Archive for October 14th, 2008

Tuesday, October 14th, 2008

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: Giants vs. Browns

Giants Rumors & News

The Giants came into this game ranked first in total offense, first in rushing offense, first in points per game, first in yards per carry, first in sacks, second in points allowed per game, second in passing defense and third in total defense. That’s all going to change after last night’s brutal 35-14 loss.

The Good

The Giants are still in first place. Their plane didn’t crash on the way home. John Carney didn’t miss an extra point. And Derrick Ward (101 Yards on 20 carries) and Steve Smith (nine catches, 94 yards) actually played well. That about wraps it up.

The Bad

This is going to take awhile. Where did this game come from? Is this what happens when Plaxico Burress is on time for every meeting? The hapless Browns dominated the game every way possible and turned the Giants into the hapless Giants. When Eli Manning wasn’t handing Cleveland the ball, the Browns offense was breezing up and down the field. The Giants defense …

Devils Still Can’t Beat Rangers

Devils Rumors & NewsRangers Rumors & News

Is Aaron Voros the new Sean Avery (but without the annoying personality)? He stood in front of Martin Brodeur all game long, as the two got to know each other. And in the process, the Rangers free-agent acquisition from Minnesota scored two goals and assisted on another. It looks like we have a new fan favorite. The Blueshirts picked up where they left off last season by beating the Devils yet again, 4-1, to remain unbeaten for the year.

The Voros/Dubinsky/Zherdev line dominated again. Brandon Dubinsky had a goal (that Brodeur helplessly waved at) and two assists, and Nikolai Zherdev pitched in with an assist. That’s the second game this year that line has racked up seven points. They’re the best line on the team so far, and they’re fun to watch. It looks like Brodeur has found his new Rangers nemesis in Voros. After Avery interned at Vogue for part of the summer, he and Brodeur actually spent a month together working on a sitcom pilot, Fatso …

  • Press Harbor