One of the great tools now available to NFL fans is the emergence of Pro Football Focus, a site that digs deeper than traditional statistics to explain other aspects of the game.
After the New York Giants fell to the Dallas Cowboys on Sunday Night Football, nerds, like me, were interested to see how the team graded out on an individual basis.
So, let's take a look at how the starters performed.
(Grading Scale 0-100)
Quarterback: Eli Manning (52.2)
Running Back: Paul Perkins (40.6)
Fullback: Shane Smith (46.4)
Wide Receivers: Brandon Marshall (42.7), Sterling Shepard (62.4), Roger Lewis (70.8)
Tight Ends: Evan Engram (72), Rhett Ellison (70)
Left Tackle: Ereck Flowers (53.4)
Left Guard: Justin Pugh (78.1)
Center: Weston Richburg (78.8)
Right Guard: John Jerry (73.4)
Right Tackle: Bobby Hart (77.5)
Defensive Ends: Jason Pierre-Paul (75), Olivier Vernon (46.4)
Defensive Tackles: Damon Harrison (80.4), Dalvin Tomlinson (84.7)
Linebackers: B.J. Goodson (80.2), Jonathan Casillas (48.1), Devon Kennard (64.1)
Cornerbacks: Janoris Jenkins (77.3), Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie (74.8), Eli Apple (37.6)
Safeties: Landon Collins (92.9), Darian Thompson (73.2)