Robert Griffin III
In some ways the rematch with the Washington Redskins turned out to be a reverse of their first meeting. The Giants will be looking hard in the mirror after this one, as they were penalized nine times for 73 yards.
Coach Tom Coughlin and his players have experienced the phenom known as RGIII — and they escaped in Week 7, winning 27-23. But the Washington Redskins no longer have that element of surprise on their side.
The New York Giants present a good test case. On Monday, they become the first team to face Griffin a second time.
Phillips practiced on a limited basis Friday for the Monday night game against Washington and expects to play.
Victor Cruz is targeting team and personal success as his potential continues to rise.
Lessons learned in Week 7 will take on even greater significance now as the Giants will try to put a stop to RGIII.
If the Giants are still feeling good about their one-sided win over the Packers, they will get embarrassed by the RGIII and the Skins this week.
Victor Cruz joined Mike and looked ahead to the Giants’ battle with the Redskins.
The Heisman Trophy winner from Baylor made the Cowboys look like an overmatched college team during the decisive second quarter in Griffin’s first pro game in his home state.
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The running back told his coach to “run the ball” as he returned to the field following an interception, according to a report. Bradshaw was also frustrated with Victor Cruz because he though the receiver missed a block, the report said.
Victor Cruz had seven catches for 131 yards, including a 77-yard TD on a post that won the game with 1:13 left. And midway through the third quarter, Joseph jarred the ball free from RB Alfred Morris at the Giants’ 39 with the score tied at 13.
Expect the big plays and salsa dancing to continue. Cruz has proven he’s going to be a star player in this league for a long time.
The one thing Giants fans can count on is that this Sunday’s game will be intense. If you can’t get to the stadium and help Big Blue eradicate rookie fever, no worries. RG3 can be booed just as effectively from any of these fan-packed weekly parties.
The Redskins were the only team to beat the Super Bowl champions twice during the season, and the Giants are aware that was before RG3.