As 2013 draws to a close, let’s take a look back at the top 10 figures in the sporting world who would have been far better off avoiding Twitter, taking the high road, or playing the quiet game
The Giants’ chances of winning the NFC East would be slim if they lose, and seven losses might not be good enough to make the playoffs as a wild card.
Jerry Jones says there’s no point in talking trash. Yes, that Jerry Jones, the same guy who last preseason invited fans to watch the Cowboys “beat the New York Giants’ a—-.”
The vocal, aggregate angst from Cowboys fans is quite understandable. While you would be right to direct your anger at some well-heeled Cowboys, Tony Romo isn’t one of them. In fact, he is the reason you really matter.
The veteran broadcaster — no stranger to stirring debate on “Sunday Night Football” — made the comments during halftime of the Dallas Cowboys’ win over Washington.
“It’s absolutely not true,” Giants coach Tom Coughlin said Monday. “Both of those payers were injured. Connor never returned to the game. Cullen was in a position where he needed to regroup. That really wasn’t orchestrated at all.”
Former Giants center Shaun O’Hara took his displeasure to Twitter: “I think it’s total BS that @GovChristie is sitting next to Jerry Jones in his suite during a NYG game. Sellout. #JerseyStrong.”
Paul Dottino previews the three biggest matchups ahead of the Giants’ Week 1 opener in Dallas.
The voice of football. The NFL’s narrator for generations. A master of restraint. The sport and the world of broadcasting have lost a true legend.
NFL owners have passed a player safety rule barring ball carriers from using the crown of their helmets to make contact with a defender in the open field.
What the competition does will determine head coach Tom Coughlin’s ability to maneuver his team back to the top of the division once the season kicks off.
“He’s terrified of it,” a Hall of Fame player told ESPN The Magazine. “It wouldn’t just be a tragedy. It would be awfully bad for business.”
“(It’s a) serious organizational issue at the heart of the Jets’ culture,” one executive told Metro. “I’m not sure if, with all due respect, that what Mr. Johnson is saying adds up.”
Cowboys’ Linebacker Brown Dies In Auto Accident, Teammate Brent Charged With Intoxication Manslaughter
Dallas Cowboys practice-squad linebacker Jerry Brown was killed in a one-car accident Saturday and teammate Josh Brent was charged with intoxication manslaughter.
The weakness within the division is a good thing for the Giants this season. But the great competition that has been a staple of the NFC East for years is now a part of history.