These Giants lack fire

With the Jets increasing in stature, how will the sparkless G-Men rekindle the flame?

Updated: September 14, 2011, 6:42 PM ET
By Stephen A. Smith | ESPNNewYork.com

Just one week into the NFL season, we already know that the New York Giants have a depleted defensive line, a shredded secondary, barely a tight end worth speaking of, no third receiver worth mentioning, an offensive line that's a work in progress, a head coach with a drill-instructor mentality and a quarterback seemingly with no personality whatsoever. Forget about the Giants losing to the Washington Redskins on Sunday; under this type of duress, it's worth wondering how they managed to be competitive ...

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