Archive for the ‘New York Giants’ Category

Early Week 7 fantasy pickups: Take a chance on Danny Dimes

Sunday, October 13th, 2019

Whether you're sitting pretty in your Week 6 matchup or trying to overcome a deficit, Liz Loza and Matt Harmon have you covered with some waiver wire suggestions who could strengthen your team going forward. Daniel Jones, New York Giants (29 percent rostered) Let's give Daniel Jones a little credit. With all his top weapons (Saquon Barkley, Evan Engram, and Sterling Shepard) out with injury, the rookie quarterback actually kept his Giants in the game for a little while against the overpowering Patriots in Foxborough.

Josh McDaniels praises Tom Brady’s ‘inherent courage’ running the QB sneak

Sunday, October 13th, 2019

During Thursday night's game against the New York Giants, Tom Brady became the de facto goal-line back for the New England Patriots. Running the ball 7 times for 6 yards, Brady was able to bull into the endzone for two rushing touchdowns. In the wake of Brady's success, offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels spoke of Brady's willingness to perform the sneak and noted that few passers do it better than Brady.

That 617 Life Podcast: Pats are 6-0 and a surprising discovery about the NBA

Friday, October 11th, 2019

The 617 Life crew of Shanda Foster, Cerrone Battle and Leroy Irvin react to the undefeated Patriots dispatching the Giants and something surprising about the NBA and NFL. The crew react to the Patriots win over the New York Giants, Antonio Brown expressing his desire to return to the Patriots and they discuss Rob Gronkowski's much talked about on-air debut as an NFL analyst 10:48 - Cold Cuts and Hot Takes: Cerrone goes off about the strength of the Patriots schedule and how fans waited until they were 6-0 to start pointing out how easy the schedule has been.

Despite losing to Patriots, New York Giants showed promise

Friday, October 11th, 2019

It is for the New York Giants (2-4) despite the refusal of players and coaches to admit it following a 35-14 loss to the Super Bowl champion New England Patriots (6-0) Thursday night. For a team that was playing without its top two halfbacks, one of the league's best tight ends and its most consistent wide receiver, New York gave the Patriots all they could handle for three-plus quarters. The game was not broken open until rookie running back Jon Hilliman lost a fumble and Kyle Van Noy returned it for a touchdown.

Tom Brady posts pic with ‘Brady’s Ladies’ after Thursday night win

Friday, October 11th, 2019

The New England Patriots quarterback had a special group of women supporting him during his tilt against the New York Giants on Thursday. Tom Brady posted a photo to Instagram of himself with his mother, Galynn, and sisters Maureen and Nancy, who he says were "in the house" for the game at Gillette Stadium. The star quarterback joked that after they snapped the pic, the group watched game film together "for 3 hours."

WATCH: Bill Belichick gives Tom Brady special shout-out in postgame speech

Friday, October 11th, 2019

Bill Belichick isn't one to put individual accolades above the team. But he also appreciates his football history. That means the New England Patriots head coach was well aware Tom Brady passed Peyton Manning into second place on the NFL's all-time passing list in Thursday night's win over the New York Giants.

‘Thursday Night Football’ Ratings Solid, ‘Supernatural’ & ‘Legacies’ Steady In Return

Friday, October 11th, 2019

That includes CBS' Evil (0.5 in adults 18-49, 3.7 million), The Unicorn (0.7, 5.2 million) and Carol's Second Act (0.6, 4.9 million) as well as NBC's Perfect Harmony, all of which posted their first L+SD demo dip (-0.1) after holding steady in Week 2. At least one, Perfect Harmony, has a decent chance of adjusting up in the finals to draw even with its prior L+SD deliveries. Holding up week-to-week is NBC's new comedy series Sunnyside (0.3, 1.22 million), which remains the lowest-rated program on the Big 4 but kept at its Week 2 ratings levels.

Report: Patriots sending Jakob Johnson to IR with shoulder injury

Friday, October 11th, 2019

The New England Patriots began the season with two fullbacks. The Patriots are expected to place Jakob Johnson on injured reserve with a shoulder injury he suffered Thursday night against the New York Giants, The Boston Globe's Jim McBride reported Friday. New England promoted Johnson off the practice squad on Sept. 21 after sending starting fullback James Develin to injured reserve.

Cousins gets surprise call of praise from White House

Friday, October 11th, 2019

Minnesota Vikings quarterback Kirk Cousins delivered a 306-yard, two-touchdown, no-turnover performance in a bounce-back win on the road over the New York Giants last week. Cousins drew the predictable praise from his team afterward, but he also caught the attention of a certain commander in chief. ''I said, 'Are you serious?' with a question mark, thinking it was a joke and I was going to call some prank number,'' Cousins said.

Tom Brady has more rushing touchdowns this season than these running backs

Friday, October 11th, 2019

Tom Brady continues to solidify himself as one of the greatest quarterbacks of all time. The New England Patriots QB rushed for two touchdowns on Thursday night against the New York Giants, and now has more rushing TD's than 10 running backs this season. See below: Gilmore's play earns praise from NFL legend Naturally, Brady became the oldest player in NFL history to record multiple rushing touchdowns in a game.