Start: September 19, 5:30 pm PT / 8:30 pm ET in the United States. The Giants enter the prime time matchup favored by 3.5 points.
NY might have had more on that possession, but after driving all the way to the Lions 1-yard line, the Giants had a series of miscues that began with left guard Brett Jones being flagged for holding. They finished the game 23-35.
The Lions had just taken a 24-10 lead on Agnew's long punt return.
So, what can we expect when the two meet under the Monday night lights? The problem was the Lions lack of offense during the first three-quarters. The 2007 Giants lost their first two games and they won the Super Bowl.
"I should have used the technique that coach [Tom Quinn, the special teams coordinator] always teaches us and come with a shorter stride, but I kind of overran it, " Lewis said. The state of Beckham for the game Monday night is unknown due to the high ankle sprain he suffered more than three weeks ago in a preseason game. We are live on Sky Sports Action (407) from 1.15am. NY will undoubtedly want to bounce back from their Week One defeat against the Motor City on their home turf.
"He thrives on that kind of pressure".
"That probably would not be an accurate statement in terms of a 'long-term project, '" Caldwell said last week. "He's been able to obviously calm things down when everything speeds up for everybody else". Where getting in the end zone and not committing costly penalties are rarities.
Both teams and their respective offensive lines struggled during the clash at MetLife Stadium on Monday as Giants star Beckham made his return from an ankle injury.
Defensively, Detroit picked Carson Palmer off three times, but that's what Carson Palmer does. "I think that has to do something with first and second down as well". If the Giants offense plays like they did in Week 1, they could be staring a second straight loss in the face. When he wasn't busy playing the role of Apollo Creed in Rocky IV, Manning threw for just 239 yards and an interception at the most inopportune time.
Bobby Hart - Prior to the regular season, Hart declared himself the best right tackle in the league. Justin Pugh moved from left guard to right tackle, and Brett Hones replaced Pugh at left guard. It's where he started as a rookie.