale played against Aaron Rodgers. And of course, they dive into superlative – highest effort player, best player overall and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/12/20222 hours, 7 minutes, 48 seconds
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Offense on Film: Daniel Jones looked even better on tape

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 coaches film of the Giants offense in their upset victory over the Packers in Week 5. They go drive by drive but first break down the key things they learned from the tape. They break down why Daniel Jones’ performance might’ve been his career best, the nuances that he brought to the table, how he used his eyes and some of his best plays. They also dive into key Xs and Os breakdowns of big plays in the run game, what Darius Slayton and Marcus Johnson offered and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/11/20222 hours, 13 minutes, 19 seconds
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Giants-Packers Rapid Reaction

Dan and Nick break down the Giants' impressive Week 5 upset victory over the Packers. They break down key drives and key plays that decided it, individual evaluations on Daniel Jones, Darius Slayton, the offensive line, Kayvon Thibodeaux, Jaylon Smith, the coaching, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/10/20221 hour, 20 minutes, 28 seconds
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Mailbag: Re-signing DJ and Barkley, how Wink will look to stop Rodgers, more

Dan and Nick dive into this week’s mailbag questions by starting things off with how their long-term view of the roster has or has not changed after the first four weeks. Next, they dive into questions on Daniel Jones and Saquon Barkley, unheralded stars and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/7/20221 hour, 34 minutes, 39 seconds
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Giants-Packers preview w/ Dusty Evely

Nick and Dusty detail the Giants-Packers game through an X's and O's lens while going through key matchups for this London quarrel. Dusty Evely is a Packers writer for and on-air personality for "Packer Report 66," Cheese Head TV, and the "Pack a Day Podcast." As English TO would say, get your fish n' chips ready! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/7/20221 hour, 12 minutes, 41 seconds
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Defense On Film: Dex taps into a new level, Wink wins again

Dan and Nick break down the Giants’ All-22 coaches film on the defensive side of the ball in their Week 4 win over the Bears. They first break down different coverages the Giants used, pressures they got, and then dive into the series by series film breakdown. They touch on players like Dexter Lawrence – who had a career game, Tae Crowder – who also had a career game, and what other key contributors brought as well as unheralded players like Fabian Moreau, Tomon Fox and Nick Williams. They wrap up by providing superlatives for the game – highest-effort defender, MVP, best play call and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/5/20221 hour, 56 minutes, 6 seconds
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Offense On Film: Giants OLine takes a massive step forward

Dan and Nick break down the Giants’ All-22 coaches film of the offensive side of the ball in their Week 4 win over the Bears. They break down the stout play from the offensive line overall with individual breakdowns on Andrew Thomas, Evan Neal, Ben Bredson and others. They talk about the specific game plan from Mike Kafka from the personnel groupings to how he set up big plays and more. They break down Daniel Jones, Saquon Barkley and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/4/20222 hours, 9 minutes, 13 seconds
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Giants-Bears Rapid Reaction

Dan and Nick dive into the Giants' Week 4 win over the Bears. They discuss the coaching decisions that led to victory, and individual efforts from key assets like Andrew Thomas, Dexter Lawrence and Saquon Barkley, among others. They dive into the QB situation -- with all the injuries -- and what it means, what's going on at WR and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
10/3/20221 hour, 5 minutes, 46 seconds
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Giants-Bears preview w/ NFL DL Corey Wootton

Dan and Nick are joined by former NFL defensive lineman Corey Wooton to break down the Giants-Bears matchup ahead of Week 4. They talk all about the schematics of the matchup in the run game on both sides of the ball, Justin Fields’ struggles and how to best attack Chicago’s Tampa-2 style defense. They also discuss growing up in New Jersey and New Jersey football and a lot more Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
9/30/202250 minutes, 42 seconds
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Defense Film Review: Kellen v. Wink, Why McKinney matters, more

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 coaches film of the Giants’ Week 3 loss to the Cowboys on the defensive side of the ball. They start by going over the biggest thing they learned on film. Next, they dive into the different personnel packages the Cowboys used and how the Giants countered them. Then, they talk about the different coverages Wink Martindale used. Finally, they go drive by drive breaking down plays and players before handing out superlatives with deeper discussions on performances by: Xavier McKinney, Kayvon Thibodeaux, Dexter Lawrence, Tae Crowder, Micah McFadden, Adoree Jackson and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
9/29/20221 hour, 28 minutes, 27 seconds
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Offense Film Review: Key adjustments by DJ, Kafka, more

