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Giants-Lions, Chargers-Cards to open MNF

Giants-Lions, Chargers-Cards to open MNF

ESPN.com profootballtalk.com Updated Apr 23
ESPN's 2014 Monday Night Football slate will open in Detroit and Glendale, Ariz., for the season-opening Sept. 8 doubleheader as 26 of the league's 32 teams will make an appearance on MNF.
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  • New York Giants schedule analysis

    New York Giants schedule analysis

    ESPN.com Apr 23
    Breakdown: Well, opening on "Monday Night Football" on the road isn't awesome, if for no other reason than it makes your fans wait extra-long to start the season (and for the first home game). I would say the early part of the Giants' schedule…
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  • Puzzled but Positive, Giants Learn Offense That Has Shades of G…

    Puzzled but Positive, Giants Learn Offense That Has Shades of Green Bay

    nytimes.com Apr 23
    The system installed by the Giants’ new offensive coordinator, Ben McAdoo, is expected to overhaul the way Eli Manning communicates with receivers.
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  • Mike Francesa may have just tipped the Giants' 2014 schedule

    Mike Francesa may have just tipped the Giants' 2014 schedule

    yahoo.com Apr 23
    The NFL guards its precious product like a Lord of the Rings-style dragon, eyeing every scrap of information lest it reach the public before the NFL deems it appropriate. But none other than WFAN's Mike Francesa might just have made off with a bit of go…
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  • Josh Freeman: I still see myself as a starting-caliber quarterb…

    Josh Freeman: I still see myself as a starting-caliber quarterback

    Josh Freeman rapidly declined from a franchise quarterback in Tampa Bay to a disappointment in Minnesota to a backup where he is now, with the Giants. But Freeman thinks he can be a franchise quarterback again. Although Freeman knows he has no chance of…
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  • PFT Live: Bob Glauber, PFT Planet calls and tweets

    PFT Live: Bob Glauber, PFT Planet calls and tweets

    The Jets and Giants both opened up their offseason workouts this week after a couple of months spent trying to build themselves into teams capable of making it back to the playoffs. The Jets added wide receiver Eric Decker, running back Chris Johnson an…
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  • Boykin takes exception to Thurmond tweet

    Boykin takes exception to Thurmond tweet

    ESPN.com Apr 23
    An interesting battle took place Tuesday on Twitter. New York Giants cornerback Walter Thurmond claimed that he is the best slot cornerback in the NFL, according to a report on Pro Football Talk. Philadelphia Eagles cornerback Brandon Boykin took except…
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  • Big Blue Morning: First impressions

    Big Blue Morning: First impressions

    ESPN.com Apr 23
    The New York Giants made 18 of their players available for media interviews on Tuesday afternoon. Some faces were familiar, others were new. Here are four quick things I took away from the day: 1. Eli Manning's ankle injury may not turn out to be a huge…
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  • Eli Manning wants to reinvent himself this season

    Eli Manning wants to reinvent himself this season

    Giants quarterback Eli Manning threw 27 interceptions last season, the most in his career and the most any NFL player had thrown in any season in the last eight years. But Manning thinks things will change this year. At the first day of the Giants’ offs…
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  • John Mara: Not expecting playoff expansion vote this year

    John Mara: Not expecting playoff expansion vote this year

    While expanding the playoff field from 12 teams to 14 seems inevitable, it won’t be happening this year. Though such a sudden change hasn’t been ruled out by commissioner Roger Goodell, Giants president John Mara, a member of the competition committee, …
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  • Myers: Limping Eli not such a boot-iful sight

    Myers: Limping Eli not such a boot-iful sight

    Eli Manning’s surgically repaired left ankle was wrapped up, and for protection, he was wearing a big, gray boot — not a good look for the franchise quarterback just 85 days before the start of training camp and 137 days before the season opener.
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  • Hobbled Eli Manning now a big concern for NY Giants

    Hobbled Eli Manning now a big concern for NY Giants

    Eli Manning’s surgically repaired left ankle was wrapped up, and for protection, he was wearing a big, gray boot — not a good look for the franchise quarterback just 85 days before the start of training camp and 137 days before the season opener.
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  • Video - Thurmond: 'Giants DBs Can Be Best' 03:03

    Thurmond: 'Giants DBs Can Be Best'

    Apr 23
    Mark Schlereth breaks down the high expectations Walter Thurmond has for the Giants' defensive backs.
  • Video - NFL Playoff Expansion On Hold, But Soon 02:20

    NFL Playoff Expansion On Hold, But Soon

    Apr 23
    Kevin Seifert discusses Giants president John Mara's comments about talk of expanding the NFL playoffs being tabled for 2014.

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