New York Giants running back Saquon Barkley hit another milestone Thursday on his road to the Big Blue backfield alongside Daniel Jones. Barkley participated in the joint practice with the New England Patriots. This is a great sign for Giants fans that await the return of one of their biggest weapons. Head Coach Joe Judge's backfield has been missing number 26 since the 2 game of last season against the Bears. Judge and Barkley hardly got to know each other.
Monday night, New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonso had just hit his 18th home run of the season. He was rounding 3rd base and as he faced his teammates in the dugout he began to do an imitation of a Pete Towsend guitar windmill. Alonso was indicating to his fellow Amazin's that they were rockin'. Pete Alonso likes to have fun and he's not afraid to show it. Following his second Home Run Derby Championship, the young first baseman is blossoming into a star. But is Pete Alonso one of the Top 5 Sports Stars in the Empire State, I don't think so. Let's take a look.
The New York NFL teams each have a young quarterback they're hoping will be their future. The Buffalo Bills have Josh Allen, The Giants have Daniel Jones and the Jets are counting on Sam Darnold. Which of the three does BetOnline.com think has the best chance of being named MVP in 2020/2021?
The New York Giants shocked some people in this year's NFL Draft when they passed up Quarterbacks like Sam Darnold, Josh Rosen and Josh Allen to take a Running Back with the second overall pick of the draft. Many times this season Rookie RB Saquon Barkley has shown the skill level the Giants expected from him and now he's been selected to the NFL Pro Bowl.
The New York Giants are looking to rebound and erase the failures of the Ben McAdoo era. If the G Men are going to be successful this year the offense will need to be special and if this video is any example the Giants' offensive weapons will be beasts in the gym and hopefully on the field.
Penn State is known for great Linebackers and many other positions but Running Back is not one of those positions. There's a history of busts when teams take a running back too early but names like Ki Janna Carter, Curtis Ennis and Blair Thomas tend to scare pro teams away from PSU Backs.