Key Plays (Besides the INTs) That Led to the NY Giants Loss vs. Chicago

October 15, 2013   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The New York Giants came so close to getting their first win of the 2013 season.
Unfortunately for them, coming close only matters in horseshoes, which means that the Giants continued to bumble and stumble their way through another turnover-filled game punctuated by three Eli Manning interceptions, the last one of which killed any hope of a fourth-quarter comeback in what was a 27-21 loss to the Chicago Bears.
Manning, who threw two interceptions in his first five pass attempts, is averaging 2.5 interceptions per game, a rate that would put him on pace to finish this season with 40, a new franchise record.
While the interceptions are certainly a large part of the story behind the loss—if you missed any of the countless discussions, here is a compilation  from the NFL Network's broadcast—there were other plays that weren't made that had a significant effect on the game’s outcome.
Let's look at few.
Play No. 1: First...

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