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The Chris and Joe Show - Breaking down Monday Night Football

Taking a second look at the Giants loss to the Cowboys

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The New York Giants dropped their fifth-straight game when they lost to the Dallas Cowboys on Monday Night Football.

The Giants were widely expected to lose the game and the 37-18 result wasn’t much of a surprise in that light. But what was surprising was how close the game was through the first three quarters. So, what happened? How did the Giants surprise the Cowboys to start the game, and how did they let it slip away at the end?

In This Podcast

Offense

  • Looking at the Giants’ play design
  • Pass protection woe crop up again
  • Run blocking was a problem

Defense

  • The Giants were able to force turnovers.
  • Poor tackling was a problem.
  • Communication breakdowns in the secondary.

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