The Carolina Panthers cut the face of the franchise, Steve Smith, and let the only other three wide receivers on the roster that caught a pass last season leave as free agents. Tight end Greg Olsen is the only proven receiver returning from last season’s squad. Olsen should be Cam Newton’s favorite target this season.
The Carolina Panthers have had an extra week off to prepare for their first playoff game in years, but they haven’t taken the time off from preparing. They have been focusing on whichever team they may face and they are looking to be a team that is not only good, but one that is feared.
If Cruz doesn’t have a deal in time for an on-time arrival for training camp, he’ll be doing himself and the Giants a disservice.
The 28-year-old tweeted on Wednesday: “Thank u to the giant organization and fans!!! I had a blast and was blessed to be with such a good organization for so many years!”
The Giants have reportedly signed wide receiver Louis Murphy to a one-year deal.
Where does one begin? The Giants were horrible in every facet of their 34-0 loss to the Atlanta Falcons. How bad was it? The Giants suffered their first regular-season shutout since a 24-0 defeat to Philadelphia on December 1, 1996.
The 2012 first-round pick was brilliant from start to finish, returning four kickoffs for 227 yards, including a 97-yard touchdown in the first quarter. He also added 100 rushing yards and two touchdowns. His 327 all-purpose yards set a franchise record.
Rookie David Wilson had a breakout game, recording 327 all-purpose yards as the Giants steamrolled the Saints — 52-57.
The NFL without kickoffs? It will soon be under consideration. “Eventually you would almost have a flag football league,” said Domenik Hixon of the Giants.
The Giants had no lineup changes with the only contributors inactive being linebacker Jacquian Williams (knee) and receiver Domenik Hixon (ankle).
Domenik Hixon suffered an ankle injury in the first quarter of a game against the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday and didn’t return.
Tom Coughlin knows it. His players know it. The Giants have built a 6-3 record and own a two-game lead in the NFC East without having consistently played championship-caliber football.
The lead was 23-0, but it was not enough. Somehow, the Giants allowed the Dallas Cowboys to score 24 consecutive points before getting two Lawrence Tynes field goals in the fourth quarter to pull it out, 29-24. Let’s take a review of the ballgame.
Eli Manning chatted with Mike Francesa about the Giants’ win over the Browns and previewed their big match-up against the 49ers.
New York Giants rookie receiver Rueben Randle was on the receiving end of nationally-televised criticism by NBC football analyst Cris Collinsworth on Sunday, and it has left him a little confused.