New York Giants-New York Jets: Are New York QBs Taught How To Slide?

Posted: 14th December 2009 by Steven Merriam in NFL
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Yesterday, yet again, a sliding problem happened for a New York NFL team. After making a key interception, the Giants received the ball around the Eagles' 30-yard line. Eli Manning had no one to throw to so he took a run to the left. Eli ran for the first down, but as he fell, he fumbled the ball. Granted, Manning was touched as he was running it. So it could have been called either that Manning was down or fumbled the ball. The refs decided not to change the fumble call. If the Giants scored at that point and the fumble had not occurred,áthe game may have been tied in the fourth quarter. This play brought back memories of the recent Jets game when Mark Sanchez injured himself while taking a slide for a first down. Reportedly the Jets even brought in Joe Girardi a couple days before to wo ...

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