EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – The Giants’ position coaches spoke publicly today for the first time since the beginning of the team’s offseason conditioning program and organized team activities. Here is a sampling of what the offensive coaches had to say: Quarterbacks coach Frank Cignetti: Q: On his impressions of rookie third-round draft choice Davis Webb: […]
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. – Matt LaCosse was one of the standouts today in the Giants’ organized team activity. But no one knows better than he that eye-opening plays in June can carry you only so far when you’re trying to earn a roster spot in September. LaCosse twice leaped high in the back left corner […]
On the Footballstories Radio show the Wednesday before the Soul took on Washington on the road, defensive back James Romain described his team’s defense as the “Straight Jacket defense.”
Romain and his teammates back it up as Philadelphia (2-0) defeated the Valor (1-1), with the final score 49-31 in front of 12,122 fans at the Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. on Saturday night.
The Soul also lost their top O-lineman when John Kling, 6-8, 320 LB O-lineman signed to play for Soul earlier this year, recently signed a free agent contract to play for the Redskins .
The Philadelphia Eagles have acquired DT Timmy Jernigan and a third-round draft pick (99th overall) from the Baltimore Ravens in exchange for the Eagles’ third-round selection (74th overall). This move has Joe Douglas’ signature all over it. Douglas cut his teeth in NFL player personnel with Baltimore.
The National Football Foundation (NFF) & College Football Hall of Fame hosted an inaugural Black History panel recently at the Hall in Atlanta with Hall of Fame inductees Thom Gatewood (Notre Dame); Gene Washington (Michigan State); and John Wooten (Colorado) taking center stage. Don McPherson, a College Football Hall of Fame inductee from Syracuse, emceed […]
The Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Selection Committee met today in Houston to hold its annual selection meeting. Seven Heroes of the Game were elected to the Hall of Fame. The Class of 2017 consists of kicker Morten Andersen; running back Terrell Davis; safety Kenny Easley; owner, president and general manager Jerry Jones; defensive end Jason Taylor; running back LaDainian Tomlinson; and quarterback Kurt Warner.
Conflicting messages from the academic community, sports community and even government will continue to produce Lane Johnson scenarios and even worse if real change does not happen
No. 5 Penn State running back Saquon Barkley totaled a career-high 306 all-purpose yards and scored three touchdowns and wide receiver Chris Godwin caught nine passes for a career-high 187 yards and two touchdowns, but No. 9 USC rallied in the fourth quarter to win the 103rd annual Rose Bowl Game on a 46-yard field goal as time expired, 52-49.
Anyone who thought the Giants had nothing to play for doesn’t know the Giants.
Locked into the fifth seed in the NFC playoffs, the Giants traveled here to face a Washington Redskins team that would have virtually secured a postseason berth with a victory. But it was the Giants who played as if they had a lot at stake, and they walked out of FedEx Field with a 19-10 victory.
The Giants finished 11-5 and will visit the Green Bay Packers in an NFC Wild Card Game late Sunday afternoon.