The Giants had been putrid in all elements of their 23-Zero shutout loss to the Cardinals Sunday.
Listed here are grades and additional factors from the Christmas Eve contest.
Week 15 vs. Eagles: 504 yards, 29 factors, 4 TDs, one turnover. Week 16 vs. Cardinals: 293 yards, no factors, three turnovers, one fumbled returned for a TD. The road was a catastrophe.
Ross Cockrell had two interceptions and the protection stored the Giants within the recreation early. However nook Brandon Dixon was roasted all day, and letting an anemic Arizona offense rating 16 factors is embarrassing.
SPECIAL TEAMS: D
No less than three penalties on particular groups. A missed subject objective. Almost a blocked punt. Brad Wing struggled. Hunter Sharp, in his Giants debut, regarded like a extra reputable return man. However Tom Quinn’s unit is dangerous.
Steve Spagnuolo claimed the plan was to maintain the offense on the up-tempo tempo that had produced a season-high 29 factors in Week 16, however Mike Sullivan’s assault was far more conservative early and resulted in a shutout.
Olivier Vernon’s roughing the passer penalty retains Cardinals’ drive alive right down to Giants’ 18-yard line, resulting in Drew Stanton TD move to Larry Fitzgerald, a 10-Zero Arizona lead & Cardinals’ 1st TD in 11 quarters relationship to Dec. three.
“They did not do something. I really feel prefer it was us. We shot ourselves within the foot, weren’t superb on third downs, weren’t caring for the ball. It is a recipe for catastrophe.” – Sterling Shepard