December 2017


A day after Pro Bowl safety Landon Collins referred to him as a cancer, cornerback Eli Apple was suspended Wednesday by the New York Giants for the season finale against the Washington Redskins. The Giants announced the suspension hours after Apple had participated in the practice. Interim general manager Kevin Abrams and interim coach Steve Spagnuolo informed him of the suspension.

With Week 17 of the NFL season upon us, the annual Black Monday flurry of coaching firings will commence after this weekend. NFL executives are bracing for an unusually busy season in the coaching market, with at least a quarter of the league’s 32 head coaching jobs expected to open. There’s already four jobs that are considered sure things to open – New York Giants (open), Cincinnati Bengals (open), Indianapolis Colts and Chicago Bears.

Headlined by defensive lineman Jonathan Allen's run-stuffing game, there is plenty to like about the performances from the Washington Redskins' 2017 draft class. Of Washington's 10 selections, nine made the Week 1 roster and four started multiple games. With sixth-rounder Robert Davis promoted from the practice squad and active for the Week 16 win over the Broncos, all 10 played at least one game.

A day after Pro Bowl safety Landon Collins referred to him as a cancer, cornerback Eli Apple was suspended Wednesday by the New York Giants for the season finale against the Washington Redskins. The Giants announced the suspension hours after Apple had participated in the practice. Interim general manager Kevin Abrams and interim coach Steve Spagnuolo informed him of the suspension.

The New York Giants suspended cornerback Eli Apple for Sunday's NFL regular-season finale against the Washington Redskins. New York announced the ban on Wednesday, citing Apple's behaviour. The Giants selected Apple with the 10th overall pick in 2016, but after a promising rookie year, his 2017 season has been full of drama.

Eli Apple’s second season with the New York Giants is over. The team announced on Wednesday that it has decided to suspend him for the final game of the season, Sunday against the Washington Redskins. A story posted on the Giants website said that Apple had a meeting with interim general manager Kevin Abrams and interim head coach on Wednesday afternoon, where the duo told him about the suspension.

Eli Manning is heading into the final game of the season facing uncertainty for the first time in his New York Giants career. With the Giants reeling with a 2-13 record, there are major changes coming, and the two-time Super Bowl MVP who is finishing his 14th season could be one of them. Coach Ben McAdoo and general manager Jerry Reese were fired earlier this month.

Landon Collins has apologized for calling New York Giants teammate Eli Apple "a cancer," saying in a tweet that he will "never stop supporting" the embattled cornerback. Collins posted his conciliatory tweet Wednesday, one day after criticizing Apple during a radio interview with 98.7 ESPN New York. When asked Tuesday what changes should be made to the Giants' secondary, Collins praised cornerbacks Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and Janoris Jenkins?while criticizing Apple -- without calling the former first-round pick by his name.

Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie and Janoris Jenkins?each were suspended by the New York Giants, Pro Bowl safety Landon Collins sees another cornerback as the secondary's biggest in-house problem. When asked what changes should be made to the Giants' defensive backfield next season, Collins -- while not using his name -- referred to? Apple, a top-10 pick in the 2016 draft, didn't play a single defensive snap in Sunday's 23-0 loss to the Arizona Cardinals.

For as long as baseball teams have used signs to communicate, opposing baseball teams have been stealing signs. Maybe he’ll flash his own signs back to his fielders. Back in September, however, the Boston Red Sox brought things into the 21st century when they used an Apple Watch as part of a somewhat complicated sign stealing scheme.

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