The Atlanta Falcons (2-2) crashed and burned in a road loss to the Minnesota Vikings 41-28 on Sunday, amid a plethora of injuries. The New York Giants (2-2), on the other hand, come into this week’s contest relatively healthy and riding a two game winning streak.
Quarterback Matt Ryan set five Falcons single-season passing records. While impressive, it made the Falcons one-dimensional, relying too much on their aerial attack. With the addition of All-Pro running back Steven Jackson, the Falcons can now be dangerous both through the air and on the ground.
Super Bowl contenders upgraded their rosters either by trade or free agency. Losing teams added talent in the hopes of making a run at the playoffs. Here are 10 of the most noteworthy moves.
Fantasy football owners want a workhorse running back who can carry an offense. Here are your top 10 options.
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.
St. Louis Rams quarterback Sam Bradford made all the throws during a short practice, making a fast recovery from a bruised index finger.
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.
Steven Jackson watched from the sideline as the St. Louis Rams ended a 14-game home losing streak. Somehow they did not seem to miss their offensive star.