Thomas Duffy

Writer. Student. Legend. I’m a journalism major at Seton Hall ('17) and I love sports. I’ve covered the New York Knicks, Los Angeles Lakers and Brooklyn Nets during my time with B/R. Now I write about the New Orleans Pelicans. I also write for Seton Hall's newspaper, the Setonian, and Double G Sports. Follow me on twitter (@TJDhoops) or shoot me an email ( with any questions, comments or inquiries.

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By Thomas Duffy On Friday, January 16th, 2015

NY Giants Make Right Call in Bringing Back Steve Spagnuolo

Evan Pinkus/Getty Images On Thursday, the New York Giants took a step in the direction of success. Defensive coordinator Perry Fewell was dealt a tough hand this season, as 22 members of Big Blue wound up on the More...

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By Thomas Duffy On Tuesday, December 30th, 2014

NY Giants Had No Choice but to Bring Tom Coughlin Back

Jamie Squire/Getty Images As another disappointing season unfolded for the New York Giants, there was much speculation that after 11 years at the helm, coach Tom Coughlin was done in the Big Apple. The G-Men missed More...

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By Thomas Duffy On Thursday, December 4th, 2014

The Henry Hynoski Story: State Records, Starting Jobs and Super Bowls

Henry Hynoski does the “Rhino Dance” after scoring a touchdown. (Getty Images)   At five years old, Henry Hynoski knew what he wanted to do with his life: play football. Hynoski grew up hearing More...

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By Thomas Duffy On Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

The Curious Case of Larry Donnell

Photo Credit: RotoExperts Archives We’re 12 weeks into the 2014 NFL season, and I still have no idea who or what Larry Donnell is. Having won a dog-eat-dog training camp battle for the starting job, the previously More...

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By Thomas Duffy On Monday, November 10th, 2014

It’s Official: Odell Beckham Jr. is a Star

Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports I remember seeing Victor Cruz get hurt. A terrible game went from bad to worse as the New York Giants lost their most marketable and most popular player in a blowout loss to the Philadelphia More...

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By Thomas Duffy On Friday, October 24th, 2014

D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera is Pressure-Free, Not Happy About Georgetown’s Ranking

Alex Brandon/The Washington Post NEW YORK — Georgetown junior guard D’Vauntes Smith-Rivera was recognized as the Big East Preseason Player of the Year at Media Day on Oct. 22. That’s a pretty heavy title, More...

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By Thomas Duffy On Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

It’s Time to Give NY Jets’ Geno Smith a Break

Getty Images Everything that goes wrong in the world of the New York Jets seems to fall on Geno Smith. And it’s wrong. I’ve criticized Smith before. Personally, I think Mike Vick is a significant upgrade over More...

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By Thomas Duffy On Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

Is It Time for the NY Jets to Roll With Michael Vick?

Michael Karas/ After another disappointing loss, New York Jets fans are calling for backup quarterback Michael Vick to take over for the struggling youngster Geno Smith. At this stage of their respective More...

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By Thomas Duffy On Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014

Is NY Giants’ Rashad Jennings a Top 10 Fantasy RB?

The Star-Ledger-USA TODAY Sports I had the displeasure of going against Rashad Jennings in fantasy this week. And it was painful. The New York Giants’ workhorse galloped for 176 yards on a healthy 34 carries—both More...

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By Thomas Duffy On Tuesday, September 16th, 2014
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Who Was at Fault in New York Jets’ Timeout Disaster?

Christian Petersen/Getty Images Geno Smith and the New York Jets had the Green Bay Packers on the ropes. After going up 21-3 in the first half, Aaron Rodgers—as we all knew he would—came roaring back, throwing More...

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By Thomas Duffy On Wednesday, September 10th, 2014

NY Giants’ Week 1 Loss is Being Completely Overblown

Joe Sargent/Getty Images Frantic fans of the New York Giants, please take a deep breath and relax. I understand some of the panic surrounding the G-Men. After all, they went into Detroit and got smacked around, More...

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By Thomas Duffy On Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014

Giants vs. Jets: Which NY team will feature better fantasy options this year?

Rich Schultz/Getty Images It’s finally here. After a long, hot summer, football is back in all of its glory. As always, there is heated debate over which New York team—the Giants or Jets—will finish with a More...