Archive for the ‘New York Giants’ Category

Saints ride Thomas’ clutch catches to crucial win vs. Jets

Sunday, December 17th, 2017

An official briefly followed Michael Thomas back toward the Saints' huddle, warning the receiver against continuing to toss the ball downfield to no one in particular as a way of celebrating his first-down catches. The act was getting tiresome for those who had to retrieve the ball because Thomas kept coming through with clutch grabs to ensure New Orleans would keep the New York Jets at bay. Thomas caught nine passes for 93 yards, including a pivotal 4-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter of the Saints' 31-19 victory over New York on Sunday.

American football – Foles steps up as Eagles clinch first-round bye

Sunday, December 17th, 2017

- Nick Foles threw four touchdown passes and the Philadelphia Eagles held off the New York Giants 34-29 to clinch a first-round bye on Sunday as the NFL playoff picture became clearer. Minnesota clinched the NFC North division title with a 34-7 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals, while the Jaguars secured their first playoff spot since 2007 with a dominant 45-7 triumph over the Houston Texans.

NFL results

Sunday, December 17th, 2017

Dec 18 (Gracenote) - Results from the NFL games on Sunday (home team in CAPS) Dallas 20 OAKLAND 17 SAN FRANCISCO 25 Tennessee 23 New England 27 PITTSBURGH 24 LA Rams 42 SEATTLE 7 JACKSONVILLE 45 Houston 7 Baltimore

Week 15: Deep Sleepers and DFS Bargains

Friday, December 15th, 2017

Jay Ajayi could be the key to the Eagles’ postseason AND to fantasy owners’ as well. To review … all of these players are owned in less than 60 percent of Yahoo leagues (at time of writing) and/or are a significant value in our daily game. The Carolina Reaper may have gotten me once, but if Doug Pederson doesn’t turn to Ajayi then he’ll be feeling the heat.

Eli Apple fined by Giants for tweeting during game

Friday, December 15th, 2017

It’s been a rough year for New York Giants cornerback Eli Apple. Apple was fined an undisclosed amount by the Giants for tweeting during last Sunday’s loss to the Dallas Cowboys, according to Jordan Raanan of ESPN.com. Apple was inactive for the game and not in uniform.

National Football League roundup

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

Dorsey took the Sashi Brown-led regime to task on Thursday, saying the group led by the former head of football operations failed to give coach Hue Jackson players that could lead the team to victory. Dorsey became the ninth general manager since the club was resurrected in 1999 when he was hired last Friday, one day after the team fired Brown. Dorsey made it no secret that he respected Jackson, who has seen the Browns post an 0-13 mark this season and 1-28 record under his watch.

Foles replaces Wentz, but Eagles still have work to do

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

The Eagles (11-2) still have work to do in the regular season, and it begins Sunday when the 28-year-old Foles makes his first start against the reeling New York Giants (2-11) at MetLife Stadium. If the Eagles win, they clinch a first-round bye.

More Giants drama: Landon Collins says he tried to help Eli Apple, Apple says he hasn’t

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

The New York Giants will probably consider the rest of this season a success if it ends without a brawl in the locker room. The Giants are a mess, and have been all season. Safety Landon Collins said he has talked to cornerback Eli Apple, a 2016 first-round pick, to help him through his struggles on and off the field.

Giants GM Kevin Abrams wants the job full time

Thursday, December 14th, 2017

New York Giants interim general manager Kevin Abrams wants the job full time. Speaking to reporters for the first time since replacing Jerry Reese on Dec. 4, Abrams didn't hesitate to say he wanted the job and he believes he is ready to do it. ''My role has been doing more than the cap stuff,'' Abrams said Thursday as the team started practice.

Next 3 Eagles opponents should ease Nick Foles’ transition

Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

Nick Foles has stepped into a pretty good situation. The team he is now the starting quarterback for owns the best record in its conference and is tied for the best record in the NFL. Beyond that, the first opponent he'll face is the cover-your-eyes-bad, 2-11 New York Giants.