Detroit Lions vs. New York Giants scouting report, prediction – Detroit Lions News

Detroit Lions vs. New York Giants scouting report, prediction – Detroit Lions News


The Detroit Lions cheerleaders unveiled new uniforms during the team’s home opener — and there are more to come.
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Detroit Lions at New York Giants

Fast facts

Records: Lions 1-0, Giants 0-1.

When:8:30 p.m. Monday.

Where: MetLife Stadium, East Rutherford, N.J.

TV/radio: ESPN, WJR-AM (760).

Line: Giants by 3.

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Know the foe: Giants (0-1)

Coach: Ben McAdoo (11-7 overall, 11-7 with the Giants).

Key players: QB Eli Manning, WR Odell Beckham Jr., DE Jason Pierre-Paul, S Landon Collins, CB Janoris Jenkins.

Last game: Lost to the Cowboys, 19-3.

Last meeting: 2016: Giants won, 17-6.

The buzz: The Giants got off to a rough start last week with just 233 yards of offense and one third-quarter field goal, though they were without one of the NFL’s most dynamic players in Odell Beckham. Beckham’s status is uncertain this week as he continues to recover from a high ankle sprain, but the Lions expect him to play. If Beckham is healthy, he transforms a passing game that also features Brandon Marshall and Sterling Shepard. If he’s not, the Giants have one of the worst offenses in the league. Defensively, the Giants are stocked with good pass rushers up front and a deep secondary. Pierre-Paul and Olivier Vernon give the Giants a nice 1-2 punch on the edge, Damon…

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