December 16 2017

Lions-Giants close out week 2 on KPUG

December 16 2017, 03:08 | Jodi Jackson

Dominique Rodgers Cromartie pursues Cowboys wide receiver Cole Beasley during the Giants’ Week 1

Dominique Rodgers Cromartie pursues Cowboys wide receiver Cole Beasley during the Giants’ Week 1

Manning threw an 18-yard touchdown pass to Evan Engram on the first play of the second quarter, but the rookie tight end was called for unsportsmanlike conduct for a seemingly obscene gesture.

During the second quarter of Monday's Lions-Giants game, the NY pass rush got to Stafford and forced a fumble.

The Giants went for it and Manning completed a pass to running back Shane Vereen, but it was short of the first down (the initial spot was for a conversion, but the Lions challenged and won).

Not sure if there's any video out there summing up just how good Giants fans feel about this news than this one from Bleacher Report, putting Beckham's head on the head of wrestling icon Goldberg during his famous entrance. A large part of Beckham's brilliance as a player is his quickness in and out of breaks, and that's something the Giants won't be able to take advantage of until he's fully healthy.

The Giants' offense is a broken record: the same problems, the same culprits, the same lack of solutions. He's one of the biggest names at the position obviously, but it seems like every time I look up he's throwing another pick.

But the offensive line has been a problem for the past few seasons.

Will the Lions start the season 2-0 or will the Giants get their first win of the season?

He wasn't helped by wide receiver Brandon Marshall, who had the most inopportune drop.

The Giants (0-1) are without two defensive starters tonight in cornerback Janoris Jenkins (ankle) and linebacker B.J. Goodson. However, the Giants will be missing two key defenders as they try to slow down Matthew Stafford's offense.

NY quarterback Eli Manning didn't have his number one option in Dallas in Week 1 and isn't sure if he will tonight as well. (I'm referring to the receiver, not the saxophonist, although he's great too.) How do you expect NY to approach the rookie wideout? As another ESPN employee, National Football League reporter Dan Graziano, put it, "That's about as thrilling as second-quarter field goal attempts get, right there".

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