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Reports: Jets acquire WR Harvin from Seahawks

(SportsNetwork.com) – The New York Jets have acquired wide receiver Percy Harvin from the Seattle Seahawks for a draft pick, according to multiple media reports. Harvin, who has battled numerous injuries over the years, was acquired by Seattle from the Minnesota Vikings prior to the 2013 season. He played just one regular-season game and two postseason games during Seattle’s Super ... Read More »

Brady, Patriots hold off Jets

Foxboro, MA (SportsNetwork.com) – The New England Patriots possessed the ball for less than 20 minutes. It was still enough time for Tom Brady to make it work. He sure loves Thursdays. Brady tossed three touchdown passes and Chris Jones blocked Nick Folk’s 58- yard field goal attempt on the final play of the game to help the New England ... Read More »

Giants WR Cruz undergoes successful knee surgery

East Rutherford, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) – New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz underwent successful surgery Monday to repair the torn patellar tendon in his right knee. Cruz is out for the rest of the season after suffering the injury in the third quarter of Sunday night’s 27-0 loss to the Eagles. Facing a 20-0 deficit early in the third stanza, ... Read More »

McCoy gets back on track, Eagles blank Giants

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – LeSean McCoy got back on track and the Philadelphia Eagles finally put it all together in a 27-0 rout of the New York Giants on Sunday night. It was Philadelphia’s first shutout win since Dec. 1, 1996 against the Giants. McCoy, who won the NFL rushing title last year with 1,607 yards, had been limited to ... Read More »

Manning inches closer to Favre, Broncos hold off Jets

East Rutherford, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) – Peyton Manning had a far better showing than his last trip to MetLife Stadium. Although it took him a little while to get going. Manning tossed three touchdown passes, inching him closer to Brett Favre’s all-time record, and the Denver Broncos held off the New York Jets 31-17 on Sunday afternoon. Manning’s previous game in ... Read More »

Rivers, Chargers shut down inept Jets

San Diego, CA (SportsNetwork.com) – Philip Rivers passed for 288 yards and three touchdowns before being rested late, and the San Diego Chargers trounced an inept New York Jets squad, 31-0, on Sunday afternoon. Rivers completed 20-of-28 attempts and threw a pair of first-half scores to Antonio Gates for the Chargers (4-1), who pitched their first shutout since a similar score ... Read More »

Giants take down Falcons with second-half rally

East Rutherford, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) – Odell Beckham Jr.’s first career touchdown catch highlighted a second-half surge that propelled the New York Giants to a 30-20 victory over the Atlanta Falcons at MetLife Stadium. Beckham’s 15-yard grab of an Eli Manning fade attempt with 10:02 to play was part of a 20-point swing that brought New York (3-2) back from a ... Read More »

Feature Story: Fantasy Spotlight on former Giants RB Ahmad Bradshaw

By Max Zelenko, Contributing Writer Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – One of the biggest surprises through the first four weeks of the NFL season, has been the re-emergence of Indianapolis Colts running back Ahmad Bradshaw. Although he is only 28-years-old, Bradshaw is coming off a serious neck injury from a season ago, and many wondered if he would ever play football again. Now, not only ... Read More »

Eli Manning named Sports Network’s Fantasy QB of the Week

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) – In what is quickly turning into the “Year of the Pass,” 13 quarterbacks scored at least 20 fantasy points in Week 4 led by New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning. And with all the rules changes designed to make the passing game succeed, it shouldn’t be a surprise to fantasy owners that 13 quarterbacks are currently on pace to ... Read More »

Stafford leads Lions past struggling Jets

East Rutherford, NJ (SportsNetwork.com) – Matthew Stafford had two touchdown passes and ran for another score, as the Detroit Lions took a 24-17 win over the New York Jets on Sunday. Stafford went 24-for-34 for 293 yards and had touchdown passes to Jeremy Ross and Eric Ebron for the Lions (3-1), who have won their past two games. “This was ... Read More »