The 0-3 New York Giants face a tall order Sunday as they travel to Arrowhead Stadium to face the unbeaten Kansas City Chiefs (3-0). The Giants enter the game having been outscored 115-54 so far this season.
"They’re (the Chiefs) playing very, very well," said Giants' coach Tom Coughlin. "they are a well-balanced team. They have contributors in all spots. They have play-makers. They’ve done a good job of field position and taking care of the football and that’s, to me, why they’re 3-0."
Game time: 1 p.m. ET
Location: Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Mo.
TV: FOX (Kevin Burkhardt, John Lynch, Erin Andrews)
Radio: Giants Radio Network, WFAN 660-AM and WCBS 101.9-FM in the tri-state area (Bob Papa, Carl Banks, Howard Cross).
Odds: Giants +5 [Complete NFL Odds]
What's at Stake
For the Giants, pretty much their season. The Dallas Cowboys (2-1) are the only NFC East team entering play today with a winning record, meaning the woeful nature of the division still leaves Big Blue with a chance. A victory would also, at least temporarily, ease some of the questions the Giants have been facing the past couple of weeks. A loss and perhaps the Giants enter rebuilding mode with their younger players.
"We have to come together and play for your brother. Sell out to win, leave it all on the field because right now, this is a must-win," said Giants' safety Ryan Mundy. "Let's make no mistake about it. We need this game. We need to get back on track and start stacking some wins."
The Giants will enter the game with a makeshift offensive line as starting center David Baas and starting right guard Chris Snee are out. Veteran David Diehl (thumb) practiced this week for the first time since undergoing surgery, but is doubtful. Cornerback Corey Webster will miss his second straight game with a hip injury.
For the Chiefs, tight end Travis Kelce is out with a knee injury. Cornerback Brandon Flowers is questionable due to a knee issue.
New York Giants' Stats
|Off||18.0||334.7 (19th)||290.3 (6th)||44.3 (32nd)|
|Def||38.3||382.3 (24th)||253.0 (17th)||129.3 (27th)|
Kansas City Chiefs' Stats
|Off||23.7||333.0 (20th)||206.0 (25th)||127.0 (12th)|
|Def||11.3||309.0 (9th-T)||185.0 (5th)||124.0 (25th)|