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  • Sat., Nov. 22, 2014 11:00 PM - 11:30 PM EST Access Blue

    “Giants Access Blue,” hosted by Bob Papa is a backstage, behind the scenes all access pass to the lifestyle of the Giants players, coaches and organization. Fans get in-depth, up-close and offbeat interviews away from the field and the locker room with the Giants. The program gives Giants fans insight into their favorite players’ interests in pop culture, music, and entertainment.

  • Sun., Nov. 23, 2014 10:00 AM - 10:30 AM EST Giants Chronicles

    Host Bob Papa talks to the biggest stars and legends in Giants history and looks back at the franchise’s greatest moments and rivalries. Episodes feature current players and legends in an up close and candid storytelling setting. Players and legends like Eli Manning, Mark Bavaro and Lawrence Taylor discuss their Big Blue careers, greatest moments and Super Bowl titles.

  • Mon., Nov. 24, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST Live Big Blue Kickoff Live

    Big Blue Kickoff Live is the Giants only web radio show and is the perfect way to start your morning if you’re a Giants fan. Every weekday at 9:30AM, our hosts talk for sixty minutes about the latest Giants news and take your calls about the Big Blue. John Schmeelk, Lance Medow, Anita Marks and Paul Dottino are joined by special guests, break down each week’s game, and get your opinion on the New York Giants. Participate by calling in at 201-939-4513 or by sending questions to #giantschat

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  • Mon., Nov. 24, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST Live Big Blue Kickoff Live

    Big Blue Kickoff Live is the fans way to talk to the insiders at the Giants. The sixty minute live daily show is hosted by a rotating panel of experts and insiders talking the latest Giants news and information. Our hosts take your calls and twitter questions about the Big Blue. John Schmeelk, Lance Medow, Anita Marks and Paul Dottino are joined by analysts Shaun O’Hara and Roman Oben to break down each week’s game, and get your opinion on the New York Giants. Participate by calling in at 201-939-4513 or by sending questions to #giantschat

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  • Tue., Nov. 25, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST Live Big Blue Kickoff Live

    Big Blue Kickoff Live is the Giants only web radio show and is the perfect way to start your morning if you’re a Giants fan. Every weekday at 9:30AM, our hosts talk for sixty minutes about the latest Giants news and take your calls about the Big Blue. John Schmeelk, Lance Medow, Anita Marks and Paul Dottino are joined by special guests, break down each week’s game, and get your opinion on the New York Giants. Participate by calling in at 201-939-4513 or by sending questions to #giantschat

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  • Tue., Nov. 25, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST Live Big Blue Kickoff Live

    Big Blue Kickoff Live is the fans way to talk to the insiders at the Giants. The sixty minute live daily show is hosted by a rotating panel of experts and insiders talking the latest Giants news and information. Our hosts take your calls and twitter questions about the Big Blue. John Schmeelk, Lance Medow, Anita Marks and Paul Dottino are joined by analysts Shaun O’Hara and Roman Oben to break down each week’s game, and get your opinion on the New York Giants. Participate by calling in at 201-939-4513 or by sending questions to #giantschat

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  • Tue., Nov. 25, 2014 6:00 PM - 6:30 PM EST Live Giants Rewind

    The Giants most recent game broken down and condensed into 30 minutes with Bob Papa and Carl Banks premieres every Tuesday night. Exclusive camera angles and player interviews tell the “inside story” of the game. Bob and Carl break down the key plays that changed the game and decided the outcome.

  • Wed., Nov. 26, 2014 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM EST Live Press Conference Live

    The Wednesday, “Giants Press Conference Live” show is hosted each week by Paul Dottino and Roman Oben. The show starts with Coach Tom Coughlin’s press conference “live” from the Quest Diagnostics Training Center. Giants’ fans get all the critical insight from Coach Coughlin, all-access interviews with the players in the locker room and exclusive highlights from practice.

  • Wed., Nov. 26, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST Live Big Blue Kickoff Live

    Big Blue Kickoff Live is the Giants only web radio show and is the perfect way to start your morning if you’re a Giants fan. Every weekday at 9:30AM, our hosts talk for sixty minutes about the latest Giants news and take your calls about the Big Blue. John Schmeelk, Lance Medow, Anita Marks and Paul Dottino are joined by special guests, break down each week’s game, and get your opinion on the New York Giants. Participate by calling in at 201-939-4513 or by sending questions to #giantschat

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  • Wed., Nov. 26, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST Live Big Blue Kickoff Live

