Archive for September 24th, 2007

Monday, September 24th, 2007

MLB Looking to Jinx Amazin’s?

Mets Rumors & News

Giants: ‘Kudos’ all around after first win

Giants Rumors & News

This portion of the program is traditionally (yes, traditionally after just three weeks) called ‘Kudos & Wet Willies.’ In honor of Sunday’s 24-17 victory over Washington for the 1-2 Giants first victory today we will only hand out ‘Kudos.’

• The Entire Defense. This much-criticized unit was huge Sunday. The Giants blanked Washington in the second half, holding the Redskins to just 83 yards. The goal-line stand — four stops from inside the 2 — on Washington’s final drive, was tremendous. Maybe this week there won’t be any ‘air-horn’ incidents.

• Mathias Kiwanuka. Maybe Kiwi can play linebacker after all. Kiwanuka led the Giants with 8 tackles, including 7 solos, and had the only two sacks of Washington QB Jason Campbell. I was listening to the first half on radio, and more than once Carl Banks — who should know — exclaimed “that’s a linebacker play” when Kiwanuka made a tackle. I thought defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo made a great adjustment, moving Kiwanuka to defensive tackle in passing situations instead of taking him off …

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