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I have 15+ years of experience covering the New York Giants. I'm a a member of the Professional Football Writers of America and a 2013 Yahoo! Contributor Award Winner (http://x.co/4xJkm).

I began my career with Inside Football, an independent and accredited publication covering the New York Giants. This opportunity has led to my covering five Super Bowls (including the last three in which the Giants participated), the first-ever International Series game (between the Giants and Miami) held in London during the 2007 season, NFL Drafts, training camps, games and practices.

As a credentialed beat writer, I have access to players, coaches and league personnel who provide me with insight that I incorporate into my writing. My goal is to provide readers with a unique perspective on the hot topics involving the team and to generate thoughtful and spirited discussions and debates.

Be sure to follow me on Twitter (@Patricia_Traina) for all the latest on the Giants and to submit questions for my Twitter mailbag articles.

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  • Dave Burton posted 78 days ago

    Dave Burton

    Last friday, my friend Steve Brown was diagnosed with Leukemia and just started his treatment this week. Steve is a senior at James Caldwell High School and was set to play football for Lehigh University in the fall. Today, cancer survivor and Giants Linebacker, Mark Herzlich called Steve, to give him some words to help him get through this tough time. Being a cancer survivor himself, Herzlich's words impacted Steve in a tremendous way.

    Steve, who has been a longtime Giants fan tweeted this today after his call from Herzlich

    RT @steve_brown31: Sucha sick surprise to get a call from Mark Herzlich on my cell.. Someone who continues to thrive after beating cancer #cancerissoft

    Herzlich's and Steve's story deserves to be shared and it would also benefit my friend, Steve, if people heard about his story. I can be reached at my email dburt555@gmail.com if you have any questions regarding this story.

  • Leon the Unprofessional posted 120 days ago

    Leon the Unprofessional

    Pat, I caught you on Big Blue Kickoff you sound like the nicest person ever, now I'll feel bad about disagreeing with you on anything!!

  • Douglas Schilling posted 126 days ago

    Douglas Schilling

    The last few drafts have been spotty. What's being done to improve the system? Do the Giants have a quality control system in place to spot and rectify weaknesses?

  • Edmund Jagacki posted 163 days ago

    Edmund Jagacki

    It's official, P. Traina is my favorite B/R writer on the Giants beat.
    At the risk of sounding ignorant, I must admit to having my doubts about a woman having real insight in the "men's club" known as football, but she has won me over.
    She's an obvious Giants' fan, but not an apologist for the team.
    She has a sense of humor, but doesn't make her articlers about her personality.
    She presents both investigative news and fresh perspective.

    Way to go, Patricia! ... and keep 'em coming!

  • Mohamed Janneh posted 184 days ago

    Mohamed Janneh

    should leagues impose salary cap for athletes in NFL?

  • Neil Dennis posted 221 days ago

    Neil Dennis

    Been reading so many articles on the Giants on bleacher report over a while and i have to say i love your work and i have agreed with your analysis on Giants issues. Identifying the complex answer to what have been the problems we face after this season. The coverage on the coaches who have under performed have been top notch and some of those coaches did deserve to be on the hot seat.

    Keep up the great work!

  • big daddy posted 233 days ago

    big daddy

    You are the best.....keep it up Pat you will be a legend some day.

  • Kevin Boilard posted 367 days ago

    Kevin Boilard

    I've been a fan of your work for a long time; it's certainly exciting to have you aboard as a NYG featured columnist. It will help B/R's Giants community a lot by having an actual beat writer as a contributor.

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