That defensive line needs to make sure they get after Manning because their secondary will have trouble covering Beckham Jr. and company.
The Buccaneers benefitted from the players' strike, which shortened the regular season to 9 games, resulting in a 16-team postseason tournament.
"They were all hunkered down in there, whether you have a fullback in there or not it was gonna be tough sledding, " McAdoo said. He wasn't great in the first game, either.
As for the Giants, the first two games have been forgettable. Ford reached that total in nine games before a hamstring injury slowed him for the rest of the campaign. "We didn't execute the run game at all". He's one of the most versatile players in the NFL.
ABOUT THE GIANTS (0-2): Eli Manning didn't take issue with McAdoo citing "sloppy quarterback play" as one of the reasons NY limped to a 24-10 setback to Detroit on Monday. Wentz returned but he wasn't the same.
Their offensive line, particularly center Jason Kelce and guards Stefen Wisniewski and Brandon Brooks, dominated the Giants' front seven. But credit the coaching staff for not losing it in the fourth quarter.
"The good thing is that we got it rolling, right?"
Beckham after the game expressed no remorse at all for his antics, saying, "When I get in the end zone, I'm going to do what I do". A win would not alleviate any of the deep seeded issues this team has. The Eagles stunned their fans by pawning off longtime long snapper Jon Dorenbos to the Saints for a seventh-round pick near the end of training camp to promote Lovato. It's an offensive unit, yeah.
Maclin underwent the standard concussion protocol after hitting his head on the ground during the second quarter, but the team announced after the halftime break that he had been cleared by doctors. We've just got to finish it. "I just play football", he said. "If we execute those plays, we aren't even talking about the run game". Eagles head coach Rich Kotite was sacked the next day.
One way for Eli Manning to avoid getting hit as much as he has in the first two games of the season: Don't have the ball. That's a talented group of receivers who should see plenty of passes coming their way.
After the Ravens' defense had been the NFL's best after two weeks and the Jaguars had struggled to get anything going on offense, it was expected that Baltimore would hold their opponent at bay.
"Everything adds up in this league". They fought to the very, very last second. The Eagles had an impressive 18 play drive for a touchdown during the first half; incorporating play action, power running and decisive decision making by Carson Wentz.
Once the Eagles traded for Ronald Darby, everything changed for Robinson.
Fletcher Cox went down early in the game with an ankle injury, but the pass-rush has more than enough talent to put up better numbers than they did.