New York Giants
Not only will Washington finish in the division cellar for a franchise-record fifth time in six seasons, it’s doing so in the NFC East, the second-worst of the NFL’s eight quartets. Only the absolutely awful AFC North, whose four teams are a staggering 16 games under .500, is worse than the NFC East, which is eight games below even.
New York’s win over the Lions not only silenced Detroit’s playoff aspirations but it also silenced the naysayers who claimed that Tom Coughlin had lost his player’s attention.
London Fletcher has one game to play before his 16-year career in the National Football League officially comes to a close, but Sunday was the real goodbye.
Before he became a pop star, McCoy grew up in the small town of Geneva, New York, where he was a burgeoning young athlete who now believes that being a fan of the New York Giants NFL franchise was in his destiny.
The NFL says Sunday night’s officiating crew should have stopped play and eliminated confusion about the down and distance at the end of the New York Giants’ 24-17 victory over the Washington Redskins.
The naysayers who claim that Griffin has regressed as a pocket passer may want to rethink that notion, as Griffin’s strides were evident against the Giants. Robert Griffin also added 88 yards rushing on only 12 carries and was certainly the best player on the field for Washington.
With a quarter of the season still to be played, as a whole Washington will be playing for pride while individual players will be auditioning to keep their jobs.
Referee Jeff Triplette says the down marker was moved incorrectly on the Washington Redskins’ last possession of a 24-17 loss to the New York Giants.
One team had to win, and it was the New York Giants who took advantage of the latest Washington Redskins special teams error to set up the go-ahead touchdown.
The Washington Redskins will be without Jordan Reed against the New York Giants after the recently concussed tight end suffered a headache before kickoff.