‘Tis a deteriorate for a Giants’ unchanging deteriorate report of 2017 – a holiday excavation of Big Blue football with Thanksgiving cooking in D.C., Christmas Eve in a desert, and New Year’s Eve in New Jersey highlighting a severe line-up filled with gratifying showdowns pegged for primary time.
Ben McAdoo and a Giants find a lapse to a postseason and a deeper run than final year’s Wild Card exit in a coach’s second year on a sidelines. To get there, they’ll have to scapegoat family time and maybe even skip Santa’s revisit down a chimney. But it will all be value it if they finish adult putting “the fifth prize in a case,” as McAdoo’s mantra goes.
Here’s how a report breaks down for a boys in Blue, and frankly, it’s no cake-walk during all:
WEEK 1: during Cowboys (Sept. 10, 8:30 p.m., Sunday night, NBC)
Now an annual tradition: The Giants will open during Dallas for a third true deteriorate and for a fourth time in a past 5 years. It also will be a rivals’ fifth Week 1 assembly in a past 6 years overall. Their final dual deteriorate openers have been motionless by one indicate each. The Cowboys won, 27-26, in 2015. The Giants won, 20-19, to open McAdoo’s reign final year and swept a two-game deteriorate series. Dallas won a NFC East.
WEEK 2: vs. Lions (Sept. 18, 8:30 p.m., Monday night, ESPN)
Matthew Stafford’s offense earnings to MetLife Stadium anticipating for a touchdown, if not a win. Steve Spagnuolo’s invulnerability authorised a season-low 6 points to Detroit in a 17-6 home win final December.
WEEK 3: during Eagles (Sept. 24, 1 p.m., FOX)
Alshon Jeffrey vs. Janoris Jenkins during The Linc: get your popcorn ready.
WEEK 4: during Bucs (Oct. 1, 4:05 p.m., FOX)
Jameis Winston, Mike Evans and a dangerous Tampa Bay group wait a Giants in their third highway diversion in 4 weeks to open a unchanging season.
WEEK 5: vs. Chargers (Oct. 8, 1 p.m., CBS)
Los Angeles’ newest NFL group flies East with Giants 2004 first-round collect Philip Rivers still underneath core and a rookie conduct manager in Anthony Lynn – one of 4 first-year coaches a Giants will face in 2017.
WEEK 6: during Broncos (Oct. 15, 8:30 p.m., Sunday night, NBC)
Rookie Denver manager Vance Joseph afterwards will manager Denver in a initial assembly with a Giants given Eli and Peyton Manning squared off as starting quarterbacks for a final time, a 41-23 Broncos win during MetLife Stadium on Sept. 15, 2013.
WEEK 7: vs. Seahawks (Oct. 22, 4:25 p.m. CBS)
Seattle has beaten a Giants head-to-head 3 true times and could send McAdoo’s group into a bye week on a green note. But some-more importantly, will this be Tony Romo’s initial time job a Giants diversion as CBS’ tip NFL analyst?
WEEK 8: Bye (Week of Oct. 29)
“The center of a deteriorate is a good time for a bye,” McAdoo pronounced in a group recover Thursday. “But it depends on how things shake out with a health of your football team. But being in a center of a deteriorate is generally a good proposition.”
WEEK 9: vs. Rams (Nov. 5, 1 p.m., FOX)
There hasn’t been anything normal about Giants-Rams lately. Last season, they played during Twickenham Stadium in London, a 17-10 Giants win. This year, L.A. is coached by a rookie, Sean McVay.
WEEK 10: during 49ers (Nov. 12, 4:25 p.m., FOX)
If there is a must-win on a schedule, this is it: a Giants’ first-ever revisit to MetLife Stadium opposite rookie manager Kyle Shanahan’s retooling San Francisco club, opening another tough widen of 3 highway games in 4 weeks, with dual trips to a West Coast and a Thursday night holiday tilt.
WEEK 11: vs. Chiefs (Nov. 19, 1 p.m., CBS)
Big Blue’s home margin was called Giants Stadium a final time Kansas City visited for a 27-17 Giants win on Dec. 17, 2005. Now, Andy Reid’s group is a reigning AFC West champion and challenging late-season foe.
WEEK 12: during Washington (Nov. 23, 8:30 p.m., Thanksgiving night, NBC)
The Giants will play their initial Thanksgiving Day diversion given 2009, when they mislaid in Denver, 26-6. They are 7-4-3 in 14 games all-time on Thanksgiving, though that includes 11 games from 1926-38 and usually 3 since: a win in Detroit in 1982, a detriment in Dallas in 1992, and a better in Denver.
WEEK 13: during Raiders (Dec. 3, 4:25 p.m., FOX)
Derek Carr and Oakland will be a handful in a Giants’ initial outing there in 12 years. McAdoo’s many judicious quote Thursday focused focused on this formidable widen that culminates during Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum.
“I consider it times adult interestingly in a schedule, during Washington on a Thursday night, Thanksgiving, afterwards we get to transport to Oakland a subsequent week,” McAdoo said. “We’ll be entrance off a earthy diversion during home vs. Kansas City. You have Washington, a informed opponent, on Thanksgiving night, and dual odd opponents that sandwich it. It will be engaging to see how it shakes out.”
WEEK 14: vs. Cowboys (Dec. 10, 4:25 p.m., FOX)
The Giants’ invulnerability dominated Dak Prescott and a ‘Boys offense during home late final season. Dallas will be out for revenge.
WEEK 15: vs. Eagles (Dec. 17, 1 p.m., FOX)
Carson Wentz and a Birds handed Manning and a Giants a tough Week 16 better final Dec that became a messenger for Big Blue’s shortcomings in their contingent unsatisfactory playoff detriment in Green Bay. This is a Giants’ possibility to flip a book and use a win over Philly as a stepping mill to a Super Bowl run.
WEEK 16: during Cardinals (Dec. 24, 4:25 p.m., Christmas Eve, FOX)
Bah humbug. Christmas Eve opposite a country, with 30 David Johnson carries entrance right during ya.
WEEK 17: vs. Washington (Dec. 31, 1 p.m., FOX)
The Giants can kick a third NFC East enemy in 4 weeks to tighten a unchanging deteriorate and still have time to watch a round dump from opposite a Hudson River. “The finish of a season, a approach a joining has it jolt out, is going to be sparkling for us,” McAdoo said.