Originally written on Football Nation  |  Last updated 9/17/12
The Giants opened the season in less-then-stellar fashion; in fact, they came out about as flat as a team could.After barely mustering up an offense on one side of the ball, and getting burned deep by Dallas’ third option at wide-receiver on the other, Giants' fans looked weary of the run at repeat championship season.When Week 2 rolled around, fans were looking for some of that magic from the team’s late 2011 run to the title, but in the first half found nothing of the sort. The ground game looked less then average, Manning made mistakes reminiscent of his earlier years, and the defense seemed be lost looking for the quarterback which lead to defensive-backs either getting beat deep one-on-one or leaving huge holes in zone coverage.The Giants' offense was moving the ball well the majority of the first half, especially after Amhad Bradshaw left the game with a neck injury, and backup Andre Brown gave the Giants a new style running attack, but costly interceptions from Manning held t...
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