The Philadelphia Eagles have made a splash in their defensive backfield, signing cornerback Cary Williams and former Giant Kenny Phillips.
What the competition does will determine head coach Tom Coughlin’s ability to maneuver his team back to the top of the division once the season kicks off.
It’s not totally out of the question that the Giants will get the help they need. But first, Big Blue will need to take care of their own business.
When Lawrence Tynes got a do-over, LeSean McCoy couldn’t watch. “I was so nervous, praying please let him miss it,” McCoy said. Well, he did.
Everything seems to be falling into place — again — for Rex Ryan and the Jets. Well, almost everything.
Coach Tom Coughlin made no excuses for how his Giants, specifically, the offense, failed to bring the proper intensity needed to beat the desperate Philadelphia Eagles. The horror show was all on tape, anyway.
Victor Cruz walked around the Giants locker room on Monday like someone who realized he belonged in the NFL.
Eli Manning was undeserving of the blame he received last season as his receivers let him down with drops and gaffes that led to interceptions. Now with an improved receiving corp, Manning is benefiting from the byproduct of the talent around him.
Michael Vick didn’t get the calls he was looking for. As for the Giants, they got what they wanted in Philadelphia. A win.
After whiffing on cornerback Nnamdi Asomugha, the Jets need second-year pro Kyle Wilson to step up his game. Let’s just say he had a rough introduction to life in the NFL.
Mike Tannenbaum made some New Yorkers say “Nnamdi who?” when he signed Plaxico Burress on Sunday. Jets fans may be disappointed, but Tannenbaum is happy with how his roster is shaping up.
Antonio Cromartie has no hard feelings. Really, he doesn’t. The fact the New York Jets were looking to bring in Nnamdi Asomugha to replace him? It serves as the ultimate motivator.
“I think our team right here, I think this is the best roster that we’ve had since we’ve been here and everything that I’ve said in the past is still in play,” said Rex Ryan.
Damned if you do, damned if you don’t. That’s the rule of law in Jets Nation. Somehow, some way many of the fans always seem to forget just how good of a general manager Mike Tannenbaum is.
Giants GM Jerry Reese joined Boomer and Carton on Monday and responded to some of the criticism of the Giants lack of activity in signing big name free agents.