Pick out any stat you’d like from the Giants’ embarrassing 38-0 loss to the Carolina Panthers. This game was ugly and, after an 0-3 start, it’s apparent that the team’s problems are worse than the coaching staff might have thought.
There’s no more important factor in evaluating Sunday night’s Giants-Eagles game: the offensive lines for each team will write the script for this contest.
The feeling nearly is unanimous among the Giants. Coach Tom Coughlin does not put any extra emphasis on playing the annual preseason game against the Jets and his players have bought into his philosophy.
This may be the most challenging portion of the Giants’ schedule, and not just because they need to grind out wins against some of their most difficult opponents.
The feet and legs appeared to be as quick as ever. Defensive end Osi Umenyiora was practicing Monday for the first time this summer, having put a close to his contract dispute.
The New York Giants have injury problems that could force them to make a move at tight end.
Tom Coughlin will be happy to come out of any game with a victory, although he’s well aware that the Giants have plenty of work to do following a 31-16 win over the Jets in their preseason opener and first game at the New Meadowlands Stadium.