NFL adopt a “next man up” philosophy when it comes to handling Injuries. Both the New York Giants (4-9) and the Washington Redskins (3-10) are well versed in that practice this season.
Some of the best NFL players have something more: a big mouth. Here are 5 NFL loudmouths who back up their words on the field.
The New York Giants fresh off their 30-17 victory over the Houston Texans, face a short work week as they travel to FedEx Field to take on division rivals, the Washington Redskins. The Redskins lost a close affair to the Philadelphia Eagles 37-34 in a game marred by a fight and two ejections.
A last-second field goal by Shayne Graham brought an end to the first season of the Chip Kelly era as the Saints left Philadelphia with a 26-24 victory in the NFC Wild Card playoff. The time for season-long evaluations will come over the coming week, but for now let’s take a quick look at how the Eagles performed in this game.
The New York Football Giants hope that earning their first victory of the season on Monday night against the Minnesota Vikings will be a springboard to greater success in the second half of the 2013 NFL season. Meanwhile, the Philadelphia Eagles found out on Sunday that they are not ready for prime time, as the Birds fell to the rival Cowboys 17-3. These two longtime rivals renew pleasantries in Philadelphia this Sunday.
There are a large number of high-profile players who, due to injuries or poor performance, disappointed last season. Here are 10 who are poised to return to form this year.