The key offensive players for the New York Giants finally showed up, and the G-men rode the stellar efforts of Rashad Jennings, Victor Cruz and Eli Manning in their 30-17 triumph over the Houston Texans. The Giants moved to 1-2 on the season, while the Texans dropped to 2-1.
It’s time for the Giants to look in the mirror and figure out how they need to play. Houston has been able to execute, while coach Tom Coughlin’s team has failed to do so.
Since Pro Bowl guard Chris Snee retired at the start of training camp and high-priced free agent Geoff Schwartz was injured in a preseason game, there have been giant concerns about the New York’s offensive line.
Considering the record contract J.J. Watt just got, Muhammad Wilkerson wouldn’t be wrong to at least wonder when he might get paid.
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The Houston Texans have long seen their offense strike when the iron is hot and consistently run up the score, but they’ve needed the defense to keep the lead. With some players leaving and others are not living up to the hype, J.J. Watt brings the whole package to a team that is getting better every season.
The shenanigans were limited. The teams scored plenty of points. Yet the results were familiar — another ho-hum Pro Bowl. Now, the future of the game depends on how Commissioner Roger Goodell sees it.
The Houston Texans defeated the Bengals 19-13 and will face the Patriots in the divisional round of the NFL playoffs.
You can look at the standings and get a pretty good read on the teams that are going to be in the playoffs at the conclusion of the year. But several of those teams still have a lot to prove.
Atlanta is still undefeated, but I’m not totally buying into them. It’s all about the playoffs with this group.
The Giants must put the pressure on Romo and keep mistakes to a minimum if they’re to beat the Cowboys on Sunday.
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They played hard and they played better, but they fell short against the Texans on Monday night at MetLife Stadium. They were fortunate that the 5-0 Texans didn’t play their best game, but the Jets couldn’t take advantage of the opportunities that were in front of them.
Five weeks into the season we have two unbeaten teams and one winless team. Drew Brees broke a 52-year-old record once thought to be unbreakable. Everybody is over .500 in the NFC West, and what is wrong with the Packers?