Archive for the ‘New York Giants’ Category

Week 3 Daily Fantasy Football cheatsheet: Jameis Winston set to shine?

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

Week 3 of the 2019 Fantasy Football season is here, and our six experts have revealed who they would choose in their Yahoo Daily Fantasy lineups using a budget of $200. It seems like a few of our experts are expecting a good day for Jameis Winston in Week 3 against the New York Giants.

Daniel Jones says Eli Manning was ‘nothing but supportive’ after quarterback change

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

The new starting quarterback for the New York Giants has received a huge vote of confidence from the man he replaced. Daniel Jones spoke to the media for the first time as the team's starter on Wednesday and explained that Eli Manning has been "nothing but supportive" since news broke that he was being benched in favor of the rookie. "As anyone who knows Eli would expect, he was nothing but supportive of me," Jones said, praising his now-backup.

NFL GPP Pivots: Week 3

Thursday, September 19th, 2019

It doesn't look like Bengals have improved from last season, allowing the combination of Russell Wilson and Jimmy Garoppolo to go 31-45 for 491 yards five touchdowns and one interception so far. Allen has tossed for 507 yards through two games while chipping in 59 yards rushing with a pair of scores on the ground as well. This is an outstanding matchup in Buffalo's home debut, and I'm expecting Allen to flex his fantasy upside.

Giants’ Jones on taking over for Manning: I understand the responsibility

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Daniel Jones is ready for his opportunity with the New York Giants. Giants coach Pat Shurmur announced on Tuesday that Jones would replace veteran Eli Manning as the team's quarterback in their Week 3 matchup with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Jones discussed taking over as New York's starter at a news conference one day later.

NFL notebook: Saints mum on starting quarterback

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

The Carolina Panthers practiced a second straight day without Cam Newton taking any snaps, but coach Ron Rivera said he isn't ready to declare his starting quarterback out for Sunday's road game against the Arizona Cardinals. If Newton, who was in a walking boot on Tuesday after aggravating a left foot injury, is unable to play, Kyle Allen will start, Rivera has said. Quarterback Sam Darnold projected his return from mononucleosis for Week 5, and New York Jets coach Adam Gase called the target realistic.

NFL notebook: Saints mum on starting QB

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

The Carolina Panthers practiced a second straight day without Cam Newton taking any snaps, but coach Ron Rivera said he isn't ready to declare his starting quarterback out for Sunday's road game against the Arizona Cardinals. If Newton, who was in a walking boot on Tuesday after aggravating a left foot injury, is unable to play, Kyle Allen will start, Rivera has said. Quarterback Sam Darnold projected his return from mononucleosis for Week 5, and New York Jets coach Adam Gase called the target realistic.

No, Eli Manning does not belong in the Hall of Fame

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

The passing of Eli Manning's tenure as the starting quarterback for the New York Giants received such treatment. Effusive praise for Eli The announcement that Daniel Jones is taking over Eli Manning's job on Tuesday was followed by a flood of flowing prose touting Manning's credentials as a sure-fire entrant into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Much of this praise arrived courtesy of respected, usually reasonable NFL reporters and opinion leaders touting Manning's longevity and pair of Super Bowl rings as reason enough.

Manning on being benched by Giants: I’m not dying and the season is not over

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Eli Manning is ready to accept his back-up role with the New York Giants and will offer support to Daniel Jones as the rookie quarterback prepares to make his first NFL debut. After two straight losses to start the new season, the Giants announced on Tuesday that Jones - who they selected with the sixth pick in the draft - will be the starter for the Week 3 clash with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Sunday. Manning had thrown for 556 yards with two touchdowns and two interceptions in defeats to the Dallas Cowboys and the Buffalo Bills.

Giants QB Manning vows to make best of new role

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Eli Manning displayed no bitterness during his first public comments after being demoted as starting quarterback of the New York Giants. In fact, the 38-year-old Manning vowed Wednesday to be a good teammate and help first-round pick Daniel Jones, who is replacing him as the team's signal caller beginning with Sunday's road game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. "I'm not dying," Manning told reporters.

Eli Manning says he’s ready to make the best of his new backup role on Giants

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

Since Nov. 21, 2004, the New York Giants have started one game with someone other than Eli Manning at quarterback. We all remember that game. Ben McAdoo benched Manning for Geno Smith.