The Minnesota Vikings have a long tradition of having very good defensive tackles. They drafted Sharrif Floyd in the first round of the 2013 draft in hopes that he can continue the trend.
The Eagles will attempt to snap a franchise-worst, nine-game losing streak at home when the Giants visit “The Linc” on Sunday.
Although you may not think it’s possible, the Giants really are not the worst team in the NFL — despite their 0-6 record.
Injuries have been mounting for the 0-5 New York Giants; it seems that each game a different starter goes down with a serious injury. This week starting running back David Wilson has been ruled out with a neck injury. For the Bears, starting cornerback Charles Tillman may miss Thursday’s game with a knee injury, and linebacker Lance Briggs is nursing injuries to his foot and hip. Both Tillman and Briggs will be game-time decisions for the Bears.
Goldson’s hit, which drew an unnecessary roughness penalty, resulted in Cumberland needing stitches to close a cut to his chin.
The Giants are making Williams work for the starting gig, and they are not making it easy for the third-year pro who missed six games in 2012 with a knee injury.
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.
Free agents can’t get new contracts until March 12, but Jenkins had no such restriction because he had been cut by Philadelphia.
The New York Giants continued their roster purge after missing the playoffs, cutting leading rusher Ahmad Bradshaw and defensive tackle Chris Canty.
Reese has shown he can hold a hard line when negotiating with players, but now he must bring in new talent. There will be no excuses if he can’t upgrade the Giants’ defensive personnel next year.
He could have beaten up his team over their up-and-down play. Rather he’s told the Giants, who hold a one-game lead in the NFC East at 7-5, they have to win their final four games.
The Giants are going to have to be at their best down the stretch if they are going to defend their title.
Victor Cruz had seven catches for 131 yards, including a 77-yard TD on a post that won the game with 1:13 left. And midway through the third quarter, Joseph jarred the ball free from RB Alfred Morris at the Giants’ 39 with the score tied at 13.
Tampa Bay Bucs’ head coach Greg Schiano returns to New Jersey to face the Giants on Sunday.
The Giants are holding their final training camp practice at the University at Albany on Tuesday, a day after coach Coughlin unleashed his new annual T-shirt mantra for the season.