New York Giants
Rex Ryan has not-so-fond memories of the last time the Jets faced the Giants. Well, other than winning a preseason game that earned his team a Snoopy-topped bronze trophy.
“Yeah, last time I saw him he was getting smoked by Clemson,” Ryan said with a big smile.
The 28-year-old is in the prime of his career and he gives the Giants probably their best shutdown cornerback in years. Now entering his seventh season, Rodgers-Cromartie makes plays.
Andre Williams is just a rookie, but he is clearly of the New York mold. He hasn’t even played a meaningful snap yet, and already he’s trash talking.
Phil Simms has made a personal and public decision that could send a symbolic jolt through the broadcast booths dotting the NFL map this season.
Beckham was hit in the back of his leg late in practice Monday and he did not practice Tuesday. Coughlin ruled him out for Friday night’s game.
John Idzik is not going to get into the good graces of a lot of Jets fans until he fixes the team’s secondary. Stories like the following are not going to make his detractors any more forgiving.
This terrific Tuesday edition of the Boomer & Carton Morning Extravaganza — make that a ‘positive Tuesday,’ according to Craig — began with the guys discussing the Giants’ struggling offense.
Eli Manning understands the concern about the New York Giants’ offense with the regular season three weeks away. The guys entrusted with making new coordinator Ben McAdoo’s unit work have done little in the last two preseason games.
“I feel like I’m really close, but I have to go out and do it,” Beason said on Monday. “I want to test it, that’s gonna kinda confirm it for me.”
CBS lead analyst Phil Simms is considering referring to the Redskins only as “Washington” when he broadcasts the team’s game against the Giants next month.
David Wilson said from the start not to feel sorry for him. And now we’re seeing why.
Coach Tom Coughlin would never criticize his franchise quarterback, but he knows that there has to be changes with Eli Manning and the offense.
Although the performance against Indy has led to widespread consternation about Manning and his first-unit group, one must understand that McAdoo is keeping things under wraps.
Boomer and Craig got this Monday morning party started with a healthy does of reality as Eli Manning and the Giants’ offensive struggles continue to mount.