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 coaches film of the Giants’ Week 3 loss to the Cowboys on the offensive side of the ball. They discuss Daniel Jones’ game on film, what Mike Kafka and DJ did to adjust to constant pressure, why they were OK with such a pass heavy game plan, Evan Neal’s performance, Andrew Thomas’ dominance and a whole lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
9/28/20222 hours, 22 minutes, 18 seconds
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Giants-Cowboys Rapid Reaction

Dan and Nick break down the Giants' Week 3 loss to the Cowboys. They discuss Daniel Jones' excellent performance and why it looked even better live, issues with the offensive line, issues creating pressure on defense, how each coordinator fared and what the hell is going on with the Giants WR corps -- among other key topics surrounding the team after loss. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
9/27/20221 hour, 7 minutes, 41 seconds
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Mailbag Part 2: Favorite pass/run concepts, should they pursue Lamar and more

Dan and Nick run through the second half of their mailbag questions tackling fun ones like the drunkest they’ve been at a Giants game as well as fun Giants-related topics like should they listen to Tiki Barber and pursue Lamar Jackson in free agency, favorite run and pass game concepts, a lot more – and of course – a ton of Daniel Jones and future talk. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
9/24/20221 hour, 24 minutes, 41 seconds
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Giants-Cowboys preview w/ Jeff Cavanaugh

Dan and Nick are joined by Cowboys analyst Jeff Cavanaugh to talk all things Giants-Cowboys matchup heading into this Monday’s big matchup. They dive into the Cowboys’ interim QB Cooper Rush and what he’s shown on film so far, the Cowboys’ left tackle situation with a rookie, freakshow Micah Parsons and how he could impact the game, why Tony Pollard might be the X factor, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
9/23/202249 minutes, 23 seconds
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State of Giants + Cowboys Preview Q&A w/ The Entertainah

Dan and Nick join Giants content creator The Entertainah @DaEntertainah to talk state of the Giants – no topic off limits in this Live Q&A from Youtube. They discuss the state of the Giants wide receiver position and what’s going on with all the moving parts, field a ton of questions on Daniel Jones and the QB situation, discuss individual matchups and keys to the Cowboys-Giants matchup and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
9/23/20221 hour, 58 minutes, 1 second
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Mailbag Part 1: How the Giants can score more, 2023 QB prospects, OBJ, more

Dan and Nick run through half of their mailbag questions on a loaded episode that dives into topics like 2023 QB prospects, how much blame Daniel Jones does or doesn’t deserve, Odell Beckham Jr. rumors, how Dan and Nick got connected to get the Big Blue Banter podcast going, how to attack the Cowboys schematically and a whole lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
9/22/20221 hour, 3 minutes, 45 seconds
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Defense Film Review: Wink’s masterclass, say hello to Dane Belton

Dan and Nick dive into the All-22 coaches film of the Giants’ Week 2 win over the Carolina Panthers on the defensive side of the ball. They break down series by series with Xs and Os analysis of key plays, play calls, individual efforts and more. They discuss what Wink Martindale did to confuse the Panthers offensive line and Baker Mayfield. They also dive into incredible individual efforts from expected and the unexpected players – hi Dane Belton. Finally, they hand out game ball superlatives and grade the pass rush and run defense. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
9/21/20222 hours, 46 seconds
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Offense Film Review: High highs, low lows for Jones, Kafka drumbeat builds

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 coaches film of the Giants’ Week 2 win over the Carolina Panthers. They dive into the film but first start by evaluating some advanced stats and metrics that played a key factor in the game – delving into what they might mean. Then, they go drive by drive, breaking down key plays, Xs and Os, full evaluations on players like Daniel Jones, his offensive linemen and more. It’s a jampacked episode – enjoy! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
9/20/20221 hour, 55 minutes, 12 seconds
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Giants-Panthers Rapid Reaction

Dan and Nick dive into their first takeaways from the Giants' Week 2 win against the Panthers. They discuss the coaching from Brian Daboll, Mike Kafka, and Wink Martindale. They follow that up with some Xs and Os schematic breakdowns of two of the most important play calls in the game -- one from Kafka -- one from Wink. They also dive into Daniel Jones, Ohsane Ximines and several other key players and moments in the win. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
9/19/202258 minutes, 30 seconds
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Giants-Panthers preview w/ Jonathan Stewart

