He now stands alone in first place for the most regular-season wins with his 187th career victory, which came over the New York Jets. Now Brady’s at 196 regular-season wins, and it feels like his 196th NFL record.
But Brady doesn’t own many regular season records. Almost all of the all-time marks that belong to the New England Patriots quarterback are postseason bests. He also owns just about every Super Bowl record, thanks to eight trips to the big game.
The gambling edge usually represents a race to that information, sometimes resulting in double-digit line moves right before tipoff. Both oddsmakers and bettors monitor social media of beat writers and national journalists.
“The NBA has always been about information and trying to see who’s in and who’s out,” Bogdanovich said. “It’s not like the old days when the trainer or [public relations] guy knew something before everyone. It seems like with Twitter everyone’s on a level playing field.”
“It’s important to follow not only Twitter but Instagram,” professional bettor and handicapper Bill Krackomberger noted.
None of those hits resulted in ejections, but if the NFL adopted an equivalent to college football’s targeting rule they likely would have. That’s a reality that may be part of the NFL’s future.
Spagnuolo immediately began trying to make amends by reinserting Manning as his starter and not giving backups Geno Smith and Davis Webb snaps like McAdoo and Reese had planned.
New York’s new brain trust of coach Pat Shurmur and GM Dave Gettleman continue trying to rebuild the relationship, as well, and plan on having Manning as their starter in 2018. But even if the 37-year-old QB regains his old form personally, the Giants still need improvements at running back and across their offensive line — not to mention a healthy Odell Beckham Jr. — for team success.