    Big Blue Kickoff Live is the fans way to talk to the insiders at the Giants. The sixty minute live daily show is hosted by a rotating panel of experts and insiders talking the latest Giants news and information. Our hosts take your calls and twitter questions about the Big Blue. John Schmeelk, Lance Medow, Anita Marks and Paul Dottino are joined by analysts Shaun O’Hara and Roman Oben to break down each week’s game, and get your opinion on the New York Giants. Participate by calling in at 201-939-4513 or by sending questions to #giantschat

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  • Thu., Nov. 27, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST Live Big Blue Kickoff Live

    Big Blue Kickoff Live is the Giants only web radio show and is the perfect way to start your morning if you’re a Giants fan. Every weekday at 9:30AM, our hosts talk for sixty minutes about the latest Giants news and take your calls about the Big Blue. John Schmeelk, Lance Medow, Anita Marks and Paul Dottino are joined by special guests, break down each week’s game, and get your opinion on the New York Giants. Participate by calling in at 201-939-4513 or by sending questions to #giantschat

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  • Thu., Nov. 27, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST Live Big Blue Kickoff Live

    Big Blue Kickoff Live is the fans way to talk to the insiders at the Giants. The sixty minute live daily show is hosted by a rotating panel of experts and insiders talking the latest Giants news and information. Our hosts take your calls and twitter questions about the Big Blue. John Schmeelk, Lance Medow, Anita Marks and Paul Dottino are joined by analysts Shaun O’Hara and Roman Oben to break down each week’s game, and get your opinion on the New York Giants. Participate by calling in at 201-939-4513 or by sending questions to #giantschat

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  • Fri., Nov. 28, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST Live Big Blue Kickoff Live

    Big Blue Kickoff Live is the Giants only web radio show and is the perfect way to start your morning if you’re a Giants fan. Every weekday at 9:30AM, our hosts talk for sixty minutes about the latest Giants news and take your calls about the Big Blue. John Schmeelk, Lance Medow, Anita Marks and Paul Dottino are joined by special guests, break down each week’s game, and get your opinion on the New York Giants. Participate by calling in at 201-939-4513 or by sending questions to #giantschat

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  • Fri., Nov. 28, 2014 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM EST Live Big Blue Kickoff Live

    Big Blue Kickoff Live is the fans way to talk to the insiders at the Giants. The sixty minute live daily show is hosted by a rotating panel of experts and insiders talking the latest Giants news and information. Our hosts take your calls and twitter questions about the Big Blue. John Schmeelk, Lance Medow, Anita Marks and Paul Dottino are joined by analysts Shaun O’Hara and Roman Oben to break down each week’s game, and get your opinion on the New York Giants. Participate by calling in at 201-939-4513 or by sending questions to #giantschat

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Coaches

Tom Quinn
Special Teams Coordinator

Biography

Tom Quinn is in his ninth season with the Giants and his eighth as the team’s special teams coordinator. His first year with the team was spent as an assistant to Mike Sweatman, who retired following the 2006 season. Head coach Tom Coughlin quickly named Quinn to replace Sweatman.


In 2013, Quinn incorporated a new kicker into his lineup and dealt with the early-season loss of his top kickoff returner.


Veteran kicker Josh Brown enjoyed an impressive first season with the Giants. Brown made 23 of 26 field goal attempts, a percentage of 88.5 that was the third-highest in Giants history (minimum 15 attempts). He also hit all 31 of his extra point tries for 100 points, the eighth 100-point season in his 11-year career.


Brown’s 31 extra points extended the Giants’ streak of consecutive successes to 277 since a Lawrence Tynes miss on Oct. 21, 2007 vs. San Francisco. That is the league’s third-longest active streak, behind San Francisco (342) and Tennessee (285).


From Oct. 21 to Dec. 22, Brown was successful on a Giants-record 17 consecutive field goal attempts, a streak that ended when he was wide left on a 50-yard try vs. Washington in the season finale on Dec. 29. Brown had set the mark on a game-winning 45-yarder in overtime the previous week in Detroit. He had been tied with Tynes, who made 16 field goals in a row in 2010. Brown had not missed a field goal attempt since Sept. 29, when he was wide left on a 44-yard attempt at Kansas City.


Punter Steve Weatherford had career-high totals of 91 punts for 4,271 yards (the fifth-highest single-season total in franchise history). Weatherford’s 46.9-yard gross average ranked seventh in the NFL and was both the second-highest of his career and second-highest in Giants history (Weatherford, 47.5 yards in 2012). Weatherford’s net average was 38.2 yards.


Weatherford’s 46.4-yard gross average on 231 punts is the highest in Giants history for any player with at least 150 punts. Don Chandler is second at 43.8 yards (525 punts, 1956-64).