Dan and Nick preview the Giants-Panthers Week 2 game with special guest Jonathan Stewart — former Panthers and Giants RB. They break down Saquon Barkley, the matchup, keys to watch for and more.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
9/16/202255 minutes, 30 seconds
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10 things we learned about the Giants in Week 1

Dan and Nick break down 10 things they think about the Giants now and moving forward after watching the game film from Week 1. These are things they may not have expected from the Giants going into the season, but now they’re on the forefront. There’s discussion on scheme, play calling, blocking, playing time, individual players and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
9/15/20221 hour, 2 minutes, 25 seconds
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Defense Film Review: Wink takes a page from Belichick, Ward shines

Dan and Nick dive into the All-22 coaches film from the Giants’ Week 1 upset win over the Titans with a focus on the defensive side of the ball. They break down personnel groupings, play calls, Wink Martinale’s plan, scheme and more. They dive into unheralded heroes like Jihad Ward, Aaron Robinson’s promising first start, Oshane Ximines’ best game in a Giants uniform, Adoree Jackson and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
9/14/20221 hour, 47 minutes, 38 seconds
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Offense Film Review: Kafka’s timely calls, Barkley’s best ever?

Dan and Nick dive into the All-22 coaches film from the Giants’ Week 1 upset victory over the Titans with this focus being on the offensive side of the ball. They break down everything offense on a drive to drive basis while also tackling key overall concepts like Mike Kafka’s play calling, the blocking, Saquon Barkley’s individual efforts, key plays from Daniel Jones and more. The podcast is jam packed with individual play breakdowns, Xs and Os, offensive line analysis and more. They even touch on a few players individually requested by listeners. It’s the longest All-22 review to date and for a good reason – the Giants are 1-0! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
9/13/20222 hours, 7 minutes, 48 seconds
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Giants-Titans Rapid Reaction

Dan and Nick give their rapid (plus a rewatch from Nick) reactions to the Giants' upset victory over the Titans in Week 1. They go in depth on Brian Daboll, Mike Kafka, Saquon Barkley, the run blocking, Daniel Jones the run defense and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
9/12/20221 hour, 17 minutes, 12 seconds
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NFL team-by-team over/under win-loss predictions

 Dan and Nick give their thoughts on all 32 NFL teams by breaking down the Vegas projected win-loss over/unders for each of the 32 teams and giving their picks for over or under – while also giving their thoughts on each squad. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
9/9/202258 minutes, 2 seconds
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NFL Division winner, playoff and Super Bowl predictions

Dan and Nick take a break from the Giants-centric analysis (or do they?? Will the Giants make the cut??) to provide their predictions on each division winner and then on all 14 of the playoff seeds before giving a game-by-game predictions breakdown for the playoffs and picking their Super Bowl contestants and winner. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
9/9/202238 minutes, 4 seconds
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Giants-Titans preview, prediction w/ John Glennon on SI

Dan and Nick are joined by John Glennon of Sports Illustrated to preview the Giants-Titans Week 1 matchup. Once John jumps off the show, Dan and Nick share their prediction for the game and break down key matchups. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
9/8/202241 minutes, 13 seconds
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Bold Predictions, Over/Unders on Giants Stat Projections

 Dan and Nick dive into their season-long bold predictions for the Giants – both players and total stats – and more. They go through each prediction before diving into Nick’s stat projections for the Giants offensive players in 2022. Going through each player projection one by one, Dan gives his over or under on them.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
9/8/202242 minutes, 14 seconds
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Giants Sleepers, Breakouts and Busts

Dan and Nick break down the Giants’ 2022 season predictions by diving into their thoughts on which Giants players will be sleepers, breakouts – and sadly – busts. Good examples of this last year, respectively, would be Quincy Roche, Xavier McKinney and Kenny Golladay. Who will be their picks for the 2022 season? Jump in and find out. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
9/7/202249 minutes, 15 seconds
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Blake Martinez reaction + breaking down new signings

Dan and Nick break down the surprising Giants transaction from Thursday evening – the decision to cut Blake Martinez. They go deep on Martinez before breaking down all of the recent additions on the offensive line and at cornerback, an absolutely odd interview with Kenny Golladay, Joe Schoen’s presser and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
9/2/202247 minutes, 39 seconds
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Rapid reactions to the initial 53-man roster

