The New York Giants shouldn't be entering Sunday's home game against Tampa Bay at 0-1.
No disrespect to the Dallas Cowboys, which gave an outstanding effort in last week's 24-17 upset. But as well as the Cowboys played, the Giants did a better job doing themselves in.
Don't just take it from me.
Giants cornerback Corey Webster told FOXSports.com that defensive players worked "individually" rather than as a unit because of poor discipline and gap responsibilities. Injuries that ravaged the secondary didn't help either.
Normally sure-handed wide receiver Victor Cruz dropped three passes.
Rookie running back David Wilson fumbled on his second carry and didn't get another attempt.
And perhaps the most disturbing aspect of the loss: The Giants displayed symptoms of the Super Bowl "hangover" that strikes champions who spend too much time toasting the past.
"I think we came into the game thinking we were just going to come back off of what we did the last six weeks of last season," ...