NY Giants make NFL history with hellish first half schedule

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How in the world did the NFL think it was okay to give this the green light? With the official schedule for the NY Giants set to be announced on Thursday night, leaks have made their way to social media left and right.

According to NFL insider Ari Meirov and others, the Giants will open the season Week 1 at home vs. the Dallas Cowboys. However, seven (SEVEN!) of NY's first 10 games of the campaign will be on the road. That means that following the Dallas showdown, seven of nine contests will be played away from MetLife Stadium. That's absolutely criminal.

The NY Giants road schedule to open the season is brutal

In the last 33 years, we haven't seen anything like this. Brian Daboll must be fuming right now and we don't blame him for that at all. He'll be happy to kick things off against the Cowboys at home to start the new season - MetLife will be rockin' for that Sunday Night Football showdown.

However, after that, the Giants will have road games at the Cardinals and 49ers before returning home Week 4 to take on the Seahawks. After dancing with Seattle, road games vs. the Dolphins, Bills and Commanders will be on the way before a Week 8 tilt with the Jets in East Rutherford.

Week 9 and Week 10, the Giants will be playing in Las Vegas and Dallas, respectively. Again, this is a total joke. The Giants are going to be flying all over the country during the first 10 weeks and they'll barely be able to rest up at home.

The good news is that five of the Giants' final seven games in the regular season will be at home. So, if they can survive the unreal road stretch to start the year, they can be in a pretty good spot once December and January roll around. Still, people are not happy with the schedule setup and we're right there with them.

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