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SPONSORED POST: Craftsmanship? Giants are still a work in progress

It's hard to say the Giants have shown 'craftsmanship' at this point. They are still laying the foundation.

Alex Goodlett

How have the New York Giants shown 'craftsmanship' during their first three games? Truthfully, I'm not sure they have. Their Week 3 victory over the Houston Texans gave a hint that they might be on their way, but they aren't there yet.

Defensively, the secondary should be a strength and has been at times with Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, Prince Amukamara and Antrel Rolle playing well. The Giants remain 22nd in the league in passing yards allowed, however, and are tied for league-worst having surrendered four passing plays of 40 yards or more.

The Giants have been similarly inconsistent against the run, stuffing the opposition at times and being gashed for big plays at other times. The Giants are 14th in the league against the run.

The offense was terrific Sunday against the Houston Texans, but sputtered the first two weeks with five turnovers.

Special teams has also been an adventure, with breakdowns in each of the first three weeks. Punt blocking difficult in Week 1 led to a serious injury to punter Steve Weatherford. A variety of maladies in Weeks 2 and 3 have directly cost the Giants points.

So, it is hard to say at this point that any part of the Giants' game has shown any extraordinary 'craftsmanship.'

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