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Big Rick in FL : 4/17/2019 12:12 pm
According to Ryan Dunleavy on Twitter.
Cue Cpt. Renault...  
SFGFNCGiantsFan : 4/17/2019 12:13 pm : link
I'm shocked!
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Big Blue '56 : 4/17/2019 12:15 pm : link
👍🏿👍
How original!  
Ryan in Albany : 4/17/2019 12:16 pm : link
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Why the fuck  
Jay on the Island : 4/17/2019 12:16 pm : link
do the Giants always travel to Dallas for the opener? How is it fair that they literally always get a home opener?
BRING IT!!  
superspynyg : 4/17/2019 12:17 pm : link
We will destroy them!!!
RE: Why the fuck  
Big Blue '56 : 4/17/2019 12:17 pm : link
In comment 14390037 Jay on the Island said:
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do the Giants always travel to Dallas for the opener? How is it fair that they literally always get a home opener?


Meh..We get a division road game out of the way
Ridiculous  
jeff57 : 4/17/2019 12:18 pm : link
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Good.  
Beezer : 4/17/2019 12:18 pm : link
Get to see who they are, out of the gate.
While I prefer some variety  
Mike in NY : 4/17/2019 12:20 pm : link
Better to play them on the road when they have players suspended
Eagles vs Skins  
jvm52106 : 4/17/2019 12:20 pm : link
and Giants vs Cowboys week 1.. So divisional piece will already be at the forefront week 1.
4:25 game?  
Rong5611 : 4/17/2019 12:21 pm : link
Would make sense, most popular team and NY market.

LETS GO BLUE!
5th year in a row  
jeff57 : 4/17/2019 12:22 pm : link
Thank you NFL.
RE: RE: Why the fuck  
BigBlueinChicago : 4/17/2019 12:22 pm : link
In comment 14390040 Big Blue '56 said:
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In comment 14390037 Jay on the Island said:


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do the Giants always travel to Dallas for the opener? How is it fair that they literally always get a home opener?



Meh..We get a division road game out of the way


This seems to be said every year.

But then when they take that L (except for 2016), they come back for the home game the next week with the cloud hovering that 0-2 (for this last 7 years of NYG football) has basically meant "get ready for the draft early" for this franchise.
RE: 5th year in a row  
dep026 : 4/17/2019 12:23 pm : link
In comment 14390050 jeff57 said:
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Thank you NFL.


We opened home with Jax last year. At Dallas was week 2.
RE: 5th year in a row  
Diesel_giants : 4/17/2019 12:24 pm : link
In comment 14390050 jeff57 said:
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Thank you NFL.


We opened at home against Jax last year but your point still stands... Its redundant by NFL
I don't care who we play  
jvm52106 : 4/17/2019 12:24 pm : link
first but, the idea of playing a team we don't play often just adds to the excitement.

But, the Cowboys will do. :)
lol  
bluepepper : 4/17/2019 12:24 pm : link
tons of complicated algorithms go into making a schedule...and somehow they always come out with NYG at Dallas week 1.
this one never bothers me  
bigbluehoya : 4/17/2019 12:26 pm : link
I'm conditioned to figure the Giants will play like shit in prime-time, so might as well get a road division game out of the way at the same time.

Not to mention that Dallas doesn't scare me at all.
It wonít be prime time  
jc in c-ville : 4/17/2019 12:27 pm : link
See NE
of course they do  
blueblood : 4/17/2019 12:27 pm : link
whatever Jerry wants.. Jerry gets...
RE: lol  
Eric from BBI : Admin : 4/17/2019 12:27 pm : link
In comment 14390055 bluepepper said:
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tons of complicated algorithms go into making a schedule...and somehow they always come out with NYG at Dallas week 1.


The NFL is so transparently full of shit.
RE: RE: 5th year in a row  
jeff57 : 4/17/2019 12:28 pm : link
In comment 14390053 Diesel_giants said:
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In comment 14390050 jeff57 said:


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Thank you NFL.



We opened at home against Jax last year but your point still stands... Its redundant by NFL


Oh yeah. Just seemed that we did.

6 out of the last 8 seasons.
RE: lol  
BigBlueinChicago : 4/17/2019 12:28 pm : link
In comment 14390055 bluepepper said:
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tons of complicated algorithms go into making a schedule...and somehow they always come out with NYG at Dallas week 1.


Think of what the probabilities are in hitting three 7's on a slot machine at a casino.

For the Giants to hit on Dallas 4 times in 5 years just based on the percentage probabilities (assuming a formula is really being used) is so small one has to question how this keeps happening.
RE: lol  
ZogZerg : 4/17/2019 12:29 pm : link
In comment 14390055 bluepepper said:
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tons of complicated algorithms go into making a schedule...and somehow they always come out with NYG at Dallas week 1.


This. LOL.

Didn't we hear this info yesterday though?
I like it  
uther99 : 4/17/2019 12:29 pm : link
Giants should be healthiest they are all year in week 1.

No concern of opponent coming off a bye.

Losing division road game is not a back breaker.
Good.  
NoPeanutz : 4/17/2019 12:31 pm : link
If the Giants are awful again this year, where and how they open will not make a difference.
If they are competitive, they will have only 6 road games left with 16 weeks remaining in the season.
Also, opening on the road gives the road team one advantage with respect to the rest of the road games on the schedule: plenty of time to prepare.
For any team that has a chance to make the playoffs, this is favorable. If the Giants are lousy, it is neither here nor there.
RE: Eagles vs Skins  
Ron Johnson : 4/17/2019 12:34 pm : link
In comment 14390048 jvm52106 said:
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and Giants vs Cowboys week 1.. So divisional piece will already be at the forefront week 1.


probably won't be another ncfe v nfce game until December
And the Patriots are considered favorites..  
Bluesbreaker : 4/17/2019 12:35 pm : link
To win the AFC East ...
Jerry gets his way its all about ratings IMO
RE: RE: RE: Why the fuck  
Big Blue '56 : 4/17/2019 12:35 pm : link
In comment 14390051 BigBlueinChicago said:
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In comment 14390040 Big Blue '56 said:


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In comment 14390037 Jay on the Island said:


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do the Giants always travel to Dallas for the opener? How is it fair that they literally always get a home opener?



