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Enough opening the season with Dallas

jeff57 : 9/11/2017 8:34 am
5 out of the last 6 years. 4 of the 5 on the road. 2-3. You'd figure the geniuses at the NFL offices would get creative. But not when the almighty advertising dollar is at stake.
well maybe the giants performance last night  
micky : 9/11/2017 8:36 am : link
put these advertisers and schedule maker asleep and now will drop that game from now on..
Sick of it too.  
SFGFNCGiantsFan : 9/11/2017 8:37 am : link
Can't we please just get a 1 PM EST home opener? I can't remember even remember our last one. 2010 vs. Panthers perhaps?
If you are a good team,  
Doomster : 9/11/2017 8:40 am : link
does it matter who you play in your opener?
I've been wanting them to do away  
UConn4523 : 9/11/2017 8:40 am : link
with opening the season with in-division games for a long time now. They are too important and the lack of practice time and fear of injury during preseason makes week 1 games usually suck. Play non-conference games week 1. They matter least and let's players get into game speed.
I agree  
MetsAreBack : 9/11/2017 9:20 am : link
but the bigger issue with the schedule this year is the Giants dont give their fans a sunday home game until October. That's simply a slap in the face to loyal customers.

Anyway, with everyone now convinced Carson Wentz is Canton bound, maybe they'll send the Eagles to Jerry World for next years opener.
I don't mind opening v. Dallas,  
Section331 : 9/11/2017 10:44 am : link
but 4 of the past 5 years have been AT Dallas. Conference opponents should alternate every year - home then away, away then home. Don't why they don't do it that way.
You don't know why?  
Giantfan in skinland : 9/11/2017 10:46 am : link
It's because Jerry wants it that way. They just put the man in the hall of fame for all the cash he printed for the league.
Quite frankly,  
Simms11 : 9/11/2017 11:14 am : link
I think we would have lost last night at METLIFE, as well. I don't think venue made a difference, perhaps offensive chemistry with new players was a factor and yes, if we played Dallas in Dallas a few weeks from now, just maybe we would have shown much better on O. It's hard to say.
Agree  
spike : 9/11/2017 11:15 am : link
Save dallas for nov and dec
1000% agree.  
Dave in Hoboken : 9/11/2017 11:24 am : link
At the end of the game last night, I said to my friend, "well, if nothing else, hopefully this boring game convinced the schedule-makers to put something else next year Sunday Night Week 1."

The NFL schedule-maker appears to be the most boring, uncreative son of a bitch on the planet. I actually wouldn't mind seeing him (whoever he is) get physically harmed at this point. These games Sunday night Week 1 aren't even exciting anymore. It's not only the time slot, but the opponent, as well. Give BOTH teams something new Week 1. It's not that hard.
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