To take some of the pressure off of Beckham, the Giants went out and added veteran receiver Brandon Marshall in the off-season. Or was if the Deflategate one? This offseason seemed to have the most drama, off-the-field madness and media -- social, print, television, blog, whatever -- frenzy of any before it.
ET on Fox Week 3: Indianapolis Colts on Sept.
ET on Fox Week 5: Houston Texans on Dec. Miami Dolphins on Sept. He is surrounded by a deep collection of skill-position contributors who make it extremely difficult to focus on any one player. The G-Men will enjoy a favorable schedule in the first half of the season as they will take on the Detroit Lions in Week 2, followed by the Philadelphia Eagles in Week 3.
New York Jets on Dec. The division appears to have an emerging threat in Buffalo, which made the playoffs last year, but so did the Dolphins the prior year before fizzling out. Bye week Week The Eagles are outstanding at invading enemy pockets with just four rushers, and that makes the coverage schemes more sound and harder to exploit.
When healthy -- and he should be early in the season -- Wentz is a top NFL passer at least and a great leader. The club produced 1, rushing yards inwhich was the fourth fewest in the entire league. Minnesota Vikings on Oct.
ET on Fox Week Before you put your money down on the Giants, keep in mind the club was a much strong team at MetLife Stadium ingoing ET on Fox Week The Eagles are set up well for their first-ever Super Bowl defense, thanks to the return of just about every significant contributor from the team.
Houston Texans on Sept. Atlanta Falcons on Sept.
Minnesota Vikings on Dec. Green Bay Packers on Nov.
Expect continued contention and plenty of excitement for a city still getting used to being atop the NFL mountain. Final Analysis From Athlon Sports: Kansas City Chiefs on Oct.
Carolina Panthers on Oct. Quarterback Eli Manning struggled in and will look for a better season ahead. If any of the deficiencies on that side of the ball can be cleaned up, this should again be one of the best teams in the AFC and a Super Bowl contender.
Washington Redskins on Dec.
Or the Spygate one? The G-Men also ranked second in the league with 17 total interceptions, making New York one of the toughest teams to throw against last season. Dallas Cowboys on Nov.
Most of the contenders seem to be emanating from the South, as the Houston Texans, Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans all have good young cores with the type of talent to make things interesting. He prolongs plays and gets the ball downfield. Beckham will have to deal with the double coverage all season long and if anything, it will benefit the older Marshall, who will see normal coverage for the first time in his career.
Final Analysis From Athlon Sports: The question for the Giants will they be better on the ground this season? Getting offense from the defense will also help the Giants and take pressure off Manning to put up big numbers, especially with a mediocre running game.
ET on Fox Week 4: So we should see another strong season from the Patriots, provided Brady stays healthy. ET on Fox Week 8: The Giants posted an average road record in Leading the charge was Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, who finished tied for second in interceptions with six.