The network said Monday it was the highest preliminary rating for its first national game of the season since CBS reacquired NFL rights in 1998.
There were very few individual performances to point out, so for the first time we’re going to select some units in our following segment because this was a collective effort.
The New York Football Giants often refer to “Giants Football” which denotes an ability to run the ball and play intelligently. For the first two games of the NFL season, the Giants have demonstrated neither, as well as an alarming rate of turnovers. New York fell to 0-2 as Denver scored 28 second half points to put away the Giants 41-23 in the New Jersey Meadowlands on Sunday afternoon.
If things don’t change for New York, there isn’t going to be a repeat of 2007. Instead it will be another year out of the playoffs.
Peyton Manning again beat younger brother Eli, throwing two touchdown passes in leading the Broncos past the Giants 41-23 on Sunday.
New York has decided to sit rookie running back Michael Cox, who has been their No. 1 kickoff returner.
Amukamara had to endure the NFL’s strict testing program for players who suffer concussions, so he was unable to practice most of the week.
The Giants were very sloppy in losing their opener in Dallas and would hate to start off the season with two losses.
The Giants will face the Denver Broncos on Sunday who, thanks to their Thursday night season opener against the Ravens, have had 10 days to rest. Both teams are nursing key injuries, but will the extra days off give Denver the leg up in the contest?
What makes this so special is that they are the only brothers in NFL history to oppose each other as starting quarterbacks.
To paraphrase Rex Ryan, Eli Manning didn’t get into the NFL to serve as Peyton Manning’s little brother.
Terrell Thomas might be facing his biggest challenge when he goes up against Wes Welker and Peyton Manning on Sunday.
“The Giants have given me a great opportunity,” Jacobs said Tuesday. “This is where I wanted to be. These are the coaches I want to play for and I wanted to come back with my teammates.”
“Tuna Roast” will honor Hall of Fame coach Bill Parcells prior to the Giants home opener against the Denver Broncos.
Week-to-week storylines around the NFL will continue to be unpredictable for experts. Joe Giglio gives his 48 predictions to watch during the 2013 NFL season.