The New York Giants 2023 season opener was one for the document books.
The issue, nonetheless, is that they had been on the flawed aspect of historical past of their 40-0 shellacking by the hands of the Dallas Cowboys at MetLife Stadium on “Sunday Night time Soccer.”
New York averaged simply 2.6 yards per offensive play, made it to the crimson zone as soon as in 12 drives, and crossed midfield solely twice — each leading to missed discipline targets. The Cowboys protection logged 37 pressures, 24 hurries, seven sacks and 6 QB hits, per Pro Football Focus, together with 28 pressures and all seven sacks of starter Daniel Jones.
“It is embarrassing,” Giants security Xavier McKinney said, through NFL.com. “We acquired a protracted method to go. It is that easy. This was a wake-up name for us. It is positively humbling however we’ll determine it out. We’ll be quite a bit higher subsequent week. We cannot appear to be this subsequent week.”