New York Giants
“The great thing about football (is) it doesn’t really matter what happened the week before,” Manning said. “It’s all about what happens this week. How are we gonna prepare? How are we gonna practice? ”
Coach Tom Coughlin said Monday that Cruz will need surgery to repair a torn patellar tendon in his right knee. He did not know when the surgery would be performed or the length of the rehabilitation.
The diagnosis, a ruptured patellar tendon, more than ends Cruz’s season. It puts his career in jeopardy.
A total collapse would have been tough enough for the Giants to swallow. But to do so against a division rival, and lose WR Victor Cruz for the season with a torn patellar tendon on top of it?
A Philadelphia radio host is getting a lesson in the unwritten rules of sportsmanship after sending an ill-advised tweet during Sunday night’s Giants-Eagles game.
Don’t think for a minute that just because the old lion lost the battle, he is doomed to lose the war. These are Tom Coughlin’s Giants, after all.
The popular wide receiver immediately grabbed his knee and was crying with his face in his hands as he was carted off the field in the third quarter.
The New York Football Giants traveled to Philadelphia for a prime time battle with the Eagles that would help determine NFC East supremacy. But New York started out poorly on defense, and the offense and special teams soon followed suit as the G-men got manhandled by the Eagles 27-0.
Making matter even worse for Big Blue, they lost Victor Cruz for the rest of the season after he tore the patellar tendon in his right knee
The Philadelphia Eagles entered 2014 as the favorites to win the NFC East thanks to Chip Kelly’s high-octane offense guided by an emerging Nick Foles.
Zak DeOssie vividly remembers his first trip to Philadelphia to play the Eagles. It was late in the 2007 NFL regular season. The New York Giants long snapper walked on the field and took in some of the talk being directed at his team.
The New York Football Giants (3-2) travel down to the City of Brotherly Love to battle the Philadelphia Eagles (4-1) in a Sunday Night Football match-up. The Giants started out winless after two weeks, but have since won three games in a row. The Eagles have walked the tightrope more than once this season, yet are still atop the NFC East with a 4-1 record.
“Please stop, you’re scaring me!” Manning says. “This is horrible! I can’t see a thing! Somebody, please, fix my underwear. I’m so scared! Get me out of Philadelphia!”
The Giants are relatively healthy and appear to be in a good frame of mind heading into Sunday night’s game at Philadelphia (4-1), with a trip to Dallas (4-1) on deck.
When asked if he was unimpressed by the intellect of the Giants, the Philly center said on WIP radio, “That is correct. They are a good football team, though. But, yes.”