New York Giants
Relatively speaking, the New York Football Giants head into Sunday’s contest with the Carolina Panthers healthy. Both teams are winless (0-2) to start the 2013 NFL season, and the loser of this game may have their playoff hopes fatally damaged.
The Carolina Panthers have been a victim of early season bad luck, while the New York Football Giants have been a victim of their own poor play. Can the Giants defense slow down the Panthers Cam Newton and Steve Smith, in order to get their first win of the young season?
The New York Football Giants often refer to “Giants Football” which denotes an ability to run the ball and play intelligently. For the first two games of the NFL season, the Giants have demonstrated neither, as well as an alarming rate of turnovers. New York fell to 0-2 as Denver scored 28 second half points to put away the Giants 41-23 in the New Jersey Meadowlands on Sunday afternoon.
The Giants will face the Denver Broncos on Sunday who, thanks to their Thursday night season opener against the Ravens, have had 10 days to rest. Both teams are nursing key injuries, but will the extra days off give Denver the leg up in the contest?
Neither David Wilson nor Ray Rice got off to the flying start they wanted last week. The Broncos absolutely flattened the defending Super Bowl champs by a score of 49-27, while the Cowboys edged passed the Giants 36-31 in the opening week of the season.
Offensively, the New York Giants and Denver Broncos put up stellar statistics in their season openers last week. But in the stat that really counts, the Broncos have a 1-0 record, and the Giants are seeking their first victory in the 2013 NFL season. New York will be less concerned about the “Manning Bowl” victor, and more interested in playing an error-free game.
The New York Football Giants had been a perfect 4-0 in Arlington, TX, where the Dallas Cowboys moved in 2009. But New York struggled mightily offensively,turning the ball over three times in the first six minutes of the game, en route to a sloppy 36-31 loss to the Cowboys in prime time on Sunday night.
Brandon Carr returned an interception 49 yards for a clinching touchdown, and the Dallas Cowboys beat Eli Manning for the first time at their fancy $1.2 billion stadium with six takeaways in a 36-31 victory over the Giants on Sunday night.
The New York Football Giants will face off against the Dallas Cowboys at AT&T Stadium Sunday. Both teams are dealing with injuries to star defensive players.
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