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Pierre-Paul guarantees Giants win over Packers

Posted on: January 9, 2012 10:27 am
 
Pierre-Paul guaranteed a New York victory in Green Bay on Saturday. (Getty Images)
By Will Brinson

The New York Giants have a lot of confidence right now. That's totally understandable. But making guarantees about beating the defending-champion Packers, in Lambeau, already? That seems silly.

But it's not stopping Jason Pierre-Paul, who guaranteed a Giants win over the Packers on Sunday.

"We’re going to win," Pierre-Paul said, per Paul Schwartz of the New York Post. "One hundred percent we’re going to win ... because we’re the best."

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The Giants are quite good. They might be the best team in the playoffs and it's great that JPP is confident. (Interestingly, the only quotes to make it onto the Giants official site are the follow-ups about how sure JPP is.) He should be, given the way the Giants dismantled Atlanta's offense on Sunday afternoon.

But the vibe we get from him is that the Packers aren't as pumped up about a rematch against the Giants. And that's simply not the case. There are plenty of guys on this roster who remember what happened back the last time the Giants won the Super Bowl.

"The team that kept us from our potential Super Bowl in 08 is back on OUR turf now," Jennings tweeted on Sunday. "Trust me,we haven't forgotten. Here. We ... GoPackGo! #BeGreat"

What's interesting to us is the heavy amount of comparisons to the 2007 season. Obviously, there are some similarities. But there are a lot of differences as well. For one, the Packers are better. (And maybe the Giants are better too.)

“We might be a better team than we were in ’07, but I think Green Bay is a better than they were in ’07, too," Tuck said per our Giants Rapid Reporter Alex Raskin.

The more logical comparison, then, is to the last time these teams played. Which, uh, was this year. That game was played in New York, but the Packers still managed to win 38-35.

Which is why, regardless of how confident Pierre-Paul is, he might want to consider scaling back any public declarations about the outcome of the game until victory is actually in hand.

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Comments

Since: Jan 5, 2007
Posted on: January 9, 2012 6:56 pm
 

Pierre-Paul guarantees Giants win over Packers

Giants were last in the league in rushing during the season.  So let's not act like they are this phenominal rushing team based on what they did this past week.

Bottom line is - the guaranteed victory is stupid.  To say it has lost it's 'wow factor' since Namath is putting it lightly. 



Since: Oct 27, 2006
Posted on: January 9, 2012 6:56 pm
 

Pierre-Paul guarantees Giants win over Packers

So what he made a guarantee, what he is suppose to say, oh no we are going to lose? Yes he should have not guaranteed it, maybe just said oh we will win....No different then Jennings saying something. Bulletin board material, but if both teams need bulletin board material then they shouldn't be playing....

May the best team win...

Go Giants...



Since: Sep 18, 2007
Posted on: January 9, 2012 6:54 pm
 

Pierre-Paul guarantees Giants win over Packers

No depth? Were you living in a cave last January or something?



Since: Jul 17, 2008
Posted on: January 9, 2012 6:52 pm
 

Pierre-Paul guarantees Giants win over Packers

Hey snaky....no depth? Are you that stupid? They didnt play the regulars in the final regular season game and still beat the lions with backups. Dont comment if you dont know what your talking about. As I recall the 2nd string QB threw for 6 TDs! No depth hahahaha



Since: Mar 23, 2010
Posted on: January 9, 2012 6:50 pm
 

Pierre-Paul guarantees Giants win over Packers

Well all you retards that think the Giants have a chance please bet it so I can get a better line.
The giants are garbage period, they should be proud of there 9-7 season and there one playoff win, because it exceeds all there expectations.
pack 41-17.




Since: Aug 20, 2010
Posted on: January 9, 2012 6:49 pm
 

Pierre-Paul guarantees Giants win over Packers

Guaranteeing a win is one step away from calling yourself The Dream Team and we all know how that worked out for Philly. Good luck Giants you'll need it.



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Since: Jan 9, 2012
Posted on: January 9, 2012 6:38 pm
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Since: Oct 3, 2006
Posted on: January 9, 2012 6:35 pm
 

Pierre-Paul guarantees Giants win over Packers

Whatever!!!!!  We'll See who's holding the trophy at the end of the year!!!



Since: Jan 9, 2012
Posted on: January 9, 2012 6:17 pm
 

Pierre-Paul guarantees Giants win over Packers

Stop Aaron Rodgers, stop the Packers, they have no depth



Since: Mar 5, 2009
Posted on: January 9, 2012 6:08 pm
 

Pierre-Paul guarantees Giants win over Packers

Jim Fassel,Giants HC, did the same thing against the Ravens at Super Bowl.   oops


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