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September 18, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When the New York Giants met the New Orleans Saints in Week 8 last year at the Superdome, it was one of the worst defensive performances in recent memory.
While quarterback Drew Brees appeared to be on his game for the Saints, and the same could be said about the Giants' Eli Manning, the excellence of the two signal-callers was not the full story. Neither team's defense could do anything properly, and that gave the two offenses a green light to go up and down the field without hesitation.
The Saints ended up with the win, coming through with a 52-49 victory.
The Giants struggled badly in close games last year, and that's one of the main reasons Tom Coughlin is no longer on their sideline. The head coach job has gone to Ben McAdoo, who had been the team's offensive coordinator.
The Giants won their Week 1 meeting on the road with the Dallas Cowboys, while the Saints lost at home to the Oakland Raiders. Both teams made key moves to improve their defenses in the o...

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