Even when the New York Giants were 0-2, I still fully believed that they would come back and win the division. Now, I am not sure if they can.
In Week 3, the Giants proved that they have more problems than originally thought. Not only did they get shut out in Carolina against the Carolina Panthers, but they were destroyed and embarrassed 38-0. This was even more embarrassing because like the Giants entering into the week, the Panthers were also 0-2.
Since this was a must-win game for both teams and with the emotions going through Giants head coach Tom Coughlin for the tragic loss of his brother last Monday, there was no doubt in my mind that the Giants would win and win big in Carolina since the Giants always seem to step up big in pressure situations (at least in this past decade).
Unbelievably, the complete opposite occurred and it was the Panthers who won big.
Everyone knows the Giants’ defense is not good, but for their offense to get shutout by an equally bad defense in the Panthers was astounding. I mean, the Giants have not had a running game all year thus far, yet their passing game manages to put up many points regardless. I am just in complete shock an awe at the lack of passion the Giants showed in Week 3.
This proves to me that the Giants have more problems with their player personnel than meets the eye.
Is the clown shoe finally on the other foot in MetLife Stadium? We will just have to wait and see how the rest of this season plays out; and while it may not be a circus like the New York Jets, it certainly is not looking good for the Giants right now.