After starting the season 0-6, the New York Football Giants have won two games in a row. New York’s defense once again did not allow a touchdown, as Michael Vick re-injured his hamstring, and rookie Matt Barkley could not rally his troops as the Giants defeated the Eagles 15-7 in Philadelphia. The win raised New York’s record to 2-6, while Philadelphia fell to 3-5 on the season.
Oh, the possibilities of what might have been had the Giants received similar efforts from the get-go. Instead, they head into the bye at 2-6, thinking about how they might scrape their way to .500.
The New York Football Giants seek to extend their winning streak to a modest two games as the team faces the Philadelphia Eagles at Lincoln Financial Field. The Giants fluid offensive line situation changed again this week, after starting center David Baas was placed on season ending injured reserve. The Eagles enter the contest relatively healthy, although last week’s starting quarterback, Nick Foles, is likely out with a concussion.
Matt Barkley slid down the board and ended up being selected by the Philadelphia Eagles in round four.
There were plenty of big names missing from the first round of the NFL draft Thursday night: Manti Te’o, Geno Smith, Matt Barkley. And every running back in this year’s crop.
The Jets have given Garrard a workout. If they see any kind of talent, they should sign him and give him the chance to beat out the stiffs that are still on the roster.
The only thing you need to know about the Jets’ future at quarterback is that they worked out David Garrard last Thursday and would apparently like to sign him in the coming days.
Each team is given the opportunity to hold 60 player interviews, and the Jets were one of nine teams to interview former USC quarterback Matt Barkley, according to a report.
The Jets need a quarterback… could Mike Vick be their guy at the start of the 2013 season?
Matt Barkley dominated the Syracuse Orange as the USC Trojans marched to a 42-29 victory.
The Tide are coming off one of the most impressive performances in college football history. They were the best team last year, and they’re the best team this year.