Tom Coughlin used to say, “Big bodies help you compete.” Well, on Sunday the Saints’ big bodies pushed the Giants’ big bodies all over the field.
The offensive line played as poor a game as they have all season, allowing seven sacks, committing unforced errors and penalties, and providing little push in the running game.
Saquon Barkley was held to 14 yards on nine carries. The Giants needed him to lead the way if they had any designs on winning, but no one led the way for him.
On defense, the Giants broke down in the second half and allowed several huge third-and-longs to be converted. Their only sack came on a safety blitz by Jason Pinnock and the only other QB hit was by linebacker Bobby Okereke.