Monday night's stinker in the Meadowlands somehow lived up to the advanced billing between the 1-4 Minnesota Vikings and 0-6 New York Giants. Besides failing the eye test for two teams that either were in the playoffs or right on the outside last season, the numbers prove the disaster.
Minnesota is now 1-5 after Monday night's 23-7 loss to the previously winless Giants and will have to make some hard evaluations.
Here's how the Vikings graded out in each phase on Monday night:
Pass offense: F
Josh Freeman's first start in Minnesota didn't give much hope for finally providing stability and consistency at the quarterback position. Freeman was considered an inaccurate passer in Tampa Bay and didn't look like anything had changed. Playing only two weeks since signing with the Vikings, Freeman routinely overthrew receivers all game long. There might have been a disconnect with receivers since he hasn't had much time with them, but he was routinely missing open players, a case more likely...