The Giants face the Buccaneers in Tampa Bay, Sunday at 4:05 PM ET:

1. GET THAT FIRST ONE

Irritated is the way coach Ben McAdoo described the mood of the Giants coming off a heartbreaking loss in Philadelphia, their third in a row to start a season that began with high expectations. Meanwhile, their three NFC East rivals all improved to 2-1 as Big Blue fell to 0-3 overall and 0-2 in the division. Now the Giants head to Tampa Bay, where they will take on a 1-1 Buccaneers team that is looking to rebound from a 34-17 loss to the Vikings.

“We need to keep fighting through,” McAdoo said this week. “I believe in this team. I believe in the potential of this team. It starts with me, and we need to keep fighting to get better and we need to keep fighting to get the win. Got to get that first one.”

2. WINNING STREAK

Big Blue looks to extend a five-game winning streak over the Buccaneers this week. In their most recent matchup, the Giants defeated the Bucs, 32-18, at Raymond James Stadium in 2015. The streak also includes a 24-14 wild card win in their Super Bowl XLII run. The Giants have outscored the Buccaneers, 138-69, in that span.

3. GIANTS INJURY REPORT

Questionable: DE Olivier Vernon (ankle), LB Jonathan Casillas (ankle/wrist), RB Orleans Darkwa (back), OL Brett Jones (hip)

4. BUCCANEERS INJURY REPORT

Out: LB Kwon Alexander (hamstring)
Doubtful: LB Lavonte Davis (ankle), S T.J. Ward (hip)
Questionable: DE Robert Ayers (knee), CB Brent Grimes (shoulder), DT Gerald McCoy (ankle), DE Noah Spence (shoulder), G J.R. Sweezy (back)

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