Tiki Barber beefed so much with the Giants that everyone forgot how great he was

  • Published on Jun 13, 2019
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    Tiki Barber ran the ball. The Giants liked that! Tiki Barber ran his mouth. The Giants didn't like that. While he statistically is the greatest running back in franchise history, the New York Giants and Tiki Barber became two ships passing in the night - but like if one of those ships would occasionally talk trash about the other ship.
    Without him, the Giants found the success that had eluded them while Barber was on the roster. And without them, Barber found ways to stay busy. He bashed Eli. He bashed Coughlin. And he made it so no one missed the running back who had retired in his prime.
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Comments • 797

  • Patrick O'Laughlin
    Patrick O'Laughlin 53 minutes ago

    You forgot to mention the Ring of Honor introduction at Giants Stadium for "Ol Tiki" . It didn't go well for him , and that's a damn shame . He had no one to blame for that but himself .

  • Daniel Mcgreevy
    Daniel Mcgreevy 9 hours ago

    Dude has narcissistic personality disorder he puts a show of being a nice guy things are going his way but when he hits a rough patch he deflects blame and tries to throw everyone else under the bus.

  • Dasmoose15
    Dasmoose15 Day ago

    S/o Drunk ass Kerry Collins

  • William Dillard
    William Dillard 2 days ago

    It amazes me how Billionaire "owner" could make these brothers from the streets leave "MONEY on the DAMN table. Strahan ended up getting his back 20 fold because of his media accomplishments. Barber will always regret that. These TEAMS make their payroll and salary cap just on TV money. Seats, concessions, ALL the rest is profit. Players better get ALL they can.

  • Word Life
    Word Life 2 days ago

    It took me years to learn that most successes in life comes from having the ability to simply stfu. Tiki was young. It happens.

  • Zachary Reichert
    Zachary Reichert 2 days ago

    That pic with Tiki in between Coughlin and Manning is just so perfect.

  • Rusty Shackleford
    Rusty Shackleford 3 days ago +1

    Tiki has some white ass teeth tho

  • Past Gen Sports Gaming

    Very good player. Great he was not.

  • Glitter
    Glitter 4 days ago +2

    Barber was a horrible fumbler before Coughlin became coach. Anyone who justifies him leaving his wife for another woman is a douchebag.

  • Chris Kavanagh
    Chris Kavanagh 6 days ago

    2:22 "vicious take down of Brett Favre!?" Uh, no. There was nothing "vicious" about it. It was planned. Favre and Strahan spoke about it beforehand, and Favre 'let' him get the record breaking sack. As you can see in the footage, Favre just fell down as Strahan kinda dove at him but bare;y touched him.

  • Ben Strickley
    Ben Strickley 7 days ago +1

    Saquon Barkley

  • Wiggywonka
    Wiggywonka 7 days ago +1

    i remember reading a book about him and ronde's childhood when i was a kid way back when

  • SoTex SurfaceCleaning

    How tf is there no video Jerry Jones and jimmy johnson beef

  • BeerReview
    BeerReview 8 days ago

    Ronde Barber is the better Barber while we’re at it..
    Saquon Barkley>Tiki Barber
    Numbers don’t always mean you’re one of the best at a level of competition as demanding as the NFL, Tiki Barber will always fall into the category of players whose ego hurt his team, there’s a reason why the Giants won a SB the year after he retired and another one a few years later. I still find it hilarious that Tiki called out Eli over “leadership”, Eli’s entire career he’s lead by example not with his mouth, which might be why he won 2 SuperBowls ...

  • Erik Hopkins
    Erik Hopkins 8 days ago

    Tiki had a "chip" on his shoulder ... Eli got "Two CHIPS' on his hands!!

