New York Giants Week 12 Report Card: Falling Way Short

Fade fast? The New York Giants’ 28-20 loss to the Dallas Cowboys on Thanksgiving means Big Blue is now 4-1 in their last four games, including before the bye. Additionally, most of the formula the Giants relied on to win games in the first half of the season appears to have lost its effectiveness.

The teams figured out how to stop Saquon Barkley from running back. The defense’s third-down and goal-line skills have also declined. And it’s like the Giants suddenly have no identity after the return of the king of the fourth quarter this season.