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Matt Lombardo

Bethlehem, PA, United States

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Past articles by Matt:

Giants’ Joe Judge using unorthodox way to get rookies playing time

New York Giants head coach Joe Judge explains puzzling decision to play rookie offensive tackle Matt Peart in place of Cam Fleming for a series in Sunday's loss to the Los Angeles Rams. → Read More

Why Patrick Graham’s coaching job against Rams' Sean McVay should make Giants optimistic

The New York Giants defense held the Los Angeles Rams to their fewest points and just 240 yards of total offense in Sunday's 17-9 loss at SoFi Stadium. → Read More

Giants' studs and duds: Daniel Jones' latest INT comes at worst possible time

Daniel Jones telegraphed his throw on the Giants' final drive, dashing any hopes for a comeback bid in Sunday's loss to the Los Angeles Rams. → Read More

Why Giants’ Joe Judge isn’t worried about losing the locker room despite 0-3 start

New York Giants head coach Joe Judge is leaning on the culture he has established since arriving to help weather the storm of a disappointing 0-3 start. → Read More

Trevor Lawrence sweepstakes: What are Giants’ chances of landing No. 1 pick in 2021 NFL Draft after disastrous 0-3 start?

Entering Week 4, the New York Giants have a legitimate chance of landing the No. 1 pick in next April’s draft, and the right to take Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence. → Read More

Why Daniel Jones’ next 13 games might decide if he’s the Giants’ quarterback of the future

The New York Giants are 0-3 and things don't get any easier against the Los Angeles Rams. Who on the roster that Dave Gettleman has added is even a cornerstone player? → Read More

Bad news Giants have NFL’s worst offense, and there is no sign of improvement coming

Despite the New York Giants building the offense around quarterback Daniel Jones, poor offensive line play and injuries have derailed the offense. → Read More

How many ‘core’ players did Dave Gettleman actually add to Giants? (Hint ... it’s not many)

Since Dave Gettleman’s arrival as general manager in 2018, the New York Giants are just 9-26 despite a new coaching staff and a second-year quarterback in Daniel Jones. → Read More

The hits keep coming: Why Rams’ Aaron Donald is Giants’ offensive line’s toughest test yet ... by far

New York Giants' Nick Gates has played center for three games in his entire career, but now must keep quarterback Daniel Jones upright against Los Angeles Rams nose tackle Aaron Donald. → Read More

As 49ers exposed, Giants’ Daniel Jones faces tougher development without Saquon Barkley scouts, ex-GM say

The undermanned San Francisco 49ers raised questions about whether New York Giants' Daniel Jones can become an elite quarterback without Saquon Barkley's game-breaking talent in the backfield. → Read More

Giants’ Daniel Jones outplayed by 49ers' Nick Mullens (seriously) as same old problem dogs QB

Daniel Jones once again struggled to protect the football against an undermanned San Francisco 49ers defense in a 36-9 loss on Sunday afternoon at MetLife Stadium that will only reinforce questions about whether he is the quarterback capable of returning the Giants to relevancy. → Read More

Ranking Giants' most important players with Saquon Barkley out for the season

Without Saquon Barkley, expect the New York Giants to deploy some form of a backfield by committee after signing Devonta Freeman this week to pair with Dion Lewis and Wayne Gallman. → Read More

How Giants plan to piece together running back committee with Dion Lewis, Devonta Freeman

New York Giants offensive coordinator Jason Garrett no longer has the luxury of Saquon Barkley in the backfield. → Read More

NFL Week 3 picks: Predictions for San Francisco 49ers vs. New York Giants

The San Francisco 49ers lost pass rushers Nick Bosa and Solomon Thomas, so can quarterback Daniel Jones lead the New York Giants to an upset victory and deliver Joe Judge his first NFL win Sunday at MetLife Stadium? → Read More

With Sterling Shepard out, here’s why Giants’ Joe Judge is confident in wide receivers who will replace him

Despite wide receivers C.J. Board and Damion Ratley’s relative inexperience, New York Giants head coach Joe Judge is confident in their potential in expanded roles. → Read More

Giants getting ‘solid all around back’ in Devonta Freeman, scouts say

Few running backs can replace Saquon Barkley, but the New York Giants found a competent veteran with plenty of upside in Devonta Freeman. → Read More

Giants see plenty of growth in Daniel Jones, despite his turnover woes

New York Giants quarterbacks coach Jerry Schuplinski believes Daniel Jones has made strides in 2020, despite struggles protecting the football. → Read More

Here’s how NFL agents, experts say Giants' Saquon Barkley’s torn ACL changes contract extension talks

Running back Saquon Barkley’s torn ACL is a devastating blow to the New York Giants' chances of competing in 2020 and complicates contract extension talks. → Read More

Giants don’t know what 49ers are talking about with MetLife Stadium turf

In addition to walkthrough practices, the New York Giants held a pair of competitive intrasquad scrimmages at MetLife Stadium and no one suffered turf-related injuries. → Read More

Sterling Shepard diagnosed with turf toe: Here’s how long Giants WR could be out

New York Giants wide receiver Sterling Shepard will undergo an MRI Monday to confirm the diagnosis of turf toe, which he suffered during Sunday's loss to the Chicago Bears. → Read More