Posts Tagged ‘New York Giants’

NFL players, owners hold ‘constructive’ talks on issues

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

NFL players and owners held an unusual meeting Tuesday to discuss social issues, a session both sides termed positive and productive. What was not discussed at any length was the divisive topic of the national anthem that has caught the attention of President Donald Trump. ''We spent today talking about issues that the players are trying to bring attention to,'' NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said.

NFL, players hold ‘productive’ meeting, no anthem policy discussions

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

The NFL and its players union on Tuesday said they held “productive” talks about the league’s social justice efforts amid an ongoing debate about national anthem protests, though the talks did not appear to yield any changes to league policy on whether players must stand during the ceremony. "We heard what they had to say and they heard us," Miami Dolphins owner Stephen Ross said. Ross said that the NFL's policy on the national anthem "did not come up." That policy states that the players "should" stand for the anthem, and some have suggested the league would seek to change that to "must" stand.

Giants reinstate suspended Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie after one week

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie‘s “indefinite” team suspension lasted six days, as the New York Giants announced on Tuesday that they have reinstated the cornerback. The suspension began last Wednesday, after Rodgers-Cromartie left the team facility. After missing one game to team suspension, CB Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie has been reinstated by the Giants.

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie says he’s been reinstated by Giants

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

New York Giants cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie has been reinstated by the team after being suspended last week for a violation of team rules, he told ESPN's Josina Anderson. Rodgers-Cromartie missed Sunday night's 23-10 win over the Denver Broncos. Rodgers-Cromartie was told last Tuesday he would be benched for Sunday's game against the Broncos because of his action.

Seahawks’ Luke Joeckel not expected to play this week after knee surgery

Tuesday, October 17th, 2017

Seahawks left guard Luke Joeckel did indeed have surgery on his knee last week during Seattle’s bye week. Head coach Pete Carroll said last week Joeckel would have the arthroscopic procedure done last Thursday and the schedule was followed as planned, according to Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times. Carroll didn’t have an expected timetable on Joeckel’s recovery projection last week, but did say it was unlikely Joeckel would be able to play this week against the New York Giants.

Jason Pierre-Paul Celebrated With a Dance He Learned From a Fan With Cancer

Monday, October 16th, 2017

In Sunday’s dominant win over the Broncos, Giants star Jason Pierre-Paul followed through on a promise he made to a fan in need earlier in the week. Seven-year-old Hayden, who is battling cancer, visited the Giants for practice last week and made a special connection with JPP, showing him how to celebrate if he brought down the quarterback in Denver.

Giants win with smash-mouth football/ DRC-McAdoo to meet

Monday, October 16th, 2017

Ben McAdoo and the New York Giants finally rediscovered the secret to winning a football game. With all their playmaking receivers lost for the season with injuries, the Giants (1-5) took a page from their past. With his team in turmoil following five straight losses and his defense unhappy with his indefinite suspension of popular cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, the second-year coach made sure he was more accessible to his team.

Commentators unravel ‘totally weird’ NFL for Chinese fans

Monday, October 16th, 2017

By Pei Li and Cate Cadell BEIJING (Reuters) - As the Denver Broncos prepared to battle the New York Giants on Sunday Night Football, China's top NFL announcers were going through their own pre-game rituals. For Wang Zixing and Xiao Chen, game day meant waking before dawn and driving to the Beijing studio where they host a four-hour live streamed broadcast of NFL games for Chinese commuters - one of the fastest-growing fanbases of American football. "From September to June, you have to get used to getting up very early," said Wang, now beginning his third year as an NFL commentator.

Commentators unravel ‘totally weird’ NFL for Chinese fans

Monday, October 16th, 2017

By Pei Li and Cate Cadell BEIJING (Reuters) - As the Denver Broncos prepared to battle the New York Giants on Sunday Night Football, China's top NFL announcers were going through their own pre-game rituals. For Wang Zixing and Xiao Chen, game day meant waking before dawn and driving to the Beijing studio where they host a four-hour live streamed broadcast of NFL games for Chinese commuters - one of the fastest-growing fanbases of American football. "From September to June, you have to get used to getting up very early," said Wang, now beginning his third year as an NFL commentator.

TV Ratings: ‘Wisdom of the Crowd’ Sees Demo Lift Thanks to NFL Football

Monday, October 16th, 2017

“Wisdom of the Crowd” is currently up in the Sunday overnight ratings, due at least in part to the overrun of NFL football into CBS’ Sunday primetime lineup. The entire CBS primetime lineup was pushed back 30 minutes or so due to football, so “Wisdom