1. NY Giants at Arizona Cardinals in Week 2
There is no debate with this one. This is the definition of a trap game. It's not a secret, but the Arizona Cardinals are going to be bad this year. They'll be without Kyler Murray for some period of time and recently released DeAndre Hopkins. They will most likely face the Giants with a backup quarterback and without a true No. 1 receiver.
This has all the makings of the Giants cruising to a blowout win. However, as we know and has been made abundantly clear in this article, the Giants have to play the game first and not be too casual. If they do that and stay focused, the blowout will happen. But, if they lose their focus, it'll be one of the biggest upsets of the year.
Losing focus for the Cardinals game may be more than a probability. It may almost be a certainty and that's what's scary. The Cardinals are the Giants second game of the year. This means it's right after the primetime opener against the Cowboys. A game where, if the Giants win, they may celebrate a little too much and not be ready for Arizona.
The main concern with where this matchup is on the calendar is what follows. After Arizona, the Giants play the San Francisco 49ers on Thursday night. A short week following a should be easy victory? This could very well end up being a disaster for the Giants. Hopefully though, they live in the present and take care of business one week at a time.