He didn't get a lot of work, but when he did, he was erratic, connecting on just 12-of-17 for a conversion rate that ranked No. NYG – Graham Gano 37-yard field goal, 7:43. */ So his legal situation and any potential discipline from the league, which could result in a suspension, would need to be resolved before he's able to play. Baker struggled his rookie year, but his issue was more blown assignments than a lack of talent. Maybe it's a lot to ask, but they dream of the two forming a fast 1-2 punch off the edge. }); But also because there is a lot more talent on the roster, and a lot of young talent that should be ready to bloom. For the first time since 2003, Eli Manning will not be on the roster, as he announced his retirement on January 22.[1][2][3]. Here's how to watch the Giants' Week-8 Monday night matchup against Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. This is the second straight season in which the Giants will open their preseason against the Jets. Keep an eye on rookie cornerback Darnay Holmes, a speedy fourth-rounder out of UCLA. By Ed Valentine @Valentine_Ed May 15, 2020, 11:23am EDT / new. ConsentManager.registerPurposeHandler(['storage', 'personalization', 'ad_selection', 'measurement'], function() { The Giants got out to an 0–5 start for the second time in four years, before getting their first win of the season in week 6 against the Washington Football Team. var dfpMoreSlots = []; But the Giants are also counting on Lorenzo Carter, who has flashed speed at times but hasn't been consistent. It will mark the second year in a row that the Giants and Jets open the preseason, as the annual Metlife or "Snoopy" Bowl had previously been reserved for the third week of the preseason in years' prior. Reading Time: < 1 minute The Giants begin their preseason as the visiting team in their annual game against the Jets on Thursday, Aug. 13 at 7:30 p.m. And this is the season the GM expects all that young talent to arrive. LAR – Sam Sloman 32-yard field goal, 3:52. $(document).on('dfpMoreSlotAdded', function () { They are praying that Bill Belichick's strong recommendation was right this time, since he's been wrong about so many other former assistants. Followng McKinney's injury, New York signed veteran Logan Ryan to a one-year deal to shore up the secondary. SF – Robbie Gould 32-yard field goal, 1:05. NYG – Graham Gano 50-yard field goal, 0:51. If there are any questions, they're at tight end and along the offensive line. PHI – Jake Elliott 31-yard field goal, 13:28. With the loss, the Giants fell to 0-3 for the first time since 2017. When healthy, he's dynamic and a major mismatch (58.4 yards per game in eight games last season). You can probably point to these five steps for starters. The Giants (1-7) host the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (5-2) tonight at MetLife Stadium. The Giants' slate of preseason opponents was announced alongside the 2020 NFL schedule release last week, but they now know when their annual August scrimmages will occur. window.attachEvent('onload', function () { 29 in the league. And Nate Solder, who has struggled in his two years with the Giants, has decided to opt out this season due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. }); For the third time in five years, the Giants are starting over. After a slow start in the first half, the Giants gained momentum to take a 21-10 fourth-quarter lead. The Giants' No. It's as bad a streak as the Giants have ever had. The Giants are riding a four-game winning streak in preseason contests against the Jets, as they have won each preseason showdown at Metlife Stadium since 2016. * [ This will mark the first-ever preseason game between the Giants and the Titans; however, the Giants did face the organization that would go on to become the Titans in four meetings against the Houston Oilers from 1971-1990. Baker was put on the Commissioner's Exempt List prior to the start of training camp. Front office shakeups? So their pass rush might not be dominant, but the Giants have built a strong enough back end (cornerback TBD) that maybe that won't matter as much. The Giants will then finish off their preseason at home against the New England Patriots Thursday, Sept. 3 at 7 p.m., for the 16th consecutive preseason finale between the two teams. 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The Giants suffered their 4th consecutive loss in a season opener. And then there are his acquisitions like Williams, Peppers, Martinez, Bradberry and Fackrell. Best of all, while Shepard was out, Jones and his fellow rookie Darius Slayton developed some chemistry. The Giants are betting everything on Judge, who was on nobody's coaching shortlist this past offseason. Tate (on punt returns) and Corey Ballentine (on kickoff returns) are the pseudo-incumbents on returns, but neither has the ideal speed or moves for those spots. * @see sites/all/modules/athlon/amg_consent_management/assets/config/config.json The Giants' slate of preseason opponents was announced alongside the 2020 NFL schedule release last week, but they now know when their annual August scrimmages will occur. 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