New York Teams

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Power Rankings: Giants slip further

Two weeks ago, Big Blue sat just outside the top 10. After an 0-2 start, the Giants nearly landed in the 20s and now rank last among NFC East teams.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

The Giants will make changes like last week, although McAdoo conceded they could be a bit more drastic. Play-calling could fit into this category.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Ben McAdoo asked whether Ereck Flowers was the left tackle: "Absolutely." Flowers struggled and allowed three sacks Monday night.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

The Jets have waived PR Kalif Raymond, who had a costly muff on Sunday. Strong statement by Todd Bowles.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

The Jets have re-signed DL Claude Pelon to the practice squad. He was cut last week after playing in Week 1.

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With Fisher gone, Preds make Josi captain

General manager David Poile and coach Peter Laviolette noticed how the Predators picked defenseman Roman Josi to drive a sword into the field before the NFL's Tennessee Titans' home opener with the NHL team serving an honorary role pregame.

Rich Cimini ESPN Staff Writer 

Against the Raiders, the Jets had no sacks, no quarterback hits and only three QB pressures, per ESPN Stats & Info. They blitzed on only eight of Derek Carr's 28 dropbacks. Why didn't they blitz more often? Why couldn't they generate any pressure? The reason is because Carr got rid of the ball in 1.94 seconds on average, the quickest time in the league in Week 2.

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What happens when 30 NBA owners can't share $24 billion?

The NBA's new $24 billion TV deal was believed to be a potential solution for the league's revenue disparity, but the Nets still find themselves netting an alarming amount of income less than teams like the Lakers and Warriors.

Jordan Raanan ESPN Staff Writer 

Interesting snap count notes: TE Jerell Adams played 1 snap and had a 38-yard reception. Fullback Shane Smith played just 4 snaps.

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Which 0-2 team has the best playoff chances?

The Giants are the lone team from last year's playoffs to start this season 0-2, and no winless team is underperforming its preseason projection more. How likely is a rebound?

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Michael Beasley says he's looking forward to playing with Carmelo Anthony and believes the Knicks have enough talent to make the playoffs as a No. 5 or No. 6 seed in the East. "If Tim Hardaway Jr., Carmelo Anthony, Kristaps Porzingis and myself (are on the roster) – those are four guys that can score 25 points per game....I think we've got a position to be not only a playoff team but a five, six seed team if we do it right." New York has missed the playoffs for three consecutive seasons. Beasley may not get his wish to play with Anthony for long. Both Anthony and the Knicks would like to find a suitable trade partner for the veteran forward.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Jarrett Jack says he's talked to Knicks coach Jeff Hornacek about a number of topics during informal workouts at the Knicks training facility, including a transition to new offense for the Knicks. Jack was asked if there have been any principles of the triangle offense - which the Knicks ran last season under Phil Jackson - in Hornacek's new offense. "If there are he hasn't implemented them yet," Jack said. "So far it's a lot, (a) much more fast-paced style offense. Moving, cutting. A lot more ball movement. But from what I understand that's going to be the crux of it right now."

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Blake: Cop didn't ID himself before arm bar

Former pro tennis star James Blake testified at a police department disciplinary trial that Officer James Frascatore never identified himself before throwing Blake to the ground and handcuffing him.

Ian Begley ESPN Staff Writer 

Michael Beasley says he changed his diet recently and has lost about 20 pounds since last season.

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