St. Louis Rams
The Giants are no strangers to prime-time. The Rams haven’t been on the big stage since Dec. 11, 2006. Running back Steven Jackson hopes to be a part of it. So do his owners in fantasy football.
Let’s get one thing straight right here and right now: New York can’t afford to give away games if they are going to have any chance at posting a winning record this season.
Steve Spagnuolo made his mark as the defensive coordinator for the Giants before leaving for his first head coaching job with the Rams. He’ll be returning to New York with an injury-ravaged team, much like Big Blue.
Is there trouble brewing in Big Blue land? Offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride appeared slightly critical of Giants brass on Thursday. Then Ahmad Bradshaw returned the favor — right back at Gilbride.
Giants offensive coordinator Kevin Gilbride was hoping for wide receiver Steve Smith. He’ll have to deal with Brandon Stokley instead, thanks to the “powers above” him.
Neil made a few terrible decisions last week like believing in the Giants, trusting Colt McCoy and the Browns, thinking the Bills would suck again and going against the Lions bandwagon, which is now at capacity.
The NFL tends not to show any mercy when it comes to playing against an ailing foe. Just ask Giants linebacker Mathias Kiwanuka.
The Giants may finally have caught a break on the injury front. Leading receiver Hakeem Nicks apparently only has a bone bruise on his left knee and is hopeful that he will be able to play on Monday night against the St. Louis Rams.
A day after saying his offense did almost nothing in a season-opening loss to the Washington Redskins, Giants coach Tom Coughlin dropped a little more bad news.
Two-time Pro Bowl defensive end Osi Umenyiora probably will miss the Giants’ season opener. And according to the New York Post, Umenyiora may also miss Week 2.
Progress for the St. Louis Rams at 2-2 is distress for the Indianapolis Colts, who surprisingly have the same mediocre record.
The St. Louis Rams added insurance at running back in case Steven Jackson misses time with a groin injury, signing Chauncey Washington off the New York Jets’ practice squad.
NFL owners are eager to increase the regular season from 16 to 18 games. The players aren’t so sure.
The New York Jets have claimed wide receiver Brooks Foster off waivers from the St. Louis Rams, and signed free agent safety Keith Fitzhugh.