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Wentz throws 3 TD passes, Eagles look Super vs. Giants

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Breathe a little easier Philadelphia and surrounding areas. The Eagles are back and looking super.Just goes to show you what a little urgency, some big plays — and a timely game against the New York Giants can do for the defending Super Bowl champions. Carson Wentz threw a season-high three […]

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Beckham makes scene, Giants drop to 1-5 with loss to Eagles

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — After last week’s last-second loss against Carolina, Giants coach Pat Shurmur said he was “done” talking about Odell Beckham Jr. and his critical comments about the team.Six games into his first season, Shurmur still can’t shake the OBJ questions. It’s talk of a postseason push that’s gone silent.The Giants are […]

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Eagles struggling post Super Bowl, Giants still losing

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — After turning over half their roster, it’s not surprising the New York Giants are losing.The defending Super Bowl champion Philadelphia Eagles are another story. They were expected to make a run at being the first team to repeat since the New England Patriots won title games after the 2003 and […]

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Remember when it was NFC Beast? Now, it’s a pussy cat.

Remember when it was called the NFC Beast? Now, it’s a pussy cat.Washington leads the division at 2-2, followed by Dallas and Philadelphia at 2-3, New York at 1-4. The Giants host the Eagles — the defending Super Bowl champion Eagles, who have looked anything but title worthy so far — on Thursday night.Eagles coach […]

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Graham Gano’s 63-yard FG lifts Panthers past Giants

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Graham Gano connected on a career-long 63-yard field goal with 1 second remaining to lift the Carolina Panthers to a wild 33-31 victory over the New York Giants on Sunday.Gano’s winning kick, tied for second longest in league history, came after the Giants erased a 14-point deficit. Eli Manning hooked up […]

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Samuel gives Panthers another speedy option on offense

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Panthers quarterback Cam Newton is thrilled to have another big-time player in his arsenal moving forward.Speedy wide receiver Curtis Samuel, the team’s second-round draft pick in 2017, returned to action Sunday after missing the first three games due to a minor heart procedure and made an immediate impact in the team’s […]

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Beckham addresses teammates, doesn’t regret comments

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. said he spoke with his New York Giants teammates hours before Sunday’s 33-31 loss to the Carolina Panthers to clear the air over comments he made last week.Beckham had talked about quarterback Eli Manning and why the team isn’t throwing the ball farther downfield and playing with more […]

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Gano’s 63-yard field goal lifts Panthers over Giants 33-31

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Maybe Panthers coach Ron Rivera should allow his special teams to run out of the tunnel more often for pre-game introductions.Graham Gano connected on all four field goal attempts, including a career-long 63-yarder with 1 second remaining, and Carolina recovered a muffed punt in the end zone for a touchdown to […]

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Reid kneels, says Kaepernick ‘robbed’ of dream to play again

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Eric Reid called his return to the NFL on Sunday “bittersweet,” saying it still hurts that his friend Colin Kaepernick has been “robbed” of his dream to play again in the NFL.While the safety is back in the league playing for the Panthers, Kaepernick remains a free agent. Kaepernick filed a […]

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Stagnant offense is getting to look familiar to Giants fans

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — This is getting to look familiar to New York Giants fans. Too familiar.With Odell Beckham Jr., healthy, rookie Saquon Barkley in the backfield, Sterling Shepard emerging as a complementary target, the Giants’ offense should be far more dangerous than in last season’s debacle.It sure didn’t look that way Sunday in […]

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Giants CB Jenkins back with team after family emergency

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Janoris Jenkins is back with the New York Giants and ready to play against the Dallas Cowboys.A day after hastily walking off the field to deal with an undisclosed family emergency, Jenkins was back at practice Friday as the Giants (0-1) held their last major workout for the Sunday night […]

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New York Giants need to regain that winning feeling soon

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — The New York Giants can talk all they want about how tight their locker room is, how much they love Pat Shurmur’s new offense and the new 3-4 defense installed coordinator James Bettcher.It’s all talk.That loving feeling does nothing for the Giants (0-1) heading into Dallas this weekend for a […]

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Giants intend on getting Beckham the ball whenever possible

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. is back and the New York Giants plan to get him the ball whenever possible.Playing in a game for the first time since breaking his left ankle 11 months ago, the NFL’s highest-paid receiver caught 11 passes for 111 yards in the 20-15 loss to the Jacksonville […]

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Elliott, Barkley square off as Cowboys, Giants seek 1st win

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ezekiel Elliott and Saquon Barkley are friends from their days as foes at Ohio State and Penn State.Now that they’re set to share the field for the first time as pros, the running back of the Dallas Cowboys remembers his only college encounter with Barkley, the promising rookie of the New […]

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Beckham sore, optimistic and impish after first game back

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — After catching 11 passes and being targeted 15 times in his first game since breaking an ankle 11 months ago, New York Giants star Odell Beckham Jr. was admittedly sore.The NFL’s highest-paid receiver was also happy about his game, optimistic about the future, and even a little impish in dealing […]

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