Dan and Nick break down the first edition of the Giants’ 53-man roster as of 4 p.m. on Tuesday 8/30. They break down surprise cuts, disappointing cuts, good surprises regarding who made the roster, other team’s cuts, waiver claims that intrigue them, a few early victory laps for Dan throws Nick’s way on two of his pre-draft evaluations b/c f’ it, that’s fun, and we do fun here – and they wrap it all up by answering a few listener questions. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
8/30/202252 minutes, 27 seconds
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53-man roster: What we expect to happen, what will happen

Dan and Nick break down the Giants' final preseason game with key takeaways before diving deep into their 53-man roster projections going position by position and analyzing every group. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
8/29/20221 hour, 9 minutes, 4 seconds
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Film short: What Kayvon Thibadeaux showed vs. CIN that has us amped up

Dan and Nick break down Kayvon Thibadeaux’s tape from the second preseason game against the Bengals in a new addition to the Big Blue Banter – film shorts. These will be shorter podcasts that hyperfocus on one player, concept, scheme, coach and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
8/26/202213 minutes, 11 seconds
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Film short: Evan Neal impressive in bounceback vs. CIN

Dan and Nick break down Evan Neal’s tape from the second preseason game against the Bengals in a new addition to the Big Blue Banter – film shorts. These will be shorter podcasts that hyperfocus on one player, concept, scheme, coach and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
8/25/202217 minutes, 22 seconds
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Giants’ Ambiguous WR situation: Who will play, who should play and more

Dan and Nick break down the Giants’ ambiguous WR position by looking at key injury updates, how they project the Week 1 snap share to look, an exercise that breaks down which WRs have performed the best – in order – based solely on the training camp and preseason film and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
8/24/202238 minutes, 27 seconds
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Giants-Bengals: DJ more comfortable than ever, Bobby Johnson praise, more

Dan and Nick drop their quick reactions to the Giants' preseason win over the Bengals with an evaluation of the offensive line, credit to Bobby Johnson, Daniel Jones' most commanding performance yet, Davis Webb, David Sills, Alex Bachman and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
8/22/202252 minutes, 53 seconds
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David Syvertsen (Sy'56) joins to talk Neal, DJ, Barkley, Golladay, more

Dan and Nick welcome on one of their favorite guests David Syvertsen of Ourlads Scouting and a BBI contributor to break down his thoughts on Evan Neal, Saquon Barkley, Daniel Jones, Kenny Golladay, the Giants inside backers and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
8/18/202240 minutes, 27 seconds
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Giants-Pats Film review + the Golladay/Collin talk + more

Dan and Nick break down the All-22 game film from the Giants' first preseason game against the Patriots. They dive into everything from Daniel Jones to Tyrod Taylor to schematics on both sides of the ball -- Collin Johnson, Quincy Roche, Kayvon Thibs, Antonio Williams and a lot more. Then, they talk about the recent slew of injuries and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
8/14/202256 minutes, 6 seconds
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Preseason Takes: OLine in sync, offensive scheme wins and more

Dan and Nick dive deep into the Giants' first preseason game with discussions on both QBs, the offensive line as a whole, individual linemen, the running backs behind Barkley, Collin Johnson breakout szn, and then turned the page and did the same thing on defense. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
8/12/20221 hour, 3 minutes, 23 seconds
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Fanfest recap + more on Giants' floundering offense

Dan and Nick recap their experience at the Giants fanfest while also diving into what they saw on the practice field in scrimage, who they met, and recent Giants practices plus what they're looking forward to in the regular season. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
8/9/202256 minutes, 8 seconds
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Daniel Jones heating up, more from Monday-Wednesday practices

Dan and Nick catch up on the last three days of Giants practices from Monday through Wednesday breaking down Daniel Jones' progression, Kenny Golladay warming up and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
8/3/202251 minutes, 59 seconds
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Camp recap: Pat Leonard doesn't get a pass, plus more practice takeaways

 Dan and Nick catch up on the latest from training camp including a discussion on the defense being so far ahead of the offense right now, Daniel Jones, Wan'Dale Robinson, and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
8/1/202256 minutes, 23 seconds
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Camp Day 1: Key play breakdowns, notes on starters, more

