The New York Giants did not open the season quite like they would have preferred, dropping the Wednesday night matchup to the hated Dallas Cowboys, 24-17.
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The defense’s struggles were obvious and have been noted by numerous people over and over again in the past week. Victor Cruz’s drops have people shaking their heads and fantasy owners shaking their hands at a computer screen yelling, “Why?!?!”
But one key head-scratcher appears to be going mostly unnoticed: Why didn’t the Giants throw the football more when it became evident the run game was not going to work? Yes, the Giants are keen about featuring a well-balanced offensive attack, but when Ahmad Bradshaw proved incapable of picking anything up on the ground early in the game, why did Kevin Gilbride continue to run football?
Eli Manning is an elite quarterback. There are no questions about it. Anyone who tries to argue otherwise earns himself a rightful smack upside the head. So why t...