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David Wilson, Rueben Randle hurl insults on Twitter — were they joking?

David Wilson GiantsRueben Randle and David Wilson have both had their ups and downs with the New York Giants since their NFL careers began a year ago. Wilson, a former Virginia Tech star, ended up in Tom Coughlin’s dog house after Week 1 this season when he lost two fumbles. Randle, who played college ball at LSU, has been a pleasant surprise on box scores, but he has forced Eli Manning into more than one interception by running the wrong route.

On Tuesday night, the two second-year players decided to go at it on Twitter. The exchange had the feel of two close friends ripping on each other in only a way that close friends could get away with. However, they said some stuff that makes you wonder if there was truth behind the heckling. You be the judge.

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Rueben Randle inbounds on touchdown catch, instant replay shows

Rueben Randle touchdown

An incredibly precise instant replay shot showed that Rueben Randle never stepped out of bounds on his 37-yard touchdown catch in the second quarter to tie the New York Giants and Chicago Bears game at 14 on Thursday.

The play was reviewed as all scoring players are, but it looked like there was a chance Randle’s touchdown would be called back because his foot was so close to the sidelines. After reviewing the play, the touchdown stood, and that replay angle showed Randle’s foot was centimeters away from the white paint.

Randle was having another solid game for the Giants, but a miscommunication between him and Eli Manning allowed Tim Jennings to return an interception for a touchdown in the first quarter to make it 7-0.

Week 6 fantasy pickups include Harry Douglas, Zac Stacy, Rueben Randle

Harry-Douglas-FalconsThe waiver wire was looking relatively thin heading into Week 6, but that changed in a hurry on Tuesday when news surfaced that Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones is expected to miss the remainder of the season with a foot injury. There are a few names who could be worth an add if you’re battling injuries or looking for bye-week replacements, though I don’t expect many lottery tickets from this bunch. In any event, here are your Week 6 fantasy football pickups.

Harry Douglas, WR, Falcons: As we explained in detail on Tuesday, Douglas is the favorite to receive the majority of targets in Atlanta with Jones reportedly out for the season and Roddy White battling a new hamstring injury in addition to his high ankle sprain. Douglas has experience in the Falcons’ system and is in his fifth season with the team. He has been known to make a big play every now and then, but other than that he has held little fantasy value. That should change with Matt Ryan desperate for someone to catch the ball.

Zac Stacy, RB, Rams: Assuming he’s not lying about simply getting the wind knocked out of him against the Jaguars, Stacy should be locked in as the Rams’ starter for the foreseeable future. Isaiah Pead has found his way into Jeff Fisher’s doghouse for some unknown reason and Daryl Richardson, who entered the season as the starter, has been horrendous. The Rams’ running game leaves a lot to be desired, but Stacy rushed for 78 yards on 14 carries against Jacksonville. The Jags are horrendous, so we will have to wait and see if that type of production can continue. If you’re looking for running back help, Stacy is worth an add strictly because he has little competition in a disappointing backfield.

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