Prophet’s Point After- NYG 19 Bengals 17

Written by: Tony “The Prophet” Yantosca

The Giants keep their tradition of playing badly coming off the bye. Their lifetime record is 8-15 straight up and 7-15-1 vs the spread. The Giants were sleepwalking through this game. It was a lackluster performance vs a team who lost their strong starting quarterback. This was the first game in 4 years that the Giants were favored on the road! The Bengals fielded a limited quarterback who only started 3 games. The Giants should have mopped the floor with this team but at the end they were trying to hang on for the win.

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Giants vs Bengals-Preview and Prediction

Written by: Tony “The Prophet” Yantosca

The Giants come off the bye and have an easier matchup vs the Bengals. The Gmen are looking for the franchise’s 700th win. The franchise is 699-615-33. It took Joe Judge 8 weeks to figure out what he had in Daniel Jones. He is a game manager in the tradition of the best game managers of all time, like Alex Smith, Case Keenum and Brad Johnson. The Judge game plan is to run the ball, play good defense and take the ball out of the hands of Daniel Jones so he has as few turnovers as possible. Hopefully they get the lead and Jones is not put into any adverse situations. #DannyTurnover has gone 2 weeks without a turnover. Jones had a turnover in 19 of his first 20 starts!

Look at the evidence through week 11. Jones is 31st in passer rating at 78.2. The only quarterbacks with at least 100 attempts that have a lower rating are Dalton, Wentz, Lock and Lufton. Jones has 212 passing yards/game, 8 TD’s and 9 interceptions. He has run for 384 yards, 38 yards a game, but has only 1 rushing touchdown. Because he had the long run vs the Eagles where he tripped over his feet, everyone thinks he’s running for more yards than he is. In passing, Jones is at 6.4 YPA, yards per attempt, which is 31st for any quarterback with at least 1000 yards passing. The Giants have 17 offensive touchdowns in 10 games! They have another 2 defensive touchdowns. The Giants have scored 19.5 points per game through 10 games. 

Here is your 6th overall pick, Daniel Jones, offensive stats! These are nit pretty but #TogetherBlue Giants Nation still think he is The Messiah especially since he won 2 games in a row vs bad teams.  

Total Points scored: 30th

Passing yards: 29th

Rush Yards: 18th

Time on the field: 23th

Number of plays: 24th

Yards per play: 29th

As you can see this is not what is expected of someone drafted so high. You cannot even say he has not played enough games. We have seen rookie Justin Herbert start with 5 minutes notice. In his 9 starts, he has given the best performance of any rookie quarterback in the 100 years of the league. This includes all the immortals like Marino, Elway, Brady and Peyton Manning. Joe Burrow who should be the quarterback in this game, also had a blistering start with the worst offensive line in the league that was ultimately his undoing with a crippling injury.

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Prophet’s Point After

Giants 27 Eagles 17

Written by: Tony “The Prophet” Yantosca

The Giants won their second game in a row. The Giants got the lead. The Eagles had terrible field position all day. The Eagles had 10 drives and never started beyond their own 25-yard line. Here is the starting yard line on all 10 dives: 25, 9, 6, 11, 16, 25, 17, 5, 25, and 25. They made 11 penalties at inopportune times. The Eagles were 0-9 on third down conversions. This is a big credit to the Giants defense but it is also on Wentz. 

There seems to be a new Giants formula for winning. First, it’s don’t turn the ball over. What do you know? No turnovers for #DannyTurnover for 2 weeks and 2 victories. Second, get the lead. Third, run the ball, shorten the game, and keep the Jones pass attempts down. Let the defense play complementary football get the ball back. Something that we have not seen for a while. In the past the defense would not get the key stops in the 4th quarter. 

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NYG 27 Eagles 17

Written by: Glenn Warciski

The Giants finally beat the Eagles. It took four years. Amen.

Barack Obama was President. Mike Francesa was still on WFAN. And Justin Bieber had the best song of the year titled Love Yourself.

