Last night the Giants proved they actually could beat a team that they were expected to beat. The formula was simple: Exhibit a tough run defense and make enough plays in the other facets of the game to keep the Rams from making it a game.
Perry Fewell’s group has to stop giving up big plays and making mistakes. In the season-opening 28-14 loss to Washington, the defense allowed eight plays of 22 yards or more.
The NFL got this one right. There’s truly no better way than to have the Giants visiting the Redskins near the nation’s capital, bringing together the attention of the fan base from two of the regions that were struck on 9/11.
While Giants cornerback Aaron Ross won’t admit there is a chip on his shoulder, it’s there. Ross came to training camp as the somewhat forgotten man in New York’s secondary.
Starting cornerback Terrell Thomas wasn’t the only Giants player lost for the season in their preseason game against the Chicago Bears.
With the Giants comfortably ahead in the closing seconds of the first half, all cornerback Terrell Thomas and the rest of the defense had to do was get through 35 seconds. What’s that three plays? Four plays? Thomas lasted just one.
The New York Giants have had tough luck at the corner position as Prince Amukamara and Bruce Johnson suffer back-to-back training camp injuries.
How much have we learned about Osi Umenyiora and his contract dispute? Not much, other than the Giants said on Thursday that the lineman claims to have a sore knee.
When Craig heard Giants cornerback Aaron Ross said that he is no longer willing to play safety for Big Blue, he took the opportunity to compare Giants to Jets.
Tackle David Diehl and wide receiver Steve Smith made progress in practice this week, but they are doubtful for the New York Giants.
New York Giants defensive coordinator Perry Fewell and his assistants had a treat for their players after their spectacular 10-sack performance against the Chicago Bears.
New York Giants cornerback Aaron Ross is starting another season waiting for an injury to heal.
The Giants say an examination by Dr. Robert Anderson in Charlotte, N.C., revealed the tear for the cornerback and No. 1 punt returner.
New York Giants CB Aaron Ross probably is expected to be sidelined this week with inflammation in his right foot.