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Kenny Phillips, Corey Webster, Antrel Rolle and company will have their hands full against Tom Brady, Wes Welker and New England’s productive tight ends.
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After photos captured Troy Polamalu’s tackle/decapitation of Wes Welker (left) in last Sunday’s game, it was no surprise that the Patriots wide receiver has had some problems with his neck.
Welker missed Wednesday’s practice and was a limited participant yesterday with a neck injury. But the NFL’s leader in receptions reported today that he’s feeling better.
Prediction: If the Giants defense holds Wes Welker to the kind of modest numbers the Steelers held him to last Sunday, the Giants will ride triumphantly out of Gillette Stadium on Sunday with a 6-2 record and command of the NFC East at the halfway point in the season.
FOXBORO - Wes Welker still leads the NFL in receptions and confidence.
Despite two down games, the Patriots...
Defenses have been attacking the Pats offense differently in recent weeks, and Brady and the offense have had some difficulty adjusting. Things won’t get much easier this week against a Giants D that leads the league in sacks. Only two teams have allowed fewer passing TDs than the Giants this year, so it would be prudent to temper expectations for Brady at 250 yards...
Giants need to do as they did in 2008 and pressure Brady today at MetLife Stadium
The NFL is cracking down this season on hits to the head and neck area of defenseless receivers, but the vicious hit that Steelers safety Troy Polamalu unleashed on Patriots receiver Wes Welker on Sunday apparently didn’t qualify. Polamalu was not fined for his hit on Welker, the Boston Herald reports. Welker suffered a neck…
Eli Manning may have finally justified using the word "elite" when describing his game after he marched the New York Giants 80 yards on eight plays in the waning seconds to defeat the New England Patriots, 24-20, in Foxboro today.
This was the first meeting between the two teams since 2007—when Manning led the Giants to a Super Bowl victory. Even after that momentous...
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- The Giants enter this game playing with house money. Not many people expect them to beat the Patriots, but if they pull out a victory they immediately gain the respect that has eluded them so far this season.
- Eli Maninning mentioned over the summer that he was in Tom Brady’s class as a QB. He faces New England’s...
It was a tale of two halves for both teams, but especially for the New England Patriots, who couldn’t get both sides of the ball working for one half. In the first half of the game against the New York Giants, the defense was attacking and stingy, holding the G-Men scoreless. The offense, however, couldn’t get into a rhythm and were also held scoreless in the firs half thanks...