Many Giants fans were loving it as they finally found a way to defeat the Eagles. Up 14-3 at the half, the Giants led the entire way. Without question, this is the best game they have played all year.

So with back to back NFC Least wins, the Giants find themselves at 3-7 overall and 3-2 record in the NFC Least. The last time the Giants had back to back wins- last year, defeating Bucs and Deadskins.

Other Obervations:

Reality check. Some fans are giddy today. Yes, the Giants beat an opponent not named Washington. So yeah, it is something to get excited about. Meanwhile, this team has a long way to go. In other words. do not be fooled by the Giants propaganda machine with their controlled mouthpieces exclaiming: the Giants can make a run. This is the same bullshit we called out 2 years ago.

Daniel Jones is not a starting quarterback material in the NFL. What I found interesting leading up to this game, critical reports of Jones’ lack of discipline in the pocket and overall play were being put in the spotlight. We have been making this case the day Full Bloom Love was drafted.

We have several questions.

Why was Daniel Jones central part of the running game? What does that say? Garrett the Ivy League OC? It is a passing league and Garrett is running a high school offense. Even blowhard Gettleman said picking wrong Qb sets franchise back 5 years. You own it. You own it because you are winning out of a pick for a franchise pick. Gettleman should be on a rocket ship to cape cod.

Even though the Giants were victorious, Jones did not throw for over 300 yards and had zero touchdowns. The Giants had 151 yards rushing. Who was the Giants leading rusher? Yup Daniel Jones. This formula is not sustainable. Think RG3.

The Giants head into their bye with a two game winning streak and wind at their backs. They have 6 games left in this miserable Covid NFL. The remaining games left: Bengals. Seahawks. Cardinals. Browns. Ravens and the Cowboys. 4 out of the 6 teams have winning records. Will the Giants make a run? Do you believe in Miracles?

Note: Tony will have a more comprehensive game review.

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Eagles vs Giants- Preview and Prediction

Written by: Tony “The Prophet” Yantosca

The Giants finally won a game last week. It is a bit of a hollow victory. The Giants needed 5 turnovers to seal the deal but they only won by 3 points. With 1:48 left in the game, Washington was trying to drive for the tie or the win. It took the third interception by Alex Smith to cement the victory for the Giants. Alex Smith is a great comeback story but he is probably done in the NFL. I expected the Giants to beat Washington. The Giants are 6-2 vs Washington since 2017 and 8-42 vs every other team. Daniel Jones is 4-0 vs Washington and 1-16 vs every other team. (Should have lost on last second missed 34-yard FG by Tampa or he would be 0-17).

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Prophet’s Point After

Giants 23 Washington Football Team 20

Written by: Tony “The Prophet” Yantosca

Your NostraProphet had the pulse on this game. I predicted it Giants 23-21 and the final result was 23-20. This is the only team as I said that #DannyTurnover can beat. He is 4-0 vs the Washington team and 1-16 vs all other teams. 

This is a bittersweet victory. First of all, how do you get 5 turnovers and win by 3 points? The Giants dominated in the time of possession with 36:27 minutes and only scored 23 points. The Giants had a 17-point lead at the half, 20-3 and should have put this game away much earlier. The Giants got 10 of those points off turnovers. If Kyle Allen didn’t get hurt, the Giants probably would have lost. Alex Smith put some good drives together but in the end he threw 3 interceptions and cost them the game. Most other teams would have caught up and you would have had the usual end of game chokes that has signified this season for Big Blue.

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Giants vs The Washington Football Team: Preview and Prediction

Written by: Tony “The Prophet” Yantosca

The Giants had a double-digit lead vs the Buccaneers in the first half. Once again they blew the lead and lost the 7th of 8 games this year. The Giants and 13-46, worst in the NFL, since the start of 2017, and 6-22 at home. This is an indictment on the Giants management, Dave Gettleman and #Danny Turnover.

