A disappointing 2013 season came to a premature end for New York Giants halfback David Wilson yesterday. The second year player from Virginia Tech was placed on season-ending injured reserve by the G-men, who activated running back Andre Brown from the injured list as well. Meanwhile, the Oakland Raiders running back Darren McFadden sat out practice with a pulled hamstring and looks unlikely to play on Sunday.
This grand unveiling Jason Pierre-Paul has planned for Sunday could turn out to be a big fizzle. But let’s take the optimistic route because, hey, the 2-6 Giants need all the good vibes that come their way.
Fresh off their bye week, the New York Giants play host to the visiting Oakland Raiders at the Meadowlands this week. New York, winners of two straight games, was off this past Sunday, but lost ground in the division standings, since all of the other NFC East teams won their games.
Kansas City Chiefs fans broke the world decibel record during Sunday’s win over the Oakland Raiders, reaching a mark of 137.5.
The NFL will play three regular-season games at London’s Wembley Stadium next year, hosted by the Jaguars, Falcons and Raiders.
Fans of the Oakland Raiders know the phrase “quarterback competition” almost more than any other in the English language. That is no different for the 2013 season, but Matt Flynn hopes that the competition ends his well-traveled career and ends with him.
Left tackle Jared Veldheer of the Oakland Raiders is undergoing surgery to repair his partially torn triceps tendon. Cardinals’ outfielder Oscar Taveras will reportedly have ankle surgery this week.
Forbes has released their annual ranking of the highest team values in the NFL, and the Giants and Jets both cracked the top 10.
The New York Giants are giving linebacker Aaron Curry a second chance at making it in the NFL.
The Giants have found their new tight end in Brandon Myers.
The Giants have reportedly signed wide receiver Louis Murphy to a one-year deal.
The hubbub over a game played a decade ago began Monday when Tim Brown said he believed Bill Callahan altered the game plan because of his close ties to Jon Gruden — and because Callahan hated the Raiders.
Free agent Plaxico Burress has surfaced — again.
Plaxico Burress, anyone? Anyone?
Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie and Joey Clinkscales were college teammates at the University of Tennessee and are said to be lifelong friends. The Jets hoped to keep Clinkscales in the organization, league sources said.