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Monday, August 4, 2008
Giants attempting to overcome Super Bowl title

By Dan Graziano
ESPN.com

Posted by ESPN.com's Matt Mosley

Is anyone else already tired of the Giants' chip-on-their-shoulder storyline? I've never understood why otherwise logical human beings have to manufacture slights in order to become motivated. If a kid who once had first-round value slips into the sixth round (Andre Woodson), then it's OK to talk about proving the doubters wrong.

But the fact that highly intelligent men like linebacker Antonio Pierce and center Shaun O'Hara are actually motivated by the ESPN.com power rankings is baffling to me. Gentlemen, you won a Super Bowl in spectacular fashion. Why in the world would you be concerned what bloggers think of your chances in 2008?

All that to say .... Keep Reading!

Now, let's take a look at what they're saying about those underdog New York Giants. I noticed two more stories about the "disrespected" champs over the weekend, but I skipped over those for today's serving of headlines: