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.
UConn and Iowa State don’t often get to bask in the national football spotlight. Both want to make the most of the opportunity on Friday night, when the defending Big East co-champion Huskies play host to the Cyclones.
Connecticut has swept the Big East conference’s weekly football awards after beating West Virginia for the first time ever.