The Green Bay Packers had better hope they don't see the defending Super Bowl champion New York Giants again anytime soon.
The Packers' five-game winning streak came to an embarrassing end as Eli Manning threw three touchdowns and Giants routed Green Bay 38-10 in a nationally televised game Sunday night.
Coming on the heels of last season's loss in the NFL semifinal, it was the Packers' second straight lopsided loss to New York (7-4) and this one seemed worse than the 37-20 setback. It also left them a game behind Chicago (8-3) in the NFC North.
The Giants dominated in all phases on a night that Manning set a franchise record with his 200th career touchdown pass.
''I think this is a game that makes everybody look inside and find out what you're about,'' Packers coach Mike McCarthy said. ''I haven't felt like this since the first game I coached as a Green Bay Packers head coach. Beaten very thoroughly tonight. It doesn't taste good. It doesn't feel good.''
The 41 points were the...