The 2010 New York Football Giants finally appear to be getting their groove back. A week after a dominating win over the Chicago Bears, the Giants followed it up with a thorough thrashing of the Houston Texans.
A team that once looked dysfunctional now appears to be playing playoff caliber football and Head Coach Tom Coughlin went from the hot seat to the driver’s seat.
Things aren’t perfect. Eli Manning is throwing too many picks, but the compass is pointing north for the New York Giants. Not only are they playing truly outstanding football right now, but also they are not playing their best football. There is room for improvement with this team, which should make the rest of the NFC East nervous.
And to my utter surprise many of the Giants players who are major contributors to their current success aren’t just the ones I expected, but those I had written off as well.
The following are 10 observations from Sunday’s New York Giants-Houston Texans game, with the focus being on the Giants.