Last week the NFC East lost all four games. This week, they exceeded expectations by winning one of the four games. The Philadelphia Eagles lost on Thursday to an undefeated Kansas city team. On Sunday September 22, the Dallas Cowboys were the only divisional team to notch a win. The Washington Redskins played a better overall game, but still lost by seven points to the Detroit Lions. Last but not least, we have the Giants. Those poor G-men lost 38-0 to the previously winless Carolina Panthers.
Eli Manning is having a world of trouble getting it going this season. At least in the first two games, the Giants were moving the ball with relative ease. Sunday’s debacle featured 119 passing yards by Eli Manning. Of course he added another interception to bring his total to eight.
In Eli’s defense, it wasn’t the interceptions that did the Giants in today. The Giants gave up seven sacks in what can only be described as a complete mauling by the Panthers. New York managed 150 total yards of offense on Sunday.
When they did have an opportunity to score, the Giants failed to get it in the end zone, or make an easy field goal. The whole team was shell shocked.
Defensively, they gave up 194 yards on the ground, and the Panthers created big plays in the passing game.
Now, New York needs to go back to the drawing board. Their only solace is that the rest of the division is pretty awful as well. Despite being (0-3), the Giants are only one game out of second place. They are two games behind the Dallas Cowboys.
Notes: Cam Newton accounted for four touchdowns (3 passes, 1 touchdown).