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Dan Weiner is a lawyer who was born and raised in New York City. Along with Greg Hanlon, Dan co-hosts The NYGMen Podcast, an unofficial New York Giants podcast.

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The NYGMen Podcast: Week 6 Review/Week 7 Preview - Sleepless in Seattle

Posted November 7, 2010 | 08:56:34 (EST)

In this Week 7 and 8 Review and Week 9 Preview, we discuss the incredibly satisfying win against the down-and-out Dallas Cowboys and highlight who we think may be the most promising 2010 teams in the NFC. We also remark on what a dick Randy Moss is, the G-Men being...

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The NYGMen Podcast: Week 6 Review/Week 7 Preview -- A Tale of Two Teams

Posted October 25, 2010 | 08:34:40 (EST)

In this Week 6 Review and Week 7 Preview, it's a tale of two teams as we have resident Vikings fan and expert J-La and resident Cowboys fan and expert Reid to discuss their respective teams, which inevitably includes ridiculing Wade Phillips and Brett Favre. Also, a special guest appearance...

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The NYGMen Podcast: Week 5 Review/Week 6 Preview -- Let's Keep It Going!

Posted October 16, 2010 | 23:23:40 (EST)

In this Week 5 Review and Week 6 Preview, we discuss Greg's most recent article on the Giants' receiving corps, touching on Steve Smith, Hakeem Nicks, Mario Manningham, Ramses Barden, Victor Cruz, Jerry Reese, locker room reporting etiquette, and how self-righteous and annoying Tony Dungy is. Also, we focus on...

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The NYGMen Podcast: Week 3 REVIEW/Week 4 PREVIEW - We REALLY gotta beat da' Bearss!!

Posted October 3, 2010 | 16:49:13 (EST)

In this Week 3 Review and Week 4 Preview, we do our best to find a silver lining in the otherwise gut-wrenching loss to the Tennessee Titans. We discuss whether it's really time to get concerned about the G-Men, whether Col. Tom is losing the team, and whether Antrel Rolle...

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THE NYGMEN PODCAST: Week 2 REVIEW/Week 3 PREVIEW - We gotta beat the Titans!!

Posted September 25, 2010 | 13:31:48 (EST)

In this Week 2 REVIEW and Week 3 PREVIEW, we lament the Giants' no-show at Indianapolis. In so doing, we lambast the strategy of dressing only two defensive tackles, critique Aaron Ross, wonder why Corey Webster has not been assigned to cover the G-Men opponents' number one receivers, harp on...

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The NYGMEN Podcast: Week 1 REVIEW/Week 2 PREVIEW - The Manning Bowl, Parts 1 and 2

Posted September 19, 2010 | 00:41:21 (EST)

In this Week 1 Review and Week 2 Preview, we parse through the Giants' solid win against the Panthers. In so doing, we laud the defense and the pass game while expressing our measured reservation when it comes to special teams, the offensive line, and G-Men injuries. Also, we poke...

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THE NYGMEN PODCAST: Week 1 PREVIEW - The Panthers Come to Town

Posted September 11, 2010 | 16:38:23 (EST)

In this 2010 Season Opener Preview, we take a look at the finalized roster for the 2010 New York Giants, focusing on the offensive line, the running game, the linebackers, Perry Fewell's new defensive scheme, and which familiar G-Men faces will no longer be seen around the Giant lockerroom. Also,...

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The NYGMen Podcast: The Offseason

Posted May 22, 2010 | 01:13:35 (EST)

For The NYGMen Podcast's 25th EPISODE ANNIVERSARY, we welcome childhood friend and real-deal sports agent Andrew Kessler to discuss some of his clients (i.e. Brandon Jacobs and Aaron Ross) as well as to analyze the Giants in general. Kessler also offers some knowledge relating to player tenders and the collective...

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The NYGMen Podcast: The Offseason

Posted March 28, 2010 | 23:43:51 (EST)

On this episode of the podcast, I (being Dan) welcome back childhood friend (and American ex-pat in Paris) Fox, who shares some stories about his time in Vancouver while working in television for the Winter Olympics. Among other things, the two also discuss the rise of the Jets and even...

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The NYGMen Podcast: The Offseason

Posted March 7, 2010 | 11:53:34 (EST)

It's the offseason and "The NYGMen Podcast" is finally back!!! To reassure those who are not necessarily Giants' fans, we think that we can hold your attention too. Of course, there is some G-Men talk somewhere in the middle of this first episode of "The NYGMen Podcast: The Offseason", but...

