The New York Football Giants (3-8) dropped another winnable game, as New York could not hold an early lead, and then allowed a late Tony Romo to Dez Bryant touchdown, as the Dallas Cowboys (8-3) remained tied for the NFC East lead with a 31-28 victory at the Meadowlands.
The Dallas Cowboys (7-3) head back to work after completing their bye week. The New York Giants (3-7) begin the process of playing out the string, but they do get a player back from the injury list this week.
For a franchise that considers itself a model NFL team, the New York Football Giants seem likely to experience a third straight season without a playoff berth. In the face of a 7-9 season last year, the front office promised major changes, but those changes have fallen far short of expectations.
The New York Football Giants (3-7) have lost five games in a row, and the team will equal last year’s six game losing streak with a loss to the visiting Dallas Cowboys (7-3). The Cowboys were on their bye last week, but actually gained ground in the division race, as the Philadelphia Eagles lost to the Packers in Green Bay.
On a day when the New York Giants (3-7) straightened out their defensive woes, the “broken” offense re-emerged, and the result was another loss for Big Blue. Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers (6-4) did just enough to escape the Meadowlands with a 16-10 victory.
New England hopes its offensive line continues to play well when it meets Indianapolis.
In the cold and rain of the Pacific Northwest, New York Giants’ rookie receiver, Odell Beckham, Jr. offered the one ray of sunshine against the world champion Seattle Seahawks, in what is fast becoming another disastrous season for Big Blue.
Unfortunately for fans of the New York Giants (3-6), it appears that the team will be playing out the string for the remainder of the 2014 season. This week’s opponent, the San Francisco 49ers (5-4), come to MetLife Stadium on the heels of a huge overtime victory over the New Orleans Saints.
Can you imagine Harry Carson, Lawrence Taylor, Leonard Marshall or Carl Banks being part of a New York Giants’ defense that gave up 350 yards rushing? Strangely enough, the porous Giants’ defense has largely avoided scrutiny this season, but maybe after the Seattle Seahawks plowed to a 38-17 victory at CenturyLink Field that will change.
As much as some would like to point to injuries as the main cause for the New York Giants’ (3-5) inferior record, Big Blue will be facing an opponent in the Seattle Seahawks who have listed 14 players on their injury report.