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The Giants Key Match Ups During the 2014 Season

Posted by Anthony Carillo

Week 1-September 8th at Detroit Lions: The Giants secondary will be tested early with this week 1 matchup. With the Lions loading up on offense with Matthew Stafford, Calvin Johnson, Golden Tate, Eric Ebron, and Reggie Bush, we are all going to find out rather quickly if the Big Blue Wall can compete with the high potent offenses of the NFC.

Week 4-September 25th at Washington Redskins: Coming off a short week since the Giants will play the Texans at home September 21st, big blues first divisional test will be against the Washington Redskins on Thursday night.

If Big Blue can get to Robert Griffin III early and often, and disrupt the timing in their zone read option offense, look for Eli Manning to throw for 300 yards and 3 touchdowns as the Giants embarrass Washington on a national stage.

Week 12-November 23rd vs Dallas Cowboys: Another short week after the Giants take on San Francisco on November 16th. The month of November is not an easy one for Big Blue, having to play the Colts, Seahawks in Seattle, the 49ers, and end it with the Cowboys.

I see this game being a big moment for Rashad Jennings, where he can exploit the Cowboys defense and rack up 125 yards and 2 scores as the Giants take a hold upon the top of the NFC East.

Week 17-December 28th vs. Philadelphia Eagles: Miracle at the Meadowlands part 3?  I don’t think so. I compare this game to the Packers vs Bears game at the end of the 2013 season, an unofficial division championship game.

This will be a tough battle back and forth, but in the end Eli Manning prevails. Eli will throw for 350 yards, 2 touchdowns and the Giants will ground the Eagles attack and take home the NFC East with a score of 24-17.