Meh..We get a division road game out of the way



This seems to be said every year.

But then when they take that L (except for 2016), they come back for the home game the next week with the cloud hovering that 0-2 (for this last 7 years of NYG football) has basically meant "get ready for the draft early" for this franchise.


True, but even during the good Parcellsí years I always preferred getting the division road game out of the way
RE: RE: lol  
Bluesbreaker : 4/17/2019 12:37 pm : link
In comment 14390068 Eric from BBI said:
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In comment 14390055 bluepepper said:


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tons of complicated algorithms go into making a schedule...and somehow they always come out with NYG at Dallas week 1.



The NFL is so transparently full of shit.


And then some Jerruh gets the bucks
Getting a division..  
FatMan in Charlotte : 4/17/2019 12:38 pm : link
road game out of the way is desired, but there's no doubt that on the fairness scale, opening away at Dallas every year really doesn't fit.

If they did alternating home and away swaps, that's one thing, but inexplicably they don't. And I severely doubt there's much of a ratings difference.
RE: Getting a division..  
Big Blue '56 : 4/17/2019 12:39 pm : link
In comment 14390097 FatMan in Charlotte said:
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road game out of the way is desired, but there's no doubt that on the fairness scale, opening away at Dallas every year really doesn't fit.

If they did alternating home and away swaps, that's one thing, but inexplicably they don't. And I severely doubt there's much of a ratings difference.


Reasoned
RE: While I prefer some variety  
Jay in Toronto : 4/17/2019 12:40 pm : link
In comment 14390047 Mike in NY said:
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Better to play them on the road when they have players suspended


LOL

A almost half-a-year for someone to fail a drug test or assault a girlfriend (though of course, nothin humorous about that).
RE: lol  
giants#1 : 4/17/2019 12:41 pm : link
In comment 14390055 bluepepper said:
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tons of complicated algorithms go into making a schedule...and somehow they always come out with NYG at Dallas week 1.


Based on the article that was posted the other day, they start with a bunch (40+) "seed" games based on prime matchups and what the network partners want. Giants - Dallas opening week is likely towards the top of that list.
I know Jerry has a lot of pull ..  
Manny in CA : 4/17/2019 12:44 pm : link

That why I'm surprised. Seems like he would want 'Merica's Team" opening against the Pats or Rams.
"Better Ratings"  
smshmth8690 : 4/17/2019 12:48 pm : link
Bullshit. It is opening week, everybody is watching no matter who plays. I don't mind that it's always Dallas, but why is it always in Dallas?
Jerry Loves Having the Giants  
Bernie : 4/17/2019 12:49 pm : link
in town on opening day. It's that simple.
RE: RE: RE: RE: Why the fuck  
BigBlueinChicago : 4/17/2019 1:03 pm : link
In comment 14390091 Big Blue '56 said:
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True, but even during the good Parcellsí years I always preferred getting the division road game out of the way


Interesting you say that because I was curious to see what the breakdown was in the 80's in our good days when Parcells was the coach.

From 83 to 90 they opened up at home 5 times (LAR, PHI, PHI, WSH, PHI) and on the road 3 times (DAL, CHI, WSH). The two years after Parcells left, they opened at home.

It didn't really have an effect on the schedule either way. When you are good, you're good.

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GiantEgo : 4/17/2019 1:21 pm : link
The Giants have always played Dallas away within the first 3 games going back to forever. It used to be a big advantage for the Cowboys as they were better acclimated to the heat.

Of course, Dalles should not be in the NFC East anyway...
Looks like the week 2 home opener  
jeff57 : 4/17/2019 1:30 pm : link
is against the Bills.
Alot of insecurity here  
WideRight : 4/17/2019 1:40 pm : link

Good teams don't care who they play
RE: Alot of insecurity here  
Dr. D : 4/17/2019 2:05 pm : link
In comment 14390235 WideRight said:
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Good teams don't care who they play

Ha! That's why so many Giants fans care.
I'm all for playing Dallas week 1  
LakeGeorgeGiant : 4/17/2019 4:02 pm : link
Do it every year for all I care.

But it does seem fishy that the Cowboys always open at home.
Divisional road game to open the season  
AnnapolisMike : 4/17/2019 4:06 pm : link
I have NO problem with this at all. I'd prefer it be the Cowboys too. Who cares and it is a fun game to anticipate.
RE: RE: lol  
Zeke's Alibi : 4/17/2019 5:05 pm : link
In comment 14390068 Eric from BBI said:
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In comment 14390055 bluepepper said:


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tons of complicated algorithms go into making a schedule...and somehow they always come out with NYG at Dallas week 1.



The NFL is so transparently full of shit.


I disagree with this Eric. Giants/Dallas is a great barometer game for them and they will get a good handle on what the ratings should be as the season is just starting. This is why we open with them all the time.
At this point, the Giants should EXPECT it  
David B. : 4/17/2019 5:33 pm : link
I certainly do.

OTOH  
David B. : 4/17/2019 5:35 pm : link
IF they are going to make Dallas-NY the opener EVERY fucking year, perhaps they could alternate the home team?


But no. The NFL gets EVERYTHING wrong EVERY time.
Easier Schedule this year  
Angus : 4/18/2019 5:09 am : link
They could get to 7-9.
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