Giants’ fake-field-goal botch comes with sophisticated blame sport
The faux subject aim that ought to have resulted in a landing go from punter/holder Riley Dixon to tight finish Evan Engram within the 37-34 loss to the Cowboys was known as again by a penalty when the Giants had been known as for an unlawful shift on Cam Fleming.
“We simply weren’t set as a unit proper there and that’s not one particular person,’’ head coach Joe Decide mentioned. “That ties into a few various things communication-wise and execution-wise.’’
Former Giants kicker Lawrence Tynes on The Post’s “Blue Rush” podcast mentioned it’s the accountability of Riley — the holder for subject targets who fills the function of the quarterback on the play — to ensure his line is about earlier than calling for the ball to be snapped.
“Cam Fleming caught numerous warmth — that is about Riley Dixon,’’ Tynes mentioned. “He wants to ensure everybody is about. Hear, Riley Dixon will not be beneath middle and he’s not behind the road very a lot calling pays or a cadence. He jumped the gun somewhat bit. He noticed Evan Engram on the market, he knew it was gonna work and he jumped the gun and he simply snapped it a millisecond too quick.’’
WR Sterling Shepard has missed three video games with a turf-toe damage and is eligible to come back off injured reserve this week. It’s not believed he will probably be prepared to take action.
“I’ve received to try him in apply,’’ Decide mentioned. “I do know he’s made numerous progress on a weekly foundation. We’ll get him transferring round somewhat bit this week with the trainers early on and see the place that’s gonna lead so far as him going into apply.’’
The offensive go interference name on Damion Ratley that negated a 31-yard landing reception for Darius Slayton? After wanting on the movie, Decide didn’t go there, so far as complaining in regards to the flag
“We’ve received to execute cleaner and higher and never give an official any alternative to have an effect on the sport,’’ he mentioned.