INSTANT ANALYSIS : Lions 35 – Giants 14 ( giants.com )
New year, Old results : Eli & Giants lose Opener 35-14 ( NYdailynews.com )
Dismal GIANTS downed by Detroit, 35 – 14 ( bigblueinteractive.com )
4 Takeaways from Giants vs Lions ( giants.com )
New Look GIANTS Defense lacks teeth in Season Opening LOSS ( bleacherreport.com )
Giants confirm all your worst Nightmares in dreadful Debut ( NYpost.com )
VICTOR CRUZ vows : We won’t allow another blowout like this ( NYpost.com )
ELI MANNING insists he isn’t concerned – but he should be ( NYpost.com )
Calvin Johnson makes absolute mockery of Giants ( NYpost.com )
This is first time in franchise history the Giants have lost 4 straight season openers
Giants 197 total yds are their fewest in a season-opening loss since 1974.
Giants total offensive output in Game 1 of the Ben McAdoo Era: 197 yards. … 144 passing, 53 rushing.
Tom Coughlin – “It was a Nightmare performance…very disappointing!”
Coughlin says “I don’t think anyone in that locker room that doesn’t realize the bubble has been burst.”
Tom Coughlin on Eli Manning: “He’s no more to blame than anybody else. Blame me.”
Is Manning concerned that the same issues in the preseason are being showed in the regular season? “No… no concern”
The box score says Eli Manning was hit 9 times out of the 35 times he dropped back to pass. That’s 25.7% of the time.
Eli Manning says first INT was his fault. “There was no reason for the turnovers. That’s not part of the offense,” he said.
Manning on first INT: “Larry was doing the right thing…bad decision by me.”
No one, and I mean no one, could run/pass behind that offensive line.
Coughlin: in a short week we are going to have a lot of work to do to improve
Jon Beason: “The house is burning. It’s about right now. Are we panicking? No. But we also have to be honest with ourselves.”
Antrel Rolle – “we gotta have more fight!”
Tom Coughlin on whether the players’ psyche might need mending: “Grow up.”
Cullen Jenkins: “That performance out there it was no improvement from last year. We have to get in and get this figured out right now
Weatherford’s plant foot ankle was crazy swollen after the game. He thinks it is just sore, but will get an MRI just in case.
Steve Weatherford left locker room with boot on left ankle. Said it’s swollen and it’s a high ankle sprain. Giants could need new punter.
Antrel Rolle on the 2ndary: “It felt like guys were trying to cover for other guys mistakes. Once you get out of whack it’s hard to recover”
Prince Amukamara on the secondary: “It seemed like on those 3rd downs, I’m sure everyone is probably wondering ‘Why is their guy wide open?’