The New York Football Giants not only lost a football game in Philadelphia, they also lost two key contributor with season-ending injuries. On Tuesday, the team officially placed wide receiver Victor Cruz and cornerback Trumaine McBride on the injured reserve list.
Cruz had surgery to repair a torn patellar tendon in his right knee. McBride, who had been the nickel corner since Walter Thurmond was injured in Week 2, had surgery to repair a fractured thumb.
Romo’s stellar 22-for-29, three-touchdown performance was an all-out aerial assault on an injury-ravaged Giants secondary. Romo coolly handled the Giants’ pass rush and picked apart the G-Men for 307 passing yards
It’s only one game, sure. The first, to boot. But the old issues that nearly doomed the Giants’ Super Bowl run in the womb of the regular season cropped up once again.
The Super Bowl champion Giants certainly didn’t pick up where they left off.
The Dallas Cowboys waited all year for another shot at the New York Giants. When they got it in the 2012 season opener, they were ready.
Ready or not, the Giants’ quest to defend their Super Bowl championship starts tonight with the NFL’s season opener against the Dallas Cowboys at MetLife Stadium. Here are the key matchups to watch.
Authorities say the older brother of Cowboys wide receiver Kevin Ogletree remains hospitalized after he was shot in the head by an unknown gunman.