New York Giants
The NFL is often filled with ups, downs, and everything in between. Week 2 of the 2013 season brought about two brothers battling for the third time in their careers, a huge day for a Packer, and a scary moment for a Charger.
Neither David Wilson nor Ray Rice got off to the flying start they wanted last week. The Broncos absolutely flattened the defending Super Bowl champs by a score of 49-27, while the Cowboys edged passed the Giants 36-31 in the opening week of the season.
The 2013 NFL season is only one week old, and there are already lots of new happenings and some things that seem to never change. One old Giant could land back in the blue of New York. Super Bowl suite prices are far too high. And one Lion is looking familiar troubles in the face already.
A hometown hero from Danville, Virginia, Giants running back David Wilson is familiar to carrying vast expectations. After a rookie season filled with lavish highlights of his prodigious potential, the upcoming season appears very bright for Wilson.
Two organizations hoping to return to glory after mediocre performances last season are the Pittsburgh Steelers and the New York Football Giants.
Before every NFL game on Sunday, teams will take a moment of silence, prior to the national anthem, to reflect on the tragedy that happened in the small town of Newton, Connecticut.
The Dallas Cowboys waited all year for another shot at the New York Giants. When they got it in the 2012 season opener, they were ready.
Football is back, and not a moment too soon. Here are the five must-watch match-ups for the upcoming 2012 NFL season.
Quick, Wes Welker, spell Bill Belichick. Hey, Osi Umenyiora, know any other Elis besides that Manning guy? Rob Gronkowski, what’s your favorite song by Madonna?
New York Giants starting cornerback Terrell Thomas is probably going to miss the season after suffering a major injury to his right knee in the closing seconds of a first half preseason game against the Chicago Bears.
Philadelphia Inquirer’s Jeff McLane was the first to report that the Eagles surprisingly have signed Steve Smith to a one-year deal, giving the so-called Dream Team yet another talented piece. The Newark Star Ledger’s Mike Garafolo reports that the contract is a one-year, $4 million deal (with $2 million guaranteed).
The Carolina Panthers are holding a second interview with San Diego Chargers defensive coordinator Ron Rivera, moving him to the front of candidates to replace the fired John Fox.