  • John Mayes
    John Mayes 10 days ago

    I guess at the end elli manning beat Brady twice he got the last laugh so did strahan

  • John Mayes
    John Mayes 10 days ago

    Barber has no right to call out strahain. Michael wasba true giant he was there since 92 he came after the giants had all there success

  • John Mayes
    John Mayes 10 days ago

    But I dont feel bad for him he was arrogant

  • John Mayes
    John Mayes 10 days ago

    The funny thing is he retires and the win so if he played that year they would of been a lot better if the team buy there heart into it

  • Shane Wallace
    Shane Wallace 11 days ago

    He was a cancer to the Giants! Glad they won the championship the following year of his retirement!!! He's a P.O.S.!!!

  • Aneed Kassim
    Aneed Kassim 11 days ago

    crazy how folk dont like ur attitude then will diminish ur greatness... tiki was a great player period. he and rodney Hampton were my fav giants rbs of all time.

  • D Mac
    D Mac 11 days ago

    Lifelong NYG fan here and its crazy how Tiki's legacy has become. We loved him, til we hated him. Plus Strahan has pretty much done the stuff that Tiki wanted to do..but even more succesfully. SB rings plus a much stronger tv career. So I wouldnt be surprised if there is still some level of jealousy. But all in all, I am grateful for Tiki's career. He became the legit feature back(eventually) after us Giants fans had been without 1 since Rodney Hampton(1 of my childhood faves). I enjoyed him as a player. But Saquon has the talent and drive to pretty much eradicate Barber's records. Its just a shame that a guy like Tiki is essentially persona non grata. Hope he can get back in the fold and make ammends w the teammates he turned off.

  • Andrew Raven
    Andrew Raven 12 days ago

    Damn Plaxico has a tiny head...

  • Dh Tj
    Dh Tj 12 days ago

    Football players need to worry about makijng as much money As possible

  • drby0788
    drby0788 12 days ago

    That “vicious” hit in Favre by Strahan was completely scripted lol. Favre intentionally went the wrong direction so that Strahan could get the record

  • agthaog1986
    agthaog1986 13 days ago

    He was damn right most of the time n tell u the truth...people gotta respect the career span of almost and really good running back. Back then u were lucky 2 have 2 strong seasons as a rb

  • ryan
    ryan 14 days ago

    Kerry Collins wasn't the reason they lost that Super Bowl. It was the Ravens defense

  • OrentholJames
    OrentholJames 15 days ago

    Everyone forgets that before those 4 years of greatness, he would fumble the ball at least once a game.

  • Lil Vegas
    Lil Vegas 15 days ago

    Barber has a lying face. His bone structure looks like a fish so when I see him on his show now I’m like you don’t seem genuine. Everything that is a analogy is scorned girlfriends or stalker girlfriend and I’m like you’re almost 50 dude.

  • S 93
    S 93 18 days ago

    I no he mad about Barkley lol

  • Will Pitts
    Will Pitts 21 day ago

    Urgh. I forgot the Giants had those alternate red jerseys. That had to be the dumbest decision ever.

  • s1r_magnus
    s1r_magnus 22 days ago

    I love that I requested this and it was made. Thanks SB Nation!

  • Bo the Wolf
    Bo the Wolf 23 days ago +1

    He was truly great, but also a real arse-hole. In this, not so different from many star athletes in many sports, through history. Thanks for the yards and effort Tiki, but keep your attitude.

  • James R
    James R 24 days ago

    Carolina had a killer on that team

    No I think they really did have a killer on that team

  • TheGooeyOne28
    TheGooeyOne28 24 days ago +1

    Beef History: Dolly Parton vs Jolene

  • Chi
    Chi 24 days ago

    SB nation:Tiki is the best RB Giants ever had
    Saquon: Hold my Calf muscles

  • Winston Virgo
    Winston Virgo 24 days ago

    Tiki walked out on great team that in end wen he left.Won 2 SB and he could of been part of it.Sad but real.

