Home Sports Redskin Nine takeaways from the Giants’ season-opening loss to the Steelers SportsRedskin Nine takeaways from the Giants’ season-opening loss to the Steelers September 15, 2020 4 Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Week 1 of the NFL season — particularly after a pandemic-shortened offseason — is prime territory for overreactions. So it’d be easy for Giants fans to spiral into despair after the team’s 26-16 loss to the Steelers in Monday night’s opener. The backbreaking Daniel Jones turnovers, the inability to run the ball, the defensive breakdowns — they all looked painfully similar to the 2019 Giants. But some perspective is necessary after the Giants hung tough against one of the nastiest defenses in the league and a balanced offense led by future Hall of Famer quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. It was always going to be a tall task to upset the Steelers for a Giants team with three new starters on the offensive line and an overhauled defense. So here are nine takeaways from the opener with the big picture in mind: 1. Familiar flaw for Jones The first game of Jones’ second season felt a lot like his rookie year:… READ NEWS SOURCE RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR [NFL: Washington Redskins] – Wake Up Washington 9/16: Moving On To The Arizona Cardinals The rise of Kevin Bieksa, the breakout media star of the 2020 NHL playoffs [The Washington Times] – Ryan Kerrigan earns NFC defensive player of week award Power naps and team chemistry: A chat with Jamal Murray after another Game 7 win [SB Nation: Hogs Haven] – Week 1, the Washington Football Team and Yards Per Play Inside the meeting that set the table for what’s next for Giannis and the Bucks Why the LSU receiving corps can still produce without Ja’Marr Chase [Washington Post] – Ron Rivera is coaching through his cancer, and the battle might be making his team better Breaking down Jeff Sims: Reggie Ball, Joe Hamilton share their thoughts [Fansided: Riggo's Rag] – Washington Football Team: Evaluating Dwayne Haskins’ play in Week 1 Why West Ham need new defenders Phillips: A composed and gifted academy graduate set for international call LEAVE A REPLY Cancel reply Please enter your comment! Please enter your name here You have entered an incorrect email address! Please enter your email address here Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.