Dan and Nick dive into the first day of Giants training camp practice by breaking down four key plays that stood out, the schematics and play calling on each, what they liked about the new offensive system, injury updates, starting lineups and lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
7/28/202254 minutes, 28 seconds
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Thoughts on Camp 'Eve: Cosell film analysis on DJ, Ebron upside and more

Dan and Nick get caught up on all things Giants heading into the first day of training camp. They discuss the recent players they signed, worked out, the upside of adding Eric Ebron to the offense and then dive into Greg Cosell's excellent film analysis of Daniel Jones, the offensive schematics, Josh Ezeudo, Ricky-Seals Jones and more Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
7/27/20221 hour, 23 minutes, 11 seconds
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DB preview: How Wink can adjust to what he has

Dan and Nick jump into the highly-debated Giants secondary by breaking down each player and position individually and as a whole. They talk about adjustments they expect from Wink Martindale, new responsibilities for Xavier McKinney and Julian Love and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
7/25/202257 minutes, 58 seconds
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LB preview: Is it time to rotate out Tae?

Dan and Nick dive into the Giants' linebacker position excluding the EDGEs. They talk about if they're happy with where the group is at, if they expect more additions, but more importantly each individual player, what they project their snap shares to be and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
7/22/202241 minutes, 58 seconds
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EDGE and DL preview: How high is too high for Kayvon?

Dan and Nick dive into the IDL and EDGE group for the Giants heading into training camp while talking every individual player, schematics of the Wink Martindale defense, what will make it different from the James Bettcher hype, who will emerge as EDGE3 and more Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
7/20/20221 hour, 1 minute, 58 seconds
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OL Preview: Thomas' ascension, will chemistry be an issue?

Dan and Nick preview the Giants' offensive line heading into the 2022 training camp. They take a 30K foot view before breaking down each player, each position and their favorite upcoming position battles plus their favorite training camp sleeper to make noise. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
7/14/202259 minutes, 48 seconds
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TE preview: Goodbye to 13 personnel? Say hello to H backs

Dan and Nick preview the Giants TE depth chart by breaking it down as a whole and then each individual player before discussing which teams in the NFL have the best receiving options overall and where the Giants rank among that group. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
7/4/202244 minutes, 33 seconds
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WR Preview: Bounce back year for Golladay? Toney's ceiling, more!

Nick and Dan discuss the Giants' current WR depth and who has the best chance of making the roster and having an impact in 2022. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
6/30/20221 hour, 7 minutes, 7 seconds
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Giants in elite salary cap health, 2020 redraft plus more

Dan and Nick break down a recent study from PFF that breaks down each NFL's teams salary cap health moving forward from 2022-2024. They profile the Giants draft capital, cap health, prorated money and more. Then they take a look at a 2020 NFL ReDraft and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
6/26/20221 hour, 2 minutes, 45 seconds
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RB Preview: Barkley better in zone? Plus ranking Giants RBs v NFL

Dan and Nick dive into their positional previews with the running back position. They go player by player on the Giants roster before comparing the group to the rest of the NFL. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
6/23/20221 hour, 33 seconds
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Daniel Jones v. Tyrod Taylor: Is the debate even worth having?

Dan and Nick break down whether or not the Giants will actually have any semblance of a QB competition, what Tyrod Taylor's addition to the offense would mean if he was put into the starting role and advanced stats from both QBs before levying a traits-based evaluation of what each QB brings to the table. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
6/20/202246 minutes, 12 seconds
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Daniel Jones deep dive: Advanced stats, film study and what they mean for his future

Dan and Nick decide to take a deep dive down that Daniel Jones rabbit hole by discussing him as a prospect including how he has performed/can improve under pressure, when blitzed, when throwing from a clean pocket, on play-action throws and more. Then they dive into a traits-based analysis of what he is and can be as a QB. And what he needs to be. It's a unique Big Blue Banter episode and one that peels back a few more layers than usual of the Daniel Jones onion. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
6/16/20221 hour, 34 minutes, 13 seconds
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Giants post-minicamp mailbag

Dan And Nick answer listener questions on the latest mailbag Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
6/13/202257 minutes, 10 seconds
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Minicamp recap: Defense head start, Saquon moving, more

Dan and Nick recap Giants minicamp and dive a bit deeper on a few pressing topics Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
6/10/202242 minutes, 45 seconds
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Ezeudo + Flott film deep dive

Dan and Nick dive deeper into the Giants decision to draft UNC OL Josh Ezeudo and LSU CB Cordale Flott in Round 3. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
6/4/202234 minutes, 18 seconds
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OTAs catch-up: Andrew Thomas injury, Kayvon EDGE1, more

Dan and Nick catch up on the latest from Giants OTA practices. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
6/1/202244 minutes, 55 seconds
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Wan'Dale Robinson: what does the film say about his potential?

