The New York Football Giants (3-3) head into an important clash with the division leading Dallas Cowboys (5-1) with an injury report that has just three members. But that does not tell the entire story as New York needs to revamp its lineup again after two more season ending injuries. The Cowboys had eight players who did not practice on Wednesday.
Here’s a look at the key fantasy players on the Giants and Redskins, and our recommendations on who to start and sit in your fantasy football lineup.
The New York Football Giants were able to chalk one up in the win column on Sunday, as the squad raised its record to 1-2 on the season. The Washington Redskins have an identical 1-2 record, after losing a heart-breaker 37-34 at Philadelphia on Sunday. Both team face a short turnaround in preparing for their Thursday night battle.
The 2014 season is beginning like a repeat of the 2013 campaign for the New York Football Giants. Even with Arizona starting quarterback Carson Palmer sidelined with a bad shoulder, the G-men could not take advantage of backup Drew Stanton seeing his first action since 2010 and handed the Cardinals a 25-14 victory at the Meadowlands.
The Detroit Lions and the New York Giants are polar opposites when comparing NFL franchises.
It certainly was not pretty, but at this point in the season, style points do not matter. The New York Giants played rope-a-dope with the Oakland Raiders, and running back Andre Brown delivered the knockout punch in New York’s 24-20 victory over the Silver and Black on Sunday in a windy MetLife Stadium.
A disappointing 2013 season came to a premature end for New York Giants halfback David Wilson yesterday. The second year player from Virginia Tech was placed on season-ending injured reserve by the G-men, who activated running back Andre Brown from the injured list as well. Meanwhile, the Oakland Raiders running back Darren McFadden sat out practice with a pulled hamstring and looks unlikely to play on Sunday.
Fresh off their bye week, the New York Giants play host to the visiting Oakland Raiders at the Meadowlands this week. New York, winners of two straight games, was off this past Sunday, but lost ground in the division standings, since all of the other NFC East teams won their games.