That's the first word that comes to mind when I think about football season starting today. It's been such a long stretch since I last watched the NY Giants play a meaningful football game.....with a cup of coffee of course.
It's time, finally.
I am really excited about this season after how last year went and with the Giants new offseason additions.
But I am also excited to see how some of last year's guys do as well that had injury prone rookie seasons that showed some potential.
Wan'Dale Robinson spent most of last season injured but made a big impression in the 6 games he did play in going for a combined 227 yards and a big touchdown against the Ravens. He has quick shifty speed and moves which will fit great in this offense.
Kayvon Thibodeaux was banged up last season, but as the season went on he got healthy and opposing teams were starting to feel it as he racked up 4 sacks, forced and recovered two fumbles turning one of those into a huge touchdown against the Commanders (still not used to calling them that). Now healthy with a hopeful full season ahead, I can't wait to see what he can do.
I like to call Daniel Bellinger the diamond in the rough they found in the 4th round. He has great hands, can block and had some big time catches last season even though his numbers may not have shown it. Of course, he also fell to the injury bug when he got poked in the eye by a Jaguars defender and suffered a fracture around the eye socket. But he came back and played well down the stretch and even though the Giants brought in Darren Waller, I am expecting Bellinger to still be a big-time weapon.
So tonight, I will have some snacks and be watching the Giants take on the Cowboys.
Let's hope they can finally beat Dallas.
Football is back….Finally.
Did I mention finally with football yet?