The New York Football Giants hope that earning their first victory of the season on Monday night against the Minnesota Vikings will be a springboard to greater success in the second half of the 2013 NFL season. Meanwhile, the Philadelphia Eagles found out on Sunday that they are not ready for prime time, as the Birds fell to the rival Cowboys 17-3. These two longtime rivals renew pleasantries in Philadelphia this Sunday.
It’s likely that 2013 will be a tough year for the Jets. That’s why they can’t afford to suffer their first true loss this weekend by speeding up a Revis deal.
The Philadelphia Eagles have made a splash in their defensive backfield, signing cornerback Cary Williams and former Giant Kenny Phillips.
The Giants are retooling their roster, and they will address these losses in the offseason. In cutting Bradshaw, Canty and Boley, general manager Jerry Reese has gotten rid of nearly $14 million in salary.
Steve Kallas offers his final thoughts on Super Bowl XLVII and next year’s super matchup at the Meadowlands.
In an age of high-powered offenses in the NFL and increasingly safety-conscious officials, a pair of hard-hitting, oft-penalized defenses are meeting for the championship.