The New York Giants (6-10) hoped to end their season on a winning note, as much as the Philadelphia Eagles (10-6) wanted to end a three-game losing streak. The Birds got a blocked punt for a touchdown and withstood an Odell Beckham onslaught to beat Big Blue 34-26 at MetLife Stadium.
Tom Coughlin would not address his employment status after Sunday’s season finale: “I’m going to go about my business, just as I always do, until I’m told otherwise.”
The problems that have revealed themselves in the last month are all correctable, and Manning is in a perfect position to make the critics regret their words.
The Giants are closing out a lost season with some serious pride.
The St. Louis Rams (6-9) thought they could bully the New York Giants (6-9) and their rookie receiver Odell Beckham, Jr. When the dust settled, Beckham had two more touchdown catches, and the Rams came out on the wrong end of a 37-27 decision.
The Rams (6-8) present a difficult challenge in St. Louis, specifically because they own the NFL’s most aggressive defense.
Boomer listened to his radio partner’s reasoning and then declared that choosing Jay Cutler over Eli Manning might be the dumbest thing Craig has ever said on this radio show.
Eli Manning has had good rapport with receivers throughout his distinguished career, but the Giants’ quarterback and rookie Odell Beckham Jr. are taking things to an entirely different level.
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The New York Giants (4-9) hoped to get a mini-win streak started after last week’s demolition of the Tennessee Titans in Nashville last week. This week, the dysfunctional Washington Redskins (3-10) came to town, fresh off a shutout loss to the St. Louis Rams and a full blown quarterback contriversy to boot.
Colt McCoy has been cleared to play Sunday against the Giants at MetLife Stadium despite a neck injury, so it appears he will start again over Robert Griffin III and Kirk Cousins.
NFL adopt a “next man up” philosophy when it comes to handling Injuries. Both the New York Giants (4-9) and the Washington Redskins (3-10) are well versed in that practice this season.
Eli Manning is on the New York Giants’ injury report for the first time in more than two years and seems to be embarrassed by it.
It’s been a long time since Tom Coughlin had a chance to enjoy the day after a game — a real long time.
Every game matters. That’s the message Eli Manning sent Monday to all of his Giants teammates and the legions of fans that are frustrated by a third consecutive season without a playoff berth.