Sunday, December 22, 2019
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FedEx Field, Landover
Washington Redskins -2.5
The New York Giants will go to FedEx Field on Sunday evening as they get ready to unwind the customary season with a NFC East conflict versus the Washington Redskins.
New York Giants Injuries
Washington Redskins Injuries
These two division rivals are dispensed with from playoff dispute however despite everything they have bounty to play for over the last two weeks of the standard season. Washington and New York enter Week 16 tied with a 3-11 in general record, which is tied with the Miami Dolphins for the second-most exceedingly awful record in football. A great deal could be chosen in this matchup, however the two associations have more to pick up by losing this game than really playing to win. Will New York go out and about and shock the Redskins in Washington on Sunday?
New York Giants – Jones set to return following Eli’s home finale
The Giants and Eli Manning will be helpless before tenderfoot quarterback Daniel Jones’ harmed lower leg this week. Keeping an eye on got an opportunity to lead the Giants to a success in what was likely his last home game in New York versus the Dolphins seven days prior. It was a storybook finishing for the previous establishment quarterback, who has burned through each of the 16 of his NFL seasons with the Giants. He tossed for 283 yards with two touchdowns, including a 51-yard strike to Golden Tate in a 36-20 triumph over the Miami Dolphins.
On Wednesday, Jones rehearsed completely with the group, taking first-group reps by and by, which ought to be a reasonable sign that the Eli Manning-period is formally reaching a conclusion in New York. With all signs highlighting Jones’ arrival, it will be vital for the No. 6 in general pick to complete the season solid over the last two weeks. While the Giants have lost eight of every a line, Jones has flashed his potential now and again during the losing streak, tossing for 12 touchdowns and just four capture attempts over his last five beginnings. During that range, he has two 300-yard, four-touchdown games.
The Giants’ optional has been woeful this season however they have begun to come on solid down the stretch. New kid on the block Sam Beal got the beginning a week ago after the arrival of cornerback Janoris Jenkins and conveyed a solid exhibition. He completed with a group high 11 handles (eight performance) to oblige one pass separation and a handle for misfortune that brought about a security. Then, individual new kid on the block DeAndre Baker began inverse him for the second in a row week and had another great trip. In the course of the last four games, Baker has posted the 6th best inclusion grade among all cornerbacks and quarterbacks have finished just 26.3 percent of their passes while tossing toward Baker during that length.
Update (12/20): Jones is all set for the current week at quarterback. That implies we are probably going to see two youngster quarterbacks face each other in Jones versus Dwayne Haskins. So excepting a misfortune, Jones is back in charge and Manning will sit down. Jones needs to restrict the errors for him to improve and for the Giants to have achievement. He has 15 bobbles and 11 block attempts on the season.
Washington Redskins – Haskins plays well, Redskins lose an intense one versus Philly
With previous Ohio State lead trainer Urban Meyer in participation, Redksins first-round pick Dwayne Haskins increased current standards with a solid exhibition against the Philadelphia Eagles. Haskins finished 19 of 28 goes for 261 yards with two touchdowns and no capture attempts while almost driving the Redskins to a resentful triumph. After the game, Haskins broadcasted that the exhibition “ought to be a normal game” for him as he gets progressively happy with running a NFL offense.
While Haskins performed well before his previous mentor, don’t expect Meyer to surrender the communicate corner in return for the NFL. As indicated by Fox News’ Brit Hume, Meyer sounds content on passing on the NFL, saying that he believes he’s “done instructing”.
Another previous Ohio State player, wide recipient Terry McLaurin, likewise had a major day on Sunday. The newbie got five goes for 130 yards, including a 75-yard touchdown. McLaurin has without a doubt been one of the greatest brilliant spots in a down season for the Redkins. The third-round pick drives the group with 51 gets for 833 yards and seven scores yet those numbers don’t recount to the entire story. As indicated by Pro Football Focus, McLaurin drives all new kid on the block wide collectors with an accepting evaluation of 85.1, which additionally positions eighth among 92 beneficiaries with at any rate at least 250 courses run this season.
That evaluation additionally places him in a tip a top area. Just eight beneficiaries since 2010 have posted an evaluation of 80.0 or higher through Week 15 of their new kid on the block season. Among those names are Odell Beckham Jr., Mike Evans, Keenan Allen, and Michael Thomas, so the future searches brilliant for McLaurin.
Redskins fans have just turned their consideration towards the 2020 NFL Draft and losing this week could place Washington in the driver’s seat for the No. 2 generally speaking pick. Miami has the class most exceedingly awful Cincinnati Bengals this week, so they could in all likelihood be headed to their fourth win of the period.
That implies a misfortune to the Giants would give Washington a potential opportunity to land generational pass-rusher Chase Young with the No. 2 in general pick in the NFL Draft. Youthful, who has 16.5 sacks this season at Ohio State, is the top of the line player on most draft sheets. Be that as it may, he’s anticipated to tumble to the No. 2 spot, on account of the NFL’s fixation on establishment quarterbacks and LSU signal-guest Joe Burrow surely fits that bill.
As indicated by ESPN, the Redskins are anticipated to complete the season with the No. 2 pick yet that all beginnings with a misfortune to the Giants this end of the week.
Washington came into the week supported by 3.5 points yet that number has just dropped to 2.5 heading into Thursday. The Redskins should have no goal of dominating this match, particularly in the event that they mean on allowing Haskins one more year to create under focus. In the interim, Jones will probably need to lead the Giants to triumph subsequent to missing two or three weeks and watching Eli Manning’s last home game from the sidelines. The Giants have more playmakers on offense and a guard that has been equipped as of late. Take the Giants to cover spread out and about in Washington this end of the week.
Who will win tonight’s Giants/Redskins NFL game against the spread?
Prediction: New York Giants +2.5