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Joseph Fauria of the Detroit Lions tries to outrun the tackle by Jameel McClain in the third quarter at Ford Field on September 8, 2014 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

‘Nightmare Performance': Coughlin Says Giants Have Little To Be Proud Of In Loss

Even when the Giants finally scored their first touchdown, they needed four plays to reach the end zone from a yard out. And that was one of the highlights.

09/09/2014

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Detroit Lions Manhandle Giants, Manning 35-14

The New York Giants were doomed for failure in 2013 by starting the season with an 0-6 record. In 2014, there are plenty of new faces in the fold, but Big Blue once again laid an egg on opening day, losing to Detroit 35-14 in a Monday Night Football dud.

09/09/2014

Giants head coach Tom Coughlin reacts from the sideline during the preseason game against the New England Patriots at MetLife Stadium on Aug. 28, 2014. (Photo by Jeff Zelevansky/Getty Images)

Silverman: Giants Have An Opportunity To Make A Huge Statement

A loss in the opening week of the season can be a lot more important for teams that are not established. The Giants should have an opportunity to learn a bit more about their identity in their opener tonight against Detroit.

09/08/2014

Reggie Bush fumbles against the New York Giants at Ford Field on December 22, 2013. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Dottino: 3 Key Matchups In Giants’ Opener Against Lions

If the Giants are going to run the ball, they’ll have to make sure to neutralize one of the most dominant interior defensive linemen in the league: Ndamukong Suh.

09/08/2014

Giants quarterback Eli Manning throws against the Detroit Lions in December 2013. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Palladino: Week 1 Win Would Put Giants’ 2013 Start In Past

Let the Giants season begin. How it ends, nobody knows. But starting off with a win would bring a lot of peace to a lot of minds, not the least of which belongs to Tom Coughlin.

09/08/2014

Lions WR Calvin Johnson (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images), Giants S Antrel Rolle (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images)

Giants ‘D’ Looking To Make A Statement Against Megatron, Lions

Since the opening of training camp, the Giants have been boasting that their defense has the potential to be one of the NFL’s best. Antrel Rolle & Co. are going to get a chance prove it Monday.

09/05/2014

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Giants Face Playoff Hungry Lions In Monday Night Battle

The last time the New York Giants visited Detroit, the G-men effectively ended the coaching era of Jim Schwartz by knocking the Lions out of NFL playoffs with a 23-20 overtime victory on December 22, 2013.

09/02/2014

Calvin Johnson #81 of the Detroit Lions runs for a third quarter touchdown while playing the Green Bay Packers at Ford Field on November 28, 2013 in Detroit, Michigan. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Fantasy Football: Top 10 NFL Wide Receivers To Draft

One of last year’s top fantasy receivers, Josh Gordon, is facing a season-long suspension, but there are still plenty of talented wideouts to choose from. These players are studs no matter the scoring system.

08/14/2014

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5 Must Have Offensive Players To Use When Playing Your 1st Game Of Madden’15

5 Must Have Offensive Players To Use When Playing Your 1st Game Of Madden’15

08/02/2014

Calvin Johnson (Photo Credit: Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Lions Star WR Calvin Johnson Held Out Of Season Finale

Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson has been held out of the season finale.

12/29/2013

Matthew Stafford of the Detroit Lions celebrates with teammate Calvin Johnson. (Photo by Leon Halip/Getty Images)

Star WR Calvin Johnson Is Active For Lions Meeting With Giants

Detroit Lions wide receiver Calvin Johnson is active against the New York Giants. He was listed as questionable for Sunday’s game because of an injured right knee.

12/22/2013

Prince Amukamara (Photo by Andy Lyons/Getty Images)

Giants CB Prince Amukamara Is Playing Like A First-Round Pick

After missing time in his first two seasons, Amukamara has stayed healthy and is playing like a top cornerback.

12/22/2013

Head coach Jim Schwartz of the Detroit Lions (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Lions Coach Jim Schwartz Is On The Hot Seat Heading Into Meeting With Giants

Jim Schwartz started the season on the hot seat and it might be scalding after another collapse. Losing four of five has likely hurt his job security.

12/21/2013

Tom Coughlin (Photo by Ron Antonelli/Getty Images)

Silverman: Giants Have Chance To Put Lions Out Of Their Misery

The Lions have taken more undisciplined penalties than any other team in football throughout Schwartz’s tenure. Whether it’s a motion or offside penalty before the snap or an unnecessary roughness or a late hit call after the play, Schwartz’s team never seems to learn.

12/21/2013

Calvin Johnson of the Detroit Lions runs for a third-quarter touchdown against the Green Bay Packers on November 28, 2013. (Photo by Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)

Dottino: 3 Key Matchups For Giants-Lions, Plus A Prediction

For the third straight week, the Giants are playing an opponent who faces a must-win situation to either remain in playoff contention or while attempting to enhance its postseason seeding.

12/21/2013

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