This Week 4 NFC East game felt like a must-win for both teams. The Giants played like it, dominating in a 45-14 win. The Redskins looked overmatched.
The Giants caught 32 passes on Thursday night. Twenty-eight were thrown by Eli Manning, and four came from the arm of Washington QB Kirk Cousins.
Larry Donnell caught three of Eli Manning’s four touchdown passes, and the New York Giants moved to .500 with a 45-14 victory over the Washington Redskins on Thursday night.
CBS lead analyst Phil Simms plans to try to avoid saying “Redskins” during Washington’s nationally-televised game against the New York Giants.
Here’s a look at the key fantasy players on the Giants and Redskins, and our recommendations on who to start and sit in your fantasy football lineup.
Both teams know that their respective 1-2 starts won’t cut it if the NFC East-leading Eagles are going to keep coming from behind to win every game.
Tom Coughlin and Eli Manning clearly must have Thursday night’s game. Because once they get done with the Redskins, they face a series of challenges that have the potential to send them to another season of despair.
The Giants smacked the Texans 30-17 in Week 3, while the Redskins suffered a tough loss to the Eagles. These NFC East rivals will kick off Thursday at 8:25 ET on CBS.
The Washington Redskins and New York Giants both have 1-2 records, and are dealing with their own issues, but something has to give. Thursday Night Football pits them head-to-head in an NFC East battle, and legendary San Diego Chargers quarterback and CBS Sports’ analyst Dan Fouts took some time to speak on the game and both teams.http://www.cbssports.com/cbssports/team/dfouts
The only full day of practice will be on Tuesday, and coach Tom Coughlin said nothing will be done at full speed with Washington on tap Thursday.
Eli Manning has preached patience. On Sunday we all saw why. Now the Giants need to show they can handle the short work week.
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“Enormously popular and deeply ingrained in sporting culture, the Redskins name is a throwback to a vanished era of perniciously casual racial attitudes,” the paper said.
In December of 2011 the NFL formally announced the suspensions of two Redskins players, tight-end Fred Davis, and left-tackle Trent Williams. Both players received a four game suspension without pay, for testing positive for marijuana three times throughout the course of the season.
Mike Ditka has his bust in the Pro Football Hall of Fame and he is one of the most colorful individuals in the game’s legacy. But that doesn’t mean that anyone should listen to Ditka when he decides to bloviate.