The Jets were upset with their weak work in scoring range — and with what they claimed was a lack of execution by the officials on a critical second-quarter play Monday night.
Jay Cutler threw two touchdown passes to Martellus Bennett, and the Chicago Bears took advantage of some early mistakes by the New York Jets before holding on for a 27-19 victory.
Press-man coverage, zone coverage, whatever. Brandon Marshall and Alshon Jeffery cause opponents fits, and they’ll be looking to do more of the same against the Jets.
Rex Ryan’s unit needs to show improvement after Aaron Rodgers passed for 346 yards and three touchdowns in Sunday’s demoralizing loss.
The New York Jets return home to the Monday night stage after a disappointing loss to the Green Bay Packers. The Jets will be facing a banged up Chicago Bears team that somehow found a way to shock the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday night.
In his first season with new coach Marc Trestman, Cutler and the Bears’ offense set a franchise record for total net yards (6,109) and piled up 445 points, second in team history.
Even though he’s turned into a bit of a sympathetic figure, the former first-round pick still does not have many supporters. Forbes released its list of the most disliked players in the NFL on Monday, and the 26-year-old came in fifth.
It’s a recurring theme for the Giants, as a crucial turnover in the fourth quarter doomed New York. Eli Manning overthrew Brandon Myers, and Tim Jennings intercepted the errant pass to preserve the Bears 27-21 victory over New York. The Giants are 0-6 for only the second time in team history.
The Giants were moving the ball, driving for the potential winning score when Eli Manning got picked off one final time. And the losing streak continues.
Cutler threw two touchdown passes to Marshall, and Jennings had two of the Chicago Bears’ three interceptions against Eli Manning in a 27-21 victory over the winless New York Giants on Thursday night.
No team that started 0-5 team has ever made the NFL playoffs, which means the Giants can cling to the long-shot belief that they could become the first. But it has to start with a win Thursday night over the Chicago Bears
The Chicago Bears have lost back-to-back games to the Detroit Lions and the New Orleans Saints, and if they lose Thursday night to the winless Giants, a full-fledged panic will envelop the City of Broad Shoulders.
The executives at NFL Network probably had this game circled during the summer. Two longtime NFL franchises, each with a storied past; fighting for position in the NFC playoff picture. Instead Thursday Night’s contest pits a winless New York Giants squad (0-5) against a reeling Chicago Bears team coming off two consecutive losses after starting the season 3-0.
It’s been a rough stretch for Manti Te’o. And now he’s right behind disgraced cyclist Lance Armstrong on Forbes’ list of “America’s Most Disliked Athletes.”
Griffin III did what he was trained to do, as did the men who let him do it. Why can’t misfortune be enough? Why can’t we just leave it to the football gods? Because we’re too busy being gods ourselves.