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September 22 New York Post
Jeremy Maclin thinks Antrel Rolle and the Giants are running their mouths because they might be running scared. Responding to Rolle’s comment on the radio this week that he has “handled” Eagles wideout DeSean Jackson one-on-one before and can do so again Sunday, Maclin mocked the Giants safety and Big Blue as a whole.
September 22 Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Philadelphia defensive tackle Cullen Jenkins confirmed to the Philadelphia Inquirer that he was fined $15,000 for a helmet-to-helmet hit Sunday on Matt Ryan. “You can punch somebody and only get fined $10,000,” Jenkins said. “You do an honest mistake, it’s not like I launched at him …””
September 22 Newark Star-Ledger
On the field and wearing a helmet, Vick participated in individual drills with other quarterbacks today. He took snaps with the rest of the quarterbacks. Before the practice began, Eagles offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg had given no indication of Vick’s status for Sunday, only saying that he was going through “the process.” The electrifying Eagles quarterback suffered a concussion in last week’s loss at the Atlanta Falcons.
September 22 Newark Star-Ledger columnist Steve Politi
Antonio Pierce is two years removed from his NFL playing days. He is in the early stages of a promising broadcasting career, paid to provide objective analysis on all things football. He has moved on with his life. But some flames, like the ones that burn from the angriest rivalry in pro sports, do not extinguish easily. So, when the former Giants linebacker was approached this week to talk about his former team’s Week 3 matchup, this was how the conversation started:
September 22 New York Daily News
It’s just another nasty week of the Giants and Eagles overdosing with venom. Jeremy Maclin told the Giants to shut up Wednesday and suggested Antrel Rolle is either insecure or scared. And the Giants continue to beg Michael Vick to play Sunday so the Eagles won’t be whining they didn’t have the most electrifying player in the league on the field when they got beat.