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Giants vs. Washington Football Team: 5 story lines for Week 2

The taste of Sunday’s disappointing loss to the Denver Broncos may still be lingering, but it is almost game day once again for the New York Giants. The Giants travel to Landover, Md. for a Thursday Night Football matchup this week with the defending NFC East champion Washington Football Team.

Here are some of the story lines worth following.

Avoiding 0-2 again

We have talked about this a lot. A loss Thursday would make eight of nine seasons in which the Giants had started 0-2 or worse. On top of which, even with playoffs expanded to 14 teams, the odds of making the playoffs after starting 0-2 are long.