If you were able to stay awake through the Giants-Patriots riveting 6-3 preseason Week 4 match-up, I commend you. But if you happened to nod off once or twice (OK, maybe the entire second quarter), you don't have to worry because we've got you covered.
The game was a hard-fought, defensive battle. Punters Zoltan Mesko and Steve Weatherford jockeyed for field position all night while their respective teams' offenses struggled to get anything going.
It wasn't a particularly sloppy game. There were only two turnovers all night and they both came late in the fourth quarter. Overall, it was just a slow game that ultimately came down to a Lawrence Tynes kick, just like the '07 and '11 NFC Championship games. Only this time there was much less on the line.
But not for everyone—some players were fighting for their football lives, trying to make the most of one last opportunity to impress the coaches in the team's final preseason game.
This article will point out which players made the most of their final preseason opportunity, and which players dropped the ball.