The New York Giants play the Los Angeles Rams in Twickenham Stadium, the home of England's rugby team in southwest London, to begin a slate of 13 games Sunday.
It was another rough outing for Manning and the Giants offense as they just could not string together plays.
Case Keenum, while putting up some huge yardage, crushed the Rams dreams and fantasy league owners everywhere when he completed 32 of 53 passes for a total of 291 yards and one touchdown, but threw for four interceptions straight into the hands of the Giants defense, according to NFL.com.
The Rams have a bye next week, so they can concentrate on two things: getting healthy and prepping rookie QB Jarod Goff, the No. 1 overall pick in the last NFL Draft, for the field.
"I told him he looked pretty good on the first one, but the second was bad, " Harrison said.
"I can't put it into words", Keenum said. You're telling me changing the start time from 2:30 p.m.in London to, say, 5:30 p.m. or later is a big lift? The Giants of the NFC East Division, returned to NY with a won four lost three record. The matchup between the Giants and the Rams had experts divided as to who would come out the victor. This was the third game in a row where the Giants failed to average three yards per carry.
BENGALS 31, BROWNS 17: A.J. Green's one-handed 48-yard touchdown catch in the middle of an end zone scrum at the end of the first half highlighted a day full of big plays for Cincinnati (3-4). Collins' pick-six recovery came after Tayvon Austin tipped Keenum's pass into the air and up for grabs.
The Rams star running back was introduced to ovations before the game, but was largely absent in the contest itself, mustering just 57 yards on 15 carries.
Landon Collins - You may never see a better interception return than the 44-yard touchdown return by Collins in the first half on Sunday.
Collins' second pick set up the winning drive, which featured a 22-yard catch by Odell Beckman Jr.to the Rams 6. Rashad Jennings scored from the 1 for the Giants' only offensive touchdown. The Giants benefited from poor decisions and inaccuracy from Rams QB Case Keenum, who is a backup placeholder until top Jared Goff is ready to take over. "The defense bailed us out".
Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie - Interceptions in the end zone on the last two Rams' drives, even if the last one was a gift.
The Los Angeles Rams may be entering their bye, but don't expect them to have a new starting quarterback in two weeks.
That turnover gave the Rams great field position.
Despite the victory, the Giants didn't look any better than Los Angeles on offense. The Giants have found ways to win four of their first seven games without a productive pass rush, an anemic rushing game, a -7 takeaway ratio, curious play calling, shoddy execution, negative time of possession and allowing opponents to covert on third downs 43 percent of the time.
NY struggled for a seventh straight week to move the ball on the ground and Giants finished with 36 yards rushing on 20 carries for a paltry 1.8 average.
Teams of camouflaged British soldiers unfurled field-covering banners honoring the Giants and Rams as the teams' cheerleaders surrounded David's stage on the 50-yard line. Both are facing a firestorm of criticism over the handling of the domestic abuse allegations against Giants kicker Josh Brown, who was placed on the commissioner's exempt list Friday. Their first question: Did he have a valid passport?
McAdoo said quarterback pressures, hurries and sacks "usually come in bunches ... and today was the day". He lay still on the ground for several minutes, was immobilized and carted off the field as teammates prayed.
Yes, the Patriots and other AFC teams lead in the power rankings yet to be published largely because the competition is weak.