New York Giants
With the Detroit Lions under new leadership, film of the team might not be as instructive for opponents as it usually would be.
New York Giants middle linebacker Jon Beason hopes to play in the regular-season opener despite missing all of training camp with a right foot injury.
Free agent cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie heads a group of new Giants’ defensive backs that have the look and pedigree to make New York’s secondary the strength of the team’s defense. Adding DRC to a talented group that already included Antrel Rolle, Prince Amukamara and Stevie Brown puts Big Blue at the top of the list of the NFL’s best secondaries
Andre Williams ran up some big numbers at Boston College. The fourth-round draft pick is showing glimpses that can do it for the New York Giants, too.
Here is a list of five players who will have a bounce back season.
Mario Manningham attended his first NFL training camp in 2008 as a third-round draft pick of the New York Giants, basically secured of his place on the team’s opening day roster.
The Lions do not currently have a fullback on the roster.
“His knee and his ankle, his ankle was an issue last week, and it was an issue all week this week. He tried to contribute what he could.”
“The only team that can beat the Detroit Lions is the Detroit Lions.” Among NFL teams, Detroit ranks as one of the worst in the league when it comes to turning the ball over.
Asked after the game if he responded to fans before overtime, Schwartz said no, but he condemned the booing.