New York Giants
A day after learning cornerback Walter Thurmond had been lost for the season due to a torn pectoral muscle, the Giants announced on Tuesday that wide receiver Jerrel Jernigan was placed on season-ending IR.
“I challenge all the fans in New York to be louder. And you know what? In order for them to be louder, we have to give them something to be loud about.”
The Houston Texans are a surprising 2-0 under new head coach Bill O’Brien. Meanwhile, the New York Football Giants are still winless after losing their home opener to the Arizona Cardinals 25-14 on Sunday. This week, $100 million man J.J. Watt comes into the Big Apple looking to extend the Giants’ misery.
Tom Coughlin still believes in the New York Giants. With the season seemingly slipping away after a second straight 0-2 start, Coughlin didn’t hesitate Monday to say that this team can turn things around.
The two-time Super Bowl MVP told Mike Francesa on Monday during his weekly spot on WFAN that despite their 0-2 record, the Giants aren’t as far away from turning the season around as many think.
Thurmond, who signed with the Giants during the offseason after helping the Seattle Seahawks win the Super Bowl last season, was largely ineffective Sunday before leaving the game.
The fourth quarter contained the worst infractions: a punt return allowed for a TD, four dropped passes and two lost fumbles.
Turnovers. Penalties. Missed tackles. Little offense. All the ingredients are in place for Big Blue to miss the playoffs for a third straight season, and even possibly match last season’s 0-6 start.
Boomer and Craig got the Monday morning ball rolling by discussing the plight of the football locals, as Craig concluded that the Giants are ‘a bad football team.’
Ted Ginn Jr. ran 71 yards on a punt return for a go-ahead fourth-quarter touchdown and the Arizona Cardinals beat the error-prone New York Giants 25-14 Sunday.
After posting opposite results in their respective nationally televised games, the teams meet Sunday as the suddenly desperate Giants limp into their home opener.
Torn ligaments in his left ankle seemingly aren’t going to prevent Steve Weatherford from punting for the New York Giants.
The New York Giants head into their home opener relatively healthy, with the exception of punter Steve Weatherford, who suffered torn ligaments in his ankle against Detroit on Monday. For the Arizona Cardinals, starting running back Andre Ellington has not practiced much this week, and quarterback Carson Palmer is questionable with a sore right shoulder.
Only time will tell, but you would think it’s critical for the Giants — particularly the offense — to get off to a good start in their home opener on Sunday against the Arizona Cardinals.
After firing up Jets fans with “(Rexy Go) Beat David Carr” last week, for NFL Week 2 Al Dukes decided to extend an olive branch to those who back Big Blue.