Ahead of Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium, MetLife has produced a video featuring current and former NFL players singing “The Star-Spangled Banner.”
Coming off an embarrassing home shutout against the Seattle Seahawks last week, no one knew what to expect from the New York Giants this week. But New York hung on through a second-half swoon, and Big Blue defeated the Detroit Lions 23-20 in overtime at Ford Field.
Josh Brown’s 45-yard overtime field goal lifted the Giants to a 23-20 win over Detroit. The Lions are now eliminated from postseason contention.
You get the idea that nothing is ever going to be pretty in this Giants season. Then again, division races aren’t decided on looks and personality. Wins are all that count.
Giants kicker Josh Brown has known Richie Incognito a long time, and said it pains him to see what his former teammate has gotten himself involved in. But Brown isn’t surprised by it at all.
It’s one thing to lose four straight games. It’s another thing to NOT HAVE WON a game. And it’s yet another thing when you consider that the Giants haven’t tasted any sort of victory since their preseason opener.
Pick out any stat you’d like from the Giants’ embarrassing 38-0 loss to the Carolina Panthers. This game was ugly and, after an 0-3 start, it’s apparent that the team’s problems are worse than the coaching staff might have thought.
There were very few individual performances to point out, so for the first time we’re going to select some units in our following segment because this was a collective effort.
Here’s the deal with kickers. You’re not drafting one until the last round. Here’s our top 12 kickers to draft.
The New York Giants have signed former Rutgers fullback Ryan D’Imperio and waived placekicker David Buehler.
A year ago, the New York Giants failed miserably in their bid to get back to the Super Bowl and defend their title. This year, the Giants just want to stay home — and become the first NFL team to play the Super Bowl in their backyard.
Tampa Bay Buccaneers kicker Connor Barth will miss the upcoming season with a torn Achilles tendon, and the team has signed two-time Super Bowl winner Lawrence Tynes as his replacement.
The Giants signed free-agent kicker Josh Brown to a one-year deal on Wednesday. The signing means that the Lawrence Tynes era in East Rutherford is likely over.
Without good players, coaches can’t win games. Without great ones, they can’t compete for championships. Fran Dunphy knows this better than anyone.
Josh Brown hinted as much to his Twitter followers on Monday. “Best of luck to the 2012 Jets… Thanks for one of the most memorable camps in 10 yrs,” he tweeted. “GREAT GROUP OF GUYS!!”