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The NYGMen Podcast Super Bowl XLIV Preview

Posted February 6, 2010 | 14:14:26 (EST)

In this SUPER BOWL XLIV PREVIEW, we briefly discuss our plans for the game and, ultimately, call who we like and why. Ironically, we spend more time discussing the G-Men, such as Tiki Barber's appearance on Mike Francesa's "Mike'd Up", Michael Strahan being the sole Giant named to the NFL...

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The NYGMen Podcast: NFC/AFC Championship Weekend REVIEW

Posted February 3, 2010 | 13:16:21 (EST)

In this NFC/AFC Championship Weekend Review, unfortunately released a week late, we discuss some of the then noteworthy sports headlines such as Paul Shirley's insensitive remarks relating to Haiti, Tim Tebow's controversial Super Bowl ad to be aired by CBS, and Greg Oden's embarrassing (or impressive?) photos on the internet....

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The NYGMen Podcast: NFC/AFC Championship Preview

Posted January 22, 2010 | 17:08:28 (EST)

In this NFC/AFC Championship preview and Divisional Playoffs review, we welcome childhood friend and Jets' fan Peter to discuss the Jets' gutsy win against the San Diego Chargers. The three also discuss the virtuosity of Darrelle Revis, the surprising and timely adequacy of The Sanchise, the choke-job by Chargers' kicker...

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The NYGMen Podcast: Divisional Playoffs Preview

Posted January 16, 2010 | 10:39:57 (EST)

In this Divisional Playoffs Preview and Wild Card Weekend Review, we welcome childhood friend and Jets' fan 'STER to discuss the Jets' decisive win against the Bengals in Cincinnati. We also talk some Pete Carroll; how Tom Hammond, Joe Theismann, and Joe Gibbs are awful commentators; philandering baseball players; and...

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The NYGMen Podcast: The 2009-2010 NFL Playoffs - No G-Men, But Away We Go!!!

Posted January 9, 2010 | 02:11:54 (EST)

In this Wildcard Weekend Preview (and somewhat of a Week 17 review), we welcome back The NYGMen Podcast's resident Dallas Cowboys expert Reid to reflect on Texas's loss in the BCS and on the Cowboys upcoming rematch against the Eagles in Dallas. So much is addressed in this episode that...

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The NYGMen Podcast: The Jets - Unfortunately the Better 2009 New York Football Team

Posted January 8, 2010 | 10:28:37 (EST)

In the first episode of The NYGMen Podcast post-2009 NFL regular season, we decide to take a break from talk about the Giants and, instead, have one of our old (and one of Dan's best) friends on the program straight from his apartment in Paris: Jets' enthusiast and degenerate gambler...

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The NYGMen Podcast Week 17 Preview: The Giants Visit the Vikings

Posted January 3, 2010 | 11:50:30 (EST)

In this Week 17 preview, the New York Giants travel to Minnesota to face off with the Vikings in a pretty pointless match-up (well, at least for the G-Men). We are honored to welcome childhood friend and fervent Vikings' fanatic J-LA, who happens to be chillin' in Argentina. The three...

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The NYGMen Podcast: Week 16 - The New York Giants knocked out by the Carolina Panthers, 41-9

Posted January 3, 2010 | 11:20:35 (EST)

In this Week 16 post-game analysis, we are super-pissed and saddened by the Giants' lackluster effort and embarrassing loss against the Carolina Panthers. In addition to talking about the game itself, we focus on the ascension of Eli Manning as a truly legit NFL QB, the fall of Brandon Jacobs,...

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The NYGMen Podcast Week 16 PREVIEW: The New York Giants host the Carolina Panthers

Posted December 26, 2009 | 21:26:05 (EST)

In this Week 16 preview, the New York Giants host the Carolina Panthers in what will be the G-Men's very last game in Giants Stadium. To commemorate the occasion, we welcome Winston-Salem's native son Casey to help add some insight on the collapse of Jake Delhomme and the struggles of...

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The NYGMen Podcast: Week 15 - The Giants Demolish the Redskins, 45-12

Posted December 24, 2009 | 22:40:42 (EST)

In this Week 15 post-game analysis, we rejoice in the G-Men's drubbing of the hapless Washington Redskins. In so doing, we give credit to Eli Manning, Ahmad Bradshaw, Kevin Gilbride, Will Beatty, and the rest of the New York Giants for a job extremely well-done (except for Michael Boley, on...

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