David Wilson, who had performed so well as a kickoff returner in his 2012 rookie season, had just nine returns last year before suffering a season-ending neck injury. Quinn turned to other return specialists, notably rookie Michael Cox and Jerrel Jernigan. The Giants’ kickoff team ranked ninth in the NFL, allowing an average return of 21.8 yards.


In 2012, Quinn’s teams made significant contributions to the Giants’ winning season and finished seventh in the Dallas Morning News’ annual comprehensive ranking of the league’s special teams. The Giants led the NFL with five special teams takeaways. Their average drive start following a kickoff was at the 25.2 yard line, which led the NFL.


Wilson set a Giants record with 1,533 kickoff return yards, easily breaking the former mark of 1,291, set by Domenik Hixon in 2009. Wilson’s 57 returns tied the team record Hixon set that season. With Wilson accounting for all but six runbacks, the Giants averaged 26.2 yards per kickoff return, which placed them seventh in the NFL.


Tynes made 33 of 39 field goal attempts and all 46 of his extra point tries for 145 points, which was both the second-highest total in Giants history and in the NFL in 2012. His game-winning field goal in overtime of the NFC Championship Game in San Francisco sent the Giants to Super Bowl XLVI.


Weatherford’s gross punting average of 47.5 yards placed him eighth in the NFL and was the highest single-season average by a Giants punter with at least 35 kicks. The previous mark of 46.6 yards was set by Don Chandler in 1959 (on 55 punts).


Quinn’s special teams underwent significant changes in the Giants’ 2011 championship season. Weatherford became the team’s punter. Aaron Ross was the most frequently-used punt returner and Devin Thomas and rookies Da’Rel Scott and Jerrel Jernigan combined for 47 kickoff returns. The three leading special teams tacklers – rookies Jacquian Williams (17) and Tyler Sash (15) and veteran Derrick Martin (12) – were newcomers.


In 2010, Zak DeOssie, the snapper on both punts and placekicks, was selected to his second Pro Bowl in three seasons. The Giants’ kickoff coverage unit was ranked fourth in the NFL, allowing an average return of only 19.7 yards.


The Giants benefited from outstanding play by Quinn’s special teams in 2009. Tynes led the Giants and was fifth in the NFL in scoring with 126 points. With Hixon doing the bulk of the work, the Giants were seventh in the NFL with a 10.9-yard punt return average. Hixon – who missed most of the 2010 and 2011 seasons with knee injuries - also set Giants single-season records with 57 kickoff returns for 1,291 yards. On Oct. 18 at New Orleans, Hixon had 303 total yards, shattering Joe Scott’s 61-year-old franchise record by 24 yards. The total included 230 kickoff return and 51 punt return yards. Opposing teams averaged only 21.0 yards per kickoff return, the NFL’s eighth-best figure.


In 2008, three of the Giants’ special teams players – kicker John Carney, Jeff Feagles and DeOssie – played for the NFC Pro Bowl team.


Carney was signed just prior to the season because Tynes was sidelined with an injury. Quinn quickly integrated Carney into the kicking unit and the veteran had the best season a Giants kicker has ever had, succeeding on 35 of 38 field goals attempts for a franchise-record .921 percentage. Carney’s 35 field goals tied the team single-season record, which he shares with Ali Haji-Sheikh (1983) and Jay Feely (2005).


That season, Feagles had a gross average of 44.0 yards and a career-high net average of 40.2 yards on 64 punts. His previous best net average was 38.2 yards in 1995, his first Pro Bowl season. Feagles’ gross average tied for the second-highest of his career and was just three-tenths of a yard less than the career best of 44.3 yards he set with Arizona in 1997. Feagles holds the NFL records for punts (1,713), punting yards (71,211) and punts downed inside the 20-yard line (554).


The Giants allowed only 140 punt return yards all season and were ranked third in the NFL in punt coverage, giving up an average of only 5.9 yards a return. The team’s field goal percentage of 92.3 was ranked third. The Giants blocked three field goals and opposing teams converted 73 percent of their attempts, the fourth-lowest figure in the NFL. The 40.2-yard net punting average was a Giants record and placed them fourth in the league. Hixon averaged a team-record 60.0 yards on three kickoff returns at Arizona.


The special teams overcame adversity and performed well in Quinn’s first season as coordinator in 2007, when the Giants won Super Bowl XLII. Long-snapper Ryan Kuehl suffered a season-ending injury in training camp, and the Giants used rookie snappers Jay Alford (on placekicks) and DeOssie (for punts) the entire year. Tynes made 23 of 27 field goal attempts (85.2 percent), plus a game-winning 47-yarder in overtime in the NFC Championship Game in Green Bay.