Nick Falato and Dan Schneier break down Wan'Dale Robinson's unique skill-set and the impact he can have with Brian Daboll and Mike Kafka. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/27/202237 minutes, 48 seconds
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OTAs recap + Giants schedule analysis

Dan and Nick catch up on the latest from Giants OTAs talking scheme, X’s and O’s and more. They also break down the 2022 schedule. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/24/202255 minutes, 10 seconds
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Getting to know the Giants UDFAs

Nick Falato rolls solo to break down the Giants' 2022 UDFA class. Several names have a realistic chance to crack the final roster as Joe Schoen attempts to revamp the team. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/18/20221 hour, 4 minutes, 33 seconds
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PFF's Seth Galina talks Giants draft, Daniel Jones, QBs, Daboll's system, more

Dan and Nick welcome on PFF's Seth Galina to break down the Giants draft picks, Brian Daboll's new offense, Daniel Jones, quarterbacks in general and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/12/202255 minutes, 26 seconds
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Giants players who won/lost from the draft, plus Bradberry cut fallout

Dan and Nick dive into the Giants' decision to release James Bradbery and why they had to do it. They then talk about the fallout and where this leaves them at the cornerback position. Finally they break down which Giants players gained and lost the most from the draft. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/9/20221 hour, 5 minutes, 51 seconds
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Key takeaways on every non NFC East team

Dan and Nick go team by team breaking down the other 28 draft classes. They talk philosophy, who got better and break down individual picks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/6/20221 hour, 29 minutes, 52 seconds
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Cowboys and Commanders draft grades and recap

Nick and Dan review the drafts of the Giants' NFC East rival Dallas Cowboys and the Washington Commanders. They grade the draft, discuss future contributors, and talk about the direction of each franchise. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/5/202251 minutes, 34 seconds
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Unpacking the Eagles’ divisive Day 1, plus draft grade

Dan and Nick dive into the Eagles’ 2022 draft by taking a 30,000-foot view first of what they tried to accomplish and what they did before breaking down each draft pick on all three days. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/4/202250 minutes, 26 seconds
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Giants super-fan Sam Prince on his Draft experience, bold predictions, more!

Dan and Nick are joined by Giants super fan Sam Prince whose Make A Wish Foundation dream was granted true when Eli Manning, Joe Schoen and Brian Daboll surprised him with a gift he'll never forget -- the honor of announcing the team's first-round pick at No. 5 overall. That led to him meeting Kavyon Thibodeaux, Rich Eisen, Daniel Jeremiah and even getting to do a guest spot on the show where he interviews the NFL Network team. We talked with some about his incredible experience, expectations for the Giants and some bold predictions he has for the 2022 season. It was a helluva lot of fun chopping it up -- we really enjoyed this one -- and hope you all love it too. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/2/202243 minutes, 58 seconds
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30K-foot view draft overview, plus bonus Giants draft trivia!

Dan and Nick have taken the time to digest the 2022 NFL Draft and now provide their final thoughts on what the Giants did from a 30,000-foot overview. They discuss the concept of overloading assets on the offensive line, drafting players ahead of consensus, how this draft sets up to provide more layups for Daniel Jones and what changes will come to the offensive from a schematic standpoint plus more. Finally, they end the pod with some Giants trivia! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/2/20221 hour, 24 minutes, 44 seconds
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Day 3 Giants Draft Reaction!

