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Monday, November 3rd, 2008

I’d Rather Get Beat Up in an Alley | Heroic

Jets Rumors & News

Can you tell how dramatic I’m capable of being by that title?  Heroic.  Right now it makes me think of Jason and the Argonauts or the Lord of the Rings or some really epic movie with swords.  Yesterday though, after watching our defense pretty much play for an entire half without a break that’s the word that came to mind.  At one point Gang Green was on the field for 27 straight plays without allowing any points to be scored.  When the Bills elected to go for it on 4th down from the Jets 8 yard line I have to admit I was nervous as hell.  Fred Jackson got stuffed hard and the Jets defense made a huge statement that this team sorely needed.  Oh yeah, and Kris Jenkins is an absolute beast.  His Kung Fu is strong and if anyone wants to run up the middle they have to somehow get by his awesome enormousness.  He’s like Moby Dick but well, you know…

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

Giants Rumors & News

If the Cowboys were a wounded animal, they would have been shot and put out of their misery. The Giants scored five touchdowns and trounced their division rival, 35-14. They knocked Dallas into last place, while upping their record to 7-1.

The Good

The Cowboys have a plethora of injuries. Tony Romo has a broken finger. Jason Witten has a broken rib. Pacman Jones is suspended. Tough luck. Boo hoo. Whenever the Giants kick the Cowboys ass, it’s always sweet. From the opening drive to the final whistle, Big Blue gave Dallas a complete and dominating smackdown. And they could have actually played a lot better. For the Giants, everything starts with their defense. The only chance the Cowboys had was if Marion Barber had a big day. But he could only scrape together 54 yards, and the Giants D held Dallas to a total of 81 yards rushing. And whatever QB Dallas put on the field looked pathetic. Brad Johnson threw two interceptions and was pulled after the first …

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