The New York Football Giants conclude their 2013 campaign, much like they started it, with a long list of injuries. Their opponents this week, the Washington Redskins, list only linebacker Brian Orakpo on their injury report.
The New York Giants remained in the playoff hunt with a come from behind victory over the Washington Redskins on Sunday Night Football. Robert Griffin III started hot, but cooled off as Justin Tuck rattled the Redskins quarterback with four sacks. Meanwhile Giants quarterback Eli Manning completed 22 of 28 passes for 235 yards and one touchdown, as New York improved to 5-7 on the season.
Eli Manning completed 22 of 28 passes for 235 yards, and Justin Tuck had four sacks to help shut down Robert Griffin III in the second half Sunday night, leading the New York Giants to a 24-17 win over the Washington Redskins.
The New York Giants collectively bruised their egos last week by losing a critical match-up to Dallas, 24-21, at MetLife Stadium. This week, New York added backup center Jim Cordle to the injury list and will shuffle its offensive line yet again. The Redskins were pummeled by the San Francisco 49ers in prime time, but Washington also has a limited injury list in this battle of also-rans.
On paper before the season, this game had all the makings of knock-down, drag-out affair as two bitter NFC rivals would meet for the first time in 2013. But reality got in the way for both the New York Giants and the Washington Redskins, as both teams have stumbled through the NFL season. Rather than playoff position, the only thing at stake is pride as theses teams meet on Sunday night.
When I first heard the cacophonous call for Daniel Snyder to change the name of his football team, I cringed. It felt like the sport we worshiped since childhood was under siege, crushed by the tide of groupthink.
The Redskins organization is hopeful that rookie CB David Amerson will soon become the remedy to a secondary that last season ranked 30th in pass defense. Team officials understand that a cornerback with elite talent can easily mask the deficiencies of an inept secondary.
Authorities have raided northeast Indiana properties owned by former New York Jets offensive lineman Jason Fabini and his brother.
LANDOVER, Md. (AP) _ Robert Griffin III threw for one touchdown
and had a fumble turn into another score, and the Washington
Redskins pulled within one game of the NFC East lead with a 17-16
win over the New York Giants on Monday night.
New York Giants backup linebacker Jacquian Williams will miss Monday night’s game against the Washington Redskins.