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After Giants’ defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul blocked Cowboys kicker Dan Bailey’s game-winner in Dallas last week, it was perceived that the Giants were on a roll, even though it was only their second win in the last five weeks.
Meanwhile, the Redskins–who have played probably their best three-game stretch of the season, despite going 1-2–have been largely overlooked. Going wire-to-wire with the Patriots was forgotten when New England held on for the win.
I’m not in the business of looking for a slight where there isn’t one, but only one brave NFL analyst is putting his name behind the Burgundy and Gold: ESPN’s Eric Allen.
In other ESPN news, the Madden ’12 simulation of today’s game calls for a comeback that comes up just short, falling 17-20. After back-to-back close losses, clearly the Redskins need to win today if they expect to earn respect.
Speaking of a Washington win, Redskins Nation will have followers in Big D today, as the Cowboys stand to benefit from a Giants ...
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In only his second year in the NFL, Jason Pierre-Paul has emerged as one of the best defensive ends in the league. His 14 sacks are the most of any Giant and fourth in the NFL. That feat becomes even more impressive when you realize Pierre-Paul began playing football when he was 17 years old, and had to go behind his mother’s back to do it.
“I just wasn’t into it,” Pierre...
In 2005, Pierre-Paul played his first football game; today, the Giants defender is poised to join NFL elite
Nobody is going to confuse Jason Pierre-Paul with a waterboy. But the New York Giants second-year defensive end hid football from his mama, much like Bobby Bushay did in the feature film.
Pierre-Paul had plans of playing basketball, but a broken leg, and constant nagging from the football coaches convinced him to change his mind. He didn’t want his mom to know, because she was...
Former USF defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul posted a career-high 16 tackles, 11 solo, and a sack for the Giants on Sunday.
Only three years ago, Jason Pierre-Paul, the Giants’ dominant defensive end, was playing for a college program that shared practice space with a rodeo team.
Washington Redskins quarterback Rex Grossman praised the performance of his offensive line, which turned in a solid effort in pass protection Sunday, holding a dominant Giants defensive front to just one sack.
New York defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul entered Sunday’s game with 12.5 sacks (fifth in the NFL), but recorded only one sack on Grossman going against undrafted rookie...
Victor Cruz and Jason Pierre-Paul are having breakout seasons for the Giants and are easily two of the best players at their positions in the NFC. But if you wanted to vote for the receiver or the defensive end for the Pro Bowl you couldn’t, because the ballot doesn’t include either of their ...
Jason Pierre-Paul has become the best defensive end on the Giants this season, which is a good thing for them since it is unclear which other ones they’ll have playing for them on Sunday. Osi Umenyiora has been ruled out for the third straight week with a sprained ankle and Justin Tuck is questionable with…
End of the first half. Redskins 17, Giants 3
The Redskins completed the last drive they started in the 1st quarter by scoring a touchdown when Grossman found Moss in the endzone. That made the score 10-0 Redskins. The Redskins then created a turnover when Manning’s pass was deflected by London Fletcher and picked off by Atgowe who made a great play on the ball. The play...