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Syracuse Football vs Rhode Island Recap: The Sunny Side |
Life without Chandler Jones (however long that will be) will be a challenge for this defense but I liked some things I saw from Torrey Ball and Brandon Sharpe. They both showed the ability to explode off the line and frankly, I think some missed holding calls held them back from making more big plays in this game.

Syracuse Football vs Rhode Island Recap: The Dark Side |
This was a day where Doug Marrone should have had to only go out to the garage and make some minor adjustments to the car before taking it on a long trip to USC next week. Instead, the check engine light just came on.

Syracuse Football vs Rhode Island Recap: This, That, and the Other Thing |
Syracuse is now 2-0 for the first time since 1999. Syracuse is now 9-0 all-time vs FCS teams in the Carrier Dome.

Early fourth-down stop kept Rhode Island in the game |
Rhode Island has battled teams from that conference three times in school history. In 2002, it lost to SU 63-17. The Rams have also been steamrolled by UConn twice — 52-7 in 2006 and 52-10 on 2009.

Syracuse defense tries to cope with Chandler Jones' absence |
"I don’t see it as a one-guy thing," Daoust said. "The family’s got to get a little tighter and everyone takes a bigger piece of it. We sat down as a group ... I’m excited for these other kids. They’ve worked hard since my arrival here. They’re good kids."

QB Steve Probst almost leads Rhode Island football to an upset at the Carrier Dome |
"He’s got tremendous poise," said Rams coach Joe Trainer. "We’re going to go as far as he allows us to go. That’s the expectations we have for him every week."

Inexperienced Syracuse University football defense loses contain but gets the job done |
"It’s a lot of pressure on us young guys," he said. "I got some playing time against Wake Forest, so it wasn’t as bad, but other than that it went pretty well. I think for Dom it was more nerve-racking because he hadn’t played yet."

Syracuse’s Young Linebacking Corps. Begins to Grow Up vs. URI : Orange Fizz – Free Syracuse Recruiting News, Sports Rumors, Podcasts
In the too-close-for-comfort win, the Orange D did take a successful stab at the 3-4 blitz formation. The primarily young SU defense came up big late, pitching a scoreless fourth quarter. The defense’s late stops helped make up for the Orange’s pedestrian offensive numbers, slow start and some self-inflicted wounds.

Syracuse-Rhode Island Diary | The Juice Online
You get the feeling the Orange are going to have to play a near-perfect game in order to avoid a bloodbath next week against USC—but they haven’t shown they’re anywhere near ready to play to their potential right now.

FB | Despite career day for Nassib, SU offense struggles to find the end zone - Sports - The Daily Orange
"I take personal responsibility for that first drive," Nassib said. "I made a wrong read. I made a bad read and all through the drive all the guys were ready to go. I looked in their eyes and I saw for the first time this season that they were ready to go."

FB | CUTTING IT CLOSE: Defense leads Orange past Rhode Island, halts potential upset bid - Sports - The Daily Orange
"I think you have the feeling that, ‘Dang, it shouldn't have went down like that,'" Orange running back Antwon Bailey said. "But honestly, we won. It's something that hasn't been going on a lot around here."

Syracuse Football Vs. Rhode Island: Facts, Tidbits And Opinions - SB Nation New York
The Syracuse University football team edged the University of Rhode Island, 21-14, Saturday afternoon at the Carrier Dome. The Orange used a career day from senor quarterback Ryan Nassib and a feel-good, game-winning touchdown by senior Michael Acchinoe to squeak out the win, which improves the Orange to 2-0.

Dave Rahme's weekly postgame analysis of the Orange's ugly victory.

There was plenty of red, white and blue, along with the usual orange at Patriotic Day in the Carrier Dome on Saturday, in recognition of the tenth anniversary of 9/11. Grammy Award nominee Michael Peterson, the 2008 recipient of the Bob Hope "Spirit of Hope" Award for his service to the nation and the servicemen and women of the armed forces, sang the national anthem prior to S.U.'s clash with Rhode Island. Posted by Steven J. Pallone / The Post-Standard.

Highlights of Syracuse's 21-14 victory over Rhode Island:

Listen to head coach Joe Trainer as he meets the media following Rhody's 21-14 loss at Syracuse.