Quinn employed three kickoff returners – Ahmad Bradshaw, Reuben Droughns and Hixon – and the Giants finished seventh in the NFL with a 23.9-yard average. The coverage teams were also strong; Giants opponents averaged only 6.2 yards on 28 punt returns.


Quinn, 46, coached in the collegiate ranks for 15 years. Before joining the Giants, he spent four years on the coaching staff at Stanford University. Quinn coached the special teams in each of those seasons, plus the tight ends in 2002 and 2003, and the outside linebackers in 2004 and 2005.


Quinn began his career coaching linebackers at Davidson College in 1991. From 1992-94, he was the special teams coach and recruiting coordinator at James Madison University. In 1995, he was the defensive coordinator at Boston University and from 1996-98 Quinn was the defensive coordinator at College of the Holy Cross.


Quinn moved back to the West Coast in 1999 at San Jose State University, where in three years he worked with the linebackers, tight ends and special teams. He joined the staff at Stanford University in 2002.


Quinn grew up in Southern California, where he played at Foothill High School. From 1986-90, Quinn was a linebacker at the University of Arizona, where he played on three bowl teams. He earned a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies in 1990 and a master’s in education the following year.


Quinn and his wife, Alison, have a son, Shane, and two daughters, Logan and Riley.

Tom Quinn is in his ninth season with the Giants and his eighth as the team’s special teams coordinator. His first year with the team was spent as an assistant to Mike Sweatman, who retired following the 2006 season. Head coach Tom Coughlin quickly named Quinn to replace Sweatman.


In 2013, Quinn incorporated a new kicker into his lineup and dealt with the early-season loss of his top kickoff returner.


Veteran kicker Josh Brown enjoyed an impressive first season with the Giants. Brown made 23 of 26 field goal attempts, a percentage of 88.5 that was the third-highest in Giants history (minimum 15 attempts). He also hit all 31 of his extra point tries for 100 points, the eighth 100-point season in his 11-year career.


Brown’s 31 extra points extended the Giants’ streak of consecutive successes to 277 since a Lawrence Tynes miss on Oct. 21, 2007 vs. San Francisco. That is the league’s third-longest active streak, behind San Francisco (342) and Tennessee (285).


From Oct. 21 to Dec. 22, Brown was successful on a Giants-record 17 consecutive field goal attempts, a streak that ended when he was wide left on a 50-yard try vs. Washington in the season finale on Dec. 29. Brown had set the mark on a game-winning 45-yarder in overtime the previous week in Detroit. He had been tied with Tynes, who made 16 field goals in a row in 2010. Brown had not missed a field goal attempt since Sept. 29, when he was wide left on a 44-yard attempt at Kansas City.


Punter Steve Weatherford had career-high totals of 91 punts for 4,271 yards (the fifth-highest single-season total in franchise history). Weatherford’s 46.9-yard gross average ranked seventh in the NFL and was both the second-highest of his career and second-highest in Giants history (Weatherford, 47.5 yards in 2012). Weatherford’s net average was 38.2 yards.


Weatherford’s 46.4-yard gross average on 231 punts is the highest in Giants history for any player with at least 150 punts. Don Chandler is second at 43.8 yards (525 punts, 1956-64).


David Wilson, who had performed so well as a kickoff returner in his 2012 rookie season, had just nine returns last year before suffering a season-ending neck injury. Quinn turned to other return specialists, notably rookie Michael Cox and Jerrel Jernigan. The Giants’ kickoff team ranked ninth in the NFL, allowing an average return of 21.8 yards.


In 2012, Quinn’s teams made significant contributions to the Giants’ winning season and finished seventh in the Dallas Morning News’ annual comprehensive ranking of the league’s special teams. The Giants led the NFL with five special teams takeaways. Their average drive start following a kickoff was at the 25.2 yard line, which led the NFL.


Wilson set a Giants record with 1,533 kickoff return yards, easily breaking the former mark of 1,291, set by Domenik Hixon in 2009. Wilson’s 57 returns tied the team record Hixon set that season. With Wilson accounting for all but six runbacks, the Giants averaged 26.2 yards per kickoff return, which placed them seventh in the NFL.


Tynes made 33 of 39 field goal attempts and all 46 of his extra point tries for 145 points, which was both the second-highest total in Giants history and in the NFL in 2012. His game-winning field goal in overtime of the NFC Championship Game in San Francisco sent the Giants to Super Bowl XLVI.


Weatherford’s gross punting average of 47.5 yards placed him eighth in the NFL and was the highest single-season average by a Giants punter with at least 35 kicks. The previous mark of 46.6 yards was set by Don Chandler in 1959 (on 55 punts).


