Aug 14, 2015; Cincinnati, OH, USA; New York Giants head coach Tom Coughlin in a preseason NFL football game against the Cincinnati Bengals at Paul Brown Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports
One of the reasons that was most influential in the Giants loss to the Cowboys in week one was horrendous clock management. From the blunder of Manning telling Jennings not to score to mismanaging the play clock, the Giants were guilty of mismanaging the clock. The next week the Falcons came to New York and on a key third down the Giants had a delay of game penalty. You just cannot make this stuff up folks.
The Giants really struggle in situational football which is a mystery as to why. The Giants have a head coach and a quarterback who have seen every situation the NFL can throw at them. This kind of thing shouldn’t happen. Problems don’t just go away. This is something that the Giants have to continue to work on as the season progresses.
The Giants are doing a pretty good job this season. There isn’t a doubt that this team is performing much better than they did in their 6-10 2014 campaign. That being said, the Giants cannot be content and they can never allow themselves to be satisfied with their progress. Satisfaction is the wrench that keeps the lazy in check.