2. Stafford keeps getting better at scrambling. For the second straight game, he converted a 3rd and long with a scramble. Stafford’s second touchdown pass was also the result of keeping the play alive by eluding a rush. He looks quick out there.
3. The new road uniforms look GREAT. I’ll double down on what I said when the new unis were first released. The blue pants are a welcome change. Look good, play good, the Lions certainly did both last night.
4. Ziggy. Is. Back. He may be trailing Marvin Jones 2-0 on touchdowns now, but Ziggy Ansah made his presence felt. The Giants offensive line is much maligned at the moment. They’ll be even more maligned after Ziggy’s three sacks.
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5. The offensive line is looking good. You know whose o-line isn’t maligned at the moment? You guessed it. Specifically T.J. Lang and Rick Wagner, who are both having very solid starts to their tenure in Honolulu blue. The Giants sacked Stafford a few times, but he generally had plenty of time to throw. Wagner and Lang also paved the way for 138 yards rushing, a huge rarity in Detroit.
6. The Giants sort of suck. Sorry to tell you that, mate. I’m squeezing this observation right in the middle, hoping you forget about it. The Giants really do sort of suck though. Top to bottom, there wasn’t really anything they did well against the Lions. Dropped passes, poor tackling, terrible offensive line. Eli Manning “kept them in it” I guess, but even he threw two picks and stalled plenty of drives. That doesn’t mean the Lions aren’t good though.