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Week Three early inactives

Sunday’s action got off to an early start with the Jaguars and Ravens squaring off in London and the next wave of games will kick off at 1 p.m. ET. We’ll have all of the inactives from those games right here, so check back to see the full list as it becomes available 90 minutes [more]

Ben McAdoo to continue calling offensive plays

After last Monday’s 24-10 loss to the Lions, Giants coach Ben McAdoo said he was considering making “drastic” changes to his struggling offense and left open the possibility that he’d hand over play calling duties to offensive coordinator Mike Sullivan. According to a report from Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, that won’t happen against the [more]

Will other owners follow Giants’ lead?

It was Giants co-owner John Mara who inadvertently legitimized the business-related reasons for shunning Colin Kaepernick earlier this year. Now, Mara and his partner, Steve Tisch, have no come out with a strong statement condemning President Trump’s verbal assault on players who choose not to stand for the national anthem. Will other owners follow suit? [more]

Giants’ owners call Trump’s comments “inappropriate, offensive and divisive”

After President Trump called on NFL owners to fire players who kneel during the national anthem, the owners of the New York Giants said they will certainly not do that. Giants co-owners John Mara and Steve Tisch jointly released a statement saying they take issue with Trump’s statement. “Comments like we heard last night from [more]

JPP knows it’s a “must-win” game for Giants

Two months ago, Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul was musing about his team going undefeated. Now he’s just hoping they can win a game — and he knows they need to do it on Sunday at Philadelphia. “Honestly, it’s a must-win game,” Pierre-Paul said Friday, via the New York Post. “We know we need this [more]

Week Three injury report roundup

Week Three kicked off on Thursday with a Rams win and it continues with 14 more games on Sunday, which means that the 28 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. Questionable players are uncertain to play, doubtful players are unlikely to play and out should be self-explanatory. Players [more]

Evan Engram fined for celebration that cost Giants 30 yards

Giants tight end Evan Engram cost the Giants valuable field position and cost himself some money with a celebration on Monday night against the Lions. Engram was fined $12,154 for unsportsmanlike conduct, grabbing his crotch after scoring a touchdown. That was a 15-yard penalty, but it was really more like a 30-yard penalty for the [more]

OBJ not fined for block that caused Jarrad Davis concussion

The Lions don’t have a problem with the block in the back from receiver Odell Beckham Jr. that shoved first-round rookie linebacker Jarrad Davis into a concussion. The NFL doesn’t have a problem with it, either. According to the league, Beckham won’t be fined for the maneuver, which didn’t draw a flag but probably should [more]

Evan Engram out of concussion protocol, cleared to play

Giants rookie tight end Evan Engram went through a limited practice Friday after being cleared from concussion protocol. He will play Sunday. Engram has eight catches for 93 yards and a touchdown this season. The Giants did rule out right tackle Bobby Hart (ankle), middle linebacker B.J. Goodson (shin) and backup linebacker J.T. Thomas (groin). [more]

Corey Graham’s consecutive game streak will end at 159

Eagles coach Doug Pederson said that safety Corey Graham would be a game-time decision when he met with the media on Friday morning, but Pederson was either misinformed or trying some misdirection with the Giants. The Eagles released their official injury report for Sunday’s NFC East matchup and Graham has been ruled out for the [more]

Ben McAdoo takes part of the blame, retroactively

Giants coach Ben McAdoo was quick to blame quarterback Eli Manning for some problems in last week’s loss to the Lions. But after sleeping on it, he realized some of the fault was his, and was willing to say so. McAdoo initially faulted Manning for “sloppy quarterback play,”for a delay of game call on fourth-and-goal [more]

Ereck Flowers: Three plays overshadow good work I did

Giants left tackle Ereck Flowers‘ play got a lot of attention on Monday night because he was charged with blocking Lions defensive end Ziggy Ansah and Ansah’s three sacks helped propel Detroit to a 24-10 victory in the Meadowlands. That made Flowers a focal point for criticism for the second straight week as the Giants [more]

Jarrad Davis still out with concussion, Lions not complaining about Odell Beckham’s block

Lions linebacker Jarrad Davis remains out of practice with a concussion suffered Monday night against the Giants, raising the possibility that he’ll have to miss Sunday’s big game against the Falcons. But while the Lions would like to have their first-round pick on the field, they’re not complaining about the play that got him hurt. [more]

Odell Beckham expects bigger workload this week

Giants wide receiver Odell Beckham returned to the lineup against the Lions on Monday night after missing the season opener with a sprained ankle, but he didn’t play quite as much as he’s usually accustomed to playing. Beckham was in on 34-of-56 snaps in the 24-10 loss and caught four passes for 36 yards. He’s [more]

Eli Manning stays on the high road

Unexpected storylines emerge all the time in the NFL. For Week Two, the lingering talking points came from Ezekiel Elliott going too easy after a turnover — and from Ben McAdoo going too hard on Eli Manning. McAdoo continues to absorb criticism for singling out Eli for criticism after an ugly loss in which there [more]

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