In week 6 Washington game, the Giants had a 10-point lead and then a 7-point lead with 3:28 left in then game. It only took Washington less than 3 minutes to go 75 yards. They scored to make the score 20-19 Giants. Riverboat Ron went for 2 and was unsuccessful. The Giants recovered the onside kick and won the game. Let’s say he just kicked the extra point. They could have lost that game and be 0-8 like the Jets. 

The Giants lead the all-time series 103-68-4. This is the first year since 2017 that Washington has had the same quarterback for both divisional games. It was Case Keenum in 2017. The Giants are getting closer to wins because they have lost the last 3 games by 6 points. However, mistakes, #DannyTurnover and penalties have done them in. 

The Giants defense should have its way with the Washington offense. They are an anemic group:

4.56 yards/play 31st

19 points/game 30th

38% 3rd down conversion, tied 29th

1st and 10 run rate 45.5%

16 completions of 20+ yards 30th

81 plays of 10+ yards, tied 30th

16 runs of 10+ yards, tied 30th

The Washington team has trouble running the ball vs the Giants. However, Allen, who is not a top quarterback had a good day in week 6 with 31/42, 6.7 YPA, 280 yards and 2 touchdowns. The main target McLaurin was held in check. However, he is good enough to get some production vs any elite corner like Bradberry. McLaurin had 7 receptions on 12 targets for 74 yards. Washington 6th in screen passes. McKissic had a good day catching all his 6 targets mostly screen passes, and he had another 41 yards rushing. Gibson can also catch the screen passes. The other main targets are tight end, Logan Thomas. He has been coming on, but the Giants are top 10 vs the tight end. Thomas had 3 catches for 42 yard and a touchdown in week 10. Gibson the main running back had 4 catches out of the backfield and Inman had 5 catches for 45 yards. The problem with the Washington offensive as you can see from the numbers above is that it takes them long drives to score. Penalties and sacks can really stop their drives and keep their scoring down. They have only averaged 19 points a game, 

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Prophet’s Point After

Bucs 25 Giants 23

Written by: Tony “The Prophet” Yantosca

The Giants were lucky to catch a Tampa Bay Buccaneers team in a sandwich game. They were coming off their big win on the road vs the Raiders. 23. They were looking forward to next week’s division game vs the New Orleans Saints. They were sleep walking in the first half. However, Brady and Ariens got the team’s attention at halftime and they won the game. 

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Prophet’s Point After- Eagles 22 NYG 21

Written by: Tony “The Prophet” Yantosca

For Giants fans it was another week and another gut-wrenching loss! This is really pathetic given that the NFC East is so winnable. The Giants could easily have 3 or 4 wins dominating this worst division performance in NFL history through 7 weeks. To call the NFC East a dumpster fire is insulting to dumpster fires. The Giants had an eleven-point lead with 6:17 to go in the 4th quarter. Next Gen Stats had to have the Giants with a 1% chance to lose the game. The Giants were finally going to win a game in Philadelphia, something that hadn’t happened since 2013. The Giants were 4-20 in the last 24 games in this series. Well make it 4-21! John Mara how can you go to sleep after this loss that got over around midnight. I couldn’t. The Giants know how to make a victory a loss better than any team except the Atlanta Falcons. 

I have some comments that I will make about #DannyTurnover but I will get into the game. The Eagles get the kickoff and score on their opening scripted drive in a little over 6 minutes. Both teams then exchange stalled drives. The Giants get a good 14-yard punt return by Peppers who takes it to the Eagles 39. On the next play Jones hits Tate for a 39-yard touchdown on a good throw. It was a carbon copy of the tipped catch that Tate had in week 6 last year vs the Patriots going to the same end zone. Corner LeBlanc tried to play the ball and missed the tackle. It was Tate’s only catch of the game. Tate, the 32-year-old $10M man, has been a bust. He has 195 yards in 6 games and 1 touchdown. It was the second week in a row he had 1 catch!

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