Dan and Nick dive into their immediate reactions and takeaways from the Giants' Day 3 of the 2022 NFL Draft. They break down their thoughts on the overall strategy, the positions that were drafted and most importantly -- their breakdown of every single pick from Round 4-6. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
5/1/202253 minutes, 4 seconds
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Day 2 recap: Why Schoen did what he did schematically and conceptually

Dan and Nick dive into an interesting Day 2 of the 2022 NFL Draft for the Giants. They talk about Joe Schoen's plan and execution to trade back, other key concepts he applied, how each pick fits the new systems on both sides of the ball and then full breakdowns on all three picks -- WR Wan'Dale Robinson, OL Joshua Ezeudu and CB Cordale Flott Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/30/20221 hour, 29 minutes, 51 seconds
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Day 2 Targets, the plan for Bradberry, more

Dan and Nick dive into their Day 2 wishlist for the Giants at No. 36 overall and if they trade back. They talk about some of the more outside the box possibilities as well including Malik Willis, Tre McBride and a trade back scenario. They also dive into the James Bradberry situation leveraging Joe Schoen's post-Round 1 comments on the CB position and what Joe Schoen had to say about the offensive line and how that might impact their Day 2 and Day 3 draft plans. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/29/20221 hour, 4 minutes, 18 seconds
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Day 1 Draft recap: Joe Schoen era kicks off in perfect fashion

Dan and Nick dive into the Giants' first round of the 2022 NFL Draft by breaking down their decisions to draft EDGE Kayvon Thibodeaux at No. 5 overall and OT Evan Neal at No. 7. Why it was the perfect start to the Schoen era, quotes that stood out from Schoen and HC Brian Daboll, more takeaways on strengths/weaknesses from tape and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/29/20221 hour, 10 minutes, 49 seconds
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Final pre-draft thoughts, “our guys” and more

Dan and Nick dive into their final thoughts on the Giants 2022 Draft with just over 24 hours to go. Thoughts and predictions on picks 5 and 7, what to do with Daniel Jones and Dexter Lawrence 5th yr contract options, “our guys” in this class and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/28/202255 minutes, 54 seconds
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Stingley at 1 overall? Cross as OT1? PFF's Trevor Sikkema breaks down his big board

Dan and Nick are joined by PFF's Trevor Sikkema to break down his 2022 NFL Draft big board. He breaks down why Trevor Stingley is his No.1 overall player, why Charles Cross is his OT1, why he's super high on WR George Pickens and DB Dax Hill, a super sleeper cornerback he loves out of Fayetteville State and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/27/202244 minutes, 4 seconds
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Dueling 7-Rd Giants mock drafts from Nick and Dan

Nick and Dan dive into their 7-round mock drafts for the New York Giants complete with multiple trades and a slew of interesting prospects to consider. Both Nick and Dan used the Pro Football Focus mock draft and mock trade simulator to complete these drafts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/26/20221 hour, 18 minutes, 23 seconds
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Giants third-round draft pick curse: Reliving past busts plus who to pick to break it in 2022

Dan and Nick look back to the draft's past to see why the Giants haven't been able to locate a contributor in the third round of the draft since they drafted Mario Manningham ll the way back in 2018. They go over each bust, what they had in common, and then proceed to name the players who they think can break the curse and change the trend for the Giants with their third round picks in the 2022 NFL Draft. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/25/202251 minutes, 34 seconds
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Best Draft Prop Bets w/ Eliot Christ

Dan and Nick dive into the best NFL draft prop bets with Eliot Christ. They talk about what the odds are saying about who the Giants are going to draft, what bets you should place and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/24/202242 minutes, 50 seconds
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Draft deep dive w/ David Syvertsen: Targets for every pick, sleepers, more

Dan and Nick welcome on guest David Syvertsen a scout for Ourlads to break from the Giants in the 2022 NFL draft. They talk a boatload of prospects, top end and sleepers at nearly every position. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/22/20221 hour, 11 minutes, 17 seconds
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Cornerbacks and Safeties rankings, target, more with former NFL DB Eric Crocker

Dan and Nick welcome back reoccuring guest and former NFL defensive back Eric Crocker to break down Ahmad Garner, Derrick Stingley and who his CB1 is plus two corners who might go on Day 2 that should be Giants targets (and Day 1 picks), his Round 3 sleepers and Day 3 sleepers before doing the exact same with the safety position. It's a jam-packed no-filler pod breaking down these DBs. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/21/20221 hour, 14 minutes, 53 seconds
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OTAs recap: Toney no show, creative new offense, Schoen on the draft, more

Dan and Nick dive into the first day of Giants voluntary OTAs that was open to the media including the Kadarius Toney no-show, Kenny Golladay's comments on the offense, what we're seeing from the defense, Saquon Barkley and a lot more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/20/202248 minutes, 26 seconds
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CBS Draft insider Ryan Wilson talks his 7-round mock, each Giants picks, where Daniel Jones would rank in this QB class, moreCBS Draft insider Ryan Wilson talks his 7-round mock, each Giants picks, where Daniel Jones would rank in this QB class, more

