T-Rock's Take on the Giants
The Corey Webster Watch ends not with a return to the field but with him being placed on injured reserve and unlikely to ever return to the field, at least with the Giants.
Webster, who played in just four games this season and none since Oct. 27 against the Eagles, is in the final year of his contract. He took a substantial paycut to remain with the team this season, but groin, hip and, lastly,...Read more »
The Giants’ first game as a non-playoff team this season comes against a brash squad from Seattle that is poised to clinch the top seed in the NFC. That could lead to a lopsided score if the Giants aren’t careful.
“The last thing you want to be is embarrassed and this is a team that, if you’re not ready to play, they will embarrass you and laugh about it,” Justin Tuck said on Wednesday, the...Read more »
Some Giants are feeling a little insulted that NBC has deemed them not ready for prime time players. For the first time since flex scheduling came into the league in 2006, the Giants were bumped from the Sunday night spotlight. And it was a decision made before Aaron Rodgers’ injury, so they can’t even blame it on the nation’s lack of an appetite for Scott Tolzien.
“Anytime you get flexed...Read more »
Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz returned to practice just as he said he would, but he did so wearing some unusual clothing. Instead of donning his normal white jersey with the number 80 on it and his name across the back, Cruz was wearing a red jersey, number 8, with no number. In other words, a non-contact jersey, the kind that quarterbacks typically wear. (This one in particular...Read more »
The Giants have been waiting for their offense to kick into high gear and start putting up yards and points at the rate they thought they would be when the season began.
Now, after the bye and midway through the campaign, Victor Cruz is done waiting.
“I think it’s time,” he said. “I think we understand what position we’re in, I think we understand that we’re looking at this three-game...Read more »
All things considered, Victor Cruz would rather not be in Philadelphia.
“We don’t enjoy playing there,” the Giants receiver said of the annual trip down the Turnpike. “It’s something we have to do.”
They have to do it on Sunday, returning to Lincoln Financial Field. So what makes it so terrible?
“Just the atmosphere and it’s not the best place we always want to go and play,” Cruz...Read more »
Let’s extrapolate, shall we?
The season is a quarter over, a decent sample size, so now is a good time to project how the rest of the season may play out for the Giants from a statistical point of view. Of course, not many of the numbers will be pretty. But hey, it’s the NFL.
So, here’s a chart that shows some key stats from games one through four and what they should be after 16 games....Read more »
The Giants had a good practice today.
Big deal. Congratulations. The Giants are still undefeated from Monday through Saturday.
As we’ve seen in the past few weeks, their good practices aren’t translating to the games on Sunday. And no one seems to understand why.
“We’re just not getting anything done on gameday,” Prince Amukamara said. “There’s really no secret recipe. It seems...Read more »
Apparently young Mr. Wilson has been getting an earful – or an eyeful or an inbox-ful or something – from the outside world over his two-fumble performance against the Cowboys.
So he returned serve on Twitter today:
Ayy to fantasy participants and pissed Giants fans ur irrelevant to me!!! Nobody wants me to succeed more than ME!!! WATCH US WORK! — David E. Wilson (@4stillRunning) September...Read more »
Now that we’ve seen how fast many of the NFL’s offenses will be operating this season, with the Broncos and Eagles setting the early pace and 12 teams getting at least 70 offensive snaps in their openers, the pressure will be on the Giants to try to keep up.
“I feel like we have a pretty good defense as well and they can do a good job of stopping the pass and stopping the run and creating...Read more »