Quinn’s special teams underwent significant changes in the Giants’ 2011 championship season. Weatherford became the team’s punter. Aaron Ross was the most frequently-used punt returner and Devin Thomas and rookies Da’Rel Scott and Jerrel Jernigan combined for 47 kickoff returns. The three leading special teams tacklers – rookies Jacquian Williams (17) and Tyler Sash (15) and veteran Derrick Martin (12) – were newcomers.


In 2010, Zak DeOssie, the snapper on both punts and placekicks, was selected to his second Pro Bowl in three seasons. The Giants’ kickoff coverage unit was ranked fourth in the NFL, allowing an average return of only 19.7 yards.


The Giants benefited from outstanding play by Quinn’s special teams in 2009. Tynes led the Giants and was fifth in the NFL in scoring with 126 points. With Hixon doing the bulk of the work, the Giants were seventh in the NFL with a 10.9-yard punt return average. Hixon – who missed most of the 2010 and 2011 seasons with knee injuries - also set Giants single-season records with 57 kickoff returns for 1,291 yards. On Oct. 18 at New Orleans, Hixon had 303 total yards, shattering Joe Scott’s 61-year-old franchise record by 24 yards. The total included 230 kickoff return and 51 punt return yards. Opposing teams averaged only 21.0 yards per kickoff return, the NFL’s eighth-best figure.


In 2008, three of the Giants’ special teams players – kicker John Carney, Jeff Feagles and DeOssie – played for the NFC Pro Bowl team.


Carney was signed just prior to the season because Tynes was sidelined with an injury. Quinn quickly integrated Carney into the kicking unit and the veteran had the best season a Giants kicker has ever had, succeeding on 35 of 38 field goals attempts for a franchise-record .921 percentage. Carney’s 35 field goals tied the team single-season record, which he shares with Ali Haji-Sheikh (1983) and Jay Feely (2005).


That season, Feagles had a gross average of 44.0 yards and a career-high net average of 40.2 yards on 64 punts. His previous best net average was 38.2 yards in 1995, his first Pro Bowl season. Feagles’ gross average tied for the second-highest of his career and was just three-tenths of a yard less than the career best of 44.3 yards he set with Arizona in 1997. Feagles holds the NFL records for punts (1,713), punting yards (71,211) and punts downed inside the 20-yard line (554).


The Giants allowed only 140 punt return yards all season and were ranked third in the NFL in punt coverage, giving up an average of only 5.9 yards a return. The team’s field goal percentage of 92.3 was ranked third. The Giants blocked three field goals and opposing teams converted 73 percent of their attempts, the fourth-lowest figure in the NFL. The 40.2-yard net punting average was a Giants record and placed them fourth in the league. Hixon averaged a team-record 60.0 yards on three kickoff returns at Arizona.


The special teams overcame adversity and performed well in Quinn’s first season as coordinator in 2007, when the Giants won Super Bowl XLII. Long-snapper Ryan Kuehl suffered a season-ending injury in training camp, and the Giants used rookie snappers Jay Alford (on placekicks) and DeOssie (for punts) the entire year. Tynes made 23 of 27 field goal attempts (85.2 percent), plus a game-winning 47-yarder in overtime in the NFC Championship Game in Green Bay.


Quinn employed three kickoff returners – Ahmad Bradshaw, Reuben Droughns and Hixon – and the Giants finished seventh in the NFL with a 23.9-yard average. The coverage teams were also strong; Giants opponents averaged only 6.2 yards on 28 punt returns.


Quinn, 46, coached in the collegiate ranks for 15 years. Before joining the Giants, he spent four years on the coaching staff at Stanford University. Quinn coached the special teams in each of those seasons, plus the tight ends in 2002 and 2003, and the outside linebackers in 2004 and 2005.


Quinn began his career coaching linebackers at Davidson College in 1991. From 1992-94, he was the special teams coach and recruiting coordinator at James Madison University. In 1995, he was the defensive coordinator at Boston University and from 1996-98 Quinn was the defensive coordinator at College of the Holy Cross.


Quinn moved back to the West Coast in 1999 at San Jose State University, where in three years he worked with the linebackers, tight ends and special teams. He joined the staff at Stanford University in 2002.


Quinn grew up in Southern California, where he played at Foothill High School. From 1986-90, Quinn was a linebacker at the University of Arizona, where he played on three bowl teams. He earned a bachelor’s degree in interdisciplinary studies in 1990 and a master’s in education the following year.


Quinn and his wife, Alison, have a son, Shane, and two daughters, Logan and Riley.

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