A fan prone to exaggeration might ask if the Giants could achieve those same figures in a month's worth of games after some NFL passing attacks on Sunday were so intense.
During their respective Week 3 victories, the Chiefs scored 41 points, the Dolphins racked up 726 offensive yards, and Keenan Allen of the Chargers hauled in 18 receptions.
The Giants' aggregate offensive stats in three games include 43 points, 760 yards, and Darren Waller's team-high 12 catches.
The Giants will end the month of September with the lowest league averages for points scored, yards gained, and completions of 20 yards or more (six).
After trading for Waller and signing Parris Campbell, there weren't precisely the pyrotechnics promised.
Saquon Barkley, Darius Slayton, Isaiah Hodgins, Sterling Shepard, and Wan'Dale Robinson are the core players that will return, and the team also added Jalin Hyatt through the draft.
There was supposed to be less pressure on head coach Brian Daboll because seven of those top eight playmakers were healthy when the season began.
and offensive coordinator Mike Kafka to devise plays that made the most of a cast of weapons put together from a variety of leftover pieces.
“We didn’t make enough plays,” quarterback Daniel Jones “When you play a good team like that, you have to be crisp. There were some plays across the board I’d like to have back.”