After getting home from the game, I watched the game over from the TV point of view. All I can say is the Mike Rucker and Eugene Robinson are night and day different. They was so much dead air in the broadcast. Mick would leave an opening for Mike and there was nothing. So either Eugene loves to talk or Mike just doesn't understand play by play and color commentator positions.
3. Now that Jones is off the market, all eyes are on Sidney Rice at wide receiver. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reports the Jets, Saints and Seahawks are all interested in the 27-year-old. Although the Panthers are the closest Rice has to a hometown team, they have not yet been connected to the former Seattle star.
According to ESPN Stats & Information, when rookie defensive tackles Star Lotulelei and Kawann Short are on the field together, running backs are getting only 1.2 yards per carry before contact. When one is off, the number goes to 2.2. When both are off the field, backs get 3.8 yards per carry.
Panthers get WR Hakeem Nicks; Giants get RB Jonathan Stewart
Nicks – who’ll be gone from the Giants after this season – is the ideal solution for the restlessness his fellow North Carolina natives have endured since watching superhuman Cam Newton throw to an aging Steve Smith and a bunch of powder blue-clad Clark Kents. Stewart gives the Giants an imperfect cure to their weak backfield situation.