  • Flint Given
    Flint Given 26 days ago +1

    Best NYG RB? That's arguable for sure

  • Ricardo Rodriguez
    Ricardo Rodriguez 27 days ago

    John Wall and Marcin Gortat could be an interesting one.
    Isiah Thomas with Jordan and Pippen could also be a long one since he feuded them both, so alost like a 2 for 1 video for y'all.
    If you wanna go old school, Ali-Frazier. Pretty much all sports fans in their 20s or older may know, but could be a great retroactive video for us and a great reminder of the maybe the best individual fued to the younger fans.
    Bird-Magic, Clemens-Piazza, Shaq-Kobe and Harding-Kerrigan are the very very obvious ones that I am sure you guys have been requested hundreds of times.
    Federer-Nadal, Arnie-Jack are both sports that are not huge in NA but still great fueds.
    If you want to do ones beyond athletes, Rozelle-Al Davis and Martin-Steinbrenner are good ones too.
    These are the fueds that I can think of with actual beef and an abundance of trash talk and bulletin board material, not just two people who happen to be good at the same time in the same field and the media dubbing it a "rivalry". Hope some of these suggestions come true, keep up the grwat wor the sports community really appreciates it!

  • 6th Wilbury
    6th Wilbury 28 days ago

    I always liked Tiki Barber...

    ...as a solid fantasy pick.

  • Tj Dunn
    Tj Dunn 28 days ago

    True LOL. He doesn't come off very sympathetic when he appears on television either. Always wondered what happened, but never cared enough to find out before now. I used to think he was really good but now he's very forgettable.

  • Joe Malcolm
    Joe Malcolm 28 days ago

    2:22 roughing the passer

  • Joe Malcolm
    Joe Malcolm 28 days ago +1

    Wtf.. I have been watching your content for over a year and just now realized I wasn’t subscribed. My bad.

  • Kenny bolo
    Kenny bolo 28 days ago

    I never forgot

  • Hombre Consejo
    Hombre Consejo 29 days ago

    @ 0:42 that is Rodney Hampton not Tiki Barber

  • P Pumpkin
    P Pumpkin 29 days ago

    Strahan ended up losing all his money in divorce. That's why he has to do all these talk shows.
    Apparently getting rid of Tiki, was what was needed for the Giants to go ahead and win a Super Bowl.

    • Chalk
      Chalk 29 days ago

      Apparently so. His energy effected his team in a subsconcious team.
      Strahan deserves it with all that sleeping around. No wonder he's doing all these tv shows ...and doing well honestly

  • Ethan McCurley
    Ethan McCurley 29 days ago

    David justice 1995 World Series rewind!

  • mpe1581
    mpe1581 29 days ago

    Barber is one of the biggest POSs...I wish I could find the tape of him rolling his eyes and being outright annoyed while he thought he was off camera while on John Madden was doing a segment with him on SNF...

    • Chalk
      Chalk 29 days ago

      Mhmm yup. I grew up watching them play. I had my eyes glued on the screen specifically for quick video shots of players when they didn't they the cameras vantage point was on them for the moment. Boy, tiki is not the person portrayed to the public

  • LetsgoPats56
    LetsgoPats56 29 days ago

    Tiki “my face is too big for my head” Barber

  • Gill Kilner
    Gill Kilner 29 days ago

    When are guys going to do the Messi vs Ronaldo beef history. The football beef

  • Vic Hano
    Vic Hano 29 days ago

    No one:

    Not a single soul:

    Not even Ronde Barber:

    Tiki Barber: Tom Coughlin tried to murder my entire family but it's no big deal. All love no hate.

  • whirschh
    whirschh 29 days ago

    Saquons the best Giants running back of all time tho

    • Chalk
      Chalk 29 days ago

      No he's not stupid. He's only in his second year ans didn't out eye baffling numbers

  • Burton LeFlore
    Burton LeFlore 29 days ago

    Michal Crabtree and aquib talib

  • Dan Crews
    Dan Crews Month ago

    I agree with a lot of Tiki's comments, but not all (regarding money and Coughlin).

  • Aaron Jones
    Aaron Jones Month ago

    I would like to see USA vs Sweden Women's World Cup beef. BEEF!!!

  • Alex Roco
    Alex Roco Month ago

    The only thing Tiki did great was fumble!!! There was nothing about him that is great!!! He was a cancer to the team morale, and all those fumbles!!! Didn't he average over 1 fumble per game one year?

