New York Giants free agent defensive end Osi Umenyiora could sign for the Falcons as early as Sunday.
It sounds like Darrelle Revis is as good as gone. The Jets have two or three teams “prepared to make a trade” for the All-Pro cornerback, according to the Daily News.
“I feel like guys were flat,” Cruz told WFAN’s Boomer Esiason and Craig Carton. “You know, you could feel it, you could feel those games when guys just don’t have anything left.”
49ers rebounded from a 17-0 deficit to beat the Falcons 28-24 in the NFC championship.
Is it possible to be hyped up about the AFC and NFC championship games this weekend? Or must attention be focused on Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o and the fake death of his fake girlfriend?
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OK, so the Giants didn’t make the playoffs this year. We all know what happened with the Jets. Even without your favorite team in the mix, Championship Sunday is teed up to be a great one.
Matt Bryant kicked a 49-yard field goal with 8 seconds left and the Atlanta Falcons bounced back after blowing a 20-point lead.
It would be hard for anyone to downplay what the Seattle Seahawks are now capable of heading forward. On Sunday they pretty much defended their well-deserved reputation as the team that nobody wants to face.
Marshawn Lynch ran for 131 yards in Seattle’s 24-14 playoff victory over the Washington Redskins.
Tom Gamble of the 49ers’ organization has emerged as favorite to land the Jets’ open GM position.
Gang Green are beginning to interview GM candidates to find Mike Tannenbaum’s replacement.
With two weeks left in the season, the NFC East, NFC West and AFC North titles are still up for grabs, not to mention the four Wild Card spots.
“Our backs are against the wall,” wide receiver Victor Cruz told Francesa in his weekly spot. “… As individuals, as players, as athletes (and) as competitors, if we don’t want it then nobody else is going to want it.”
The Giants must show a willingness to engage that has only been apparent on an every-other-game basis in recent weeks.