New York Giants vs. Cincinnati Bengals Preview and Predictions

Aaron NaglerNFL National Lead WriterNovember 5, 2012

The New York Giants dropped a tough one to the Pittsburgh Steelers and will have to regroup and get ready for a Cincinnati Bengals team that dropped their own tough game to the Denver Broncos. 

The Giants could never quite get their passing game going against the Steelers and will have to try to find ways to get Victor Cruz and Hakeem Nicks free. Eli Manning indicated after the loss to the Steelers that the Giants know they haven't been hitting on all cylinders on the offensive side of the ball.

Nicks talked about coverage dictating what they were able to do. The Giants need to stop reacting in the passing game and get back to running the ball to get ahead of the sticks and put Eli in favorable down and distances. 

As for the Bengals, well, it's hard not to call a spade a spade: Andy Dalton is killing this team. Yes, he can move the offense down the field, but the bigger the moment, the worse his play becomes. You saw it again against the Broncos; with the game in the balance, Dalton threw a back-breaking pick. 

In the video above, we look at the biggest matchups in this game and give our predictions. Let us know in the comments below who you'll be watching and what your prediction is for the game.