    • Chalk
      Chalk 29 days ago

      I don't remember. But I knew he was a turnover machine because they ran the ball a lot against bear and 46 defenses that was brutal to running backs

  • Thesmokeeffect
    Thesmokeeffect Month ago

    Man I remember Thunder and Lightening

  • don brassco
    don brassco Month ago +1

    When He Thought The G-Men Was Over After He Retired😧# They Win The Superbowl Again😤😄

  • Mo Preme
    Mo Preme Month ago

    Vicious take down ?!?!?!???

  • wps_ chief
    wps_ chief Month ago

    I can’t be the only one who read him and Rande’s books?

    • Chalk
      Chalk 29 days ago

      You're not because it was highly acclaimed when it "first" came out. Most read tikis than ronde

  • The Beast
    The Beast Month ago


  • James Carlin
    James Carlin Month ago

    You don’t care? Ok. Either do I

  • J R
    J R Month ago

    man the giants suck, tiki would have been amazing in any other team.

    • Chalk
      Chalk 29 days ago

      Giants suck now but Eli has 2 rings and beat Pats both in superbowl

  • Brian Bryant
    Brian Bryant Month ago

    We all know who the better brother is and it’s Ronde not even close

  • Sirius Mind
    Sirius Mind Month ago

    Every Giants fan held their breath when Tiki touched the ball. You didn't know if he was gonna run for 20....

    Or fumble the football

    • Chalk
      Chalk 29 days ago

      Fumble machine boy. One season he average "I think" one fumble a game

  • tmofog
    tmofog Month ago

    Leaving a wife pregnant with twins (his genetic trait) for an intern is like him leaving the Super Bowl-bound Giants for a TV gig that turned out to be temporary as well. NO CLASS!

    • Chalk
      Chalk 29 days ago

      Seriously? He left a wife of two twins for a secretary?

  • Ray W
    Ray W Month ago

    Loved Tiki but Saquon will turn him into a shadow of a thought.

    • Chalk
      Chalk 29 days ago

      Too early honestly. Great first season but that's how it always it. Exekial had a crazy first season and then...

  • Confidence
    Confidence Month ago

    o u almost had it

  • zytrik1
    zytrik1 Month ago

    He sacrificed himself on purpose, for the Giants to be saved, like Jesus.

  • Rusty Shackelford
    Rusty Shackelford Month ago

    His identical twin brother Ronde was the opposite.
    A great guy and teammate.
    How strange that two men so alike, were so different.

    • Chalk
      Chalk 29 days ago

      @Anthony Visco lol you can tell the difference

    • Anthony Visco
      Anthony Visco Month ago

      What if Tiki is actually Ronde and Ronde actually Tiki?

  • Randummm
    Randummm Month ago

    Tiki Barber was a good NFL back, but nothing great. In football, when a player cries and makes the entire game about himself and his own touches and his own brand, the team suffers. That’s what makes the game great. It is a TEAM game. See ya, SHOCKEY, OBJ, and BARBER. Seeeeeee ya. You never won anything,
    you dopes.

    • Chalk
      Chalk 29 days ago

      Yup. All crybabies. I forgot about how much trouble was shocked. Beast Tight end though....well anyways, no more Superbowl until after Eli retires and they go on a 6 year rebuilding process

  • The Soloosh
    The Soloosh Month ago

    "Vicious takedown"😂😂😂

  • AhhCmon
    AhhCmon Month ago

    Barber, Strahan, and Shockey were locker room cancer, when Barber retired and Shockey got hurt Eli took over and won 2 Superbowls

  • Taft Brown
    Taft Brown Month ago

    arrogant bastard,,,

  • Edward Mascari
    Edward Mascari Month ago +1

    What a dope. Just shut up and ball!
    You could have two rings maybe more?

  • Leigh Silver
    Leigh Silver Month ago

    Ah Frank Gifford is still the best RB in Giants history

  • PoyntFury
    PoyntFury Month ago

    So, what you're saying, is that Tiki Barber was Antonio Brown, before Antonio Brown

    • Chalk
      Chalk 29 days ago

      No. Tiki was OBJ "off camera"

  • sphere 528
    sphere 528 Month ago +2

    is this a joke? the only thing he was great at was fumbling.

