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10 Depressing New York Giants Facts

CHARLOTTE, NC - SEPTEMBER 22: Eli Manning #10 of the New York Giants is knocked to the ground during their game against the Carolina Panthers at Bank of America Stadium on September 22, 2013 in Charlotte, North Carolina. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)
There was a lot of this. Photo: Streeter Lecka/Getty Images

1. The Giants lost 38–0 to the 0-2 Carolina Panthers yesterday.

2. They are now 0-3. 

3. It’s the team’s worst start since 1996. 

4. The last time the Giants were shut out by that many points was 1973, when they lost 42–0. 

5. Their 150 yards on offense were their worst total since 2006. 

6. As a team, the Giants have a total of 133 rushing yards so far this season, their lowest ever over the first three games of the season. 

7. Eli Manning was sacked four times in the first ten plays (and seven times total).

8. In three games this season, the Giants have been outscored by a combined total of 61 points, second worst in the league. 

9. Going back to last season, they’ve lost eight of their last eleven games

10. “NFL history under the current playoff format gives the Giants less than a 1 percent chance of reaching the postseason at this point.”

(The Jets beat the Buffalo Bills and are now 2-1.)

10 Depressing Facts About the New York Giants