Although this game would have been even more interesting if Odell Beckham Jr. was healthy, it should still be an entertaining one. This will be Jones’ first opportunity to face Mayfield, a player who once said that he could not believe the Giants drafted Jones. Barring a setback with his hamstring injury, the Giants’ second-year quarterback will now get the opportunity to have the last laugh. However, he will not get the chance to outperform Mayfield if his offensive line cannot adequately protect him from the menacing Browns’ front seven that features Myles Garrett. Defensively, the Giants need to slow down Cleveland’s explosive running game. Nick Chubb and Kareem Hunt both have the ability to wear down opposing defenses. Most teams have struggled to establish the running game against Cleveland. However, Jason Garrett cannot abandon this aspect of his offense, even if the Browns’ defensive line is stuffing Wayne Gallman and the other Giants’ backs. Here are TGI’s keys to victory:
Giants’ offensive line vs. Browns’ front seven
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THE 12TH DIMENSION
Sports cards, two embarrassing photos, and Giant trades
Judge hires all-important offensive line coach
After interviewing a few candidates, Joe Judge hired Rob Sale to coach his offensive line. Sale previously worked with Judge during their time together at Alabama under Nick Saban.
Keeping best friends Williams & Tomlinson will be a tough task
The Suburbanites Once great offensive line
Center Bart Oates was nicknamed “Books” by Bill Parcells.
QB evaluation…it's complicated
THE JURY IS STILL OUT Daniel Jones can still become an elite QB.
Playoff glories of yesteryear
It is January, which can only mean one thing: post season football is near. Some of the greatest performances in NFL playoff history have occurred right here in New York and New Jersey. Let’s take a look back at some of them
X's and O's: Cowboys
Leonard Williams sacks Cowboys quar terback Andy Dalton.
Breaking down the X's and O's
Lamar Jackson rushed for 80 yards against the Giants.
Mr. Jones and Joe
Whether you agree or not, Daniel Jones is the Giants QB in ‘21
NEWS & NOTES
STAYING PUT Logan Ryan received a much deserved contract from the Giants.
Starting a New Chapter
Some people don’t find their true direction in life until they are halfway through it
DEFENSIVE LINEMEN: TOP AVAILABLE FREE AGENTS
Leonard Williams, Giants 6-5 • 255 pounds • 28 years old An athletic 300-pounder with quick feet, Williams amassed a career-high 11.5 sacks last season. Add that to him being a stout run defender, very durable and possessing great character, and he should be in high demand. He won NFC Defensive Player of the Week twice last year. $$$$$
After a Grim Limbo, Hope
A migrant camp empties as Biden undoes Trump’s “Remain in Mexico” policy
GOODELL: NFL LEARNINGS FROM 2020 TECHNOLOGY HERE TO STAY
One of the major benefits of playing a full season pretty much on schedule during a pandemic is what the NFL learned technologically from 2020.
JC Deep Dive: Why Jets said, ‘No Tank You'
Those who frequent social media are likely aware that some Jets fans were livid at the team for beating the Los Angeles Rams, Dec. 10, greatly hurting their chances at landing the first pick in the draft, which likely will be Clemson QB Trevor Lawrence.
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NORTH MEETS EAST IN THIS STUNNING HOME ON A FORESTED BLUFF ALONG LAKE MICHIGAN.
BARN FIND GOLD!
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Puh-puh playoffs are possibility
The path to the postseason has become crystal clear for the Washington Football Team. Just keep winning and don’t look back.
Brown Sugaa and Medusa