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.
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!”
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.”
Beat the Eagles on Sunday and the noise in the locker room will inevitably get louder. What a change from just a year ago.
Narrated by actor Bradley Cooper, the video called out Giants fans, calling them the “Big Apple’s big talkers.”
Giants safety Antrel Rolle speaks from the heart. It’s a trait that has turned his weekly appearances on WFAN into appointment radio. But Jeremy Maclin has heard enough.
Cornerbacks Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and Prince Amukamara got a little advice from New York Giants coach Tom Coughlin, and it had nothing to do with covering Riley Cooper, Jeremy Maclin or anyone on the Philadelphia Eagles this weekend.
The New York Giants (3-2) travel down the New Jersey Turnpike to meet their NFC East rivals, the Philadelphia Eagles (4-1), on Sunday night. The G-men dispatched the pesky Atlanta Falcons this past week to move above the .500 mark, while the Birds squeaked by the St, Louis Rams to remain tied with the Dallas Cowboys atop the division.
The Giants (3-2) are back and ready to make a run at the playoffs for the first time in three seasons. And the next two weeks should tell the story.