5 takeaways from New York Giants’ Week 4 loss

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The New York Giants are 1-3 following Sunday’s 33-18 loss to the New Orleans Saints.

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning got off to a hot start, completing six-of-seven passes for 41 yards and a touchdown on the team’s opening drive. But after a strong start, Big Blue’s offense became stagnant, failing to find the end zone again until the fourth quarter.

Sunday’s loss marked the 37th straight game that Giants were unable to reach 30 points, and there’s plenty of blame to go around, as head coach Pat Shurmur explained after the game, via New York’s team website.

"“We need to score more points. We’ve got to score more points throughout the game. We had a good first drive and we’ve got to do more of it throughout.”"

The Giants sit in last place in the NFC East following Sunday’s loss, but there is still time to correct their issues. The Washington Redskins sit atop the division with a 2-1 record, and both the Dallas Cowboys and Philadelphia Eagles are 2-2 at the quarter mark of the season.

The G-Men still have five divisional games left, but unless they fix some of their glaring problems, they are likely headed for another losing season. Here’s a look at the top five takeaways from Sunday’s Week 4 loss to the New Orleans Saints.