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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.

Jones era dawns as Giants visit Bucs

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

For every game except one since Nov. 21, 2001, Eli Manning had been the starting quarterback for the New York Giants. Daniel Jones, the rookie quarterback selected sixth overall in the 2019 NFL Draft, will start this Sunday and going forward. "We do everything we can to win football games, and at this point, we feel like he's the guy we want to move forward with," head coach Pat Shurmur told reporters Wednesday.

Redskins sign LB Spence, place Rodgers-Cromartie on IR

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

The Washington Redskins have signed free agent outside linebacker Noah Spence and placed cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie on injured reserve, the team announced Wednesday. Rodgers-Cromartie, who has seven tackles and no interceptions in two games this season, suffered a leg injury on Sunday during the Redskins' 31-21- loss to the Dallas Cowboys. Spence, a second-round pick of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the 2016 NFL Draft, joins a team in need of a pass rush after recording only two sacks in two games, the second-fewest total in the league.

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.

Shaquil Barrett named NFC defensive player of the week

Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

The Bucs have gotten a year's worth of performance out of Shaquil Barrett in two weeks. Barrett was named NFC defensive player of the week after wrecking the Panthers last Thursday. His three sacks didn't just help them to a road win, they equalled his production in 13 games for the Broncos last year.

Report: Redskins to sign edge rusher Noah Spence after slow start up front

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

Through two games the Redskins logged two sacks. The defensive front is supposed to be the strength of this team, and through two games, it hasn't been. Source tells me that the Redskins are planning to sign former Bucs outside linebacker Noah Spence tomorrow.

That’s what he said: 10 best NFL quotes from Week 2

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

Speaking of Ramsey, Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones took notice of the situation and suggested players refrain from airing their grievances on social media: "I would tell them that I can't tell you the teams that have said to me, 'Boy, that's the last thing I need is somebody that would put his business out there like that and talk about it in public. I don't want him either'," Jones told 105.3 "The Fan" in Dallas. "Usually it's a rule around the NFL that if they'll act that way with the team they're with, they'll act that way with the team I've got or the one I'm managing."

Why 49ers’ hot start has Kyle Shanahan eyeing another long road tip

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

49ers coach Kyle Shanahan appears ready to make an executive decision without consulting his veteran players. After the successes the 49ers experienced with back-to-back victories in the Eastern time zone to open the season, Shanahan said he wants to again have a 10-day road trip when the 49ers play at the Baltimore Ravens on Dec. 1, followed by a game at the New Orleans Saints the following Sunday. "I think they know how it went, and I think they understand," Shanahan said Monday upon the team's return to Santa Clara.

Patriots LT Wynn to IR; Benenoch added

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

New England Patriots left tackle Isaiah Wynn was placed on injured reserve Tuesday with a toe injury, putting him out until at least mid-November. Wynn cannot practice for six weeks or play for eight weeks, at which time he could be recalled from injured reserve if healthy. To take Wynn's place on the active roster, the Patriots signed offensive lineman Caleb Benenoch.

Reports: OT Wynn ‘week-to-week as Patriots sign Benenoch

Tuesday, September 17th, 2019

New England Patriots left tackle Isaiah Wynn is "week-to-week" with turf toe, and the team is signing lineman Caleb Benenoch, according to two reports from NFL Network on Tuesday. Wynn reportedly had an MRI exam on Monday after leaving Sunday's win against the Miami Dolphins in the first half. Benenoch, 25, was released by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers last week, having played as a reserve in Week 1.