NFL Week 11 grades: 49ers get an ‘A+’ for blowout win on Monday, Giants get a ‘D’ for ugly loss to Lions

Through the primary 10 weeks of the 12 months, the New York Giants have been having a dream season, however they acquired hit with a harsh actuality test throughout Sunday’s stunning loss to the Detroit Lions.

The huge issues that led to the Giants’ struggles in 2021 lastly reared their ugly heads for the primary time in 2022. A giant cause the Giants went 4-13 final season is as a result of their operating sport was non-existent and since Daniel Jones was a turnover machine, and people have been each issues throughout New York’s 31-18 loss.

Jones went eight weeks with out throwing an interception, however that streak lastly ended on Sunday when he acquired picked off by Aidan Hutchinson within the second quarter.

That was one among two interceptions that Jones would throw in opposition to the Lions. The Giants QB additionally threw a choose within the third quarter when a comeback was nonetheless attainable.

When the Hutchinson choose occurred, the Giants have been main 6-3, however that lead melted away three performs later when the Lions scored a landing to go up 10-6. After that, Detroit would by no means path.

Saquon Barkley and the Giants operating sport has been extremely profitable this 12 months, so New York hasn’t actually had to rely on Jones, however with Barkley getting stopped chilly on almost each play — his longest run was 4 yards — the Giants have been pressured to flip to Jones (Barkley solely totaled 22 yards on 15 carries in opposition to the Lions).

Although Jones’ numbers weren’t unhealthy — he completed 27 of 44 for 341 yards and a TD — most of his manufacturing got here in rubbish time within the fourth quarter. The Giants have not had to fear about making any enormous comebacks this 12 months, however after falling behind 24-6 on this sport, it is value questioning whether or not this offense is able to taking part in from behind.

The Giants handled a lot of points on Sunday — they have been hit arduous by accidents, their run sport acquired shut down and so they dealt a few premature penalties — so this loss wasn’t all on Jones, however contemplating the Giants have been going up in opposition to one of many worst defenses within the NFL, you might have to count on extra from Jones and the offense as a complete.

Alright, let’s get to the grades for each sport from Week 11. If you are wanting for a deeper dive on the Titans’ win over the Packers that was performed Thursday, make sure to click on right here.

San Francisco 38-10 over Arizona in Mexico City

49ers-Cardinals grades by John Breech (Love the grades? Hate the grades? Let him know on Twitter.)

Detroit 31-18 over NY Giants

Lions-Giants grades by Shanna McCarriston (Love the grades? Hate the grades? Let her know on Twitter.)

Atlanta 27-24 over Chicago

Bears-Falcons grades by John Breech (Love the grades? Hate the grades? Let him know on Twitter.)

New Orleans 27-20 over the Rams

Rams-Saints grades by John Breech (Love the grades? Hate the grades? Let him know on Twitter.)

Baltimore 13-3 over Carolina

Panthers-Ravens grades by John Breech (Love the grades? Hate the grades? Let him know on Twitter.)

Washington 23-10 over Houston

Commanders-Texans grades by John Breech (Love the grades? Hate the grades? Let him know on Twitter.)

Philadelphia 17-16 over Indianapolis

Eagles-Colts grades by Jeff Kerr (Love the grades? Hate the grades? Let her know on Twitter.)

Buffalo 31-23 over Cleveland in Detroit

Browns-Bills grades by Garrett Podell (Love the grades? Hate the grades? Let him know on Twitter.)

New England 10-3 over NY Jets

Jets-Patriots grades by Jordan Dajani (Love the grades? Hate the grades? Let him know on Twitter.)

Las Vegas 22-16 over Denver (OT)

Raiders-Broncos grades by John Breech (Love the grades? Hate the grades? Let him know on Twitter.)

Dallas 40-3 over Minnesota

Cowboys-Vikings grades by Cody Benjamin (Love the grades? Hate the grades? Let him know on Twitter.)

Cincinnati 37-30 over Pittsburgh

Bengals-Steelers grades by Bryan DeArdo (Love the grades? Hate the grades? Let him know on Twitter.)

Kansas City 30-27 over LA Chargers

Chiefs-Chargers grades by John Breech (Love the grades? Hate the grades? Let him know on Twitter.)

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