    • sphere 528
      sphere 528 29 days ago

      @MarLy MarLLe maybe so, but he's still minus the most important record.
      all the other RB's I listed before have their titles, unlike tiki. no one cares about records vs. titles.

    • MarLy MarLLe
      MarLy MarLLe 29 days ago

      still has all the giants records

    • sphere 528
      sphere 528 29 days ago

      @MarLy MarLLe Joe Morris was a 2 x Pro-bowler & both Brandon Jacobs & Ahmad Bradshaw are 2 x SB champions. I'll take all 3 on my team any day of the week.
      all tiki is known for is fumbling & being a straight up clown

    • MarLy MarLLe
      MarLy MarLLe 29 days ago

      @sphere 528 Fantasy team right....He's still the best RB in giants history. Even with all those fumbles. He was a probowler year he retired lol

    • sphere 528
      sphere 528 29 days ago

      @MarLy MarLLe seriously, he would be the 3rd option on my fantasy FB team. you must have forgot how bad of a fumbler he was.

  • Koquetsss
    Koquetsss Month ago

    “It’s not easy to become the best running back in the history of a franchise”
    Saquon Barkley: LOL hold my beer bruh 😂

  • Bidwellz9
    Bidwellz9 Month ago

    do you understand how happy i was when the giants especially Eli came back to win right after tiki said they wouldnt and he retired lol he was a great back....but clearly he wasnt the piece needed to win

  • Sweet Jones III
    Sweet Jones III Month ago

    I remember i used to get ESPN magazine back when i was a kid and usually they would have 1 poster per magazine but when Ronde and Tiki got big they put 2 posters in 1 issue. Thats how i heard about them.

  • Will Capuano
    Will Capuano Month ago

    Allen Iverson - Larry Brown/Sixers front office

  • Will Capuano
    Will Capuano Month ago +2

    Definitely have to do some of these:
    Al Davis - Pete Rozelle
    Reggie Miller - Spike Lee
    Art Modell - the city of Cleveland

  • Olíver
    Olíver Month ago +2

    Please make a beef history on Roy Keane and Patrick Viera

  • Daniel Parker
    Daniel Parker Month ago

    He's not a HALL OF FAMER and they won without him. Ironically his twin Tampa DB Ronde Barber should be in the HALL OF FAME.

  • Anakin Skywalker
    Anakin Skywalker Month ago

    But everyone loves saqon

  • Jason Ki
    Jason Ki Month ago

    Another none feud by SB Nation...

  • DaJeanius
    DaJeanius Month ago


  • K Hunigan
    K Hunigan Month ago

    Eli got the accolades for SB win but we all know WHO WON THAT SB. Defense.

  • Junior Lovell
    Junior Lovell Month ago

    Tiki was a great back with a toxic all me mentality hence why when he retired they used it as motivation as well as vindictive purpose to prove they didn't need him to be successful😊 go blue

    FOE DEX Month ago

    Vicious takedown 😂

  • Jimmi Stone
    Jimmi Stone Month ago

    Dr Ellie Sadler

  • Antoni Guzman
    Antoni Guzman Month ago

    All this years later Eli still trash

  • Baked
    Baked Month ago

    hope his wife got half.

  • Ashani Francis
    Ashani Francis Month ago

    Saquan Barkley is really a super version of Tiki Barber.

  • Mr. McGiblets
    Mr. McGiblets Month ago

    Ol’ Tiki just couldn’t win in any situation here lmao

  • Tim Belotserkovsky
    Tim Belotserkovsky Month ago

    I’m still waiting for shaq and Kobe beef history

  • William Baehr
    William Baehr Month ago

    Strahan is a high school douche. Can't stand that guy.

  • Charlie Prott
    Charlie Prott Month ago

    these are great

  • Andy Yang
    Andy Yang Month ago

    Drama Queens