Dan and Nick are joined by Ryan Wilson of CBS Sports to break down his complete seven-round mock draft, each pick he made for the Giants and why, plus general draft buzz he's hearing at this time and the players he's higher on than consensus. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/20/20221 hour, 28 seconds
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RB Draft preview: Top-5 overall, Top-5 sleepers, our targets for every Giants pick

Dan and Nick do a deep dive into the running back position for the 2022 NFL Draft. They first start by giving an overview of the position the Giants are currently in at RB, how this class stacks up from a top-end talent and depth standpoint and more. Then they do their top-5 each at the position, their five biggest sleepers and who they would target (if anyone) with each of the Giants' draft picks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/19/20221 hour, 17 minutes, 13 seconds
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TE Draft preview: Top-5 overall, Top-5 sleepers, our targets for every Giants pick

Dan and Nick do a deep dive into the tight end position for the 2022 NFL Draft. They first start by giving an overview of the position the Giants are currently in at TE, how this class stacks up from a top-end talent and depth standpoint and more. Then they do their top-5 each at the position, their five biggest sleepers and who they would target (if anyone) with each of the Giants' draft picks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/18/20221 hour, 8 minutes, 17 seconds
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WR Draft preview: Top-5 overall, Top-5 sleepers, our targets for every Giants pick

Dan and Nick do a deep dive into the wide receiver position for the 2022 NFL Draft. They first start by giving an overview of the position the Giants are currently in at WR, how this class stacks up from a top-end talent and depth standpoint and more. Then they do their top-5 each at the position, their five biggest sleepers and who they would target (if anyone) with each of the Giants' draft picks. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/16/20221 hour, 27 minutes, 52 seconds
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Draft deep dive w/ Giants.com’s John Schmeelk: What to do at 5, sleepers, targets, more

Dan and Nick dive into the draft with John Schmeelk of Giants.com . They break down the plan at 5 and 7 and 36. Draft targets, sleepers and avoids at every position of need. Plan of attack at positions like OT, CB, WR and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/15/20221 hour, 11 minutes, 21 seconds
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Draft Mailbag 2: Day 1 and 2 hyperfocus, should they wait at OT, more

Dan and Nick dive into the listeners' questions from their mailbag on the NFL draft and more as it pertains to the Giants. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/14/20221 hour, 16 minutes, 40 seconds
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Draft Mailbag 1: Trade ideas, plus finding the next Gabriel Davis and more

Dan and Nick dive into the listeners' questions from their mailbag on the NFL draft and more as it pertains to the Giants. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/13/20221 hour, 3 minutes, 33 seconds
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Ekwonu vs. Cross, Plus Full Ickey Draft Profile

Dan and Nick dive into the complete NFL draft profile for NC State OT prospect Ickey Ekwonu. They dive into his strengths, weaknesses, upside and more. Then, they embrace debate on which OT they'd rather the Giants draft between Ekwonu and Miss. St's Charles Cross (check podcast feed a month back for Cross draft profile) plus which OT will be the best long term overall. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/11/202252 minutes, 30 seconds
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National media weighs in on Daniel Jones + Top-30 private visit tracker More options

Dan and Nick dive into two recent pieces from respected analysts Mike Tanier and Steven Ruiz on QB Daniel Jones using the film and analytics to predict his future with the Giants and in the NFL. Then, they catch up on all the draft prospects the Giants have used a Top-30 private visit on and what that might mean. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/10/202256 minutes, 47 seconds
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2022 Draft WRs with Laurie Fitzpatrick

Laurie Fitzpatrick of Touchdown Wire joins Big Blue Banter to talk 2022 NFL Draft Wide Receivers Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/9/20221 hour, 6 minutes, 21 seconds
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How the NFL's pass game evolution could alter the Giants' 2022 draft

Dan and Nick dive into a recent podcast from NFL Films GOAT Greg Cossell where he discussed how the evolution in the NFL to a quick-hitting passing game has impacted how front offices view the current draft class and what that might mean for the Giants when it comes to going with an EDGE or CB in Round 1. Plus they provide their thoughts on Cosell's evaluations of some of the top EDGE and CB prospects in this class. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices
4/8/202238 minutes, 3 seconds
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Toney no show, Giants interest in RBs + Georgia RB James