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Nick Foles, Carson Wentz rank in top three in merchandise sales

The Eagles backup quarterback topped the Eagles starting quarterback in the NFLPA’s first Top 50 Player Sales list for the upcoming season. The list is the only verified ranking of all officially licensed NFL player-branded merchandise sold by over 70 NFLPA licensees. The numbers account for sales in the first quarter from March 1 through [more]

Chris Long to Ben McAdoo: No science in knowing who’s going to handle success

Winning a Super Bowl is hard. Repeating, based on history, is harder. That much Chris Long agrees with. But the Eagles defensive end takes issue with former Giants coach Ben McAdoo’s contention that Philadelphia is going to “have a hard time handling success.” “That’s kind of a speculative statement, isn’t it?” Long said during a [more]

Ben McAdoo rated Baker Mayfield sixth among 2018 quarterback prospects

Ben McAdoo interviewed for the Browns offensive coordinator vacancy in January. If the former Giants head coach had gotten the job, would the Browns still have drafted Baker Mayfield No. 1 overall? McAdoo told the New York Post he had Mayfield ranked sixth among the 2018 quarterback prospects. (Two questions: 1. Is there anybody in [more]

Giants sign Sam Beal

The Giants have the newest member of their rookie class under contract. Cornerback Sam Beal joined the team after the Giants selected him in the third round of last year’s supplemental draft and the Giants announced on Monday that he has agreed to a four-year rookie deal with the team. Beal made his way into [more]

Ben McAdoo “at peace” with how he handled Eli Manning benching

When former Giants head coach Ben McAdoo broke his post-firing silence last week, he said he “wouldn’t have stood on the table to draft” any of this year’s top prospects to be Eli Manning‘s successor. McAdoo’s thoughts on that front may be surprising to those who recall how his tenure with the Giants ended. McAdoo [more]

Ben McAdoo: I let Odell Beckham down

Former Giants coach Ben McAdoo is reflecting on what went wrong in his brief stint with the team, and one thing he’s realized is that he didn’t do enough to connect with star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. Although Beckham put up big numbers in McAdoo’s offense, McAdoo said in Peter King’s Football Morning in America [more]

New Jersey averages nearly $1 million per day in bets

The state that helped open the floodgates for nationwide sports betting launched its betting program on June 14. From then through the end of the month, New Jersey took $16.4 million in bets during the 17 days from the 14th through the end of the month, via ESPN.com. The house won slightly under $3.5 million, [more]

Doug Pederson: Complacency can set in, but I haven’t seen it

Former Giants coach Ben McAdoo resurfaced last week for the first time since being fired late in the 2017 season and revealed that he believes the Eagles are “gonna have a hard time handling success” after winning the Super Bowl. Eagles cornerback Jalen Mills called the feelings of an unemployed coach “irrelevant,” but every championship [more]

Evan Engram: Eli Manning is still Eli Manning and poised for a big year

The Giants didn’t draft a quarterback with the second overall pick, showing their belief in Eli Manning. (Or their lack of faith in Josh Allen, Josh Rosen and Sam Darnold.) Manning is 37 and coming off a season in which he won only three of 15 starts, saw his starts streak ended, threw the third-fewest [more]

Packers claim Ethan Cooper off waivers from Giants

The Packers have made a change to their offensive line group ahead of training camp. Field Yates of ESPN reports that they have claimed guard Ethan Cooper off of waivers. Cooper was waived by the Giants on Thursday when they signed guard Zac Kerin. Cooper signed with the Steelers as an undrafted free agent last [more]

McAdoo believes Giants were wise to pass on a new QB with second overall pick

Thursday’s sudden barrage of takes from former Giants coach Ben McAdoo included his opinion on the team’s decision not to draft the successor to quarterback Eli Manning. McAdoo agrees with the approach. “With the guys that came out this year, I’m not surprised they went the route they went by not drafting a guy,” McAdoo [more]

Ben McAdoo doesn’t think much of the Giants’ tackles

Former Giants coach Ben McAdoo didn’t have anything to say for months. Now, he has plenty to say. As it relates to the team’s new left tackle and new right (former left) tackle, McAdoo isn’t all that impressed. Via the New York Post, McAdoo offered faint praise as to the arrival of Nate Solder. “Getting [more]

Jalen Mills says Ben McAdoo’s comments “kind of irrelevant”

Whether Ben McAdoo was trying to put pressure on his former team’s new head coach or truly believes what he said is irrelevant. The former Giants head coach said it. Of course, at least one player on another team in the NFC East believes everything McAdoo said is irrelevant. Eagles cornerback Jalen Mills has a [more]

Ben McAdoo believes in the Giants, not so much in the Eagles

On a day when the notion of bias has infiltrated the national discourse, former Giants coach Ben McAdoo has shown that his natural inclination against the team that fired him won’t affect his assessment of the organization. McAdoo told the New York Post that he likes what the Giants have done, and that he thinks [more]

Sportsbook to open at Meadowlands Racetrack on Saturday

There’s no betting at any NFL stadiums at this point, but there will be a place for people to wager on games very close to the home of two NFL teams. FanDuel will be opening a sportsbook at the Meadowlands Racetrack on Saturday. The track is a stone’s throw from MetLife Stadium, where the Jets [more]

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