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Co-Hosts Dan and Nick bring you the intersection of good New York Giants statistics and relentless film study

Dan Schneier & Nick Turchyn


    • Jun 30, 2022 LATEST EPISODE
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    WR Preview: Bounce back year for Golladay? Toney's ceiling, more!

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 30, 2022 67:07

    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

    Giants in elite salary cap health, 2020 redraft plus more

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 26, 2022 62:45

    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

    RB Preview: Barkley better in zone? Plus ranking Giants RBs v NFL

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 23, 2022 60:33

    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

    Daniel Jones v. Tyrod Taylor: Is the debate even worth having?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 20, 2022 46:12

    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

    Daniel Jones deep dive: Advanced stats, film study and what they mean for his future

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2022 94:13

    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

    Giants post-minicamp mailbag

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 13, 2022 57:10

    Dan And Nick answer listener questions on the latest mailbag Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Minicamp recap: Defense head start, Saquon moving, more

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 10, 2022 42:45

    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

    Ezeudo + Flott film deep dive

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 4, 2022 34:18

    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

    OTAs catch-up: Andrew Thomas injury, Kayvon EDGE1, more

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 1, 2022 44:55

    Dan and Nick catch up on the latest from Giants OTA practices. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Wan'Dale Robinson: what does the film say about his potential?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 27, 2022 37:48

    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

    OTAs recap + Giants schedule analysis

    Play Episode Listen Later May 24, 2022 55:10

    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

    Getting to know the Giants UDFAs

    Play Episode Listen Later May 18, 2022 64:33

    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

    PFF's Seth Galina talks Giants draft, Daniel Jones, QBs, Daboll's system, more

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2022 55:26

    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

    Giants players who won/lost from the draft, plus Bradberry cut fallout

    Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 65:51

    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

    Key takeaways on every non NFC East team

    Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 89:52

    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

    Cowboys and Commanders draft grades and recap

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2022 51:34

    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

    Unpacking the Eagles' divisive Day 1, plus draft grade

    Play Episode Listen Later May 4, 2022 50:26

    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

    Giants super-fan Sam Prince on his Draft experience, bold predictions, more!

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 43:58

    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

    30K-foot view draft overview, plus bonus Giants draft trivia!

    Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022 84:44

    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

    Day 3 Giants Draft Reaction!

    Play Episode Listen Later May 1, 2022 53:04

    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

    Day 2 recap: Why Schoen did what he did schematically and conceptually

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 30, 2022 89:51

    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

    Day 2 Targets, the plan for Bradberry, more

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 64:18

    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

    Day 1 Draft recap: Joe Schoen era kicks off in perfect fashion

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 29, 2022 70:49

    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

    Final pre-draft thoughts, “our guys” and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 28, 2022 52:54

    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

    Stingley at 1 overall? Cross as OT1? PFF's Trevor Sikkema breaks down his big board

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2022 41:04

    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

    Dueling 7-Rd Giants mock drafts from Nick and Dan

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 26, 2022 78:23

    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

    Giants third-round draft pick curse: Reliving past busts plus who to pick to break it in 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 51:34

    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

    Best Draft Prop Bets w/ Eliot Christ

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 24, 2022 42:50

    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

    Draft deep dive w/ David Syvertsen: Targets for every pick, sleepers, more

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 22, 2022 71:17

    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

    Cornerbacks and Safeties rankings, target, more with former NFL DB Eric Crocker

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2022 74:53

    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

    OTAs recap: Toney no show, creative new offense, Schoen on the draft, more

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2022 48:26

    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

    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

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2022 60:28

    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

    RB Draft preview: Top-5 overall, Top-5 sleepers, our targets for every Giants pick

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 19, 2022 77:13

    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

    TE Draft preview: Top-5 overall, Top-5 sleepers, our targets for every Giants pick

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 18, 2022 68:17

    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

    WR Draft preview: Top-5 overall, Top-5 sleepers, our targets for every Giants pick

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 16, 2022 87:52

    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

    Draft deep dive w/ Giants.com's John Schmeelk: What to do at 5, sleepers, targets, more

