The New York Giants’ 2007 season was their 83rd season overall. His 84th season still makes the Giants a strong contender; as they have bettered their previous records and finished last season 10-6, ultimately winning the Super Bowl Championship against the New England Patriots. They also had some impressive wins last season, defeating the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the winning-streak Dallas Cowboys and the Green Bay Packers. The team became the ninth wild card team in NFL history to reach the Super Bowl and the fifth wild card team to win the Super Bowl.

In 2008, the team will try to defend its Super Bowl title and improve on its personal best of 11 straight wins. What should you watch out for as the Giants head into their new season? There have been some losses that should be taken into account. Linebacker Kawika Mitchell left to join the Buffalo Bills, while safety Gibril Wilson joined the Oakland Raiders, along with defensive tackle William Joseph. Even linebacker Reggie Torbor went to the Miami Dolphins.

However, the team has good news in signings and re-signings. Defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo stayed loyal to New York over Washington and signed a lucrative $6 million contract to remain the team’s defensive brains. Other re-signs included punter Jeff Feagles, kicker Lawrence Tynes and running back Derrick Ward. How about new talent? The New York Giants managed to snatch Pro Bowl safety Sammy Knight, as well as former Carolina Panthers quarterback David Carr and linebacker Danny Clark from the Jacksonville Jaguars.

More exciting news came from the NFL draft, as the team scored six college standouts. Kenny Phillips was hired for a security position from the University of Miami, while Terrell Thomas from the University of Southern California agreed to be a cornerback. Wide receiver Mario Manningham heard good things from the University of Michigan, while Bryan Kehl and Jonathan Goff were signed at linebacker, from Brigham Young University and Vanderbilt University, respectively. Other draft picks included Andre’ Woodson from the University of Kentucky at quarterback and defensive end Robert Henderson from the University of Southern Mississippi.

The return of the Super Bowl Champion New York Giants will occur on August 7, 2008 at Ford Field, against the Detroit Lions in the first preseason game and then on September 4, 2008 at Giants Stadium, when the team kicks off the season. . against the Washington Redskins. How do you see the future of the New York Giants? Will they repeat this year?

Fans and pundits remain divided on the team’s chances, suggesting last year’s victory was unexpected. They are currently listed as #4 or #5 by some game odds, behind the Colts, Cowboys and Patriots. Don’t count the Giants out just yet, though, as they have multiple conference wins and Super Bowl wins on their overall record and, as history says, they were still the best team of 2007. It might as well take a David to massacre these New York Giants in 2008.

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