ImageImageImageImageImage

Week 1 thoughts

Moderator: nykgeneralmanager

Homerclease
RealGM
Posts: 12,833
And1: 8,820
Joined: Dec 09, 2015
       

Week 1 thoughts 

Post#1 » by Homerclease » Mon Sep 12, 2016 1:53 am

Defense did its job bending but not breaking. Took a few quarters to finally start getting to Prescott but made it there eventually.

Nice to see Cruz back and doing the salsa!

Run game was much improved, nice to see Jennings and Vereen used much more than last year. Oline got the job done against a sub par defensive front.

Good day for the Giants rookies with Shepard, Apple and Thompson all having a good day. Berhe also played well at safety.

Clock management improved 10 fold and the big reason the Giants won today. Good stuff
User avatar
bondom34
Retired Mod
Retired Mod
Posts: 44,450
And1: 26,476
Joined: Mar 01, 2013
       

Re: Week 1 thoughts 

Post#2 » by bondom34 » Mon Sep 12, 2016 7:17 am

Just feels good to win in Dallas. Alsoglad the rooks and Cruz had solid outings,here's to a great year.
Dion Waiters wrote: What’s the analytics on that?

E: Pacers for Reggie
W: Thunder for Russ
Lost in LA
Sophomore
Posts: 122
And1: 18
Joined: Jul 09, 2016
       

Re: Week 1 thoughts 

Post#3 » by Lost in LA » Mon Sep 12, 2016 12:41 pm

Linebacker core was not great, Casillas apart, but a good win for the team's confidence.

Not sure what Manning "saw" on his interception, but play calling was good. I still thought we were going to give it up at the end despite a rookie quarterback.

Question, do the Giants ever use screens?
Homerclease
RealGM
Posts: 12,833
And1: 8,820
Joined: Dec 09, 2015
       

Re: Week 1 thoughts 

Post#4 » by Homerclease » Mon Sep 12, 2016 2:21 pm

Lost in LA wrote:Linebacker core was not great, Casillas apart, but a good win for the team's confidence.

Not sure what Manning "saw" on his interception, but play calling was good. I still thought we were going to give it up at the end despite a rookie quarterback.

Question, do the Giants ever use screens?

That INT was on Shepard. Coaching staff confirmed after the game, he was supposed to break in and work back to the ball but instead went out and sat.

They ran a few screen passes to Vereen yesterday with some success but they still aren't a good screening team
User avatar
Gandalf
Junior
Posts: 492
And1: 159
Joined: Feb 19, 2015
Location: Law library
         

Re: Week 1 thoughts 

Post#5 » by Gandalf » Tue Sep 13, 2016 11:19 am

Felt good to start the season with a win in Dallas...liking our WR talent, was amazing to see Cruzzzz back. The game wasn't perfect, it was fun to watch but we can still improve. Jennings made a couple of big plays.
Image
MJ #23 G.O.A.T.
#FireHoiberg #FireGarPax

Return to New York Giants