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The Mike McCarthy redemption tour commences

After the Packers fired Mike McCarthy during the 2018 season, it was assumed he’d capture one of the various vacancies that were destined to arise after the season ended. He didn’t. It then was assumed that he’ll get one of the head-coaching vacancies that emerge in early 2020. As the end of the 2019 season [more]

Giants not ready to make quarterback call this week

Eli Manning played a good half of football last night, and like the rest of the Giants, it wasn’t the second half. So the Giants are going to wait before declaring him the starter for this week or any portion of the rest of the season. Via Paul Schwartz of the New York Post, Giants [more]

Saquon Barkley: Giants find ways to lose

Giants running back Saquon Barkley offered a blunt assessment of his 2-11 team after Monday night’s loss to the Eagles. “We’re a team that finds a way to lose a lot of games,” Barkley said, via NJ.com. “That’s what we are as of right now, yes. That’s our team. We’re just an inconsistent football team. [more]

NFC East is two losses away from tying the worst division record ever

In case you didn’t notice while watching Monday Night Football, the NFC East stinks. In fact, the cumulative record of the NFC East this season puts the division within striking distance of tying the record for the worst division in NFL history. With three weeks remaining this season, here’s how the NFC East standings look: [more]

NFC playoff picture: The 49ers get back on top

There was no change to the six teams in playoff position in the NFC during Week 14, but there was a change to the way they stack up. The 49ers are back in the top seed by virtue of beating the Saints while the Seahawks stumbled to a loss in Los Angeles. The Packers beat [more]

Pat Shurmur will “wait and see” whether he gets to finish the season

Two years ago, the Giants fired coach Ben McAdoo with a 13-15 record after 28 regular-season games. Current Giants coach Pat Shurmur is now 7-22 after 29 regular-season games, and he has tied the all-time franchise record with nine straight losses. Does he expect to finish the season as the team’s coach? “Yeah, I do,” [more]

Darius Slayton frustrated after big game

Giants wide receiver Darius Slayton provided most of his team’s offense on Monday night, but he was frustrated that it wasn’t enough to beat the Eagles. “I think it’s just pretty frustrating we weren’t able to come away with the win, more than anything,” Slayton said, via the New York Post. “You have highs and [more]

Giants pushing, but Bengals hanging onto top spot in 2020 NFL Draft

The Giants are keeping the pressure on. But so far, the Bengals have found one lead they’re able to hang onto. If the season ended today, the Bengals (1-12) would still hold the top spot in next year’s selection order. Also, a lot of people would be saying: “Why did the NFL season end the [more]

Carson Wentz told offense to “keep believing” down 17-3

When the Eagles left the field in Philadelphia at halftime on Monday night, they trailed 17-3 and there wasn’t much reason to think they could rally back. The team was on a three-game losing streak and it seemed like players were leaving with injuries every few minutes, so there would be little reason to fault [more]

Eli Manning now a game below .500 for his career

At times Monday night, he looked like the old Eli Manning. Meaning the one who won a couple of Super Bowls, rather than the one who hasn’t won a game in a calendar year. After being pressed into service because of Daniel Jones‘ injury, Manning played decently last night after not playing for two months. [more]

Report: Alshon Jeffery to have MRI after feeling “pop” in leg Monday night

The Philadelphia Eagles can still find themselves playing playoff football by winning the NFC East. Whether they’ll have anyone left standing to play for them once they get there is another story. According to Mike Garafolo of the NFL Network, Eagles wide receiver Alshon Jeffery will have an MRI on Tuesday morning to determine the [more]

Injuries forced Zach Ertz to play receiver role late against Giants

The Philadelphia Eagles had just three healthy wide receivers in uniform when Monday night’s game against the New York Giants kicked off. That total dwindled to two when Alshon Jeffery left the game with a non-contact injury in the second quarter. Then it was cut to just one when J.J. Arcega-Whiteside was forced off the [more]

Zach Ertz caps Eagles rally with overtime TD in 23-17 win over Giants

Zach Ertz caught a game-tying touchdown late in regulation and the game-winning touchdown in overtime as the Philadelphia Eagles rallied from a 14-point deficit to grab a 23-17 victory over the New York Giants on Monday night. Despite being down to just one healthy receiver by the end of the game, the Eagles managed to [more]

Jalen Mills questionable to return with elbow injury

The injury report for the Philadelphia Eagles continues to grow as Monday night’s game against the New York Giants pushes onward. After seeing wide receiver Alshon Jeffery and right tackle Lane Johnson ruled out with injuries, cornerback Jalen Mills also left the field early in the fourth quarter to have an elbow injury attended to [more]

Eli Manning throws for 179 yards, two TDs in first half against lackluster Eagles

Eagles fans are not happy, and they have plenty of reason not to be happy. They booed the team as they headed to the locker room for halftime trailing 17-3. For a second consecutive week, the Eagles have not shown up against one of the worst teams in the league. Philadelphia lost to the Dolphins [more]

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