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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.
This was the way the Giants should have played all season. Had they done so, they still would be in the playoff picture. Instead, they have to settle for the end of a seven-game losing streak.
The New York Giants (4-9) were finally able to shake the dry spell that saw the team drop its last seven contests. After last week’s disappointment against the Jacksonville Jaguars, Big Blue kept the pedal to the metal in the 36-7 win over the hapless Tennessee Titans (2-12).
The Giants had gone so long between wins they had started dreaming of what it might feel like. After beating the woeful Titans, they don’t need to dream anymore.
How does one explain the Giants blowing a 21-0 lead before losing to a team that had just one win in its first 11 games? Eli Manning tried on Monday during his weekly spot with WFAN’s Mike Francesa.
Have the New York Giants (3-9) hit rock bottom? After surging out to a 21-point lead against the lowly Jacksonville Jaguars (2-10), New York lost two key fumbles, and the game, 25-24 at EverBank Field.
The New York Football Giants will miss the NFL playoffs for a third consecutive season, and that fact alone makes the probability of changes very high as the calendar turns to 2015. The Giants spent over $114 million this off season, in a buying spree that was not worth the effort. So what is in store for the New York Giants this off season?
Coming off a sixth straight loss, Eli Manning on Monday said it’s time for the team to start doing things right. It’s time for the Giants to win a game.
While Odell Beckham Jr. was the talk of the sports world on Monday due to jaw-dropping catch on Sunday night, the Giants still lost the game and are now in the throes of a six-game losing streak, their second such streak in two seasons.