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The Giants have a massive injury list for the game tonight:

WR 1 Slayton
WR 2 James
WR 3 mix of Hodgins & Golladay
Unless it’s a garbage time TD I can’t see it happening.

Giants entire starting OL out except Thomas he’s still down as a game time decision. Jones won’t have any time to throw the ball.
The Giants are now down:

-Evan Neal
-Azeez Ojulari
-Wan'Dale Robinson
-Sterling Shepard
-Xavier McKinney
-Ben Bredeson
-Tyre Phillips (2nd string RT)
-Aaron Robinson
-Fabian Moreau
-Adoree Jackson
-Daniel Bellinger
-Jon Feliciano
Both starting CB’s out too.
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Yep, dunno how we've limped this far tbh. Cowboys flying after smashing the Vikings too, it could get ugly but I'll try to enjoy a sensibly timed standalone Giants game!
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I think it'll be a horrible first half with the Cowboys resting a few of theirs with knocks for the 2nd half. The spread is -10 Dallas. They'll probably be 14-21 up at the half but not sure they maintain that until the end.
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I was thinking earlier that the Cowboys seem to always beat the Giants, and the games are often in primetime so I have the 'pleasure' of watching them... I'd say I was a casual fan from 2012 but became an avid fan in 2017, Giants have only beaten the Cowboys once since then!
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3 good Thanksgiving games, all could have gone either way. The Lions were unlucky, the Giants will want to snap this losing streak and the Vikings/Patriots was a score fest with 5 tied scores I think.

Wishing Justin Fields a healthy recovery and kind of hope he doesn't play v the Jets. We're not making the playoffs so give him time to recover fully!
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As it stands, of the 7 playoff berths in the NFC, 4 of them are from the NFC East. Some turn around in 2 seasons where it was the laughing stock of the league
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Brock Purdy is now the 9ers starting QB. That defence gonna have to stay healthy if we are to have a shot. Baker has hit the waivers but don't think we'll get him or go for him. If there wasn't so much of a circus still following him I'd take him as backup for some specific scenarios. He's got a decent deep shot on him but you couldn't make it too obvious that it would be that play type.

The Lions are getting tremendous value from that Stafford trade. Goff has been really good and also 100% in terms of health. If the Rams stayed where they are they get next years 3rd overall draft pick. The Rams future is bleak but you'd imagine it will be a complete clearout to get picks in the off-season.

The goddamn Seahawks could do with being less good :lol:
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I might be missing something but I don't see the point at all in the Rams going for Mayfield. I know there's little point in them tanking but it's not even a positive enough move to signal an intent/expectation to win, it's just... pointless?

I actually think he could've helped the 49ers, maybe they knew he was never falling to them so pretended they had no interest.

Been meaning to ask my Rams pal how he sees their whole situation going - surely they have to trade away any saleable assets (e.g. Kupp, Ramsey), and I can't see McVay signing up for a full rebuild. Could be really bleak for them for a long time, I know they sold their future to pay for the Super Bowl but didn't see it falling apart so rapidly.
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Mayfield will be the fall guy whilst they clear house I think. Only reason I can think of. Being on opposite side of country to Browns will help. The man nearly broke himself in half trying to play injured for them and then they cut him. Think it's messed with his head. There's still a solid QB in there imo but there's an ego to contend with also. I think that's too much downside to a fairly tight group in terms of the 9ers. Wouldn't have minded him to be honest.

Yep, no chance McVay stays. He nearly went to CBS after SuperBowl so he'll hit media and never coach again after this year. Aaron Donald was talked out of retirement so he'll retire or move to a contender where he can rotate out a bit more often. Ramsey will 100% go. Kupp will play 4 weeks or so and then get traded, just to get his trade value up. Stafford could just retire too (too many concussions and currently out will bruised spine).
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