Giants-Washington Weather Forecast: Thunderstorms Threaten Thursday Night Football at FedEx Field (09/16/21)


The New York Giants take on the Washington Football Team at Thursday Night Football. They may also have to face the wrath of Mother Nature.

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Thunderstorms are forecast for FedEx Field in Landover, Maryland, the location of the NFC East Showdown on prime time.

Here’s the latest report from the National Weather Service as kick-off approaches at 8:20 p.m. ET:


Isolated showers and thunderstorms, especially after 3 p.m. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 82. East winds around 10 km / h. The probability of precipitation is 30%.

This evening

Isolated showers and thunderstorms, mostly before 8 p.m. Mostly cloudy with a minimum of around 70. Northeast winds 3 to 5 mph. The probability of precipitation is 30%.

In addition, the National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook:

A few thunderstorms are to be expected this afternoon and evening. Some of the storms may include heavy rains that lead to the occasional flood as well as gusty winds over the water.

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Here’s what you need to know about Thursday’s NFL PR game:


• QB DANIEL JONES passed for 267 yards and had 2 TDs (1 pass, 1 rush) in week 1. Has 8 TDs vs. 3 INTs for 100 ratings in 4 career starts vs. what. Aims for his 3rd place in a row in Was. with TD Pass vs. 0 INTs & 90+ rating.

• RB SAQUON BARKLEY had 279 scrimmage yards (Carer-High 189 Rush, 90 Rec.) & 2 TDs (1 Rush, 1 Rec.) In his last game against Was. (12/22/19). Has 587 scrimmage yards (195.7 per game) in 3 career games against What. & is aiming for its 3rd place in a row in Was. with 195+ scrimmage yards & TD. Had 229 scrimmage yards (130 Rush, 99 Rec.) & Rush TD in the only career game on TNF (11/10/18 against Phi.).

• WR STERLING SHEPARD led the team with 7 receptions for 113 yards & TD catch last week, their 10th 100-yard game of his career. Has rec. TD in 2 of his last 3 on Was. Has rec. TD in 2 of his 3 career games at TNF. WR KENNY GOLLADAY had 64 rec. Yards in week 1. Aims for 3rd in a row on Thursday with 90+ rec. Meter. TE EVAN ENRGAM had TD catch in the last meeting.

• DB LOGAN RYAN led the team with 10 tackles, his 10+ tackle game in his 5th career and had FF & FR in week 1. Has 5 PD, 2 INTs, FF & Sack in 3 career games vs. what. Aims for 3rd in a row on TNF with PD. LB BLAKE MARTINEZ had 9 tackles last week. Had 10 tackles & INT in the last meeting. Aims for his 5th in line vs. what. with 9+ tackles. CB JAMES BRADBERRY had PD in week 1. DL LEONARD WILLIAMS is aiming for 3rd place in a row against Was. with bag. Rookie LB AZEEZ OJULARI had her first career in week 1.


• QB TAYLOR HEINICKE completed 11 of 15 attempts (73.3 percent) for 122 yards & TD vs. 0 INTs for 119.3 rating in week 1. Including postseason, is aiming for his third game in a row with a TD pass.

• RB ANTONIO GIBSON achieved a total of 108 scrimmage yards (90 rush, 18 rec.) In week 1. Had Rush TD at the last meeting. On Thursday (11/26/20 in Dal.) I had 115 rush yards and 3 rush TDs in the only career game. RB JD MCKISSIC is aiming for 3rd place in a row against NYG with 5+ catches & 80+ scrimmage yards.

• WR TERRY MCLAURIN had team high 62 rec. Meters last week. Had 7 catches for 115 yards & TD in the last meeting. Aims for his 4th in line against NYG with 7+ catches & 70+ rec. Meters. TE LOGAN THOMAS had rec. TD in week 1. Has 6 rec. TDs in his last 7 vs. NFC East.

• DE CHASE YOUNG was dismissed at the last meeting. Was fired on Thursday (November 26th, 2020 at Dal.) In the only career game. Has 4.5 sacks & 5 TFL in 6 career games against NFC East & is aiming for 4th in a row against division with sack. DE MONTEZ SWEAT had Sack & FF last week. Has 3 sacks & FF in his last 3 at home against NFC East. Aimed for 3rd in a row at home with Sack. DT JONATHAN ALLEN was released in week 1. Fired in 2 of his 3 career games on Thursday. LB COLE HOLCOMB led the team last week with 11 tackles, his fifth career game with 10+ tackles. Aims for 3rd place in a row against NYG with TFL. CB WILLIAM JACKSON had 2 PD & his 4th career INT in week 1. CB BOBBY MCCAIN had 10 career tackles last week.

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