Giants Passing Game Off To Good Start

Posted: 14th September 2009 by Roger Harford in NFL
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Coming into the season, many experts questioned whether the Giants receivers would be effective enough to give the Giants a chance to win. Well that question was answered on Sunday. The Giants passing game was just fine in their 23-17 victory over the Washington Redskins. Eli Manning routinely had an open receiver to throw to. Whether it was veterans Domenik Hixon and Steve Smith or rookie Hakeem Nicks or tight end Kevin Boss, there seemed to always be someone open downfield. And on the rare occasion that there wasn't, Manning was able to dump the ball off to Brandon Jacobs or Ahmad Bradshaw. As expected, Steve Smith was the Giants most targeted receiver, catching six passes for 80 yards. Smith was able to shake coverage seemingly every play, despite lining up on the edge most of the da ...

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