2. Letting Jalin Hyatt disappear in Week 3 vs. the 49ers
Jalin Hyatt has gotten a lot of credit for being the spark in the Giants' historic comeback in Week 2 and deservedly so. It's safe to say without his two massive catches, the Giants don't win that game and would be sitting at 0-3. That should have been Hyatt's coming out party.
For a team that hasn't had a true No. 1 receiver in what feels like a decade, it seemed they may have found one in Hyatt. So, how does Daboll get Hyatt involved against the 49ers? He doesn't. Hyatt played in just 16 snaps in San Francisco and wasn't thrown to once. The guy who led the team in receiving in Week 2, basically wasn't included in the game plan just four days later. It's an inexcusable mistake from Daboll and offensive coordinator Mike Kafka.
The Giants need a downfield threat. Hyatt has the speed to break a game wide open. We saw how impressive he was on his 58-yard reception in Arizona to open the second half. Hopefully, this was just a one-time mistake from Daboll against SF and Hyatt is featured early and often for the Monday Night Football meeting with the Hawks.