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 15, 2022 71:21

    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

    Draft Mailbag 2: Day 1 and 2 hyperfocus, should they wait at OT, more

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 14, 2022 76:40

    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

    Draft Mailbag 1: Trade ideas, plus finding the next Gabriel Davis and more

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2022 63:33

    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

    Ekwonu vs. Cross, Plus Full Ickey Draft Profile

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 11, 2022 52:30

    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

    National media weighs in on Daniel Jones + Top-30 private visit tracker More options

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 10, 2022 53:47

    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

    2022 Draft WRs with Laurie Fitzpatrick

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 9, 2022 66:21

    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

    How the NFL's pass game evolution could alter the Giants' 2022 draft

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 8, 2022 38:03

    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

    Toney no show, Giants interest in RBs + Georgia RB James Cook profile

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 7, 2022 55:05

    Dan and Nick dive into the report of Kadarius Toney missing Giants voluntary OTAs before discussing the recent slew of private top-30 visits the team has used at RB and finally diving into the draft profile for Georgia RB James Cook. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Giants looking to trade? Plus WR Treylon Burks target at 36, more

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 5, 2022 57:38

    Nick and Dan go through Peter King's "wild guess" about the Giants wanting to move down while glancing over at the Eagles' trade with the Saints. Is there a possible impending trade coming from the Giants? The duo also go through Arkansas WR Treylon Burks draft profile. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Dameon Pierce draft profile: The best RB value in the class?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 4, 2022 35:42

    Dan and Nick break down the draft profile for FLORIDA RB Dameon Pierce. His strengths, weaknesses, NFL comparison and why they're so high on the potential early Day 3 steal Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Jermaine Johnson draft profile: Is No. 7 to the Giants too rich?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 3, 2022 54:15

    Dan and Nick break down the draft profile for FSU EDGE prospect Jermaine Johnson. They break down strengths, concerns, how he might fit the Wink Martindale defense and where they'd be comfortable drafting him. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Greg Dulcich + Jalen Pitre potential as Giants draft targets

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 1, 2022 47:25

    Dan and Nick dive into the draft profile for UCLA TE Greg Dulcich. Pros, cons, how he might fit the Giants and where they might be able to draft him. They also talk about a riser on Dan's wishlist -- Baylor DB Jalen Pitre. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Leo Chenal draft profile: In a rare class with Micah Parsons, Reuben Foster

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2022 55:21

    Dan and Nick dive into the draft profile of Wisconsin LB Leo Chenal. Dan waxes poetic, as expected, but also offers up some interesting ways he can immediately impact the Giants defense as both a run defender (solving issues that have plagued the run defense since 2020) and as a pass rusher in Wink Martindale's defense. Chenal is a cookie-cutter fit for Martindale's system, but he also has issues moving laterally in pass coverage and plays a position that is not coveted in the draft. Is that enough to make him an option at No. 36 overall? A target? Dan and Nick break down that and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Giants FA adds, Tre McBride debate + CB Andrew Booth draft profile

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2022 60:36

    Dan and Nick dive into all of the recent Giants transactions including letting Will Hernandez walk and replacing him with Max Garcia, signing Justin Ellis to fill the NT role, and Richie Jame for a special teams boost. Then they dive into TE Tre McBride's buzzy Pro Day and debate whether he's worth investing in and targeting in the draft. Finally, they dive into their draft profile of Clemson CB Andrew Booth -- a prospect both Nick and Dan are excited about as a potential man coverage boundary CB option immediately for Wink Martindale. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Mark Schofields breaks down QB film on Tyrod Taylor, 'the big-6' 2022 draft QBs, plus a late-rounder he likes

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 24, 2022 50:09

    Dan and Nick are joined by award-winning recurring guest Mark Schofield to break down Quarterback tape on Giants free agent acquisition Tyrod Taylor. How he fits Brian Daboll's system and if he's a legitimate threat to Daniel Jones. They also then dive into the 2022 rookie QB class with his No. 1 prospect, thoughts on the top-6, a late-round sleeper he loves and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

    Kayvon Thibodeaux draft profile: Breaking the narratives

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2022 52:26

    Dan and Nick dive into the Kayvon Thibodeaux draft profile— Oregon's EDGE rusher. They talk positive traits, projections, concerns, and break the narrative that says he takes off plays. They also talk about his fit for the Giants, where he ranks on the big board and a lot more Audio from the interview is from Harris Highlights on YouTube...please, check them out! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit podcastchoices.com/adchoices

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