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?
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 the New York Giants drafted Andre Williams in the fourth round in May, the move was seen as an insurance policy at running back.
Rashad Jennings is atop the depth chart with journeyman Peyton Hillis behind him, followed by Williams and still raw prospects Kendall Gaskins and Michael Cox.
The severity of Wilson’s neck injury has not been released by the team. One report by NJ.com said the 23-year-old would “need a miracle” to get back on the field.
Rashad Jennings, Peyton Hillis, Michael Cox and David Wilson. Does that make your mouth water? Well that’s what the Giants’ backfield looked like Tuesday after the news broke that Andre Brown signed a deal with the Texans.
The NFL’s first day of free agency was a free-for-all, and the New York Giants were right in the middle of it.
Tom Coughlin is seemingly on secure footing, unless the 67-year-old decides to call it quits. His 2014 roster could be overhauled.
One more game. One more time. One more opportunity for the approximately two dozen free agents on the Giants’ roster to put their work on tape.
The New York Football Giants conclude their 2013 campaign, much like they started it, with a long list of injuries. Their opponents this week, the Washington Redskins, list only linebacker Brian Orakpo on their injury report.
The New York Football Giants increased an already lengthy injury list by adding star receiver Victor Cruz to the walking wounded this week. The Detroit Lions are crossing their fingers that All Pro receiver Calvin Johnson and leading tackler DeAndre Levy can suit up against New York.
How many players will follow the lead of players such as Jon Beason, Justin Tuck and Antrel Rolle when they say that upsetting the Super Bowl-favorite Seattle Seahawks would be a significant accomplishment in an otherwise disappointing season?
The Giants and San Diego Chargers own identical 5-7 records, although San Diego’s postseason chances are a bit better than those of the Giants. Regardless, this season will be considered a disappointment for both organizations.
As the New York Football Giants head into the last quarter of their regular season, the team’s playoff hopes are hanging by a thread. Since the Giants are missing Jason Pierre-Paul again this week, New York will look toward the invigorated Justin Tuck to anchor the pass rush. Their opponent, the San Diego Chargers, are facing a couple of injuries that could affect their line-up.
The New York Giants remained in the playoff hunt with a come from behind victory over the Washington Redskins on Sunday Night Football. Robert Griffin III started hot, but cooled off as Justin Tuck rattled the Redskins quarterback with four sacks. Meanwhile Giants quarterback Eli Manning completed 22 of 28 passes for 235 yards and one touchdown, as New York improved to 5-7 on the season.