New York Giants miss opportunities, fall to 0-2 in heartbreaking fashion

LANDOVER, Md. -- Oh, no. It happened again. The New York Giants fell to 0-2 for the fifth straight season after jumping offside on a missed field goal with no time remaining against the Washington Football Team in a wild 30-29 loss. Say it ain't so. Pivotal play: The missed...
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Gophers football vs. Colorado: Keys to game, how to watch and who has edge

Where: Folsom Field, Boulder, Colo. Records: Both teams are 1-1 with losses to top 10 teams. Minnesota lost to No. 9 Ohio State before beating Miami (Ohio) 31-26. Colorado beat FCS-level Northern Colorado before losing to No. 7 Texas A&M, 10-7, on late touchdown in Denver. History: The Gophers are...
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Hopkins' game-winning FG made Heinicke quite a bit of money

Dustin Hopkins' game-winning field goal on Thursday versus the Giants was huge for Washington, as it prevented them from slipping to 0-2 to start off the 2021 season. It was huge for Taylor Heinicke's pockets, too. Per ESPN's Field Yates, that three-pointer netted the beloved quarterback a cool $125,000 because...
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Ranking the NBA's Top 22 centers for the 2021-22 season: MVP Nikola Jokic leads the way

The center position in the NBA is one that has seen a major resurgence in recent years, culminating in 2020-21 with a 5-man being honored with the annual league MVP trophy. HoopsHype writers and editors ranked the Top 22 centers in the NBA entering the 2021-22 season, with MVP winner Nikola Jokic of the Denver Nuggets coming in at No. 1.

Guys you don't understand we're building towards something.

We played this game against last year's (7-9) division champs so tight. We were so close. There were so many positives. We may lose a ton this year but we're building a culture. You haters will see. LOL. GMen72 : 12:00 am : link. When will it be built? We're...

2021 NFL season, Week 2: What we learned from Washington's win over Giants on Thursday night

Daniel Jones' legs and arm kept the New York Giants going on Thursday night, while Taylor Heinicke's connection to Terry McLaurin countered for the Washington Football Team. As the NFC East rivals went back and forth, it was Heinicke who led Washington down the field with the game on the line and kicker Dustin Hopkins who delivered a 43-yard field goal for a 30-29 win on "Thursday Night Football."

Ben Kotwica’s Special Teams Report: Week 1

Having worked in the NFL for 15 years as a special teams assistant and coordinator, each week I will discuss a few impactful moments from the kicking, punting or return game. Often special teams can be overlooked, but the critical nature of a reliable and effective special teams unit cannot be overstated.
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Giants collapse in humiliating fashion, fall to Washington, 30-29

The New York Giants went toe-to-toe with their division rivals, the Washington Football Team, and came up short due to a number of missed opportunities. Ultimately, the Thursday night showdown will be remembered for an offsides penalty by Dexter Lawrence that gave Washington a second chance at a game-winning field goal.

Kicker Rankings: NFL Fantasy Week 2

A quick gander at my fantasy kicker rankings for Week 2 and you'll see that mine are fairly aligned with the ECR (Expert Consensus Rankings), minus one exception. That exception is Evan McPherson. I'm not ready to grant him K1 status just yet. But no kicker stood out for positive...