NFL Week 3: New York Giants vs. Carolina Panthers Preview and Predictions

B/R StudiosFeatured ColumnistSeptember 17, 2012

Eli Manning doesn't have long to bask in the glow of the best passing game in New York Giants history. After torching the Bucs for a career high 510 yards (295 in the second half), the G-Men travel to Carolina to play Cam Newton and the Panthers.

Last week, both teams had the daunting task of avoiding an 0-2 start.

For the Giants, it seemed like for one half of football they were destined for 0-2. With three first-half interceptions, Manning was booed and was playing one of his worst games as a pro. The second half was magical. Manning and the Giants overcame a 14-point deficit, leading New York to a huge 41-34 win.

While Eli was getting it done with his arm, Cam Newton was getting it done with his legs.

Newton ran for a career-high 71 yards, leading the Panthers to a big 35-27 win over the Saints. More impressively, the Panthers as a team rushed for 219 yards—after rushing for just 10 yards total in Week 1.

Check out the video above as Evan Adrian gives his preview on this big prime-time showdown. Will the Giants put together four quarters of football? Is the Panthers running game back? Comment below and let us know.

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