After the 41-23 loss to the Denver Broncos this past Sunday, the Giants fell to 0-2 on the season with road games against the Carolina Panthers (0-2) and Kansas City Chiefs (2-0) coming up on the schedule.
Fortunately for the Giants, all three of their NFC East opponents also fell in Week 2, leaving Dallas and Philadelphia at the top of the division at 1-1 and Washington at 0-2. With the second week in the books, Giants.com takes a look at power rankings coming in from outlets across the country.
"At 0-2, they just don't look that good. That's two sloppy, turnover-filled games. Ten turnovers in two games? Wow." – Pete Prisco
NFC East: No. 13 Cowboys (previously 10), No. 18 Eagles (15), No. 22 Giants (19), No. 27 Redskins (22)
Top 5: Broncos, Seahawks, Patriots, Texans, Saints
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"The last time the Giants started 0-2, they won the Super Bowl. That's where the similarities between recent 0-2 Giants teams ends." – Mike FlorioNFC East:
No. 15 Eagles (5), No. 16 Cowboys (14), No. 22 Giants (16), No. 26 Redskins (20)Top 5:
Broncos, Seahawks, Texans, 49ers, Packers
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"Eli Manning has thrown a league-high 56 interceptions in the past three seasons. Coincidentally enough, he is on pace to throw 56 in just this season alone!" -- Brian BillickNFC East:
No. 14 Cowboys (13), No. 19 Eagles (16), No. 24 Giants (20), No. 26 Redskins (18)Top 5:
Broncos, Seahawks, 49ers, Texans, Patriots
Down 4Comments: "
Yikes. Ten turnovers and seven interceptions both lead the league. Big Blue heads to Carolina in a battle of disappointing 0-2 teams." -- ESPN Stats & InformationNFC East:
No. 15 Cowboys (13), No. 19 Eagles (14), No. 20 Giants (16), No. 24 Redskins (19)Top 5:
Seahawks, Broncos, 49ers, Texans, Packers
"This is easily the lowest we've ever had the New York Giants, but given the fact that they've coughed up 10 turnovers in two weeks, we had no alternative." -- Elliot HarrisonNFC East:
No. 14 Cowboys (12), No. 17 Eagles (15), No. 24 Redskins (18), No. 25 Giants (19)Top 5:
Seahawks, Broncos, 49ers, Packers, Texans