Originally posted on Premium Educated Sports Commentary  |  Last updated 9/6/12
The 2012-13 season has begun! In a game full of fantasy significance, let's delve right into some key players' performances. Hakeem Nicks - Nicks looked strong on a few tough catches. While his overall effect was way below expectations, he fought for the ball well on a couple of occasions. While it didn't do much good for owner in Week 1, its a good sign that Nicks is rounding back into form. Victor Cruz - Cruz had a few terrible drops last night. While he had a few big drops last season, this was out of the ordinary. The Giants pass game was pretty rusty overall so I would worry too much about his poor production in Week 1. Still an every week start regardless of match-up. Eli Manning - See above. The Giants weren't able to move the ball at all during the first half. His receivers did little to help him and DeMarcus Ware was a bother all night, racking up 2.5 sacks on his own. I still think Manning will be a decent fantasy QB with all of his weapons. Ahmad Bradshaw - Bradshaw excee...
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