Although you may not think it’s possible, the Giants really are not the worst team in the NFL — despite their 0-6 record.
Injuries have been mounting for the 0-5 New York Giants; it seems that each game a different starter goes down with a serious injury. This week starting running back David Wilson has been ruled out with a neck injury. For the Bears, starting cornerback Charles Tillman may miss Thursday’s game with a knee injury, and linebacker Lance Briggs is nursing injuries to his foot and hip. Both Tillman and Briggs will be game-time decisions for the Bears.
The Kansas City Chiefs sport an unblemished (3-0) record, while the New York Giants are a winless (0-3). The Chiefs were able to put away Andy Reid’s former club, the Philadelphia Eagles 26-16 last Thursday night. The Giants suffered through a 38-0 embarrassment at the hands of the Carolina Panthers that left the team battered and bruised, especially on the offensive line.
Starting cornerback Corey Webster missed his second straight practice on Friday with a hip flexor, and his status for the game between the two winless teams on Sunday is doubtful.
The Giants were very sloppy in losing their opener in Dallas and would hate to start off the season with two losses.
Terrell Thomas might be facing his biggest challenge when he goes up against Wes Welker and Peyton Manning on Sunday.
The Giants turned over the ball six times in their 36-31 road loss to the Dallas Cowboys.
Tom Coughlin has seen flashes from his team, and he has a good core from two years ago to step up and lead.
Giants head coach Tom Coughlin is facing a tough decision on which cornerback to cut.
If he can make a few people start hurting, starting with some Jets receivers on Saturday, he’ll be on his way. And the Giants’ secondary will be better for it.
New York Giants’ cornerback Terrell Thomas might play next week against the Jets.
Understandably, the odds are against him. However, Thomas wants to face the challenge. His goal is to play when New York opens the season Sept. 8 at Dallas.
Jerry Reese has placed a calendar in the room to count down the days until Super Bowl XLVIII at MetLife Stadium.
So begins the battle to become football’s first team to reach a Super Bowl played in its own back yard.
A year ago, the New York Giants failed miserably in their bid to get back to the Super Bowl and defend their title. This year, the Giants just want to stay home — and become the first NFL team to play the Super Bowl in their backyard.