The New York Giants (3-5) must play perfect football in order to compete with the better NFL teams. Big Blue was anything but perfect, and the result was a third straight loss. The G-men went down with barely a whimper to the Indianpolis Colts 40-24 on Monday Night Football.
The time is now. The Giants (3-4) can’t wait any longer to make a move to get back into the NFC playoff picture. That brings us to tonight’s game against Indianapolis.
Is the string of injuries for the New York Giants a case of bad luck or poor planning? This week, after Big Blue placed would-be starting middle linebacker Jon Beason on injured reserve, the team also announced that starting tailback Rashad Jennings would miss the contest due to a lingering knee injury.
Like Ahmad Bradshaw, the Giants let Hakeem Nicks walk away as a free agent, too. But unlike Bradshaw, Nicks’ second chance hasn’t gone quite as well.
David Wilson’s season could be over should the Giants’ running back require season-ending surgery to address spinal stenosis.
David Wilson is ready to become an every-down halfback for the New York Giants in the wake of the injury to backup Andre Brown.
Tom Coughlin has seen flashes from his team, and he has a good core from two years ago to step up and lead.
Tom Coughlin was anything but happy. The Giants were limited to four field goals on five trips inside the Indianapolis 30.
Giants coach Tom Coughlin has more than a few questions about how to sort out his roster as he enters the preseason Saturday against the Pittsburgh Steelers, so every snap takes on greater importance — especially for his younger players.
The Indianapolis Colts are looking to continue moving forward in a rebuilding phase that moved forward about five years in just one season, but some pieces are still missing. That missing puzzle piece may have been found in running back Ahmad Bradshaw, who still has a lot of gas in the tank.
The Giants took a major gamble after last season, releasing the injury-plagued Bradshaw and handing the halfback job to David Wilson and Andre Brown. Bradshaw signed with the Indianapolis Colts on June 11.
After being warned by coach Tom Coughlin that now was not the time to slack off, the New York Giants held their final workout before the start of training camp in late July.
David Diehl is looking to prove that he’s 100% healthy and always feels he has something to prove.
Starter Henry Hynoski will have surgery Friday to repair his medial collateral ligament and a chip fracture in his left knee. The three-year veteran was hurt Wednesday on the second play from scrimmage during an 11-on-11 drill at an organized team activity.
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