Linebacker Kasim Edebali spent time with four different teams during the 2017 season and he’s now landed a job for the first time in 2018.
We have lots of defensemen lined up, we have lots of centers, and we have scoring on the wings, a little more scoring than we anticipated. And the goaltending looks solid, McPhee said, contemplating the list for a moment. It’s what we’re trying to accomplish: To have a competitive club that people are going to enjoy watching play and then have the draft picks to draft our way to being a championship team.
That may be why Giants co-owner and CEO John Mara was backing Eli Manning at a town hall event last night, to let people know he thought it was a mess in 2017 too.
We can win with him, Mara said of Manning, via Eric Barrow of the New York Daily News. Objectively, Dave [Gettleman] and Pat [Shurmur] both said he can still play.
When Mara said later in the event that Eli has not missed a game due to injury, fans responded with boos. The decision to bench Manning for a week, stop his consecutive-games streak, just to start Geno Smith should have been booed, and it cost former coach Ben McAdoo and G.M. Jerry Reese their jobs.
Manning also appeared at the event, and offered up his own assessment of the new system being put in by Shurmur.
I’ve been throwing the ball down the field a lot more, he said. Every quarterback loves that.
He also loves that he still has the chance, after the absurdity that was their 3-13 season a year ago
Paul Richardson’s departure has left an opening for a starting receiver spot, with Lockett looking to win the job.
As the NFL braces for the NFL Players Association’s potential legal challenge(s) to the new anthem policy, the league should be concerned, at least a little bit, about the possibility of a lawsuit based on the First Amendment.