The New York Giants, with a 1-2 record to kick off the 2023 season, managed to barely secure a win against an underperforming Arizona Cardinals side. Their season debut against the Dallas Cowboys witnessed a thorough defeat, while the San Francisco 49ers dominated them in the recent Thursday night matchup. Despite these challenges, what stands out the most are the Giants’ evident flaws, particularly in their tackling prowess.
Missed Tackles: A Concerning Pattern
Week 3 against the 49ers was telling, with the Giants racking up an alarming 16 missed tackles. Players like Xavier McKinney, Bobby Okereke, and Jason Pinnock were some of the contributors to this tally, while both Micah McFadden and Tre Hawkins together accounted for six.