Giants Contain Peterson, Top Vikings 23-7 For First WinJosh Freeman's debut as a Viking was the boost that the New York Football Giants needed as the G-men snapped their six game losing streak with a 23-7 victory over Minnesota. New York's initial victory of the 2013 campaign was not a thing of beauty, but the Giants were able to hold Adrian Peterson to a mere 28 yards rushing, requiring Freeman to raise the level of his play to a level that the league had not seen in several years. Freeman was not able to come through; completing only 38 percent of his passes on the evening.
Are Vikings The Antidote For Winless Giants?The executives at ESPN cannot be happy that their Monday Night prime time tilt matches two teams with a combined one win. The Minnesota Vikings topped the Pittsburgh Steelers 34-27 in London two weeks ago, but reverted back to old ways in a 35-10 rout at the hands of the Carolina Panthers last Sunday. The New York Giants lost their sixth straight contest by falling to the Chicago Bears, 27-21, on Thursday night, dropping Big Blue to 0-6 on the season.
Buccaneers' Struggling Offense No Threat To PatriotsIn the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the New England Patriots are facing their third weak opponent in a row to open the 2013 season. They won't be facing a rookie quarterback this time around, but Tampa Bay QB Josh Freeman is not exactly playing like a veteran.
Darrelle Revis Returns To New York To Seek RevengeFormer Jet Darrelle Revis leads a talented Tampa Bay team into MetLife Stadium on Sunday, September 8th. Will Revis be able to exact revenge against the organization that refused to pay him?
Former Huskies QB Dan Orlovsky Ready For Role With Buccaneers