As revered as New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is in the Big Apple, he is equally disliked in San Diego. This week Manning gets to face the franchise that he slighted when drafted in 2004 and faces the quarterback, Philip Rivers, who was part of the franchise-altering trade on draft day almost a decade ago.
“His heart is with … talking to him, he would love to be with the Giants,” Hugh Freeney, Dwight’s father, told Sirius radio’s Adam Schein. “But the Giants unfortunately … doesn’t have the money for it. They’re broke.”
Freeney is looking for a job after he was informed by the Colts on February 15 that he would not be re-signed, and he’s excited about the possibility of joining the G-Men.
This is purgatory for Jets fans like me. Look, I’m thrilled that the line was rejuvenated, if only for a week. But I don’t see how it will be enough to get New York to the postseason tournament.
If the Jets don’t get to 3-3, it’s going to be hard to stay in the race for a playoff spot. Playoffs? Did I just say playoffs?
Abby Sims breaks down the diagnoses and prognoses for John Skelton, Pierre Garcon, Dwight Freeney, Fred Jackson, Rashad Jennings, David Nelson, Jake Locker and Rodger Saffold.
The NFL brass is downright delusional if they think the laws already on the books are tough enough to make the problem go away.
The New York Giants have become somewhat of a question mark just two games into the season. Not only did the Giants lose on Sunday, they were embarrassed on both sides of the ball.
Look out AFC, Indianapolis has its swagger back. One week after frustration and anger permeated the Colts’ locker room, a looser, more confident bunch returned Monday with jokes, laughter and a much-needed sense of relief.
Four-time league MVP Peyton Manning threw for three touchdowns, leading the Indianapolis Colts to a surprisingly easy 38-14 victory over his kid brother and the New York Giants.
Fear always has played a big part in American football. But nowadays, it’s not so much the super-physical hitters or runners who are dreaded by opponents.
The best thing about the Giants-Colts battle at Lucas Oil Field is that the inquiries about the Manning family tree will end following the game – at least until the week leading into the next Eli vs. Peyton battle on the field.