One other week, one other dumpster fireplace for Ben McAdoo and the New York Giants, with McAdoo being fired on Monday. Per week after benching tenured starter Eli Manning, the Giants will give him back the reins because the workforce strikes ahead with an interim head coach in Week 14 towards NFC East division rival, the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday at 1 p.m. ET on FOX (live stream).
It’s been an fascinating season for the Giants, from CBs strolling out on the workforce to McAdoo benching Manning. The chaos from inside translated to the sphere, leaving the workforce with simply two wins to its title this season. It wasn’t simply McAdoo who was let go this week. General manager Jerry Reese was fired as well. The plan for the subsequent 4 video games is to have defensive coordinator Steve Spagnuolo take over as the interim head coach with Kevin Abrams filling in as the final supervisor.
Each groups fall in need of main the NFC East division (under the 10-2 Philadelphia Eagles), however the Cowboys nonetheless have a shot on the postseason whereas the Giants, effectively, don’t. Dallas struggled for a number of weeks in a row at residence however lastly got here up massive towards Washington in final week’s Thursday Evening Soccer matchup.
Hoping to proceed that win streak, operating again Rod Smith has stepped up for the Cowboys following Ezekiel Elliott’s suspension, and there was lastly a flash of the previously menacing receiver Dez Bryant in final week’s sport. Bryant has didn’t proceed his profession marketing campaign of dominance this season and has develop into a wideout higher recognized for his move breakup skill than for making candy catches.
- Time: 1 p.m. ET
- Location: MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J.
- TV: FOX
- Streaming: FuboTV
- Odds: The Cowboys opened at 6.5-point favorites.
The Cowboys have an excellent 6-6 document. At this second, they haven’t overwhelmed a workforce with a successful document. They’ve beat groups that had a successful document on the time of the sport, just like the Kansas City Chiefs, however as of as we speak, not one of the groups they’ve defeated has a successful document.
At this level we don’t know who made the choice. It might have come from possession, however offensive coordinator Mike Sullivan has an extended historical past with Manning and sure wouldn’t have hesitated if the choice was left to him. Interim head coach Steve Spagnuolo additionally has an extended historical past with Manning, and final week expressed his admiration for the QB.
The Cowboys discover some motivation from their win over Washington final week and can knock one other NFC East workforce down a peg this week towards the Giants. With New York’s group imploding, there’s little that may be achieved to save lots of the 2017 season at this level.
Two of our specialists suppose the Giants will win. The opposite six, in addition to OddsShark’s laptop, all went with the Cowboys of their Week 14 picks.