At Indianapolis, the New England rushing game exceeded the passing game.
The New York Giants (3-5) must play perfect football in order to compete with the better NFL teams. Big Blue was anything but perfect, and the result was a third straight loss. The G-men went down with barely a whimper to the Indianpolis Colts 40-24 on Monday Night Football.
Is the string of injuries for the New York Giants a case of bad luck or poor planning? This week, after Big Blue placed would-be starting middle linebacker Jon Beason on injured reserve, the team also announced that starting tailback Rashad Jennings would miss the contest due to a lingering knee injury.
The Monday Night contest between the New York Giants and Indianapolis Colts figured to be a tough test for the host team. But after Indy was thrashed to the tune of 51 points against the Pittsburgh Steelers, the visiting Colts may have gotten a loud wake-up call.
Indianapolis Colts wide receiver Reggie Wayne has earned a reputation for his flashy training camp arrivals and this year was no different. In keeping with tradition, Wayne stepped up his training camp arrival game.
This AFC Divisional Playoff Game features legendary New England quarterback Tom Brady against Indy’s Andrew Luck, who seems to be a legend in the making.